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Orchids

By: Paul, Michel

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Taschen: 1997

Edition: First UK edition

Seller ID: 013183

ISBN: 382287762x

Condition: Very Good


Fine photographic images by Paul Starosta, quarto, pp 128, a very good copy in a dustwrapper which has a slight tear to its lower cover. View more info

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Extreme Horticulture

By: Pfahl, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Frances Lincoln: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010236

ISBN: 0711220123

Condition: Good


Very well illustrated, large horizontal quarto, pp 144, cloth very slightly worn, in a creased and slightly worn dustwrapper. [American photographer John Pfahl has an ongoing fascination with man's complex interaction with nature. This is a photographic survey of gardening at its boldest, most bizarre and most exuberant. Among the plants featured are vast flowers, terrifying sculptural cacti, outlandish topiary and extraordinary bonsai: these gardens were planned and planted by true eccentrics, with surreal creativity and great humour. Subjects include huge bright orange Japanese maples, Jeff ... View more info

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Finders Keepers - Eight Collectors

By: Purcell, Rosamund Wolff & Gould, Stephen Jay

Price: £6.75

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Company: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012151

ISBN: 0393030547

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, quarto, pp 155, very slightly worn in a slightly rubbed dustwrapper. [What these collections say about the collectors, and about human beings in general, is the subject of this strangely beautiful and rich compendium. Here are Purcell's wonderfully exotic photographs, luminously using natural light only, of teeth and other human artifacts from the collection of Peter the Great; moles, pigs, and dogs from van Heurn's many boxes of perfectly preserved skins; and all manner of preserved life from Rothschild's Birds of Paradise to the fish of Agassiz. Here also is Gould at hi... View more info

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Albucius

By: Quignard, Pascal. Titus Albucius. (translated by Bruce Boone)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Venice, Ca., Sam Francis - The Lapis Press: 1992

Seller ID: 013870

ISBN: 0932499694

Condition: As New


Illustrated with a few early European photographs (modified), large octavo, pp (6), 188, (4), pictorial laminated boards, a very good copy in dustwrapper, as new. View more info

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L'évolution de l'astrophotographie et les grands téléscopes de l'avenir. The development of astro-photography and the great telescopes of the future

By: Ritchey, G.W.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Paris, La Societe Astronomique de France: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014137

Condition: Good


Well illustrated, quarto, (unpaginated - 64 pages), slight rubbing and offsetting from the plates to the text pages, slightly worn internally, a few lightly turned corners, endpapers coxed, paperback, covers age-toned, a little rubbed and worn at the margins, a small stain to the upper cover. SCARCE. [Bilingual text - English/French]. View more info

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Photographic Documentation of Vegetational Changes in Africa Over a Third of a Century [Gren Lucas' copy]

By: Shantz, H.L. & Turner, B.L.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Privately published:

Seller ID: 015749

Condition: Very Good


Not dated, but perhaps c. 1958 ? Well illustrated with black and white photographs, large octavo, pp vi, 158, very clean internally, cloth-backed pictorial boards, slightly worn and age-toned. From the library of the botanist and conservationist Gren Lucas, with his signature on the front endpaper. [The locations of photographs originally taken between 1919 and 1924 were revisited between 1956 and 1957 and new images taken. A fascinating work, and rarely available in this hardback form.] View more info

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John Shaw's Closeups in Nature

By: Shaw, John

Price: £4.00

Publisher: New York, Amphoto: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014506

ISBN: 0817440526

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large octavo, pp 144, paperback, spine very slightly faded, otherwise a very good copy. View more info

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John Shaw's Nature Photography Field Guide

By: Shaw, John

Price: £4.00

Publisher: New York, Amphoto: 2999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014508

ISBN: 0817440593

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated,large octavo, pp 160, paperback, virtually as new. [The problems facing the photographer in the great outdoors are special. Even highly-skilled photographers are often baffled by them. In this revised and updated version of his 1984 book, "The Nature Photographer's Complete Guide to Professional Field Techniques", noted wildlife and scenic photographer John Shaw draws on his own many years in the field to demonstrate how to overcome these problems and get not just good but great nature pictures. Covering every problem you might encounter in the field, Shaw offers ... View more info

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The Hunted Ones - Story and Camera (with 7 inch record of animal sounds)

By: Sinclair, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Johannesburg, Hugh Keartland Ltd: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010570

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large quarto, pp 188, endpapers marked from sellotape remains, inscription on front endpaper, otherwise a good clean copy internally, in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. [With 7-inch record in rear pocket] . View more info

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Photographic Chemicals and Chemistry

By: Southworth, J. & Bentley, T.L.J.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, & Henry Greenwood & Co: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011224

Condition: Good


Small slim 8vo, pp vi, 122, very slightly worn and marked internally, a tiny neat address on the front endpaper, cloth faded and a little worn, a bit marked, particularly on the upper cover. View more info

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Cornwall

By: Strong, Richard (photographer); Robinson, Chris (text) & Smit, Tim (foreword)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Plymouth, Mabecron Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by photographer

Seller ID: 011424

ISBN: 0953215601

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, quarto, pp 160. a very good copy in dustwrapper. [Signed by the photographer on the half-title.] View more info

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English Woodlands and Their Story

By: Townley, Houghton

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014298

Condition: Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp xiv, 309, top edge gilt, a little age-toned throughout, decorated cloth, gilt, lower corners bumped, the spine a little dull, spine-head with slight tears, the upper joint with a small split at the top and bottom. [The photographic illustrations are atmospheric, and often feature carefully placed "country folk" ! The woodlands featured are Ashdown Forest, The New Forest, Burnham Beeches, Epping and the Forest of Essex, Sherwood Forest, The Forest of Dean, Windsor Forest and Savernake Forest. There is an interesting final chapter on woodland photography.] View more info

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American Designed Landscapes - a photographic interpretation

By: Ward, Alan

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Washington, Spacemaker Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014302

ISBN: 1888931094

Condition: As New


Well illustrated throughout, large horizontal quarto, pp 128, a very good clean copy in a dustwrapper showing just the slightest signs of shelf wear. View more info

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Grzybow Jest w Brod

By: Wilczek, Lech

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Wascaw. Warszawa, Nasza Ksiegarnia: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002800

Condition: Good


Well illustrated throughout with colour and black and white photographs, (some double page and some folding), small folio, pp (c.220), a good copy in frayed and chipped dustwrapper. [A fine period piece and tribute to the Polish mushroom.] SCARCE. View more info

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Exakta Manual - the complete guide to miniture photography with the Exacta camera

By: Wurst, Werner

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Fountain Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012582

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, octavo, pp xii, 419, endpapers slightly marked with tape residue, a neat owner's name on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, green cloth in very good condition. SCARCE. View more info

Image for Le Grand Tour: In the Photographs of Travelers of 19th Century = Dans Les Photographies Des Voyageurs Du Xixe Siecle = Nelle Fotografie Dei Viaggiatori Del XIX

Le Grand Tour: In the Photographs of Travelers of 19th Century = Dans Les Photographies Des Voyageurs Du Xixe Siecle = Nelle Fotografie Dei Viaggiatori Del XIX

By: Zannier, Italo

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Paris & Venice, Canal Editions: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014414

ISBN: 8886502001

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated with contemporary photographs, very large horizontal quarto, pp 228, (very slightly waved), a long inscription on the front endpaper, otherwise a very good copy in an unevenly faded dustwrapper. View more info