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FLORA OF CARDIGANSHIRE
Written by A.O. Chater.
Stock no. 1609626
Published by A.O. Chater. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Glazed boards. Endpapers are maps. 930 pages. Colour illustrations, b/w distribution maps. ISBN: 9780956575005. Contents clean and bright.
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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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THE TEMPLE OF FLORA THE FLOWER PLATES
No author listed. Illustrated by Robert Thornton.
Stock no. 2121687
Published by Folio Society. Slightly better than very good condition.

Very large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title. Green ribbon ties. The Flower Plates from Robert Thornton's 'The Temple of Flora' are taken from the edition of 1980 copies published by The Folio Society in 2008. They are printed on Modigliani paper by Beacon Press, Uckfield, Sussex. 29 plates in total. A few light marks to covers. Only 27 of 29 plates are present (2 MISSING).
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FERNS (NN74)
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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FLORA DE MALLORA (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Francesc Bonafe Barcelo.
Stock no. 2114978
Published by Editorial Moll. 1977. Very good condition.

Large format. Brown leatherette; gilt titles to spines, vignettes to front. Numerous b/w photos throughout. Text in SPANISH! Split to side of spine on Volume I. Grubby marks and some foxing to covers and pages of some volumes.
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A NATURAL HISTORY OF NEW AND RARE FERNS
Written by E.J. Lowe.
Stock no. 2114966
Published by Groombridge & Sons. 1st 1862. Almost very good condition.

Green embossed cloth with gilt vignette and titles. Numerous beautiful colour plates and woodcuts. 10 x 6.5". 192 pages Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some marks to covers. Possibly been rebacked. Foxing throughout. 72 colour plates are all present.
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THE FLORA OF SOUTH AFRICA WITH SYNOPTICAL TABLES OF THE GENERA OF THE HIGHER PLANTS (6 VOLUMES)
Written by Rudolf Marloth.
Stock no. 1809276
Published by William Wesley & Son. 1st 1913. Very good condition.

Four volumes in six, complete. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour & monochrome tissue-guarded plates. B/w line drawings to text & b/w photos. Top edges gilt. Volume I. Thallophyta. Bryophyta. Pteridophyta. Gymnospermae. Dicotyledones: Part I. [Orders I - XI] Piperales-Rhoeadales. (1913) Volume II. Dicotyledones: Part II. [Orders XII - XX] Rosales - Umbelliflorae. (1925) Volume III. Dicotyledones: Part. III. Sympetalae. (1932) Volume IV. Monocotyledones. (1915) Volume IV is rare as the majority were destroyed in a warehouse fire in 1926. After this time, volume IV is found to be missing plate 59. All volumes are first edition as per year of publication 1913-1932. Spine of volume I and IV fading. Volume IV cloth is fading/blotched. A few marks to covers. All plates present throughout. Plates 37 & 39 in volume I are loose. Scattered foxing throughout each volume (mainly volume I and IV), some plates affected. Plate 59 in volume IV present. Some blank guards detached.
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