Botany Books

Form and Function in Plants

by John D. Dodd

used hardcover - used - aged condition

Iowa State University, 1962

233 pages  - first edition

worn condition - inside cover, underlinings

of text throughout book 

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Fundamentals of Horticulture

by Edmond/Senn/Andrews/Halfacre

used hardcover - worn cover where sticker

was removed

McGraw-Hill, fourth edition - 1975

560 pages

inside text and drawings- excellent condition

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Botany - A Golden Science Guide

by Taylor R. Alexander, R. Will Burnett and

Herbert S. Zim

used paperback- good condition

crease on last page

no markings in text

Golden Press  - 1970

160 pages   

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A Gardener’s Guide to Plant Names

by B.J. Healey -

Charles Scribner’s , 1972

used hardcover

very good condition

284 pages   

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Grass - Yearbook of Agriculture - 1948

United States Department of Agriculture, 1948

House Document Number 480

80th Congress First Session

U.S. Government Printing Office

good condition - tiny tear in spine as shown in photo

front endpage stamped with “From the Office of Frank Fellows - Your Congressman - Third District, Maine.”

hardcover, 892 pages, pages are clean and crisp

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Gray’s Manual of Botany of the Northern United States-

Including the District East of the Mississippi and North of North Carolina and Tennessee - Revised Edition

by Asa Gray

American Book Company, 1889, Sixth Edition

hardcover - excellent copy considering age of book

bound in original live-green cloth with gilt title on spine and front

760 pages - 25 plates

Library Bookplate and former owner’s name

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Botany in the Field - An Introduction to Plant

Communities for the Amateur Naturalist

by Jane Scott

Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1984

softcover - good condition

back cover has small crease

no markings or highlighting

165 pages   

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Marine Algae of the Eastern Tropical and Subtropical Coasts of the Americas

by William Randolph Taylor

The University of Michigan Press, 1967

vintage hardcover - interior pages are in very good condition

dustjacket is in poor condition

870 pages   

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This Is A Leaf

by Ross E. Hutchins

Dodd, Mead & Company, 1962

vintage hardcover, 123  pages

former library book

good condition

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Plant Families - How To Know Them: Pictured-Keys for Determining The Families of Nearly All of the Members of the Entire Plant Kingdom

by H.E. Jaques

Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers, 1976

vintage spiralbound softcover -  177 pages

good condition

cover shows minimal wear

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Botany - Boy Scouts of America Merit Badge Series

by Robert F. Lane

former library book with library markings

Boy Scouts of America, 1970

vintage softcover -  62 pages

used condition - pages are stained

still provides acceptable reading copy

our price:   $2.95 plus media mail shipping

Seeds and Seed Pods

Nature Program - National Audubon Society

vintage booklet with wildlife stickers

by Robert S. Lemmon

Nelson Doubleday, 1960

64 pages - softcover

cover has tear in upper right and is soiled as shown in photo

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Plant Families

by Carol Lerner

Morrow Junior Books, 1989

hardcover

former library book with usual library markings

32 pages

stunning color illustration

excellent resource for children and adults

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Botany for Gardeners

by Harold William Rickett

The Macmillan Company, 1957

hardcover, 236 pages

very good condition

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Plant Families

by Carol Lerner

Morrow Junior Books, 1989

hardcover

former library book with usual library markings

32 pages

stunning color illustration

excellent resource for children and adults

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Seeds of Change - Six Plants That Transformed Mankind (quinine, sugar, tea, cotton, potato, coca)

by Henry Hobhouse

first Shoemaker & Hoard edition, 2005

softcover, 381 pages

interior pages are clean and intact

pages seem to have a light crease in upper

corner towards the back of book

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The Plant Hunters: Being an Examination of Collecting, with an account of the Careers & Methods of a Number of Those Who Have Searched the World for Wild Plants

by Tyler Whittle

Chilton Book Company, 1970

First Edition stated

(an overview of plant collecting expeditions dating back to 1482 B.C.)

vintage hardcover, 283 pages

pages are clean, crisp, and intact

dustjacket shows slight wear

Although there are no specific library identifiers it

appears that a bookplate in front of book has been removed, as well as a circulation pocket in back of book

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Hortus Second - A Concise Dictionary of Gardening and General Horticulture

compiled by L.H. Bailey and Ethel Zoe Bailey

The Macmillan Company,

11th printing, 1960

vintage hardcover,  778 pages

dustjacket shows wear and price is clipped

pages are without markings and intact

good condition considering age of book

$14.95 plus media mail shipping

Botanical Illustration

by Ronald King

Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 1978

vintage softcover - excellent condition

stunning color plates

40 pages

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The Secret Life of Plants - A fascinating account of the physical, emotional, and spiritual relations between plants and man

by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird

Harper & Row Publishers, 1973

vintage hardcover - 402 pages

good condition

dustjacket shows wear and has been repaired

some pages have text which is very neatly

underlined

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Botany in a Day - The Patterns Method of Plant Identification

Thomas J. Elpel’s Herbal Field Guide to Plant Families of North America - Fifth Edition

HOPS Press, LLC, 2004

vintage softcover - very good condition

225 pages

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Biology of Plants

by Peter H. Raven, Ray F. Evert, Helena Curtis

Worth Publishers, Inc. - Second Edition

vintage hardcover - 1976

very good condition

pages are clean and crisp

685 pages

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Plant Anatomy

by Katherine Esau

John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

vintage clothbound hardcover - 1965

very good condition

pages are clean and crisp

767 pages

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The Plant World - Fifth Edition

by Harry J. Fuller, Zane B. Carothers, Willard W. Payne, and Margaret K. Balbach

Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1972

vintage hardcover - 553 pages

good condition

some pages have highlighting

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Plants and Animal Interact

Unit B - Harcourt Science

Harcourt School Publishers, 2002

vintage hardcover - 90 pages

excellent condition

some pages have highlighting

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The Frampton Flora

by Richard Mabey

Prentice Hall Press, 1985

vintage hardcover - 192 pages

very good condition

(a beautiful collection of Victorian

botanical paintings)

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A Beachcomber’s Botany

Essays and Comments by Loren C. Petry

Illustrations and Captions by Marcia G. Norman

The Chatham Conservation Foundation, 1968

vintage softcover - 158 pages

good condition

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Hands-On Minds-On Science Plants - Primary

by Patty Carratello

Teacher Created Materials, Inc., 1999

softcover - 96 pages

good condition

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Units, Symbols, and Terminology for

Plant Physiology - A Reference for

Presentation of Research Results in the

Plant Sciences

edited by Frank B. Salisbury

Oxford University Press, 1996

softcover - 234 pages

title page - wrinkled

other pages - good condition

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Flore-Manuel De La Province De Quebec

par le Pere Louis-Marie

Institut Agricole d’Oka, 1931

vintage hardcover - 320 pages

former library book - shows light wear

good condition considering age of book

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A Beachcomber’s Botany

Essays and Comments by Loren C. Petry

Illustrations and Captions by Marcia G. Norman

The Chatham Conservation Foundation, 1968

vintage softcover - 158 pages

interior pages - good condition

cover has age discoloration as shown in photo

our price:   $10.95 plus media mail shipping

How Plants Grow

Golden Science Workbook - Ages 6-9

by Richard A. Martin

Golden Press, 1972

vintage softcover - 49 pages

interior pages - good condition

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A Textbook of Botany

Strasburger, Noll, Schenck, and

Shimper

Macmillan September 1897

printed by R.& R. Clark, Limited

Edinburgh

vintage hardcover - 632 pages

shows wear due to age of book

webbing shows but all pages are intact

toning due to age

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The Practical Botanist

An Essential Field Guide to Studying,

Classifying, and Collecting Plants

by Rick Imes

A Fireside Book, 1990

softcover - 160 pages

good condition

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Pull Up Your Agapanthus, Your Aster is Showing

A helpful glossary of botanical pronunciations

together with a collection of verbal musings conceived while gardening and posthumorously illustrated

by Elizabeth S. Creamer

Vice Publishing Group, 2004

softcover - 104 pages

very good condition

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Lichens - Cambridge Botanical Handbooks

by Annie Lorrain Smith, F.L.S.

Cambridge: At The University Press, 1921

vintage hardcover - 464 pages

good condition considering age of book

corners are rubbed

toning of pages due to age of book

rare collector’s item

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The Plant Book

An Encyclopedia of Worldwide Flora

3800 species in 2100 genera

The indispensable reference for every gardener

Mynah, 2003

oversized hardcover - 1020 pages

like new condition

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The Plant Cycle

by Nina Morgan

Thomson Learning, 1993

hardcover - 32 pages

good  condition

former library book

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What’s Inside Plants?

by Anita Ganeri

Peter Bedrick Books,  1993

hardcover - 45 pages

former library book

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Plant Life

Time-Life, 1993

Understanding Science & Nature

good condition

hardcover - 152 pages

former library book

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The Big, Bad Book of Botany

by Michael Largo

William Morrow, 2014

First Edition stated

very good condition

softcover - 399 pages

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Drawn From Nature

The Botanical Art of Joseph Prestele and His Sons

Charles Van Ravenswaay

1984

good condition

softcover - 360 pages

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Where PLants Grow

by Laurie Bolwell and Clifford Lines

Wayland Publishers, 1983

good condition

hardcover - 32 pages

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I Wonder Why Trees Have Leaves and Other Questions AboutPlants

by Andrew Charman

Southwestern, 1997

hardcover, 32 pages

like new condition

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Botanical Illustration in Watercolor

by Eleanor Wunderlich

Watson-Guptill Publications, 1991

good condition

stunningly beautiful illustrations

hardcover - 144 pages

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The Flowers of May

With instructions & botanical notes by Richard Mabey

selected from the unpublished flora of Caroline May

Collins & Brown, 1990

hardcover -  192 pages

84 stunning color botanical plates

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Seeds of Hope

Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants

by Jane Goodall with Gail Hudson

Foreword by Michael Pollon

hardcover, 420 pages

Grand Central Publishing, 2010

First Edition stated

NEW BOOK!!!!

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Seeds of Hope

Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants

by Jane Goodall with Gail Hudson

Foreword by Michael Pollon

hardcover, 420 pages

Grand Central Publishing, 2010

First Edition stated

NEW BOOK!!!!

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Seeds of Hope

Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants

by Jane Goodall with Gail Hudson

Foreword by Michael Pollon

hardcover, 420 pages

Grand Central Publishing, 2010

First Edition stated

NEW BOOK!!!!

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The Life of Plants

Introduction to Nature

A simple introduction to plants and their uses

by John Simmons

Simon & Schuster Young Books, 1990

hardcover, 61 pages

excellent reference for children and adults

very good condition

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The Botany of Desire

A Plant’s-Eye View of the World

by Michael Pollan

Random House, 2002

softcover, 273 pages

good condition

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The Flowers of May

With instructions & botanical notes by Richard Mabey

selected from the unpublished flora of Caroline May

Collins & Brown, 1990

hardcover -  192 pages

84 stunning color botanical plates

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Gardener’s Latin

Discovering the Origins, Lore & Meanings of

Botanical Names

a Lexicon by Bill Neal

Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1992

hardcover -  136 pages

very good condition

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The Plant Hunters

Tales of the Botanist-Explorers Who Enriched

Our Gardens

by Tyler Whittle

Lyons & Burford, Publishers, 1997

softcover -  281 pages

good condition

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Plant Anatomy

by Katherine Esau

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1953

vintage hardcover -  735 pages

good condition

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Projects: Botany

An exciting guide to plant science with simple

experiments that can be done in your own home

illustrated Doris M. Stone

Washington Square Press, 1964

vintage softcover -  250 pages

good condition

pages are tanned due to age of book

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Botanical Portraits with Colored Pencils

by Ann Swan

Barron’s, 2010

hardcover -  128 pages

very good like new condition

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Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern

United States and Adjacent Canada

Second Edition

by the Late Henry Gleason, Ph.D.,  and

Arthur Cronquist, Ph.D.

New York Botanical Garden, 1993

hardcover - 932 pages

very good like new condition

our price:   $44.95 plus media mail shipping

The Cambridge Illustrated Glossary of

Botanical Terms

by Michael Hickey and Clive King

Cambridge University Press, 2000

softcover - 208 pages

very good like new condition

our price:   $48.95 plus media mail shipping

The Plant World - Fourth World

by Harry J. Fuller

by Zane B. Carothers

Holt, Rinehart, & Winston, 1963

vintage hardcover - 564 pages

very good condition

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Winter Botany

by William Trelease

Third Revised Edition

Dover Publications, 1967

vintage softcover - 396 pages

cover is very worn and soiled

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The Plant Vol. 1

A Guide to Understanding Its Nature

by Gerbert Grohmann

Bio-Dynamic Farming and Gardening

Association, 1989

vintage softcover - 209 pages

very good condition

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The Botany of Desire

A Plant’s-Eye View of the World

by Michael Pollan

Random House, 2002

softcover, 273 pages

fairly good condition

our price:   $5.50 plus media mail shipping

Flowering Plants

by Alfred Leutscher

Action Science

Franklin Watts, 1984

vintage hardcover, 32 pages

fairly good condition

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The Forgotten Pollinators

by Stephen L. Buchmann with Gary

Paul Nabhan

Island Press, 1996

hardcover, 292 pages

good condition

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