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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.

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MOUNTAIN FLOWERS (NN 33)
Written by John Raven; Max Walters.
Stock no. 1318783
Published by Collins. 1965. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A New Naturalist publication. Green cloth. 16 colour photographs. 28 b/w photographs. 20 distribution maps. This is the first book published on the wild flowers of Britain's mountains. A significant contribution to the books on British field botany. ISBN: 0002131420. Spine slightly bumped, some fading to base of spine. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Some foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film which has come loose a little on verso and is slightly browned to spine.

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CAPE BULBS
Written by Richard L. Doutt.
Stock no. 2132682
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713476648.

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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.

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FLOWERS TO PAINT
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318708
Published by Amex Company Ltd.. Very good condition.

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.

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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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