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Specialising in fine antiquarian and second-hand books with a strong interest in Natural History, particularly the New Naturalist Series.

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Featured Books

SEVERAL ESSAYS IN POLITICAL ARITHME...

SEVERAL ESSAYS IN POLITICAL ARITHMETICK THE TITLES OF WHICH FOLLOW IN THE ENSUING PAGES: (FIRST COLLECTED EDITION OF SIX WORKS ON DEMOGRAPHY AND ECONOMICS)
Each work with with separate title page, but paginated continuously; pp. 276 (Pages 47 and 265 misnumbered 46 and 253 respectively); NOTE: the general title and license pages are not bound in, in this copy. The six title pages either dated 1698 or 16...

£2430.00
Inventory No: 020160

THE WORKS OF THE ENGLISH POETS With...

THE WORKS OF THE ENGLISH POETS With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical Observations (Complete in 75 volumes) Johnson
A highly attractive and complete set, in excellent condition of the second edition, which includes an additional fourteen poets, (including Johnson himself), added to the original selection of 1779-81. Numerous engraved copper plates to accompany Joh...

£4500.00
Inventory No: 024366

Featured New Naturalist

New Naturalist No. 79 CAVES AND CA...

New Naturalist No.  79 CAVES AND CAVE LIFE
An excellent copy of the first and only hardback edition, pp. 367, 150 b/w photographs and drawings, 16 colour plates. Dust jacket fine, hint of fading to the spine, not price-clipped, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Green Buckra...

£387.00
Inventory No: 021817

New Naturalist Monograph No. 10 Mu...

New Naturalist Monograph No.  10 Mumps, Measles & Mosaics
pp. xii, 160 plus adverts..25 colour & b/w illustrations and 10 diagrams. Dust jacket fine, bright, clean and fresh, small repair with a 3mm strip of acid free paper to a chip on the top of the spine, not price clipped, now protected in a clear remov...

£301.50
Inventory No: 020570

Featured Art

SUPERB ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR PAINTIN...

SUPERB ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR PAINTING - PLATE 122 FROM  WILD FLOWERS OF THE WORLD Featuring the Following European Species Thunbergia Grandiflora, Aeschynanthus Longiflorus and Phlogacanthus Guttatus
This is the original plate No. 122 from "Wild Flowers of the World" - a fine water-colour painting by the renowned botanical artist Barbara Everard (b. 1910, died ?). It is a highly decorative work in very good condition with vibrant but accurate c...

£315.00
Inventory No:007903

A FINE LARGE ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR O...

A FINE LARGE ORIGINAL WATERCOLOUR OF A TRICYRTIS, BY LORNA B. KELL
This is an original botanical watercolour painting of an trycitis painted by Lorna B. Kell. The dimensions are 385 x 570mm. "Lorna Beatrice Kell born in London 1914. Painter of still life and abstracts, printmaker and textile designer. She studi...

£57.60
Inventory No:007659