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Wild Flowers of Britain and Northern Europe Paperback – 11 Apr 1974


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  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Collins (11 April 1974)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0002190699
  • ISBN-13: 978-0002190695
  • Product Dimensions: 19 x 11.4 x 2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 62,141 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on 2 May 2013
Format: Paperback
I am very very pleased with my purchase of Collins pocket wild flowers book. Not quite a pocket sized book a bit too big but small enough to pop in a handbag or small rucksack.
The quality of the illustrations and information and descriptions of the flowers is excellent.
I am very happy with my purchase
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Mrs. L Monck on 4 May 2013
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This had to be the best little guide book to Wildflowers in Britain and Europe. I have had one since I was a teenager and bought this second hand one as a gift for friends who have an interest in the subject but no great knowledge, and they are able to easily identify what they now find growing in the fields and waysides around them in France.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Jane Blair on 24 July 2011
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This is out of print sadly but for me it is the best and easiest to use flower identification book I have come across. It is a good balance between simplicity for the lay person (no need to know all about technical names for flower parts) and thoroughness and exactness. Lovely, clear illustrations too. I've used my original copy for years. learning a lot from it, and have now bought a second as the original is a bit the worse for wear.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By rab on 3 Dec. 2012
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This book is an excellent pocket-sized field guide. It has been superbly illustrated and contains a lot of detail to help you identify wild flowers, trees and shrubs - using common names and latin names. There is a concise introduction section and then more detail to follow in the main body of the book.

Well worth it!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Clare O'Beara TOP 500 REVIEWER on 29 Jun. 2014
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By Fitter, Fitter and Blaney.

I've owned this book for many years and it has excellent guidance on identifying trees as well as wildflowers.

The drawings are beautiful. Examples are given as to where specimen trees may be found, and I have always found this excellent as a field guide.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Mr. Geoffrey Brown on 3 May 2012
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It may be a long ago published but the illustrations are excellent and the coverage of plant life is very comprehensive. Highly recommended.
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