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Image for Succulent Liliaceae League of America and the Haworthia Review, 1946 - 1948

Succulent Liliaceae League of America and the Haworthia Review, 1946 - 1948

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Preston, 1998

Seller ID: 006071


Illustrated with black and white photographs in the text, small quarto, pp 98, paperback, a very good copy. [A facsimile reprint of this very scarce publication. A plant index and a few brief notes and articles are added here which are not in the original printing.] View more info

Image for Illustrated Flora of the Pacific States - Washington, Oregon and California : Volume  2 Buckwheats to Kramerias (Polygonaceae to Krameriaceae)

Illustrated Flora of the Pacific States - Washington, Oregon and California : Volume 2 Buckwheats to Kramerias (Polygonaceae to Krameriaceae)

By: Abrams, Leroy

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Stanford & London, Stanford University Press: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012475


Well illustrated with many small line drawings, large thick octavo, pp viii, 635, a little age-toned, a neat name on the front endpaper, otherwise good and clean internally, green cloth, slightly rubbed, spine a little dull. [Covers Chenopodiaceae, Portulacaceae, Ranunculaceae, Droseraceae, Crassulaceae, Saxifragaceae, Rosaceae, Leguminosae etc.] View more info

The Euphorbiaceae of Sumatra

By: Airy Shaw, H.K.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Kew, Surrey, 1981

Seller ID: 005598


12 pages of line drawings within the text, pp (135), paperback, a slight crease to the first page otherwise a very good copy. [Reprint from Kew Bulletin Volume 36 (2).] View more info

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Threatened Cacti of Mexico

By: Anderson, E.F.; Montes, S.A. & Taylor, N.P.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000117


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 135,very slightly age-toned, paperback, a very good copy. View more info

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Threatened Cacti of Mexico

By: Anderson, E.F.; Montes, S.A. & Taylor, N.P.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006358


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 135,very slightly age-toned, otherwise a very good copy of the hardback edition in a slightly rubbed dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Seed-Diversity in the Cactaceae subfamily Cactoideae

Seed-Diversity in the Cactaceae subfamily Cactoideae

By: Barthlott, Wilhelm & Hunt, David

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Milborne Port, David Hunt: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010501


Illustrated with black and white scanning-electron microscope images, pp 173, paperback, a very good copy. View more info

Cacti - botanical aspects, descriptions and cultivation.

By: Barthlott, Wilhelm (with preface by Werner Rauh)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cheltenham, Stanley Thornes Ltd: 1979

Seller ID: 005906


Illustrated,small 8vo, pp xii, 249, green cloth, corner very slightly bumped, ptherwise a very good copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper. View more info

Aloe Pumila, Haworthia Pumila; What or Who is Confused ? [ & Classification with a Purpose.]

By: Bayer, Bruce

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Preston, 2003

Seller ID: 002510


6 colour photographs, quarto, pp 12, paperback. View more info

Image for New Haworthia species/combinations Published Subsequent to Haworthia Revisited - Part 1.

New Haworthia species/combinations Published Subsequent to Haworthia Revisited - Part 1.

By: Bayer, Bruce, Esterhuixen & Battista, Luigi, Breuer, Ingo, Hayashi.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Preston, 2003

Seller ID: 002514


88 colour photographs, quarto, pp 36, paperback. [ Details of all new species and combinations published by all authors, except those by Dr Hayashi {which will be published later }] View more info

Image for Bradleya 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 & 32 - Yearbook of the British Cactus and Succulent Society

Bradleya 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 & 32 - Yearbook of the British Cactus and Succulent Society

By: BCSS

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Milton Keynes,

Seller ID: 010165


[2005 - 2014]. Well illustrated, large slim 8vo, paperbacks, duplicates from a Botanic Garden library, with a neat stamp on the first page of each volume, but very good copies. [10 volumes]. {Very heavy - extra postage will be required}. View more info

Image for Genera Plantarum, Volume III part I (Volume 3 part 1)

Genera Plantarum, Volume III part I (Volume 3 part 1)

By: BENTHAM, George & HOOKER, J.D.;

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, L. Reeve & Co & Williams & Norgate: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011505


Large 8vo, pp viii, 459, with the signature of the Kew botanist Alan Radclyffe-Smith on the front endpaper and also his tiny book label, the very odd pencilled note within the text, otherwise an extremely clean copy internally, original blue cloth very slightly frayed, the front endpaper is a little cracked, otherwise a good sound copy. [Cover such important families as the Amaranthaceae, Chenopodiaceae, Polygonaceae, Proteaceae and of course the Euphorbiaceae.] View more info

Image for The Cactaceae - descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family

The Cactaceae - descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family

By: Britton, N.L. & Rose, J.N.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications Inc.: 1963

Seller ID: 010974


[1963, but obviously a later printing]. Facsimile reprint. Four volumes bound as two, well illustrated with black and white plates and text photographs throughout, quarto, slightly shelf-rubbed at the base, but otherwise a very good set in price-clipped dustwrappers which are slightly faded on the spine. [Very heavy - extra postage may be required] View more info

Image for Essay on Flowers and My Madness (Ensaio sobre as flores e a minha loucura)

Essay on Flowers and My Madness (Ensaio sobre as flores e a minha loucura)

By: Capela, Pedro

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Preston,

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 006072


[Not dated - c. 2005]. Well illustrated in colour, small quarto, pp 88, paperback, a very good copy. [A bizarre, eccentric, poetic journey through the endangered Mozambique flora. En route the author provides many useful photographs of aloes, cycads and other tropical plants. Bilingual text in English and Portuguese]. View more info

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Cacti & Succulents of El Paso

By: Champie, Clark

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Abbey Garden Press:

Seller ID: 006357


(1974 ?). Illustrated in black and white, large 8vo, pp 100, paperback, covers very slightly worn at the edges otherwise a good copy. View more info

Image for The Mammillaria Handbook, with descriptions, illustrations and key to the species

The Mammillaria Handbook, with descriptions, illustrations and key to the species

By: Craig, Robert T.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Wakefield & New York, Micro Methods Ltd & Johnson Reprint Corporation: 1965

Seller ID: 005989


Well illustrated in black and white, large 8vo, pp xvi, 390, signature on front endpaper, endpapers slightly marked otherwise a very good copy in very slightly worn dustwrapper which is permanently sealed to the book. View more info

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Weingartia (Ashingtonia Occasional Generic Review Number 6)

By: Donald, J.D.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Ashington, Sussex, Ashingtonia:

Seller ID: 006431


Not dated - c.1977 ? Small 8vo, pp 87-139, pages loose (designed for a ringbinder), illustrated with black and white photographs and line drawings (rather poorly reproduced), paperback covers rather browned. [A supplement to Ashingtonia Volume 3. Cheaply produced and loose in folder with one staple.] Extremely scarce] View more info

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Ashingtonia. Volume 1 numbers 1-12.

By: Donald, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ashington Sussex,

Seller ID: 006443


[1973-5]. Well illustrated in colour, pp 144, paperback as issued, covers slightly worn. Index to the whole volume loosely inserted in the last issue. [A previous owner has inked-in a few relevant name changes in the first two parts]. View more info

Image for Curtis's Botanical Magazine Volume 13 Part 2 (incorporating The Kew Magazine) -  includes the Rara National Park, Nepal and The Baobabs of Madagscar

Curtis's Botanical Magazine Volume 13 Part 2 (incorporating The Kew Magazine) - includes the Rara National Park, Nepal and The Baobabs of Madagscar

By: Du Puy, Blaise; Schilling, Tony; Cowley, Jill & Raimondo F.M.

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Blackwell Publishing, for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: 1996

Seller ID: 009156


Illustrated, slim 8vo, pp (50), paperback, a very good copy. [The two main articles - on Rara National Park, and on Baobabs of Madagascar, each run to nine pages. There are shorter articles on Arisaema candidissimum and Ficus magnolioides. Six fine botanical plates by Christabel King, Mark Fothergill and Ann Farrer depict Phaenocoma prolifera, Passiflora quadrifaria, Arrojadoa bahiensis & penicillata, Holmskioldia sanguinea & Eulophia pulchra.] View more info

Image for Curtis's Botanical Magazine Volume 21 Part 4, (Kew Magazine) - devoted to Madagascar and Aloes

Curtis's Botanical Magazine Volume 21 Part 4, (Kew Magazine) - devoted to Madagascar and Aloes

By: Du Puy, David; (Rix, Martyn editor)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Blackwell Publishing for the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew: 2004

Seller ID: 007119


Well illustrated, (including 6 botanical colour plates by Christabel King, Pauline Dean etc), pp 49, paperback, a good copy. [Includes Du Puy's "Four Miniature Species of Aloe from Madagascar", James Kay's essay on "Etienne de Flacourt, L'Histoire de le Grand Ile de Madagascar, 1658" and an article on conserving Madagascar's plant diversity.] View more info