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WEEDS & ALIENS (NN 43)
Written by Edward Salisbury.
Stock no. 1820890
Published by Collins. 2nd 1964. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 43. Green cloth, gilt titles. Colour frontis. 29 b/w photos, 34 line drawings, diagrams and maps. The idea that because weeds are a nuisance they must also be dull is dispelled in a few pages. Not only does the author show that an understanding of these criminals of the plant world will make their control both easier and more interesting: he also imparts to the reader something of his own delight and wonder. Minor staining to lower edge of front board. Text block browned. Name & date in ink to front pastedown, hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Some annotation to margins. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and covered with clear laminate, faded to spine, wear to top of spine, some titles circled and ticked to rear panel list.

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THE TEMPLE OF FLORA: THE FLOWER PLATES
No author listed. Illustrated by Robert Thornton.
Stock no. 1820349
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

Very large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title. Green ribbon ties. The Flower Plates from Robert Thornton's 'The Temple of Flora' are taken from the edition of 1980 copies published by The Folio Society in 2008. They are printed on Modigliani paper by Beacon Press, Uckfield, Sussex. 29 plates in total. All plates present and immaculate. Portfolio has a slight scuff to rear board (very minor).

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ANDORRA: FLORS FLEURS FLORES FLOWERS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1820170
Published by Associacio Per A La Defensa De La Natura. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

A pocket guide for walkers detailing 100 of the more common flowers out of the 1,000 or so to be found in Andorra. Four languages: Catalan, French, Romanian, English. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 9992010290. Edges of card covers lightly rubbed. Crease to free front endpaper. Contents clean.

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ROBERT DICK GEOLOGIST & BOTANIST
Written by Samuel Smiles.
Stock no. 1820167
Published by John Murray. 1st 1878. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles to spine. Portrait frontis of Dick plus numerous b/w engravings. Cr 8vo. 432pp plus index. Edges of boards lightly rubbed. Front pastedown marked where a bookplate once was. Some hinges pulled. Some scattered foxing to contents.

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HANDBOOK OF THE BRITISH FLORA
Written by George Bentham; J.D. Hooker; A.B Rendle.
Stock no. 1820166
Published by L. Reeve & Co. Ltd.. 1930. Almost very good condition.

A Description of the Flowering Plants and Ferns Indigenous to, or Naturalised in The British Isles. For the Use of Beginners and Amateurs. By G. Bentham, Revised by J.D. Hooker, Seventh Edition revised by A.B. Rendle. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. lxi and 606 pages including index. From the library of botanist and author David McClintock (personal bookplate to front pastedown). Covers rubbed, corners bumped. Text block browned. Neat margin notes in pencil throughout. Large ink stain to page 190-191 but text still readable.

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MOSSES & LIVERWORTS (NN 97)
Written by Ron Porley; Nick Hodgetts.
Stock no. 1318782
Published by Collins. Circa 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series. Green cloth. 179 colour and b/w photographs. ISBN: 0002202123. Still in original shrinkwrap.

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CAPE BULBS
Written by Richard L. Doutt.
Stock no. 2132682
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713476648.

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THE NAMING OF NAMES: THE SEARCH FOR ORDER IN THE WORLD OF PLANTS
Written by Anna Pavord.
Stock no. 2132660
Published by The Bloomsbury Publishing Co. Ltd.. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Maroon boards, black title to spine. Illustrated in full colour, this book gives a compelling insight into a world full of intrigue and intensely competitive egos. ISBN: 0747579520. A few small knocks along cover edges. Wrapper has light edge-creasing.

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TREES AND THE ENGLISH LANDSCAPE
Written by Paul Edwards.
Stock no. 2132659
Published by G. Bell & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green cloth with gilt title to spine, vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; a little loss; some browning.

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THE INGENIOUS MR FAIRCHILD THE FORGOTTEN FATHER OF THE FLOWER GARDEN
Written by Michael Leapman.
Stock no. 2132657
Published by Headline. Circa 2000. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0747273596. Light edge-creasing to wrapper. 2nd printing.

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THE FLORA OF MONMOUTHSHIRE
Written by A.E. Wade.
Stock no. 1818277
Published by National Museum of Wales. 1st 1970. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. 2 folding b/w maps. 1174 species listed. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.

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THE FLORA OF BERKSHIRE
Written by H.J.M. Bowen.
Stock no. 1818276
Published by Holywell Press. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w distribution maps to rear. Mottling to boards. Light foxing to prelims & endpapers. Green dustwrapper is edge-rubbed, foxing to flaps and verso, corners to verso strengthened with brown paper (not visible to front).

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