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PLANTS OF THE WORLD Volumes 1 and 2 - The Higher Plants.

By Wit, H.C.D. De

London: Thames and Hudson, 1966. Vol 1: 335 pages; vol. II: 340 pages, b/w and colour illustrations from photographs throughout. Dust jackets a little worn to edges; hardback bindings very good. Contents clean and tight. A very good set. Please note a heavy set and a small postal surcharge may apply. . First English Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to.

$32.12

An Irish Flower Garden.  The Histories of Some of  Our Garden Plants
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An Irish Flower Garden. The Histories of Some of Our Garden Plants

By Nelson, E. Charles

Kilkenny, Ireland: Boethius Press, 1984. The hardback edition, signed by the author to the title page. 218 pages, colour plates by Wendy Walsh. Original cloth binding with gilt lettering, very good, with light wear only, no markings. Contents clean and tight, several small library stamps to front endpaper and a de-accession stamp to the title page, otherwise more or less unmarked. A good to very good signed copy.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Walsh, Wendy. 8vo.

$13.38

ARISTOCRATS OF THE GARDEN
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ARISTOCRATS OF THE GARDEN

By Wilson, Ernest H.

London: Williams and Norgate, 1938. Pp. xxiv, 308; b/w plates. Publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering; very good with light wear, cloth very slightly marked. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy of the first UK edition.. First UK Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Small 4to.

$40.15

Plantenteelt in Kweekbuizen [Plant Growing in Cultivation Tubes - embryo culture etc.]
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Plantenteelt in Kweekbuizen [Plant Growing in Cultivation Tubes - embryo culture etc.]

By Pierik, R.L.M.

Zutphen: Thieme, 1975. 'Het kweken van embryo's, zaden, planten, organen, meristemen, scheuttopjes, weefsels, cellen en protoplasten op kunstmatige voedingsbodems onder steriele omstandigheden' 985. Cultivation of embryos, seeds, plants, organs, meristemen, shoots, tissues, cells and protoplasts on artificial food bases under sterile conditions. Pp. 164 pages, b/w and colour illustrations. Text in Dutch. A very good copy with a little general wear. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to.

$24.09

AN IMPORTANT BOTANICAL LIBRARY PART I and PART II The Property of a Gentleman. [Two volumes. Christie's, New York, Auction Catalogues for Wednesday & Thursday , 4 & 5 June 1997]
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AN IMPORTANT BOTANICAL LIBRARY PART I and PART II The Property of a Gentleman. [Two volumes. Christie's, New York, Auction Catalogues for Wednesday & Thursday , 4 & 5 June 1997]

By Christie's

New York: Christie's, 1997. two volume set: 265 & 185 pages; finely produced catalogues with colour and b/w illustrations throughout, including folding plates. Covers fine. Contents clean and tight, includes a list of prices realised at the sales, no marking. Fine catalogues of sale ref. 8690 & 8009. This two-day sale remains a landmark in the sale of botanical books. From the introduction: "The collection includes: 1. The rare book library bequeathed by Kenneth K. Mackenzie in 1934 to the Horticultural Society of New York, sold to Robert de Beider in 1981; 2. Robert de Beider s other acquisitions, including the library of Philippe de Vilmorin; a number of books from the Boissier-de Candolle collections (disposed of as a result of the amalgamation of those two libraries in the Conservatoire Botanique de Genève); significant auction purchases of a number of books from the sale of the Arpad Plesch collection (de Beider being the single largest buyer), as well as at sales from the libraries of the Earl of Derby, the Linnean Society of London and the Massachusetts Horticultural Society; 3.The present consignor's acquistions, augmenting nos. 1 and 2 above. These comprise the best selection of the finest color-plate books from the de Beider library (sold, Sotheby's London, 27 and 28 April 1987) as well as significant later additions made from worldwide sources in the international book trade and at public auction." . First Edition. Paperback. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 4to.

$33.46

The National Plant Collections Directory 1999
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The National Plant Collections Directory 1999

By National Council for the Conservation of Plants & Gardens

London: National Council for the Conservation of Plants & Gardens, 1991. The first year of the NCCPG's annual directory. Foreword by his Royal Highness The Prince of Wales; colour illustrations. Covers very good with light general wear only. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy. The scarce first issue.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$16.06

Catalogue of Plants 1990
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Catalogue of Plants 1990

By Hamlet, E. H. & Miss H. S. Maxwell (compilers); Gregory, N.M. (editor)

Edinburgh: Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, 1995. 264 pages. Covers very good, light, partial crease to lower corner of front cover. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A fine copy, clean and bright.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 4to.

$10.71

CHROMOSOME NUMBERS OF FLOWERING PLANTS
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CHROMOSOME NUMBERS OF FLOWERING PLANTS

By Fedorov [Federov], A. (Editor)

Koenigstein, West Germany: Otto Koeltz Science Publishers, 1974. This copy from the library of the great botanist W. T. Stearn with his signature to the front end paper. Inscribed to him to the head of the title page 'To Dr. W. T. Stearn with kind regards from Sven Koeltz' (Sven Koeltz was the instigator, publisher and rights holder of this reprint edition); pp. 926. Text in English and Russian but all plant references in English. Original hardback binding very good, contents clean and tight, unmarked. [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.]. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. Book.

$93.67

PERENNIAL GARDEN PLANTS OR THE MODERN FLORILEGIUM A Concise Account of  Herbaceous plants, Including bulbs, for General Garden Use [signed, Association copy]
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PERENNIAL GARDEN PLANTS OR THE MODERN FLORILEGIUM A Concise Account of Herbaceous plants, Including bulbs, for General Garden Use [signed, Association copy]

By Thomas, Graham Stuart

London: J. M. Dent & Sons in Association with The Royal Horticultural Society, 1976. From the library of the famous botanist W. T. Stearn and inscribed for him by the author "Inscribed for William by the author Graham Thomas." Stearn's signature and bookplate to the front free end paper. Pp. xvi, 389; colour and black and white photographic plates. Dust jacket rubbed to edges, not price clipped, now protected in an archival sleeve. Hardback binding fine; contents clean and tight. 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. Tall 8vo. Book.

$34.79

FOREST, STEPPE & TUNDRA
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FOREST, STEPPE & TUNDRA

By Haviland, Maud D.

Cambridge: CAmbridge at the University Press, 1961. 218 pp. b/w illustrations. Green cloth hardback binding very good with a little general wear and rubbing, lightly faded. Contents clean and tight, previous owner's name. A very good first edition copy .. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$20.07

PERENNIAL GARDEN PLANTS OR THE MODERN FLORILEGIUM A Concise Account of  Herbaceous plants, Including bulbs, for General Garden Use  [with Signed Letter from G. S. Thomas]
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PERENNIAL GARDEN PLANTS OR THE MODERN FLORILEGIUM A Concise Account of Herbaceous plants, Including bulbs, for General Garden Use [with Signed Letter from G. S. Thomas]

By Thomas, Graham Stuart

London: J. M. Dent & Sons in Association with The Royal Horticultural Society, 1984. Loosely inserted is a typed letter Signed by G. S. Thomas on Sunningdale Nurseries headed paper. Written to a Mrs. Jackson apologising that he was not able to see her when she visited on 25th May [1957] and hoping that she enjoyed her visit etc. dated 25th May, 1957. The third, revised (and best ) edition of this classic book. Dust jacket fine with slight wear only, not price clipped, now protected in an archival sleeve. Hardback binding fine; contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A fine copy with a a loosely inserted signed letter from G. S. Thomas.. Third Edition (revised). Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Tall 8vo.

$45.50

AN IMPORTANT BOTANICAL LIBRARY PART 1 The Property of a Gentleman. [Christie's, New York, Auction Catalogue for Wednesday , 4 June 1997]
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AN IMPORTANT BOTANICAL LIBRARY PART 1 The Property of a Gentleman. [Christie's, New York, Auction Catalogue for Wednesday , 4 June 1997]

By Christie's

New York: Christie's, 1997. 265 pages; finely produced catalogue with colour and b/w illustrations throughout, including folding plates. Covers fine. Contents clean and tight, includes a list of prices realised at the sale, no marking. A fine catalogue of sale ref. 8690.. First Edition. Paperback. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 4to.

$17.40

The Collector's Garden: Designing with Extraordinary Plants
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The Collector's Garden: Designing with Extraordinary Plants

By Druse, Kenneth

London: Thames & Hudson Ltd, 1996. 248 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. Original dust jacket fine with slight wear, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard back binding fine. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A fine copy. A very good guide to designing more more unusual plants.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Folio.

$20.07

VASTE PLANTEN EN ROTSHEESTERS
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VASTE PLANTEN EN ROTSHEESTERS

By Bergmans, John

Tegelen: Faassen-Hekkens., 1939. From the library of Professor Stearn with his bookplate to the front endpaper and pencil note on receiving the book from the author, initialed W. T. S.; signed and inscribed by the author to Stearn on the front free end paper; also included are three typed letters, signed from the author to Stearn, two loosely inserted and one pasted to rear end paper. Pp. 978; b/w illustrations; text in Dutch. No dust jacket. Binding with slight rubbing, otherwise very good. Contents good and tight. A very good signed copy with excellent provenance; a much enlarged edition. A large heavy book and a small postal surcharge may apply. [Provenance: from the library of Prof. William Stearn, with his bookplate to the front paste-down, "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. Second Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to.

$56.20

EXKURSIONSFLORA VON DEUTSCHLAND [Signed)
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EXKURSIONSFLORA VON DEUTSCHLAND [Signed)

By Rothmaler, Prof. Dr. Werner

Berlin: Volk und Wissen, 1959. from the library of Professor Stearn, and signed and inscribed by the author to W. T. Stearn on the front end paper. 567 pages; b/w illustrations throughout. Text in German. Cloth covers very good with slight wear only. Contents clean and tight, unmarked. A very good signed copy. [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.]. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo.

$16.06

GARDENAGE Or the Plants of Ninhursaga

By Grigson, Geoffrey

London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1952. From the library of W. T. Stearn with his signature to the front end paper. 171 pages, b/w plates. Dust jacket very good, very lightly chipped to the head/tail of the spine, not price clipped, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Black cloth hardback binding very good. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy; 'a gardening book least of all concerned with how to grow plants. It is a book rather about garden plants as individuals with a history which is often exotic'[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. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$13.38

SHAKSPERE'S GARDEN OR THE PLANTE AND FLOWERS NAMED IN HIS WORKS DESCRIBED AND DEFINED [inscribed By the Author to Sir William Boyd]
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SHAKSPERE'S GARDEN OR THE PLANTE AND FLOWERS NAMED IN HIS WORKS DESCRIBED AND DEFINED [inscribed By the Author to Sir William Boyd]

By Beisly, Sidney

London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts & Green, 1864. 172 pages; b/w illustrations. Original green hardback binding, very good with a little general wear and rubbing to corners. Contents clean and tight, Norman Douglas Simpson, [Botanist] bookplate to the front pastedown, light discolouratuion to first and last few pages, inscriptions "Sir William Boyd with the author's kind regards". A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

$86.98

THE CULTURE OF RHAPIS IN JAPAN. Extract from Principles - Journal of the Palm Society
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THE CULTURE OF RHAPIS IN JAPAN. Extract from Principles - Journal of the Palm Society

By Kiyo-o Yamaguchi, David Barry

USA, 1974. b/w illustrations throughout. Covers near fine. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. Reprint. Paperback. Fine. 8vo.

$24.09

POLLINATION AND FERTILISATION IN FLOWERING PLANTS SET TB6  - SLIDES AND TEXT
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POLLINATION AND FERTILISATION IN FLOWERING PLANTS SET TB6 - SLIDES AND TEXT

By Williams, R. R.

United Kingdom: Philip Harris Biological Ltd., 1992. Set of 15 colour slides complete with explanatory/teaching notes Contained in a plastic wallet with notes bound by spiral binding. Contents clean and tight, no marking, no annotation. A good colour set with clean notes.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

$50.85

THE EFFECT OF THE FROSTS OF THE WINTER OF 1916-17 ON VEGETATION
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THE EFFECT OF THE FROSTS OF THE WINTER OF 1916-17 ON VEGETATION

By Bowles, E. A.

London: Royal Horticultural Society/Spottiswoode, Ballantyne & Co., 1919. A scarce offprint by E. A. Bowles. "Reprinted from the Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society...Printed by Spottiswoode, Ballantyne & Co."; pp.388-461; original printed card wrappers, the upper stamped "With Compliments". Covers very good with a little general wear and slight rubbing. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy. Scarce.. First Edition Thus. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$42.82

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