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AN HISTORY OF FUNGUSSES, GROWING ABOUT HALIFAX (VOLUME II)
Written by James Bolton. Illustrated by James Bolton.
Stock no. 2109298
1st 1788. Good condition.

An History of Agarics, growing about Halifax. Volume 2 (of 4). Large format. Leather spine with red title label, gilt title. Marbled boards. Exquisite hand coloured plates! Marbled boards are clean and bright. A few marks to leather spine. New, modern endpapers. Frontis is possibly missing. Damp stain to top half of all pages. All plates present. A good copy of a scarce item.

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THE EUROPEAN GARDEN FLORA FLOWERING PLANTS VOLUME II
Written by James Cullen; Sabina G. Knees; H. Suzanne Cubey; et al.
Stock no. 1207199
Published by Cambridge University Press. 2nd 2011. Fine condition.

Casuarinaceae to Cruciferae. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. xix + 642 pages. 2nd edition. ISBN: 9780521761512. Book mint except for namestamp to front endpaper and foredge.

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THE EUROPEAN GARDEN FLORA FLOWERING PLANTS VOLUME III
Written by James Cullen; Sabina G. Knees; H. Suzanne Cubey; et al.
Stock no. 1207198
Published by Cambridge University Press. 2nd 2011. Fine condition.

Resedaceae to Cyrillaceae. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. xix + 620 pages. 2nd edition. ISBN: 9780521761550. Book mint except for namestamp to front endpaper and foredge.

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THE EUROPEAN GARDEN FLORA FLOWERING PLANTS VOLUME I
Written by James Cullen; Sabina G. Knees; H. Suzanne Cubey; et al.
Stock no. 1207197
Published by Cambridge University Press. 2nd 2011. Fine condition.

Alismataceae to Orchidaceae. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. xix + 665 pages. 2nd edition. ISBN: 9780521761475. Book mint except for namestamp to front endpaper and foredge.

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CIRCUMPOLAR ARCTIC FLORA
Written by Nicholas Polunin.
Stock no. 1206974
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1959. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. xxviii + 514 pages. B/w illustrations. Ex-lib but with very few stamps and marks to prelims. Name stamp to foredge, rear joint cracked. Library number to spine. Overall a nice bright copy.

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ELEMENTARY BOTANICAL PLATES
Written by Robert John Thornton.
Stock no. 2109001
1810. Very good condition.

Very large format. Modern binding; green cloth spine; grey covers with printed title label stuck to front. Illustrative of the science of botany....but more particularly intended to illustrate botanical extracts; or the philosophy of botany. Made up from sections of the author's work: A New Illustration of the Sexual System of Carolus Von Linnaeus. Contains 44 engraved plates; mostly showing specimens viewed under the microscope. Some light wear to cover edges; a bit of damage to home made title label. First 2/3rds of pages have been trimmed, especially to bottom edge; others are uncut; some pages look longer internally than others. Foxing and some grubby margin marks spread to page throughout the book. Damp staining to corners and a couple of edges of pages.

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THE MAMMALS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND
Written by J.G. Millais. Illustrated by J.G. Millais; Archibald Thorburn; G.E. Lodge; Henrik Gronvold.
Stock no. 1706435
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1904. Almost very good condition.

Three volumes. Blue cloth, gilt titles. 14 x 13", large heavy format. Top edge gilt. Limited edition of 1025 copies. With 62 photogravures, 62 coloured plates and 149 uncoloured plates. Copy No. 217. Bookplates to front pastedowns. 12cm split to one side of spine from top to volume 1. Spines faded. Corners worn. Occasional foxspot to contents.

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KLOOF AND KARROO
Written by H.A. Bryden.
Stock no. 2107907
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1889. Very good condition.

Sport, Legend, and Natural History in Cape Colony. With a notice of the game birds, and of the present distribution of the antelopes and larger game. Cloth covers with gilt titles and vignettes. Tissue-guarded b/w plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping to top of spine; minimal loss. Spotting to covers. Ink stamp to half-title page. Foxing to outer page edges. A few marks to some page margins.

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FLAMINGOS
Written by Janet Kear; Nicole Duplaix-Hall; et al.
Stock no. 1806315
Published by T. & A.D. Poyser. 1st 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos. Papers from the International Flamingo Symposium, aiming to disseminate knowledge that will help improve captive conditions. ISBN: 0856610070. Minor foxing to text block and a few margins else contents clean. White pictorial wrapper is lightly edge-worn, faded to spine and scuffed.

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A NEW PLAN FOR SPEEDILY INCREASING THE NUMBER OF BEE-HIVES IN SCOTLAND
Written by James Bonner.
Stock no. 1706224
1st 1795. Very good condition.

Which may be extended with equal success to England, Ireland, America or to any other part of the world Campbell of producing flowers. Printed by J. Moir and Sold by W. Creech, Bell & Bradfute, P. Hill, Mudie & Son, and by the Author. Leather spine and corners, marble boards. Boards scuffed. Book plate to front pastedown. A few margin marks.

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SESSILE ANIMALS OF THE SEA SHORE
Written by Vernon A. Harris.
Stock no. 1805653
Published by Chapman & Hall. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition.

A synthesis of current ideas on the diverse structural, biochemical, behavioural and physiological adaptations which have led to sessile animals successfully invading the intertidal region of the sea shore. B/w diagrams. x and 379 pages including index. ISBN: 0412337606. Corners lightly bumped. Contents fine.

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VEGETATION HISTORY
Written by B. Huntley; T. Webb.
Stock no. 1805652
Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition.

Handbook of vegetation science 7. Bringing together contributions from experts in various aspects of palaeoecology in an effort to present vegetation to scientists, biogeographers, and others for whom palaeoecology is not a specialization, the method, limitations, and achievements of palaeoecology in unravelling the history of world vegetation since the late-Tertiary period. Glazed lime-green baords, brown titles. B/w maps and charts. xx and 803 pages including index. ISBN: 9061931886. Faint tape marks to pastedowns. Small red ink inscription to free front endpaper. Otherwise contents fine.

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