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Britain's green mantle

By: ; revised by M.C.F. Proctor

Price: £6.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin: 1968

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 15965


327 pp. View more info

The wild flowers of Bere, Dursey, Whiddy and other islands in Bantry Bay

By: Akeroyd, John (ed.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Sherkin Island Marine Station: 2013

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 10771


Complementing the recent flora of the islands of Roaringwater Bay (1996), the team has turned its attention to the islands further west in Bantry Bay. A well illustrated checklist with a good account of the history of the islands, the ecology and the history of botanical exploration. 240 pp. View more info

Botanical names for English readers

By: Alcock, R.H.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: L. Reeve & Co.: 1876

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15723


Note by owner on half title page. A tidy copy, with corners bumped but otherwise minimal wear. View more info

The Arctic and Antarctic: their division into geobotanical areas

By: Aleksandrova, V.D.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1980

Edition: 1st English edition

Seller ID: 8820


As new. xiii, 247 pp. View more info

Larval foodplants

By: Allan, P.B.M.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Watkins & Doncaster: 1979

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 12179


126 pp. No inscriptions. View more info

Plants, man and life

By: Anderson, E.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 1971

Edition: 3rd printing

Seller ID: 16159


Frayed at tip of spine. View more info

Plants, man and life

By: Anderson, E.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Little, Brown & Co.: 1952

Edition: Reprint of 1st edition

Seller ID: 18217


Owner's signature. View more info

An illustrated history of the herbals

By: Anderson, F.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1977

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 16025


Slight wear to extremities of jacket spine; no inscriptions. View more info

Ion transport in plants

By: Anderson, W.P. (ed.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Academic Press: 1973

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 5181


Inscribed by the author on ffep. Slight edge wear to jacket, otherwise near fine. xvii, 630 pp. View more info

Herbals, their origin and evolution: a chapter in the history of botany 1470-1670

By: Arber, Agnes

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1986

Edition: 3rd edition

Seller ID: 15940


With a new introduction by W.T. Stearn. Scarcely used. View more info

Water plants

By: Arber, Agnes

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1920

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 17923


Ex-library copy with stamps, but otherwise little used.Ê View more info

Herbals, their origin and evolution: a chapter in the history of botany 1470-1670

By: Arber, Agnes

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1938

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 9452


Front cover and spine sl. sunned. From the library of T.A. Sprague; loosely inserted letter from the author to Sprague with very warm thanks for the invaluable help you have given me (May 1938); he is also thanked in the preface to the new edition. xxiv, 326 pp. View more info

Herbals, their origin and evolution: a chapter in the history of botany 1470-1670

By: Arber, Agnes

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1912

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 18607


Front cover and spine spotted and sunned. xviii, 253 pp. View more info

Iranian Journal of Botany

By: Ariamehr Botanical Garden

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands, Tehran: 1976-77

Edition: Vol. 1 parts 1 & 2 only

Seller ID: 8077


The first two parts of a still running scientific journal. Vol. 1 part 1: 74 pp; part 2: pp. 75-184, index. Published by Ariamehr botanic garden; the title equates to Royal, Ariamehr (Light of the Aryans) being one of the honorific titles of the former Shah of Iran. Like Glasnevin (Dublin), the garden no longer uses its former name. Fig. 1, p. 111, shows Acanthophyllum crassinodum drawn by Gillian A. Meadows, who kindly allowed me to use it as the logo for my bookstore. View more info

Bewaarloon: afscheidscollege uitgesproken É op 11 oktober 2005

By: Baas, Pieter

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Nationaal Herbarium Nederland: 2005

Seller ID: 2431


Professor Pieter Baas's valedictory lecture, delivered on the occasion of his retirement as Director of the National Herbarium of the Netherlands in Leiden. Staple bound, 16 pp. Postcard loosely inserted with author's inscription; the card depicts an oil painting of Pieter Baas by Carla Rodenberg. View more info

_______ __________ ______ ___________ (Medicinal plants: principles of phytotherapy)

By: Baeva, V.M.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: ACT/Astrel/Ermak (joint publishers): 2004

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 1363


A fully illustrated guide, in Russian, to medicinal plants with descriptions, uses and formulations. 208 pp. View more info

Manual of cultivated plants

By: Bailey, L.H.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1949

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 6455


Slight edge wear, otherwise little used. With bookplate of B.L. Burtt. View more info

How plants get their names

By: Bailey, L.H.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Dover: 1963

Edition: Facsimile reprint of 1933 edition

Seller ID: 15735


Pages slightly crinkled. View more info

Discovering topiary: the history and cultivation of clipped hedges and trees

By: Baker, Margaret

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Shire Publications, Tring: 1969

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 566


64 pp., clean paper covers showing sl. wear at corners, internally tight. Published just before decimalisation, the price list for 'other titles in this series' (inside back cover) is still given in shillings and pence, though the small circular Shire price sticker on the front cover gives the price in new pence (with the old £SD price in brackets). Shire had a knack for publishing compact yet informative books on social and regional history and vernacular architecture... View more info

Discovering the folklore of plants

By: Baker, Margaret

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Shire Publications, Tring: 1996

Edition: The 'Discovering' series

Seller ID: 942


Fine. Alphabetically arranged by their English names, this book romps through the attributes of many plants with folk traditions, devoting considerable space to certain species such as Elder (Sambucus nigra). Illustrated with numerous small text figures. The author, who also wrote a book on topiary for Shire, has a nice way with words. View more info