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Image for Wild Flowers of Clevedon Signed Copy.

Wild Flowers of Clevedon Signed Copy.

By: A.E.L.:

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Clevedon, George James Caple, 1877 1st:

Seller ID: 82727


Small hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to front. Pale yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners, some light patchy fading to rear board. Authors dedicatory inscription to front endpaper “E.M. Newcome, with A.E.L.’s Kind regards, August 23rd 1887.” Title page darkened, else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 67pp. View more info

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Fruit Growing. Modern Cultural Methods.

By: BAGENAL, N. B.;

Price: £20.00

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 diagrams. 399pp. View more info

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Sea-Coast Gardens and Gardening

By: BARDSWELL, Frances A.:

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Sherratt & Hughes, 1908 1st:

Seller ID: 82723


Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. Blue/grey cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Top page edges gilt. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and edges, some slight fading to spine. Some darkening and mild foxing to endpapers/halftitle. Two neat inscriptions to front one dated 1909, and the other “Robert Cooke, Athelhampton 1961.” Some light foxing to some inside pages else a very clean and tight copy. 145pp + 12pp cat. Illustrated with 16 B&W photo plates. From the Library at Athelhampton House, Dorset. 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

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

By: CLAY, Sampson;

Price: £28.00

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-Garden Plants Not Otherwise Mentioned in the text. View more info

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Trees & Shrubs for English Gardens.

By: COOK, E. T.;

Price: £16.00

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 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: £20.00

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 1927. The book is beautifully illustrated and not at all dear considering the cost of these.” Slight browning to endpape... View more info

Image for Florigraphia Britannica; Or, Engravings and descriptions of the Flowering Plants & Ferns of Britain. In Four Volumes.

Florigraphia Britannica; Or, Engravings and descriptions of the Flowering Plants & Ferns of Britain. In Four Volumes.

By: DEAKIN, Richard:

Price: £340.00

Publisher: London, R. Groombridge, 1841:

Seller ID: 82134


Four volumes. Hardbacks, 8.5 x 5 inches. In light brown diced calf leather fine bindings, gilt paneled boards, twin maroon leather spine labels lettered in gilt, raised banding and gilt decorations to spines. Marbled endpapers and page edging. In very good conditions. Some rubbing to extremities; spines, edges and corners, some darkening and handling marks to boards, some scratches to vol.1., small crack/split to top of spine on vol.2. Inner hinges cracked between endpapers in vol.1, some glue repairs to inner gatherings in vol.2. Some minor handling marks to pages, else inside pages and plate... 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: £20.00

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 ‘Districts founded on river drainage’. With fold out map. View more info

Image for The British Flora Medica: A History of the Medicinal Plants of Great Britain. A New Edition, Revised, Condensed, and Partly Re-Written. Illustrated by a Coloured Figure of Each Plant.

The British Flora Medica: A History of the Medicinal Plants of Great Britain. A New Edition, Revised, Condensed, and Partly Re-Written. Illustrated by a Coloured Figure of Each Plant.

By: JACKSON, John R.: BARTON, B. H.: CASTLE, T.:

Price: £240.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus, 1877 new edition:

Seller ID: 82356


Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. Bound in tree calf leather, black leather spine label lettered in gilt, with extensive gilt decoration to spine, and decorative paneled boards. Marbled edges and endpapers. In very good condition. Spine professionally rebacked and relaid. Small chip sto corners, some rubbing to edges. Some light foxing to endpapers. Neat inscriptions to endpaper and title page “Mary Williams,” and “R.E. Williams, ‘87.” Inside pages and plates all very clean, bright and tight. A very clean and tight copy. 447pp. Illustrated with 48 full page coloured plate... 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: £20.00

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 edge of title page, else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 292pp + 16pp cat. Illustrated with many b&w diagrams ... 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: £60.00

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 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 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: £30.00

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: £10.00

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 Illustrations throughout. View more info

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A Botanical Dictionary: Or, Elements of Systematic and Philosophical Botany. The Third Edition.

By: MILNE, Colin:

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, H. D. Symonds, 1805:

Seller ID: 82160


Hardback, 8.5 x 9 inches. Acid-patterned polished calf leather boards, with black leather spine label lettered in gilt, gilt banding and decorations to spine, with decorative gilt paneled boards. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Some wear to cover; corners bumped and chipped, small chips to edges of boards and ends of spine. Bookplate to front “Richard S. Fetherstonhaugh.” Child’s biro graffiti of house on rear side of title page. Small tear to top corner of dedication and preface page, edge of folding table rubbed. A couple of minor handling marks el... View more info

Image for Wild Flowers Published Under The Direction of the Committee of General Literature and Education, Appointed by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge.

Wild Flowers Published Under The Direction of the Committee of General Literature and Education, Appointed by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge.

By: PRATT, Anne:

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Printed by R. Clay, no date ca1853 1st:

Seller ID: 81667


Large Hardback, 13 x 10.5 inches. Quarter bound in dark green calf leather to spine and corners. Dark green pebbled cloth boards. Raised banding and gilt lettering to red spine label. Gilt lettering to front. In very good condition. Some wear to cover; spine slightly faded, rubbing to cloth on boards, some surface chips to leather on corners. Lacks title page. A couple of very minor handling marks else pages very clean, bright and tight throughout. 96pp. Illustrated with 192 Coloured illustrations (2 per page.) View more info

Image for The Flowering Plants and Ferns of Great Britain. Six volumes.

The Flowering Plants and Ferns of Great Britain. Six volumes.

By: PRATT, ANNE:

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, n.d. ca1890:

Seller ID: 82227


Six volumes. Hardbacks, Size approx 9 x 5.5 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt lettering and pictorial decorations to spines and fronts with decorative blind paneled boards. Pale Yellow endpapers. All page edges gilt. In very good conditions. Spines faded and darkened, small chips to cloth at ends. Fading to boards and edges ,some minor staining spots. Corners slightly bumped. Small split to cloth at top of spine on vol.6. Foxing and darkening to endpapers. Inscriptions to fronts “Pinckney.” Occasional foxing spots to pages throughout. Colour plates clean and bright. Else a ve... View more info

Früchte und Blumen. ausgewahlt und eingeleitet von Eva Mannering. German language.

By: REDOUTÉ, PIERRE-JOSEPH:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Ariel Verlag. Frankfurt am Main. 1955 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73536


Size 12.0 x 16.25 inches. In beige cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly rubbed at ends. Slightly rubbed around edges with small chips and tears. Not price clipped). Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. Introd.& description 16pp. With 24 beautifully reproduced colour plates of various flowers and fruits. German language edition of a collection of paintings of flowers and fruit by Pierre-Joseph Redoute. View more info

Image for A History of The Vegetable Kingdom. Embracing Comprehensive Descriptions of The Plants most interesting, from their uses to man and the lower animals... Revised Edition, With Supplement. Illustrated by Several Hundred Figures, many of them Coloured.

A History of The Vegetable Kingdom. Embracing Comprehensive Descriptions of The Plants most interesting, from their uses to man and the lower animals... Revised Edition, With Supplement. Illustrated by Several Hundred Figures, many of them Coloured.

By: RHIND, WILLIAM:

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son, 1870:

Seller ID: 81912


Hardback, Tall 8vo. 10 x 6.5 inches. Quarter bound in black polished calf leather and dark green pebbled cloth boards. Gilt line and blind embossed edging to leather on boards. Gilt lettering to green leather spine label. Raised and decorative gilt banding to spine. Marbled edges, plain endpapers. In very good condition. Some rubbing and chips to corners and ends of spine. Some light rubbing to boards. Small chip to cloth on leading edge. Glue repair to front hinge between endpapers. Endpapers foxed. Some light foxing to title page. Lacks coloured half-title page. Some light foxing and minor h... View more info

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Plants We Play With.

By: ROBERTSON, H. R.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Wells, Gardner, Darton & Co. Ld. n.d. ca1919:

Seller ID: 78349


Hardback, approx 8 x 6.5 inches. In blue cloth with black decorative lettering and design with round colour plate to front. In very good condition. Slight darkening to spine, some minor rubbing to edges. Neat inscription to front endpaper “Margaret Oliver, Prize for Science, Christmas 1919.” Some darkening to half-title and front tissue guard, some light foxing to pages with a couple of pages slightly more heavily foxed; Walnut, Daisy, Dandelion. Else a lovely, clean and tight copy. 116pp. 20 colour plates and 20 b&w plates. View more info