Category: Bibliography


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The library of the Stiftung fur (sic) Botanik, Liechtenstein (3 vols.)

By: Sotheby & Co.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Sotheby & Co., London: 1975

Edition: Sale catalogue; 3 vols.

Seller ID: 15539

Condition: V.g.

One of the most sumptuous botanical libraries, amassed by Arpad Plesch, came up for sale on 16 and 17 June 1975 at a time of rip-roaring inflation in the UK economy; unsurprisingly, the books fetched record prices. This well-illustrated catalogue has become a collector's item. Unlike some copies, this set does not include the loosely inserted list of prices realised and names of purchasers. The sale realised £197,237. View more info

The Diaghilev-Lifar Library

By: Sotheby Parke Bernet

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Sotheby Parke Bernet Monaco S.A.: 1975

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 10320

Condition: Fair

Tip of spine and front cover damaged. Corrigenda sheet and advice to bidders sheet loosely inserted. 217 pp. View more info

The Signet Library, Edinburgh, part II: 8-9 March 1979

By: Sotheby's

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Sotheby, Parke, Bernet & Co.: 1979

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15328

Condition: Good

Light edge wear. Duplicated list of errata loosely inserted. View more info

A bibliography of the first editions of Philip Henry Gosse, F.R.S.

By: Stageman, Peter

Price: £32.00

Publisher: The Golden Head Press, Cambridge: 1955

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 7365

Condition: Fine

Scarcely used. Limited edition (no. 148 of 480). Hand-coloured (or should that be spotted?) frontispiece. xi, 87 pp. View more info

The Oxford University Press: an informal history

By: Sutcliffe, P.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1978

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 12634

ISBN: 0 19 951084 9

Condition: V.g.

xxviii, 303 pp. View more info

Great botanical books: a bookseller's perspective

By: Swan, Tony

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Natural History Museum: 1997

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15798

Condition: Fine

Transcript of a lecture delivered at the Natural History Museum, London in support of their library fundraising initiative.32 pp., col. & monochrome ills. View more info

Catalogue of the museum and library

By: Symington, J.A.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: The Bront‘ Society, Haworth: 1927

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 9517

Condition: As new

Rebound in grey boards. 200 pp. View more info

Bibliography of the works of all members of the Bront‘ family and of Bront‘ana

By: Symington, J.A.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Ian Hodgkins & Co. / Oak Knoll Press: 2000

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 9701

Condition: Fine

A compact yet comprehensive bibliography of the publications by, and about, the Bront‘ sisters and their close relatives. First editions get the full treatment, later ones and translations are cited only briefly. Compiled by the former Librarian at the Brotherton Library, Leeds. (8), 210 pp. View more info

John Bewick: engraver on wood

By: Tattersfield, Nigel

Price: £12.00

Publisher: British Library / Oak Knoll Press: 2001

Seller ID: 8352

ISBN: 0 7123 4707 0

Condition: New

Jacket in transparent polyester cover. 256 pp. View more info

Guide to the official archives of the Natural History Museum

By: Thackray, J.

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Society for the History of Natural History: 1998

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 16731

ISBN: 0 901843 08 3

Condition: Fine

As new. Faint blind stamp on ffep. No inscriptions. View more info

Catalogue of the library of the Arnold Arboretum f Harvard University, compiled under the direction of Charles Spragus Sargent

By: Tucker, Ethelyn Maria

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Martino Publishing: n.d. (c. 2000)

Edition: Facsimile edition, originally published in 1914 (Publications of the Arnold Arboretum no. 6)

Seller ID: 4641

ISBN: 1 57898 102 6

Condition: As new

Considering that the Arnold Arboretum's library only dates from 1874 this is an impressive collection of botanical titles. Primarily arranged by author, but with some titles included in the sequence. (5), 782 pp. View more info

Lithographic stone and the printing trade in the nineteenth century

By: Twyman, M.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Printing Historical Society: 1972

Edition: Reprinted from the Journal of the P.H.S. no. 8

Seller ID: 13060

Condition: V.g.

Pencil notes incide front cover. 41 pp. View more info

Fungorum Libri Bibliothecae Joachim Schliemann: books and prints of four centuries / BŸcher und Scriften aus vier Jahrhunderten

By: Uellner, W. (ed.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: J. Cramer: 1976

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11747

Condition: V.g.

A comprehensive bibliography of Ôcollectable' books on fungi. The complex collation of James Bolton's ÔGeschichte' is summarised in masterful fashion. View more info

Catalogue (with notes) of the Aneurin Williams collection of book plates

By: Vaughan, Herbert Millingchamp

Price: £40.00

Publisher: National Library of Wales: 1938

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 7671

Condition: V.g.

Near fine. 142 pp. View more info

Immortal wheat

By: Wallace, K.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: William Heinemann: 1951

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 9518

Condition: Good

Slight edge wear. View more info

Abbreviated titles of biological journals

By: Williams, P.C.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Biological Council, London: 1969

Edition: Corrected reprint of 3rd edition, 1968

Seller ID: 5851

ISBN: 0 9500213 0 X

Condition: V.g.

Cover sl. soiled. Library stamps. View more info

The library of James Logan of Philadelphia 1674-1751

By: Wolf, Edwin, 2nd

Price: £40.00

Publisher: The Library Company of Philadelphia: 1974

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 1077

ISBN: 0 914076 51 5

Condition: Fine

Fine; no d.w. Library catalogue with scholarly annotations. James Logan, the son of a Quaker schoolmaster from Lurgan, Ireland, became Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in Pennsylvania and the founder of one of pre-revolutionary America's most significant private libraries. 16 monochrome plates, lvii + 578 pp. View more info

Some Yorkshire bookplates

By: Young, Thomas R.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The Bookplate Society & The Apsley House Press: 1991

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 8205

ISBN: 0 9517247 1 1

Condition: V.g.

Slight shelf wear, rear of cover fingermarked, otherwise near fine. ix, 43 pp., 14 plates interspersed in text. View more info

_________ __________ ________________ ________ ____ 1 _______ _______ [Inside the antiquarian bookstore: part 1, students' handbook]

By: __________ _._. (Tarakanova, O.L.)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Moscow: Logos: 2010

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 12264

ISBN: 5987044588

Condition: New

Inscribed by the author on t.p. View more info