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1 A Century of Progress 1855-1955 Choice Flower and Vegetable Seeds
Ipswich, England Thompson & Morgan (Ipswich) Ltd. 1955 Card covers, stapled and cover glued on Covers and spine are slightly creased and glue is letting go inside front top, otherwise good 5.5 x 8.5 inches (14 x 21.5 cm) 8vo. Colour and b&w photo illustrations 

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2 Coronation Year Book 1953 National Chrysanthemum Society
Barnet, Herts., England National Chrysanthemum Society 1953 Card covers 2 inch tear bottom title page, spine creased, otherwise very good 5.5 x 8.5 inches (14 x 21.5 cm) 8vo. B&w photo illustrations 

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3 The Gladiolus 1943 Eighteenth Annual Edition
Boston, Massachusetts New England Gladiolus Society Inc. (1942) Dark blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine an Edges show wear, penciled numbers and dates to 2/3 front free endpaper, otherwise good 5.5 x 7.75 inches (14 x 19.5 cm) 8vo. B&w frontis and photo illustrations throughout 

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4 The Gladiolus 1944 Nineteenth Annual Edition
Boston, Massachusetts New England Gladiolus Society Inc. 1944 Red pebbled cloth boards with gilt title to spine  Edges show slight wear, otherwise good 5.5 x 7.75 inches (14 x 19.5 cm) 8vo. B&w frontis and photo illustrations throughout 

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5 The Gladiolus Twenty-seventh Annual Edition 1952
Boston, Massachusetts New England Gladiolus Society Inc. 1952 Blue pebbled cloth boards with gilt title to spine Very good; dust jacket slightly soiled, small nick, otherwise good 5.5 x 7.75 inches (14 x 19.5 cm) 8vo. B&w frontis and photo illustrations throughout; adverts in rear 

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6 Besler, Basilius The Book of Plants The Complete Plates
Koln Taschen 2007 3822838098 / 9783822838099 Reprint of 1613 edition of Hortus Eystettensis Red cloth in dust jacket Vg Dust jacket is very good 13 x 11 inches (33 x 28 cm) Quarto Coloured plates throughout 
With an Introduction by Klaus Walter Littger and botanical annotations by Werner Dressendorfer. 
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7 Blunt, Wilfrid Tulipomania
London Penguin 1950 Paper covered illustrated boards in dust jacket Vg Dust jacket is vg 7.5 x 5 inches (19 x 12.7 cm) Sm. 8vo. With sixteen plates from seventeenth-century water colours by Alexander Marshal 
Part of the King Penguin Series 
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8 Hulme, F. Edward (figured and described by) Familiar Wild Flowers ( First through Eighth Series in 8 volumes)
London, Paris, New York & Melbourne Cassell and Company 1906 All volumes are rebound in 1/2 calf with green  Some minor damp staining to most volumes ; cloth has sl. Spotting to several volumes. Generally a nice set 7.5 x 5.5 inches (19 x 14 cm) 8vo. Colour plates as well as line drawings in black and white of wild flowers throughout all volumes 

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9 Rose, A.H. and O.H. Lindquist Insects of Eastern Spruces, Fir and Hemlock
Ottawa Dept of The Environment 1977 Card covers Covers worn, interior good 8vo. Illustrated in colour throughout 

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10 Seba, Albertus Cabinet of Natural Curiousities Locupletissimi rerum naturalium thesauri 1734-1765 A selection of the most important plates from the copy in the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague
New York Barnes & Noble 2006 0760782040 / 9780760782040 Reprint of the Locupletissimi rerum naturalium 1731 Beige cloth in dust jacket Fine Dust jacket is vg 13 x 9 inches (33 x 23cm) Quarto 449 Coloured reproduction plates 
The Colored Plates 1734-1765 
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11 Slate, George L. (editor) The Lily Yearbook of the North American Lily Society A Handbook of Lily Culture Number Sixteen 1963
Geneva NY North American Lily Society 1963 Green cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and f Very good in vg dust jacket 6.25 x 9.25 inches (16 x 23.5 cm) 8vo. B&w photo illustrations throughout 

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12 Stern, Sir Frederick (foreword by) The Lily Year Book 1960 Number Twenty Three Conference Number
London The Royal Horticultural Society 1960 8 x 6 inches(23 x 15 Maroon cloth boards with gilt title to spine and f Former owner's name and date in blue pencil front free endpaper, top of spine bumped, otherwise very good; jacket is slightly sunned, otherwise good 8vo. Frontisphoto portrait of Dr. E.S. Emsweller; photo illustrations throughout 

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13 Swan, Claudia The Clutius Botanical Watercolors Plants and Flowers of the Renaissance
New York Harry N. Abrams (1998) 0810940957 / 9780810940956 Green cloth in dust jacket Previous owner's inscription on half title, generally vg Dust jacket is sl worn along edges 13 x 9.25 inches (33 x 23.5 c Quarto 149 illustrations including 142 plates in full color 

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14 White, Edward A. American Orchid Culture
New York A. T. De La Mare Company, Inc. 1927 Tan leatherette boards with tan canvas spine, gilt Spots back cover, former owner's nameplate front free endpaper, otherwise very good 6 x 8.25 inches (15 x 21 cm) 8vo. Colour frontis with colour and b&w photo illustrations throughout 

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15 Yasuyuki Hiratsuka & John M. Powell Pine Stem Rusts of Canada
Ottawa Canadian Forestry Services 1976 Trade paperback Faded spine 8vo. fNumerous full color photo illus. 

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