Natural History from George Jeffery Books

cover of British Ornithology; Being the History, with a Coloured Representation, of Every Know Species of British Bird [ 96 Fine Hand Coloured Plates ]

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London: W & S. Graves , 1821. Volume 1 & 2 only.Books measure 25.5x16.cm. 96 hand coloured plates, with accompanying text. Volume 2 lacking 1 plate. Both bindings heavily worn, lacking spines, 2 boards detached. Internally, some persistant light staining to bottom left hand corner of pages,affecting bottom edge/margin of about 40 plates, but not affecting engraved area. Plates in… Read more
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cover of Travels of a Naturalist in Northern Europe. Norway, 1871. Archangle, 1872. Petchora, 1875. [ Complete in 2 Volumes ]

Travels of a Naturalist in Northern Europe. Norway, 1871. Archangle, 1872. Petchora, 1875. [ Complete in 2 Volumes ]

by Harvie-Brown J. A.

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1905
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$352.80

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London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1905. Complete in 2 volumes. Books measure 23.5x17.cm. xiv, 260viii,261-541pp, complete with all plates, maps, as listed. Bound in original publishers cloth, with gilt lettering. Cloth lightly rubbed, minor abrasion wear on edges. Generally both bindings in very good clean condition. Internally, occasional very minor spotting. Pages and plates in good clean condition. A very nice… Read more
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cover of The Indian Ducks and Their Allies

The Indian Ducks and Their Allies

by Baker E. C. Stuart

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1908
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$302.40

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London: The Bombay Natural History Society , 1908. Book measures 27.5x19.5.cm. xi, 292pp, engraved and printed title, 30 coloured plates, half title. Bound in period half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt lettering, top gilt edge. Binding lightly rubbed, minor wear, spines lightly faded. A good clean firm binding. Internally, pages and plates clean. A very nice copy.… Read more
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cover of Felling the Ancient Oaks: How England Lost its Great Country Estates

Felling the Ancient Oaks: How England Lost its Great Country Estates

by Robinson John Martin

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George Jeffery Books
Published
2011
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781845136703
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$60.48

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London: Aurum Press Limited, 2011. Book measures 29x22.cm. 207,[1]pp, illustrated. Bound in original publishers green cloth, with gilt lettering. Cloth lightly rubbed. Binding in good clean firm condition. Dust jacket rubbed on edges. Jacket in good clean condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A nice clean copy. . Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Quarto.
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cover of Hortus Suburbanus Londinensis: Or a Catalogue of Plants Cultivated in the Neighbourhood of London: Arranged According to the Linnean System

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London: Printed for James Ridgway , 1818. Book measures 24.5x16.cm. Collation, xi,[1],242pp. Bound in half calf, calf corner, marble boards, raised bands, leather title label. Binding light rubbed, minor wear. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, early previous owners name on top margin of title. Pages in very good clean condition. A nice copy. . First Edition. Half… Read more
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$346.50
cover of Pheasants of the World Their Breeding and Management [ Signed Limited Edition ]

Pheasants of the World Their Breeding and Management [ Signed Limited Edition ]

by Howman Keith

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1993
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780888392800
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$315.00

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Hancock House Publishers Ltd , 1993. Limited to 200 copies, with a print loosely inserted signed by T. J. Greenwood, also frontis signed and numberd by Greenwood, title page signed by Howman. Bound in original publishers half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, gilt image of a Pheasant on top board, gilt lines and lettering. Binding in fine condition. Internally, pages… Read more
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cover of Report on the Identification and Nomenclature of the Himalayan Peaks as seen from Katmandu, Nepal,

Report on the Identification and Nomenclature of the Himalayan Peaks as seen from Katmandu, Nepal,

by Wood Captain H. [ Preface Col. St. G. Gore ]

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1904
Condition
Good Plus
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$2,331.00

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Calcutta: Office of the Superintendent Government Printing India, 1904. Book measures 33x21.cm. Collation, [2],[2],iii,[1],7,iv. Folding map, and 2 folding panoramas loose in pocket. Bound in original publishers cloth backed printed boards. Boards rubbed, worn on corners, dust/dirt marked, library label on top board. Internally, occasional library stamp, cancellation stamp on title page, panoramas free of stamps. Pages, illustrations in good… Read more
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cover of Plants of the World and Where They Grow; a Botanical Excursion Round the World  [ Complete with 20 Coloured Plates ]

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London: Routledge, Warne and Routledge , 1865. Book measures 16x13.cm. Collation, xl,370pp, 20 coloured plates. Bound in original publishers decorative cloth, full gilt edges, coloured endpapers. Cloth rubbed, gilt faded/worn. Generally binding in good condition. Internally, pages and plates clean. A nice clean copy, in a worn/faded binding. . Cloth. Good Plus. Small 8 Vo.
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cover of The Birds of Daniel Giraud Elliot a Selection of Pheasants and Peacocks Painted By Joseph Wolf

The Birds of Daniel Giraud Elliot a Selection of Pheasants and Peacocks Painted By Joseph Wolf

by Thorpe Adrian [ Edited and Introduced By ]

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good Plus
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$144.90

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London: The Ariel Press , 1979. Limited to 1000 numbered copie. Book measure 56.5x44.cm. [14]pp, 12 coloured plates. Bound in original publishers green cloth, with leather title label. Binding in near fine condition. Dust jacket very clean. Internally, pages clean and bright. A very nice clean copy, in cardboard slipcase. . Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. Folio.
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cover of The Woodcock. Snipe. Grouse. Partridge. Pheasant. Sporting Wildfowl. [ 6 Volumes ] [ Complete Set ][ Special Edition ]

The Woodcock. Snipe. Grouse. Partridge. Pheasant. Sporting Wildfowl. [ 6 Volumes ] [ Complete Set ][ Special Edition ]

by McKelvie Colin Laurie

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1988
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Signed Edition
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$10,710.00

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Holt, Norfolk: Ferry Publications, 1988. Complete set of 6 volumes. The Woodcock. 1988. The Snipe. 1989. The Grouse. 1991. The Partridge. 1993. The Pheasant. 1995. Sporting Wildfowl. 1999. Complete set of the special edition, of 26 copies. Numbers 1-26 are specially boxed and bound and contain an original signed watercolour signed by Richard Robjent. Each volume bound by A. G.… Read more
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cover of The New Naturalist [ 10 Volume Facsimile Edition ]

The New Naturalist [ 10 Volume Facsimile Edition ]

by Collins [ Publisher ]

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George Jeffery Books
Published
2008
Condition
Near Fine
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$604.80

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London: Collins, 2008. A near fine to fine 10 volume facsimile edition. House in publishers box. . Hardcover. Near Fine. 8vo.
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cover of The Temple of Flora or Garden of the Botanist, Poet, Painter and Philosopher. [Commentary Volume by Stephen Harris]

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Great Britain: Folio Society, 2008. Limited edition of 1980 copies only 600 have been bound into book form. This copy with a letter from the Folio Society, confirming the limitation of 600 bound copies. A near fine, near new copy.. Hard. Near New. Folio.
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cover of Joannis Raii Synopsis methodica stirpium Britannicarum, tum indigenis, tum in agris cultis, locis suis dispositis, additis generum characteristicis, specierum descriptionibus, & virium epitome. Bound with De Variis Plantarum Methodis Dissertatio Brevis.

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Londini: impensis S. Smith & B. Walford, Regiæ Societatis Typograph. ad insignia Principis in Coemeterio D. Pauli, 1696. Bound with De Variis Plantarum Methodis Dissertatio Brevis. 1696. ..Book measures 20x12.5.cm. [Wing R407], [Wing R390]. Collation, [40], 346, [22]; 55, [1], [2],[14],48pp, with a preliminary imprimatur leaf. Bound in full modern leather, panelled boards, raised bands, leather label, blind stamped… Read more
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cover of The Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society Magazine [ 1854-1960. 57 Volumes ]

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Devizes & London: Henry Bull & G. Bell , 1854. A run from 1854 to 1960. Lacking volume 40, [1917-1919 ]. Books measure 22x14.5.cm. 11 volumes bound in half calf, others cloth or hardcover.. Library labels or numbers on spines, some volumes rubbed, some wear. Most volumes are in good clean firm condition. Internally, occasional library stamps. Pages in good… Read more
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cover of A Genuine and Universal System of Natural-History [ Volume 14 ].

A Genuine and Universal System of Natural-History [ Volume 14 ].

by Linnaeus, Sir Charles]

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1800
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Good Plus
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$157.50

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London: W. Lewis , 1800. Volume 14 only. No date, circa 1800. Book measures 20x13.cm. 812pp, 19 folding coloured plates. Lacking both boards, text block holding firm. Internally, plates clean. Being sold as a collection of 19 hand coloured plates. . Good Plus. 8vo.
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cover of A Selection of Bird Paintings and Sketches

A Selection of Bird Paintings and Sketches

by Rickman Philip

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1979
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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$315.00

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Great Britain: Published By Curpotten Limited for Fine Sporting Interests Limited, 1979. Limited to 500 copies. Signed by Rickman. Book measures 16 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches. 31 coloured plates, pencil and ink sketches. Bound in original publishers half morocco, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt stamp tooling within compartments, gilt image on both boards, full gilt edges, marble endpapers.… Read more
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cover of Report on the Proceedings of the Pamir Boundary Commission

Report on the Proceedings of the Pamir Boundary Commission

by Gerard M. G. Major-General [ and Others ]

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1897
Condition
Very Good
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$6,804.00

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Calcutta: Office of the Superintendent of Government Printing, India, 1897. Book measures 34.5x22.cm. [4],ii, 99pp, 43,[4] plates. With one corrigendum slip, [ possibly lacking the second, probably never bound in ], Bound in original publishers brown blind stamped cloth, with gilt lettering, brown endpapers, 2 folding maps in rear pocket. Illustrations complete as listed. Cloth lightly rubbed, bumped on… Read more
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cover of Journal of the Northamptonshire Natural History Society and Field Club 1880 to 1924 ]

Journal of the Northamptonshire Natural History Society and Field Club 1880 to 1924 ]

by Anon

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1880
Condition
Near Very Good
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$535.50

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Northampton: Printed By Stanton and Son, 1880. From 1880 to 1924. Bound in 22 volumes. Earlier volumes have photographic illustrations. Books measure 22x14.5.cm. Bound in modern half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, gilt lettering. Library numbers on spines, last 5 volumes scuffed on spines, but without numbers. All bindings in very good clean firm condition. Internally, occasional library stamp or… Read more
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cover of Palaeontologia Universalis [ 1903-1911 ]

Palaeontologia Universalis [ 1903-1911 ]

by Anon

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George Jeffery Books
Published
1903
Condition
Good Plus
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$548.10

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Paris: Laval, France], 1903. Series 1, 2, & 3. Bound in 3 volumes. Published between 1903-1911. Books measure 25.5x21.cm. Series 1, in 3 parts, series 2 in 4 parts, series 3, in 3 parts, plus index. Volumes 1 & 2, bound in half calf, volume 3, bound in half cloth. Bindings rubbed, worn, one board detached. Internally, Geological Society… Read more
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cover of Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The Natural History of Charles Darwin

Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The Natural History of Charles Darwin

by Landon Richard [ Exhibition and Catalogue By ]

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George Jeffery Books
Published
2009
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780772760692
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$47.88

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Toronto: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library University of Toronto , 2009. Inscribed, short note on University note paper '' Dear Ian, etcetera all best Richard '' Book measures 29x19.5.cm. 72pp, illustrated. Bound in original publishers decorative softcover, with title lettering. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean. A very nice copy. . Signed by Author. Soft Cover.… Read more
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