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GEORGE FORREST: PLANT HUNTER
Written by Brenda McLean.
Stock no. 2135525
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 2004. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

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.

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FIELD GUIDE TO THE WILD PLANTS OF OMAN
Written by Helen Pickering; Annette Patzelt.
Stock no. 2135510
Published by Kew Publishing. 1st 2008. Almost very good condition.

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!

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WILLOWS: THE GENUS SALIX
Written by Christopher Newsholme.
Stock no. 2135409
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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TRACTATUS DE HERBIS
Written by Minta Collins; Sandra Raphael.
Stock no. 1822573
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Nearly fine condition.

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.

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THE BOTANISTS AND MOUNTAIN GUIDES OF SNOWDONIA
Written by Dewi Jones.
Stock no. 1822393
Published by Llygad Gwalch. 2nd 2007. Very good condition.

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.

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PLANT DISEASE A NATURAL HISTORY (NN 85)
Written by David Ingram; Noel Robertson.
Stock no. 1822373
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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RHS BOTANY FOR GARDENERS
Written by Geoff Hodges; Simon Maughan.
Stock no. 1822366
Published by Mitchell Beazley. 1st 2013. Slightly better than very good condition.

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.

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WAYSIDE AND WOODLAND TREES
Written by Edward Step. Illustrated by Mabel E. Step.
Stock no. 1822352
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Very good condition.

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.

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THE HERITAGE TREES OF SCOTLAND
Written by Jon Stokes; Donald Rodger.
Stock no. 2135406
Published by The Tree Council. 1st 2003. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 0904853039.

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THE PROTEA BOOK: A GUIDE TO CULTIVATED PROTEACEAE
Written by Lewis J. Matthews.
Stock no. 2135405
Published by Timber Press. 2003. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 0881925535. Spine is bumped and faded. Inscription in ink to verso of half-title pae.

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FUNGI (NN 96)
Written by Brian Spooner; Peter Roberts.
Stock no. 2135402
Published by Collins. 1st 2005. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO NEW ZEALAND HEBES
Written by M.J. Bayly; A.V. Kellow; et al.
Stock no. 2135370
Published by Te Papa Press. 1st NEW ZEALAND 2006. Very good condition.

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.

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