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Pomona Britannica, or A Collection of the Most Esteemed Fruits at present cultuivated in Great Britain

By: Brookshaw, George

Price: £850.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme: 1817

Seller ID: 003291


volume one only of the second edtion which was issued in quarto format (34 by 27 cms) A complete copy illustrated with 30 coloured aquatint plates. The fruits depicted are strawberry (1) raspberry (1) cherry (5) plum (9) currant (1), apricot (2) gooseberry (1) peach (10) A disbound copy with remains of old covers, book block split at one point, title with light overall foxing, 2 plates with light toning/ foxing, 2 plates with faint foxing, 1 plate (cherry) with an imag... View more info

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Nimrod's Hunting Tours interspersed with characterisitic anecdotes, sayings and doings of Sporting Men

By: Nimrod (Charles James Apperley)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul Trench Trubner & Co: 1903

Seller ID: 003552


limited to 500 copies. large thick octavo (27 by 18.5 cms) text of 400 pages illustrated with 18 hand coloured engraved plates, all with captions on the tissue guards, original green cloth, some wear to spine ends and joints, inscription on front end-paper, faint foxing to end-papers, a very clean, sound and complete copy. A heavy book so will need extra postage-please enquire £28.00 View more info

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Selections of the Ancient Costume of Great Britain & Ireland

By: Smith, Charles Hamilton

Price: £490.00

Publisher: London, Colnaghi nd Co: 1814

Seller ID: 002361


a fine, clean copy, with excellent colour, of this well-known costume book which covers the historical costumes of England from the seventh to the sixteenth century. It's bound in old half dark green morocco, gilt title, marbled sides, all edges gilt, later cream coloured endpapers, folio, overall size 14.5 by 10 inches. Illustrated with 60 hand coloured plates, a pictorial title page and dedication leaf, both coloured. The front cover is slightly bowed, there is some ... View more info

Extracts from the Diary of a Huntsman

By: Smith, Thomas

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1921

Seller ID: 003425


quarto (26.5 by 20 cms) text of 158 pages, illustrated with 12 coloured plates, original cloth, end-papers browned, small minor marks to rear cover, a very clean and sound copy, no internal marks or signatures £18.00 View more info