Series: Reaktion Books Botanical

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Apple (Botanical) by Marcia Reiss
Bamboo (Reaktion Books - Botanical) by Susanne Lucas
Cactus (Botanical) by Dan Torre
Cannabis (Reaktion Books - Botanical) by Chris Duvall
Carnation (Botanical) by Twigs Way
Geranium (Botanical (Reaktion)) by Kasia Boddy
Grasses (Reaktion Books - Botanical) by Stephen Harris
Lily by Marcia Reiss
Oak (Reaktion Books - Botanical) by Peter Young
Pine (Botanical) by Laura Mason
Poppy (Botanical) by Andrew Lack
Rhododendron (Botanical) by Richard Milne
Snowdrop (Botanical) by Gail Harland
Tulip (Botanical) by Celia Fisher
Weeds (Botanical) by Nina Edwards
Willow by Alison Syme
Yew (Reaktion Books - Botanical) by Fred Hageneder

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Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.


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