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Image for Databook on Endangered Tree and Shrub Species and Provenances

Databook on Endangered Tree and Shrub Species and Provenances

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Rome, FAO: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007961


(Forestry Paper 77]. Thick 8vo, not illustrated, pp xvi, 524, paperback, very slightly worn. View more info

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Neem - A tree for solving global problems

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Washington, National Academy Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008159


A few illustrations, pp x, 139, very slightly worn, paperback, the covers showing very slight signs of use. [Azadirachta indica] View more info

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

By: N/A

Price: £150.00

Seller ID: 009507


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

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

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society: 1967

Seller ID: 004556


Illustrated, pp 264, dark green cloth, very slight signs of wear, slight foxing of the endpapers, otherwise a good copy in a slightly worn dustwrapper. From the library of the Rhododendron nursery G. Reuthe, with their large stamp on the nedpaperns and front blank page. (Includes articles on Tregothnan, Windsor, Blackhills, Benmore etc.]. View more info

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Household Fuel Availability and Home Gardens in Selected Locations of Bangladesh [Multipurpose Tree Species Network Research Series]

By: Abedin, M.Z. & Quddus, M.A.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute: 1990

Seller ID: 008139


Slim quarto, pp 76, ringbound, paperback, a good copy. 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


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


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

Annals of the Andersonian Naturalists' Society - Volume 2

By: Annals of the Andersonian Naturalists' Society

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Glasgow, Combe & Thomson: 1900

Seller ID: 004209


Volume II. With 5 plates, pp 156, uncut, endpapers foxed, original parchment boards, a little worn but sound. [Includes Boyd Watts "Scottish Forests and Woodlands in Early Historic Times", and articles on Pollok Wych Elms, Plants of the Kenmuir District, Clydesdale Mosses and Fungi, Natural History of Ailsa Craig etc.] View more info

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Rhododendrons of subgenus Vireya

By: Argent, George

Price: £50.00

Publisher: 2015

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 010516


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 im... View more info

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Rhododendrons in Horticulture and Science

By: Argent, George & McFarlane, Marjory (eds)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009772


A few illustrations, pp viii, 312, paperback, a very good copy, with the bookplate of the botanist Alan Leslie. [ This book for rhododendron lovers of all persuasions covers a broad range of topics presented at the Rhododendron Conference in 2002. The Conference, held at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, brought together scientists, horticulturists and rhododendron enthusiasts. The subjects covered include the latest field work in China and South-East Asia; growing te... 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


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

Betula - a Survey

By: Ashburner, Kenneth

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Royal Horticultural Society: 1980

Seller ID: 001101


A 23-page article contained in the complete issue of "The Plantsman, Volume 2 part 1", June 1980. Paperback, very slightly worn. [Also includes Herklots on Zephyranthes. New Apple and Pear varieties from East Malling] View more info

The Royal Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Conifers - a comprehensive guide to cultivars and species

By: Auders, Aris G. & Spicer, Derek

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Nicosia, Kingsblue Publishing & the RHS: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007647


Two volumes, very well illustrated, large thick quarto, pp 1507, pictorial cloth, a very good set. Please note that this set weighs ten kilos - substantial extra postage will be required. Shipping to the USA, for instance, will be around £67.00 !! [An absolutely stunning work. The Royal Horticultural Society encyclopedia is a much needed reference book on conifer cultivars and species, both hardy and tropical. The two volumes of this extensive and lavishly illustrated 1... 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


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


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

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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


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 ... View more info

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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


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

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A Research on the Pines of Australia

By: Baker, Richard T. & Smith, Henry G.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Sydney, The Government of the State of New South Wales: 1910

Seller ID: 006497


Many illustrations, large quarto, pp xiv, 458, a little worn throughout with thumbing and marginal wear, cloth a bit browned, soiled and worn. A duplicate from Kings Colle London Library with several stamps internally and a shelf number on the spine. View more info

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Forest Products

By: Barclays Bank

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Barclays Bank D.C.O.: 1959

Seller ID: 007879


Illustrated, pp 171, paperback, an ex-library copy with label on front endpaper but no other markings, a little used throughout, the covers a bit more worn and frayed. [Surprisingly scarce - includes black and white photographs, attractive line-drawn decorations, and a folding colour plate of wood samples. Includes a lot of economic details and world statistics for both hard and soft woods.] View more info

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Identification of Modern and Tertiary Woods

By: Barefoot, A.C. & Hankins, Frank W.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010833


Illustrated, tall quarto, pp x, 189, slight age-toning of the margins, otherwise very clean and sound internally, cloth very slightly worn, corners slightly bumped. [Professor Peter Moore's copy, with his tiny ownership stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info