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Image for The Rhododendron and Camellia Year Book for 1968 (Yearbook 22)

The Rhododendron and Camellia Year Book for 1968 (Yearbook 22)

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society: 1967

Seller ID: 004556

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, pp 264, dark green cloth, binding very slightly skewed, otherwise a very good copy in a slightly worn dustwrapper. (Includes articles on Tregothnan, Windsor, Blackhills, Benmore etc.]. View more info

Image for American Camellia Yearbooks 1948 - 1982 (a run of 35 volumes)

American Camellia Yearbooks 1948 - 1982 (a run of 35 volumes)

By: N/A

Price: £50.00

Seller ID: 009507

Condition: Very Good


A long run of 35 volumes, complete from 1948 through to 1982. The last three volumes are soft cloth, all the others are hardback. Eight volumes are without dustwrappers, all the others have distwrappers which are a little rubbed and chipped (the only one with serious loss is 1970, which lacks about a third of its upper cover). Long runs such as this are extremely scarce. Extremely heavy - extra postage will be required. View more info

Image for Calliandra : A versatile small tree for the humid tropics (Pat Brenan's copy]

Calliandra : A versatile small tree for the humid tropics (Pat Brenan's copy]

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Washington, National Academy Press: 1984

Seller ID: 013981

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Illustrated, slim octavo, pp 52, paperback, covers a little faded otherwise a very good copy. With the bookplate of the botanist Pat Brenan, at one time Director of Kew Gardens. [Postage will be reduced] View more info

Image for Mangium and Other Fast-Growing Acacias for the Humid Tropics

Mangium and Other Fast-Growing Acacias for the Humid Tropics

By: N/A

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Washington, National Academy Press: 1983

Seller ID: 013982

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Illustrated, slim octavo, pp 62, paperback, a very good copy. [Postage will be reduced] View more info

Image for Illustrated Flora of the Pacific States - Washington, Oregon and California : Volume 1 Ferns to Birthworts (Ophioglossaceae to Aristolochiaceae)

Illustrated Flora of the Pacific States - Washington, Oregon and California : Volume 1 Ferns to Birthworts (Ophioglossaceae to Aristolochiaceae)

By: Abrams, Leroy

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Stanford & London, Stanford University Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012474

Condition: Good


Well illustrated with many small line drawings, large thick octavo, pp x, 538, a little age-toned, a neat name on the front endpaper, hinge at title page slightly weak, otherwise good and clean internally, green cloth, upper corners very slightly bumped, slightly rubbed, spine a little dull. [Covers the ferns and horsetails, grasses, gymnosperms, Liliaceae, Orchidaceae, Iridaceae, Salicaceae,Betulaceae, Fagaceae, Ulmaceae etc]. 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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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

Image for Heyday of the Gymnosperms - systematics and biodiversity of the Late triassic Molteno fructifications

Heyday of the Gymnosperms - systematics and biodiversity of the Late triassic Molteno fructifications

By: Anderson, John M. & Anderson, Heidi M.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Pretoria, National Botanic Institute: 2003

Seller ID: 008574

ISBN: 1919795987

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, very large tall quarto, pp viii, 398, pictorial laminated boards. Top edge very slightly marked, otherwise as new. SCARCE. A heavy book - extra postage will be needed. [This book is based on extensive fieldwork and collections in the Karoo Basin of South Africa and provides the most comprehensive insight so far into extinct seed plants from the Mesozoic of the southern hemisphere. Large numbers of specimens have been used to delimit species and careful note has been taken of associations between different fossil species. A key feature is the focus on fossil seed plant rep... View more info

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Rhododendrons of Sabah

By: Argent, G., Lamb, A., Phillipps, A., & Collenette, S.

Price: £11.50

Publisher: Sabah Parks Trustees: 1988

Seller ID: 003425

Condition: New


Well illustrated, small 8vo, pp 146, paperback, a very good new copy. View more info

Image for Rhododendrons of Sabah [Sybil Sassoon's copy]

Rhododendrons of Sabah [Sybil Sassoon's copy]

By: Argent, G., Lamb, A., Phillipps, A., & Collenette, S.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Sabah Parks Trustees: 1988

Seller ID: 014266

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, small 8vo, pp 146, paperback, signature of Sybil Sassoon and date on the title page, otherwise a very good copy. View more info

Image for Rhododendrons of subgenus Vireya

Rhododendrons of subgenus Vireya

By: Argent, George

Price: £50.00

Publisher: 2015

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 010516

Condition: New


Second edition. Illustrated, small thick quarto, pp 454, paperback, a very good new copy. A heavy book - extra postage may be required. [Vireya rhododendrons are an attractive group of plants with a greater diversity of flower form than any other group of rhododendrons. They are widely grown around the world for their beautiful and sometimes powerfully perfumed flowers. This enlarged second edition incorporates new material, including 10 new species and many new and improved illustrations.] View more info

Image for The Kew Magazine Volume 5 Part 3, (incorporating Curtis's Botanical Magazine) - includes 'Some Attractive Vireya Rhododendrons', 'Australasian Ferns in Irish Gardens'  & 'Riverine Forests of the Jubba River, Somalia'

The Kew Magazine Volume 5 Part 3, (incorporating Curtis's Botanical Magazine) - includes 'Some Attractive Vireya Rhododendrons', 'Australasian Ferns in Irish Gardens' & 'Riverine Forests of the Jubba River, Somalia'

By: Argent, George; Maunder, Michael; Nelson, E. Charles.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Basil Blackwell for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: 1988

Seller ID: 008579

Condition: As New


Illustrated with 6 colour plates by Rodella Purves and other line drawings, 8vo, paperback, a very good copy. (This volume covers mainly Vireya Rhododendrons. Other articles : The Riverine Forests of the Jubba River, Southern Somalia - by Michael Maunder, (who also contributes Plants in Peril - Ulmus wallichiana), Some Australasian Ferns in Irish Gardens - by Charles Nelson.) View more info

Image for Ecological Studies in the Mixed Dipterocarp Forests of Brunei State [Frank White's copy]

Ecological Studies in the Mixed Dipterocarp Forests of Brunei State [Frank White's copy]

By: Ashton, P.S.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Oxford at The Clarendon Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 014289

Condition: Good


A few photogarphic illustrations, large octavo, pp 75 + many tables and folding charts at rear, a card-mounted overlay slip loose at rear, a small errata slip tipped-in after the title page, very clean internally, paperback, covers slightly worn, the spine is torn at the head and tail. Presentation copy signed by author to the botanist Frank White. [Oxford Forest Memoirs, number 25] View more info

Image for The Cultivated Evergreens, a Handbook of the Coniferous and Most Important Broad-Leaved Evergreens Planted for Ornament in the United States and Canada

The Cultivated Evergreens, a Handbook of the Coniferous and Most Important Broad-Leaved Evergreens Planted for Ornament in the United States and Canada

By: Bailey, L.H.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1923

Edition: First UK edition

Seller ID: 015374

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp xx, 434, extremely clean internally, green cloth, a slight stain at the bottom corners, otherwise a very good copy of the first UK edition. View more info

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Ericas in Southern Africa

By: Baker, H.A. & Oliver, E.G.H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cape Town, Purnell: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010288

Condition: Good


Well illusrated with many botanical colour plates, large 8vo, pp lxvi, 180, a little aged and marked internally, cloth slightly worn, shelf-rubbed on the bottom edge, in a dustwrapper which is a bit aged and marked and which has been permanently covered in plastic, with previous owner's bookplate on half-title. [Signed by second author]. View more info

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Ericas in Southern Africa

By: Baker, H.A. & Oliver, E.G.H.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cape Town, Purnell: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010289

Condition: Very Good


Well illusrated with many botanical colour plates, large 8vo, pp lxvi, 180, very clean internally, cloth in very good condition, in a frated, chipped and slightly aged dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Ericas in Southern Africa

Ericas in Southern Africa

By: Baker, H.A. & Oliver, E.G.H.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Cape Town, Purnell: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010290

Condition: Good


Well illusrated with many botanical colour plates, large 8vo, pp lxvi, 180, very slightly age-toned, a small mark on the front endpaper has transferred through to the frontispiece where it is only just noticeable, cloth showing shelf rubbing along the lower and upper edges but otherwise in very good condition, in a slightly frayed and aged dustwrapper, which has a tear along the fore-edge and a repaired tear on the lower cover. [From the library of the botanist Charles Stirton, with his small neat stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

Image for Ericas in Southern Africa

Ericas in Southern Africa

By: Baker, H.A. & Oliver, E.G.H.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Cape Town, Purnell: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010385

Condition: Good


Well illusrated with many botanical colour plates, large 8vo, pp lxvi, 180, very slightly age-toned, cloth slightly worn and marked but otherwise in very good condition. View more info

Image for Trees of Westonbirt School

Trees of Westonbirt School

By: Barkley, Sylvia Y.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Private printing: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015046

Condition: Good


Illustrated with photographs, line drawings, and a folding plant at the rear, large octavo, pp 72, front endpaper slightly marked, a neat signature on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, paperback, covers slightly worn and faded. View more info

Image for Calluna - a Monograph on the Scotch Heather

Calluna - a Monograph on the Scotch Heather

By: Beijerinck, W.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, N.V. Noord-Hollandsche Uitgevers Maatschappij: 1940

Seller ID: 009216

Condition: Fair


Illustrated with a tipped-in colour frontispiece (corner a little creased) , 29 plain plates (mainly physiological), and line drawings in the text, large 8vo, pp 180, upper corners of pages heavily bumped throughout, otherwise a clean ex-library copy in library cloth binding, a dupl;icate from the RHS Lindley Library, original wrappers bound in, (stamp dates and label on front endpapers, traces of a label on rear endpaper, label on verso of front wrapper, cloth slightly dull and a little worn and wrinkled, upper corner bumped, label and stamp on the spine. SCARCE. View more info