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A SOMERSET POMONA: THE CIDER APPLES OF SOMERSET
Written by Liz Copas.
Stock no. 1820184
Published by Dovecote Press. 1st 2001. Very good condition.

Includes colour photographs of all 80 varieties of cider apple still grown in Somerset's orchards today. Oblong format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 1874336873. Light creasing and scuffing to covers. Page 20 has a minor printing stain in the lower margin (not affecting text). Otherwise a lovely copy.

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OLD GARDEN ROSES
Written by Edward A. Bunyard.
Stock no. 1820175
Published by Country Life. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

The History of the Rose and Old Garden Roses. Red cloth. Coloured frontispiece and 32 b/w plates. Green rose bush illustration to endpapers. Top edge red. Boards a little browned and marked. Text block browned, top edge has a stain and is dusty. Foxing throughout.

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ANDORRA: FLORS FLEURS FLORES FLOWERS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1820170
Published by Associacio Per A La Defensa De La Natura. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

A pocket guide for walkers detailing 100 of the more common flowers out of the 1,000 or so to be found in Andorra. Four languages: Catalan, French, Romanian, English. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 9992010290. Edges of card covers lightly rubbed. Crease to free front endpaper. Contents clean.

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ROBERT DICK GEOLOGIST & BOTANIST
Written by Samuel Smiles.
Stock no. 1820167
Published by John Murray. 1st 1878. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles to spine. Portrait frontis of Dick plus numerous b/w engravings. Cr 8vo. 432pp plus index. Edges of boards lightly rubbed. Front pastedown marked where a bookplate once was. Some hinges pulled. Some scattered foxing to contents.

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HANDBOOK OF THE BRITISH FLORA
Written by George Bentham; J.D. Hooker; A.B Rendle.
Stock no. 1820166
Published by L. Reeve & Co. Ltd.. 1930. Almost very good condition.

A Description of the Flowering Plants and Ferns Indigenous to, or Naturalised in The British Isles. For the Use of Beginners and Amateurs. By G. Bentham, Revised by J.D. Hooker, Seventh Edition revised by A.B. Rendle. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. lxi and 606 pages including index. From the library of botanist and author David McClintock (personal bookplate to front pastedown). Covers rubbed, corners bumped. Text block browned. Neat margin notes in pencil throughout. Large ink stain to page 190-191 but text still readable.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF WILD FLOWERS
Written by W.J. Stokoe.
Stock no. 2133543
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observers book No. 2. Describing 200 british species with 220 illustrations 100 of which are in full colour. Spine is faded. Some bumping. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned; edge-creased; some fading to spine.

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CONCISE FLOWERS OF THE HIMALAYA
Written by Oleg Polunin; Adam Stainton. Illustrated by Ann Farrer.
Stock no. 1819251
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Based on the same authors' definitive Flowers of the Himalaya, published in 1984, this concise version covers as much as possible of the Himalayan flora in a more portable and less expensive form. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. 283 pages. ISBN: 0195618327. Large bookshop rubber stamp to front endpaper, name in ink to same. Browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and rubbed at corners.

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MOSSES & LIVERWORTS (NN 97)
Written by Ron Porley; Nick Hodgetts.
Stock no. 1318782
Published by Collins. Circa 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series. Green cloth. 179 colour and b/w photographs. ISBN: 0002202123. Still in original shrinkwrap.

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CAPE BULBS
Written by Richard L. Doutt.
Stock no. 2132682
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713476648.

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FERNS
Written by Roger Grounds.
Stock no. 2132662
Published by Pelham Books. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards with gilt title to spine. Colour photos and b/w diagrams. ISBN: 0720706874. Bumping to spine and along cover edges. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with couple of repaired closed tears and nicks.

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THE NAMING OF NAMES: THE SEARCH FOR ORDER IN THE WORLD OF PLANTS
Written by Anna Pavord.
Stock no. 2132660
Published by The Bloomsbury Publishing Co. Ltd.. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Maroon boards, black title to spine. Illustrated in full colour, this book gives a compelling insight into a world full of intrigue and intensely competitive egos. ISBN: 0747579520. A few small knocks along cover edges. Wrapper has light edge-creasing.

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TREES AND THE ENGLISH LANDSCAPE
Written by Paul Edwards.
Stock no. 2132659
Published by G. Bell & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green cloth with gilt title to spine, vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; a little loss; some browning.

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