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Image for Illustrated Flora of the Pacific States - Washington, Oregon and California : Volume 1 Ferns to Birthworts (Ophioglossaceae to Aristolochiaceae)

Illustrated Flora of the Pacific States - Washington, Oregon and California : Volume 1 Ferns to Birthworts (Ophioglossaceae to Aristolochiaceae)

By: Abrams, Leroy

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Stanford & London, Stanford University Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012474


Well illustrated with many small line drawings, large thick octavo, pp x, 538, a little age-toned, a neat name on the front endpaper, hinge at title page slightly weak, otherwise good and clean internally, green cloth, upper corners very slightly bumped, slightly rubbed, spine a little dull. [Covers the ferns and horsetails, grasses, gymnosperms, Liliaceae, Orchidaceae, Iridaceae, Salicaceae,Betulaceae, Fagaceae, Ulmaceae etc]. View more info

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Upland Kenya Wildflowers - a flora of the ferns and herbaceous flowering plants of upland Kenya

By: Agnew, A.D.Q.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008924


Well illustrated with simple line drawings of over 800 species, thick quarto, pp x, 827, the dustwrapper has been protected at one time and there are cellotape marks on the fold-over flaps (and a very slight suggestion on the endpapers), otherwise this is an extremely good copy. SCARCE. View more info

Image for Upland Kenya Wildflowers - a flora of the ferns and herbaceous flowering plants of upland Kenya

Upland Kenya Wildflowers - a flora of the ferns and herbaceous flowering plants of upland Kenya

By: Agnew, A.D.Q.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009105


Well illustrated with simple line drawings of over 800 species, thick quarto, pp x, 827, the dustwrapper is protected with a removable plastic cover. A remarkably clean duplicate from the RHS Wisley Library,with two withdrawn labels on the front endpapers, otherwise no other markings. This is an extremely good, and apparently unused, copy. SCARCE. View more info

The Victorian Fern Craze - a history of Pteridomania

By: Allen, D.E.

Price: £38.50

Publisher: Hutchinson of London: 1969

Seller ID: 004208


Illustrated, small 8vo, decorated cloth, pp xii, 85, a good copy in, as usual, a faded and frayed dustwrapper. SCARCE . View more info

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The Ferns and Fern-Allies of West Tropical Africa (being a supplement to the second edition of Flora of West Tropical Africa)

By: Alston, A.H.G.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Crown Agents for Overseas Administration: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009951


14 botanical line drawings, large slim 8vo, pp 89, inscription on half-title, lower corner slightly bumped, paperback, covers permanently (but neatly) covered in plastic. A good sound copy. View more info

Image for The Ferns and Fern-Allies of West Tropical Africa (being a supplement to the second edition of Flora of West Tropical Africa)

The Ferns and Fern-Allies of West Tropical Africa (being a supplement to the second edition of Flora of West Tropical Africa)

By: Alston, A.H.G.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Crown Agents for Overseas Administration: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012195


14 botanical line drawings, large slim 8vo, pp 89, paperback, a very good copy. View more info

Image for The Kew Magazine Volume 5 Part 3, (incorporating Curtis's Botanical Magazine) - includes 'Some Attractive Vireya Rhododendrons', 'Australasian Ferns in Irish Gardens'  & 'Riverine Forests of the Jubba River, Somalia'

The Kew Magazine Volume 5 Part 3, (incorporating Curtis's Botanical Magazine) - includes 'Some Attractive Vireya Rhododendrons', 'Australasian Ferns in Irish Gardens' & 'Riverine Forests of the Jubba River, Somalia'

By: Argent, George; Maunder, Michael; Nelson, E. Charles.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Basil Blackwell for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: 1988

Seller ID: 008579


Illustrated with 6 colour plates by Rodella Purves and other line drawings, 8vo, paperback, a very good copy. (This volume covers mainly Vireya Rhododendrons. Other articles : The Riverine Forests of the Jubba River, Southern Somalia - by Michael Maunder, (who also contributes Plants in Peril - Ulmus wallichiana), Some Australasian Ferns in Irish Gardens - by Charles Nelson.) View more info

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Ferns of Kinabalu - an introduction

By: BEAMAN, John & EDWARDS, Peter

Price: £29.50

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008218


NEW. Well illustrated, 8vo, pp vi, 198, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [The Kinabalu flora includes about 5000 species of vascular plants, of which some 12 percent are ferns. They occur from the lowest elevations to the highest and in every conceivable habitat, are common as terrestrial species & as epiphytes. The first fern specimens from the mountain were obtained by Hugh Low in 1851, and they have been actively collected ever since. The inventory of ferns publis... View more info

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Bracken in Scotland - a Symposium

By: Boyd, J.Morton; Dyer, A.F. & Fryer, J.D.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Royal Society of Edinburgh: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012679


A few illustrations, large octavo, pp 143, paperback, a very good copy. [Royal Society of Edinburgh Proceedings, Section B, Volume 81 parts 1 & 2.] View more info

Pteridology in Perspective - Proceedings of the Holttum Memorial Pteridophyte Symposium, Kew, 1995

By: Camus, J.M., Gibby, M. & Johns R.J. (eds)

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Royal Botanic Garden Kew: 1996

Seller ID: 004877


Illustrated, large thick 8vo, pp xx, 700, a very good copy in a dustwrapper which is showing the very faintest signs of wear. Signature of the pteridophyte botanist Peter Edwards on the front endpaper. View more info

Image for A Review of the Ferns of Northern India

A Review of the Ferns of Northern India

By: Clarke, Charles Baron

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Linnean Society: 1880

Seller ID: 009413


A set of the original printing in Transactions of the Linnean Society, 2nd Series Botany, parts VII, VIII & IX. In original blue paperback covers - Part VII - a very faint stain to the corner of the plates. Spine cracking slightly. Part VIII - Stitching a bit weak and cracking internally, lacking part of the paper spine. Very slight foxing and dustiness to the plates. Part 3 - Very slight foxing. Lacking part of the spine, but no real weakness. With a total of 36 plai... View more info

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Biology of Pteridophytes

By: Dyer, A.F. & Page, C.N. (editors)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Royal Society of Edinburgh: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012681


Illustrated with a few photographs and line drawings, large thick octavo, pp xviii, 474, slight foxing to the edges, lower corner creased to the half-title, otherwise a very clean copy internally, paperback, covers showing the slightest signs of use. [Cellular aspects of reproduction, environmental and biotic interactions, the biology of economic ferns, cellular aspects of development, ecology and diversification, the field approach.]. {Royal Society of Edinburgh Proceed... View more info

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The Kew Magazine ( Curtis's Botanical Magazine) Volume 8 Part 3 - Special Volume devoted to Ferns,

By: Edwards. Peter J. & Johns, R.J.

Price: £6.95

Publisher: Oxford, Basil Blackwood for the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew: 1991

Seller ID: 007418


Well illustrated with 6 fine botanical colour plates, pp 51, paperback, a very good copy. [Entirely devoted to ferns - Vegetative reproduction in pteridophytes, Variation in Fadyenia hookeri (with a plate), the fern herbarium of Thomas Moore, Tropical pteridophytes in the Princess of Wales Conservatory, and 5 plant portraits of Nephrolepsis cordifolia, Elaphoglossum crinitum, Huperzia pinifolia, Diplazium proliferum and Angiopteris elliptica. View more info

Image for Claves de Flora Iberica - Plantas Vasculares de la Peninsula Iberica e Islas Baleares: Volume 1 - Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae, Angiospermae (Lauraceae - Euphorbiaceae)

Claves de Flora Iberica - Plantas Vasculares de la Peninsula Iberica e Islas Baleares: Volume 1 - Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae, Angiospermae (Lauraceae - Euphorbiaceae)

By: Fernandez, Ines Alvarez

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Madrid, Real Jardin Botanico: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012246


Very well iullustrated with 1186 small line drawings, small octavo, pp xxiv, 776, owner's name on bottom edge, otherwise a very good copy in original soft laminated cover with foldover flaps. View more info

The Benmore Fernery - celebrating the world of ferns

By: Gibby, Mary

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006240


Well illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp 40, paperback, a very good copy. [The story of the reconstruction of the Victorian fernery in the wonderful Highland garden of Benmore, with much on ferns generally and on the Victorian fern craze.] Postage will be reduced. View more info

Fern Books in English Published Before 1900

By: HALL, Nigel & Rickard, Martin

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, British Pteridological Society: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003660


Illustrated, including 4 pages of colour plates, pp iv, 98, paperback, a very good new copy. (An excellent addition to fern bibliography, as well as to those interested in county floras and Victorian books.] View more info

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Somerset Ferns - a field guide

By: Hill-Cottingham, Pat

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Taunton, Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012920


Illustrated, slim octavo, pp 84, paperback, covers very slightly worn, but a very good copy. [Ron Payne's copy, with annotations, his review for Watsonia, and a typed signed note from the author enclosing an updated dichotomous key]. View more info

Image for The amphi-Atlantic plants and their phytogeographical connections

The amphi-Atlantic plants and their phytogeographical connections

By: Hulten, E.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Almqvist & Wiksells: 1958

Seller ID: 008618


Large quarto, 279 maps, pp 340, untrimmed edges, paperback, covers slightly browned and worn. RARE. [Kungl. Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, band 7. no. 1] View more info

Image for The Circumpolar Plants. I  - Vascular cryptogams, conifers, monocotyledons.

The Circumpolar Plants. I - Vascular cryptogams, conifers, monocotyledons.

By: Hultén, Eric

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Almqvist & Wiksells: 1962

Seller ID: 008619


Large quarto, 228 maps, pp 275, edges untrimmed, clean internally, paperback, covers a little browned, chipped and marked. RARE. [Kungl. Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, band. 8, no. 5.] VERY HEAVY - EXTRA POSTAGE MAY BE REQUIRED. View more info

Image for Welsh Ferns, Clubmosses, Quillworts and Horsetails: a descriptive handbook

Welsh Ferns, Clubmosses, Quillworts and Horsetails: a descriptive handbook

By: Hutchinson, G. & Thomas, B.A.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cardiff, National Museums and Galleries of Wales: 1996

Seller ID: 012944


Seventh edition, (much revised), illustrated, octavo, pp (6), 265, paperback, a very good copy showing only very slight wear to the covers. View more info