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THE ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE ON CACTI AND OTHER SUCCULENTS.  FIRST 4 VOLUMES.  VOLUME ONE, VOLUME TWO, VOLUME THREE, VOLUME FOUR.  (1, 2, 3, 4.  I, II, III, IV.), Lamb, Edgar and Lamb, Brian.

Author Name    Lamb, Edgar and Lamb, Brian.

Title   THE ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE ON CACTI AND OTHER SUCCULENTS. FIRST 4 VOLUMES. VOLUME ONE, VOLUME TWO, VOLUME THREE, VOLUME FOUR. (1, 2, 3, 4. I, II, III, IV.)

Publisher    Blandford, London, (1969 reprint, 1968 2nd, 1963 Ist, 1966 1st).

Seller ID   16720

4 volumes, consecutively paged to page 1,212, 8vo (8 11/16" H), hard covers (maroon cloth with gold lettering on spines), in dust jackets. Profusely illustrated with b&w and color photographs. "These pictorial encyclopaedias provide a unique refer ence and a means of quick and easy recognition of cacti and succulents. Every plant illustrated is captioned with its name, together with the Botanical Authority, country of origin, notes on colour, size and general cultivation. The info r m a t i o n i s intended to be non-technical and readily understood by the average collector who follows the hobby for pleasure yet wishes to know a little more...." Light to moderate edge wear to all volumes, light wrinkling at top or bottom o f sp in es o f th r ee v olumes, three very tiny corner bumps, slight discoloration to color on top of textblock of volume one - light migration into top of last few pages, small area of discoloration on top of textblock of volume three, volumes o ne an d t wo are s lig ht ly cra cked in several places, wrinkling to rear pastedown of volume two, light stain line at fore-edge of free front endpaper in volume three, minor browning to rear pastedown in volume four. Dust jackets - three are pr ice cli pped , a ll h ave mod era te edge wear with surface paper loss - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light edge wrinkling, some areas of light browning, some light rubbing and soiling, corner crease on rear flap of volume four, slig ht fa ding to c olor on s pine of v olu me on e. VG/G

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THE COLOPHON:  A QUARTERLY FOR BOOKMEN.  NEW SERIES - VOLUME 1, NUMBER 1: SUMMER 1935, NUMBER 2:  AUTUMN 1935, NUMBER 3: WINTER 1936 & NUMBER 4: SPRING 1936 - 4 BOOKS IN TOTAL., Anderson, Sherwood; Cohn, Louis Henry; Carter, John; Coleman, Carroll D.; Jackson, William Alexander; Newton, A. Edward; Adams, Frederick B., Jr.; Rockwell, Norman; Kent, Rockwell; Winterich, John T., et al.
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AIRCRAFT HYDRAULICS SIMPLIFIED.  A GUIDE TO THE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES COMMON TO ALL HYDRAULIC AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS AND ILLUSTRATED BY REFERENCE TO DESIGNS IN USE ON MODERN PLANES., Vine, David.
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THE AIRPOWER HISTORIAN.  VOLUME IX.  NUMBERS 1-4.  (JANUARY, APRIL, JULY, OCTOBER 1962)., Dugan, James; Stewart, Carroll; Rust, Kenn C.; Downs, Eldon W., Lt. Colonel; Dryden, Hugh L.; Seawell, William T., Brig. Gen.; Cook, Kelly F., Captain; Guilmartin, John F.; Crabbe, William M., Capt.; LeMay, Curtis E., General et al.
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THE DOLLS' HOUSE GARDENER:  FEATURING 8 GARDEN PLANS IN 1/12 SCALE., Barnard, Lionel & Hinchcliffe, Michael.
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THE CULTIVATED CONIFERS IN NORTH AMERICA, COMPRISING THE PINE FAMILY AND THE TAXADS., Bailey, L.H.
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TOPIARY:  DESIGN AND TECHNIQUE., Crowder, Christopher and Ashworth, Michaeljon.
TOPIARY: DESIGN AND TECHNIQUE.
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THE MAKING OF THE ENGLISH GARDENS.  (SUNDAY TIMES), Girling, Richard, ed.  Gardening consultant: Graham Rose.  (Stefan Buczacki, Edward Collins, Gareth Huw Davies, Geoff Hamilton, Arthur Hellyer, Penelope Hobhouse, Brian Jackman, Hugh Johnson, Mary Keen, Hazel Le Rougetel, Charles Lyte, et al.)
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GEOFF HAMILTON'S PARADISE GARDENS.  CREATING AND PLANTING A SECLUDED GARDEN., Hamilton, Geoff.
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FURNISHING THE OLD-FASHIONED GARDEN:  THREE CENTURIES OF AMERICAN SUMMERHOUSES, DOVECOTES, PERGOLAS, PRIVIES, FENCES & BIRDHOUSES., Hill, May Brawley.
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A PHOTOGRAPHIC GARDEN HISTORY., Phillips, Roger and Foy, Nicky.
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THE SMALLER RHODODENDRONS., Cox, Peter A.  Foreword by Professor D.M. Henderson.  Colour illustrations by Margaret Stones and Rosemary Wise.
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