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THE TEMPLE OF FLORA
Written by Stephen Harris. Illustrated by Robert Thornton.
Stock no. 2125063
Published by Folio Society. 2008. Fine condition.

Very large format. The first ever full-size facsimile of the greatest English florilegium. Quarter-bound in Nigerian goatskin, cloth sides. Front board printed and blocked with design by David Eccles from 'The Night-Blowing Cereus'. 232 pages with 9 preliminary monochrome plates, 5 preliminary colour plates and 29 flower illustrations. Text printed on felt-marked Modigliani Neve paper and plates printed on Modigliani Insize. Green ribbon marker. Coloured top edges. Book Size: 22.5" x 18.25".Commentary volume by Stephen Harris. Presented in solander box, bound in buckram. 128 pages. 12" x 8.25". Of the Limited edition of 1980 copies only 600 have been bound into book form. Due to the size of this book, if posted, it will need to be sent via courier. This is Copy No. 90. Also contains 2 beautiful colour plates in an envelope - for you to frame! Contained in original slip case that has bumping to a couple of corners and some scuff marks. This is a gorgeous item! This copy would make a wonderful gift. This book is VERY heavy and will be needed to be sent via courier.

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THE NAMING OF NAMES: THE SEARCH FOR ORDER IN THE WORLD OF PLANTS
Written by Anna Pavord.
Stock no. 1815944
Published by The Bloomsbury Publishing Co. Ltd.. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good 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. Lower edge of text block a little grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded at spine.

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THE STRUCTURE AND DEVELOPMENT OF MOSSES AND FERNS
Written by Douglas Houghton Campbell.
Stock no. 1815936
Published by The Macmillan Company. 2nd 1905. Very good condition.

Second Edition. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Ex-lib with bookplate and sticker to front pastedown, library number in white to spine. Edges rubbed, Small split to rear edge of spine. Front joint just starting to crack. Text block browned. Contents generally clean.

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WATER PLANTS: A STUDY OF AQUATIC ANGIOSPERMS
Written by Agnes Arber.
Stock no. 1815935
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1920. Very good condition.

Green cloth boards, blue titles and vignette to front. B/w frontis and 171 text figures. xvi and 436 pages including index. Ex-lib with bookplate and sticker to front pastedown. Boards scuffed and marked, corners worn. Front joint just starting to crack. Text block browned. One or two margin marks.

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THE EXOTIC FLORA OF THE CANARY ISLANDS
Written by Juan Alberto Rodriguez Perez.
Stock no. 2124800
Published by Editorial Everest. 4th Very good condition.

Colour pictorial glazed boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 8424144961. Spine is faded. Bumping along a couple of cover edges.

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ALPINE PLANTS OF NORTH AMERICA
Written by Graham Nicholls.
Stock no. 2124794
Published by Timber Press. 2002. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An Encyclopedia of Mountain Flowers From The Rockies to Alaska. Foreword by Bobby Ward. Colour photos. ISBN: 0881925489. SIGNED by author to title page. Name and address sticker to front endpaper. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and corner cut off top of front flap.

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MODEL GARDENING BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 2124571
Published by Lever Brothers Limited. Circa 1900. Almost very good condition.

Deep maroon cloth with gilt titles. Containing full and practical instructions concerning general garden operations, The Flower Garden, The Fruit Garden, the Kitchen Garden, Pest of the Month, With a Monthly Calendar of Work to be Done in the Garden Throughout the Year. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Joints are cracked, so binding is starting to become a bit weak. Heavy browning and darkening, especially to page edges.

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THE FLORA OF THE LIVERPOOL DISTRICT
Written by C. Theodore Green.
Stock no. 2124567
Published by T. Buncle & Co.. 1933. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Gilt vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. 163 pages pages includes index. A couple of splash marks and scuff marks to covers. Foxing and some marks to outer page edges. Spine is browned.

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A TALE OF TREES: THE BATTLE TO SAVE BRITAIN'S ANCIENT WOODLAND
Written by Derek Niemann.
Stock no. 1815745
Published by Short Books. 1st 2016. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The untold story of how we nearly lost our greatest national treasure. Navy blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9781780722757.

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MUSHROOMS AND TOADSTOOLS (NN 7)
Written by John Ramsbottom. Illustrated by Paul L. De Laszlo.
Stock no. 1815695
Published by Collins. 1972. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series. A Study of the Activities of Fungi containing a wealth of information about these much neglected plants. 84 colour and 58 b/w photos. 306 pages includes index. ISBN: 0002194805. Spine NOT faded.

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WILD FLOWERS OF CHALK & LIMESTONE (NN 16)
Written by J.E. Lousley.
Stock no. 1815669
Published by Collins. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist no. 16. Green cloth. With 52 colour and 29 b/w photos, plus 20 maps and 15 diagrams. 254 pages includes index. Uneven fading to front board and spine. Foxing to endpapers and text block. Heavy foxing to dustwrapper, browning to dustwrapper spine & light wear to corners.

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THE NAMES OF PLANTS
Written by D. Gledhill.
Stock no. 2124159
Published by Cambridge University Press. 4th 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. 4th edition. ISBN: 9780521685535. Light wear to cover edges.

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