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The Nature Calendar: Wild Flowers

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barse & Hopkins: 1913

Seller ID: 2201036


Includes original box. Tears to box corners. 1913 Large Softcover. A mixture of scientific information on various flowers, beautiful verse, and tipped in chromolithographs. View more info

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Arnold Arboretum Harvard University: A Cumulative Index to Arnoldia, Volumes 1-29 (1941-1969)

By: Arnold Arboretum

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Arnold Arboretum: 1970

Seller ID: 2208285


A nice copy. 1970 Soft Cover. 87 pp. Arnold Arboretum Harvard University: A Cumulative Index to Arnoldia, Volumes 1-29 (1941-1969).KEYWORDS: HARVARD UNIVERSITY EDUCATION ARNOLD ARBORETUM GARDEN GARDENING BOTANY HORTICULTURE REFERENCE View more info

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Landscape Plants for the Southeast

By: Batson, Wade T.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: University of South Carolina Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266618


First edition. A nice copy. 1984 Hard Cover. xxi, 406 pp. Each species is illustrated by at least one drawing, usually of the flower and leaf. This volume is invaluable for homeowners selecting plants for the yard, for plant enthusiasts trying to identify the plants they encounter, and for nurserymen and professional landscapes. View more info

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Plant Form: An Illustrated Guide to Flowering Plant Morphology

By: Bell, Adrian D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1991

Seller ID: 2264676


Wrappers and pages lightly cocked, wrappers faintly toned, sticker on rear wrapper. 1991 Soft Cover. xiii, 341 pp. This profusely illustrated book provides comprehensive coverage of the immense variation in the external structure of flowering plants. It defines the innumerable details of growing and mature plants, describing their leaves, flowers, roots and seeds in a manner that will enable professionals and amateurs alike to identify many difficult features. The book a... View more info

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Nature's Garden: An Aid to Knowledge of Our Wild Flowers and Their Insect Visitors

By: Blanchan, Neltje

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2267728


Spine head, spine base and corners very lightly rubbed. 1927 Large Hardcover. xiii, 415 pp. Color plates and many other illustrations photographed directly from nature by Henry Troth and A.R. Dugmore. CONTENTS: Preface; List of Illustrations; Blue to Purple Flowers; Magenta to Pink Flowers; White and Greenish Flowers; Yellow and Orange Flowers; Red and Indefinites; Fragrant Flowers or Leaves; Unpleasantly Scented; Plants and Shrubs Conspicuous in Fruit; Plant Families Re... View more info

Field Treatment of Tobacco Root-Rot

By: Briggs, Lyman J.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: U.S. Department of Agriculture: 1908

Seller ID: 1282352


Pages toned, pencil markings on front cover. 1908 Soft Cover. CONTENTS: Nature of Root-rot; Field treatment of root-rot; Occurrence of root-rot; Field experiments showing the bad effects of alkaline commercial fertilizers on root-rot soils; Greenhouse experiments with alkaline fertilizers; Summary. View more info

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An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States and Canada (Volume I)

By: Britton, Nathaniel Lord; Brown, Hon. Addison

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dover: 1970

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2264674


1970 reissue of 1913 original. Revised and enlarged edition. Ink name on page ridges, wrappers faintly toned, top page ridge faintly foxed. xxix, 680 pp. Volume I only. This monumental classic of botany remains unsurpassed as the most comprehensive and reliable work on the flora of the Northeastern United States and reliable parts of Canada. An encyclopedic collection of information, it illustrates and describes by botanists and growing wild from Virginia to the Northern... View more info

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Plant (DK Eyewitness Books)

By: Burnie, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DK Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 2205015


An exceptional copy. 2004 Hard Cover. Here is a an original and exciting new look at the fascinating natural world of plants. Stunning real-life photographs of flowers, fruits, seeds, leaves and more offer a unique eyewitness view of the natural history of plant anatomy and growth. See the biggest flower in the world, where a seed develops, what the inside of a plant stem looks like, how a flower attracts insects, what a plant's reproductive organs look like, and how a d... View more info

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America's Garden Book

By: Bush-Brown, Louise and James

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1943

Seller ID: 2266616


No jacket, spine very faintly toned. 1943 Hard Cover. xxi, 1241 pp. Endpapers illustrated with a ma of zones of hardiness. CONTENTS: Soil and Soil Improvement; Design; Construction Problems; Lawns; Ground Covers; Vines; Trees; Shrubs; Hedges; Annuals; Biennials; Herbaceous Perennials; Bulbs, Corms, and Tubers; Lilies; Roses; Rock and Wall Gardens; The Woodland Garden; Water and Bog Gardens; The Herb Garden; City Gardens; Flower Pot Gardens; Coldframes and Hotbeds; The Sm... View more info

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Some Common Mushrooms and How to Know Them (United States Department of Agriculture, Circular No. 143)

By: Charles, Vera K.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: United States Department of Agriculture: 1946

Seller ID: 2267169


One-inch tear along top and bottom edges of front wrapper, small sticker on front wrapper, one-inch by one-inch chip along top edge of rear wrapper, bookplate and ink stamp on front wrapper verso. 1946 Stapled Binding. 60 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Danger from Poisonous Fungi; Agaricaceae (gill fungi); Polyporaceae (pore fungi); Hydnaceae (tooth fungi); Clavariaceae (coral fungi); Phallaceae (stinkhorn fungi); Lycoperdaceae (puffballs); Ascomycetes (sac fungi); Collater... View more info

Moth Activity in Hudson Valley Orchards Trapping Records of Seven Pest Species

By: Dean, R.W.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Cornell University Press: 1969

Seller ID: 1282354


Minor wear. 1969 Soft Cover. CONTENTS: Methods; CODLING MOTH: Life History Trap Records; RED-BANDED LEAF ROLLER: Life History Trap Records; FRUIT TREE LEAF ROLLER: Life History; Trap Records; OBLIQUE BANDED LEAF ROLLER: Life History; Trap Records; EYE-SPOTTED BUD MOTH: Life History; Trap Records; APPLE BARK BORER: Life History; Trap Records; ORIENTAL FRUIT MOTH: Life History; Trap Records; Moth Captures Relating to Host; Relative Abundance; Other Moths Found in Orchard T... View more info

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An Introduction to Pollen Analysis (A New Series of Plant Science Books Volume XII [12])

By: Erdtman, G. [Gunnar]; Wodehouse, Roger P.; Verdoorn, Frans

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chronica Botanica Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266467


First American edition. A couple minor smudges on rear board, pages lightly toned, ink name on half-title page and title page. 1943 Hard Cover. xv, [1], 239, [1] pp. The first English translation of the work that took what was previously a subject of research in just a few countires and made it an internationally recognized field, and revolutionized Quaternary vegetation and climate change research. Illustrations, diagrams, and charts throughout. Oddly, the verso of the ... View more info

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The Leguminous Plants of Wisconsin: The Taxonomy, Ecology and Distribution of the Leguminosae Growing in the State Without Cultivation

By: Fassett, Norman C.; Mose, Catherine

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The University of Wisconsin Press: 1961

Seller ID: 1528189


Lightly rubbed. 1961 Hard Cover. 157 pp. 9 3/8 x 6 1/4. Numerous photos, drawings, diagrams, maps. CONTENTS: Preface; The Distribution of the Leguminosae Native in Wisconsin; Artificial Key to the Leguminosae of Wisconsin Based on Vegetative Characters; Key Based on Flowers; Key Based on Fruits; Key Based on Seeds; Characteristics and Distributions of the Leguminosae of Wisconsin; Epidermal Outgrowths of the Leguminosae of Wisconsin; Glossary; Index. View more info

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Prickly and Poisonous: The Deadly Defenses of Nature's Strangest Animals and Plants

By: Ganeri, Anita

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest Kids: 1995

Seller ID: 2206036


Corners dog-eared. 1995 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 45 pp. This is a really large beautiful book about prickly and poisonous plants and animals and how they use these methods to defend themselves.KEYWORDS: PRICKLY POISONOUS DEADLY DEFENSES NATURE ANIMALS PLANTS SCIENCE CHILDREN JUVENILE View more info

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Principles of Plant Infection: A Text-Book of General Plant Pathology for Biologists, Agriculturists, Foresters and Plant Breeders

By: Gaumann, Ernst

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Hafner Publishing Company: 1950

Seller ID: 1532408


Includes original jacket. Jacket rubbed & toned with several chips, pages toned, ink name on front endpaper.Good. 1950 Hard Cover. 543 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction. 1. Infection; 2. Infection Chains; 3. The Parasitic Adaptation of Pathogens; 4. The Disease Proneness of the Host; 5. The Disease; 6. The Control of Infectious Diseases of Plants; Literature Cited; Appendix; Index. View more info

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Stalking the Wild Asparagus

By: Gibbons, Euell; McPhee, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alan C. Hood: 1987

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2267122


2nd printing. Top edge stained. 1987 Hard Cover. xiii, [3], 303, [1] pp. 8vo. Includes: A Remembrance of Euell Gibbons by John McPhee; Some thoughts on Wild Food; The Acorn: Ancient Food of Man; The Green Amaranth: Invader from the Tropics; Wild apples and crab apples; Arrowhead or Wapatoo: favorite food plant of American Indians; The Jerusalem Artichoke; Stalking the Wild Asparagus; The Sweet Birch; Blackberies and Dewberries; The Huckleberry and Blueberry Tribes; Great... View more info

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The Pears of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1921, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Twenty-Ninth Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Howe, G.H.; Taylor, O.M.; Francis, E.H.; Tukey, H.B.; Thatcher, R.W.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263124


First edition. Boards lightly rubbed, ink name crossed out on front endpaper. Text pages unmarked, binding square and holding firmly (we often see books in this series with damage to hinges). 1921 Large Hardcover. xi, 636 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 1/2. Original green cloth, gilt titles. Includes stunning full color plates depicting numerous types of pears. An extensive survey of many varieties of pear grown in New York, the aim of which - according to the preface - is to make... a ... View more info

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The Peaches of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1916, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Twenty-Fourth Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Howe, G.H.; Taylor, O.M.; Tubergen, C.B.

Price: $140.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company, Albany: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2078086


First edition. Boards rubbed (common with titles from this series), binding tight & square, no foxing. 1917 Large Hardcover. xiii, 541 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4. Original green cloth, gilt titles. An extensive survey of many varieties of peaches grown in New York, including according to the preface an account of the history and uses of the peach; a discussion of the botanical characters of the species of cultivated peaches; an account of the peach-regions and of peach-growing i... View more info

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The Cherries of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1914, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Twenty-Second Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Howe, G.H.; Taylor, O.M.; Tubergen, C.B.; Wellington, R.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2078082


First edition. The best copy we have handled - tight, square binding, no foxing to plates or text, none of the rubbing one generally sees to boards of books in this series, gilt titles bright with no loss. Tiny bump to front corner is only flaw. 1915 Large Hardcover. xii, 371 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4. Original green cloth, gilt titles. An extensive survey of many varieties of cherries grown in New York, including according to the preface an historical account of cultivated che... View more info

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Heinerman's Encyclopedia of Fruits, Vegetables and Herbs

By: Heinerman, John; Smith, Lendon H.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Parker Publishing Company: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2264682


Jacket spine faintly toned. Top page ridge lightly foxed, faint stain on page base. 1988 Hard Cover. xxxvi, 400 pp. From a medical anthropologist's files - remarkable health-promoting uses for hundreds of common fruits, vegetables and herbs View more info

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The Slipper Orchids: Selenipedium, Phragmipedium, Criosanthes, Cypripedium, Paphiopedilum

By: Hennessy, Esme F.; Hedge, Tessa A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Acorn Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207092


First edition. Faintly rubbed. 1989 Large Hardcover. 264 pp. 13 x 10. CONTENTS: Preface; Part I: A Review of Slipper Orchids - Introduction; 1. Nomenclature and Registration of Orchid Hybrids; 2. Cultivation; 3. Taxonomy; 4. Geographical Distribution of the Five Genera; Part II: Representative Species of Slipper Orchid; Part III: Man-made Hybrids; Glossary; Bibliography; Index I: Species and Natural Hybrids; Index II: Man-Made Hybrids. View more info

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Mushrooms & Other Fungi of the Midcontinental United States

By: Huffman, D.M.; Tiffany, L.H.; Knaphus, G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Iowa State University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264585


First edition - a paperback original. Ink initials on page ridge, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1989 Trade Paperback. viii, 326, [2] pp. View more info

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A Guide to the Medicinal Plants of the United States

By: Krochmal, Arnold & Connie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Quadrangle / The New York Times Book Co.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267488


Top edge a bit foxed, ink initials on page ridge, jacket lightly rubbed and toned, light crease down front jacket flap. 1973 Hard Cover. 259, [5] pp. A guide to the identification and use of various types of medicinal plants, illustrated with black-and-white photographs and drawings. View more info

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The Beauties of Nature and the Wonders of the World We Live In

By: Lubbock, Sir John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Macmillan and Co.: 1892

Seller ID: 2205959


No jacket, two inches of spine beginning to pull away from binding, minor spot to front board, endpapers toned. 1892 Hard Cover. xiv, 429 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; On Animal Life; On Plant Life; Woods and Fields; Mountains; Water; Rivers and Lakes; The Sea; The Starry Heavens.KEYWORDS: SIR JOHN LUBBOCK BEAUTIES OF NATURE WONDERS WORLD WE LIVE IN SCIENCE NATURAL HISTORY ANIMALS PLANTS ECOLOGY ASTRONOMY View more info

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One Thousand American Fungi

By: McIlvaine, Charles; Macadam, Robert K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dover: 1973

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2264675


1973 reissue of 1902 second revised edition. Spine and front wrapper creased, wrappers lightly toned, two address labels. lxii, 729 pp. Includes 182 illustrations. Details the characteristics of poisonous and non-poisonous mushrooms, and includes guidelines for the cultivation and preparation of edible species. View more info

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In Service of the Wild: Restoring and Reinhabiting Damaged Land

By: Mills, Stephanie

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Beacon Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264681


First edition. A nice copy. 1995 Hard Cover. xii, 237 pp. Lending her voice to the rapidly growing field of land restoration, the author examines a grassroots effort that has contributed new botanical, zoological, and geological knowledge, and takes the reader along as she assists the regenerative processes of nature. View more info

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Nutritional Improvement of Food Legumes By Breeding

By: Milner, Max

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Protein Advisory Group of the United Nations: 1973

Seller ID: 1284962


Faint stain on back cover along spine, pencil markings on front cover, spine creased. 1973 Trade Paperback. CONTENTS: Preface and Acknowledgments; Contributors and Participants; Welcome by FAO - Juan Felipe Yriart; Opening Remarks of Chairman; Keynote Address; Building a Protein Revolution on Grain Legumes; NUTRITIONAL IMPORTANCE OF LEGUMES FOR HUMANS: Legumes in Human Diets and How They Might Be Improved; Factors Affecting the Nutritional Value of Beans; Discussants; Su... View more info

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Scouting and Controlling Woody Ornamental Diseases in Landscapes and Nurseries

By: Moorman, Gary W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences: 1993

Seller ID: 2200951


Address label inside cover. 1993 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 90 pp. 7 3/4 x 4. Color photos throughout. CONTENTS: The concept of plants and key diseases; Scouting information for key woody ornamentals and descriptions of their key diseases; Ash; Azalea/Rhododendron; Boston Ivy; Cherry; Crabapple; dogwood; English Ivy; Hawthorn; Juniper; Maple; Oak; Pachysandra; Pine; Pyracantha; Rose; Spruce; Sycamore; Some tree diseases that create hazards; Some tree diseases that create ha... View more info

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The Remarkable Baobab

By: Pakenham, Thomas

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202522


First edition. No copyright date. A fine copy.Fine. 2004 Hard Cover. 143 pp. Standing tall on the sunburnt plains of Africa and Australia, like great living giants, baobabs may be the oldest life forms on the planet, and many of the specimens still standing today have been around for at least 2000 years. For centuries, the tree has provided food, medicine, shelter, places of refuge and worship and even served as prisons and tombs. Long before Africa was opened up by Euro... View more info