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A Check List Of Species Hybrids And Cultivars Of The Genus Fuchsia, Boullemier, Leo B.
1 Boullemier, Leo B. A Check List Of Species Hybrids And Cultivars Of The Genus Fuchsia
Northampton, UK Leo B. Boullemier 1975 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Near Fine 
B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized paperback book with cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping and edge wear to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "Fuchsia ( is a genus of flowering plants that consists mostly of shrubs or small trees. The first, Fuchsia triphylla, was discovered on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola (Haiti and the Dominican Republic) about 16961697 by the French Minim monk and botanist, Charles Plumier, during his third expedition to the Greater Antilles. He named the new genus after the renowned German botanist Leonhart Fuchs (15011566)." 
Price: 50.00 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." 
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Our Native Trees And How To Identify Them A Popular Study of Their Habits and Thir Peculiarities, Keeler, Harriet L.
4 Keeler, Harriet L. Our Native Trees And How To Identify Them A Popular Study of Their Habits and Thir Peculiarities
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1902 Early 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 generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and beginning rubbing. There is some beginning rubbing / color loss to the front cover and spine of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. "KEELER, HARRIET LOUISE (ca. 1846-12 Feb. 1921) capped a career of more than 4 decades in the CLEVELAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS with a brief term as the city's first woman superintendent of schools. A native of South Kortright, N. Y. , she entered the Cleveland School System following her graduation from Oberlin College in 1870. Among her assignments were teacher and principal at CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL and superintendent of the system's primary grades. She published numerous English textbooks, nature studies, and other works both during and after her career, including The Wild Flowers of Early Spring (1894) , Our Northern Shrubs and How to Identify Them (1903) , and The Life of Adelia A. Field Johnson (1912). Although she retired in 1909, she was recalled to succeed Wm. H. Elson as superintendent of schools from Jan. -Aug. 1912. She was a charter member of the FORTNIGHTLY MUSICAL CLUB and president of the Cuyahoga County Suffrage Ass'n. As a tribute to her interest in nature, the 300-acre Harriet L. Keeler Memorial Woods was dedicated in Brecksville Reservation of METROPARKS. Unmarried, Keeler died at Clifton Springs, N. Y. , and is buried at Oberlin." 
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The Herbalist, Meyer, Joseph E. (Revised by Clarence Meyer)
5 Meyer, Joseph E. (Revised by Clarence Meyer) The Herbalist
Glenwood, IL Meyer Books 1970 6th Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has edge wear, nicking and a couple of small chips missing. The bottom spine of the dust jacket has some tidemarking and a small tear. "Joseph Ernest Meyer (September 5, 1878 March 9, 1950) was a botanist, writer, illustrator, publisher, and supplier of pharmaceutical-grade herbs and roots to the drug trade who became a prominent citizen and eventually a millionaire in Northwest Indiana. He was the founder of the Indiana Botanic Gardens, Calumet National Bank and Meyer Publishing (now MeyerBooks). At his death he was said to be the world's largest distributor of herbs used in salves, cosmetics, and medicines." 
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The Trees of Northeastern America, Newhall, Charles S. (with an introductory note by Nathaniel L. Britton)
6 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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Language Of Flowers, Pickston, Margaret
7 Pickston, Margaret Language Of Flowers
London, England Michael Joseph Ltd. 1973 3rd Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book has been bound upsidedown. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some light rubbing and wear to the spine ends and corners, and some generalized ground-in dirt. "The language of flowers, sometimes called floriography, is a means of cryptological communication through the use or arrangement of flowers. Meaning has been attributed to flowers for thousands of years, and some form of floriography has been practiced in traditional cultures throughout Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Plants and flowers are used as symbols in the Hebrew Bible, particularly of love and lovers in the Song of Songs, as an emblem for the Israelite people and for the coming Messiah. In Western Culture, William Shakespeare ascribed emblematic meanings to flowers, especially in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark." 
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A Popular California Flora, or Manual of Botany for Beginners, with illustrated Introductory Lessons..., Rattan, Volney
8 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." 
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