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22/09/2021

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Anderson, Edward -  Peyote - The Divine Cactus
All you’d want to know about the plant, how it has been used in ceremonies, the experience, medical use, chemistry, botany etc. 1980 9 x 8 248 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Very good condition, 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: , Some wear to dust jacket (RRP £20), New
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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View larger image of 'Succulents for the Contemporary Garden'Cave, Yvonne -  Succulents for the Contemporary Garden
Readers in less warm parts of the world can dream (or it is a nice book with pictures of what the plants can look like!) of growing these fascinating plants to their best in the open air – and for those in warmer climes it provides a good manual of what to grow, and how to grow it. The author lives in New Zealand, and shows how many of these plants can be used to best advantage. 2002 10 x 8 ½ 176 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Fold across back cover, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)15.00
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: , , New
Price: £(GBP)27.50
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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: Damaged dust cover, New
Price: £(GBP)36.00
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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: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)8.50
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: Ex sales event stock with wear to its cover especially corners, New
Price: £(GBP)17.00
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: , New
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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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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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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: , New
Price: £(GBP)30.00
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View larger image of 'Under the Spell of Succulents'Moore, Jeff -  Under the Spell of Succulents
A marvellous collection of photos which show the beauty that can be found in the succulent plant world – primarily in the other succulents. The author is a Californian nurseryman, and the size and colouration of many of the plants are beyond what can be achieved in less suitable climates. But maybe with climate change who knows! Meanwhile we can enjoy the author’s eye for a good photo showing their colour, form and uses and maybe get a few ideas to experiment with and look at our plants with fresh eyes. 10 x 9 ½ 2014 244 pages.
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , , New
Price: £(GBP)32.50
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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: Ex sales stock with wear (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: , , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)5.00
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Rowley -  Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Succulents
Surely one of the best books produced for those wanting to understand these plants, as well as selecting what to grow. Well illustrated in usual "Salamander" style. Includes both Cacti and the "other" succulents. 256 pages 1978 12 ¼ x 8 ¾
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Quite a lot of surface wear to the dust jacket, and just a little edge wear. Slight bow to the hardback boards., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)7.50
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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: Slight fading to cover, 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: , , New
Price: £(GBP)32.00
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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 'Succulent Paradise: Twelve great gardens of the world'Smith & Figueiredo -  Succulent Paradise: Twelve great gardens of the world
An innovative book, it celebrates 12 gardens in South Africa, Europe and North America which have substantial collections of succulent plants. An introductory section looks at the various considerations of the plants and gardens before going on to describe each, illustrated with a wide range of colour photos. 2013 9 ½ x 7 ¾ 184 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments:  (RRP £15.99), New
Price: £(GBP)12.50
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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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Warren & Allan -  Philip's Guide to Deserts
A compact pocket type book which looks at dry landscapes with life, living and resources in them. Fourteen desert areas of the world are each fairly briefly described. Over 170 colour photos and maps etc 2006 7 ¾ x 5 208 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)5.00
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