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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: 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

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An Account of the Sempervivum Group

By: Praeger, Robert Lloyd

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014243

Condition: Very Good


First edition, 1932). Illustrated, large octavo, pp 265, recently bound in a smart green cloth, the spine slightly faded, a very good copy. View more info

North American Rock Plants. (First Series).

By: Preece, W.H.A.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1937

Seller ID: 003668


All that was ever published. Illustrated, pp xvi, 204, scattered foxing, decorated cloth, a little faded and marked, in a very torn and frayed dustwrapoper. From the library of the botanist Maybud Campbell with her signature, and subsequently in the collection of Anthony Huxley, with his stamp. View more info

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I Fiori delle Alpi

By: Rasetti, Franco (edited by Walter Rossi)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Turin, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei: 1996

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 014362

ISBN: 888655303x

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large square octavo, pp 222, very clean internally, paperback, corners very slightly bruised, spine slightly faded. [The scarce second edition] View more info

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An Account of the Primula Section Petiolares in Cultivation

By: Richards, A.J.

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Glasgow, The Scottish Rock Garden Club: 1977

Seller ID: 013355

Condition: Very Good


A few text illustrations, small slim octavo, pp 38, paperback, a very good copy. (Reprinted from S.R.G.C. Journal Volume XV part 3). [Postage will be much reduced]. View more info

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Primula

By: Richards, John

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Batsford: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012422

ISBN: 0713470704

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, quarto, pp 299, very slight age-toning to the edges, otherwise a good sound clean copy in a very slightly worn and slightly age-toned dustwrapper. View more info

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Scottish Rock Gardening in the 20th Century

By: ROBERTSON, Forbes W. & MCKELVIE, Alastair

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Comrie, The Scottish Rock Garden Club: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005909

ISBN: 0953701905

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, pp xii, 272, paperback, covers very slightly curved, otherwise a very good copy. [An excellent account, with much information on growers and collectors as well as practical cultural information.] View more info

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The Genus Primula

By: Smith, W. Wright; Forrest, George & Fletcher, H.R.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Vaduz, J. Cramer: 1977

Seller ID: 012102

ISBN: 3768211185

Condition: Very Good


Tall quarto, illustrated, pp (c.600), very slightly used internally, yellow cloth, permanently coverd in a thin plastic film, very slight signs of use. [Originally published in three different journals over a period of twenty years.] SCARCE. View more info

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Shrubs for the Rock Garden

By: Stoker, Fred

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Alpine Garden Society: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009757

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, pp 77, cloth-backed boards, slightly faded and very slightly worn, but really a very good copy in slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

Handbook of Hardy Herbaceous and Alpine Flowers

By: Sutherland, William

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood & Sons: 1871

Seller ID: 002038


Small 8vo, pp. lxvi, 321, slightly soiled and marked green decorated cloth, gilt titles on spine, endpapers unevenly stained, all edges a little dusty, some occasional scattered foxing within, bears bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. View more info

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Wild Flowers of the Pyrenees

By: Taylor, A.W.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011678

ISBN: 0701118075

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, small slim 8vo, pp 103, slightly age-toned at the margins, binding leaning slightly, otherwise a very good copy in a dustwrapper with a faded spine, showing only very slight sign of use. View more info

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Sub-Alpine Plants of the Swiss Woods and Meadows

By: Thompson, H. Stuart

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons Ltd: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013290

Condition: Good


Illustrated with 33 colour plates by George Flemwell, octavo, pp xvi, 325, age-toned throughout, a fair bit of foxing also, otherwise clean and tight, decorated cloth gilt, very slightly rubbed but externally in very good condition. [With the bookplate of the botanist Alan Leslie.] View more info

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Alpine Plants of Europe, together with cultural hints

By: Thompson, H. Stuart

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons Ltd: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013291

Condition: Good


Illustrated with 64 colour plates, octavo, pp xvi, 287, slightly age-toned throughout, a little foxing also, otherwise clean and tight, a large folding uncoloured map at rear, decorated cloth gilt, very slightly rubbed but externally in very good condition. [With the bookplate of the botanist Alan Leslie.] View more info

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Studies in the Genus Fritillaria (Liliaceae) [Hooker's Icones Plantarum Volume XXXIX, Parts I & II]

By: Turrill, W.B. & Sealy, J. Robert

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Kew, Benthan-Moxon Trust: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014238

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated throughout with botanical line drawings by Stella Ross-Craig, pp 280, paperback, covers very slightly age-toned, otherwise an exceptionally good copy. View more info

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Die Kulturpraxis der Alpenpflanzen und ihre verwendung im steingarten und alpinum

By: Wocke, Erich

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Berlin, Paul Parey: 1928

Seller ID: 008973

Condition: Good


Second edition. Well illustrated throughout with black & white photographs, small quarto, pp viii, 326, hinge at title page cracked, otherwise good internally. Brown cloth ornately decorated with a Carlina acaulis in cream, pink, yellow and green on the upper cover , cloth slightly marked and worn, spine faded and very slightly frayed at the head. View more info