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A pocket guide for walkers detailing 100 of the more common flowers out of the 1,000 or so to be found in Andorra. Four languages: Catalan, French, Romanian, English. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 9992010290. Edges of card covers lightly rubbed. Crease to free front endpaper. Contents clean.
CONCISE FLOWERS OF THE HIMALAYA
Written by Oleg Polunin; Adam Stainton. Illustrated by Ann Farrer.
Stock no. 1819251
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Based on the same authors' definitive Flowers of the Himalaya, published in 1984, this concise version covers as much as possible of the Himalayan flora in a more portable and less expensive form. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. 283 pages. ISBN: 0195618327. Large bookshop rubber stamp to front endpaper, name in ink to same. Browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and rubbed at corners.
Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713476648.
THE INGENIOUS MR FAIRCHILD THE FORGOTTEN FATHER OF THE FLOWER GARDEN
Written by Michael Leapman.
Stock no. 2132657
Published by Headline. Circa 2000. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0747273596. Light edge-creasing to wrapper. 2nd printing.
Yellow pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations with b/w versions opposite to colour (apart from centre pages which are both b/w). No text apart from flower names. Contents unused.
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.
B/w photos. 2 folding b/w maps. 1174 species listed. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.
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).
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.
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.
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.
New Naturalist No. 80. 16 colour plates and over 60 b/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0002193760. Dustwrapper spine is faded.