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Kew: a world of plants

By: Angel, H.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Collins & Brown / R.B.G. Kew: 1993

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15802


Scarcely used, with minor creasing of jacket; signed by the author. View more info

Illustrated guide, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

By: anon.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: H.M.S.O.: 1955

Edition: Reprint of 1951 edition

Seller ID: 5647


Some edge wear, mainly to hinge. 134 pp., folded map at rear. View more info

The Princess's garden: royal intrigue and the untold story of Kew

By: Berridge, V.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Amberley Publishing, Stroud: 2015

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 14466


Despite its rather racy title, this book consists mainly of a reworking of the biographies of Frederick, Prince of Wales, his wife Princess Augusta and her confidante the Earl of Bute.It is worth reading for its summary of the politics of the time, but Its horticultural content is meagre. 255 pp. View more info

The making of Kew

By: Bingham, M.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Folio Miniatures: Michael Joseph: 1975

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 14354


Scarcely used. View more info

The wild flora of Kew Gardens

By: Cope, Tom

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Kew Publishing: 2009

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 6808


This unique book details all plants that have ever been recorded growing in a wild state at Kew Gardens since its founding in 1759 - blurb. vi, 305 pp. View more info

Kew: the history of the Royal Botanic Gardens

By: Desmond, R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Collins Harvill: 1995

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 16280


With protective transparent cover to jacket. View more info

A century of Kew plantsmen

By: Desmond, Ray and Hepper, F. Nigel

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Kew Guild: 1993

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11055


A history of the Kew Guild. (8), 188 pp. View more info

The last great plant hunt: the story of Kew's Millennium Seed Bank

By: Fry, C., Seddon, S. & Vines, G.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Kew Publishing: 2011

Edition: Pre-press review copy

Seller ID: 14518


Review label on ffep, otherwise as new. 192 pp. View more info

Plant hunting for Kew

By: Hepper, F.N. (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: HMSO: 1989

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 7867


Little used. xv, 222 pp. View more info

Royal Kew

By: King, Ronald

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Constable: 1985

Seller ID: 16281


Claiming to be the first book devoted solely to the intriguing history of Kew, this rather pedestrian account was written by a former secretary and civil servant. A flavour of its sycophantic royalism can be gauged by this quotation from chapter 17: It therefore ceased from that time to be 'Royal' Kew in its full sense as a personal property of the monarch, but the glamour of interest of royalty remained as, instead of that intimate relationship, it now took on the wider... View more info

Eine Reise ins Paradies

By: Peters, K. & von Schwerin, Sophie

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Zentrum fŸr Gartenkunst und Landschaftsarchitektur, Hannover: 2011

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11234


Report of a research visit to Kew to study the links between the Herrenhausen Botanic Garden (Hannover) and Kew Gardens, focussing on the visit of Hermann Wendland (1825-1903) to study horticulture at Kew. One of the most remarkable findings emerging from a study of the Kew archives is that the Victoria waterlily was introduced to cultivation in Germany one year earlier than previously known. 22 pp. View more info

By underground to Kew: London Transport posters 1908 to the present

By: Riddell, J. & Stearn, W.T.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Studio Vista: 1995

Edition: New edition, first published in 1994

Seller ID: 13117


Front cover creased, otherwise as new. 96 pp. View more info

The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew: an illustrated guide

By: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Price: £5.00

Publisher: H.M.S.O.: 1957

Seller ID: 8701


Little used. 130 pp., folding plan at rear. View more info

Hand-list of Orchids cultivated in the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

By: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew: 1962

Seller ID: 8863


76 pp. View more info

Flower artists of Kew

By: Stearn, W.T.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Herbert Press / R.B.G. Kew: 1997

Edition: reprint of 1990 edition

Seller ID: 14494


Scarcely used. View more info

Flowers from the Royal Gardens of Kew

By: Stiff, R.L.A.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: University Press of New England, Hanover & London: 1988

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 18383


Taken from Curtis's Botanical Magazine, and filed as loose sheets at Kew, these reproduce all the notes etc. on the margins of the drawings and in some cases the cards on which they were mounted. A tidy copy, no inscriptions. View more info

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: past and present

By: Turrill, W.B.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins: 1959

Seller ID: 690


Jacket price-clipped, otherwise intact. An insider's history of Kew Gardens, from its pre-Royal origins to its postwar flowering as a scientific and horticultural research station. The author was keeper of the herbarium and library at Kew; prior to Ray Desmond's recent history this was the best-balanced account of the development of the Royal Botanic Gardens. Other histories, such as the unfortunately named Hookers of Kew (unexpectedly popular with American buyers) have... View more info