Botany

Botany

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FLOWER FABLES, Gary, Charles L.
1 Gary, Charles L. FLOWER FABLES
Mclean, VA EPM Publications, Inc. 1978 0914440241 / 9780914440246 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Carol Watson 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several small edge tears along with some light edge wear and rubbing. This book includes stories about the following flowers: Dutchman's-Breeches, Mayflower or Trailing Arbutus, Morning Glory and Other Clock flowers, Narcissus, Lotus, Hyacinth, Pomegranate, Snapdragon, Rose of China, Yucca, Yellow Corn, Sunflower, Dandelion, Unicorn Plant, Fivespot, Rosinweed or Compass Plant, Rose, Iris, Dogwood, Fir, Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Judas Tree or Redbud, Touch-Me-Not or Impatiens, Chrysanthemum, Lady's Slipper, and, Peony. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Banksia Book Second Edition, George, Alex S.
2 George, Alex S. The Banksia Book Second Edition
Kenthurst, New South Wales Kangaroo Press / The Society for Growing Australian Plants 1987 2nd Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Color Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ to Near Fine- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is clean and bright, but does show some light bumping to the edges and some lifting or wear of the laminate in spots. "Banksias, names after Joseph Banks who collected the first specimens in 1770, are among the best known Australian wildflowers. This is the first book to describe and give comprehensive coverage of all known seventy-five species. It includes fourteen species and eleven varieties named since 1981. This second edition includes two new species and two new varieties." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Trees of California, Jepson, Willis Linn (Ph.D)
3 Jepson, Willis Linn (Ph.D) The Trees of California
San Francisco, CA Cunningham, Curtis & Welch 1909 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The front cover of the book has some light foxing and there is a bit of beginning rubbing to the gilt lettering on the title. The spine has some light toning / darkening. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have noticeable toning. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. "While this book from the standpoint of utilit7y is designed primarily to provide a working manual of the native trees in small compass for use in the field by the horticulturalist, farmer, cattleman, lumberman, mountaineer, forester, teacher or traveler who wishes to learn something of the botany of California trees, their names and their geographic and economic interest, it is also given out wih still another purpose." 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Trees of Northeastern America, Newhall, Charles S. (with an introductory note by Nathaniel L. Britton)
4 Newhall, Charles S. (with an introductory note by Nathaniel L. Britton) The Trees of Northeastern America
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 9893 Trade Edition Hardcover Very Good Ex-Library Illustrated by Charles S. Newhall 
B&W Illustrations; Ex-library copy. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The book covers have some noticeable bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners. There are small edge tears and fraying to the spine ends, especially the bottom spine end. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. Both inner hinges have cracking. There are library in stamps on the title page, rear free page and recto of the rear endpaper. The remnants of a library card pocket are adhered to the front pastedown page. "The trees described in the following pages include all the native trees of Canada and the Northern United States east of the Mississippi River. Mention has also been made of the more important of the introduced and naturalized species." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A Popular California Flora, or Manual of Botany for Beginners, with illustrated Introductory Lessons..., Rattan, Volney
5 Rattan, Volney A Popular California Flora, or Manual of Botany for Beginners, with illustrated Introductory Lessons...
San Francisco, CA Bancroft Company 1888 8th Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light edge wear, bumping and rubbing along with beginning fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. "Assuming that facts in natural history are useless if merely memorized from the book, and that the students must earn his knowledge by observing and expermienting, it is obviuosly best to encourage him at first by showing him how to try simple experiments whose results are easily interpreted." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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