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(03) Proceedings of The Dorset Natural History & Antiquarian Field Club. Volume 3.
Sherborne: Louis Henry Ruegg. 1879. Hardback. Size approx 9 x 6 inches. In original decorative blind embossed green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Brown endpapers. In very good condition. Spine darkened and rubbed at ends. Nick to top end. Some rubbing to cloth. Corners bumped. Some minor foxing to title and last pages otherwise pages very clean and tight throughout. 7 lithographed plates & several wood-engraved plates. 143pp. / adverts 1pp. Articles include: "History of Shaftesbury", by W. BARNES/ "Ancient Hour Glass & Stand in Bloxworth Church", by CAMBRIDGE/ "The Trout Hill, Shaftesbury", by W. BARNES/ etc, etc.
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“BB”: WATKINS-PITCHFORD, D. J.:
“BB’s” Fairy Book: Meeting Hill With Illustrations by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford.
London, Hollis and Carter, 1948 1st edition Hardback, 10 x 8 inches. Light blue cloth with silver lettering to spine and front. Top edges red. In very good condition. Spine and edges of boards faded. Some minor handling marks to cloth. Some light foxing to free endpapers. Inside pages all very clean and tight. 141pp. Illustrated with 15 colour plates.
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The Ass. Equus Asinus.
SPCK. ca1845 Size 13.5 x 11.0 inches, oblong. Print of two Donkeys. In very good condition. Slightly creased. Handling and other marks. With description and recent hand colouring. Published in 1845 under the title ‘Thirty Plates illustrative of Natural History’, this is one of a set, now loose. The print shows a Donkey with a younger donkey with a cottage behind and a windmill in background.
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Athelhampton.
Friary Press. Dorchester. 1982 8vo. In pictorial limp card covers. In fine condition. 16pp. Unpaginated with colour photographs. Guidebook for Athehampton House, Dorset.
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Book number: 63996
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Biggles Publisher’s pamphlet of Biggles books with prices.
Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd. London. ca 1955 Tall 8vo. With b/w illustration to front and portrait to back. In very good condition. Lateral crease. Ticks in blue ink against some of the titles. Else a clean copy. 4pp. Lists 43 Biggles titles and numbers, with prices and brief plot descriptions of many.
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Book number: 58089
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Birthplace of Cowper, The Poet. Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire.
ca 1860. Size 10.25 x 8.75 inches. In black/gilt wood frame with glass and wide ivory mount with later hand colouring. In very good condition. Mild foxing. Printed area 3.75 x 3.25 inches. The view shows the birthplace of the Poet, William Cowper, with mother and child in foreground.
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“AN AMATEUR”:
Boid’s History of Architecture. A Concise History and Analysis of all the Principle Styles of Architecture; namely Egyptian, Grecian, Roman, that of the Dark Ages, of The Arabians and of the Normans; including a detailed description of the origin, progress and decline of The Gothic. To which is added, a sketch of the Architecture of England, down to the present time. By an amateur.
London: T.Cadell. 1829. 8vo. In dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine. Yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Handling marks to covers. Corners slightly bumped. Slight browning to frontis. Mild foxing throughout. Else a clean and tight copy. 212pp. With engraved plates. A treatise on the history of architecture. The final chapter covers castles.
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The Book of Bournemouth. Written for 102nd. Annual Meeting of the Brit. Medical Ass. Held in Bournemouth in July, 1934. President: Dr. S. Watson Smith.
Brit. Med. Ass. 1934 1st.edition Tall 8vo; Blue cloth gt; Size 6.0 x 9.25 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to black leather spine and front. Maps to endpapers. In very good condition. Mild foxing to edges. Corners slightly bumped. Small address label to first blank page. Else a clean and tight copy. 212pp With 98 photographs and other illustrations and maps. 18 full-page b/w sketches of Bournemouth & environs by Douglas Snowdon. Map on endpapers. Describes Bournemouth and environs, plus other parts of Dorset.
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The Boy's Own Annual. Vol.56.
“Boy's Own Paper” Office 1933/34 1934 Tall 8vo; Blue pict.cloth with gilt to spine (Apache warrior to front, footballer to spine). In good condition. Spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends. Covers slightly faded with small stains.Mild foxing to edges with small stain to bottom fore corner. Slight browning to endpapers. Front hinge slightly weak. Else a clean and tight copy. 768pp. 2 col.plts.(e.g."The Chief Scout": Baden-Powell/ "Boys of the Bulldog Breed") & many other b/w ills; Incl.: "The Maltese Dghaisa", by Capt.H.MEREDITH/ "Boys of the Bull Dog Breed", by P.WESTERMAN/ etc.
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The Boy's Own Annual. Vol.56.
“Boy's Own Paper” Office 1933/34 1934 Tall 8vo; Stunning bright red pictorial cloth with gilt to spine (Apache warrior to front, footballer to spine). In very good condition. Some very light rubbing to edges, but covers really bright. Slight browning to endpapers & following pages. Else a clean and tight copy. 768pp. 2 col.plts.(e.g."The Chief Scout": Baden-Powell/ "Boys of the Bulldog Breed") & many other b/w ills; Incl.: "The Maltese Dghaisa", by Capt.H.MEREDITH/ "Boys of the Bull Dog Breed", by P.WESTERMAN/ etc.
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“THE SPORTSMAN”:
British Sports and Sportsmen: Racing, Coursing and Steeplechasing Compiled and edited by “The Sportsman”. Limited Numbered Edition. In Two Volumes.
London, British Sports & Sportsmen Ltd. 1911 LIMITED EDITION of 1000 copies only. This no. 88 2 volumes. Large Folio, approx 15 x 11 inches. Quarter bound in green and light brown cloth, with gilt line edging and gilt lettering to spine and boards. Top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor handling marks, and some minor rubbing to edges. Limited edition numbered 88/1000. Neat inscription to front “J.C. Metcalfe, to his friend J.H. Oakley, 1912.” Else a very clean and tight copy. 272-620 pp. Profusely illustrated with photographs and engravings. This volume covers Racing, Coursing and Steeplechasing.
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The Brown Bear. Ursus Arctos.
SPCK. ca1845 Size 13.5 x 11.0 inches, oblong. Print of Brown Bear. In very good condition. Slightly creased. Handling and other marks. With description and recent hand colouring. Published in 1845 under the title ‘Thirty Plates illustrative of Natural History’, this is one of a set, now loose. The print shows a Brown Bear walking in front of a tree.
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Budleigh Salterton - from the Sea. Engraving.
H.Besley. Exeter. undated. Size 10.5 x 8.5 inches. In gilt wood frame with glass and wide olive mount. In very good condition. Slight browning. Printed area 6.75 x 4.75 inches. View of Budleigh Salterton in Devon from the sea showing men in boat in foreground, beach with boats and buildings behind. Hills and trees in background.
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Book number: 68769
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The Cassowary. Casuarius Emeu.
SPCK. ca1845 Size 11.0 x 13.5 inches. Print of a Cassowary. In very good condition. Slightly creased. Handling and other marks. With description and recent hand colouring. Published in 1845 under the title ‘Thirty Plates illustrative of Natural History’, this is one of a set, now loose. The print shows a Cassowary with cliffs in background and sun setting behind.
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Charley the Chicken.
R.A.Publishing. London. 1943. Size 4.75 x 7.25 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Handling marks to covers. Slight rust to staples. Else a clean and tight copy. 32pp. With colour illustrations. A toy chicken comes to life with the other toys and explores the nursery at night.
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CHATTERBOX. 1906. Founded by J.Erskine Clarke.
Wells Gardner... 1906. 4to. Bound in original bright rd cloth. Sm.remains of a label on fr.and back endpaper. Very good. Nice bright copy. 3 col. plates. Numerous b/w ills., many of which are full-page (incl. one of a diver: “It became necessary to descend the shaft”). 412 pp./ cat. 32 pp. A.e.g. Contains: Round the Camp-fire (Matable) / Stories from Africa / The Giant of the Treasure Caves / Marvels of Man’s Making (Victoria Falls, etc.) / etc;.
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A Choice of Dorset Churches. Foreword by Sir Owen Morshead.
Dorset Historic Churches Trust. 1968 2nd imp. Size 7.25 x 9.75 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Covers slightly faded. Else a clean and tight copy. 83pp. With b/w photographs and large map in pocket at back. Photographs of Dorset churches with notes.
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A Choice of Dorset Churches. Foreword by Sir Owen Morshead.
Dorset Historic Churches Trust. 1968 (2nd. impr.). Size 7.25 x 9.75 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Front part faded. Small creases to front. Slight browning to early and late pages. Else a clean and tight copy. With 83 b/w photographs. Large fold out map of Dorset in pocket at back. Many photographs of Dorset churches with alphabetical listing at back with brief descriptions.
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Book number: 68908
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CHUMS ANNUAL 1941 “For King and Empire”
London, The Amalgamated Press, 1941. Hardback, approx 12 x 9 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering and pictorial illustrations to spine and front. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW edges rubbed, some darkening and handling marks, some small tears to edges, chip to top end of spine. Not price clipped, in protective sleeve.) Some minor rubbing to edges of cloth, minor bumps to corners, else clean and bright. Neat inscription to endpaper “Christmas Greetings, To Brian, from Auntie Nell and Uncle John.” Inside pages tanned, else a very clean and tight copy. Plates clean and bright. 348pp. With many B&W illustrations. 4 colour plates, incl.:"All Out on the Last Lap", by R. Davies (car racing), "Gliding on Dunstable Downs",and "Streamlined Locos of the World".
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Book number: 81738
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The Common Snake. Coluber Natrix.
SPCK. ca1845 Size 11.0 x 13.5 inches. Print of a Snake. In very good condition. Slightly creased. Handling and other marks. With description and recent hand colouring. Published in 1845 under the title ‘Thirty Plates illustrative of Natural History’, this is one of a set, now loose. The print shows a snake in front of some leaves.
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COMPLETE Set New Naturalist Series FIRST EDITIONS 1 to 120. 122 volumes in total, including the two versions of Number 6 Highlands & Islands, & the Biography volume Number 82, the second which is Signed & limited.
Collins. London. From 1945 All 1st. edition’s Size 6.25 x 8.75 inches. All bound in original green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With original illustrated dustwrappers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. Inside generally clean and tight copy. 23 of the later Volumes are in New condition, still in their shrink wrap. 7 volumes are price clipped, volumes 4, 12, 17, 20, 40 ,63, 67. 16 Volumes have small name inscription on front endpaper, volumes 1, 4, 19, 24, 29, 31, 32, 33, 41, 48, 50, 51, 54, 55, 58, 66. Also 10 volumes have private bookplate on front endpapers on volumes 14, 17, 23, 38, 47, 69, 77, 79, 80, 88. A few other minor faults Volume 1 invisible tape repair ends of spine dw, Volume 4 has 3 chips to Dw, Volume 12 tape repair lower spine end, & faint old tape marks on endpapers, Volume 25 repairs ends of spine Dw, Volume Dw flap slightly taped to endpapers, Volume 45 Small chip head of spine Dw, Volume 63 spine faded. All fully illustrated by colour & b/w photographs plus many maps. We are delighted to be able to offer a full set of The New Naturalist Series, from number 1 first published in 1945 all the way through to number 120. Volumes include 1 Butterflies E. B. Ford 2 British Game Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald 3 London's Natural History R. S. R. Fitter 4 Britain's Structure and Scenery L. Dudley Stamp 5 Wild Flowers John Gilmour and Max Walters 6a Natural History in the Highlands and Islands F. Fraser Darling 6b The Highlands and Islands F. Fraser Darling and J. M. Boyd 7 Mushrooms and Toadstools John Ramsbottom 8 Insect Natural History A. D. Imms 9 A Country Parish A. W. Boyd 10 British Plant Life W. B. Turrill 11 Mountains and Moorlands W. H. Pearsall 12 The Sea Shore C. M. Yonge 13 Snowdonia F. J. North, B. Campbell and R. Scott 14 The Art of Botanical Illustration Wilfrid Blunt 15 Life in Lakes and Rivers[8] T. T. Macan and E. B. Worthington 16 Wild Flowers of Chalk and Limestone J. E. Lousley 17 Birds and Men Max Nicholson 18a A Nat. Hist. of Man in Britain H. J. Fleure 18b A Natural History of Man in Britain H. J. Fleure and Margaret Davies 19 Wild Orchids of Britain V. S. Summerhayes 20 The British Amphibians and Reptiles Malcolm Smith 21 British Mammals L. Harrison Matthews 22 Climate and the British Scene Gordon Manley 23 An Angler's Entomology J. R. Harris 24 Flowers of the Coast Ian Hepburn 25 The Sea Coast J. A. Steers 26 The Weald S. W. Wooldridge and F. Goldring 27 Dartmoor L. A. Harvey and D. St Leger-Gordon 28 Sea-Birds James Fisher and R. M. Lockley 29 The World of the Honeybee Colin G. Butler 30 Moths E.B. Ford 31 Man and the Land L. Dudley Stamp 32 Trees, Woods and Man H. L. Edlin 33 Mountain Flowers John Raven and Max Walters 34 The Open Sea: The World of Plankton Alister Hardy 35 The World of the Soil Sir E. John Russell 36 Insect Migration C.B. Williams 37 The Open Sea: Fish & Fisheries Alister Hardy 38 The World of Spiders W. S. Bristowe 39 The Folklore of Birds Edward A. Armstrong 40 Bumblebees John B. Free and C.G. Butler 41 Dragonflies Philip S. Corbet, Cynthia Longfield and N. W. Moore 42 Fossils H. H. Swinnerton 43 Weeds and Aliens Sir Edward Salisbury 44 The Peak District K. C. Edwards 45 The Common Lands of England and Wales W. G. Hoskins and L. Dudley Stamp 46 The Broads A.E. Ellis 47 The Snowdonia National Park W. M. Condry 48 Grass and Grassland Ian Moore 49 Nature Conservation in Britain L. Dudley Stamp 50 Pesticides and Pollution Kenneth Mellanby 51 Man and Birds R. K. Murton 52 Woodland Birds Eric Simms 53 The Lake District W. H. Pearsall and W. Pennington 54 The Pollination of Flowers Michael Proctor (botanist) and Peter Yeo (botanist) 55 Finches Ian Newton 56 Pedigree: Words from Nature Stephen Potter (biologist) and Laurens Sargent 57 British Seals H. R. Hewer 58 Hedges E. Pollard, M. D. Hooper and Norman W. Moore 59 Ants M. V. Brian 60 British Birds of Prey Leslie H. Brown 61 Inheritance and Natural History R. J. Berry 62 British Tits Chris Perrins 63 British Thrushes Eric Simms 64 The Natural History of Shetland R. J. Berry 65 Waders W. G. Hale (biologist) 66 The Natural History of Wales William M. Condry 67 Farming and Wildlife Kenneth Mellanby 68 Mammals in the British Isles L. Harrison Matthews 69 Reptiles and Amphibians in Britain Deryk Frazer 70 The Natural History of Orkney R. J. Berry 71 British Warblers Eric Simms 72 Heathlands Nigel Webb 73 The New Forest Colin R. Tubbs 74 Ferns Christopher N. Page 75 Freshwater Fishes P. S. Maitland and R. N. Campbell 76 The Hebrides J. M. Boyd and I. L. Boyd 77 The Soil B. Davis, N. Walker, D. F. Ball and A. Fitter 78 British Larks, Pipits and Wagtails Eric Simms 79 Caves and Cave Life Philip Chapman 80 Wild and Garden Plants Max Walters 81 Ladybirds Mike Majerus 82 The New Naturalists Peter Marren 1995 82 The New Naturalists Peter Marren 2005 Signed & Limited 83 The Natural History of Pollination Michael Proctor (botanist), Peter Yeo (botanist) and Andrew Lack 84 Ireland David Cabot 85 Plant Disease David Ingram and Noel Robertson 86 Lichens Oliver Gilbert 87 Amphibians & Reptiles Trevor Beebee and Richard Griffiths 88 Loch Lomondside John Mitchell 89 The Broads Brian Moss 90 Moths Mike Majerus 91 Nature Conservation Peter Marren 92 Lakeland Derek Ratcliffe 93 British Bats John Altringham 94 A Natural History of the Seashore Peter Hayward (naturalist) 95 Northumberland Angus Lunn 96 Fungi Brian Spooner (mycologist) and Peter Roberts 97 Mosses and Liverworts Ron Porley and Nick Hodgetts 98 Bumblebees Ted Benton 99 Gower Jonathan Mullard 100 Woodlands Oliver Rackham 101 Galloway and the Borders Derek Ratcliffe 102 Garden Natural History Stefan Buczacki 103 The Isles of Scilly Rosemary Parslow 104 A History of Ornithology Peter Bircham 105 Wye Valley George Peterken 106 Dragonflies Philip Corbet and Stephen Brooks 107 Grouse Adam Watson and Robert Moss (naturalist) 108 Southern England Peter Friend 109 Islands R. J. Berry 110 Wildfowl David Cabot 111 Dartmoor Ian Mercer (naturalist) 112 Books and Naturalists David Elliston Allen 113 Bird Migration Ian Newton 114 Badger Timothy J. Roper 115 Climate and Weather John Kington 116 Plant Pests David V. Alford 117 Plant Galls Margaret Redfern 118 Marches Andrew Allott 119 Scotland Peter Friend 120 Grasshoppers and Crickets Ted Benton.
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Corfe Castle. Topographical and Historical Guide to Corfe Castle in the Island of Purbeck, Dorset. Authorized edition.
London. Ward, Lock and Co.Limited. n.d. ca 1925. Size 4.5 x 6.75 inches. In limp card covers with dark blue lettering.. In very good condition. A clean and tight copy. 48pp. With b/w fold out plans and illustration. Official guide to Corfe Castle from the 1920s.
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Book number: 71119
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Corfe Castle 2000. A diary of the village.
Corfe Castle Millennium Association. 2001 1st edition. Tall 8vo. In white limp card covers with green illustrations and lettering to front. Colour photo to back with map. In very good condition. A very clean and tight copy. Unpaginated.. With b/w and colour illustrations and photographs. To celebrate the Millennium, the villagers bought a page of the diary for the year 2000, and filled it in, including their name, d.o.b., weather and street. This has produced a unique record of the Millennium Year for one Dorset Village.
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Book number: 69571
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Critchell House, Dorsetshire.
ca1820. Engraved surface: 5.0 x 3.25 inches with later hand colouring. In wide ivory hard card mount. Overall size: 9.25 x 7.75 inches. In very good condition. Very clean. Engraved print of Critchell House, Dorsetshire. Hand coloured print of Critchell House, Dorsetshire showing the house with trees and outbuildings reflected in the lake at foreground.
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Book number: 70635
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The Dickens House.
The Dickens Fellowship. n.d. ca 1925. Size 5.5 x 8.5 inches. In illustrated green limp card covers with black lettering. In very good condition. Slight rusting to staples. Else a clean and tight copy. 16pp. With b/w illustrations. Brief biography and notes on the works and major events in the life of Charles Dickens, from The Dickens Fellowship.
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