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Plant and planet

By: Huxley, Anthony

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Allen Lane: 1974

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 18314

ISBN: 0 7139 0496 8

Condition: V.g.


A rather philosophical account of plant biology, readable throughout, but with a somewhat pessimistic conclusion in the final chapter ('Things to come') which touches on the negative effects of human population growth on the world's natural vegetation. View more info

Plant and planet

By: Huxley, Anthony

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Pelican Books: 1978

Edition: Paperback second edition (not reissued in h.b.)

Seller ID: 16128

ISBN: 0 14 022017 8

Condition: Good


Some creasing of hinges and sl. browning of pages, but a generally neat copy. A rather philosophical account of plant biology, readable throughout, but with a somewhat pessimistic conclusion in the final chapter ('Things to come') which touches on the negative effects of human population growth on the world's natural vegetation. View more info

Plant and planet

By: Huxley, Anthony

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Pelican Books: 1978

Edition: Paperback second edition (not reissued in h.b.)

Seller ID: 171

Condition: Good


Good; some creasing of spine and sl. browning of pages, but a generally neat copy. A rather philosophical account of plant biology, readable throughout, but with a somewhat pessimistic conclusion in the final chapter ('Things to come') which touches on the negative effects of population growth on the world's natural vegetation. View more info

Flowers of Greece and the Aegean

By: Huxley, Anthony & Taylor, William

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Hogarth Press: 1989

Seller ID: 16279

ISBN: 0 7012 0848 1

Condition: V.g.


Little used. View more info

A vision of Eden: the life and work of Marianne North

By: North, Marianne; preface by J.P.M. Brenan; introduction by Anthony Huxley

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Webb & Bower, in collaboration with Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: 1980

Seller ID: 19055

ISBN: 0 906671 18 3

Condition: V.g.


An account, largely in her own words, of the intercontinental travels of an intrepid woman artist specialising in botanical landscapes, Marianne North, who is celebrated by having her own picture gallery at Kew (built at her own expense). The book is in very good condition, owner's signature on ffep; one small tear to the dust jacket, which curls ever so slightly outwards at its top and bottom edges. View more info

A vision of Eden: the life and work of Marianne North

By: North, Marianne; preface by J.P.M. Brenan; introduction by Anthony Huxley

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Holt, Reinhart & Winston, New York: 1980

Edition: 1st American edition

Seller ID: 5663

ISBN: 0 03 057453 6

Condition: V.g.


Pages of text faintly tanned at edges, otherwise little used. An account, largely in her own words, of the intercontinental travels of an intrepid woman artist specialising in botanical landscapes, who is celebrated by having her own picture gallery at Kew (built at her own expense). An enthralling read; not quite up to the standard of love among the butterflies, sadly, but still a fascinating account of one Victorian's odyssey. 240 pp., map of travel routes on end papers. 240 pp. View more info

Flowers of the Mediterranean

By: Polunin, Oleg & Huxley, Anthony

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1970

Edition: 3rd impression of 1st edition

Seller ID: 17384

ISBN: 0 7011 1029 5

Condition: V.g.


The first of the Polunin Field Guides, co-written with Anthony Huxley. More self-sufficient than the later works as it was written before Flowers of Europe; well illustrated. No jacket; second author's Times obituar loosely inserted. View more info

Flowers of the Mediterranean

By: Polunin, Oleg & Huxley, Anthony

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1970

Seller ID: 16278

ISBN: 0 7011 2284 7

Condition: V.g.


The first of the Polunin Field Guides, co-written with Anthony Huxley. More self-sufficient than the later works as it was written before Flowers of Europe; well illustrated. Owner's signature, d.j. badly torn at top, internally a v.g. copy. View more info

Flowers of the Mediterranean

By: Polunin, Oleg & Huxley, Anthony

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1981

Edition: 2nd impression of first paperback edition

Seller ID: 11501

ISBN: 0 7011 2284 6

Condition: V.g.


The first of the Polunin Field Guides, co-written with Anthony Huxley. More self-sufficient than the later works as it was written before Flowers of Europe; well illustrated. Owner's label. View more info

Flowers of the Mediterranean

By: Polunin, Oleg & Huxley, Anthony

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1981

Edition: 2nd impression of paperback edition

Seller ID: 22720

ISBN: 0 7011 2284 6

Condition: V.g.


The first of the Polunin Field Guides, co-written with Anthony Huxley. More self-sufficient than the later works as it was written before Flowers of Europe; well illustrated. No inscriptions. View more info