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Image for Catalogue of Botanical Books in the Collection of Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt, Volume II Part II, Printed Books 1701-1800

Catalogue of Botanical Books in the Collection of Rachel McMasters Miller Hunt, Volume II Part II, Printed Books 1701-1800

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, The Hunt Botanical Library: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007868


This is one of a limited edition of 750 copies only. Composition and presswork by the Anthoensen Press of Portland, Maine. Plates by the Meriden Gravure Company of Meridan, Conn. Green linen-like buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine, as well as crisp gilt-stamped decorative images to the spine and front board. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Immensely clean binding; just a trace of a whitish ring at center of spine [cobweb gho... View more info

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Beiträge zur Gramineenflora Südamerikas

By: Lindman, Carl Axel Magnus

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Sweden, Kungl. Boktryckeriet: 1900

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 007156


An exploration of certain South American flora, this book in German for primary text and in Latin for secondary text, i.e., botanical designations and descriptions. Presumed first edition to be published in German. May have been originally written and published in Swedish. An ex library book at one time in the collection of the library of the Horticultural Society of New York. Printed and bound in Sweden. Possibly originally issued in paperback format, now in medium gree... View more info

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The New Practical Window Gardener

By: Mollison, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, England, Groombridge and Sons: 1879

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 007278


Printed by J. E. Adlard, Bartholomew Close, London, printer of numerous botany-themed books. 7.5 x 4.75 inches. Deep blue buckram binding with gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and spine. The front board with an elaborate and charming color design of a window with window box and various flowers. The decorative spine discolored by age to an olive drab. Moderately bumped and abraded spine head and tail, and corners. Hinges strong. Text block solidly bound in. A.E.G... View more info

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Sinopsis de la flora chilena, claves para la identificación de familias y géneros

By: Pizarro, Carlos Muñoz

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Santiago, Chile, Ediciones de la Universidad de Chile: 1959

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 007157


En español. no en inglés. This edition is in Spanish, not in English. Printed and bound in Santiago, Chile. Prologue dated 1954. With unstated limitation but probably no more than 1,000 copies printed. A second edition, in cloth, was issued in 1966. 10.5 x 7.25 inches. Original paper wrappers with dark green lettering and with tan plant picture, all on a light green background. Moderate weara along the top and bottom edges of the wrappers, including the spine head and ... View more info