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  • HOLM, Leroy G. and others
    A Geographical Atlas of World Weeds

    Malabar, FL: Krieger Publishing Company, 1991. Second printing (first was in 1979). Tall quarto, printed boards. pp l, 391. Fine copy. A comprehensive international review of approximately 8,000 species of weeds, compiling geographic distributions for the countries or areas where a species is known to occur as a weed of serious, principal, common, or unknown seriousness (ranking provided by a weed scientist from that country), or where it is present in the general flora but not known to act as a weed. Updates all taxonomy, uses scientific (Latin) names throughout, brings nomenclature into agreement with present-day usage, and gives up to three of the most common synonyms for each plant. The preface and key to the codings for countries…

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    Malabar, FL: Krieger Publishing Company, 1991. Second printing (first was in 1979). Tall quarto, printed boards. pp l, 391. Fine copy. A comprehensive international review of approximately 8,000 species of weeds, compiling geographic distributions for the countries or areas where a species is known to occur as a weed of serious, principal, common, or unknown seriousness (ranking provided by a weed scientist from that country), or where it is present in the general flora but not known to act as a weed. Updates all taxonomy, uses scientific (Latin) names throughout, brings nomenclature into agreement with present-day usage, and gives up to three of the most common synonyms for each plant. The preface and key to the codings for countries and areas are given in 10 major languages so that virtually anyone can use the book. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45978
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  • Hawksworth, D. L.; Kirk, P. M.; Sutton, B. C.; Pegler, D. N.
    Ainsworth & Bisby's Dictionary of the Fungi

    Oxford: CAB International, 1996. Tall octavo, glossy boards. pp xii, 616. 8th edition. LACKING THE TITLE LEAF; short tear at foot of spine neatly repaired, mild rubbing to lower outer corners of covers; else fine, no owner marks. Summary: The one essential handbook for all who work with or are interested in fungi (including lichens, slime molds and yeasts). This new edition, with 19,700 entries, provides the most complete listing of generic names of and terms used to describe fungi available. For each genus, the authority, the date of publication, status, systematic position, number of accepted species, distribution and key references are given. Diagnoses of families, orders and higher categories are included for most groups. In addition, there are…

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    Oxford: CAB International, 1996. Tall octavo, glossy boards. pp xii, 616. 8th edition. LACKING THE TITLE LEAF; short tear at foot of spine neatly repaired, mild rubbing to lower outer corners of covers; else fine, no owner marks. Summary: The one essential handbook for all who work with or are interested in fungi (including lichens, slime molds and yeasts). This new edition, with 19,700 entries, provides the most complete listing of generic names of and terms used to describe fungi available. For each genus, the authority, the date of publication, status, systematic position, number of accepted species, distribution and key references are given. Diagnoses of families, orders and higher categories are included for most groups. In addition, there are biographic notes, information on well-known metabolites and mycotoxins, and broad accounts of almost all pure and applied aspects of the subject (including citations of important literature). 2 kg parcel.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46499
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  • McMinn, Howard E.
    An Illustrated Manual of California Shrubs

    Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press, no date. 8th printing, ca 1970s reprint of the 1939 edition. Green cloth. pp (xii), 663. Illustrated, index. Fine in fine jacket. Now out of print. 1.5 kg

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46770
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  • BORG, John
    CACTI: a gardener's handbook for their identification and cultivation. With a biography of the author by Beatrice Borg

    Poole, Dorset, England: Blandford Press, 1976. A later printing of the 1970 fourth edition. Octavo, green cloth. pp 512 + plates. Index. Fine in fine jacket. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 46218
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  • Elias, Thomas S.
    Complete Trees of North America: Field Guide and Natural History

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Van Nostrand, 1980. Dark blue boards. pp xii, 948. Illustrated, index. Fine in VG jacket. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45965
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  • Allen, Gary M., Paul F.J. Eagles, Steven D. Price, editors
    Conserving Carolinian Canada: Conservation Biology in the Deciduous Forest Region

    Edition: First edition.

    Waterloo, Ontario, Canada: University of Waterloo Press, 1990. Quarto, glossy card covers. pp (2), xii, 346. VG clean, tight and uncreased copy, no owner names or text marks. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 32619
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  • Pobéguin, H
    Essai sur la Flore de la Guinée Française:Produits forestiers, agricoles et industriels

    Edition: First Edition

    Paris: Augustin Challamel, 1906. Tall octavo, original printed paper covers. pp [2], 392, [2] + 80 plates + folding map. General index and index of tribes. New paper spine with label; front cover has light soiling and small chip to lower inner corner; rear cover has creased tears and corner torn away (no text loss); thin brittle fly leaves front and rear are tanned, with small rubber stamp at front, chips at rear; otherwise a VG copy, text clean, tight and unworn, the whole now protected with a plastic wrapper. Flora of French Guinea (now Guinea). Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45343
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  • GROUNDS, Roger
    FERNS

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Pelham Books, 1974. Squarish octavo, green cloth. pp 264 + colour plates. Line drawings, index. Fine copy. Price-clipped jacket has a two inch repaired tear, VG otherwise. "This is the first definitive book to appear on this subject since the height of the Victorian fern craze. It is devoted not only to the ferns of the British Isles and other varieties, but also to the ferns of the other temperate regions of the world, including the North American continent and Australasia, and their varieties." Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45963
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  • CALDER, James A. and Roy L. Taylor
    FLORA OF THE QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS. Part I: Systematics of the Vascular Plants. Part 2: Cytological Aspects of the Vascular Plants

    Edition: First edition.

    Ottawa: Research Branch, Canada Deptartment of Agriculture, 1968. Two volumes, octavo, orange cloth. pp (xiv), (660, (2); (x), (149). Colour and b&w photos in text. Indexed. Fine copies, no owner names. Dust jacket of Part 1 has a short tear and nicks at top of spine, the jackets are otherwise fine. Note: 2.5 kg parcel, please enquire for shipping rate.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 32919
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  • Thomas, Wendy, chief consultant
    Flora : Over 20,000 Plants and Their Cultivation Requirements

    Toronto: Firefly Books, 2003. Thick folio, glossy pictorial boards. pp 1584. Colour illustrations, glossary, index. LACKS THE CD; front free endpaper has a small abrasion near centre and two short tears to top edge; else fine. Enclosed in a glossy pictorial chemise with handle. Note: 6.5 kg parcel, extra postage WILL be required. This will be very expensive to send outside of North America. Published at CAD 159.95

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46860
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  • CANNON, Paul F. and Paul M. Kirk
    FUNGAL FAMILIES OF THE WORLD

    Cambridge, MA: CABI, 2007. Tall quarto, glossy printed boards. pp (4), xiv, 456. Illustrated, colour photos. Fine copy. Note: 2.5 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45977
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  • Boller, T. and F. Meins, editors
    Genes Involved in Plant Defense

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Springer, 1994. Printed cloth. pp 364, Index. Fine copy. 1.5 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49843
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  • Sitwell, Sacheverell and Wilfred Blunt
    Great flower books, 1700-1900: a bibliographical record of two centuries of finely illustrated flower books

    London: Witherby, 1990. Re-issue of the 1956 original. xii, 189. Index. Reproduction in colour and b&w. Fine in fine jacket. 2 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51019
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  • Sitwell, Sacheverell and Wilfred Blunt
    Great flower books, 1700-1900: a bibliographical record of two centuries of finely illustrated flower books

    Edition: First of this edition

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1990. Black cloth. pp (xii), 189, [3]. 52 colour plates. Index. Fine in fine jacket. "The Blibliography Edited by Patrick W. Synge and compiled byW.T. Stearn, Sabine Wilson and Handasyde Buchanan, with a Foreword by S. Dillon Ripley". First published in 1956, this new edition is slightly expanded. 2 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52543
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  • Alexopoulos, C.J.; Mims, Charles W.; Blackwell, Meredith M.
    Introductory Mycology. Fourth edition

    New York: Wiley, 1996. Squarish octavo, green boards. pp x, 869. Illustrated, index. A fine copy. The latest edition (as of 2016) of the original edition, not the International Edition. 2 kg parcel. Amazon price USD 224.88.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46487
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  • TURNER, William, c1508-68
    LIBELLUS DE RE HERBARIA 1538. THE NAMES OF HERBES 1548. Facsimiles with introductory matter by James Britten, D. Dayton Jackson, & W. T. Stearn

    Edition: First edition.

    London: The Ray Society, 1965. Octavo, dark blue cloth. pp (x), (277). Small private owner name rubber stamped on front free endpaper; book has a musty odour (will disappear over time), but no damp stains; else fine. Dust jacket has edge nicks, VG. Reprints "the first two printed books relating to the British flora which have any claim to originality." Turner, a clergyman, physician, herbalist, and naturalist "has long been honoured as the 'father of British botany' ".

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 35222
    View cart More details Price: USD $22.00 USD $19.80
  • Thomson, John Walter
    Lichens of the Alaskan Arctic Slope

    Edition: First edition.

    University of Toronto Press, 1979. Green printed cloth. [16], 314 pp, indexed, photos and map in text at front. Partially removed label of the University of Toronto Press Design Department on front free endpaper, else a VG+ copy, no owner names or text marks.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 25573
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  • McHughen, Alan
    Pandora's Picnic Basket: The Potential and Hazards of Genetically Modified Foods

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. Octavo, brown boards. pp (x), 277. Index. Fine copy. Jacket has nicks at head of spine, else fine. A qualified scientist's examination of the pros and cons.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47186
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  • Cobb, Broughton; Cheryl Lowe; Elizabeth Farnsworth
    Peterson Field Guide to Ferns: Northeastern and Central North America, Second Edition

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2005. First printing of this second edition, revised. 12mo. Card covers. pp (xvi), 417. Colour photos, b&w drawings, index. Fine copy.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47088
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  • Marinelli, Janet
    Plant

    Edition: First US edition

    New York: DK, 2005. Folio, glossy pictorial boards. pp 512. Colour illustrations, index. Fine in fine jacket. Illustrations of about 2000 plants, gives the origin and natural habitat of each and the conditions for growing in a garden, and indicates which plants are under threat in the wild. 3.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46859
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