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Poets Country

By: LANG, Andrew. (ed).

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1907

Seller ID: 007272

Condition: Fair


50 colour plates by Francis S. Walker, large thick 8vo, pp xiv, 363, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, early in scription on b lank page opposite the half-title, decorated cloth a bit marked, browned and worn, spine rubbed and frayed, spine head torn and glued. [From the library of the gardening writer Ruth Duthie, with her name and address on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Holborn - an historical portrait of a London Borough

By: Lehmann, John

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1970

Seller ID: 008722

Condition: Good


Illustrated, pp 208, fore-edge and endpapers slightly marked, slightly used internally, blue cloth slightly marked and very slightly worn, in a dustwrapper which is not price-clipped but which is a bit frayed and chipped but now protected in a removable plastic film. View more info

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Leigh's New Picture of London; or, a View of the political, religious, medical, literary, municipal, commercial, and moral State of the British Metropolis; presenting a luminous Guide to the Stranger, on all Subjects connected with general Information,

By: Leigh, Samuel

Price: £115.00

Publisher: 18, Strand, London, Samuel Leigh: 1823

Seller ID: 015120

Condition: Good


New edition, carefully revised. Thick 12mo, (measures 95mm x 144mm], illustrated with a large engraved folding frontispiece of Regent Street (creased from folding and with two marginal tears), 38 small engraved plates (usually showing two or three images, and occasionally one), and a full page text plan of Hampton Court maze, some foxing, marking and browning throughout, some corners turned, LACKING the folding plan and map, but overall a much better copy than usual, in the publisher's original printed sheep, slightly rubbed but with a good sheen, sympathetically rebacked with a black cloth sp... View more info

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De Rebus Brittanicus Collecteanus

By: Leland, John [Lelandi, Joannis]; Thomas Hearne (editor]

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Farnborough, Gregg International Publisher: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 014747

ISBN: 0576728659

Condition: Very Good


Six volumes, Latin text, octavo, four folding plates, a few text illustrations, very clean internally, blue cloth, upper corners a little bumped in the last volume, cloth just very slightly age-toned, otherwise a very good set. [John Leland or Leyland (c.?1503 - 1552) was an English poet and antiquary. He has been described as "the father of English local history and bibliography". His Itinerary provided a unique source of observations and raw materials for many subsequent antiquaries, and introduced the county as the basic unit for studying the local history of England, an idea that... View more info

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The Seychelles

By: Lionnet, Guy

Price: £6.75

Publisher: Newton Abbot & Harrisburg, David & Charles (and Stackpole Books): 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013812

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp 200, an inscription on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, blue cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper is not price-clipped and just very slightly worn. View more info

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Northumberland, with Alston Moor (New Naturalist 95)

By: Lunn, Angus

Price: £47.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009431

ISBN: 0007184840

Condition: New


First edition. Illustrated, large octavo, pp 304, the dustjacket is slightly age-toned along the top and bottom edge (this really only shows on the white parts of the lower dustwrapper cover and the fold-over flaps, and is evident on most copies now) but there is no fading to the spine. [Drawing on his extensive knowledge and experience of the region, Angus Lunn gives a comprehensive account of several types of habitats and geographical areas, including woodlands, the Kielder Forest, moorlands, other inland terrestrial habitats such as montane and limestone habitats and lowland mires, rivers,... View more info

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The Natural History of Dee Side and Braemar [extra illustrated with photographs]

By: MacGillivray, William (edited by Edwin Lankester)

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Private Circulation: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015364

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with line drawings, a folding coloured map, a folding map printed in blue, pp xx, 507, all edges gilt, a little occasional foxing, otherwise clean internally, contemporary half morocco, marbled sides, raised bands, only very slight signs of wear. The publication was authorised by Queen Victoria who had purchased the manuscript after the author's death. The printing was very limited, probably under 150 copies. There are extensive lists of plants and animals, extending to eighty pages. [A unique copy, extra illustrated with 25 original topographical photographs, probably by the origi... View more info

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Something of the Night

By: Marchant, Ian

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London & New York, Simon & Schuster: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007521

ISBN: 1847376347

Condition: Very Good


First edition, pp (6), 293, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

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Outlines of Sussex Geology, and other essays

By: Martin, Edward A.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Archer & Co: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014182

Condition: Fair


Frontispiece, small octavo, pp (4), 204, some ageing and marking throughout, cloth faded and very age-toned, a little worn, an ex-library copy with labels at the front endpapers, stamp on frontispiece, title page and last page, a shelf number on the spine. [Brighton's lost river, the Ice Age and the South Downs, Coast Erosion, Clayton Windmills and the Dew Ponds etc.] View more info

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The Highlands of South-West Surrey - a geographical study in sand and clay

By: Matthews, E.C.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012957

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, pp viii, 124, age-toned, erratum slip tipped in at title page, cloth very slightly worn, but a good copy. [Without the pocket of maps, as usual !] View more info

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Dartmoor - a statement of its time (New Naturalist 111)

By: Mercer, Ian

Price: £38.25

Publisher: London, Collins: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006476

ISBN: 0007184999

Condition: New


FIRST EDITION. Illustrated, pp xiv, 400, a very good copy in d.w., and now nicely protected in a removable pastic cover. [The book explores the complex and fascinating history of one of southern England's greatest National Parks, an area of enormous interest to naturalists and tourists alike. Dartmoor is said to be the loneliest wilderness in England. This has been said more often of Dartmoor than any other part of our country. Traditionally in the world of fiction as well as that of fact, Dartmoor has been renowned as a vast and empty moorland area, the property of nature rather than of man. ... View more info

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Loch Lomondside

By: Mitchell, John

Price: £46.50

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009426

ISBN: 0002201453

Condition: New


First edition. Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 232, a very good new copy in an unfaded dustwrapper. [This book is a comprehensive account of the history and natural history of this internationally famous area, which is one of the first National Parks in Scotland. For centuries, Loch Lomondside has been celebrated for its outstanding scenery. The area supports a rich tapestry of water and wild land, forest and woodland, farmland and settlement. It includes architectural and archaeological features of considerable importance, and has been celebrated by many great writers including Walter Scott, John... View more info

History of Burford

By: Monk, W.J.

Price: £16.50

Publisher: Burford & London, C.W. Swatman & Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ltd: 1891

Seller ID: 005575


A few text illustrations, frontispiece, small 8vo, pp (8), 197, (i), dark blue cloth, gilt decorations, a little rubbed and slightly worn, tiny bump to top edge of upper cover. small neat signature on front endpaper. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter]. View more info

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Bretagne Sud III - De Lorient a Nantes

By: Monmarche, Georges

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions Alpina: 1950

Seller ID: 008509

Condition: Good


Illustrated with black and white photographs, small slim 8vo, pp 64, paperback, slightly worn throughout. French text. [La France Illustree series]. Postage will be much reduced. View more info

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Catalogue of Dartmoor Letterboxes, Autumn 1994

By: Moore, A.R.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Totnes, Published by the author: 1994

Seller ID: 008840

Condition: Good


Small tall 8vo, pp 196, edges a little age-toned, paperback, very slightly worn. View more info

A Walk Through Surrey

By: Moore, John

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1939

Seller ID: 005725


Illustrated, small 8vo, pp 136, fore-edge a little uneven, front endpapers slightly stained at top margin, spine browned, cloth rather splash-marked and faded. View more info

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Portmeirion

By: Morris, Jan; Turner, Alwyn W.; Eastment, Mark; Lacey, Stephen & Llywelyn, Robin. [Foreword by Jools Holland]

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Antique Collectors' Club: 2006

Seller ID: 008732

ISBN: 1851495223

Condition: New


Very well illustrated, large quarto, pp 240, a very good copy, still in publisher's sealed cellophane. [Becoming scarce]. A heavy book - extra postage may be required. View more info

An Anthology of the Home Counties

By: Mortimer, John D. (Introduction by John Betjeman )

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd: 1947

Seller ID: 005569


16 plates, small 8vo, pp xxxii, 256, cloth very slightly worn, otherwise a good sound copy in a chipped and slightly worn dustwrapper. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his signature on the front endpaper]. View more info

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The Broads (New Naturalist 89)

By: Moss, Brian

Price: £58.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009421

ISBN: 0002201631

Condition: New


First edition. Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 392, a very good new copy in an unfaded dustwrapper. [This book gives a comprehensive account of the history of the Broads, an area of great interest to natural historians and tourists alike. Broadland is set mostly in Norfolk and partly in Suffolk. The peat deposits in Broadland were dug in many places mainly during the 9th to 13th centuries. The pits eventually filled with water, giving us the Broads, 190 km of navigable water unimpeded by dams or locks. Before the Second World War, Broadland was the epitome of richness of water plants and their a... View more info

East Anglian Studies

By: Munby, Lionel M. (ed)

Price: £11.50

Publisher: Cambridge, W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.: 1968

Seller ID: 005290


A few illustrations, pp xiv, 207, very slight signs of spotting to the blue cloth, otherwise a very good tight sound copy in a dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and only showing the slightest signs of wear. [Eight essays, including The Rivers of Norfolk and South Suffolk, the Suffolk landscape, Colchester in the Eighteenth Century etc]. View more info