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For rare and antique books on botany and plant biology, look through the rare botany books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. Many of the valuable and collectible rare and antique books about botany contain detailed illustrations and illustrious bindings and fore-edges. There are several multi-volume botany book sets, and there is a wide diversity of languages and focuses throughout the rare botany book section of the Biblio Rare Book Room.

How to Know the Ferns: A Guide to the Names, Haunts, and Habits of Our Common Ferns by Parsons, Frances Theodora

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, library markings on spine, front . and rear endpapers, rear hinge cracked.. 1902. Third Edition. Hardcover. xiv, 215 pp. + several pages of publisher's ads at rear. Decorative brown clot...

From Old Saratoga Books


Maria Sabina and Her Mazatec Mushroom Velada by Wasson, R. Gordon

Copy No. 121 in a Limited Edition of 250 numbered copies printed by the Stamperia Valdonega, Verona. Includes cloth-bound slipcase (a bit frayed at corners and with some fading to purple cloth), four LP records (all in fine condition) in their slips, the ...

From Mycenae University Bookstore


[One Hundred Chrysanthemums] by HASEGAWA, Keika

Kyoto: Tanaka Jihei & Yamada Naosaburo, July & December 1893., 1893. 2 Volumes. small folio. [ff. 27; ff. 27]. text in Japanese. calligraphy by Yusaku. 50 colour woodblock prints of chrysanthemums by Hasegawa (4 double-page, some with added hand-colour)....

From D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB)


Australian Succulent Plants : An Introduction by Attila Kapitany

Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Kapitany Concepts, 2007. Usual library marks. 240 pages with colour illustrations and distribution maps. Covers approximately 100 species from 40 genera. . Hard Cover. Good+/Good+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall...

From Terra Australis Books


Curtis's Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed... [bound with] General Indexes to the Plants Contained in the First Twenty Volumes of the Botanical Magazine... by Sims, John

London: Printed By Stephen Couchman, 1804 Contains plates 740 through 786, collated and complete with text; All plates are hand colored, and number 770 is folding; Bound with index of the first twenty volumes, which was published in 1805; Original boards ...

From Lloyd Zimmer, Books and Maps


An Account of Various Experiments for the Production of New and Desirable Grapes, and a Description of Forty Varieties Obtained by Hybridization by Haskell, George

Ipswich, MA: Self Published. Very Good; Wraps toned and soiled, longitudinal crease, edges chipped. 1877. Softcover. Original printed gray wraps. 6 x 9 inches. 1952 typed book purchase receipt laid in from Mass. Horticultural Society with offsetting to i...

From Old Saratoga Books


Johnson's New Universal Cyclopaedia : Scientific and Popular Treasury of Useful Knowledge, Volume II F - Lichens by Barnard, Frederick A. P. (Editor) / Guyot, Arnold (Editor)

A. J. Johnson & Son. Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued. 1876. First Edition: First Printing. Leather. 011376: "Illustrated with Maps, Plans, and Engravings. With Numerous Contributions From Writers of Distinguished Eminence in Every Depart...



The Sentiment of Flowers; or Language of Flora by Tyas, Robert

London: Houlston & Stoneman, 1844. About fine but for rubbing and wear to extremities and folds, and tender rear hinge ( still attached and working ). Green gilt stamped leather, with all edges gilt. 29 pages of colour litho. plates.. Full-Leather. Ve...

From Renaissance Books


The Botanic Garden; consisting of Highly Finished Representations of Hardy Ornamental Flowering Plants, cultivated in Great Britain; with their names, classes, orders, history, qualities, culture, and physiological observations. Volumes I-VII by B Maund [Benjamin Maund]

London : Simpkin & Marshall, 1825 Volumes I - VII of the 1st edition of Maund's Botanic Garden ranging in date from 1825 to 1836 (Vol VII is undated) with 167 of 168 fine hand coloured plates. It was originally issued in parts and these volumes ar...

From E C Books


PFLANZEN-ATLAS zu Seb. Kneipp's "Wasser-Kur", enthaltend die Beschreibung und naturgetreue bildliche Darstellung van sämmlichen in dem genannten Buche besprochenen, sowie noch einigen anderen vom Volke vielgebrachten Heil-Pflanzen. Augabe II. (Farben-Lichtdruk). Vierte Auflage by Kneipp. -- (KOLB, Otto von)

Kempten,: Verlag der Jos. Kösel'schen Buchhandlung, 1890.. [iv], [92], [vi] pp. Small 4to. Contemporary half chagrin, spine gilt lettered. With 61 plant portraits on 41 coloured plates. A fine atlas of medicinal plants in coloured colllotype, ba...

From Sylco bvba livres anciens - antiquarian books


Wild Flowers of New York: New York State Museum Memoir 15. Two Volume Set by House, Homer D

Albany, NY: The University of the State of New York. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner bookplates on front . pastedowns (Charles Knowles Bolton and Edith Stanwood Bolton) , foxing to . first and last several leaves.. 1923. Second Printin...

From Old Saratoga Books



London: Adam Islip, Joice Norton & Richard Whitakers, 1636. Third Edition. Hardcover. Original front blank endpaper replaced. Tasteful bookplate of Roger Gates on the front pastedown. Minor loss to the lower blank outside corner of the first dozen or...

From Charles Agvent


The Botanical Cabinet, consisting of coloured delineations of Plants from all Countries, with a short Account of each. Directions for management &cc &cc. Volume X by Conrad Loddiges & Sons

London: John and Arthur Arch, Cornhill. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green. Paternoster Row. & C Loddiges & Sons, Hackney, 1824 A scarce complete volume of Loddiges' Botanical Cabinet, with 100 hand coloured plates engraved by Georg...

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