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THE LARGER SPECIES OF RHODODENDRON
Written by Peter A. Cox. Illustrated by Margaret Stones.
Stock no. 1818325
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Devoted to the larger species of Rhododendron and covering every aspect of cultivation, as well as botanical descriptions. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos & illustrations. Top edge green. ISBN: 0713417471. Top & tail of spine lightly shelf worn. Minor foxing to text block and endpapers. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is slightly edge-creased.

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FLORA OF CORNWALL
Written by Colin N. French; Rosaline J. Murphy; Mary G.C. Atkinson.
Stock no. 1818280
Published by Wheal Seton Press. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. 400 pages. 1100 b/w distribution maps. Colour photos. 2600 plant entries. An atlas of the flowering plants and ferns of Cornwall with notes on their occurrence on the Isles of Scilly. ISBN: 0953461300. A few foxspots to vertical edge of text block else a fine copy. Green dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel.

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FLORA OF CORNWALL AND SUPPLEMENT
Written by F. Hamilton Davey; Edgar Thurston; Chambre C. Vigurs.
Stock no. 1818278
Published by EP Publishing Limited. 1st thus 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Republished, originally published in 1909. Being an account of the flowering plants and ferns found in the county of Cornwall including the Scilly Isles, with seven portraits and a map. Also includes A Supplement to F. Hamilton Davey's Flora of Cornwall by Edgar Thurston and Chambre C. Vigurs. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 071581334X. Lower corners bumped. Light browning to endpapers. Green dustwrapper is lightly browned and has slight damage to front spine edge.

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THE FLORA OF MONMOUTHSHIRE
Written by A.E. Wade.
Stock no. 1818277
Published by National Museum of Wales. 1st 1970. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. 2 folding b/w maps. 1174 species listed. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.

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THE FLORA OF BERKSHIRE
Written by H.J.M. Bowen.
Stock no. 1818276
Published by Holywell Press. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w distribution maps to rear. Mottling to boards. Light foxing to prelims & endpapers. Green dustwrapper is edge-rubbed, foxing to flaps and verso, corners to verso strengthened with brown paper (not visible to front).

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FLORA OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Written by H.J. Riddelsdell; G.W. Hedley; W.R. Price.
Stock no. 1818275
Published by Chatford House Press Ltd.. 1st thus 1974. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A new impression with new plates. Phanerogams, Vascular Cryptograms, Charophyta. Colour frontis. 667 pages plus b/w photos. Text block lilac. Light browning to edges of prelims.

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THE PEONY
Written by Alice Harding.
Stock no. 1818228
Published by Waterstone. 1st thus 1985. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Originally published as 'The Book of the Peony' in 1917. A thorough work covering all aspects of cultivation, including purchasing and soil preparation, mythology and history, including a map of the plant's origins, and a look at the tree peony in ancient China. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w plates. ISBN: 0947752609. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper has the remains of a price label to front flap and is lightly browned to spine.

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WILD FLOWERS OF CHALK & LIMESTONE
Written by J.E. Lousley.
Stock no. 1318118
Published by Collins. 2nd 1969. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist no. 16. Green cloth. With 52 colour and 29 b/w photos, plus 20 maps and 15 diagrams. 254 pages includes index. Second edition. ISBN: 0002132583. Spine bumped. Inscription in ink and name in ink to front free-endpaper. Foxing, mainly to endpapers and page edges. Wrapper spine and rear panel lightly browned and light tape marks to edges on verso. Some titles on rear panel of wrapper have been underlined and ticked in pen.

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WILD & GARDEN PLANTS (NN 80)
Written by Max Walters.
Stock no. 2129337
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. Dustwrapper spine is faded.

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SOURCES OF CREATIVITY WAYS TO INSPIRATIONS
Written by Gregor Lersch.
Stock no. 2129026
Published by Floraldesign Edition. 2004. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Colour photos. B/w photos. Dual-Language edition - text in German and English. Couple of small chips to corners. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still excellent.

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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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FLOWER LEGENDS FOR CHILDREN
Written by Hilda Murray. Illustrated by J.S. Eland.
Stock no. 2126687
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1ST 1901. Almost very good condition.

Large oblong format. Brown cloth spine. Pictorial boards. Delightful colour plates. A few marks to covers; some nicks to cloth at top and tail of spine. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. Some scuffing. Front joint is a bit cracked. Some marks to outer page edges and page margins.

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