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THE GENUS GALANTHUS
Written by Aaron P. David. Illustrated by Christabel King.
Stock no. 1823743
Published by Timber Press. 1st 1999. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Botanical Magazine Monograph. The Genus Galanthus, commonly known as Snowdrops. The book documents the 18 species, their subspecies and varieties. Colour photos. ISBN: 0881924318. Board edges lightly rubbed. Foxing to text block. Two sticky marks to front endpaper where labels have been removed. A few foxspots to front endpapers. Otherwise contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased and lightly scuffed.

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HOW FLOWERS WORK: A GUIDE TO PLANT BIOLOGY
Written by Bob Gibbons. Illustrated by Vanessa Luff.
Stock no. 2139125
Published by Blandford Press. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards with gilt title to spine. Colour photos. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0713712783. Wrapper has 1" closed tear to base of spine.

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PAREYS BLUMENBUCH WILDBLUHENDE PFLANZEN DEUTSCHLANDS UND NORDWESTEUROPAS
Written by Richard Fitter; Alastair Fitter; Marjorie Blamey.
Stock no. 2139118
Published by Paul Parey. Circa 1974. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Text in German. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 3490051181. Some browning and other marks to covers.

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FLOWERS OF EUROPE: A FIELD GUIDE
Written by Oleg Polunin. Illustrated by Barbara Everard.
Stock no. 1823716
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1969. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

2600 of the commonest and most interesting wild flowers in Europe. Colour photos and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0192176218. Lower edge of text block slightly grubby. Contents clean. Rear pastedown has a vertical crease (binding error). Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased to rear panel.

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THE COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ORCHIDS
Written by Zdenek Jezek.
Stock no. 2137983
Published by Rebo Publishers. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Glazed pictorial boards. Stunning colour photography throughout. ISBN: 9036615895.

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BABES AND BLOSSOMS
Written by Walter Copeland. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2137442
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. 1st 1908. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine, gilt title. Beige boards with illustration to front. Verse by Copeland, colour illustrations throughout by Robinson. Spine is browned with a few marks. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. Some scuffing. NEW endpapers. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Some grubby margin marks.

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BRITISH FLORAL DECORATION
Written by R.F. Felton.
Stock no. 2137073
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1910. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth. A and C Black 7s 6d Series. 12 tissue-guarded colour plates, plus 14 b/w plates. Adverts and booklist to rear. Possible first variant or early reprint, where booklist to rear was added (advertising books published before 1910). Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Some marks to covers; Scuff marks to rear cover. Joints are a little cracked. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and pages throughout. Creasing to front endpaper corner.

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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!

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A GEOGRAPHICAL HANDBOOK OF THE DORSET FLORA
Written by Ronald Good; K.L. Robinson.
Stock no. 1823285
Published by Dorset Natural History And Archaeological Society. 1st 1948. Very good condition.

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.

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FLOWERS FROM THE HOLY LAND
Written by Robert Tyas. Illustrated by James Andrews.
Stock no. 1823260
Published by Houlston and Stoneman. 1st 1851. Almost very good condition.

Being an account of the chief plants named in scripture; with historical, geographical, and poetical illustrations. Small format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, gilt pattern to spine & front board, blind pattern to front and rear board. 12 colour plates. All edges gilt. Spine browned, boards a little marked and browned. Endpapers are a little grubby. All plates present. Title page is edge-worn with a few minor chips to edges. A few grubby marks and fox spots to contents.

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WILD FLOWERS (NN 5)
Written by John Gilmour; Max Walters.
Stock no. 1823042
Published by Collins. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 5. Green cloth, gilt titles. 45 colour photos, 27 b/w photos and 3 line drawings. Foxing to endpapers and prelims. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned, tape mark to top of rear panel, spine & front cover (one mark), top of spine chipped obliterating '5' of the title, and tiny chip to top front edge.

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BRITISH PLANT LIFE (NN 10)
Written by W.B. Turrill.
Stock no. 2135860
Published by Collins. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series. Green cloth covers. 6 x 8.5 inches. 315 pages. Depicting colour illustrations of plants of specific interest. A most attractive and informative book. Browning to spine; some uneven fading along cover edges. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. LATER dustwrapper has tape glue marks to edges of flaps; some edge-chips and nicks; but minimal loss.

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