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Pansies & Violas
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Pansies & Violas

By Hemp Crane, Howard

New York: W. H. & L. Collingridge Ltd., 1951. 101 pages, b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket very good, with some general wear and rubbing to edges, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, some spotting tot he front board. Contents clean and tight, edges dust soiled, some toning to the endpapers, no inscriptions. A good copy with a good dust jacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. Illus. by Harold Jones. 8vo. Book.

$15.81

NOTES ON LILIES AND THEIR CULTURE
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NOTES ON LILIES AND THEIR CULTURE

By Dr Wallace

Colchester: New Plant & Bulb Co, 1934. Copy belonged to W.Stearn and is signed by him to the front free endpaper. 216 + ix advert. pages; b/w illustrations. Original hardback binding, very good with a little general wear and rubbing. Contents clean and tight, endpapers a little toned and a few spots, no inscriptions. A good copy belonging to W. Stearn. [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.]. Second Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$15.81

SYNOPSIS RUBORUM GERMANIAE. DIE DEUTSCHEN BROMBEERARTEN [Gift to A. J. Wilmott to H. G. Baker March 1945]
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SYNOPSIS RUBORUM GERMANIAE. DIE DEUTSCHEN BROMBEERARTEN [Gift to A. J. Wilmott to H. G. Baker March 1945]

By Dr W. O. Focke

Bremen: Muller, 1877. Stamp tot he front blank " given to A. J. Wilmott by H. G. baker Mar. 1945" [see notes below] 434 pages. Original half leather binding with marbled boards, poor with front board detached and damage to spine, requires rebacking but the boards remain good.. Contents clean and tight, some beautifully hand written notes inserted and also on the rear blank endpaper, paper toned, otherwise unmarked, no inscriptions. A good copy with an important provenance in need of rebinding. [Herbert Baker, author, botanist played a pivotal role in transforming reproductive biology, especially pollination biology, from a mostly descriptive endeavor to a quantitative science. He called himself an "evolutionary ecologist."] [Alfred James Wilmott (1888 - 1950) was primarily an English botanist and museum curator. His author standard form is Wilmott and his area of interest was spermatophytes]. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$85.61

A REVISION OF THE MACARONESIAN GENUS ARGYRANTHEMUM WEBB EX SCHULTZ BIP. (COMPOSITAE- ANTHEMIDEAE) SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.
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A REVISION OF THE MACARONESIAN GENUS ARGYRANTHEMUM WEBB EX SCHULTZ BIP. (COMPOSITAE- ANTHEMIDEAE) SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

By HUMPHRIES, C.J.

London: The British Museum (Natural History), 1976. Bulletin of The British Museum pp. 148-240; plates 28,29, printed card covers. Covers very good with with a little light wear. Contents clean and tight, signed by the author to the title page, no foxing. A very good copy. (Bulletin of The British Museum (Natural History) Botany, Vol. 5 No. 4.). Signed by Author. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to. Book.

$32.93

ALLIUMS The Ornamental Onions
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ALLIUMS The Ornamental Onions

By Davies, Dilys

London: B. T. Batsford Limited, 1992. 168 pp, full colour, book in as new condition, illus throughout with many colour photos and b/w diagrams, contents tight, as new.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 8vo. Book.

$19.76

CLIMBING ROSES OLD AND NEW Association Copy
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CLIMBING ROSES OLD AND NEW Association Copy

By Thomas, Graham Stuart

London: Phoenix House, 1965. From the library of the famous botanist W. T. Stearn and inscribed for him by the author "For William with best thanks for your help Graham." Stearn is acknowledged in the forward. Stearn's bookplate to the front pastedown. Included with the book is a signed letter from Thomas thanking Stearn for a letter regarding his V.M.H. Award. Pp. 203, ; colour and black and white plates. Dust jacket rubbed to edges, lightly toned to the spine, not price clipped, now protected in an archival sleeve. Hardback binding fine; contents clean and tight, light foxing to the endpapers and letter. A very good signed 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.]. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$72.44

DAFFODIL GROWING FOR PLEASURE AND PROFIT
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DAFFODIL GROWING FOR PLEASURE AND PROFIT

By Calvert, Albert F.

London: Dulau & Co. Ltd., 1929. pp. 412, colour frontisepiece, 236 black and white plates. Original green cloth hardback binding good with general wear and rubbing to edges and hinges. Contents clean, text block a little loose, faded name to front free endpaper, internally clean, paper lightly toned. A good copy of this important monograph on daffodils. copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$36.88

NOTES ON JAPANESE CHERRIES Royal Horticultural Society
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NOTES ON JAPANESE CHERRIES Royal Horticultural Society

By Collingwood Ingram

London: Spottiswoode, Ballantyne & Co. Ltd., 1925. pp.74-99 ; Plates 46-49. Covers very good with with a little light wear and toning. Contents clean and tight, stitched, no inscriptions, a few spots. A very good copy. [Journal of the RHS Volume L., Part 1 1925]. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to. Book.

$26.34

LILIES IN THEIR HOMES - [Association Copy - Signed Letter from the author]
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LILIES IN THEIR HOMES - [Association Copy - Signed Letter from the author]

By Maxwell, Alice Constable

London: Collins, 1953. From the library of the famous botanist W. T. Stearn and including a letter from the author thanking Stearn for his help. Stearn is acknowledged in the forward. Pp. 256; black and white plates. Dust jacket very good with minimal wear, not price clipped, now protected in an archival sleeve. Hardback binding fine; contents clean and tight. A very good 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.]. Signed by Author to Letter. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Brian Hope Taylor. 8vo. Book.

$59.27

COTONEASTERS FROM THE EASTERN HIMALAYA
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COTONEASTERS FROM THE EASTERN HIMALAYA

By Yu, Tse-Tsun

London: The British Museum (Natural History), 1954. pp.123-142; Plates 3-4. includes key to sections, series and species,plates of the type specimens of Cotoneaster taylorii, and Cotoneaster sanguineus; printed card covers. Covers very good with with a little light wear. Contents clean and tight, stitched, no inscriptions, no foxing. A very good copy. (Bulletin of The British Museum (Natural History) Botany, Vol. I No. 5.). First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to. Book.

$26.34

THE GENUS PARATHESIS OF THE MYRSINACEAE [signed By the author]
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THE GENUS PARATHESIS OF THE MYRSINACEAE [signed By the author]

By Cyrus Longworth Lundell

Texas: Texas Research Foundation, 1966. Signed and inscribed by the author to Dr William Stearn. 206 pages; b/w illustrations and photographic plates. Original hardback binding, very good with a little dust soiling. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, other than described inscription. A near fine 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. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Dr L Streetman and Mr Charles Julian. 4to. Book.

$46.10

THE GENUS ELAPHOGLOSSUM IN THE INDIAN PENINSULA AND CEYLON
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THE GENUS ELAPHOGLOSSUM IN THE INDIAN PENINSULA AND CEYLON

By Sledge, W. A.

London: The British Museum (Natural History), 1967. pp.81- 96; printed card covers. Covers very good with with a little light wear. Contents clean and tight, stitched, no inscriptions, no foxing. A very good copy. (Bulletin of The British Museum (Natural History) Botany, Vol. 4 No. 2.). First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to. Book.

$32.93

Encyclopaedia of Rhododendron Hybrids

By Cox, Peter and Cox, Kenneth

London: Batsford Ltd, 1988. 317 pages, colour and b/w illustrations. Original dust near fine, not price-clipped, unmarked. Hard-back binding, fine. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscription. A near fine copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Book.

$26.34

The Potatoes of Bolivia: Their Breeding Value and Evolutionary Relationships (Oxford Science Publications)
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The Potatoes of Bolivia: Their Breeding Value and Evolutionary Relationships (Oxford Science Publications)

By Hawkes, J. G.; J.P. Hjerting

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989. xiii, [3], 472 pages; b/w illustrations.Hardback binding fine with original clear plastic sleeve. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions, a few pages slightly work at edges. A fine copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Small 4to.

$36.88

Daphne: The Genus in the Wild and in Cultivation
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Daphne: The Genus in the Wild and in Cultivation

By C.D. Brickell; Brian Mathew

Surrey: Alpine Garden Society, 1976. pp. 194; colour & black and white photographic illustrations and line drawing. Dust jacket very good with a little rubbing to edges. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy of the first edition. Two loosely inserted typed letters signed from Dr. Joze Siftar regarding the supply of various Daphne species.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$13.17

DYKES ON IRISES A Reprint of the Contributions of the Late W.r. Dykes, L-es-L., to various journals and periodicals during the last 20 years of his life
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DYKES ON IRISES A Reprint of the Contributions of the Late W.r. Dykes, L-es-L., to various journals and periodicals during the last 20 years of his life

By Dykes, W. R.; Dillistone, george

Tunbridge Wells: Printed and Published for the Iris Society By C. Baldwin pp. viii, 294; b'w portrait frontispiece; further b/w plates. Original brown cloth with gilt lettering, very good, cloth a little mottled. Contents clean and tight, previous owner's signature to the front end paper. A very good copy. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$23.71

GENTIANS
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GENTIANS

By Kohlein, Fritz

London: Christopher Helm; A. & C. Black, 1991. 183 pages;12 colour plates, 16 figures in text. Dust jacket with a little general wear and rubbing to edges, not price-clipped. Hardback binding lightly bumped. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. First English Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$10.54

A HANDBOOK OF GARDEN IRISES
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A HANDBOOK OF GARDEN IRISES

By Dykes, W. R.

London: Martin Hopkinson, 1924. pp. vii, [5], 250; b/w plates. Publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering to the spine, very good with light wear. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$21.07

New Naturalist No.  19 WILD ORCHIDS OF BRITAIN
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New Naturalist No. 19 WILD ORCHIDS OF BRITAIN

By Summerhayes, V. S.

London: Collins, 1951. pp. xviii, 366, with 61 photographs in colour by Robert Atkinson and others, 39 photographs in black and white, 19 text figures and 43 distribution maps. Original dust jacket very good, not price-clipped, no fading, now protected in a clear, loose-fitting archival sleeve. Green buckram boards, fine. Contents clean and tight, faint spotting to the endpapers, no other marks. A very good copy almost near fine.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo (16 x 22cm). Book.

$39.51

Theses presentees a la Faculte des sciences de Paris pour obtenir le grade de Docteur es-sciences Naturelles BERBERIDEES ET ERYTHROSPERMES; PROPOSITIONS DONNEES PAR LA FACULTE
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Theses presentees a la Faculte des sciences de Paris pour obtenir le grade de Docteur es-sciences Naturelles BERBERIDEES ET ERYTHROSPERMES; PROPOSITIONS DONNEES PAR LA FACULTE

By Citerne, Paul-Emile

Paris: Paul Dupont, 1892. From the library of the great botanist W. T. Stearn with his signature to the front cover dated 1932. Pp. 161 + errata; 8 engraved plates. Original paper wrappers. The paperback binding has failed with chipping to the spine covering, many pages loose, held in a brown paper folder. Pages browned, some chipping at edges., plates good. A fair only copy in need of some restoration, but nevertheless a rare and important work. [Stafleu 26,477] [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. Fair. 4to.

$105.37

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