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Image for 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.

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.

By: James Veitch & Sons;

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Chelsea, James Veitch & Sons, 1881 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 77514


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... View more info

Image for Wood and Garden. Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amateur.

Wood and Garden. Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amateur.

By: JEKYLL, GERTRUDE:

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co. 1900 New Edition (8th imp):

Seller ID: 78290


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. View more info

Image for Wood and Garden. Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amateur.

Wood and Garden. Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amateur.

By: JEKYLL, GERTRUDE:

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co. 1901 New Edition (9th imp):

Seller ID: 79583


Hardback, Tall 8vo. approx 9 x 6 inches. In black cloth covers with decorative gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Corners bumped. Spine a little faded. Some rubbing and marks to boards. Endpapers slightly darkened. Else inside pages all very clean and tight. 286pp. 71 b&w photo illustration by author. A month by month account of the development and maintainence of woodlands and gardens during the year. View more info

Image for Wood and Garden Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amateur. With 71 illustrations from photographs by the author. Seventh Impression.

Wood and Garden Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amateur. With 71 illustrations from photographs by the author. Seventh Impression.

By: JEKYLL, GERTRUDE:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co., 1899 7th imp:

Seller ID: 80442


Hardback, Tall 8vo. 9 x 6 inches. In full dark green polished-morocco leather with gilt lettering to spine. In very good condition. Extremities rubbed. Corners bumped and slightly chipped, edges of spine rubbed with chip to top end. Boards and spine faded and darkened. Endpapers darkened around edges, rubbed patch to corner of front free endpaper, bookseller label opposite “M.J. Brodie’s Corner Bookshop, London.” Some light foxing to plain endpapers. So... View more info

Image for The Garden at Ashtree Cottage. Photographs by Andrew Lawson.

The Garden at Ashtree Cottage. Photographs by Andrew Lawson.

By: LAUDERDALE, WENDY:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1993 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 74042


Size 9.25 x 9.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 128pp. With colour photographs. The author took a tumbledown house and a bare patch of ground and created a home with a beautiful garden. View more info

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A Garden of Herbs.

By: ROHDE, ELEANOUR SINCLAIR:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to The Medici Society Limited, n.d. circa 1921:

Seller ID: 77792


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. ... View more info