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THE SOIL (NN 77)
Written by B.N.K. Davis.
Stock no. 1816249
Published by Collins. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 77. 14 colour photos and 100 b/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0002199033. Boards clean and bright. Foxing to top edge of text block else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine (as is usual for this series).

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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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WILD & GARDEN PLANTS (NN 80)
Written by Max Walters.
Stock no. 2123835
Published by Collins. 1st 1993. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 80. 16 colour plates and over 60 b/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0002193760. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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FERNS (NN 74)
Written by Christopher N. Page.
Stock no. 2123833
Published by Collins. 1st 1988. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 74. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 21 colour photos and over 160 photos and diagrams in b/w. ISBN: 0002193833. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine. Contents are excellent.

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HOURS OF GLADNESS
Written by Maurice Maeterlinck. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 2123611
Published by George Allen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1912. Very good condition.

20 exquisite mounted colour plates of flowers. Large format. Cream cloth, gilt title and decoration to spine, gilt vignette to front cover. Bumping to corners and spine. Some grubby marks to covers. Some foxing and browning throughout, although plates are in excellent condition, lovely and bright and clean! All plates present.

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A FLORA OF SUFFOLK
Written by Martin Sanford; Richard Fisk.
Stock no. 1609625
Published by D.K. & M.N. Sandford. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. 549 pages. Colour illustrations, and distribution maps. ISBN: 9780956458407. A clean, bright copy.

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A FLORA OF HEREFORDSHIRE
Written by William Henry Purchas; Augustin Ley.
Stock no. 1208704
Published by Jakeman and Carver. 1st 1889. Very good condition.

Green embossed cloth, gilt titles. Woolhope Naturalists Field Club vignette to front cover. Folding b/w frontis map. Two litho plates. 549 pages pages includes index. Cloth at head of spine missing, lower spine bumped. Corners bumped and rubbed. Spine darkened but gilt still bright. Front joint cracked. Name in ink to verso of front endpaper and map. Map has a closed repaired tear but is complete. Foxing to edge of title and a few following pages. Very light browning to page margins else contents very clean.

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THE TEMPLE OF FLORA
Written by Stephen Harris. Illustrated by Robert Thornton.
Stock no. 1812676
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 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. Includes 2 loosely inserted prints 'for you to frame'. Copy No. 7. Contained in original packaging from the Folio Society: polystyrene (a little loss and reinforced/repaired with brown tape) and cardboard box. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE SURINAM ALBUM
Written by Julie Harvey. Illustrated by Maria Sybylla Merian.
Stock no. 1812675
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Facsimile edition with introductory booklet in custom made clamshell box. 91 watercolour facsimiles from the Maria Sibylla Merian Collection in the British Museum. Maria Sibylla Merian was one of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries' great painters of plants and animals. Limited edition of 1000. A sturdy inner panel holds the commentary volume underneath. This is bound in green cloth and printed on high-quality white laid paper. Julie Harvey of the Entomology Library at the Natural History Museum has written a fascinating introduction to Merian's work, setting it in context and providing an overview of her life and times. Due to the size of this book, if posted, it will need to be sent via courier. Small scuff mark to top of rear board (minor). Else a beautiful copy. Copy No. 16 of 1000. Clam shell case is in fine condition. Contained in original packaging from the Folio Society - polystyrene (reinforced and repaired with brown tape) and cardboard box. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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FERNS (NN 74)
Written by Christopher N. Page.
Stock no. 2116225
Published by Collins. 1st 1988. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 74. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. 21 colour photos and over 160 photos and diagrams in b/w. ISBN: 0002193833. Wrapper spine is faded; some light edge-creasing.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF POLLINATION (NN 83)
Written by Michael Proctor; Peter Yeo; Andrew Lack.
Stock no. 2116220
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series no. 83. Colour and b/w photos. Green cloth boards. ISBN: 000219905X. Wrapper spine and edge are faded; lightly edge-creased.

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WILD & GARDEN PLANTS (NN 80)
Written by Max Walters.
Stock no. 2116215
Published by Collins. 1st 1993. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 80. 16 colour plates and over 60 b/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0002193760. Wrapper is a little faded to spine, with small crease to edge of spine.

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