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Image for The Kew Magazine, Volume 4 Part 1 - 200TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION 1787-1987 (Curtis's Botanical Magazine).

The Kew Magazine, Volume 4 Part 1 - 200TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION 1787-1987 (Curtis's Botanical Magazine).

By: (Desmond, Ray. Donald, Duncan. Mathew, Brian.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Kew, Richmond, Surrey, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in Association with Collingridge: 1987

Seller ID: 001096

Condition: As New


Illustrated, pp 56, paperback, red covers with portrait of William Curtis on upper cover, very slightly worn. (A celebratory edition, including a FACSIMILE OF THE FIRST TWO PARTS OF CURTIS'S BOTANICAL MAGAZINE, with 6 colour plates. Also a biography of Curtis by Ray Desmond, a note on Curtis at the Chelsea Physick Garden by Duncan Donald, and modern notes on the plants depicted.] View more info

Image for Curtis's Botanical Magazine Volume 22 part 2 (Kew Magazine ) - includes "Some Narcissus from Northern Iberia"

Curtis's Botanical Magazine Volume 22 part 2 (Kew Magazine ) - includes "Some Narcissus from Northern Iberia"

By: Alfonso, Susanna & Garnatje, Teresa

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 009367

Condition: New


Illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp (56), paperback, a very good copy. [The daffodil article extends to fifteen pages with a map and 10 botanical line drawings. In addition, there are the seven fine botanical colour plates by Christabel King, Joanna Langhorne, Gillian Condy and Linda Gurr, depicting Dendrochilum javierense, Aloe affinis, Clematis urophylla, Maihuenia poeppigii, Lathyrus davidii, Digitalis minor and Primula moupinensis.] 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

Image for Peppers - the Domesticated Capsicums (New edition)

Peppers - the Domesticated Capsicums (New edition)

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Austin, University of Texas: 1995

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 008344

ISBN: 0292704674

Condition: As New


New edition. Well illustrated with 34 fine botanical colour plates, a few other illustrations, large quarto, pp (xvi), 186, very clean internally, a very good copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Kew Magazine (incorporating Curtis's Botanical magazine) Volume 5 part 2  - including 'Some Confusing Cassias'  and Some Hawaiian Mountain Plants

The Kew Magazine (incorporating Curtis's Botanical magazine) Volume 5 part 2 - including 'Some Confusing Cassias' and Some Hawaiian Mountain Plants

By: Andrews, Susyn; Knees, Sabina & Beckett, Kenneth A.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Basil Blackwell for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: 1988

Seller ID: 009050

Condition: As New


Illustrated, pp 48, a very good copy. [The main two articles are illustrated with a few line drawings. The six fine botanical plates, with accompanying text, are by Mark Fothergill, Christabel King and Pandora Sellars and feature Lemboglossum cervantesii, Dendrathema yezoense, Sarracenia psittacina, Corydalis popovii, Zaluskinskya microsiphon and Arum pictum.] View more info

Image for The Kew Magazine, Volume 8 Part 2. (Curtis's Botanical Magazine] (Curtis). Includes articles on Bromeliads and Nepenthes

The Kew Magazine, Volume 8 Part 2. (Curtis's Botanical Magazine] (Curtis). Includes articles on Bromeliads and Nepenthes

By: Argent, George. Andrews, Susyn. Nelson, E Charles. Green, Peter S.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Royal Botanic Garden Kew: 1991

Seller ID: 002936

Condition: As New


Illustrated with 6 botanical colour plates by Christabel King, Mary Bates etc, paperback, a very good copy. [Includes George Argent on Three Interesting Bromeliads from South America, Peter Green on Ligustrum Sempervirens, Susyn Andrews on Cornus nuttallii, Rosemary Simpson on Nepenthes rajah, and entries by Isobyl La Croix and Kenneth Beckett. Also a 5 page article by Rosemary Simpson on "Plants in Peril : Nepenthes rajah", and for the accompanying article by Ch... View more info

Image for The Kew Magazine Volume 5 Part 3, (incorporating Curtis's Botanical Magazine) - includes 'Some Attractive Vireya Rhododendrons', 'Australasian Ferns in Irish Gardens'  & 'Riverine Forests of the Jubba River, Somalia'

The Kew Magazine Volume 5 Part 3, (incorporating Curtis's Botanical Magazine) - includes 'Some Attractive Vireya Rhododendrons', 'Australasian Ferns in Irish Gardens' & 'Riverine Forests of the Jubba River, Somalia'

By: Argent, George; Maunder, Michael; Nelson, E. Charles.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Basil Blackwell for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: 1988

Seller ID: 008579

Condition: As New


Illustrated with 6 colour plates by Rodella Purves and other line drawings, 8vo, paperback, a very good copy. (This volume covers mainly Vireya Rhododendrons. Other articles : The Riverine Forests of the Jubba River, Southern Somalia - by Michael Maunder, (who also contributes Plants in Peril - Ulmus wallichiana), Some Australasian Ferns in Irish Gardens - by Charles Nelson.) View more info

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Marjorie Blamey's Wild Flowers by Colour - the easy way to flower identification

By: Blamey, Marjorie

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Dorling Kindersley: 1997

Seller ID: 009362

ISBN: 075130493X

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 208, pictorial boards, a very good copy in a dustwrapper which is showing the very slightest signs of wear. [The hardback edition is extremely scarce]. View more info

Image for The Art of Botanical Illustration [Jack Hawkes' copy]

The Art of Botanical Illustration [Jack Hawkes' copy]

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1955

Edition: Third edition

Seller ID: 009457

Condition: Good


Third edition, illustrated, large octavo, pp xxxii, 304, a duplicate from Birmingham Botanical Gardens Library, with their label and stamp on the front endpaper, but no other markings, and otherwise very clean internally, green cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper is rather worn, stretched and repaired. [With the signature of the botanist Professor Jack Hawkes, who donated it to the Library.] View more info

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British Flowering Plants - (4 volumes)

By: Boulger, G.E.S. (illus Mrs Henry Perrin)

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Bernard Quaritch: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013226

Condition: Very Good


Four volumes, quarto, with 300 colour plates by Mrs Henry Perrin, top edge gilt, in original white buckram which is in very bright condition. A heavy set - extra postage will be needed. [The plates show slight spotting on the reverse, rather like light foxing but dark grey; very occasionally it shows on the printed surface]. {Limited numbered edition of 1000 copies - this set being number 375} View more info

Image for A Northeast Folio, produced to accompany an exhibition of works by contemporary botanical printmakers at the Hunt Institute

A Northeast Folio, produced to accompany an exhibition of works by contemporary botanical printmakers at the Hunt Institute

By: Brindle, John V. & White, James J.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010133

Condition: Very Good


LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION OF 750 COPIES.Comprises brief introductory text and 17 folded sheets, each showing several examples of each artist's work - Grace Albee, Steven Barbash, Gerard Brender a Brandis, Marvin hayes, Jacques Hnizdovsky, Alex Katz, Hugh Kepets, Robert Kipniss, Vaino Kola, Michael mazur, Tjelda Michas, Barry Moser, Lowell Nesbitt, Arcadia Olenska-Petryshyn, Gabor Peterdi, Elaine Simel and Richard Claude Ziemann] View more info

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Reflections From the Third Day - photographic revelations of plant design

By: Brindle, John V. & White, James J.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013824

ISBN: 0913196297

Condition: Very Good


[Catalogue of an Exhibition, 20th November 1978 to 16th February 1979]. Illustrated, large slim square octavo, pp 60, very slightly age-toned, paperback, covers very slightly worn. View more info

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The Wild Orchids of Britain

By: Brooke, Jocelyn

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011060

Condition: Good


Illustrated with 40 colour plates by Gavin Bone, additional drawings by Muirhead and Stephen Bone, small folio, pp 140, endpapers very lightly marked, otherwise clean internally, buckram rather bleached in places, a little abrasure of the cloth in the bottom corner of the upper cover, otherwise clean and sound, the dustwrapper is a little worn and frayed with some dustiness and age-browning. [Limited numbered edition of 1,140 copies]. View more info

Image for The Wild Orchids of Britain

The Wild Orchids of Britain

By: Brooke, Jocelyn

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013211

Condition: Good


Illustrated with 40 colour plates by Gavin Bone, additional drawings by Muirhead and Stephen Bone, small folio, pp 140, endpapers a little foxed, otherwise clean internally, buckram only slightly faded, otherwise clean and sound, the dustwrapper is slightly worn and marked, with slight loss here and there. [Limited numbered edition of 1,140 copies]. View more info

Image for The Hunter Sketchbook - Birds and Flowers of New South Wales, Drawn on the Spot in 1788, 89 & 90 by Captain John Hunter RN of the First Fleet

The Hunter Sketchbook - Birds and Flowers of New South Wales, Drawn on the Spot in 1788, 89 & 90 by Captain John Hunter RN of the First Fleet

By: Calaby, John (editor) (et al)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Canberra, National Library of Australia: 1989

Seller ID: 008815

ISBN: 0642104417

Condition: Good


Illustrated with 100 colour plates, small quarto, pp 251, paperback, a very slight wave to the pages and cover, personal inscription on front endpaper, very slight fading to the spine, otherwise a very good copy. [From the library of the botanical artist Wendy Page, with her blind-stamp on the title page.] VERY SCARCE {A HEAVY BOOK - EXTRA SHIPPING MAY BE REQUIRED} View more info

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The Banks/Cook Portfolio

By: Carter, Harold B.; David, Andrew C.E.; (Gilbert, Pamela - editor)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Melbourne and London, Hill House Publishers: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009176

ISBN: 0947352060

Condition: As New


Limited edition of 500 copies only. Illustrated, folio, pp 112, green cloth, a very good copy. The first trade edition, without the brochure of other illustrations. [Comprises two major essays - "Sir Joseph Banks as the Father of Australia", and "Captain Cook's Second Voyage and His Chart of the Southern Hemisphere", together with two appendices - "Franz Andreas Bauer" and "The Banks Copper Engraving of the Great Pacific Ocean". With ... View more info

Image for The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands, Containing Two Hundred and Twenty Figures of Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Serpents, Insects, and Plants.

The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands, Containing Two Hundred and Twenty Figures of Birds, Beasts, Fishes, Serpents, Insects, and Plants.

By: Catesby, Mark; Frick, Georg (introduction) & Ewan, Joseph (notes)

Price: £600.00

Publisher: Savannah, Georgia, The Beehive Press: 1974

Seller ID: 009630

Condition: New


NEW. 50 very fine colour plates, each in card folder with descriptive text, together with a red cloth-bound volume of introduction, reproducing all the plates in black and white, elephant folio, in green folding solander case. A very good copy. SCARCE. [Facsimile of the 1771 edition, and limited to 500 sets]. {Very heavy - extra postage will be required} View more info

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Artists' Kew - an exhibition of contemporary works.

By: Cloake, J. & Strong, R.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Asgill House trust & Friends of RBG Kew: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009561

ISBN: 1842461435

Condition: New


NEW. Very well illustrated, small slim quarto, pp 96. a very good copy in dustwrapper. [Artists' Kew reveals Kew in its charming detail as well as in its full natural beauty by the Thames. It is about people too: their interaction with those settings, and the settings in turn as public places for simple relaxation and fun as well as the backdrop for enjoyment of botanical delights. Indeed, Kew today is more popular than ever: with visitors to the Royal Botanic Gardens a... View more info

Image for Ellis Rowan, 1848 - 1922, A Biographical Sketch

Ellis Rowan, 1848 - 1922, A Biographical Sketch

By: Collins, Kate

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Brisbane, Oz Publishing Co.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013883

ISBN: 0947207058

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large tall slim octavo, pp 52, paperback, a good clean copy. View more info

Image for Geophytic Pelargoniums: Field and Cultivation Studies of the Section Hoarea

Geophytic Pelargoniums: Field and Cultivation Studies of the Section Hoarea

By: Craib, Charles

Price: £200.00

Publisher: Hatfield, Umdaus Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013928

ISBN: 1919766146

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with fine botanical line drawings by Gillian Condy (twelve of which are coloured), small quarto, pp x, 126, a very good copy in a dustwrapper which is just slightly rubbed. [Number 192 of the standard edition of 974 copies, signed by both author and artist.] View more info