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Image for Flora of New Zealand, Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5

Flora of New Zealand, Volumes 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5

By: Allan, H.H. ; Moore, L.B. ; Edgar, E. ; Healy, A.J. ; Webb, C.J. ; Sykes, W.R. ; Garnock-Jones, P.J. & Connor, H.E.:

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Christchurch, Government Printer:

Seller ID: 014645

Condition: Very Good


Volume 1: Indigenous Tracheophyta (except monocotyledons) 1982 first reprint, pp 1085,. Volume 2: Indigenous Tracheophyta. Monocotyledones except Gramineae. 1976 first edition, pp 354. Volome 3: Adventive Cyperaceous, Petalous & Spathaceous Monocotolydons, (introduced wild plants.) 1980 first edition, pp 220. Volume 4: Naturalised Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms, Dicotyledons. 1988, First edition, pp 1365. Volume 5: Grasses. 2000, First edition, pp 650. The early volumes have a few line drawings; the later volumes have more and also coloured photographic plates. Slight foxing to the fore-edge of ... View more info

Image for The Gramineae - a study of cereal, bamboo, and grass

The Gramineae - a study of cereal, bamboo, and grass

By: Arber, Agnes

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014802

Condition: Good


Colour frontispiece, many text illustrations, large octavo, pp xviii, 480, slightly used internally, endpapers slightly worn, traces of a label removed from the fromt endpaper, the verso of the frontispiece is foxed, fore-edge very slightly foxed, green cloth slightly worn and faded, the spine is very faded and with one stain. [After the publication of The Monocotyledons Arber continued her research into this group, concentrating her research into the Gramineae family of plants. This led to the publication of this, her final book concerning plant morphology. In this book Arber described the li... View more info

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Keys to Zimbabwean Grass Species

By: Bennett, K.E.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Salisbury, 1980

Seller ID: 005505

Condition: Very Good


Small 8vo, pp (187), paperback. Scarce. [A separate from Kirkia, Vol II part 2.] View more info

Image for Monographic Studies in the Australian Andropogoneae, Part 1, including revisions of the genera Bothriochloa, Capillipedium, Chrysopogon, Vetiveria and Spathia

Monographic Studies in the Australian Andropogoneae, Part 1, including revisions of the genera Bothriochloa, Capillipedium, Chrysopogon, Vetiveria and Spathia

By: Blake, S.T.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Brisbane, The University of Queensland: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014229

Condition: Very Good


Slim octavo, pp 62, a little age-toned but otherwise very clean, paperback, covers very slightly marked, a name on the upper cover, a duplicate from British Museum (N.H.) with their small round stamp. SCARCE. [Postage will be reduced.] View more info

Grasslands Systems Analysis and Man

By: Breymeyer, A.I. & Van Dyne, G.M. (eds)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1980

Seller ID: 005904

ISBN: 0521218721


Large thick 8vo, many charts and diagrams, pp xxiv, 950, a good copy in a slightly faded and worn dustwrapper. [From the library of Dr Peter Moore, with his stamp on the front endpaper]. Very heavy - extra postage may be required. View more info

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The Indigenous Grasses of New Zealand

By: Buchanan, John

Price: £230.00

Publisher: Wellington, George Didsbury, Governemnt Printer: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015177

Condition: Good


Folio, 64 fine plates of botanical line drawings, with accompanying text pages (unpaginated), the lower corner is a little bruised throughout, the title page is very slightly frayed, there is slight faint offsetting on to two of the plates, later green cloth with red morocco label, very slightly worn. RARE. View more info

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Grass Evolution and Domestication

By: Chapman, G.P. (ed.)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 008156

ISBN: 052141654X

Condition: Very Good


Original printing. A few illustrations, pp xviii, 390, pictorial laminated boards, a very good copy. View more info

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The Grasses and Pastures of South Africa

By: Chippindall, Lucy K.A. & Meredith, D. (et al)

Price: £29.75

Publisher: Central News Agency: 1959

Seller ID: 008589

Condition: Fair


Well illustrated, with 32 colour plates and botanical line drawings, small thick quarto, pp xvi, 771, a little weak internally, hinge after the half-title cracked, cloth rubbed and a bit worn, spine head pulled. [The extensive first section is an invaluable guide to the identification of grasses in South Africa, with detailed keys.]. Very heavy - extra postage will be required. View more info

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A Key to Egyptian Grasses

By: Cope, Thomas A. & Hosni, Hasnaa A.

Price: £9.70

Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew & Cairo University Herbarium: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008615

ISBN: 0947643354

Condition: New


NEW COPY. Illustrated with 10 plates of botanical drawings, slim 8vo, pp vi, 75, soft cloth, a very good copy. [A clearly illustrated taxonomic key to the identification of the species of Gramineae native or widely naturalized in Egypt. With very useful keys]. View more info

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A Key to Egyptian Grasses

By: Cope, Thomas A. & Hosni, Hasnaa A.

Price: £8.95

Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew & Cairo University Herbarium: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009553

ISBN: 0947643354

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with 10 plates of botanical drawings, slim 8vo, pp vi, 75, soft cloth, the upper cover is a little faded, otherwise this is a very good, as new, copy. [A clearly illustrated taxonomic key to the identification of the species of Gramineae native or widely naturalized in Egypt. With very useful keys]. View more info

Races of Maize in Portugal

By: Costa-Rodrigues, L.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oeiras, Estacao Agronomica Nacional: 1969

Seller ID: 005481

Condition: Very Good


Large 8vo, 9 plates, pp (45), paperback, Professor Jack Hawkes' copy, with the article title and his initials written on the upper cover. [Contained in Agronomia Lusitania Vol 31 num 4]. View more info

An Annotated List of the Grasses of the Uganda Protectorate

By: EGGELING, W.J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Entebbe, Government Printer, Uganda: 1947

Seller ID: 005084


Second edition, pp vii, 54, interleaved, some foxing, cloth-backed boards, slightly worn, but a much better than average copy of this scarce book. View more info

Image for Grasses of Southern Africa - an identification manual with keys, descriptions, classification and automated identification and  information retrieval from computerized data

Grasses of Southern Africa - an identification manual with keys, descriptions, classification and automated identification and information retrieval from computerized data

By: Gibbs Russell, G.E.; Watson, L.; Koekemoer, M.; Smook, L.; Barker, N.P.; Anderson, H.M. & Dallwitz, M.J.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: National Botanic Gardens / National research Institute: 1991

Seller ID: 009546

ISBN: 0620148462

Condition: Good


Reprint. Illustrated with line drawings and many small distribution maps, quarto, pp viii, 437, some pages with top corners a little turned, otherwise a good copy in original pictorial laminated boads which are very slightly bowed. VERY SCARCE. View more info

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Paturages Sahéliens. Le Ranch de l'Ouadi Rimé

By: Gillet, H.

Price: £13.50

Publisher: Fort-Lamy, Republique du Tchad: 1961

Seller ID: 008260

Condition: Good


A few illustrations, pp 210, papeback, slighly worn throughout. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée 8 (10-11). View more info

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Grasses of Malaya (A Revised Flora of Malaya Volume III)

By: Gilliland, H.B.; Holttum, R.E. & Bor, N.L. (edited by H.M. Burkill)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Singapore, Botanic Gardens: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014060

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated with many line drawings (some partly coloured) and 36 photographic plates, large octavo, pp vi, 319, corrigenda slip loosely inserted at the half-title, fore-edge and top edge a bit foxed, otherwise very clean internally, red cloth showing only very slight signs of wear, the dustwrapper is unevenly faded and very slightly worn. SCARCE. View more info

Manual of British Grasses

By: Gordon, W.J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co.:

Seller ID: 005882


33 colour plates, small 8vo, pp xii, 180, cloth marked, rubbed and a little worn, a bit used and foxed internally, neat signature on the front endpaper. View more info

Image for List of Grasses and Sedges Found on the Nagpur and Telinkheri Farms, Including a Few Common Species from Other Parts of the Provinces.

List of Grasses and Sedges Found on the Nagpur and Telinkheri Farms, Including a Few Common Species from Other Parts of the Provinces.

By: Graham R.J.D.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Nagpur, Government Press: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000954

Condition: Fair


12mo, pp ii, 68, a little browned, internal hinges cracking, dull green cloth a little worn, spine repaired with tape. Owner's signature on the front free endpaper and also a tipped-in slip :"With the Author's compliments". SCARCE. View more info

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Monographia Festucarum Europaearum

By: Hackel, Eduard

Price: £15.00

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

Seller ID: 015236

Condition: Good


Facsimile reprint, not dated. originally published 1882. Latin text, four plates, octavo, pp xii, 216, a slight bruise to the fore-edge of four pages, cloth slightly worn with traces of a shelf number label on the spine, a duplicate from Royal Holloway College with their stamp on the dedication page. View more info

Image for Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana, including the Okavango Delta

Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana, including the Okavango Delta

By: Heath, Alison & Roger

Price: £59.00

Publisher: Kew Publishing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009560

ISBN: 1842461834

Condition: New


NEW. Very well illustrated, thick 8vo, pp vi, 593, pictorial boards, a very good copy. [Northern Botswana and surrounding regions boast a rich and scientifically important diversity of plants and animals, which attract large numbers of tourists and other visitors. This field guide includes over 500 flowering herbs, trees, shrubs, ferns, grasses, sedges and sedge-like plants, illustrated with over 2,000 colour photographs. For ease of use, plants are arranged by flower colour. Two detailed sections on grasses and sedges are ordered by inflorescence structure, then by family, genus and species.... View more info

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Studies in the Flora of Afghanistan 1.

By: Hedge, Ian & Wendelbo, Per

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bergen & Oslo, Norwegian Universities Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014949

Condition: Fair


Illustrated, large slim octavo, pp 56, a little used and marked throughout, corners turned, pperback, covers a little worn. Inscribed "with the compliments of the (first) author". TOGETHER WITH two further offprints - "Some Remarks on Endemism in Afghanistan", and "Botanical Literature of Afghanistan Supplement 1", with similar inscriptions. View more info