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Allen, Gary M., Paul F.J. Eagles, Steven D. Price, editors
Conserving Carolinian Canada: Conservation Biology in the Deciduous Forest Region
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: University of Waterloo Press, 1990.
Quarto, glossy card covers. pp (2), xii, 346. VG clean, tight and uncreased copy, no owner names or text marks. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$25.00                          Book Number: 32619                          Order / Enquire

CALDER, James A. and Roy L. Taylor
FLORA OF THE QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS. Part I: Systematics of the Vascular Plants. Part 2: Cytological Aspects of the Vascular Plants
Ottawa: Research Branch, Canada Deptartment of Agriculture, 1968.
Two volumes, octavo, orange cloth. pp (xiv), (660, (2); (x), (149). Colour and b&w photos in text. Indexed. Fine copies, no owner names. Dust jacket of Part 1 has a short tear and nicks at top of spine, the jackets are otherwise fine. Note: 2.5 kg parcel, please enquire for shipping rate.
$50.00                          Book Number: 32919                          Order / Enquire

CANNON, Paul F. and Paul M. Kirk
Cambridge, MA: CABI, 2007.
Tall quarto, glossy printed boards. pp (4), xiv, 456. Illustrated, colour photos. Fine copy. Note: 2.5 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
$75.00                          Book Number: 45977                          Order / Enquire

CLARK, Geo. H. and M. Oscar Malte
PLANTES FOURRAGÈRES PRAIRIES ET PÂTURAGES. Avec Gravures a l'aquarelle de Norman Criddle
Ottawa: Ministère Fédéral de l'Agriculture, 1913.
Olive cloth gilt lettered. 160 pp + 27 chromolithographed botanical plates (grasses, clovers, etc.). Small shallow chip to front free endpaper, else a fine, especially fresh copy. No owner names. The plates are often removed and framed. Text is in French. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$50.00                          Book Number: 24009                          Order / Enquire

Clausen, Robert T.
Sedum of North America North of the Mexican Plateau
Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1975.
Thick octavo, green cloth. pp (743), illustrations in text. Green endpaper lightly sunned at margins; crease to half-title leaf, light foxing to top page edges, binding a little skewed, else fine, no owner names or text marks. Pale green jacket has slightly sunned spine, VG+ otherwise. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
$40.00                          Book Number: 30804                          Order / Enquire

Clausen, Robert T.
SEDUM OF THE TRANS-MEXICAN VOLCANIC BELT: An Exposition of Taxonomic Methods. Drawings by Elfriede Abbe
Ithaca, New York: Comstock Publishing Associates/ Cornell University Press, 1959.
Octavo, green cloth. pp (xii), 380, illustrations in text. Two small private owner labels inside front cover, else a fine, jacketless copy, no marks in text. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$30.00                          Book Number: 30885                          Order / Enquire

Elias, Thomas S.
Complete Trees of North America: Field Guide and Natural History
New York: Van Nostrand, 1980.
Dark blue boards. pp xii, 948. Illustrated, index. Fine in VG jacket. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$18.95                          Book Number: 45965                          Order / Enquire

EXPLORING FOR PLANTS: From Notes of the Allison Vincent Armlur Expeditions for the United States Department of Agriculture, 1925, 1926, and 1927
New York: Macmillan, 1930.
Tall octavo, original green cloth gilt lettered. pp (xxii), 591, numerous photos in text. Library discard, with rubber stamp and ink notation on front free endpaper, rubber stamp on title page, and rear pastedown; remains of label and pouch on rear endpapers, with small corner torn from rear free endpaper; frayed at spine tips; yellowing to page edges and endpapers; ink private owner name and small name label inside front cover; else a good, clean and tight copy, no external library marks. Much on North and West Africa and Ceylon. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required..
$45.00                          Book Number: 31646                          Order / Enquire

GIFFORD, Isabella
THE MARINE BOTANIST: An Introduction ot the Study of the British Sea-Weeds...Third edition, greatly improved and enlarged, with illustrations printed in oil, by W. Dickes
Brighton, UK: R. Folthrop, 1853.
Small octavo, original dark green cloth decorated in blind, spine in gilt. pp xl, (360), (8, ads) + 5 (of 6) colour plates + 6 b&w plates. LACKING the colour frontispiece. Spine lightly darkened, moderate wear at tops, with cloth split to front joint neatly repaired; moderate wear to outer corners; 1864 ink ownership name on front free endpaper crossed out in red, 1946 ink owner name on half-title; cracked inner hinges neatly repaired with archival paper; otherwise a VG clean and tight copy. First ed. was in 1848.
$45.00                          Book Number: 31605                          Order / Enquire

London: Pelham Books, 1974.
Squarish octavo, green cloth. pp 264 + colour plates. Line drawings, index. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has a two inch repaired tear, VG otherwise. "This is the first definitive book to appear on this subject since the height of the Victorian fern craze. It is devoted not only to the ferns of the British Isles and other varieties, but also to the ferns of the other temperate regions of the world, including the North American continent and Australasia, and their varieties." Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$11.95                          Book Number: 45963                          Order / Enquire

HOLM, Leroy G. and others
A Geographical Atlas of World Weeds
Malabar, FL: Krieger Publishing Company, 1991.
Second printing (first was in 1979). Tall quarto, printed boards. pp l, 391. Fine copy. A comprehensive international review of approximately 8,000 species of weeds, compiling geographic distributions for the countries or areas where a species is known to occur as a weed of serious, principal, common, or unknown seriousness (ranking provided by a weed scientist from that country), or where it is present in the general flora but not known to act as a weed. Updates all taxonomy, uses scientific (Latin) names throughout, brings nomenclature into agreement with present-day usage, and gives up to three of the most common synonyms for each plant. The preface and key to the codings for countries and areas are given in 10 major languages so that virtually anyone can use the book. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$49.50                          Book Number: 45978                          Order / Enquire

Stuart, Florida: Horticultural Books, 1980.
Quarto, green boards. pp (xiv), 252. Photos on every page. Very small ink owner name at front, else fine. Thin dust jacket has a few small chips, VG. "Published in 1959, James C McCurrach's Palms of the World contained over 400 illustrations covering 140 substantially well known palm genera. This book is presented as a supplement to the earlier volume. It provides a compilation of data on rare palms, including more than 250 photographs of more than 100 genera, many never before illustrated." - jacket. 1.5 kg parcel.
$34.95                          Book Number: 40239                          Order / Enquire

Pobéguin, H
Essai sur la Flore de la Guinée Française:Produits forestiers, agricoles et industriels
Paris: Augustin Challamel, 1906.
Tall octavo, original printed paper covers. pp [2], 392, [2] + 80 plates + folding map. General index and index of tribes. New paper spine with label; front cover has light soiling and small chip to lower inner corner; rear cover has creased tears and corner torn away (no text loss); thin brittle fly leaves front and rear are tanned, with small rubber stamp at front, chips at rear; otherwise a VG copy, text clean, tight and unworn, the whole now protected with a plastic wrapper. Flora of French Guinea (now Guinea). Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required
$125.00                          Book Number: 45343                          Order / Enquire

THE FERNS OF GREAT BRITAIN, and their allies the club-mosses, pepperworts, and horsetails. Second Edition
London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, no date (1860), 1860.
Tall octavo, original green pictorial cloth stamped in blind, spine gilt lettered, yellow endpapers, all edges gilt. pp iv, 164 + 41 chromolithographed colour plates with tissue guards. Spine slightly sunned, with a bit of wear to tips; 1860 ink name inside front cover, later ink ownership inscription to upper outer corner of title page; in all, a VG clean and tight copy, hinges not cracked, all plates quite clean and bright. First published in 1855. Also published as volume 6 of 'Flowering plants and ferns of Great Britain'
$195.00                          Book Number: 31608                          Order / Enquire

THOMPSON, Harold Stuart
ALPINE PLANTS OF EUROPE together with cultural hints
London: Routledge, no date (1911), 1911.
Octavo, original green pictorial bevel edge cloth gilt, pp (xvi), 287 + frontispiece with tissue guard and 63 other colour plates; + folding map at rear. 311 figures in text; indexed. Small ink ownership inscription in corner of half-title leaf; foxing to leaves adjacent to the colour plates; yellowing and foxing to page edges; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. 1.5 kg parcel.
$24.95                          Book Number: 31663                          Order / Enquire

Thomson, John Walter
Lichens of the Alaskan Arctic Slope
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1979.
Green printed cloth. [16], 314 pp, indexed, photos and map in text at front. Partially removed label of the University of Toronto Press Design Department on front free endpaper, else a VG+ copy, no owner names or text marks.
$35.00                          Book Number: 25573                          Order / Enquire

TURNER, William, c1508-68
LIBELLUS DE RE HERBARIA 1538. THE NAMES OF HERBES 1548. Facsimiles with introductory matter by James Britten, D. Dayton Jackson, & W. T. Stearn
London: The Ray Society, 1965.
Octavo, dark blue cloth. pp (x), (277). Small private owner name rubber stamped on front free endpaper; book has a musty odour (will disappear over time), but no damp stains; else fine. Dust jacket has edge nicks, VG. Reprints "the first two printed books relating to the British flora which have any claim to originality." Turner, a clergyman, physician, herbalist, and naturalist "has long been honoured as the 'father of British botany' ".
$22.00                          Book Number: 35222                          Order / Enquire

Wasson, Eric
The Complete Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs: Descriptions, Cultivation Requirements, Pruning, Planting
San Diego, CA: Thunder Bay Press, 2003.
Quarto. pp 816. Colour photos, index. Fine in fine jacket. Note: 3 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
$19.95                          Book Number: 45966                          Order / Enquire

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