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DISEASES OF CULTIVATED PLANTS 1957-1968

By: 'Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food;

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationary Office: 1972

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: C601

Condition: V.g.


x, 322pp, octavo, d.j, original blue cloth, gilt, d.j. a little grubby. Report on diseases of cultivated plants in England and Wales for the years 1957- 1968. View more info

SCARCE PLANTS IN BRITAIN

By: A. Stewart C.D. Preston D.A. Pearman

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Peterborough, Joint Nature Conservation Committee: 1994

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Q616

ISBN: 1873701667

Condition: Fine


515pp. Pictorila black boards. 16 tables, 49 figures. Almost as new. Couple of small impress marks to rear end-papers. Printed on quality paper in a strong binding. A lovely copy View more info

THE TRANESCANTSTheir Plants, Gardens and Museum 1570-1662

By: Allan, Mea

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1964

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: MJ169

Condition: V.g.


345pp, colour frontis. 27 illustrations, folding plate at the rear. Green cloth, gilt. No inscriptions or marks. Illustrated d.j. Royal gardeners to Charles I and II, plant-hunters and the founders of British botany and the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. View more info

HOW PLANTS GET THEIR NAMES

By: Bailey, L.H.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications Inc.: 1963

Edition: facsimile

Seller ID: Z169

Condition: Fine


181pp. Dec. card wrappers. Reprint of the 1933 edition. View more info

THE QUEEN'S HIDDEN GARDEN: BUCKINGHAM PALACE'S TREASURY OF WILD PLANTS

By: Bellamy, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, David & Charles: 1984

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: H530

ISBN: 0715385909

Condition: Fine


224pp inc index & bibliog. A natural history of the Palace Grounds - researched over 4 years. 254 plants "wild & naturalised" seen in gardens. Illustrated by Marjorie Lyon including 64 full-page colour plates and 40 monochrome plates. A fine copy with no wear , inscriptions or price-clipping. View more info

THE FLORA OF THE ALPS; being a description of all the species of flowering plants indigenous to Switzerland; and of the alpine species of the adjacent mountain districts of France, Italy, and Austria including the Pyrenees [Vol. One only]

By: Bennett, Alfred W.

Price: £110.00

Publisher: London, John C. Nimmo: 1896

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Q348

Condition: V.g.


xxii, 167pp. 58 full-page coloured paltes. VOLUME ONE ONLY [of two]. Original green buckram with an attractive gilt block decoration to the front board, No fading or wear. A lovely volume one with attractive plates. Please email for photos View more info

AN ENCYCLOAEDIA OF ANNUAL & BIENNIAL GARDEN PLANTS

By: Booth, C.O.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber Limited,: 1957

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: C398

Condition: Fine


488pp, 4 col. plates, 80 monochrome and 5 diagrams, large octavo, d.j., fine copy, d.j. chipped at extremities and a little soiled. A monumental and thorough work. View more info

Encyclopedia of Herbs and Their Uses The Royal Horticultural Society

By: Bown, Deni

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Royal Horticultural Society/BCA/Dorling Kindersley: 1997

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: MH092

Condition: Fine


424pp. 1000 plants, 1500 photographs. No inscriptions, wear or fading. View more info

THE OXFORD BOOK OF FLOWERLESS PLANTS Ferns, Fungi, Mosses and Liverworts Lichens, and Seaweeds

By: Brightman, B.E.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Y232

Condition: Fine


viii, 208pp with colour plates. A nice copy with no inscriptions, wear, or marks. View more info

DOMESTIC FLORICULTURE window-gardening and floral decorations being practical directions for the propagation, culture, and arrangement of plants and flowers as domestic ornaments

By: Burbidge, F.W.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1875

Edition: Second Edition, revised and corrected

Seller ID: TS334

Condition: Fine


410pp, [iv pub. cat.]pp. Orig. pub. green buckram, gilt.Iiiustrated with plates and text drawings. Occasional fox blemish but a nice copy with a fine binding, No fading or wear with a tight text box. Large bokplate of Mary Paget to the inside board. Inside hinges a little cracked but sound. View more info

DOMESTIC FLORICULTURE : window-gardening and floral decorations ; being practical directions for the propagation, culture, and arrangement of plants and flowers as Domestic Ornaments

By: Burridge, F.W.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1875

Edition: Second ediiton, revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: TS146

Condition: Fine


xvii, 410pp.[iv ads]. 200 wood engraved illustrations in the text Pub. dec. green buckram, gilt. Signature of Dorothy Erskine-Wemyss March 1879 to the head of the title-page. Bookplate of Mary Paget to the inside board and a gift bookplate from Dora H. Grosvenor to the verso of the front free end-paper Joint papers cracked but sound. A fine binding and a clean tight text block. View more info

FURTHER ILLUSTRATIONS OF BRITISH PLANTS

By: Butcher, Roger W.,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, L. Reeve & Co. Ltd.: 1944

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: C906

Condition: V.g.


iv, 476pp, b&w botanical illustrations throughout by Florence E. Strudwick, octavo, original navy blue cloth, gilt, v.g. condition. 'forming with Fitch's companion volume to Bentham's handbook a collection of illustrations of most of the species of British flora'. View more info

THE ORIGIN OF PLANTS The People and Plants That Have Shaped Britain's Garden History since the Year 1000

By: Campbell-Culver, Maggie

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Headline Book Publishing: 2001

Edition: 1st ediiton

Seller ID: P245

Condition: Fine


260pp, illustrated with paintings and photographs. No inscriptions, markings or wear. View more info

Alien Plants of the British Isles : A Provisional Catalogue of Vascular Plants

By: Clement, E.J.; Foster, M.C.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Botanical Society of the British Isles: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TT242

ISBN: 0901158232

Condition: Mint


590pp. Red card wrappers. Fine condition and signed on the title-page by the authors View more info

MODERN SHRUBS,

By: Cox, H.M. & P.A.,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Nelson & Co. London, 1958,:

Seller ID: D058


first edition, 219pp, 4 colour plates, b&w illustrations throughout by Margaret Stones, octavo, original green cloth, gilt lettering, d.j., v.g. a little bumped and chippedprice-clipped. A companion v olume to 'Modern Rhodedandrums' by the same authors. View more info

CULPEPER'S ENGLISH PHYSICIA; AND COMPLETE HERBAL

By: Culpeper, Nicholas and E. Sibly

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, J. Adlard: 1810

Edition: fourteenth edition

Seller ID: TH210

Condition: V.g.


xvi, 400pp; Frontis. portrait of Culpeper. Bound with Volume 2 containing the Medical Part 256pp. with upwards of 100 additional Herbs. Upwards of 450 engravings of different plants and a set of 10 anatomical figure plates. Half calf binding with original marbled boards and re-spined with a fine polished calf spine with gilt titles and rules. Red morocco label, gilt. Owners name to the inside board. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOGRAPHS View more info

GREENHOUSE PLANTS IN COLOUR

By: Dakers, J.S.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, W.H. & L. Collingridge Ltd: 1962

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: W063

Condition: Fine


128pp. illustrated with 32 colour plates from watercolours by Cynthia Newsome-Taylor. View more info

A VOYAGE TO NEW HOLLAND, & C. In the Year 1699 Vol. III

By: Dampier, Captain William

Price: £3,250.00

Publisher: London, James Knapton at the Crown in St. Paul's Church-yard: 1703

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS207

Condition: V.g.


Folding map, Capt, Dampiers Voyage to New Holland 1699 & c. Dedication to the Right Honorble Thomas Earl of Pembroke, The Preface, The Contents, [24],162pp, [ix The Index, [v] Pub. catalogue. original full calf, four raised bands and a morocco label, gilt. [13]p.,plates [of 14 lacking table IV opp. p117] 19x12 cms. Folding world map complete but in need of pressing. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS. THE FULL TILTE IS: Title: A voyage to New Holland, &c. in the year, 1699 : Wherein are described, the Canary-Islands, the Isles of Mayo and St Jago. The Bay of All Saints, with the forts and town of Bahia ... View more info

THE VARIATION OF ANIMALS & PLANTS

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1905

Edition: Popular Edition

Seller ID: Q604

Condition: V.g.


xv, 566 [ii]; xii, 605, [vi ads] pp. Original green cloth. No inscriptions or fading. Trifle age-toned to the spines. A nice set. View more info

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THE VARIATION OF ANIMALS AND PLANTS UNDER DOMESTICATION 2 Volumes

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: £1,500.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1868

Edition: 1st editon

Seller ID: GT091

Condition: Fine


viii, 411; viii, 486pp, 43 text figures in volume one. Original fine half-calf brown polished bindings with marbled boards. Finely finished gilt dec. compartments and decoration. Red and green gilt lettered labels. No adverts bound-in. Some scattered foxing to the end-papers. Two volume first edition set both dated 1868 with a first issue Volume One and second issue Volume Two. Freeman F877.1 and F878.2 The first volume having the six line errata and volume two no errata. The first issue of 1500 sold out in a week in Jan 1869 and a further 1250 with corrections stated in the first issue erra... View more info