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cover of The Flora of Essex; or a list of the flowering plants and ferns found in the County of Essex; with the localities of the less common species ascertained by recent observations and reference to former authors, and illustrated with four coloured plates of the plants peculiar to the County, and a map

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London: William Pamplin , 1862 A very good copy of the scarce Gibson Flora of Essex in the original cloth binding with 4 hand coloured plates and folded map of Essex, coloured in outline and stored in a pocket at the front pastedown. There is a note 'from the Author' in ink at the front endpaper. The binding has a… Read more
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cover of British Wild Flowers

British Wild Flowers

by Mrs Loudon

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Published
1859
Condition
Good
Edition
3rd Edition
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$593.12

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LONDON: James Nelson & Co, 1859 A good copy of the 3rd edition in the original decorative cloth binding, with 60 hand coloured plates. The binding has a gilt plant to the front board with blind stamped decoration to both boards. The spine has gilt decoration and titles. There is uneven fading to the boards and the spine is faded… Read more
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cover of The Ladies' Flower-Garden of Ornamental Greenhouse Plants.

The Ladies' Flower-Garden of Ornamental Greenhouse Plants.

by Mrs Loudon

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Published
1860
Condition
Very Good
Edition
3rd Edition
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$1,031.52

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London: James Nelson & Co, 1860 A very good copy of the 3rd edition with 42 hand coloured plates. This copy has been rebound in plain buckram cloth with gilt titles to spine, and the endpapers have been replaced. The binding is sound and clean with some darkening to the spine and light corner wear. Contents: half title; title; contents… Read more
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cover of The Wild Flowers of England or Favourite Field Flowers Popularly Described

The Wild Flowers of England or Favourite Field Flowers Popularly Described

by Robert Tyas

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Published
1860
Condition
Good
Edition
New Edition
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$219.20

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London: Houlston and Wright, 1860 A good to very good copy of the large paper edition 'revised' which includes both series of Favourite Field Flowers, and contains 24 hand coloured plates by James Andrews. In the original decorative cloth binding with all edges gilted. The binding has bright boards with bevelled edges and elaborate gilt flower and leaf design. The… Read more
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cover of The Universal Herbal; or, Botanical, Medical, and Agricultural Dictionary. Containing an account of All the known Plants in the World, arranged according to the Linnean System.

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Liverpool: Henry Fisher , 1820 A very good 2 volume set of the 1st edition, newly rebound in half calf with marbled boards. With 2 decorative frontispieces, 1 decorative title, and 106 hand coloured plates. The title pages are undated but Vol I has a preface dated 1820 and the 1st edition was produced between 1816 and 1820. This copy… Read more
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cover of The Flowering Plants, Grasses, Sedges & Ferns of Great Britain and Their Allies, the Club Mosses, Horsetails, &c. 4 Vols

The Flowering Plants, Grasses, Sedges & Ferns of Great Britain and Their Allies, the Club Mosses, Horsetails, &c. 4 Vols

by Anne Pratt, Edward Step

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Published
1905
Condition
Very Good
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$386.82

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London and New York: Frederick Warne & Co, 1905 A very good copy of the 4 volume set, in the original art nouveau style decorative cloth bindings with 318 colour plates and 5 plain plates. Top page edges gilt. This is a later edition of Anne Pratt's work, extensively revised by Edward Step and with colour plates reworked to ensure… Read more
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cover of Letters on the Elements of Botany. Addressed to a Lady. By the Celebrated J J Rousseau. Translated into English, with Notes and Twenty-Four additional letters, fully explaining the system of Linnaeus. With Thirty-Eight Plates, with Explanations; intended to illustrate Linnaeus' System of Vegetables, and particularly adapted to the Letters on the Elements of Botany

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LONDON : John White, 1807 A very good copy of Rousseau's Letters translated and explained by Professor Thomas Martyn, 7th corrected and improved edition bound with Thirty-Eight plates, also by Thomas Martyn, 1794. In newer half leather binding with title label to spine and marbled boards. Page edges marbled. Letters is 503 pp plus index sections, with folding table outlining… Read more
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cover of British Wild Flowers

British Wild Flowers

by Mrs Loudon

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Published
1846
Condition
Poor
Edition
2nd Edition
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$451.29

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LONDON: William S Orr & Co, 1846 A poor copy of this beautiful work with 60 hand coloured plates. Classed as poor because the title page is missing; the binding is poor - in marked plain cloth and beginning to detach; and there is a little marking internally. The pagination matches our other 2nd edition copy so this is presumed… Read more
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cover of The Botanical Cabinet, consisting of coloured delineations of Plants from all Countries, with a short Account of each. Directions for management &cc &cc. Volume X

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London: John and Arthur Arch, Cornhill. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green. Paternoster Row. & C Loddiges & Sons, Hackney, 1824 A scarce complete volume of Loddiges' Botanical Cabinet, with 100 hand coloured plates engraved by George Cooke. Conrad Loddiges founded a plant nursery business in Hackney and the family became famous for exotic and rare plants. The mauve… Read more
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cover of Greenhouse Favourites. A description of choice greenhouse plants, with practical directions for their Management and Cultivation

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LONDON: Groombridge and Sons A VG copy in the original green decorative cloth binding with gilt plant pictures and titles to front board and spine, and blind stamped decoration to rear board. The boards have bevelled edges. This work is generally attributed to Shirley Hibberd. It is clear from the Preface that it contains work from a number of authors,… Read more
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cover of The Flowering Plants of Great Britain.[3 vols] together with The Grasses, Sedges and Ferns of Great Britain

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London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge A very nice set in original green decorative cloth bindings, aeg, with 316 colour printed tissue-guarded plates and 1 plain plate. The set is undated but looks to be mid 1800's from the binding style. Vols I-III are titled The Flowering Plants of Great Britain. Vol IV is separately titled, although in uniform binding,… Read more
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cover of The Botanic Garden; consisting of Highly Finished Representations of Hardy Ornamental Flowering Plants, cultivated in Great Britain; with their names, classes, orders, history, qualities, culture, and physiological observations. Volumes I-VII

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London : Simpkin & Marshall, 1825 Volumes I - VII of the 1st edition of Maund's Botanic Garden ranging in date from 1825 to 1836 (Vol VII is undated) with 167 of 168 fine hand coloured plates. It was originally issued in parts and these volumes are in what looks like an original publisher's cloth binding which is worn and… Read more
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cover of Popular Botany

Popular Botany

by James Main

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Published
1835
Condition
Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$90.26

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London : Orr and Smith , 1835 A nice copy of this rare work. It originated as an article for the British Cyclopaedia of Natural History, and was enlarged for separate publication to give readers a systematic introduction to the science of Botany. In original pebbled brown cloth with gilt title on spine, and gilt edges to pages. Profusely illustrated… Read more
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