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Image for The Gramineae - a study of cereal, bamboo and grasses

The Gramineae - a study of cereal, bamboo and grasses

By: Arber, Agnes

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010396


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp xviii, 480, slight foxing and toning internally, a tiny signature and date on the front endpaper, otherwise clean and sound internally, green cloth slightly worn and rubbedm the spine more worn with pulling at the head and base, and the joints rubbed with one small break in the cloth. View more info

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Keys to Zimbabwean Grass Species

By: Bennett, K.E.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Salisbury, 1980

Seller ID: 005505


Small 8vo, pp (187), paperback. Scarce. [A separate from Kirkia, Vol II part 2.] View more info

Grasslands Systems Analysis and Man

By: Breymeyer, A.I. & Van Dyne, G.M. (eds)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1980

Seller ID: 005904


Large thick 8vo, many charts and diagrams, pp xxiv, 950, a good copy in a slightly faded and worn dusstwrapper. [From the library of Dr Peter Moore, with his stamp on the front endpaper]. Very heavy - extra postage may be required. View more info

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An Introduction to the Grasses (including bamboos and cereals)

By: Chapman, G.P. & Peat, W.E.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Wallingford, CAB International: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011507


Illustrated, slim 8vo, pp viii, 111, paperback, a very good copy throughout, almost as new. SCARCE. View more info

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Grass Evolution and Domestication

By: Chapman, G.P. (ed.)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 008156


Original printing. A few illustrations, pp xviii, 390, pictorial laminated boards, a very good copy. View more info

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The Grasses and Pastures of South Africa

By: Chippindall, Lucy K.A. & Meredith, D. (et al)

Price: £29.75

Publisher: Central News Agency: 1959

Seller ID: 008589


Well illustrated, with 32 colour plates and botanical line drawings, small thick quarto, pp xvi, 771, a little weak internally, hinge after the half-title cracked, cloth rubbed and a bit worn, spine head pulled. [The extensive first section is an invaluable guide to the identification of grasses in South Africa, with detailed keys.]. Very heavy - extra postage will be required. View more info

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A Key to Egyptian Grasses

By: Cope, Thomas A. & Hosni, Hasnaa A.

Price: £9.70

Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew & Cairo University Herbarium: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008615


NEW COPY. Illustrated with 10 plates of botanical drawings, slim 8vo, pp vi, 75, soft cloth, a very good copy. [A clearly illustrated taxonomic key to the identification of the species of Gramineae native or widely naturalized in Egypt. With very useful keys]. View more info

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A Key to Egyptian Grasses

By: Cope, Thomas A. & Hosni, Hasnaa A.

Price: £8.95

Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew & Cairo University Herbarium: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009553


Illustrated with 10 plates of botanical drawings, slim 8vo, pp vi, 75, soft cloth, the upper cover is a little faded, otherwise this is a very good, as new, copy. [A clearly illustrated taxonomic key to the identification of the species of Gramineae native or widely naturalized in Egypt. With very useful keys]. View more info

Races of Maize in Portugal

By: Costa-Rodrigues, L.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oeiras, Estacao Agronomica Nacional: 1969

Seller ID: 005481


Large 8vo, 9 plates, pp (45), paperback, Professor Jack Hawkes' copy, with the article title and his initials written on the upper cover. [Contained in Agronomia Lusitania Vol 31 num 4]. View more info

An Annotated List of the Grasses of the Uganda Protectorate

By: EGGELING, W.J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Entebbe, Government Printer, Uganda: 1947

Seller ID: 005084


Second edition, pp vii, 54, interleaved, some foxing, cloth-backed boards, slightly worn, but a much better than average copy of this scarce book. View more info

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The Ecology of Temperate Cereal Fields

By: Firbank, L.G.; Carter, N.; Darbyshire, J.F. & Potts, G.R. (editors)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell Scientific Publications: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010651


Large 8vo, pp x, 469, slight age-toning to the lower cover of the dustwrapper, a tiny label of Dr Peter Moore on the front endpaper, otherwise a very good copy, virtually as new. View more info

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Grasses of Southern Africa - an identification manual with keys, descriptions, classification and automated identification and information retrieval from computerized data

By: Gibbs Russell, G.E.; Watson, L.; Koekemoer, M.; Smook, L.; Barker, N.P.; Anderson, H.M. & Dallwitz, M.J.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: National Botanic Gardens / National research Institute: 1991

Seller ID: 009546


Reprint. Illustrated with line drawings and many small distribution maps, quarto, pp viii, 437, some pages with top corners a little turned, otherwise a good copy in original pictorial laminated boads which are very slightly bowed. VERY SCARCE. View more info

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Paturages Sahéliens. Le Ranch de l'Ouadi Rimé

By: Gillet, H.

Price: £13.50

Publisher: Fort-Lamy, Republique du Tchad: 1961

Seller ID: 008260


A few illustrations, pp 210, papeback, slighly worn throughout. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée 8 (10-11). View more info

Manual of British Grasses

By: Gordon, W.J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co.:

Seller ID: 005882


33 colour plates, small 8vo, pp xii, 180, cloth marked, rubbed and a little worn, a bit used and foxed internally, neat signature on the front endpaper. View more info

List of Grasses and Sedges Found on the Nagpur and Telinkheri Farms, Including a Few Common Species from Other Parts of the Provinces.

By: Graham R.J.D.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Nagpur, Government Press: 1913

Seller ID: 000954


12mo, pp ii, 68, a little browned, internal hinges cracking, dull green cloth a little worn, spine repaired with tape. Owner's signature on the front free endpaper and also a tipped-in slip :"With the Author's compliments". SCARCE. View more info

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Seashore (New Naturalist 94)

By: Hayward, Peter J.

Price: £42.50

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009423


First edition. Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 288, a very good new copy in an unfaded dustwrapper. [The seashore, with its endlessly changing tides, is one of the most fluctuating physical environments on the planet. Home to an abundance of animal and plant life, it is also one of the richest habitats the naturalist can explore. Here in Britain, we are fortunate to have a long and varied coastline, and our relatively large tidal ranges mean that our seashore offers a wide ra... View more info

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Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana, including the Okavango Delta

By: Heath, Alison & Roger

Price: £59.00

Publisher: Kew Publishing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009560


NEW. Very well illustrated, thick 8vo, pp vi, 593, pictorial boards, a very good copy. [Northern Botswana and surrounding regions boast a rich and scientifically important diversity of plants and animals, which attract large numbers of tourists and other visitors. This field guide includes over 500 flowering herbs, trees, shrubs, ferns, grasses, sedges and sedge-like plants, illustrated with over 2,000 colour photographs. For ease of use, plants are arranged by flower c... View more info

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Green Flowers - Unexpected Beauty for the Garden, Container or Vase

By: Hoblyn, Alison

Price: £8.95

Publisher: Portland, Timber Press: 2009

Seller ID: 008511


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 145, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [Green in the garden is at once the most common colour of foliage and the rarest colour found in flowers. Whether you're a gardener looking for a jolt of freshness or a floral designer seeking inspiration, this charming collection of unexpected plants provides a palette of flowering greens for year-round display. Combining Marie O'Hara's sumptuous photography and Alison Hoblyn's evocative text, Green F... View more info

The British Flora (coloured plate edition)

By: Hooker, William Jackson & Walker-Arnott, George A.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1860

Seller ID: 000268


("Comprising the phaenogomous or flowering plants and the ferns, with numerous figures illustrative of the umbelliferous plants, the composites, the grasses and the ferns"). Eighth edition. Small thick 8vo, 12 hand coloured plates, pp xliv, 636, original cloth neatly rebacked, old spine laid down. View more info

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The Grasses of Mauritius and Rodriguez

By: Hubbard, C.E. & Vaughan, R.E

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Director of Agriculture, Mauritius & The Crown Agents: 1940

Seller ID: 008810


Illustrated with line drawings, slim 8vo, pp 128, very clean internally, cloth-backed boards, very slightly age-toned, otherwise a very good copy. RARE. View more info