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Gardening in time: How to plan and manage future growth and flowering

By: Boisset, Caroline

Price: $13.39

Publisher: New York, Prentice Hall: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 0505K029802

ISBN: 0855337656


Color Photographs; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 168 pages; 1990 Prentice Hall HC/DJ 1st printing. Oversize oblong format. Square sound and neat; no marks. DJ clean and bright with a touch of light scuffing lower third of spine panel and a tiny chip at top of front flap fold. VG+/VG. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Violet Book

By: Boyd Allen, Willis

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, George W. Jacobs & Co.: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15749

Condition: Very Good


Lithographed floral patterned pages; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 193 pages; HC in publisher's pale blue cloth with violet floral illustrated paper cover mounted to front board. Cameo photo portreait inset to the floral patterned paper cover. Square, sound and neat; gilt title lettering at spine is bright. Binding sound and contents neat. Selected verse printed on floral patterned paper used for the book's pages. Just mild shelf rubbing to paper cover panel and trace shelf... View more info

The Young Gardener's Assistant , in 3 Parts: Containing a Catalogue of Garden & Flower Seeds, with Practical Directions under Each Head, for the Cultivation of ... Fruit Trees, the Grape Vine, Etc

By: Bridgeman, Thomas

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, A. Hanford, Printer - for the Author: 1844

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: 35386

Condition: Good


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 503 pages; 10th edition, improved. Text block soundly bound and generally clean. 3 parts separately paged; 164; 164; 175 pp. Cloth splitting over the lower joint but with spine cloth intact and complete. Fresh mylar overlay keeps the binding material in place. Corners bumped with light rub through and rupture to cloth. Light fraying at spine ends. Just mild toning to page stock with occasional mild staining and spotting. Good to G+ thus View more info

The Louisiana Iris: the History and Culture of Five Native American Species and Their Hybrids

By: Caillet, Marie & Mertzweiller, Joseph (Eds)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Waco, TX, Texas Gulf Coast Gardener: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0001506

ISBN: 0914641093

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 225 pages; Bright tight copy; no marks. Just a hint of shelf/handling evidence to DJ edges. F-/NF View more info

Success in gardening;: Work in the flower garden week by week,

By: Frothingham, Jessie Peabody

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Duffield & Co: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bio000248

Condition: Fair


1913 Duffield HC 1st edition. Square sound copy but with color of cover boards heavily mottled and unsightly. Contents sound; prior owner's periodic but regular pencil bracket line in margin. Illustrated. Acceptable for reading or reference. Fair to Good; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 333 pages; Square sound copy but with color of cover boards heavily mottled and unsightly. Contents sound; prior owner's periodic but regular pencil bracket line in margin. Illustrated. Accept... View more info

The Gardens of Spain

By: George, Michael, Photog. & Consuelo M. Correcher

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams: 1993

Seller ID: 27747

ISBN: 0810933705

Condition: New in New dust jacket


4to 11" - 13" tall; 200 pages; HC in glossy pictorial boards. New copy in shrinkwrap. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Nouvelle Flore Francaise. Troisieme Edition Revue Et Corrigée

By: Gillet, M. M. Et J. -H. Magne

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Paris, Garnier Freres: 1873

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 14837

Condition: Very Good


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 739 pages; 3rd edition, revised and corrected. Solid clean copy in a 1930's era rebinding of pale green sized linen. Gitl title lettering still bright at spine. Bound with replacement/added endsheets. All edges gilt. Snugly bound and neat with a few stray pencil marginal notations and some light scattered foxing. Errata sheet at rear. Illustrated with numerous in text engravings. Very solid and usable copy, a little utilitarian in the choic... View more info

Gladiolus in Tropical Africa; Systematics, Biology and Evolution

By: Goldblatt, Peter & John C. Manning

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Portland OR, Timber Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36003

ISBN: 0881923338

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Drawings & Color photos; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 338 pages; Oversize HC/DJ. 1st edition. Tightly bound and fresh in crisp edged and bright color pictorial dust jacket. Feels and appears unread. Just trace shelf evidence to jacket edges. F/NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Englishman's Flora

By: Grigson, Geoffrey

Price: $110.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix House LTD: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: haz.z4689.grig1x

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 478 pages; 1955 Phoenix House large HC/DJ 1st edition. Square sound and clean copy in original heavy green cloth; gilt struck leather title label mounted to spine. Original pictorial dust jacket is chipped at spine ends and a bit rubbed edges of rear panel with some soiling to spine panel. Gift inscription front end page to noted Rose breeder and cultivor, Ray Hastings. Solid and clean; profusely illustrated. VG/VG- ... Ove... View more info

American Rock Gardens

By: Hamblin, Stephen F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Orange Judd Publishing Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18720

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 125 pages; Clean, solid copy. No marks. Mild foxing to pages facing photo plates. Jacket panels moderately faded; spine substantially sunned. Touch of shelfwear to top and bottom jacket edges. Cloth boards are sharp and strikingly decorated. Illustrated with photographs by the author and sketches by W. Walter Bowers. VG+/G+ View more info

The Pennsylvania German Herb Garden At Historic Schaefferstown

By: Horn, Raymond A. Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Millersville, PA, 1977

Seller ID: 17402

Condition: Very Good+


Historic Shaefferstown Record Special Series No. 1, June 1977; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages; Saddle-stapled in pictorial paper wraps. Square, sound and clean; no marks. Just a touch of shelf/handling evidence to wraps at edges and a tiny spot of soiling to front cover. Gorgeously illustrated with detailed drawings of plants by local artist, Karen Wenger. VG++ to NF View more info

The Practical Book of Garden Architecture

By: Humphreys, Phebe Westcott and Humphreys, S. Walter (Photographs)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott & Co: 1914

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: Alibris.0005168

Condition: Good+


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 328 pages; 1914 Lippincott. HC, 1st edition. Original green cloth with pictorial motif and titling stamped to cover. Square and sound copy; no marks. Titling at spine rubbed and indistinct. Pictorial details to cover partially rubbed off, as is usually found with this title. Cloth at spine darkened a bit. Some rub at spine ends and very mild fray to cloth at spine tips. Some mild foxing to end pages and to pages adjacent to glossy plate ... View more info

Manual of Alpine Plants

By: Ingwersen, Will

Price: $11.95

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1991

Seller ID: 20313

ISBN: 0304340634

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 448 pages; Bright, snug and neat copy in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Superficial coffee splatter to front and top edges page block. NF/NF View more info

Hawaiian Flowers & Flowering Trees

By: Kuck, Loraine E. , and Tongg, Richard C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rutland, Vt., C. E. Tuttle Co.: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0003445

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Color Drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 158 pages; 1st printing of this combined and expanded edition. Tight bright and fresh; no marks, Glossy pictorial dust jacket is very neat with just two tiny closed tears to upper edge. House in original titled slipcase which is a bit dust and shelf soiled. Book/DJ Fine; Slipcase VG- View more info

Jardin Des Savoirs, Jardin D'Histoire

By: Lieutaghi, Pierre

Price: $40.00

Publisher: France, Les Alpes De Lumiere: 1992

Seller ID: 14089

ISBN: 2906162183

Condition: Very Good-


Color and B&W Plates; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 148 pages; Square format paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Solid and clean. Top front corner a little bumped; mild dogear to top front corner of cover. Light general surface and edge rubbing. Uncommon. VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Alpine Plants

By: MacSelf, A. J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Thorton Butterworth Limited: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18538

Condition: Very Good+


The Home Garden Books; Color Photographs, Water Colorand Line Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 205 pages; Harcdover in green cloth boards with titles stamped in black to front cover and spine. 1st edition. A bright, neat, solid copy. Prior owner's name penned neatly to inside front cover. Expected toning to pages. Evidence of shelfwear to boards; small scrape to rear top edge, spine ends and corners slightly bumped, and scuff to rear board. Illustrated with a variety... View more info

Modern Roses IV; A Uniform Descriptive List of All Roses in Commerce or of Historical of Botanical Importance

By: McFarland, J. Horace

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, J. Horace McFarland Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19446

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Photographs, some color; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 361 pages; Square, snug copy in original color, pictorial dust jacket. Jacket rubbed at edges with a three inch wide, shallow chip top edge of the front panel. Mild foxing to the front edge and glossy pictorial endpages. Illustrated with photographs. Solid copy; VG-/VG- View more info

Wayside flowers (Chromolithographed by L. Prang & Co. )

By: Meehan, Thomas

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Chas. Robson: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33922

Condition: Very Good-


Chromo-lithograph plates; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 182 pages; 4to HC in original dark green cloth with bevelled edges, border rules in black and pictorial desing to cover in gilt. Profusely illustrated with chromolithograph color printed plates struck by Prang. Light shelf tapping to boards at corners with just light shelf rubbing at board extremities. A few plates loose from the binding threads but neatly laid in. Generally solid and neat. VG- to VG ... Oversize bo... View more info

The Gardener's Monthly and Horticultural Advertiser, Devoted to Horticulture, Arboriculture, Botany and Rural Affairs.

By: Meehan, Thomas (Ed. )

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, W. G. P. Brinckloe: 1863

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18523

Condition: Very Good


Volume V, Nos 1 - 12; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 378 pages; 3/4 leather over cloth boards. Volume V; the 12 issues for 1863 bound in one volume. Large folding color lithograph frontis of Calabrian Raisin Grapes. Snugly bound and neat. Title lettering tooled in gilt to spine. Leather lightly rubbed at corners and over spine edges. Contents clean and neat with expected mild toning scattered throught the text. Illustrated with a good number of woodcuts in-text, in ad... View more info

The Garden As an Art

By: Miller, Mara

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Albany, NY, State University of New York Press: 1993

Seller ID: 20735

ISBN: 0791413780

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 233 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Square, sound and clean; no marks. Just a hint of shelf evidence to covers. Illustrated with B&W photographs. NF View more info