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The Genus Galanthus: A Botanical Magazine Monograph
The Genus Galanthus: A Botanical Magazine Monograph
by Aaron P Davis
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The genus Galanthus, commonly called snowdrops, are natives of Europe and the Near East.... (read more)

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Vegetable Teratology: An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual Construction of Plants
Vegetable Teratology: An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual Construction of Plants
by Maxwell T. Masters
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London: Published for the Ray Society, 1869. 8vo., xxxviii, 534pp. Original full cloth decorated in gilt & blind. Line drawings by E M Williams throughout. Top of spine worn, top of front joint with some loss. Good condition. INDY/kb... (read more)

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Sylvan Sketches; Or, a Companion to the Park and the Shrubbery
Sylvan Sketches; Or, a Companion to the Park and the Shrubbery
by Elizabeth Kent
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London: Taylor and Hessey, 1825. Octavo, 13.5 x 21.5 cm, 408pp. First edition. Bound in contemporary calf, rebacked retaining original boards and endpapers, with gilt-stamped morocco spine label, all edges marbled. Boards rubbed and worn at extremities... (read more)

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Sudan Grasses
Sudan Grasses
by R. E. Massey
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Khartoum: McCorquodale & Co (1926). 8vo size 1/4 green cloth light green printed paper over boards 58 numbered pages 18 plates of line drawings. Chip to head and tail of spine some soiling to covers. Printed for the Sudan Government Department of... (read more)

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Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'i, 2 Volumes
Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'i, 2 Volumes
by Warren L. Wagner and Derral R. Herbst and S.H. Sohmer
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(Honolulu): University of Hawai'i Press, (1990). 2 volumes, octavo, 16 x 24 cm. Gray cloth over boards stamped in silver. Map endpapers. Pictorial dust jackets. Illustrated throughout with black & white line drawings. Small stain to the bottom edge of... (read more)

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Le Tabac: Origine, Histoire, Classification, Chimie, Culture, Recolte, Genetique: 3 Volumes
Le Tabac: Origine, Histoire, Classification, Chimie, Culture, Recolte, Genetique: 3 Volumes
by Guillaume Capus
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Paris Societe d'Editions Geographiques Maritimes et Coloniales 1929. Additional authors Leulliot Fernand and Foex Etienne. 3 vols 8vo. soiled clay-colored cloth. V.1 has 2 tear tospine V.3 has 1/2 tear. Diagrams fold charts plates.Vol 1 Origine Histoire... (read more)

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The Landscape Gardening and Landscape Architecture of the Late Humphry Repton, Esq.  A New Edition
The Landscape Gardening and Landscape Architecture of the Late Humphry Repton, Esq. A New Edition
by J C Loudon and Humphry Repton
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London: Printed for the Editor and Sold by Longman & Co. 1840. 8vo.; xxxi 619pp. Later full calf ruled in gilt. Inner gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. With frontis of Humphry Repton and 253 figures in the text, 178 in color. Rebacked... (read more)

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The Octavo Nature-Printed British Ferns: Being Figures and Descriptions of the Species and Varieties of Ferns Found in the United Kingdom, 2 Volumes
The Octavo Nature-Printed British Ferns: Being Figures and Descriptions of the Species and Varieties of Ferns Found in the United Kingdom, 2 Volumes
by Thomas Moore
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London: Bradbury and Evans, 1859. 2 volumes, octavo, 16.5 x 25 cm. First edition. Bound in original red cloth stamped in gilt and decorated in blind. Each volume has a section of color plates with tissue guards at rear. The bindings are quite worn with... (read more)

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American Arctic Lichens Volume 1: The Macrolichens
American Arctic Lichens Volume 1: The Macrolichens
by John W. Thomson
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New York: Columbia University Press, (1984). Large octavo, 18.5 x 26 cm, 504pp. First edition. Bound in green cloth stamped in white. Binding edgeworn; corners bumped; spine pulling a bit concave due to the weight of the text block. Dust jacket is rubbed... (read more)

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Seed Pathology, 2 Volumes
Seed Pathology, 2 Volumes
by Paul Neergaard
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New York: John Wiley & Sons, (1977). 2 volumes in slipcase, 16.5 x 25 cm. Bound in green cloth stamped in gilt, in matching green cloth-covered slipcase. Bindings lightly worn at the edges; spines faded and pulling concave from the weight of the text... (read more)

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Toxicants of Plant Origin, Volume I: Alkaloids
Toxicants of Plant Origin, Volume I: Alkaloids
by Peter R. Cheeke
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This comprehensive treatise offers an in-depth discussion of natural toxicants in plants, emphasizing their effects as defenses against herbivory. Coevolution of plants and her-bivores are covered with a detailed treatment of toxicant metabolism and... (read more)

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Bamboo World: The Growing and Use of Clumping Bamboos
Bamboo World: The Growing and Use of Clumping Bamboos
by Victor Cusack
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'Each year during the shoot season, we stand spellbound in our beautiful botanical garden, gazing in awe at the newly emerging shoots of tropical giant bamboos. They thrust the earth aside in great clods as they heave their mighty bulk from beneath the... (read more)

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Bonsai Techniques Signed Edition
Bonsai Techniques Signed Edition
by John Yoshio Naka
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Wall and Water Gardens
Wall and Water Gardens
by Gertrude Jekyll
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Flora of the Sudan, together with, Flowering Plants of the Northern and Central Sudan. 2 volumes 1st Edition
Flora of the Sudan, together with, Flowering Plants of the Northern and Central Sudan. 2 volumes 1st Edition
by A.F. Broun and R.E. Massey and Grace M. Crowfoot
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Intermountain Flora: Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A., Volume Three, Part A: Subclass Rosidae (except Fabales)
Intermountain Flora: Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A., Volume Three, Part A: Subclass Rosidae (except Fabales)
by Arthur Cronquist
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Intermountain Flora: Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A., Volume Two, Part B: Subclass Dilleniidae
Intermountain Flora: Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A., Volume Two, Part B: Subclass Dilleniidae
by Noel H. Holmgren and Patricia K. Holmgren and Arthur Cronquist
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Bonsai Techniques for Satsuki
Bonsai Techniques for Satsuki
by John Y. Naka and Richard K. Ota and Kenko Rokkaku
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Intermountain Flora: Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A., Volume 5: Asterales
Intermountain Flora: Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A., Volume 5: Asterales
by Arthur Cronquist
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A Complete Manual for the Cultivation of the Cranberry
A Complete Manual for the Cultivation of the Cranberry
by B. Eastwood
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