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The British Ferns - George W.Johnson
The British Ferns - George W.Johnson
Condition Good Plus
Published by the Journal of Horticulture and Cottage Gardener Office, London
Fifth edition 1867
Illustrated with engravings of every species forming a complate history of the family as regards their characteristics, peculiarities, natural places of growth and the most successful methods of cultivating them.
vi, 316pp gilt edged.
# 20918sC4

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Price: 22.00 / $33.00


A Manual of the Mollusca; a Treatise of Recent and Fossil Shells - Dr.S.P.Woodward
A Manual of the Mollusca; a Treatise of Recent and Fossil Shells - Dr.S.P.Woodward
Condition Very Good
Second edition 1868
Published by Virtue & Co. London
xiv, 542pp. gilt top edge, illustrated throughout the texts plus frontis and 23 full page black and white plates.
Folding map.
An illustrated appendix of 81pp by Ralph Tate adds material not included in the second edition.
Ex college library with one stamp only
# 19900

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Price: 90.00 / $135.00


The Aurelian Legacy, British Butterflies and their Collectors - Michael A.Salmon
The Aurelian Legacy, British Butterflies and their Collectors - Michael A.Salmon
Condition Very Good
Published by Harley Books, Colchester, Essex 2000
ISBN 0946589402
This highly informative book includes a short history of butterfly collecting in Britain and of the equipment used; brief biographies of 101 deceased lepidopterists, generously laced with anecdotes and quotations, and many contemporary monochrome portraits; accounts of selected species of historical interest; an appraisal of the effect of collecting and of current conservation policies.
432pp illustrated in colour and black and white.
# 19151s100



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The Aurelian's Fireside Companion, an Entomological Anthology - Michael A Salmon & Peter J Edwards, illustrated by Tim Bernhard
The Aurelian's Fireside Companion, an Entomological Anthology - Michael A Salmon & Peter J Edwards, illustrated by Tim Bernhard
Condition Very Good
Published by Paphia Publishing, Lymington, Hants 2005
ISBN 0953723615
The Victorian passion for collecting natural history specimens is amply demonstrated in this volume with over 200 articles, letters and notes gleaned from entomological journals of the past two hundred years. The chosen butterfly collectors are an eclectic bunch. Among their ranks are numerous clergymen, high ranking soldiers and medical men.
xxvii, 428pp well illustrated in colour and black and white.
# 19150s100

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Lectures on Botany as delivered in the Botanic Garden at Lambeth by the late William Curtis
Lectures on Botany as delivered in the Botanic Garden at Lambeth by the late William Curtis
Condition Very Good
Printed for H.D.Symonds, London 1805
William Curtis 1746-1799, demonstrator of Botany to the Company of Apothecaries and author of The Botanical Magazine and of the Flora Londinensis.
This volume arranged from the manuscripts in the possession of his son-in-law, Samuel Curtis, Florist, Walworth.
Three volumes in one full calf binding sometime rebacked.
Vol.1- 131pp, Vol.2 -114pp, Vol.3 -63pp
119 hand coloured plates
Sketch of the life and writings of the late Mr William Curtis by Dr.Thornton, 33pp bound in at the back
# 19087

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Price: 825.00 / $1,237.50


The Golden Eagle - Jeff Watson
The Golden Eagle - Jeff Watson
Condition Very Good
Published by T&A.D.Poyser, London 1997
ISBN 0856610992
When published this was the first comprehensive monograph on the Golen Eagle for over forty years. It covers all aspects of the species' biology and ecology.
xv, 374pp well illustrated in colour and black and white by Keith Brockie and Donald Watson.
# 18700s98

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Price: 28.00 / $42.00


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