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Written by Christopher N. Page.
Stock no. 1321011
Published by Collins. 1st 1988. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 74. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 21 colour photos and over 160 photos and diagrams in b/w. ISBN: 0002193833. There is light foxing to the textblock (mainly to top edge) and a small stain to lower corner tip of rear free-endpaper.. Dustwrapper is just a tiny bit edge rubbed but is faded to spine as is usual with this series.

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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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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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Written by Stephen Harris. Illustrated by Robert Thornton.
Stock no. 2125063
Published by Folio Society. 2008. Fine condition.

Very large format. The first ever full-size facsimile of the greatest English florilegium. Quarter-bound in Nigerian goatskin, cloth sides. Front board printed and blocked with design by David Eccles from 'The Night-Blowing Cereus'. 232 pages with 9 preliminary monochrome plates, 5 preliminary colour plates and 29 flower illustrations. Text printed on felt-marked Modigliani Neve paper and plates printed on Modigliani Insize. Green ribbon marker. Coloured top edges. Book Size: 22.5" x 18.25". Commentary volume by Stephen Harris. Presented in solander box, bound in buckram. 128 pages. 12" x 8.25". Of the Limited edition of 1980 copies only 600 have been bound into book form. Due to the size of this book, if posted, it will need to be sent via courier. This is Copy No. 90. Also contains 2 beautiful colour plates in an envelope - for you to frame! Contained in original slip case that has bumping to a couple of corners and some scuff marks. This is a gorgeous item! This copy would make a wonderful gift. This book is VERY heavy and will be needed to be sent via courier.

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Written by Julie Harvey. Illustrated by Maria Sybylla Merian.
Stock no. 1812675
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Facsimile edition with introductory booklet in custom made clamshell box. 91 watercolour facsimiles from the Maria Sibylla Merian Collection in the British Museum. Maria Sibylla Merian was one of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries' great painters of plants and animals. Limited edition of 1000. A sturdy inner panel holds the commentary volume underneath. This is bound in green cloth and printed on high-quality white laid paper. Julie Harvey of the Entomology Library at the Natural History Museum has written a fascinating introduction to Merian's work, setting it in context and providing an overview of her life and times. Due to the size of this book, if posted, it will need to be sent via courier. Small scuff mark to top of rear board (minor). Else a beautiful copy. Copy No. 16 of 1000. Clam shell case is in fine condition. Contained in original packaging from the Folio Society - polystyrene (reinforced and repaired with brown tape) and cardboard box. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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Written by Francesc Bonafe Barcelo.
Stock no. 2114978
Published by Editorial Moll. 1977. Very good condition.

Large format. Brown leatherette; gilt titles to spines, vignettes to front. Numerous b/w photos throughout. Text in SPANISH! Split to side of spine on Volume I. Grubby marks and some foxing to covers and pages of some volumes.

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Written by W.B. Turrill.
Stock no. 1809254
Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1st 1929. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oxford Memoirs on Plant Geography. A monograph. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 11 maps & 10 plates. 490 pages including index. Slight mottling to rear board else boards nice and clean. SIGNED by the author to title page. Minor foxing to text block else contents clean. Price-cut, plain wrapper with blue titles is slightly browned.

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Written by Hideaki Ohba; Samal B. Malla.
Stock no. 1809058
Published by University Of Tokyo. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive guide to the plants of the Himalayas based on extensive field research carried out in 1983 and 1985 by a University of Tokyo botanical research project team. This is the first volume of five. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w plates, b/w text figures. x and 386 pages including index. ISBN: 060084272. Corners lightly bumped. Text block a little dusty. Contents fine.

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Written by Sacheverell Sitwell; Wilfrid Blunt.
Stock no. 1710390
Published by Collins. 1st 1956. Almost very good condition.

Very large format. Leather spine and corners. Tissue guarded plates. A Bibliographical Record of Two Centuries of Finely-Illustrated Flower Books. Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Limited to 295 numbered copies printed on 'Amstel' special mould-made paper. Due to the size of this book, if posted, it will need to be sent via courier and may incur extra shipping costs. SIGNED by authors, Sittwell and Blunt. Copy No. 42. Ex-Library (reference) minimal stamps. A few tissue guards have chips. Contained in a slipcase which has split for approx. 4" to bottom edge.

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Written by Gulielmi Hudsoni.
Stock no. 2112027
1778. Good condition.

Leather spines and corners; raised bands to spines, with leather title boxes; gilt titles. Text is in Latin. Exhibens Plantas per Regnum Britanniae Foponte Crefcentes, ..... Volume I - Front cover is held on by stitching - leather has broken away. Foxing and page browning throughout; leather piece to top of spine has small piece missing. Volume II - Covers are held on by stitching only. Some loss to leather on spine. Front endpaper is nearly detached. Some grubby marks and foxing.

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Written by Robert Sweet.
Stock no. 2111584
Published by James Ridgway. Very good condition.

This is Volumes 1 & 2 ONLY (of a 5 volume set). More modern binding of plain green covers. 192 beautiful hand coloured engraved plates. Comprising the numerous and beautiful mule-varieties cultivated in the gardens of Great Britain, with directions for their treatment. Plain covers are very marked, with uneven browning. Corners are bumped and worn. Bookplates to front pastedowns. Page browning and some foxing. A few margin marks. Some tissue-guards are worn and creased, but all present, as are all hand coloured plates.

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Written by William Curtis.
Stock no. 2111578
Published by William Phillips. 1903. Very good condition.

Dark green leather binding with gilt titles and decorations. This is 3 volumes that have been bound into two books. Elaborate manuscript presentation; leaf inscribed 'To Anne Hoare...' bound into the front of each volume. 119 hand-coloured plates. All edges gilt. Some light bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. A bit of scuffing along some cover edges. Some foxing and page browning internally. Hand coloured plates are all present and exquisite!

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