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TREE FORM, SIZE AND COLOUR  A Guide to Selection, Planting and Design
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TREE FORM, SIZE AND COLOUR A Guide to Selection, Planting and Design

By Gruffydd, J. St. Bodfan

London: E. & F. N. Spon, 1987. an association copy, signed with an inscription from the author to Sir George Taylor [Sir George Taylor, former director of Kew, keeper of botany, British Museum, plant collector and botanist] - "for George, a good and kind friend with much love from Bodfan." 243 pages; colour and b/w illustrations. Original laminated boards, with a little general wear and lightly discoloured. Contents clean and tight. A very good signed association copy of the scarce first edition.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to.

$56.66

ASIATIC MAGNOLIAS IN CULTIVATION
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ASIATIC MAGNOLIAS IN CULTIVATION

By Johnston, G. H.

London: The Royal Horticultural Society , 1955. pp. 160; 14 fine colour plates by Stella Ross-Craig, Lilian Snelling and A.V. Webster, further b/w illustrations after photographs; Silk book mark, to which attached card glossary of botanical terms. Publisher's brown cloth binding with gilt lettering to front board and black leather spine label; binding very good with light wear only, spine label a little rubbed to edges. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, no foxing. A very good bright copy. Please note a heavy book and a small postal surcharge may apply. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Stella Ross-Craig. Folio.

$107.92

THE WOODLANDS: Or a Treatise on the Preparing of Ground for Planting; on the Planting; on the Cultivating; on the pruning; and on the Cutting Down of  Forest Trees and Underwoods...
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THE WOODLANDS: Or a Treatise on the Preparing of Ground for Planting; on the Planting; on the Cultivating; on the pruning; and on the Cutting Down of Forest Trees and Underwoods...

By Cobbett, William

London: Printed and Published by William Corbett, 1825. Unpaginated but circa 340 pages, index. Contemporary green half polished calf binding with pink marbled paper boards, very good with a little general wear and light rubbing.Contents clean and tight, original end papers, front end paper and front blank with several old knocks and very small associated tears; small contemporary signature on title page, generous margins. A very good copy . First Edition. Half Leather. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$114.67

PRACTICAL FORESTRY: Its Bearing on the Improvement of Estates.
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PRACTICAL FORESTRY: Its Bearing on the Improvement of Estates.

By Curtis, Charles E.

London: Published at the Office of the 'Land Agents' Record", 1895. no date but c. 1885; pp. 66, [10]; adverts to rear including wonderful chromolithographic and gold lettering advert for Webbs vegetable and flower seeds, adverts to end papers. Original green cloth boards, lettered in gilt, gilt advert to rear board, very good and bright with minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, previous owner's neat details to the front end paper. A very good to fine copy. 'Reprinted from the Land Agents' Record.'. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good Plus. 8vo. Book.

$32.38

Shade and Ornamental Trees: Their Origins and History
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Shade and Ornamental Trees: Their Origins and History

By Li Hui Lin

Pennsylvania: Penn: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1996. 282 pages; Illustrated with black-and-white photographs, Printed card wrappers fine; contents clean and tight, unmarked. A fine copy, virtually as new. ['Facsimile reprint in paperback form of a classic work from the Morris Arboretum, now very scarce, originally published in 1963 with the title "The Origin and Cultivation of Shade and Ornamental Trees"'.]. Facsimile. Paperback. Fine. 8vo.

$10.79

Manual of Cultivated Broad-Leaved Trees and Shrubs. [complete in three volumes]
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Manual of Cultivated Broad-Leaved Trees and Shrubs. [complete in three volumes]

By Krussmann, Gerd

London: Batsford, 1984. Complete three volume set; vol. I: A-D, 1984; vol. II: E-PRO, 1986; vol. III: Pru-Z. 1986; b/w illustrations throughout. Original dust jackets very good with slight wear to edges and a little fading to spines, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, very small previous owner's signature to the front end paper of vol. I only, no annotation, no inscriptions. A very good set of this classic reference work on trees and shrubs.. Please note, large heavy books and a small postal surcharge may apply.. First Edition, English Translation. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.

$283.29

Manual of Cultivated Conifers

By Krussmann, Gerd

Oregon: Timber Press, 1991. 361 pages, b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket fine with mimimal wear, a little fading to the spine, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, no annotation, no foxing. A very good copy. First published in German in 1972 this is a translation of the second revised edition published in Germany in 1983.. Second Revised Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to.

$51.26

THE AMERICAN CAMELLIA YEARBOOK 1954
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THE AMERICAN CAMELLIA YEARBOOK 1954

By Brown, Arthur C. (editor)

Gainsville, Florida: American Camellia Society, 1954. 396 pages, colour & b/w illustrations. Original red cloth binding very good; contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, unmarked. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket.

$13.49

CHAMPION TREES IN THE BRITISH ISLES (Forestry Commission research and development Paper 138) [SIGNED COPY WITH LETTER]
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CHAMPION TREES IN THE BRITISH ISLES (Forestry Commission research and development Paper 138) [SIGNED COPY WITH LETTER]

By Mitchell, A. F.; V. E. Hallett

Edinburgh: Forestry Commission, 1985. 28 page stapled booklet. Signed by both authors to the inside front cover, which also has the bookplate of David McClintock, well known botanist and author of a number of books on British Wildflowers. Loosely inserted is a two page manuscript letter, signed, from Alan Mitchell to David McClintock, and dated 25.9.87. A very good copy with light wear only, excellent association copy.. Signed by Authors. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$18.89

Colour Atlas of Flowering Trees and Shrubs
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Colour Atlas of Flowering Trees and Shrubs

By Csapody, V; Toth, I.

Budapest: Akademiai Kiado, 1982. 311 pages. 608 coloured drawings of plants on 141 colour plates; appendix of Latin names. Text in English. Dust jacket very good with a little rubbing to edges, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Cloth hardback binding very good, slight lean. Contents clean and tight. From the library of the botanist David McClintock with his bookplate to the front paste-down, loosely inserted is the Publisher's Compliments slip for review and typescript of McClintock's subsequent review. A scarce title.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.

$26.98

Trees of Southern Africa
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Trees of Southern Africa

By Palgrave, Keith Coates

Cape Town: Struik Publishers, 1981. In association with R.B. Drummond, edited by Dr E. J. Moll; Photography by Paul and Meg Coates Palgrave, Tree drawings by Terry Duggan. 959 pages inc. index. Pictorial covers in removable plastic sleeve as issued. Silk marker. Colour plates. Binding very good with light general wear only. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy. Please note a heavy book and a small postal surcharge may apply.. Second Impression. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to.

$20.24

A TREATISE ON FOREST-TREES
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A TREATISE ON FOREST-TREES

By Boutcher, William

London: Printed for R. Fleming, and sold by the Author, by J. Murray...and other Booksellers in Great Britain., 1775. Pp. 4, xlviii, 259, 5 [of which 3pp postscript]; engraved title page, letterpress title page. Contemporary full calf binding with an old reback, worn and rubbed but joints repaired and now strong. Contents very good and tight, occasional spotting and a browing, but generally very clean; wide margins. A good copy, complete with the engraved title page.. First Edition. Full Leather. Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to.

$607.05

POPLARS. SILICULTURE AND TIMBERS . A THESIS
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POPLARS. SILICULTURE AND TIMBERS . A THESIS

By Bilbrough, E. P. B.a. (Trin.)

Cambridge: UNKNOWN, 1930. 76 pages; b/w original photographs, illustrations. Original hardback library binding, good with some general wear and rubbing. Contents clean and tight, inscribed by W Dawson "Done with my supervision Cambridge June 1940", Trada Library plate to fron pastedown, otherwise unmarked. A good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

$56.66

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF EXCURSION OVER THE ESTATE OF THE SKYLLBERGS BRUKS A. B., ON JULY 27TH 1933

By The Swedish Forrestry Society

Stockholm: The Swedish Forrestry Society, 1933. 13 pages; b/w illustrations throughout, text in English. Covers very good with light general wear only. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo.

$32.38

Kiefern in Europa: Bildtafeln und Beschreibungen der in europäischen Wäldern, Gärten und Parks anzutreffenden einheimischen und fremdländischen Arten (signed Letter from the author enclosed)

By Karl- Heinz Kindel

Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer, 1995. 304 pages, includes booklet on Dendrologische Sammlungen and b/w illustrations, text in German. Original hardback binding, fine and bright. Contents clean and tight, letter from the author to David McClintock enclosed, unmarked, no inscriptions. A fine tight copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

$60.71

Praktische Dendrologie. Band 1 und 2 (2 Bände)
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Praktische Dendrologie. Band 1 und 2 (2 Bände)

By Hieke, Karel

Berlin: Deutscher Landwirtschaftsverlag, 1989. Text in German. 2 volume set - 372 and 439 pages; monotone illustrations. Dust jackets with a little general wear and rubbing, now in clear, removable, archival sleeves. Hardback bindings, very good. Contents clean and tight, bookplates of the Botanical author David McClintock, otherwise unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good set.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to Square.

$26.98

GARDENING WITH CAMELLIAS A COMPLETE GUIDE
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GARDENING WITH CAMELLIAS A COMPLETE GUIDE

By Rolfe, Jim

London: B. T. Batsford, 1996. 176 pages; colour illustrations throughout. Covers very good with light general wear only. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good/fine copy.. First Edition Thus. Paperback. Very Good. 4to.

$9.44

GARDENING WITH CAMELLIAS A COMPLETE GUIDE
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GARDENING WITH CAMELLIAS A COMPLETE GUIDE

By Rolfe, Jim

London: B. T. Batsford, 1996. 176 pages; colour illustrations throughout. Covers very good with light general wear only. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good/fine copy.. First Edition Thus. Paperback. Very Good. 4to.

$9.44

GENERA PALMARUM: A Classification of Palms Based on the Work of Harold E. Moore, Jr.
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GENERA PALMARUM: A Classification of Palms Based on the Work of Harold E. Moore, Jr.

By Uhl, Natalie W.; Dransfield, John

Lawrence, Kansas, U.S.A.: Allen Press, 1987. From the Library of Professor W. T. Stearn with a gift inscription to him "To Dr. W. T. Stearn Best wishes on your Birthday, J. W. T. Moody May 1999"; pp. xxii, 610 inc. 32 pages of plates in colour, mostly from photographs, and 50 pages of plates from photographs in b/w. Dust jacket very good with a little general wear and rubbbing to edges. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy with excellent provenance. [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.] Note; this is a heavy book and a small postal surcharge may apply.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Sheehan, Marion Ruff. 4to.

$53.96

TREES AND SHRUBS HARDY IN THE BRITISH ISLES  Volume III, N - Rh
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TREES AND SHRUBS HARDY IN THE BRITISH ISLES Volume III, N - Rh

By Bean, W. J.

London: John Murray, 1976. 8th edition fully revised. Original dust jacket very good with slight wear only, a little scuffed on the spine, now attractively presented and protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Contents clean and tight, clean library plate and associated stamps,. A very good copy. Vol. III of what is generally recognized as the definitive guide to Trees and Shrubs hardy within the UK. Appears little read.. Eighth Edition, Revised. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Sm 4to.

$40.47

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