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17/11/2017

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Baldwin, Debra Lee -  Designing with Succulents
Shows what can be done in warmer climes – and what maybe global warming might permit in places currently not suitable (or we can dream about it!). Well illustrated with many colour photos. 2007 9 ½ x 7 ¾ 255 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)15.00
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View larger image of 'Succulent Container Gardens'Baldwin, Debra Lee -  Succulent Container Gardens
Want to display your plants in a more attractive and artistic manner? Then this book will give you a great many helpful ideas of what can be achieved and how to do it. Many colour photos of what the author has produced will encourage your attempts! 2010 9 ½ x 8 248 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: ,  (RRP £20), New
Price: £(GBP)13.50
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View larger image of 'BCSS History'Cox, John -  BCSS History
The author has been the society Archivist as well as a long term member of the Bradford branch which formed the basis of the society, and so has been well placed to put together this attractive and interesting album of recollections, articles, photos of early personalities etc. 2011 8 ¼ x 5 ¾ 20 pages
 
Cover: Card
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)3.50
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View larger image of 'Macro photography for Gardeners and Nature Lovers'Detrick, Alan -  Macro photography for Gardeners and Nature Lovers
Photography is a very popular aspect of our hobby, and this book has been written to help produce the best images primarily of plants but also insects and using close up digital photography. Even if you aren’t interested in photography you will still like the colour photos used to illustrate the book! 2008 9 ½ x 9 ¼ 175 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments:  (RRP £17.99), New
Price: £(GBP)12.00
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Fleming & Valiente-Banuet ed -  Columnar cacti and their mutualists. Evolution, ecology, and conservation
Submissions by 29 contributors, with lots of data on north American cereoid classification. 70 text-figs 2002 9 ½ x 6 ½ 371 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments:  (RRP £52.95), Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)30.00
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: Damaged dust cover, New
Price: £(GBP)36.00
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Graham, Martyn -  Hardy Palms and Palm-Like Plants
If you’d like to produce that “Far away look” for your garden then this book will guide you through the practicalities. Choice of plants extends from true Palms through Agaves, Cordylines, Phormiums, Yuccas etc, and all well illustrated. 2002 10 ¾ x 8 ¼ 172 pages
 
Cover: Card
Comments: ,  (RRP £16.95), New
Price: £(GBP)13.50
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View larger image of 'Succulents in Nature'Guglielmone & Costanzo -  Succulents in Nature
A rather different and interesting book which looks at the concerns over succulent plant conservation. A brief introduction considers the evolution of succulent plants followed by the places and environments where they occur in the world. The areas of the world where they occur are then each considered in detail with their individual factors with final sections considering the risks and hotspots – places where there are unusually large numbers of species. Well illustrated with many interesting colour photos and maps. 2012 8 ¾ x 8 ¾ 128 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)17.00
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View larger image of 'Garden Succulents (RHS Wisley Handbook)'Hewitt, Terry -  Garden Succulents (RHS Wisley Handbook)
Covers a wide range of true cacti, other succulents, bromeliads and such plants which might be able to survive in the UK outside in suitable areas and locations in gardens, along with cultivation advice. 8 ½ x 5 ¼ 96 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: ,  (RRP £7.99), New
Price: £(GBP)4.00
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Horst & Uebelmann -  Feldnummerliste
Listed by both number, genus/specie and location. 8 pages of colour photos. 1996 8 ¼ x 5 ¾ 204 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , , New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Jacobsen, W B G -  The Ferns and Fern Allies of Southern Africa
A detailed account of the popular plants with introductory sections on their distribution, ecology and plant communities they are found in before giving a key to families and genera which are then described in some detail and illustrated with black and white photos. 1983 11 ½ x 8 ½ 542 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Slight wear to the edge of the dust jacket, and the first 40 pages have had some water staining to a bottom corner - the pages haven't stuck together but there is some discolouring and wrinkling., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)100.00
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View larger image of 'Succulent Success in the Garden'Kapitany & Schulz -  Succulent Success in the Garden
A third book on the subject of the possible plants to grow outside in favourable climates, this time based on various locations where the plants can be grown, written by two Australian nurserymen, and again well illustrated with many good size and quality photos. 2001 9 ¾ x 7 ¼ 96 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)12.00
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View larger image of 'Planting Green Roofs and Living Walls - revised edition'Kingsbury & Dunnett -  Planting Green Roofs and Living Walls - revised edition
Whilst this book does have a section on plants suitable for this purpose, it’s main strengths are the practicalities and artistic approaches to these interesting features, well illustrated with many colour photos. 2008 9 ½ x 8 328 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Very slight wear to the dust jacket (RRP £25), New
Price: £(GBP)15.00
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Luthy -  The cacti of CITES Appendix I. CITES Identification Manual
Prepared as an identification aid for enforcers of CITES legislation, and only a limited number have been distributed for sale to the public. The CD-ROM carries no new data that is not already found in the book itself. The author was assisted by Ursula Moser, and the charming sketches are by Urs Woy. 2001 11 ¾ x 8 ¼ 264 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)30.00
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)30.00
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Mak, Harry -  Photo Album of Succulents in Colour - Volume 3
About ¼ of the pictures are of cacti – mostly 4 to a page, so as for the second volume the majority of the 200 pages of illustrations are of the other succulents. Only the name and coded details are given against each plant. Several appendices provide indexes to genera etc and many other things. English and Chinese. 2002 10 ¼ x 7 ½ 249 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)15.00
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Mak, Harry -  Photo Album of Succulents in Colour - Volume 2
180 of the pages illustrate mainly other succulents – 4 to a page, although some cacti are included. Only the name and coded details are given against each plant. Several appendices provide indexes to genera etc and many other things. English and Chinese. 10 ¼ x 7 ½ 320 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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View larger image of 'An ABC for Succulent Plant Enthusiasts'Newton, Len -  An ABC for Succulent Plant Enthusiasts
Aimed primarily for those new to growing Succulent Plants – much simpler than say Eggli’s Glossary – it is none the less an interesting book to browse. Straight forward explanations of the terms that are commonly used in the popular literature. 2009 7 ¾ x 5 ½ 63 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)4.00
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Oldfield, Sara -  Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan: Cactus and Succulent Plants
A serious look at the subject, under the auspices of the IUCN – The World Conservation Union. The issues facing Taxonomic Groups is first considered, then the conservation measures possible. Each region’s special situations are studied, and action proposals made. The main plants under threat are detailed. 1997 11 x8 ½ 211 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Cover quite worn as expected for a large heavyweigh paperback with a quite light cover., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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View larger image of 'Deserts - the living drylands'Oldfield, Sara -  Deserts - the living drylands
Another magnificent book from this author, which looks at the dry areas around the world – from America through Africa, Madagascar, the Middle East and Asia to Australia, and looks at the plants and animals without overlooking the people. Illustrated with many good quality and mainly quite large format pictures. This book will interest both those who want to know about this extreme type pf world environment, as well as those who grow plants from these areas. 2004 12 ¾ x 10 160 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments:  (RRP £25), New
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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View larger image of 'Cacti and Succulents in Habitat'Preston-Mafham -  Cacti and Succulents in Habitat
Ever wanted to know how these plants survive in habitat? Then this book gives a fascinating visual and narrative account. 159 pages with over 170 colour photos. 1995 9 ½ x 7 ½
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments:  (RRP £10.99), New
Price: £(GBP)8.50
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Rowley, Gordon -  Field numbers of succulent plants
GR numbers 1-614 (1968-83), with names and localities. 4 composite sketches + 5 black and white photos 1986 6 ½ x 5 59 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)5.00
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View larger image of 'Succulents in cultivation - breeding new cultivars'Rowley, Gordon -  Succulents in cultivation - breeding new cultivars
Gordon’s books have always covered interesting and important subjects which have been overlooked previously, and this one continues the tradition. Some cacti and succulents have been hybridised or attractive forms selected for a long time, and he explains how this has come about. A large part of the book surveys the results achieved, and if you would like to try yourself to produce new and striking plants he explains the various way to try it – you don’t have to be a large multinational conglomerate for some of the methods which amateurs have successfully used in the past! Illustrated with many colour photos. 11 x 9 ¼ 248 pages 2017
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Like new, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)28.00
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: , , New
Price: £(GBP)32.00
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Royal Horticultural Society (sponsors) -  European Garden Flora
A monumental work setting out to list and briefly describe all plants known to be in cultivation in Europe. 11 x 8 ½
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , A part set of the first 4 volumes (of 6) in the more rubust original hardback edition. Protected with plastic - the originals has no dust wrapper. Original owners name neatly written in Chinese on title page, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)75.00
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: Vol. 1: Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae; Angiosperms Alismataceae to Iridaceae Contents include Cycadaceae (2 pages), Gnetales (1 p.), Aloineae (17 pp.), other Liliaceae, Agavaceae (19 pp.), Dioscorea (1 p.), , New
Price: £(GBP)80.00
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: Vol. 2: Juncaceae to Orchidaceae Includes Bromeliaceae (15 pp.), , New
Price: £(GBP)60.00
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: Vol. 3: Casuarinaceae to Aristolochiaceae Includes Aizoaceae (38 pp.), Cactaceae (99 pp.). The latter is contributed by Hunt, Taylor, Leuenberger, and other collaborators, and edited by RBG, Edinburgh, , New
Price: £(GBP)85.00
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: Vol. 4: Dilleniaceae to Leguminosae Includes Crassulaceae (75 pp.)., , New
Price: £(GBP)98.00
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View larger image of 'Succulents for the Garden'Schulz & Kapitany -  Succulents for the Garden
Written by two Australian nurserymen, this is a well illustrated account of what plants to grow and where to grow them. Many good size and quality photos. 2000 9 ¾ x 7 ¼ 96 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)12.00
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View larger image of 'South African Parasitic Flowering Plants'Visser, Johann -  South African Parasitic Flowering Plants
A fascinating account of these little known plants, organised by family with a good introductory to each and many colour photos of the species. 1981 11 ¾ x 8 ½ 177 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Wear to dust jacket, New
Price: £(GBP)7.50
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