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FLORA OF NORTHUMBERLAND
Written by G.A. Swan.
Stock no. 2128159
Published by The Natural History Society Of Northumbria. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green cloth, gilt titles and attractive gilt illustration to front cover. 351 pages. B/w distribution maps. ISBN: 0952078201. SIGNED by author to title page. All 8 overlays are present in rear pocket of book. Wrapper is edge-creased with some fading/browning to spine; a few indentations to rear panel.

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A GARDENER'S GUIDE TO TOPIARY
Written by Jenny Hendy.
Stock no. 2128044
Published by Lorenz Books. 1st 2018. Nearly fine condition.

The art of clipping, training and shaping plants. Pictorial boards. Packed with colour photos. 160 pages includes index. ISBN: 9780754834496. A light scratch mark to top rear corner else a fine copy.

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THROUGH THE WOODS
Written by H.E. Bates. Illustrated by Agnes Miller Parker.
Stock no. 2127851
Published by Victor Gollancz. 2nd 1936. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Wood-engravings. Brown/red cloth with gilt title to spine. A few small white marks to cover edges. Corners and spine are bumped. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper is browned and foxed with some other marks; edge-torn and chipped; some creasing and a bit of loss.

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RED KITE COUNTRY A CELEBRATION OF THE WILDLIFE AND LANDSCAPE OF MID WALES
Written by Lolo Williams. Illustrated by Colin Woolf; Mike Read.
Stock no. 2127743
Published by Wildearth. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red cloth with gilt title to spine. Foreword by Williams. Watercolours & sketches by Woolf. Photographic images by Read. ISBN: 1903657091. Wrapper has some light edge-creasing.

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GRASSES, FERNS, MOSSES AND LICHENS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND
Written by Roger Phillips.
Stock no. 2127620
Published by Pan Books. 1st 1980. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. Large format. Colour photographs. 191 pages. ISBN: 0330259598. Spine is bumped, with some fading. Creasing to covers with chipping to a few corners. Foxing to outer page edges. Some pen annotations to contents (appears previous owner noted dates he found certain specimens).

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TRACTATUS DE HERBIS
Written by Minta Collins; Sandra Raphael.
Stock no. 2127513
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Fine condition.

Large format. This facsimile edition has been reproduced from the manuscript Egeron MS 747 in The British Library through digital photography by Laurence Pordes, and printed at The Bath Press, Glasgow, on Phoneix Motion Xenon paper.This edition of 1000 copies has been bound for the members of The Folio Society by Smith Settle of Otley in full goatskin leather, with leather onlayhs, over bevelled boards, blocked with a design by David Eccles, with handmade laid-paper endleaves from the Fabriano mill. Contained in a green cloth box, with smaller separate 'Commentary' book. This is Copy No. 45. Only blemish is a small circle of surface paper lifting to copy number page and opposite page. Commentary book is also in fine condition in a near fine box, which has small bump and light mark.

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THE PLANT MESSIAH
Written by Carlos Magdalena.
Stock no. 2127108
Published by Viking. 1st 2017. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Adventures In Search of the World's Rarest Species. The author is Botanical Horticulturist at Kew Gardens. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780241292327. Some white marks to covers. Contents are still excellent. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased.

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F.W. MEYER (1852-1906) A LANDSCAPE GARDENER IN DEVON
Written by Carolyn Keep.
Stock no. 2127059
Published by Devon Gardens Trust. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition.

Card wraps. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9780993017216. SIGNED by author to title page. Couple of cover corner tips are ever so slightly creased.

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THE ORCHID PAINTINGS OF FRANZ BAUER
Written by Joyce Stewart; William T. Stearn. Illustrated by Franz Bauer.
Stock no. 2126625
Published by The Herbert Press. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1871569583. Wear to cover corners. Wrapper is edge-creased with a little fading.

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BRITISH PLANT LIFE (NN 10)
Written by W.B. Turrill.
Stock no. 2126503
Published by Collins. 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series. Green cloth covers. Third edition. With 53 colour photographs by John Markham, Brian Perkins, F. Ballard and others. 27 photographs in b/w; 8 maps and 2 diagrams. Light bumping along cover edges. Wrapper has corner cut front front flap, still has publisher's original duraseal cover over wrapper, stuck along edges of verso.

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FUROR HORTENSIS ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANDSCAPE GARDEN IN MEMORY OF H.F. CLARK
Written by Peter Willis; Robert H. Matthew; Patrick Nuttgens; Geoffrey Jellicoe.
Stock no. 2126315
Published by Elysium Press Limited. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Limited first edition of 1000 copies. Large format. Brown cloth spine, gilt title. B/w photos and illustrations. Not numbered, but this is one of 1000 first edition copies. Bumping to top and tail of spine with a little fading. A few marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Original glassine wrapper is still present with some tears and chips and creasing; also some foxing; a bit of loss.

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WILD FLOWERS (NN 5)
Written by John Gilmour; Max Walters.
Stock no. 2126153
Published by Collins. 3rd 1962. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 5. Green cloth, gilt titles. 45 colour photos, 27 b/w photos and 3 line drawings. Spine is faded. Trailing splash mark to front cover. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut and has been covered with clear adhesive film; browned.

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