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(Code No. 6746)

Sharrock. J.T.R

The Natural History of Cape Clear Island.

Date. 1973, 1st .

Berkhamstead. D. Poyser Ltd. 8vo [6 x 9ins]. edn. Pp 207,vg. Illustrated with photographs and diagrams etc.Owner's signature on past down. Original cloth gilt. D/j, 2 minor nicks, (3mm), vg..... £50.00

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(Code No. 6721)

Muybridge, Eadweard 1830-1904.

Animals in Motion.

Date. 1918 4th imp..

London, Chapman Hall. Oblong 4to, [9 1/2 x 11 1/2ins]. Pp. 264 + Approx, 3,919 photographs (Chronophotography.), covering (approx) 34 different animals in 132 characteristic motions. Signed portrait print of Eadweard Muybridge opposite title page. Scattered spots throughout, mostly in margins.

Muybridge's photography of horses in motion began in 1872 at Leland Stanford's stock farm in Palo Alto. After one year of intense photography in 1877-8, Muybridge's work continued here intermittently until 1881. Muybridge and Stanford were close acquaintances at the beginning of this partnership. However, this particular business association is said to have started because Stanford wanted to settle a bet around whether all four of a horse's hooves left the ground at speed; something Muybridge's single shot motion photographs of 'Occident' - one of Stanford's trotters - proved correct. Nicks to outer edges not affecting images. Covers loose. Rare copy...... £200.00

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(Code No. 6708)

Goldsmith,Oliver & others.

Natural History, with notes from all the Popular Treatises that have been Issued since the time of Goldsmith : Collected with the utmost care...

Date. (c.1830).

London, John Lofts. 8vo [ 6 x 8 1/2ins] Pp.xxvi, 346, vi, 472, [vii], foxing spots throughout + Full page engraved natural history plates + Engraved text natural history plates throughout. Half calf, faded and split hinges..... £30.00

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(Code No. 6557)

REVENTLOW, C. D. F. (1748 - 1827). C. Syrach Larson, (ed.)

A Treatise on Forestry.

Date. 1960.

Hørsholm. Denmark. Society of Forest History. 4to, [10 1/2 x 8ins]. Signed by Editor to J.D. Matthews, (Corrected the English Manuscript)..Pp. xxxv 142.+ 5 Folding Plates. Text tables throughout, very good condition. Original half morocco gilt, faded.

Viscount Reventlow nobleman and statesman owner of vast forested Danish estates in the early 1800's. He revolutionized Danish forestry and agriculture. ..... £35.00

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(Code No. 6544)

Hoare, Clement..

A Practical Treatise on the Cultivation of the Grape Vine on Open Walls.

Date. 1837, 2nd edn.

London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. 8vo, [9 x 6ins]. Pp. Half title, vii [iii], 210, [2pp. index], 16pp publisher's catalogue. Original cloth gilt. "S.S. Great Britain" titled on front cover? Spine title correct...... £45.00

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(Code No. 6492)

YOUATT, W.

Sheep: Their Breeds, Management, and Diseases. To which is added, The Mountain Shepherd's Manual..

Date. 1837.

London: Baldwin and Cradock. 8vo, [6 x 8 1/2ins].Pp. viii, 566, 36. (Erratic collation) + Text illustrations throughout of various sheep breeds. Original half calf, surface loss & binding just holding...... £60.00

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(Code No. 6448)Blakston, W. and W. Swaysland and A. Wiener.The Illustrated Book of Canaries and Cage Birds, British and Foreign.2 Volumes.Date. [c.1880].London, Cassell and Company Limited. 4to, [9 x 11ins]. Pp. viii. 448 + 56 Coloured lithographic prints + text illustrations, a few edge nicks, no loss. Original cloth gilt, slight marks and slight hinge splits. Holding firm.......

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(Code No. 6428)WILLIAMSON, Henry. TUNNICLIFFE, C.F. (illustrator).The Lone Swallows, The Old Stag, The Peregrine's Saga, Tarka the Otter, and Salar the Salmon.5 Volumes.Date. 1945-6. Limited illustrated edition.London, Putnam, Faber & Faber Ltd.. 8vo, [6 x 8ins]. Pp. (approx), 280 per volume + illustrations throughout by C.F. Tunnicliffe. Original cloth gilt, very good condition.Henry William Williamson (1895 – 1977) was an English naturalist, farmer and prolific ruralist author known for his natural history and social history novels. He won the Hawthornden Prize for literature in 1928 with his book Tarka the Otter.Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe R.A. (1901 – 1979)[1] was an internationally renowned naturalistic painter of British birds and other wildlife. He spent most of his working life on the Isle of Anglesey....

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(Code No. 6418)

Nicholson, George.

The Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening a Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botaniststs.

Divisions 1, 2 and 4 only of 8.

Date. [c.1890].

London: Upcott Gill. 4to, [8 x 10ins]. Pp.265. 264-528. 241-472 + 9 Chromolithographic prints, (colour printed), very good condition + Numerous B&W illustrations throughout. Decorated cloth gilt, marked....... £35.00

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(Code No. 6415)

Anon.

Volume 1 only of 2.

New Cyclopaedia of Botany and Complete Book of Herb forming a History and Description of all Plants British or Foreign .

Date. [c.1860].

London: W. M. Clark,. 8vo, [5 1/2 x 8ins]. Pp lix 349 + Hand-coloured frontis + 45 hand-coloured full page Botanical prints, very good condition. Original half calf with raised spine bands gilt, slight rubbing...... £80.00

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(Code No. 6404)

Pratt, Anne.

THE FLOWERING PLANTS, Grasses, Sedges & Ferns of Great Britain and their Allies The Club Mosses, Pepperworts and Horsetails.

Volumes 2.

Date. 1899.

London: Frederick Warne & Co., 8vo, [7 x 9 1/2 ins]. Pp vii, 365 + 40 Coloured plates, slight marginal foxing.

Shows - primrose, hawthorn, mountain ash, willow herb,,gooseberry, raspberry, etc.. Original gilt decorated cloth, chipping to top and bottom of spine. Gilt edges. Anne Pratt (1806-1893), suffered from ill health as a child and was unable to engage in outdoor pursuits. A family friend, Dr Dods, taught her botany and one of her sisters collected plants for her, which she sketched. The drawings afterwards formed illustrations for her books. ........ £65.00

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(Code No. 6402)

Anderson, James.

Essays relating to Agriculture and Rural affairs. The fifth edition, with corrections and additions.

2 Volumes.

Date. 1800.

London: Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson. 8vo, [5 1/2 x 8 1/2ins].. Pp. xxiii 591. xxvii, 473, [5] + 23 Copper engraved plates. including 3 folding plates. Original full calf gilt, rubbed and leather hinge split. Holding firm.

Listing:- draining bogs, swamps; grass, make hay, animal nutrition, farm animals; animal husbandry, wool. pastures grasses, legal, economic advantages of cultivated land, and corn laws, etc...... £150.00

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(Code No. 6400)Gromort, G. Choix de plans de Grandes Compositions Exécutées présentant, avec leurs Jardins ou leur entourage. Une série d'ensembles de l'antiquité, de la Renaissance et des temps modernes. 29 Planches d'après les Dessins et relevés .Date. 1910.Paris. Auguste Vincent. Folio, [17 1/4 x 12ins]. Pp. 20, (French Text) + 29 plates. Original printed boards, marked. With ties.Choice of plans with Great Compositions Executed with their gardens or their surroundings. A series of sets of antiquity, the Renaissance and modern times. 29 Plates based on drawings and records. Gardens shown:- Versailles, Marly, Chateau de Caserth, Villa D'Este a Tivoli, L' Isola Bella du Lac Majeur, etc......

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(Code No. 6395)

Pratt, Anne.

THE FLOWERING PLANTS, Grasses, Sedges & Ferns of Great Britain and their Allies The Club Mosses, Peperwort, Horsetails.....

Volumes 3.

Date. 1899.

London: Frederick Warne & Co., 8vo, [7 x 9 1/2 ins].. Pp. ix, 410 + 53 Coloured plates. slight foxing. Original full gilt decorated cloth , rubbed and chipping to top and bottom of spine. All edges gilt.

Anne Pratt (1806-1893), suffered from ill health as a child and was unable to engage in outdoor pursuits. A family friend, Dr Dods, taught her botany and one of her sisters collected plants for her, which she sketched. The drawings afterwards formed illustrations for her books........
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(Code No. 6393)

Pratt, Anne.

THE FLOWERING PLANTS, Grasses, Sedges & Ferns of Great Britain and their Allies The Club Mosses, Pepperworts and Horsetails.

Volumes 5 .

Date. 1899.

London: Frederick Warne & Co., 8vo, [7 x 9 1/2 ins]. Pp xiv, 368 + 50 Coloured plates, slight marginal foxing. Shows - Saffron, Snowdrops, Orchids, etc.. Original gilt decorated cloth, chipping to top and bottom of spine. Gilt edges.

Anne Pratt (1806-1893), suffered from ill health as a child and was unable to engage in outdoor pursuits. A family friend, Dr Dods, taught her botany and one of her sisters collected plants for her, which she sketched. The drawings afterwards formed illustrations for her books.
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(Code No. 6375)

Robinson, William.

THE GARDEN An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Horticulture in all its branches.

Volume XXVI.

Date. Jan. - June 1885.

London, published by The Offices of the Garden. 4to, [ 11 x 9 1/2ins]. Jan - June 1885. Pp. 612 + 26 Full page coloured botanical prints, (chromolithographic colour) + Plans, diagrams and woodcuts, etc. Quarter leather gilt, leather hinges split. Holding firm...

William Robinson (1838 - 1935) was an Irish practical gardener and journalist whose ideas about wild gardening spurred the movement that evolved into the English cottage garden, a parallel to the search for honest simplicity and vernacular style of the British Arts and Crafts movement. Robinson is credited as an early practitioner of the mixed herbaceous border of hardy perennial plants, a champion too of the "wild garden", who vanquished the high Victorian pattern garden of planted-out bedding schemes. Robinson's new approach to gardening gained popularity through his magazines and several books-particularly The Wild Garden, and The English Flower Garden. Heavy book....... £110.00

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(Code No. 6343)

FISH, D.T. (ed).

4 volumes.

Cassell's Popular Gardening.

Date. [c.1884-6].

London, Cassell and Company. 8vo, [6 3/4 x 9ins]. Pp. iv, 380. iv, 380. iv, 380. iv, 396 + 19 of 20 chromolithograph, (colour printed), double page & single page prints. Original cloth gilt, slight marks......£60.00

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(Code No. 6341)

WYL, A. V.

Rosen des Lebens. Unverwelkliche Bluten fur Geist und Herz. Ausgewahlt aus deutschen Dichtern -

Date. 1898.

Nurnberg, Th Stroefer. 4to, Pp. 160. including 5 coloured botanical plates and 10 full page plates by F. Hines, A. Seifert, E. Nister. German text. Flowers for mind and heart. Selected from German poets. Gilt decorated cloth, slight rubbing. gilt edges...... £30.00

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(Code No. 6327)

STEP, Edward.

Wayside and Woodland Blossoms ....

Date. [c.1909] New edition, etc. 2nd Series.

London : Frederick Warne & Co.8vo, Pp. xv, 171 + 127 Chromolithographic, (printed colour), botanical prints. Original decorated cloth, spine faded.

Edward Step FLS (1855–1931) was the author of many popular and specialist books on various aspects of nature. He wrote many books on botany, zoology and mycology, which were published between 1894 and (posthumously) 1941. Some of those on flowers were beautifully illustrated by Mabel Emily Step (his daughter, b. 1881), including the 1905 ‘pocket guide’ entitled Wayside and Woodland Blossoms. He also contributed to the periodical, Science-Gossip: An Illustrated Monthly Record of Nature, Country Lore & Applied Science...... £50.00

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(Code No. 6328)

Thompson, Robert.

The Gardener's Assistant: Practical and Scientific. A Guide to the Formation and Management of the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden.....

Date. [c.1859].

London, Glasgow. Blackie & Son. 8vo, [7 x 10 ins]. Pp. xv 774 + 12 HAND COLOURED LITHOGRAPHIC BOTANICAL PLATES, marginal foxing spot. Original half morocco gilt. Raised spine bands gilt, slight rubbing. The coloured prints in this early edition is a great improvement on the later photo and chromolithographic editions...... £120.00

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(Code No. 6315) Anon. .35 Antique Flower Prints.Date. [c.1820].London. Page size, ( 5 1/4 x 8 1/2ins). 35 Original hand-coloured botanical engraved prints, foxing throughout. Sold as a working copy only. .....

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(Code No. 6287)Thornton, Robert John.Elements of Botany. The Sexual System, etc . Terms of Botany.One Volume.Date. [c.1810].London. 8vo, [6 x 9 1/4ins]. Pp. v-viii, 78, lacks prelims & one leaf + 75 full page botanical prints. No covers. Sold as a collection of prints only. .......

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(Code No. 6235)

Thomson, A. Landsborough.

Britain's Birds and their Nests:

Described by A. Landsborough Thomson. With introductions By Arthur Thomson.

Date. [c.1930].

London, W. & R.Chambers Ltd. 4to, Pp. xxviii, 340 + 132 Coloured plates by George Rankin, very good condition. Original cloth gilt ,some fading....... £35.00

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(Code No. 6214)Scanlon, R.(Antique aquatint Print).Horse Dealing. No 1.Date. 1841. London, R. Ackermann. Size of image, [15 3/4 x 11ins]. Page size, [ 25 1/2 x 21 ins].Original engraved hand-coloured aquatint by J. Harris, heightened with gum arabic. Taken from an original drawing by R. Scanlon, foxing spots & nicks to outer edges.... .

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(Code No. 6199)

Scanlon, R.

(Antique aquatint print).

Horse Dealing. No 2.

Date. 1841.

London, R. Ackermann. Size of image, [15 3/4 x 11ins]. Page size, [ 25 1/2 x 21 ins]. Original engraved hand-coloured aquatint by J. Harris, heightened with gum arabic. Taken from an original drawing by R. Scanlon, foxing spots. Nicks to outer edges, not affecting image.. ..... £110.00

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(Code No. 6180)

Maund, Benjamin. (1790–1863).

THE BOTANIC GARDEN .

Consisting of highly finished representations of Hardy Ornamental Flowering Plants Cultivated in Great Britain.... .

Volume 7.

Date. [c.1830].

London, Simpkin and Marshall. 8vo, [ 9 x 7 1/2ins ]. Engraved title + printed title, slight foxing + 23 tissue guarded hand coloured plates, (4 flowers to a page), heightened with gum arabic, all with descriptive text. Two plates with marginal foxing. other plates fine. Original half calf gilt over marbled boards. Raised spine bands gilt, rubbed .

Starting in 1825, Maund produced The Botanic Garden from his press at Bromsgrove in Worcestershire. The 13 volumes of this periodical depicted with great delicacy ornamental flowering plants cultivated in the Royal Gardens and was dedicated to the young Queen Victoria. Eminent botanical artists such as Augusta Innes Withers, Edwin D. Smith, Mrs. Edward Bury and Maund's own daughter contributed to the work....... £115.00

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(Code No. 6177).

Goldsmith, Oliver.

A History of the Earth and Animated Nature.

or Hanes Y Ddaear Ar Creaduriaid Byw..... Welsh Text,

bound up in the original 13 parts.

Date. [c.1860].

Edinburgh. A. Fullarton. 8vo, [7 x 10 1/2ins]. Pp. 416 + Hand coloured frontis + Hand coloured vignette title page + 27 hand coloured plates of birds, shells, fish, and butterflies, slight foxing to some plates. Original printed soft covers, one cover split, no loss & some slight marks. Very rare edition...... £50.00

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(Code No. 6166)

Maund, Benjamin. (1790–1863).

THE BOTANIC GARDEN .Consisting of highly finished representations of Hardy Ornamental Flowering Plants Cultivated in Great Britain with their Classification. History, Culture and other Interesting Information.

Date. 1834-5.

Volume 5.

London, Simpkin and Marshall. 8vo, [ 9 x 7 1/2ins ].Engraved title + printed title, some foxing + 24 tissue guarded hand coloured plates, (4 flowers to a page), heightened with gum arabic, all with descriptive text. One plate with marginal foxing. other plates fine. Original half calf gilt over marbled boards. Raised spine bands gilt, rubbed and slightly chipped.

Starting in 1825, Maund produced The Botanic Garden from his press at Bromsgrove in Worcestershire. The 13 volumes of this periodical depicted with great delicacy ornamental flowering plants cultivated in the Royal Gardens and was dedicated to the young Queen Victoria. Eminent botanical artists such as Augusta Innes Withers, Edwin D. Smith, Mrs. Edward Bury and Maund's own daughter contributed to the work....... £120.00

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(Code No. 6164)

HOLLOWAY, William. (John) A.M

Volume 2 of 2.

The British Museum;

or, elegant repository of Natural History ... Quadrupeds.

Date. 1803.

London :J. Badcock, 12mo, [ 4 x 6ins ]. Page size, [ 3 x 5 1/4 ins]. Lacks titles, pp.4-248, 32 Original hand-coloured engravings, marks throughout. Original full morocco gilt, rubbed.

Holloway was a regular contributor to the European Magazine at the turn of the nineteenth century, dating his poems from East India House. The Biographical Dictionary of Living Authors (1816) records only the titles of his works. Rare copy. Sold as a collection of plates only. ......£110.00

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(Code No. 6159)

Ellison, Norman.

(Nomad of the B.B.C).

Wandering with Nomad Thrilling Adventures among the Wild Life of the Countryside.

Date. 1946.

London, University of London Press. 8vo, [6 x 8ins]. Pp. 179, dedication to front free end paper + Illustrations by C. F. Tunnicliffe. Original cloth. Price clipped dust jacket, otherwise very good condition. ......£35.00

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(Code No. 6153)Coleman, W. S. (William Stephen), 1829-1904.British Butterflies.Figures and Descriptions of every Native Species.Date. 1901.London, George Routledge & Sons. 8vo, [5 x 7 3/4ins]. Pp. 160 + 15 full page tissue-guarded colour plates + 2 plates single tone. (printed by Edmund Evans). Gilt decorated cloth, slight rubbing to top and bottom of spine.William Stephen Coleman, book illustrator and painter, was born in Horsham in 1829. He studied to be a surgeon and turned to art after practicing for some time. He exhibited between 1865 and 1879 but painted through his whole life. He was a keen naturalist painting for the Illustrated News and the London Almanac. Until 1881 he was on the committee of the Dudley Gallery and he also designed tiles for Minton pottery......

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(Code No. 6144)

Harding, J. D. (1797-1863).

LESSONS ON TREES.

Date. [c.1880].

London. W. Kent.. Folio, [11 x 15 ins].Title (as above) + Pp. 15 + 30 Lithograph plates, small marginal water staining throughout. Some plates loose. Original cloth gilt, splits to top and bottom of spine, slight marks. Holding firm.

James Duffield Harding, Author, landscape painter and lithographer. The present drawing book is a study of trees, and the lessons are progressively arranged, firstly the stems and large branches to the trees set in a beautiful landscape. ....... £80.00

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(Code No. 6131)

Williams, A. Courtney.

Trout Flies:

A Discussion and Dictionary.

Date. 1932.

London. Adam & Charles Black. 8vo, [6 x 9ins]. Pp. xi, 224 + 6 Colour plates + 9 black and white. Dedication on front free end paper. Original cloth gilt, No Dust Jacket....... £30.00

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(Code No. 6135)

Coleman, W. S. (William Stephen), 1829-1904.

British Butterflies. Figures and Descriptions of every Native Species.

Date. [c.1890]..

London, George Routledge & Sons. 8vo, [5 x 7 3/4ins]. Pp. vii, 179 + 14 full page tissue-guarded colour plates + 2 plates single tone, (printed by Edmund Evans). Gilt decorated cloth, slight rubbing & chipping to top and bottom of spine.

William Stephen Coleman, book illustrator and painter, was born in Horsham in 1829. He studied to be a surgeon and turned to art after practicing for some time. He exhibited between 1865 and 1879 but painted through his whole life. He was a keen naturalist painting for the Illustrated News and the London Almanac. Until 1881 he was on the committee of the Dudley Gallery and he also designed tiles for Minton pottery........ £55.00

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(Code No. 6129)Bewick, Thomas.A General History of Quadrupeds. The Figures Engraved on Wood by Thomas Bewick.Date. 1800, 4th edn. Newcastle upon Tyne: Printed by and for S. Hodgson R. Beilby...8vo, Pp. (ii), x, 525, [1 errata] + 334 wood engravings, head-pieces, and vignettes, etc by Thomas Bewick with descriptions and their scientific names. Half calf gilt. marbled edges.Bewick consulted his own knowledge of British animals, and the available scholarly sources, combined with George Culley's Observations on Livestock and John Caius's on English Dogs and animals from the Southern Cape. It was greeted with enthusiasm by the British public. They liked the combination of vigorous woodcuts, with simple and accurate descriptions........

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(Code No. 6113)

Maund, B.

The Botanic Garden Consisting of Highly Finished Representations of Hardy Ornamental Flowering Plants, Cultivated In Great Brirain......

Volume 1 only.

Date. 1825-6,1st Ed edition.

London, Baldwin and Cradock. 8vo, [9 x 7 1/2ins]. Engraved title + printed title, some foxing + 24 beautiful hand coloured plates, 4 coloured plates per page, very good condition. Original half calf gilt over marbled boards. Raised spine bands gilt, rubbed and slightly chipped.

Starting in 1825, Maund produced The Botanic Garden from his press at Bromsgrove in Worcestershire. The 13 volumes of this periodical depicted with great delicacy ornamental flowering plants cultivated in the Royal Gardens and was dedicated to the young Queen Victoria. Eminent botanical artists such as Augusta Innes Withers, Edwin D. Smith, Mrs. Edward Bury and Maund's own daughter contributed to the work....... £130.00

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(Code No. 6069)Moore, Thomas.British Ferns and Their Allies, Comprising the Ferns, Club-Mosses, Pepperworts and Horsetails.....Date. [c.1870].London,George Routledge and Sons. 8vo, Pp. 187 + 12 chromolithographic plates. Original decorated boards, front paper hinge split with slight loss. Holding firm......

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(Code No. 6068)

Sutton, Martin J. (Martin John), 1850-1913.

Permanent and temporary pastures : with descriptions and coloured illustrations of leading natural grasses and clovers.....

Date. 1902, 6th edn.

London. Simpkin Marshall Hamilton Kent and Co Limited, 8vo, [10 x 7ins]. Pp. 212, [1] + 23 leaves of plates. Original cloth, slight rubbing.

Martin John Sutton was a British agriculturist. He was born in 1850 and died in 1913. His father and uncle founded the firm of Sutton and Sons, at the age of 21 Martin Sutton became a partner in the firm and in 1887 head of the firm. He was made a fellow of the Linnean Society and was a member of the National Agricultural Examinations Board. He wrote a number of papers on agricultural subjects..........£50.00

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(Code No. 6064)Hogg, Robert & George. W. Johnson.The Wild Flowers of Great Britain. Botanically and Popularly Described......Date. [c.1860].London, Journal of Horticulture & Cottage Gardener Office. 8vo. In the 11 parts only. 42 Hand-coloured botanical prints drawn and coloured by Charlotte Gower. 5 parts cropped to right corners affecting 5 first text letters. Coloured flower prints not affected. Sold as a collection of plates only.......

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(Code No. 6056)

SHAW, George & STEPHENS, James Francis.

[BIRD SECTION].

General Zoology, or Systematic Natural History. Commenced by the late George Shaw, With Plates from the first Authorities and most select specimens Engraved principally by Mrs. Griffiths.

Vol. xii.- Parts ii.

Date. 1826.

London, J. and A. Arch; Longman.....8vo, Pp. [4], 290 + Title vignette + 33 Full page copper engraved plates of birds, (as listed), 2 plates with printer's offsetting, others plates very good. Including 7 hawks/falcons & 2 owls. Lacks lower cover. Sold as a collection of plates...... £70.00

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(Code No. 6043)

WRIGHT, John.

The Fruit Grower's Guide.

3 volumes bound in 6 divisions.

Date. [c.1890].

London, J. S. Virtue & Co. 4to, Pp. xii, 344; viii, 344; viii, 363 + 40 of 43 Chromolithographic, (colour printed), plates, (no plates cut out), slight marginal foxing + 3 Chromolithographic title pages taken from paintings by May Rivers. Original cloth gilt, one volume rubbed with some surface loss. Gilt edges. Weight of books 6.5kg...... £450.00

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(Code No. 6036)Miles, W. J - B. Herring & J. I. Lupton.Modern Practical Farriery, a complete guide to all that relates to the horse forming a complete system of the veterinary art; to which is added an essay on The Diseases and Management of Cattle, Sheep, and Pigs by J. I. Lupton.Date. [c.1870].London, William Mackenzie. 4to, [10 1/2 x 12ins]. Pp. 536, vii, 96, iv + 9 Coloured lithographs + 26 of 31, (plates never bound in), steel engraved plates, some foxing. Original half calf gilt, slight leather loss and marks. Sold as a working copy......

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(Code No. 6010)Adams, H.G.Beautiful Shells:Their Nature, Structure, and uses Familiarly Explained with Directions for Collecting, Cleaning, and arranging them in the Cabinet and Descriptions of the most Remarkable Species.Date. 1855.London: Groombridge and Sons. 8vo, [5 x 7 1/4ins]. Pp.76, [2], [2 adverts] + 8 Hand-colored plates of shells + Text illustrations throughout. Original embossed cloth gilt.......

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(Code No. 5979)

Loudon, J. C.

Self-Instruction for Young Gardeners,

Foresters, Bailiffs, Land-Stewards and Farmers.

Date. 1847, 2nd edn.

London. Longman and others. 8vo. Pp li 244, 24 adverts + Portrait frontis, water stained + plans, diagrams, tables etc. Original blind stamped cloth gilt, slight marks....... £100.00

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(Code No. 5972)

Pratt, Anne.

(Ferns & grasses section).

THE FLOWERING PLANTS, Grasses, Sedges & Ferns of Great Britain and their Allies The Club Mosses, Horsetails, &c. New edition, revised by Edward Step.

2 Volumes in 1.

Date. 1899.

London: Frederick Warne & Co. 8vo, [6 x 9ins]. Pp viii, 319 + 76 Coloured plates of ferns & grasses. slight foxing. Original decorated cloth . Anne Pratt (1806-1893), suffered from ill health as a child and was unable to engage in outdoor pursuits. A family friend, Dr Dods, taught her botany and one of her sisters collected plants for her, which she sketched. The drawings afterwards formed illustrations for her books. ........ .£70.00

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(Code No. 5969)

Beebe, Mary. B and Charles. William.

Our Search for a Wilderness. An Account of Two Ornithological Expeditions to Venezuela and to British Guiana.

Date. 1910.

London. Constable & Co. 8vo, [6 x 9 ins]. University College, bookplate, (no stamps to text) Pp xix. 408. Illustrated throughout. Original decorated cloth, rubbed, slight marks. Library numbers to base of spine. Mary Blair Beebe lived among indigenous peoples in Mexico, South America, and Southeast Asia. Charles William ("Will") Beebe was an American naturalist, explorer, and author........£80.00

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(Code No. 5966)Seboth. Joseph.2 Volumes.Alpine Plants Painted From Nature.(Series 1 & 2 ).Date. [c.1880].London. Swan Sonnenschien. 8vo, [5 x 6 ins]. Pp 67, 56 + 2 coloured Frontis + 200 Chromolithograph (printed colour with 2 tone back ground), botanical alpine plates by Joseph Seboth. some foxing and all plates loose, (perrished gutta-percha binding). Cultivation of Alpine Plants by J. Petrasch.Text by F.Graf and Alfred W. Bennett editor. Sold as a collection of plates......

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(Code No. 5964)D'Ombrain, Henry Honywood, (1818-1905).Floral Magazine, Volume 10.Date. 1871.London, L. Reeve. 8vo, [7 x 10ins]. 40 Coloured lithographs drawn and engraved by G. Smith, one plate with slight surface loss. Original half calf gilt, slight rubbing. Rare copy.Henry Honywood D'Ombrain edited the Floral Magazine from 1862 to 1873. He played a part in the establishment of the Horticultural Club. He was the first secretary of the National Rose Society, founded in 1876, and retained that role for twenty-five years. He also edited the Rosarians' Year-Book of the society from its first volume in 1879 until 1902......

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(Code No. 5954)

Boot, W. H. J.

Trees, and how to Paint them in Water Colours.

Date. 1883.

London, Cassell & Company, Limited. Oblong 8vo, [10 x 7ins]. Pp. 24 + 18 tipped-in Chromolithography prints, slight foxing. Original cloth gilt, slight rubbed & chipping to spine ends.....£45.00

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(Code No. 5930)

Anon.

Victorian Game Book, & Book of blank pages.

Date. [c.1900] & 1837.

Chester, J. Seacome. 4to, [8 x 13ins], some watermarked Afonwen. 1837 with the Prince of Wales's feathers below. (Approx), 150 (blank pages) original half calf gilt, split hinges. Game book, 8vo, [8 1/2 x 5 1/2ins]. (approx) 95 leaves, full morocco gilt, marked....

The Afonwen Mills, North Wales -There have been two paper mills at Afonwen. The first, Wheeler or Afonwen, Mill 444, was in operation from 1786 until 1918. The second, Afonwen, Mill 501, was in operation from about 1822 until 1874. ..... £80.00

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(Code No. 5929)FISH, D.T. (ed).4 volumes.Cassell's Popular Gardening.Date. [c.1884-6].London, Cassell and Company. 8vo, [6 3/4 x 9ins]. Pp. iv, 380. iv, 380. iv, 380. iv, 396 + 20 chromolithograph, (colour printed), double & single page prints. Original cloth gilt, rubbed & faded.......

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(Code No. 5909)Kirby, W. F..European Butterflies and Moths.Date. 1898.London, Cassell and Company Limited. 4to, [9 x 11ins]. Pp. lvi + 427, foxing/mark spots throughout, mostly marginal. Colour frontis, marginal foxing + 59 printed colour print with hand-tinting, (approx), 7 prints with marginal marks/foxing + uncoloured print, (as listed). Original half calf gilt, (crude repairs). Holding firm......

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(Code No. 5814)Swaysland, W.FAMILIAR WILD BIRDS.Date. 1883, 1st series.London, Cassell & Company Ltd. 8vo, [5 1/2 x 7 3/4ins]. Pp. 160, mark to title & half title + 40 Chromolithograph, (printed colour), prints of birds by Archibald Thorburn and others. Original half calf over marbled boards, faded spine & rubbed......

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(Code No. 5810)Thomson, Spencer.Wild Flowers.How to see and how to gather them, with remarks on the Economical and Medicinal uses of our Native Plants.Date. 1858.London, G. Routledge & Co. 8vo, [4 1/2 x 7ins]. Pp. 309, [32 adverts] + 8 Coloured prints. Original decorated cloth, rubbed & chipping to top of spine.......

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(Code No. 5809)Hudson, W, H.British Birds.Date. 1906.London. Longmans. 8vo [195 x 140mm]. Pp. xxii, 363 + 8 Chromolithograph by Archibald Thorburn. Many b/w ills by G. E. Lodge. Decorated cloth Gilt. Spine faded and rubbed. No Dustwrapper.Archibald Thorburn (1860 - 1935) was a Scottish artist and bird illustrator, painting mostly in watercolour. He regularly visited Scotland to sketch birds in the wild, his favourite haunt being the Forest of Gaick near Kingussie in Invernesshire. His widely reproduced images of British wildlife, with their evocative and dramatic backgrounds......

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(Code No. 5792)Goldsmith. Oliver.2 Volumes.A History of the Earth and Animated Nature......Date. 1848.London, Edinburgh, Fullarton. 8vo, [7 x 10 ins]. Pp. 541 + 536, (1) + Portrait frontis, foxing spots + 2 Hand coloured engraved vignette titles + 50 HAND COLOURED ENGRAVED PLATES, slight marginal marks & erratic plate numbering + 2 Loose chromographic prints, (printed colour). Original half calf gilt, slight rubbing. Raised spine bands gilt, slight chipping.......

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(Code No. 5753)PLUES, Margaret.Rambles in Search of Wild Flowers, and How to Distinguish Them.Date. 1864.London: Journal of Horticulture and cottage Gardener. 8vo, Pp.xii, 349 + 18 Hand-coloured engraved full page flower prints. Original cloth gilt, rubbed & creased.Margaret Plues wrote several popular books on natural history, including Rambles in Search of Mosses (1861), Geology for the Million (1863), Rambles in Search of WildFlowers (1863) and Rambles in Search of Flowerless Plants (1864). Margaret Mary Plues was born in Ripon, Yorkshire. Margaret was one of eight children, her elder brother, Samuel Swire Plues became Attorney-General for the colony of British Honduras at Belize.......

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(Code No. 5752)Ogilvie-Grant, W R.A Hand-Book to the Game-Birds. Pheasants. Megapodes, Curassows, Hoatzins, Bustard-Quails.Volume 2.Date. 1897.London, Edward Lloyd. 8vo, [5 1/4 x 7 1/2ins]. Pp. xiv , 316 + 24 colour lithographs, very good. Original cloth gilt, slight marks & spine faded......

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(Code No. 5695)Hill, John, 1714?-1775.The Family Herbal, or an Account of all those English Plants, which are remarkable for their virtues, and of the drugs which are produced by vegetables of other countries; with their descriptions and their uses, as proved by experience.Date. [c.1820].Bungay, C. Brightly and T. Kinnersley. 8vo, Pp. xl, 376, hand written index to front free end paper + 54 hand-coloured copper engraved plates, (as listed), slight marginal marks. Original half calf gilt. All edges gilt.John Hill travelled over the country in search of the rarer plants, specimens of which were to be dried by a particular process, and published by subscription with descriptive letterpress. Failing to increase his income sufficiently by these means, he went on the stage unsuccessfully. He resumed his business as an apothecary while holding 'a trifling appointment of apothecary to a regiment or two in the Savoy.' .....

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(Code No. 5688)

Goldsmith, Oliver.

Goldsmith's History of Fishes, Reptiles and Insects with numerous original Notes..

(Small volume).

Date. (c.1838).

London, Smith Elder & Co. 12mo, [3 1/2 x 5ins]. Pp.1 to 485, lacks all pages up to and including title + 22 hand-coloured engraved full page prints, some marginal marks. Boards detached. Rare item......£85.00

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(Code No. 5685)

Goldsmith, Oliver.

Goldsmith's History of British & Foreign Birds with numerous original Notes..

Date. 1838.

(Small volume).

London, Smith Elder & Co. 12mo, [3 1/2 x 5ins]. Pp. v, 400 + Hand-coloured vignette title + 23 hand-coloured engraved full page prints.slight marginal marks. Boards detached. Rare item..... £100.00

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(Code No. 5648)

FISHER, James and LOCKLEY, R.M.

Sea - Birds. An Introduction to the Natural History of the Sea-Birds of the North Atlantic.

Date. 1954 1st edn.

London. Collins. 8vo.Pp xvi. 320. Illustrated throughout. Original cloth gilt, vg. D/j, nicks to edges, slight loss. Dedication to front free end paper....... £40.00

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(Code No. 5647)NELSON, T. H.THE BIRDS OF YORKSHIRE, Being an Historical Account of the Avi-Fauna of the County.2 Volumes.Date. 1907 1st edn.London: A. Brown & Sons. 8vo, [8 3/4 x 6ins].... Pp xlv 1- 374. xii 375-843. 2 Colour frontis, Illustrated throughout. Original cloth, vg. No D/j ....

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(Code No. 5618)

Durrell, Gerald.

Birds, Beasts and Relatives.

Date. 1969.

London, Collins. 8vo, [6 x 8 1/2ins.] Pp. 256, very good. Original cloth gilt. Dust jacket, slight chipping to top of spine & browning to folds.

Gerald "Gerry" Malcolm Durrell, OBE (1925 – 1995) was a naturalist, zookeeper, conservationist, author and television presenter. He founded what is now called the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust and the Jersey Zoo (now renamed Durrell Wildlife) on the Channel Island of Jersey in 1958, but is perhaps best remembered for writing a number of books based on his life as an animal collector and enthusiast. He was the brother of the novelist Lawrence Durrell.... £35.00

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(Code No. 5600)Anne Pratt.The Flowering Plants of Great Britain.3 Volumes.Date. 1899-1900.London : Frederick Warne & Co. 4to, [9 3/4 x 7ins]. Pp. xii, 256. xii, 247. xi, 251 + 238 Chromolithographic (printed colour) prints, slight marginal foxing. Original cloth gilt, slight rubbing.Anne Pratt (1806 - 1893) wrote more than 20 books which were illustrated with chromolithographic botanical prints. Unfortunately she suffered from ill health as a child and was unable to engage in outdoor pursuits. A family friend, Dr. Dods taught her botany and one of her sisters collected plants for her, which she sketched. The drawings afterwards formed the illustrations for her books....

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(Code No. 5541)Dulcken, H.W.Domestic Animals.Their Habits & History.Date. 1860-70.London, Ward, Lock & Tyler. folio, [13 x 9ins]. Pp. 44, frayed edges + 12 loose hand-coloured engraved plates, one plate with a repaired split (1in). Plate size 16 x 13ins. Original pictorial boards, rubbed....

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(Code No. 5537)

Shaw, L. H. De Visme & MacPherson, H.A & others.

2 Volumes.

Fur and Feathers, Series.

The Grouse & Wild-Fowl.

Dates. 1895 & 1905.

London, Longmans, Green and Co. 8vo, [5 1/2 x 8ins]. Pp. viii, 278. vi, 293, slight foxing & nicks to a few outer edges + Illustrations throughout, some leaves unopened. Original decorated cloth..... £70.00

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(Code No. 5482)DARWIN, Charles.The Formation of Vegetable Mould, through the Action of Worms, with Observations on their Habits.Date. 1897, 13th thousand.London, John Murray. 8vo, [5 1/2 x 8ins.] Pp. vii, [1], 328, very good condition. Text illustrations throughout. Original cloth gilt. Fine copy.The Formation of Vegetable Mould Through the Action of Worms outlined the contribution made by worms to the decomposition of vegetable matter, (fallen leaves, dead plant material etc), and thus to the fertility of the soil....

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(Code No. 5397)

Selby, John Prideaux, 1788-1867.

( Large Antique Seabird Print.)

ARTIC SKUA. (The Long-tailed Skua, Stercorarius longicaudus). Plate. No.CI.

Date.1819-1834

Edinburg, Archibald Constable & Co. pub & by W. H. Lizars. Page size, (approx), [22 x 15ins.] Original copper engraved hand coloured print, heightened with gum arabic, old repaired split into engraved area, (3 1/2ins). Plate taken from Selby's Illustrations of British Ornithology.

The Long-tailed Skua, Stercorarius longicaudus (known as the Long-tailed Jaeger in North America) is a seabird in the skua family Stercorariidae.This is the smallest of the skua family at about 38cm length, excluding the elongated central tail feathers of the summer adult, which can add another 20cm or so. Breeds on Arctic tundra. Winters at sea.... £130.00

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(Code No. 5396)

GOULD, John and RICHTER, H. C.

(Antique Australian Bird Print.)

Accipiter Torquatus [Collared Sparrow Hawk].

Date. 1840-48.

London, Hullmandel. Page size [14 x 22ins.] Original hand-coloured lithograph, (mounted), splits to edges, affecting title not affecting image, faded. Taken from John Gould's "Birds of Australia"... £110.00

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(Code No. 5376)Morris, F O. Revd.A History of British Butterflies.Date. 1904.London, George Routledge and Sons Limited. 4to, [8 x 10ins.] Pp. viii, 234, [1] + 79 Hand-coloured full page plates. Original blind stamped cloth, rubbed.Rev. Francis Orpen Morris (1810 - 1893), Irish ornithologist and entomologist, was notable as the author of many children's books and books on natural history and heritage buildings. His first best-seller was A History of British Birds which was published from June 1850 in monthly parts over a period of some seven years.. A Natural History of the Nests and Eggs of British Birds, A History of British Butterflies and A History of British Moths followed in rapid succession...

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(Code No. 5341)

Clater, Francis.

Every Man His Own Cattle Doctor Containg The Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of All the Diseases Incident to Oxen, Cows and Sheep Including a Short Treatise on The Anatomy and Physiology of Neat Cattle.

Date. 1825.

London, Baldwin, Cradock and Joy. 8vo, [6 x 10ins.] Pp. xx, 347, nicks to edges, no loss + Engraved frontis, waterstained. Original printed boards, boards detached and faded. Working copy only... £60.00

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(Code No. 5320)Goldsmith, Oliver .2 Volumes.History of the earth and animated nature / With an intro... view of the animal kingdom by Baron Cuvier ; copious notes of discoveries in natural history & a life of the author by Washington Irving.Date. 1855.London, A. Fullarton. 4to, [7 x 10ins.] Engraved portrait frontis + Hand-coloured engraved title. Pp. liv, 536, 541 + 72 Hand-coloured full page engraved natural history plates, 2 marginal nicks just into border line & 5 plates with slight damage to engraved surface caused by a child's pencil drawings on the back of most plates. Including 33 Animals, 28 Birds, 5 Fish, etc + 3 Shells + 3 Insects. Original half calf gilt, lacks one cover, etc, poor. Sold as a collection of plates only.

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(Code No. 5316)Culpeper, Nicholas, 1616-1654 .(A Herbal with Welsh Text.)Prif Feddyginiaeth : sef phisygwriaeth yr oesoedd gynt : yn cynnwys uwchlaw 750 o gynghorion. & Y llysieulyfr teuluaidd, yn dangos rhinwedd meddygol llysiau, &c. ... Gan yr enwog N. Culpepper, a Dr. Parkins,....Date. [c.1820.]Caernarfon : Argraffwyd ac ar werth gan Peter Evans.12mo, [4 1/2 7ins.] Pp. 88, 84, 468, foxing throughout + 66 Hand-coloured copper engraved botanical plates, (English & Welsh titles), marks & marginal foxing. Lower cover missing, poor. Sold as a working copy only. Culpeper's Herbal with Welsh text is uncommon. Culpeper's philosophy was to teach the common folk to minister to themselves by providing them with the tools and knowledge for self health.Culpeper died 1654 at the age of 38, shortly after completing, The English Physitian.

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(Code No. 5280)

Goldsmith. Oliver.

A History of the Earth and Animated Nature.

Volume 1 only.

Date. .1853.

London & Edinburgh, A. Fullarton..8vo, [7 x 10 ins] Pp. livi 536 + Frontis portraits, foxing + Hand coloured engraved vignette title page, foxing + 33 HAND COLOURED ENGRAVED PLATES, (animals). Original half morocco gilt, slight rubbing & hinge split to leather. Holding firm. £75.00

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(Code No. 5248)

SCHEUCHZER, J.J.

7 Antique Prints.

Date [c.1730].

Augsburg & Ulm. Page size 16 x 10ins. Engraved image size, ( approx),12 x 8ins. 7 Original copper engraved prints by G.D. Heumann, I.G. Pinz and others, including 3 natural history prints, (2 crudely hand-coloured). Elaborate architectural or emblem borders.

Early in 1694 Scheuchzer took his degree of doctor in medicine at the University of Utrecht, and then returned to Altdorf, Germany to complete his mathematical studies. He went back to Zürich in 1696, and was made junior town physician (Poliater), with the promise of the professorship of mathematics; this he obtained in 1710. Scheuchzer dealt intensively with fossils, especially those of animals, and in 1726 he found the skeleton of a man who had thought had perished in the deluge, he called it "homo diluvii testis". His interpretation of the fossil was wrong. French naturalist Georges Cuvier re-examined the specimen and showed that it was actually a large prehistoric salamander. £110.00

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(Code No. 5241)Tate, Ralph.A Plain and Easy Account of the Land and Fresh-Water Mollusks of Great Britain.Date. 1866.London, Robert Hardwicke. 8vo, [5 x 7ins.] Pp. viii,244, [36] adverts, slight marks + 11 Hand-coloured lithographic plates, (as listed), very good. Original gilt-decorated cloth, faded.

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(Code No.5230)HARRISON, Joseph.The Floricultural Cabinet, and Florists' Magazine;January to December 1844 ,volume XII.Date. 1844.London, Whittaker & Co. 8vo, [5 1/2 x 8 1/2ins.] Pp. iv, 319 + 12 beautiful hand-coloured botanical plates, some marginal foxing. Original half calf gilt over marbled boards, rubbed.

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(Code No. 5227)Humphreys, Henry Noel (1810-1879).River Gardens; Being an Account of the Best Methods of Cultivating Fresh-Water Plants in Aquaria, in such a Manner as to Afford Suitable Abodes to Ornamental Fish and Many Interesting kinds of Aquatic Animals.Date. 1857.London, Sampson Low, Son and Co. Sq.8vo, [5 1/2 x 7 1/2ins.] Pp. vii, 108, [4], adverts + 8 Beautiful hand-coloured aquatic plates, (as listed), very good. Original gilt-decorated cloth, split to cloth hinges, holding firm. All edges gilt.Henry Noel Humphreys was a British illustrator, naturalist, entomologist, and numismatist. He studied medieval manuscripts in Italy as a young man, became an accomplished scholar in numerous subjects. In addition to his entomological texts, Humphreys wrote works on ancient Greek and Roman coins , archaeology, and the art of writing and printing.

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(Code No. 5051)

Spencelayh, Agnes.

2 Botanical watercolours sketches.

Date. June 1865.

Britain. Page sizes (approx), [8 1/2 x 10 1/2ins]. 2 Oval watercolours sketches, Lilies, poppies and cornflowers, cropped top and bottom. £80.00

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(Code No. 4928)Burberry, H.A.The Amateur Orchid Cultivator’s Guide Book.Date. 1900.Liverpool , Blake & MacKenzie. 8vo, [6 x 8 1/4ins.] Pp.xvi, 196 + 4 chromolithographic plates and many b/w. photographic plates, marginal pencil annotations throughout. Original decorated cloth gilt, corners bumped, slight marks.

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(Code No. 4927)

Schoedler, Friedrich. & Henry Medlock.

Elements of Mineralogy & Geology. Edited from the fifth German edition by H. Medlock.

Date. 1851.

London, J.J.Griffin. 8vo, [5 x 7 3/4ins.] Pp vi, 100. Illustrated throughout. Original blind stamped cloth with printed title label, slight loss. £85.00

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(Code No. 4895)Abercrombie, John.The Gardener's Pocket Journal and Daily Assistant in the Modern Practice of English Gardening.....Date. 1804.London, B. Crosby & Co. 12mo, [4 x 5 1/2ins.] Pp .[5], 316. Original full calf with later spine, rubbed. This miniature work lists a complete register of the general practical garden work needed throughout the year with detailed instructions for kitchen and fruit gardens, flower gardens, greenhouses, hot beds, and forcing houses, etc.

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(Code No. 4845)

Behrens, C.

Bluethe und Frucht in dekorativer Anordnung. Nach der Natur aufgenommen.

(Fruit & Flowers in art ).

Date. [c.1900.]

Berlin. Bruno Hessling. Folio, [13 x 16ins.]Pp. {4} + 36 Loose, (as issued,) coloured decorative fruit and flower photographic prints, split to one plate, strengthened on the back & chipping to the outer edges of a few plates well away from images. Original printed portfolio, with ties. From the private library of Chief of Miraj, (India), with their stamps. The chiefs are Brahmans, of the Patwardhan family. £120.00

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(Code No. 4686)

Anderson, James. (Ed). Gold Medallist of the Royal Horticultural Society.

(11 Antique Flower Prints.).

Date. [c.1875.]

London. William Mackenzie. 8vo, 7 x 10 ins. 11 Loose hand-coloured and chromolithographic prints of flowers, some marks and foxing. No covers or titles. £75.00

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(Code No. 4335)Anderson, James. (Ed).Gold Medallist of the Royal Horticultural Society.THE NEW PRACTICAL GARDENER And Modern Horticulturist.No Date, ca1875.London. William Mackenzie. 8vo, [7 x 10 ins.] Pp 988 + 2 Chromolithographic frontis? (Fruit & Flower) + 26 Chromolithographic plates, including 14 Fruit and Vegetables + 12 Flowers and orchids, very good condition + 12 b/w plates. Full calf gilt and raised spine bands with gilt-decorated panels, rubbed and split hinges to front cover. Holding firm.

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(Code No. 4300)

Cornell, Henrik.

Carl Milles and the Milles Gardens.

Sweden. Albert Bonnier. Folio, [9 1/2 x 12 1/2 ins.] 1957. Pp 50, + 79 photographs by Sune Sundahl and others. Half morocco gilt. Raised spine bands with gilt-decorated panels. Fine copy. £60.00

Carl Milles was born Wilhelm Carl Emil Andersson on June 23, 1875, in Lagga, Sweden. He was one of the foremost Scandinavian artists of the 20th century. He met the renowned sculptor Auguste Rodin at the close of the 19th century and became his assistant .

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(Code No. 4267)

Yarrell, William.

A History of British Birds.

Volumes 2 & 3 of 3.

London: John Van Voorst. 1856. 8vo, [6 x 8 1/2 ins.]. Pp 702. 679 + 53 (Supplement ), 4 (adverts) , very good condition. Original cloth gilt, Very marked & hinge split ,(1ins). £60.00

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(Code No. 4226)Harding, James. Duffield.ELEMENTARY ART. Or, the use of the Chalk and Lead Pencil advocated and explained.No Date, ca1860. London. Folio, [11 x 15 ins.] 10 of 28 Loose lithographic plates of trees, marks to blank margins of some plates. The plates show trees set in a beautiful landscape. Original gilt decorated cloth, marked.

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(Code No. 4153)

TSCHICHOLD, JAN.

CHINESE COLOR-PRINTS FROM THE PAINTING MANUAL OF THE MUSTARD SEED.

London. George Allen. 1952. Folio. [13 x 11 ins.] Pp 17 + 16 Single page coloured plates, very good. Original boards, slight marks. Lacks slip-case. £60.00

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(Code No. 4132)

Anon.

Botanical Watercolour.

Date, Nov 8th 1831.

Page size 9 x 8 ins. A beautiful original hand drawn sketch in watercolour of roses, bluebells, etc by an unknown artist. £60.00

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(Code No. 3991)

PARLEY, Peter.

Tales of Animals. Comprising Quadrapeds, Birds, Fishes, Reptiles and Insects.

London. Thomas Tegg & Son. 1833, 2nd edn. 8vo, [5 x 7 1/4 ins.] Pp vii, 334 (1)advert ). Text illustrations throughout. Original cloth gilt, split to front hinge, repaired. Original spine title label, some loss. £35.00

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(Code No. 3953)

Percivall, William.

Hippopathology. Lameness of the Horse Illustrative of the Different Species of Lameness.

Vol. IV, Part II.

Longman Brown Green & Longmans .1852. 8vo. Pp vi, 273 - 514 (2) advert + 3 Hand coloured lithographs, slight nicks to blank margins. Published in 4 volumes from 1834 to 1852 each volume is advertised as complete in them selves. Original trade boards with printed title label, some loss. £45.00

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(Code No. 3587)

India Sporting Review.

Volume III, March -June, 1846.

Calcutta. Star Press, 1846, 8vo [6 x 9 ins.] 1846. Pp 371+ 53 (Racing calendar for 1845-46)+ viii + 4 (India racing calendar) + iv + 6 Engraved plates including 3 Hand coloured. Original half morocco gilt, rubbed. Marbled paper covers missing. £55.00

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(Code No. 3544)

DEMOCRITUS, pseud. [i.e. George Ferdinand Springmuhl von Weissenfeld.]

"Darwin on Trial at the Old Bailey".

Including "Judicial Scandals and Errors. By G. Astor Singer".

London. University Press. 4to, [6 1/2 x 10 ins]. ca1900. Pp. 107 [5] adverts, very good, pencil annotations in the margins, Original cloth gilt, rubbed and crease to front cover. This very rare and humorous work records a mock trial at the Old Bailey. The accused, a bookseller is charged with obscene libel for the sale of a book that advocates the Darwinian hypothesis of Sexual Selection and Human Marriage. The inspiration for the mock trial was taken from the George Bedborough trial for the sale of Havelock Ellis' "Sexual Inversion" in 1898. £150.00.

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(Code No. 3226DP)

LOUDON, JANE: The Ladies' Flower-Garden of Ornamental Bulbous Plants.

London. William, Smith. 1841,1st edn. 4to, [9 x 11 ins]. Pp x, 270. 48 of 58 Beautiful hand-coloured lithographic botanical plates. Plates 1 & 5, foxing spots. All other plates very clean. Original full morocco gilt. Covers detached. £2,400.00

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(Code No. 2976)

Bullough. W.S.:

PRACTICAL ZOOLOGICAL ILLUSTRATIONS. INVERTEBRATES.

London. Macmillan & Co. Ltd. Oct 1947. Folio, [15 x 10 ins.] 31 of 32 Practical Zoological illustrations in slipcase with over flap, rubbed and some splits, still holding. £22.00

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