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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

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

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

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

Tales from the Turf

By: Jeffrey Bernard

Price: £11.34

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Limited: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11782

ISBN: 0297811649

Condition: Fine


First Edition 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Blue board with gold lettering to spine, in fine condition. . Dust Jacket Condition Near Fine slight crease to top of spine, price clipped,else fine. Amusing stories about horse racing and betting disasters accompanied by 30 full colour caricatures View more info

The Dog in British Poetry

By: Leonard, Maynard

Price: £8.10

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 2005

Seller ID: 00275

ISBN: 0811842460

Condition: Near Fine


12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Blue hard cover with gold titles to spine & cover, in fine condition. Photographic dust jacket, jacket condition also fine. Originally published in 1893 The Dog in British Poetry is was the first Anthology of Poetry about Dogs View more info

The Countryman's Week-End Book

By: Parker, Eric

Price: £8.10

Publisher: London, Seeley Service & Co. Ltd.: 1946

Seller ID: 11331

Condition: Very Good


Not dated but publisher's line at bottom of last page dated 1946. Size 7.5" x 5", 416 pages. Green cloth with brown cloth spine section and white titles on the spine. Condition very good, corners and edges a little rubbed, slightly grubby, couple of spots to prelims else contents clean. With over 100 charming line illustrations by Beryl Irving. View more info

African Wildlife

By: Peter Roberts and David Steele

Price: £8.10

Publisher: New York, Portland House: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10355

Condition: Near Fine


Size 14" x 10" Brown cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Book condition near fine, corners and bottom of spine a tiny bit rubbed, dustjacket condition Very good / near fine, not clipped, 2 small repaired tears, slightly off colour. Contents fine, binding tight, no dirt or foxing. 241 Full Colour Photographs from the Nile River to the Kalahari Desert View more info

Encyclopedia of Natural History

By: Pope, Joyce, Consultant Editor. Durrell, Gerrard, Foreward By

Price: £6.48

Publisher: London, Sundial Books Limited, for Marks and Spencer Ltd: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10309

Condition: Near Fine


Size 11¼" x 8¾" 253 pages. Pale yellow cloth decorated with green stamped pattern to front cover and green stamped titles to the spine. Pictorial pastedowns and endpapers. photographic pictorial dustjacket. Book condition near fine, tiniest bit of rubbing to very edge of bottom of spine, else fine. Dustjacket condition very good, clipped, small tear at top edge, very clean and bright, no missing pieces. View more info

Fly High, Run Free. Signed By Edna Jane Ratcliffe

By: Ratcliffe, Edna Jane

Price: £11.75

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1979

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10830

ISBN: 0701123656

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Jane Ratcliffe on the half-title page "Settlebeck High School. With best wishes, E. Jane Ratcliffe." With a foreword by Virginia McKenna. Size 8¾" x 5½", 168 pages including index. Blue hard cover with gilt titles to the spine. Book condition near fine, top and bottom of spine a little faded and grubby else fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, ever so slightly creased, else fine, not price clipped, protected. Wonderful story of the author's life rescuing and nursing injured and orphaned wildlife and returning them to the wild. View more info

The Wildlife of the Royal Estates. Signed By Robin Page

By: Robin Page. Foreword By HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

Price: £13.48

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11137

ISBN: 0340323523

Condition: Fine


1984 First Edition. Inscribed by Robin Page on the title page "To the Kings of Caxton. Very best wishes. Robin 1.11.1984" Size 11½" x 8¼", 240 pages including index, a heavy book. Black cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Dustjacket with lovely photograph of Windsor castle in the mist with deer in the foreground on the dust jacket. Book condition fine. Dust jacket condition near fine, corners very slightly rubbed else fine, not price clipped, protected. With many wonderful colour and black and white photographs and illustrations throughout. With foreword by HR... View more info

The Heroine or the Horse Leading Ladies in Republics Films

By: Thomas Burnett Swann

Price: £12.15

Publisher: Usa, A. S. Barnes and Company/Thomas Yoseloff Ltd,: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00064

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Blue cloth with silver title to spine. Book Condition spine ends slightly rubbed. else fine copy. Dust Jacket Condition Very Good, slight creasing to spine ends. Not price clipped View more info

Background to Beekeeping

By: Waine C. Allan

Price: £7.29

Publisher: 2-10 Tavistockstreet London, W.H & L. Colinridge Ltd: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11569

Condition: Good


1955 First Edition, W.H & L. Colinridge Ltd, W.H & L. Colinridge Ltd, Book Condition: Good No Jacket. Brown cloth , top 25mm edge and spine sunned, pages slightly yellowed.120pp View more info

Talking to Animals "The Woodhouse Way". Signed By Barbara Woodhouse

By: Woodhouse, Barbara

Price: £53.01

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10594

Condition: Very Good


8" x 5¼" 208 pages. Dark green cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Photographic dustjacket. Barbara Woodhouse's autobiography, reprinted. Book condition very good, bottom edge of front cover slightly faded, bottom edge of spine slightly rubbed, else fine, contents clean, complete, intact. Dustjacket condition very good, slightly grubby, edges very slightly creased, else fine, not price clipped. From the Library of Sir John and Mary Mills. Personally inscribed to John and Mary Mills by Barbara Woodhouse "To John and Mary with best wishes Barbara Woodhouse" View more info