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The Country House Containing the Poultry Yard The Piggery the Ox and the Dairy

By: N/A

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Charles Knight:

Seller ID: 21975


8vo. nd. 271pp. Woodcut engravings to text. Pages browned with a few edges torn from clumsy opening. A few corners turned. Good in original decorative cloth. External splits to cloth along hinges but still sound. Corners bumped and a little shelf worn. Good. View more info

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


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

Baxter's Library of Agricultural and Horticultural Knowledge with a Memoir of Mr Ellman, Late of Glynde

By: N/A

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Lewes, Sussex Agricultural Press.J Baxter: 1834

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 28558


Tall 8vo.1834.3rd edition.695pp. Some browning and damp-staining to prelims and e.p.s.some foxing throughout. Hinge to f.ep. split. Owners' names to e.p. and paste-down. Good overall in half morocco gilt and marbled paper covered boards. Corners bumped and wear to boards and edges. Good otherwise and gilt bright. View more info

The Farmer's Magazine VOLUME SEVEN

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Farmer's Magazine Office: 1843

Seller ID: 30123


8vo. Voil 7. January to June 1843. Port froontis and 9 plates. 1 loose. 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

The Farmer's Magazine VOLUME NINE

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Farmer's Magazine Office: 1844

Seller ID: 30124


8vo. Vol 9. January to June 1844. 11 plates and 5 full page hand coloyured plans. Ink initials to f.e.p. 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

The Farmer's Magazine VOLUME FIVE

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Farmer's Magazine Office: 1842

Seller ID: 30176


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


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


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

British Sports and Sportsmen. Cricket and Football.

By: 'The Sportsman'

Price: £115.00

Publisher: London, British Sports and Sportsmen: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11387


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 wornboards a little marked and scuffed but good, images available on request. heavy item postage quote available on request. View more info

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


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

The Birds About Us

By: Abbott, Charles Conrad

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Elkin Mathews: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32974


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

Encyclopaedia Metropolitana. Scientific Department Trigonometry. On the Figure of the Earth. Tides and Waves.

By: Airy, George Biddle

Price: £125.00

Seller ID: 27777


4to. (1845) c.p. 672-708 pp, 165-396 pp. 11 pls ( 1 folding), Scarce, COPAC locates Cambridge & Glasgow & NLW only, WORLDCATadds 10 copies worldwide, sporadic foxing, pages bowned, good in contemporary blind stamped green cloth gilt, rebacked with original spine relaid, boards rubbed, corners bumped, 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


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

Image for Rhododendrons of Subgenus Vireya

Rhododendrons of Subgenus Vireya

By: Argent, George Dr.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Royal Horticultural Society: 2006

Seller ID: 31825


4to. 382 pp. very good in very good original green cloth gilt and lightlky shelfworn dustwrapper, very good. View more info

British Waders

By: Arnold, E.C.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, University Press: 1924

Seller ID: 26605


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


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

The Original Water Colour Paintings By John James Audubon for Birds of America TWO VOLUMES

By: Audubon, J.J.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: New York Historical Society: 1966

Seller ID: 31353


4to. 2 volumes, some light uniform browning and very faint foxing, very good in original brown cloth gilt, very good in original marbled paper covered slipcase with ribbon, with light shelfwear, very good. This set weighs close to 6 kilos and additional postage costs will apply. View more info

Just Dogs

By: Barker, K.F.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1933

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed By author/artist

Seller ID: 26810


4to. 1933. Reprint. 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


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 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


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 a... View more info