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Image for Alpine Garden Society, Bulletin Number 23 (March 1936) -  Alpine Plant Conference Number.   (Fred Whitsey's copy)

Alpine Garden Society, Bulletin Number 23 (March 1936) - Alpine Plant Conference Number. (Fred Whitsey's copy)

By: A.G.S.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: 1936

Seller ID: 008710

Condition: Fair


Illustrated, pp 136, a bit worn, covers a bit marked and worn. [Fred Whitsey's copy with his bookplate. He was the gardening correspondent of the Sunday and Daily Telegraph for a total of 45 years. A quiet unassuming man, a pacifist, a notable amateur violin player and a great gardener.] View more info

Image for Illustrated Flora of the Pacific States - Washington, Oregon and California : Volume  2 Buckwheats to Kramerias (Polygonaceae to Krameriaceae)

Illustrated Flora of the Pacific States - Washington, Oregon and California : Volume 2 Buckwheats to Kramerias (Polygonaceae to Krameriaceae)

By: Abrams, Leroy

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Stanford & London, Stanford University Press: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012475

Condition: Good


Well illustrated with many small line drawings, large thick octavo, pp viii, 635, a little age-toned, a neat name on the front endpaper, otherwise good and clean internally, green cloth, slightly rubbed, spine a little dull. [Covers Chenopodiaceae, Portulacaceae, Ranunculaceae, Droseraceae, Crassulaceae, Saxifragaceae, Rosaceae, Leguminosae etc.] View more info

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Daphne - the genus in the wild and in cultivation

By: Brickell, C.D. & Mathew, B.

Price: £5.25

Publisher: Woking, The Alpine Garden Society: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010316

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, pp 194, a very good copy in a dustwrapper which has a tiny tear at the spine head. View more info

Image for Rocky Mountain Flowers - an illustrated guide for plant-lovers & plant-users

Rocky Mountain Flowers - an illustrated guide for plant-lovers & plant-users

By: Clements, F.E. & E.S.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: White Plains and New York, The H.W, Wilson Company: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015888

Condition: Good


Illustrated with 47 plates (of which 25 are colour), large octavo, pp xxxii, 392, slightly age-toned and slightly used internally, attractivedecorated cloth in green yellow and lilac, slightly rubbed and worn, the upper corners slightly bumped. [With the bookplate of James Innes Cowan]. View more info

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Rock Garden and Alpine Plants

By: Correvon, Henry

Price: £6.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014070

Condition: Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp xvi, 544, lower margins of pages wrinkled and a little stained, an inked number on the front endpaper and a label stating "Gift of James van Etten", orange cloth showing only slight signs of wear. View more info

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Rock Garden and Alpine Plants

By: Correvon, Henry

Price: £9.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014071

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp xvi, 544, slightly age-toned but otherwise very clean and sound internally, orange cloth very slightly worn, spine slightly faded. View more info

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Kosciuszko Alpine Flora

By: Costin, Alec; Gray, Max; Totterdell, Colin & Wimbush, Dane

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Collingwood, Victoria, CSIRO: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011054

ISBN: 0643024735

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 408, green cloth, lower corners slightly bumped, otherwise a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. [Around Australia's highest mountain lies a rare ecosystem, an alpine area of outstanding beauty and diversity, strikingly different from other alpine ecosystems of the world but with common features. Kosciuszko Alpine Flora describes and illustrates the area's 212 flowering plants and ferns, of which 21 are endemic. It discusses the geological and human history of the area, the life-forms and habitats of the plants, and explores the various plant com... View more info

Pests and Diseases of Alpine Plants

By: Ellis, P.R., Entwistle, A.R., & Walkey, D.A.G.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Pershore, Alpine Garden Society: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002943

ISBN: 0900048603

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 320, a very slight bump to the upper cover otherwise a good hardback copy in laminated boards. [The standard work on the subject.] View more info

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The English Rock Garden (two volume set)

By: Farrer, Reginald

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd: 1955

Seller ID: 006044

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes, illustrated, pp 504; 522, an extremely clean set throughout, in dustwrappers which are price-clipped a little stretched, and with numerous chips and tears. [A late printing of a classic work - it is unusual to find a set in dustwrappers in any condition.] VEARY HEAVY - EXTRA POSTAGE MAY BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Among the Hills (with dustwrapper)

By: Farrer, Reginald

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Headley Brothers: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014795

Condition: Good


First edition, second issue ?? (1911). Illustrated, (including 14 mounted colour plates), folding map, large octavo, pp 326, there is a bruise to the top inner margin of the early pages, the title page and the next few pages have a bruise and crease along fore margin, the bottom edge also has two small bumps which affect very slightly the lower margin of some pages, endpapers a little foxed, otherwise clean internally, blue cloth, again with a slight bruise on the upper cover, otherwise in good condition. With the scarce dustwrapper, which is a little age-toned, and slightly worn and frayed... View more info

Image for In a Yorkshire Garden [Giles Loder's mother's copy]

In a Yorkshire Garden [Giles Loder's mother's copy]

By: Farrer, Reginald

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Arnold & Walker: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000012

Condition: Very Good


First edition, illustrated with black and white photographs, pp xii, 316, fore-edge foxed and occasional foxing on some pages, otherwise very good internally, decorated cloth gilt, very slightly marked and worn, very slightly worn at the corners. A much better than average copy of a scarce book. [With the signature of the original owner, Muriel Rolls Hoare, the mother of Giles Loder of Leonardslee.] View more info

Western American Alpines

By: Gabrielson, Ira N.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1932

Seller ID: 003698


First edition, illustrated, pp xviii, 271, fore-edge a little foxed, spine slightly dull and very slightly worn. View more info

Image for A Manual of Alpine and Rock Garden Plants

A Manual of Alpine and Rock Garden Plants

By: GREY-WILSON, Christopher (ed)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London & Portland, Christopher Helm & Timber Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006074

ISBN: 0881921467

Condition: Good


Illustrated, pp x, 278, a good copy in a slightly worn dustwrapper. [One of the best modern guides for concise clear information.] View more info

Image for The Propagation of Alpine Plants and Dwarf Bulbs

The Propagation of Alpine Plants and Dwarf Bulbs

By: Halliwell, Brian (compiler and editor)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Batsford: 1992

Seller ID: 006952

ISBN: 0713470194


Illustrated, pp xii, 193, a good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Systematische Monographie der Gattung Leontopodium

Systematische Monographie der Gattung Leontopodium

By: Handel-Mazzetti, Heinrich

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Leipzig, 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014801

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with two plates of herbarium specimens and five text illustrations, octavo, drop-head title, pp 178, very clean internally, red cloth, title in gilt on upper cover. The cloth is slightly wrinkled, otherwise this is a very good copy. With the bookplate of Kenneth Lazenby, a founding member of the Alpine Garden Society. VERY SCARCE. [Beihefte zum Botanischen Centralblatt, Bd XLIV, Abt II, Heft 1.] View more info

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The Seedlist Handbook

By: Harkness, Bernard E.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York, Kashong Publications: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003004

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Small quarto, pp 187, paperback, very slightly worn. [An indispensable aid to the propagator of alpine and herbaceous plants, together with a few woody genera also. Gives one-line descriptions to plant seed offered by The Scottish Rock Garden Club, the Alpine Garden Society and the American Rock Garden Society.] 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

Image for Afroalpine Vascular Plants - a Taxonomic Revue

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

Image for Alpenflora - Die Wichtigeren Alpenpflanzen Bayerns, Osterreichs Und Der Schweiz

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