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cover of A Six Months Tour Through the North of England. Containing an account of the present state of Agriculture, Manufactures and Population, in several Counties of this Kingdom

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Augustus M. Kelley. Reprints of Economic Classics. New York. 1967. Reprint of the Second Edition, corrected and enlarged. Originally Printed for W. Strahan; W. Nicoll, No. 51 in St Paul's Churchyard; T. Cadell, in The Strand; B. Collins, at Salisbury; and J. Balfour, at Edinburgh. 1771. 4 Volumes. Octavo. I: xxviii, 359, (1), Engraved Plates; II: (6), 459pp, Engraved… Read more
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cover of Coates's Herd Book: containing the pedigrees of Improved Shorthorn Cattle. Volumes 22, 23, 31.

Coates's Herd Book: containing the pedigrees of Improved Shorthorn Cattle. Volumes 22, 23, 31.

by Shorthorn Society of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

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Published
1875, 1876, 1884
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Shorthorn Society of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. Volumes 22, 23, 31. 1875, 1876, 1884. xx, 688pp; xx, 791pp; xxii, 756pp. Bound in matching brown cloth, attractively grained leather labels with gilt lettering to spines. Renewed endpapers. Edges sprinkled red, darkened. A handsome set. Provenance: Dated signature (October 30 1883) of John Thornton to half title of Volume 31,… Read more
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cover of Medicinal plants in folk tradition. An ethnobotany of Britain and Ireland

Medicinal plants in folk tradition. An ethnobotany of Britain and Ireland

by Allen, David E. & Hatfield, Gabrielle

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Published
2004
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Timber Press. Portland and Cambridge. 2004. Small quarto. 431pp. Frontispiece, text illustrations, colour plates. Original green cloth, gilt to spine, in the original dust wrapper. A fine copy. "The first comprehensive account of medicinal uses of wild plants by the country folk of Britain and Ireland". Includes a useful bibliography.
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cover of The Clydesdale Flora: a description of the flowering plants and ferns of the Clyde District, arranged according to the natural orders, with a glossary of terms, and diagrams

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Fifth edition, revised. Hugh Hopkins, Glasgow. 1891. Small octavo. xxxii, 277pp. Frontispiece portrait, 7 litho plates. Original brown cloth, gilt lettering and rules to spine. Corners a little rubbed/bumped. Floral endpapers. Signature to ffep, dated 1890.
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cover of A monograph of the genus Sabicea

A monograph of the genus Sabicea

by Wernham, Herbert Fuller

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Published
1914
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First edition. Printed by Order of the Trustees of the British Museum. London. 1914. Octavo. Half title, title, (2) 80pp. 1 large folding plate, tables, 12 tissue guarded (each tissue guard with printed explanation) litho plates. Black endpapers. Original green cloth, blind bordering, gilt vignette to upper board, gilt lettering to spine. Tips rubbed. Short closed tear to lower… Read more
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cover of In the Guiana Forest. Studies of Nature in Relation to the Struggle for Life

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First edition. T. Fisher Unwin. London. 1894. xxiii, 242pp. 6pp publisher's adverts. Tissue guarded photo frontispiece, 15 further photo plates. Original green cloth, faded and discoloured with some spotting. Top edge gilt, pages untrimmed. Some toning to free endpapers and tissue guard, otherwise generally crisp and bright. James Rodway (1848-1926) British Guyanese historian, botanist and novelist. Fellow of the Linnean… Read more
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cover of Natural History for Children. II Birds

Natural History for Children. II Birds

by Anon

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Published
1819
Edition
First
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Natural History for Children: being a Familiar Account of the most remarkable quadrupeds, birds, insects, fishes and reptiles, trees and plants. With plates and numerous cuts. In five vols. Vol. II. Birds First edition. Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, Paternoster-row, and N. Hailes, Piccadilly. 1819. 12mo. Half title, Engraved frontispiece by J. Shury. Title. (2), 151, (1 adverts) pp. … Read more
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cover of Csak Lovak. Just Horses

Csak Lovak. Just Horses

by Hemzo, Karoly

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Published
2005
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Quarto. First edition. 143pp. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. Original cloth, white lettering and photo to upper board. In original dust wrapper. Black endpapers. Inscribed to title page by the author with love to Clare Throckmorton. Loosely inserted are a typed quote from the first line of "The Horses and the Angels" by Agnes Nemes Nagy and an… Read more
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cover of Wanderings in South America, The North West of the United States and The Antilles, In The Years 1812, 1820, &1824; With original instructions for the perfect preservation of Birds, Etc. for Cabinets of Natural History.

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New Edition. Edited, with Biographical Introduction and Explanatory Index, by the Rev. J. G. Wood. With One Hundred Illustrations. Macmillan and Co. London. 1889. Octavo. xvi, 520pp. Numerous text engravings. Full calf Prize Binding by T. Brear and Co. Ltd., Bradford. Spine in six compartments with gilt tooling, gilt lettering, raised bands and red leather label. Coat of Arms vignette… Read more
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cover of Travels to discover the source of the Nile, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, & 1773

Travels to discover the source of the Nile, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, & 1773

by Bruce, James of Kinnaird, Esq.

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Published
1813
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The third edition, corrected and enlarged. Vol. VIII. Containing the plates and maps. Printed by George Ramsay and Company, for Archibald Constable and Company and Manners and Miller, Edinburgh; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London. 1813. Quarto. 26pp. 79 engraved plates, some folding, and 3 folding maps. Contemporary half calf, gilt to spine, marbled boards. Marbled endpapers… Read more
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cover of The British Herbal: an history of plants and trees, natives of Britain, cultivated for use, or raised for beauty

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First edition. Printed for T. Osborne and J. Shipton, in Gray's Inn; J. Hodges near London Bridge; J. Newbery, in St. Paul's Churchyard; B. Collins; And S. Crowder and H. Woodgate, in Pater-noster Row. London. 1756. Folio. Engraved frontispiece. Title page in red and black. (2), dedication, 533, (3) index pp. Text in double columns. Decorative engraved tailpieces. 75… Read more
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cover of The Natural History of Staffordshire.

The Natural History of Staffordshire.

by Plot, Robert

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Published
1686
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First edition. Printed at the Theatre. Oxford. 1686. Tall quarto. Title; Imprim.; (2)pp; (2)pp; (4)pp; (2)pp; (1)pp; (3)pp; 450pp; index (10)pp; subscriber's list 2pp. Folding map, 37 plates, of which 25 are double. Lacking Plate XXVIIII. Includes the Armes Omitted plate which is often lacking. Contemporary tooled calf. Relaid to spine, with short split to top. Spine in six compartments with… Read more
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cover of The Pelargonium Family. The species of Pelargonium, Monsonia and Sarcocaulon

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First edition. Quarto. viii, 104pp. Colour plates and text illus. Very good copy in original cloth and original protected dust wrapper.
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cover of The gardens of the British working class

The gardens of the British working class

by Willes, Margaret

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Published
2014
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413pp. Illustrations in colour and monochrome. Very good in original dust wrapper. As new.
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cover of Fair Isle an island saga

Fair Isle an island saga

by Thom, Valerie M.

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Published
1989
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First edition. John Donald. Edinburgh. 1989. 147pp. Photo illus in colour and monochrome. Original cloth, in original dust wrapper. Vgc.
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cover of Fair Isle: a photographic history

Fair Isle: a photographic history

by Waterston, George & Jones, Jean

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Published
1983
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William Blackwood in association with the National Trust for Scotland. Edinburgh. 1983. 4to. 86pp. Monochrome photo illus. Original laminated paper covers. Slightly bumped to corners.
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cover of Sarawak; its inhabitants and productions: being notes during a residence in that country with His Excellency Mr Brooke

Sarawak; its inhabitants and productions: being notes during a residence in that country with His Excellency Mr Brooke

by Low, Hugh

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Published
1848
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$354.64

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First edition. First issue. Richard Bentley, Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty. London. 1848. Crown 8vo. xxiv, 416pp, 6pp manuscript index bound in. Engraved frontis., 6 further plates. Later rebacking using original red cloth embossed boards, bumped with shelf wear to extremities. Some foxing to plates, occasional spotting to text. Marginal tear 170. Last page chipped to upper corner. Occasional… Read more
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cover of Hunting extinct animals in the Patagonian Pampas

Hunting extinct animals in the Patagonian Pampas

by Loomis, Frederic Brewster

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Published
1913
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Dodd Mead & Company. New York. 1913. Royal 8vo. x, 141pp. Photo frontis., 29 further plates, map and text illus. Original red cloth, gilt, slightly sunned to spine. The Eighth Amherst Expedition, 1911.
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cover of Ring Ouzels of the Yorkshire Dales

Ring Ouzels of the Yorkshire Dales

by Appleyard, Ian

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Published
1994
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W. S Manley and Son. Leeds. 1994. Quarto. 60pp with colour photographs by the author. Original pictorial boards, as issued with no d/w., slightly sunned. The result of extensive research over 15 years. Signed by the author on title page. Ian Appleyard (1923-1998) racing driver, Olympic skier and ornithologist.
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