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American Seashells. Inscribed By Author

By: Abbott, R. Tucker

Price: £23.85

Publisher: Toronto, New York, London, D. Van Nostrand Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 12205

Condition: Fair


Green cloth, decorated endpapers with information for the conchologist. illustrated by Frederick M. Bayer. Inscribed By Author on page to Morris K. Jacobson personal good wishes from R. Tucker Abbott. 1959 . Spine ends worn, corners bumped, with slight wear. First 18pp loose, 541pp all in very good condition. View more info

Aeliani de Natura Animalium libri XVII.

By: Aelianus Claudius. abrahamo gronovio

Price: £357.85

Publisher: Strand, J. Whiston in Fleetstreet, J Osborn: 1744

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11778

Condition: Very Good


2 volumes complete . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Brown Decorative Calf, Red edge on pages. engraved vignette on title-page and on last page of text. Spines joints cracked, corners bumped, spine ends worn. All pages very clean. Greek and latin text, continuous pagination with part title to second vol., small lib. blindstamps to titles,RL.Grosvenor Bartelot FSA in a coart of arms. library plate of Devs praesidivm. gaughran Eugene R. L. Gaughran on end papers to each volume. Claudius Aelianus on animals. Wood 1832: A useful edition of Aelianus, since it contains the original Greek text a... View more info

Birds of Britain

By: Axell, Herbert M.B.E.

Price: £6.08

Publisher: London, Artus Publishng Limited, for Marks and Spencer Ltd: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10308

Condition: Near Fine


Size 11¼" x 8¾" 120 pages including index. Book condition very good, spine slightly sunned with a tiny bit of rubbing to the bottom edge of spine else fine. Dustjacket condition good, price clipped, a small tear to top edge, 1" missing from bottom of back part. Copious colour photographs throughout. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. photographic pictorial dustjacket. Magnificent colour photographs by one of the world's leading bird photographers. Published exclusively for Marks and Spencer. View more info

Studies in Tropical American Mollusks

By: Bayer, Frederick M. And Gilbert L. Voss

Price: £13.64

Publisher: Florida, University if Miami Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12203

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with gold titles to cover & spine, spine ends rubbed, else fine. A beautiful, unread copy. 236pp all in fine condition. View more info

Richard Bell's Britain

By: Bell, Richard

Price: £4.86

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates, By Arrangement with Wm. Collins Sons & Co Ltd: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10461

Condition: Near Fine


Size 10" x 7" 192 pages including index. Brown cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine, pastedowns and endpapers have a green leaf pattern. Pictorial Dustjacket. Book condition near fine, corner clipped front front endpaper, else fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, spine tiny bit faded, else fine. Illustrative book. Wonderful colour illustrations by Richard Bell. View more info

BIRD NEIGHBORS. An introductory acquaintance with one hundred and fifty birds commonly found in the gardens, meadows, and woods about our homes. With introduction by John Burroughs.

By: Blenchan Neltje

Price: £30.67

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1904

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 11646

Condition: Very Good


1904 Grosset & Dunlap Blue Cloth Bound Boards 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Very Good Condition, spine slightly faded. All pages very clean, 233 pages. Introduced by John Burroughs and complete with an impressive selection (50) of full colour plates.Doubleday Page edition copyright 1904 View more info

Portrait of a Village

By: Brett Young, Francis

Price: £14.15

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11211

Condition: Very Good


Size 9" x 6¼", 179 pages. Black buckram with gilt motif of 3 pears in a circle on the front cover and gilt titles to the spine. Condition very good, spine slightly faded, few spots to page edges, small gift inscription on half title else contents clean. Pastedowns and endpapers are printed with a "Cuckoo's Eye View of Monk's Norton Worcs.". With numerous lovely wood engravings by Joan Hassell. Story and description of imaginary English village of Monk's Norton, Worcestershire. View more info

Portrait of a Village

By: Brett Young, Francis

Price: £12.95

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11212

Condition: Very Good


Size 9" x 6¼", 179 pages. Black buckram with gilt motif of 3 pears in a circle on the front cover and gilt titles to the spine. Condition very good, spine faded, few spots to page edges, prelims and ends, margins, else contents clean. Pastedowns and endpapers are printed with a "Cuckoo's Eye View of Monk's Norton Worcs.". With numerous lovely wood engravings by Joan Hassell. Story and description of imaginary English village of Monk's Norton, Worcestershire. View more info

Portrait of a Village

By: Brett Young, Francis

Price: £12.95

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11213

Condition: Very Good


Size 9" x 6¼", 179 pages. Black buckram with gilt motif of 3 pears in a circle on the front cover and gilt titles to the spine. Condition very good, spine and part of cover faded, few spots to page edges, prelims and ends, margins, else contents clean. Pastedowns and endpapers are printed with a "Cuckoo's Eye View of Monk's Norton Worcs.". With numerous lovely wood engravings by Joan Hassell. Story and description of imaginary English village of Monk's Norton, Worcestershire. View more info

Life Histories of Common Plants

By: Cavers, F.

Price: £7.29

Publisher: London, W. B. Clive University Tutorial Press Ltd: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10999

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, seventh impression. Size 7" x 4¾", 363 pages including index. Green cloth covered boards with blind stamped title to the front cover and gilt titles to the spine. Condition very good, corners cover and spine edges rubbed, else fine, contents clean. Text book with illustrations View more info

A History of Horsemanship

By: Chenevix Trench, Charles

Price: £8.91

Publisher: London, Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, and Green, London, 1865: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11178

ISBN: 0582108071

Condition: Very Good


Size 10" x 7½", 320 pages. Green cloth with horse motif blind embossed on the front cover and gilt titles to the spine. Illustrated dust jacket. Book condition very good, corners and spine edges rubbed, else fine. Dust jacket condition very good, spine slightly faded, spine edges slightly rubbed, else fine, not price clipped. Beautiful colour and black and white photographs and illustrations throughout. The history of riding and horsemanship over 4 thousand years. View more info

The Wild Flowers

By: Crawford, J. H., F.L.S.

Price: £32.72

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, T. N. Foulis: 1909

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 11490

Condition: Very Good


1909 Second Edition. Size 8" x 5.5", 232 pages including index. Green cloth with large black stamped titles and tipped-on paper colour illustration of bees on honeysuckle on the front cover and black titles to the spine. Condition very good, cover corners and edges a little rubbed, few spots to endpapers, previous owner has scribbled all over the front endpapers, half-title and the paper protecting the frontispiece otherwise the contents are clean. Containing Sixteen illustrations in colour by Edwin Alexander and numerous illustrations in the text by John Williamson. The sixteen colour... View more info

Trees and Shrubs of the British Isles. Ward Lock's Junior Field Guide No. 5

By: Darnell, A. W.

Price: £8.91

Publisher: London, Ward Lock and Co., Limited: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11509

Condition: Near Fine


1961 First Edition. Size 8" x 5", Brown cloth with white titles to the spine. Illustrated dust jacket. Book condition near fine, corners and edges slightly rubbed, else fine. Dust jacket condition very good, corners edges and folds rubbed, clipped. With 288 illustrations in colour and black and white. View more info

Still Warthogs Run Deep: And Other Free Range Nonsense. Signed By Simon Drew

By: Drew, Simon

Price: £8.10

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, United Kingdom, Antique Collectors' Club Ltd: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11180

ISBN: 1851490876

Condition: Fine


1997 Reprint. Signed by Simon Drew on the title page. Size 8½" x 6", 48 pages. Bright pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. Book condition fine. Dust jacket condition fine, price clipped. Quirky verses and drawings of farmyard and countryside animals by Simon Drew. View more info

The Way Birds Live

By: Edward A. Armstrong

Price: £5.67

Publisher: London, Lindsay Drummond Ltd: 1945

Seller ID: 11954

Condition: Very Good


Olive cloth. Front & back cover are foxed, else very fine book.96pp all in fine condition. Dust Jacket Condition Good , top bottom of spine missing, a few small tears, Not price clipped. View more info

Wonders of Plant Life: Land and Water Plants

By: F. Martin Duncan and L. T. Duncan

Price: £8.91

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde Hodder & Stoughton:

Seller ID: 11190

Condition: Very Good


Size 7" x 4½", 79 pages. Not dated, c.1920. Green hard cover with brown art deco foliage frame, gilt titles and colour pasted illustration panel of a bee on daisies. Condition very good, spine rubbed, corners and edges rubbed, contents clean. Colour illustrated pastedowns and endpapers. Lovely full colour plates and black and white illustrations throughout View more info

A Cotswold Village or Country Life and Pursuits in Gloucestershire

By: Gibbs, Arthur J

Price: £4.86

Publisher: 30 Bedford Sq, Jonathan Cape: 1929

Edition: Traveller's Library

Seller ID: 12130

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth wiyh gold decoration to spine. Spine ends sl. rubbed, previous owners name on endpaper. 316pp, plus A list of volumes in the Traveller's Library 140 books. All pages fine. View more info

Elementary Physiography : Being a Description of the Laws and Wonders of Nature

By: Gregory, Richard A

Price: £8.10

Publisher: London, Joseph Huges: 1894

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 12083

Condition: Good


Gray Decorative Cloth with numerous original illustrations. presented to of H. E. Goodson of Royal College of Science London on pastedown. First prize Physiography, 1894, as always. Spine darkened, cover a bit grubby, inner joint cracked. 407pp, plus index, all pages in good condition. View more info

A Bouquet of Wild Flowers

By: Hutchinson, John

Price: £10.53

Publisher: Watford, Herts., Bruce & Gawthorn Ltd:

Seller ID: 11030

Condition: Near Fine


10" x 7¼", 125 pages. Not dated, c.1957-1960. Navy blue glossy textured cloth covered boards with gilt titles on the spine. Pale marbled pastedowns and endpapers. Book condition near fine, corners and spine edges very slightly rubbed else fine. Dustjacket condition very good, corners, top edge and spine edge a little rubbed, slightly grubby, else fine, not price clipped, price 15/- net. Dustjacket with colour plate of a bouquet of wild flowers. Quality glossy paper with beautiful full page colour paintings of flowers and further black and white illustrations. A beautiful book, featuri... View more info

The Rock Garden

By: Jenkins E.H.

Price: £7.29

Publisher: London, Country Life Limited: 1928

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 11560

Condition: Very Good


1928 Third Edition, Country Life Limited 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall hard cover.Book Condition: Very Good. 128 pages.Beige cloth Colour frontispiece. Illustrated throughout with black and white plates.all pages clean.Dust Jacket A little gruby, not price clipped View more info