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Dirr's Hardy Trees and Shrubs - an illustrated encyclopaedia

By: Dirr, Michael A.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Portland, Timber Press: 1999

Seller ID: 012381

ISBN: 0881924040

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated. quarto, pp 493, a tiny label on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, the dustwrapper is sliughtly creased along the top of its lower cover and at the top of the spine. [This bestselling encyclopedia, illustrated with brilliant photographs, describes the best woody plants adapted to cooler climates, showing both habit and details of more than 500 species, and includes some 700 additional cultivars and varieties. Brief cultural information is supplied for each plant, as well as Dirr's perceptive comments and opinions.] View more info

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Manual of Woody Landscape Plants: Their Identification, Ornamental Characteristics, Culture, Propagation and Uses

By: Dirr, Michael A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Champaign, Illinois, Stipes Publishing Company: 1990

Seller ID: 014505

ISBN: 0875633447

Condition: Good


Fourth edition. Illustrated with line drawings of leaves, thick quarto, pp (4), 1007, clean internally, paperback, covers slightly worn, the upper cover with a small tear and a frayerd corner. Very heavy - extra postage will be needed. [An immense work, with a huge amount of information.] View more info

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The Trees of Worth

By: Doggett, Brian

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Turners Hill, Worth Abbey: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012183

Condition: New


Very well illustrated, tall quarto, pp 54, paperback, a very good copy. [A short account of some of the more unusual trees in the grounds of Worth School, with a brief history of the estate.] View more info

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Decorative Floral Woodcuts of the Sixteenth Century

By: Duhamel du Monceau, Henri Louis

Price: £9.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications Inc.: 1998

Seller ID: 009674

ISBN: 0486402061

Condition: As New


Well illustrated from black and white woodcuts, large quarto, pp 112, paperback, a very good copy.[The illustrations are taken from "Traité des arbres et arbustes qui se cultivent en France en pleine terre" of 1755]. View more info

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The Camellia Story

By: Durrant, Tom

Price: £12.75

Publisher: Auckland, Heinemann: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011029

ISBN: 086863395x

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, quarto, pp (6), 159, a neat inked annotation to the index, otherwise a really good copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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England's Forests - a survey of the woodlands, old and new, in the English and Welsh counties

By: Edlin, H.L.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013580

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp 223, a very clean bright copy in a dustwrapper which is rather rubbed and frayed and lacking several small pieces. View more info

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A Checklist of Pyracantha Cultivars

By: Egolf, Donald R. & Andrick, Anne O.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Washington, United States Department of Agriculture: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015534

Condition: Good


Small slim quarto, pp vi, 90, (not illustrated), very clean internally, paperback, covers a little worn, the head of the spine is bruised, a duplicate from the RHS Lindley Library with stamp and label on the front endpaper and a number on the upper cover. With the errata slip loosely inserted at the rear. View more info

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Curtis's Botanical Magazine Volume 17 part 2 (incorporating The Kew Magazine) - devoted to the plants of Turkey

By: Ekim, Tuna; Guner, Adil; Atay, Sema; Byfield, Andrew; Ozhatay, Neriman; Lack, H. Walter

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Basil Blackwell for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: 2000

Seller ID: 009357

Condition: New


Illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp (96), paperback, a very good copy. [The first article is Ekim & Guner's "The Floristic Richness of Turkey" which runs to 12 pages. The next article is of a similar length - "Turkey and the Important Plant Areas project". Finally Lack's "Lilac and Horse Chestnut - discovery and re-discovery" runs to 31 pages, and includes four early botanical watercolours. This is all complemented by six fine botanical plates of Turkish plants by Joanna Langhorne, Jenny Jowett, Mary Mendum, Pauline Dean and Christabel king showing Salvia albimaculata, Li... 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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The Peat Garden and Its Plants

By: Evans, Alfred

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006161

ISBN: 0460041134

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp (10), 164, the dustwrapper is a little worn and frayed, but otherwise this is a bright copy of a standard work. [One of the few works on the subject]. View more info

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Wood Anatomy of the Mimosoideae (Leguminosae)

By: Evans, Je nnifer A; Gasson, Peter E. & Lewis, Gwilym P.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Leiden, International Association of Wood Anatomists: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012215

ISBN: 9071236633

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, slim octavo, pp 117, paperback, a very good copy. [With the corrections slip loosely inserted.] View more info

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A Field Guide to the Rattans of Lao PDR

By: Evans, Tom D., Sengdala, Khamphone., Viengkham, Oulathong V., & Thammavong, Banxa.

Price: £9.80

Publisher: Kew, Richmond, Surrey, 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000984

ISBN: 1842460099

Condition: New


NEW. Well illustrated, small octavo, pp 96, paperback, a very good new copy. (A practical, pocket-sized field guide to all the species of rattans (climbing palms) in Lao PDR and neighbouring parts of Indochina. In total 51 species are described, 31 in detail with colour photographs, distribution maps and detailed drawings to aid identification. Additional sections cover planting, cultivation and the collection and preservation of herbarium specimens. This is an indispensable source of information for collectors, and for all those interested in the commercial exploitation of rattans and their c... View more info

Image for Sylva A discourse of forest-trees and the propagation of timber,,,as it was deliver'd in the Royal Society 1662; To which is annexed, Pomona or An appendix concerning fruit-trees in relation to cider; also Kalendarium Hortense

Sylva A discourse of forest-trees and the propagation of timber,,,as it was deliver'd in the Royal Society 1662; To which is annexed, Pomona or An appendix concerning fruit-trees in relation to cider; also Kalendarium Hortense

By: Evelyn, John

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Menston, Scolar Press: 1972

Seller ID: 014140

ISBN: 0854176608

Condition: Very Good


{Facsimile reprint of the first edition.). Title page printed in red and black, tall quarto, pp (18), 120, (iv), 83, (i), a fox mark to the front endpaper, and three or four small fox marks through the first ten pages or so, otherwise extremely clean and bight internally, green faux morocoo, very good. . [First printing of the Scolar Press facsimile. One of the most influential texts on forestry ever published; it was written as an encouragement to landowners to plant trees to provide timber for England's burgeoning navy.] View more info

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The International Clematis Society - Newsletters 1, 2, 3 & 4

By: Evison, Raymond J. (ed)

Price: £6.50

Seller ID: 009704

Condition: Good


Published 1984 - 1985. Large tall slim quarto, pp 56, 41, 32, 56, paperbacks, very slightly worn. View more info

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Sichuan Rhododendron of China

By: Fang Wenpei (editor)

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Beijing, Science Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015541

Condition: Good


Very well illustrated, large quarto, pp viii, 346, lower corners bumped throughout, otherwise clean internally, green cloth with similar bruising, the dustwrapper is very slightly worn. A duplicate from the RHS Lindley Library with their label and stamp on the front endpapers, a tiny stamp on the title page and on the edges. Very scarce. View more info

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Workshop on Planning Self-Help Fuelwood Projects (Reader prepared for the FAO - Part 1)

By: FAO

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Roma, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: 1987

Seller ID: 007857

Condition: Good


Quarto, pp 184, xeroxed and stapled, paperback, cover slightly worn. View more info

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World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers. [Second edition]

By: Farjon, Aljos

Price: £38.75

Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: 2001

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 009559

ISBN: 1842460250

Condition: New


NEW. Still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Large quarto, pp (6), 309, soft pictorial covers, a very good copy. [The definitive reference for botanists, horticulturists, foresters and conservationists - this second edition has been fully revised, and provides the most authoritative listing of conifer names, with extensive information on distribution, conservation status and a bibliography of the most relevant scientific literature.] View more info

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A Bibliography of Conifers

By: Farjon, Aljos

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Kew Publishing: 2005

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 009563

ISBN: 1842461206

Condition: New


NEW. Large tall quarto, colour frontispiece, pp (4), 210, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [First published in 1990, this second edition of Bibliography of Conifers has been greatly expanded from 2,130 to 3,787 references to published literature. To make it far more accessible, many more general titles have been added - including coverage of Araucariaceae, Cupressaceae and Pinaceae and subjects related to their taxonomy. A new index to taxon names, referenced to the bibliography, greatly facilitates finding literature related to specific taxa. This book has a place on the bookshelves of all c... View more info

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Curtis's Botanical Magazine Volume 16 Part 3, (Incorporating The Kew Magazine) - an issue devoted to conifers

By: Farjon, Aljos; Morgan, Colin S.; Rushforth, Keith; Thomas, Philip; Gardner, Martin F.; Mill, Robert R. & Escobar, Bernardo

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Royal Botanic Garden, Kew.: 1999

Seller ID: 002127

ISBN: 0013554905

Condition: New


A complete issue, devoted to Conifers, Illustrated with six fine botanical plates by Ann Farrer, Sally Gunn, Evelyn Binns, Linda Gurr and Sally Jones, pp (93] , cream wrappers, a very good copy, [Begins with Farjon's 16 page "Introduction to the Conifers" and ends with his "Research Into Conifers at Kew". In between is sandwiched six excellent and detailed accounts of Pinus brutia, Platycladus orientalis, Abies recurvata, Falcatifolium taxoides, Cryptomeria japonica and Fitzroya cupressoides.] View more info

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Claves de Flora Iberica - Plantas Vasculares de la Peninsula Iberica e Islas Baleares: Volume 1 - Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae, Angiospermae (Lauraceae - Euphorbiaceae)

By: Fernandez, Ines Alvarez

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Madrid, Real Jardin Botanico: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012246

ISBN: 8400079329

Condition: Very Good


Very well iullustrated with 1186 small line drawings, small octavo, pp xxiv, 776, owner's name on bottom edge, otherwise a very good copy in original soft laminated cover with foldover flaps. View more info