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A General View of the World, Geographical, Historical, and Philosophical; on a Plan Entirely New. In Two Volumes. By The Rev E. Blomfield .

By: BLOMFIELD, Rev. E. [ Reverend Ezekiel Blomfield 1778–1818 ] .

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Bungay [ Suffolk ]: Printed And Published By C. Brightly And T. Kinnersley, 1805 - 1807. 0:

Seller ID: 45174


A very good two volume set in original matching flame calf bindings. Illustrated with 39 full-page engravings; one table, and 19 maps. 4to. 10.75" x 8.25" x 3.0". Each front board with red leather name label: "J. Hunby St. Osyth. 1807." Hinges cracked and edges rubbed, but boards firmly attached. Each volume with a flat spine, gilt volume number and original red leather title label: "Blomfield's Geography". Printed title with engraved vignette and light offsetting from the frontis. Clear English text throughout. Some intermittent foxing, but overall a clean set. Vo... View more info

Wild Flowers Worth Notice. Being a Selection from the British Flora of Some of our Native Plants... (Fully Illustrated by J.E. Sowerby).

By: LANKESTER, Mrs.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London: Robert Hardwicke, 192, Piccadilly, 1861. 0:

Seller ID: 45249


First edition. Being a Selection from the British Flora of Some of our Native Plants, Which are Most Attractive from their Beauty, Uses, or Associations / by Mrs. Lankester ; Fully Illustrated by J.E. Sowerby. 17cms x 11cms x 1.5cms. All edges gilt. Pp.138/4/32(publisher's catalogue), colour frontispiece + 7 further full page hand-coloured plates of flowers by J.E.Sowerby. Dark green blind-stamped cloth, gilt title to front and spine, minor rubbing to corner tips. VG. View more info

Ladies' Botany, or a Familiar Introduction to the Study of the Natural System of Botany. by john Lindley, Ph.D., F.R.S. Etc, Etc, Etc, Professor Of botany In University College London/

By: Lindley, John (1799-1865) .

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London: James Ridgway And Sons, Piccadilly, [no date - c. 1837?] . 0:

Seller ID: 45244


Two volume set in matching half calf bindings. Volume I. : Third Edition pp.16/pp.302/[2pp. - With advertisement leaf at end where some literary notices are dated 1834.] + 25 hand coloured plates`. Volume II. : Second Edition pp.8/pp.280 + 25 hand coloured plates . Very good later matching bindings. Brown calf spine and corners over marbled boards. Each spine with 5 raised bands and bright gilt titles and volume numbers. Later endpapers. Clear English text throughout, just light intermittent foxing. A very good set. ** Date of publication for v. 1 suggested by Freeman. Certainly published no... View more info

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Wild Flowers. By Anne Pratt, Author Of Common Things Of The Sea-side, Etc. Etc.

By: PRATT, Anne (1806-1893)

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London: Society For Promoting Christian Knowledge; Sold At The Depositories: 77, Great Queen Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields; 4, Royal Exchange; 48, Piccadilly; And By All, Booksellers, [no date - c.1857] . 0:

Seller ID: 45300


Date of publication from date of the 'Preface.' (i.e. ' April, 1857' ). A very good two volume set in matching half leather bindings. Small 8vo. 14cm x 11.0cm x 3.0cm. Green calf spine and corners, over green buckram boards. Edges rubbed and bumped. Smooth spines with gilt banding and gilt titles. Original yellow endpapers. Clean English text and illustrations throughout, just the odd light blemish. Vol. I. : pp.5/[3pp.]/pp.192 + 96 full-page coloured plates; Vol. II. : [4pp.]/pp.195 + 96 full-page coloured plates. A very good set. ** "Anne Pratt (5 December 1806 – 1893) was a botanical an... View more info

The Grasses, Sedges and Ferns of Great Britain. By Anne Pratt.

By: PRATT, Anne (1806-1893) .

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge; Sold At The Depositories: 77, Great Queen Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields; 4, Royal Exchange; 48, Piccadilly; And By All Booksellers. [No date - c. 1854] . 0:

Seller ID: 45254


A very good original binding. 22.8cm x15.0cm x 2.5cm. 8vo. [2pp.]/pp.10/pp.140/[4pp. - Adverts] + 74 coloured plates ( W. Dickes del. et sc.) . Blind stamp green cloth with gilt flowers to the front board and dulled gilt titles to the spine. Edges rubbed and bumped. All page edges bright gilt. Original yellow endpapers. Clean English text and plates throughout. VG. View more info