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Excursion Flora of the British Isles

By: A R Clapham, T G Tutin and E F Warburg

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Cambridge at the University Press: 1964

Edition: Reprinted with Corrections

Seller ID: 008992

Condition: Good


Concise version of the larger 'Flora of the British Isles', which was published in 1951, designed for the student and keen amateur botanist. Contains keys and descriptions but no illustrations. 579pp with index. Silver lettering to spine. Some creasing to corners and former owner's name to pastedowns, otherwise good copy in unclipped DJ. Both book and DJ in protective laminate covers. View more info

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Excursion Flora of the British Isles

By: A R Clapham, T G Tutin, E F Warburg

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1968

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 009208

Condition: Very Good


Concise version of the larger 'Flora of the British Isles', published in 1951, designed for the student and amateur botanist. Keys and descriptions, no illustrations. This edition has revisions to the Ferns and the keys. 586pp with index. Silver lettering. Some turned corners and price label to pastedown, otherwise good. DJ clipped, with slight darkening to spine and marking to rear panel, otherwise good. View more info

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Mountain Flowers (of Europe) in Colour

By: Anthony Huxley

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Poole, Dorset, Blandford Press: 1986

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 008983

ISBN: 0713718463

Condition: Very Good


Unique guide to the mountain flowers of Europe in an enlarged format, by an experienced field botanist. 413pp with index, with over 1200 illustrations, 884 in full colour. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping and lean to spine and top edges lightly spotted, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some minor edgewear, otherwise very good. View more info

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Outeniqua Tsitsikamma & Eastern Little Karoo - South African Wild Flower Guide 2

By: Audrey Moriarty

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Kirstenbosch, Botanical Society of South Africa: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009019

ISBN: 0-620-05941-9

Condition: Very Good


Second in a series of wild flower guides, covering the flowering species of the Southern Cape. 204pp with index, illustrated throughout with the author's colour drawings and with a map to the front endpapers. Some creasing and discolouration to cover, otherwise very good uninscribed copy. View more info

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Flowers of the Field

By: C A Johns, Rev, Clarence Elliott (Editor)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons Ltd: 1908

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 009187

Condition: Fair


Introduction to common British plants, revised edition. 324pp with index. 92 coloured illustrations and 245 drawings to the text. Tissue-guarded frontis. Gilt design and border to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Binding slack, with hinges opening, spine slanted, bumping to corners and spine with slight loss to top of backstrip, darkened panels and owner's name to endpapers, otherwise fair copy. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage required for 1st class or overseas shipp... View more info

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Flowers of the Field

By: C A Johns, Rev., Clarence Elliott (Ed)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons Ltd: 1907

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 009190

Condition: Fair


Introduction to common British plants, revised edition. 316pp with index. 92 coloured illustrations and 245 drawings to the text. Tissue-guarded frontis (coming loose). Gilt and floral design to front board and spine. Binding slack, with hinges opening, spine slanted, bumping to corners and spine with fraying to backstrip, ink marks to fore-edges, foxing and owner's name to endpapers, otherwise fair copy. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage required for 1st class or overseas ... View more info

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Flowers Shown to the Children

By: C E Smith

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London & Edinburgh, T C & E C Jack:

Seller ID: 009183

Condition: Fair


'Shown to the Children Series', No.2. Undated, owner's inscription to front endpaprt dated Xmas 1907. Flower drawing to front board with gilt border and lettering, top edges gilt, fore-edges untrimmed. 153pp with index, illustrated with 48 colour plates. Bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, left hinge open, two plates damaged and binding slack, otherwise fair reading copy. View more info

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Wayside and Woodland Ferns - a Guide to the British Ferns. Horse-Tails & Club-Mosses

By: Edward Step

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London & New York, Frederick Warne & Co Ltd: 1945

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 007655

Condition: Good


The Wayside and Woodland Series. New edition revised by A Bruce Jackson. 144pp with index, illustrated with 64 colour plates and 79 plates from photographs and drawings. Gilt design and lettering to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Rounded corners, speckled edges. Library label, stamps and pocket, bumping to spine and corners and top edges dusty, otherwise good copy. View more info

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Alpine Flowers and Gardens

By: G Flemwell

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1910

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 009202

Condition: Good


Alpine Series. Preface in French by Henry Correvon. 167pp with index, illustrated with 20 colour drawings protected by soft paper guards (one loose). Front board and spine illustrated with flower drawing, gilt lettering and lined border. Top edges gilt. Some rubbing and bumping to spine and corners and slightly darkened endpapers, otherwise glood/very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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A Victorian Flower Album

By: Henry Terry, Bridget Boland (Foreword)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Books: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008958

ISBN: 0-906223-54-7

Condition: Good


'God's floral gems, glistening on the verdant face of nature. Collected and painted in the summer evenings of 1873, as a pleasing recreation'. Charming collection of watercolour paintings of wild flowers collected by the artist's children, recreated from a family treasure. 119pp with index, illustrated in colour throughout, retaining discolouration etc from original manuscript. Some foxing to edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear... View more info

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Wild Flowers of Europe - A Concise Guide in Colour

By: Lorna F Bowden

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Paul Hamlyn: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008275

Condition: Very Good


Pocket guide. 247pp with index, illustrated throughout with colour plates. Top edges tinted. Slight fingermarking to boards, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Wild Orchids of Britain and Europe

By: Paul and Jenne Davies and Anthony Huxley

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus / The Hogarth Press: 1984

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 009022

ISBN: 0-7011-2642-6

Condition: Very Good


Authoritative field guide to all the wild orchids of Europe, arranged by country. 256pp with index, illustrated with black and white drawings to the text and 328 colour photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine and one corner and some markig to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some edgewear, otherwise very good. View more info

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Flowers of Madeira

By: Rui Vieira

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Funchal: 1974

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 008120

Condition: Very Good


Photographic album of the most outstanding flowers to be seen on this island. 124pp, illustrated throughout with wonderful colour photographs. Boards very slightly bowed and minor surface scuffing, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Some Wild Flowering Plants of Ethiopia: An Introduction

By: Sue Edwards

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Addis Ababa University Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008987

Condition: Very Good


Study of flowering plants in Ethiopia. 61pp with index, illustrated with black and white drawings and colour plates. Minimal creasing to corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info