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A Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Vascular Cryptogams, Found in and Near Lackawanna and Wyoming Valleys

By: Dudley, William R. and Charles O. Thurston

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Wilkes Barre, E. B. Yordy: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16629

Condition: Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 96 pages; In original pebbled paper wrappers with title to front and spine unlettered, as issued. From the library of Thomas R. Brendle, with his signature on the title page. Brendle is well known as the author of a 1926 publication of the PA German Society (Vol xxxiii) enitled "Plant Names and Plant Lore among the Pennsylvania Germans," which he co-authored with David Lick. The book is interleaved with blank pages for botanical note... View more info

Landscaping with Native Plants in the Middle-Atlantic Region

By: Dupont, Elizabeth N. and Stephen Kuter and Jane Scott and Susan Andreen

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chadds Ford, PA, Brandywine Conservancy: 1978

Seller ID: 24507

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations and Photos; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 72 pages; Oversize oblong paperback in glossy pictorial covers with wire spiral binding. Light to moderate shelf soiling to covers. Corners and edges lightly shelf worn. Mild diagonal crease to top edge of rear cover. Illustrated with B/W drawings and photographs. VG- View more info

Some Wild Flowering Plants of Ethiopia

By: Edwards, Sue

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa University Press: 1976

Seller ID: 24067

Condition: Near Fine


B&W & Color illlustrations; Oblong 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 60 pages; Oblong format paperback is snug, solid and neat in glossy pictorial covers. Just trace shelf evidence to cover corners and a hint of soiling to rear cover. Illustrated with color and B/W drawings. VG+ to NF View more info

Flore et Vegetation des Alpes; I., Etage Alpin

By: Favarger, Claude and Paul A. Robert (Illus. )

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Paris, Delachaux & Niestle: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20742

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Color Illustrations and B&W Drawings; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 271 pages; Square and sound in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Light foxing to endpages and pastedowns. Mild shelfrub to jacket edges. Illustrated with B&W drawings and color plates. Text in French. VG/VG View more info

Nouvelle Flore Francaise. Troisieme Edition Revue Et Corrigée

By: Gillet, M. M. Et J. -H. Magne

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Paris, Garnier Freres: 1873

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 14837

Condition: Very Good


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 739 pages; 3rd edition, revised and corrected. Solid clean copy in a 1930's era rebinding of pale green sized linen. Gitl title lettering still bright at spine. Bound with replacement/added endsheets. All edges gilt. Snugly bound and neat with a few stray pencil marginal notations and some light scattered foxing. Errata sheet at rear. Illustrated with numerous in text engravings. Very solid and usable copy, a little utilitarian in the choic... View more info

Vegetable Staticks.

By: Hales, Stephen and M. A. Hoskin (Foreword)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, Scientific Book Guild, Oldbourne: 1961

Seller ID: 23605

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 214 pages; Paperback in pictorial wraps. Inscribed by Hoskin on the front endpage. Soundly bound and clean; mild sunning and light reader creasing to spine. Reproduction of Hales. classic text with high quality reproductions of the original plates. G+; Signed by Editor View more info

Joseph Wood Krutch Herbal

By: Krutch, Joseph Wood

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21283

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


B&W Drawings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 255 pages; Square, sound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Bound in green quarter cloth and patterned pictorial paper covered boards. Dust jacket is largely complete and bright but had been torn along the entirety of the front spine edge. Old tape repairs to the closed jagged tears on the reverse surface have fallen away and we have mended the jacket with archival paper tape alo on the reverse surface. The r... View more info

Universal-Worterbuch Franzosisch

By: Langenscheidt

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Berlin, Germany, Langenscheidt: 2005

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 20728

ISBN: 3468181558

Condition: Fine


32mo 4" - 5" tall; 512 pages; Softcover in flexible vinyl, title lettered covers. Revised edition. Bilingual French and German dictionary in pocket size. Bright, tight and fresh; no marks. Feels and appears as new. Fine View more info

Modern Roses IV; A Uniform Descriptive List of All Roses in Commerce or of Historical of Botanical Importance

By: McFarland, J. Horace

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, J. Horace McFarland Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19446

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Photographs, some color; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 361 pages; Square, snug copy in original color, pictorial dust jacket. Jacket rubbed at edges with a three inch wide, shallow chip top edge of the front panel. Mild foxing to the front edge and glossy pictorial endpages. Illustrated with photographs. Solid copy; VG-/VG- View more info

A Field Guide to Wildflowers; Northeastern and North-Central North America (Peterson Field Guides Series)

By: McKenny, Margaret & Roger Tory Peterson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1996

Seller ID: 20727

ISBN: 0395911729

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Drawings, Color Paintings; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 448 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, tight, clean; no marks. Profusely illustrated with B&W drawings and color paintings. NF View more info

The Gardener's Monthly and Horticultural Advertiser, Devoted to Horticulture, Arboriculture, Botany and Rural Affairs.

By: Meehan, Thomas (Ed. )

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, W. G. P. Brinckloe: 1863

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18523

Condition: Very Good


Volume V, Nos 1 - 12; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 378 pages; 3/4 leather over cloth boards. Volume V; the 12 issues for 1863 bound in one volume. Large folding color lithograph frontis of Calabrian Raisin Grapes. Snugly bound and neat. Title lettering tooled in gilt to spine. Leather lightly rubbed at corners and over spine edges. Contents clean and neat with expected mild toning scattered throught the text. Illustrated with a good number of woodcuts in-text, in ad... View more info

Herbal/medical Contraindications; Synergistic and Latrogenic Potentials when Some Herbs Are Used Concurrent with Medical Treatment of Medical Health Care

By: Moore, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, Southwest School of Botanical Medicine: 1995

Seller ID: 20736

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 19 pages; Slim paperback in matte pictorial covers. Square, sound and clean; no marks. Mild sunning to spine edge. VG View more info

Zauberhafte Alpenblumen

By: Pohler, Alfred

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tirol, Verlag Lohmann: 1991

Seller ID: 24333

Condition: Near Fine


Color Photographs; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 223 pages; HC is tight, bright and fresh in glossy pictorial covers. Just superficial shelf wear to corners. Prior owner's initials penned neatly to front endpaper. Illustrated profusely with color photographs. NF View more info

Der Neue Kosmos Heilpflanzenfuhrer; Uber 600 Heil- und Giftpflanzen Europas.

By: Schonfelder, Peter & Ingrid

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Franckh-Kosmos: 2001

Seller ID: 21208

ISBN: 3440078191

Condition: Near Fine


Color Photographs; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 445 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial, flap-fold covers. Bright, tight and fresh; no marks. Profusely illustrated with vibrant color photographs. Text in German. About Fine View more info

The American Flora; Or History of Plants and Wild Flowers; Containing a Systematic and General Description, Natural History, Chemical and Medical Properties. [Bound with "Monthly Flora" (1846) Vol. I]

By: Strong, A. B.

Price: $975.00

Publisher: New York, Strong and Bidwell: 1846

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18599

Condition: Very Good


Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Volume I - the 1st issue of Asa Strong's celebrated color-plate materia medica and American botanical. This example bound together with the first 44 pages of the short lived "Monthly Floral" color-plate botanical magazine published by Lewis & Brown in 1846. Bound together iIn a 19th century 3/4 leather and marbled paper boards. Strong's work is complete with plates, including hand colored frontis and extra title page, along with ... View more info

Brazil and its Columnar Cacti With 89 pictures

By: Werdermann, Erich and R. W. Kelly (translation)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Pasadena CA, Abbey Garden Press: 1942

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 13227

Condition: Very Good-


Cactus and succulent journal; Black and white photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 122 pages; 1942 Scott Haselton, Abbey Garden Press. HC 1st American edition, translated from the 1933 German edition. Translated by R. W. Kelly. Original red cloth with titles lettered in gilt to cover. Spine unlettered, as issued. Binding snug and contents neat. Illustrated with numerous B&W photos. Corner lightly bumped. Top edges of boards have cloth rubbed through as if by sh... View more info