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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!
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!
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.
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.
Green cloth spine, pictorial boards (front and rear), with cream background. Yellow endpapers. Colour illustrations to text throughout. 80 pages. 6 x 4.5". Printed by Edmund Evans. Covers edge worn, small stain to lower corner of front cover. Glue used on pastedowns during the binding process has seeped through the paper to margins of endpapers. Foxing, mainly to textblock and some page margins but also to preliminary pages.
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.
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.
THE ILLUSTRATED FLORA OF BRITAIN AND NORTHERN EUROPE
Written by Christopher Grey-Wilson. Illustrated by Marjorie Blamey.
Stock no. 2135839
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A complete and detailed colour illustrated flora. Including details of flower, leaf, stem, fruit or seed and variations in colour and form. Over 2400 plants described. ISBN: 0340401702. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with some tears and chips; minimal loss.
Red/pink boards with white title to spine. A Gardener's Guide To The Species and Their Cultivars and Hybrids. Colour photos and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713472839. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. Some page margin creases. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine; a few small marks.
FLORA DOMESTICA: A HISTORY OF BRITISH FLOWER ARRANGING 1500-1930
Written by Mary Rose Blacker.
Stock no. 1822017
Published by The National Trust; Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. 1st USA 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The history of floral decoration from the delicate bouquets of the sixteenth century to the extravagant displays of the Victorian and Edwardian periods. Includes a useful guide to historic plant and flower varieties available today. Red cloth boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0707803802. Top edge of spine lightly worn with tiny nibble. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and scuffed to rear panel.
With a Key to the Species. Second Edition, New Naturalist Series no. 19. With 61 photographs in colour by Robert Atkinson and others, 39 photographs in black and white, 19 text figures and 44 distribution maps. xviii and 366 pages. ISBN: 0002195496. Text block browned with a couple of foxspots to vertical edge which bleed into the page margin just slightly. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and with some foxing, edge-rubbed with a few small chips top top & tail of spine.
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.