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.
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.
Washington, D. C. National Academy of Sciences, 1980. Octavo; vg-/wraps; beige spines with blue (Vol. 1) and black (Vol. 2) text; minor shelf wear and bumping, toning and light foxing to wraps, creasing to spines, text blocks clean; Vol. 1: 237 pp, Vol. 2: 92 pp; photographs and text figures; else very good.
Moscow: V/O Raznoexport, nd. Octavo; good-/no dust jacket; light tan cloth spine with red and black text; paper labels affixed to both covers; moderate shelf wear; corners, bumped; fraying at the spine edges; former owner's name (blackened), FFEP; front hinge, cracking starts; binding, tight; text block, clean, but age-toning considerably; illustrations in color; 205pp. A catalog of "medicinal and technical plants...to acquaint prospective buyers with the large assortment of Soviet crude drugs available for export". No pub date given.
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, 1959. Revised edition. Thin octavo. VG in G+ DJ. Yellow spine with blue lettering. Dust jacket wrapper has age toning and a closed tear along the front panel. Foxing and offsetting to pastedowns and free end pages. Foxing to text block edges. Pages and margins generally clean and unmarked. 245pp.
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.
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.
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.
Frankfurt and Leipzig: 1733. First edition. 12mo rebound in marble green and brown hardcovers with 3/4 grey leather spine; gold letters on spine; marble end pages; good, sturdy binding; book heavily discolored but not detrimental to reading; paper wobbling; text in Gothic German with index in Latin; pp. 592; shelved in Case # 6; YR consignment.
New York: Dover, 1963. 1937 Reprint. (1937 Reprint) Quartos in cloth; VG+/VG+; spine pink with black letters; dust jackets in good condition; strong cloth covers and binding; all illustrations in black and white; text clean. Oversized, two volume set. Shipping weight is 10lbs. Extra shipping funds may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions (4lbs max).
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.
College Park: University of Maryland, 1992. First Edition. Originally published in 1972. Octavo; VG/no-DJ hardcover; Green spine with silver text; Boards strong, minor rubbing to corners, two small stickers on bottom of rear board; Textblock shows previous owners signature/penmarks on front end paper, otherwise clean; 347pp.
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.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1985. Collector's Edition of the Fiftieth Anniversary Edition. Small octavo, 281pp.; VG/No-DJ; Dark green leather spine with gilt lettering; Cover has gilt fern design and titles on front, very light shelf wear; Bound-in bookmark; Binding is tight; with unattached bookplate; ZG consignment; shelved easton press.
Washington, DC: The American Forestry Association, 1974. Twenty-eighth printing, revised. Qto. VG/VG-. black/green panoramic forest-scape illustrates the DJ spine and panel background, yellow toned ivory title simply centered on spine. jacket front titling is an enlarged white above a silver encircled large wheel, with a quad of images, tiny white titling centered beneath. closed cuts and tears along some edges. bright green clothbound HB, spine has black title and striking bold black lettering appears on cover. green on ivory decorative map illustrating the hardiness zones of the contiguous US and Canada. more than 900 illustrations included, a dense synopsis of each tree, its range, habits, economic importance and more, all part of a densely packed volume, a series of 182 outstanding American trees. sheets are fine, neat interior. smooth edges, all sides. 374 pp.
New York and London: J. M. Dent & Sons; E. P. Dutton, 1909. Quarto; vg/none; green cloth spine with gilt lettering; ex library, some stamps and markings; head-edge, gilt; fore-edge, deckle; all edges and corners, wear and chipping; text block, clean; 261 pp.; illus., 16 full-page color plates and 70 full-page B&W plates; frontispiece w/tissue guard; binding shaken; spine and joints, small splits and tears; else very good.
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.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1985. Collector's Edition of the Fiftieth Anniversary Edition. Small octavo, 275pp.; VG/No-DJ; Dark green leather spine with gilt lettering; Cover has gilt wildflower design and titles on front, very light shelf wear; Bound-in bookmark; Binding is tight; with unattached bookplate; ZG consignment; shelved easton press.
Bullfinch Press, 1995. First edition. Square quarto pop-up book. Good+ with no dust jacket. Blue-green spine with black lettering. Wrappers clean. VG accompanying paperback mini-book in the fold of the front cover. Flap that holds the pop-up book content loose along the edge. Several of the pop-ups flattened or tender, but all appear present and functional with some care.
Portland, Oregon: Timber Press, 1987. Hong Kong Printing. Qto. VG/VG. solid beige glossy DJ spine with auburn titling down spine between gently worn ends. bright green/brown pictorial illustrated jacket front and b/w art centered on rear. copper clothbound HB with stamped gold titling, gentle abrading to ends and extermities, they appear a touch whitish. light orange endpapers. the textblock is clean, with 68 b/w photographs, 64 line drawings, 4 color plates. faintly foxing to head-edge.167 pp., ISBN# 0881920746.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1889-1897. Various. 8vos., G+; ALL VOLUMES: red cloth boards, with black decorative motif to front board; faded gilt lettering to spines (age-toned maroon), bumping/chipping/fraying to head and tail of spines and corners of boards; cocking to spines; boards shaken, bindings intact; moderate soiling/staining to spines; mild scuffing to boards; dark tops to text-blocks, light scratching to text-blocks; age-toning to text-blocks and interior; mild wear to yellow endpapers; volumes variously contain markings/underlining in pencil; volumes variously include black and white illustrations and photogravures; VOL. 1 [AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND LETTERS; First Edition Thus, pub. 1893, edited by Francis Darwin; black smudge to middle of back board; tear to top of ffep and first blank page at gutter; lacks half-title page; frontispiece protected by tissue guard]; VOL. 2 [EXPRESSION OF THE EMOTIONS IN MAN AND ANIMALS; First Edition Thus, pub. 1897; lacks half-title page]; VOL. 3 [CORAL REEFS; Third Edition, pub. 1889, appendix by T. G. Bonney; buckling to ffep and bfep at gutter; tear to foldout map between pp. x-1; chipping/tearing to fore-edge of text-block; spine cracked in several places, binding intact]; VOL. 4 [CLIMBING PLANTS; Revised Second Edition; pub. 1897; fading to gilt lettering of spine, text barely legible]; VOL. 5 [ON THE FERTILISATION OF ORCHIDS BY INSECTS; Revised Second Edition, pub. 1895; threading from sewn binding visible to gutter between verso of first blank page and half-title page]; VOL. 6 [FORMATION OF VEGETABLE MOULD THROUGH THE ACTION OF WORMS; First Edition Thus, pub. 1897; tear to middle of fore-edge of first blank page; spine cracked btwn verso of half-title page and title page, binding strong]; VOL. 7 [ORIGIN OF SPECIES; Revised Sixth Edition, pub. 1892; lacks half-title page; spine cracked between verso of first blank page and title page; ffep shaken but not loose; black ink staining to fore- and bottom-edge of text-block and to endpapers]; VOL. 8 [GEOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS; Third Edition, pub. 1891; signature of previous owner to ffep in pencil]; VOL. 9 [DIFFERENT FORMS OF FLOWERS ON PLANTS OF THE SAME SPECIES; First Edition Thus, pub. 1896; creasing to middle of front endpapers; lacks half-title page]; VOL. 10 [CROSS AND SELF FERTILISATION IN THE VEGETABLE KINGDOM; First Edition Thus, pub. 1895; lacks half-title page]; VOL. 11 [INSECTIVOROUS PLANTS; Pres. First, pub. 1895; stain and moderate scratching to fore-edge of text-block; tear to top and bottom of ffep at gutter]; VOL. 12 [NATURALIST'S VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD; Second Edition, pub. 1893; tear to top and bottom of ffep at gutter; lacks half-title page]; VOL. 13 [POWER OF MOVEMENT IN PLANTS; First Edition Thus, pub. 1892, with Francis Darwin; signature of previous owner to ffep in pencil, dated 1895]; VOL. 14 [DESCENT OF MAN/SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX; Revised Second Edition, pub. 1892; signature of previous owner to ffep in pencil, dated 1895]; VOL. 15 [ANIMALS AND PLANTS UNDER DOMESTICATION I; Revised Second Edition, pub. 1892; signature of previous owner to ffep in pencil, dated 1894]; VOL. 16 [ANIMALS AND PLANTS UNDER DOMESTICATION II; Revised Second Edition, pub. 1892; lacks half-title page; small tear to top of ffep at gutter; small stain to back endpapers at gutter]; shelved above WW11.
Middlesex: Echo Library, 2007. Two Volume Set; Octavos; VG/no-DJ, 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.