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The Manchester flora: a descriptive list of the plants growing wild within eighteen miles of Manchester (etc.)

By: Grindon, L.H.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: William White: 1859

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 16084

Condition: Fair


Spine damaged (repaired). 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

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

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