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Catalogue of the Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Drawings in the British Museum (Natural History). [ Complete set : 8 vols in 4 ]

by British Museum

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Used - Near Fine set
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Edition stated to be "strictly limited to 450 copies"
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undated reprint (c. 1991) of th
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8 vols in 4, cloth, 8vo,
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Maurizio Martino Publisher, New York, undated reprint (c. 1991) of the 1903-40 first editions. Edition stated to be "strictly limited to 450 copies". 8 vols in 4, cloth, 8vo,. viii, 1038 + [3], 1039-1956 + [3], 1957-2403, [3], 511, [1], 48 + [3], [513]-1480 pp. Approximately 60,000 entries. A "magnificent and indispensable reference" - Collison. An author catalogue of… Read more about this item
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The New Naturalists

by Marren, P

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Used - Very Good. 50th anniversary sticker on front wrapper (as issued)
Published
1995
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Laminated illustrated wrappers, 8vo,
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9780002199971
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HarperCollins, London, first edition, 1995. Laminated illustrated wrappers, 8vo,. 304 pp, 16 colour plates and over 100 black-and-white ills. A Guide to the famous and much-collected "New Naturalists" series. From the blurb: "with this book, the Collins New Naturalist Library reaches its half- centenary. Many of the titles in the series have become natural history classics, and played… Read more about this item
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Bibliography of British Gardens

by Desmond, R

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Used - Covers slightly marked, small tear to cloth on rear board, top edge spotted, otherwise Good
Published
1984
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Cloth, cover illustration, 4to,
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9780906795156
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St Paul's Bibliographies, Winchester, first edition, 1984. Cloth, cover illustration, 4to,. viii, 318 pp, including 20 pages of plates. Over 5,500 entries. Arranged alphabetically by the site of the garden. Lists material on over 5, 500 gardens in England, Scotland, Wales and to a limited extent Ireland. The refences are drawn from horticultural literature, county histories, topographical works, diaries,… Read more about this item
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Great Natural History Books and Their Creators

by Desmond, R. ; British Library

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Used - Near Fine in a dustwrapper with soiling to the rear panel
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2003
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Cloth, 4to, 30 cm,
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9780712347747
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British Library, London, first edition, 2003. Cloth, 4to, 30 cm,. 176 pp, ills. From the blurb: "Amongst the greatest books ever created are the large-scale works of natural history, researched and written by apothecaries, scientists and others for whom the study of the natural world was a consuming passion. Plant and animal specimens, which had to be found… Read more about this item
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Bibliography of British Gardens

by Desmond, R

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Used - Elegant bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, Very Good
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1984
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Cloth, cover illustration, 4to,
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9780906795156
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St Paul's Bibliographies, Winchester, first edition, 1984. Cloth, cover illustration, 4to,. viii, 318 pp, including 20 pages of plates. Over 5,500 entries. Arranged alphabetically by the site of the garden. Lists material on over 5, 500 gardens in England, Scotland, Wales and to a limited extent Ireland. The refences are drawn from horticultural literature, county histories, topographical works, diaries,… Read more about this item
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Pomona's Harvest : An Illustrated Chronicle of Antiquarian Fruit Literature

by Janson, H. Frederic

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Used - Top edge of textblock smokestained, with minor staining to top edges of a few leaves otherwise Near Very Good in Near Very Good
Published
1996
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Cloth, 8vo,
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9780881923360
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Timber Press, Portland, first edition, 1996. Cloth, 8vo,. 433 pp, 8 pp colour plates. Over 600 entries in bibliography. A fascinating and well-illustrated study of the literature (especially European) of fruit from antiquity to the early 19th century, coupled with a detailed bibliography of over 600 fruit-related works. The author, a lifelong expert in the field, surveys the history… Read more about this item
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Valuable Natural-History and Travel Books, Atlases and Maps. [ Christie's, auction catalogue, sale date: 27 April, 1994 ]

Valuable Natural-History and Travel Books, Atlases and Maps. [ Christie's, auction catalogue, sale date: 27 April, 1994 ]

by Christie's

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Used - Neatly but regrettably colour-coded by the previous owner, a bookseller, with four coloured tape bands around the spine, otherwi
Published
1994
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Laminated illustrated wrappers, 4to,
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Christie's, London, auction catalogue for the sale held on 27th April, 1994. Laminated illustrated wrappers, 4to,. 183 pp, numerous ills, including some in colour. 223 lots. Highlights of the sale included Johannes Blaue's Grooten Atlas, 1662-5 in 9 volumes and many other works by him; and several works by John Gould including two sets of his Monograph of the… Read more about this item
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Pomona's Harvest : An Illustrated Chronicle of Antiquarian Fruit Literature

Pomona's Harvest : An Illustrated Chronicle of Antiquarian Fruit Literature

by Janson, H. Frederic

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Used - Top edge of textblock smokestained, with minor staining to top edges of a few leaves otherwise Near Very Good in Near Very Good
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1996
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Cloth, 8vo,
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9780881923360
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Timber Press, Portland, first edition, 1996. Cloth, 8vo,. 433 pp, 8 pp colour plates. Over 600 entries in bibliography. A fascinating and well-illustrated study of the literature (especially European) of fruit from antiquity to the early 19th century, coupled with a detailed bibliography of over 600 fruit-related works. The author, a lifelong expert in the field, surveys the history… Read more about this item
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Great Natural History Books and Their Creators

by Desmond, R. ; British Library

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Used - Very Good in Very Good dustwrapper
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2003
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Cloth, 4to, 30 cm,
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9780712347747
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British Library, London, first edition, 2003. Cloth, 4to, 30 cm,. 176 pp, ills. From the blurb: "Amongst the greatest books ever created are the large-scale works of natural history, researched and written by apothecaries, scientists and others for whom the study of the natural world was a consuming passion. Plant and animal specimens, which had to be found… Read more about this item
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Great Flower Books, 1700-1900 : a Bibliographical Record of Two Centuries of Finely-Illustrated Flower Books

by Sitwell, S. ; Blunt, W. ; Synge, P.M

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Used - Edges rubbed, otherwise Very Good in a dustwrapper which is badly torn with some loss and somewhat duststained
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Edition of 1750 copies on Gelderland white cartridge paper
Published
1956
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Half-cloth and marbled boards, folio,
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Collins, London, first edition, 1956. Edition of 1750 copies on Gelderland white cartridge paper. Half-cloth and marbled boards, folio,. x, 94 pp, plates, 36 plates (including 8 in colour). Contents: Notes on the flowers represented in the plates, by P.M. Synge ; The romance of the flower book, by S. Sitwell; The illustrators of the great flower books,… Read more about this item
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A Bibliographical Index of the British Flora, including floras, herbals, periodicals, societies and references relating to the identification,distribution and occurrence of phanerogams, vascular cryptogams and cherophytes in the British Isles

by Simpson, N.D

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Used - An ex-library copy with a white ink number on the spine, library label on the front pastedown endpaper and docket on the rear pa
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Limited edition of 750 copies
Published
1960
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Cloth, large 8vo,
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Privately printed, first edition, 1960. Limited edition of 750 copies. Cloth, large 8vo,. 429 pp. Approximately 35,000 entries. Based largely on the compiler's library of some 5,400 books on the British flora and on his collection of periodicals, the work was completed in 1950, although additions were made whilst the book was in the press. Foreign works which include… Read more about this item
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Catalogue of the Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Drawings in the British Museum (Natural History). [ Complete set : 8 vols in 4 ]

by British Museum

Condition
Near Fine set save that Volume 1-2 is slightly used and has an institutional stamp on the front pastedown endpaper
Edition
Edition stated to be "strictly limited to 450 copies"
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undated reprint (c. 1991) of th
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8 vols in 4, cloth, 8vo,
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Maurizio Martino Publisher, New York, undated reprint (c. 1991) of the 1903-40 first editions. Edition stated to be "strictly limited to 450 copies". 8 vols in 4, cloth, 8vo,. viii, 1038 + [3], 1039-1956 + [3], 1957-2403, [3], 511, [1], 48 + [3], [513]-1480 pp. Approximately 60,000 entries. A "magnificent and indispensable reference" - Collison. An author catalogue of… Read more about this item
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British Natural History Books 1495-1900. A Handlist

by Freeman, R.B

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Used - Slightly rubbed, otherwise near Very Good
Published
1980
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Cloth, 8vo,
ISBN
9780712909716
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Wm Dawson & Sons, Ltd, Folkestone, first edition, 1980. Cloth, 8vo,. 437 pp. 4,206 entries. An excellent work which provides much bibliographic information. Lists "all books about the flora and fauna of the British Islands, including all Ireland, the Channel Islands...all general natural history books written by inhabitants of these islands, and..translations into English of relevant books by foreign… Read more about this item
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British Natural History Books 1495-1900. A Handlist

by Freeman, R.B

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Used - Institutional owner's stamp on front pastedown endpaper, covers a little rubbed, otherwise Good
Published
1980
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Cloth, 8vo,
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9780712909716
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Wm Dawson & Sons, Ltd, Folkestone, first edition, 1980. Cloth, 8vo,. 437 pp. 4,206 entries. An excellent work which provides much bibliographic information. Lists "all books about the flora and fauna of the British Islands, including all Ireland, the Channel Islands...all general natural history books written by inhabitants of these islands, and..translations into English of relevant books by foreign… Read more about this item
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Catalogue of the Mycological Library of Howard A. Kelly

by Krieger, L.C.C

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Used - Spine rubbed, corners and top edge of front board worn and frayed, boards duststained and with minor marks, contents lightly age
Published
1924
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Quarter-cloth and boards, small 4to,
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Privately printed first edition, Baltimore, 1924. Quarter-cloth and boards, small 4to,. v, 260 pp. Approximately 6,500 entries. An uncommon catalogue of a major collection of books, articles, periodicals and papers principally on mycology (ie the study of fungi, a large group of lower plants that include molds, mildews, mushrooms and bacteria) but also covering works on lichens. Spine… Read more about this item
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Natural Science Books in English 1600 -1900

by Knight, D.M

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Used - Pinhead dent to rear board and corresponding hole to dustwrapper, otherwise Very Good in price-clipped dustwrapper
Published
1972
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Cloth, 4to,
ISBN
9780713407280
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B. T. Batsford Ltd, London, first edition, 1972. Cloth, 4to,. x, 262 pp, over 100 ills (some colour),. An excellent survey of the significant publications in all fields of science in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. After an opening chapter on the Scientific Movement in the early 17th century, Knight goes on to discuss the founding of… Read more about this item
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A Bibliography of British Lepidoptera 1608-1799

by Lisney, A.A

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Used - A little sunned around spine, edges slightly spotted, otherwise Very Good
Edition
Limited edition of 500 copies
Published
1960
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Cloth, gilt cover device, 8vo, 25 cm,
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Privately printed for the author at the Chiswick Press, London, first edition, 1960. Limited edition of 500 copies. Cloth, gilt cover device, 8vo, 25 cm,. xviii, 315 pp, 40 ills. 419 entries. Contains a wealth of information, with a short biographical introduction for each author and very detailed descriptions of the works. Some 43 authors are included, among them… Read more about this item
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Catalogue of the Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Drawings in the British Museum (Natural History). [ Complete set : 8 vols in 4 ]

by British Museum

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Used - Very Good set
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Edition stated to be "strictly limited to 450 copies"
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undated reprint (c. 1991) of th
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8 vols in 4, cloth, 8vo,
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Maurizio Martino Publisher, New York, undated reprint (c. 1991) of the 1903-40 first editions. Edition stated to be "strictly limited to 450 copies". 8 vols in 4, cloth, 8vo,. viii, 1038 + [3], 1039-1956 + [3], 1957-2403, [3], 511, [1], 48 + [3], [513]-1480 pp. Approximately 60,000 entries. A "magnificent and indispensable reference" - Collison. An author catalogue of… Read more about this item
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Catalogue of the Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Drawings in the British Museum (Natural History). [ Complete set : 8 vols in 4 ]

by British Museum

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Some fore-edge corners bumped, two boards slightly rubbed, otherwise as new
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Edition stated to be "strictly limited to 450 copies"
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undated reprint (c. 1991) of th
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8 vols in 4, cloth, 8vo,
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Maurizio Martino Publisher, New York, undated reprint (c. 1991) of the 1903-40 first editions. Edition stated to be "strictly limited to 450 copies". 8 vols in 4, cloth, 8vo,. viii, 1038 + [3], 1039-1956 + [3], 1957-2403, [3], 511, [1], 48 + [3], [513]-1480 pp. Approximately 60,000 entries. A "magnificent and indispensable reference" - Collison. An author catalogue of… Read more about this item
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Catalogue of the Mycological Library of Howard A. Kelly

by Krieger, L.C.C

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Martino Publishing, Mansfield Centre, n.d. but 2002 reprint of the 1924 privately printed first edition. Cloth, small 4to,. v, 260 pp. Approximately 6,500 entries. An uncommon catalogue of a major collection of books, articles, periodicals and papers principally on mycology (ie the study of fungi, a large group of lower plants that include molds, mildews, mushrooms and bacteria) but… Read more about this item
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