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The Nature Calendar: Wild Flowers

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barse & Hopkins: 1913

Seller ID: 2201036

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0872494330

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0198542194

Condition: Good


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 also explains much of the terminology that is used in advanced botanical texts and reference books, but rarely explained for n... 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

ISBN: 0486226425

Condition: Very Good


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 reaches of Labrador, and as far West as Kansas and Manitoba. This second edition, materially revised and enlarged, covers 46... View more info

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Handbook on Dwarfed Potted Trees: The Bonsai of Japan (Brooklyn Botanic Garden Record Plants and Gardens, Vol. 9, No. 3)

By: Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden: 1959

Seller ID: 2286597

Condition: Very Good


Minor ink and pencil notes on rear wrapper. 1959 Stapled Binding. 96 pp. Topics include a popular guide to bonsai culture, how the Japanese grow and train dwarf trees, kinds suitable for American amateurs, and more. View more info

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Plant (Eyewitness Books)

By: Burnie, David

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1989

Seller ID: 2278885

ISBN: 0394822528

Condition: Very Good


Light foxing to page ridge. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. The most impressive feature of this book is the quality of the carefully composed images, such as the time-lapse aging of a blossom. Each superb spread contains a complete topic, including how a plant is pollinated, how seeds are spread, and surviving above the snow line. View more info

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Our Ferns in Their Haunts: A Guide to All the Native Species

By: Clute, Willard N.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1901

Seller ID: 2288795

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. 1901 Hard Cover. xii, 332 pp. Color frontispiece. Illustrated by William Walworth Stilson. CONTENTS: List of Illustrations; Preface; The Uncoiling Fronds; The Osmundas; The Rattlesnake Fern and the Adder's Tongue; The Moonwort and Its Allies; The Bracken; The Cliff Brakes; The Woodsias; The Christmas and Holly Ferns; The Marsh Fern Tribe; The Wood Ferns; The Rock Spleenworts; The Lady Fern and Its Kin; The Polypodies; The Bladder Ferns; The Chain Ferns; The Boulder Fern; Cheilanthes and Maidenhair; The Sensitive and Ostrich Ferns; The Walking ... View more info

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The Fern Allies of North America North of Mexico

By: Clute, Willard Nelson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1905

Seller ID: 2288796

Condition: Near Fine


Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, ink name and ink stamp on front endpaper. 1905 Hard Cover. xiv, 278 pp. With more than one hundred and fifty illustrations by Ida Martin Clute. Color frontispiece. CONTENTS: List of Illustrations; Preface; The Fern Allies; Key to the Families of Fern Allies; The Equisetaceae: Scouring-Rushes and Horsetails; Key to the Species of Equisetum; The Evergreen Equisetums, or Scouring-Rushes; The Deciduous Equisetums, or Horsetails; The Lycopodiaceae, or Club-Mosses; Key to the Lycopodiums; The Trailing Lycopodiums; The Erect or Decumbent Lycopodiums; The Psilot... View more info

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The Complete Trees of North America: Field Guide and Natural History (Outdoor Life / Nature Books)

By: Elias, Thomas S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company: 1980

Seller ID: 2272716

ISBN: 0442238622

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges a bit rubbed. 1980 Hard Cover. xii, 948 pp. 8vo. A field guide and natural history of North American trees, featuring all 652 native species, plus over 100 introduced species, with quick and easy references for identification, text accessible to the layman including common and scientific names, a survey of the relationship between man and nature, illustrated summer and winter keys, over 2,000 labeled illustrations, and range maps. 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

Condition: Near Fine


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 final leaf bears an illustration of a tree playing a flute. 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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 1890409103

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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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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

Condition: Near Fine


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 complete record of the development of the pear wherever cultivated up to the present time... [and to give] an account of the ... 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

Condition: Very Good


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 in New York with the most important statistics relating to this fruit; and, lastly and in greatest detail, the synonymy, bibli... 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: $225.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272654

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Tiny ink name stamp on front endpaper, pages ridges faintly foxed, minor discoloration to base of first and last few pages. Boards are almost entirely free of the scuffing and discoloration one often sees on these volumes. 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... 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

Condition: Very Good


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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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

ISBN: 0813811686

Condition: Near Fine


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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The Audubon Society Book of Trees

By: Line, Les; Sutton, Ann and Myron

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290055

ISBN: 0810906732

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 1981 Large Hardcover. 263 pp. Grouped by habitat, from the northern tundra to Central America, this rare combination of full color photographs and scientifically dependable text examine trees both familiar and exotic. Includes 191 photographs in full color. View more info

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The Mushroom Book: A Popular Guide to the Identification and Study of Our Commoner Fungi, with Special Emphasis on the Edible Varieties

By: Marshall, Nina L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1923

Seller ID: 2286972

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket, spine slightly cocked, rear endpapers lightly foxed. 1923 Large Hardcover. xxx, 171 pp. 1923 printing. Gilt titles on spine and on front board. With many illustrations in color and black and white photographed form nature by J. A. and H.C. Anderson. An illustrated guide to fungi, with a bibliography, list of abbreviations of names of botanists with explanations, index, and glossary following text. View more info

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Familiar Features of the Roadside: The Flowers, Shrubs, Birds and Insects

By: Mathews, F. Schuyler

Price: $25.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1897

Seller ID: 2288806

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name and date on front endpaper. 1897 Hard Cover. xiv, 269 pp. Gilt titles on spine and front board. CONTENTS: Early Wild Flowers, Catkins, an Spring Peppers; Early Flowering Shrubs; Shrubs Belonging to the Rose Family--Cherries, Brambles, Etc.; Shrubs Belonging to the Rose Family--The Wild Rose, Etc.; The Woodland Road--Shrubs and Flowers Belonging to the Heath Family; Meadow Singers; The Little Songsters--The Yellowbird, Sparrows, and Phoebe Bird; Birds with Unmusical Voices; Birds of Brilliant Feathers--Humming Bird, Jay, Bluebird, Tanager, Oriole, Etc.; Woodland Singers--The Thrushes, ... View more info

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Roses of the World in Color

By: McFarland, J. Horace

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1936

Seller ID: 2288807

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faintly toned, minor loss to spine head, ink gift note on front paste-down endpaper. 1936 Hard Cover. xxiv, 296 pp. Color illustrations throughout. These hundreds of roses are described and their cultivation outlined while many others are reproduced in text or black and whites. McFarland is probably the best qualified expert to compile this inevitable who's who in Rosedom, while for sheer beauty and color nothing could offer finer material for a picture book than the roses of the world. 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

ISBN: 0486227820

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0807085340

Condition: Near Fine


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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The Trees of Northeastern America [with] The Shrubs of Northeastern America: Two Volumes in One [North-eastern]

By: Newhall, Charles S.; Britton, Nath. L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press: 1911

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275029

Condition: Very Good


Small spot on front board corner, edges and endpapers lightly foxed. 1911 Hard Cover. xiv, 250; xii, 249, [7] pp. 8vo. Two volumes in one. A guide to the identification of trees and shrubs, illustrated with numerous drawings of leaves, with detailed descriptions of various species. View more info

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A Field Guide to Pacific States Wildflowers (The Peterson Field Guide Series)

By: Niehaus, Theodore F.; Ripper, Charles L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2277342

ISBN: 0395316626

Condition: Near Fine


Very minor general wear. 1976 Soft Cover. xxxii, 432 pp. How to identify the wildflowers that grow from the Pacific Ocean to the Rockies and from British Columbia to Baja California; their field marks and family characteristics; their ranges, habitats, and flowering seasons. 1492 species from 77 families--all the flowers you are likely to encounter in the most diverse region of the country. Every species illustrated, with a description on the facing page--all the information you need can be seen at a glance. Flowers grouped by color and characteristics for easy matching of picture with specime... 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

ISBN: 0297843737

Condition: Near Fine


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 European explorers, the news of the baobab had astonished the world of science, due to its stupendous size (twice the girth of an... View more info

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Peru (Travellers' Wildlife Guides)

By: Pearson, David L.; Beletsky, Les; Crump, Martha L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Interlink Books: 2008

Seller ID: 2287928

ISBN: 1566565456

Condition: Near Fine


An excellent copy. 2008 Soft Cover. x, 492 pp. From the world-famous Machu Picchu Incan ruins high in the Andes Mountains, to Lake Titicaca in southern Peru, to the Iquitos area of Amazonian northeastern Peru, travellers want to experience tropical forests and other stunning habitats and catch glimpses of exotic wildlife. In this book is all the information you need to find, identify, and learn about Peru's magnificent animal and plant life. View more info

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A Sampler of Wayside Herbs: Rediscovering Old Uses for Familiar Wild Plants

By: Pond, Barbara; Norman, Edward; Norman, Marcia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chatham Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204125

ISBN: 0856990965

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A very nice copy.Near Fine. 1974 Large Hardcover. 126 pp. Illustrated with 32 full-page watercolor paintings and 60 fine-line pencil drawings. The text describes each plant's interesting history, its role in literature and legend, and its herbal uses of the past, including the making of scents, dyes, cosmetics, sachets, flavorings and confections. There are recipes for old favorites such as Dandelion Wine, Spice Rose Hip Jelly, and Soup with Sorrel and Eggs... They are arranged in order of their blossoming cycle from early spring through late fall, and are indexed by both common... View more info