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A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS by MORRIS REV. F.O.:

LONDON, BELL AND DALDY,1870. THE SECOND (AND BEST EDITION). COMPLETE IN 6 OCTAVO VOLUMES. ORIGINAL BLIND-STAMPED GREEN CLOTH, GILT DECORATION TO FRONT BOARDS AND SPINES. 364 HAND-COLOURED PLATES (1 LACKING FROM VOLUME 4). SOME SPOTTED FOXING THROUGHOU…

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£550.00


THE ILLUSTRATED NATURAL HISTORY by WOOD THE REV. J. G.:

LONDON, ROUTLEDGE, WARNE, 1861-3. THREE QUARTO VOLUMES FINELY REBOUND IN QUARTER RED LEATHER OVER RED CLOTH, NEW END PAPERS, BLACK AND RED LEATHER TITLE LABELS, RAISED BANDS. THE VOLUMES ARE: BIRDS, 786 pp; REPTILES, FISHES AND INSECTS, 804 pp; MAMMALIA,…

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£300.00


THE HERBALL OR GENERALL HISTORIE OF PLANTES by GERARDE JOHN:

LONDON, ADAM ISLIP, JOICE NORTON, RICHARD WHITTAKERS, 1663. SECOND EDITION, ENLARGED AND AMENDED BY THOMAS JOHNSON. FOLIO, RECENTLY RESTORED AND REBOUND IN FULL LEATHER, WITH RAISED BANDS, RED AND GILT LABEL, NEW ENDPAPERS AND PRELIMS. MANY WOODCUTS IN T…

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£3,200.00


THE ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF PIGEONS WITH STANDARDS FOR JUDGING by FULTON ROGER:

LONDON, CASSELL. A SUPER COPY, NEWLY REBOUND IN RED HALF-LEATHER OVER MAROON CLOTH, RAISED BANDS, GILT TITLES ON BLACK LABELS, NEW MARBLED ENDPAPERS, ELABORATE GILT DESIGN TO SPINE PANELS. NO DATE BUT CIRCA 1890. WITH 50 FULL COLOUR PLATES FROM PAINTIN…

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£700.00


A HISTORY OF THE EARTH AND ANIMATED NATURE by GOLDSMITH OLIVER:

LONDON FOR MILLAR, LAW AND CATER AND FOR WILSON, SPENCE AND MAWMAN, YORK, 1797. A NEW (AND SCARCE) EDITION, IN FOUR VOLUMES. MODERN GREEN CLOTH BINDINGS, VERY FRESH AND TIGHT. WITH 100 ENGRAVINGS. VOL 1, 415 pp, 4 PLATES. VOL2. 412 pp, 53 PLATES (INCLUD…

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£260.00


BRITISH FRESHWATER FISHES by HOUGHTON THE REV. W.:

LONDON, WILLIAM MACKENZIE, [1879]. FIRST EDITION, FOLIO, TWO VOLUMES, 41 COLOURED LITHOGRAPHED PLATES. EACH SPECIES DRAWN FROM NATURE BY A F LYDON, PLUS NUMEROUS ENGRAVINGS. TISSUES GUARDS, OCCASIONAL MARKS, PUBLISHER'S RED BRICK CLOTH, OVER BEVELL…

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£1,100.00


THE GENERALL HISTORIE OF THE TURKS (GENERAL HISTORY OF THE TURKS) by KNOLLES RICHARD:

UNKNOWN, 1631. .......BEFORE THE RISING OF THE OTHOMAN FAMILIE WITH ALL THE NOTABLE EXPEDITIONS OF THE CHRISTIAN PRICES AGAINST THEM. THIS COPY LACKS A TITLE PAGE BUT A NOTE IN THE BOOK CLAIMS THE FOURTH EDITION, 1631. SMALL FOLIO, 1511 PAGES PLUS '…

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£1,050.00


AUGUSTUS JOHN FIFTY-TWO DRAWINGS (SIGNED) by CECIL LORD DAVID (INTRODUCED BY):

LONDON, GEORGE RAINBIRD, 1957. LIMITED EDITION OF 150 COPIES, THIS BEING NUMBER 29. SIGNED BY AUGUSTUS JOHN AND LORD DAVID CECIL. FOLIO, HALF VELLUM OVER BROWN BOARDS, BOUND BY ZAEHNSDORF OF LONDON, PLATES PRINTED IN PHOTO-OFFSET BY VAN LEER OF AMSTERDAM…

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£530.00


THE ENVIRONS OF LONDON (4 VOLUMES) by LYSONS DANIEL:

LONDON, STRAHAN FOR CADELL, 1792-6. FIRST EDITION, QUARTO, NICELY BOUND IN LATER FULL LEATHER, NEW ENDPAPERS, RAISED BANDS, GILT TITLES. A HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE TOWNS, VILLAGES AND HAMLETS WITHIN 12 MILES OF THE CAPITAL. VOLUME 1: SURREY, 593 PAGES …

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£650.00


WORKS OF GEOFFREY CHAUCER by CHAUCER GEOFFREY:

LONDON, THE FOLIO SOCIETY, 2008. FACSIMILIE COPY, PRINTED ON SPECIALLY MADE PAPER, BINDING DESIGN BY DAVID PEARSON, BOUND BY SIGLOCH IN GERMANY. BOUND IN FULL RED BUCKRAM, 559 PAGES, TOP EDGES GILT, ELABORATE DESIGN TO FRONT BOARD AND SPINE. A FINE COPY…

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£400.00


A NEW AND COMPLETE LAW DICTIONARY OR, GENERAL ABRIDGEMENT OF THE LAW by CUNNINGHAM T.:

LONDON, S. CROWDER AND J COOTE, 1764. VERY SCARCE FIRST EDITION, TWO VOLUMES COMPLETE, FULL CALF, FOLIO. THE SECOND VOLUME WAS PUBLISHED IN 1765. BOTH VOLUMES HAVE THE CALF HEAVILY WORN AND SCUFFED, BOTH WITH WEAK HINGES, BUT ARE INTERNALLY COMPLETE AND…

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£1,250.00


THE WORKS OF VIRGIL: CONTAINING HIS PASTORALS, GEORGICS AND AENEIS by DRYDEN JOHN (TRANSLATOR):

LONDON, TONSON, 1748. THE SEVENTH EDITION IN THREE VOLUMES, SMALL OCTAVO. FULL CONTEMPORARY LEATHER, RAISED BANDS, GILT TITLES. FRONTIS. TO EACH VOLUME PLUS MANY OTHER PLATES. A REMARKABLY CLEAN AND FRESH SET, TIGHTLY BOUND. BOOKPLATE OF FATTORINI.…

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£500.00


THEATRUM BOTANICUM, THE THEATER OF PLANTS OR A UNIVERSAL AND COMPLETE HERBALL by PARKINSON JOHN:

LONDON, COTES, 1610. FIRST EDITION, TWO VOLUMES. RECENTLY PROFESSIONALLY RESTORED AND RE-BOUND IN FULL CALF, RAISED BANDS AND GILT TITLES, NEW ENDPAPERS. HENCE A VERY ATTRACTIVE AND TIGHT SET. A NUMBER OF (MISSING) PAGES HAVE BEEN BY REPLACED BY FACS…

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£4,200.00


LES BELLE HEURES DU DUC DE BERRY (FACSIMILIE) by DUC DE BERRY:

FAKSIMILIE VERLAG LUZERN, 2003. THIS FACSIMILIE EDITION IS THE FAITHFUL RECREATION OF THE ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT THE CLOISTERS, 1954, ACC. NO. 54.1.1 PRESERVED IN THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM, NEW YORK. PUBLISHED IN A SINGLE EDITION OF 980 NUMBERED COPIES, 9…

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£2,750.00


CATALOGUE OF THE COLLECTION OF BIRDS' EGGS IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM (NATURAL HISTORY) by OATES W., EUGENE W. AND OGILVIE-GRANT W.:

LONDON. 1901-12.. FIVE VOLUMES IN ORIGINAL BROWN CLOTH. EX-PUBLIC LIBRARY WITH NEAT LABEL ON EACH FRONT PASTEDOWN AND PAPER LABEL ON EACH SPINE. BLIND STAMPS. A VERY GOOD SET. A CATALOGUE OF THE EGGS IN THE MUSEUM COLLECTION, THE FIRST SINCE 1852. NEAR…

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£500.00


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