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14/01/2017

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-  Flora Europaea Volume 5
Covers the Alismataceae to Orchidadeae. 1980 11 ¼ x 8 ½ 452 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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-  Flora Iberica volumes 1-5 and 8
Keys, detailed descriptions and many botanical sketches. Vol 1 Lycopodiaceae-Papaveraceae 575 pages, Vol. II Platanaceae Plumbaginaceae (Part) 897 pages, Vol. III Plumbaginaceae (Part)-Capparaceae 730 pages, Vol. IV Cruciferae-Monotropaceae 730 pages, Vol. V Ebenaceae-Saxifragaceae 320 pages Vol VIII Haloragaceae-Euphorbiaceae 375 pages 9 ¾ x 6 ¾
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Slight wear to the surface of the dust jackets, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)250.00
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Anon -  Proceedings of the 2nd Optima (Phyto-Taxonomic inverstigation of the Mediterranean) meeting 1977 Webbia 34.1
A wide range of articles on the overall subject area mostly in English but some French. 1979 9 ½ x 6 ¾ 551 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)15.00
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Beliz -  O Barrocal Algarvio Bull no 17 of the Dept of the environment
Introduction to the area with checklists of species and descriptions of habitats, illustrated with 20 pages of colour photos – 2 to a page. 1987 8 ¼ x 5 ¾ 74 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: Some wear to the cover, especially the corners, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)3.00
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Blamey & Grey-Wilson -  Mediterranean Wild Flowers
This most comprehensive book on the subject covers all the countries around and the islands within the Med. 192 colour plates of composite colour paintings marvellously supplement the descriptions. 1993 8 ¾ x 5 ¾ 560 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)7.50
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Buttike & Krupp (Eds.) -  Fauna of Saudi Arabia - Vol. 9 - mainly Snakes
This volume primarily covers the Snakes but also smaller sections on some of the Annelida, Insects, Molluscs and fishes of the Red Sea with contributions from a wide range of authors with detailed descriptions, some sketches and drawings, distribution maps and a number of colour photographs. 1988 11 ¼ x 8 ½ 477 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Very good, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)120.00
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Collenette -  Flowers of Saudi Arabia
An album of over 1700 colour photos with typically 4 pictures per page, illustrating 1500 species from the region. Each is given a brief description. 514 pages. 1985 12 x 9 ¼
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Some wear to the dust jacket, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)25.00
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)45.00
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Crowfoot -  Flowering Plants of the Northern and Central Sudan
Primarily sketches of the plants with concise information on them, plus 6 pages of black and white photos. 1928 8 ¾ x 5 ½ around 190 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: Binding failing, and the photo pages have had the bottom torn off - but the photos are intact, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)15.00
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View larger image of 'Orchids of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East'Delforge -  Orchids of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East
More than 520 species are described and illustrated with 1270 colour photos, along with introductory sections on anatomy, taxonomy etc and keys make this a most comprehensive account of the plants. 2006 7 ¾ x 5 640 pages
 
Cover: Laminated Illustrated Hard cover
Comments:  (RRP £29.99), New
Price: £(GBP)22.50
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Fenaroli, Luigi -  Flora delle Alpi e degli altri monti d'Italia
A brief introductory section precedes the detailed descriptions with many sketches and 44 attractive colour plates of paintings. 1998 9 x 6 ¼ 387 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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View larger image of 'Flowers of Crete'Fielding & Turland with Brian Mathew (ed.) -  Flowers of Crete
A very substantial book which covers the wide range of plants from all the varying habitats of this island, arranged by family. Well illustrated with many good colour photos, many of which are reproduced at a large than usually seen size. 2005 11 ½ x 9 ½ 650 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: ,  (RRP £70), New
Price: £(GBP)50.00
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Garbari etc al eds -  Flora Mediterranea 7 - 1997 - under the auspices of OPTIMA (Phyto-Taxonomic inverstigation of the Mediterranean)
A wide range of articles on the overall subject area mostly in English but some French. 1997 9 ¼ x 6 ½ 275 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)5.00
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View larger image of 'The Hanbury Botanic Gardens'Gastaldo, Profumo & Sciutto -  The Hanbury Botanic Gardens
A beautiful book with many large format good quality colour photos, showing the garden at La Mortola, with its many exotic plants including many Cacti and other succulents, along with a brief history of it. 1999 12 ¼ x 8 ¼ 95 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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Grey-Wilson, Chris -  The Genus Dionysia
A lovely book on these charming - but mainly challenging - plants. Covers their botany and cultivation before giving detailed descriptions of the plants. Written by a well known expert on both these and other plants, and published by the Alpine Garden Society 58 colour photos and many charming sketches. 1989. 9 ¾ x 7 ¼ 172 pages.
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)12.00
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Hermjakob, Gerd -  Orchids of Greece and Cyprus
33 forms from those found native in the area are given brief descriptions and illustrated with good colour photos for the time of publication. 1974 10 ½ x 8 ¼ About 70 pages
 
Cover: Laminated Illustrated Hard cover
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)40.00
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Huxley & Taylor -  Flowers of Greece and the Aegean
An interesting book covering the environments of the plants, as well as details of the flora. 185 pages plus 64 pages with 483 colour photos. 1977 8 x 5 ¼
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)7.50
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Kohlhaupt, Paula -  Fleurs des Alpages
120 species are illustrated with a good for its day full page colour photo, with a full page description on then adjacent page. French (possibly a translation from German) 1963 7 ½ x 5 256 pages
 
Cover: Laminated
Comments: , , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)8.00
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Lipscombe Vincett -  Wild Flowers of central Saudi Arabia
Primarily an introductory colour picture book to the books of the area withquite large photos of the plants with brief descriptions and comments. 1977 11 ¾ x 8 ½ 114 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Rather worn dust jacket, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Lipscombe Vincett -  Golden days - Wild Flowers of Saudi Arabia
A well illustrated account (many of the pictures nearly full page) of the plants to be found, arranged by region, giving brief descriptions. 1984 12 x 8 ½ 173 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)12.00
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View larger image of 'Succulent Plants of Socotra'Lode, Joel -  Succulent Plants of Socotra
A colour photo album of the wonderful plants to be found on the Island, with just the plant names. 2010 9 x 6 ¼ 60 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Ministry of Agriculture of Saudi Arabia -  Natural History of Saudi Arabia; an Introduction
Descriptions of habitats along with many species illustrated with colour photos. English and Arabic, and book reads from right to left. 1999 12 ¾ x 9 about 300 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Book in poor state with bumps, tears to dust jacket and text block detatched from cover., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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Nathan -  Atlas des fleurs des Alpes
104 pages of good colour photos, mainly 4 to a page, illustrate the plants, and more detailed descriptions with additional sketches and distribution maps complete the book. French (poosibly translated from German) 1983 11 ¼ X 8 ½ 259 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)30.00
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Nilsson & Mossberg -  Orchids of Northern Europe
After a brief introduction to orchids, the main part of the book is 58 colour plates of paintings, with a description of the species opposite. 1979 8 x 4 ¾ 136 pages
 
Cover: Laminated Illustrated Hard cover
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)0.00
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Cover: Laminated Illustrated Hard cover
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)5.00
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Nimis ed -  Bocconea 6 - 1996
Largely checklist articles on the overall subject area mostly in English but some French. 1996 9 ¼ x 6 ½ 294 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
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Price: £(GBP)5.00
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Phitos and Greuter eds -  Proceedings of the VI Optima (Phyto-Taxonomic inverstigation of the Mediterranean) meeting 1989
A wide range of articles on the overall subject area mostly in English but some French. 1991 9 ½ x 6 ¾ 987 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
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Pohler -  Wiesenblumen in den Alpen
208 plants are illustrated with a 2/3rd page colour photo, with a brief description underneath. German. 1982 8 ½ x 6 227 pages
 
Cover: Laminated Illustrated Hard cover
Comments: , , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Polunin -  Oxford Concise Flowers of Europe
107 pages plus 192 pages of colour photos illustrating over 1900 species. 1972 8 ¾ x 5 ¾
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)9.00
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: poor, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)5.00
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Raimondo & Greuter eds -  Bocconea 1 - 1991
Largely checklist articles articles on the overall Mediterranaen area mostly in English but some French. 1991 9 ¼ x 6 ½ 275 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)5.00
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View larger image of 'Buried Treasures - Finding and growing the World's Choicest Bulbs'Ruksans, Janis -  Buried Treasures - Finding and growing the World's Choicest Bulbs
The author is a Latvian nurseryman who has specialised in a wide range of new and less common varieties. He describes his method of propagation and growing the plants, and the majority of the book is an account of his visits to find new bulbs, mainly in the old Eastern Block countries. Well illustrated with 304 colour photos. 2007 10 ¾ x 7 ¾ 384 pages plus 80 pages of colour photos.
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: ,  (RRP £30), New
Price: £(GBP)22.50
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Tear to dust jacket (RRP £30), New
Price: £(GBP)17.50
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Schroter -  Alpen-Flora
24 charming colour plates and 2 black and white plates are accompanied by descriptions in both French and English. No date – 1960? 8 x 5 ¼
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , No dust jacket, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)2.00
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)3.00
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Sfikas -  Wild Flowers of Greece
Brief introduction to the area is followed by 84 pages of colour photos, 1-3 per page, with concise descriptions, plus 8 pages of black and white sketches and 8 of attractive colour paintings. 1976 6 ¾ x 4 ¾ 124 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: Fold across back cover and general wear., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)4.00
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Sfikas, George -  Wild Flowers of Cyprus
A good pocket guide to the plants well illustrated with many colour photos. 320 pages 7 x 4 ¾ 1994
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , 
Price: £(GBP)8.00
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View larger image of 'Wildflowers of Kuwait'Shuaib -  Wildflowers of Kuwait
Over 200 species described, with a colour photo of each, along with description of the habitats. Thought there was only sand here - amaze yourself (and your friends) with this well produced book! 125 pages 1995 11 ¼ x 8 ¼
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)17.50
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Sinclair, Valerie -  The Floral Charm of Cyprus
Covers many of the attractive plants to be seen, mainly one per page (occasionally two), with a description and colour photo. A few birds, animals and insects are also covered! 1991 8 ¼ x 5 ½ 207 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)8.00
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Sventenius -  Additamentum ad Floram Canariensem
37 full page detailed botanical illustrations – 7 in colour with descriptions. Latin 1960 13 ¾ x 9 ¾ 93 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: The light card cover has a decorative outer paper cover which is somewhat worn especially at the edges with some small tears and a small part missing, and generally a bit worn but the body fo the book is very good especially considering the light weight protection.., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)150.00
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Wittmer et al.(Eds.) -  Fauna of Saudi Arabia - Vol. 1
This volume covers the Arachnids, mites and Insects of the area with contributions from a wide range of authors with detailed descriptions, some sketches and drawings and a few colour photographs. 1979 11 ¼ x 8 ½ 372 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Poor dust jacket with some tears - but mostly intact, and bands of fading. The body of the book is very good., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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Zohary -  Flora Palaestina
A very detailed account with the descriptions etc in four volumes with the illustrations – sketches – also in four volumes to accompany them. 1986 11 x 7 ½ Text volumes 364, 489, 481, 462 pages, plate volumes 495, 656, 757, 525 pages respectively.
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: No dust wrappers as published, slight marks to covers and bumps to corners but generally very good., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)250.00
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