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IN GARDENS OF HAWAII [George Taylor's copy]
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IN GARDENS OF HAWAII [George Taylor's copy]

By Neal, Marie C.

Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press, 1965. pp. xix, 924; illustrated in b/w throughout, patterned end papers. Original green cloth with gilt lettering, very good. Contents clean and and tight, pencil signature of George Taylor [Sir George Taylor, former director of Kew, keeper of botany, British Museum, plant collector and botanist], pages crisp, no foxing. A very good copy. Please note a large heavy book and a small postal surcharge may apply.. New and Revised Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 15.5 x 22 Cm.

$43.17

GENEROS DE ORQUIDEAS DE COSTA RICA
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GENEROS DE ORQUIDEAS DE COSTA RICA

By Caballero, Rafael Lucas Rodriguez; Mora, Dora Emilia; Barahona, Maria Eugenia; Williams, Norris H.

Costa Rica: Editorial Universidad de Costa Rica, 1986. 334 pages, 145 full-page colour pages. Text in Spanish and English. The rarer hardback edition with dust jacket, this copy is no. 294 [numbered to last page]. Dust jacket with a little general wear and rubbing to edges, a couple of very small nicks repaired to verso. Brown cloth hardback binding with gilt lettering very good with a few light knocks to edges and corners. Contents clean and tight, unmarked. A very good copy. Please note a heavy book and a small postal surcharge may apply. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Folio - (26 x 33cm).

$56.66

GENEROS DE ORQUIDEAS DE COSTA RICA
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GENEROS DE ORQUIDEAS DE COSTA RICA

By Caballero, Rafael Lucas Rodriguez; Mora, Dora Emilia; Barahona, Maria Eugenia; Williams, Norris H.

Costa Rica: Editorial Universidad de Costa Rica, 1986. 334 pages, 145 full-page colour pages. Text in Spanish and English. The rarer hardback edition with dust jacket, this copy is no. 290 [numbered to last page]. Dust jacket with a little general wear and rubbing to edges. Brown cloth hardback binding with gilt lettering very good with a few light knocks to edges and corners. Contents clean and tight, unmarked. A very good copy. Please note a heavy book and a small postal surcharge may apply. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Folio - (26 x 33cm).

$60.71

Wild Flowers of Kenya
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Wild Flowers of Kenya

By Blundell, Sir Michael

London: Collins, 1982. 160 pages; endpaper maps; 311 colour photographs, 525 species described, drawings . Dust jacket very good, no fading, not price clipped, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Contents clean and tight, unmarked. A fine copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.

$21.58

FLORA OF JAPAN: A Combined, Much Revised, and Extended Translation by the Author of His Flora of Japan, 1953 & Flora of Japan-Pteridophyta, 1957
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FLORA OF JAPAN: A Combined, Much Revised, and Extended Translation by the Author of His Flora of Japan, 1953 & Flora of Japan-Pteridophyta, 1957

By Ohwi, Jisaburo; Frederick G. Meyer and Egbert H. Walker

Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1965. An interesting association copy signed and inscribed, to the title page, by the Editor Frederick G. Meyer to George Taylor [Sir George Taylor, former director of Kew, keeper of botany, British Museum, plant collector and botanist]. 1067 pages; b/w plates, map end-papers. Publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering. Very good with minimal wear only. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy from the library of Sir George Taylor and signed by the editor. Please note this is a heavy volume and a small postal surcharge may apply.. Signed by Editor. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to.

$107.92

THE FLORA OF THE ALPS Being a Description of all the Species of Flowering Plants Indigenous to Switzerland and of the Alpine Species of the Adjacent Mountain Districts of France, Italy & Austria, Including the Pyrenees [2 VOLUME SET]
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THE FLORA OF THE ALPS Being a Description of all the Species of Flowering Plants Indigenous to Switzerland and of the Alpine Species of the Adjacent Mountain Districts of France, Italy & Austria, Including the Pyrenees [2 VOLUME SET]

By Bennett, Alfred W.

London: John C. Nimmo, 1900. A very good set of two volumes with 120 fine chromolithographic (colour) plates; pp. vol. I: xxii, 165; vol. 2: vi, 223. Original gilt-stamped green cloth, top edges gilt, very bright with light wear only. Contents clean and tight, original maroon end papers, no inscriptions. A very good clean set.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$70.15

HERBARIUM COLLECTION OF APPROXIMATELY 80 FLORA SPECIMENS  IN AN ATTRACTIVE ARTS AND CRAFT BINDING, ALBUM
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HERBARIUM COLLECTION OF APPROXIMATELY 80 FLORA SPECIMENS IN AN ATTRACTIVE ARTS AND CRAFT BINDING, ALBUM

By K. Siderius

Bussum: J.A. Sleeswijk, 1900. Dutch herbarium, constructed uniquely for each customer around 1900 by Sleeswijk. This item contains 81 sheets of mounted European Flora specimens. Each page with captions . A very attractive Arts and Craft binding, good with some wear to the edges and paper covering, held with cotton tapes and tied with a bow as originally intended. Specimens in good condition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to (21cm x 32 cm). Book.

$114.67

FIELD GUIDE TO THE PLANTS AND ANIMALS OF PETRA
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FIELD GUIDE TO THE PLANTS AND ANIMALS OF PETRA

By Disi, Ahmad; Isabelle Ruben

Jordan: Petra National Trust, 2006. 224 pages, colour photographic images and diagrams throughout. index. A fine copy, contents clean and tight, unmarked. . First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$21.58

LE PIANTE ENDEMICHE DELLA SARDEGNA AP/1/29-33
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LE PIANTE ENDEMICHE DELLA SARDEGNA AP/1/29-33

By Arrigoni, Pier Virgilio

Sassari: Consiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche, 1979. pp. [221] - 339; b/w and colour illustrations. Very good , top corner of rear pages a little creased. Text in Italian. A very good copy.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 4to.

$13.49

SPRING FLORA OF SIKKIM HIMALAYA By Japanese Members of the Indo-Japanese Botanical Expedition to Sikkim and Darjeeling in 1960
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SPRING FLORA OF SIKKIM HIMALAYA By Japanese Members of the Indo-Japanese Botanical Expedition to Sikkim and Darjeeling in 1960

By Hara, Hiroshi, Takasi Tumaya, Gen Murata, Hiroo Kanai and Makoto Togash

Osaka, Japan: Hoikusha Publishing Co. Ltd, 1963. This copy from the libary of the great botanist W. T. Stearn and inscribed and signed for him by the author to the half-title page "Mr. Stearn With the compliments of Hiroshi Hara'. Stearn's initials are on the slipcase. 169 pages. Text English and Japanese. Colour and b/w photographic illustrations throughout. Dust jacket with a little rubbing and wear to edges, with original removable plastic protector. Hardback binding very good; contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, unmarked. Original cardboard slipcase worn. 'The Indo-Japanese Botanical Expedition was sent to Sikkim and the Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts in spring of 1960, sponsored by the University of Tokyo and the Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeonbotany., Lucknow. It has long been known that the flora of this region is very rich and similar to that of Japan. So the main objective of our exhibition is to make more clear the botanical relationship between the region and Japan.' [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. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.

$105.22

ICONES OF THE ESSENTIAL FOREST TREES OF HOKKAIDO
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ICONES OF THE ESSENTIAL FOREST TREES OF HOKKAIDO

By Botanic Garden Hokkaido University

Hokkaido: Hokkaido University Press, 1986. Inscribed from the Director of the Hokkaido Botanic Garden to the title page 'From Y. Ysujii Director, Botanic Garden, Hokkaido University' 188 pages; fine colour plates of trees and their flowering parts and fruits throughout after Y. Kudo & C. Suzaki. Dust jacket fine with light rubbing to edges only. Card covers fine. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, book tickets and 'obi' loosely inserted. A fine copy of this beautifully illustrated book. Text in Japanese. . First Edition. Paperback. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Y. Kudo & C. Suzaki.. 4to. Book.

$107.92

THE ALPINE FLORA OF THE JALJALE HIMAL, EAST  NEPAL
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THE ALPINE FLORA OF THE JALJALE HIMAL, EAST NEPAL

By Ohba, H.; Akiyama, S.

Tokyo: The University Museum, The University of Tokyo , 1992. pp. ix, 83; 8 b/w photographic plates, errata. Card covers fine, slightly faded to the spine, date info, neatly added in manuscript to top corner of the front cover. Contents clean and tight, unmarked. A very good copy of this scarce work. Text in English. Lists all species found and their locations. . First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to. Book.

$51.26

FLORA SEDIS IMPERATORIS JAPONIAE
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FLORA SEDIS IMPERATORIS JAPONIAE

By Biological Laboratory Imperial Household

Osaka, Japan: Hoikusha Publishing Co. Ltd, 1989. 546 pages, 232 colour illustrations after photographs on 80 plates. Text mostly in Japanese, introduction, general remarks and plant names also in English. Publisher's hardback binding with gilt lettering, with original clear protective sleeve. Printed card slipcase with slight rubbingm small stain to upper side. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, publisher's cards loosely inserted along with a typed letter from 'Kunaicho Imperial Palace Tokyo' . The usual very fine Japanese production. An excellent copy - rare. . First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Slip-case. Small 4to. Book.

$80.94

BOTANICA MACARONESICA
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BOTANICA MACARONESICA

By Various

Gran Canaria: Ediciones Del Cabildo Insular De Gran Canaria, 2003. 211 pages; b/w and colour illustrations. Loosely inserted is an errata leaf,receipt card and notice from the publishers. Card covers very good with slight wear only. Contents clean and tight, unmarked.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Small 4to. Book.

$16.19

CURTIS'S BOTANICAL MAGAZINE Vol. CLXXIII Part 1 (November 1969)
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CURTIS'S BOTANICAL MAGAZINE Vol. CLXXIII Part 1 (November 1969)

By Hunt, David R. (editor)

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: The Bentham-Moxon Trust, 1980. 46 pages, 11 Coloured plates including fine folding plate of Sorbus forrestii .Original printed card wrappers, very good with light wear only, front cover slightly marked. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A fine copy.. First Edition. Card Covers. Fine. 8vo (16 x 25cm).

$13.49

FLORA SUZAKIENSIS
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FLORA SUZAKIENSIS

By Biological Laboratory Imperial Household

Osaka, Japan: Hoikusha Publishing Co. Ltd, 1980. 22 &171 pages, 247 colour illustrations after photographs on 64 plates. Text mostly in Japanese, introduction and plant names also in English. Publisher's hardback binding with gilt lettering, with original clear protective sleeve. Printed card slipcase with slight rubbing. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, publisher's cards loosely inserted. The usual very fine Japanese production. An excellent copy - rare. . First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Slip-case. Small 4to. Book.

$188.86

THE KEW MAGAZINE INCORPORATING CURTIS'S BOTANICAL MAGAZINE Vol. 5 Part 1 (February 1988)
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THE KEW MAGAZINE INCORPORATING CURTIS'S BOTANICAL MAGAZINE Vol. 5 Part 1 (February 1988)

By Grey-Wilson, Christopher (Ed.)

London: Basil Blackwell for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 1988. pp. 1-48; 6 coloured plates after Valerie Price, Mark Fothergill and Pandora Sellars, numerous b/w illustrations. Original printed card wrappers with colour on-lay to the front cover, very good with minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A fine copy.. First Edition. Card Covers. Fine. 8vo (16 x 25cm).

$9.44

THE FLORA OF THE NILGIRI AND PULNEY HILL-TOPS (above 6,500 feet) Being The Wild and Commoner Introduced Flowering Plants Round the Hill-Stations of Ootacumund , Kotagiri and Kodaikanal [and] Including the Country Round Coonoor ...  [3 vol. set]
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THE FLORA OF THE NILGIRI AND PULNEY HILL-TOPS (above 6,500 feet) Being The Wild and Commoner Introduced Flowering Plants Round the Hill-Stations of Ootacumund , Kotagiri and Kodaikanal [and] Including the Country Round Coonoor ... [3 vol. set]

By Fyson, P. F.

Madras: Printed by The superintendent, Government Press, 1915. Complete in three volumes; vol. I & II were published in 1915 and the supplementary vol. III was published in 1920 [ the supplement covered plants of the lower elevations of the Nilgiris and the Palani hills and also of the Servarayans]. "With 580 full page illustrations and 4 maps by Lady Bourne, Mrs Fyson and Others." Vol. I is text, pp. xxvi, 475; vol. II is illustrations; pp.[2], plts. 1-286; vol. III supplement, pp. xviii, 136; plts. 287-581. An errata slip and separate slip highlighting collection of the Sir Alfred and Lady Bourne tipped into vol. I. Uniformly bound in the publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration, a little general wear and rubbing and cloth somewhat marked, but bindings remain firm. Contents clean and tight. A very good set. The rare original editions.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo (14.5 x 21.5 cm).

$971.28

DAS PFLANZENLEBEN DES SCHWARZWALDES  I. Text, II. Bilder und Karten. (THE PLANT LIFE OF BLACK FOREST - complete two volume set)
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DAS PFLANZENLEBEN DES SCHWARZWALDES I. Text, II. Bilder und Karten. (THE PLANT LIFE OF BLACK FOREST - complete two volume set)

By Oltmanns, Friedrich

, Baden Schwarzwaldverein: Freiburg im Breisgau Complete two volume set; pp. vol. I (text) xvi, 708, with in-text illustrations; volume 2 is the plates loosely held in slipcase, including 12 page index/contents, 5 large colour folding maps, 12 b/w maps, 200 plates of plants, of which many coloured (chromolithography) Original cloth backed boards very good, cloth backed slipcase very good. Contents of both volumes very good and clean. A very good set with excellent illustrative plates (text in German). Please note this is quite a heavy set and a small postal surcharge may apply.. Hardcover. Very Good. Large 8vo.

$47.22

Posthumous Papers Bequeathed To The Honourable, The East India Company, And Printed By Order Of The Government Of Bengal. NOTULAE AD PLANTAS ASIATICAS. Part IV. DICOTYLEDONOUS PLANTS.
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Posthumous Papers Bequeathed To The Honourable, The East India Company, And Printed By Order Of The Government Of Bengal. NOTULAE AD PLANTAS ASIATICAS. Part IV. DICOTYLEDONOUS PLANTS.

By Griffith, William; M'Clelland, John (arranged by)

Calcutta: Printed By Charles A. Serrao, 1854. Pp. xli, 764. [The separately published plate volume is not present]. Binding worn with leather to spine missing, boards firmly attached by cords. Contents clean and tight, very good. A good clean copy ideally in need of rebinding.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$64.75

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