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The Ferns ( Filicales ) Volume I Analytical Examination of the Criteria of Comparison

The Ferns ( Filicales ) Volume I Analytical Examination of the Criteria of Comparison

by Bower, F. O

New Delhi, New York, Codicote, England: Today & Tomorrow's Book Agency, 1963. 359 pages with 309 b/w diagrams in text. Green cloth. Cambridge Botanical Handbooks - Edited by A.C. Seward.. Reprinted Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$55.95
Gymnogramme Triangularis

Gymnogramme Triangularis

by Faxon, Charles E

Boston: S. E. Cassino, 1880. Color lithograph. Page size 12-1/2 x 9-1/2 inches. Plate XLVIII from The Ferns of North America: Colored Figures and Descriptions, with Synonomy and Geographical Distribution of the Ferns (Including Ophioglossaceae) of the United States of America and the British North American Possessions by Daniel Cady Eaton. Lithographed by Armstrong & Company in Cambridge, MA. Very slight toning at top edge, otherwise Fine.
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$75.00
The British Ferns; or, Coloured Figures and Descriptions, with the Needful Analyses of the Fructification and Venation, of the Ferns of Great Britain and Ireland, Systematically Arranged

The British Ferns; or, Coloured Figures and Descriptions, with the Needful Analyses of the Fructification and Venation, of the Ferns of Great Britain and Ireland, Systematically Arranged

by Hooker, Sir William Jackson

Lovell Reeve & Co., 1861. Hardback, no dust-wrapper. Unpaginated. Approx 120 pages. 66 hand-coloured plates. Drawings by Walter Fitch. 26cm x 16cm. Original cloth. gilt titles to spine, with gilt illustration to front board. Some wear to extremities. Boards a little marked. Robert M. Adam's bookplate to front pastedown, with his name written twice to title page. R. W. Kennon's bookplate to front free end-paper. End-papers slightly foxed.. Illus. by Fitch, Walter. 1st Edition. Hardcover.... Read more
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£375.00
A Key to the Genera of New Zealand Ferns and Allied Plants

A Key to the Genera of New Zealand Ferns and Allied Plants

by Brownsey, P.J. & Galloway, T.N.H

Wellington: National Museum of New Zealand, 1987. Illustrated, large slim octavo, pp 31, paperback, covers and pages a little waved throughout, otherwise a very good copy.. First Edition. Paperback. Good.
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£5.00
A Revised Preliminary Census List of British Pteridophytes

A Revised Preliminary Census List of British Pteridophytes

by Jermy, A. Clive

The British Pteridological Society, 1960. Small slim octavo, 12 pages, interleaved, paperback, a very good copy. [Supplement to British Fern Gazette, Volume 9 part 1]. (Postage will be reduced). Paperback. Very Good.
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£4.00
The Yorkshire Jurassic Fern Phlebopteris brainii (Goeppert) and its reference to Matonia R.Br.

The Yorkshire Jurassic Fern Phlebopteris brainii (Goeppert) and its reference to Matonia R.Br.

by Harris, T.M

London: British Museum (Natural History), 1980. Illustrated, large slim octavo, pp (160, paperback, a very good copy. [Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Geology series Vol 33 number 5]. (Postage will be much reduced). First Edition. Paperback. Very Good.
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£6.50
Ferns of Kinabalu - an introduction

Ferns of Kinabalu - an introduction

by BEAMAN, John & EDWARDS, Peter

Kota Kinabalu, 2007. NEW. Well illustrated, 8vo, pp vi, 198, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [The Kinabalu flora includes about 5000 species of vascular plants, of which some 12 percent are ferns. They occur from the lowest elevations to the highest and in every conceivable habitat, are common as terrestrial species & as epiphytes. The first fern specimens from the mountain were obtained by Hugh Low in 1851, and they have been actively collected ever since. The inventory of ferns published in... Read more
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£29.50
A Photo Rich Field Guide to the Wetter Zambian Miombo Woodlands. Part 1 - Ferns and Monocotyledons; Part 2 - Dicotyledons

A Photo Rich Field Guide to the Wetter Zambian Miombo Woodlands. Part 1 - Ferns and Monocotyledons; Part 2 - Dicotyledons

by Vollesen, Kaj & Merrett, Lari (introdu

Zambia: Lari Merrett, 2020. Two volumes, very well illustrated, large octavo, pp 1020, paperback, corners or spine slightly bumped and bruised in transit, but otherwise a good new set, in an edition of 1000 copies. A heavy set, weighing over 2.5 kilos before packing - extra postage may be necessary. [This amazing flora is a compilation of photographs, collections and expertise, gathered over the past 25 years, which describes the miombo woodland and the threats it is facing. It contains descriptions of... Read more
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£100.00
Organography of Plants, especially of the Archegoniatae and Spermaphyta

Organography of Plants, especially of the Archegoniatae and Spermaphyta

by Goebel, Dr K. (English edition by Isaav Bayley Balfour)

Oxford at The Clarendon Press, 1900. Two volumes, large thick octavo, pp xvi, 270; xxiiv, 707, illustrated with 407 small text drawings, very clean internally, black cloth in very good condition, an exceptionally fine set. . First English edition. Cloth. Very Good.
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£85.00
The Himalayan Plants. Volume 1

The Himalayan Plants. Volume 1

by Ohba, Hideaki & Malla, Samal B. (eds.)

University Museum, University of Tokyo, 1988. Illustrated, large thick 8vo, pp xii, 386, paperback, a very good copy. Errata slip loosely inserted. SCARCE. [Contains ten major articles, including a cytotaxonomic study of himalayan Saxifraga, a revision of Pedicularis in Nepal, a revision of Asiatic species of Disporum, an enumeration of the pteridophytes of Nepal, wood structure of Himalayan plants etc]. A heavy book, postage may need to be increased.. Paperback. Very Good.
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£125.00
The Circumpolar Plants. I  - Vascular cryptogams, conifers, monocotyledons.

The Circumpolar Plants. I - Vascular cryptogams, conifers, monocotyledons.

by Hultén, Eric

Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksells, 1962. Large quarto, 228 maps, pp 275, edges untrimmed, clean internally, paperback, covers a little browned, chipped and marked. RARE. [Kungl. Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar, band. 8, no. 5.] VERY HEAVY - EXTRA POSTAGE MAY BE REQUIRED.. Paperback. Good.
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£90.00
Catalogue of Hardy Ferns (number 9)

Catalogue of Hardy Ferns (number 9)

by Stansfield, H

Sale, Manchester Originally produced c.1880 (?), this is a facsimile reprint, not dated, but possibly produced by The British Pteridological Society in 1979. Illustrated, large slim octavo, pp 31, paperback, slightly worn throughout.. Paperback. Good.
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£9.00
The Fern Guide - a field guide to the ferns, clubmosses quillworts and horsetails of the British Isles

The Fern Guide - a field guide to the ferns, clubmosses quillworts and horsetails of the British Isles

by Merryweather, James & Hill, Michael

Shrewsbury: Field Studies, 1992. Illustrated, large octavo, pp (88), paperback, covers very slightly worn and curled. . Paperback. Good.
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£5.00
The Ferns and Fern-Allies of West Tropical Africa (being a supplement to the second edition of Flora of West Tropical Africa)

The Ferns and Fern-Allies of West Tropical Africa (being a supplement to the second edition of Flora of West Tropical Africa)

by Alston, A.H.G

London: Crown Agents for Overseas Administration, 1959. 14 botanical line drawings, large slim 8vo, pp 89, paperback, a very good copy. . First Edition. Paperback. Very Good.
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£15.00
The Kew Magazine ( Curtis's Botanical Magazine) Volume 8 Part 3 - Special Volume devoted to Ferns,

The Kew Magazine ( Curtis's Botanical Magazine) Volume 8 Part 3 - Special Volume devoted to Ferns,

by Edwards. Peter J. & Johns, R.J

Oxford: Basil Blackwood for the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, 1991. Well illustrated with 6 fine botanical colour plates, pp 51, paperback, a very good copy. [Entirely devoted to ferns - Vegetative reproduction in pteridophytes, Variation in Fadyenia hookeri (with a plate), the fern herbarium of Thomas Moore, Tropical pteridophytes in the Princess of Wales Conservatory, and 5 plant portraits of Nephrolepsis cordifolia, Elaphoglossum crinitum, Huperzia pinifolia, Diplazium proliferum and Angiopteris... Read more
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£6.95
A Popular History of the British Ferns and the Allied Plants

A Popular History of the British Ferns and the Allied Plants

by MOORE, Thomas

London: Routledge, 1869. hardcover. near fine. Illustrated with 22 charming color plates. Small 12mo, original blue cloth, gilt floral decoration on spine. London: Routledge, ca 1869. Near Fine. New Edition
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$300.00
Systematics of the Neotropical Species of Thelypteris section Cyclosurus

Systematics of the Neotropical Species of Thelypteris section Cyclosurus

by Smith, Alan R

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1971. Illustrated with lne drawings and distribution maps, large 8vo, pp vi, 136, very clean internally, corners very faintly bumped, paperback, a slight bruise and tear to the spine head otherwise a very good copy. . First Edition. Paperback. Very Good.
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£15.00
The Benmore Fernery - celebrating the world of ferns

The Benmore Fernery - celebrating the world of ferns

by Gibby, Mary

Edinburgh, 2009. Well illustrated, large slim 8vo, pp 40, paperback, a very good copy. [The story of the reconstruction of the Victorian fernery in the wonderful Highland garden of Benmore, with much on ferns generally and on the Victorian fern craze.] Postage will be reduced.. First Edition. Paperback. New.
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£6.95
Atlas of Ferns of the British Isles (Joyce Smith's copy)

Atlas of Ferns of the British Isles (Joyce Smith's copy)

by Jermy, A.C.; Arnold, H.R.; Farrell, Lynne & Perring, F.H

London: The Botanical Society of the British Isles & The British Pteridological Society, 1978. Large quarto, many distribution maps, pp 101, paperback, covers slightly worn but a good copy complete with a copy of the short errata slip loosely inserted. SCARCE. [From the library of the botanist Joyce Smith, with her signature on the title page.). First Edition. Paperback. Very Good.
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£5.00
The Illustrated Field Guide to Ferns and Allied Plants of the British Isles

The Illustrated Field Guide to Ferns and Allied Plants of the British Isles

by Jermy, A. C. & Camus, Josephine J

London: Natural History Museum Publications, 1991. Illustrated with line drawings and outlines by Peter Edwards, small octavo, pp xiv, 194, fore-edge thumbed, a bit used internally, an owner's small label inside the front cover, paperback, covers a bit used, the spine faded. . First Edition. Paperback. Fair.
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£15.00
Thelypteridaceae of Africa and Adjacent Islands  (Eric Groves copy]

Thelypteridaceae of Africa and Adjacent Islands (Eric Groves copy]

by Holttum, R.E

1974. Octavo, not illustrated, pp (45), stapled, no covers, a very good copy. An offprint from Jl S. Afr. Bot Volume 40. [From the library of Eric Groves, with his stamp at front and rear.]. Unbound. Very Good.
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£5.50
Illustrations and Dissections of the Genera of British Mosses [12 Monthly Parts]

Illustrations and Dissections of the Genera of British Mosses [12 Monthly Parts]

by Unwin, W. C

Lewes: Geo. P. Bacon, 1877. Hardback, no dust-wrapper. Approx 6-8 pages per issue. 27.5cm x 22cm. Illus. This is the original issue published in 12 monthly parts from January to December 1877. Part 13 is not present in this copy. It was published in 1878, as it contained title page, index, frontis and list of subscribers. Gilt title and border to front board. Front board marked, with a small abrasion. Cloth slightly crumpled to front board. Covers of issues a little marked and chipped. Copver and one... Read more
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£22.00
A.H.G. Alston (1902-1958) [Obituary and complete bibliography of publications] together with Bolivian Pteridophytes Collected by Winifred Brooke

A.H.G. Alston (1902-1958) [Obituary and complete bibliography of publications] together with Bolivian Pteridophytes Collected by Winifred Brooke

by Crabbe, J.A

1960. The bibliography is reprinted from Journal of the Society for the Bibliography of Natural History. Volume 3 part 7 (21 pages, paperback). The Bolivian Pteridophytes paper is offprinted from British Fern Gazette, Volume 9 part8, (11 pages, loose-leaf and stapled) and was based on a manuscript left by Alston in 1958. From the library of the botanist Eric Groves, with his stamps. Interestingly, also included is a set of four passport photos of Alston. [Alston was a botanical systematist specialising... Read more
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£6.00
The Ferns and Fern Allies of Minnesota

The Ferns and Fern Allies of Minnesota

by Tryon, Rolla M

Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1954. Illustrated, small octavo, pp xx, 166, slight foxing to the fore-edge, paperback, covers a little faded and marked, the upper cover and the first few pages with a light vertical fold from bending.. First Edition. Paperback. Good.
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£12.00
The Botany of the Guayana Highland - Part XII (Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden Volume 38)

The Botany of the Guayana Highland - Part XII (Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden Volume 38)

by Maguire, Bassett (and collaborators)

New York Botanical Garden, 1984. Illustrated with a few line drawings and photomicrographs, large slim octavo, pp 84, paperback, very slight signs of use, but a good copy. [Schefflera, Hymenophyllaceae and Hymenophyllopsidaceae.]. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good.
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£15.00