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Welsh Botanology: part the first - a systematic catalogue of the native plants of the Isle of Anglesey (etc.)

By: Davies, Hugh

Price: £180.00

Publisher: London: the author: 1813

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15951

Condition: Good


Bound in quarter leather, with gilt title on spine. A nicely preserved copy with untrimmed edges. xvi, 151, xiv, plate facing p. xv, 153-255 pp. The first Welsh local flora, particularly noted for its appendix of Welsh names of plants. View more info

_atalogus stirpium, &c., or, a catalogue of plants naturally growing and commonly cultivated in divers parts of England, more particularly around Nottingham (etc.)

By: Deering, C.

Price: £380.00

Publisher: Printed for the author by G. Ayscough, Nottingham: 1738

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 17000

Condition: V.g.


Following John Ray's Flora Cantabrigiensis, this was only the second local flora of an English county. Marbled boards, front hinge partly cracked, morocco label on gilt-decorated spine, new end papers. View more info

A new French dictionary, in two parts (etc.)

By: Des Carrieres, M. (revised by); Deletanville, T.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: printed for F. Wingrave (et al.): 1794

Edition: 3rd edition

Seller ID: 19265

Condition: Fair


Hinges very weak, pages preceding t.p. detached, contemporary inscription (in Latin) on front pastedown, wormholes to rearmost pages and rear cover, corners and edges worn, titling on spine now illegible save for shelfmark number (in white); narrow gilt decorations to spine but no raised bands. View more info

The flora of Liverpool

By: Dickinson, J.

Price: £64.00

Publisher: John Van Voorst, London; Deighton & Lawton, Liverpool: 1851

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 16089

Condition: V.g.


Inscribed by the author. William Garnett's heraldic bookplate on front pastedown. View more info

Hortus Cantabrigiensis, or an accented catalogue of indigenous and exotic plants cultivated in the Cambridge Botanic Garden

By: Donn, J. (edited by G. Sinclair)

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London: Rivington et mult. al.: 1831

Edition: 12th edition

Seller ID: 15077

Condition: Good


Bound in tree calf, with slight edge wear and frayed at extremities of spine. Spine ruled into compartments with gilt lines, spine labelled with black leather title. vii, (1), 543, (1) pp. Front hinge starting. Inscribed in thin handwriting ÔJohn Wootton | His Book | August 9th 42 | Derby' on partly detached blank sheet preceding detached t.p. View more info

Letters to a young naturalist on the study of nature and natural theology

By: Drummond, J.L.

Price: £64.00

Publisher: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman: 1832

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 18027

Condition: Good


Owner's bookplate.Ê View more info

The land and fresh water shells of the districts around Manchester

By: Dyson, David

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Manchester: John Harrison: 1850

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 6046

Condition: Good


Cover label darkened; weakness in binding between pp. 86 and 87. Includes a few pencil notes of records from localities in north England. A rare provincial title. xi, 95, (1) pp., 2 figs. View more info

A history of British starfishes, and other animals of the class Echinodermata

By: Forbes, E.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: John Van Voorst: 1841

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15461

Condition: V.g.


The book has been repaired, with new end papers and pastedowns, some labels transferred to the new f.e.p. at rear. A tidy copy. View more info

A treatise on the culture and management of fruit trees (etc.)

By: Forsyth, William

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown: 1810

Edition: 5th edition

Seller ID: 11203

Condition: Fair


Front hinge starting, prelims damp-stained, pencil notes on ffep, edges of last few pages creased and folded. The folding plates are intact View more info

The little English flora (etc.)

By: Francis, G.W.

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Simpkin, Marshall & Co.: 1849

Edition: 3rd edition

Seller ID: 12462

Condition: V.g.


Oriignal ffep excised; leather binding little worn. All edges gilt. View more info

An account of the Earl of Peterborow's conduct in Spain, chiefly since the raising the siege of Barcelona, 1706; to which is added the campagne of Valencia; with original papers

By: Friend, John

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, printed for Jonah Bowyer, at the Rose in Ludgate-street: 1707

Edition: The second edition, corrected

Seller ID: 6722

Condition: Good


Owner's signature on t.p., hinges starting, sl. bowing of boards; text block tight. (8), 280 pp. View more info

The natural history of the County of Stafford (etc.)

By: Garner, R.

Price: £42.00

Publisher: John Van Voorst: 1844

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15686

Condition: Good


Spine sl. rubbed at extremities. Small portion of ffep excised. Folded geological map at rear intact. View more info

Remarks on forest scenery, and other woodland views, (relative chiefly to picturesque beauty) illustrated by the scenes of New-Forest in Hampshire (vol. 2 only)

By: Gilpin, W.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: R. Blamire, Strand, London: 1791

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 13461

Condition: Good


Library style modern binding in blue cloth, edges trimmed (rather too enthusiastically), with attractive plates including some of equestrian subjects. (2), 308, iii, xx pp. Vol. 2 only. View more info

Shakspere flora

By: Grindon, L.H.

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Palmer & Howe: 1883

Seller ID: 15776

Condition: V.g.


James Fisher's copy. View more info

Scripture botany: a descriptive account of the plants, trees, flowers and vegetable products mentioned in holy writ.

By: Grindon, L.H.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: F. Pitman,, London: 1883

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15883

Condition: Fair


Front hinge starting, rear board detached. A copy in some need of care and attention, but a very scarce title. View more info

The Shakspere Flora: a guide to all the principal passages in which mention is made of trees, plants, flowers, and vegetable productions; with comments and botanical particulars

By: Grindon, Leo H.

Price: £256.00

Publisher: Manchester: Palmer & Howe: 1883

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 6698

Condition: Fine


Rebound by Paul Delrue in quarter leather with antique cloth covering boards, new green end papers, gilt logo The Shakspere Flora on red cloth from original cover inserted on front pastedown, top edge gilt, hand-sewn silk head and foot bands; original loose tissue guard to frontispiece. Grindon's most accomplished work, in which he analyses every reference to plants in the works of Shakespeare - and there are lots, as the names alone occupy 12 columns of closely printed type in the index. xii, 327 pp., includes index of subscribers to large paper edition. View more info

Visits to remarkable places (etc.)

By: Howitt, W.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman: 1842

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 13194

Condition: Good


Library bookplate and stamps. Modern binding. View more info

Flora Anglica, exhibens plantas per Regnum Britanniae sponte crescentes (etc.); 2 vols.

By: Hudson, G. (=W.)

Price: £280.00

Publisher: Londini, impensis auctoris: 1778

Edition: Editio altera, emendata et aucta

Seller ID: 15836

Condition: V.g.


A finely bound volume (by the Crannog Bindery, Balquhidder) with gilt lines and decoration on spine and marbled boards. The two volumes are bound together with the title page to vol. 2 being located between pp. 334 and 335. The front pastedown bears the bookplate of the Radcliffe Library, Oxford, stamped duplicate sold by authority of the Bodleian. A very neat set; the first English flora to adopt the Linnaean system of binomial nomenclature. xxxviii, (1), 390 pp. View more info

The history and description of the county of Salop (etc.)

By: Hulbert, C.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: The author, Shrewsbury: 1837

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 18122

Condition: Fair


Tip of spine frayed with a small amount of loss; corners badly worn. Pencil inscriptions on ffep. 3-page index at rear on separately paginated appendix. View more info

Geology of the country around Cheltenham

By: Hull, Edward

Price: £64.00

Publisher: H.M.S.O. (Geological Survey): 1857

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 12273

Condition: Good


Bellieved to be the first Memoir of the Geological Survey, corresponding to Sheet 44 of the Geological Survey map series. Author's inscription on t.p. Folded section at rear intact, but creased. 104 pp., 1 figure. View more info