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09/07/2018

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Boissevain & Davidson -  Colorado Cacti
Sub titled "An illustrated Guide Describing All of the Native Colorado Cacti" there are detailed descriptions and 45 illustrations, mainly black and white photos but also cross sections of flowers and spines. 1940 10 ¼ x 7 73 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , No dust jacket, and somewhat discoloured boards., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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Engelmann, George -  Cactaceae of the Boundary
One of the great classics! 78 pages plus 75 pages of attractive and detailed drawings. 1859 11 x 8 ½
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: 1986 quality reprint of 1859 original, £40 until the end of February 2017, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)65.00
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Knuth -  Geraniaceae
Reprint, originally 1912 from Engler, Das Pflanzenreich regni vegetabilis conspectus, Heft 53 Latin., 80 text-figs, pages uncut. A source-book for descriptions of all known species at that date. 198910 x 6 ½ 640 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: Pages uncut, New
Price: £(GBP)30.00
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Lemaire -  Cactearum aliquot novarum acissuetarum in Horto Monvilliano
Reprint of the 1838 original 8 ¼ x 5 ¾ about 55 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Quite worn, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)3.00
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Lemaire, Charles -  Iconographie Descriptive Des Cactees
A full size facsimile of the copy held in the Natural History Museum of the 16 plates and associated text of their copy, with an introduction by Gordon Rowley to put the work into context of the time it was produced – the 1830’s and 40’s. 1993 20 ¼ x 13 81 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Slight wear to dust jacket, New
Price: £(GBP)50.00
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Mottram -  Succulents in Curtis's Botanical Magazine First series (1787 - 1815)
Facsimile black and white reproductions of the 89 species in the first series of the publication from 1787 – 1814, along with the descriptions. In Two parts. 1991 11 ¼ x 8 366 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: Slight knock to corner, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)40.00
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View larger image of 'A History of Succulent Plants'Rowley, Gordon -  A History of Succulent Plants
Once again Gordon has produced something totally different by looking at the history of man’s involvement with succulent plants from the earliest records through to the modern hobby, written is his easygoing style, and illustrated with the widest and most wonderful selection of pictures, old and modern and as ever including the way out as only he could! 1997 10 x 10 409 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments:  Please note that Strawberry Press books are quite heavy and vulnerable to their corners being bumped in transit. I’m afraid that I cannot guarantee that there is no minor bumping on the copies I supply, but for those books with more serious damage I have reduced the price accordingly., New
Price: £(GBP)50.00
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