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LES SENTIERS FLEURIS DE LA JEUNESSE recueil de nouvelles

By: Bassanville, Mme. La Comtesse de

Price: $84.94

Publisher: Paris, P. -C. Lehuby: 1880

Seller ID: 39084


vii, (1), 381, (2) pages; Contents clean and tight in original binding of quarter leather over cloth covered boards. Gilt lettering at spine with raised bands and extensive gilt decoration within the compartments. Eleve de Mme. Campan. 12 lithographic plates by Bavalos. No date, but published around 1870-1880.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in epheme... View more info

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Tournefort [Grands naturalistes francais; collection dirigée par Roger Heim]

By: Becker, Georges Henri Bianchi ; Charles Carriere ; preface par Roger Heim

Price: $59.94

Publisher: Paris, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40682


321 & colophon pages; Publisher's wrappers, printed title and mounted portrait of the subject -- in the original glassine outer jacket, folded in the French manner. Minor wear to the glassine, but a tight, clean copy. This is the second volume of the distinguished series 'Grands Naturalistes Francais' - published under the direction of Roger Heim. The subject: Joseph Pitton de Tournefort [1656-1708] is usually credited with being the first to make a clear distinction ... View more info

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ANALYSES COMPARATIVES DES CENDRES D'Un Grand Nombre De Végétaux Suivies De L'Analyse De Différentes Terres Végétales

By: Berthier, M. P

Price: $39.94

Publisher: Paris, Bouchard-Huzard: 1854

Seller ID: 38853


131 pages; Extrait des Mémoires de la Société impériale et centrale d'agriculture, Chimie Agricole. Quarter calf over marbled boards, marbled endpapers. Raised bands with gilt lettering and accent lines. LC release stamp on first blank. Leather lightly rubbed at head & tail of spine. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic rendering... View more info

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FLORA ACONIENSIS sue Plantarum in Novariensi Provincia sponte nascentium descriptio.

By: Biroli, Joanne ; ( Novariensi )

Price: $274.94

Publisher: Typographia Viglevanensi: 1808

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39077


xxiv, 218; 261 pages; Quarter calf over marbled boards. Two volumes bound as one. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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FORMAL GARDEN IN ENGLAND

By: Blomfield, Reginald ; F. Inigo Thomas (Illustrator)

Price: $49.94

Publisher: London, MacMillan And Co.: 1901

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 38895


xvi, 250 pages; Early 20th century binding of olive half calf (faded to brown at spine) over green cloth covered boards; gilt lettering and roses within panels on spine, all page edges gilt, light green marbled endpapers. Gilt faded at spine, shallow chipping at head of spine, leather lightly rubbed along edges. Attractive engraved bookplate of Louise Thoron Endicott. Brief inscription on half-title to L.E.dated 1892. Light scattered foxing, otherwise contents clean ... View more info

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Le Bon Jardinier - Encyclopédie Horticole Avec 6 planches en couleurs d'après des quarellessss exécutées spécialement par A. Millot. 150é édition

By: Bois, D. ; et G. T. Grignan ; eds.

Price: $84.94

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Agricole de la Maison Rustique: 1933

Seller ID: 39188


2 p.l & 1036 pages; The text of this well-known encyclopedia of gardening, botany and horticulture was prepared under the direction of D. Bois and G. T. Grignan, with texts by a number of experts ("Rédigée par un groupe de savants et de practicines sou la direction de D. Bois et G. T. Grignan" -- a list of the many authors is on the verso of the first leaf, a facsimile of the decorative title page of the earlier editions). This 150th edition is retitled as Le... View more info

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Ein Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Flora von Syrien (extracted from volume 48 of the Verhandlungen der k.k. zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft)

By: Bornmüller, Joseph ; [Friedrich Nicolaus - 1862-1948]

Price: $44.94

Publisher: Wien [Vienna], Hölder: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39626


544-655 pages; Contemporary binding: plum colored pebble-grained cloth over pattern printed boards, plain endpapers -- leaves unopened at the top edges, others trimmed rough. This is just the 112 page monograph by Bornmüller, (with a 2- leaf unopened bifolium at the front, and one extra page (i.e., pp. 541-543 at the front, and p. 656) at the rear, so that the important text of Bornmüller's Flora of Syria would be preserved complete. This is the original printing, not... View more info

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OATS AND BARLEY ON NEW YORK FARMS - BULLETIN 376, SEPTEMBER 1937

By: Bussell, F. P.

Price: $5.94

Publisher: Ithaca, Cornell University: 1937

Seller ID: 41734


Cornell Extension Bulletin 376; 25 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Photograph illustrations. OCLC: 632420704 ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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CATALOGUE DES PLANTES DE FRANCE, de Suisse et de Belgique

By: Camus, E. G

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Paris, Dupont, Lechevalier: 1888

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39078


vii, (1), 325, (1) pages; Camus was a member of the Societe Botanique de France, laureat of the Academie des Science and a Pharmacien de Premiere Classe. He is perhaps best known for his work with Orchids and also Bamboo. This was the first catalogue of the flora of France to appear after that of Grenier and Godron in 1855. The text is printed only in one column leaving the other blank for the addition of the reader's own notes and observations (though none have been ent... View more info

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BOTANICON GALLICUM seu Synopsis Plantarum in Flora Gallica descriptarum - Two Volume Set

By: Candolle, Augustin Pyramidus de ; [ J. E. Duby ]

Price: $299.94

Publisher: Paris, Desray: 1828

Seller ID: 39079


Editio secunda. Ex herbariis et schedis candollianis propriisque digestum a J. E. Duby Two volume set published 1828 and 1830. Davy de Virville 245. Pritzel 1470. Red spines over marbled boards with black leather spine labels lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers. 19th century engraved heraldic bookplate of Adolphe Toulouse on front pastedown of each volume. Contents clean and secure in bindings; bindings rubbed at extremities, spine label of second volume chipped at corn... View more info

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LE PROPRIETAIRE PLANTEUR

By: Cannon, D

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Paris, Lucien Laveur: 1906

Seller ID: 38851


viii, 384 pages; Traité Politique et économique des Reboisements et des Plantations des Parcs et Jardins. Choix de terrains, Semis, Plantations Forestieres et d'agrement Entretien de Massifs, Elagage, Description et Emplois des essences forestieres indigenes et exotiques, etc. Troisieme edition revue et augmentee, ornee de 365 figures. Modern blue cloth binding, b&w illustrations after engravings throughout. A few pencil notes in first few pages. ; Experience the ple... View more info

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FLORE GENERALE DES ENVIRONS DE PARIS, selon la méthode naturelle - Two Volume Set

By: Chevallier, Francois Fulgis

Price: $299.94

Publisher: Paris, Ferra Librairie-Editeur: 1836

Seller ID: 39080


Two volumes bound in quarter brown calf over marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt with gilt borders, marbled endpapers, rear corner of volume 2 bumped, lower edge of boards a bit rubbed - an attractive clean, tight set. Descriptions de toutes les plantes agames, cryptogames et phanérogames qui y croissent spontanément, leurs propriétés, leur usage dans la médecine, les arts et l'économie domestique; avec une classification naturelle des agames et des cryptogam... View more info

LES BOCHIARDO Botanistes Piemontais d'apres leurs manuscrits inedits

By: Chiapusso-Voli, Irene ; et Oreste Mattriolo

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Geneve, Bulletin De L'Herbier Boissier: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41078


Autograph; 497-512; 841-862 pages; Extrait du Bulletin de l'Herbier Boissier, 2me serie, Tome IV (1904), No. 6 et No. 9. Inscribed by the author on front wrapper. Original wrappers bound in modern cloth with gilt spine lettering. Broadside advertisment for the publisher laid-in. ; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electroni... View more info

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NATURE'S OWN GARDENS

By: Clarke, Maud Umfreville

Price: $39.94

Publisher: London, New York, J.M. Dent & E.P. Dutton: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41352


280 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial cloth binding decoratively stamped at spine and front boardin green, white, red, gilt in a repeating floral pattern of blooming flowers and border vines. Minor rubbing at extremeties, some rippling of the cloth on rear boards. Beautifully illustrated with 51 full-page, colour drawings and numerous b&w drawings. Clarke presents her botanical musings for each month of the year. Excerpt: "When each and all of the Natu... View more info

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BRITISH VEGETABLE GALLS in attractive leather binding

By: Connold, Edward T

Price: $74.94

Publisher: London, Hutchison: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39022


xii, 312 pages; Very handsome green half morocco leather binding over cloth covered boards. Near Fine, light foxing to endpapers. Bookplate. Gilt coat-of-arms on binding. Illustrated by 130 photographic plates. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

LES FLEURS EXPLIQUEES

By: Coupin, Henri

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Paris, Vuibert: 1906

Seller ID: 41142


x, 165, (1) pages; Introduction a La Botanique Par L'Étude Sommaire De 100 Plantestrès Communes Partout. Modern gray cloth binding with gilt spine lettering, original printed wrappers bound in. Illustrated with b&w drawings throughout. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

FARRER'S LAST JOURNEY - Upper Burma, 1919-20 Together with a complete List of all Rhododendrons collected by Reginald Farrer, and his field notes, compiled by Miss Helen T. Maxwell, assistant in the Herbarium of the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

By: Cox, E. H. M.

Price: $174.94

Publisher: London, Dulau & Co., Ltd.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41540


Light scattered foxing, otherwise clean and tight in original burgundy cloth binding in original printed dustjacket with large chips at head of spine & edgewear. Advance slip from publisher laid-in with proposed publication date of "7 Dec. 1926" The author E. H. M. Cox was an important plant hunter and the author of Plant Hunting in China. In this book based in part on Farrar's field notes compiled by Helen T. Maxwell, Cox describes Farrer's expedition in Burma... View more info

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FLORA DE GOA E SAVANTVADI

By: Dalgado, D. G

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Lisboa, Impressa Nacional: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39082


xviii, 290 pages; Catalogo Methodico Das Plantas Medicinaes, Alimentares E Industriaes. Quarto Centenario do Descobrimento da India Rare local Indian flora on the Portuguese colony of Goa. Half red calf over patterned boards, gilt lettering & decoration at spine. Original wrappers bound in. Pages toned at edges. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephem... View more info

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FLORA CESTRICA - An Herborizing Companion for the Young Botanists of Chester County

By: Darlington, William

Price: $149.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lindsay & Blakiston: 1853

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 39081


c, 498 pages; Contents clean and secure in modern full calf binding with black leather spine label & gilt lettering, colour frontispiece geological Map of Chester County. Darlington was a medical doctor and ship's surgeon who published several works in the field of early American medical botany. The earlier edition of this work was described as an attempt to enumerate and describe the flowering and filicoid plants of Chester County, in the State of Pennsylvania. With bri... View more info

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Les Amours de Plantes, poeme en quatre chants

By: Darwin, Erasmus

Price: $299.94

Publisher: Paris, L'Imprimerie De Digeon: 1800

Seller ID: 39083


(iv), 412 pages; Translated by Deleuze. Suivi de notes, et de dialogues sur la poesie par J. P. F. Deleuze. This botanical poem "The Loves of the Plants," is a description of Linnaeus' sexual system of classification in verse. It comprises the second part of a famous work by Erasmus Darwin (grandfather of Charles Darwin) titled The Botanic Garden. Perhaps to the surprise of modern readers, this didactic poem was immediately popular, as the study of botany was qu... View more info