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British Wild Flowers

By: Johnson, C. Pierpoint (Illustrated By John E. Sowerby)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Lambeth, John E. Sowerby: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033450

Condition: Fair


168 pages, plus hand colored frontispiece and 80 issue guarded, hand colored plates. Covers are heavily worn and top cover is almost detached. Old notations, etc. on front free end leaf. Occasional smudges and light foxing. View more info

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Trees of Malawi with Some Shrubs and Climbers

By: Kitchin, Alison M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Malawi, Mbabzi Estates Limited: 1982

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Seller ID: 035047

Condition: Near Fine


Printed by Blantyre Print and Publishing, Blantyre, Malawi. 229 pages. Cloth covers show slight rubbing. Volume is otherwise Fine. Jacket remains bright and clean, though shows a small tear and some creasing along upper edge 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

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African Orchids in the Wild and in Cultivation

By: La Croix, Isobyl and Eric La Croix

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Timber Press: 1997

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 035128

ISBN: 0881924059

Condition: Near Fine


379 pages. Slight smudge on lower edge of text block. Otherwise Fine. Dust jacket is now protected in clear mylar sleeve. View more info

A Selected Guide to the Literature on the Flowering Plants of Mexico

By: Langman, Ida Kaplan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029311

Condition: Good


Copyright is 1964. 1015 pages. Black cloth covers are a bit rubbed and faded. Bookplate on front paste down. Small moisture stain at upper outside corner of last 15 leaves, not affecting any text. Paper is a little age toned. Volume remains solid and is otherwise intact. View more info

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The Ecology of a Tropical Forest: Seasonal Rhythms and Long-term Changes

By: Leigh, Egbert G., A. Stanley Rand, & Donald M. Windsor (Eds)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Smithsonian Institution: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036309

ISBN: 0874746019

Condition: Very Good


468 pages. Light handling creases. Otherwise a tight and clean copy. Additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

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The Golden Age of Plant Hunters

By: Lemmon, Kenneth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, A. S. Barnes and Company, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 036310

Condition: Very Good


229 pages. Clean and tight copy with only a few light scuffs on cover. Price clipped dust jacket with rubbing and scattered tears. Jacket remains clean and is now in a clear protective sleeve. Due to weight, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

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The Natural History of the Tea-Tree, with Observations on the Medical Qualities of Tea, and on the Effects of Tea-Drinking

By: Lettsom, John Coakley

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: London, Charles Dilly: 1799

Seller ID: 030602

Condition: Very Good


First published in 1772, this is "A New Edition"; 101 pages, plus three full page hand colored plates, hand colored folding frontispiece, and single leaf b/w illustration; Beautifully rebound in green half leather with green cloth over boards; Raised spine bands, with black leather spine label and gilt stamped lettering; Contents trimmed to edges of plates; Covers are slightly bumped at corners, though remains clean and very attractive; One inch closed tear, with some related wrinkles on blank front free end page (of rebind); Folding frontispiece with half inch closed tear on bound edg... View more info

Guide to Botany: Or, A Familiar Illustration of the Principles of the Linnaean Classification

By: Millar, James

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Peter Hill and Company: 1821

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 030598

Condition: Good


207 pages, plus frontispiece and five additional plates; Frontispiece and three plates are hand colored; Mid nineteenth century binding, with dark green leather over spine and corners, with raised spine bands and gilt stamped lettering and decoration; Marbled paper over boards and end leaves and all edges of text block are marbled; Covers are rubbed and scuffed, though lettering on spine remains good; Older book plate on front paste down with some foxing; Scattered very light foxing and a little light offsetting from plates; Volume remains tight and is otherwise clean and intact. View more info

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British Wild Flowers: Familiarly Described In the Four Seasons

By: Moore, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Reeve & Co.: 1967

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 034572

Condition: Good


424 pages, plus 24 plates. Covers are rubbed, and shows a little spotting. Light foxing on first few leaves. Small dark stain at top of frontispiece (Plate I). Volume remains tight and generally clean, with all remaining plates being in very good condition. View more info

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The North American Sylva; or, a Description of the Forest Trees of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia, Not Described in the Work of F. Andrew Michaux... (Three Volumes in Two)

By: Nuttall, Thomas

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, D. Rice & A. N. Hart: 1857

Seller ID: 030789

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes re-bound by Talin Bookbindery of Cape Cod, with green leather spine and corners, and green cloth over boards; Raised spine bands with gilt stamped lettering and decoration; Housed in matching custom two compartment slipcase; All edges gilded; 131 hand colored plates; Ex-Library with institutional stamps on title pages and verso, though with NO other library markings; Now rebound; Covers and slipcase remain Fine and exceptionally attractive; Moisture stains are seen on the first ten leaves near heel; Plate 1 is uniformly just a little darkened, and there are a couple of small tears ... View more info

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Wild Flowers of the United States (Six Volumes, Plus Index, in 15 parts)

By: Rickett, Harold William

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, The New York Botanical Garden / McGraw-Hill Book Company: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036914

Condition: Good


Complete set with index. Ex-Library with usual markings and deaccession stamp. Card pockets have been removed from front end leaf with some surface tears. A few volumes show superficial moisture stains on edges, though not affecting contents. All volumes remains tight and otherwise clean. Due to size and weight, significant additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

Popular History of the Palms and Their Allies, Containing A Familiar Account of Their Structure, Geographical and Geological Distribution, History, Properties, and Uses, and a Complete List of All the Species Introduced Into Our Gardens

By: Seemann, Berthold

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, Lovell Reeve: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032818

Condition: Good+


359 pages, plus 20 colored plates. Blind and gilt stamped green cloth covers show a few small and very light blemishes, as well as a couple small tears on edges. Gilt remains bright and covers are very attractive. Book plate of [Sir] Edmund Giles Loder on front paste down. Plate images remain bright and clean, though two show small moisture stains on edge margins. Blank verso of plates show very light foxing. Volume remains tight and otherwise clean and intact. A very attractive example. View more info

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Green Indonesia: Tropical Forest Encounters

By: Sharp, Ilsa

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kuala Lumpar, Oxford University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034990

ISBN: 967653045X

Condition: Fine


184 pages. Dust jacket shows two inch closed tears from upper edge along spine and fold over top cover. Jacket is otherwise bright and clean. View more info

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Curtis's Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed... [bound with] General Indexes to the Plants Contained in the First Twenty Volumes of the Botanical Magazine...

By: Sims, John

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: London, Printed By Stephen Couchman: 1804

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030599

Condition: Good


Contains plates 740 through 786, collated and complete with text; All plates are hand colored, and number 770 is folding; Bound with index of the first twenty volumes, which was published in 1805; Original boards are rubbed and worn at corners; Later leather rebacking is rather crude, though volume remains tight; Occasional light foxing and/or offsetting, though overall contents are intact, and generally very clean; Coloring on plates remains bright and very lovely. View more info

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A Bibliography of the Mango (Mangifera Indica L.)

By: Soule, Mortimer J., Jr.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Coral Gables, FL, Florida Mango Forum and University of Miami:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037100

Condition: Very Good


No date of publication, though circa 1950. 89 pages. Covers are a little age toned along edges. Volume is otherwise Fine. View more info

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Vauxhall Gardens: A Chapter in the Social History of England

By: Southworth, James Granville

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035518

Condition: Very Good


199 pages. Red inked Review Copy stamp on blank front free end leave as well as a decorative black inked ownership stamp. End leaves are a little darkened. Light signs of age and use, though overall a tight and clean copy. View more info

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English Botany or Coloured Figures of British Plants (Thirteen Volumes)

By: Sowerby, J., J. E. Sowerby, and Others

Price: $650.00

Publisher: London, George Bell & Sons: 1902

Edition: Third Edition, Special Reissue

Seller ID: 037237

Condition: Fair


Complete in twelve volumes, plus supplement. Collated and complete set with 1948 colored plates. All plates are at least in Very Good condition, with the majority being Fine. There are some with slight smudges, small edge stains, and slight waves on edges. There is significant moisture damage to the top covers of Volumes I and IX, also affecting the first 25 leaves of Volume IX and the first ten leaves of Volume I. All text on these damaged leaves remain complete and legible. Volumes III, VII, X, and XI remain solid and about Very Good in condition. The first leaf of preface in the supp... View more info

An Introduction to the Study of Cryptogamous Plants. In Letters

By: Sprengel, Kurt [Kurt Polycarp Joachim Sprengel, (1766 - 1833), German botanist and physician]

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, J. White, Horace's Head: 1807

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 030600

Condition: Good


411 pages, plus ten hand colored plates, all folding; Nineteenth century leather covers, recently rebacked; Original leather is darkened near edges and shows some smoke damage; Volume is tight and contents remain very good, with only occasional smudges; Plates are all very good and show good color. View more info

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Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines In Kansas

By: Stephens, H. A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lawrence, KS, University Press of Kansas:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037319

Condition: Near Fine


Copyright is 1969. 250 pages. Original glassine wrap is in good condition, though a little chipped and darkened over spine. Volume shows slight fading over spine, though remains bright, clean, and crisp. View more info

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Orchids of Kenya

By: Steward, Joyce

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Timber Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035065

ISBN: 0881923575

Condition: Near Fine


176 pages. Upper, outside, corner has been bumped, resulting with a tear and wrinkles to the dust jacket. Book and jacket are otherwise Fine. Jacket is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info