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BOTANICA MACARONESICA No. 8-9
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BOTANICA MACARONESICA No. 8-9

By Various

Gran Canaria: Cabildo Insular De Gran Canaria, 1981. 264 pages; b/w illustrations. Card covers very good with slight wear only. Contents clean and tight, unmarked.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Small 4to. Book.

$11.60

A TAXONOMIC REVISION OF THE PENTANDROUS SPECIES OF ARISTOLOCHIA
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A TAXONOMIC REVISION OF THE PENTANDROUS SPECIES OF ARISTOLOCHIA

By Pfeifer, Howard

Connecticut: The University of Connecticut, 1970. 134 pages; b/w illustrations. Original hardback binding, near fine. Contents clean and tight, edges lightly spotted, otherwise unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy. Inserted is a letter from Prof. James Moody to Prof. W Stearn dated 1968.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$20.61

HYBRIDIZATION and the Flora of the British Isles [Association Copy W.T. Stearn]
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HYBRIDIZATION and the Flora of the British Isles [Association Copy W.T. Stearn]

By Stace, C. A.

London: ACADEMIC PRESS, 1975. Signed to the top of the front free endpaper by W.T. Stearn and his bookplate is adhered to the front pastedown. 626 pages. Original dust jacket good, not price-clipped, faded to the spine, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard back binding fine. Contents clean and tight, no foxing. A very good copy, with an interesting provenance. [Prof. William Stearn "doyen of British botanists" who wrote c. 500 papers and books, including the classic "Botanical Latin". He was an authority on Linnaeus and an expert on botanical illustration.]. First Edition. Hardback. Near Fine/Good. 8vo. Book.

$57.98

GRASSES A HANDBOOK FOR USE IN THE FIELD AND LABORATORY
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GRASSES A HANDBOOK FOR USE IN THE FIELD AND LABORATORY

By Ward, H. Marshall

Cambridge: Cambridge at the University Press, 1901. pp. vi, 190 + 4 adverts. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt letter, very good with light rubbing only. Contents clean and tight, original endpapers, a little underlining in red pencil, and a few pencil notes to the rear end paper. A very good set of the first edition. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 12.5 x 19cm.

$12.88

THE STORY OF THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY 1804-1968 [plus original prospectus]
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THE STORY OF THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY 1804-1968 [plus original prospectus]

By Fletcher, Harold R.

Oxford: Oxford University Press for the Royal Horticultural Society, 1969. 564 pages, colour and b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket very good, with a little rubbing. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy. Loosely inserted is the original tri-fold prospectus for this book with original order form, in very good condition.]. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$19.33

OBSERVATIONS OF A NATURALIST IN THE PACIFIC BETWEEN 1896 AND 1899. [two Volume set]. Volume I: Vanua Levu, Fiji. A Description of its leading Physical and Geological features. Volume II: Plant-dispersal.
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OBSERVATIONS OF A NATURALIST IN THE PACIFIC BETWEEN 1896 AND 1899. [two Volume set]. Volume I: Vanua Levu, Fiji. A Description of its leading Physical and Geological features. Volume II: Plant-dispersal.

By Guppy, H. B.

London: Macmillan and Co., 1903. 1903-06. Two volumes, pp. vol. I: xix, 392; vol. II: xxvi, 627; with 11 plates, 7 maps of which 2 folding and 4 in colour. A very good set with outstanding provenance [see below]. Publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering, light general wear, gilt to spines dulled, light impression from internal binding cords to front joint of vol. II. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no foxing, many pages unopened. A very good set. Provenance: with the pencil signature "G. Taylor" to the front enpaper. [From the library of Sir George Taylor, former director of Kew, keeper of botany, British Museum, plant collector and botanist.] . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$309.22

A MANUAL OF THE FLOWERING PLANTS AND FERNS Volumes I & II (vols 1 & 2 - two volume set )
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A MANUAL OF THE FLOWERING PLANTS AND FERNS Volumes I & II (vols 1 & 2 - two volume set )

By Willis, J. C.

Cambridge: Cambridge at the University Press, 1897. The scarce first edition published in two volumes; pp. vol. I: xiv, 224 + 4 adverts, vol. II: xiii, 429 + 4 adverts. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt letter, very good, volume I a little more rubbed and cloth not quite so bright, contents clean and tight, blank front free end paper to vol. I excised, otherwise no faults to mention, no inscriptions or foxing. A very good set of the scarce first edition. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 12.5 x 19cm.

$54.11

THE DISPERSAL OF PLANTS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD
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THE DISPERSAL OF PLANTS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD

By Ridley, H. N.

London: L. Reeve & Co. Ltd, 1930. pp. xx, 744; colour frontispiece plate, further b/w plates, original end papers. Original maroon cloth with gilt lettering, very good, spine slightly dulled. Contents clean and and tight, pages crisp, no foxing, no inscriptions. A very good copy of this scarce title. Please note a large heavy book and a small postal surcharge may apply.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Moss, Miss M. B. and the Author. 16 x 25.5 Cm.

$141.72

A MANUAL OF BOTANIC TERMS
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A MANUAL OF BOTANIC TERMS

By Cooke, M. C.

London: Robert Hardwicke, 1873. pp. iv, 118, [1 publisher's advert]; 35 engraved plates. Publisher's green cloth binding with gilt lettering and blind stamped decorations, good with a little general wear and rubbing. Contents clean and tight, original end papers. A very good copy.. Second Edition, Enlarged . Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo.

$12.88

THE REPORT ON THE PRIMULA CONFERENCE HELD AT SOUTH KENSINGTON ON APRIL 20 TH 1886 & ORCHID NOMENCLATURE CONFERENCE [Bound with] THE BRITISH CHARACEAE [and] SOMERSET RUBI [and] A CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS THE FLORA OF BRECONSHIRE

By Various

London: Royal Horticultural Society and Others, 1886. A collection of original botanical works bound together as follows [not necessarily bound in this order] THE JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY Vol. VII. - No. 2 REPORT ON THE PRIMULA CONFERENCE HELD AT SOUTH KENSINGTON on April 20th and 21st 1886 and on the ORCHID NOMENCLATURE CONFERENCE, held at Liverpool On June 3oth, 1886. Pages 157-312; seven b/w in-text portrait illustrations of primula, numerous other in-text illustrations [Bound with] Groves, Henry and Groves, James REVIEW OF THE BRITISH CHARACEAE pages 1-20 with 4 engraved lithographic plates, extracted from the Journal of Botany, [bound with] Groves, Henry and Groves, James ON CHARA OBTUSA A SPECIES NEW TO BRITAIN with lithographic plate, reprinted from the 'Journal of Botany' for January 1881, [bound with ] NOTES ON BRITISH CHARACEAE by the same authors and also from the Journal of Botany [bound with] further papers on the Characeae by the same authors/publication also with lithographic plates, one with an inscription to the head by Henry Groves [bound with ] Murray, Rev. R. P. , NOTES ON THE SOMERSET RUBI, also reprinted from the Journal of Botany for July 1886 [bound with] Barrett, W. Bowles, A CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS THE FLORA OF BRECONSHIRE, likewise reprinted from the Journal of Botany, 1885. Contemporary quarter tan calf with marbled boards and gilt decoration to the spine, with gilt title 'Monog Anglic'; a little worn and rubbed with light chipping to the head of the spine, but remains strong. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$67.00

Ethno-Botany of the Black Americans
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Ethno-Botany of the Black Americans

By Grime, William Ed

Michigan: Reference Publications Inc., 1979. 237 pages; b/w illustrations. Dust jacket very good, minimal wear; hardback binding fine; contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$18.04

INTERNATIONAL CODE OF BOTANICAL NOMENCLATURE (Saint Louis Code). Adopted by the Sixteenth International Botanical Congress St Louis, Missouri, July-August 1999.
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INTERNATIONAL CODE OF BOTANICAL NOMENCLATURE (Saint Louis Code). Adopted by the Sixteenth International Botanical Congress St Louis, Missouri, July-August 1999.

By W. Greuter, J. McNeil, et al

Konigstein: Koeltz Scientific Books, 2000. 474 pages. Hardback binding very good. Contents clean and tight, unmarked. A very good copy.. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$23.19

KEY TO THE FAMILIES OF FLOWERING PLANTS OF THE WORLD (signed copy)
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KEY TO THE FAMILIES OF FLOWERING PLANTS OF THE WORLD (signed copy)

By Hutchinson, J.; Dalziel, J. M.; Hepper, F. N. (EDITOR)

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1967. A very good signed copy from the library of the great botanist W. T. Stearn 'To Dr. W. T. Stearn with best wishes from J. Hutchinson 7 Sept 1967.' 117 pages; b/w illustrations. Dust jacket very good with light rubbing to edges only, not price-clipped. Hardback binding very good, Contents clean and tight, A very good copy. [Prof. William Stearn "doyen of British botanists" who wrote c. 500 papers and books, including the classic "Botanical Latin". He was an authority on Linnaeus and an expert on botanical illustration.]. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$12.88

Plant Indumentum A Handbook of Terminology
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Plant Indumentum A Handbook of Terminology

By Hewson, Helen J.

Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service, 1988. This copy from the library of the famous botanist W. T. Stearn with his signature to the front page.Stapled paperback, 27 pages, b/w illustrations. Covers very good with light wear only. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good clean copy. (Australian Flora and Fauna Series Number 9.) [Prof. William Stearn "doyen of British botanists" who wrote c. 500 papers and books, including the classic "Botanical Latin". He was an authority on Linnaeus and an expert on botanical illustration.]. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Margaret Menadue. 4to (16 x 25cm).

$12.88

Die Etymologie der Phanerogamennomenclatur. Eine Erklärung der wissenschaftlichen, der deutschen, französischen, englischen und holländischen Pflanzennamen.
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Die Etymologie der Phanerogamennomenclatur. Eine Erklärung der wissenschaftlichen, der deutschen, französischen, englischen und holländischen Pflanzennamen.

By Kanngiesser, Friedrich

Gera: F. von Zezschwitz, 1908. pp. xii, 191, [1]. Original green cloth with white lettering, very good. Contents clean and tight, original patterned end papers, no inscriptions or other marks. A very good copy. [Original grünes Tuch mit weißer Schrift, sehr gut. Inhalt sauber und fest, original gemusterte Endpapiere, keine Inschriften oder andere Markierungen. Eine sehr gute Kopie.]. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$23.19

International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants - 1995
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International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants - 1995

By Trehane, P.

Wimborne: Quaterjack Publishing, 1995. 175 pages. Covers fine with minimal wear only. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A fine copy, clean and bright.. Paperback. Fine. 8vo.

$15.46

THE HERBARIUM HANDBOOK
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THE HERBARIUM HANDBOOK

By Forman, Leonard; Bridson, D.

Kew: Royal Botanic Gardens, 1989. 214 pages, b/w illustrations. Covers very good with minimal wear only. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good clean copy.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 4to (16 x 25cm).

$23.19

Oecology of Plants An Introduction to the Study of Plant Communities
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Oecology of Plants An Introduction to the Study of Plant Communities

By Warming, Eug. and Vahl, Martin

Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1909. pp. xi, 422. Original black cloth hardback binding with gilt lettering, very good with light wear only. Top edge gilt. Contents clean and tight, a little spotting and toning to the original end-papers. Provenance: from the library of Norman Douglas Simpson (botanist) with his engraved bookplate to the front end paper.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Small 4to. Book.

$30.92

Botany for Gardeners: an Introduction and Guide
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Botany for Gardeners: an Introduction and Guide

By Capon, Brian

Portland, Oregon: Timber Press, 1992. 220 pages; colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Covers fine with minimal wear only. Contents clean and tight, previous owner's very small bookplate, otherwise unmarked, no inscriptions. A fine copy, clean and bright.. Paperback. Fine.

$12.88

TAXONOMIC TERMINOLOGY OF THE HIGHTER PLANTS

By Featherly, H. I.

Ames, Iowa: The Iowa State College Press, 1954. From the library of the great Botanist W. T. Stearn with his signature and bookplate to the front end paper. 166 pages. Original brown cloth binding very good. Contents clean and tight. The scarce first edition. [Provenance: from the library of Prof. William Stearn, "doyen of British botanists" who wrote c. 500 papers and books, including the classic "Botanical Latin". He was an authority on Linnaeus and an expert on botanical illustration.]. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

$23.19

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