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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: HardcoverBook ID: 47186More details Price: USD $18.95 USD $17.06
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: SoftcoverBook ID: 47088More details Price: USD $10.95 USD $9.86
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 kg parcel
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 46859More details Price: USD $29.95 USD $26.96
PLANTES FOURRAGÈRES PRAIRIES ET PÂTURAGES. Avec Gravures a l'aquarelle de Norman Criddle
Ottawa: Ministère Fédéral de l'Agriculture, 1913. Olive cloth gilt lettered. 160 pp + 27 chromolithographed botanical plates (grasses, clovers, etc.). Small shallow chip to front free endpaper, else a fine, especially fresh copy. No owner names. The plates are often removed and framed. Text is in French. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
Condition: Book: Near Fine, Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 24009More details Price: USD $50.00 USD $45.00
Sedum of North America North of the Mexican Plateau
Edition: First edition.
Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1975. Thick octavo, green cloth. pp (743), illustrations in text. Green endpaper lightly sunned at margins; crease to half-title leaf, light foxing to top page edges, binding a little skewed, else fine, no owner names or text marks. Pale green jacket has slightly sunned spine, VG otherwise. 2 kg parcel
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 30804More details Price: USD $39.95 USD $35.96
SEDUM OF THE TRANS-MEXICAN VOLCANIC BELT: An Exposition of Taxonomic Methods. Drawings by Elfriede Abbe
Edition: First edition.
Ithaca, New York: Comstock Publishing Associates/ Cornell University Press, 1959. Octavo, green cloth. pp (xii), 380, illustrations in text. Two small private owner labels inside front cover, else a fine, jacketless copy, no marks in text. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 30885More details Price: USD $30.00 USD $27.00
SUPPLEMENT TO PALMS OF THE WORLD
Stuart, Florida: Horticultural Books, 1980. Quarto, green boards. pp (xiv), 252. Photos on every page. Very small ink owner name at front, else fine. Thin dust jacket has a few small chips, VG. "Published in 1959, James C McCurrach's Palms of the World contained over 400 illustrations covering 140 substantially well known palm genera. This book is presented as a supplement to the earlier volume. It provides a compilation of data on rare palms, including more than 250 photographs of more than 100 genera, many never before illustrated." - jacket. 1.5 kg parcel.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 40239More details Price: USD $34.95 USD $31.46
The Complete Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs: Descriptions, Cultivation Requirements, Pruning, Planting
San Diego, CA: Thunder Bay Press, 2003. Quarto. pp 816. Colour photos, index. Fine in fine jacket. Note: 3 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 45966
THE FERNS OF GREAT BRITAIN, and their allies the club-mosses, pepperworts, and horsetails. Second Edition
London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, no date (1860). Original green pictorial cloth stamped in blind, spine gilt lettered, yellow endpapers, all edges gilt. pp iv, 164 + 41 chromolithographed colour plates with tissue guards. Spine slightly sunned, with a bit of wear to tips; 1860 ink name inside front cover, later ink ownership inscription to upper outer corner of title page; in all, a VG clean and tight copy, hinges not cracked, all plates quite clean and bright. First published in 1855. Also published as volume 6 of 'Flowering plants and ferns of Great Britain'
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 31608More details Price: USD $175.00 USD $157.50
The Fifth Kingdom
Edition: First printing
Waterloo, ON: Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, 1985. pp (viii), 364. Line drawings, index. Mild cover rubbing, near fine otherwise.
Condition: Binding: SoftcoverBook ID: 47082More details Price: USD $17.95 USD $16.16
The Fresh-water algae of the United States
New York: McGraw-Hill, c1950. Later printing of the second edition. Octavo, grey coth. pp (viii), 719. Index, line drawings. High school library discard: call number on spine, covers a bit bowed; pouch at rear, rubber stamp to verso of title, else a clean, tight and unworn copy, no other library marks. 1.5 kg parcel.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 47085
THE MARINE BOTANIST: An Introduction ot the Study of the British Sea-Weeds...Third edition, greatly improved and enlarged, with illustrations printed in oil, by W. Dickes
Brighton, UK: R. Folthrop, 1853. Small octavo, original dark green cloth decorated in blind, spine in gilt. pp xl, (360), (8, ads) + 5 (of 6) colour plates + 6 b&w plates. LACKING the colour frontispiece. Spine lightly darkened, moderate wear at tops, with cloth split to front joint neatly repaired; moderate wear to outer corners; 1864 ink ownership name on front free endpaper crossed out in red, 1946 ink owner name on half-title; cracked inner hinges neatly repaired with archival paper; otherwise a VG clean and tight copy. First ed. was in 1848.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover.Book ID: 31605More details Price: USD $45.00 USD $40.50
The Naming of Names: the Search for Order in the World of Plants
Edition: First printing
London: Bloomsbury, 2005. Squarish octavo, reddish boards. pp (8), (472). Colour illustrations, index. Fine in VG jacket. 2 kg parcel.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 47181
The World Encyclopedia of Trees
Edition: First edition
London: Lorenz Books, 2003. Quarto, glossy pictorial boards. pp 256. Maps, colour illustrations, index. Fine in fine jacket. 2 kg parcel.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 47039
Viruses of Plants
Oxford: CABI International, 1996. Thick octavo, glossy boards. pp (4), 1484. LACKING THE TITLE LEAF, else a fine copy, no owner names. Note: 3 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 46505More details Price: USD $24.95 USD $22.46
Weeds. Second Edition. Foreword and appendixes by Peter A. Hyppio
Ithaca, New York: Comstock / Cornell University Press, c1987. 4th printing of the paperback edition. pp xviii, (587). Line drawings, index. Rubber stamp on first leaf, else a fine copy. A classic handbook for weeds of the Northern United States and Canada.
Condition: Binding: SoftcoverBook ID: 47078More details Price: USD $8.95 USD $8.06