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A FLOWER-HUNTER IN QUEENSLAND & NEW ZEALAND
Written by Mrs. Rowan.
Stock no. 2134444
Published by John Murray. 1898. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. With map and illustrations. School gilt embossed stamp to front cover. Fading and browning/foxing to covers; bumping to corners, some other marks. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Foxing and browning to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Some uncut page edges.

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THE AMATEUR'S ROSE BOOK
Written by Shirley Hibberd; George Gordon.
Stock no. 2134439
Published by W.H. & L. Collingridge. 1894. Very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles and colour rose decorations to spine and front cover. Colour frontis. B/w photos and illustrations. Bumping/knocks to spine and corners. Some marks to covers. Front joint is partially cracked. Foxing to endpapers and page margins.

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ROSES: THEIR HISTORY DEVELOPMENT AND CULTIVATION
Written by Joseph H. Pemberton.
Stock no. 2134341
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 2nd 1920. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Second edition. Colour frontis and other b/w plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some rubbing/scuffing to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.

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CASSELL'S WILD FLOWERS OF BRITAIN & NORTHERN EUROPE
Written by Christopher Grey-Wilson. Illustrated by Marjorie Blamey.
Stock no. 2134319
Published by Cassell. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour illustrations. 544 pges. ISBN: 030436214X. Old gold name and address label with a few ink numbers to front endpaper. Contents are excellent! Wrapper is browned to spine, with some edge-creasing.

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MOSSES & LIVERWORTS (NN 97)
Written by Ron Porley; Nick Hodgetts.
Stock no. 1320405
Published by Collins. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series. Green cloth. 179 colour and b/w photographs. ISBN: 0002202123. Still in original shrinkwrap with minimal bumping at top of spine. Shrinkwrap has a small tear at lower front corner.

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KEYS TO AGARICS AND BOLETI
Written by Meinhard Moser.
Stock no. 1821264
Published by Roger Phillips. 1st thus 1983. Very good condition.

Polyporales, Boletales, Agaricales, Russulales. Green leatherette, gilt titles. 535 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0950848603. Text block browned.

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FIELD GUIDE TO THE TREES AND SHRUBS OF BRITAIN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1821222
Published by Reader's Digest. 1985. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Reader's Digest Nature Lover's Library. Oblong format. Colour photos. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0276002180. Reprint. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.

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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CACTI
Written by Willy Cullmann; Erich Gotz; Gerhard Groner.
Stock no. 1821214
Published by Alphabooks. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive guide to cacti and their cultivation, including a dictionary of 750 species and over 400 colour plates. Large format. Blue cloth boards, light blue title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0906670373. Lower edge of text block slightly grubby. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased with laminate just starting to peel.

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WORLD TREE STORY: HISTORY AND LEGENDS OF THE WORLD'S ANCIENT TREES
Written by Julian Hight.
Stock no. 1821212
Published by Julian Hight. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition.

The result of a five year photographic odyssey to capture 100 ancient historic trees across 39 countries for this fascinating and lovingly researched book. Pictorial cloth boards. Colour photos thorughout. ISBN: 9780993290602. Small, heavy bump to lower board corners, a few pages of contents also have tiny crease caused by the same. Otherwise a fine copy.

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WEEDS & ALIENS (NN 43)
Written by Edward Salisbury.
Stock no. 1820890
Published by Collins. 2nd 1964. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 43. Green cloth, gilt titles. Colour frontis. 29 b/w photos, 34 line drawings, diagrams and maps. The idea that because weeds are a nuisance they must also be dull is dispelled in a few pages. Not only does the author show that an understanding of these criminals of the plant world will make their control both easier and more interesting: he also imparts to the reader something of his own delight and wonder. Minor staining to lower edge of front board. Text block browned. Name & date in ink to front pastedown, hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Some annotation to margins. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and covered with clear laminate, faded to spine, wear to top of spine, some titles circled and ticked to rear panel list.

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THE TEMPLE OF FLORA: THE FLOWER PLATES
No author listed. Illustrated by Robert Thornton.
Stock no. 1820349
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

Very large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title. Green ribbon ties. The Flower Plates from Robert Thornton's 'The Temple of Flora' are taken from the edition of 1980 copies published by The Folio Society in 2008. They are printed on Modigliani paper by Beacon Press, Uckfield, Sussex. 29 plates in total. All plates present and immaculate. Portfolio has a slight scuff to rear board (very minor).

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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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