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Image for Fruit Growing. Modern Cultural Methods.

Fruit Growing. Modern Cultural Methods.

By: BAGENAL, N. B.;

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co. 1946:

Seller ID: 75063


Size approx 6 x 9 inches. In green cloth with black lettering to front and spine. With original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper. (DW edges rubbed, corners chipped w/some minor loss. Spine rubbed. In protective sleeve.) Inside neat owners inscription to front endpaper. The odd minor foxing spot else a very clean and tight copy. Colour plates bright and vivid. 8 nice colour plates of the various fruits. 60 photo.ills.,& many diagr... View more info

Image for The Herb-Garden. With 16 illustrations in colour drawn from nature by the Hon. Florence Amherst and Isabelle Forrest.

The Herb-Garden. With 16 illustrations in colour drawn from nature by the Hon. Florence Amherst and Isabelle Forrest.

By: BARDSWELL, Frances A.:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black, 1911 1st ed:

Seller ID: 78302


Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. Light purple/violet cloth with gilt lettering and green floral printed design to front and spine. In very good condition. Spine and rear edges faded. Some darkenig to endpapers and outer pages edges. Neat inscription to front “Isabel Foord, 1916.” Some loose news clippings else a very clean and tight copy. 173pp + 16 mounted colour plates. View more info

Image for Familiar Trees. Two volumes. With coloured plates by W. H. J. Boot. First and Second Series.

Familiar Trees. Two volumes. With coloured plates by W. H. J. Boot. First and Second Series.

By: BOULGER, G. S.:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cassell & Comp. n.d. ca1912:

Seller ID: 78814


Hardback, 8vo. 2 vols. 7.5 x 5 inches. In light grey pictrial cloth covers with decorative gilt lettering and printed pictorial designs to fronts and spines. Beveled board edges. Speckled page edges. Dark navy blue endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners, spines slightly darkened with some minor rubbing. A couple of minor handling marks to cloths. Some mild foxing after endpapers in vol.2., some minor spots to pages in vol.1. Some glue ... View more info

Image for The Lower Tertiary Floras of Southern England. With an Atlas of 34 plates and 54 figures in the text. In Five Volumes.

The Lower Tertiary Floras of Southern England. With an Atlas of 34 plates and 54 figures in the text. In Five Volumes.

By: CHANDLER, Marjorie Elizabeth Jane:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, The Trustees of The British Museum, 1961 1st edition:

Seller ID: 78239


5 volumes. Hardback, tall, approx 12 x 9.5 inches. In grey cloth covers with gilt lettering to spines, blind embossed line-edged boards. Volumes 3 & 4 with original paper dustwrappers. In very good near fine conditions. (DW’s have some rubbing and minor chips to corners.) Slight fading to spines. Else very clean and tight copies. With an Atlas of 34 plates and 54 figures in the text. View more info

Image for Present-Day Rock Garden Being A Complimentary Volume To Farrer's English Rock-Garden

Present-Day Rock Garden Being A Complimentary Volume To Farrer's English Rock-Garden

By: CLAY, Sampson;

Price: £35.00

Publisher: T. C. & E. C. Jack LTD. 1937 1st edition:

Seller ID: 75069


Size 9.5 x 7 inches. Bound in dark green cloth with gold gilt lettering on the spine. With original dustwrapper. In very good condition. (Dw slight loss head of spine, one small tear & a few small nicks.) Small inscription front endpaper. Edges uncut. Inside clean & tight. Pp.xxvi, 681 including List of Illustrations, 56 Photographic plates, (some 2 figures) Appendix 1: Generic Names not placed Alphabetically in the Text. Appendix 11: Genera of Herbaceous Rock-Ga... View more info

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Trees & Shrubs for English Gardens.

By: COOK, E. T.;

Price: £25.00

Publisher: “Country Life” George Newnes Ltd. 1902:

Seller ID: 74995


Size approx 6 x 9 inches. In blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. In overall very good condition. Cloth is clean and tight with minor handling only. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Neat inscription to endpaper. Pages have some mild foxing to edges else overall a very clean and tight copy. 471pp. With numerous b&w photo illustrations. View more info

Image for Kenya Trees & Shrubs Published by the authority of the government of the colony and protectorate of Kenya.

Kenya Trees & Shrubs Published by the authority of the government of the colony and protectorate of Kenya.

By: DALE, Ivan R.: GREENWAY, P.J.:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Nairobi, Buchanan’s Kenyas Estates Limited, in association with Hatchards, 1961 1st:

Seller ID: 80094


Black cloth hardback, approx 9.5 x 6 inches. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW some darkening, small tears to edges and minor chips to ends of spine. In protective sleeve.) Neat inscription to front “I.G. Gibson 1967.” Else a very clean and tight copy. 654pp. Profusely illustrated with colour and B&W plates and diagrams. View more info

Image for Conifers, Junipers & Yew: Gymnosperms of British Columbia. Pictures Specially Drawn by Mrs. Ivy Abercrombie.

Conifers, Junipers & Yew: Gymnosperms of British Columbia. Pictures Specially Drawn by Mrs. Ivy Abercrombie.

By: DAVIDSON, JOHN:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London. T.Fisher Unwin Ltd. 1927 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 60517


4to. In yellow cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; In removable plastic cover. Slightly rubbed around edges with chips and small pieces missing. Small marks. Stain to spine. Not price clipped). Spine slightly faded. Mild foxing to edges. Pencil inscription to front endpaper, “E.W.Margesson. Bought from Army & Navy Corps Soc. Ltd. 105 Victoria Street. Westminster. S.W.1. 24th february 1... View more info

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English Estate Forestry

By: FORBES, A. C.;

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold, London. 1904:

Seller ID: 74994


Size approx 6 x 9 inches. In green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and light green printed edging to boards. In very good condition. Some very minor rubbing to edges and ends of spine. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Inside pages clean and tight throughout. Frontis with tissue guard. A very clean and tight copy. Small tear to top of p274. 332pp. +16pp. With engraved frontis and many b&w photo illustrations. View more info

Image for Flora of The British West Indian Islands

Flora of The British West Indian Islands

By: GRISEBACH, A. H. R.:

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Lovell Reeve & Co., 1864 1st:

Seller ID: 80084


Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. Green pebbled cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and decorative gilt monogram to front. Yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Some general rubbing and handling marks to cloth, edges rubbed and corners bumped, spine has been professionally re-laid and re-backed. Some minor darkening and marks to endpapers; stamp to front “William Wesley, Strand, London.” Penciled note tipped in to half-title page headed “Port of Spain... View more info

Image for My Garden Wild. And What I Grew There.

My Garden Wild. And What I Grew There.

By: HEATH, Francis George;

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus. London. 1881 1st:

Seller ID: 74895


Approx 5 x 8 inches. In dark green cloth covers with black printed design and yellow lettering and gilt to spine. Floral endpapers. In very good condition. Some rubbing to edges and corners. Small nick to cloth at top corner. Inside owners prize label to front endpaper with original bookseller label “G.G. Walmsley, Liverpool.” and “Burn & Co.” binders label to rear. someminor foxing to page edges else very clean and tight throughout. 291pp + ... View more info

Image for Familiar Wild Flowers. Figured and Described by F. Edward Hulme. With Coloured plates. Five Volumes Complete. (First to Fifth Series.)

Familiar Wild Flowers. Figured and Described by F. Edward Hulme. With Coloured plates. Five Volumes Complete. (First to Fifth Series.)

By: HULME, F. EDWARD;

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company, n.d. 1900:

Seller ID: 80523


5 volumes, Hardback. Approx 8 x 5 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and front. With Art nouveau floral printed designs. In very good conditions. Each with minor rubbing to ends, some minor bumps to edges. Each are very clean and tight inside; free endpapers are darkened, vol.1. has prize inscription to front “The Polytechnic Education Department, Regent St. London, W.A. Wilson, 1st Prize for Telegraphy & Telephony Exam 1901.” With... View more info

Image for Familiar Wild Flowers. Figured and Described by F.Edward Hulme. Five volumes with coloured plates. First to Fifth Series. In Fine Binding.

Familiar Wild Flowers. Figured and Described by F.Edward Hulme. Five volumes with coloured plates. First to Fifth Series. In Fine Binding.

By: HULME, F.EDWARD:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Cassell, Company, Limited, n.d. ca.1898.:

Seller ID: 79573


5 volumes. Hardback, Size approx 7.5 x 5.5 inches. In quarter-bound red calf leather and marbled paper boards, raised banding to spine; with gilt lettering & decorations, leather labels to first 3 vols., blind-decorative edging to boards. Plain endpapers, speckled page edges. In very good conditions. Some rubbing to edges, corners and faces of boards, some fading and darkening to spines. Corners slightly bumped. Vols 4 & 5 lack spine labels, and are mis-numbered ... View more info

Image for The Flora of Dorsetshire. Or, A Catalogue of Plants found in the County of Dorset. With Sketches of its geology and physical geography.

The Flora of Dorsetshire. Or, A Catalogue of Plants found in the County of Dorset. With Sketches of its geology and physical geography.

By: J.C. MANSEL-PLEYDELL

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London. Whittaker and Co. 1874 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 74196


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Blind embossed decor to boards. 320pp. In good condition. Spine darkened and rubbed at ends. Small splits to edges. Small marks to boards. Pencil inscription to front endpaper. Slight browning to endpapers. Occasional small marks & small annotations and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. The author records the Flora of Dorset at the end of the 19th century. Includes a fold out map of ... View more info

Image for Some English Gardens. After drawings by G. S. Elgood.

Some English Gardens. After drawings by G. S. Elgood.

By: JEKYLL, G.: ELGOOD, G. S.:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co. May 1933 (re-issue).:

Seller ID: 79228


Large hardback, 14 x 10 inches. Light blue cloth with gilt lettering and paneling to spine and front. In dustwrapper with colour plate to front. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW edges and spine rubbed and darkened, small chips to corners and spine ends. In protective sleeve.) Some rubbing and fading to edges of cloth. Corners slightly bumped. Endpapers darkened. Some minor handling marks to pages else a very clean and tight copy. Scarce to find with... View more info

Image for Elements of Botany, Structural, Physiological, Sytematical, and Medical; Being a Fourth Edition of The Outline of the First Principles of Botany.

Elements of Botany, Structural, Physiological, Sytematical, and Medical; Being a Fourth Edition of The Outline of the First Principles of Botany.

By: LINDLEY, John:

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Taylor and Walton, 1841 4th:

Seller ID: 78258


Hardback, approx 9 x 5.5 inches. In black pebbled cloth covers, blind embossed decoration to boards, and decorative gilt lettering to spine. Yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped with some minor rubbing to edges. Some minor rubbing to edges of spine and rear board. Partial split to top rear board edge. Some darkening to endpapers with neat inscription and bookseller label to front “Remnant & Edmonds, London,” small stamp to edg... View more info

Image for An Introduction to the Natural System of Botany. Or a Systematic View of the Organisation, Natural Affinities, and Geographical Distribution of the whole Vegitable Kingdom; together with the uses of the most important species in medicine, arts, and rural and domestic Economy.

An Introduction to the Natural System of Botany. Or a Systematic View of the Organisation, Natural Affinities, and Geographical Distribution of the whole Vegitable Kingdom; together with the uses of the most important species in medicine, arts, and rural and domestic Economy.

By: LINDLEY, John;

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green. London. 1830:

Seller ID: 75345


9 x 6 inches. Bound in dark green cloth with paper title label to spine. In very good condition. Corners are bumped, spine and label faded/darkened. Top of spine slightly nicked with small split to cloth. Boards with some minor marks. Inside neat inscription and bookplate to front endpapers. A couple of minor foxing spots to endpapers else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 374pp. + Errata. View more info

Image for The Ladies’ Companion to The Flower-Garden. Being an Alphabetical Arrangement of All the Ornamental Plants usually grown in Gardens and Shrubberies; with full directions for their culture. Eighth Edition, Enlarded & Corrected by Charles Edmonds.

The Ladies’ Companion to The Flower-Garden. Being an Alphabetical Arrangement of All the Ornamental Plants usually grown in Gardens and Shrubberies; with full directions for their culture. Eighth Edition, Enlarded & Corrected by Charles Edmonds.

By: LOUDON, Mrs.: EDMONDS, Charles:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury Evans & Co., 1864 8th:

Seller ID: 78926


Hardback, 7 x 4.5 inches. Green cloth with decorative gilt lettering to spine and front, with blind embossed decoration to boards. All page edges gilt. In very good condition. Spine faded, corners bumped, cloth faded around edges. A couple of small nicks to ends of spine, some dark marks to rear with small chipped portion to rear edge of spine (cloth relaid underneath.) The odd small spot and handling mark to pages else inside very clean and tight. 382 + 2pp cat. Colour ... View more info

Image for A Greene Forest. Reprinted from the Edition of 1567. Or a naturall Historie, wherein may bee seene first the most sufferaigne Virtues in all the whole kinde of Stones & Mettals; Next of Plants, as of Herbes, Trees, and Shrubs, Lastly of Brute Beastes, Foules, Fishes, Creeping Wormes, and Serpents, and that Aplphabetically; so that a Table shall not neede. Introduction by W. H. Davies. Limited Edition.

A Greene Forest. Reprinted from the Edition of 1567. Or a naturall Historie, wherein may bee seene first the most sufferaigne Virtues in all the whole kinde of Stones & Mettals; Next of Plants, as of Herbes, Trees, and Shrubs, Lastly of Brute Beastes, Foules, Fishes, Creeping Wormes, and Serpents, and that Aplphabetically; so that a Table shall not neede. Introduction by W. H. Davies. Limited Edition.

By: MAPLET, John; DAVIES, W. H.;

Price: £38.00

Publisher: The Hesperides Press. 1930:

Seller ID: 75000


Large, size approx 8 x 10 inches. In green cloth with bevelled boards. Gilt to spine. With original paper dustwrapper. In very good condition. Spine a little faded/lightened to cloth. (Dw, is worn with split to spine and tape repairs to edges, in plastic sleeve.) Some minor foxing to endpapers and inner pages else overall very clean and tight throughout. 185pp. View more info

Image for British Wild Flowers by Natural Analysis. A New and Easy Method of Studying.. Being A Complete Series of Illustrations of their Natural Orders and Genera Analitically Arranged.

British Wild Flowers by Natural Analysis. A New and Easy Method of Studying.. Being A Complete Series of Illustrations of their Natural Orders and Genera Analitically Arranged.

By: MESSER, Frederick A.;

Price: £18.00

Publisher: David Bogue, London. 1880 1st edition:

Seller ID: 74891


size approx 6 x 9 inches. In Brown/dark maroon silk/cloth covers with embossed border decoration and gilt lettering to front and spine. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped with some minor marks to boards and some minor soiling along bottom edges of cover. Inside owners prize label to front endpaper with origianl bookseller label “G.G. Walmsley, Liverpool.” Some minor foxing to endpapers else inside pages clean and tight throughout. 146pp. B&W ... View more info