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British Wild Flowers
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British Wild Flowers

By C. Pierpoint Johnson

London: John Van Voorst, 1863. Original cloth. Very Good +. John E. Sowerby. A handsome copy of this 1863 early 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 E. Sowerby". Solid and VG+ in its dark-green cloth, with crisp gilt-lettering and devices along the front panel and spine and decorative blindstamping to the panels. Very light wear at the spine crown, a touch of light soiling to the pastedowns and endsheets. Thick octavo, all edges gilt. The lovely John Sowerby chromolithogrphed plates, featuring 1,770 detailed illustrations of various British wild flowers, all include their original tissue-guards, which has kept them clean and bright.

$500.00

Los Poderes de Las Yerbas en Los Trabajos Espirituales ("The Power of the Weeds in Spiritual Works")
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Los Poderes de Las Yerbas en Los Trabajos Espirituales ("The Power of the Weeds in Spiritual Works")

By Arturo Gil (Alvarez)

Arturo Gil Alvarez, 1987. Original wraps. Very Good +. Very uncommon 1987 booklet on the hallucinatory and tranformative powers of plants and weeds in spiritual works, collected by Arturo Gil and self-published (probably in its only printing) in Spanish. Clean and VG+ in its pictorial wrappers, with very light creasing to the rear panel and at the pastedowns and endpapers. 12mo, 83 pgs., collections of magical and symbolic definitions and aphorisms.

$200.00

The Fauna of British India: Including Ceylon & Burma (2 Vols.)
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The Fauna of British India: Including Ceylon & Burma (2 Vols.)

By R.I. Pocock

New Delhi, India, 1985. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. Handsome 1985 reprint (following the 1939 original edition), published out of New Delhi and complete in 2 volumes. Both volumes solid and Near Fine to Fine in bright, Near Fine dustjackets. Thick octavos, 966 pgs. all told. Vol. I: Primates & Carnivora; Vol. II: Carnivora (Contd. from Vol. I).

$250.00

A Mycological English-Latin Glossary

By Edith K. Cash

New York: Hafner Publishing Company, 1965. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Fine. A crisp, very clean copy of the 1965 1st edition. Bright and Near Fine in its beige wrappers. Octavo, 152 pgs., Mycologia Memoir #1.

$50.00

The Illustrated Flora of Illinois: Ferns

By Robert H. Mohlenbrock

Southern Illinois University Press, 1999. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. A crisp, clean copy of the 1999 second edition. Tight and Fine (with no marks whatsoever) in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket. Octavo, 240 pgs. Originally published in 1967.

$50.00

Orchids of Indiana

By Michael A. Homoya

Indiana Academy of Science, 1993. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. A pristine copy of the 1993 1st edition. Fine in a bright, Fine dustjacket. Quarto, 276 pgs., including dozens and dozens of rich color photographs.

$50.00

Arizona Flora

By Thomas H. Kearney, Robert H. Peebles et al.

Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. A crisp, very sharp copy of the "second edition with supplement". Clean and Fine in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket, with very minor offsetting to the front panel. Thick octavo, 1,085 pgs.

$75.00

Intermountain Flora: Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A. (5 Vols. in 6 Books)
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Intermountain Flora: Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A. (5 Vols. in 6 Books)

By Arthur Cronquist, Patrick, Noel and Arthur Holmgren and James L. Reveal

New York Botanical Garden, 1986. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Fine. The 1986 revised edition of this sweeping study of the Intermountain Flora (Vascular Plants) of the Intermountain West of the United States. 5 of the 6 volumes present. All of the volumes are clean, bright and Near Fine in their pictorial, orangle cloth. Uniform quartos, over 2,600 pgs. all told. Vol. I: ("Geological and Botanical History of the Region, Its Plant Geography and a Glossary. The Vascular Cryptogams and the Gymnosperms"); Vol. III, Part A: ("SUBCLASS ROSIDAE [except Fabales]"); Vol. III, Part B: ("FABALES BY Rupert C. Barneby"); Vol. IV: ("SUBCLASS ASTERIDAE [except Asteraceae]"); Vol. V: ("ASTERALES by Arthur Cronquist"); and Vol. VI: ("The Monocotyledons").

$450.00

Michigan Flora: a guide to the identification and occurrence of the native and naturalized seed-plants of the state (3 Vols.)
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Michigan Flora: a guide to the identification and occurrence of the native and naturalized seed-plants of the state (3 Vols.)

By Edward G. Voss

Cranbrook Institute of Science. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. A handsome copy of this exhaustive study of "Michigan Flora", complete in 3 volumes. All 3 volumes clean and Near Fine in bright, VG+ to Fine dustjackets. Vol. I is the 1980 2nd printing and is subtitled "Gymnosperms and Nonocots"; Vol. II is the 1985 1st edition and is subtitled " DICOTS (Saururaceae--Cornaceae); and Vol. III is the 1996 1st edition and is subtitled "DICOTS (Pyrolaceae--Compositae). Uniform octavos, over 2,300 distribution maps, 960 line drawings and 150 photographs in full color all told.

$150.00

The Genus Clavulinopsis

By Ronald H. Petersen

New York: Hafner Publishing Company, 1968. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Fine. A clean, well-preserved copy of the 1968 1st edition. Tight and Near Fine in its beige wrappers. Octavo, 39 pgs., Mycologia Memoir #2.

$50.00

Shinners & Mahler's Flora of North Central Texas
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Shinners & Mahler's Flora of North Central Texas

By George M. Diggs, Jr., Barney L. Lipscomb and Robert J. O'Kennon

Botanical Research Institute of Texas, 1999. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. An immaculate copy of the 1999 1st edition of this exhaustive study of the flora of North Central Texas. Clean and Fine in a bright, Fine dustjacket. Very thick quarto, 1,626 pgs.

$450.00

The Native Orchids of the United States and Canada --Excluding Florida (Vol. II)
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The Native Orchids of the United States and Canada --Excluding Florida (Vol. II)

By Carlyle A. Luer

The New York Botanical Garden, 1975. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. A clean, very sharp copy of the 1975 1st edition of Volume II. Near Fine (with light foxing at the fore-edge) in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket. Tall quarto, 361 pgs., crisp color photographs thruout.

$150.00

Orchids of Venezuela: An Illustrated Field Guide (3 Vols.)

By G.C.K. Dunsterville and Leslie A. Garay

The Botanical Museum (Harvard University), 1979. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. A solid copy of the 1979 1st edition, complete in 3 volumes. All 3 volumes tight and VG in their pictorial wrappers, with very light soiling at the panels. Octavos, over 1,000 pgs. of illustrations all told,

$75.00

A Contribution to the Taxonomy of the Genus Tomentella

By Michael J. Larsen

The New York Botanical Garden, 1974. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Fine. A lovely copy of the 1974 1st edition. Bright and Fine in its printed beige wrappers. Octavo, 145 pgs., Mycologia Memoir #4.

$100.00

Flora Mesoamericana: Vol. 6 (ALISMATACEAE a CYPERACEAE)
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Flora Mesoamericana: Vol. 6 (ALISMATACEAE a CYPERACEAE)

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Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico (Instituto de Biologia), 1994. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. A beautiful copy of the 1994 1st edition of Vol. 6 (Alismataceae a Cyperaceae) of "Flora Mesoamericana". Tight and Fine in a bright, Fine dustjacket. Tall, thick quarto, 543 pgs. Published in conjunction with Missouri Botanical Garden and The Natural History Museum (London). Text in Spanish.

$100.00

Genera Orchidacearum: Vol. 1 (General Introduction, Apostasioideae, Cypripedioideae)
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Genera Orchidacearum: Vol. 1 (General Introduction, Apostasioideae, Cypripedioideae)

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Oxford University Press, 1999. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. A handsome copy of the 1999 1st edition of Volume 1. Solid and Fine in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket. Tall quarto, 197 pgs., including a generous sample of rich color photographs.

$150.00

Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana (Vols. 1-5)
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Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana (Vols. 1-5)

By Julian A. Steyermark, Paul E. Berry and Bruce K. Holst, eds

St. Louis and Portland, OR: Missouri Botanical Garden/Timber Press, 1995. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Fine. The first 5 volumes of this exhaustive study of the "Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana", 1995-1999. Each volume is in pristine condition. Clean and Fine in bright, Fine dustjackets. Thick uniform quartos, over 3,400 pgs. all told, hundreds and hundreds of detailed illustrations. Vol. 1: Introduction; Vol. 2: Pteridophytes/Spermatophytes/ACANTHACEAE-ARACEAE; Vol. 3: ARALIACEAE-CACTACEAE; Vol. 4: CAESALPINIACEAE-ERICACEAE and Vol. 5: ERIOCAULACEAE-LENTIBULARIACEAE. Also includes the 2 large fold-out maps accompanying the set which are here included in publisher's printed envelope.

$300.00

Flora of Indiana

By Charles C. Deam

Germany: Verlag Von J. Cramer, 1970. Cloth. Collectible; Fine. A handsome copy of the 1970 re-issue, published out of Germany in the series "Reprints of US-Floras" by Verlag Von J. Cramer. Clean and Near Fine in its dark-green cloth, with bright gilt-lettering at the spine. Thick octavo, 1,236 pgs.

$100.00

The Orchard: The Management of Wall and Standard Fruit Trees, and the Forcing Pit; with Selected Lists and Synonymes of the Most Choice Variety
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The Orchard: The Management of Wall and Standard Fruit Trees, and the Forcing Pit; with Selected Lists and Synonymes of the Most Choice Variety

By Charles McIntosh

London: Wm. S. Orr & Co, 1839. 1st. Full-Leather. Collectible; Very Good. The 1839 1st edition of this lovely study of fruit trees of the orchard. Including 18 beautiful full-page, hand-colored plates. 1 plate at the frontispiece, 1 a "vignette in title" and the remaining 16 complementing the text. (All 18 of the plates also include their original tissue guards.) Bound in a full dark-blue leather, with 6 fine-tooled compartments, gilt-lettered spine label and gilt-ruled panels. Solid and VG, with light scuffing to the panels and very light wear along the panel edges. Thick 12mo, all edges gilt. Tasteful former owner bookplate at the front pastedown.

$650.00

Sylva Florifera: The Shrubbery Historically and Botanically Treated; with Observations on the Formation of Ornamental Plantations, and Picturesque Scenery (2 Vols.)

By Henry Phillips

London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1823. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. A tight, well-preserved copy of the 1823 1st edition, complete in 2 volumes. Both volumes clean and VG in their original duotone cloth. Octavos, 669 pgs. all told, deckled fore and bottom edges.

$300.00

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