Category: Botany


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Glass Flowers from the Ware Collection in the Botanical Museum of Harvard University

By: Unknown

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace and Company: 1946

Seller ID: 004488

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket

The spine ends show heavy wear; the corners light to moderate wear. The jacket is lightweight with a few small chips in the front, paper missing at both ends of the spine, small chips in the back and wear at all corners. There is a gift note on the front endpaper. The binding has tanned a bit around the front and back edges. ; Sixteen color plates show a fraction of the thousands of magnificent glass flower models created in nearly half a century by Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka in Dresden, Germany for Harvard University. The models are of astonishing perfection, and nowhere else is there a com... View more info

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Green Inheritance: Saving the Plants of the World

By: Huxley, Anthony; Attenborough, Sir David (Foreword by)

Price: $16.56

Publisher: Berkeley, Univ. Of California Pr: 2006

Seller ID: 003401

Condition: New

NEW - STILL IN PUBLISHERS PLASTIC. Humans are entirely dependent on plants: We eat them, build with them, burn them for power, breathe the air they maintain, cure our ills with them. Yet we are destroying this fundamental resource at a terrifying rate. This extensively revised and updated edition of Anthony Huxley's magnificent global overview of our plant kingdom portrays the beauty, diversity, and history of wild and cultivated plants, highlighting their profound importance in our lives. With its beautiful color photographs, drawings, charts, diagrams, and superb text, this book describes th... View more info