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NATURAL HISTORY

NATURAL HISTORY

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61 GOSSE, Henry Philip. [STEWART, D. B. (Ed.)] Gosse's Jamaica 1844-45. Excerpts from: A Naturalists' Sojourn in Jamaica (1851); The Birds of Jamaica (1847); and colour plates from: Illustrations of the Birds of Jamica (1849).
Institute of Jamaica Publications. Kingston. 1984 
First Edition. DW. Lg. 8vo. xv,194pp. Map to fep. Bibliog. Illus. A very nice copy in bright wrapper. 32823 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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62 GOSSE, Philip Henry. A Text-Book of Zoology For Schools.
The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. London. 1851 
First edition. Original publisher's grey-green cloth, tooled in blind, gilt text. 450pp. Profusely illustrated with woodcuts of all animals from sponges to monkeys and apes. Very small splits along joints at head and tail of spine, cloth very lightly soiled, some pages thumbed and a few pencil notes to bird section o/w an unusually clean and tight copy of this scarce item. 65131 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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63 GOULD, Stephen Jay. Bully for Brontosaurus. Reflections in Natural History
Hutchinson Radius, London 1991 
Paperback. Book Club Edition. 540pp inc index. Apart from very minor marks to the cover, this is an excellent copy. VG+ 65469 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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64 GRAHAM, Alan. A Natural History of the New World. The Ecology and Evolution of Plants in the Americas.
2011 
The University of Chicago Press, Chicago. 2011. Reprint. Paperback. Large 8vo. Illustrated. A very clean and fresh copy. 72563 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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65 HAES, E.C.M. Natural History of Sussex. Illustrated with 48 photographs and 23 drawings and a map.
Harvester Press, Hassocks. 1977 
First edition. DW.192pp. Sl. wear to edges of DW. VG+/VG 61958 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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66 HARBERD, Nicholas. Seed to Seed. The Secret Life of Plants.
Bloomsbury, New York 2006 
US First Edition. DW. b&w illustrations. 311pp. Inscription to front endpaper, o/w a near fine copy. 70945 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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67 HARDY, Sit Alister. The Open Sea. Its Natural History: Part 1, The World of Plankton.
1958 
Collins (New Naturalist), London. 1958. Revised Edition. Hardback, no DW. Green boards, gilt type. Colour and b&w illustrations. 335pp. Upper panel a little stained. Foxing to endpapers. Prize label affixed to front stuckdown endpaper. o/w a clean copy. 77926 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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68 HARTINGER, A. Atlas der Alpenflora. Herausgegeben vom Deutschen und Oesterreichischen Alpenverein. II. Neubearbeite Auflage. Wissenschaftlicher Redacteur Dr. Palla. Bands I - V. In Five Volumes.
1897 
Graz, Eigenthum und Verlag des Deutschen und Oesterreichischen Alpenvereines. 1897. In Five Volumes. Original green cloth with silver text and floral decoration. Contains 500 chromolitho plates, 100 to each volume. Inner hinge visible between plates 4/5 (volume I) but binding sound. Generally a clean and sound set. 77441 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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69 HAZELL, Peter B.R. and RAMASAMY, C. The Green Revolution Reconsidered. The Impact of High-Yielding Rice Varieties in South India.
1991 
John Hopkins University Press. 1991. First Edition. Hardback with DW. A very clean copy, with a slightly-torn and discoloured wrapper. 72584 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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70 HEATH, Francis George. The Fern Paradise. A Plea for the Culture of Ferns.
1880 
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, London. 1880. Sixth edition. Illustrated. Hardback. No DW. Original illustrated green cloth gilt. All page edges gilt. Illustrated with numerous plates including four mounted early photographs. xvi, 474pp + adverts to rear. Boards slightly worn at extremities. Foxing to prelims. All tissue guards present but one or two loose. A lovely copy. 78950 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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71 HEATH, Francis George. The Fern World.
1910 
Everett & Co. London. 1910. Twelfth Edition. Hardback. No DW. Green cloth with gilt illustration. Colour frontis + and 11 colour plates (plate 12 is the frontis). Occasional mark and foxing to contents o/w generally a sound copy. 79998 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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72 HENNINGER-VOSS, Mary J. Animals in Human Histories. The Mirror of Nature and Culture. Edited by...
University of Rochester Press, New York. 2002 
First edition. DW. Large thick 8vo. xxi, 484pp. Upper board slightly bowed o/w Nr. fine in wrapper. 56386 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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73 HEPPER, F Nigel. (Edited by). Plant Hunting for Kew. Foreword by Sir David Attenborough.
1989 
HMSO. 1989. First Edition. Paperback. 4to. Colour illustrations. A clean bright copy. 75273 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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74 HINDS, H. V., REID, J. S. Forest Trees & Timbers of New Zealand. New Zealand Forest Service. Bulletin No. 12.
R. E. Owen, Wellington. 1957 
Green cloth boards, gilt. 207pp. Maps. Boards slightly rubbed to edges, internally a very clean copy. 46739 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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75 HOGG, Robert. The Apple & Pear as Vintage Fruits. General Editor H. G. Bull.
Jakeman and Carver, Hereford. 1886 
Green blind stamped cloth, gilt to spine. Gilt vignette of Woolhope Club to upper bd. x,[2],247pp, many illustrations of the various fruits. Some sl. browning to edges. Bds. rather rubbed, edges worn, some speckling to upper bd. Shelf no. to spine. Internally a very clean copy. Robert Hogg was the co-author with the H.G. Bull of the famous book: The Hereford Pomona. The Wollhope Naturalists' Field Club is a local society devoted to natural history, geology, archaeology and history of Herefordshire. Addyman Books currently has a copy of the Bulmers Pomona for sale. 36079 
Price: 300.00 GBP
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76 HOPKINS, J.C.F. Tobacco Diseases. With Special Reference to Africa.
The Commonwealth Mycological Institute, Kew, Surrey. 1956 
First edition. SIGNED presentation copy from the author "With best wishes, J.C. Hopkins Aug 1961". Colour frontis. + Illustrated throughout. Original dark blue cloth, gilt. Spine slightly soiled, extremities lightly rubbed. Endpapers browned o/w VG+. 30640 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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77 HOUSE, C. A. and Allan WATSON. Rabbits And All About Them. A Treatise on the Breeding and Management of Exhibition and Utility Rabbits.
[1921] 
Watmoughs Limited. Idle, Bradford. No date. [1921] Third and revised edition. No DW issued. Harback. Red cloth spine, illustrated paper covered boards with printed adverts to rear cover. Profusely illustrated. Covers soiled and some wear to spine. Ownership inscriptions to front endpapers, pages slightly browned. Generally a clean copy of this rare rabbit volume. 77453 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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78 HOWARD, Eliot. A Waterhen's Worlds.
1940 
Cambridge at the University Press. 1940. First Edition. Hardback. No DW. Slim 4to. Blue cloth, gilt. Illustrations, all with tissue guards. Partial sunning to boards and slight wear to extremities. Ink manuscript notes on page vii o/w contents are extremely clean and fresh. 81285 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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79 HOWARD, Louise E. Sir Albert Howard In India.
1953 
Faber and Faber Ltd. London. 1953. First Edition. Hardback. No DW. Brown cloth, gilt. Pages slightly browned o/w contents clean and sound. A lovely copy of this SCARCE item. 72561 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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80 HUTTON, Rev. W. Buffon's Natural History. Abridged. A New Edition by the Rev W. Hutton. Embellish'd with 100 Engravings, in Two Volumes. LEATHER BINDING.
1821 
T.Tegg Cheapside, London. 1821. Early Edition. Hardback. In Two volumes. Bound in modern half green calf, gilt, green watered silk boards. New endpapers. Vol I: iv, 352 pages. Vol II: iv, 426 pages + viii pages of index. Vol I: Engraved frontis, vignette title plus 39 plates. Vol II: Engraved frontis, vignette title plus 51 plates. (lacking 6 plates though as there are no gaps in the binding suggests that this happened when volumes were originally put together). Engravers include Davenport and Schroeder. Light foxing to pages but slightly heavier to plates o/w a clean and sound set. 77413 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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