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Books about Plant Hunting and Exploration for Sale:



[10939] Bowles, E. A.. A Handbook of Crocus and Colchicums. London: Waterstone, 1985. Reprinted Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. New / New. ISBN: 0947752269. 222 pages with 32 b/w plates. Green cloth with dust jacket.  $18.95



[30411] Cowan, J. Macqueen. The Journeys and Plant Introductions of George Forrest. London, New York and Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1952. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good- / . London 1952. 8vo. 252 pages with a map and very many b/w and some colour photographs. Green cloth.  $23.95



[10843] Cox, E.H.M.. Farrer's Last Journey. Upper Burma 1919-20. London: Dulau & Co, 1926. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good Together with a complete list of all rhododendrons collected by Reginald Farrer, and his field notes. 244 pages with 28 b/w photos. Burgundy cloth. From a botanical garden library  $58.95



[10905] Cox, E.H.M.. Farrer's Last Journey: Upper Burma, 1919-1920. Little Compton, Rhode Island, U.S.A.: Theophrastus, 1977. Reprinted Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good ISBN: 0-913728-16-0. 244 pages with b/w photos and fold out map. Green cloth. Prior owner's name on front end paper.  $92.95



[10602] deSmond, Ray. Sir Joseph Hooker Traveller and Plant Explorer. UK: Antique Collectors' Club, 1999. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. New / New. ISBN: 1851493050. 286 pages with many beautiful colour photos. Cloth with dust jacket.  $24.95



[10920] Farrer, Reginald. On the Eaves of the World. Sakonnet: Theophrastus, 1977. Reprinted Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good ISBN: 0913728140. Reprinted edition. Theophrastus Sakonnet 1977. 2 vols. 8vo. xii, 311; viii, 328 pages with 64 b/w photos. Green cloth. "The expedition of which these two volumes tell the first half of the tale was definitely planned (though long dreamed of) in 1913, and got going on February 7, 1914. Its object was to explore thoroughly, in the interests of horticulture and forestry, the whole of the Kansu-Tibet Border, from South to North. I will but say succinctly here that these two volumes deal only with my wanderings of 1914, round the extreme South-West March of Kansu, and up the Border, coming to rest for the winter at Lanchow in mid-November . The tale of the second year, 1915, yet remains to be written." Prior owners name stamped on endpapers.  $79.95



[11063] Farrer, Reginald John. Rainbow Bridge. London: Cadogan Books, 1986. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Soft Cover. New ISBN: 0-946313-48-2. London 1986 reprint of the original 1921 edition. 383 pages plus map. Paperback.  $7.50



[11093] Farrington, Edward I. Ernest Wilson Plant Hunter. Boston: Statford Company, 1931. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good 197 pages with 34 b/w photos. Very good.  $11.95



[11280] Hinkley, Daniel J.. The Explorer's Garden. Rare and Unusual Plants. Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2000. 4th Printing. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0881924261. 380 pages with many colour photos. Cloth with dust jacket.  $9.95



[3782] Kingdon-Ward, F.. Plant Hunter's Paradise. New York: MacMillan Publishing, 1938. 1st US Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Poor. 1st US edition. New York 1938. 8vo. 347 pages with 12 b/w photographs & 2 maps. Green cloth, tattered dust jacket. The adventures of travelling in the mountains and valleys of Burma and Tibet between 1922 and 1931.  $58.95



[10842] Kingdon-Ward, Frank. The Land of the Blue Poppy. London: Minerva, 1973. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good- / Very Good. ISBN: 856360090. The Land of the Blue Poppy. Travels of a Naturalist in Eastern Tibet. Minerva 1973 reprint of 1913 ed. 8vo. 215 pp with ills. Cloth w.dj. Prior owner's stamp on front end paper.  $25.95



[10599] Kingdon-Ward, Frank. Pilgrimage for Plants. London: George G. Harrap, 1960. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Half Calf. Very Good / Very Good. 1st ed. London 1960. 8vo. 191 pages with about 40 photos. Cloth with dust jacket. Very good.  $22.95



[4441] Kingdon-Ward, Frank. Plant Hunting on the Edge of the World. Travels of a Naturalist in Assam and Upper Burma. Little Compton, RI: Theophrastus, 1974. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0 85636 006 6. Theophrastus 1974 reprint of the 1913 original. 8vo. 215 pages with ills. Cloth w.dj. With ownership stamps of previous owner.  $19.95



[7769] Kingdon-Ward, Frank. Return to the Irrawaddy. London: Andrew Melrose, 1956. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Good. 1st ed. London 1956. 224 pages with 46 b/w photos, diagram and folding map. Black cloth. Very good condition. Dust jacket with some tears  $27.95



[11144a] Lancaster, Roy. A Plantsman in Nepal. Antique Collectors Club, 1995. Revised Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 1851491791. Enlarged and revised edition. England 1995. 4to. 291 pages with 73 b/w and 266 colour photos. Cloth with dust jacket.  $18.95



[10589] Lancaster, Roy. Plant Hunting in Nepal. London: Croom Helm, 1981. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 070991606X. 194 pages with some colour photos. Cloth with dust jacket. Prior ownership stamp on front end paper.  $8.95



[10940] Lyte, Charles. Frank Kingdon-Ward. London: John Murray, 1989. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. As New / As New. ISBN: 0719547350. The Last of the Great Plant Hunters.1st edition. London 1989. 218 pages. Cloth w.dj.  $28.95



[11157] Lyte, Charles. The Plant Hunters. London: Orbis Publishing Limited, 1983. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. New / New. ISBN: 085613418X. 191 pages with a few photos. Cloth with dust jacket.  $12.95



[10923] MacDonald, Norman. The Orchid Hunters A Jungle Adventure. New York and Toronto: Farrar& Rinehart, 1939. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good 251 pages with some b/w photos. Rebound into sturdy buckram cloth. X School Library. Strong binding.  $36.95



[1571] Maund, Benjamin. The Botanic Garden: Consisting of Highly Finished Representations of Hardy Ornamental Flowering Plants, Cultivated in Great Britain. (17 Volumes - the Complete set). 1825. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good Volumes 1-13 plus 4 additional volumes (all published), 1825 - 1851. Each of the first 13 volumes has 24 hand-coloured engraved plates. Each plate is divided into quarters and depicts 4 beautifully illustrated flowers. The 312 hand-coloured engravi ngs were from drawing by Mrs. E. Bury and Maund’s two daughters. Each flower is accompanied by a 1-2 page commentary mentioning its history, origin, and botanical peculiarities. Together with The Floral Register; Containing Figures and Descriptions of Nearly All Tender and Hardy Plants, which have lately been introduced to, and cultivated in Great Britain. Parts 1 & 2. 144, 240 pp. And with The Auctarium of the Botanic Garden; Containing Miscellaneous Information, Connected with the Cultivati on of a Garden, and Natural History. Parts 1 & 2. 144; 280 pp. Altogether 17 volumes, nicely bound in uniform new half morocco with raised bands and marbled boards. The skills of a qualified British bookbinder and conservator were employed to recreate a binding very similar to the original. The green morocco binding has raised bands, attractive gilt stamping and marbled boards that are appropriate for the period. 4to. Very clean. The complete set, which is very rare to find, esp in such clean condition. There is no foxing in this set which makes it exceptional! Fine. Nissen 2222. Stafleu 813. Very good.  $6,450.00



[10597] Raby, Peter. Bright Paradise. Victorian Scientific Travellers. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Soft Cover. New ISBN: 0691048436. 276 pages. Paperback. New.  $10.95



[11089] Smythe, F.S.. The Valley Of Flowers. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1947. Reprinted Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good London 1947. 8vo. 318 pp with 16 colour photos and 2 maps. Cloth (spine sun faded).. The story of 4 months spent amidst the flowers of the Garhwal Himalayas.  $12.95



[11129] Turrill, W. B.. Joseph Dalton Hooker. London: The Scientific Book Club, 1963. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. As New / As New. Botanist, Explorer, and Administrator. 228 pages. Cloth with dust jacket. As new.  $6.50



[11140] Whittle, Tyler. The Plant Hunters. London: Heinemann, 1970. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. ISBN: 0 434 86483 8. London 1970. 8vo. 257 pages with 32 illustrations. Cloth.. Black cloth. Very good.  $9.50



[10595] Whittle, Tyler. The Plant Hunters. Tales of the Botanist-Explorers Who Enriched Our Gardens.. Nw York: Lyons & Burford, 1997. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Soft Cover. New ISBN: 1558215921. 280 pages. New.  $8.95



[6527] Wilson, Ernest H.. Plant Hunting Volume 1. Boston: Stratford Company, 1927. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Signed by Author. Very Good / Very Good-. 248 pages with some b/w photos. Dark green cloth with green .dust jacket. Very good. Volume 1 only. Signed by Wilson.  $55.00