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Wild Flowers. How to find and how to know them. With remarks on the Economical and Medical Uses of our Native Plants. With illustrations from designs by Noel Humphreys.

By: (HUMPHREYS, NOEL) THOMSON, SPENCER:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London. George Routledge and Sons. n.d. ca 1880. 4th edition.:

Seller ID: 72765


Size 5.00 x 7.5 inches. In green cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front. Adverts to endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened and bumped at ends. Small mark to fore edge. Page xi/xii missing. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 322pp. With b/w plates and illustrations in text. This book contains some classification of wild flowers and then takes a chapter per calendar month to go through what flowers you mi... View more info

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Fruit Growing. Modern Cultural Methods.

By: BAGENAL, N. B.;

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co. 1946:

Seller ID: 75063


Size approx 6 x 9 inches. In green cloth with black lettering to front and spine. With original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper. (DW edges rubbed, corners chipped w/some minor loss. Spine rubbed. In protective sleeve.) Inside neat owners inscription to front endpaper. The odd minor foxing spot else a very clean and tight copy. Colour plates bright and vivid. 8 nice colour plates of the various fruits. 60 photo.ills.,& many diagr... View more info

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The Herb-Garden. With 16 illustrations in colour drawn from nature by the Hon. Florence Amherst and Isabelle Forrest.

By: BARDSWELL, Frances A.:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black, 1911 1st ed:

Seller ID: 78302


Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. Light purple/violet cloth with gilt lettering and green floral printed design to front and spine. In very good condition. Spine and rear edges faded. Some darkenig to endpapers and outer pages edges. Neat inscription to front “Isabel Foord, 1916.” Some loose news clippings else a very clean and tight copy. 173pp + 16 mounted colour plates. View more info

The Beauty of Flowers in Field and Wood: Containing the Natural Orders of Families of British Wild Plants: With Their Moral Teachings Illustrated, Designed to Make Botany Simple and Field and Wood Rambles Instructive and Agreeable

By: BARKER, JOHN THEODORE:

Price: £59.00

Publisher: Bath: Binns and Goodwin. n.d.1852:

Seller ID: 56957


8vo. In maroon cloth covers with blind embossed decor and gilt to spine and front. All edges gilt. In good condition. Covers damp stained. Half title page stained. Occasional foxing spots throughout. Colours bright. Else clean and tight inside. 228pp. 40pp. pubs. cat. With 10 hand coloured plates. A beautifully illustrated botanical guide to British wild flowers with a method for classifying and descriptions of the most interesting families. View more info

Beningfield’s Orchards. The paintings of Gordon Beningfield. Text by Bett Beningfield and Robin Page. Signed copy.

By: BENINGFIELD, BETTY / PAGE, ROBIN:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Bird’s Farm Books. 2004 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73525


Size 9.0 x 9.75 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). Neat inscription to front endpaper. Authors’ signatures to main title page. A very clean and tight copy. 144pp. With colour plates and illustrations in text. Beautifully illustrated book on Orchards, their fruits and inhabitants. View more info

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Familiar Trees. Two volumes. With coloured plates by W. H. J. Boot. First and Second Series.

By: BOULGER, G. S.:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cassell & Comp. n.d. ca1912:

Seller ID: 78814


Hardback, 8vo. 2 vols. 7.5 x 5 inches. In light grey pictrial cloth covers with decorative gilt lettering and printed pictorial designs to fronts and spines. Beveled board edges. Speckled page edges. Dark navy blue endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners, spines slightly darkened with some minor rubbing. A couple of minor handling marks to cloths. Some mild foxing after endpapers in vol.2., some minor spots to pages in vol.1. Some glue ... View more info

Image for The Lower Tertiary Floras of Southern England. With an Atlas of 34 plates and 54 figures in the text. In Five Volumes.

The Lower Tertiary Floras of Southern England. With an Atlas of 34 plates and 54 figures in the text. In Five Volumes.

By: CHANDLER, Marjorie Elizabeth Jane:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, The Trustees of The British Museum, 1961 1st edition:

Seller ID: 78239


5 volumes. Hardback, tall, approx 12 x 9.5 inches. In grey cloth covers with gilt lettering to spines, blind embossed line-edged boards. Volumes 3 & 4 with original paper dustwrappers. In very good near fine conditions. (DW’s have some rubbing and minor chips to corners.) Slight fading to spines. Else very clean and tight copies. With an Atlas of 34 plates and 54 figures in the text. View more info

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Present-Day Rock Garden Being A Complimentary Volume To Farrer's English Rock-Garden

By: CLAY, Sampson;

Price: £35.00

Publisher: T. C. & E. C. Jack LTD. 1937 1st edition:

Seller ID: 75069


Size 9.5 x 7 inches. Bound in dark green cloth with gold gilt lettering on the spine. With original dustwrapper. In very good condition. (Dw slight loss head of spine, one small tear & a few small nicks.) Small inscription front endpaper. Edges uncut. Inside clean & tight. Pp.xxvi, 681 including List of Illustrations, 56 Photographic plates, (some 2 figures) Appendix 1: Generic Names not placed Alphabetically in the Text. Appendix 11: Genera of Herbaceous Rock-Ga... View more info

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Trees & Shrubs for English Gardens.

By: COOK, E. T.;

Price: £25.00

Publisher: “Country Life” George Newnes Ltd. 1902:

Seller ID: 74995


Size approx 6 x 9 inches. In blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. In overall very good condition. Cloth is clean and tight with minor handling only. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Neat inscription to endpaper. Pages have some mild foxing to edges else overall a very clean and tight copy. 471pp. With numerous b&w photo illustrations. View more info

Conifers, Junipers & Yew: Gymnosperms of British Columbia. Pictures Specially Drawn by Mrs. Ivy Abercrombie.

By: DAVIDSON, JOHN:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London. T.Fisher Unwin Ltd. 1927 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 60517


4to. In yellow cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; In removable plastic cover. Slightly rubbed around edges with chips and small pieces missing. Small marks. Stain to spine. Not price clipped). Spine slightly faded. Mild foxing to edges. Pencil inscription to front endpaper, “E.W.Margesson. Bought from Army & Navy Corps Soc. Ltd. 105 Victoria Street. Westminster. S.W.1. 24th february 1... View more info

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English Estate Forestry

By: FORBES, A. C.;

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold, London. 1904:

Seller ID: 74994


Size approx 6 x 9 inches. In green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and light green printed edging to boards. In very good condition. Some very minor rubbing to edges and ends of spine. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Inside pages clean and tight throughout. Frontis with tissue guard. A very clean and tight copy. Small tear to top of p274. 332pp. +16pp. With engraved frontis and many b&w photo illustrations. View more info

Image for The Dictionary of Garden Plants. Limited Numbered & Signed Edition. Designed and Bound by Zaehnsdorf of London for The Arcadia Press.

The Dictionary of Garden Plants. Limited Numbered & Signed Edition. Designed and Bound by Zaehnsdorf of London for The Arcadia Press.

By: HAY, Roy: SYNGE, Patrick M.:

Price: £170.00

Publisher: London, Arcadia Press, 1970 1st Ltd. Ed.:

Seller ID: 78557


Hardback, approx 12 x 9 inches. Full bright green morocco leather binding, with gilt lettering and raised banding to spine, inlaid red and orange leather ‘flame’ design to front. Gilt dentelles, Gilt page edging and marbled endpapers. In hard box case with cream buckram cloth and black spine labels. In very good condition. Leather is rubbed and chipped at front leading edge of board. Case has small nick to cloth at top corner of spine, edges darkened, dark fo... View more info

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My Garden Wild. And What I Grew There.

By: HEATH, Francis George;

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus. London. 1881 1st:

Seller ID: 74895


Approx 5 x 8 inches. In dark green cloth covers with black printed design and yellow lettering and gilt to spine. Floral endpapers. In very good condition. Some rubbing to edges and corners. Small nick to cloth at top corner. Inside owners prize label to front endpaper with original bookseller label “G.G. Walmsley, Liverpool.” and “Burn & Co.” binders label to rear. someminor foxing to page edges else very clean and tight throughout. 291pp + ... View more info

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Familiar Garden Flowers. Described by SHIRLEY HIBBERD. First to Fifth Series. In Five Volumes.

By: HULME, F. E.: HIBBERD, SHIRLEY:

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Cassell Petter & Galpin, ca1907:

Seller ID: 78815


5 vols. Hardback, bevelled blue cloth, with decorative gilt and black lettering, extensive gilt decoration and black printed designs, cut panels to fronts with coloured floral decorations within. Red speckled page edges. In very good conditions. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners, some minor nicks to ends of spines. Some fading to cloth on spines. Vols 1.&2. generally faded on cloth. Vol.4. soiled on rear board. Neat owners inscription to front endpapers “... View more info

Image for Familiar Wild Flowers. Figured and Described by F. Edward Hulme. With Coloured plates. Five Volumes Complete. (First to Fifth Series.)

Familiar Wild Flowers. Figured and Described by F. Edward Hulme. With Coloured plates. Five Volumes Complete. (First to Fifth Series.)

By: HULME, F. EDWARD;

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Cassell & Company. London. n.d. 1900:

Seller ID: 77104


5 volumes. Approx 8 x 5 inches. In dark green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With Art nouveau floral printed designs. In overall very good conditions. Each with minor rubbing to ends of spines and edges. Some minor rubbing to boards. Each are very clean and tight inside, endpapers darkened, and all have original binders labels to front endpapers, “W. Mullen & Son, Belfast.”. Else a very clean and tight set. Colour plates are bright. Beautifull... View more info

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The Flora of Dorsetshire. Or, A Catalogue of Plants found in the County of Dorset. With Sketches of its geology and physical geography.

By: J.C. MANSEL-PLEYDELL

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London. Whittaker and Co. 1874 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 74196


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Blind embossed decor to boards. 320pp. In good condition. Spine darkened and rubbed at ends. Small splits to edges. Small marks to boards. Pencil inscription to front endpaper. Slight browning to endpapers. Occasional small marks & small annotations and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. The author records the Flora of Dorset at the end of the 19th century. Includes a fold out map of ... View more info

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Some English Gardens. After drawings by G. S. Elgood.

By: JEKYLL, G.: ELGOOD, G. S.:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co. May 1933 (re-issue).:

Seller ID: 79228


Large hardback, 14 x 10 inches. Light blue cloth with gilt lettering and paneling to spine and front. In dustwrapper with colour plate to front. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW edges and spine rubbed and darkened, small chips to corners and spine ends. In protective sleeve.) Some rubbing and fading to edges of cloth. Corners slightly bumped. Endpapers darkened. Some minor handling marks to pages else a very clean and tight copy. Scarce to find with... View more info

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Elements of Botany, Structural, Physiological, Sytematical, and Medical; Being a Fourth Edition of The Outline of the First Principles of Botany.

By: LINDLEY, John:

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Taylor and Walton, 1841 4th:

Seller ID: 78258


Hardback, approx 9 x 5.5 inches. In black pebbled cloth covers, blind embossed decoration to boards, and decorative gilt lettering to spine. Yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped with some minor rubbing to edges. Some minor rubbing to edges of spine and rear board. Partial split to top rear board edge. Some darkening to endpapers with neat inscription and bookseller label to front “Remnant & Edmonds, London,” small stamp to edg... View more info

Image for An Introduction to the Natural System of Botany. Or a Systematic View of the Organisation, Natural Affinities, and Geographical Distribution of the whole Vegitable Kingdom; together with the uses of the most important species in medicine, arts, and rural and domestic Economy.

An Introduction to the Natural System of Botany. Or a Systematic View of the Organisation, Natural Affinities, and Geographical Distribution of the whole Vegitable Kingdom; together with the uses of the most important species in medicine, arts, and rural and domestic Economy.

By: LINDLEY, John;

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green. London. 1830:

Seller ID: 75345


9 x 6 inches. Bound in dark green cloth with paper title label to spine. In very good condition. Corners are bumped, spine and label faded/darkened. Top of spine slightly nicked with small split to cloth. Boards with some minor marks. Inside neat inscription and bookplate to front endpapers. A couple of minor foxing spots to endpapers else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 374pp. + Errata. View more info

Image for The Ladies’ Companion to The Flower-Garden. Being an Alphabetical Arrangement of All the Ornamental Plants usually grown in Gardens and Shrubberies; with full directions for their culture. Eighth Edition, Enlarded & Corrected by Charles Edmonds.

The Ladies’ Companion to The Flower-Garden. Being an Alphabetical Arrangement of All the Ornamental Plants usually grown in Gardens and Shrubberies; with full directions for their culture. Eighth Edition, Enlarded & Corrected by Charles Edmonds.

By: LOUDON, Mrs.: EDMONDS, Charles:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury Evans & Co., 1864 8th:

Seller ID: 78926


Hardback, 7 x 4.5 inches. Green cloth with decorative gilt lettering to spine and front, with blind embossed decoration to boards. All page edges gilt. In very good condition. Spine faded, corners bumped, cloth faded around edges. A couple of small nicks to ends of spine, some dark marks to rear with small chipped portion to rear edge of spine (cloth relaid underneath.) The odd small spot and handling mark to pages else inside very clean and tight. 382 + 2pp cat. Colour ... View more info