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CATALOGUE OF WORKS ON THE MICROSCOPE and Those Referring to Microscopical Subjects, in the Library of Freeman C. S. Roper
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CATALOGUE OF WORKS ON THE MICROSCOPE and Those Referring to Microscopical Subjects, in the Library of Freeman C. S. Roper

By Roper, Freeman C. S.

Bronxville, New York: Nicholas T. Smith, 1979. No date circa 1979. 102 pages. Original black cloth hardback binding, fine with minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A fine tight copy.. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

$12.14

HOW TO COLLECT BOOKS
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HOW TO COLLECT BOOKS

By Slater, Herbert J.

London: George Bell & Sons, 1905. pp. 205. Hardback binding, decorative cloth with a little general rubbing, hinges sound. Contents clean and tight, some faint spotting to the blanks, no inscription or annotation. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$32.38

A Century of Bird Books
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A Century of Bird Books

By Tate, Peter

London: H. F. & G. Witherby, 1985. 271 pages; b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket very good, with a little rubbing. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, minimal pencil notes, no inscriptions. A very good copy. This bibliography includes bird books printed between 1875 and 1985 and this second edition includes some 450 books published since the first edition.. Second and Enlarged Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$12.14

A CATALOGUE OF THE TELUGU BOOKS IN THE LIBRARY OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM
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A CATALOGUE OF THE TELUGU BOOKS IN THE LIBRARY OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM

By Barnett, L. D.

London: Longmans & Co., Bernard Quaritch et al, 1912. pp. v, 444 columns. Later utilitarian patterned red cloth, good. Contents good, title page and a few other pages a little dust marked, top corners of the last pages a little worn. A good copy of the scarce first edition. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. Book.

$43.17

JOHN JAMES AUDUBON: The Birds of America and other Important Printed Books By Audubon, Mark Catesby and John Gould... [Christie, Manson & Woods, New York, Auction Catalogue, April 24 1992]
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JOHN JAMES AUDUBON: The Birds of America and other Important Printed Books By Audubon, Mark Catesby and John Gould... [Christie, Manson & Woods, New York, Auction Catalogue, April 24 1992]

By Christie, Manson & Woods

New York: Christie, Manson & Woods, 1993. A sumptuously produced catalogue bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering; 49+ pages, beautifully illustrated in colour. Contents clean and tight, unmarked. A fine copy.. Hardcover. Fine. 4to.

$12.14

HORTORUM LIBRI A Selection on Garden Art [Hunersdorff Catalogue Fourteen]
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HORTORUM LIBRI A Selection on Garden Art [Hunersdorff Catalogue Fourteen]

By Hunersdorff

London: Hunersdorff Rare Books & Manuscripts, 1995. No date but circa 1990. 118 page catalogue of early garden titles; b/w illustrations; 351 items listed, index. Printed card covers slightly marked, otherwise very good, contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. Paperback. Very Good. 4to.

$18.89

HISTORICAL GARDENS GARDEN ARCHITECTURE HORTICULTURE
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HISTORICAL GARDENS GARDEN ARCHITECTURE HORTICULTURE

By Steiner,Julius et al

Amsterdam & Utrecht: Antiquariaat Forum, & Antiquariaat Julius Steiner-Asher, 1990. No date but circa 1990. 68 pages, b/w and colour illustrations. A joint catalogue published by two antiquarian book dealers listing 335 titles; price list loosely inserted; text in English. Printed card covers slightly worn otherwise very good, contents clean and tight, unmarked. A very good copy.. Paperback. Very Good. 4to.

$21.58

Richard von Hunersdorff Catalogue Twelve  GARDENS HORTICULTURE FLORAL ART
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Richard von Hunersdorff Catalogue Twelve GARDENS HORTICULTURE FLORAL ART

By Richard von Hunersdorff; Sonia Ewart

London: Richard von Hunersdorff, 1990. Very well produced and illustrated bookseller's catalogue. With a subject index and an index of artists and craftsmen. 141 pages featuring 590 books. Laminated, illustrated card wrappers. Slight wear to wrappers, contents clean and tight. A very good copy of this impressive catalogue of horticultural, botanical and floral titles.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 4to. Book.

$18.89

Ornithology Books in the Library of Trinity College Hartford. Including the Library of Ostrom Enders. SUPPLEMENT
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Ornithology Books in the Library of Trinity College Hartford. Including the Library of Ostrom Enders. SUPPLEMENT

By Clarke, Karen B. [assistant curator]

Hartford Connecticut: Trinity College, 1991. 51 pages. Covers very good. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. Paperback. Very Good. Large 8vo.

$10.79

BRITISH NATURAL HISTORY BOOKS 1495-1900 A Handlist.
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BRITISH NATURAL HISTORY BOOKS 1495-1900 A Handlist.

By Freeman, R. B.

London: Dawsons. Archon Books, 1980. pp. 437. Hardback binding very good, a little rubbing. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy, of this still useful bibliography.. First Edition. Green Cloth. Very Good. 8vo.

$16.19

THE STANLEY SMITH COLLECTION OF NATURAL HISTORY BOOKS [Sotheby's, auction catalogue, sale date: 22 October, 1998 ].
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THE STANLEY SMITH COLLECTION OF NATURAL HISTORY BOOKS [Sotheby's, auction catalogue, sale date: 22 October, 1998 ].

By Sotheby's

London: Sotheby's, 1998. Howard Radclyffe's copy [well respected natural history book collector and previous director of Bernard Quaritch Ltd] who has added in ink, the hammer price realised for each lot. 192 pages, colour illustations. 308 lots. A very good copy with light rubbing to edges and a little wear to the head of the front joint. Stanley Smith's collection principally comprised books on plants and birds, with particular emphasis on his group of orchid books.. Paperback. Very Good. 4to.

$9.44

AN IMPORTANT BOTANICAL LIBRARY PART I and PART II The Property of a Gentleman. [Two volumes. Christie's, New York, Auction Catalogues for Wednesday & Thursday , 4 & 5 June 1997]
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AN IMPORTANT BOTANICAL LIBRARY PART I and PART II The Property of a Gentleman. [Two volumes. Christie's, New York, Auction Catalogues for Wednesday & Thursday , 4 & 5 June 1997]

By Christie's

New York: Christie's, 1997. two volume set: 265 & 185 pages; finely produced catalogues with colour and b/w illustrations throughout, including folding plates. Covers fine. Contents clean and tight, includes a list of prices realised at the sales, no marking. Fine catalogues of sale ref. 8690 & 8009. This two-day sale remains a landmark in the sale of botanical books. From the introduction: "The collection includes: 1. The rare book library bequeathed by Kenneth K. Mackenzie in 1934 to the Horticultural Society of New York, sold to Robert de Beider in 1981; 2. Robert de Beider s other acquisitions, including the library of Philippe de Vilmorin; a number of books from the Boissier-de Candolle collections (disposed of as a result of the amalgamation of those two libraries in the Conservatoire Botanique de Genève); significant auction purchases of a number of books from the sale of the Arpad Plesch collection (de Beider being the single largest buyer), as well as at sales from the libraries of the Earl of Derby, the Linnean Society of London and the Massachusetts Horticultural Society; 3.The present consignor's acquistions, augmenting nos. 1 and 2 above. These comprise the best selection of the finest color-plate books from the de Beider library (sold, Sotheby's London, 27 and 28 April 1987) as well as significant later additions made from worldwide sources in the international book trade and at public auction." . First Edition. Paperback. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 4to.

$33.73

JOHN JAMES AUDUBON AND HIS CIRCLE: The Collections of Dr. Evan Morton Evans (1870-1955) and his son Daniel Webster Evans (1907-1966), The Property of the American Foundation Trust... [Christie, Manson & Woods Auction Catalogue, October 29 1993]
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JOHN JAMES AUDUBON AND HIS CIRCLE: The Collections of Dr. Evan Morton Evans (1870-1955) and his son Daniel Webster Evans (1907-1966), The Property of the American Foundation Trust... [Christie, Manson & Woods Auction Catalogue, October 29 1993]

By Christie, Manson & Woods

New York: Christie, Manson & Woods, 1993. A sumptuously produced catalogue bound in green cloth with gilt lettering; 79 pages, beautifully illustrated in colour, including one folding plate. Catalogue details 58 lots. Contents clean and tight, unmarked. A fine copy.. Hardcover. Fine. 4to.

$13.49

Caldecott and Co.: Notes on Books and Pictures
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Caldecott and Co.: Notes on Books and Pictures

By Maurice Sendak

USA: Reinhardt Books, 1988. 216 pages, colour and b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket good, with some general wear and rubbing to edges, lightly chipped to corners, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy with a good dust jacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. Book.

$13.49

New Naturalist No.  82 THE NEW NATURALISTS. Half a Century of British Natural History
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New Naturalist No. 82 THE NEW NATURALISTS. Half a Century of British Natural History

By Marren, Peter

London: HarperCollins, Collins, 1995. pp. 304. With sixteen colour plates and over 100 black and white photographs and drawings. Laminated card cover near fine, complete with "50 years sticker". Contents clean and tight. A near fine paperback copy.. First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

$47.22

THE ART OF BEATRIX POTTER
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THE ART OF BEATRIX POTTER

By Moore, Anne Carroll; Linder, Enid and leslie

London: Frederick Warne & Co., Ltd, 1978. pp. xxvi, 406. Colour & b/w illustrations throughout. Top edge dyed pink. Dust jacket very good with minimal wear, price-clipped, slightly rubbed to edges. Contents clean and tight, original pale blue end papers, no inscriptions. A very good to fine copy.. Third Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Sm 4to.

$20.24

New Naturalist No.  82 THE NEW NATURALISTS. Half a Century of British Natural History (SIGNED)
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New Naturalist No. 82 THE NEW NATURALISTS. Half a Century of British Natural History (SIGNED)

By Marren, Peter

London: HarperCollins, Collins, 2005. Signed by the author and John Sykes who wrote the postscript "The Big Bang Theory" to a plate on the front free endpaper, limit number 16 of 50. Pp. 363. With sixteen colour plates and over 100 black and white photographs and drawings. This is the full height, first printing of the second edition (there is also a "second state" second edition which is slightly shorter). The first edition was published in 1995 with a different Gillmor jacket. Dust jacket fine, crisp edges and no fading to the spine, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Contents clean and tight, no markings, appears unread. A fine, signed, second edition copy. [referenced by Collecting the New Naturalists 82AA]. Signed by Author. Second Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo.

$94.43

AN IMPORTANT BOTANICAL LIBRARY PART 1 The Property of a Gentleman. [Christie's, New York, Auction Catalogue for Wednesday , 4 June 1997]
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AN IMPORTANT BOTANICAL LIBRARY PART 1 The Property of a Gentleman. [Christie's, New York, Auction Catalogue for Wednesday , 4 June 1997]

By Christie's

New York: Christie's, 1997. 265 pages; finely produced catalogue with colour and b/w illustrations throughout, including folding plates. Covers fine. Contents clean and tight, includes a list of prices realised at the sale, no marking. A fine catalogue of sale ref. 8690.. First Edition. Paperback. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 4to.

$17.54

New Naturalist No.  82 THE NEW NATURALISTS. Half a Century of British Natural History
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New Naturalist No. 82 THE NEW NATURALISTS. Half a Century of British Natural History

By Marren, Peter

London: HarperCollins, Collins, 1995. pp. 304. With sixteen colour plates and over 100 black and white photographs and drawings. This is the first impression of the first edition with jacket showing a book (New Naturalist No 1 Butterflies) being removed from a shelf. Jacket design by Robert Gillmor. Dust jacket fine, complete with the original "50 years sticker", no fading to the spine, not price-clipped, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Breen buckram boards fine. Contents clean and tight, no marks. A fine, unread as new bright first edition. {Collecting the New Naturalists NN82AA]. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. 8vo.

$269.80

The Glory That Was Grub Street - Impressions Of Contemporary Authors
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The Glory That Was Grub Street - Impressions Of Contemporary Authors

By Adcock, St. John

London: Sampson Low, 1920. Original dust jacket good, with some general wear and rubbing to edges, lightly chipped to head/tail of the spine, slight staining, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, edges toned, minimal foxing. A very good copy with a good dust jacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo.

$24.28

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