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If I Were to Make a Garden

By Wilson, Ernest H.

Boston: The Stratford Company, 1931. xvi, 295 pp. Green cloth, title gilt on spine, author's signature gilt on front board, top edge gilt. Forward by Richardson Wright. Decorative color floral illustrated dust jacket by J.S. Kirshen. Frontispiece photo of the author and 36 plates. Near Fine in VG+ dust jacket. In publisher's slipcase, which repeats the floral dj design, with some staining else GVG.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG+.


The Plants of Baxter State Park

By Glen Mittelhauser, Jensen Bissell, Don Cameron, Alison C. Dibble, Arthur Haines, Jean Hoekwater, Marilee Lovit, and Aaron Megquier

Orono, Maine: University of Maine Press, 2016. 477 pp. Softcover. The Plants of Baxter State Park presents scientific descriptions of 857 plant species. This extensively researched guide also includes useful keys, illustrated plant-family sections, an informative introduction, a glossary of botanical terms, an extensive index of scientific and common names, and over 2,000 full-color photographs. New in shrinkwrap.. First Edition. Fine.


Rose, Michael R.; Mueller, Laurence D.
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Rose, Michael R.; Mueller, Laurence D.

By Evolution and Ecology of the Organism

Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson Education,Inc., 2006. xx, 693 pp. An introduction to the basic concepts of Darwinian biology, a spectrum that includes population genetics, population ecology, community ecology, macroevolution, physiological ecology, systematics, and functional morphology. Numerous color photographs, illustrations and charts. Pictorial covers of a 500 million year old aquatic ecosystem with identification of species on the front endpapers. Near Fine.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine.


The Tropical Rain Forest

By Richards, P. W.

London: Cambridge University Press, 1972. xviii, 450 pp. With 3 fold-out diagrams and 15 black and white photographic plates of various rain forests as well as numerous tables and graphs. Includes index of plant names and general index. Red cloth, title gilt on spine. Previous owner's name stamped on top and front edges. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. . Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG.


Variable Plants and Herbivores in Natural and Managed Systems

By Denno, Robert F.; McClure, Mark S., Editors

New York: Academic Press, 1983. xvi, 717 pp. including index. Green cloth. Numerous tables and graphs. Previous owner's name stamped on ffep; Near Fine. .


Checklist of United States Trees (Native and Naturalized)

By Little, Elbert L, Jr.

Washington D.C.: Forest Service, USDA, 1979. Agriculture Handbook No. 541; iv, 376 pp. With references, appendices, index. Blue cloth, title gilt. Clean & tight. . Hard Cover. Near Fine.


Flora of the Prairies and Plains of Central North America

By Rydberg, Per Axel

New York: New York Botanical Garden, 1932. vii, 969, [1] pp. With errata, glossary and index. Intended to be complete for Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, southern Manitoba and southeastern Saskatchewan. Includes line drawn figures in text. Blue cloth with title gilt on spine. Wear at extremities, and corners slightly bumped.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.


Flore-manuel de la province de Québec

By Louis-Marie, père

Montreal: Institut Agricole d'Oka, 1931. Sciences Naturelles 11, Contribution No. 23; 320 pp. With appendices, glossary, index, errata. Red cloth; gilt title, floral design on spine, and leaves on front panel; marbled endpapers. With over 2100 drawings in over 90 plates + b&w photographs. Text is in French. A little wear to spine edges, previous owner's name.. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Marcel Makhes.


Preliminary Report on the Weeds of Alabama

By Harper, Roland M

University, Alabama: Geological Survey of Alabama, 1944. Bulletin 53; 276 pp. With bibliography, index, regional map of Alabama, historical graph, regional lists. Wear to edges and especially at foot of spine, one long but closed tear to front cover. . Soft Cover. Good.


The Genus Echinocereus: A Kew Garden Magazine Monograph

By Taylor, Nigel P.

Portland, Oregon: Timber Press, 1985. 160 pp. Illustrated with 12 color plates and numerous black and white drawings within the text. Includes bibliography and index. A botanical and cultural guide, including a full taxonomic revision with a key to and descriptions of the 44 accepted species. Tiny stain on bottom edge of pages, else fine.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine. Illus. by Christabel King.


Artists' Gardens: Flowers and Gardens in Australian Art 1780s - 1980s

By Phipps, Jennifer

Kensington NSW; n.d.: Bay Books 216 pp. With bibliography, list of plates, and index of artists. Lavendar cloth, title stamped in white in front board and spine. Descriptions of nearly 100 Australian artists followed by at least one of their works in color. Edges of boards sunned; dustjacket has edge wear. Overseas customers please request a shipping quote; the book will ship at cost.. Hard Cover. Good+/Good+.


Critical Plants of the Upper Great Lakes Region of Ontario and Michigan

By Fernald, M. L.

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, 1935. Reprinted from Rhodora, Vol. 37, Nos. 438-441, June -September, 1935. Complete in four parts. I: 197-222 pp, plates 352-355. II: 238-262 pp, plates 356-362. III: 272-301pp, plates 363-375. IV: 324- 341pp, plates 376-379. Wrappers have a few stains and 2 small holes, else very good.. Reprint. Paper Wrappers. Very Good.


Contributions from the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University. New Series, No. XXXV. The Soil Preferences of Certain Alpine and Sub-Alpine Plants

By Fernald, M. L.

1907. Reprinted from Rhodora,Journal of The New England Botanical Club. Vol. 9. No. 105. September, 1907. Pages 149 - 193. Wear to edges. . Reprint. Paper Wrappers. Good.


Flore Laurentienne.

By Marie-Victorin. Rouleau, Ernest

Montreal: Les Freres Des Ecoles Chretiennes, 1947. with (uncommon) Supplement a la Flore Laurentienne, comprenant des additions et des corrections ainsi que la mise a jour de la nomenclature. [viii], 920, 64 pp. Green cloth, titles gilt. With numerous illustrations, a history and bibliography of Laurentien botany, glossary, index. Hinges cracked, but not shaken, bookplate on front pastedown. Text is in FRENCH. Oversized book; may require extra postage. . Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Frere Alexandre.


Flore complète de la France, de la Suisse: Pour trouver facilement les noms des plants sand mots techniques.

By Bonnier, Gaston & de Layens, G

Paris, No Date: Librairie Générale de l'Enseignement xxvii, 425, [3] pp, with index. 5338 figures représentant les caractères de toutes les espèces avec une carte des régions de la France et une carte des régions de la Suisse. Title page and table of contents make no reference to regions of Belgium or Alsace et de Lorraine. Boards covered in blue cloth, with black titles on spine and front cover; "Prix : 11 francs" printed on lower right corner of front. Text is in French. Pages are yellowed, but not brittle. Rounded corners bumped, and top edge of front cover has a single indentation, otherwise a very good copy.. Hardcover. Very Good.


Botany of the Southern States: In two parts. Part I. Structural and physiological botany and vegetable products. Part II. Descriptions of southern plants. ... by a Linnaean and a Dichotomous Analysis

By Darby, John

New York: A. S. Barnes & H. L. Burr, 1860. 612 pp. With glossary and index . As is: blind stamped brown cloth boards attached, but spine cloth is missing. Spine was originally black leather. Boards are still attached to text block with printed endpapers advertising the publisher's school books. Marbled edges. A good candidate for rebacking.. Hard Cover. Fair.


The Ferns and Fern-Allies of Maryland and Delaware Including District of Columbia

By Reed, Clyde F

Baltimore, Maryland: Reed Herbarium, 1953. xviii, 286 pp. Includes conspectus of classification. Illustrated, with glossary, bibliography and indices. Green cloth, title gilt. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs and distribution maps. Previous owner's name on ffep, spine darkened, light edge wear. . Hard Cover. GVG.


Colorado Plant Life

By Ramaley, Francis

Boulder, Colorado: University of Colorado, 1927. viii, 300 pp. Dark green cloth, title and emblem on front panel in gilt, decorative endpapers. Illustrated with line-drawings, photos, and b&w and color plates. Bookplate on front pastedown. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.


Illustrated Flora of the Pacific States: Washington, Oregon, and California. Volumes I, II, and III: 3 Volumes as a Set.

By Abrams, Leroy

Stanford, California: Stanford University Press Vol. I: Ophioglossaceae to Aristolochiaceae: Ferns to Birthworts. 1940; second printing with minor corrections. x, 538 pp, with index. Vol. II: Polygonaceae to Krameriaceae: Buckwheats to Kramerias. 1950; second printing. viii, 636 pp, with appendix and index. Vol. III: Geraniaceae to Scrophulariaceae: Geraniums to Figworts. 1951. vi, 866 pp, with appendix and index. Green cloth, titles gilt, with illustrations for every single species. Bookplate on each front pastedown, a little wear and a little thumb-soiling. Dustjackets have sunned spines, chips, and tears. All volumes are in Very Good+ condition in Good dustjackets. 3 volumes as a set will require additional postage. . Hard Cover. Very Good+/Good.


Flora of Alaska and Yukon. Parts 1-7 Bound Into 2 Volumes, as a Set

By Hulten, Eric

Lund & Leipzig; 1941-47: C. W. K. Gleerup, Otto Harrassowitz 568 pp. Part I: Pteridophyta, gymnospermae and monocotyledoneae (pandanales and helobiae); 1941. Part II: Monocotyledoneae (glumiflorae, spathflorae); 1942. Part III: Monocotyledoneae (liliiflorae, microspermae) Dicotyledoneae (salicales); 1943. Parts I-III bound as one volume; ; pages 569-1200. Part IV: Dicotyledoneae (myricales, fagales, urticales, santalales, polygonales, centrospermae, ranales); 1944. Part V: Dicotyledoneae Rhoeadales, Sarraceniales, Rosales I (crassulaceae, saxifragaceae); 1945. Part VI: Dicotyledoneae Rosales II (Rosaceae); 1946. Part VII: Dicotyledoneae Rosales III, Geraniales, Sapindales, Parietales, Myrtiflorae, Umbelliflorae; 1947. Parts IV-VII bound as 2nd volume. Green cloth, spine titles gilt. With numerous maps, one folding, and occasional photographic plates. Bookplates on both front pastedowns. . Hard Cover. Very Good.