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Image for Fresh-water Algae of the United States; (exclusive of the Diatomaceae) Complemental to Desmids of the United States.  Plates (Plates Volume ONLY)

Fresh-water Algae of the United States; (exclusive of the Diatomaceae) Complemental to Desmids of the United States. Plates (Plates Volume ONLY)

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Bethlehem, PA, Comenius Press: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034182


Plates LIV-CCXI. Lacking title page. Each plate protected by tissue guard with printed text. The last plate leaf is labeled CCXI, though there is no image or corresponding text. Ex-Library with older library label on spine, library plate on front paste down, deaccession stamp on front paste down, and small institutional ink stamp on rear paste down. There are a couple of small tears in the cloth along the joint of the top cover and spine. Corners are bumped. Spine... View more info

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Native Woods for Construction Purposes in the Western Pacific Region

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Bureau of Yards and Docks Department of the Navy: 1944

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 035125


382 pages, plus plate and five maps. Covers show general light wear with some foxing and tape over center of cover. Light foxing of first and last few leaves, and on edges. A few small tears along binding of folding maps. View more info

Image for Botanic Manuscript of Jane Colden, 1724 1766

Botanic Manuscript of Jane Colden, 1724 1766

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Garden Club of Orange and Dutchess Counties, New York: 1963

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 036399


Printed in a limited edition of 1500 copies. Dust jacket shows scattered minor wear on edges. Jacket remains bright and clean, and is now in a clear protective sleeve. View more info

Indian Trees: An Account of Trees, Shrubs, Woody Climbers, Bamboos and Palms Indigenous or Commonly Cultivated In the British Indian Empire

By: Brandis, Dietrich

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Archibald Constable & Co. LTD: 1907

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 032326


767 pages. Half title page is a little worn and has been reinforced at the binding with tape. Volume shows general light wear and use, though remains tight, otherwise intact, and generally clean. Due to weight, additional charges will apply to priority and/or international shipping. View more info

Image for Cool Orchids, and How to Grow Them; with a Descriptive List of All the Best Species in Cultivation

Cool Orchids, and How to Grow Them; with a Descriptive List of All the Best Species in Cultivation

By: Burbidge, F. W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hardwicke: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034455


160 pages, plus 4 hand colored plates. Green cloth covers over beveled edges and with gilt lettering and design. All edges of text are gilded. Covers are rubbed at corners and spine ends. Spine cover is slightly darkened. Frontispiece and title page show light wear. Marginalia is seen on front free end leaf and index, and just a little throughout text. Slightly shaken, but overall a fairly solid and attractive copy. View more info

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Southern African Ferns and Fern Allies

By: Burrows, J. E.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Sandton, Frandsen Publishers: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035049


359 pages, plus. Tight and very clean copy. Dust jacket remains bright and clean, though shows a few light surface scratches mostly over bottom cover. Jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Due to weight and size, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

Image for Steel & Roses:  American Prints in the Hersh Cohen Collection & Botanical Books in the Fern Cohen Collection.  Part 1: American Prints; Part 2:  Botanical Books

Steel & Roses: American Prints in the Hersh Cohen Collection & Botanical Books in the Fern Cohen Collection. Part 1: American Prints; Part 2: Botanical Books

By: Cohen, Hersh & Fern Cohen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Grolier Club: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035305


59 & 68 pages. There is a vertical crease from the lower edge that is most present on the side of Part 2, though affecting most of the volume. Otherwise Fine condition. View more info

The Coconut

By: Copeland, Edwin Bingham

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1931

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 032710


233 pages, plus two pages of ads. Cloth covers are discolored and lightly worn along lower edges. Two small review clippings are pasted to the front paste down. Previous owners inked name and date on blank front free end page. Dust jacket is price clipped, though otherwise bright and clean. Jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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The Various Contrivances By Which Orchids are Fertilised By Insects

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1890

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 032811


Second edition, revised, Fifth Thousand. 300 pages, plus 32 pages of ads. Volume shows a little spine lean. Green cloth covers show a little rubbing along edges and corners are slightly bumped and worn. Top hinge (internal) is cracked and blank front free end leaf is loose. Volume remains tight and contents are otherwise clean and intact. View more info

The Indigenous Trees of the Uganda Protectorate

By: Eggeling, William J. (with Foreword By Sir Arthur Hill)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Entebbe, Uganda, The Government Printer: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Association inscription

Seller ID: 032583


296 pages, plus plates and map. Author's copy, with signed name and date of Aug. 1940. Tipped in is a two page hand written letter from Sir Arthur Hill who wrote the foreword. Very light foxing at rear of book, and general very light use/wear. Overall a nice, clean, and tight copy. View more info

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Namaqualand in Flower

By: Eliovson, Sima

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Johannesburg, Macmillan: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 035017


128 pages. Tight and clean copy showing light general wear to book and jacket. Signed in name only by the author on title page. Dust jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. Due to size and weight, additional charges may apply for priority and/or international shipping View more info

The Ferns of New Zealand and Its Immediate Dependencies, with Directions for Their Collection and Cultivation

By: Field, H. C.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Griffith, Farren, Okeden, and Welsh: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031672


164 pages, plus 29 plates. Dark green cloth, stretched over beveled boards. Light green illustration on covers, with gilt stamped lettering. Light wear at spine ends, as well as rubbing and very light wear along edges. Corners are lightly bumped. End leaves are darkened. Hinges are weak, though text block remains tight and well attached to covers. Contents are clean and intact. View more info

British Sea-Weeds. Drawn from Professor Harvey's "Phycologia Britannica." (Two Volumes)

By: Gatty, Mrs. Alfred

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Bell and Daldy: 1872

Seller ID: 033178


Two volumes, with 80 colored plates. 8 pages of publisher's ads at end of volume II are dated June 1882. Blind and gilt stamped green cloth covers remain bright and clean, showing a few very light scuffs, and some light wear on corners. End leaves are a little darkened. There is separation in the text block of volume I, about one quarter in. However, text and book remain very tight. View more info

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The Herbal or General History of Plants: The Complete 1633 Edition as Revised and Enlarged By Thomas Johnson

By: Gerard, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications, Inc.:

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 036002


1630+ pages. DJ is now in a clear protective sleeve. Due to size and weight, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

The Flowers Personified: A series of Fifty-two Female Figures Adorned with Flower Costume, Beautifully colored from Designs By J. J. Grandville

By: Grandville, J. J. And Alphonse Karr (translated By N. Cleaveland)

Price: $800.00

Publisher: New York, Martin and Johnson:

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 033461


384 pages, plus 50 hand colored steel plate engravings including frontispiece, plus decorative hand colored half-title page. With "Ladies Horticulture; Ladies Botany; and Soliloquy" by Alphonse Karr. Lovely, contemporary, black leather covers with raised spine bands and very elaborate gilt decoration and lettering. All edges of text block are gilded. Covers show a few scuffs and light rubbing, though remains bright and attractive. Front free end leaf is deta... View more info

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The Botany of the Speke and Grant Expedition [The Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Volume XXIX]

By: Grant, J. A.

Price: $650.00

Publisher: London, The Linnean Society of London / Taylor and Francis: 1875

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 034868


190 pages, plus 136 plates. Half bound with leather over spines and corners, and dark green pebbled cloth over boards. Raised spine bands with gilt lettering on leather spine labels. Scattered foxing, mostly light but affecting a few of the plates. The leaves making up the last quarter of this volume show some waviness. View more info

The Palms of the Amazon

By: Henderson, Andrew

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Seller ID: 033779


362 pages. View more info

Chanticleer: A Pleasure Garden

By: Higins, Adria

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press: 2011

Seller ID: 032256


New copy still sealed in original cellophane wrap. View more info

Synopsis Filicum; or, A Synopsis of All Known Ferns, Including the Osmundaceae, Schizaeaceae, Marattiacea, and Ophioglossaceae (Chiefly Derived from the Kew Herbarium) Accompanied By Figures Representing the Essential Characters of Each Genius

By: Hooker, William Jackson and John Gilbert Baker

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hardwicke: 1874

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 032687


559 pages, plus nine plates and accompanying text leaf. Green cloth covers are rubbed and show wear at spine ends and corners. Hinges (internal) are broke but previously reglued. Moisture stains affecting edges of last few plates, though images all remain good. Scattered, penciled marginalia. General wear. View more info

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Soils of the Serengeti Woodlands, Tanzania

By: Jager, Tj.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wageningen, Centre for Agricultural Publishing and Documentation: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035633


239 pages, plus three folding maps in rear pocket. General very light wear and use, though overall a tight and clean copy. View more info