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View larger image of 'Sarracenias of North America'McPherson & Schnell -  Sarracenias of North America
A comprehensive book on these well known and popular carnivorous plants, Darlingtonia and Sarracenia. For each genus their distribution, botanical history, structure, habitats and ecology, species, uses, associated life, cultivation and conservation are covered in detail, well illustrated with colour photos – many large format – and maps and sketches. 2011 9 ¼ x 6 ¼ 801 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , New
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McPherson & Robinson -  Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of Australia and New Guinea
Attractively product guide to the plants to be found in the region, with a useful amount of text describing the plants very well supported by good size and quality colour photos. 2012 9 ¾ x 7 61 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , , New
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Carr, J D -  The South African Acacias
Describes the 43 then accepted species grouped under the authors own practical system. Many black and white photos and sketches illustrate the species, along with 8 pages of colour photos. 1976 10 ½ x 8 ¼ 323 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Slight brown marks to the edge of the pages, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)40.00
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Meredith ed -  The Grasses & Pastures of South Africa
The first part of the book deals with identification of the grasses to be found, whilst the second the management of them. Mostly black and white photos and sketches with 32 colour plates. 1955 9 ¾ x 7 ½ 771 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments:  Second impression 1959, Poor dust wrapper and the spine starting to split away from the book block., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)15.00
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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
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View larger image of 'Sarraceniaceae of South America'McPherson, Wistuba, Fleischmann & Nerz -  Sarraceniaceae of South America
An initial chapter looks at the family Sarraceniaceae before going on tHeliamphora in detail - distribution, botanical history, structure, habitats and ecology, species, naturally occurring hybrids, uses, associated life, cultivation and conservation are covered in detail, well illustrated with colour photos – many large format – and maps and sketches. 2011 9 ¼ x 6 ¼ 555 pages
 
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Comments: , , New
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McPherson -  New Nepenthes Volume 1
A comprehensive book on these well known and popular carnivorous plants. For each genus their distribution, botanical history, structure, habitats and ecology, species, uses, associated life, cultivation and conservation are covered in detail, well illustrated with colour photos – many large format – and maps and sketches. 2012 9 ¼ x 6 ¼ 491 pages
 
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Comments: , , New
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McPherson & Amoroso -  Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of the Philippines
Attractively product guide to the plants to be found in the region, with a useful amount of text describing the plants very well supported by good size and quality colour photos. 2012 9 ¾ x 7 61 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
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McPherson & Robinson -  Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of Sulawesi
Attractively product guide to the plants to be found in the region, with a useful amount of text describing the plants very well supported by good size and quality colour photos. 2012 9 ¾ x 7 62 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
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View larger image of 'Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of Sumatra and Java'McPherson & Robinson -  Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of Sumatra and Java
Attractively product guide to the plants to be found in the region, with a useful amount of text describing the plants very well supported by good size and quality colour photos. 2012 9 ¾ x 7 93 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , , New
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McPherson & Robinson -  Field Guide to the Pitcher Plants of Borneo
Attractively product guide to the plants to be found in the region, with a useful amount of text describing the plants very well supported by good size and quality colour photos. 2012 9 ¾ x 7 101 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , , New
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Pearse -  Mountain Splendour
After a brief introduction to the geology and ecology of the Drakensberg Mountains, the book then presents a good guide to the plants, with one page giving descriptions and the opposite page typically 2 – 5 colour photos of the plants. 1978 11 ½ x 9 239 pages.
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Slight wear to the edge of the dust jacket, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)35.00
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Jackson -  Wild Flowers of Table Mountain
160 good colour photos make up half this book, which along with good descriptions and a brief introduction to Table Mountain, make this a very good book. 120 pages. 1977 11 ¾ x 9
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: 1982 printing, , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)25.00
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Jeppe -  Natal Wild Flowers
A lovely book which describes 284 of the more showy wild flowers of the region, and illustrates them with the authors attractive watercolours in composite full page colour plates. 1975 11 ¼ x 8 ¾ 118 pages plus 56 pages of colour plates
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Dust jacket quite worn, as it usually is with this title., Second hand book – please see important information
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Mason -  Western Cape Sandveld Flowers
85 composite colour plates of her attractive paintings form the basis of the book, with description on the page opposite. 1972 11 ¼ x 8 ½ 203 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Some minor wear to the cover, but otherwise in very good condition for its age., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)24.00
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Paterson-Jones -  Cape Floral Kingdom
Primarily a lavishly illustrated account with good photos of the plants of this area, with a limited but informative account of them. 144 pages 1997 10 ¼ x 9
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)25.00
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Gunn & Codd -  Botanical Explorations of Southern Africa
The first 70 pages are an historical outline up to about 1750, whilst the rest is a dictionary of the Plant Collectors. 1981 11 x 8 400 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Some slight tears to the edge of the front dust cover, which is somewht worn., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)95.00
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Rice & Compton -  Wild Flowers of the Cape of Good Hope
The appeal of the book is the 250 coloured plates of attractive paintings. Brief information about the Cape region. 1950. 10 x 7 ¼
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Dust wrapper very worn, torn and damp stained, and in a protective plastic cover., Second hand book – please see important information
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Rousseau -  Protaceae of South Africa
Numerous colour photographs follow a brief introduction to the family. 110 pages 1970 11 ¼ x 8 ½
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)12.00
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View larger image of 'Carnivorous Plants of the World'Pietropaolo -  Carnivorous Plants of the World
Primarily covers the different types plus chapters on cultivation etc. 206 pages plus 16 pages of colour photos and numerous line sketches. 1986 11 ¼ x 8 ½
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: Slight wear to cover, New
Price: £(GBP)17.50
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Slack -  Carnivorous Plants
A well produced book dealing in depth with the various types of these plants, plus cultivation. 240 pages including 16 full page colour photos and numerous B&W photos and sketches. 1979 10 ½ x 8 ½
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments:  (RRP £18.95), New
Price: £(GBP)14.00
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Bohnen -  Flowering Plants of the Southern Cape
80 full pages colour plates of composite botanical paintings illustrate the plants in a most attractive manner with concise descriptions and distribution information. 1986 12 x 8 ¼ 92 pages
 
Cover: Laminated Illustrated Hard cover
Comments: Slight blister to laminate on back cover, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)20.00
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View larger image of 'The Curious World of Carnivorous Plant'Barthlott, Porembski,, Seine & Theisen -  The Curious World of Carnivorous Plant
Written by four academics who have the latest and widest perspective of these plants, this book covers their botany as well as cultivation, selection of species etc, well illustrated with many photos, including close-ups. 2007 10 ½ x 7 ¾ 224 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: ,  (RRP £25), New
Price: £(GBP)17.50
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View larger image of 'The Smallest Kingdom'Fraser, Mike & Liz -  The Smallest Kingdom
I have been a fan of the authors’ two previous books – the charming paintings by Liz and the engrossing text by Mike. This time it is just on the plants, and chronicles the botanical exploration of the Cape, the people who did it and features the main groups of plants which have been introduced to cultivation. In addition to Liz’s paintings there are also many contemporary illustrations and some colour photos. 2011 11 ½ x 9 ¾ 220 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: ,  (RRP £28), New
Price: £(GBP)17.50
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View larger image of 'The Color Encyclopedia of Cape Bulbs'Manning, Goldblatt & Snijman -  The Color Encyclopedia of Cape Bulbs
The most comprehensive popular book on these attractive and widely grown plants, giving descriptions and habitat information, and limited cultivation advice. Well illustrated with many colour photos, and written by three South African plant experts. 2002 11 ¼ x 8 ¾ 486 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments:  (RRP £45), New
Price: £(GBP)37.50
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