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[One Hundred Chrysanthemums]

[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....

$7,243.20
Maria Sabina and Her Mazatec Mushroom Velada

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 slipca...

$1,500.00
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...

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 ...

$1,500.00
The Flowering Plants and Ferns of Great Britain, [with] - The British Grasses and Sedges - Vols I-VII

The Flowering Plants and Ferns of Great Britain, [with] - The British Grasses and Sedges - Vols I-VII by Anne Pratt

London : The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1860 A 7 volume set comprising Anne Pratt's works on flowering plant...

£350.00
Johnson's New Universal Cyclopaedia : Scientific and Popular Treasury of  Useful Knowledge, Volume II F - Lichens

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: "Il...

$135.00
The Works Third and Last Volume; His Six Books of Plants, 10th ed by Abraham Cowley - 1721

The Works Third and Last Volume; His Six Books of Plants, 10th ed by Abraham Cowley - 1721 by Abraham Cowley

1721. Hardcover. Good. Original 1721 book by Abraham Cowley, small 8vo, with bookplate for Charles Boyle, Fourth Earl of Orrer...

$129.99
[HERBAL] THE HERBALL OR GENERALL HISTORIE OF PLANTES. GATHERED BY JOHN GERARDE OF LONDON MASTER IN CHYRURGERIE Very Much Enlarged and Ammended by Thomas Johnson, Citizen and Apothecarye of London

[HERBAL] THE HERBALL OR GENERALL HISTORIE OF PLANTES. GATHERED BY JOHN GERARDE OF LONDON MASTER IN CHYRURGERIE Very Much Enlarged and Ammended by Thomas Johnson, Citizen and Apothecarye of London by GERARDE [GERARD], John

London: Adam Islip, Joice Norton & Richard Whitakers, 1636. Third Edition. Hardcover. Original front blank endpaper replace...

$9,375.00
BRITISH WILD FLOWERS

BRITISH WILD FLOWERS by Johnson, C. Pierpoint

London: Gurney and Jackson. Very Good+. 1894. Hardcover. Illustrated by John Sowerby with an introduction and a key to the Natur...

$150.00
LOUDON'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF PLANTS

LOUDON'S ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF PLANTS by Loudon, Mrs. editor

London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans.. Good. 1855. Hardcover. X-Lib. Marbled paper covered boards, cloth corners and spi...

$100.00
A History of the Vegetable Kingdom

A History of the Vegetable Kingdom by William Rhind

Glasgow, Edinburgh and London : Blackie & Son, 1855 A fair copy of the reissued edition with additional plates, in contempor...

£110.00
OUR WILD FLOWERS- FAMILIARLY DESCRIBED AND ILLUSTRATED

OUR WILD FLOWERS- FAMILIARLY DESCRIBED AND ILLUSTRATED by Twamley, Louisa Anne

London: Charles Tilt. Very Good. 1839. First Edition. Hardcover. Full red leather has gilt decorated spine. Both boards decorate...

$215.00
An album of original watercolour drawings of Cassowaries, with related manuscript title "Kasuare / Walter Rothschild"

An album of original watercolour drawings of Cassowaries, with related manuscript title "Kasuare / Walter Rothschild" by ROTHSCHILD, Lionel Walter, Baron Rothschild (1868-1937) - John Gerrard KEULEMANS (1842-1912, artist)

"London, 1899. Oblong octavo. (8 3/8 x 11 1/4 inches). Black ink calligraphic manuscript title, manuscript map in blue ink...

$28,000.00
De Florum Cultura Libri IV

De Florum Cultura Libri IV by FERRARI, Gio[vanni] Battista [1583-1654]

Rome: Stephanus Paulinus, 1633., 1633. small 4to. pp. 5 p.l., 522, [15]index. engraved title & 46 engraved plates, all inclu...

$7,242.30
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Cacti : Over 1200 Species Illustrated and  Identified

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Cacti : Over 1200 Species Illustrated and Identified by Times, Clive / Glass, Charles

Chartwell Books. Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket. 2001. First Edition: First Printing. Hard Cover. 0785813586 . 011489: Bookjacket...

$125.00



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