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Paphiopedilum. Eine Monographie aller Frauenschuh-Orchideen der asiatischen Tropen und Subtropen. A monograph of all tropical and subtropical Asiatic slipper-orchids (ISBN:3871050210) First Hardcover Edition,

By Guido J. Braem

1988 About fine, 249 color illustrated pages with plates in color, text dual-column with English and German. Printed in West Germany. Color hardcovers. .

$28.00

Paphiopedilum: A Monograph of All Tropical and Subtropical Asiatic Slipper-Orchids

By Guido J. Braem

Amer Orchid Society, 1988 First edition thus, 250 illustrated pages. Loaded with color (What else!). About Fine.

$45.00

Botanical Specimen Journal. With Signed Valedictory (Speach), St Joseph's School, Laconia, New Hampshire.1913.

By Alfred Paquette

Botanical specimen journal l. A loosely bound, half leather, string-tied portfolio containing Forty-Two folded loose signatures, each with a unique dried, and pressed botanical specimen mounted with full descriptions including scientific and common useage names, leaves, flowers, roots, family, genus, etc...on the opposite page. These are mostly small Spring & Summer plants with flowers; Indian Turnip, Lady Slipper, Iris, etc.... found in and around Laconia, NH during the Spring & early Summer of 1913. On most sheets, plants have stained the opposite page with an impression. Quite an exceptionally well-preserved and interesting hand-crafted book. This was assembled by the Valedictorian of St. Joseph School from the graduating class of: June 15, 1913. The student 'Alfred Paquette', has also been so kind as to leave his original hand-written 'Valedictory' speach in clear flowing script with pen. 5 single-sided pages. Quite interesting for a Botanical specimen journal over 100 years old with verifiable provenance. . 1/2 Green Leather & Paper Bds. Very Good. Illus. by C. S. Jackson. 4to. Bagged for Preservation.

$375.00

Mushrooms and Toadstools

By Gussow

1927 274 pages, illustrated. near fine condition.

$28.00

Our Edible Toadstools and Mushrooms. First Hardcover Edition, 1899.

By W. Hamilton Gibson

Harpers, 1899 1899 (1895) Beautiful and colorful plate illustrations. Old water edge stain along top/side for 1st 50 pages & last 8-10 diminishing in appearance to nothing. 337 pages. Quite attractive owner gift inscription dated 1902 on the front fly. Sloghtly cocked. .

$72.89

Wayside Trees - Series II Hornbeam, Chestnut, Willows, Oaks, Buttonwood Etc... With Life Size Pan and Ink Studies of the Leaves from Nature. First Edition, 1899

By Mathews, F. Schuyler (Ferdinand Schuyler), 1854-1938

Boston & Springfield, Mass.: Taber - Prang, 1899 Very uncommon. Original printing in stiff color illustrated wrappers. 28 illustrated pages loaded with drawings and text descriptions. NOTE: I knew his grand daughter who lived in the next town over and she told me a great deal about this author. He used to do song-bird demonstrations at local elementary schools where he would whistle the bird notes while pulling a clothesline contraption loaded with the notes through the classroom. The kids would see the notes as well as hear them and get to whistle along. She said it was much loved by all. An interesting and quite prolific man, writing and illustrating dozens of books on birds, flowers, games, plants, trees, etc.... First. Color Illustrated Stiff Wraps. Good+. Illus. by Mathews, F. Schuyler. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Bagged & Boarded for Posterity.

$45.00

Eighteenth Century Life, Volume VIII, N.s.,2: Special Issue, "British and American Gardens" 1983.

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, VA, 1983. Special issue journal in dark blue-green textured card wraps, 8vo. 188pp. + 2 sections of unpaginated plates + ads. NF to Fine.. About Fine. Bagged & Boarded for Posterity.

$14.00

Henderson's Handbook of Plants. First Hardcover Edition, 1881, Near Fine Condition.

1881 New York: Peter Henderson & Co, 1881. First edition. Hardcover. 410 text pages + index and 1 page of ads in the rear. 7 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. Dark Green cloth binding, gilt lettering on spine and cover. Small owner bookplate to the verso of the front cover, also a tiny bookseller sticker in the gutter of the same. Minor bumping and rubbing, else about Fine Condition. A lovely looking example of the scarce early book on horticulture. . Hard Cover. Near Fine. Bagged for Posterity.

$35.00

Plants of Shakespeare - Undated, Circa 1960.

By Simmons,Adelma Grenier

Caprilands 0, CT. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good-near Fine, Clean, unmarked, 64 pages..

$16.00

The Home Garden Handbooks Rock Gardens - First Edition in Nice Dustwrapper. Hardcover, 1928

By Rockwell & Hollrock

Hardcover Publisher: MacMillan, NY, 1928 Used - Good. Jacket shows wear at extremities, but the cover image of a cottage garden is way charming. Book solid.. Archival Wrapped DJ.

$18.00

Washburn & Co.'s Amateur Cultivator's Guide to the Flower & Kitchen Garden: Containing a Descriptive List of Two Thousand Varieties of Flower & Vegetable Seeds; Also a List of French Hybrid Gladiolus . First Edition, Original, 1868

By Washburn & Co, Seed Merchants, Boston,

Boston: Washburn & Co, Seed Merchants, Boston,, 1868 Very good condition, lovely frontispiece of a hand-colored floral arrangement, another in the rear of Gladiolus. 150 illustrated pages, note pages are clean. . Bagged for Posterity & Preserv.

$95.00

$85.00

Success with House Plants - The Scarce Complete Set with All 846 Cards, 19 Chapters in 6 Hardcover Binders.

This set is complete and weighs 25 lbs before packing. All 19 chapters, 846 individual sub-sections (cards) by # housed in the original 6 matching 3-ring binders. There were a total of 99 'packets' sent out to subscribers from 1985 through 1988 so you needed to be really patient and not mind spending a lot of $$. Heavy so expect an adjustment in the shipping cost..

$125.00

The Flora of Vermont: An Annotated List of the Ferns and Seed Plants of the State of Vermont

By Dole, E. J.

Burlington, VT: Vermont Botanical club (Printed by the Free Press Printing, Co. Burlington, VT), 1937. Third revised edition. Paperback. Gray/green wraps with light age discoloration, with binding lean, but the book is very well bound, interior clean and unmarked. 353 pages with 3 unobtrusive single-line library stamps on interior pages. . About Fine. . Bagged for Posterity.

$30.00

Schroter;s Coloured Vade-Mecum to the Alpine Flora.

By Schroter, Prof. Dr. C., F.L.S.

Zeurich: Albert Raustein 207 coloured and 10 plain drawings by L. Schroter. 27th edition in dust wrapper.. Hard Cover. VG+/VG+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Archival Wrapped DJ.

$24.33

Schroter;s Coloured Vade-Mecum to the Alpine Flora.

By Schroter, Prof. Dr. C., F.L.S.

Zeurich: Albert Raustein 207 coloured and 10 plain drawings by L. Schroter. 29th edition in dust wrapper.. First. Hard Cover. VG+/VG+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". Archival Wrapped DJ.

$24.33

Blumen Der Berge, Kolorierteholzschnitte. Koenigstein, 1954. 64pp. With Numm. Col. Woodcut Ills. Or.Wrps.

By Markgraf, Friedrich

1954. 64pp. Many color illustrations. Near fine condition in color-illustrated french wraps.. Bagged for Preservation.

$24.32

Classic Roses

By Beales, Peter

New York, NY, U.S.A.: Henry Holt & Company, 1985, 1985 Hard Cover. About Fine/VG++. 1st. 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall. 432 pages, many color illustrations-photos..

$15.14

Bering, Blixen & Blomsterne Pa Rungstedlund

By Osterlund, Jette, Illustrated by Photos

Copenhagen: Olivia, 2001, 2001 Hard Cover. About Fine/VG++. 1st. 4to - over 9?" - 12" tall. App. 100 pages, many color photos..

$16.22

Pilze Mitteleuropas Speisepilze II Und Giftpilze

By Haas, Hans; Gossner, Gabriele

Stuttgart: Kosmos, 1958 156 pages, 40 full-page plates, text in German. A very nice dust wrapper with a medium sized chip in the bottom quadrant.. 1st, Second Printing. Hard Cover. NF/Good. Illus. by Color Plates. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Archival Wrapped DJ.

$24.32

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