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

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 ...

$100.00
The Sentiment of Flowers; or Language of Flora

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 ( sti...

CAD $250.00
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

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 & S...

£390.00
The Coconut Palm  A Monograph

The Coconut Palm A Monograph by MENON, K. P. V. and K. M. Pandalai

4to. Pp. xvi; 384. Preface, introduction. Extensive bibliographies follow each chapter. Index. Profusely illustrated with line d...

$125.00
[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
On Growth and Form

On Growth and Form by Thompson, D'Arcy Wentworth

Cambridge at the University Press, 1917. First edition. A few illustrations within the text, thick octavo, pp xvi, 793, a small...

£1,750.00
De Historia Stirpium commentarii insignes

De Historia Stirpium commentarii insignes by Leonhart Fuchs

Lugduni: Balthazarem Arnolletum, 1549 A good copy of the very scarce second edition of Leonhart Fuchs' outstanding work on p...

£1,500.00
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
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



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