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Image for Artists' Kew - an exhibition of contemporary works.

Artists' Kew - an exhibition of contemporary works.

By: Cloake, J. & Strong, R.

Price: £3.95

Publisher: Asgill House trust & Friends of RBG Kew: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009561

ISBN: 1842461435

Condition: New


NEW. Very well illustrated, small slim quarto, pp 96. a very good copy in dustwrapper. [Artists' Kew reveals Kew in its charming detail as well as in its full natural beauty by the Thames. It is about people too: their interaction with those settings, and the settings in turn as public places for simple relaxation and fun as well as the backdrop for enjoyment of botanical delights. Indeed, Kew today is more popular than ever: with visitors to the Royal Botanic Gardens and The National Archives, and as a residential community. More than 50 artists particpated in the exhibition on which Artist'... View more info

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Britain's Natural Heritage - reading our countryside's past [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Colebourn, Phil & Gibbons, Bob

Price: £3.75

Publisher: Poole, Blandford Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013079

ISBN: 0713717505

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, quarto, pp 240, a very good copy in a dustwrapper which is faded round the spine. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

A Broad Canvas - art in East Anglia since 1880

By: Collins, Ian

Price: £18.75

Publisher: Norwich, Parke Sutton Publishing: 1990

Seller ID: 005640

ISBN: 1870337069


Well illustrated, large quarto, pp 144, lower corners of binding slightly bumped, the dustwrapper is very slightly worn, and a little faded but is not price-clipped. Clean internally. View more info

Image for South by Southwest - Painting the Channel Islands

South by Southwest - Painting the Channel Islands

By: Collyer, Peter

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bradford Leigh, Thomas Reed Publications: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author and artist

Seller ID: 011425

ISBN: 0901281840

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, large horizontal quarto, pp 159, a very good copy in a dustwrapper which has a slight crease on the corner of the upper margin. [Alan Titchmarsh's copy, though not with a direct provenance, but signed by the artist on the title page with the inscription "To Alan, in admiration, Peter Collyer".] View more info

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Island Farm

By: Darling, F. Fraser

Price: £2.75

Publisher: London, The Country Book Club: 1951

Seller ID: 010587

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, pp 223, very slightly worn internally, a small neat name and date in the front endpaper, green cloth very slightly bumped at corners, very slightly rubbed. Overall a very good copy. View more info

Image for The Mojave - a portrait of the definitive American desert

The Mojave - a portrait of the definitive American desert

By: Darlington, David

Price: £4.50

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013564

ISBN: 0805016317

Condition: As New


Octavo, pp (10), 337, cloth-backed boards, virtually as new in a slightly worn and age-toned dustwrapper. [Not illustrated]. View more info

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A Historical Geography of Ghana

By: Dickson, Kwamina B.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge at the University Press: 1969

Seller ID: 000165

ISBN: 052107102X

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, pp xiv,379, numerous relevant letters and loose insertions, a good copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Northumberland and Tyneside - a Bibliography

By: Donkin, W.C. & Patterson, E.F.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Ministry of Town & Country Planning: 1946

Seller ID: 007891

Condition: Fair


Square 8vo, pp 100, typescript, a little age-toned,upper cornes a little bumped, paperback, coversd a little worn and faded. [ History, Topography, Geography, Climate, Population, Geology, Agriculture, Industry, Transport, Employment, Utilities, Local Government, Amenities, Housing, Preservation, Development.] View more info

Image for Check List of Pacific Oceanic Islands [Eric Groves' copy]

Check List of Pacific Oceanic Islands [Eric Groves' copy]

By: Douglas, Gina

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, International Biological Programme: 1969

Seller ID: 014339

Condition: Very Good


Small quarto, pp (136), paperback, covers very slightly worn and faded, otherwise a very clean copy. Reprinted from Micronesia Volume 5. A useful work - for each island there are details of size, physical character, past and present land use, together with the then current status and scientific knowledge. [From the library of the botanist Eric Groves. He has put it in a removable card cover, with a pocket at the rear containing a National Geographic folding map of the Pacific.] View more info

Image for Decade. A Decade of Archaeology and History in the Lebanon (Une Decennie, 1995 - 2004)

Decade. A Decade of Archaeology and History in the Lebanon (Une Decennie, 1995 - 2004)

By: Doumet-Serhal, Claude; Rabate, Anne & Resek, Andrea (editors)

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Beirut, The Lebanese British Friends of the National Museum: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007548

ISBN: 2913330347

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, thick and very large quarto, pp 591, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. [Extensive essays on Tyre, Rachideh, Sidon, Eshmun, Chhim, Beirut, Byblos, Yanouh, Tripoli, Tell Arqa etc and with 84 pages on the Cedars of Lebanon.]. {Very heavy - extra popstage will be required} View more info

Image for Wild Life in East Anglia    [Richard Fitter's copy]

Wild Life in East Anglia [Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Dutt, William A.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013571

Condition: Good


16 colour plates by Frank Southgate, large octavo, pp x, 370, (+ 40 page publisher's catalogue dated July 1906), fore-edge slightly foxed, slight foxing internally, very slightly used internally, cloth slightly worn. Presentation inscription stating "to H. Martin-Clarke, with best wishes, February 25th 1908, from H.D.R." . From there it went to his son (presumably) D.E. Martin Clarke of Oxford, with his signature also. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

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The Peak District

By: Edwards, K.C.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1962

Seller ID: 014385

Condition: Very Good


Second impression (same year as first edition). Illustrated, octavo, pp xvi, 240, extremely clean internally. green cloth in very good condition. The dustwrapper is price-clipped, slightly age-toned on the spine and lower cover, very slight signs of wear or creasing just along the margins,a small tear at the top fore-edge of the lower fold-over. Overall a very nice copy. [Lying as it does at the heart of industrial England, this area of intimate wooded dales, steep-sided gorges and windswept boggy moorland, is perhaps the most welcome of all Britain’s National Parks; certainly, it is the... View more info

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The Broads

By: Ellis, E.A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014402

Condition: Fair


First edition. Illustrated, octavo, pp xii, 401, an ex-library copy with stamped number at the bottom of the title page, lacking the rear endpaper, faint stamp markes on the paste-down rear endpaper, rear hinge cracked, green cloth a bit marked and faded on its upper cover, slightly faded at the base of the spine. The dustwrapper is repaired internally, not price-clipped, rather worn, creased and frayed with a few small tears, now protected in a removable plastic cover. View more info

A History of the Parishes of Sheringham and Beeston regis in the County of Norfolk

By: Erroll, A. Campbell

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Norwich & Sheringham, The Rigby Printing Company, and the Author:

Seller ID: 005299


SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. 6 plates, pp xii, 156, an address is neatly written on the rear endpaper, otherwise this is a very clean bright copy. The dustwrapper is torn, but neatly repaired; it is slightly stretched, and a little marked and frayed but virtually complete. View more info

Image for Vertical Displacement of Shorelines in Highland Britain (Special Number of Institute of British Geographers Transactions Number 39, October 1966)

Vertical Displacement of Shorelines in Highland Britain (Special Number of Institute of British Geographers Transactions Number 39, October 1966)

By: Farmer, B.H. (editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Institute of British Geographers: 1966

Seller ID: 010964

Condition: Very Good


Diagrams and charts within the text, large 8vo, pp viii, 145, extremely clean inside, paperback, covers showing only very slight signs of wear. [Dr Peter Moore's copy, with his signature on the upper cover.]. {Late-glacial shorelines in Eastern Fife, Pollen analysis of sub-carse peats of the Forth Valley, Deglaciation and vertical displacement of shorelines in Wester and Easter Ross, Quaternary changes of sea-level in Ireland etc.} View more info

Haunted East Anglia

By: Forman, Joan

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005296

ISBN: 0709145802

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, pp 207, a good sound copy in a price-clipped and very slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Bunyan's Country - studies in Bedfordshire topography of the Pilgrim's Progress

Bunyan's Country - studies in Bedfordshire topography of the Pilgrim's Progress

By: Foster, Albert J.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, H. Virtue & Company Ltd: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007741

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated by the author, pp 182, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, neat contemporary signature on title page, endpapers browned, otherwise clean and tight internally, green cloth very slightly faded and worn, but really a good copy. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper] View more info

Image for Kingham Old and New - studies in a rural parish

Kingham Old and New - studies in a rural parish

By: Fowler, W. Warde

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Oxford, B.H. Blackwell: 1913

Seller ID: 006148


Frontispiece by E.H. New, a plan of the parish, a folding map at the rear, pp viii, 216, top edge gilt, the other edges untrimmed, hinge at page 1 slightly strained, decorated cloth, gilt, very slightly worn, the vignette on the upper cover a little rubbed, joints slightly creased. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his signature on the front endpaper]. View more info

Bygone Ashtead

By: GOLLIN, Geoffrey

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Ashtead, Published by the author: 1987

Seller ID: 006063

ISBN: 0951260707


Ilustrated, small quarto, pp 133, viii, pictorial cloth, a good clean copy. View more info

Image for The Immortal Isles

The Immortal Isles

By: Gordon, Seton

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Williams & Norgate Ltd: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009612

Condition: Good


First edition. Well illustrated with black and white photographs and six colour plates by Finlay Mackimmon, large 8vo, pp xii 227, uncut, a l;ittle foxing throughout, cloth slightly worn, spine slightly spotted and with a small tear at the base. View more info