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PILGRIMAGE FOR PLANTS
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PILGRIMAGE FOR PLANTS

By Kingdon Ward, Frank.

London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1960. 191 pages; photographic plates. Dust jacket with a little rubbing, a few nicks to edges, lightly marked, not price-clipped, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Original Hardback binding very good, contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions, pages crisp. A near fine copy with a good to very good jacket. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good Plus. 8vo. Book.

$19.76

OBSERVATIONS OF A NATURALIST IN THE PACIFIC BETWEEN 1896 AND 1899. [two Volume set]. Volume I: Vanua Levu, Fiji. A Description of its leading Physical and Geological features. Volume II: Plant-dispersal.
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OBSERVATIONS OF A NATURALIST IN THE PACIFIC BETWEEN 1896 AND 1899. [two Volume set]. Volume I: Vanua Levu, Fiji. A Description of its leading Physical and Geological features. Volume II: Plant-dispersal.

By Guppy, H. B.

London: Macmillan and Co., 1903. 1903-06. Two volumes, pp. vol. I: xix, 392; vol. II: xxvi, 627; with 11 plates, 7 maps of which 2 folding and 4 in colour. A very good set with outstanding provenance [see below]. Publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering, light general wear, gilt to spines dulled, light impression from internal binding cords to front joint of vol. II. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no foxing, many pages unopened. A very good set. Provenance: with the pencil signature "G. Taylor" to the front enpaper. [From the library of Sir George Taylor, former director of Kew, keeper of botany, British Museum, plant collector and botanist.] . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$316.10

THE BANKS LETTERS A Calendar of the Manuscript Correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks Preserved in the British Museum, the British Museum (Natural History) and Other Collections in Great Britain
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THE BANKS LETTERS A Calendar of the Manuscript Correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks Preserved in the British Museum, the British Museum (Natural History) and Other Collections in Great Britain

By Dawson, Warren R.

London: Printed by Order of the Trustees of the British Museum, 1958. pp. xlii, 964. Publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering, very good with slight wear only. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions or other marks. A very good, clean copy. (No dust jacket). Please note this is a large heavy volume and a small postal surcharge may apply.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to.

$221.27

BURMA'S ICY MOUNTAINS
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BURMA'S ICY MOUNTAINS

By Kingdon Ward, Frank

London: Jonathan Cape, 1949. 287 pages; b/w photographic plates and folding map. Publisher's blue cloth with silver gilt lettering to the spine, good with a little general wear and some rubbing to head/tail of the spine, corners and joints. Contents clean and tight, owner's name to the front paste down, map in fine condition, unmarked. A good copy.. Second Impression. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$65.86

A Plant Hunter in Tibet
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A Plant Hunter in Tibet

By Kingdon Ward, Frank

Bangkok, Thailand: Orchid Press Publishing Limited, 2006. 317 pages; b/w illustrations, folding maps. English Text. A new copy, still in the publisher's cellophane. "A Plant Hunter in Tibet ", the account of plant-hunter and explorer Frank Kingdon-Ward's 1933 expedition to the south-eastern corner of Tibet was as significant for his geographic revelations as it was for the wealth of plant species with which he returned and documented. On this journey, Kingdon-Ward reached as far as the Salween River, a particularly remote area of Tibet not previously known or mapped in the West. His lively descriptions of the grand mountain ranges he traversed, the hardships overcome and the plants, fauna and people he encountered are complemented by spectacular photographs. The recollection of such adventures as his sojourn in a remote Buddhist gompa, the frontier justice meted out to a suspected murderer and many other tales en route make this a gripping and informative read for the Tibetologist, botanist and armchair explorer alike.. New Edition. Paperback. New. 8vo.

$19.76

A Plant Hunter in Tibet
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A Plant Hunter in Tibet

By Kingdon Ward, Frank

Bangkok, Thailand: Orchid Press Publishing Limited, 2006. 317 pages; b/w illustrations, folding maps. English Text. A new copy, still in the publisher's cellophane. "A Plant Hunter in Tibet ", the account of plant-hunter and explorer Frank Kingdon-Ward's 1933 expedition to the south-eastern corner of Tibet was as significant for his geographic revelations as it was for the wealth of plant species with which he returned and documented. On this journey, Kingdon-Ward reached as far as the Salween River, a particularly remote area of Tibet not previously known or mapped in the West. His lively descriptions of the grand mountain ranges he traversed, the hardships overcome and the plants, fauna and people he encountered are complemented by spectacular photographs. The recollection of such adventures as his sojourn in a remote Buddhist gompa, the frontier justice meted out to a suspected murderer and many other tales en route make this a gripping and informative read for the Tibetologist, botanist and armchair explorer alike.. New Edition. Paperback. New. 8vo.

$15.81

In Farthest Burma: The Record of an Arduous Journey of Exploration and Research Through the Unknown Frontier Territory of Burma and Tibet
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In Farthest Burma: The Record of an Arduous Journey of Exploration and Research Through the Unknown Frontier Territory of Burma and Tibet

By Kingdon Ward, Frank

Bangkok, Thailand: Orchid Press Publishing Limited, 2005. 180 pages; b/w illustrations. A few pencil corrections in the text, otherwise unmarked slight wear to covers. A very good copy. . Second Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$13.17

A Plant Hunter in Tibet
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A Plant Hunter in Tibet

By Kingdon Ward, Frank

Bangkok, Thailand: Orchid Press Publishing Limited, 2006. 317 pages; b/w illustrations, folding maps. English Text. A new copy. "A Plant Hunter in Tibet ", the account of plant-hunter and explorer Frank Kingdon-Ward's 1933 expedition to the south-eastern corner of Tibet was as significant for his geographic revelations as it was for the wealth of plant species with which he returned and documented. On this journey, Kingdon-Ward reached as far as the Salween River, a particularly remote area of Tibet not previously known or mapped in the West. His lively descriptions of the grand mountain ranges he traversed, the hardships overcome and the plants, fauna and people he encountered are complemented by spectacular photographs. The recollection of such adventures as his sojourn in a remote Buddhist gompa, the frontier justice meted out to a suspected murderer and many other tales en route make this a gripping and informative read for the Tibetologist, botanist and armchair explorer alike.. New Edition. Paperback. New. 8vo.

$15.81

A Plant Hunter in Tibet
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A Plant Hunter in Tibet

By Kingdon Ward, Frank

Bangkok, Thailand: Orchid Press Publishing Limited, 2006. 317 pages; b/w illustrations, folding maps. English Text. A new copy, still in the publisher's cellophane. "A Plant Hunter in Tibet ", the account of plant-hunter and explorer Frank Kingdon-Ward's 1933 expedition to the south-eastern corner of Tibet was as significant for his geographic revelations as it was for the wealth of plant species with which he returned and documented. On this journey, Kingdon-Ward reached as far as the Salween River, a particularly remote area of Tibet not previously known or mapped in the West. His lively descriptions of the grand mountain ranges he traversed, the hardships overcome and the plants, fauna and people he encountered are complemented by spectacular photographs. The recollection of such adventures as his sojourn in a remote Buddhist gompa, the frontier justice meted out to a suspected murderer and many other tales en route make this a gripping and informative read for the Tibetologist, botanist and armchair explorer alike.. New Edition. Paperback. New. 8vo.

$19.76

PLANT HUNTER IN MANIPUR

By F. Kingdon Ward

London: Jonathan Cape, 1952. 254 pages, b/w photographic illustrations plates, folding map. Publisher's blue cloth hardback binding, with a little general wear and some rubbing to head/tail of the spine. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A good to very good tight copy.. First Edition. Hardback. Good Plus/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$23.71

A Plant Hunter in Tibet
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A Plant Hunter in Tibet

By Kingdon Ward, Frank

Bangkok, Thailand: Orchid Press Publishing Limited, 2006. 317 pages; b/w illustrations, folding maps. English Text. A new copy, still in the publisher's cellophane. "A Plant Hunter in Tibet ", the account of plant-hunter and explorer Frank Kingdon-Ward's 1933 expedition to the south-eastern corner of Tibet was as significant for his geographic revelations as it was for the wealth of plant species with which he returned and documented. On this journey, Kingdon-Ward reached as far as the Salween River, a particularly remote area of Tibet not previously known or mapped in the West. His lively descriptions of the grand mountain ranges he traversed, the hardships overcome and the plants, fauna and people he encountered are complemented by spectacular photographs. The recollection of such adventures as his sojourn in a remote Buddhist gompa, the frontier justice meted out to a suspected murderer and many other tales en route make this a gripping and informative read for the Tibetologist, botanist and armchair explorer alike.. New Edition. Paperback. New. 8vo.

$18.44

THE FLOWERING WORLD OF "CHINESE" WILSON
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THE FLOWERING WORLD OF "CHINESE" WILSON

By Foley, Daniel J.

Toronto: The MacMillan Company, 1969. 334 pages, b/w illustrations. Dust jacket a little rubbed to edges with some fading to the spine, price-clipped, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Hardback binding very good. Contents clean and tight, endpapers lightly marked, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. Book.

$26.34

Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker: Traveller and Plant Collector
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Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker: Traveller and Plant Collector

By Desmond, Ray

Woodbridge: Antique Collectors' Club, 2006. 286 pages, colour and black and white illustrations throughout. Dust jacketand binding fine, contents clean and tight, unmarked. A fine copy.. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Folio.

$21.07

THE MYSTERY RIVERS OF TIBET A Description of the Little-Known Land where Asia's Mightiest Rivers Gallop in Harness through the Narrow Gateway of Tibet, its Peoples, Fauna and Flora.
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THE MYSTERY RIVERS OF TIBET A Description of the Little-Known Land where Asia's Mightiest Rivers Gallop in Harness through the Narrow Gateway of Tibet, its Peoples, Fauna and Flora.

By Kingdon Ward, Captain F.

London: Seeley, Service & Co. Limited, 1923. 316 pages + 4 pages of illustrated adverts; 16 plates of b/w illustrations after photographs; maps and folding map (all present and correct). Original orange hardback binding, with a little general wear, spine lightly faded, superficial crease to cloth on front board, cloth slightly marked, small bump to lower rear board. Contents clean and tight, light spotting to page edges, no inscriptions, original end paper, hinges good. A very good tight copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$368.79

Himalayan Journals: Or, Notes of a Naturalist in Bengal, the Sikkim and Nepal Himalayas, the Khasia Mountains, Etc. [omplete in two volumes]
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Himalayan Journals: Or, Notes of a Naturalist in Bengal, the Sikkim and Nepal Himalayas, the Khasia Mountains, Etc. [omplete in two volumes]

By HOOKER, JOSEPH DALTON

London: John Murray, 1854. Pp. vol. I: xxvii, 408; vol. II: xii, 487. 12 lithographic colour plates (including frontispieces) of which one folding (all present and correct and with original tissue guards). Red-printed woodcut of the Rajah's seal to volume I, 80 wood engravings in the text, some of which full-page. 2 folding maps at end of vol. I (one of which backed onto paper). Errata slips to both volumes; both title pages and half-titles present. 32 page publisher's list dated January 1854 to rear of vol I. Original brown-coated free-endpapers printed with adverts, new plain endpapers. Publisher's cloth, gilt, re-backed with utilitarian but tasteful plain cloth to match, with simple gilt lettering. Boards a little worn and marked, corners bruised, upper corners rounded. Contents clean and tight, a little reading wear, title pages slightly marked and a few tissue guards nicked at edges; vol. I with neat contemporary manuscript addition to the verso of the half-title 'Extract fomr the Address of the President of the Royal Society on presenting the Medal to J. Hooker...'; small contemporary signatures to the head of the title pages in the same hand as the manuscript note, early newspaper cutting 'Biographical Notices -Joseph Hooker' tipped onto front free end paper of vol. I. Overall a good to very good set. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo (15 x 23cm). Book.

$856.12

IN FARTHEST BURMA The Record of an Arduous Journey of Exploration and Research Through the Unknown Frontier Territory of Burma and Tibet

By Kingdon Ward, Captain F.

London: Seeley, Service & Co. Limited, 1921. pp.311 [1], [8]; 2 maps including one large folding; 15 of 16 black and white plates after photographs (that on page 72 not present). Original black cloth blocked in green, very good with light wear, head/tail of the spine a little rubbed. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, no foxing. A good, bright, tight copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$263.42

FROM CHINA TO HKAMTI LONG

By Kingdon Ward, Frank

London: Edward Arnold, 1924. An outstanding copy with the original dust jacket. Pp. 317 + leaf of adverts; monochrome illustrations after photographson 16 plates, folding colour map (all present and correct). Original dust jacket good to very good with a little restoration to lightly chipped areas at the head/tail of the spine and lower front corner, spine slightly marked. Black cloth boards with minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, minimal spotting to fore-edges, paper bright very good, a few leaves a little rough at edges where carelessly opened; original end papers clean and unmarked, no inscriptions. A fine copy in a good to very good dust jacket. . First Edition. Hardback. Fine/Good. Royal 8vo. Book.

$1053.68

THE MYSTERY RIVERS OF TIBET A Description of the Little-Known Land where Asia's Mightiest Rivers Gallop in Harness through the Narrow Gateway of Tibet, its Peoples, Fauna and Flora.
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THE MYSTERY RIVERS OF TIBET A Description of the Little-Known Land where Asia's Mightiest Rivers Gallop in Harness through the Narrow Gateway of Tibet, its Peoples, Fauna and Flora.

By Kingdon Ward, Captain F.

London: Seeley, Service & Co. Limited, 1923. 316 pages + 4 pages of illustrated adverts; 16 plates of b/w illustrations after photographs; maps and folding map. (all present and correct). Original orange hardback binding, with a little general wear, cloth lightly marked, some rubbing to head/tail of the spine and corners, spine a little faded. Contents clean and tight, original end papers, small inconspicuous, archival-quality, repair to a fold in the map, some surface delamination to the rear paste-down, no foxing. A very good tight copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$329.28

THE LAND OF THE BLUE POPPY Travels of a Naturalist in Eastern Tibet
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THE LAND OF THE BLUE POPPY Travels of a Naturalist in Eastern Tibet

By Kingdon Ward, F.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1913. pp. xii, 283 + [1 adverts]; b/w frontispiece plate with tissue guard, 39 b/w photographic plates, 5 maps. Original green-blue cloth binding with gilt lettering, very good with a little general wear and rubbing. Contents clean and tight, pages unmarked and fresh, previous owner's neat signature to the top of the front paste-down, the same hand has written on loan to geography Library to the bottom of the front free endpaper. A very good clean copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Small 4to (17 x 24cm).

$1185.39

THE LAND OF THE BLUE POPPY Travels of a Naturalist in Eastern Tibet

By Kingdon Ward, F.

Cambridge: CAmbridge University Press, 1913. pp. xii, 283 + [1 adverts]; b/w frontispiece plate with tissue guard, 39 b/w photographic plates, 5 maps. Original green-blue cloth binding with gilt lettering, very good with a little general wear and rubbing, gilt slightly dulled. Contents clean and tight, previous owner's neat signature to the front paste-down, end papers partially cracked over hinges but still strong, minimal spotting, a little general reading wear. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Small 4to (17 x 24cm).

$1119.54

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