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NATURAL HISTORY

NATURAL HISTORY

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121 NATURAL HISTORY. Cassell's Popular Natural History. Illustrated with About Two Thousand Engravings. Four Volumes Bound In Two.
Cassell, Peter and Galpin. London. N.d. (c.1890) 
Early edition. 4to. Bound in two vols. Vol. I; vii, 376pp., vii, 376pp. Coloured frontis., coloured vignette title to both parts + coloured and sepia plates with numerous engravings in text. Vol. II; viii, 346pp. vi, 346pp. Coloured frontis. and coloured vignette title to each part, with coloured and sepia plates and numerous ills. in text. Bound in contemporary half green morocco, extremities worn and rubbed, bds. marked, inner hinge of vol. two very weak. Contents, for the most part, clean and sound. VG. 32820 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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122 NEAL, Ernest, CHEESEMAN, Chris. Badgers. Poyser Natural History.
Academic Press, London. 1996 
First Edition. DW. Hardcover in Near Fine condition. Illustrations. Slightly creased to spine ends. Internally pages are clean and crease free. ISBN: 0856610828 41369 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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123 NICKERSON, Max Allen. and Charles Edwin MAYS. The Hellbenders: North American "Giant Salamanders". Publications in Biology and Geology No. 1.
Milwaukee Public Museum. 1973 
First edition. SCARCE. 106 page stapled booklet. Illustrated. Original, sl. browned, white card covers with coloured illustration to front cover. Small neat ownership stamp. Contents clean. VG+. 60047 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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124 NYE, Ian W. B. The Generic Names of Moths of the World. Volume I. Noctuoidea (part): Noctuidae, Agaristidae, and Nolidae.
Trustees of the British Museum 1975 
Brown boards. Frontis. 568pp. Ink annotation to last page, with no loss. Inner hinge visible. Spine knocked o/w internally a clean copy. 46684 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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125 PANCEL, Laslo. (Ed.) Tropical Forestry Handbook. In Two Volumes.
Springer-Verlag 1993 
2 vols. Green boards. Coloured fold-out map, illustrations, plans. Vol. I: Inner hinge visible.Upper edge knocked. Outer edges to both volumes slightly browned o/w internally a very clean set. 46758 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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126 PATTERSON, Arthur H. Wild Life on a Norfolk Estuary. With a Prefatory Note by Her Grace The Duchess of Bedford.
1907 
Methuen & Co. London. 1907. First Edition. Hardback. No DW. Blue cloth. Frontis + 39 illustrations. Boards are discloured and extremities are worn, small split to head of spine at joint with front board. Contents are lightly foxed o/w a good copy. 81292 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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127 PESCOTT, R. T. M. The Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne. A History from 1845 to 1970.
Oxford 1982 
First edition. DW. Large landscape format. Illustrations.Gift inscription to front paste down. VG+/VG+. 42590 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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128 PETERKEN, George. Wye Valley. The New Naturalist Library. (SIGNED).
Collins. London. 2008 
First edition, thus. Large format paperback. 466pp. Fully illustrated in colour and b/w. Very sl. signs of use o/w near fine. SIGNED AND DATED by the author to the title page. "George Peterken 9 February 2008". 68432 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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129 PETHERBRIDGE, F. R. Fungoid and Insect Pests of the Farm. The Cambridge Farm Institute Series.
Cambridge University Press. 1916 
First. DW. Orig. green cloth, black decs. and lettering, b/w. illus. 174pp. incl. index, + 2pp. pubs. ads. Some v. sl. age browning. Wrappers age soiled and dusty, spine ends damaged, head torn, o/w. VG+/VG-. 19602 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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130 POLUNIN Oleg; STAINTON, Adam. Flowers of the Himalaya. Drawings by Ann Farrer.
Oxford University Press, Delhi. 1985 
Reprinted with corrections. DW. xxx, 580pp. Illustrated. Nr. fine in very slightly worn wrapper. 68922 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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131 PRATT, Anne. The Flowering Plants of Great Britain. In Three Volumes.
Frederick Warne & Co, London ND, c.1870 
Three Volumes. Green cloth, gilt. Large 8vo. VOL I: 85 colour plates. Cloth splitting and fraying at tail of spine. Inner hinge cracked, but contents sound. VOL II: 77 Colour plates. Boards are a little worn and bumped, inner hinge cracked but contents sound. VOL III: 81 colour plates. Boards are a little worn and bumped, inner hinge cracked but contents sound. 70492 
Price: 175.00 GBP
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132 PRATT, Anne. The Green Fields And Their Grasses.
1854 
Society For Promoting Christian Knowledge, London. 1854. First Edition. Paperback. Illustrated paperback covers. Covers are soiled, small portion of rear cover rubbed off near tail of spine. The spine is a little tender and has close tears and a little loss to head and tail. Occasional mark and foxing to contents with rear endpaper creased o/w contents are sound. 82312 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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133 PREBBLE, John. Mongaso. A Man who is always moving. The Story of an African Hunter John Alfred Jordan told to ....
Nicholas Kaye., London. 1956 
First Edition. DW. Charming b/w illustrations. Board extremities bumped and sunned in a nice bright wrapper whose extremities are bumped with portions missing. VG/VG- 36540 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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134 PRIOR, W.D. Roses and Their Culture. With numerous woodcuts and coloured illustrations.
n.d. (c1886) 
George Routledge and Sons. London. circa 1886. Hardback. No DW. Original brick red decorated cloth, with colour illustration mounted to front baord. Colour frontis. + only 4 colour plates + illustrated throughout with black and white woodcuts. 3 colour plates are missing. All edges gilt. Some pencil annotations, mostly at rear of book o/w a charming copy. 75314 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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135 RAMSBOTTOM, John. Mushrooms and Toadstools. The New Naturalist series. A Study of the Activities of Fungi. With 84 Colour Photographs by Paul L. De Laszlo and others and 58 Black and White Photographs.
Collins, London. 1963 
Fourth impression. DW. Green cloth, gilt. 306pp. Index. Illustrations. Wrapper rubbed to spine with some loss, chipped to ends. Internally a clean copy. VG/G. 64662 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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136 RASHLEIGH, Edward. Among The Waterfalls of The World. With 84 Illustrtations.
Jarrolds. London. 1935 
Black cloth, gilt. Plate to frontis. Illustrations. Inner hinges visible and becoming tender o/w internally a very clean copy. 33131 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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137 RATHORE, Fateh, Singh, SINGH, Tejbir and THAPAR, Valmik. With Tigers In The Wild. An Experience in an Indian Forest. (SIGNED)
Vikas Publishing House, PVT Ltd. New Delhi. 1983 
First Edition. DW. 4to. Presentation copy by two of the authors, Valmik Thapar and Fateh, Singh Rathore. Colour illustrations throughout. Boards are speckled with a portion missing, some chipping and rubbing to rear end papers but o/w this is a lovely copy in slightly shelf worn wrapper. ISBN: 0706920392 44093 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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138 REID, A.J., SHAW, N.J., and WHEELER, W.R. Birds of Victoria and South-East Australia. 1: Urban Areas 2: The Ranges 3: Oceans, Bays, Beaches 4: Inland Waters 5: Dry Country 6: Rare Species With paintings by Margo Kroyer-Pedersen (Vols. 1 and 3) and Susan McInnes (Vols. 2 and 4-6)
Gould League Victoria, Melbourne. 1973 
6 vols. Small slim pocket-format (rounded fore-edge corners) paperbacks. Colour ills. throughout. VG 42520 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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139 RHIND, William. A History of the Vegetable Kingdom. Illustrated by Many Engravings on Wood & Steel.
Blackie & Son, London. 1872 
Revised edition with Supplement. xvi, 744pp. Handsomely bound in dark brown leather, gilt to spine with raised bands. Bound by Blackie & Son. Boards bordered in bling. Gilt inner dentelles. All edges gilt. Frontis with tissue guard. Lovely hand coloured engraving to title page. Hand coloured maps, 45 plates (22 coloured). Some occasional foxing throughout o/w a very nice copy with most lovely illustrations. 65359 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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140 RHIND, William. A History of The Vegetable Kingdom; Embracing The Physiology of Plants, With Their Uses to Man and the Lower Animals. Illustrated by Several Hundred Figures. WITH 22 HAND-COLOURED PLATES.
Blackie & Son. Glasgow. 1855 
Second edition. Large 8vo. xii, 720pp. 41 plates at rear, 22 of these hand-coloured + illustrations in text. Bound in hal black calf gilt, boards sl. marked and extremities sl. worn. Prelims foxed. Contents generally clean and sound. The plates are very bright and fresh. VG+. 61996 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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