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Green cloth. 27 colour plates. 30 b/w photographs. 2 line drawings. A New Naturalist publication. 2nd edition. Spine slightly bumped. Fading to spine and cover edges. Name and date in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn, tape repairs to spine and corners which have browned.
GUATEMALA Y SUS ORQUIDEAS / GUATEMALA AND ITS ORCHIDS
Written by Moises Behar; Otto Tinschert.
Stock no. 2136579
Published by Bancafe Grupo Financiero Del Pais. 1998. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Limited edition to 2,000 copies. Large format. Black cloth with blind titles and decorations. CD-Rom in paper case to front pastedown. Spanish / English dual language edition. Stunning colour photography throughout. ISBN: 8489766398. This is Copy No. 1118. Dedication in ink to title page - can not confirm if this is one of the authors or not. Fading or possible damp marks to endpapers/pastedowns. Page edge browning, else contents are excellent! Wrapper has some browning patches and edge-tears and nicks, with a little loss. In original cardboard slip case which has some wear and marks. CD-Rom is NOT tested!
THE ART OF BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION
Written by Wilfrid Blunt; William T. Stearn.
Stock no. 2136441
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. New Edition, revised and enlarged. ISBN: 1851491775. Just a few spots/some browning to verso of front endpaper. Light musty smell.
THE FAMILIES OF FLOWERING PLANTS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by J. Hutchinson.
Stock no. 2136439
Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1959. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Volume I Covers Dicotyledons. Volume II covers Monocotyledons. Arranged according to a new system based on their probable phylogeny by J. Hutchinson. B/w illustrations. Marks to covers. Foxing. Names and dates in ink to front endpapers. Wrappers are both browned with foxing and marks. Some tears and chips; a bit of loss.
Large format. Colour pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0946589607. A few marks to covers. Contents are still excellent. Contains two SIGNED letters from author to possible previous owners/or when she was researching for this book.
FLOWERS OF THE HOLY LAND
No author listed.
Stock no. 2136373
Circa 1908. Very good condition.
Wood effect covers, what appears to be a leather spine. 12 leaves of card with mounted pressed plant specimens. The accompanying captions are in Hebrew, German, French and English. Some scuffing and wear to spine. Browning and some foxing throughout. Inscriptions in ink to verso of front endpaper. Pressed flowers appear very good still; a couple of the tissue-guards have come loose, but still present. A lovely item!
Matt orange boards with white titles and vignette to front. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0565008951. Spine heavily faded, a few marks to boards. Lower edge of text block a little grubby. Lower edge of boards bumped. Contents are clean.
Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photo frontis and 42 distribution maps. Including a chapter on the soils of Dorset by K.L. Robinson. Some lightly, uneven fading to boards, a few small marks. '72' and name & date in ink to top of front endpapers. Some minor foxing present. Includes Second Addendum published in 1970 as a separate booklet.
A wide-ranging and well-planned book dealing with nearly 600 species of British wildflowers. Green cloth boards, blue titles. B/w photos & illustrations, 16 colour plates. Light browning to base of spine. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to prelims, last few pages and text block. Light browning to plate margins. All plates present. Black pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at top of spine with a 2" closed tear (no loss) to top rear edge of spine, foxing to rear panel and verso.
Revised Edition second impression with supplement containing additional species received at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, by the end of 1980. Matt yellow boards, black titles. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 3768205525. Lower edge of text block lightly grubby. Covers slightly grubby. Bookplate to front endpaper. Contents clean.
New Naturalist No. 86. A look at how lichens have been used throughout history in medicines, dyes, food and perfumes. What they are and how they grow and reproduce. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0002200813. A fine copy in dustwrapper which is very slightly faded to spine.
MACROLICHENS OF DENMARK, FINLAND, NORWAY AND SWEDEN
Written by Eilif Dahl; Hildur Krog. Illustrated by L. Oritsland.
Stock no. 1823261
Published by Universitetsforlaget. 1st 1973. Almost very good condition.
Annotated keys of 45 genera and close to 400 species of macrolichens. Matt pictorial boards. Scandinavian University Books. B/w drawings. ISBN: 8200022625. Boards rubbed at corners and a little grubby. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning & minor foxing to text block and endpapers. Contents clean.