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A Monograph on the GENUS LILIUM, illustrated by
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Pts. I-XII,

24 FITZGERALD (R. D.). AUSTRALIAN ORCHIDS. forming vol. I, complete, and the first five parts of vol. II (all published), royal folio, 118 superb hand-coloured plates (some folding); half morocco, gilt edges, and parts; VERY RARE Sydney, 1882-[93] 15 0 0

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Manual of the British Marine Algæ. 8vo., coloured plates;

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32 LEÓN (N.). Biblioteca Botánico-Mexicana. 8vo., bds. Mexico, 1895
33 MACER. Herbaru Vires Macer tibi Carmie dicet. (at end) Habetis
iuuenes studiosissimi Macri floridi de virib' herbaru opusculum ab omi
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34 NEW ZEALAND FERNS. A Collection of 54 neatly mounted actual Specimens;

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35 RAIUS. Historia Plantarum

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auctore Joanne Raio . . . 3 vols., folio, a nice copy in old calf gilt 1686-1704 36 REICHENBACHIA. ORCHIDS Illustrated and Described, by F. SANDER. 4 vols. forming 2 Series, impl. folio, with 192 large and magnificently coloured plates; finely half bound in crushed Levant morocco extra, gilt tops, uncut; RARE (issued by the publishers, in half morocco, at £35). 1888-94 30 0 0 The binding of this copy is a marked advance on the regulation half morocco supplied by the publishers.

The growing popularity of Orchids, the ever-increasing demand for information respecting them, and the indifferent serial works relating to this lovely and important class of plants hitherto published, have furnished sufficient reasons for this great work. It was the aim of the authors to represent truthfully the natural aspect of the plants, which are drawn life-size, and in addition to the coloured illustrations, scientific drawings of the structural parts of the flowers have been given when desirable. Some of the plant-portraits are coloured by lithography, others are hand-painted, as was found expedient. To the detailed information respecting each plant are added

practical notes on its culture. It was the intention of the authors to illustrate all
classes of the Orchid family, and species and varieties of garden value, whether old or
new, have found a place in the work. A large number of the earlier parts having been
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37 THE GENUS MASDEVALLIA, issued by the MARQUIS of LOTHIAN, chiefly from Plants in the COLLECTION of ORCHIDS at NEWBATTLe Abbey. Plates and descriptions by FLORENCE H. WOOLWARD. Additional Notes by F. C. LEHMANN. Complete in 9 parts, square folio, with 87 handcoloured plates, 61 woodcuts, and a map; in the original wrappers


Only a few copies remain in this coloured state, and, as far as they can be supplied, are each offered at £8. 88, instead of at the subscription price of £13. 10s. Every desirable detail of each genus and species is reproduced, the whole being accurately coloured under the eyes of Miss Woolward.

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37 ROXBURGH (W.). Flora India; or, Descriptions of Indian Plants. Calcutta, 1874 38 SOWERBY. ENGLISH BOTANY or Coloured Figures of British Plants. SUPPLEMENT to the Third Edition, vols. I-IV. Compiled by N. E. BROWN. Impl. 8vo., 15 coloured plates; cloth (pub. 17s) 1892

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43 [BOYLE]. Some Considerations touching the Usefvlnesse of Experimental
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of Invertebrates. To be completed in Ten Volumes. 8vo. Vols. II,
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F.R.S.; Gephyrea, A. E. Shipley, M.A.; Polyzoa, S. F. Harmer, M.A.,
VOL. III.-Molluscs, A. H. Cooke, M.A.; Brachiopods (Recent), A. E.
Shipley, M.A.; Brachiopods (Fossil), F. R. C. Reed, M.A.

VOL. IV. Spiders, Mites, etc., C. Warburton, M.A.; Scorpions, Trilo-
bites, etc., Prof. M. Laurie, B.A.; Pycnogonids, etc., Prof. D'Arcy W.
Thompson, M.A.; Crustacea, Prof. W. F. R. Weldon, M.A., F.R.S.
VOL. V.-Peripatus, A. Sedgwick, M.A., F.R.S.; Centipedes, etc., F. G.
Sinclair, M.A.; Insects, D. Sharp, M.A., F.R.S.

VOL. VI.-Insects, D. Sharp, M.A., F.R.S.

VOL. VII.-Balanoglossus, etc., S. F. Harmer, M.A.; Ascidians and
Amphioxus, Prof. W. A. Herdman, F.R.S., D.Sc.; Fishes, Prof. T. W.
Bridge, M.A.

VOL. VIII.-Amphibia and Reptiles, H. Gadow, M.A., F.R.S.

VOL. IX.-Birds, A. H. Evans, M.A.

VOL. X.-Mammals, F. E. Beddard, M.A., F.R.S.

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