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BRITISH WILD FLOWERS
Written by C. Pierpoint Johnson. Illustrated by John E. Sowerby.
Stock no. 2140438
Published by John Van Voorst. Circa 1863. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth. All edges gilt. Gilt titles. Re-issue: to which is now added a supplement containing 180 figures of lately discovered flowering plants by John W. Salter and the ferns, horsetails, and club-mosses by John Sowerby. Hand-coloured plates. It appears that the spine has been at some time repaired and strengthened; couple of small old splits to spine are still showing. White tape to joints, from repair. Bookplate to front endpaper. All plates are present. Some plates have foxing to edges, but most are just browned. Foxing to some page margins.

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THE FLORA OF THE ALPS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Alfred W. Bennett.
Stock no. 2140379
Published by John C. Nimmo. 1898. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles. 120 colour plates. Flowering Plants Indigenous to Switzerland and of the Alpine Species of the Adjacent Mountain Districts of France, Italy and Austria including the Pyrenees. Bumping and wear to spine and corner. Some spotting to covers. All plates are present. Some hinges are pulled. Joints are repaired. Title page to Volume II is detached. Foxing and browning to outer page edges.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF BRITISH WILD FLOWERS
Written by W.J. Stokoe.
Stock no. 2139674
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1937. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observer's Book no. 2. Describing 200 British species with 220 illustrations 100 of which are in full colour. Browning to spine and edges. Damp staining to base of spine and to side of corresponding edges and pages internally. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with heavy browning/fading to covers; edge-tears with chips and small pieces of loss; some marks; creased.

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THE GENUS GALANTHUS
Written by Aaron P. David. Illustrated by Christabel King.
Stock no. 1823743
Published by Timber Press. 1st 1999. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Botanical Magazine Monograph. The Genus Galanthus, commonly known as Snowdrops. The book documents the 18 species, their subspecies and varieties. Colour photos. ISBN: 0881924318. Board edges lightly rubbed. Foxing to text block. Two sticky marks to front endpaper where labels have been removed. A few foxspots to front endpapers. Otherwise contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased and lightly scuffed.

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FLOWERS OF EUROPE: A FIELD GUIDE
Written by Oleg Polunin. Illustrated by Barbara Everard.
Stock no. 1823716
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1969. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

2600 of the commonest and most interesting wild flowers in Europe. Colour photos and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0192176218. Lower edge of text block slightly grubby. Contents clean. Rear pastedown has a vertical crease (binding error). Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased to rear panel.

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LORDS & LADIES (NMN 17)
Written by C.T. Prime. Illustrated by Robert J. Jones.
Stock no. 2136930
Published by Collins. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Monograph series no. 17. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis, 6 b/w photos plus line drawings and diagrams. Small knocks to base of spine. Browning to half-title page and outer page edges, which are also foxed. Wrapper is browned to spine and has closed tear to top; with a few small chips and nicks along edges.

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THE FLORA OF DERBYSHIRE
Written by Alan Willmot; Nick Moyes.
Stock no. 2136676
Published by Pisces Publications. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour maps and photos. ISBN: 9781874357650.

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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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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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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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LORDS & LADIES (NMN 17)
Written by C.T. Prime. Illustrated by Robert J. Jones.
Stock no. 2134984
Published by Collins. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Monograph series no. 17. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis, 6 b/w photos plus line drawings and diagrams. Bumping to top and tail of spine. Pale foxing/browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine with a few foxspots; closed tear to one corner.

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