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174. Landolt, E. Our Alpine Flora. Zurich, SAC Publications, 1989. 1st Uk ed. (translated from the 5th German Ed.) 18.0 x 11.0 cms. Pp. 303, 120 colour plates, dust wrapper. 8.00

175. Lang, D. The Wild Flower Finder's Calendar. London, Ebury Press, 1983. 1st ed. 24.5 x 17.6 cms. Pp. 188. Many coloured and other illustrations, dust wrapper. 8.00

 

176. Lang, D. Orchids of Britain. A Field Guide. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1980. 1st ed. 20.0 x 15.0 cms. Pp. (x), 213. Colour plates, maps and a few text illustrations, dust wrapper. 10.00

177. Lange, M. & Hora, F.B. Collins Guide to Mushrooms & Toadstools. London, Collins, 1985. Rep. 19.5 x 12.5 cms. Pp. 257. Many colour plates, laminated boards. A few pencil annotations. 6.00

178. Langhe, J.-E. de, and others. Nouvelle Flore de la Belgique, du Grand-Duche de Luxembourg, du Nord de la France et des Regions voisines. Bruxelles, Patrimonie du Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, 1973. 1st ed. 19. 0 x 12.8 cms. Pp. xcvii + 821. 20 colour plates, folding map. Corners slightly rubbed, rear hinge split. E.L Swann's copy. Text in French. 8.00

179. Lankester, Mrs. Talks about Plants. London, Griffith Farran, no date c.1890. 3rd thousandth. 18.0 x 12.0 cms. Pp. 254 + (iv) publisher's ads. 6 colour printed plates. original decorative cloth stamped in black and gilt. Slight signs of wear but a clean bright copy. 15.00

180. Le Moyne, J. Portraits of Plants. London, Victoria & Albert Museum, no date but recent. 1st thus 27.0 x 19.5 cms. Pp. (6) + Colour frontis + 40 colour plates, laminated boards, dust wrapper. 9.00

181. Le Sueur, F. Flora of Jersey. Jersey, Societe Jersiaise, 1984. 1st ed. 26.7 x 212.0 cms. Pp. xlii + 244. 18 colour plates, other illustrations, maps. Dust wrapper. 35.00

182. Lees, F.A. The Flora of West Yorkshire. Wakefield, EP Publishing, 1978. Reduced facsimile rep of 1st ed. of 1888. Dust wrapper creased. 9.00

183. Leighton, W.A. A Flora of Shropshire. Wakefield, EP Publishing, 1978. Reduced facsimile rep. of 1st ed. of 1841. A few illustrations, dust wrapper. 9.00

184. Lester-Garland, L.V. A Flora of the Island of Jersey. London, West Newman & Co, 1903. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Pp. xv + 205. Folding map torn without loss, original cloth slightly rubbed with lower outer hinge just beginning to fray. 15.00

185. Levy, B, Berlinger, S. and Silberstein, Z. Flowers of Israel. Haifa, Department of Education, 1961. 2nd ed. 24.0 x 16.5 cm. 24 colour plates from paintings by B.Levy, paper-covered boards. 6.00

186. Lid, J. Min Blomsterbok. Oslo, H.Aschehoug & Co., 1980. 1st ed, 24.0 x 16.7 cms. Pp. 214. 16 colour and many other illustrations, pictorial boards. No dust wrapper as issued, spine darkened. Text in Norwegian. 10.00

187. Lilley, A.E.V. and Midgley, W. A Book of Studies in Plant Form with some suggestions for their Application to Design. London, Chapman & Hall, 1896. 4th thousand. 21.5 x 14.0 cms. p. xvi, 131. Many illustrations. Inner hinges starting to split, some rubbing, contents slightly grubby, owner's details on 1/2title. 20.00

188. Lindley, J. Ladies' Botany. London, Ridgway, no date c.1840. 2 vols. 22.0 x 13.7 cms. Vol 1, 4th Ed. Pp. xvi +300, Vol 2, 2nd Ed. Pp. (vi) + 280. 50 hand coloured plates. Uniform giltstamped cloth. Spine ends slightly frayed, spines slightly faded, owner's signature on front free end paper of both vols, occasional foxing, tear with slight loss to front free end paper of vol 1. 160.00

189. Lloyd, B. Handbook of Botanical Diagrams. London, University of London Press, 1956. Rep. 29.3 x 19.0 cms. Pp. 108 including 80 plates of drawings. Sound copy, no dust wrapper. 9.00

190. Lotschert, W. and Beese, G. Collins Guide to Tropical Plants. London, Collins, 1983. 1st UK ed. 19.0 x 12.4 cms. Pp. 256. many colour plates, other illustrations, glossy paper-covered boards. A clean copy but some of the colour plates have become detached from binding. 10.00

191. Lousley, J.E. Flora of Surrey. Newton Abbot, David & Charles, 1976. 1st ed. 21.5 x 13.6 cms. Pp. 473 + (ix). 3 colour plates, other illustrations, many maps. Dust wrapper damaged. 40.00

192. Lousley, J.E. and Kent, D.H. Docks and Knotweeds of the British Isles. London, Botanical Society of British Isles, 1981. 1st ed. 18.0 x 12.0 cms. Pp. 205. Many illustrations, paperback, covered in vinyl layer, slightly creased. 30.00

193. Lubbock, Sir J. On British Wild Flowers considered in relation to Insects. London, Macmillan, 1975. 2nd ed. 18.0 x 12.0 cms. Pp. xvi, 186. frontis and other illustrations. Original flexible cloth covered boards, with gilt and black stamped pictorial upper board. Corners slightly rubbed. 15.00

194. Mabey, R. and Evans, T. The Flowering of Britain. London, Hutchinson, 1980. 1st ed. 24.0 x 20.0 cms. Pp. 173. Many colour plates, dust wrapper. excellent copy of the 1st ed. 8.00

195. Macwatt, J. The Primulas of Europe. London, Country Life, 1923. 1st ed. 18.7 x 12.0 cms. Pp. xvi + 208. 8 colour plates, other illustrations. Occasional slight foxing but an excellent copy. 15.00

196. Manley, I. Field and Forest. London, Batchworth Press, 1955. 1st ed. 21.6 x 14.0 cms. Pp. 187 + ( v). 4 colour plates and other illustrations by the author. Dust wrapper darkened and slightly frayed, owner's inscription on front free end paper. 5.00

197. Manning, S.A. Systematic Guide to the Flowering Plants of the World. London, Museum Press, 1965. 1st ed. 21.5 x 13.6 cms. Pp. 302. Text illustrations by Mina Smith. Slight spotting on boards, dust wrapper frayed. 6.00

198. Margetts, L.J. & David, R.W: A Review of the Cornish Flora 1980. Redruth, Institute of Cornish Studies, 1981. 1st ed. 20.6 x 13.0 cms. Pp. (viii) + 388. Illustrations, maps. Dust wrapper creased. 14.00

199. Mark, A.F. and Adams, N.M. New Zealand Alpine Plants. Auckland, Godwit, 1995. 3rd rev. ed. 22.0 x 21.0 cms. Pp. 269, end paper maps, colour illustrations throughout after paintings by N.M. Adams. Paper covers. 15.00

200. Marren, P. Britain's Rare Flowers. London, Poyser, 1999. 1st ed. 25.5 x 18.5 cms. Pp. (xviii) + 334. Many colour plates, dust wrapper. 12.00

201. Marret, L. Les Fleurs de la Cote d'Azur. Paris, Paul Chevalier, 1926. 1st ed. 15.6 x 11.3 cms. Pp. 428. Many colour plates and other illustrations, folding map, original flexible boards. Some browning of paper otherwise a good clean copy. 10.00

202. Marshall, A. The Rochdale Flora. Rochdale, Towers of Rochdale, 1982. 1st ed. 30.0mx 21.5 cms. Pp.89, gestetner printing, paper covers, creased. 15.00

203. Martin, W.K. The Concise British Flora in Colour. London, Ebury Press\ Michael Joseph, 1965. 2nd imp. 255mm x 187mm. Colour illustrations throughout, frayed dust wrapper, owner's signature on front free end paper. 8.00

204. Mathew, B. A New Turkish Crocus (iridaceae). Kew, RHS, 1974. Rep. 24.0 x 15.0 cms. 1p. booklet, paper covers, reprinted from Kew Bulletin. 5.00

205. Mathew, B. Crocus Olivieri and its Allies (iridaceae). Kew, RHS, 1976. Rep. 8pp booklet with 3 plates, paper covers, reprinted from Kew Bulletin. 5.00

206. Mathew, B. and Brighton, C.A. Crocus Tournefortei and its allies (Iridaceae). Kew, RHS, 1977. Rep. 24.0 x 15.0 cms. 10pp booklet, 1 plate, paper covers. Reprinted from Kew Bulletin. 5.00

207. Mathews, F.S. Field Book of American Wild Flowers. New York, Putnams, 1912. 24th printing. 17.4 x 9.6 cms. Pp. xxiv +587. Many colour and other illustrations, original binding of flexible rexine covered boards. Owner's inscription on front free end paper. 10.00

208. Matthews, A. "Lilies of the Field" A Book of Cyprus Wild Flowers. Limassol, published by the author, 1969. Rep. 118mm x 105mm. Pp. xvii + 54 + (xviii)-xxxiii. Many coloured illustrations, laminated covers. Covers slightly soiled. 6.00

209. McArthur, K. Queensland Wildflowers. A Selection. Brisbane, Jacaranda Press, no date c.1960. 1st ed. 23.7 x 18.5 cms. Pp. (vi) +26. 10 colour plates by the author, paper-covered boards. Dust wrapper slightly soiled and frayed. 5.00

210. McClintock, D. The Wild Flowers of Guernsey. London, Collins, 1975. 1st ed. 22.8 x 14.5 cms. Pp. 288. Text illustrations, dust wrapper very slightly frayed. 10.00

211. McClintock, D. and Fitter, R.S.R. Collins Pocket Guide to Wild Flowers. London, Collins, 1971. 8th imp. 19.2 x 12.5 cms. Pp. xii + 340. Many colour and other illustrations, dust wrapper spine faded, piece of paper stuck on front pastedown. 5.00

212. Meikle, R.D. Willows and Poplars of Great Britain and Ireland. London, Botanical Society of British Isles, 1984. 1st ed. 18.0 x 12.0 cms. Pp. 198, many illustrations, paper covers rather creased. 6.00

213. Messenger, G. Flora of Rutland. Leicester, Leicester Museums, 1971. 1st ed. 24.0 x 17.5 cms. Pp. 128. Colour frontis, other illustrations, maps, dust wrapper torn and crudely repaired with slight loss. 10.00

214. Metcalfe, C.R. Anatomy of Monocotyledons. I Gramineae. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1960. 1st ed. 23.4 x 15.5 cms. Pp. lxi +731. Ex library with usual marks but even so in clean condition with slightly torn dust wrapper. 15.00

215. Miles, A. Silva. The Tree in Britain. London, Ebury Press, 1999. 1st ed. 31.5 x 21.5 cms. Pp.400. Many colour illustrations, dust wrapper. Excellent copy. 15.00

216. Miller, T. Common Wayside Flowers. London, Routledge, no date c.1890 Rep. 21.0 x 16.0 cms. Pp. 191. Frontis, additional titlepage and marginal decorations to many pages by Birkett Foster colour-printed by Edmund Evans, pictorial cloth, all edges gilt, titlepage edges slightly frayed, occasional light foxing. 75.00

217. Millward, D. A Flora of Wensleydale. Yoredale Natural History Society, 1988. 1st ed. 20.5 x 14.5 cms. Pp. 180. 2 folding maps, paperback. Corners creased, last page creased. 18.00

218. Moggi, G. The Macdonald Encyclopedia of Alpine Flowers. London, Macdonald, 1985. 1st UK ed. 19.0 x 11.5 cms. Pp. 384, many colour illustrations, card covers. 6.00

219. Moore, J.A. Charophytes of Great Britain and Ireland. London, Botanical Society of British Isles, 1986. 1st ed. 18.0 x 12.0 cms. Pp. 140. Illustrations, maps, card covers. Handbook No. 5. Excellent copy. 15.00

220. Moore, T. The Handbook of British Ferns. London, Groombridge, 1853. 2nd ed. 15.0 x 9.5 cms. Pp. (2) publisher's ads, iv, 232, many uncoloured illustrations, original giltstamped cloth but a poor copy with frayed cloth re-glued to spine and some external soiling. Contents clean and bright. 6.00

221. Morcombe, M. Wildflowers of Australia. Sydney, Australian Universities Press, 1974. 1st ed. 28.0 x 21.0 cms. Pp. 112. Many colour illustrations, dust wrapper frayed. 6.00

222. Morcombe, M. and I. Wildflowers of the East Coast [of Australia]. Melbourne, Lansdowne Press, 1970. 1st ed. 18.5 x 112.7 cms. Pp. 111. Colour and other illustrations, card covers. One of Periwinkle Colour Series. 5.00

223. Morison, R. Plantarum Umbelliferarum. Oxford, Sheldonian, 1672. 1st ed. 41.0 x 26.0 cms. Pp. (x) + 91 +(1) + 8 engraved tables with letterpress explanations on verso of first seven of them + 12 engraved plates with 4pp explanatory letterpress. Modern rebind in 1/2 brown morocco with gilt lettering and raised bands. Ex library with library reference stamped in gilt on spine, small stamps on all end papers, v. of titlepage, (v), and v. of plate 12. A few pp with small closed tears, sporadic foxing but generally clean. [Henrey 262]. This work is more commonly found as volume 1 of Morison's Plantarum Historia Universalis of 1715. 250.00

224. Murray, C.W. The Botanist in Skye. A Guide to Flowering Plants and Ferns. Portree, Botanical Society of Britsih Isles, 1974. 1st ed. 25.5 x 20.0 cms. Pp. iv + 72 + xi. Maps, gestetner printed paper covers, some creases. 8.00

225. Neame, J.A. Among the Meadows and Alpine Flowers of Northern Italy. London, Mortiboys, 1937. 1st ed. 207mm x 135mm. Pp.192, 12 colour plates by the author. Owner's book label on pastedown. 10.00

226. Newton, A. Flora of Cheshire. Chester, Cheshire Community Council, 1971. 1st ed. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Pp. 258. Colour and other plates, maps. Dust wrapper frayed and vinyl covered. 12.00

227. Newton, L. A Handbook of the British Seaweeds. London, British Museum, 1931. 1st ed. 21.5 x 14.0 cms. Pp. xiii, 478. Many text illustrations. Owner's details and small rust mark on front free end paper. With it 8pp ms notes on Chlorophyceae. 10.00

228. Niering, W.A. The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers. Eastern Region. New York, Knopf, 1984. 5th printing. 19.0 x 9.0 cms Pp. 887. Coloured illustrations, limp plastic covers with paper band. 5.00

229. Nilsson, S. Orchids of Northern Europe. Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1979. 1st UK ed. 20.0 x12.0 cms. Pp. 146. Colour illustrations throughout, laminated boards. 6.00

230. Nilsson, S. and Persson, O. Fungi of Northern Europe Harmonsworth, Penguin, 1978. 8vo. 1st UK edition. 199mm x 119mm. 2 vols. Many coloured illustrations, laminated boards. 8.00

231. Page, C.N. The Ferns of Britain and Ireland. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1982. 1st ed. 22.7 x 15.0 cms. Pp. xii, 447. Many illustrations, paper covers rather creased and worn. With it associated correspondence about ferns on church walls in Norfolk. 15.00

232. Parish, M. & D. Flowers in the Wild. Poole, Blandford Press, 1983. 1st Ed. 24.5 x 18.5 cms. pp. 160. Colour illustrations throughout, dust wrapper. 8.00

233. Parker, L. Mississippi Wild Flowers. Gretna, Pelican Publishing, 1981. 1st ed. 28.0 21.5 cms. Pp. 30, 117 colour plates after paintings by the author. Excellent copy in slightly marked dust wrapper. 40.00

234. Paton, J.A. Wild Flowers in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Truro. D.Bradford Barton, 1968. 1st ed. 21.5 x 13.7 cms. Pp. 122. Illustrated, card covers. 8.00

235. Paxton, Sir J. Botanical Dictionary. London, Bradbury Evans, 1868. New Ed. revised and corrected by Samuel Hereman. 23.5 x 14.5 cms. Pp. xii + 623. Gilt and blind stamped cloth. A poor reading copy only. 10.00

236. Perring, F. The Flora of a Changing Britain. London, Botanical Society of British Isles, 1970. 8vo. Stock ref 1706. 6.00

237. Perring, F.H.: Critical Supplement to the Atlas of the British Flora. Nelson for Botanical Soc. of G.B., 1968. 1st ed. 33.0 x 25.4.Pp. viii +159. Many maps, dust wrapper torn and with sellotape repairs. 20.00

238. Perring, F.H. and Farrell, L. Vascular Plants. Lincoln, SPNC, 1977. 1st ed. 21.0 x 14.5 cms. Pp. xxvi + 98. Dust wrapper slightly worn. 6.00

239. Perring, F.H. and Walters, S.M. Atlas of the British Flora. London, Nelson for Botanical Soc. of G.B., 1963. 2nd imp. 33.0 x 25.4 cms. xxiv + 432. Maps throughout, with transparent overlays in rear pocket. Dust wrapper in tatters, small sellotape mark on front pastedown. 18.00

240. Perring, F.H., Sell, P.D. and Walters, S.M. A Flora of Cambridgeshire. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1964. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Pp. xvi + 366. 8 plates. Clean copy but lettering on spine printed upside down. 10.00

241. Perry, F. Flowers of the World. London, Hamlyn, 1973. Rep. 33.5 x 25.5 cms. Pp. 320. Colour illustrations throughout after paintings by Leslie Greenwood. Dust wrapper slightly worn. 10.00

242. Petch, C.P. and Swann, E.L. Flora of Norfolk with Supplement. Norwich, Jarrold, 1968. 1st ed. 24.0 x 15.0 cms. Pp. 288. Colour and other illustrations. No dust wrapper. Inscribed by the authors and by C.E.Hubbard (who wrote the foreword) and by Dorothy M.Maxey( a major contributor). With it, Supplement, 1975, 94pp paperback with some creasing to upper cover, typewritten "An Annotated List of Plant Records Received Since the Publication of the Supplement to the Flora of Norfolk. Period: July 1975 to December 1976", signed by E.L.Swann, 36pp offprint of "Norfolk Bryophytes today by Eric L.Swann", inscribed and initialled by the author. And a bundle of associated ephemera and letters including one from E.L.Swann. 25.00

243. Philip, E.G. Atlas of the Kent Flora. West Malling, Kent Field Club, 1982. 1st ed. 29.0 x 20.5 cms. Pp. xii + 211. A few illustrations, many maps. laminated boards. 10.00

244. Philippou, M. Common Wild Flowers of Greece. Athens, 1980. 1st Uk ed. 17.0 x 12.0 cms. Pp. 154. Colour plates, card covers. Booksellers stamp on front free end paper. 10.00

245. Phillips, R. Grasses, Ferns, Mosses & Lichens of Great Britain and Ireland. London, Ward Lock, 1980. 1st ed. 29.0 x 21.0 cms. Pp. 191. Many colour illustrations, price-clipped dust wrapper. An excellent copy of the hardback version. 10.00

246. Phillips, R. Trees in Britain Europe and North America. London, Pan Books, 1979. 3rd imp. 29.0 x 21.5 cms. pp. 224, many colour illustrations and text drawings, paper covers, slight wear, owner's name on 1/2 title. 6.00

247. Polunin, O. The Concise Flowers of Europe. London, Oxford University Press for Reader's Union, 1974. 2nd imp 21.5 x 14.5 cms. Pp. xix + 107. Many colour plates, dust wrapper. Paperback copy also available. 8.00

248. Polunin, O. Collins Photoguide to Guide to Wild Flowers of Britain and Northern Europe. London, Collins, 1988. 1st UK ed. 18.7 x 11.4 cms. Pp. 508. Many colour and other illustrations, flexible plastic covers. 5.00

249. Polunin, O. and Huxley, A. Flowers of the Mediterranean. London, Chatto & Windus, 1965. 1st Ed. 20.3 x 13.5 cms. Pp. xii, 257. Many coloured and other illustrations. Dust wrapper, end papers slightly marked. Others copies available. 8.00

250. Praeger, R.L. Aspects of Plant Life. London, S.P.C.K., 1921. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Pp. 208. Colour frontis, other illustrations, pictorial cloth, coloured dust wrapper slightly frayed. Publisher's file copy and marked accordingly. 30.00

251. Pratt, A. Wild Flowers. London, SPCK, 1893. Rep. 2 vols. 14.0 x 10.8 cms. Vol 1 pp. iv + 192 + (4) publisher's ads. Vol 2 pp. iv +226 + (4) publisher's ads. 192 colour printed plates, original cloth gilt and black stamped. Corners rubbed, inner hinges cracked, spine faded, occasional slight finger soiling. 30.00

252. Pratt, A. The Flowering Plants, Grasses, Sedges, and Ferns, of Great Britain. London, Warne, 1891. Rep. 23.5 15.5 cms. 4 vols. Vol 1 pp. xii + 256, Vol 2 pp. xii +247, Vol 3 pp. xi + 251, Vol 4 pp. x + 140. I uncoloured plate and 316 colour printed plates, original gilt and blackstamped cloth, top edges gilt. Corners rubbed, spine ends frayed, first gathering detached in vols 1 and 2, owner's details on 1/2 title of each vol, sporadic foxing, a few pp. dampstained but in margin only. [Freeman 3081]. 200.00

253. Pratten, M.A. My Hundred Swiss Flowers. London, W.H.Allen & Co., 1887. 1st ed. 20.0 x 13.5 cms. Pp. iv, 148, 56 un-coloured plates. Original cloth, spine faded, ends slightly frayed, some darkening of end papers. 15.00

254. Press, B. Bob Press's Guide to the Wild Flowers of Britain and Europe. London, New Holland, 1993. 1st ed. 21.0 x 14.6 cms. Pp. 336. Many colour and other illustrations, card covers. 6.00

255. Press, B. Bob Press's Field Guide to the Trees of Britain and Europe. London, New Holland, 1992. 1st paperback ed. 21.0 x 15.0 cms. Pp. 247. Many colour and other illustrations, card covers. 8.00

256. Primavesi, A.L. and Evans, P.A. Flora of Leicestershire. Leicester, Leicester Museums, 1988. 1st ed. 24. 0 x 17.2 cms. Pp.486. Colour and other illustrations, maps, dust wrapper. Excellent copy. 45.00

257. Prime, C.T. Plant Life. London, Collins, 1977. 1st ed. 21.0 x 13.4 cms. Pp. 160. Photographic illustrations and line drawings by Marjorie Blamey. Laminated boards. 6.00

258. Ray, J. Synopsis Methodica Stirpium Britannicarum. London, G. & J. Innys, 1724. 3rd ed. 19.5 x 11.5 cms. Pp. (xvi) + 288, *281-*288, 289-482 +(xxx). 24 engraved plates (some folding), contemporay panelled calf. Binding rubbed with some loss to tail of spine, hinges cracked but stitching secure, lacking spine label, owner's signature on front pastedown. Text and plates very clean and crisp. Text mostly in Latin [Henrey 323]. 450.00

259. Rich, T.C. Crucifers of Great Britain and Ireland. London, Botanical Society of British Isles, 1991. 1st ed. 18.0 x 12.0 cms. Pp. (iv) + 336. Well illustrated, card covers. With two additional records stapled in and an ms note from the author to E.T. Daniels. 10.00

260. Riddelsdell, H.J., Hedley, G.W. and Price, W.R. Flora of Gloucestershire. Bristol, Chatford House Press, 1974. Facsimile of 1st ed. 21.6 x 13.5 cms. Pp. clxxxii +667. Colour frontis, 3 folding maps, 40 photographic plates not present in the orginal edition. Excellent copy in slightly worn dust wrapper. 40.00

261. Ridley, H.N. The Dispersal of Plants throughout the World. Ashford, L.Reeve & Co., no date [1930]. 1st ed. 24.8 x 15.5 cms. Pp. xx + 744. 2 colour and 20 other plates, original cloth. Ex library copy with usual stamps but only on front end papers, verso of titlepage and faintly on spine. Otherwise a clean copy. 30.00

262. Rix, M. The Art of Botanical Illustration. London, Bracken Books, 1989. Rep. 33.5 x 24.0 cms. Pp. 224. Many colour and other illustrations, dust wrapper. 15.00

263. Roe, R.G.B. The Flora of Somerset. Taunton, Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, 1981. 1st ed. 18.3 x 12.4 cms. Pp. xv + 345. 4 colour and 16 other plates, maps. Paperback, covers creased. 12.00

264. Rose, F.: The Wild Flower Key. London, Warne, 1981. 1st ed. 19.0 x 12.8 cms. Pp. 480. many colour and other illustrations, laminated boards. Excellent copy. Paperback version also available at 10.00 Stock ref 7950. 13.50

265. Rousseau, J.J. Letters on the Elements of Botany. Addressed to a Lady. London, B. and J. White, 1794. 4th ed. 20.5 x 13.0 cms. Pp. xxiv + 503 + (28). Translated by Thomas Martyn. Contemporary marbled calf, spine with contrasting label. Corners and part of boards rubbed, spine has lost its polish, hinges broken but stitching still holding, blotchy evidence of damp on front end papers, 1/2 title and to slight extent titlepage, small whole in 1/2 title without loss of text. [Henrey 1028]. 90.00

266. Rousseau, J.J. Letters on the Elements of Botany; Addressed to a Lady. London, White Cochrane Etc, 1815. 8th ed. 21.0 x 13.0 cms. Pp. xx + 434. Translated by Thomas Martyn. 1/2 contemporary black calf with marbled boards, gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Some general browning and sporadic foxing of contents. [Henrey 1028]. 75.00

 

267. Salisbury, F.S. Rambles in the Vaudese Alps. London, Dent, 1916. 1st ed. 18.0 x 12.5 cms. Pp. x, 154, 8 plates. Original cloth with lettering rather dull, but otherwise an excellent copy. Inscribed by the author. 25.00

268. Savidge, J.P., Heywood, V.H. and Gordon, V. Travis's Flora of South Lancashire. Liverpool, Liverpool Botanical Society, 1964. 2nd imp. 21.5 x 13.5 cms. Pp. xv + 400. Illustrated, folding map. Dust wrapper poor and in part sellotaped to front end paper. 10.00

269. Sawford, B. Wild Flower Habitats of Hertfordshire Past, Present and Future (?) Ware, Castlemead, 1990. 1st ed. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. Pp. xvi +299. 16 colour plates, other illustrations, maps, dust wrapper. Fine copy. 15.00

270. Schauer, T. A Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of Britain and Europe. London, Collins, 1978. 1st ed. 18.8 x 12.3 cms. Pp. 464. many colour illustrations. Paper covers. 8.00

271. Schmidlin, E. Abbildungen und Beschreibung de wichtigsten Futtergrasser... Stuttgart and Esslingen, Schrieber and Schill, 1850. 1st ed. 24.0 x 18.0 cms. Pp. viii, 28, 14 hand coloured folding litho plates. Modern 1/4 cloth with marbled paper-covered boards, new end papers, titlepage trimmed and mounted on fresh paper, text pages badly foxed, plate pages slightly foxed. 90.00

 

272. Schroeter, L. and Dr C. Taschenflora des Alpen-Wanderers. Zurich, Albert Raustein, c.1905. 10th and 11th ed. 20.0 x 13.0 cms. Pp. (iv), 52, viii, (2) publisher's ads, 25 coloured and 1 uncoloured plates, original clean and bright pictorial cloth, owner's name written on front free end paper and stamped on titlepage. 12.00

273. Scott, W. and Palmer, R. The Flowering Plants and Ferns of the Shetland Islands. Lerwick, Shetland Times, 1987. 1st ed. 21.3 x 13.5 cms. Pp. ix + 468. 16 colour plates, detailed maps, dust wrapper. Excellent copy. 75.00

274. Seymour, J. Mushrooms and Toadstools. London, Colour Library International, 1978. 1st ed. 26.5 x 19.5 cms. Pp. 64, many colour illustrations, dust wrapper, owner's bookplate on front free end paper. 6.00

275. Sfikas, G. Wild Flowers of Cyprus. Athens, Efstathiadis, 1990. 1st ed. 18.0 x 12.0 cms. pp. 320. Many colour and some other illustrations, paper covers. A few pages detached. 8.00

276. Sfikas, G. Trees and Shrubs of Greece. Athens, Efstathiadis, 1978. 1st English ed. 17.5 x 12.5 cms. Pp. 213. many colour illustrations, card covers rather creased and rubbed. 8.00

277. Simpson, F.W. Flora of Suffolk. Ipswich, Suffolk Naturalist's Soc, 1982. 1st Ed. 21.4 x 15.0 cms. Pp. xiv + 535. Many colour and a few other illustrations, dust wrapper. Fine copy. 45.00

278. Sinker, C.A. and others. Ecological Flora of the Shropshire Region. Shrewsbury, Shropshire Trust for Nature Conservation, 1985. 1st ed. 29.5 x 20.5 cms. Pp. xvi + 344. 8 colour plates, maps, overlay sheet, dust wrapper. 30.00

279. Skene, M. Wild Flowers of Britain. London, Jack, no date [1916]. 1st ed. 19.6 x 15.0 cms. Pp. ix + 100 photographic plates. Pictorial paper-covered boards very slightly rubbed. 6.00

280. Smalian, Dr. K. Lehrbuch der Pflanzenkunds fur Hohere Lehranstalten. Leipzig, G.Freytag, 1903. Grosze Ausgabe. 23.5 x 16.2 cms. Pp. vii +626. Separate limp cover booklet of 36 colour plates in back pocket, many text illustrations. Some darkening of rear end papers, corners slightly rubbed. Text in German. 25.00

281. Smith, A.L. A Handbook of British Lichens. London, British Museum, 1921. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Pp. (viii), 160. Text illustrations. Bright original cloth, pencil owner's details and notes on front free end papers, some pencil annotations to text. 8.00

282. Smith, J.E. English Botany or Coloured Figures of British Plants. Greenford, Glaxo, 1979. 24.0 x 19.0 cms. 32 high quality facsimile coloured plates reproduced from the 1st ed of Smith & Sowerby's English Botany. Loose in folder as issued. Folder slightly torn. 15.00

283. Soothill, E. & Fairhurst, A. The New Field Guide to Fungi. London, Joseph, 1978. 1st ed. 215mm x 168mm. Pp. 191, colour and other illustrations, dust wrapper. 5.00

284. Sowerby, J.E. & Johnson, C.P. British Wild Flowers. London, Gurney and Jackson, 1994.. Re-issue with Supplement. 24.5 x 16.5 cms. Pp. lii + 186. 90 hand coloured plates and two plain, original gilt and blindstamped cloth, all edges gilt. Corners slightly rubbed, mark erased from titlepage and last page possibly concealing library marks, but no other indications, frontis and titlepage slightly loose. 100.00

285. Stace, C. New Flora of the British Isles. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1991. 1st ed. 21.3 x 13.2 cms. Pp. xxx + 1226. Illustrated. Limp plastic covers, small tears at tail of spine, end papers slightly torn, a little sloppy through use. An acceptable working copy. 10.00

286. Stace, C.A. (editor). Hybridization and the Flora of the British Isles. London, Academic Press, 1975. 1st ed. 22.2 x 14.7 cms. Pp. xiii + 626. Dust wrapper rather soiled and frayed. 25.00

287. Starling, A. The Flora and Fauna of Holt Country Park. with annual additions. Cromer, North Norfolk District Council, 1985- 89. 1st ed. 30.0 x 21.0 cms. Pp. 98 with many plans, paper covers, ring binding. With it Annual reports for 1986, 7, 8 and 9. 12.00

288. Stearn, L.F. Supplement to the Flora of Wiltshire. Devises, Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, 1975. 1st ed. 24.3 x 18.5 cms. Pp. xvi + 150. Illustrations, maps. Dust wrapper vinyl covered and faded. 12.00

289. Stefenelli, S. Mountain Flowers, a Colour Guide. Newton Abbot, David & Charles, 1982. 1st UK ed. 21.0 x 12.0 cms. pp. 205, many colour illustrations, laminated boards. 6.00

290. Step, E. Spring Flowers of the Wild. London, Jarrolds, no date [1927]. 1st ed. 18.6 x 12.0 cms. Pp. viii + 192 + 12 publisher's ads. Well illustrated. Advert slip (possibly from dust wrapper) tipped-in to front end paper. 8.00

291. Step, E. Wild Flowers Month by Month in Their Natural Haunts. Vol 1. London, Warne, 1905. 1st ed. 21.0 x 14.2 cms. Pp. (vi) + 200. Colour frontis, many other plates, original decorative giltstamped cloth, top edge gilt. Corners slightly rubbed, owner's inscription on 1/2 title. Vol 1 only. 10.00

292. Stewart, S.A. & Corry, T. Flora of North-East of Ireland. Belfast, Institute of Irish Studies, 1992. 3rd ed. 24.0 x 17.0 cms. Pp. xi + 419. Colour and other plates, maps, dust wrapper. David Mclintock's copy with his bookplate on front pastedown. 20.00

293. Stewart, S.A. and Corry, T.H. A Flora of the North-East of Ireland. Belfast, Quota Press, 1938. 2nd ed. 21.6 x 14.0 cms. Pp. lix + 472. 3 doublepage maps. With new introductions and revision by R.L.Praeger and W.R.Megaw. Original cloth, corners slightly bumped, end papers lightly foxed. David Mclintock's copy, his bookplate and signature on end papers, and with it, on separate sheet McLintock's sketch and notes on "Broadleafed Helleborine". 50.00

294. Stocken, C.M. Andalusian Flowers and Countryside. Thurlestone, published by the author, 1969. 1st ed. 231.3 x 14.0 cms. Pp. 184. Colour and other illustrations, maps. Card covers. Some pages detached, covers creased. Working copy only. 8.00

295. Swann, E.L. Flora of Stanford Training Area. Norwich, Norfolk Naturalists Society, 1984. 1st ed. 30.0 x 21.0 cms. Pp. 71 unnumbered leaves, printed by gestetner method on one side only, many maps included, card covers, ring spine. Covers creased. Inscribed by the author. 12.00

296. Tahourdin, C.B. Native Orchids of Britain. Croydon, H.R.Grubb, c.1925. 1st ed. 21.9 x 13.8 cms. Pp. xiv + 114. Well illustrated, original cloth. A few neat annotations. Excellent copy. 20.00

297. Tansley, A.G. Britain's Green Mantle. London, George Allen & Unwin, 1968. 2nd ed. 21.5 x 13.8 cms. Pp. 327. Colour frontis, many other illustrations. dust wrapper frayed, owner's details on 1/2 title. 8.00

298. Taylor, A.W. Wild Flowers of the Pyrenees. London, Chatto & Windus, 1971. 1st ed. 20.0 x 13.0 cms. pp. 103. Colour and other illustrations, paper covers with dust wrapper. 7.00

299. Taylor, P. British Ferns and Mosses. London, Eyre & Spottiswoode, The Kew Series, 1960. 1st ed. 18.5 x 12.0 cms. Pp. 231, 15 colour plates, other ilustrations. Owner's details on front free end paper, dust wrapper has been sellotaped to boards and left unsightly marks. 6.00

 

300. Taylor, S. A Traveller's Guide to the Woody Plants of Turkey. Istanbul, Redhouse Press, 1984. 1st ed. 21.0 x 15.5 cms. Pp. (vi), 118, 8 colour plates, text illustrations, paper covers slightly creased. 8.00

301. Thompson, H.S. Sub-Alpine Plants or Flowers of the Swiss Woods and Meadows. London, Routledge, 1912. 1st ed. 212mm x 135mm. Pp. xv, 325, 33 coloured plates after George Flemwell, original giltstamped cloth. Owner's details on front free end paper, a little foxing but a good bright copy. 16.00

302. Thompson, H.S Alpine Plants of Europe. London, Routledge, [1911]. Rep. 21.5 x 13.5 cms. Pp. xvi, 287, 64 colour plates, folding map. Original giltstamped cloth, corners very slightly rubbed, small mark on lower board, owner's name on front free end paper. An excellent bright copy. 12.00

303. Thornton, R.J. Elements of Botany. London, J.Whiting for the author, 1812. 1st ed. 2 vols 23.3 x 15.0 cms. Vol 1 pp. viii + 90 + 86 plates + 4 tables, Vol 2 pp.73 + 83 plates. Later but not recent rebind in contemporary style of 1/4 calf with contrasting labels, gilt decorations and raised bands, marbled paper-covered boards, bookplates of Hardy Amies on pastedown of each volume. Occasional slight foxing, corner of 1p miscut without loss. [Freeman 3713 which suggests 176 plates but says "Copies often have fewer plates" but there are engraved plates used for tables and calligraphic pages.] 150.00

304. Tomlinson, P. B. Anatomy of Monocotyledons II Palmae. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1961. 1st ed. 23.2 x 15.5 cms. Pp. (xvi) + 453. Illustrated, dust wrapper torn. Ex library with usual stamps on end papers, spine, 1/2 title, and verso of titlepage. 15.00

305. Trist, P.J.O. An Ecological Flora of Breckland. Wakefield, EP Publishing, 1979. 1st ed. 24.5 x 18.7 cms. pp. xi, 95, x. Maps with transparency loose in rearv envelope. Dust wrapper slightly torn and with vinyl covering. Photocopy ms letter from the author to Daniels stuck and vinyl covered on front pastedown. 18.00

306. Tutin, T.G. Umbellifers of the British Isles. London, Botanical Soc. of British Isles, 1980. 1st ed. 18.0 x 11.8 cms. pp. 197. Line drawings by Ann Davies, card covers slightly creased. 8.00

307. Tyas, R. Favourite Field Flowers; First Series. London, Houlston & Stoneman, 1848 1st ed. 162mm x 102mm. Pp. ix + 195. 12 hand-coloured plates by James Andrews, original gilt and blind stamped cloth, all edges gilt. Cloth faded (on the lower board rather patchily), corners slightly rubbed, spine ends slightly frayed, some soiling of contents including plates, lower outer hinge frayed, 1 plate detached, frontis becoming loose, but all tissue guards present an acceptable copy. 85.00

 

 

308. Tyas, R. Flowers from the Holy Land. London, Houlston & Stoneman, no date c.1851. Rep.16.4 x 10.2 cms. 12 hand coloured litho plates by James Andrews, all edges gilt, original cloth with gilt and blind stamping. A clean bright copy. 100.00

 

309. Tyas, R. Favourite Field Flowers. Second Series. London, Houlston & Stoneman, 1850. 1st ed. 16.2 x 10.3 cms. pp. ix + 195. 12 hand coloured plates by James Andrews, original blind and giltstamped cloth, all edges gilt. All tissue guards present, spine ends frayed, cloth patchily faded 85.00

 

 

 

310. Tyas, R. (publisher). The Young Lady's Book of Botany. London, Robert Tyas, 1838. 1st ed. 11.5 x 8.0 cms. Pp. viii + 341 + 4 + 4 publisher's ads. 12 hand coloured plates, text illustrations, original giltstamped cloth, all edges gilt. Spine relaid, cloth blotchy. [Freeman 3801 where date of first ed. incorrectly guessed at 1850]. 40.00

 

 

311. Valentine, D.H. (editor). Taxonomy Phytogeography and Evolution. London, Academic Press, 1972. 1st ed. 23.0 x 15.0 cms. pp. xii + 431. Illustrations, maps, dust wrapper slightly frayed. 15.00

312. Vareschi, V. and Krause, E. Mountains in Flower. London, Lindsay Drummond, 1947. 3rd imp. 24.5 x 19.0 cms. Pp. (x), 159, colour frontis and many other plates. 6.00

313. Various: Proceedings and Abstracts of Botanical Society of British Isles. London, Botanical Society of British Isles, 1967-97. A run from Proceedings, Vol VII Part 1 (Sept 1967) to Abstracts No.1 (May 1971) to No. 27 (Aug 1997), 31 in all. In original paper covers in sound used condition. 10.00

314. Various. Botanical Society of British Isles News. London, Botanical Society of British Isles, 1973- 1994. A run from Volume 2 No 1 (Jan 1973) to No. 67 (Sept 1994). Plus Index vols 1-4. All in original paper covers and in decent used condition. 64 numbers + 4 indices in all. 10.00

315. Vedel, H. Trees and Shrubs of the Mediterranean. Harmondsworth, Penguin, Penguin Nature Guide, 1978. 1st UK ed. 20.0 x 12.0 cms. pp. 127. Colour and other illustrations, laminated boards. Owner's book label on front pastedown. 6.00

316. Veitch, J.H. Far Eastern Maples. London, RHS, 1905. 1st ed. as separate work, rep. from RHS Journal. 25.0 x 15.5 cms. Pp. 32 including 20 plates. Paper covers faded with small tear at spine, owner's signature on upper cover. 10.00

317. Vetvicka, V. A Hamlyn Colour Guide to Wildflowers of Field and Woodland. London, Hamlyn, 1979. 1st Uk ed. 21.0 X 14.5 cms. Pp. 224. Colour plates and text illustrations, price-clipped dust wrapper. 6.00

318. Wade, A.E. A Supplement to Dr J.H.Salter's Flowering Plants ... of Cardiganshire. Cardiff, University of Wales Press, 1952. 1st ed. 21.5 x 14.0 cms. pp. vi + 48. Paper covers frayed. 8.00

319. Wade, A.E. The Flora of Monmouthshire. Cardiff, National Museum of Wales, 1970. 1st ed. 21.5 x 14.0 cms. pp. 236. 2 plates, 2 folding maps, dust wrapper slightly frayed. 8.00

320. Waring, Miss S. The Wild Garland. London, printed for Harvey & Darton, 1827. 1st ed. 17.0 x 10.5 cms. Pp. iv + 80. 12 hand coloured plates, contemporary 1/2 morocco with marbled boards, all edges gilt, gilt lettering to spine. Corners rubbed, sellotape stains on inner 1/2 cm of titlepage and frontis. 100.00

321. Watson, E.V. British Mosses and Liverworts. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1968. 2nd ed. 21.5 x 14.0 cms. Pp. xvi, 495. 18 plates, text illustrations, dust wrapper. Excellent copy. 12.00

322. Watson, E.V. British Mosses and Liverworts. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1955. 1st ed. 21.6 x 13.5 cms. Pp. xvi, 419, text illustrations, 26pp Field Key in rear pocket. Dust wrapper torn and with protective covering, faint sellotape marks on end papers. Also in rear pocket typed 22pp list of "Key to the Genera of British Macrolichens". [Also available a copy of the 1963 rep. details on request]. 10.00

323. Watson, W.C.R. Handbook of the Rubi of Great Britain and Ireland. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1958. 1st ed. 23.5 x 15.4 cms. pp. xi + 274. Illustrated, dust wrapper covered in vinyl and sellotaped to boards. 15.00

324. Webb, D.A. and Scannell, M.J.P. Flora of Connemara and the Burren. Cambridge, Royal Dublin Society, 1983. 1st ed. 22.5 x 16.0 cms. Pp. xlv + 322. illustrations, maps, dust wrapper. 60.00

325. Webster, M.M. Flora of Moray, Nairn & East Inverness. Aberdeen, Aberdeen University Press, 1978. 1st ed. 212.5 x 13.5 cms. pp. xii + 606. Colour and other plates, maps, dust wrapper slightly frayed. Some adhesion marks at hinge between frontis and titlepage. 40.00

326. Wheldon, J. A. and Wilson, A. The Flora of West Lancashire. Wakefield, EP Publishing, 1978. Reduced facsimile rep. of 1st ed. of 1907. 25.5 x 17.5 cms. 4 original pages now printed on 1, 12 plates, map, dust wrapper creased. 8.00

327. White, D.J.B. An Annotated List of the Flowering Plants and Ferns on Blakeney Point, Norfolk. London, National Trust, 1967. 2nd ed. 21.5 x 14.0 cms. 25pp booklet in paper covers. 6.00

328. White, F.B.W. The Flora of Perthshire. Wakefield, EP Publishing, 1978. Reduced facsimile rep. of 1st ed. of 1898. Portrait frontis, map, dust wrapper. Reduced to 4 pages on 1. 8.00

329. White, J.W. The Flora of Bristol. Bristol, Chatford House Press, 1972. Facsimile rep. of 1st ed. of 1912. 21.3 x 14.0 cms. pp. (ix) + 722. 3 plates, coloured folding map (creased). Dust wrapper torn with slight loss. 20.00

330. Whitehead, L.E. Plants of Herefordshire. Hereford, Herefordshire Botanical Society, 1976. 1st ed. 21.5 x 13.7 cms. Pp. xxvii + 87. End paper maps, illustrations. Cloth spine, paper-covered boards. Upper board slightly rubbed. 8.00

331. Wicklow, D.T. and Carroll, G.C. (editors). The Fungal Community its Organisation and Role in the Ecosystem. New York, Marcel Dekker, 1981. 1st ed. 25.0 x 17.5 cms. Pp. (xviii), 855, text diagrams, laminated boards. Ex Glaxo Library with stamps on front end papers but otherwise a clean copy. 45.00

332. Wigginton, M.J and graham, G.G. Guide to the Identification of the more Difficult Vascular Plant Species. Banbury, Nature Conservancy Council, 1981. 1st ed. 30.0 x 21.0 cms. Pp. 157. Illustrated, printed by gestetner method, paper covers, spine splitting. 8.00

333. Williams, J.G. et al. A Field Guide to the Orchids of Britain and Europe. London, Collins, 1978. 1st Ed. 19.0 x 12.5 cms. Pp. 176. Colour plates. Covers grubby. 10.00

334. Williams, J.T. An Index of the Living Plant Collections in the British Isles. Kew, Bentham-Moxon Trust, 1974. 1st ed. 210mm x 150mm. 58pp booklet, card covers. 8.00

335. Withering, W. A Systematic Arrangement of British Plants. London, Scott & Webster 1833. 2nd ed. 18.4 x 10.6 cms. pp. 401. Hand coloured frontis and other engraved plates, in contemporary cloth binding, worn, reading copy only. 5.00

336. Wolley-Dod, A.H. Flora of Sussex. Bristol, Chatford House Press, 1970. Rep. 21.7 x 13.5 cms. pp.lxxiii +571. 6 plates, folding map. Dust wrapper badly torn with major loss. 8.00

337. Woodhead, N. The Alpine Plants of the Snowdon Range. Capel, Alpine Garden Society, no date c.1931. Rep. from Alpine Garden Society Bulletin, 22.5 x14.0 cms. Pp. 19, 4 plates, paper covers slightly darkened and very slightly frayed. 12.00

338. Woodward, C.H. and Rickett, H.W. Common Wild Flowers of the Northeastern United States. New York, Barron's, 1979. 1st ed. 21.3 x 14.8 cms. Pp. xii + 318. Many colour illustrations, card covers. 8.00

339. Woodward, M. A Key to the Countryside. Plant Life. London, Blackie, 1935. 1st ed. 18.0 x 12.0 cms pp. viii + 183. Decorations by Clifford Webb. Dust wrapper (also by Clifford Webb) price-clipped and torn with slight loss. 6.00

340. Wooster, D. Alpine Plants London, George Bell & Sons, 1872. 1st ed. 250mm x 173mm. 54 chromolithograph plates by Fawcett of Driffield. 1st series only, with original gilt and black stamped green cloth with oval panel inset in upper board, all edges gilt. Corners slightly rubbed, spine ends slightly frayed, 1 plate detached and frayed, occasional slight foxing, owner's details on front free end paper, inner hinges cracked. 95.00

341. Wooster, D. Alpine Plants. London, George Bell & Sons, 1874. 2 vols, vol 1, 2nd ed. vol 2, 1st ed. 250mm x 173mm. 108 chromolithograph plates by Fawcett of Driffield. Matching original gilt and blind stamped blue cloth, all edges gilt. Corners of both vols rubbed, spine ends slightly frayed, spines faded, occasional light foxing but plates generally very clean, owner's label on pastedowns. 230.00