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Botanische Tuinen.

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Antwerp, 1989

Seller ID: 000387

ISBN: 902100108X


Well illustrated, quarto, pp 144, dustwrapper, good copy. ("Een bijzondere wereld aan planten". Dutch text. A guide to the work of the Tuinen Botanic Garden). View more info

Science for Plant Breeding. Proceedings of the XII Congress of EUCARPIA, February 27 - March 4, 1989

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Berlin and Hamburg, Paul Parey: 1989

Seller ID: 004297

ISBN: 3489622103


A few illustrations, large thick 8vo, pp 477, paperback, a very good copy. [Breeding methods, Genome Organization, Mutagenesis, Breeding for Disease Resistance, Proprietary Rights for New Plant Material, Low-Input and Stress Tolerance in breeding, Genetic Mechanisms for Hybrid Breeding, Applications of Biotechnology to Breeding.] View more info

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Flora of British Fungi - Colour Identification Chart (British Fungus Flora)

By: N/A

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007651

ISBN: 0114902305

Condition: Very Good


One sheet, folded twice, showing 84 colour patches, slight signs of wear or marking, but a good sound copy. (Postage will be much reduced). View more info

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Huntia Volume 2 - a yearbook of botanical and horticultural bibliography

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, The Hunt Botanical Library: 1965

Seller ID: 009463

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, small quarto, pp vi, 304, green cloth, a very good copy. [Includes "A Bibliographical account of l'Heritier's "Stirpes novae"; John Adlum and William Cobbett; Rev John Laurence - the man and his books; Charles Darwin and the perennial flax; the five brethren of the rose; notes on some portraits of British botanists and gardeners etc.] View more info

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INDEX SEMINUM QUAE HORTUS ACCLIMATATIONIS PLANTARUM ARAUTAPAE PRO MUTUA COMMUTATIONE OFFERT, 1976, 1978 & 1981

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Tenerife,

Seller ID: 010375

Condition: Very Good


Small 8vo, paperbacks, very slightly worn, small neat signatures on upper covers. [ + 3 Separata for 1978, 1980 & 1982.] View more info

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Botanical Society and Exchange Club of the British Isles, Reports for 1943-44, 1945 and 1946- 1947.

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Arbroath, T. Buncle & Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 012813

Condition: Very Good


BOTANICAL SOCIETY AND EXCHANGE CLUB. Report for 1943-44, 1945 & 1947-47, in five parts, paperback, very slight signs of wear, one corner slightly bumped, but really very good. View more info

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Huntia, Volumes 1 - 7 : A Yearbook of Botanical and Horticultural Bibliography (later becoming A Journal of Botanical History

By: N/A

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013773

Condition: Very Good


Volumes 1 to 7, in 14 volumes, large octavo, paperback apart from Volume 2 which is clothbound as issued, the paperback spines are faded, otherwise in very good condition. Very heavy - extra postage will be required. [A fascinating and erudite collection of articles, with such treasures as Heller's "Early History of Binomial Nomenclature; Dorothy Manks on "Some Early American Horticultural Writers and Their Works"; "H.C. Watson - Great Britain's First Phytogeographer"; "The Collection of Pomological Watercolours in the U.S. National Arboretum"; "Soviet Journal... View more info

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The London Catalogue of British Plants, published under the direction of the London Botanical Exchange Club

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 192, Picadilly, London, Robert Hardwicke: 1867

Seller ID: 014820

Condition: Fair


Sixth edition. Small octavo, pp 32, a little used throughout, a few annotations. paperback, lacking lower cover. The pages, which once were loose, have been recently stapled together. [Early editions such as this are extremely scarce. There are actually two copies here - stapled together !] View more info

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Newsletter of Hamalayan Botany numbers 37, 40, 41, 47 & 49

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Society of Himalayan Botany:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014943

ISBN: 0915-4914

Condition: Very Good


2006 - 2015. A total of 162 pages, large slim octavo, paperback, very good copies. [Includes articles on Pedicularis, Kalinchok, Southern Gansu, Rolwaling, Nautma Tang (Mount Victoria), Ephedra, Darchura etc. View more info

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An Enumeration of Plants Growing in Kunming Botanical Garden

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Kunming Botanical Garden:

Seller ID: 015078

ISBN: 7541600970

Condition: Very Good


Small octavo, pp 357, paperback, a slight crease to the upper cover, otherwise in very good condition. SCARCE. View more info

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BAILEYA - A Quarterly Journal of Horticultural Taxonomy. Volume 1 to Volume 16, (lacking only two parts), a splendid long run

By: N/A

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Ithaca, The Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium:

Seller ID: 012232

Condition: Very Good


A run from Volume 1 number 1 (March 1953), through to Volume 16 number 4 (Winter 1968), lacking two parts - Volume 12 part 3 and Volume 15 part 1. Plus the Cumulative Indices for the first ten volumes (issued as a supplement to Volume 11). Published by The Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium, Cornell University. Each part usually contains between six and ten articles. These are frequently monographic, and often deal with more minor or obscurer, but still horticulturally important, genera. I have noticed: Reviews of Eucryphia, Cortusa, Musa, Oxalis, Lycoris, Blechnum, Platycerium, Papaver, Adiantum, ... View more info

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Improving Vegetatively Propagated Crops

By: Abbott, A.J. & Atkin, R.K. (editors)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Academic Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010917

ISBN: 0120414104

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, pp xviii, 416, purple cloth, lettered and decorated in silver, a very good copy. [From the library of professor Jack Hawkes, with his signature on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Sex Determination in Plants [Sir John Burnett's copy]

By: Ainsworth, C.C.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford and Washington, BioS Scientific Publishers: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011253

ISBN: 185996-421

Condition: As New


A few illustrations, pp xvi, 221, pictorial boards, an excellent copy. {Indispensable for all plant biologists, this is a fascinating and thorough examination of those factors which affect the sex determination of plant species, describing all of the main classes of plant with unisexual flowers hermaphrodite, monoecious and dioecious}. [From the library of Sir John Burnett, with his signature on the front endpaper. A distinguished academic career and a lifelong interest in fungi, botany and nature conservation made him the ideal champion for biological recording in the UK. He held that effect... View more info

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The Romance of the Rostrum - being the business life of Henry Stevens and the history of thirty-eight King Street, together with some account of famous sales held there during the last hundred years

By: Allingham, E.G.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, H.F. & G. Witherby: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011124

Condition: Fair


Illustrated with 12 plates (of 13 - lacking plate at page 234), lge thick 8vo, pp 333, a little foxing, ageing and marking throughout, signature and address on front endpaper, the plate at page 18 a little marginally frayed, slightly weak internally, cloth a little rubbed and marked, spine slightly pulled at the head and foot, joints rubbed. [Remarkably scarce: according to a Wheldon & Wesley catalogue the print run was only 750 copies]. View more info

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Methods for Risk Assessment of Transgenic Plants IV - Biodiversity and Biotechnology

By: Ammann, Klaus; Jacot, Yolande & Braun, Richard

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Basel, Boston & Berlin, Birkhauser: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010708

ISBN: 3764366575

Condition: As New


pp xvi, 177, yellow cloth, a brilliant copy, as new. View more info

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Heyday of the Gymnosperms - systematics and biodiversity of the Late triassic Molteno fructifications

By: Anderson, John M. & Anderson, Heidi M.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Pretoria, National Botanic Institute: 2003

Seller ID: 008574

ISBN: 1919795987

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, very large tall quarto, pp viii, 398, pictorial laminated boards. Top edge very slightly marked, otherwise as new. SCARCE. A heavy book - extra postage will be needed. [This book is based on extensive fieldwork and collections in the Karoo Basin of South Africa and provides the most comprehensive insight so far into extinct seed plants from the Mesozoic of the southern hemisphere. Large numbers of specimens have been used to delimit species and careful note has been taken of associations between different fossil species. A key feature is the focus on fossil seed plant rep... View more info

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Taxonomy of Cultivated Plants. Third International Symposium, Proceedings.

By: Andrews, Susyn; Leslie, Alan; Alexander, Crinan

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Royal Botanic Garden, Kew.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000266

ISBN: 190034789X

Condition: Very Good


Large octavo, pp 573, blue cloth, a very good copy. (Based on the successful Edinburgh Conference, this is "state of the art" taxonomy, with subjects covered such as intellectual property rights, DNA fingerprinting, genetic modification etc.) View more info

The Natural Philosophy of Plant Form

By: Arber, Agnes

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011063

Condition: Good


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp xiv, 247, a small neat signature to the front endpaper, otherwise clean and sound internally, cloth very slightly worn, spine dull, the binding leaning. View more info

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Statistical Methods in Biology

By: Bailey, N.T.J.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, The English Universities Press Ltd,: 1961

Seller ID: 014153

Condition: Very Good


Octavo, pp x, 200, extremely clean internally, blue cloth in excellent condition, the dustwrapper is very slightly ade-toned and chipped. View more info

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The Vegetation of Ultramafic (Serpentine) Soils - Proceedings of the First International Conference on Serpentine Ecology. University of California, 1991

By: Baker, A.J.M.; Proctor, J. & Reeves, R.D.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Andover, Intercept: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015231

ISBN: 0946707626

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, large octavo, pp xx, 509, grey cloth, a very good copy, almost as new. VERY SCARCE. [This work offers a comprehensive collection of papers summarizing the then current knowledge of and research on the plants found on serpentine soils. The material is interdisciplinary, with contributions from botanists, evolutionary biologists, microbiologists, geologists and chemists. View more info