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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 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46859
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  • CLARK, Geo. H. and M. Oscar Malte
    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: Hardcover

    Book ID: 24009
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  • Clausen, Robert T.
    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: Hardcover

    Book ID: 30804
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  • Clausen, Robert T.
    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: Hardcover

    Book ID: 30885
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  • LANGLOIS, Arthur C.
    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: Hardcover

    Book ID: 40239
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  • Wasson, Eric
    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: Hardcover

    Book ID: 45966
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  • PRATT, Anne
    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: Hardcover

    Book ID: 31608
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  • Kendrick, Bryce
    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: Softcover

    Book ID: 47082
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  • Smith, Gilbert M.
    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: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47085
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  • GIFFORD, Isabella
    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: 31605
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  • Anna Pavord
    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: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47181
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  • Russell, Tony and Catherine Cutler
    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: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47039
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  • Brunt, A.A., K. Crabtree, M.J. Dallwitz, A.J. Gibbs, and L. Watson
    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: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46505
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  • Muenscher, Walter Conrad
    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: Softcover

    Book ID: 47078
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