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Last updated:
24/10/2020

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Andersohn -  Cacti and Succulents
An attractively produced book covering all aspects of the plants and hobby, from habitat through cultivation and selected species, well illustrated. 8 ½ x 7 ¾ 1983 312 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: A rather worn copy with some small edge tears, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Anderson, Miles -  The World Encyclopedia of Cacti & Succulents
Miles Anderson is an American C&S Nurseryman, and in this book assisted by Terry Hewitt of Holly Gate, it cover the whole gamut of the C&S world, with a good emphasis on the “other” succulents and less common cacti, attractively produced and well illustrated. 256 pages 1998 9 x 7
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Same book with title "Complete guide to Growing Cacti & Succulents", Compact edition, Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)12.00
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Cerutti & Starosta -  Cacti
A general book on cacti, the main feature being the stunning colour photos, mainly large format, which take up a large portion of the book. 128 pages 1996 11 ¼ x 9
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: Some fading to spine and back of dust jacket, New
Price: £(GBP)7.50
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Chapman, Martin & Auger -  Cacti & their cultivation
This is the book which started me growing Cacti – by its straightforward advice on getting plants to flower by selecting what to grow and how to look after it – and it worked on a window sill! 13 full page colour photos to whet your appetite supplemented by quite a few in black and white – but it is the advice that makes the book! 1971 10 x 6 206 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Charles, Graham -  Cacti and Succulents
A wide range of plants are illustrated with very good colour photos makes this a very good introductory book from this well know personality from the Cactus world. 11 ¼ x 8 ¾ 2003 192 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)18.50
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: Ex library with ownership written inside. In very good condition none the less., Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)13.50
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Haustein -  Cactus handbook
Nearly 500 species are described, each with a colour photo mainly 4 to a page. 320 pages 1988 8 ½ x 6
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)6.00
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Innes & Wall -  Cacti, succulents and bromeliads. A Wisley Gardening Companion
Brings together the 3 earlier texts: Innes, Cacti (1987 & 1992), Innes, Succulents (1989), and Wall & Innes, Air plants & other bromeliads (1988 & 1994). 142 colour photos, 9 text-figs 1995 8 ¾ x 5 ½ 192 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments:  (RRP £12.99), New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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View larger image of 'Popular Exotic Cacti in Colour'Lamb -  Popular Exotic Cacti in Colour
The “Old Timers” in the hobby will smile when they see this one! Although published as long ago as 1975, the full colour photos are very well reproduced for the time at full page size for each of the 100 cactus and other succulent species described. An excellent book for the person new to growing these plants, showing many of the more attractive and easily grown plants as well as some to aspire to as experience grows. And just look at those plant names – oh the nostalgia for pre the more recent reclassifications! A supply of new books unearthed recently! 176 pages 1975 8 x 6
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)5.00
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Lamb, Brian -  A Guide to Cacti of the World
An A-Z of the more generally cultivated cactus plants, with descriptions and good colour photos, many in larger format than usual. 1991 11 x 8 ½ 215 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)15.00
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Cover: Hardback
Comments: , Second hand book – please see important information
Price: £(GBP)15.00
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Schuster -  The World of Cacti
An attractively produced book that after an introduction to their habitat and cultivation goes through the genera grown by hobbyists, including some of the less commonly seen and more difficult ones. Well illustrated with many good colour photos. 1990 10 ½ x 7 ½ 240 pages
 
Cover: Hardback
Comments: , New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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Smith & van Wyk -  The Garden Succulents Primer
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Cover: Laminated Illustrated Hard cover
Comments: ,  (RRP £20), New
Price: £(GBP)10.00
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