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    • SOUVENIR PRESS, 1956
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., Uncorrected Proof Copy, [reader's?] details on front free endpaper; original printed wrappers, crease in front wrapper, short tear in lower joint, wrappers lightly age-soiled else a bright, clean copy. PROOF COPIES ARE VERY SCARCE. Enser,p.57. leer más
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    • GARNSTONE PRESS, [1972]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., with frontispiece, plates, illustrations, diagrams and maps in the text and double-page map, tiny signature on front free endpaper; brown cloth, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Much-needed reissue of the original pioneering study of 1925. leer más
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    • FABER, [1961]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition; maroon cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper lightly sunned at backstrip. leer más
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    • OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, OXFORD, 1970
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with title-vignette and illustrations in the text; red cloth, backstrip lettered in silver, a near fine copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. leer más
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    • UNIVERSITY OF LONDON PRESS, [1948]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., Second Impression, with frontispiece, plates and illustrations in the text; green cloth, upper board and backstrip blocked and lettered in red, a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped, lightly spotted dustwrapper. First published in 1944. SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. leer más
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    • JOHN MURRAY, [1975]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition; red cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. This highly-charged political novel is the first publication by the eminent military historian. SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. leer más
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    • COLLINS AND HARVILL PRESS, 1960
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition thus; green cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter faintly sunned at backstrip and lightly rubbed and browned at extremities. First appearance in English of Lampedusa's only novel ('Il Gattopardo'), with striking wrap-around dustwrapper artwork by Hans Tisdall. The basis of Visconti's feature film (1963) starring Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon and Claudia Cardinale. SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. leer más
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    • FOLIO SOCIETY, 1992
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition thus, with coloured title-vignette, numerous coloured illustrations (a number double- or full-page) in the text, and coloured endpaper maps; ivory pictorial cloth, upper board blocked in gilt and red; gilt back, a near fine copy in publisher's board slip-case. leer más
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    • WARNE, [1959]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 2 vols., 8vo., First Edition, with very numerous coloured and monochrome plates, and illustrations in the text; original series binding of pictorial plum faux-leather, upper boards and backstrips blocked and lettered in gilt and black, red sprinkled edges, pictorial endpapers, a near fine copy. One of the most sought-after titles in the Wayside and Woodland Series. VERY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. Marren, p.181 leer más
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    • WARNE, [1973]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 2 vols., 8vo., Fourth Edition, with coloured frontispieces, coloured and monochrome plates, many photographs in the text and pictorial endpapers; original series binding of blue coarse-grain cloth, upper boards and backstrip blocked and lettered in gilt, blue sprinkled edges, a near fine copy. The set comprises: Vol. I: Families Sphingidae to Agrotidae; Vol. II: Families Agrotidae to Hepialidae. Bright copy of the fourth edition, first published in 1961. One of the most successful of all W&W titles. 'South remained the standard work on British moths until 1984 - an extraordinary reign of ne... leer más
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    • WARNE, [1948]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 2 vols., 8vo., First Edition, with ine coloured and monochrome plates; original series binding of blue leatherette blocked and lettered in gilt and black, gilt backs, radial corners, blue sprinkled edges, a near fine set. The set comprises Vol. I: First series. Familes Sphingidae to Brephidae; Vol. II: Second Series. Families Geometridae to Hepialidae. COMPLETE SETS ARE SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. Marren, pp.172-3. leer más
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    • WARNE, [1950]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Sm. 8vo., Third Impression, with 32 coloured and monochrome plates, and numerous illustrations in the text, neat stamp on front free endpaper; original series binding of blue-green leatherette, upper board and backstrip lettered in gilt, green sprinkled edges, radial corners, a near fine copy. One of the few W&W titles issued without pictorial boards and endpapers. See Marren, pp.169-170. leer más
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    • WARNE, [1954]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Sm. 8vo., Best Edition, with coloured plates by Jacobs and numerous monochrome illustrations in the text; original series binding of blue faux-morocco cloth, upper board and backstrip blocked and lettered in gilt and black, radial corners, blue sprinkled edges, pictorial endpapers, a near fine copy. First published in 1952 with woefully inadequate plates, here replaced with Jacobs' artwork. 'To date our book is still the only accessible guide to the British Plume Moths' (Marren). See Marren, pp.180-181. leer más
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    • WARNE, [1945]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: Sm. 8vo., Thirteenth Impression, with coloured frontispiece, numerous coloured and monochrome plates, and pictorial endpapers; original series binding of blue-green faux-morocco cloth, upper board blocked and lettered in gilt and black, gilt back, blue sprinkled edges, radial corners, a near fine copy. Bright, crisp copy of a major revision of one of the most famous W&W titles. First published in 1906, it was a continuing favourite with professionals and amateurs like, remaining in print until the 1960s. It was the first W&W title to be written by someone other than Edward Step, and the spl... leer más
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    • WARNE, [1959]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with coloured frontispiece, coloured and monochrome plates, numerous illustrations in the text and pictorial endpapers; original series binding of dark green faux-morocco cloth, upper board blocked and lettered in gilt and black, gilt back, radial corners, green sprinkled edges, pictorial endpapers, a near fine copy. A very bright, clean copy of the scarcest title in the series. 'Even today it is indispensible for identifying British bugs (Heteroptera)' (Marren). VERY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. Marren, pp. 183-184. leer más
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    • ROYAL MARINES HISTORICAL SOCIETY, [SOUTHSEA], [1996]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with photographs and maps in the text; original printed wrappers, a near fine copy. Royal Marines Historical Society, Special Publication 18. VERY SCARCE. leer más
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    • JAMES BROWN, GLASGOW, 1922
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition, with frontispiece, plates and illustrations in the text; original green cloth, upper board and backstrip lettered in gilt, fore-edge lightly spotted else a near fine copy. A standard reference by one of leading historians of the age of sail. leer más
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    • DENT, [1951]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., original series binding of blue cloth, upper board blocked in blind, gilt back, ochre top, patterned endpapers, boards lightly age-soiled else a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter lightly browned at backstrip. First published in EL in 1910. EL 461; Seymour, 730.0. leer más
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    • FRANCES LINCOLN [AND] OXENWOOD PRESS, [1998-2004]
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 4 vols., 8vo., with frontispiece and 9 coloured plates in the second volume; cloth (green/green/yellow/yellow respectively), gilt backs, a near fine set in unclipped dustwrapper. Bright set of reissues of the original editions of 1951-58. The text of the second volume is augmented by 10 fine coloured plates by Frederick W. Smith. COMPLETE SETS ARE SCARCE. leer más
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    • LONGMAN GREEN LONGMAN ROBERTS & GREEN, 1864
    • Librería: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Notas Bibliográficas: 8vo., First Edition thus, half-title mildly browned; original dark green cloth, boards elaborately framed and blocked in blind, gilt back, backstrip very lightly rubbed else a near fine copy. FIRST PUBLICATION IN BOOK FORM. Hicks's treatise, introducing the combined podalic version, first appeared in the Transactions of the Obstetrics Society of London, vol. V, 1863. RARE. Garrison & Morton 5280. leer más
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