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Water Its Global Nature.

By: Allaby, Michael

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London/New York, Facts on File: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003829


Spine of dustwrap slightly faded, NOT PRICE CLIPPED. Black boards, bright gilt titling to spine. Colour frontispiece. Black and white illustration to title page. 208pp. Profusely illustrated in colour and black/white. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT. One of the elements series of books, this covers all aspects of water, what is water, water and life, water in motion, water and humans and finally pollution and water.; 003829; Ex-Library Usual stamps/marks; 4to (large) View more info

Macmillan Dictionary of the Environment

By: Allaby, Michael

Price: £2.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1985

Edition: 2nd Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 47375


In the original publisher's lettered card covers. Ex Reference library usual MINIMAL stamps, marks, etc, protected in a clear plastic library cover which as been stuck/laminated to the covers. Internally VG. Overall a Clean, Tight copy. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 529 pages View more info

Metallurgy Theory and Practice

By: Allen, Dell K.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Chicago, American Technical Society: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition USA

Seller ID: 108554


Overall a Clean, Tight and Bright copy but Ex Reference Library copy with a few labels and only a few small stamps, etc.. Front flap of dustjacket cut off and put in the end of the book. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall large ; 663 pages View more info

The Water Gardener . a Complete Guide to Designing, Constructing and Planting Water Features

By: Archer-Wills, Anthony;

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Frances Lincoln: 1993

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 112114


Green boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. There are No Inscriptions or other Marks. 192 pp. Illustrated with colour photographs and drawings. Further reading; Useful addresses; Plant Index; General Index; Hardiness zones; Acknowledgments. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'As New' copy. "This book explains how to design and construct formal and informal p... View more info

The Mines of Cardiganshire . Metalliferous and Associated Minerals 1845-1913

By: Burt, Roger & Peter Waite & Raymond Burnley

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Exeter, University of Exeter in Association With the Northern Mine Research Society,: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113044


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. NO Inscriptions or Marks. (xxviii) + (1) + 92 pp + (3 Adverts) . " This is the seventh volume in a continuing series of The Mineral Statistics of the United Kingdom 1845-1913 and begins the coverage of Wales. It covers the southern half of the central Wales orefield and provides details of the output, ownership, management and employment of more than two hundred and fifty mines operating in the county from the... View more info

Geology of the Country Around Bewcastle.

By: Day, J. B. W.

Price: £21.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000381


Very Good-. First Edition. Ex-Library. 8vo. Orange cloth bound boards with black titling to front board and to spine. Illustrated dust wrap. 357pp. index. Colour and black/white illustration some fold out. colour frontispiece. 4 small ex library stamps otherwise UNMARKED, EXCELLENT, TIGHT, CLEAN, BRIGHT VERY GOOD ++ COPY. The first comprehensive account of the geology of that part of the Border country covered by the Bewcastle. folding maps and charts throughout, Explana... View more info

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The Chemical Industry - Friend to the Environment

By: Drake J. A. G. (Editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Royal Society of Chemistry: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7334


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial laminated boards. No d/j as issued. This is the First printed edition in book form (1992) of part of the proceedings of a Symposium organised by the Industrial Division of The Royal Society Of Chemistry, London, held at the University of York in 1991 - Published by The Royal Society Of Chemistry, London, 1992. SPECIAL PUBLICATION No. 103. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. A Very Clean, Tight and Bright, EXCE... View more info

Ryedale a Report on the District By the Ryedale Branch of the Council for the Preservation of Rural England

By: Duncombe, Colonel C W E (edited by)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: York, Ryedale Branch; Council for the Preservation of Rural England: 1951

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 107985


Contents include; GEOLOGICAL STRUCTURE OF RYEDALE, NATURAL HISTORY, LANDSCAPE STUDY, HISTORICAL NOTES, ABBEY AND CHURCHES, COUNTRY HOUSES, COUNTRY HOUSES, TOWNS AND VILLAGES, VILLAGE WATER SUPPLIES, PLANNING AND DISFIGUREMENT, etc. Revised edition 1951 edited by R W Crosland. Black and white frontispiece and illustrations. Spotted green card covers with tipped on black/white illus of Hemsley Castle to front cover, edges worn/creased/chipped, spine faded/rubbed. Map to f... View more info

Geology of the Country Around Banbury and Edge Hill

By: Edmonds, E. A. And Poole, E. G. And Wilson, V.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000384


Near Fine/Very Good++. First Edition. 8vo. Orange cloth bound boards with black titling to front board and to spine. 137pp. index. Black and white frontispiece. Illustrated in black and white. This publication deals with an extensive area lying north and west of Banbury a district of typical dip and scarp topography at the north eastern end of the Cotswold Hills.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Glamorgan. Its History and Topography

By: Evans, C. J. O.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Cardiff, William Lewis Ltd: 1938

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 112749


Glazed green cloth bound boards with black titling to the spine and front cover. No dustjacket. There is light rubbing to the edges of the spine and light tanning to the page fore-edges. There is a gift note addressed to the former owner to the rear of the front free-endpaper, otherwise there are NO other inscriptions or marks. (xv) + 458 pp. Illustrated with colour maps and b/w plates. Index. Overall, apart from the 'minor' faults, as detailed above, this is a Clean, Ti... View more info

Geology of the Country around Bellingham . Memoir for 1: 50,000 Geological Sheet 31 and Parts of Sheets 25 and 30

By: Frost, D. V. And Holliday, D. W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000375


Cloth Bound Boards. First Edition. Ex-Library. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Only 2 small ex library stamps. Boards are very clean, black titling to front board and to spine. Pictorial dust wrap, near fine. 112 pp. General Index and index of fossils. Illustrated with black and white photographs and line drawings/graphs. Colour frontispiece.; Ex-Library; Folio 13" - 23" tall View more info

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Comparative Morphology of Fungi

By: Gaumann, Ernst Albert ( Translated and Revised by Carroll William Dodge)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York and London, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition, 3rd Impression

Seller ID: 114592


In glazed hessian cloth covered boards with the title in gilt to the spine on a brown, gilt bordered, title block. A little rubbed with a few light and a few fairly negligible marks from age/ storage, but overall Near VG. Page fore-edges lightly browned, with some tiny spotting to the top edge, and a few marks generally, but Overall Tight and Clean. (xiv) + 701 pp. Black and white photos, diagrams and line drawings throughout. Light browning to the plain endpapers, and a... View more info

The Smelting of Copper in the Swansea District of South Wales from the Time of Elizabeth to the Present Day

By: Grant-Francis Col George, F.S.A

Price: £110.00

Publisher: London and Manchester, Henry Sotheran & Co. ,: 1881

Edition: Second Edition (Illustrated)

Seller ID: 112734


In the original black quarter leather with gilt titling and green marbled paper covered boards, corners and edges very bumped and worn with loss of the paper showing through to the boards at the very edges. The leather spine is chipped and rubbed at the top edge, is splitting a little at the edges of the spine but secure and not too noticable, and has lost about an inch at the foot of the spine - but not affecting the Title which is all still present. Internally VERY Goo... View more info

Renewable Energy Strategies for Europe The Foundations and Context. Volume 1

By: Grubb, Michael

Price: £2.50

Publisher: London, Michael Grubb/Brookings Institution (Earthscan Publications): 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7519


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. Ex Reference library usual MINIMAL stamps, marks, etc, protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. Overall despite its status as an Ex-Lib copy a Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Energy & environmental programme; Ex-Library; Vol. 1; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages View more info

The World of To-Day [Today] in Six Volumes - Complete. A Survey of the Lands and Peoples of the Globe As Seen in Travel and Commerce.

By: Hope Moncrieff A. R.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Gresham Publishing (A Subsidiary of Blackie and Co): 1906

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 112870


This is one of those art deco/art nouveau turn of the century sets that Gresham did so well. Published in 6 Volumes and was "issued quarterly .... . Handsomely bound in cloth, at 8s. Net per volume ...." . So states a bound in 'flyer' to the front of the book. This particular set was covered in plain white 'dust covers' and has preserved the six volumes in Superb fashion. The set is bound in a blue based cloth with a linear design in white, with the title and num... View more info

Geography: Theory in Practice. Book One - Settlements

By: Huggett, Richard & Iain Meyer

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Harper & Row Publishers: 1981

Edition: Reprinted with Amendments

Seller ID: 47670


In the original publisher's glossy decorated card covers protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. Ex- Reference Library with minimal library markings. 201 pp. Illustrated in b/w plus maps, charts etc. Overall despite its status as an Ex-Lib copy this is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Geography: Theory in Practice; Ex-Library; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 208 pages View more info

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A Llanelli Chronicle

By: Hughes, Gareth ( Compiled by )

Price: £14.00

Publisher: South Wales, Llanelli Borough Council: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113625


Clean red cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titling to spine. Head and tail of spine bumped/turned-in but No damage. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The d/j is NOT clipped, but there is come crumpling/creasing to the top edges of the d/j and the spine of the d/j has some slight fading to the base colour of the spine (quite usual as the colour was a cherry-red which fades easily to 'pink') but all lettering, etc, is very clear. Top of d/j a little cr... View more info

Natural Science Books in English, 1600-1900

By: Knight, David M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Portman Books: 1989

Edition: Reprint (1st Thus )

Seller ID: 111810


Green boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's glossy pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket is NOT price-clipped. (Original Price £40.00). No Inscriptions or Marks. (x) + 262 pp. 56 b/w illustrations and 4 full page plates in colour. Looks Unused/Unread. An Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'As New' copy. "A comprehensive account of significant books on science appearing in English over three centuries, with extensive bibliograph... View more info

The Agates of North America

By: Leiper, Hugh (compiled and Edited by)

Price: £11.00

Publisher: California, The Lapidary Journal, Publisher: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 107548


Colour illustrated card covers, creased, mark to top right corner where small label has previously been removed, chipping to edges of covers. Thumbing/damp staining? to endpapers. 95pp. NO INSCRIPTIONS. Illustrated in colour and black/white. Overall internally clean and bright. Contents include; How to have successful field trips; agate varieties in the Pacific northwest; Idaho's desert canyons for Bruneau Jasper; easy ways to colour agate; Iris Agate; Gold in Quartz; e... View more info

THE ULTIMATE PRACTICAL GARDENER

By: MCHOY PETER

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, LORENZ: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7357


Front hinge springing, o/w overall near fine copy in a near fine protected DJ. Ex Reference Library copy with a few labels and only a few small stamps. ; 7357; Ex-Library; 4to 11" - 13" tall large View more info