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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.

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WILD ORCHIDS OF BRITAIN (NN 19)
Written by V.S. Summerhayes.
Stock no. 1821600
Published by Collins. 2nd 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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WILD FLOWERS OF CHALK & LIMESTONE
Written by J.E. Lousley.
Stock no. 1821594
Published by Collins. 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist no. 16. Green cloth. With 52 colour and 29 b/w photos, plus 20 maps and 15 diagrams. 254 pages includes index. Second edition. ISBN: 0002132583. Reprint of the Second Edition. Slight fading to top & tail of spine. Text block lightly browned. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is also lightly browned with light creasing to lower rear panel.

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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.

Over 2400 wild flowering plants. Colour illustrations. 544 pages. 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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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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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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THE INGENIOUS MR FAIRCHILD THE FORGOTTEN FATHER OF THE FLOWER GARDEN
Written by Michael Leapman.
Stock no. 2132657
Published by Headline. Circa 2000. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0747273596. Light edge-creasing to wrapper. 2nd printing.

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FLOWERS TO PAINT
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318708
Published by Amex Company Ltd.. Very good condition.

Yellow pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations with b/w versions opposite to colour (apart from centre pages which are both b/w). No text apart from flower names. Contents unused.

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THE FLORA OF MONMOUTHSHIRE
Written by A.E. Wade.
Stock no. 1818277
Published by National Museum of Wales. 1st 1970. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. 2 folding b/w maps. 1174 species listed. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.

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