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The Compleat Herbal of Physical Plants. Containing all such English and Foreign Herbs, Shrubs and Trees as are used in Physick and Surgery....also directions for making compound-waters, syrups, electuaries, pills, powders...gums, balsams, oils, juices . by Pechey, John

The Red Lion in St Paul's Churchyard, London: R. & J. Bonwicke, 1707. "The Second edition, with the addition of many physical herbs and their vertues". 12mo (measures 165mm x 105mm), pp (6), 349, (29) (though errors in pagination mean t...

From Mike Park Ltd

£585.00


An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada, and the British Possessions: From Newfoundland to the Parallel of the Southern Boundary of Virginia, and from the Atlantic Ocean Westward to the 102d Meridian by Britton, Nathaniel Lord; Brown, Addison

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Good with no dust jacket; All volumes have contemporary owner name and . date on front free endpaper, lightly worn and soiled boards, page toning, . hinges cracked and tender.. 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. 1896-68. In t...

From Old Saratoga Books

$175.00


Wild Flowers. by Pratt, Anne

London:: The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge,, 1853.. First edition. Near Fine. Near Fine Condition. Folio (11.5 x 14 inches). Original publisher's cloth with floral blind embossed decoration and gilt lettering to cover. Faint owner's ...

From Lowry-James Rare Prints & Books

$795.00


De plantis libri XVI by CESALPINO, Andrea (CAESALPINUS, Andreas)

Florence: Giorgio Marescotti, 1583. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 4to (220 x 154 mm). [40], 621, [11] pp. Woodcut printer's device on title and at end, woodcut initials, some histori...

From Milestones of Science Books

€19,000.00


New Zealand Ferns. by Armstrong, C. C. [Mary Ann]

Dunedin, NZ, [late 1870s or 1880s]. Tall quarto (370 x 280mm). Original green cloth, upper board blocked in gilt and black. The contents comprise approximately 56 fern specimens mounted on the rectos of 16 card leaves with scientific names in manuscript,...

From Alembic Rare Books

£2,750.00


The Australian Flower Paintings of Ferdinand Bauer by Stearn, William T

London: The Basilisk Press, 1975. Folio [measures 638mm x 455mm], quarter morocco and marbled boards, pp 30, double page map + 25 fine mounted colour plates with accompanying text, (one plate slightly waved). otherwise a very good copy in fitted cloth-co...

From Mike Park Ltd

£590.00


Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms Vols I-III with Supplement by James Sowerby

London : Printed by J Davis [Vols I & II] and B Wilks [Vol III] for the Author, 1798 A very good copy of the complete 3 volume 1st edition including later Supplement, with 440 hand coloured plates on 436 leaves. This work was James Sowerby's follo...

From E C Books

£12,000.00


A Manual of Orchidaceous Plants Cultivated Under Glass in the British Isles (Two volumes) by Veitch, James H

Royal Exotic Nursery, 544, King's Road, Chelsea: James Veitch & Sons 1887-1894. Ten parts (seperately paginated) issued in two bound volumes, very well illustrated with 72 plates (including 23 double sided, and 3 folding), 13 coloured maps (incl...

From Mike Park Ltd

£1,000.00


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 decorated with gilt floral designs. Text tight and intact. Hand colored floral plates. Endpaper contains beautifully handwritten poet...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

$215.00


The Universal Herbal; or, Botanical, Medical, and Agricultural Dictionary. Containing an account of All the known Plants in the World, arranged according to the Linnean System. by Thomas Green

Liverpool: Henry Fisher , 1820 A very good 2 volume set of the 1st edition, newly rebound in half calf with marbled boards. With 2 decorative frontispieces, 1 decorative title, and 106 hand coloured plates. The title pages are undated but Vol I has a pref...

From E C Books

£1,800.00


Investigations on Chlorophyll by Richard Willstatter and Arthur Stoll: Translated from the German By Frank Milton Schertz and Albert R. Merz

Lancaster, PA: The Science Press Printing Co., 1928. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY TRANSLATOR Frank M. Schertz to Dr. Roger Adams, Sept., 1935, on front end page. Dr Adams unique book plate front paste down. Very Good, gilt at spine faded yet legible, title pag...

From Dale Steffey Books

$125.00


A Collection of Curious Travels and Voyages, in two tomes; the first containing Leonhart Rauwolff's Itinerary into the Eastern countries. The second taking in many parts of Greece, Asia Minor, Egypt, Arabia Felix etc. To which are added three catalogues by Ray, John

Princes Arms, St Paul's Churchyard, London: S. Smith & B. Walford, 1693. First edition. Two volumes in One. Octavo, imprimatur leaf, title page, dedication page, pp 26, 396; (ii), half-title to second volume, 186; 45, + bookseller's catalogue ...

From Mike Park Ltd

£585.00


On the Flora of Australia, its Origin, Affinities, and Distribution; being an Introductory Essay to the Flora of Tasmania... Reprinted from the Botany of the Antarctic Expedition, Part III, Flora of Tasmania, Vol. I. by HOOKER, Joseph Dalton

London: Lovell Reeve, 1859. First Edition. Hardcover. London, Lovell Reeve, [November] 1859 [first separate edition]. Large quarto, viii, 128 pages (complete with the half-title). Later half roan and stippled cloth, lightly rubbed at the extremities; a v...

From Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers

AU$20,000.00


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