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The Club and Coral Mushrooms (Clavarias) of the United States and Canada

By: Coker, William Chambers

Price: $24.70

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1974

Seller ID: Books009706


209 pages, plus 92 plates including 8 in full color. As new: clean, unmarked, no spine crease. This is an unabridged republication of the original 1923 edition. View more info

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The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed [Volumes I through VIII; 1788-1794. 389 plates]

By: Curtis, William

Price: $5,312.50

Publisher: London, Couchman and Fry: 1794

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010222


The first eight volumes of this impressive botanical publication in unsophisticated contemporary half calf over marbled paper boards. Volume I lacks frontispiece portrait; thereafter: 389 of 390 plates called for [plate 119 folding; plate 120 not coloured], lacking plate 133 in Volume III [Hyacinthus Comosus - the description leaf is present, the plate evidently not bound in]. Alphabetical listing of plates in manuscript to pastedown of each volume. Boards rubbed, leathe... View more info

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The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed [Volume XI; 1797. 88 plates]]

By: Curtis, William

Price: $812.50

Publisher: London, Stephen Couchman: 1797

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Books010223


The eleventh volume of this impressive botanical publication in unsophisticated contemporary half calf over marbled paper boards. All plates present: numbered 541 through 628. Alphabetical listing of plates in manuscript to front free endpapers (with ereoneous notation that 4 plates are missing). Boards rubbed, leather worn, both boards nearly detached. Textblock firm, contents clean, colours brilliant. Customers overseas please contact us for an accurate shipping quote. View more info

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The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $656.25

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1878

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: Books010917


viii, 487 pages, and 32 page Murray list at rear. Unrestored binding is sound. Light soiling to cloth, rubbed/torn at head and foot of spine, with library number at base. Evidence of paper removal from front pastedown and free endpaper, as well: black marker swipes to front free endpaper and rear pastedown. Stain to endpapers front and rear echoed up to page iv, and at rear from page 9 of Murray's catalogue. Bequeathal stamp to pages 1 and 25. Interior otherwise clean an... View more info

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Along the Dikes

By: Erskine, J. S.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Halifax, Journal of Education: 1958

Seller ID: Books009444


12 pages. Reprinted from Journal of Education, November, 1958. Soiling to covers; interior clean; with illustrations of flora. View more info

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Flore Coloriee Portative du Touriste dans les Alpes

By: Schroter, Dr. C.

Price: $118.75

Publisher: Zurich, Albert Raustein: 1910

Seller ID: Books011183


Unpaged. No specific date of issue; Preface to the 9th edition is dated 1904; this is the "Dixieme et Onzieme Edition" (on jacket and title page). Light soiling and some loss to extremities of jacket - now housed in a removable archival sleeve. Publisher's binding is splendid. 24 full colour plates and two b&w plates. Text in French, English, and German. View more info