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Image for Discovering Cone-bearing Trees in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Discovering Cone-bearing Trees in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

By: Alcorn, Wayne B.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Three Rivers, Sequoia Natural history Association: 1963

Seller ID: 015179

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, slim octavo, pp 48, paperback, very good. [Postage will be reduced]. View more info

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The Royal Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Conifers - a comprehensive guide to cultivars and species

By: Auders, Aris G. & Spicer, Derek

Price: £165.00

Publisher: Nicosia, Kingsblue Publishing & the RHS: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007647

ISBN: 1907057153

Condition: New


NEW AND STILL SEALED. Two volumes, very well illustrated, large thick quarto, pp 1507, pictorial cloth, a very good set. Please note that this set weighs ten kilos - substantial extra postage will be required for remote parts of UK and anywhere overseas. Shipping to the USA, for instance, will be around £57.00 !! [An absolutely stunning work. The Royal Horticultural Society Encyclopedia is a much needed reference book on conifer cultivars and species, both hardy and tropical. The two volumes of this extensive and lavishly illustrated 1,500-page work feature about 8,000 cultivars, over 5,000 ... View more info

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Conifers in Cultivation - the report of the conifer conferenceheld by the Royal Horticultural Society, 1931

By: Chittenden, F.J. (ed)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015164

Condition: Good


Illustrated, large thick octavo, pp (4), 634, slight age-toning, a few corners slightly folded, otherwise clean and sound internally, paperback, covers slightly worn and creased, lower cover a little marked and neatly repaired. View more info

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Cone-Bearing Trees of Yosemite National Park

By: Cole, James E.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Yosemite Nature Notes: 1957

Seller ID: 015178

Condition: Good


Illustrated, slender octavo, pp 48, age-toned, paperback, a little worn throughout. [Postage will be reduced]. View more info

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Camelie dell'Ottocento nel Verbano

By: Corneo, Andrea & Remotti, Dora

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Torino, L'Artistica Savigliano: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015092

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, quarto, pp 261, paperback, the covers are curling very slightly, otherwise this is a very good copy. SCARCE. [Produced in an edition of 2000 copies.] View more info

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The Trees of Great and Ireland. [7 volumes - complete set]

By: Elwes, H.J. & Henry, A.H.

Price: £195.00

Publisher: Wakefield, S R Publishers Limited: 1972

Seller ID: 015207

ISBN: 0854095047

Condition: Fair


The facsimile edition, seven volumes. Quarto, well illustrated, pp xvi, 2022, green cloth in dustwrappers. This set has not been looked after, and has the following faults: three volumes have insect damage to the front endpapers, Volume IV has a slight stain at the lower inner margins of the cloth and the pages, Volume VI has a slight stain to the fore-edge and the leading edge margins of the pages, the dustwrappers are frayed and three of them are lacking portions but all are now neatly repaired and protected in removable plastic film, Volume VII has a weak front hinge and the binding is ra... View more info

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A Monograph of the Genus Cornus

By: Gayraud, Andre & Bolomier, Annie-Claude

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Pistoia, 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008923

Condition: New


Superbly illustrated, tall quarto, pp 223, limp laminated pictorial covers, a very good new copy. [ The book is the result of years of work and research by André Gayraud, landscape designer and botanical expert as well as a great lover of this splendid plant. It contains more than 620 Cornus varieties on five continents, with photos and botanical and scientific descriptions for each species. In addition to André Gayraud, the book contains the work, disseminated for the first time, of leading experts in the field, professionals, and academics. They include Dr. Elwin Orton and Prof. Thomas M... View more info

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Gardening on Walls

By: Grey-Wilson, Christopher & Matthews, Victoria

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015118

ISBN: 0002192209

Condition: Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp 320, very slightly used internally, for-edge slightly thumbed, red cloth, spine a little creased, the dustwrapper is price-clipped, age-toned and rather stretched. [A good working copy of one of the best books on the subject.] View more info

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An Essay on the Origin and Operation of the Dry Rot, with a view to it's prevention or cure. To which are annexed, suggestions on the cultivation of forest trees, and an abstract of the several forest laws from the reign of Canute to the present time.

By: McWilliam, Robert

Price: £200.00

Publisher: 59, Holborn, London, J. Taylor: 1818

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015077

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with three engraved plates, large quarto, pp xx, 420, edges untrimmed, some foxing and marking throughout, including the plates, original boards slightly worn, a later paper spine with the rather worn original paper label laid down, both paste-down endpapers wrinkled and lifting. [Apart from the foxing this is a stunning copy close to it's original state, wide-margined and unpressed. With the errata slip and directions to the binder at the rear. The subscriber's list accounts for 207 copies. There is an early London bookbinder's ticket on the front endpaper - H. Richards, Great Cas... View more info

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Willows and Poplars of Great Britain and Ireland [Nigel Hepper's copy]

By: MEIKLE. R.D.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Botanical Society of the British Isles (BSBI): 1984

Seller ID: 007000

ISBN: 0901158070

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with line drawings by Victoria Gordon, small octavo, pp 198, fore-edge very slightly marked, paperback, very slight signs of use, a little faded, otherwise a very good copy. From the library of the Kew botanist Nigel hepper, with bis signature on the frint endpaper. [A useful identification guide to native Salix and Populus species, hybrids and varieties in Britain - 65 described. Includes taxonomic keys.] View more info

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Rhododendron Society Notes Volume III Numbers 3 and 5

By: The Rhododendron Society. (edited by J.B. Stevenson) [E.H. Wilson]. [Kingdon Ward].

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Edinburgh,

Seller ID: 000371

Condition: Very Good


Vol III numbers 3 and 5, (1929-1931). (c. 120 pp), very clean internally, quarto, paperbacks, covers slightly age-toned and a little worn, but very good copies. (Includes an address by Kingdon Ward, an account of Farrer's expedition of 1924-5, E.H. Wilson's identification of Rhodos collected by Rock 1924-27, an obituary of Forrest by Wright Smith, and one of E.H. Wilson by Balfour, together with notes on Rhodos at Headfort, Lamellen, Scorier, Rostrevor, Wakehurst, Trewidden and Lochinch). SCARCE. View more info

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Il Rododendro. Gli antichi ibridi del parco Burcina di Pollone

By: Trevisan, Teodora (editor)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Torino, Ages Arti Grafici: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015093

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, quarto, pp 241, paperback, a very good copy. View more info