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HORTICULTURAL COLOUR CHART PART I AND II [ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY [Provenance Owned by A. J. Wilmott]
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HORTICULTURAL COLOUR CHART PART I AND II [ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY [Provenance Owned by A. J. Wilmott]

By The Royal Horticultural Society

London: Robert F. Wilson, 1941. Complete set of colour charts produced by The British Colour Council in collaboration with The Royal Horticultural Society. Privately bound in tan leather with green cloth covered boards, leather to corners, gilt title to both spines. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, A.J. Wilmott blind embossed small stamp to both books discreet to the top of the front free endpaper, errata slip informing the owner to transpose plates 1 and 64 to which Wilmott has made a note as follows, "no: since 64 is a yellow, not a green and to my eye should preced no.1 wherefore the duplicate is useful to do so!" , hence both plates are bound in with Wilmott's corrections and striked through. A near fine set with an interesting provenance. [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 Thus. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. 8vo (approx. 14 x 22cm). Book.

$232.12

IN FLORA'S REALM A STORY OF FLOWERS, FRUIT, AND LEAVES
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IN FLORA'S REALM A STORY OF FLOWERS, FRUIT, AND LEAVES

By Step, Edward

London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1903. 205 pages, colour frontispiece plate with tissue guard, 133 illustrations. Original blue cloth binding, bevelled edges, gilt text and decoration to the spine and front board, a little general wear and rubbing. Contents clean and tight, 1903 school prize plate to the pastedown, endpapers with irregular toning, some foxing to first and last few pages, no inscriptions. A good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo. Book.

$19.90

Flowering Plants in the Landscape [Inscribed by the Author to Sir George Taylor]
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Flowering Plants in the Landscape [Inscribed by the Author to Sir George Taylor]

By Mathias

London: University of California Press, 1992. 254 pages; colour illustrations throughout. Original dust jacket near fine with just a crease to the inside flap not price clipped, not faded. Hard back binding fine. Contents clean and tight, inscribed by the author "To George with thanks, Mildred", complete with Sir George Taylor's attractive bookplate to the front pastedown. otherwise runmarked. A near fine copy. [Sir George Taylor, former director of Kew, keeper of botany, British Museum, plant collector and botanist] . Inscribed By the Author. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/Near Fine. 8vo. Book.

$23.88

THE NATIVE ORCHIDS OF FLORIDA AND THE NATIVE ORCHIDS OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA, EXCLUDING FLORIDA VOLUMES 1 AND 2 [John Fowles Association copy]

By Luer, Carlyle, A.

New York: The New York Botanical Garden, 1972. Complete in two volumes 1972, 1975. Original dust jackets very good, light wear. now protected in removable archival sleeves. Hard-back bindings fine. Contents clean and tight, a little dust soiled to top text block, no annotation, John Fowles book plate to second volume and some associated letters present. A very good to near fine set with an interesting provenance. [John Fowles is probably best known for his novels "The Collector" and "The French Lieutenant's Woman", however Fowles was a keen and knowledgeable naturalist and had a substantial natural history library.]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to. Book.

$132.64

The Slipper Orchids
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The Slipper Orchids

By Catherine Cash

USA: Christopher Helm, 1991. 228 pages; numerous colour images and b/w illustrations throughout. Dust jacket near fine with minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions or marking. A fine copy of this impressive monograph on the Slipper Orchid. . First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo. Book.

$13.26

American Azaleas
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American Azaleas

By L. Clarence Towe

USA: Timber Press, 2004. 146 pages; numerous colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Dust jacket fine, contents clean and tight. A fine as new copy. . First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Book.

$26.53

Japonica Magnifica
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Japonica Magnifica

By Don Elick; Raymond Booth

London: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 1992. Original dust jacket very good a little faded, light wear only, not price clipped. Hard back binding near fine, unmarked with gilt to the spine. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy in a very good jacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Folio. Book.

$86.22

ON POPULAR NAMES OF BRITISH PLANTS Being an Explanation of the Origin and Meaning of Our Indigenous and Most Commonly Cultivated Species
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ON POPULAR NAMES OF BRITISH PLANTS Being an Explanation of the Origin and Meaning of Our Indigenous and Most Commonly Cultivated Species

By Prior, R. C. A.

London: Frederic Norgate, 1879. pp.xxvii, 294. Original brown cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine, very good with a little general wear and rubbing. Contents clean and tight, original end papers unmarked. A good, internally very clean copy.. Third Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo (14 x 20cm). Book.

$33.16

ON POPULAR NAMES OF BRITISH PLANTS Being an Explanation of the Origin and Meaning of Our Indigenous and Most Commonly Cultivated Species [Inscribed "from the author"]
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ON POPULAR NAMES OF BRITISH PLANTS Being an Explanation of the Origin and Meaning of Our Indigenous and Most Commonly Cultivated Species [Inscribed "from the author"]

By Prior, R. C. A.

London: Frederic Norgate, 1870. pp.xxvii, [8], 290. Red cloth library binding with gilt lettering and shelf number to the spine, very good with a little general wear and rubbing. Contents clean and tight, The Horticultural Society of New York library pockets to the reverse, elaborate plate in the front. A good, internally very clean copy.. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo (14 x 20cm). Book.

$26.53

FLOWERS A GARDEN NOTE BOOK with Suggestions for Growing the Choicest Kinds [Presentation Copy]
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FLOWERS A GARDEN NOTE BOOK with Suggestions for Growing the Choicest Kinds [Presentation Copy]

By Maxwell, Right Hon. Sir Herbert

Glasgow: Maclehose, Jackson & Co., 1923. Pp. xv. 249, [1], colour frontispiece plate and 11 further colour plates all by the author. Quarter calf leather binding with cloth covered boards and gilt ruling, gilt letter to the spine, near fine. Contents clean and tight, fine hand made paper, no marking or foxing, no inscriptions,. A near fine very clean bright copy.. De-luxe Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 4to. Book.

$86.22

BRITAIN'S RARE FLOWERS
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BRITAIN'S RARE FLOWERS

By Marren, Peter

London: T & AD Poyser, 2002. 334 pages; colour illustrations throughout. Original dust jacket near fine, not price clipped. Hard back binding fine. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A near fine first edtion copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to. Book.

$19.90

UNE VISITE AU JARDIN BOTANIQUE DE L'UNIVERSITÉ ROYALE HONGROISE DE KOLOZSVAR
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UNE VISITE AU JARDIN BOTANIQUE DE L'UNIVERSITÉ ROYALE HONGROISE DE KOLOZSVAR

By Dr Gy De Istvanffi

Budapest, 1900. pp 23, b/w illustrations throughout and folding map. Original paper covers a worn, tear to front panel, spine paper mostly gone but pages held together. Contents clean, no inscriptions. A fair copy.. Paperback. Fair. 4to. Book.

$13.26

DRAWINGS OF BRITISH PLANTS Royal Botanic Gardens Part  XI DROSERACEAE - FICOIDACEAE
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DRAWINGS OF BRITISH PLANTS Royal Botanic Gardens Part XI DROSERACEAE - FICOIDACEAE

By Stella Ross-Craig

London: G. Bell and Sons Ltd, 1958. Black & white illustrations/ plates throughout. Original card covers, fine. Contents clean and tight, no foxing, , no inscriptions. A fine part of this beautifully illustrated set.. First Edition. Paperback. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Stella Ross-Craig. 8vo. Book.

$10.61

DRAWINGS OF BRITISH PLANTS Royal Botanic Gardens Part  XII UMBELLIFERAE (1)  UMBELLIFERAE
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DRAWINGS OF BRITISH PLANTS Royal Botanic Gardens Part XII UMBELLIFERAE (1) UMBELLIFERAE

By Stella Ross-Craig

London: G. Bell and Sons Ltd, 1958. Black & white illustrations/ plates throughout. Original card covers, fine. Contents clean and tight, no foxing, , no inscriptions. A fine part of this beautifully illustrated set.. First Edition. Paperback. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Stella Ross-Craig. 8vo. Book.

$10.61

DRAWINGS OF BRITISH PLANTS Royal Botanic Gardens Part  VII LEGUMINOSAE
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DRAWINGS OF BRITISH PLANTS Royal Botanic Gardens Part VII LEGUMINOSAE

By Stella Ross-Craig

London: G. Bell and Sons Ltd, 1954. Black & white illustrations/ plates throughout. Original card covers, fine. Contents clean and tight, no foxing, , no inscriptions. A fine part of this beautifully illustrated set.. First Edition. Paperback. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Stella Ross-Craig. 8vo. Book.

$10.61

Drawings of British plants: Being illustrations of the species of flowering plants growing naturally in the British Isles . [COMPLETE IN EIGHT VOLUMES]
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Drawings of British plants: Being illustrations of the species of flowering plants growing naturally in the British Isles . [COMPLETE IN EIGHT VOLUMES]

By Stella Ross-Craig

London: Bell & Hyman, 1979. A complete set of eight volumes 1 to 8 all first edtiions. Volume 1, ranunculaceae to cruciferae; volume 2 resedaceae to aceraceae; volume 3 leguminosae and rosaceae; volume 4 saxifragaceae to cornaceaevolume 5 adoxaceae to compositae; volume 6 lobeliaceae to verbenaceae; volume 7 labiatae to pinaceae; volume 8 hydrocharitaceae to eriocaulaceae and complet index; Black & white illustrations throughout, Stella Ross-Craigs works from 1948 onwards. Dust jackets near fine with just fading tot he spine otherwise clean with no loss or marking. Contents clean and tight, appear unread, no foxing, no inscriptions. A near fine set of this complete illustrated set.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo. Book, Art Prints and Posters.

$225.49

DRAWINGS OF BRITISH PLANTS Royal Botanic Gardens Part  XIII UMBELLIFERAE (2) ARALIACEAE, CORNACEAE
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DRAWINGS OF BRITISH PLANTS Royal Botanic Gardens Part XIII UMBELLIFERAE (2) ARALIACEAE, CORNACEAE

By Stella Ross-Craig

London: G. Bell and Sons Ltd, 1959. Black & white illustrations/ plates throughout. Original card covers, fine. Contents clean and tight, no foxing, , no inscriptions. A fine part of this beautifully illustrated set.. First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Stella Ross-Craig. 8vo. Book.

$9.28

DRAWINGS OF BRITISH PLANTS Royal Botanic Gardens Part  IX ROSACEAE (2)
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DRAWINGS OF BRITISH PLANTS Royal Botanic Gardens Part IX ROSACEAE (2)

By Stella Ross-Craig

London: G. Bell and Sons Ltd, 1956. Black & white illustrations/ plates throughout. Original card covers, fine. Contents clean and tight, no foxing, , no inscriptions. A fine part of this beautifully illustrated set.. First Edition. Paperback. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Stella Ross-Craig. 8vo. Book.

$10.61

DRAWINGS OF BRITISH PLANTS Royal Botanic Gardens Part IV  RESEDACEAE, CRISTACEAE, VIOLACEAE, POLYGALACEAE, FRANKENIACEAE
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DRAWINGS OF BRITISH PLANTS Royal Botanic Gardens Part IV RESEDACEAE, CRISTACEAE, VIOLACEAE, POLYGALACEAE, FRANKENIACEAE

By Stella Ross-Craig

London: G. Bell and Sons Ltd, 1950. Black & white illustrations/ plates throughout. Original card covers, fine. Contents clean and tight, no foxing, , no inscriptions. A fine part of this beautifully illustrated set.. First Edition. Paperback. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Stella Ross-Craig. 8vo. Book.

$10.61

DRAWINGS OF BRITISH PLANTS Royal Botanic Gardens Part  V. CARYOPHYLLACEAE
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DRAWINGS OF BRITISH PLANTS Royal Botanic Gardens Part V. CARYOPHYLLACEAE

By Stella Ross-Craig

London: G. Bell and Sons Ltd, 1951. Black & white illustrations/ plates throughout. Original card covers, fine. Contents clean and tight, no foxing, , no inscriptions. A fine part of this beautifully illustrated set.. First Edition. Paperback. Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Stella Ross-Craig. 8vo. Book.

$10.61

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