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Image for Greenhouse & Stove Plants, Flowering and Fine-Leaved, Palms, Ferns, and Lycopodiums, with full details of the propagation and cultivation of 500 Families of Plants, embracing all the best kinds in cultivation, suitable for growing in the greenhouse, intermediate house, and stove.

Greenhouse & Stove Plants, Flowering and Fine-Leaved, Palms, Ferns, and Lycopodiums, with full details of the propagation and cultivation of 500 Families of Plants, embracing all the best kinds in cultivation, suitable for growing in the greenhouse, intermediate house, and stove.

By: BAINES, Thomas:

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1885:

Seller ID: 80802


Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. Brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine, blind embossed on front. Black/navy endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Neat inscription to top of title page “W.J. Smith. 1890.” A couple of faint spots to page edges else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 362pp + 2pp cat. View more info

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, spots to title (tissue guard is doing its job here.) Some occasional small marks and foxing spots. Small tear to fold of pl... 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 The Garden at Ashtree Cottage. Photographs by Andrew Lawson.

The Garden at Ashtree Cottage. Photographs by Andrew Lawson.

By: LAUDERDALE, WENDY:

Price: £3.00

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

Image for The Theory and Practice of Horticulture Or, an attempt to explain the chief operations of gardening upon physiological grounds. Being the Second Edition of The Theory of Horticulture, Much Enlarged.

The Theory and Practice of Horticulture Or, an attempt to explain the chief operations of gardening upon physiological grounds. Being the Second Edition of The Theory of Horticulture, Much Enlarged.

By: LINDLEY, John;

Price: £68.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans, 1855 2nd:

Seller ID: 81048


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Full calf leather binding with black leather spine label lettered in gilt, raised banding and gilt decoration to spine, gilt paneled boards. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped, edges rubbed, slight crack to front hinge nr top of spine. Glue to rear hinge. Some minor handling marks to boards. Neat inscription to front endpaper “T.W.G. Wright.” Rubbed-out inscription opposite. A couple of small handling marks else pages al very clean and tight throughout. 606pp. Illustrated with b&w figures and folding tab... View more info

Image for The Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening. A Practical and Scientific Enclyplopaedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists.

The Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening. A Practical and Scientific Enclyplopaedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists.

By: NICHOLSON, GEORGE:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, L. Upcott Gill, (n.d.) ca 1887.:

Seller ID: 81135


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. Two volumes ends of spines slightly chipped. Else lovely bright cloths. Inside small inscription on each front endpaper, some foxing to pages else generally clean and tight throughout. --- This is rare to find this sumptuous and most handsome set complete... View more info

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The Tulip.

By: PAVORD, ANNA:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Colt Books. Cambridge 1995 1st edition:

Seller ID: 81858


In red cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Price clipped). Inscribed by author to Frank on front endpaper page. A very clean and tight copy. pp90. Wood Engravings by Yvonne Skargon. View more info

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The Tulip.

By: PAVORD, ANNA:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury. London. 1999 1st edition:

Seller ID: 81857


Tall 8vo. In green cloth covers with black to spine. Pictorial endpapers.With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; not price clipped). Corners bumped. Inscribed by author to Frank on half title page. A very clean and tight copy. 439pp. With b/w and colour plates. The story of a flower that has made men mad. No other flower has ever carried so much cultural baggage with political upheavals and economic boom and bust to its credit. the author tells of the origins of the Tulip and its development and place in society, art and history. 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. Cat 4pp. With b&w diagrams. View more info

Image for Fruit Culture for Amateurs. An illustrated practical handbook on the growing of fruits in the open and under glass. With an appendix on insect and other pests injurious to fruit trees: their life histories and the means used to check their increase by W.D. Drury. Fully illustrated. Second edition.

Fruit Culture for Amateurs. An illustrated practical handbook on the growing of fruits in the open and under glass. With an appendix on insect and other pests injurious to fruit trees: their life histories and the means used to check their increase by W.D. Drury. Fully illustrated. Second edition.

By: WRIGHT, S.T.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, L. Upcott Gill, 1898 2nd edition.:

Seller ID: 81733


Hardback, 7 x 5 inches. In illustrated green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and front. Coloured ‘leaf’ designs to front and spine. Yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine, tiny nick to edge nr. bottom front board corner. Endpapers clean, some slight darkening to half-title page. A couple of very minor handling marks, else pages very clean and tight throughout. 244pp. 16pp cat. + ads to endpapers. Illustrated with 58 B&W figures within text, 8 full-page plates, including 2 folding. Comprehensive guide to fruit culture ... View more info