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Image for Forestry and Nutrition. A reference manual

Forestry and Nutrition. A reference manual

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Rome, FAO: 1989

Seller ID: 007969


A few illustrations, small slim quarto, pp vi, 114, slight suggestion of waving to the first few pages, paperback, covers slightly creased. View more info

Image for Plants + People - an exhibition of items from the Economic Botany Collections, RBG Kew

Plants + People - an exhibition of items from the Economic Botany Collections, RBG Kew

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Royal Botanic Garden, Kew.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007971


Well illustarted, large slim 8vo, pp 64, paperback, corners slightly bumped, very slightly worn throughout. View more info

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

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

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The Conservation of Medicinal Plants

By: Akerele, Olayiwola, Heywood, Vernon & Synge, Hugh

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge Deighton, Bell & Co. Ltd.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001984


Octavo, pp (xx) 362, pictorial laminated boards, no dustwrapper, a very good copy. (This volume consists of the Proceedings of an International Consultation on 21 -27 March 1988 held at Chiang Mai, Thailand. Sections include: The Issue of Medicinal Plants; Science, Industry and Medicinal Plants; Techniques to Conserve Medicinal Plants; Policies to Conserve Medicinal Plants; and Experiences from Programmes to Conserve Medicinal Plants.) View more info

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Types of Vegetation in the Semiarid Portion of the United States and Their Economic Significance

By: Aldous, A.E. & Shantz, H.L.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Washington, Secretary of Agriculture: 1924

Seller ID: 006235


16 plates, pp (29), paperback, covers very slightly worn, a piece of paper adhering to the lower cover. SCARCE. Reprinted from Journal of Agricultural Research. View more info

Plant Life of South Asia (proceedings of the International Symposium, University of Karachi)

By: Ali, S.I. & Ghaffar, A.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Department of Botany, University of Karachi: 1991

Seller ID: 005739


[Dedicated to Dr R.R. Stewart, on his centennial]. A few illustrations, large 8vo, pp 275, covers very slightly bowed, contents very slightly thumbed, otherwise a good sound copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. [Articles on the vegetation of Bangladesh, Mongolia, on the Euphorbiaceae of Pakistan, Chenopodiaceae, medicinal plants of Pakistan etc.] View more info

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Orchid Biology - Reviews and Perspectives Volume 3 (III)

By: Arditti, Joseph (ed)

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Ithaca, Comstock Publishing: 1984

Seller ID: 012710


Illustrated. large octavo, pp 432, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. [Includes Ethnobotany of the Orchidaceae, Orchid Phytoalexins, Physiology of Germinating Orchid Seeds, Chromosomes in Orchids, A Reassessment of the Sectional limits on the Genus Cymbidium.] View more info

Fire in Relation to Primitive Agriculture and Grazing in the Tropics. Annotated Bibliography. Volumes II & III. (original printing).

By: Bartlett, Harley H.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor:

Seller ID: 002572


Two volumes, small quarto, pp 873; xii, 216, original blue wrappers, cloth spines, very slightly worn. [The scarce original printing of 1957 - 1961] View more info

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Ethnobotany of the California Indians, Volumes 1 & 2

By: Beck, Beatrice M. & Strike, Sandra S.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Champaign, Illinois, Koeltz Scientific Books: 1994

Seller ID: 007614


Two volumes, quarto, pages iv, 165; (4), ii, 210, paperback, corners very slightly bumped otherwise a very good set. SCARCE. (Volume 1 - Bibliography & index. Volume 2 - aboriginal uses of California's indigenous plants.) View more info

Image for Die Geschichte der Kulturlandschaft und des Ackerbaus in der Siedlungskammer Flogeln, Niedersachsen, seit der Jungsteinzeit :Probleme der Kustenforschung Im Sudlichen Nordseegebiet, Band 21

Die Geschichte der Kulturlandschaft und des Ackerbaus in der Siedlungskammer Flogeln, Niedersachsen, seit der Jungsteinzeit :Probleme der Kustenforschung Im Sudlichen Nordseegebiet, Band 21

By: Behre, Karl-Ernst & Kucan, Dusanka

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Isensee, Oldenburg: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 010765


German text. Illustrated, many folding charts, small folio, pp 227, green cloth, a slight blemish on the upper cover, otherwise a very good copy throughout. Presenation copy to Dr Peter Moore, signed by both authors. [The history of the cultural landscape and agriculture in Flogeln, Lower Saxony, since the Neolithic period.] A heavy book - extra postage may be required. View more info

Plants from the Past

By: Blake, Leonard W. & Cutler, Hugh C

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Alabama, USA, The University of Alabama Press: 2001

Seller ID: 003241


Illustrated with charts & tables, 8vo, pp (xviii), 177, paperback, a very good copy. [Traces develoment of the study of plant remains from archaeological sites over a period of 30 years, and gives access to previously unavailable data and interpretations. This features the much-sought-after extensive inventory "Plants from Archaeological Sites East of the Rockies," which serves as a reference to archaeological collections curated at the Illinois State Museum.] View more info

Image for Recherches critiques sur l'olivier de Laperrine. . Étude anatomique du limbe des innovations des Aristida de l'Afrique du Nord et du Sahara. Botanique Saharienne Memoire 6.

Recherches critiques sur l'olivier de Laperrine. . √Čtude anatomique du limbe des innovations des Aristida de l'Afrique du Nord et du Sahara. Botanique Saharienne Memoire 6.

By: Bourreil, P. Benichou, A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Alger, Institut de Recheres Sahariennes: 1962

Seller ID: 008268


A few illustrations and charts, quarto, pp 202, paperback, very slightly worn. (The work on the olive occupies the first 55 pages). View more info

The Flowering of Man - a Tzotzil Botany of Zinacantan

By: Breedlove, Dennis E. & Laughlin, Robert M.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian: 2000

Seller ID: 002926


NEW. An abridged edition of the 1993 work. Well illustrated, quarto, pp xiv, 336, paperback, a very good copy. [Abridged this may be, but it is still an impressively detailed work, with information on 2,686 plants. A botanical history of a Mayan people from the Spanish conquest to the present day.] View more info

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Grass Evolution and Domestication

By: Chapman, G.P. (ed.)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 008156


Original printing. A few illustrations, pp xviii, 390, pictorial laminated boards, a very good copy. View more info

Image for The Tamu - Sabah's Native Market

The Tamu - Sabah's Native Market

By: Chong Han San & Low Al Fuah

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, Opus Publications: 2008

Seller ID: 006584


Well illustrated, small 8vo, pp viii, 134, paperback, the slightest signs of wear to the covers, but a very good copy. View more info

Image for The History and Folklore of North American Wildflowers

The History and Folklore of North American Wildflowers

By: Coffey, Timothy

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Facts on File: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010672


Illustrated with line drawings in the text, large 8vo, pp 356, a very good copy indeed, in a very slightly faded dustwrapper. [Discusses the wild flowers of North America by family, including their various common names, their use by the Indians and by settlers, and their appearance in literature.] View more info

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Ethnobotany. Principles and Applications

By: Cotton, C.M.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Chichester, John Wiley & Sons: 1996

Seller ID: 007957


A very few illustrations, pp x, 424, paperback, very slightly worn. A standard work. [Interest in ethnobotany has increased dramatically in recent years. The search for new medicines by the pharmaceutical industry has turned to plant natural products and to ethnobotanical studies as a first step in bioprospecting. These studies are making a valuable contribution to the cataloguing of biological diversity and hence to the conservation of endangered ecosystems and the huma... View more info

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Plant Biographies: Plant's Eye View of the Planet and Man (CD-ROM)

By: Eland, Sue. (Gren Lucas, foreword)

Price: £59.99

Publisher: Plant Biographies: 2013

Seller ID: 008762


CDROM. (Postage will be reduced). A wonderful cornucopia of information on the uses, importance, history, economics, folklore and literature of plants. This work draws together, in plain language, direct and indirect data on plant species which is not readily available to the general public. The plants include trees, palms, shrubs, annuals, biennials, perennials, cacti, seaweeds, lichens, ferns, mosses and fungi (excluding the larger fungi such as mushrooms). The text co... View more info

Image for Medicinal and Other Uses of North American Plants - A Historical Survey with Special Reference to the Eastern Indian Tribes

Medicinal and Other Uses of North American Plants - A Historical Survey with Special Reference to the Eastern Indian Tribes

By: Erichsen-Brown, Charlotte

Price: £9.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications Inc.: 1989

Seller ID: 010520


Well illustrated with line drawings, thick 8vo, pp xxii, 512, paperback, a very good new copy. View more info

Image for Workshop on Planning Self-Help Fuelwood Projects (Reader prepared for the FAO - Part 1)

Workshop on Planning Self-Help Fuelwood Projects (Reader prepared for the FAO - Part 1)

By: FAO

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Roma, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: 1987

Seller ID: 007857


Quarto, pp 184, xeroxed and stapled, paperback, cover slightly worn. View more info