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Last updated:
22/09/2021

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Andersohn -  Cacti and Succulents
An attractively produced book covering all aspects of the plants and hobby, from habitat through cultivation and selected species, well illustrated. 8 ½ x 7 ¾ 1983 312 pages
 
Cover: Laminated Illustrated Hard cover
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)7.50
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Cover: Laminated Illustrated Hard cover
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Anderson, Miles -  The World Encyclopedia of Cacti & Succulents
Miles Anderson is an American C&S Nurseryman, and in this book assisted by Terry Hewitt of Holly Gate, it cover the whole gamut of the C&S world, with a good emphasis on the “other” succulents and less common cacti, attractively produced and well illustrated. 256 pages 1998 9 x 7
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Same book with title "Complete guide to Growing Cacti & Succulents", Compact edition Some fading to spine, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Bell, Shirley-Anne -  Success with Cacti and Other Succulents
A good introductory book to these plant, giving good information on where to grow them, how to look after them and which species you might grow. 2005 9 ¾ x 7 ¼ 160 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments:  (RRP £12.95), New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Chapman, Martin & Auger -  Cacti & their cultivation
This is the book which started me growing Cacti – by its straightforward advice on getting plants to flower by selecting what to grow and how to look after it – and it worked on a window sill! 13 full page colour photos to whet your appetite supplemented by quite a few in black and white – but it is the advice that makes the book! 1971 10 x 6 206 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , A good copy with little wear considering its age, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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View larger image of 'The Plantfinder's Guide to Cacti & Other Succulents'Grantham & Klaassen -  The Plantfinder's Guide to Cacti & Other Succulents
A general introduction to these plants, with very much an emphasis on the "other" succulents, including a good helping of both the new and old as well as the familiar and the less so, 192 pages. 1999 David & Charles 10 ½ x 8
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Slight curl and catch to edge of dust jacket (RRP £20), Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)7.50
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: Slight curl to edge of dust jacket (RRP £20), Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Haage, Walter -  Cacti & Succulents - a practical handbook
How many of us started with this book – a wonderful introductory book for its time, both for its content as well as those many sketches down the side of the pages as well as the many good for its time colour photos? How many well worn copies are there still around?! 1963 9 ½ x 5 ½ 264 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , A poor copy with no dust jacket and some marks to the cover., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)2.00
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Haustein -  Cactus handbook
Nearly 500 species are described, each with a colour photo mainly 4 to a page. 320 pages 1988 8 ½ x 6
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)7.50
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Hewitt -  The Complete Book of Cacti & Succulents
An attractively presented book which gives good guidance on what to grow and how to do it, well illustrated with many colour photos. 1993 11 ¼ x 9 ¼ 176 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Slight darkening of the spine (reverse fading!) and very small catch otherwise very good., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Innes -  Complete Handbook of Cacti & Succulents
Includes a wide range of species, including many of the less common succulent species, as well as cultivation information. 224 pages including 16 pages of colour photos. 1977 10 x 7 ½
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Quite a heavily used (worn!) copy, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)8.50
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Innes & Wall -  Cacti, succulents and bromeliads. A Wisley Gardening Companion
Brings together the 3 earlier texts: Innes, Cacti (1987 & 1992), Innes, Succulents (1989), and Wall & Innes, Air plants & other bromeliads (1988 & 1994). 142 colour photos, 9 text-figs 1995 8 ¾ x 5 ½ 192 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Some wear to the dust jacket (RRP £12.99), New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Innes, Clive -  The Handbook of Cacti & Succulents
Covers a wide range of plants, giving descriptions and cultivation information, and illustrated with many colour photos. Written by a UK nurseryman. 1988 11 ¼ x 8 ¾ 176 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Slight wear and curl to dust cover edges otherwise very good, Second hand book – please see important information
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Lamb, Brian -  A Guide to Cacti of the World
An A-Z of the more generally cultivated cactus plants, with descriptions and good colour photos, many in larger format than usual. 1991 11 x 8 ½ 215 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Fading to spine of dust jacket, Second hand book – please see important information
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Martin & Chapman -  Succulents and their Cultivation
Covers the entire range of the "other" succulent plants. An ideal introduction to the subject. 299 pages plus 16 pages of B&W/colour photos. 1977 8 ¾ x 5 ½
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Fading to spine of dust jacket, Second hand book – please see important information
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: Dust jacket in proper plastic cover and has minimal wera, and very slight fading to the spine., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Pizzetti -  Macdonald Encyclopedia of Cacti
300 species described, each with a colour photo two to a page. A useful and interesting book. 384 pages 1985 7 ½ x 4 ½
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
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Schuster -  The World of Cacti
An attractively produced book that after an introduction to their habitat and cultivation goes through the genera grown by hobbyists, including some of the less commonly seen and more difficult ones. Well illustrated with many good colour photos. 1990 10 ½ x 7 ½ 240 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Fading to spine of dust jacket and slight edge wear to dust jacket, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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