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Arbres, Arbustes et Fleurs de Pleine Terre (4 volume set)

By: Fournier, P.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Paris, Paul Lechevalier:

Seller ID: 008893

Condition: Good


[Published 1951-52]. Four volumes, large 8vo, pp 337; 549; 535; +atlas of 181 plates of line drawings, paperback, covers slightly worn, spine of one volume completely strenthened with clear tape, a similar small repair to another spine, otherwise a clean and sound set. SCARCE [From the library of David McClintock, with his bookplate in each volume] View more info

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Armillaria Root Rot: Biology and Control of Honey Fungus

By: Fox, Roland T.V.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Andover, Intercept: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014024

ISBN: 1898298645

Condition: Very Good


A few illustratrions, octavo, pp x, (6), 222, an indentation from a paperclip affects the first few pages, otherwise extremely clean and sound, laminated boards, almost as new. VERY SCARCE. ["This text aims to answer the questions most often raised about Armillaria. Members of this genus include some of the most virulent pathogens which kill and decay trees, shrubs and vines. The volume should be of interest to horticultural growers, gardeners, foresters, arboriculturalists and plant pathologists."] View more info

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A Comprehensive Guide to Clematis

By: Fretwell, Barry

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 1993

Seller ID: 010060

ISBN: 0004140176

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 160, paperback, the slightest signs of use, but really a very good copy. View more info

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Hollies - the genus Ilex

By: Galle, Fred C.

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Portland, Timber Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007065

ISBN: 088192380X

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large thick octavo, pp 573, very slight signs of wear to the dustwrapper which is slightly stretched , and which has minor wear along its top edge and small tears to the head and tail of its spine, otherwise a very good sound copy. [Becoming very scarce]. Very heavy - extra postage may be required. View more info

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Ramin - CITES & Timber

By: Garrett, L.; McGough, H.N.; Groves, M. & Clarke, G.

Price: £24.75

Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009556

ISBN: 1842464337

Condition: New


Illustrated, slim quarto, pp 32, paperback, with CD-Rom.[This is the first in a series of guides to timbers regulated by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). It gives the vital information required by CITES authorities and traders, in a simple and visually attractive form, on what requires permits, international trade patterns and the identification of wood and products in trade. [It includes an innovative interactive CD-ROM for the identification of RAMIN timbers regulated by CITES. The CD-ROM contains a database of photographs of macroscopic characteristics wi... 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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A Field Guide to the Families and Genera of Woody Plants of Northwest South America (Columbia, Ecuador, Peru)

By: Gentry, Alwyn H.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Washington, Conservation International: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014986

ISBN: 1881173011

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with simple line drawings throughout, large very thick octavo, pp xxiv, 895, very clean internally, paperback, covers very slightly worn and creased. [Vey heavy - extra postage may be needed. View more info

Our Catkin-Bearing Plants - an introduction

By: GILBERT-CARTER, H

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press & Humphrey Milford: 1932

Seller ID: 005879


Second edition, revised. 16 black and white photographic plates, 12mo, pp xii, 61, paperback, covers very slightly worn otherwise a good copy. View more info

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A New Ecophysiological Approach to Forest-Water Relationships in Arid Climates.

By: Gindel, I.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: The Hague, Dr. W. Junk: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011249

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, slim 8vo, pp 142, "review copy" stamp on title page, otherwise very clean internally, red cloth in very good condition, in a slightly worn and marked dustwrapper. From the library of Dr Peter Moore, with his small label on the front endpaper. View more info

Clematis - the complete guide

By: Gooch, Ruth

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ramsbury, Crowood Press: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 007660

ISBN: 1861263929

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, small 8vo, pp viii, 184, paperback, a very good copy. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. View more info

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Clematis - the Complete Guide

By: Gooch, Ruth

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Ramsbury, The Crowood Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010353

ISBN: 185223928x

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, small 8vo, pp 184, a very good hardback copy. [Clematis have been cultivated in gardens for more than 400 years, their enduring appeal owed to the rich diversity of colour, foliage type, size and habitat that they offer. This guide offers a source for the reader to make the most of the versatility of this plant. Topics covered include: development; classification; care, cultivation and training and hybridization.] View more info

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Reproductive Biology and Evolution of Tropical Woody Angiosperms - a symposium from the XIVth International Botanical Congress, Berlin, 1987

By: Gottsberger, Gerhard & Prance, Ghillean T. (editors)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The New York Botanical Garden: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011080

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp (4), 195, paperback, a very good copy. [Signed by the second author on the title page). {Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden Volume 55}. View more info

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The Rhododendron Year Book 1948

By: Gould, N.K. & Synge, P.M. (eds)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society: 1948

Seller ID: 010517

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, tall 8vo, pp 164, a bit worn internally, a few pencilled annotations, several pages damaged at the upper marging by paper clips, green cloth very good, in a rather worn and torn dustwrapper. [Includes Hara's "Occurrence and Distribution of Rhododendrons in Japan", Macqueen Cowan's revision of the boothii, glaucum, lepidotum alliance, and articles on Rhododenrons at Rowallane, Tower Court, Wisley and Eastwoodhill in New Zealand.] View more info

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The Rhododendron and Camellia Year Book 1960 (Yearbook 14)

By: Gould, N.K. & Synge, P.M. (eds)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society: 1959

Seller ID: 012517

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp 176, very clean internally, green cloth very slightly worn, otherwise a very good copy in a slightly worn and marked dustwrapper. [Includes articles on Glenarn. New Zealand, RBG Edinburgh, Sir Giles loder on a visit to Portugal, Norman Hadden on Camellias at Underway etc.] View more info

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The Rhododendron Year Book 1947

By: Gould, N.K. & Synge, P.M. (eds)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015692

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, tall octavo, pp 144, very clean internally, green cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper is frayed and a little soiled, with a repaired tear on its upper cover. [One of the most important of the early year books: contains two articles by Kingdon Ward - 'Rhododendrons in Burma, Assam and Tibet', and 'Obsevations on the Genus' - and Wen-Pei Fang's 'Rhododendrons of Mount Omei'. With other articles by W.E.Th. Ingwersen, James Russell and J. Hutchinson.] View more info

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The Rhododendron Year Book 1947

By: Gould, N.K. & Synge, P.M. (eds)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015693

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, tall octavo, pp 144, slightly used and age-toned internally, an inscription on the front endpaper, green cloth very slightly worn, remains of a label on the upper cover. [One of the most important of the early year books: contains two articles by Kingdon Ward - 'Rhododendrons in Burma, Assam and Tibet', and 'Obsevations on the Genus' - and Wen-Pei Fang's 'Rhododendrons of Mount Omei'. With other articles by W.E.Th. Ingwersen, James Russell and J. Hutchinson.] View more info

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World Checklist of Palms

By: Govaerts, Rafael & Dransfield, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011022

ISBN: 184246-846

Condition: New


Octavo, pp xii, 223, paperback, a very good copy indeed. As New. [The palm family, considered to be second only to the grasses among monocotyledonous plants of economic importance, is of immense significance to man, especially among rural communities in the tropics, where wild palms are intensively utilised. The 'World Checklist of Palms' is the unique resource that lists all validly published names of palms, providing the source of their publication and indication of which names are currently accepted and which are synonyms. Geographical distribution is also included for all accepted specie... View more info

The Genus Jasminum in Cultivation (with a chapter on jasmin in the perfume industry By Robert Calkin)

By: GREEN, Peter & MILLER, Diana

Price: £30.95

Publisher: Kew Publishing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004936

ISBN: 1842460110

Condition: New


NEW. Well illustrated, including 31 colour plates (by Christabel King, Margaret Stones, Steven Porwol, and earlier plates from Curtis Botanical Magazine artists such as Sydenham Edwards, Lilian Snelling etc), large slim 8vo, pp x, 150, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [A superb new Kew Magazine Monograph, edited by Martyn Rix, destined for gardeners, nurserymen, botanists, and lovers of botanical art. The Genus Jasminum details the historical and cultural use of jasmine, its role in perfumery and medicine, cultivation in temperate and tropical gardens, and taxonomy, including a key to cultivat... View more info

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Clematis - the Genus

By: Grey-Wilson, C.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Batsford: 2000

Seller ID: 004338

ISBN: 0713487267

Condition: New


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 224, paperback, a very good NEW copy. [An excellent guide to the species, with many uncommon plants described and illustrated. There is a particularly useful running key throughout the text, which is a great aid to identification.] View more info

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A Survey of Impatiens in Cultivation

By: Grey-Wilson, C.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Royal Horticultural Society: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005054

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated 16 page article contained in the complete issue of The Plantsman Volume 5 part 2, grey wrappers very slightly worn. [Also includes Horsman's Spruces in Cultivation] View more info