Keene: The American Bonsai Society, 1981. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Green spine with white text; Volumes bound in one book; Boards have shelfwear, rubbed exterior and corners, otherwise strong; Boards have slight foxing inside; Textblock is age toned with foxing along all exterior edges; Foxing is lightly spread throughout pages. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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Keene: The American Bonsai Society, 1986. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Tan spine with white text; Volumes bound in one book; Boards have shelfwear, rubbed surfaces and corners, brown stains on back and front corners; Textblock is age toned with foxing along all exterior edges. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Erie: The American Bonsai Society, 1977. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Blue spine with white text; Volumes 6-10, 1972-1977 (bound in one book); Boards have shelfwear, slight foxing, rubbed exterior and corners, otherwise strong; Textblock is age toned with foxing on all exterior edges, foxing on first and last few pages and lightly throughout. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Boston: Massachusetts Horticultural Society, 1880. First Edition. Octavo; pp 545; G/no-DJ; green spine with gilt lettering and rule to spine; ex-library; cloth has light soiling to exterior; some rubbing to corners; blind-stamped triple borders to boards; text block has some age toning to page edges; previous library's bookplate to front pastedown; slight cracking to gutters; frontispiece with tissue guard; tissue guard has closed tear to fore edge; illustrated with some having tissue guards throughout text; ex-library markings to preface page; interior clean.
New York: Sotheby's, 1985. Small quarto; upaginated; 486 plates; G/no-DJ; full title: Pierre-Joseph Redoute's Les Liliacees: The Empress Josephine's Copy with the Original Drawings and the Text on Vellum; sunned green spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning to exterior toward edges; stain to front tail fore edge; slightly splayed boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior shows light toning toward edges.
London: Baldwin and Cradock, 1832-1838. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands, title banner torn away (inserted in book); Boards in marbled paper with brown leather corners and spine, fraying corners, spine caps torn away, torn along front and rear hinges, shelfwear and surface tears to paper and leather; Text block has speckled edges, cracking hinges, name plate on front pastedown, spotting to endpapers, text is clean and tight; “Published under the superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge”— title page; 2 volumes bound together, the first (1832), 151 pages, illustrated; the second (1838), 222 pages, illustrated.
La Jolla, CA: California Sea Grant College Program, 1985. Unstated, apparent first edition. Paperback octavo. VG- with no dust jacket. Tan spine with maroon lettering. Owner name to front wrapper near the top corner. Wrappers clean, binding intact, text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 167pp.
Addis Ababa: Author, 1993. first. Small octavo in white and yellow soft covers with black letters; VG; spine discolored; covers with minimal soiling; previous owner' s inscription on ffep; paper and text block clean; some pages faded; text in large print; no illustrations; pp. 510; shelved in room 12.
Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1938. Quarto in green cloth boards, VG-/No DJ: minor shelfwear, some bumping to head and tail of spine and corners of boards, some smudging/soiling to endpapers, some age-toning to edges of text block. Includes many full color illustrations. Binding strong, text and illustrations clean. [Spine is green with gilt text. Shelved in Botany].
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1989. First English Edition. large 4to., off-white cloth-covered spine and boards, with gold lettering and illustration to spine; slight cocking to spine; bumping to head and tail of spine; soiling to text-block; white paper dust jacket with floral illustration; bumping to head and tail of spine and to corners of dust jacket; rubbing to front and back cover of dust jacket; interior clean; shelved Aisle A, Botany.
New York: The Macmillan Company, Publishers, 1938. New edition. Small Octavo; pp 245; G/Fair; peach/ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior edges, moderate rubbing to exterior, chipping to edges, price clipped flap, mylar covering; cloth has slight wear to exterior, rubbing to edges; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges, shadow toning to first and last few pages;.
Caruthersville, Missouri: Floyd Barnhart, 1949. Third Edition. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. burgundy clothbound HB with small imprinted green lettering. gently worn tip and tail with barely nipped corners. name and date of prior owner on left fep. gentle toning to its endsheets. textblock unmarked with no writing. slick ivory sheets, contains tables, graphs and b/w listed illustrations. a solidly bound, aged copy. dark brown/orange spot on head-edge, few upper margins shows a tiny transference onto final sheets. 366 pp.
Albany: J. B. Lyon, 1905. Reprint. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG-; bound in publisher's green cloth, gilt apple branch to front covers, gilt lettering to spines; mild rubbing and bumping to edges of boards; sfep of volume 2 has the ownership of H. W Gottschalk; Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the year 1903; profusely illustrated with color and black and white plates; shelved case 10.
Amsterdam: Elsevier Publishing Company, 1968. Advance Reader Copy. Advance Reader Copy; Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine green with red spine label, gilt lettering; boards strong,clean, thin boards (but still hard), minor bumping on corners, minimal other edgewear, no markings or stains, contains red ribbon bookmark; Textblock clean, minimal wear, stamp on bottom edge, stamp on front and back free end papers (from forestry association), inventory stamp and writing in red pencil on title page verso, no other writing or other markings, no highlighting/underlining. pp. 460.
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1969. Octavo; pp 379; VG/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; 3/4 bound binding with dark green spine and light green boards; cloth shows minor rubbing to edges; light shelf wear to exterior; text block has dark green endpapers; previous owner's stamped to head edge and ffep; interior clean; illustrated.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1856. Large Octavo; pp 288; G-/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt text; this volume only; cloth shows some rubbing to edges; moderate wear to exterior; some sunning towards edges; sturdy boards; text block has age toned exterior edges; ex-library stamps to exterior edges; ex-library plate to front pastedown with markings inside; slight dampstaining to some plates and ffep; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London: Macmillan and Company, 1908. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Thick green fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, light rubbing to edges, bumping to corners, Ex-Library category label on spine, bar code sticker on rear, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear to fore edge, age toned, Ex-Library name hole punched onto title page, bar code label on rear free end paper, small number stamp on last page, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 727.
Pittsburgh: Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Carnegie Mellon University, 2004. Small quarto; VG/no-DJ; dark green spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; cloths are clean and panels are strong & intact; text blocks have unmarked, crisp pages; pp 1470. German text. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2002. First Edition. Small quarto; pp 352; VG/VG-; blue/black spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slightly sunned spine; minor wear to edges; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has soiled exterior edges; illustrated green endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated with many photographs.
London & New York: The London Printing and Publishing Company, Limited, c 1855. Large octavo; G/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt text 7 linear filigree design; rare; 4 volumes; half-bound exterior consists of leather spine w/leather corners & cloth covered panels; spine & fore corners are moderately rubbed w/some slight wear along edges; panels are lightly sunned & rubbed due to age & handling; spine is slightly sunned with wear & discolorations; spine edges are rubbed; panels are strong, rear panel of v. 1, pt. 1 is slightly detached; other volumes are slightly cracked along hinges; text blocks have darkened slightly on exterior edges; previous owner's book plate on front pastedowns; first & last few pages have slight foxing; text pages are intact & unmarked except for light, occasional foxing; pp 2382. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Royal Collection Enterprises Ltd, 2004. Large quarto; pp 223; VG-/VG-; green spine with gilt text; dust jacket has some rubbing to exterior; cloth has minor shelf wears; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated with many color and black and white photographs; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., n.d. [1880s]. 4tos.; 384 pp., each volume; VG-/no dust jacket; brown cloth-covered spines and boards with dark brown endpapers; gilt lettering to spine and front board with illustrations in black; bumping, chipping, and fraying to head and tail of spines; rubbing to back board of Vol. 5; dark-colored top of text-block (faded); age-toning to fore-edge of text-block; light scratching to bottom edge of text-block, Vols. 1 and 3; interiors clean, age-toning throughout; staining to middle of fore-edge of text-block, Vol. 4; shelfwear to endpapers, including slight tear to back free endpaper, Vol. 3; shelved above Hardcover Fiction/Literary Criticism.
Michigan State University Press, 1961. Octavo; G/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth with gold print, wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear, call number inked out on spine; Textblock yellow-tinted top edge, vendor label on front flyleaf, library stamps to all edges and title page, rear end papers have library pocket and paper label affixed; xii, 340 pages.
New York; Waukesha, WI: Coward-McCann, Inc.; Country Beautiful, 1969. Quarto; pp 298; G/G; sunned beige spine with black text; dust jacket has closed tear to front head edge; some rubbing to fore edge and corners; slight shelf wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight wear to edges; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; frontispiece; profusely illustrated with black and white and color photographs; slight cracking to rear gutter.
City of Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1910. first edition. thick quarto in green hardcovers with gold seal; VG; ex-library and ex-libris copy with plates and inscription; white stain on lower spine; boards with moderate shelf wear; strong binding; plates slightly faded; deckle edges; pp. 424; shelved in Botany section.
Wellington, NZ: Nova Pacifica, 1982. First Edition. Folio, xii, 376pp.; VG; no dust jacket; Does not come with slipcase; spine has five raised bands, gilted motifs in four compartments and red & sky blue calf title labels with gilt lettering in two compartments; covers half navy blue calf leather, red calf date emblem to upper board surrounded by gilt decoration; hand marbled endpapers; text block slightly dirty in lower corner; text clean; bumping to corners of boards; small scratch to front board; due to weight shipping may be extra; shelved second alcove.
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1956. Second edition. Quarto, six volumes. Each volume good with no dust jacket. Each volume green spine with gold lettering. Moderate shelf-wear to each volume, including some rubbing and scars. Notable small stain near top of front cover of volume 1. Slight soiling or ink mark to the rear cover of only volume 1. Approximately one corner bumped per volume. Sun-fading to spine of volume 6 and the first inch of the covers from the spine. Foxing and soiling to the text block edges of one of the two supplemental volumes. Soiling to interior rear hinge of volume 2. Text of pages generally clean. Volume 1 to 512pp, volume 2 continues to 1088pp, volume 3 continues to 1712pp, volume 4 continues to 2316pp. Supplement volume 1 to 554pp, supplement to volume 2 to 334pp.
Washington DC: Acropolis Books, 1981. First Edition. Inscribed by author on title page. Quarto; VG/VG; Black spine with green text; DJ with some stronger edgewear, has writing in red ink on upper front cover, tape pieces over top/bottom of spine; Boards strong, moderate rubbing to spine; Textblock shows writing on top of title page, otherwise clean; 283pp.
London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1890. Third Edition. Octavo; pp 615; G+/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; full leather binding; scarce in leather; raised bands to spine; boards have slight rubbing to exterior; gilt borders to panels; mild wear to edges; marbled text block slight sun faded; ex-library's bookplate to front pastedown; marbled endpapers; slight foxing to some early pages; interior clean; profusely illustrated; tight binding;.
Portland: Dioscorides Press, 1991. Ex-library; Large octavo; VG/no-DJ; Red spine with gilt text; Boards have slight shelfwear, corners are slightly rubbed on corners and bottom spine, Library sticker taped to front, sticker remnant on back, library bookplate on front pastedown, library stamp on FFEP, library sticker on back pastedown; Textblock has library stamps on half-title page, title page and last page, otherwise clean; 228 pp.
Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1991. First MIT Press Edition. Quarto; pp 208; VG-/G; grayish green spine with yellow and white text; dust jacket shows moderate rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to edges; light sunning to boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Middlesex: Echo Library, 2007. Two Volume Set; Octavos; VG, paperback; Red spine with yellow text. Covers have general shelf wear, small sticker residue on font of Vol. 1, apart from that, binding strong, no tears; Textblock has light wear on edges, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; Vol. 1 pp 254, Vol. 2 pp 135.
Brussels: Editions Pehel, 1987. First edition. Oblong, oversize quarto portfolio in green cloth boxed casing with gold letters; VG; moderate soiling on case corners; contains 40 plates in color on thick parchment paper; introduction by President Sesse Seko; in very good condition; shelved on Alcove 1 or under review table; in French; please contact us for shipping costs in view of size.
Portland, OR: Timber Press, Inc., 2001. Reprinted. Large octavo; pp 495; G/G; black spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has light sunning to exterior; strong boards; slightly splayed boards; minor wear to corners; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Clarkson Potter, Publishers, 1996. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 248; VG-/G; sunned light brown spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; slight wear to edges; minor wear to edges; American Horticultural Society Book Award sticker to front; previous bookshop's sticker to front flap; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated.