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Orchids and Ornamental Plants in ASEAN

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Kuala Lumpur, 1990

Seller ID: 002119


Proceedings of the International Conference and Exhibition, held in conjunction with the Eighth Asean Orchid Congress. Illus, large 8vo, pp 279, wrappers very slightly worn. View more info

Fifth Asean Orchid Congress, Singapore 1984

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Seller ID: 004415


Well illustrated, small quarto, pp 40, paperback, a very good copy. (The orchids are all Singaporean hybrids and species). View more info

Proceedings of the Sixth ASEAN Orchid Congress Seminar, Bangkok, Thailand, 10-12 November 1986

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bangkok, 1986

Seller ID: 004537

ISBN: 9743404279


Large 4to, a few illustrations, pp xxii, 180, pictorial boards, very sightlyl rubbed. [Jim Comber's copy]. View more info

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Quality Stream Cattleyas 800 Collection

By: N/A

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Japan Orchid Grower's Association:

Seller ID: 012544

ISBN: 4789400042

Condition: Very Good


[Not dated - c.1982 ?]. Very well illustrated, smll quarto, pp 248, very clean internally, cloth very slightly bumped at the corners, the dustwrapper showing very slight signs of use. View more info

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Proceedings of the 14th World Orchid Conference, Glasgow, 1993 (Jim Comber's copy)

By: N/A

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, HMSO: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013212

ISBN: 011495125X

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, tall quarto, pp xlii, 428, binding leaning slightly, otherwise a good clean copy in a slightly rubbed, marked and worn dustwrapper. [Limited edition of 750 copies - this one being 183, and from the library of the Asian orchid botanist Jim Comber.] View more info

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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

Condition: Good


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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A Guide to Dendrobium of Australia

By: ADAMS, Peter B.

Price: £11.50

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011333

ISBN: 9838121630

Condition: New


Well illustrated, small slim 8vo, pp x, 150, paperback, a very good new copy. [Dendrobium species are attractive, conspicuous and numerous along the entire eastern coast of Australia, and are popular plants for culture and breeding of colourful hybrids. In contrast to the other books in the series so far, where a selection of species was made, all Australian species and their variants (around 80) are included. There is a full spectrum of plant form from some of the small... View more info

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Dendrobium kingianum: A Unique Australian Orchid

By: Adams, Peter B. & Lawson, Sheryl D.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Rockhampton, Central Queensland University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013154

ISBN: 1875902015

Condition: Very Good


Illusrated, tall quarto, pp xii, 197, pictorial boards, slightly bumped at the head of the spine, otherwise a very good copy in a sl worn dustwrapper with a slightly faded spine. View more info

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Wild Orchids of Scotland

By: Allan, Brian & Woods, Patrick (edited by Norma M. Gregory and Mary Bates)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, HMSO: 1993

Seller ID: 007617

ISBN: 0114942463

Condition: Very Good


First reprint. Well illustrated, quarto, pp (6), 135, very clean internally, red cloth, lower corners slightly bumped, in a dustwrapper which is very slightly worn and rubbed, with two small indentations along the edge of its spine. View more info

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Drawings of Florida Orchids

By: Ames, Blanche & Oakes

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Botanical Museum, Harvard: 1959

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 012705

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp x, 190, paperback, covers very slightly worn, but really a very good copy. [The illustrations are mainly line drawings, though some were originally etchings or heliotypes, now converted to lino-cuts.] View more info

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Orchidaceae Halconenses: An Enumeration of the Orchids Collected on and Near Mount Halcon, Mindoro, Chiefly By E.D. Merrill

By: Ames, Oakes

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Manila, Bureau of Printing: 1907

Seller ID: 004108

Condition: Very Good


Contributions from the Ames Botanical Laboratory Number 7, and reprinted from The Philippine Journal of Science. Large slim octavo, pp (27), paperback, covers a little worn, frayed and tender. Very scarce. View more info

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Orchids of Guatemala and Belize

By: Ames, Oakes & Correll, Donovan Stewart

Price: £10.20

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1985

Seller ID: 005832

ISBN: 0486248348

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated with line drawings, thick 8vo, pp xviii, 779, paperback, the very slightest signs of use, but really a very good copy. [Originally published in three parts of Fieldiana, 1952 - 65, this Dover edition claims to be corrected and expanded. It is still the major orchid flora for this area.] View more info

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Orchids of Guatemala (2 vols)

By: Ames, Oakes & Correll, Donovan Stewart

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Chicago Natural History Museum:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006242

Condition: Very Good


[1952 - 1953. Fieldiana : Botany, Volume 26 numbers 1 & 2]. Two volumes, illustrated, pp xiv, 727, clothbound, very slightly worn. View more info

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The Genus Epidendrum in the United States and Middle America

By: Ames, Oakes; Hubbard, F. Tracy & Schweinfurth, Charles.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Massachusetts, Botanical Museum Cambridge: 1936

Seller ID: 001310

Condition: Good


Quarto, pp.xi, 233, plain raspberry-red wrappers, slightly faded and chipped along the edges, spine faded and title has been neatly handwritten along it, all edges slightly browned, pp. 88-93 large browned rectangular shadow (perhaps where a separate sheet of paper had once been laid ?). View more info

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Orchid Biology - Reviews and Perspectives Volume 1 (I)

By: Arditti, Joseph (ed)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Ithaca, 1983

Seller ID: 012708

ISBN: 0801410401

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Illustrated, large octavo, pp 310, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. [Includes Fossil History of the Orchidaceae, Orchids in Rumphius' "Herbarum Amboinse", Alkaloids and Anthocyanins of the Orchidaceae, etc.] View more info

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Orchid Biology - Reviews and Perspectives Volume 2 (II)

By: Arditti, Joseph (ed)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Ithaca, Comstock Publishing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012709

ISBN: 0801412765

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp 390, a very good copy in a slightly worn and faded dustwrapper. [Includes a review of the Orchid Flora of China, Orchid Mycorrhiza, the Biology of Orchids and Euglossine Bees, Flower Induction and Physiology in Orchids, A Manual on Orchid Germination and Seedling Culture, and Dunsterville's Auyan-Tepui: Reminiscences of an orchid Search.] View more info

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Orchid Biology - Reviews and Perspectives Volume 3 (III)

By: Arditti, Joseph (ed)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Ithaca, Comstock Publishing: 1984

Seller ID: 012710

ISBN: 0801410401

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated. large octavo, pp 432, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. [Includes Ethnobotany of the Orchidaceae, Orchid Phytoalexins, Physiology of Germinating Orchid Seeds, Chromosomes in Orchids, A Reassessment of the Sectional limits on the Genus Cymbidium.] View more info

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Orchid Biology - Reviews and Perspectives Volume 4 (IV)

By: Arditti, Joseph (ed)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Ithaca, Comstock Publishing: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012711

ISBN: 0801410401

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp 349, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [Includes Benzing's "Major Patterns and Processes in Orchid Evolution", articles on pollination and development of pollen,velamen, exodermis and stomata, a history of orchidology in Southeast Asia, and a compendium of orchid diseases.] View more info

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Orchid Biology - Reviews and Perspectives Volume 5 (V)

By: Arditti, Joseph (ed) [Leonid Averyanov]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Ithaca, Comstock Publishing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012712

ISBN: 088192170x

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp 451, a very good copy in a dustwrapper which is faded on the spine and very slightly faded on the upper cover. [Includes Averyanov's "Review of Genus Dactylorhiza", the Western Australian fully subterranean orchid Rhizanthella gardneri, the orchid in literature, and a 140-page appendix - "Flowering Months of orchid species under cultivation".] View more info

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Slipper Orchids of Vietnam

By: Averyanov, Leonid; Cribb, Phillip; Phan Ke Loc & NguyenTien Hiep

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Kew, Richmond, Surrey, 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000430

ISBN: 1842460471

Condition: New


NEW. Well illustrated, pp viii, 308, very good in dustwrapper. In print at £48.00. (An excellent study in which the geology, climate and vegetation of Vietnam are explored specifically in relation to the Paphiopedilum species known to grow there. The main text provides comprehensive accounts of the history, nomenclature and relationships of each of the 22 species and natural hybrids found within the country, as well as providing the first detailed account of their habit... View more info