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Audio Books on CD - This will be a place for books on CD that Patricia and I have read, and will pass on to the next avid reader for a pittance of their actual cost. Having a whole shelf of these doesn’t seem really practical to me. So we are offering them here
1. The Brazilian Biofliate Cattleyas and Their Color Varieties by Jack Fowlie - Used.
2. Carniverous Plants by Adrian Slack - $25
3. Carniverous Plants of the World
4. Orchid Biology, Reviews and Perspectives
$100.00 - by Dr. Joseph Ardetti. Like new. 451 pages socked with Orchid info. Dust Jacket as you can see is also in perfect condition.
5. Foliage Plants for Decorating Indoors - by Virginia and George Elbert. $25 Hard Bound - 8 1/2 x 11.
6. Trees and Shrubs
$20.00 - by Julie Grace, 1983. 582 pictures of trees and shrubs for identification, 9 x 12, 199 pages. Like new, with dust jacket in perfect condition.
7. Manual of Cultivated Trees & Shrubs
Rehder - $25 A very definitive, complete and thorough work on these plants. If you need or want to know something, it's here!! Like new. Issued @ $60. A great reference work. 5 1/2 x 9 x 2 inches thick !!
8. The Encyclopedia of Cacti
9. Orchids, A Kew Gardens Gardening Guide
10. Trees and Shrubs for Temperate Climates
$25 - Over 700 color photos. If you are having trouble identifying or finding that tree or shrub you like it will probably be in here. Find the picture and all the identification if available.
11. Hummingbirds and Orchids of Mexico - Fournier (ed.)
Hardcover book approximately 11.75 X 16 inches, 1963, printed in Frankfurt, Germany 1500 copies in English and 1500 in Spanish, this is the Spanish version. Part of the book consist text descriptions of the hummingbirds and orchids of Mexico. The other part contains beautiful watercolors painted by Rafael Montes de Oca, 59 colored plates dated between 1874-1878.
This book is a collector's item, for sale by Ballado Orchids. Condition: used; book has some deterioration from time. Some people sell the colored plates for over $80.00 apiece!
For more information on this book (pictures, pricing, etc.) or to purchase go here.
12. An Introduction to Orchids of Mexico - Leon A. Wiard
Comstock Publishing Associates, a division of Cornell University Press. First published 1987. printed in USA, color plates printed in Japan. 239 pages. This book covers 60 genera and 154 orchid species in alphabetical order.
Available from Ballado Orchids. For more information on this book (pictures, pricing, etc.) or to purchase go here.
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