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Botanical and Natural History Illustration

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The Plant between Sun and Earth, Adams, George, and Olive Whicher. Preface by Ehrenfried Pfeiffer
1 Adams, George, and Olive Whicher. Preface by Ehrenfried Pfeiffer The Plant between Sun and Earth
Clent, Stourbridge, Worcestershire Goethean Science Foundation 1952 First Hard Cover Fair No Jacket Quarto 
66 pp. Cloth boards are badly stained and faded, with cloth lifting from its backing on the back cover. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Offsetting and foxing to endpapers. Title page is split from front endpaper, showing mesh. Rear endpaper beginning to split. Occasional foxing throughout; otherwise unmarked. Forty illustrations in black and white (in plates, bound in) and twenty-four colour plates, all loose, in a built-in folder attached to the rear pastedown. The b/w plates are unfoxed, but there is foxing to most of the colour plates. 
Price: 225.00 AUD
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2 Beshlie Traveller's Joy
Great Britain Granada 1980 0246112468 / 9780246112460 First Hard Cover Good+ Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped but has a little general and edgewear. Green cloth boards sunned along the edges. Internally clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Naturalist's Garden, Feltwell, John. Foreword by Anthony Huxley
3 Feltwell, John. Foreword by Anthony Huxley The Naturalist's Garden
London Ebury Press 1987 0852236611 / 9780852236611 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto 
160 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. A little scuffing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. "The beauty and variety of our modern gardens owe much to the discoveries of early naturalists. In this fascinating book their explorations are outlined and lavishly illustrated with over 250 photographs, prints and paintings. The Naturalist's Garden will inspire the enthusiast to create a beautiful garden, sympathetic to the needs of both plants and wildlife today." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Nature (Documents of Contemporary Art series), Kastner, Jeffrey (editor)
4 Kastner, Jeffrey (editor) Nature (Documents of Contemporary Art series)
London and Cambridge MA Whitechapel Gallery / MIT Press 2012 0262517663 / 9780262517669 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
239 pp. Gatefold flaps. Shallow dents to base of spine. Lower corners bumped, causing shallow creases to margins of adjacent pages. Small closed tear to upper margin of one page. Otherwise Internally as new. "With the dislocation of disciplinary boundaries in visual culture, art that is engaged with nature has also forged connections with a new range of scientific and philosophical ideas. Advances in technology continually modify the way we 'present' ourselves. So too artistic representations of nature (human and otherwise) are geing transformed. This collection provides a comprehensive overview of the profound issues at stake in contemporary art's investigations of nature." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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5 Law-Smith, Joan (editor) Gardens of the Mind
Macedon, Victoria Briarwood Press 1979 0959629602 / 9780959629606 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo Joan Law-Smith 
103 pp. plus index of authors, titles, first lines. Browning to spine and edges of unclipped dustjacket. Faint dust foxing to upper edge of text block. A little yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Textured art paper. Colour botanical illustrations by Law-Smith. "A sensitive, personal anthology of poems, following the theme of the four seasons." Includes several of Vita Sackville-West's garden poems. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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6 Mclean, Mary Jane Mary Anne's Garden
New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1987 0810914182 / 9780810914186 First Hard Cover Good + Good + Landscape Octavo Mclean, Mary Jane 
120 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not price clipped, but is a little sunned and wrinkled, with one or two unobtrusive splotches to the front panel. Green cloth boards a little worn and faded along edges. Internally clean, bright and solidly bound. Colour and b/w botanical llustrations throughout. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Bright Wings of Summer: Watching Butterflies, Measures, David G.
7 Measures, David G. Bright Wings of Summer: Watching Butterflies
Englewood Cliffs, NJ Prentice-Hall 1976 0130831131 / 9780130831132 First Half-Leather Good Good Large 0ctavo David Measures 
160 pp. Edgewear (chips, tears, creases) to unclipped dustjacket. Edgewear to green cloth boards. Lower corners bumped. Yellowing and faint foxing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. A little musty. Wonderful watercolour and black-and-white illustrations. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Flower Hunter: The adventures, in Northern Australia and New Zealand, of flower painter Ellis Rowan, Rowan, Ellis
8 Rowan, Ellis The Flower Hunter: The adventures, in Northern Australia and New Zealand, of flower painter Ellis Rowan
U.S.A. HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd 1991 0207170509 / 9780207170508 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Quarto 
216 pp. Spine panel of unclipped dustjacket is lightly sunned. Just a little chipping to corners of boards and spine ends of book. Internally as new. Colour plates and black-and-white drawings, including maps, in the text. "Reproduced for the first time sice 1898, the book tells an engrossing story of a courageous woman, and presents a revealing portrait of colonial life in Australia." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Life of the Hummingbird, Skutch, Alexander F.
9 Skutch, Alexander F. The Life of the Hummingbird
London Octopus Books 1973 0706403045 / 9780706403046 Reprint Cloth Very Good Good Quarto Arthur B Singer 
95 pp. General and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Light wear to edges of cloth boards. A few light smudges to margins, otherwise internally bright, unmarked, solidly bound. Full-colour illustrations of more than 80 species. Interesting diagrams of hummingbird flight patterns. Family tree of birds; bibliography; index. "A completely enchanting book about the most enchanting of birds." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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