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The Anatomy of Dessert. Signed, limited edition., BUNYARD, EDWARD:
1 BUNYARD, EDWARD: The Anatomy of Dessert. Signed, limited edition.
London. Dulau & Company, Ltd. 1929 1st edition. 
5.5” x 8.25”. Re-bound in green cloth covers with gilt to spine. Top edge gilt. In near fine binding with near fine original pages. 134pp. With green monochrome engraved frontis. The author suggests fruits for desserts with choice varieties and suggestions for serving. This edition is limited to one thousand copies signed by the author. This is number 508. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Paths & Patios. Made Simple., CARR, DIANE:
2 CARR, DIANE: Paths & Patios. Made Simple.
Bloomsbury Books. London. 1994 1st edition. 
Size 6.0 x 8.75 inches. In pictorial hard card covers with matching dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. Unpaginated. With colour photographs and diagrams in text. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; very slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. Written by experts, a step by step guide for the unskilled to build paths and patios. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Dictionary of Gardening. The Royal Horticultural Society. A Practical & scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture. Ed.by F.J.Chittenden. Second edition by P.M.Synge:, CHITTENDEN, FRED.J.:
3 CHITTENDEN, FRED.J.: Dictionary of Gardening. The Royal Horticultural Society. A Practical & scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture. Ed.by F.J.Chittenden. Second edition by P.M.Synge:
Oxford. Clarendon Press 1956 2nd edition. 
4 volumes. 8.0” x 11.0”. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrappers (dw; spines slightly darkened. A couple part faded. Not price clipped). Clean and tight copies. Four volumes. With b/w line drawings in text. “For the student, teacher, garden-owner, or professional gardener in Britain the DICTIONARY may be expected to remain the stand work of reference for many years, and it is so comprehensive that it should command the attention of horticulturist in many countries overseas”. Times Literary Supplement 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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The Royal Parks and Gardens of London, Their History and Mode of Embellishment, with hints on the propagation and culture of the plants employed. The Artistic Arrangement of Colours, &c. With Numerous Wood Engravings and Geometrical Designs., COLE, Nathan;
4 COLE, Nathan; The Royal Parks and Gardens of London, Their History and Mode of Embellishment, with hints on the propagation and culture of the plants employed. The Artistic Arrangement of Colours, &c. With Numerous Wood Engravings and Geometrical Designs.
London, Journal of Horticulture Office. 1877 1st edition 
Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In brown cloth with gilt lettering and designs to spine black lettering and pictorial decoration to front, blind embossed vignette to rear. Black endpapers. In very good condition. Corners and ends of spine rubbed and bumped, slightly nicked. Rubbing to middle of spine. Rubbing to bottom and rear corner. Endpapers clean, small mark to bottom of title page. minor crease/tear to plate at p.6. Else inside pages very clean and tight. 131pp. With many full-page and double-page b&w illustrations and designs. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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A Manual of The Coniferae. Containing; a general review of the order; a synopsis of the hardy kinds cultivated in Great Britain; their place and use in horticulture, etc, etc. With numerous woodcuts and illustrations., James Veitch & Sons;
5 James Veitch & Sons; A Manual of The Coniferae. Containing; a general review of the order; a synopsis of the hardy kinds cultivated in Great Britain; their place and use in horticulture, etc, etc. With numerous woodcuts and illustrations.
London, Chelsea, James Veitch & Sons, 1881 1st edition. 
Hardback, approx 10 x 6 inches. In dark brown cloth covers with decorative gilt lettering and pictorial decoration/vignette to spine and boards. With gilt tree to front and monogram to rear cover, black embossed border decor to boards. Dark blue endpapers. In very good condition. Rubbing to edges and corners, corners a little bumped/nicked. Some rubbing to ends of spine. Small nick to edge of front endpaper. Some mild foxing/darkening to frontis plate. A couple of small, spots to title (tissue guard is doing its job here.) Some occasional small marks and foxing spots. Small tear to fold of plate at p100. Else a very clean and tight copy. --- Comprehensive guide to conifers, their varieties and care. 342pp. With many b&w illustrations and large fold-out plates. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Wood and Garden. Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amateur., JEKYLL, GERTRUDE:
6 JEKYLL, GERTRUDE: Wood and Garden. Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amateur.
Longmans, Green and Co. 1900 New Edition (8th imp) 
Hardback, Tall 8vo. approx 9 x 6 inches. In black cloth covers with decorative gilt to spine and front. In good condition. Extremities rubbed. Corners bumped. Spine faded. Some rubbing to boards. Endpapers darkened. Some minor spots to pages else a clean and tight copy. 286pp. 71 b/w photo ills. by author. A month by month account of the development and maintainence of woodlands and gardens during the year. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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The Garden at Ashtree Cottage. Photographs by Andrew Lawson., LAUDERDALE, WENDY:
7 LAUDERDALE, WENDY: The Garden at Ashtree Cottage. Photographs by Andrew Lawson.
Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1993 1st edition. 
Size 9.25 x 9.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers. 128pp. With colour photographs. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. The author took a tumbledown house and a bare patch of ground and created a home with a beautiful garden. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening. A Practical and Scientific Enclyplopaedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists., NICHOLSON, GEORGE:
8 NICHOLSON, GEORGE: The Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening. A Practical and Scientific Enclyplopaedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists.
London, L. Upcott Gill, (n.d.) ca 1887. 
Hardback, 8 vols. Tall 8vo. approx 10 x 8 inches. Original pictorial green cloth gilt lettering to spine and front, with black printed design and lettering. Blind embossed on rear sides. Beveled edges. All page edges gilt. Yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spines, some light rubbing to boards. Else lovely bright cloths. Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. --- This is rare to find this sumptuous and most handsome set complete Complete with 24 fine chromolithographed plates and numerous woodcuts throughout. 
Price: 90.00 GBP
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On the Popular Names of British Plants Being an Explanation of the Origin and Meaning of the Names of our Indigenous and Most Commonly Cultivated Species. Third edition., PRIOR, R.C.A.:
9 PRIOR, R.C.A.: On the Popular Names of British Plants Being an Explanation of the Origin and Meaning of the Names of our Indigenous and Most Commonly Cultivated Species. Third edition.
London. Frederic Norgate. 1879. 
Tall 8vo. In grey/green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With blind embossed decor to covers. Yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Covers slightly warped. Small marks. Mild foxing to edges. Pencil inscription to first blank page, “E.W.Margesson. Bought secondhand from C.E.Thomas, 11 Chapel Road, Worthing. 9th July 1921.” Ink dedicatory inscription by author to same page, dated 13 Jun 1887. Else a clean and tight copy. 294pp. The author gives the common name first with the latin name second, and a short description of the origin of the name. 
Price: 32.00 GBP
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10 ROACH, FREDERICK A.: Hooker’s Finest Fruits. A selection of paintings of fruits by WILLIAM HOOKER (1779-1832), Introduction by William T.Stern. Descriptions by Frederick A. Roach. Signed copy.
The Herbert Press. 1989 1st edition. 
8.75” x 12.25”. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With pictorial dustwrapper. Maroon endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along edges. Not price clipped). Inscription opposite main title signed by author. Colour plates clean and bright. A very clean and tight copy. 222pp. With 96 colour plates. Beautifully illustrated collection of pictures of fruit by William Hooker. Each plate has a description of the depicted fruit by Frederick Roach. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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A Garden of Herbs., ROHDE, ELEANOUR SINCLAIR:
11 ROHDE, ELEANOUR SINCLAIR: A Garden of Herbs.
London, Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to The Medici Society Limited, n.d. circa 1921 
Hardback, Tall 8vo. 9 x 5.5 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Some rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Minor rubbing to boards. Some dark spots to outside edges. Some darkening to endpapers, inscription to front “Ethel Beale-Browne 1921”, with loose letter and news clipping. Some foxing spots to page edges. Else a very clean and tight copy. --- Practical guide to establishing and Old English herb garden. 224pp. Cat 4pp. With b&w diagrams. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Gardener's Assistant. Six volumes. Preface by Prof. F. W. Keeble., WATSON, WILLIAM (ed):
12 WATSON, WILLIAM (ed): The Gardener's Assistant. Six volumes. Preface by Prof. F. W. Keeble.
Gresham Publishing Company. 1925 
Hardbacks, 6 vols, Size approx 10 x 7 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and with decor to spine and front. Grey endpapers. In very good condition. Ends of spines slightly bumped, with some rubbing to edges and boards. Colour plates clean and bright. Some light foxing to endpapers, else very clean and tight set. --- The editor was the curator of Kew. The books cover; Vegetables, Allotments, Medicinal Plants; Orchards, Hardy Fruits; Fruits Under Glass, Storing, Packing and Preserving, Plant enemis and Friends, Tools; Hardy trees and Shrubs, Herbacious and Alpine Plants, Annuals, Bedding; Popular Plants, Greenhouse and Conservatory, Orchids, Ferns palms etc; Structures, Heating, Soils and Manures, Propogation, Botany, Calendar. 6 volumes. With colour plates, b/w line drawings and photographs in text. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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