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BRITISH WILD FLOWERS
Written by C. Pierpoint Johnson. Illustrated by John E. Sowerby.
Stock no. 2136583
Published by John Van Voorst. 1876. Almost very good condition.

Green spine and corners; gilt title to spine; marbled boards. 90 Hand-coloured plates, including title page to Appendix. B/w plates. Wear to cover edges; some scuffs. Name in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning; a few foxspots. Hinges are pulled in various places - a couple are broken, but binding is generally firm. All plates present.

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A GEOGRAPHICAL HANDBOOK OF THE DORSET FLORA
Written by Ronald Good; K.L. Robinson.
Stock no. 1823285
Published by Dorset Natural History And Archaeological Society. 1st 1948. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photo frontis and 42 distribution maps. Including a chapter on the soils of Dorset by K.L. Robinson. Some lightly, uneven fading to boards, a few small marks. '72' and name & date in ink to top of front endpapers. Some minor foxing present. Includes Second Addendum published in 1970 as a separate booklet.

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INTRODUCTION TO WILDFLOWERS
Written by Richard Morse. Illustrated by Doris Meyer.
Stock no. 1823279
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A wide-ranging and well-planned book dealing with nearly 600 species of British wildflowers. Green cloth boards, blue titles. B/w photos & illustrations, 16 colour plates. Light browning to base of spine. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to prelims, last few pages and text block. Light browning to plate margins. All plates present. Black pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at top of spine with a 2" closed tear (no loss) to top rear edge of spine, foxing to rear panel and verso.

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FLOWERS FROM THE HOLY LAND
Written by Robert Tyas. Illustrated by James Andrews.
Stock no. 1823260
Published by Houlston and Stoneman. 1st 1851. Almost very good condition.

Being an account of the chief plants named in scripture; with historical, geographical, and poetical illustrations. Small format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, gilt pattern to spine & front board, blind pattern to front and rear board. 12 colour plates. All edges gilt. Spine browned, boards a little marked and browned. Endpapers are a little grubby. All plates present. Title page is edge-worn with a few minor chips to edges. A few grubby marks and fox spots to contents.

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THE GENERA OF FLOWERING PLANTS (ANGIOSPERMAE) VOLUME I: DICOTYLEDONES
Written by J. Hutchinson.
Stock no. 1823258
Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Based principally on the Genera Plantarum of G. Bentham and J.D. Hooker. The first in a series of ten volumes, providing keys to and descriptions of all known genera of flowering plants, together with their geographical distribution, type or lectotype species, economic uses, and references to monographs, revisions, and more recent regional Floras. (Not illustrated). Grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Reprint. Boards slightly mottled. Base of text block has small grubby mark, vertical and top edge of text block has minor foxing. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper has a large gift inscribed label to inside front flap, is stained and has a small patch of surface paper loss, and tiny hole to edge of spine.

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DRAWINGS OF BRITISH PLANTS PART XXX
Written by Stella Ross-Craig. Illustrated by Stella Ross-Craig.
Stock no. 1823256
Published by G. Bell & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1973. Slightly better than very good condition.

Being illustrations of the species of flowering plants growing naturally in the British Isles. Juncaceae, Typhaceae, Sparganiaceae, Araceae. Card wraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713517344. Text block browned, covers slightly grubby. Vertical crease to rear cover (only visible to inside). Contents clean.

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DRAWINGS OF BRITISH PLANTS PART II
Written by Stella Ross-Craig. Illustrated by Stella Ross-Craig.
Stock no. 1823255
Published by G. Bell & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1948. Very good condition.

Being illustrations of the species of flowering plants growing naturally in the British Isles. Berberidaceae, Nymphaeaceae, Papaveraceae, Fumariaceae. Card wraps. B/w illustrations. Covers grubby. Text block browned. Hinges pulled. Contents clean.

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DRAWINGS OF BRITISH PLANTS PART XXXI LEMNACEAE - ERIOCAULACEAE
Written by Stella Ross-Craig. Illustrated by Stella Ross-Craig.
Stock no. 1823254
Published by G. Bell & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1973. Slightly better than very good condition.

Being illustrations of the species of flowering plants growing naturally in the British Isles. Card wraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713517484. Light browning to text block. Contents clean.

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FLORA OF THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by A.R. Clapham; T.G. Tutin; E.F. Warburg.
Stock no. 1823248
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1958. Very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. li and 1591 pages including index. Not illustrated. Reprint. Boards nice nd bright. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Text block browned, minor foxing to top edge. Annotation to margins in neat blue pen (place and date). Green dustwrapper is marked and browned to spine

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WILD FLOWERS (NN 5)
Written by John Gilmour; Max Walters.
Stock no. 1823042
Published by Collins. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 5. Green cloth, gilt titles. 45 colour photos, 27 b/w photos and 3 line drawings. Foxing to endpapers and prelims. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned, tape mark to top of rear panel, spine & front cover (one mark), top of spine chipped obliterating '5' of the title, and tiny chip to top front edge.

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BRITISH PLANT LIFE (NN 10)
Written by W.B. Turrill.
Stock no. 2135860
Published by Collins. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series. Green cloth covers. 6 x 8.5 inches. 315 pages. Depicting colour illustrations of plants of specific interest. A most attractive and informative book. Browning to spine; some uneven fading along cover edges. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. LATER dustwrapper has tape glue marks to edges of flaps; some edge-chips and nicks; but minimal loss.

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THE ILLUSTRATED FLORA OF BRITAIN AND NORTHERN EUROPE
Written by Christopher Grey-Wilson. Illustrated by Marjorie Blamey.
Stock no. 2135839
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A complete and detailed colour illustrated flora. Including details of flower, leaf, stem, fruit or seed and variations in colour and form. Over 2400 plants described. ISBN: 0340401702. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with some tears and chips; minimal loss.

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