Book Catalogue – Science & Natural History


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BOULGER, G.S. Familiar Trees.

16. BOULGER, G.S. Familiar Trees.

Cassell and Company. [1906-7].

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8vo. 3 vols. Original brown cloth, blocked in black and green with gilt lettering to fronts and spines; pp. x + 160, x + 152, viii + 172, numerous colour and b&w plates; red library…

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CHILDS' Spring Catalogue of Seeds, Bulbs and…

17. CHILDS' Spring Catalogue of Seeds, Bulbs and Plants for 1901.

Floral Park, NY: John Lewis Childs. [1901].

£200

8vo. Original decorative paper wrappers; pp. 152 on different coloured papers, 12 coloured plates each with text to verso, text illustrations throughout; very good indeed.The lavish 1901…

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COUNTERCULTURE The Mother Earth News Vol 1, No. 1…

18. COUNTERCULTURE The Mother Earth News Vol 1, No. 1, January 1970.

Madison, Ohio: Mother Earth News. 1970.

£25

Magazine 11 x 8.5 inches, cover in black and yellow; pp. 64, illustrated throughout; a little chipping to corners, a little browned, very good.The first issue of this important journal in…

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EMERY, Carla. Old Fashioned Recipe Book.

19. EMERY, Carla. Old Fashioned Recipe Book.

Kendrick, Idaho: printed by the author. 1975.

£100

4to. Original paper wrapper, plastic binder as issued; pp. 626, printed on coloured paper colour and b&w photographs; with loose copy of Newsletter of March 1976, sent to subscribers…

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HULME, F. Edward Wild Fruits of the Country-Side.

20. HULME, F. Edward Wild Fruits of the Country-Side.

Hutchinson & Co. 1902.

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4to. Original green cloth, gilt lettering and vignette to front, gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g.; pp. viii + 259, 36 colour plates; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, one plate…

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HUNT, John Dixon. William Kent. Landscape Garden…

21. HUNT, John Dixon. William Kent. Landscape Garden Designer.

A/ Zwemmer Limited. 1987.

£75

Oblong 8vo. Original cloth and wrapper; pp. 176, illustrated throughout; fine.First edition.

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MACGREGOR, Jessie. Gardens of Celebrities and…

22. MACGREGOR, Jessie. Gardens of Celebrities and Celebrated Gardens in and around London.

Hutchinson & Co. [1918].

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4to. Original green cloth, gilt stamped to front, lettered in black to spine; pp. xii + 326, 20 colour and 6 monochrome plates; binding a little sunned, spotting to fore-edges, very…

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NEWSOM, Samuel Japanese Garden Construction.

23. NEWSOM, Samuel Japanese Garden Construction.

Poughkeepsie, NY: Apollo Books. 1988.

£100

4to. Original green cloth and wrapper; pp. [x] + 302, illustrated throughout in colour and b&w; spine of wrapper lighlty sunned with chip to head of spine, internally fine.First…

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NICHOLSON, George. The Illustrated Dictionary of…

24. NICHOLSON, George. The Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening. A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists.

L. Upcott Gill. [1884-1901].

£400

4to. 11 vols. Original green cloth, gilt lettering and black stamped botanical designs to fronts and spines, blind stamped botanical designs to rears, all edges gilt; each volume pp. 264…

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PERCY, Lord William. Three Studies in Bird…

25. PERCY, Lord William. Three Studies in Bird Character. Bitterns, herons and water rails.

Country Life Ltd. 1951.

£40

8vo. Original scarlet cloth, gilt lettering to upper board and spine, with origianl dustwrapper; pp. 63, 82 b&w photos; wrapper very slightly bumped to extremities, very good.First edition. An interesting study of some elusive birds.

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PRATT, Anne The Poisonous, Noxious, and…

26. PRATT, Anne The Poisonous, Noxious, and Suspected Plants of Our Fields and Woods.

SPCK. [c. 1857].

£150

4to. Original yellow paper wrapper, printed in black to front; title page, 44 hand-coloured plates with accompanying text; wrapper a little faded, a little chipping to edges, very good.Early…

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ROBINSON, William. My Wood Fires and their…

27. ROBINSON, William. My Wood Fires and their story. Showing the beauty and use of the wood fire: of the way to secure good draught and combustion: of the native woods best for fuel: of the abolition of the fender: and of the economy and value of wood as fuel.

Country Life. 1917.

£100

4to. Original white cloth, gilt lettering to upper; pp. 54, 15 plates; previous owner's pencil signature to ffep, binding somewhat marked, endpapers browned, internally very clean, very…

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SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita. In Your Garden, In Your…

28. SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita. In Your Garden, In Your Garden Again, More for Your Garden, Even More for Your Garden

Michael Joseph. 1951-1958.

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8vo. 4 volumes. Original cloth and dustwrappers; illustrated with black and white photographs throughout; a little chipping to spines of dustwrappers, otherwise very good indeed, a…

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SLAWSON, David A. Secret Teachings in the Art of…

29. SLAWSON, David A. Secret Teachings in the Art of Japanese Gardens.

Tokyo: Kodansha International Ltd. 1987.

£75

4to. Original cloth and wrapper; pp. 220, text illsutrations; wrapper a little rubbed with small portion missing from head of spine, internally near fine.First edition. The aesthetic principles behind Japanese garden design.

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STEP, Edward Hutchinson's Trees and Flowers of the…

30. STEP, Edward Hutchinson's Trees and Flowers of the Countryside.

Hutchinson & Co. [1940].

£120

4to. 2 vols. Contemporary half green morocco, gilt lettering and panelling to spine; pp. [iv] + 416, [iv] + 768 + [viii], illsutrated throughout in colour and b&w; bindings a little…

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