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The Impact of Carbon Dioxide and Other Greenhouse Gases on Forest Ecosystems

By: Karnosky, David; Ceulemans, Reinhart; Scarascia-Mugnozza, Giuseppe; Innes, John L.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Wallingford, CABI Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014912

ISBN: 0851995519

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, large octavo, pp x, 357, laminated boards, a very good copy, virtually as new. [Carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases such as ozone, nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide and chlorofluorocarbons, are all increasing in the atmosphere. These gases are directly affecting biological processes in trees and ecological processes in forests.They are also causing considerable radiant energy to be trapped near the earth's surface resulting in the so-called "greenhouse" effect which may significantly alter global climate in the 21st century. However, this issue is subject to s... View more info

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The Timbers of North Borneo [North Borneo Forest Records Number 3]

By: Keith, H.G.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Government of the Colony of North Borneo: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011074

Condition: Fair


Large slim 8vo, pp (4), ii, 154, original cloth-backed boards, stained. Internally the water stain is limited to the endpapers, and lightly to the last few page margins of the index; a paper clip has left a rusty impression to the first few pages. [From the library of the botanist Jom Comber, with his stamp on the front endpaper]. SCARCE. View more info

Rhododendrons

By: Kingdon Ward, F.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Latimer House Limited: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002067

Condition: Good


Colour frontispiece and 4 monochrome plates, small 8vo, pp.128, blue cloth, all edges foxed, a very little scattered foxing confined to page extremities, bears bookplate on front pastedown endpaper. View more info

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Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society, Volume LVIII part 1(Includes Monograph of Narcissus subgenus Ajax;

By: Kingdon Ward, F.; Oscar Warburg; E.F. Warburg; F. Streeter; H.W. Pugsley; Viscountess Byng;

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, RHS: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015514

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated (including a colour frontispiece by Lilian Snelling), large octavo, pp 234 + Proceedings, very clean internally, paperback, covers in very good condition. [Includes Kingdon Ward on Plant Collecting at the Source of the Irrawaddy; Pugsley's Monograph of Narcissus subgenus Ajax; articles on strawberries, early Chrysamthemums, violet cultivation, Thorpe Hall; Cultivated Oaks in Britain. Reports on Wisley trials on Strawberries.] View more info

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Zelkova - an Ancient Tree : global status and conservation action

By: Kozlowski, Gregor & Gratzfeld, Joachim

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Natural History Museum, Fribourg: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015048

ISBN: 2839912112

Condition: As New


Well illustrated, quarto, pp 60, paperback, a very good copy, as new. VERY SC ARCE. View more info

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Supplementary Notes on the American Species of Strychnos, VIII & IX

By: Krukoff, B.A. & Barneby R.C.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The New York Botanical Garden: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 014230

Condition: As New


Large slim octavo, pp 99, paperback, a very good copy, virtually as new. Inscribed "with the compliments of the authors" and initialled by both. [Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden Volume 20 number 1]. {Strychnos is a genus of flowering plants, belonging to the family Loganiaceae (sometimes Strychnaceae). The genus includes about 100 accepted species of trees and lianas, and more than 200 that are as yet unresolved. The genus is widely distributed around the world's tropics and is noted for the presence of poisonous indole alkaloids in the roots, stems and leaves of various spec... View more info

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Manual of Cultivated Broad-Leaved Trees and Shrubs - 3 volumes

By: Krussmann, Gerd

Price: £185.00

Publisher: London, Batsford:

Seller ID: 013535

Condition: Very Good


1984 - 1986. Well illustrated with photographs and line drawings throughout, three volumes, pp (2). 448; (2), 445; (2), 510, extremely clean internally, green cloth very faintly faded around the margins, the dustwrappers are badly faded, slightl;y torn and worn and slightly stretched. [An important work, and extremely useful for the large numbers of forms and cultivars which are described.] Very heavy - extra postage will be required. View more info

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Hill's Book of Evergreens

By: Kumlien, L.L.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Dundee, Illinois, D. Hill Nursery Company: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012642

Condition: Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp xvi, 304, some age-toning throughout, endpapers foxed, a neat contemporary name and address on the front endpaper, green cloth, very slightly worn, spine a little faded. SCARCE. [Devoted solely to conifers.] View more info

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A Guide to Wild Fruits of Borneo

By: Lamb, Anthony

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2019

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015617

ISBN: 9838121916

Condition: New


Very well illustrated, octavo, pp xii, 296, a very good new copy in dustwrapper. [The edible wild fruits, nuts and seeds of Borneo that are found in the different forests from coastal seashores and islands, through the lowlands and hills, to the montane forests, and on different soils, are estimated to be in the region of 500 different species. These were consumed by the many groups of people inhabiting the island, over many decades. They were the ones who had initially discovered whether different fruits, nuts and seeds were edible, and that some otherwise toxic species become edible only aft... View more info

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A Guide to Wild Fruits of Borneo

By: Lamb, Anthony

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2019

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015618

ISBN: 9838121916

Condition: New


Very well illustrated, octavo, pp xii, 296, paperback, a very good new copy. [The edible wild fruits, nuts and seeds of Borneo that are found in the different forests from coastal seashores and islands, through the lowlands and hills, to the montane forests, and on different soils, are estimated to be in the region of 500 different species. These were consumed by the many groups of people inhabiting the island, over many decades. They were the ones who had initially discovered whether different fruits, nuts and seeds were edible, and that some otherwise toxic species become edible only after c... View more info

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Estudios Selviculturales en Los Bosques del Valle de la Mucuy, Cerca de merida

By: Lamprecht, Hans

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Merida, Universidad de Los Andes - Facultad de Ingenieria Forestal: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012698

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with a few line drawings, octavo, pp 130, very clean internally, paperback, covers age-toned and very slightly worn. [From the collection of the botanist G.H. Schwabe.] View more info

Image for An Account of Euonymus in Cultivation and Its Availability in Commerce

An Account of Euonymus in Cultivation and Its Availability in Commerce

By: Lancaster, Roy

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Royal Horticultural Society: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001091

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated 34 page article contained in the complete issue of The Plantsman Volume 3 part 3, paperback, covers very slightly worn. Postage will be reduced. [Also includes Ingwersen on Origanums for the Garden, and Wimber & Cribb's Cytological Study of Species and Hybrids of Pleione] View more info

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Biogeography and Systematics of Poitea (Leguminosae) - inferences from molecular and morphological data

By: Lavin, Matt

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, The American Society of Plant Taxonomists: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012270

ISBN: 0912861371

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with line drawings in the text, large octavo, pp 87, paperback, a very good copy. View more info

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Systematics of Coursetia (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae)

By: Lavin, Matt

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, The American Society of Plant Taxonomists: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012271

ISBN: 0912861215

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with line drawings, large octavo, pp 167, paperback, the slightest signs of use, but really a very good copy. View more info

Image for Phylogenetic Systematics and Biogeography of the Tribe Robinieae (Leguminosae)

Phylogenetic Systematics and Biogeography of the Tribe Robinieae (Leguminosae)

By: Lavin, Matt & Mario Sousa S,

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, The American Society of Plant Taxonomists: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012272

ISBN: 0912861452

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with line drawings, large octavo, pp 165, paperback, spine slightly faded otherwise a very good copy indeed. View more info

Bamboos - A Gardener's Guide to Their Cultivation in Temperate Climates

By: Lawson, Alexander High

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003650

Condition: Good


Illustrated pp 192, cloth a little rubbed, no dustwrapper. A good, sound working copy of one of the modern cornerstones of bamboo literature. View more info

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An Illustrated Guide to Maples

By: Le Hardy de Beaulieu, Antoine

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Portland, Timber Press: 2003

Edition: First English edition

Seller ID: 012094

ISBN: 0881926019

Condition: As New


Very well illustrated, large tall quarto, pp 464, very clean internally, pictorial laminated boards in excellent condition, the dustwrapper is very good but just very slightly creased at one outer corner. A heavy book - extra postage may be required. [Maples are an asset to any garden for their year-round ornamental qualities - but which to choose? With an unprecedented depth of photographic detail, Antoine le Hardy de Beaulieu has compiled the definitive guide to the beauty of maples. Supplementing the concise and practical descriptions are 1200 gorgeous photos showing different aspects of e... View more info

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Shade and Ornamental Trees: Their Origins and History

By: Li, Hui-Lin

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Penn: University of Pennsylvania Press: 1996

Seller ID: 001066

ISBN: 0812216059

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with black-and-white photographs, small octavo, pp 282, paperback, very good, virtually as new. (Facsimile reprint in paperback form of a classic work from the Morris Arboretum, now very scarce, originally published in 1963 with the title "The Origin and Cultivation of Shade and Ornamental Trees".) View more info

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Common Trees of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands

By: Little, Elbert L. & Wadsworth, Frank H.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Washington, U.S. Department of Agriculture - Forest Service: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015590

Condition: Good


Illustrated with full page botanical line drawings throughout, quarto, pp x, 548, clean internally, pictorial cloth, slightly worn, the head and tail of the spine a little frayed. A duplicate from the RHS Lindley Library, with their stamp and laebl on the front endpaper, a stamp on the verso of the title page, and a small shelf number on the spine. View more info

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Biogeography and Ecology of the Rain Forests of Eastern Africa

By: Lovett, John C. & Wasser, Samuel K.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014468

ISBN: 0521430836

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations and charts, small quarto, pp x, 341, a signature on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, green cloth in excellent condition, the dustwrapper is very slightly age-toned and just slightly creased along the top edge. [Eastern African rain forests are remarkable in their high level of endemism. Miocene uplift of the central African plateau separated these montane and coastal forests from the main Guineo-Congolian forest of west and central Africa. Since then, stable Indian Ocean temperatures maintained a region of high rainfall throughout Pleistocene droughts th... View more info