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Vivisection. The Royal Society of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Smith Elder: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24307

Condition: Good Internally


8vo. 1876,. First edition. 224pp plus forling chart. Ex library with ususal library markings. Sporadic foxing and some uniform browning to pages. Good and recased in original cloth gilt. Corners bumped, generally worn at extremities with corners bumped. Library class mark to spine with some minor tape marks to cloth. Fair but sound. View more info

The Farmer's Magazine VOLUME FIVE

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Farmer's Magazine Office: 1842

Seller ID: 30176

Condition: Good


8vo. Voil 7. January to June 1842. Light foxing and browning otherwise good. Half calf gilt and marbled paper covered boards. Generally a little worn but gilt to spine still bright. Good. View more info

Extracts from the Records of the Cutlers' Company

By: N/A

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Sheffield, The Cutlers' Company: 1973

Seller ID: 31999

Condition: Very Good


folio, (1973) xxvii, 164 pls, very good in very good original green cloth gilt, very light wear only. View more info

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Baily's Hunting Directory 1922-1923 with Diary and Hunt Maps

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Vinton & Co., Ltd: 1922

Seller ID: 35107

Condition: Good Internally


8vo. 26th year, 1922-1923, 3 fold maps, pages browned, faint pink stain on title page and prelim ad leaves, (bleed from red cloth cover), good in original cloth gilt, once crimson cloth very faded, unevenly faded and damp mottled, top of spine tatty and worn, extremities worn, fair. View more info

Sport and Work on the Nepaul Frontier or Twelve Years Sporting Reminiscences of an Indigo Planter

By: "Maori"

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1878

Seller ID: 25549

Condition: Good


8vo. 1878. Owner's name to f.e.p. Frontis + 8 pls. 361, 39pp. Final page torn along gutter. Old replacement e.p.s. Pages browned with light sporadic foxing. good in original decorative green cloth gilt. Worn top and tail of spine and corners. Boards damp speckled but gilt bright. View more info

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British Sports and Sportsmen. Cricket and Football.

By: 'The Sportsman'

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, British Sports and Sportsmen: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11387

Condition: Near Very Good


Folio. 579 pp. first edition (limited to 1000 copies). c+p 14 photogravure portraits. owners ink inscription to fep. aeg. faint cockling fore and aft o/w internally near very good, cased in full decorative red morocco gilt, extremities worn, boards a little marked and scuffed but good, further images available on request. heavy item and additional postage costs will apply (i.r.o and extra £3.50 within the UK). View more info

Image for Die Ansteckenden Kinderkrankheiten in Wort Und Bild Dargestellt Fur Schule Und Haus

Die Ansteckenden Kinderkrankheiten in Wort Und Bild Dargestellt Fur Schule Und Haus

By: (Trumpp, Jos, Rietschell, Hans)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Lehmann,: 1906

Seller ID: 29383

Condition: Good/very Good


8vo. Probably by Trumpp and Rietschell. 24 ills mounted on linen to form a chart. may have originated in Hecker & Trupp Atlas Grundriss Der Kinderheilkunde. Folding coloured chart with 8 mounted chromolitho panels on linen. Browned and a little foxed but overall good. Custom made quarter black morocco solander box with gilt lettering. Very good. World Cat. 3 copies, US National Library of Medicine, Bayerische, Munchen. View more info

Image for The Art of Captain Cook's Voyages: TWO VOLUMES Volume 3 Text & Catalogue , The Voyage of the Resolution and the Discovery, 1776-1780:

The Art of Captain Cook's Voyages: TWO VOLUMES Volume 3 Text & Catalogue , The Voyage of the Resolution and the Discovery, 1776-1780:

By: , Rudiger and Smith Bernard

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1988

Seller ID: 35798

ISBN: 0300041055

Condition: Very Good


4to. TWO VOLUMES. Volume 3 Text volume and Volume 3 Catalogue volume, both volumes very good in very good original tan cloth gilt and very good dustwrappers. View more info

The Birds About Us

By: Abbott, Charles Conrad

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Elkin Mathews: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32974

Condition: Good


8vo. first edition, 288 pp, cp. B&W 24 pls including frontis, uncut, foredges and endpapers browned, internally light browning a light sporadic foxing, upper inner hinge cracked and repaired, good in original green cloth gilt, extremities rubbed, spine sun faded, good. View more info

Intensive Culture of Vegetables on the French System

By: Aquatias, P.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, L. Upcott Gill: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29661

Condition: Good/near very Good


8vo. 1913. First ( & only) edition. 192pp + 16pp ads. Very occasional foxing otherwise a good copy in original red cloth gilt. Light shelf-wear otherwise near very good and bright. View more info

British Waders

By: Arnold, E.C.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, University Press: 1924

Seller ID: 26605

Condition: Good Plus


4to. 51 colour plates, teg, ink inscription on front endpaper, some sporadic to pages and verso some plates, otherwise very good in original red cloth gilt, extremities rubbed, lower corners bumped, upper edge of upper board and spine a little sun faded, good plus. View more info

The Original Water-Colour Paintings By John James Audubon for Birds of America Volume I

By: Audubon, J.J.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: American Heritage Publishing Co.,inc.: 1966

Seller ID: 30370

ISBN: 0517067366

Condition: Very Good


4to. iv, 431 pls, ink gift inscription on front free endpaper, foredges foxed, very good in original navy cloth gilt, extremities of boards a little faded, good plus in edgeworn dustwrapper, silver fish nibbled along extreemities, some creasing, chipping and scuff marks, good minis. Heavy book, additional postage costs will apply. View more info

Just Dogs (with an original signed and dated pencil sketch by Barker of a Peke's head)

By: Barker, K.F.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London & Toronto, Country Life: 1933

Edition: Second Printing 1933

Inscription: Signed By Artist

Seller ID: 36198

Condition: Good


4to. 1933. November reprint (first printed October 1933) . with an original signed and dated pencil sketch by Barker of a Peke's head (The Egoist?). Ink gift inscription. Light browning to e.p.s. with occasional grubby mark and light, sporadic foxing but overall good. Original quarter buckram and paper covered boards. Rubbed at extremities with foxing and some minor marks. Good. View more info

The Birds of Southern India Including Madras, Malabar, Travancore Cochin, Coorg and Mysore

By: Barker. Lt.-Col. H.R.& Inglis, Chas. M.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Madras, Government Press: 1930

Seller ID: 26554

Condition: Good


8vo. 1930. 22 coloured plates. 504pp. c.p. Damp marking to paste-downs and some browning to pages. A little shaken in original brown cloth gilt. Damp speckling to boards and wear to corners and top and tail of spine. Good and gilt bright. View more info

The Adapted Mind: Evolutionary Psychology and the Generation of Culture

By: Barklow, Jerome H. ; Cosmides, Leda and Tooby, John

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc: 1992

Seller ID: 35336

ISBN: 0195060237

Condition: Very Good


8vo. 666 pp. ex-libris (Sir) Patrick Bateson, very good in very good original cloth gilt and lightly shelfworn, very good dustwrapper. View more info

The Encyclopaedia of Experimental Philosophy (Forming a Portion of the Encyclopaedia Metropolitana)

By: Barlow, Peter., Lunn, Rev. Francis., Roget, Peter Mark., & Harvey, George.

Price: £145.00

Publisher: London, Joseph Griffin and Company: 1848

Seller ID: 26042

Condition: Good


4to. vii, 735-847pp, 1-340 pp, 587-762 pp, 1-174 pp & 39 pls, wanting pl 12 of meteorology as with the only copy located in COPAC (Glasgow). W/C locates 5 more copies (all U.S.) and where specified, only 39 pls. marbled foredges, title ;page creased, closed tear upper margin of first contents page, pages browned, light sporadic foxing, good cloth reback to original half calf, extremities rubbed, cloth a little dulled, good, heavy item accurate shipping costs will be advised. SCARCE View more info

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La fauconnerie dans les lettres françaises du XIIe au XIVe siècle (Mediaevalia lovaniensia. ser.1)

By: Baudouin van den Abeele

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Belgium, Leuven University Press: 1990

Seller ID: 34025

ISBN: 9061864003

Condition: Very Good


8vo. 348 pp + illustrations, very good softcover copy in original cream card wraps and original dustwwrapper, light shelfwear to wrapper, very good. View more info

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Racing Pigeons: Including Management of a Small Team

By: Belding, D.V.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Hindhead, Saiga: 1981

Edition: Second impression

Seller ID: 29008

ISBN: 0862300142

Condition: Very Good


8vo. 194 pp. light uniform browning, very good in original blue cloth gilt, light wear to extremities, cloth and gilt very clean and bright, very good in slighty edgeworn good plus dustwrapper, some creasing at top of spine. View more info

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Point of View

By: Bellew, P

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker Ltd.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35799

Condition: Good Plus


4to. first edition, some foxingand browning on foredges and endpapers, otherwise light uniform browning, crisp in original quat-rter white cloth and orage paper covered boards. top and tail of spine rubbedand a litttle browned otherwise, some light sun fading to very edges of boards, otherwise very clean and bright, very good in unclipped dustwrapper, a few chipps and minor closed tears, some light foxing, good. View more info

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Shots and Snapshots in British East Africa

By: Bennet, E

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1914

Seller ID: 35995

Condition: Good Minus


8vo. first edition, 44 pls inc frontis, 1 folding map at rear (this copy wanting one map, that of East Africa Protectorate), ownership inscrription of a Chaplain in Thika on front pastedown, some damp staining to top front corner endpapers and prelims and final few pages, good minus, in original green cloth, with some damp staining, spine sunned and a little grubby, fair but nicer than it sounds. View more info