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Image for Shrubs for the Rock Garden and Alpine House.

Shrubs for the Rock Garden and Alpine House.

By: Heath, Royton E.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Collingridge Books: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001055

Condition: Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp 191, cloth very slightly worn, otherwise a good copy in poor dustwrapper. (Foreword by Compton Mackenzie). View more info

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Auriculas and Primroses

By: Hecker, W.R.

Price: £11.50

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1971

Seller ID: 008725

ISBN: 0713404027

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, 8vo, pp 216, a good sound copy in a price-clipped but otherwise very good dustwrapper. View more info

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Features of Afroalpine Plant Ecology

By: Hedberg, Olav

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Uppsala, Almqvist & Wiksells: 1964

Seller ID: 008596

Condition: Very Good


[Acta Pytogeographica Suecica 49]. Illustrated, quarto, pp 144, paperback, covers very slightly worn otherwise an excellent copy. View more info

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Afroalpine Vascular Plants - a Taxonomic Revue

By: Hedberg, Olov

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Uppsala, A - B Lunequistska Bokhandeln: 1957

Seller ID: 008414

Condition: Very Good


[Symbolae Botanicae Upsaliensies XV:1.] 12 plates + a few illustrations, large octavo, pp 411, edges very slightly foxed, a neat signature and date on the title page, otherwise very clean and tight, paperback, covers very slightly worn and marked. View more info

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Alpenflora - Die Wichtigeren Alpenpflanzen Bayerns, Osterreichs Und Der Schweiz

By: Hegi, Gustav (edited by Dr Hermann Merxmuller)

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Munchen, Carl Hanser: 1969

Seller ID: 013292

Condition: Very Good


23rd impression. Illustrated, including 32 colour plates, a folding map, pp 112, very clean internally, cloth very slightly faded, in a rubbed and slightly torn dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Vegetation of the Alpine Region of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado

The Vegetation of the Alpine Region of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado

By: Holm, Theodore

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Washington, National Academy of Sciences: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000941

Condition: Fair


7 plates, quarto, pp 45, contents clean, but corners are very turned and dog-eared, wrappers browned, dusty, frayed and a little torn, lacking part of spine, duplicate from the Royal Botanic Garden, Kew. (PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR TO H.N. RIDLEY) View more info

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Porophyllum Saxifrges

By: Horny, Radvan; Karel Mirko Webr & Byam-Grounds, John

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Stamford, Byams-Grounds Publications: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014653

ISBN: 0951137409

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp (6), 372, a neat signature on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, pictorial cloth, a very small bump to the top of the upper cover, otherwise in very good condition. View more info

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Manual of Alpine Plants

By: Ingwersen, Will.

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1991

Seller ID: 009765

ISBN: 0304340634

Condition: Very Good


Large 8vo, pp 447, a very good copy in a slightly rubbed dustwrapper. View more info

Alpines - the Illustrated Dictionary

By: INNES, Clive

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007899

ISBN: 0304343722

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, quarto, pp 192, a very good copy in very slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

Wall and Water Gardens

By: Jekyll, Gertrude

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Country Life & George Newnes: 1901

Seller ID: 005815


Not dated (1901). First edition, well illustrate, large 8vo, pp xiv, 177, blue buckram a little rubbed, but still very tight and sound. Lacking the front endpaper, a little foxing throughout, though heavy on pages one and two. View more info

Gesch├╝tzte Pflanzen in Der Schweiz

By: Landolt, Elias

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Basel, Schweizerischer Bund Fur Naturschutz: 1970

Seller ID: 005030


Well illustrated, small 8vo, pp 211, hardback in pictorial boards. tiny inscription on front endpaper otherwise a good bright copy. View more info

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Bulbs in Containers

By: Leeds, Rod

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Portland, Timber Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010757

ISBN: 088192735x

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, pp 224, extremely clean and sound internally, cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper has the tiniest nick at the head of the spine, otherwise very good indeed. [Fantastic color photographs and excellent writing make this an inspirational and accessible guide for specialty plant collectors, alpine and rock gardeners, and city gardeners, as well as anyone gardening in small spaces. Readers will learn about the ease and practicality of growing bulbs in containers - bringing year-round color and interest to one's home. Popular classic bulbs are included, as well as a range of m... View more info

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A Revision of the New Zealand, Subantarctic, and South American Species of Cotula, section Leptinella

By: Lloyd, David G.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Christchurch, New Zealand Journal of Botany: 1972

Seller ID: 014662

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp (97), paperback, a very good copy. [Reprinted from New Zealand Journal of Botany, Volume 10 number 2.] View more info

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The Alps in Flower (Australia)

By: McCann, I.R.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Adelaide, The Victorian National Parks Association: 1990

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 012256

ISBN: 0959942866

Condition: Good


Second edition, illustrated, slim 12mo, pp 64, lower corner bumped throughout, paperback,covers very slightly worn. SCARCE. [Postage wil be much reduced.] View more info

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Dwarf Campanulas and associated genera

By: Nicholls, Graham

Price: £8.25

Publisher: Portland, Timber Press: 2006

Seller ID: 008312

ISBN: 0881928100

Condition: New


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 272, dustwrapper. An excellent copy. [Includes Adenophora. Asyneuma. Codonopsis. Craterocapsa. Cyananthus. Edraianthus. Jasione. Lightfootia. Petromarula. Physoplexis. Phyteuma. Platycodon. Roella. Sympyandra. Trachelium. Wahlenbergia.] View more info

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Curtis's Botanical Magazine Volume 24 part 1 - devoted to the Kew Gardens Alpine Department

By: Ogisu, Mikinori; Rix, Martyn; Wilford, Richard; Strange, Kit; Brickell, Christopher; Hall, Tony; Zarrei, Mehdi.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 009373

Condition: New


Illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp 84, paperback, a very good copy of this double size issue. [Kit Strange contributes an areticle on Paul Furse and his plant collections at Kew; Richard Wilford writes on the history of the Alpine Houses; these authors, and others, then describe 12 choice plants - Bergenia emeinsis, Geranium glaberrinum, Linum doerfleri, Daphne wolongensis, Helichrysum arwei, Iris bloudowii, Iris narynensis, Fritillaria gussichae, Fritillaria karelinii, Fritillaria gibbosa, Pushkinia peshmenii and Polygonatum graminifolium. Each is illustrated with a fine botanical colour plat... View more info

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The Himalayan Plants. Volume 1

By: Ohba, Hideaki & Malla, Samal B. (eds.)

Price: £125.00

Publisher: University Museum, University of Tokyo: 1988

Seller ID: 008422

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large thick 8vo, pp xii, 386, paperback, a very good copy. Errata slip loosely inserted. SCARCE. [Contains ten major articles, including a cytotaxonomic study of himalayan Saxifraga, a revision of Pedicularis in Nepal, a revision of Asiatic species of Disporum, an enumeration of the pteridophytes of Nepal, wood structure of Himalayan plants etc]. A heavy book, postage may need to be increased. View more info

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An Account of the Sempervivum Group

By: Praeger, Robert Lloyd

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Lehre, J. Cramer: 1967

Seller ID: 012017

Condition: Very Good


(Originally published in 1932). Facsimile reprint, illustrated, large octavo, pp 265, uncut and partly unopened, paperback, the spine slightly browned otherwise a very good. copy. View more info

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An Account of the Sempervivum Group

By: Praeger, Robert Lloyd

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012018

Condition: Good


First edition. Illustrated, large octavo, pp 265, a little used internally, paperback, covers slightly worn and torn, a label on the spine. [A duplicate from the Royal Horticultural Society's own library, with stamps on the title page, and labels on the front endpaper.] View more info

Image for An Account of the Sempervivum Group

An Account of the Sempervivum Group

By: Praeger, Robert Lloyd

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012093

Condition: Good


First edition. Illustrated, large octavo, pp 265, fore-edge foxed, a little age-toned and used internally, a small number written in the corner of the title page, paperback, covers slightly browned worn and torn, the spine heavily repaired with sellotape (now rather aged and browned]. View more info