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A Linnaean Keepsake

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Hunt Library: 1973

Seller ID: 000176


(Issued to commemorate the opening of the Strandell Collection of Linnaeana at the Hunt Botanical Library). pp 70, illus, facsimile of 'Orbis Eruditi Judicium' in pocket at rear, brown cloth backed marbled boards, very good. View more info

Botanische Tuinen.

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Antwerp, 1989

Seller ID: 000387


Well illustrated, quarto, pp 144, dustwrapper, good copy. ("Een bijzondere wereld aan planten". Dutch text. A guide to the work of the Tuinen Botanic Garden). View more info

Science for Plant Breeding. Proceedings of the XII Congress of EUCARPIA, February 27 - March 4, 1989

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Berlin and Hamburg, Paul Parey: 1989

Seller ID: 004297


A few illustrations, large thick 8vo, pp 477, paperback, a very good copy. [Breeding methods, Genome Organization, Mutagenesis, Breeding for Disease Resistance, Proprietary Rights for New Plant Material, Low-Input and Stress Tolerance in breeding, Genetic Mechanisms for Hybrid Breeding, Applications of Biotechnology to Breeding.] View more info

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Genetic Vulnerability of Major Crops

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Washington, National Academy of Sciences: 1972

Seller ID: 008250


Sm 8vo, pp viii, 307, paperback, very slightly worn. [Professor Jack Hawkes' copy, with his signature on the upper cover.] View more info

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Huntia Volume 2 - a yearbook of botanical and horticultural bibliography

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, The Hunt Botanical Library: 1965

Seller ID: 009463


Illustrated, small quarto, pp vi, 304, green cloth, a very good copy. [Includes "A Bibliographical account of l'Heritier's "Stirpes novae"; John Adlum and William Cobbett; Rev John Laurence - the man and his books; Charles Darwin and the perennial flax; the five brethren of the rose; notes on some portraits of British botanists and gardeners etc.] View more info

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Exhibition of a selection From the Historical Collections (Fifth International Botanical Congress)

By: N/A

Price: £2.50

Publisher: London, British Museum (Natural History): 1930

Seller ID: 009977


Second revised impression. Small slim 8vo, pp 23, paperback, stapled, very slightly worn. [Postage will be reduced] View more info

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Beretning Om Botanisk Haves Virksomhed, 1949 - 1971. [Annual Reports of the Copenhagen Botanic Garden]

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Seller ID: 010294


[Annual Reports of the Copenhagen Botanic Garden] - 15 issues, illustrated, large slim 8vo, paperback, very good copies. SCARCE View more info

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INDEX SEMINUM QUAE HORTUS ACCLIMATATIONIS PLANTARUM ARAUTAPAE PRO MUTUA COMMUTATIONE OFFERT, 1976, 1978 & 1981

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Tenerife,

Seller ID: 010375


Small 8vo, paperbacks, very slightly worn, small neat signatures on upper covers. [ + 3 Separata for 1978, 1980 & 1982.] View more info

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Botanical Society and Exchange Club of the British Isles, Reports for 1943-44, 1945 and 1946- 1947.

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Arbroath, T. Buncle & Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 012813


BOTANICAL SOCIETY AND EXCHANGE CLUB. Report for 1943-44, 1945 & 1947-47, in five parts, paperback, very slight signs of wear, one corner slightly bumped, but really very good. View more info

Draft Index of Author Abbreviations Compiled at the Herbarium, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

By: (Kew).

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001792


Small 8vo, pp (4), 249, paperback, blue wrappers, good copy. View more info

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Improving Vegetatively Propagated Crops

By: Abbott, A.J. & Atkin, R.K. (editors)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Academic Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010917


A few illustrations, pp xviii, 416, purple cloth, lettered and decorated in silver, a very good copy. [From the library of professor Jack Hawkes, with his signature on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Sex Determination in Plants [Sir John Burnett's copy]

By: Ainsworth, C.C.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford and Washington, BioS Scientific Publishers: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011253


A few illustrations, pp xvi, 221, pictorial boards, an excellent copy. {Indispensable for all plant biologists, this is a fascinating and thorough examination of those factors which affect the sex determination of plant species, describing all of the main classes of plant with unisexual flowers hermaphrodite, monoecious and dioecious}. [From the library of Sir John Burnett, with his signature on the front endpaper. A distinguished academic career and a lifelong interest... View more info

Botanical Names for English Readers

By: Alcock, Randal H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, L. Reeve & Co.: 1876

Seller ID: 002886


The first 83 pages comprise a history of botany. 8vo, pp xviii, [2], 236, fore-edge is foxed, and also the first and last few pages, original blindstamped green cloth, lettered in gilt, upper cover slightly faded, spine very slightly rubbed, but otherwise a rather bright copy, a duplicate from the Royal Horticultural Society Garden at Wisley, with their neat label on the front endpaper, but no other markings. View more info

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Books and Naturalists (New Naturalist 112]

By: Allen, David Elliston

Price: £37.80

Publisher: London, Collins: 2010

Seller ID: 006477


FIRST EDITION. Well illustrated, pp xiv, 496, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [A highly detailed history of the book trade and authors within the field of natural history. Of great interest and value to collectors.] View more info

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The Romance of the Rostrum - being the business life of Henry Stevens and the history of thirty-eight King Street, together with some account of famous sales held there during the last hundred years

By: Allingham, E.G.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, H.F. & G. Witherby: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011124


Illustrated with 12 plates (of 13 - lacking plate at page 234), lge thick 8vo, pp 333, a little foxing, ageing and marking throughout, signature and address on front endpaper, the plate at page 18 a little marginally frayed, slightly weak internally, cloth a little rubbed and marked, spine slightly pulled at the head and foot, joints rubbed. [Remarkably scarce: according to a Wheldon & Wesley catalogue the print run was only 750 copies]. View more info

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Methods for Risk Assessment of Transgenic Plants IV - Biodiversity and Biotechnology

By: Ammann, Klaus; Jacot, Yolande & Braun, Richard

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Basel, Boston & Berlin, Birkhauser: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010708


pp xvi, 177, yellow cloth, a brilliant copy, as new. View more info

The Corn Plant Today

By: Anderson, Edgar

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Des-Moines, Iowa, Pioneer Hi-Bred Corn Company: 1949

Seller ID: 005086


Illustrated, pp 20, paperback, very slightly worn, stamp on cover. (A scarce pamphlet, principally dealing with the plant structure and its agricultural significance. Does not describe cultivars.] View more info

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Heyday of the Gymnosperms - systematics and biodiversity of the Late triassic Molteno fructifications

By: Anderson, John M. & Anderson, Heidi M.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Pretoria, National Botanic Institute: 2003

Seller ID: 008574


Well illustrated, very large tall quarto, pp viii, 398, pictorial laminated boards. A tiny mark to the bottom edge and to the front endpaper, otherwise virtually as new. SCARCE. A heavy book - extra postage will be needed. [This book is based on extensive fieldwork and collections in the Karoo Basin of South Africa and provides the most comprehensive insight so far into extinct seed plants from the Mesozoic of the southern hemisphere. Large numbers of specimens have b... 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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The Gramineae - a study of cereal, bamboo and grasses

By: Arber, Agnes

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010396


Illustrated, large 8vo, pp xviii, 480, slight foxing and toning internally, a tiny signature and date on the front endpaper, otherwise clean and sound internally, green cloth slightly worn and rubbedm the spine more worn with pulling at the head and base, and the joints rubbed with one small break in the cloth. View more info