Natural History and Foreign Field Sports

ARMSTRONG, John. Practical Illustrations of the…

ARMSTRONG, John. Practical Illustrations of the Scarlet Fever, Measles, and Pulmonary Consumption; with Observations on the Efficacy of Sulphureous Waters in Chronic Complaints.

Baldwin, Cradock and Joy. 1818.

£300

8vo. Contemporary half brown calf, marbled boards, gilt rules to sides, gilt lettering and tools to spine; pp. x + 468; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, binding a little…

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ARNOLD, H.H. and Ira C. BAKER. This Flying Game.

ARNOLD, H.H. and Ira C. BAKER. This Flying Game.

New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company. 1942.

£60

8vo. Original blue cloth with wing motif in silver and black to sides, silver and black lettering to spine; pp. xx + 307, illustrated throughout; front inside panel of dustwrapper pasted…

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ASHLEY-COOPER, F.S. Cricket Highways and Byways.

George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1927.

£70

8vo. Original green cloth, gilt leterign to spine; pp. 288, b&w plates; foxing to endpapers and edges, otherwise very good.Frist edition. A pleasing collection of miscellaneous cricketing articles.

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ATLANTIC REFINING COMPANY. Defensive Driving…

ATLANTIC REFINING COMPANY. Defensive Driving Practices and the Operator's Responsibility.

Philadelphia: The Atlantic Refining Company. 1947.

£100

Large 8vo. Original paper wrapper; pp. 36, illustrated throughout; fine.Third printing. Rare. An instruction manual distributed to the company's employees. As petroleum company, Atlantic…

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ATTENBOROUGH, David Zoo Quest To Madagascar.

Lutterworth Press. 1961.

£100

8vo. Original cloth and wrapper; pp. 160, 42 photographic plates (5 in colour), text illustrations; a little rubbing toe dges of wrapper with acetate lifting at hinges, otherwise very good…

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ATTWOOD, William The Man Who Could Grow Hair, or…

ATTWOOD, William The Man Who Could Grow Hair, or Inside Andorra.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1949.

£100

8vo. Original decorative paper-covered boards, with illustrative dustwrapper; pp. xii + 240, with illustrations by Roger Duvoisin; small inkstamp to ffep, very good indeed.First edition…

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AUDUBON, John James. Writings and Drawings.

AUDUBON, John James. Writings and Drawings.

New York: Literary Classics of America. 1999.

£70

8vo. Original cloth and wrapper in cream slipcase; pp. xiv + 942 + [4. ads], 64 colour plates, text illustrations; fine.First edition, deluxe version. A compilation of Audubon's journals…

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BABBAGE, Charles. Table of the logarithms of the…

PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY AND MATHEMATICS

BABBAGE, Charles. Table of the logarithms of the natural numbers from 1 to 108000.

Printed by William Clowes and Sons. 1841.

£400

8vo. Sometime bound in full brown calf, blind fillets to sides, spine with gilt rules and black morocco label with gilt lettering, edges with unusual striped colouring; pp. xx + 202…

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BABBAGE, Charles Mr Babbage's Invention. Copies of…

BABBAGE, Charles Mr Babbage's Invention. Copies of the correspondence between the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury and the President and Council of the Royal Society, relative to an Invention of Mr. Babbage.

House of Commons. 1823.

£3500

Folio. Unbound, stitched at inner margin as issued, in custom-made blue cloth-backed chemise with silk ties and paper label to front; pp. 6 + [ii], docket title to verso of last leaf…

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BAILEY, Patrick. Orkney.

Newton Abbot: David & Charles. 1985.

£20

8vo. Original cloth and wrapper; pp. 246, b&w illustrations throughout; with bookplate of previous owner to ffep, fine.Reprint.

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BAKER, Henry Beytrage zu nüzlichem und…

BAKER, Henry Beytrage zu nüzlichem und vergnügendum Gebrauch under Verbesserung des Microscopii.

Augsberg: Klett. 1754.

£950

8vo. Original boards, paper label to spine (half missing)l; pp. [xx] + 576 + [xiv, index], 17 folding plates; boards somewhat worn, remnant of modern bookplate to front pastedown, ink…

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BAKER, Henry Das zum Gebrauch leicht gemachte…

BAKER, Henry Das zum Gebrauch leicht gemachte Microscopium.

Zurich: Heidegger 1756.

£600

8vo. Contemporary speckled calf, spine with gilt tools; pp. 342 + 28, 12 numbered folding plates, additional folding plate; label missing from spine, small inkstamp to ffep, occasional light…

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BAKER, Henry Le Microscope a la Portée de Tout le…

BAKER, Henry Le Microscope a la Portée de Tout le Monde, ou description, calcul & explication de la nature de l'usage & de la force des meilleurs Microscopes…

Paris: Ch. A. Jombert. 1754.

£950

8vo. Contemporary speckled calf, spine with gilt raised bands, tools and red morocco gilt label, marbled endpapers; pp. xx + 356, 15 palts (numbered 14); front hinge a little tender, bumping…

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BALDWIN, John R. (editor). Scandinavian…

BALDWIN, John R. (editor). Scandinavian Shetland. An Ongoing Tradition?

Edinburgh: Scottish Society for Northern Studies. 1977.

£30

8vo. Original paper wrapper; pp. viii + 127, b&w photos and illustrations; spine sunned with bumping to head, very good.First edition. A rare and important little publication…

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BALL, John. ALS.

BALL, John. ALS.

24th October 1873

£50

Sheet of writing paper 197 x 55 mm folded in half, blindstamped 'Athenaum Club Pall Mall S.W." to front page, with Ball's manuscript to three pages.This letter was written to Ball's…

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