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Image for Description Of & Guide to Jasper Park.

Description Of & Guide to Jasper Park.

By: N/A

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Department of the Interior: 1917

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004720


Hardcover, cloth covered card with gilt title and motif to front cover, top edge gilt, some slight marking and wear to cloth; slight rubbing to top and bottom of spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition 1917, pp 97, numerous b&w photographic illustrations included in text. Appendix A lists trips of interest from Jaspar and Appendix B lists place names and heights of mountains; 5 page index, b&w map as frontis, also contains a poem written by Arthur Conan... View more info

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Liber Bestiarum.

By: N/A

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 2008

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 004959


12" x 7¾" Hardcover bound in full goatskin leather of finest Nigerian grade, blocked in gold and three colours, with traditional raised bands on the spine all edges gilt, ribbon marker in As New condition. Limited edition of 1980 of which this is 980, 282 pages in total, 137 folios, with 135 miniatures with the original gold leaf reproduced in foiling. Commentary by Christopher de Hamel and translation by Richard Barber 174 pages. Book size: 12" x 7¾" ... View more info

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Deer: A Personal View.

By: Alcock, Ian.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Swan Hill Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005032


Hardback in Very Good condition, with dust wrapper, also in Very Good condition. First Edition. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. With index, pp224. With b&w drawings by Diana E. Brown. A personal study of deer, with beautiful illustrations. View more info

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Pears

By: Arbury, Jim & Pinhey, Sally.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Wells & Winter: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003569


With colour illustrations and index. The packed weight of this book is over 1KG so for UK first class or overseas we may ask for additional postage. S16. View more info

Image for The Birds of the British Isles.

The Birds of the British Isles.

By: Bannerman, David Armitage.

Price: £1,200.00

Publisher: Oliver and Boyd: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005738


12 Volume Complete Set. Modern Fine half green leather binding with marbled paper covered boards and matching marbled end papers, gilt titles and bird illustrations on spine with five raised bands, some very light foxing to edge of text block but otherwise in overall Fine+ condition. First edition, pp xviii, 356, viii, 301, viii, 399, xii, 259, xiii, 350, x, 326, x, 256, x, 400, xii, 398, x, 320, xv, 368, xiii, numerous colour illustrations each with a paperguard, each ... View more info

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An Introduction to the Deer of Australia

By: Bentley, Arthur

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Australian Deer Research Foundation: 1998

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006006


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light fading to spine otherwise in Very Good condition. Revised edition, dedication from author on half title page, Authors signature on title page, pp 367, b&w illustrations throughout, index. View more info

Image for The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs & Conifers.

The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs & Conifers.

By: Brown, George E.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber, 1972. 0571098533: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 182


Hardback in very good condition, with dustwrapper in very good condition with some shelfwear. First edition. Pp xix, 351, with b&w photographs and illustrations. With list of plates, list of figures, appendices I to VI, glossary of Botanical and technical terms and index. Written by George E. Brown, assistant curator of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew. How, when, and where to prune? The questions that beset every gardener never change, but the solutions do. 'The Prunin... View more info

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Garden Natural History (Collins New Naturalist)

By: Buczacki, Stefan

Price: £30.00

Publisher: HarperCollins UK: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004192


Hardcover, unopened and in original cellophane, As New. First edition, pp 336. Though gardens are often viewed merely as artificial creations rather than easily accessible places to observe and encourage wildlife, 'Garden Natural History' rectifies this misconception. By viewing gardens within the wider context of the British ecological landscape, Buczacki follows the garden's development as a habitat within which vertebrates, invertebrates and native and alien plants a... View more info

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Timbers of Sabah (Sabah Forest Records No. 6)

By: Burgess, P. F.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: The Forest Department of Sabah, 1966.: 0

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 473


Hardback in very good condition, with green cloth covers with black lettering on the spine. Lacks FFEP. Scarce copy. With frontispiece photograph of high-lead logging. Pp xviii, 501. With foreword by G. L. Carson, Conservator of Forests, preface, tables, key to commercial timbers, Appendices I to VII, Index of timber names and index of botanical names. Records of the forest of Sabah, this book replaces the Timbers of Borneo by H. G. Keith, which was rendered out of d... View more info

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Stalking Sketches.

By: Captain H. Hart-Davis.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Horace Cox: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005366


Hardcover in original beveled cloth covered boards with brown titles and illustration of a Red Deer Stag, decorative floral endpapers, some spotting to tissue guards,, previous owners name in ink on ffep, some light wear to top and bottom of spine and very light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 67, b&w illustrations. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQU... View more info

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Tractatus de Herbis.

By: Collins, Minta.

Price: £500.00

Publisher: Folio Society: 2002

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 004958


Folio hardcover in green goatskin leather with bevelled edges, debossed plants and red embossed berries, gilt titles on cover and spine, 4 raised bands on spine, all edges gilt in As New condition. Limited edition of 1000, this being 395, 2 Volumes, unpaginated, companion commentary volume pp 76. A facsimile of An illustrated herbal, which comes from a collection of pharmacological texts written in southern Italy around AD 1300. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER ... View more info

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Curious Gardeners: Obsession and Diversity in 45 British Gardens.

By: Cooper, Guy & Taylor, Gordon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003639


With colour illustrations, bibliography and index. As seen on BBC Two. Obsession and Diversity in 45 British Gardens. The packed weight of this book is over 1KG so for UK First Class or Overseas we may ask for additional postage. S14. View more info

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Nos Arbres Dans La Nature.

By: Correvon, H.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Atar: 1920

Seller ID: 004831


Hardback with illustrated covers. ppxiv, 340, with slipcase. Some shelfwear to the edges of the cover. Title page states "Edition Allemande" (German) but the language is French. A study of 180 trees in french. Beautifully illustrated by S. Rivier with 75 plates, water colour pictures of flowers of the field and woods. View more info

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Champs Et Bois Fleuris.

By: Correvon, Henry.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Atar: 1920

Seller ID: 004830


Hardback with illustrated covers. ppxiv, 340, with slipcase. A study of 180 trees in french. Beautifully illustrated by the author with 100 plates, water colour pictures of trees. Flyleaf has two dried leaves with painted details of flowers on it. View more info

Image for Handbook of the Birds of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Volume I: Ostrich to Ducks.

Handbook of the Birds of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Volume I: Ostrich to Ducks.

By: Cramp, Stanley.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1977.: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1254


Hardback in dark blue covers in very good condition. With dustwrapper, also in very good condition, encased in clear wrap. First edition, with pp722, colour and b&w illustrations. With end maps, references and index. A reference manual describing over 740 species, with detail on field characteristics, habitat, distribution, mortality and longevity, population (with distribution maps), social pattern & behaviour, breeding, food, voice, plumages, moults, measurements, weig... View more info

Image for Handbook of the Birds of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa: The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume II: Hawks to Bustards.

Handbook of the Birds of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa: The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume II: Hawks to Bustards.

By: Cramp, Stanley.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1980.: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1255


Hardback in dark blue covers in very good condition. With dustwrapper, also in very good condition, encased in clear wrap. First edition, Volume II: The birds of the Western Palearctic. With pp 695, colour and b&w illustrations. With end maps, references and index. A reference manual describing over 740 species, with detail on field characteristics, habitat, distribution, mortality and longevity, population (with distribution maps), social pattern & behaviour, breeding, ... View more info

Image for The English Physician, Enlarged with Three Hundred and Sixty-Nine Medicines Made of English Herbs that were not in any Impression Until This.

The English Physician, Enlarged with Three Hundred and Sixty-Nine Medicines Made of English Herbs that were not in any Impression Until This.

By: Culpepper, Nich.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Patrick Anderson: 1778

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 004457


Hardcover, newer cloth and leather binding of unknown age, booksellers plate in corner of inside cover, all edges marbled, some scuffing to leather and hinges are loosening, new end papers, overall still Very Good copy commensurate with age. New edition, pp 18, 407, table of herbs and plants at front. View more info

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Kenya Trees & Shrubs.

By: Dale, Ivan R. & Greenway, P.J.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Buchanan's Kenya Estates Limited: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004853


Large hardcover with black cloth covered boards, gilt titles to spine, some very light wear to hinges and slight bumping to bottom corners but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xxvii, 654, b&w and colour plates, glossary, index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

Image for Of Partridges and Peacocks and Things about Which I Know Nothing: A Life in Wildlife Ecology and Wildlife Management

Of Partridges and Peacocks and Things about Which I Know Nothing: A Life in Wildlife Ecology and Wildlife Management

By: David Jenkins

Price: £18.00

Publisher: TLA Publications: 2003

Seller ID: 005501


Illustrated card covers in As New condition. First edition, pp 359, b&w illustrations, appendices, references, index. A Life in Wildlife Ecology and Wildlife Management View more info

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Game Birds and Wild Fowl.

By: Dixon, Charles.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Pawson & Brailsford: 1900

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 005673


Large hardcover in original light brown cloth with titles and illustrations on front board, gilt titles on spine, some light shelfwear to head and foot of spine, spine slightly browned, light shelfwear and bumping to corners, some foxing and offsetting throughout, previous owners names and dates on half title page dated 1900 and 1966 but otherwise in Very Good condition. Second Revised and Enlarged edition, pp xxviii, 476, colour plates throughout, appendix, index, list ... View more info