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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

Condition: Very Good


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 Doyle at Jasper Park in 1914, no inscriptions and overall a scarce item in Very Good condition. View more info

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Hugh Miller in Context: Geologist and Naturalist: Writer and Folklorist

By: N/A

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Cromarty Arts Trust: 2002

Seller ID: 006307

ISBN: 0901625744

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, back bottom corner slightly creased but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 112. The Cromarty Years and the Edinburgh Years. View more info

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Coast Kennel Association Newsletter November 1971.

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Mombasa, Kenya, Coast Kennel Association: 1971

Seller ID: 006541

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet in Very Good condition. First edition, unpaginated, b&w illustrations. View more info

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East Africa Kennel Club Newsletter November 1971.

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Mombasa, Kenya, Coast Kennel Association: 1974

Seller ID: 006542

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 36, b&w illustrations. View more info

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The Florist, Fruitist, and Garden Miscellany

By: N/A

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Chapman and Hall Ltd.: 1855

Seller ID: 007514

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in half leather binding with marbled paper over boards, edges rubbed and worn, marbled paper rubbed, five raised bands to spine, gilt details and titles, blind stamped details to leather, some slight staining to top edge of first 3 colour plates but otherwise in Very Good condition. 1855 edition, pp 380, 12 coloured plates, b&w woodcuts, index. A wonderfully illustrated garden diary from 1855 View more info

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Conifers in Britiain: An Illustrated Guide to Identification.

By: Alwyn, B.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Adam & Charles Black: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006602

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with some light fading to boards and spine, Foyles sticker on end paper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 47, 136 b&w plates. View more info

Image for A History of Scottish Forestry: 2 Volumes Complete; Volume 1: From the Ice Age to the French Revolution. Volume 2: From the Industrial Revolution to Modern Times.

A History of Scottish Forestry: 2 Volumes Complete; Volume 1: From the Ice Age to the French Revolution. Volume 2: From the Industrial Revolution to Modern Times.

By: Anderson, M.L.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006594

Condition: Very Good


2 Volumes Complete. Harcovers with some very light shelfwear, some light foxing throughout but otherwise in Very Good condition, dustwrappers with some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition and now enclosed in a clear archival wrapper. First edition, pp xiv, 662, 654, b&w illustrations, appendices, 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

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Pears

By: Arbury, Jim & Pinhey, Sally.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Wells & Winter: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003569

ISBN: 0953213609

Condition: Fine


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

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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

Condition: Fine


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 volume with index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS SET IS OVER 25KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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The Wind in the Wood.

By: BB.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Hollis and Carter Ltd.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007104

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in light blue covers with silver titles, some slight bumps to top front corner, minor fading to spine, otherwise in Very Good condition, no dustwrapper, First edition. With colour frontispiece picture of 'She was a witch'. With colour and b&w drawings. Children's Novel View more info

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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

ISBN: 0571098533

Condition: Very Good


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 Pruning of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers' has always recommended the best possible pruning techniques and practices to gardeners. Now ... 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

ISBN: 0007139934

Condition: As New


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 alike have been introduced and to which they have adapted. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS ... 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

Condition: Very Good


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 date by the rapid expansion and mechanisation of the timber industry. This authoritative work gives details of the forest rec... View more info

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Birds Ashore and A-Foreshore

By: Chalmers, Patrick R.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Collins: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006148

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover (32x27cm) Fine modern navy blue half leather rebind with light blue buckram boards, marbled end papers, five raised bands to spine with gilt titles and details. First edition, pp 180, 16 colour plates and b&w illustrations in text. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 2KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Bird-Life of the Borders, On Moorland and Sea: With Faunal Notes Extending Over Forty Years

By: Chapman, Abel.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Gurney and Jackson: 1907

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006617

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in half leather binding, five raised bands to spine, gilt titles and ruling, light green cloth covered boards, marbled end papers, some very light shelfwear and bumping to corners, previous owners name, light foxing throughout but otherwise in Very Good condition. Second edition, pp xii, 458, fold out colour map, b&w plates throughout, 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

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Dogs of China and Japan in Nature and Art.

By: Collier, V.W.F.

Price: £175.00

Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd.: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006263

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in green cloth covers with gilt titles. With colour frontispiece of a Pekingese dog. With Some foxing on the FEP, Hand cut pages, some still uncut. With index, pp xix 206, with b&w illustrations and nine colour plates. Chapters include: The Chinese Lion, Symbolism of the Buddhist and Lamaist Lion. Historical references to dogs of Pekingese type, Evolution of the Chinese Pekingese type, The Chinese Pug, The Japanese dogs, The Chinese lion dog, Toy dogs in Chinese art, and more. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE ... 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

Condition: As New


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 4KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. 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

ISBN: 0747236143

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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