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In a world of increasing demands for shrinking dollars, here are some ideas for gifts, memorials, or to celebrate an event.
Reference books for research or interest reading
- Species or genus book - US$75 - 100.00
- Flora of a specific area - US$25 - 75.00
- Gardening or horticultural emphasis - US$25 - 50.0
- Journal subscription - US$35 - 300.00
The Botanist's Repository, for New, and Rare Plants.
Price: $35,652.30 US
London: Printed by T. Bensley, and published by the author 1797-1815. 10 vols, 664 plates, color-printed and finished by hand. Andrews' monumental work is an early example of color printing and the first printed representation of many exotic species.
Price: $900 - 1,100.00 US per volume
Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, 1910-1966. One of the world’s leading publications in the theory and practice of botanical taxonomy and geobotany. Harvard University, Gray Herbarium Staff.
Curtis's Botanical Magazine.
Price: $1,000 - 1,200.00 US
Vol. 63 (Plate 3942) contains the first scientific description of the Texas Bluebonnet and is illustrated with a beautiful hand colored print. London: Samuel Curtis, 1836.
Gray Herbarium Index
Price: U$1,149 - 1,585.00 US
MacMillan Publishing Company (ISBN 0816115400), published August 1988.
- Book requiring major repair and preservation - $125 - 200.00 US
- Book requiring minor repair - $75 - 125.00 US
- Book wanting protective preservation - $25 - 75.00 US