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Ordines Naturales Plantarum: eorumque characteres et affinitates adjecta generum enumeratione

By: Bartling, F.T.

Price: £140.00

Publisher: Gottingae: sumptibus Dieterichianis: 1830

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 9448

Hinges of spine split for c. 1 cm at tip, slight foxing to t.p. and other extremities, otherwise v.g. Written by a professor of botany at Goettingen, this is an early attempt at a Genera Plantarum with the 'orders' (families) arranged according to a natural system. v, 498 pp. From the library of T.A. Sprague (1877-1958) of the Herbarium, Kew Gardens. View more info

The little book of botany, or, familiar exposition of botanical science, simplified and written expressly for young botanists

By: Cooper, D.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Darton & Clark, London: 1839

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 14349

Cover patchily stained, spine chipped, 'plate 3' frontispiece; printed on pale blue paper, this miniature book measures 10.1 x 7.4 x 1.3 cm. All edges gilt. Former owner's inscription on ffep. View more info

Shakspere flora

By: Grindon, L.H.

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Palmer & Howe: 1883

Seller ID: 15776

James Fisher's copy. View more info

Scripture botany: a descriptive account of the plants, trees, flowers and vegetable products mentioned in holy writ.

By: Grindon, L.H.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: F. Pitman,, London: 1883

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15883

Front hinge starting, rear board detached. A copy in some need of care and attention, but a very scarce title. View more info

The Shakspere Flora: a guide to all the principal passages in which mention is made of trees, plants, flowers, and vegetable productions; with comments and botanical particulars

By: Grindon, Leo H.

Price: £256.00

Publisher: Manchester: Palmer & Howe: 1883

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 6698

Rebound by Paul Delrue in quarter leather with antique cloth covering boards, new green end papers, gilt logo The Shakspere Flora on red cloth from original cover inserted on front pastedown, top edge gilt, hand-sewn silk head and foot bands; original loose tissue guard to frontispiece. Grindon's most accomplished work, in which he analyses every reference to plants in the works of Shakespeare - and there are lots, as the names alone occupy 12 columns of closely printed ... View more info

Flowers of the field

By: Johns, C.A.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: George Routledge and sons: n.d.

Seller ID: 6798

Jacket present, but badly torn and frayed. xx, 378 pp. View more info

The fables of Flora

By: Langhorne, Dr; Blagdon, F.

Price: £72.00

Publisher: London: B. Crosby & Co.: 1804

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 12023

Most pages water-stained; wormhole affecting first half of book. Leather cover spotted. Despite these drawbacks, a nice copy of a rare collection of poems written for children, with charming col. illustrations of flowers at the beginning and end of each Fable. 81 pp. The artist was Thomas Stothard (1755-1834). Includes a biography of Langhorne (born Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland) by F. Blagdon. View more info

A pocket botanical dictionary

By: Paxton, J.

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Bradbury & Evans: 1849

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: 15913

Pencil notes on front pastedown. View more info

A pocket botanical dictionary: comprising the names, history and culture of all plants known in Britain, with a full explanation of technical terms

By: Paxton, J.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Bradbury, Evans: 1849

Edition: New edition [2nd edition]

Seller ID: 16783

Some damp staining to rear end paper and faintly affecting text block. A highly compressed compendium of cultivated plant names, with countries of origin and dates of first introduction. Generic names are given their derivations, and descriptive botanical terms are concisely defined. English names are cross-referenced to their latin equivalents. xiii, 339, 73, (2) pp. 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

Seller ID: 12619

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

Our wild flowers, familiarly described and illustrated

By: Twamley, Louisa Anne

Price: £140.00

Publisher: Tilt & Bogue, London: 1843

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 9604

Rebacked blind stamped cloth with gilt decorations, tape repair to hinge of half-title page, a.e.g. A charming and engaging introduction to botany for young readers, illustrated with 11 attractive 'posy-style' hand-coloured engravings. vi, 312, (4) pp. View more info