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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

New Cyclopaedia of Botany and Complete Book of Herbs: Forming a History and Description of All Plants, British and Foreign Which are Known to be Useful to Man. By Richard Brook.

By: BROOK, Richard .

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London: Published For The Author By Frederick Farrah, Strand, [no date c. 1854] . 0:

Seller ID: 45307


A very good half leather binding. 21cm x 14.5cm x 6.5cm. Thick 8vo. [pp.6]/pp.59/pp.348/[2pp.]/pp.349-733. (Two volumes bound as one). All 100 Illustrations present including the hand-coloured frontis of Flora, additional wood-engraved title with hand-coloured vignette & 98 hand-coloured wood-engraved plates. Brown calf and spine over marbled boards. Hinges carefully strengthened. Spine with 5 raised bands, with gilt title label and gilt author label. Top page edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Old library label to verso of the front board: "Parke, Davis & Co., Detroit". Endpapers and inte... View more info

The Family Herbal, or an Account of all those English Plants, which are Remarkable for their Virtues, and of the Drugs which are Produced by Vegetables of other Countries; with their Descriptions and their Uses, as Proved by Experience...

By: HILL, Sir John (1714?-1775) .

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Bungay: Printed And Published By C. Brightly And T. Kinnersley, [no date - c. 1812] . 0:

Seller ID: 45252


Also directions for the gathering and preserving roots, herbs, flowers, and seeds; the various methods of preserving these simples for present use; receipts for making distilled waters, conserves, syrups, electuaries, juleps, draughts, &c. &c. with necessary cautions in giving them. Intended for the use of families. By Sir John Mill, M.D. F.R.A. of Sciences at Bourdeaux. Embellished with Fifty-four coloured plates. A very good full leather binding, rebacked in matching leather at some time in the past. 8vo. 21.7cm x 14.5cm x 3.9cm. pp.40/pp.376 + 54 coloured plates. Tree calf boards. Spine in ... View more info

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Physiognomy, Or, The Corresponding Analogy Between The Conformation Of The Features And The Ruling Passions Of The Mind. Translated From The Original Work Of J. C. Lavater. A New And Improved Edition, Embellished With Seven Engravings .

By: LAVATER, Johann Caspar, 1741-1801.

Price: £68.00

Publisher: London : Printed for T. Tegg, 73, Cheapside; And J. Cumming, Dublin: Also, R. Griffin & Co. Glasgow, MDCCCXXVII. [1827 ] . 0:

Seller ID: 41313


A very good and tight binding. 8vo. 9.00" x 5.75" x 1.00". pp.12/pp.346. Original grey papered boards. Spine carefully repaired, with the remains of the original paper label. Rough-cut page edges. Engraved armorial bookplate to verso of the front board: "Charles Steward." with motto; "Praesto Et Persto." (I Persist And I Excel). Page of adverts inserted before front free-endpaper: "Sharpe's Prose Writers..." Half title present: "Physiognomy." Spotting to engraved frontis, and light off-setting to title-page. 6 further engraved plates inserted after the "Contents", but before page 1. Some foxi... 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

The Floricultural Magazine and Miscellany of Gardening By Robt. Marnock. Vol I.

By: MARNOCK, Robert (1800-1889).

Price: £140.00

Publisher: London: Simpkin Marshall / Sheffield: G. Ridge, 1837 . 0:

Seller ID: 45245


A very good contemporary half calf binding. 8vo. [4pp.]/pp.4/[2pp.]/pp.295/[12pp. - Index] + 15 coloured plates (two folding). Brown calf spine over marbled boards. Edges rubbed and boards scuffed. Smooth spine with gilt banding and dull green leather title label. Original green endpapers. Bookplate to verso of the front board: "J. W. Daltry." Coloured title-page, followed by printed title-page. Clear English text throughout, light foxing to a few pages and offsetting on facing page of each engraving. A well-preserved copy with an interesting provenance. ** "Rev. John William Dal... View more info

The Floricultural Magazine and Miscellany of Gardening By Robt. Marnock. Vol III.

By: MARNOCK, Robert (1800-1889).

Price: £110.00

Publisher: London: Simpkin Marshall / Sheffield: G. Ridge, 1839 . 0:

Seller ID: 45246


A very good contemporary half calf binding. 8vo. [4pp.]/pp.4/[2pp.]/pp.292/[12pp. - Index] + 11 coloured plates (one folding). Brown calf spine over marbled boards. Edges rubbed and boards scuffed. Smooth spine with gilt banding and dull green leather title label. Original gren endpapers. Bookplate to verso of the front board: "J. W. Daltry." Coloured title-page, followed by printed title-page. Clear English text throughout, light foxing to a few pages and offsetting on facing page of each engraving. A well-preserved copy with an interesting provenance. ** "Rev. John William Dal... 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