Category: Monographs


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A guide to Hoyas of Borneo

By: Lamb, A. & Rodda, M.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Natural History Museum Publications (Borneo), 2016

Edition: 1st edition

Scarcely used. Flowers exquisitely photographed in close-up. View more info

A new arrangement of the Monandrian class usually called Scitamineae.

By: Roscoe, W. [William]

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Linnean Society of London, 1807

Edition: Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, vol. 8, pp. 330-358

Roscoe's first taxonomic treatment of the Zingiberaceae and allied families, a precursor to his major monograph Monandrian Plants of the Order Scitamineae (1824-28). Includes 1 plate containing 13 figures, and a key (in Latin) to the major genera. A pioneering work. View more info

A plantsman's guide to lilies

By: Jefferson-Brown, M.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Ward, Lock, 1989

Edition: 1st edition

Little used. Owner's label. View more info

A revision of the Paronychiinae

By: Chaudhri, M.N.

Price: £44.00

Publisher: H. Gianotten N.V., Tilburg, 1968

V.g., cover sunned. Mohammad Nazeer Chaudhri, from Gujarkhan in Pakistan, produced this work as Proefschrift for his doctorate in natural science at the University of Utrecht. His promotor was the distinguished Professor J. Lanjouw. A very accomplished monograph, written in English and with illustrations by an unknown hand (possibly the author's), this work was carried out simultaneously with the preparation of an account of this group for Peter H. Davis's Flora of Turke... View more info

A revision of the South African species of Gladiolus

By: Lewis, G.J., Obermeyer, A.A., & Barnard, T.T.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Purnell, Cape Town, Johannesburg, London & New York, 1972

Edition: Journal of South African Botany, supplementary volume no. 11

Fine condition except for some speckling on top edge; price clipped from dust jacket; owner's signature. Illustrated by Gwendolyn Joyce Lewis, Fay Anderson, Cythna Letty and others. English and Afrikaans abstracts. The first comprehensive treatment of S. African Gladiolus since Trimen, this partial monograph includes descriptions of several new species. Nicely illustrated with 32 full-page colour plates, and with extensive citations of specimens, the book also includes p... View more info

A study in the Primula rosea aggregate

By: Wendelbo, Per

Price: £10.00

Publisher: A.S. John Greigs Boktrykkeri, Bergen, 1957

Edition: Universitetet I Bergen, Aarbok 1957, Naturvitenscapelig rekke nr. 1

A taxonomic revision of Primula rosea and four related species. 3 tables, 6 figures, map (of Afghanistan and the western Himalaya), 27 pp. View more info

African violets, Gloxinias, and their relatives: a guide to the cultivated Gesneriads

By: Moore, Harold E.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1957

Edition: 1st edition, 1st printing

With well preserved dust jacket. Discreet owner's signature on front pastedown. xii, col. frontispiece, 323 pp. View more info

An account of the genus Meconopsis

By: Taylor, Sir George, with notes on the cultivation of the introduced species by A.H.M. Cox

Price: £22.00

Publisher: New Flora and Silva, 1934

Good, cover boards warped, sl. foxing of e.p.s not affecting main text or plates. Ill. with 29 monochrome photographs and 12 distribution maps; frontispiece from Parkinson showing Meconopsis cambrica, the type species of the genus. With a foreword by Sir William Wright-Smith, this is a very impressive monograph by a distinguished plant taxonomist who later became Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The genus is centred on the Himalayas and many of its species ar... View more info

An account of the genus Meconopsis

By: Taylor, Sir G.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: New Flora and Sylva, 1934

Edition: Special interleaved edition

Bound in green morocco by Sangorski & Sutclliffe. Interleaved with tissue paper. Inscribed by George Taylor. View more info

An account of x Potamogeton suecicus RIcht. in Yorkshire and the Tees

By: Dandy, J.E. & Taylor, G.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Botanical Society of Edinburgh, 1945-6

Edition: Reprinted from vol. 34 of the BSE Transactions

Scarcely used. Pp. 348-360. View more info

Annuals, or flowers which can be grown from seed in one year

By: Sutton, Leonard

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Simpkin, Marshall, 1931

Edition: 1st edition

Faint foxing to extremities. (6), 84 pp. View more info

Bee orchids

By: Blackmore, S.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Shire, 1985

Edition: 1st edition

Little used. View more info

British sedges

By: Jermy, A.C. & Tutin, T.G.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: B.S.B.I., 1977

Edition: Reprint of 1st edition

Little used. View more info

Calochortus: Mariposa Lilies and their relatives

By: Gerritsen, M.E. & Parsons, R.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Timber Press, 2007

Edition: 1st edition

Scarcely used; jacket intact. Illustrated in full colour showing the vast range of variation in the flowers of this North American genus of lily. Species accounts, with cultivation requirements, a glossary, bibliography and index. 232 pp. View more info

Carnations under glass

By: Hardy, J. (revised by W.C. Ibbett et al.)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: MAFF, 1961

Edition: MAFF Bulletin no. 151; 2nd edition

Fine. Red addendum inserted on p. ii with updated advice on organo-chlorine pesticides. v, 42, (1) pp. View more info