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Large format. Green boards, gilt titles. B/w and colour photos. Published to celebrate Forrest's first setting out for the mountains of Yunnan, south-west China. ISBN: 1851494618. Inscriptions in ink to half-title and title page. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and chips.
Colour pictorial boards. Stunning colour photography throughout. ISBN: 9781842461778. Two small splits to top of spine on either side (max 1"). Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents are still excellent!
Green cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Colour photos. ISBN: 0713468815. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner on front endpaper. Light fading to a couple of cover edges. Wrapper is price-cut with some edge-creasing; fading to spine.
Large format. This facsimile edition has been reproduced from the manuscript Egerton MS 747 in The British Library through digital photography by Laurence Pordes, and printed at The Bath Press, Glasgow, on Phoenix 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 onlays, over bevelled boards, blocked with a design by David Eccles, with handmade laid-paper endleaves from the Fabriano mill. Contained in a green solander box, with smaller separate 'Commentary' book by Minta Collins containing the list of plants by Sandra Raphael. This is copy 503 of 1000. A fine set contained in solander box which has a small black mark to top front corner and a few light score marks to rear. These faults on the box are very minor and do not show up in photos.
Second Edition. Bound in full leather, 3 raised bands to spine, gilt title and vignettes to spine. Maps to endpapers. A few colour photos. ISBN: 1845240642. A few light scuff marks to boards and one corner lightly rubbed else a lovely binding. A few grubby marks to prelims. Last section of book (bibliography & index) is poorly cut by binder but this does not affect the text. Pencil tick marks to bibliography. Text block a little grubby. Slight musty odour present.
New Naturalist No. 85. Colour and b/w photos. Green cloth boards. ISBN: 0002200740. Dustwrapper spine is lightly faded (as is normal), a few light creases.
The Art and Science of Gardening Explained and Explored. A practical, hands-on guide that will help gardeners understand how plants grow, what affects their performance and how to get better results. Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9781845338336. Boards slightly grubby. Contents clean.
A Pocket Guide to the British Sylva. Dark green cloth, gilt and black titles with gilt vignette. 175 plates, 24 of which in colour and 151 from photographs by Henry Irving and the Author, also 57 text illustrations. 182 Pages. Text block a little grubby. Front joint starting to crack. Name in pencil to front endpaper and a few pencil marks. Contents generally clean and tight.
Large format. Card wraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 0881925535. Spine is bumped and faded. Inscription in ink to verso of half-title pae.
New Naturalist series. Colour photos. Green buckram, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0002201526. Some pencil underlining to text, with annotation/writing to front wrapper flap - this has been used as a textbook. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some nicks.
Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Introductory chapters by various authors. Photography by W.M. Malcolm. ISBN: 9780909010126. Chipping to top of spine and a couple of corners. Joint/hinge next to title page is partially pulled (so can see some webbing). Rest of contents are still lovely - nice and bright. Label stuck to rear cover.