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A TOUR IN SUTHERLANDSHIRE, with Extracts from the Field-Books of a Sportsman and Naturalist (2 Volume set0

By St. John, Charles

London: John Murray, 1849. Pp. vol. I: xiv + 296; vol. II: viii + 288; b/w plates. Contemporary, dark maroon-brown, half-calf bindings with raised bands and gilt lettering to the spines, marbled-paper covered boards, bound by J. Larkins. Top edge gilt, marbled endpapers. Very good with a little light rubbing. Contents clean and tight, neat contemporary gift inscription and bookplate of Sir George Taylor [, former director of Kew, keeper of botany, British Museum, plant collector and botanist]. A very good set. "Deerstalking, shooting and wildfowling, dogs, fishing and falconry. Westwood & Satchell, p. 185.". First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 20 x 13cm.

$107.75

HANDBOOK TO THE GEOLOGY OF WEYMOUTH AND THE ISLAND OF PORTLAND with Notes on the Natural History of the Coast and Neighbourhood

By Damon, Robert

London: Edward Stanford, 1860. pp. xii, 199, [i]; folding hand-coloured index map to the geology of Weymouth, folding geological section, numerous in-text woodcut illustrations, some full-age. Publisher's textured blue cloth with gilt lettering, a little marked and rubbed with some scuffing to the head/tail of the spine. Contents clean and tight, original yellow-coated end papers, pencil inscription, one page of the preliminaries appears to be bound out of sequence but complete. A good to very good tight copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 17 x 11cm.

$105.06

THE VISITOR'S HAND-BOOK TO REDCAR, COATHAM, AND SALTBURN-BY-THE-SEA
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THE VISITOR'S HAND-BOOK TO REDCAR, COATHAM, AND SALTBURN-BY-THE-SEA

By Tweddell, George Markham

Redcar [and] London: John W. Webster [and] Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1863. Second Edition revised by the author. Pp. 132; folding frontispiece map. Publisher's printed green card boards with green cloth spine; binding good and strong with a little rubbing and boards a little marked, initials to the the head of the front board.. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 18 x 10.5cm.

$64.65

NOTES ON THE HISTORY OF THE PARISH OF NORTH WRAXHALL Co. Wilts. With a Life of the Late Rector Francis Harrison, M. A. At One Time Fellow, Dean and Tutor of Oriel College, Oxford
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NOTES ON THE HISTORY OF THE PARISH OF NORTH WRAXHALL Co. Wilts. With a Life of the Late Rector Francis Harrison, M. A. At One Time Fellow, Dean and Tutor of Oriel College, Oxford

By Lewis, W. J.

London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1913. Pp. viii, 197. Frontispiece plate of Francis Harrison with tisue guard, 6 further plates and illustrations, all present and in accordance with list of illustrations. Publisher's red cloth very good with light wear only, spine slightly dulled. Contents clean and tight, original black end papers, neat contemporary inscription "Charles H. Sampson with all good wishes from J. R. Christmas 1913.", light spotting to a few early pages otherwise pages clean and crisp. A very good copy of this scarce title.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$60.61

ABERYSTWYTH AND DISTRICT.  A guide prepared for the conference of The National Union of Teachers, 1911...
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ABERYSTWYTH AND DISTRICT. A guide prepared for the conference of The National Union of Teachers, 1911...

By Ballinger, John.

Aberystwyth: S. V. Galloway, 1911. Very scarce; 286 pages plus 56 pages of adverts, adverts to end papers; illustrated in b/w including photographs of the good and the great of the National Union of Teachers and of Aberystwyth. Original green cloth binding with gilt lettering, very good and bright with light wear only. Contents clean and tight, head of first contents page excised, presumably removing previous owner's signature, with associated loss of a few lines, otherwise unmarked, pages clean and crisp. A very good copy.. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good. 15 x 19 Cm.

$56.57

GREENWICH PARK Its History and Associations
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GREENWICH PARK Its History and Associations

By Webster, A. D.

Greenwich and London: Printed and published by Henry Richardson [and] Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co. Ltd., 1902. 8vo. 6 x 9 inches. pp. viii, 103 + 1 page publisher's advertisements; folding frontispiece map, 29 black and white plates and engraving in text. Original navy cloth, giltlettering and decoration, bevelled edges to boards. Binding very good with light general wear only, cloth a little marked. Contents clean and tight, contemporary gift inscription to front free end paper, pages crisp, no foxing. A very good copy. Preface states: 'This book is the outcome of a Paper read before the Blackheath Natural History in 1901.' Well illustrated account of the history, officials, fauna and flora and the archaeological finds, including Roman.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.

$24.24

PENTLAND WALKS with Their Literary and Historical Associations
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PENTLAND WALKS with Their Literary and Historical Associations

By COCHRANE, ROBERT

Edinburgh: Andrew Elliot, 1908. Assumed first edition - 'Third thousand' to the title page; pp. x, 156. b/w frontispiece plate, b/w illustrations and maps, original end-papers with adverts. Publisher's green cloth with black lettering; very good with light wear only. Contents clean and tight, a little spotting to the main map. Provenance: from the library of Sir George Taylor with his signature to the head of the half-title page. [Sir George Taylor, former director of Kew, keeper of botany, British Museum, plant collector and botanist]. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$20.20

BATTERSEA PARK AS A CENTRE FOR NATURE-STUDY
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BATTERSEA PARK AS A CENTRE FOR NATURE-STUDY

By Johnson,Walter

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1910. 128 pages + 8 pages of adverts; folding map. Publisher's green cloth hardback binding very good with minimal wear; contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, folding map crisp. A very to fine copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$56.57

PICTURES OF NATURE IN THE SILURIAN REGION AROUND THE MALVERN HILLS AND VALE OF SEVERN
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PICTURES OF NATURE IN THE SILURIAN REGION AROUND THE MALVERN HILLS AND VALE OF SEVERN

By Lees, Edwin

Malvern: H. W. Lamb, Royal Library, 1856. Pp. xii, 336; plate of ancient carving in Little Malvern Priory Church, plus a few in-text engravings.Original green cloth with blind stamped decoration and gilt lettering to the spine, very good with a little wear and rubbing to head/tail of the spine and corners, faded to brown on the spine. Contents clean and tight, original yellow-coated end papers, the front free end paper with a neat gift inscription date 1859. A very good copy. Includes notes on rare and remarkable birds.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$56.57

STUDIES IN NIDDERDALE: Upon Notes and Observations other than Geological, made during the Progress of the Government Geological Survey of the District, 1867-1872
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STUDIES IN NIDDERDALE: Upon Notes and Observations other than Geological, made during the Progress of the Government Geological Survey of the District, 1867-1872

By Lucas, Joseph

London &Pateley Bridge: Elliot Stock & Thomas Thorpe No date but 1882; pp. xxvi, 292; lithographic frontispiece plate, further b/w illustrations. Observations made during the Goverment Geological Survey of the District 1867 to 1872; includes several chapters on the Birds of Nidderdale covering pages 136-181. Publisher's brown cloth with gilt lettering, gilt vignetter of 'The Fomard' to the front cover, very good with a little general wear and rubbing, rear board lightly scratched, slight bump to top corner. Contents clean and tight, original pale-yellow end papers, title page slightly spotted otherwise more or less unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$80.81

MALVERN FIELD HANDBOOK AND NATURALIST'S CALENDAR with Lists of  flowers, Ferns, Butterflies, Minerals, Fossils, Birds.
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MALVERN FIELD HANDBOOK AND NATURALIST'S CALENDAR with Lists of flowers, Ferns, Butterflies, Minerals, Fossils, Birds.

By Mackie, G. E.

Malvern: "Advertiser" Office, 1886. pp. x, [2], 47, [3 - adverts], [4 - blank pages; frontispiece plate showing illustrative section of the Malvern Hills. Publisher's green cloth with black lettering, a little rubbing, cloth slightly marked. Contents good and tight, inscription to the front free end paper dated 1887. A very good copy of this scarce guide.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo.

$64.65

The Channel Islands. Revised and Edited by E. Toulmin Nicolle.
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The Channel Islands. Revised and Edited by E. Toulmin Nicolle.

By Ansted, David Thomas; Latham, Robert Gordon; Nicolle, E. Toulmin

London: W.H. Allen & Co. Limited, 1893. pp. 476; Illustrations, four folding maps and plans, b/w illustrations. Publisher's dark green cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine, very good with light general wear and a little rubbing to the head/tail of the spine. Contents clean and tight, original black-coated end papers, a couple of de-accession stamps to front blank and previous owner's signature. A very good copy.. Third (revised) Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

$59.26

HANDBOOK FOR SOUTHPORT, Medical and General, with Copious Notices of the Natural History of the District
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HANDBOOK FOR SOUTHPORT, Medical and General, with Copious Notices of the Natural History of the District

By McNicoll, Edward Day (editor)

Southport: Robert Johnson, 1883. ix + 176 pages. Frontispiece plate. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering; very good with a little light wear, cloth slightly marked. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, original end papers. Avery good copy.. Third Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$26.94

A GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE SHIRE OF TWEEDDALE. With a Miscelany and Curious Collection of Select Scottish Poems.
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A GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE SHIRE OF TWEEDDALE. With a Miscelany and Curious Collection of Select Scottish Poems.

By A. P. [Pennecuik, Alexander (1652-1722)]

Edinburgh: John Moncur, 1715. Complete; pp. [viii], 40, [iv], 142, [2 - rear blank]. Title page with double ruled borders; spotted, more pronounced to edges, 'F. R.S.' added in manuscript after the author's initials and 'M.D.', small ink blot to title page; other pages spotted to a greater or lesser extent; a few pages close-trimmed, but without the loss of any letterpress. Later quarter black calf with thin, marbled boards, lettered in gilt to the spine 'Description of Tweeddale'; binding with some rubbing, slightly chipped to the head/tail of the spine. Front free end-paper detached. Provenance with the engraved heraldic bookplate of 'Rammerscales' with the motto 'I hear the bells' to the front pastedown'; bookplates of Sir George Taylor to both rear and front end papers [Sir George Taylor, former director of Kew, keeper of botany, British Museum, plant collector and botanist]. A good to very good complete copy with excellent provenance. [ English Short Title Catalog, ESTCT130671]. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Quarto 14 x 17.

$700.39

WIMBLEDON COMMON: ITS GEOLOGY, ANTIQUITIES AND NATURAL HISTORY
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WIMBLEDON COMMON: ITS GEOLOGY, ANTIQUITIES AND NATURAL HISTORY

By Johnson, Walter

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1912. 304 pages, one page advert for Watkins and Doncaster, 4 maps, 2 of which folding, and 24 illustrations. Publisher's green cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine, a little general wear and rubbing. Contents clean and tight, front end paper a little marked with a couple of light de-accession stamps, several pages rough at edges where hurriedly opened. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$51.18

New Naturalist No. 109 THE NATURAL HISTORY OF ISLANDS (SIGNED)
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New Naturalist No. 109 THE NATURAL HISTORY OF ISLANDS (SIGNED)

By Berry, R. J.

London: Collins, 2008. A fine first edition copy signed by the author to the title page. Pp. xiii, 384. Colour illustrations throughout. Dust jacket now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Contents clean and tight, unmarked and unread. A fine signed copy.[Collecting the New Naturalists NN109A]. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 8vo. Book.

$87.55

FROM THE CLYDE TO THE JORDAN Narrative of a Bicycle Journey

By Callan, Hugh

London: Blackie & Son, Limited, 1895. xii 312 pp, gilt titling to both front board and spine, illus to front board and spine, spine quite faded, cloth worn on head/tail of boards, corners slightly worn, with several b/w illus and a map at front, contents tight with some minor foxing to a few pages, a very good copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo. Book.

$60.61

New Naturalist No. 103 THE ISLES OF SCILLY (FLAT SIGNED)
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New Naturalist No. 103 THE ISLES OF SCILLY (FLAT SIGNED)

By Parslow, Rosemary

London: Collins, 2007. A fine first edition copy signed by the author to to the title page and numbered 15/50 and dated 18.08.07. Pp. xii, 450. Colour plates and diagrams throughout. A new first edition copy signed by the author. [Collecting t he New Naturalists NN103A]. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardback. New/New. 8vo. Book.

$87.55

New Naturalist No.  99 GOWER (SIGNED)
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New Naturalist No. 99 GOWER (SIGNED)

By Mullard, Jonathan

London: Collins, 2006. A fine first edition copy signed by the author to a plate numbered 18/50 and dated 02-05-06 and tipped onto the front free end paper. Pp. xviii, 445. Colour illustrations and diagrams throughout. A fine copy signed by the author.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. 8vo. Book.

$74.08

New Naturalist No. 112 Books and Naturalists  [Flat Signed By the Author ]
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New Naturalist No. 112 Books and Naturalists [Flat Signed By the Author ]

By Allen, David, Elliston

London: Collins, 2010. A fine first edition copy. Pp. viii, 495. Colour plates and diagrams throughout. A new first edition copy signed by the author to the title page. [Collecting the New Naturalists NN112A].. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. New/New. 8vo. Book.

$87.55

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