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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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Price: 22.00 / $33.00


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


The Power of the Dog, painted by Maud Earl and described by A.Croxton Smith
The Power of the Dog, painted by Maud Earl and described by A.Croxton Smith
Condition Very Good
Published by Hodder & Stoughton, London
Undated circa 1920s
Twenty tipped in plates in colour by Maud Earl, pages unpaginated.
Maud Earl 1864-1943 was an eminent British American canine artist from a family of animal painters. She achieved fame in the late 19th century with her patrons including Queen Victoria and Queen Alexandra.
# 18723

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Price: 260.00 / $390.00


Handbook of Snakes of the United States and Canada - in two volumes - Albert Hazen Wright & Anna Allen Wright
Handbook of Snakes of the United States and Canada - in two volumes - Albert Hazen Wright & Anna Allen Wright
Condition Very Good
Published by Comstock Publishung, Ithaca and London 1975
Fifth printing
ISBN 0801404630
Vol.1 xviii, 564pp
Vol.2 ix, pp. 565-1105
Well illustrated throughout in black and white
# 18710s97

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Price: 36.00 / $54.00


Ahead Lies the Jungle - Suresh Vaidya
Ahead Lies the Jungle - Suresh Vaidya
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Good
Published by Robert Hale, London 1958
The trip which is the theme of this book took the author over thousands of miles of the Indian sub-continent, from the jungles of Mysore to those of Madras, Travencore-Cochin, Gir, Assam and Central India. His objective was to see wild creatures and how they live and study their behaviour to one another and to man.
187pp with black and white plates.
# 18685s51

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Price: 50.00 / $75.00


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