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100 families of flowering plants

By: Hickey, M. & King, C.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 1988

Edition: 2nd edition


Ex-library with usual stamps etc. Corners bumped and worn, View more info

A book of lilies

By: Stoker, F.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: King Penguin, 1943

Edition: 1st edition


Cover sl. soiled, spine detached. No inscriptions. 32 pp., 16 plates. View more info

A botanical stroll through North Herefordshire

By: Lawley, Mark

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The author, 1999

Edition: 1st edition


A 73-page checklist of the plants of North Herefordshire, with introductory material on the history of botanical recording in that area. Handwritten annotation (by D.E. Allen) with the author's name and date of publication, as the item is otherwise anonymous. View more info

A class-book of botany

By: Dutta, A.C.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1961

Edition: 11th edition, 3rd impression


Slight corner wear; owner's signature on ffep. xviii, 625 pp. View more info

A dictionary of English plant names

By: Grigson, G.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Allen Lane, 1974

Edition: 1st edition


No inscriptions; a tidy copy. View more info

A dictionary of plant lore

By: Vickery, R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1995

Edition: 1st edition


Little used. No inscriptions. View more info

A dictionary of the flowering plants and ferns

By: Willis, J.C. , revised by Airy Shaw, H.K.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 1973

Edition: 8th edition


Signed (shakily) by Airy Shaw on verso of ffep. Slight wear to corners, otherwise a tidy copy. xxii, 1245, lxvi pp. View more info

A dictionary of the flowering plants and ferns

By: Willis, J.C., revised by H.K. Airy Shaw

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 1985

Edition: 8th edition


Corners sl. bumped, former owner's signature. 1245, lxvi pp. View more info

A field guide to the trees of Britain and northern Europe

By: Mitchell, Alan; illustrated in colour by P. Dahlstrom and E. Sunesen, and with line drawings by C. Darter

Price: £68.00

Publisher: Collins, 1974

Edition: 1st edition


Fine condition. A lavishly illustrated guide, with synoptic keys and brief descriptions, to the hardwood and softwood trees of northern Europe. It includes Alan Mitchell's speciality: a list of the champion trees of each species or cultivar in Britain and Ireland. 415 pp., 40 colour plates. View more info

A glossary of botanic terms

By: Jackson, B.D.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Duckworth, 1953

Edition: 4th edition


Jacket with slight edge wear, price-clipped and with price sticker. View more info

A grammar of botany, illustrative of artificial, as well as natural, classification, with an explanation of Jussieu's system

By: Smith, J.E.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1821

Edition: 1st edition


An exceptionally well preserved copy; discreet inscription on front pastedown, spine sl. rubbed. View more info

A guide to the wild orchids of Great Britain and Ireland

By: Lang, David

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1989

Edition: 2nd edition


In as new condition except for the spine, which is sunned. The descriptions are narrative and somewhat discursive, with a lot of information on the general natural history of each species. There are 32 pages of colour plates and a chapter on hybrids. The book concludes with distribution maps indicating occurrence by vice-county. x, 233 pp. View more info

A handbook to plants in Victoria (vol. 1only)

By: Willis, J.H.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Melbourne University Press, 1978

Edition: Reprint of 1970 second edition


Jacket with minor tears, internally very good. xvi, 481 pp. View more info

A history of herbal plants

By: Le Strange, R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, 1977

Edition: 1st edition


Little used. View more info

A history of the County of Lancaster, part 2: Botany

By: Fisher, H.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Constable & Co., 1920

Edition: New edition, taken from the 1906 Victoria County History


An offprint of the volume edited by William Farrer & J. Brownbill. Consists largely of a rather pointless bibliography. View more info