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Image for Fruit Growing. Modern Cultural Methods.

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

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: £20.00

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 The Book of the Flower Fairies Poems and Pictures (Spring, Summer, Autumn).

The Book of the Flower Fairies Poems and Pictures (Spring, Summer, Autumn).

By: BARKER, CICELY MARY:

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Blackie & Son Ltd. (n.d.). ca1940:

Seller ID: 81198


3 vols in 1. Demy 8vo. 7.5 x 5.5 inches. Hardback, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front with gilt vignette. Grey endpapers. In very good condition. Lovely bright clean cover. Some very minor rubbing to corners, ever-so-slight curl to boards. Neat pencil inscription to front endpaper. Some very minor foxing to endpapers and title page, a couple of handling marks to first contents page, else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. Scarce in this collected form. 72 very nice colour plates by the author. 93 pages. 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: £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

Image for Trees & Shrubs for English Gardens.

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 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: £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 British Ferns, Clubmosses & Horsetails Containing 23 Illustrations: 8 Full Pages in Colour, 11 B&W Photographs, and 4 text drawings. “Peeps at Nature Series,” Edited by Rev. Charles A. Hall.

British Ferns, Clubmosses & Horsetails Containing 23 Illustrations: 8 Full Pages in Colour, 11 B&W Photographs, and 4 text drawings. “Peeps at Nature Series,” Edited by Rev. Charles A. Hall.

By: FERGUSON, Daniel:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black, 1912:

Seller ID: 81600


Hardback, 8 x 5 inches. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine, colour plate pasted to front, with blue and light green printed floral decoration to front and spine. Plain endpapers. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed, else cover clean and bright. Some darkening to endpapers, else a very clean and tight copy. 88pp +8pp cat. 8 Colour plates and 11 B&W photo plates. View more info

Image for Familiar Wild Flowers. Figured and Described by F. Edward Hulme. With 200 Coloured plates. Five Volumes Complete. (First to Fifth Series.)

Familiar Wild Flowers. Figured and Described by F. Edward Hulme. With 200 Coloured plates. Five Volumes Complete. (First to Fifth Series.)

By: HULME, F. EDWARD;

Price: £90.00

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

Seller ID: 81715


5 volumes. Approx 8 x 5 inches. In dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With Art nouveau floral printed designs. In fine condition. Beautiful bright copies. Inside some minor foxing, Else a very clean and tight set. Complete 200 Colour plates are bright. Beautifully illustrated and detailed descriptions of familiar wild flowers. Each vol has short summaries of the flowers to be covered in detail in the following pages. Each volume has at least 40 colour plates. Many b&w text illustrations. Head and tail pieces. 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

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

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