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Georgical essays: in which a new compost is recommended, and other important articles of husbandry explained, upon the principles of vegetation (vol. 2 only)

By: Hunter, A.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London: printed for T. Durham, J. Wilkie and J. Blyth: 1771

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 7670

Condition: V.g.

Scarce; vol. 2 only (3 volumes published, 1770-1772). Ex-library copy; some edge wear. v, (6)-227 pp. View more info

The London flora (etc.)

By: Irvine, A.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Smith, Elder & Co.: 1838

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11367

Condition: V.g.

Former owner's inscription on ffep. xiv, 340, (4) pp. View more info

A Flora of Tunbridge Wells (etc.)

By: Jenner, E.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: John Colbran,Tunbridge Wells: 1845

Seller ID: 13622

Condition: Fair

Essentially disbound; stitching broken, leaving pages mostly loose. A binding copy. View more info

Flowers of the field

By: Johns, C.A.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: George Routledge and sons: n.d.

Seller ID: 6798

Condition: V.g.

Jacket present, but badly torn and frayed. xx, 378 pp. View more info

The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia: a tale

By: Johnson, Samuel

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Chiswick, from the Press of C. Whittingham: 1822

Edition: Small paper Cabinet Library edition, first published 1818

Seller ID: 1752

Condition: Good

Good, edges rubbed, recent owner's signature, gilt motif on front cover, decorative spine, a.e.g., engraved 2nd title page Chiswick: printed by C. Whittingham & sold by T. Tegg, Cheapside, 1818. 144 pp. View more info

The natural history of the Eastern Borders (vol. 1 only)

By: Johnston, G.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: John Van Voorst: 1853

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11369

Condition: Good

Corners bumped. Inscribed by the author, and with former owners' signatures. Frontispiece, 13 plates at rear, 14 woodcuts. View more info

An introduction to entomology (2 v.)

By: Kirby, W. & Spence, W.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans: 1843

Edition: 6th edition

Seller ID: 15467

Condition: V.g.

Note: earlier editions consisted of 4 volumes. This edition is a revised version of the first two volumes only; the third and fourth volumes were not reissued. View more info

Ornithological rambles in Sussex: with a systematic catalogue of the birds of that county

By: Knox, A.E.

Price: £32.00

Publisher: John: 1850

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 10493

Condition: Good

Spine sunned, frayed at tips, former owner's bookplate on ffep., bookseller's ticket on front pastedown. Minor tanning to page edges. x, 254, 8 pp. View more info

A popular history of British sea-weeds

By: Landsborough, D.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London: Reeve, Benham & Reeve: 1849

Seller ID: 9449

Condition: Good

Slight corner wear to extremities of spine, corners bumped, slight spotting to t.p. Plates neatly coloured. xx, 368, (8) pp. View more info

The museum of science and art, vol. 1

By: Lardner, D.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Walton & Maberly, London: 1854

Seller ID: 12738

Condition: Fair

Rear hinge weak, spine sunned. A set of bound issues, individually paginated. View more info

Pictures of nature in the Silurian region around the Malvern Hills and Vale of Severn (etc.)

By: Lees, E.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Malvern: H.W. Lamb: 1856

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 13099

Condition: Good

Pp. xii, 336. Tip of spine frayed with some loss, corners bumped. Despite its title, this book does not actually contain any plates. View more info

De genres Camellia, Rhododendrum, Azalea, Acacia, Epacris, Erica et des plantes de serre froide en gŽnŽral

By: Lemaire, C.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Audot, Paris: 1844

Seller ID: 8764

Condition: Good

Some foxingl slight edge wear. 175 pp. View more info

The vegetable kingdom

By: Lindley, J.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Bradbury & Evans: 1847

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 19253

Condition: Good

With interesting ex-libris stamp ex libris ren | aldi marionis | que bircamen | sis et numer | atus: C:9:9 | omnes veniant. Scarce in this condition. Mis-numbering of prelims: p. vii is followed immediaely by p. ix (or perhaps as the previous pages are un-numbered, this is a typo for p. viii). View more info

An introduction to botany

By: Lindley, John

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longmans: 1839

Edition: 3rd edition

Seller ID: 11855

Condition: Fair

Front hinge broken. Owner's bookplatee (W.T. Stearn, author of the memoir on Lindley). xi, 594 pp. plus advertisements at end. View more info

My own garden, or the young gardener's year book

By: Loudon, [J.W.]

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Kerby & Son, London: 1855

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19377

Condition: V.g.

Via Crucis bookplate; waterstains to about 20% of frontispiece, tape repair to rear of plate II. An important example of Victorian gardening juvenilia. Iv, 98, (2) pp. View more info

The Ladies' companion to the flower garden

By: Loudon, [J.W.]

Price: £56.00

Publisher: William Smith, London: 1844

Edition: 3rd edition

Seller ID: 19375

Condition: V.g.

Scarce edition. Corners bumped, former owner's bookplate (Edward Burrard Boyle), all edges gilt, tape repair to front hinge; an attractive compilation with hand-coloured frontispiece. View more info

A description of the cathedral church of Ely

By: Millers, G.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London : William Pickering: 1834

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 12328

Condition: Good

Owner's bookplate; tips of spine worn, corners bumped. Some browning to plates, with occasional print-through. View more info

Memoirs of a painter, being a genuine biographical sketch (etc.), vol. 2 only

By: Morland, G. (subject); Collins, W.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: C. Stower, Pater Noster Row: 1805

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 17309

Condition: Good

Former owner's signatures on rear of t.p. and top of contents page, the former showing through onto the t.p. A biography of the painter George Morland. View more info

Traethawd ar ddyddiau gwylion ac Ymprydiau Pennaf Eglwys Loegr [An essay on festival days and fasts of the Church of England]

By: Nelson, Robert

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Bangor: Hugh Williams: 1849

Edition: Translated from English

Seller ID: 8698

Condition: V.g.

Owner's initials on fore-edge, t.p. sl. soiled. ix, (1), 90, (4) pp. View more info

An account of the castle and town of Ruthin

By: Newcome, R.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Taliesin Press, Ruthin: 1829

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19714

Condition: Good

Library bookplate. Pencil title on front cover. Edges untrimmed. View more info