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Portrait of a Village

by Young, Francis Brett

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Published
1937
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Good
Edition
First Edition
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£15.44

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London: William Heinemann, 1937. A good copy in original black cloth with gilt design to front board. 180pp map endpapers.. First Edition. Boards. Good. Illus. by Hassal, Joan. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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The Tulip : The Story of a Flower That Has Made Men Mad

by Pavord, Anna

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
2019
Condition
Fine
Edition
New Edition
ISBN
9781526602688
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£45.03

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London: Bloomsbury Publishing Co., 2019. A fine new copy. 488pp. A revised and updated edition of the internationally bestselling classicAnna Pavord's now classic, internationally bestselling sensation, The Tulip, is not a gardening book. It is the story of a flower that has driven men mad. Greed, desire, anguish and devotion have all played their part in the development of the… Read more
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The Elements of Land Surveying Assigned Principally for the Use of Schools and Students

by Crocker, Alfred

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1806
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Good
Edition
First Edition
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£77.19

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London: Richard Phillips, 1806. A good copy in contemporary calf with wear to the spine and some scattered foxing. 312pp. with folding coloured plan frontispiece, 2 further folding plans and i full page + many line engravings in text. The title page dated 1806 with a Dedication dated 1809.Alfred Crocker (1742 - 1821) was the surveyor and printer master of… Read more
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The Goshawk

by White, T.H.

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Published
1951
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£96.49

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1951. A very good copy of the first edition in similar very good d/w that has only minor chips to top edge of spine. 215pp. Attractive bookplate of previous owner ornithologist Bengt Flach to inside of front board and further bookplate to fep. T.H White was encouraged to write this book by his friend David Garnett.… Read more
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A Climbers' Guide to Snowdon and the Beddgelert District

by Carr, Herbert R.C.

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Published
1926
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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£19.30

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London: Burrup, Mathieson & Company Ltd , Issued By The Climbers Club, 1926. A good clean cop in original black boards that show some discolouration, internally very clean. Previous owners name "Victor Lever 25/8/28" to fep. 157pp illustrated with 12 photographic plates, 9 diagrams and 3 sketch maps.. First Edition. Hardback. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Fine Bird Books 1700 - 1900

by Sitwell, Sacheverell & Buchanan, Handasyde & Fisher, James

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£64.33

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London & New York: Collins & Van Nostrand, 1953. This is a very good copy with cloth spine and marbled paper covered boards. Some minor wear to paper at the edges. Internally very clean name and bookplate of previous owner to fep. viiipp, 120pp. 38 plates, including 16 in colour. Original half brown cloth, marbled boards, gilt titling to the… Read more
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Gerard's Herball:The Essence Thereof Distilled By Marcus Woodward from the Edition of Th. Johnson 1636

by Woodward, Marcus

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780946495276
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£10.29

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London: Bracken Books, 1985. A very good copy in d/w of the Bracken reprint edition.This edition reprinted from the 1636 edition edited by English botanist Thomas Johnson. John Gerard was a botanist and herbalist best noted for this work which was, when first published in 1597, the most widely circulated botany book in English. It is a significant early work… Read more
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In Pursuit of Spring

by Thomas, Edward

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1914
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£373.09

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London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1914. A very good bright copy of this elusive first edition.Blue decorated boards. map endpapers. Neat pencil inscription dated 1924 to reverse of half title.The six tipped in plates with tissue guards are correctly signed 'E.W.Haslehust' but the artist's name is spelt incorrectly on the List of Illustrations page "Hazlehurst". In Pursuit of Spring was… Read more
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Ants, Bees, and Wasps. A Record of Observations on the Habits of the Social Hymenoptera.

by Lubbock, Sir John

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1885
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Seventh Edition
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£32.16

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London: Kegan Paul & Trench & Co, 1885. A very good copy in half brown leather with marble paper-covered boards. 450pp + 5 colour plates.. Seventh Edition. Half Leather. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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Huddersfield: Richard Brook A very good copy in original green cloth, re-spined with original cloth decorative gilt laid on. New endpapers. xxxvipp. + 439pp + Index + Supplement 22pp. Hand-colour frontispiece and 21 hand-coloured plates + 2 black & white 24 in total. A delightful period guide to plans and their uses with very decorative coloured plates.. Fourth Enlarged Edition.… Read more
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Tarka the Otter, His Joyful Water-life and Death in the Country of the Two Rivers

by Williamson, Henry

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
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£6.43

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London: Book Club Associates, 1979. The book club edtion reprint of this great classic story. In good d/w. 253pp.. Reprint. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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London: Robert Hardwicke, 1861. Bound in original green cloth with gilt design to front board. aeg. Complete with colour illustrations. 138pp + 32pp advertisements. aeg colour frontispiece + 7 other hand-coloured plates. A nice attractive copy.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good. Illus. by Sowerby, J.R.. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry Limited edition of 500. Introduction by Walter Scott. Benediction by Rudyard Kipling.

by Tusser, Thomas

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1931
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Limited Edition
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£77.19

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London: James Tregaskis & Son, 1931. A fineas new copy. First published in the sixteenth century this edition limited to 500 copies, printed on Batchelor hand-made paper and bound by Bain and Company, for the publisher in mid-brown heritage calf, five raised bands and gilt title to the spine. The handsome volume is principally a calendar of information and advice… Read more
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Ye Sundial Book

by Henslow, T. Geoffrey

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Published
1935
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£19.30

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London: W & G Foyle Ltd, 1935. A very good copy in original cloth with gilt title to front board. 422pp. Related cuttings pasted to fep. Contains an introduction on the history of the sundial together with manyf illustrations of a number of sundials and the author's verses for them. . First Edition. Hardback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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A Vocabulary of Wood, Wood-Workers and Wood Management in Yorkshire

by Redmonds, George

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
2017
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781907730610
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£18.01

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Donington: Shaun Tyas, 2017. Another fasinating book from local historian George Redmonds. In medieval times woodland was an important resource for all communities and industries, so it is frequently found mentioned in historical documents such as charters, but often with a vocabulary that is now difficult to understand. This dictionary provides an extremely useful guide to such terms, which will… Read more
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A History of British Butterflies

by Morris, F.O.

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Published
1876
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fourth Edition
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£64.33

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London: George Bell & Sons, 1876. A very good clean copy professionally rebound in brown buckram. 159pp. + 29pp + 72 colour plates. Each plate bears a lightly embossed stamp of "Barrow Free Library" not interfering with the coloured images.. Fourth Edition. Hardback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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The Birds of Tanglewood

by Baker, Karle, Wilson

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Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Dallas: The Southwest Press, 1930. A very good copy of the elusive first edition. Some darkening to spine. 89pp.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good. Illus. by Baker, Charlotte. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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Edinburgh: T. Brown & A Constable, 1802. A good copy in contemporary calfwith red leather title label to spine. Contains tables for finding the content of a piece of land by pacing or by dimensions taken on the spot. Lacks ffep, obviously but still a sound copy. 180pp. Previous owners name written to dedication page and some added notes… Read more
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£70.76
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Understanding Indian Game Large and Bantams

by Hawkey, K.J.G.

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1978
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780904558296
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£64.33

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Hindhead: Spur Publications Saiga Publishing Co Ltd, 1978. A fine copy in a fine price clipped d/w. 151pp.. First Edition. Hardbacks. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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The Englishman's Flora, Illustrated By Woodcuts from Sixteenth Century Herbals

by Grigson, Geoffrey & Buchanan, Handyside

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Rickaro Books Ltd
Published
1987
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£38.60

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London: J.M. Dent & Co, 1987. A fine as new copy in fine d/w. Bound in decorative paper with green cloth spine. A handsome volume. 478pp.. First Edition. Hardback. Fine/Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" Tall.
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