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18/04/2019

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Weniger -  Cacti of the South-West
Much admired for the very detailed data recorded of the plants of Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana, but with a rather strange and narrowly defined nomenclature. 184 good sized colour photos. 1972 11 ¾ x 9 ½ 249 pages plus 64 pages of colour photos.
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Some wear and tears to the dust jacket, Second hand book – please see important information
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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, , Second hand book – please see important information
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Gentry, Howard Scott -  The Agaves of Baja California
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Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Fading to spine of cover, Second hand book – please see important information
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View larger image of 'Field Guide to the Orchids of Northern South Africa'McMurtry, Grobler, Groble & Burns -  Field Guide to the Orchids of Northern South Africa
Starting by looking at their habitats, the book then goes on to give thumbnail descriptions of the genera to be found in the area. Each specie is given two pages, with description, distribution map, ecology and conservation status on one page with a series of colour photos on the opposite page showing overall form of the flower, close ups and variation. And added bonus is the 8 pages of colour botanical illustrations. 8 ½ x 6 484 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Slight wear to the cover, New
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Hunt, David -  A New Review of Mammillaria Names
1987 Reprinted in consolidated form from volumes 1 – 5 of Bradleya. 9 ¾ x 7 ¼ 128 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , , Second hand book – please see important information
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Schulz & Runyon -  Texas Cacti: Proceedings of the Texas Academy of Science Volume 14
A popular and scientific account of the cacti native to Texas...., 63 B&W photos 1930 9 ¼ x 6 181 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: Very good for its age, with remarkably little wear to the cover and corners and fading., Second hand book – please see important information
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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
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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
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Mejorada -  Manual de Campo de las Cactaceas Y Suculentas de la Barranca de Metztitlan
Descriptions of the cacti and succulents to be found in the area, with many black and white illustrations, and four in colour. Spanish 1978 ¾ x 6 ½ 132 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Wear to the cover,, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)12.00
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Nobel -  Environmental Biology of Agaves and Cacti
An academic study of how cacti and agaves respond to their environmental factors, looking in detail at Agave deserti, Ferocactus acanthodes and Opuntia ficus-indica. Many text figures including some B&W photos. 1988 10 ¼ x 7 ¼ 270 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Small tear to dust jacket, Second hand book – please see important information
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Bravo-Hollis & Sanchez-Mejorada -  Las Cactaceas de Mexico
Scarce important work with detailed descriptions illustrated with a mix of a few in colour and most black and white. Spanish. Three volumes 1978/1991/1991 9 ¼ x 6 ½ 743/404/643 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Dust jackets in protective plastic cover., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)350.00
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Moran, Reid -  The Flora of Guadalupe Isalnd, Mexico
In addition to the usual introduction to the area, the book considers what is truly native, the impact of goats and the other issues of species loss. A number of black and white photos, plus just the one in colour! 1996 10 ¼ x 6 ¾ 190 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , , Second hand book – please see important information
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View larger image of 'Cacti of Texas in their natural habitat'Konings, Gertrud & Ad -  Cacti of Texas in their natural habitat
A fairly large format book in which the authors cover all 136 species to be found in Texas. Designed to be attractive and understandable to non cactus specialists, it is artistically designed with many mainly larger colour photos usually including flowers and fruits, accompanied by non technical descriptions. Brief introductory sections cover the habitats where they can be found and general identification help, and concise location information and compact distribution maps complete the book. 2009 10 ¾ x 11 ½ 216 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , New
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Berger, Alwin -  Die Agaven
Detailed descriptions. German 1988 reproduction of the 1915 original. 9 ½ x 6 ½ 295 pages plus 8 of colour photos.
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , , Second hand book – please see important information
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Praeger -  An Account of the Genus Sedum as found in cultivation
1967 reprint of 1920-21 original. After brief introductory section on history, distribution, cultivation etc the main part of the book is detailed descriptions of the plants, accompanied by detailed botanical drawings. 9 x 6 ¼ 314 pages.
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Originl softbound rebound hardback, , Second hand book – please see important information
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View larger image of 'Japanese Hybrid Astrophytum'Pavlica & Saeki -  Japanese Hybrid Astrophytum
This is a book like no other! It is a visual celebration of the fantastic variation that has been bred in to Astrophytums – body form, variegation, flowers - primarily in Japan but more recently in the Czech Republic. And in addition it covers the people involved in it, techniques for hybridisation and propagation especially to accelerate their growth. 1603 colour illustrations 314 pages English 12 x 8 ½
 
Cover: Laminated illustrated hard cover
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)60.00
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Benson -  The Cacti of Arizona first edition
The first edition of what became a long running classic. Detailed descriptions with many black and white photos and a few in colour, plus some attractive colour paintings of flowers. 1940 9 x 6 34 pages
 
Cover: Softcover
Comments: , Bumperd corner but generally godd for its age, Second hand book – please see important information
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Taylor Marshall, W -  Arizona's Cactuses
.With little other introduction the book quickly goes into a key to the plants, followed by detailed descriptions well illustrated with a good number of black and white photos. 1950 9 x 5 ¾ 111 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Bookplate of Lindsay, Second hand book – please see important information
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