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THE FLORA OF LIVERPOOL [bound with] SUPPLEMENT TO THE FLORA OF LIVERPOOL [bound with] ON THE MUSCI AND HEPATICAE FOUND WITHIN TWELVE MILES OF  LIVERPOOL AND SOUTHPORT.
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THE FLORA OF LIVERPOOL [bound with] SUPPLEMENT TO THE FLORA OF LIVERPOOL [bound with] ON THE MUSCI AND HEPATICAE FOUND WITHIN TWELVE MILES OF LIVERPOOL AND SOUTHPORT.

By Dickinson, Joseph; Marrat, Frederick P.

London and Liverpool: John Van Voorst and Deighton and Laughton; Henry Greenwood, 1851. Three works bound together the first dated 1851; The Flora and the Supplement both by Dickinson; "The Musci" by Marrat. The Supplement and "The Musci" both dated 1855, the first work published Van Voorstand Deighton and Laughton; the last two published Henry Greenwood; pp.166, [2], 23, [1], 27, [1]. Contemporary pebbled dark green cloth with paper spine label; very good with a little rubbing to spine ends. Contents clean and tight, previous owner's pencil signature. A very good copy. The Supplement and particularly "The Musci" are rare.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$82.85

British Knapweeds - a study in synthetic Taxonomy

By MARSDEN-JONES, E.M. & TURRILL, W.B.

London: The Ray Society, 1954. pp. xii, 201; colour frontispiece plate, further b/w plates and other illustrations. Dust Jacket fine, not price-clipped, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Black cloth binding fine. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A fine copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo.

$13.36

FLORA OF SOUTH-WET SURREY Including Leatherhead, Dorking, Guildford, Godalming, Farnham and Haslemere
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FLORA OF SOUTH-WET SURREY Including Leatherhead, Dorking, Guildford, Godalming, Farnham and Haslemere

By Dunn, S. T.

London: West, Newman & Co., 1893. Pp. xv, 106. Original green cloth binding with black lettering, very good with light wear only. Contents clean and tight, original black-coated end papers; signature of C. E. Salmon, Reigate [author of ‘Flora of Surrey’] to the half title, a few neat manuscript notes in the margins. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo.

$45.43

FLORA OF DERBYSHIRE: FLOWERING PLANTS, HIGHER CRYPTOGRAMS, MOSSES AND HEPATICS, CHARACEAE
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FLORA OF DERBYSHIRE: FLOWERING PLANTS, HIGHER CRYPTOGRAMS, MOSSES AND HEPATICS, CHARACEAE

By Linton, William Richardson

London: Bembrose & Sons, 1903. Inscribed by the author "Victor Holland in remembrance of his old friend The Author, March 1908." 455 pages; two folding maps. Publisher's green cloth gilt decorated with a bramble to the front board, gilt lettering to the spine; very good and bright with minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, many pages unopened, original dark grey endpapers, small ink spot to the bottom edge of a few pages, maps very good. A very good copy inscribed by the author.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$64.14

The FERNS OF THE AXE and Its Tributaries; Also Of Lyme Charmouth Uplyme and Monkton Wyld with an Account Of The Flower LOBELIA URENS found wild near Axminster and nowhere else in Great Britain.

By Edwards, The Rev. Z. I.

London: Hamilton, Adams and Co., 1862. pp. [iv], 126; four b/w engraved plates. Original printed green card wrappers; good with some rubbing to edges, light chipping to corners and spine. Contents good and tight, previous owners' signatures: Sarah Burough. March 1882 and then later C. E. Salmon [author of ‘Flora of Surrey’], to the front end paper. A good copy.. First Edition. Paperback. Good. 12mo.

$37.42

The Botany of Worcestershire - an account of the plants, ferns, mosses, hepatics, lichens, fungi and fresh-water algae.
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The Botany of Worcestershire - an account of the plants, ferns, mosses, hepatics, lichens, fungi and fresh-water algae.

By Amphlett, John & Rea, Carleton

Birmingham: Cornish Brothers Ltd, 1909. Pp. xxxiv, 654; coloured map in the rear pocket. Publisher green cloth with gilt lettering, very good, clean and bright with light rubbing to edges only. Contents clean and tight, original end papers, neat gift inscription to the front free end paper, several de-accession stamps to the front end paper and hal-title otherwise contents more or less unmarked. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Large 8vo.

$25.39

FLORA BRISTOLIENSIS

By Swete, E. H.

London: John Van Voorst, 1854. A very good copy with outstanding provenance - see below; pp. xxvi, 138; large hand-coloured map to rear pocket; two plates of which one folding, original yellow-coated end-papers. Original green cloth with blind-stamped decoration, gilt titling to front board and spine. A little chipped to the head/tail of the spine otherwise very good. Contents good and tight; several small de-accession stamps from the National Library of Scotland to the front end paper, map very good and bright. Provenance: From the library of Sir George Taylor with his signature 'G. Taylor' [ [Sir George Taylor, former director of Kew, keeper of botany, British Museum, plant collector and botanist] to the front end paper, also with the signature C. E. Salmon 1929 [author of ‘Flora of Surrey’].. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 8vo.

$120.27

FLORA OF BOURNEMOUTH Including the Isles of Purbeck
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FLORA OF BOURNEMOUTH Including the Isles of Purbeck

By Linton, Edward F.

Bournemouth: H. G. Commin, 1900. No date but 1900. A very good copy: pp. viii, 290; folding map. A real photograph portrait postcard of Rev. E. F. Linton is pasted onto the front endpaper. Original sage-green cloth with gilt titling to front board and spine, very good and bright, lightly rubbed. Contents very good and tight, map fine, pages crisp. A very good copy. Provenance: from the library of Sir George Taylor [Sir George Taylor, former director of Kew, keeper of botany, British Museum, plant collector and botanist] - his library was denoted to the National Library of Scotland [with the collection no. Tay 115] and then seemingly much of it disposed of due to duplication; consequently there are several small de-accession stamps from this national library to the front end paper.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. 8vo.

$33.41

MALVERN FIELD HANDBOOK AND NATURALIST'S CALENDAR with Lists of  flowers, Ferns, Butterflies, Minerals, Fossils, Birds.
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MALVERN FIELD HANDBOOK AND NATURALIST'S CALENDAR with Lists of flowers, Ferns, Butterflies, Minerals, Fossils, Birds.

By Mackie, G. E.

Malvern: "Advertiser" Office, 1886. pp. x, [2], 47, [3 - adverts], [4 - blank pages; frontispiece plate showing illustrative section of the Malvern Hills. Publisher's green cloth with black lettering, a little rubbing, cloth slightly marked. Contents good and tight, inscription to the front free end paper dated 1887. A very good copy of this scarce guide.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo.

$64.14

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.

$69.49

FLORA OF BEDFORDSHIRE

By Dony, John G.

Luton: The Corporation of Luton Museum and Art Gallery, 1953. An association copy, from the library of Sir George Taylor [Sir George Taylor, former director of Kew, keeper of botany, British Museum, plant collector and botanist] with, loosely inserted, a typed advice note from Luton Musuem to the G. Taylor Esq, British Museum etc - 'please receive the following: Flora of Bedfordshire'. Signed by the author to the title page. 532 pages; 25 b/w plates; maps and plans. Dust jacket very good with some toning to spine and edges, now protected in a clear, removable archival sleeve. Green cloth binding very good. Contents good and tight, original end papers, a couple of light library, de-accession stamps to the front free end-paper, otherwise contents more or less unmarked. A very good copy signed by the author.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$37.42

THE BOTANY OF THE MALVERN HILLS

By Lees, Edwin

London: Simpkin, Marshall, and Co., 1868. Inscribed by the author to the front free end paper "To R. S. Burtleet, Esq, wit the Author's Compliments of Esteem, Sept 7th 1868". Pp. viii, 166. + 2 pages adverts; Hand-coloured engraved plate of the geology of the Malvern Hills with tissue guard. Original green cloth with gilt lettering, very good with light wear only, no fading to the cloth. Contents clean and tight, original pale yellow-coated end papers, the front end paper with a small stamp of the National Library of Scotland and de-accession stamp of the same, otherwise more or less unmarked. A very good copy.. Signed by Author. Third Edition, Enlarged and Corrected. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$69.49

THE FLORA OF CHESHIRE [annotated copy]
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THE FLORA OF CHESHIRE [annotated copy]

By Tabley, Lord De; Spencer, Moore (Editor0

London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1899. Copy belonging to arthur Bennett [Botanist and author of Potamogetons of the British Isles, prolific contributor to many botanical periodicals]. Tipped on to page 304 is a published article by Bennett [p. 127 published in the Naturalist?] regarding Malaxis paludosa and referrring to Mr. B. D. Jackson's copy of "Outlines" annotated by Watson. This is accompanied by a double-sided autographed letter, signed from Benjamin Jackson on Linnean Society headed paper dated 10th March 1913 to Arthur Bennett regarding the record for this species. [Jackson was the general secretary of the Linnean Society from 1902-1926]. There are a few notes in the neat hand of Arthur Bennett to the half-title page, and further additions and records to the text. 399 pages; portrait frontispiece, folding coloured map. Publisher's green cloth binding with gilt lettering and gilt decoration (bramble); very good with light wear only. Contents very good, original brown-coated end papers, receipt from Weldon and Wesley tipped onto rear end paper, tissue guard to frontispiece partially detached. A very good copy with interesting additions and provenance.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$69.49

THE FLORA OF WILTSHIRE
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THE FLORA OF WILTSHIRE

By Grose, Donald

Devizes: Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, 1957. pp. iv, 824; b/w plates. Publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering, very good with minimal wear, no fading. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good to fine copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

$26.73

THE ROMANCE OF NATURE; or the Flower-Season Illustrated
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THE ROMANCE OF NATURE; or the Flower-Season Illustrated

By Twamley, Louisa Anne (Mrs Charles Meredith)

London: Charles Tilt, 1836. pp xviii, 253, + 2 advertisements. Addittional decorative hand-coloured title-page, with 11 of the usual 26 fine hand-coloured botanical plates (most with tissue guards). Original publisher's blind and gilt stamped green morocco, very worn. Contents clean and tight, text block firm, original yellow end papers lightly scuffed on the front paste down, all edges gilt, incomplete with 11 of 26 plates only, tissue guards remain where the plates have been removed, very slight finger soiling to the odd page. Perhaps Twamley's "Romance of Nature" is the archetypal example of the popular and sentimental romantic flower books of the early 19th century. It is dedicated to Wordsworth and whilst the text may not be or pretend to be botanically accurate, the drawings are. A good incomplete copy of this fine book. . First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book, Fine Art Print.

$93.54

A HERBAL OF ALL SORTS
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A HERBAL OF ALL SORTS

By Grigson, Geoffrey

London: Phoenix House Ltd, 1959. 93 pages; b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket a little and faded to spine and front panel, hardback binding unmarked. Contents clean and tight, a few light spots to endpapers, no inscriptions. A good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. Book.

$13.36

THE COMPLETE BOOK OF BRITISH BERRIES
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THE COMPLETE BOOK OF BRITISH BERRIES

By Lang, David C.

London: Threshold Books, 1987. 223 pages, illustrated with b/w diagrams and colour photographs. Dust jacket with a little rubbing to the edges. Hardback binding very good. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy. Describing and illustrating both edible and poisonous British Berries.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Donovan, Patricia. 4to.

$12.03

BRITISH SEDGES A Handbook to the Species of Carex Found Growing in the British Isles [W. T. Stearn's Copy, signed by author]
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BRITISH SEDGES A Handbook to the Species of Carex Found Growing in the British Isles [W. T. Stearn's Copy, signed by author]

By Jermy, A, C. & Tutin, T. G.

London: Botanical Society for the British Isles, 1968. From the library of the great botanist W. T. Stearn and inscribed and signed for him to the head of the title page 'To William Stearn with all good wishes Chris Jermy'; b/w illustrations throughout. Orange covers with a little general wear, spine a little faded. Contents clean and tight. A very good signed 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. Paperback. Good Plus. 12mo.

$18.71

The Historical Flora of Middlesex An Account of the Wild Plants Found in the Watsonian Vice-County from 1548 to the Present Time. [Professor W. T. Stearn's copy]
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The Historical Flora of Middlesex An Account of the Wild Plants Found in the Watsonian Vice-County from 1548 to the Present Time. [Professor W. T. Stearn's copy]

By KENT, Douglas H.

London: The Ray Society, 1975. From the library of the great botanist W. T. Stearn with his bookplate to the front end paper. 673 pages. Original dust jacket very slightly worn to the head of the spine otherwise fine, not price clipped, protected in a removable sleeve. Hard back binding fine. Contents clean and tight, unmarked. A fine copy, with excellent 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. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$16.04

Docks and Knotweeds of the British Isles
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Docks and Knotweeds of the British Isles

By Lousley, J. E.; Kent, Douglas H.

London: Botanical Society for the British Isles, 1981. 205 pages; fine b/w line drawings throughout. Card covers very good light crease to lower front corner. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy. BSBI Handbook No. 3. . First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Davies, Ann. 12mo. Book.

$20.04

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