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Arabian Nights

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: The Children's Press:

Seller ID: 000148

Condition: Good


Quarto, well illustrated, (one plate with marginal loss), a little weak and worn throughout, original cloth-backed boards, slightly worn, one-inch tear in middle of spine, pencilled note on half-title page. View more info

Cathedrals - a contribution by poets to the celebration of the nine hundredth anniversary of Winchester Cathedral

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Winchester College Printing Society: 1979

Seller ID: 005361


Limited edition of 900 copies (this being number 625). Small, tall quarto, pp (56), title-page printed in red and black, wood-engraved illustrations, hessian cloth with leather labels on spine and upper cover, small bookplate of John Sparrow on front endpaper. View more info

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Cartoons From "Punch" Volume III

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co. Ltd: 1906

Seller ID: 009402

Condition: Fair


Very well illustrated with many full page cartoons, large quarto, pp 500, very slightly worn internally, standard red half leather, a bit marked, spine very oxidised, and lacking small portions at the head and base. View more info

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Woodland Birds

By: Barclay-Smith, Phyllis

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin Books: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009495

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Small slim 12mo, pp 32, with 16 colour plates by Peter Shepheard, pages very clean, pictorial boards (by the same artist) in very good condition, in a dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is showing only the slightest signs of wear. Postage will be reduced. View more info

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Plant Portraits

By: Chatto, Beth

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014365

ISBN: 0460046004

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated with striking watercolour images by Jill Coombs and line drawings by Christine Grey-Wilson, large slim horizontal octavo, pp109, (iii), very clean internally, grey cloth with slightly bruised corners, the dustwrapper is price-clipped and is creased, torn and repaired, but now nicely protected in a removable clear cover. View more info

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Proverbs of the Mountain

By: Clark. Thomas A.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Moschatel Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014328

Condition: Very Good


12 loose sheets, each with a proverb illustrated with a charming line drawing by Laurie Clark, in very good condition, in the original printed blue folder wich is very slightly age-toned and slightly worn. [Limited edition, signed by author and artist, number 106 of 300 copies]. {Thomas A Clark was born in Greenock, Scotland. His poetry has been consistently attentive to form and to the experience of walking in the landscape, returning again and again to the lonely terrain of the Highlands and Islands. In 1973, with the artist Laurie Clark, he started Moschatel Press. At first a vehicle for s... View more info

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British Trees, Drawn and Described [Special subscribers' edition]

By: Cole, Rex Vicat

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1907

Seller ID: 009032

Condition: Good


Two volumes, large thick quarto, pp 720, vii, very slightly foxed worn and marked internally, original publisher's half calf, a little worn rubbed and marked but still very sound, a small hole in the upper joint of one volume. The first volume has a slight crack to the front hinge (but no weakness), and a creased rear endpaper. [Special subscribers' edition, with 13 proof photogravures, each one signed in pencil, limited to 150 copies and, ap;parently, originally issued in 30 fortnightly parts. In this edition the text has been revised by Dorothy Kempe.] RARE. Extremely heavy, weighing 8 kilo... View more info

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Insects and Plants - the amazing partnership

By: Cooper, Elizabeth K.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Lutterworth Press: 1965

Seller ID: 013907

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition, octavo, illustrated by Shirley Briggs, pp 142, a slight mark to the front endpapers, cloth very slightly bumped at the corners, otherwise a very good copy without dustwrapper. [The illustrations, I think a mixture of woodcuts and line drawings, are striking. Shirley Ann Briggs (1918 - 2004) was an American artist, photographer, writer, editor, and naturalist. She spent a large portion of her career participating in efforts to inform the public about the environment in regards to synthetic chemicals such as pesticides. A talented artist and writer, Briggs would often use the co... View more info

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An Unsentimental Journey Through Cornwall

By: Craik, Mrs

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014177

Condition: Good


Well illustrated by C. Napier Hemy, quarto, pp xii, 144, (i), fore-edge slightly marked, endpapers age-toned, otherwise very c lean internally, blue cloth with gilt decoration, slightly worn and rubbed, corners slightly bumped, the spine slightly pulled at head and tail. A much better than average copy. View more info

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Jan's Journal

By: Duncan, Ronald

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, William Campion: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014424

Condition: Good


Small octavo, pp 167, with four line drawings and a coloured frontispiece by Betty Swanwick, fore-edge slightly foxed, otherwise very clean internally, green cloth very slightly bowed. View more info

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Sketching from Nature - a handbook for students and amateurs

By: ELLIS, Tristram J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1907

Seller ID: 006127


An entirely new edition, with added matter and illustrations. Illustrated with thirty-eight sketches by the author, and a frontispiece and ten illustrations by H. Stacy Marks, small 8vo, pp xii, 188, spine rubbed and faded, address scribbled out on front endpaper, but otherwise a good copy. View more info

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English Caricaturists and Graphic Humourists of the Nineteenth Century. How they illustrated and Interpreted their Times. A Contribution to the History of Caricature from the Time of the First Napoleon Down to the Death of John Leech, in 1864

By: Everitt, Graham

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein & Co.: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014781

Condition: Good


Well illustrated, large thick octavo, pp xx, 427, some foxing throughout, bookplate of Walter William Brodie, front and rear hinges cracking very slightly but still very sound, blue cloth, gilt decorations, slightly worn and rubbed, the spine spotted, slightly bruised at the base, slightly torn at the head. View more info

Amelia (three volume edition, being Vols 7, 8 & 9 of The Works of Henry Fielding)

By: FIELDING, Henry (edited by George Saintsbury)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Co at Aldine House: 1893

Seller ID: 006140


Three vols, 12mo, illus, edges uncut, original olive-green cloth stamped in gilt, a little worn, the spines fraying. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter]. View more info

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English Emblem Books

By: Freeman, Rosemary

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015503

Condition: Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp xiv, 256, some foxing to the fore-edge, some underlining of text in the first chapter, otherwise very clean internally, maroon cloth very slightly worn, lower corner slightly bumped. [This was Rosemary Verey's copy, but it is not signed.] View more info

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Garden Flowers, from plates by Jane Loudon, with introduction and notes on the plates by Robert Gathorne-Hardy

By: Gathorne-Hardy, Robert (Jane Loudon)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1948

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 014894

Condition: Very Good


Large slim octavo, pp 12 + 16 colour plates, a small neat inscription on the front endpaper, otherwise clean and sound internally, hardback in boards, faded, the dustwrapper is slightly worn. View more info

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Wild Flowers of the Chalk

By: Gilmour, John

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London & New York, Penguin Books: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009490

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Small slim 12mo, pp 30, illus with 16 colour plates by Irene Hawkins, the last plate is slightly age-toned as usual, pictorial boards very slightly bowed but very clean and bright. Postage will be reduced. View more info

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Golden Cockerel Press - 1952 Catalogue

By: Golden Cockerel Press (Christopher Sandford)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013704

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with six engravings, a page-head and a vignette portrait, slim octavo, pp (12), corners slightly turned, slightly age-toned, paperback, covers very slightly worn with one tiny tear to the lower cover. [Postage will be much reduced.] View more info

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Modern Wildlife Painting (Richard Fitter's copy)

By: Hammond, Nicholas.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Robertsbridge, Pica Press: 1998

Seller ID: 013140

ISBN: 1873403550

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, large quarto, pp 239, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [A fine survey of twentieth century art and artists. From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.]. {During the past century the western world has shown an unprecedented interest in wildlife and its identification and conservation, and the art of the era has both stimulated and reflected this interest. This stunning book examines the various forms of wildlife art-from photographic hyper-realism to the abstract-each illustrated by paintings or prints that... View more info

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The Old Man and the Sea

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1972

Seller ID: 010978

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe and Raymond Sheppard, slim octavo, pp 117, extremely clean internally, blue cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper has very slight marginal wear but is otherwise bright and clean and now protected in a removable plastic cover. View more info

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The Curious Gardener

By: Hill, Jason

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012767

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated by John Nash, pp 173, a little foxing to the endpapers, a neat original owner's signature opposite the title page, and a neat ink additional note on page 31, cloth very slightly marked. [One of the most delightful reads in gardening literature !] View more info