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$27.50
u3/9

Forest Vines to Snow Tussocks The Story of New Zealand Plants


DAWSON,JOHN

reprint 264pp ills.[b/w] VERY GOOD+ (in glossy wrappers,sl.rubbed and soiled,owner's sign.to half-title) scarce

PUBLISHER: victoria university press wellington 1993

KEYWORDS: natural history forest vines tussock natural history john dawson

$28.50
2g14/21

The Time of the Buffalo


MCHUGH, TOM

First edition, super octavo, orange cloth boards with brown cloth spine, gilt lettering & black buffalo motif to spine, gilt lettering & blind-stamped buffalo motif to front board, illus eps, xxiv, 339pp + xi pp index, VG+ (owner's name & address in ink to fep) in d/w, VG+ (some creasing to flaps)

PUBLISHER: Alfred A Knopf 1972

KEYWORDS: Tom McHugh Victoria Hudson buffalo North America natural history Bison latifrons natural history evolution behaviour Indians Europeans extermination

$25.00
2b28/24

Wild Flowers


GILMOUR, JOHN & WALTERS, MAX

octavo, green cloth boards, gilt lettering, xiv + 242pp, VG (minor markings to fep & eps), in VG+ d/w

PUBLISHER: Collins 1954 London

KEYWORDS: natural history agriculture wild flowers john gilmour max walters botany natural histry

$30.00
xxbdd28225

Earth; our crowded spaceship


ASIMOV, ISAAC

Softcover octavo (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage costs.

PUBLISHER: The John Day Company 1974

KEYWORDS: science natural history natural science earth children's Isaac Asimov specials

$27.89
1a28/19

The Living Air


memoirs of an ornithologist

DELACOUR JEAN

first edition 173pp ills. VG (sl.rubbed w.sl.stains to spine,sl.bumps to extrems.,some sl.foxing to eps and contents,te red,sl.cocked) in VG d/w (sl.stained and sunned,sl.internal foxing,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: country life london 1966

KEYWORDS: ornithology history natural history biography

$16.73
1j3/34

Explorers of the Sea


famous oceanographic expeditions

GUBERLET,MURIEL L.

ex-lib first edition 226pp VG+ (d/w in plastic taped to boards,usual stamps and pockets) in VG+ d/w (in libr.plastic,sl.sunned)

PUBLISHER: ronald press new york 1964

KEYWORDS: history oceanography travel science natural history muriel guberlet

$33.46
1j7/2

The British Bird Book


WOOD,THEODORE;PYCRAFT,W.P.

first edition 269pp ills.[tipped-in col.plates by roland green] VG (blue cloth,mod.rubbed and stained w.sunned spine,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,boards sl.shaky,owner's stamp to ffep,paper separation at half-title gutter,prelims.and edges mod.soiled,some plates loose but present,cocked w.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: a.&c.black london 1921

KEYWORDS: history birds ornithology britain natural history theodore wood w.p.pycraft

$33.46
1j9/16

The Treasury of Botany:


a popular dictionary of the vegetable kingdom vol.1 only a-k

LINDLEY,JOHN;MOORE,THOMAS(EDS)

ex-lib new edition vol.1 only 652pp ills. VG- (full-calf w.raised bands,rubbed and stained,mod.sunned,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.w.some sl.surface loss,binding only barely attached at front hinge,usual stamps,eps soiled,prelims.loose,prelims.mod.foxed w.some sl.foxing to contents and speckled edges,sl.cocked)

PUBLISHER: longmans,green london 1874

KEYWORDS: history botany natural history science john lindley thomas moore

$16.73
1j9/17

Drawings of British Plants


part xxxi

ROSS-CRAIG,STELLA

first edition 46pp [recto only] ills.[b/w] NF (in wrappers,sl.soiled w.minor bumps to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: beel london 1973

KEYWORDS: history natural history science botany stella ross-craig

$16.73
1j9/18

Drawings of British Plants


part xxv

ROSS-CRAIG,STELLA

first edition 36pp [recto only] ills [b/w] NF (in wrappers,sl.soiled)

PUBLISHER: bell london 1968

KEYWORDS: history science natural history botany stella ross-craig

$16.73
1j9/19

Drawings of British Plants


part xx

ROSS-CRAIG,STELLA

first edition 42pp [recto only] ills. [b/w] NF (in wrappers,sl.bumps and chipping to spine)

PUBLISHER: bell london 1964

KEYWORDS: history science botany natural history stella ross-craig

$16.73
1j9/20

Drawings of British Plants


part xvii

ROSS-CRAIG,STELLA

first edition 36pp [recto only] ills. [b/w] NF (in wrappers,minor chipping to spine)

PUBLISHER: bell london 1962

KEYWORDS: natural history science botany history stella ross-craig

$61.34
man1j12/9

Nature in Eastern Norfolk


PATTERSON,ARTHUR H.

first edition 352pp+ads.ills.[col.] VG+ (red cloth,mod.soiled w.spine sunned,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,paper separation at frontis.gutter,edges sl.foxed/soiled,sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: methuen london 1905

KEYWORDS: history geography britain regions norfolk natural history arthur h.patterson

$55.77
man1j12/11

The Common Objects of the Sea Shore


WOOD,J.G.

first edition 204pp ills.[12 col.plates] VG- (green cloth,rubbed and stained w.some surface losses,bumps and chipping to extrems.,sl.loss to foot of spine,owner's sign.to half-title verso,some pencil annotations,contents sl.foxed/browned,some minor foxing towards edges of plates,cocked w.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: routledge,warne london 1859

KEYWORDS: history natural history oceanography botany j.g.wood

$41.83
man1j12/3

How to Enjoy Birds


people's library

WOODWARD,MARCUS

256pp ills.[col.plates] VG+ (blue cloth,minor bumps to extrems.,owner's bookplate to front pastedown,eps and edges sl.foxed,one plate sl.loose) in VG d/w (col.plate to cover,sl.rubbed and soiled,sunned,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.w.some minor closed tears)

PUBLISHER: hodder and stoughton london [nd]

KEYWORDS: history natural history british birds ornithology marcus woodward

$340.00
2d3/8

Thoroughbred Racing Stock


and its ancestors

WENTWORTH,LADY

second edition 556pp ills [some col.w.fold-out map at rear] VG (red cloth,sl.rubbed and mod.soiled,minor bumps and wear to extrems.,boards sl.shaky,tape stains to pastedowns,prelims.and edges sl.soiled o/w contents clean,te red,sl.shaky spine) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: allen & unwin london 1960

KEYWORDS: history thoroughbred racing sport horses equestrian breeding sport natural history lady wentworth

$25.09
NF291101ec2

The Life and Letters of Sir Edmund Gosse


CHARTERIS,EVAN

first edition 525pp ills. VG (blue cloth,sl.rubbed and soiled w.minor scratch to cover,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,eps and edges sl.foxed,sl.shaky spine) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: heinemann london 1931

KEYWORDS: history biography sir edmund gosse evan charteris natural history

$16.73
2d11/8

British Plant Life


new naturalist series

TURRILL,W.B.

first edition 315pp ills.[some col.] VG+ (green cloth,sl.rubbed and mod.stained,unevenly sunned,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,stamp to ffep,prelims.and edges sl.soiled,sl.cocked) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: collins london 1948

KEYWORDS: history natural history botany w.b.turrill new naturalist series

$41.31
2d17/31

Hardwicke's Science-Gossip 1872-73


an illustrated medium of interchange and gossip for students and lovers of nature

TAYLOR, J. E.; SCIENCE-GOSSIP

first edition 288pp illus, (b/w, artwork, drawings and diagrams) VG (half black leather w. marbled boards and gilt dec. titling and bands to spine, sl wear to head and foot of spine and along hinges area w. minor surface loss, sl chipping to foot of spine w. splitting to upper and lower edges of front hinge and bottom of lower hinge w. minor detaching, boards v. sl rubbed w. sl wear along edges, mainly to bottom edges and corners w. some surface loss exposing interior texture of boards, that said the original boards and spine are in very nice condition, sl foxing in places to prelims and eps w. inconspicious owners signature to ffep, internal paper seperation to ffep gutter w. binding holding firm and only sl detachment at head and foot, sl crease to rear fep, edges of content red, v. sl foxing to some sections of contents, one leaf of contents detached and sl crumpled but no loss and inserted in correct location)

PUBLISHER: robert hardwicke london 1873

KEYWORDS: science anthropology natural history history geology biography scientists research

$30.98
2d1/41

The Land of the Hills and the Glens


wild life in iona and the inner hebrides

GORDON,SETON

reprint 223pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (green cloth,sl.soiled w.sl.wear to extrems.,prelims.and edges sl.foxed w.some v.minor foxing to contents,sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: cassell london 1920

KEYWORDS: history geography scotland iona inner hebrides natural history seton gordon

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