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Image for The Rhododendron and Camellia Year Book for 1968 (Yearbook 22)

The Rhododendron and Camellia Year Book for 1968 (Yearbook 22)

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society: 1967

Seller ID: 004556

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, pp 264, dark green cloth, very slight signs of wear, slight foxing of the endpapers, otherwise a good copy in a slightly worn dustwrapper. From the library of the Rhododendron nursery G. Reuthe, with their large stamp on the nedpaperns and front blank page. (Includes articles on Tregothnan, Windsor, Blackhills, Benmore etc.]. View more info

International Checklist of Cultivated Ilex. Part 1 - Ilex Opaca

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Washington, U.S. Department of Agriculture: 1973

Seller ID: 004596


8vo, pp viii, 85, paperback, very slightly worn, slight traces of paperclip indentation to top of cover and first few pages. View more info

Image for American Camellia Yearbooks 1948 - 1982 (a run of 35 volumes)

American Camellia Yearbooks 1948 - 1982 (a run of 35 volumes)

By: N/A

Price: £150.00

Seller ID: 009507

Condition: Very Good


A long run of 35 volumes, complete from 1948 through to 1982. The last three volumes are soft cloth, all the others are hardback. Eight volumes are without dustwrappers, all the others have distwrappers which are a little rubbed and chipped (the only one with serious loss is 1970, which lacks about a third of its upper cover). Long runs such as this are extremely scarce. Extremely heavy - extra postage will be required. View more info

Image for Lily Year Books - an interrupted run of 27 volumes - 1934, 1939, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1953, 1954, 1960 1964, 1966 - 1976,  1988-9

Lily Year Books - an interrupted run of 27 volumes - 1934, 1939, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1953, 1954, 1960 1964, 1966 - 1976, 1988-9

By: N/A

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society:

Seller ID: 009510

Condition: Good


A good collection of twenty-six volumes. The last seven volumes and those for 1934 & 1936 are paperback, the rest are hardback of which three vols lack their dustwrappers, and the remaining ones have slightly worn dustwrappers. Very heavy, extra postage will be required. [A wealth of articles and information not available elsewhere, including some by Fred Stoker, Helen M. Fox, David Wilkie, Norman Hadden, William Stearn, Harold Comber, Paul Furse etc. And three by Fran... View more info

Image for National Auricula and Primula Society Year Books  - a collection of 46 volumes

National Auricula and Primula Society Year Books - a collection of 46 volumes

By: N/A

Price: £95.00

Seller ID: 009843

Condition: Good


Southern Section, 1979 - 1992 (lacking 1982) + Offsets Newsletter 19, 21, 22, 23, 27 - 30. Northern Section, 1970, 1972-4, 1981, 1983-1992. Midland and West Section, Argus 23 - 27, 29 - 36, + Supplement, then 37-39. Paperbacks, a little worn overall, from the collection of the garden historian Ruth Duthie, with an occasional note written in the text. [Long runs such as this are not ften offered for sale.]. Extra postage will be needed. View more info

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The American Lily Year Book for 1946

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Washington, The American Horticultural Society: 1946

Seller ID: 010028

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp 116, clean internally, slight bump to the inner margin of the first few pages, pictorial boards a little rubbed, spine very slightly frayed at the top. [A duplicate from the RHS Lindley Library, with their stamps on the front endpaper.] View more info

Image for The American Lily Year Book for 1942

The American Lily Year Book for 1942

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Washington, The American Horticultural Society: 1942

Seller ID: 010032

Condition: Good


Illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp (2), 119, corners slightly bumped throughout, pictorial boards a little rubbed, spine frayed and cracking slightly. [A duplicate from the RHS Lindley Library, with their label on the front endpaper. Signed on the front endpaper by one of the contributors - Mary G. Henry. At one time Sir Frederick Stern's copy as there is also a label identifying this as the bequest of Lady Sybil Stern in 1972.] View more info

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The Gladiolus - 1936

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Boston, New England Gladiolus Society: 1936

Seller ID: 011781

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with colour and black and white plates, small octavo, pp x, 230, extremely clean internally (virtually as new), cloth just slightly rubbed nd marked but still very good, in a dustwrapper showing just faint signs of use. [This must have been produced as a special copy, as the binding is not the usual orange but is gold.] 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

The Euphorbiaceae of Siam

By: Airy Shaw, H.K.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Kew, Surrey, Kew Bulletin: 1972

Seller ID: 005755

Condition: Fair


pp (172), paperback, the covers rather worn, Alan Radcliffe-Smith's copy with a few pencilled notes. [Together with a small pamphlet Additions and Corrections, 1977] View more info

The Euphorbiaceae of Sumatra

By: Airy Shaw, H.K.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Kew, Surrey, Kew Bulletin: 1981

Seller ID: 005758


Illustrated, pp 135, paperback, upper cover a little creased, Alan Radcliffe-Smith's copy with a few pencilled notes. View more info

Image for A Partial Synopsis of the Euphorbiaceae Platylobeae of Australia (excluding Phyllanthus, Euphorbia and Calycopeplus)

A Partial Synopsis of the Euphorbiaceae Platylobeae of Australia (excluding Phyllanthus, Euphorbia and Calycopeplus)

By: Airy Shaw, H.K.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Kew, Surrey, Kew Bulletin: 1980

Seller ID: 005756

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, pp (123), paperback, very slightly worn, a small amount of writing on the upper cover. (From Kew Bulletin Vol 35, number 3). View more info

Image for Curtis's Botanical Magazine Volume 22 part 2 (Kew Magazine ) - includes "Some Narcissus from Northern Iberia"

Curtis's Botanical Magazine Volume 22 part 2 (Kew Magazine ) - includes "Some Narcissus from Northern Iberia"

By: Alfonso, Susanna & Garnatje, Teresa

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 009367

Condition: New


Illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp (56), paperback, a very good copy. [The daffodil article extends to fifteen pages with a map and 10 botanical line drawings. In addition, there are the seven fine botanical colour plates by Christabel King, Joanna Langhorne, Gillian Condy and Linda Gurr, depicting Dendrochilum javierense, Aloe affinis, Clematis urophylla, Maihuenia poeppigii, Lathyrus davidii, Digitalis minor and Primula moupinensis.] View more info

Image for Growing Gladioli

Growing Gladioli

By: Anderton, Eric & Park, Ron

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London & Portland, Christopher Helm & Timber Press: 1989

Seller ID: 010285

ISBN: 0747026211

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp x, 166, a good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

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Peppers - the Domesticated Capsicums (New edition)

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Austin, University of Texas: 1995

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 008344

ISBN: 0292704674

Condition: As New


New edition. Well illustrated with 34 fine botanical colour plates, a few other illustrations, large quarto, pp (xvi), 186, very clean internally, a very good copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Kew Magazine (incorporating Curtis's Botanical magazine) Volume 5 part 2  - including 'Some Confusing Cassias'  and Some Hawaiian Mountain Plants

The Kew Magazine (incorporating Curtis's Botanical magazine) Volume 5 part 2 - including 'Some Confusing Cassias' and Some Hawaiian Mountain Plants

By: Andrews, Susyn; Knees, Sabina & Beckett, Kenneth A.

Price: £5.00

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

Seller ID: 009050

Condition: As New


Illustrated, pp 48, a very good copy. [The main two articles are illustrated with a few line drawings. The six fine botanical plates, with accompanying text, are by Mark Fothergill, Christabel King and Pandora Sellars and feature Lemboglossum cervantesii, Dendrathema yezoense, Sarracenia psittacina, Corydalis popovii, Zaluskinskya microsiphon and Arum pictum.] View more info

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

Condition: Good


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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Rhododendrons of Sabah

By: Argent, G., Lamb, A., Phillipps, A., & Collenette, S.

Price: £11.50

Publisher: Sabah Parks Trustees: 1988

Seller ID: 003425


Well illustrated, small 8vo, pp 146, paperback, a very good copy. View more info

Image for Rhododendrons of subgenus Vireya

Rhododendrons of subgenus Vireya

By: Argent, George

Price: £50.00

Publisher: 2015

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 010516

Condition: New


Second edition. Illustrated, small thick quarto, pp 454, paperback, a very good new copy. A heavy book - extra postage may be required. [Vireya rhododendrons are an attractive group of plants with a greater diversity of flower form than any other group of rhododendrons. They are widely grown around the world for their beautiful and sometimes powerfully perfumed flowers. This enlarged second edition incorporates new material, including 10 new species and many new and im... View more info

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Rhododendrons in Horticulture and Science

By: Argent, George & McFarlane, Marjory (eds)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009772

ISBN: 187229149X

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, pp viii, 312, paperback, a very good copy, with the bookplate of the botanist Alan Leslie. [ This book for rhododendron lovers of all persuasions covers a broad range of topics presented at the Rhododendron Conference in 2002. The Conference, held at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, brought together scientists, horticulturists and rhododendron enthusiasts. The subjects covered include the latest field work in China and South-East Asia; growing te... View more info