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Image for The Kew Magazine, Volume 4 Part 1 - 200TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION 1787-1987 (Curtis's Botanical Magazine).

The Kew Magazine, Volume 4 Part 1 - 200TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION 1787-1987 (Curtis's Botanical Magazine).

By: (Desmond, Ray. Donald, Duncan. Mathew, Brian.)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Kew, Richmond, Surrey, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in Association with Collingridge: 1987

Seller ID: 001096


Illustrated, pp 56, red wrappers with portrait of William Curtis on upper cover, very slightly worn. (A celebratory edition, including a FACSIMILE OF THE FIRST TWO PARTS OF CURTIS'S BOTANICAL MAGAZINE, with 6 colour plates. Also a biography of Curtis by Ray Desmond, a note on Curtis at the Chelsea Physick Garden by Duncan Donald, and modern notes on the plants depicted. View more info

Image for Curtis's Botanical Magazine Volume 22 part 2 (Kew Magazine ) - includes "Some Narcissus from Northern Iberia"

Curtis's Botanical Magazine Volume 22 part 2 (Kew Magazine ) - includes "Some Narcissus from Northern Iberia"

By: Alfonso, Susanna & Garnatje, Teresa

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 009367


Illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp (56), paperback, a very good copy. [The daffodil article extends to fifteen pages with a map and 10 botanical line drawings. In addition, there are the seven fine botanical colour plates by Christabel King, Joanna Langhorne, Gillian Condy and Linda Gurr, depicting Dendrochilum javierense, Aloe affinis, Clematis urophylla, Maihuenia poeppigii, Lathyrus davidii, Digitalis minor and Primula moupinensis.] View more info

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Drawings of Florida Orchids

By: Ames, Blanche & Oakes

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Botanical Museum, Harvard: 1959

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 012705


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp x, 190, paperback, covers very slightly worn, but really a very good copy. [The illustrations are mainly line drawings, though some were originally etchings or heliotypes, now converted to lino-cuts.] View more info

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Peppers - the Domesticated Capsicums (New edition)

By: Andrews, Jean

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Austin, University of Texas: 1995

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 008344


New edition. Well illustrated with 34 fine botanical colour plates, a few other illustrations, large quarto, pp (xvi), 186, very clean internally, a very good copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Kew Magazine (incorporating Curtis's Botanical magazine) Volume 5 part 2  - including 'Some Confusing Cassias'  and Some Hawaiian Mountain Plants

The Kew Magazine (incorporating Curtis's Botanical magazine) Volume 5 part 2 - including 'Some Confusing Cassias' and Some Hawaiian Mountain Plants

By: Andrews, Susyn; Knees, Sabina & Beckett, Kenneth A.

Price: £5.00

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

Seller ID: 009050


Illustrated, pp 48, a very good copy. [The main two articles are illustrated with a few line drawings. The six fine botanical plates, with accompanying text, are by Mark Fothergill, Christabel King and Pandora Sellars and feature Lemboglossum cervantesii, Dendrathema yezoense, Sarracenia psittacina, Corydalis popovii, Zaluskinskya microsiphon and Arum pictum.] View more info

Image for The Kew Magazine, Volume 8 Part 2. (Curtis's Botanical Magazine] (Curtis). Includes articles on Bromeliads and Nepenthes

The Kew Magazine, Volume 8 Part 2. (Curtis's Botanical Magazine] (Curtis). Includes articles on Bromeliads and Nepenthes

By: Argent, George. Andrews, Susyn. Nelson, E Charles. Green, Peter S.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Royal Botanic Garden Kew: 1991

Seller ID: 002936


Illustrated with 6 botanical colour plates by Christabel King, Mary Bates etc, paperback, a very good copy. [Includes George Argent on Three Interesting Bromeliads from South America, Peter Green on Ligustrum Sempervirens, Susyn Andrews on Cornus nuttallii, Rosemary Simpson on Nepenthes rajah, and entries by Isobyl La Croix and Kenneth Beckett. Also a 5 page article by Rosemary Simpson on "Plants in Peril : Nepenthes rajah", and for the accompanying article by Ch... 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

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Marjorie Blamey's Wild Flowers by Colour - the easy way to flower identification

By: Blamey, Marjorie

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Dorling Kindersley: 1997

Seller ID: 009362


Very well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 208, pictorial boards, a very good copy in a dustwrapper which is showing the very slightest signs of wear. [The hardback edition is extremely scarce]. View more info

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The Art of Botanical Illustration

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009459


1971 reprint. Illustrated, large 8vo, pp xxxii, 304, a neat convent library stamp and number on front endpaper, traces of two labels removed, otherwise very clean internally, cloth in excellent condition, in a dustwrapper which is not price-clipped but which is creased, torn and repaired with sellotape, lacking several small pieces, and now preserved in a removable plastic film. View more info

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British Flowering Plants - (4 volumes)

By: Boulger, G.E.S. (illus Mrs Henry Perrin)

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Bernard Quaritch: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013226


Four volumes, quarto, with 300 colour plates by Mrs Henry Perrin, top edge gilt, in original white buckram which is in very bright condition. A heavy set - extra postage will be needed. [The plates show slight spotting on the reverse, rather like light foxing but dark grey; very occasionally it shows on the printed surface]. {Limited numbered edition of 1000 copies - this set being number 375} View more info

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A Northeast Folio, produced to accompany an exhibition of works by contemporary botanical printmakers at the Hunt Institute

By: Brindle, John V. & White, James J.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010133


LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION OF 750 COPIES.Comprises brief introductory text and 17 folded sheets, each showing several examples of each artist's work - Grace Albee, Steven Barbash, Gerard Brender a Brandis, Marvin hayes, Jacques Hnizdovsky, Alex Katz, Hugh Kepets, Robert Kipniss, Vaino Kola, Michael mazur, Tjelda Michas, Barry Moser, Lowell Nesbitt, Arcadia Olenska-Petryshyn, Gabor Peterdi, Elaine Simel and Richard Claude Ziemann] View more info

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The Wild Orchids of Britain

By: Brooke, Jocelyn

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011060


Illustrated with 40 colour plates by Gavin Bone, additional drawings by Muirhead and Stephen Bone, small folio, pp 140, endpapers very lightly marked, otherwise clean internally, buckram rather bleached in places, a little abrasure of the cloth in the bottom corner of the upper cover, otherwise clean and sound, the dustwrapper is a little worn and frayed with some dustiness and age-browning. [Limited numbered edition of 1,140 copies]. View more info

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The Wild Orchids of Britain

By: Brooke, Jocelyn

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013211


Illustrated with 40 colour plates by Gavin Bone, additional drawings by Muirhead and Stephen Bone, small folio, pp 140, endpapers a little foxed, otherwise clean internally, buckram only slightly faded, otherwise clean and sound, the dustwrapper is slightly worn and marked, with slight loss here and there. [Limited numbered edition of 1,140 copies]. View more info

Image for The Hunter Sketchbook - Birds and Flowers of New South Wales, Drawn on the Spot in 1788, 89 & 90 by Captain John Hunter RN of the First Fleet

The Hunter Sketchbook - Birds and Flowers of New South Wales, Drawn on the Spot in 1788, 89 & 90 by Captain John Hunter RN of the First Fleet

By: Calaby, John (editor) (et al)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Canberra, National Library of Australia: 1989

Seller ID: 008815


Illustrated with 100 colour plates, small quarto, pp 251, paperback, a very slight wave to the pages and cover, personal inscription on front endpaper, very slight fading to the spine, otherwise a very good copy. [From the library of the botanical artist Wendy Page, with her blind-stamp on the title page.] VERY SCARCE {A HEAVY BOOK - EXTRA SHIPPING MAY BE REQUIRED} View more info

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The Banks/Cook Portfolio

By: Carter, Harold B.; David, Andrew C.E.; (Gilbert, Pamela - editor)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Melbourne and London, Hill House Publishers: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009176


Limited edition of 500 copies only. Illustrated, folio, pp 112, green cloth, a very good copy. The first trade edition, without the brochure of other illustrations. [Comprises two major essays - "Sir Joseph Banks as the Father of Australia", and "Captain Cook's Second Voyage and His Chart of the Southern Hemisphere", together with two appendices - "Franz Andreas Bauer" and "The Banks Copper Engraving of the Great Pacific Ocean". With ... View more info

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Artists' Kew - an exhibition of contemporary works.

By: Cloake, J. & Strong, R.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Asgill House trust & Friends of RBG Kew: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009561


NEW. Very well illustrated, small slim quarto, pp 96. a very good copy in dustwrapper. [Artists' Kew reveals Kew in its charming detail as well as in its full natural beauty by the Thames. It is about people too: their interaction with those settings, and the settings in turn as public places for simple relaxation and fun as well as the backdrop for enjoyment of botanical delights. Indeed, Kew today is more popular than ever: with visitors to the Royal Botanic Gardens a... View more info

The Genus Paphiopedilum (Second Edition 1998)

By: Cribb, Phillip

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Kinabalu & Kew, 1998

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002795


Second edition, now out of print. Very well illustrated, including watercolours by Pandora Sellars and Carol Woodin, and many colour photographs of plants in the wild, large octavo, pp x, 428, fore-edge very slightly foxed, dustwrapper a little age-toned, and very slightly worn, endpapers a little marked, otherwise a very good copy in a very slightly worn slipcase. Signed by the author. {Paphiopedilums are, and have been since the early nineteenth century, one of the ... View more info

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The Genus Pleione

By: Cribb, Phillip J.; Tang, C.Z. & Butterfield, Ian

Price: £35.00

Publisher: The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in association with Christopher Helm and Timber Press: 1988

Seller ID: 011147


Well illustrated with 20 colour plates by Christabel King, Rodella Purves & Margaret Stones, pp 94, a very faint thumb-crease to the first few pages, otherwise very clean internally, cloth in excellent condition, in a very slightly worn dustwrapper which is slightly foxed on the leading edges. [This monograph deals with the genus pleione and its hybrids. Pleiones have been cultivated in Europe for over a century and a half because of their attractive appearance and their... View more info

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Curtis's Botanical Magazine (Kew Magazine) Volume 22 Part 1 - Special Orchid Double Volume, including Wild Orchids in Sichuan

By: Cribb, Phillip; Chase, Mark (et al)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell Publishing for the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew: 2005

Seller ID: 007185


Well illustrated with 12 fine botanical colour plates by Gillian Barlow, Linda Gurr, Elbe Joubert, Susan Sex, Judi Stone and Carol Woodin, pp 87, paperback, a very good copy. [Mark Chase's "Classification of Orchidaceae in the Age of DNA" is followed by 12 portraits - Phragmipedium kovachii, Paphiopedilum vietnamense, Masdevallia idae & niesseniae, Bartholina burmannianum, Bulbophyllum echinolabium, Eria sessifolia, Dimorphorchis rossii var graciliscarpa, Paloph... View more info

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The Kew Magazine Volume 3 Part 1 - devoted to Orchids (incorporating Curtis' Botanical magazine)

By: Cribb, Phillip; Wood, Jeffrey; Simmons, John & Bailes, Christopher

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in Association with Collingridge: 1986

Seller ID: 007186


Illustrated with 6 fine botanical plates by Valerie Price, pp 48, paperback, a very good copy. [Cribb's introduction - "The World Orchid Crisis" - is followed by an article on the cultivation of European orchids. Six fine botanical plates - shewing four Ophrys, three Orchis, an Himantoglossum and two Serapias - is then followed by John Simmons' "Conservation and the Living Collection, RBG Kew".] View more info