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The Mayflower, Vol. I. [1], No. 29., September 1885.

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Mayflower: 1885

Seller ID: 2166872


Toned & lightly soiled. 1885 Unbound. [65]-72 pp. A late 19th century agricultural periodical, with several engraved illustrations. View more info

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The Famous Parks and Gardens of the World, Described and Illustrated.

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons: 1880

Seller ID: 2200409


Deaccessioned Reynolds Library copy, usual marks, ink stamps on some of the engravings. Boards rubbed, endpapers and margins of a few pages lightly stained. 1880 Large Hardcover. 230 pp. Tall 8vo. Leather spine, gilt titles and rules, marbled paper over boards, marbled endpapers. A popular description of Remarkable Parks and Gardens, public and private, ancient and modern, interspersed with illustrative anecdotes and notes on the history of Gardening. Engraved illustrati... View more info

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The Green Thumb Garden Handbook

By: Abraham, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1974

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 2204833


9th printing. Pencil notes to front endpaper. Two-inch tear to jacket spine, half-inch chip to top edge and bottom edge of jacket spine, light stains to bottom of jacket front, jacket edges rubbed. 1974 Hard Cover. viii, 344 pp. Written by a Naples, NY native who, with his wife Katy, co-hosted The Green Thumb, America's longest-running radio show on gardening. Here is literally all the information the home gardener needs--on vegetables, flowers, trees, lawns, housepl... View more info

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American Greenhouses [with] American Greenhouses: A Book of Conservatories, Show Houses, Palm Houses, Solariums

By: American Greenhouse Manufacturing Co.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: American Greenhouse Manufacturing Co. / American-Moninger Greenhouse Mfg. Corp. / AGMCo: 1928

Seller ID: 2262767


Former library copy, usual marks. Small surface tear on front picture plate. 1928 Large Hardcover. 384, 192 pp. Two catalogs of specifications for available greenhouse designs, with information about existing clients that provides an interesting glimpse into the nursery business in the early part of the twentieth century. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs, a few colorized photos, and architectural diagrams. Our research suggests these two catalogs originally w... View more info

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Larousse Gardening and Gardens

By: Anglade, Pierre

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Facts on File: 1992

Seller ID: 2205324


Jacket lightly rubbed. 1992 Hard Cover. This encyclopedic reference includes among it chapters: The History of Gardening, Garden Design, and The Encyclopedia of Plants. Lavishly illustrated throughout, the volume incorporates more than 1,000 full-color photographs to illustrate designs, techniques, and the glories of gardens. View more info

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Burpee Complete Gardener: A Comprehensive, Up-To-Date, Fully Illustrated Reference for Gardeners at All Levels

By: Armitage, Allan; Heffernan, Maureen; Kleiber, Chela; Shimizu, Holly H.; Ellis, Barbara W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Macmillan USA: 1995

Seller ID: 2201500


Near fine. Near Fine. 1995 Large Hardcover. 422 pp. Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly: A much-respected name in gardening, Burpee offers this phone book-sized tome for the one-stop reference shelf. Competitively priced (at half the cost of most other encyclopedic overviews), the book is especially appropriate for beginners. Readers are guided with 450 photos and illustrations (not seen by PW) and a user-friendly format that forges confidently through the ins and ... View more info

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Arnold Arboretum Harvard University: A Cumulative Index to Arnoldia, Volumes 1-29 (1941-1969)

By: Arnold Arboretum

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Arnold Arboretum: 1970

Seller ID: 2208285


A nice copy. 1970 Soft Cover. 87 pp. Arnold Arboretum Harvard University: A Cumulative Index to Arnoldia, Volumes 1-29 (1941-1969). KEYWORDS: HARVARD UNIVERSITY EDUCATION ARNOLD ARBORETUM GARDEN GARDENING BOTANY HORTICULTURE REFERENCE View more info

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The Garden of Gourds, with Decorations

By: Bailey, L.H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2001758


First edition. Jacket panels & page ridges foxed, top corner of front jacket flap clipped (not price, which is on bottom corner). 1937 Hard Cover. 134 pp. 8vo. Color frontispiece, black & white illustrations throughout. A garden guide to gourds, by the well known horticulturist L.H. Bailey, who wrote such other titles as The Pruning-Book, Botany for Secondary Schools, and The Principles of Fruit-Growing. View more info

Landscape Plants for the Southeast

By: Batson, Wade T.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: University of South Carolina Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266618


First edition. A nice copy. 1984 Hard Cover. xxi, 406 pp. Each species is illustrated by at least one drawing, usually of the flower and leaf. This volume is invaluable for homeowners selecting plants for the yard, for plant enthusiasts trying to identify the plants they encounter, and for nurserymen and professional landscapes. View more info

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Plant Form: An Illustrated Guide to Flowering Plant Morphology

By: Bell, Adrian D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1991

Seller ID: 2264676


Wrappers and pages lightly cocked, wrappers faintly toned, sticker on rear wrapper. 1991 Soft Cover. xiii, 341 pp. This profusely illustrated book provides comprehensive coverage of the immense variation in the external structure of flowering plants. It defines the innumerable details of growing and mature plants, describing their leaves, flowers, roots and seeds in a manner that will enable professionals and amateurs alike to identify many difficult features. The book a... View more info

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Lilies and Orchids: A Series of Drawings in Color of Some of the Most Interesting and Beautiful Species of These Families Together with Descriptive Text

By: Boardman, Rosina Cox

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Robert Grier Cooke Incorporated: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204994


First edition. No jacket, faint stains to front board, spine and boards lightly toned, light stains to bottom page ridge. 1906 Large Hardcover. Includes 24 color plates. In this little book I have endeavored to set forth an informal sketch of three flower families growing in the United States, east of the Rocky Mountains, and in Canada, together with a few stray relatives from the Pacific slope, illustrated by faithful color studies of the more prominent examples. KEYWO... View more info

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4 Gardens in One: The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

By: Bown, Deni; Bennell, Alan P.; Gregory, Norma M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Crown / HMSO: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202767


First edition. Includes original jacket. Ink gift note & address label on front endpaper. 1992 Large Hardcover. 211 pp. 11 x 9. Photographic endpapers. Photographs throughout. CONTENTS: Foreword; History of the Garden; Work of the Garden; Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh; Younger Botanic Garden Benmore; Logan Botanic Garden; Dawyck Botanic Garden; Maps of the Gardens; Index. View more info

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An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States and Canada (Volume I)

By: Britton, Nathaniel Lord; Brown, Hon. Addison

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dover: 1970

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2264674


1970 reissue of 1913 original. Revised and enlarged edition. Ink name on page ridges, wrappers faintly toned, top page ridge faintly foxed. xxix, 680 pp. Volume I only. This monumental classic of botany remains unsurpassed as the most comprehensive and reliable work on the flora of the Northeastern United States and reliable parts of Canada. An encyclopedic collection of information, it illustrates and describes by botanists and growing wild from Virginia to the Northern... View more info

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The Garden Book

By: Brookes, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Crown: 1984

Seller ID: 2204798


Faint edge wear to jacket. 1984 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Everything you need to know about planning, building, planting, and maintaining a garden can be found in this lavishly illustrated guide by internationally renowned landscape designer John Brookes. Contains more than 1,000 illustrations and plans in addition to 400 full-color photographs. View more info

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The Small Garden

By: Brookes, John

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Gallery Books: 1990

Seller ID: 2207090


Faint edge wear to jacket. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. The dean of garden design gives you all you need to know to create the garden of your dreams, even if you have only a balcony, rooftop, or a small yard to plant. Using a variety of structural materials and designs with appropriate plants, a small area can be developed into an extension of your home. View more info

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A Brief Discussion of the History of Cotton, Its Culture, Breeding, Harvesting and Uses

By: Brown, H.B.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Louisiana State Dept: 1956

Seller ID: 1775662


Wrappers foxed. 1956 Stapled Binding. 22 pp. A detailed account of the history of cotton through the ages to the present day. View more info

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Plant (DK Eyewitness Books)

By: Burnie, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DK Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 2205015


An exceptional copy. 2004 Hard Cover. Here is a an original and exciting new look at the fascinating natural world of plants. Stunning real-life photographs of flowers, fruits, seeds, leaves and more offer a unique eyewitness view of the natural history of plant anatomy and growth. See the biggest flower in the world, where a seed develops, what the inside of a plant stem looks like, how a flower attracts insects, what a plant's reproductive organs look like, and how a d... View more info

America's Garden Book

By: Bush-Brown, Louise and James

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1943

Seller ID: 2266616


No jacket, spine very faintly toned. 1943 Hard Cover. xxi, 1241 pp. Endpapers illustrated with a ma of zones of hardiness. CONTENTS: Soil and Soil Improvement; Design; Construction Problems; Lawns; Ground Covers; Vines; Trees; Shrubs; Hedges; Annuals; Biennials; Herbaceous Perennials; Bulbs, Corms, and Tubers; Lilies; Roses; Rock and Wall Gardens; The Woodland Garden; Water and Bog Gardens; The Herb Garden; City Gardens; Flower Pot Gardens; Coldframes and Hotbeds; The Sm... View more info

20-Minute Vegetable Gardener: Gourmet Gardening for the Rest of Us

By: Christopher, Tom; Asher, Marty

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Random House: 1999

Seller ID: 2266617


No jacket. A very nice copy. 1999 Hard Cover. xii, 284 pp. Everyone loves garden-fresh vegetables, but who has the time or energy to grow their own? You do--if you adopt Tom and Marty's tried-and-true schemes and tricks for 20-minute vegetable gardening. They'll help you create from scratch a ready-to-plant garden in less than two hours, and then help you choose the easiest, most rewarding plants for your region and your tastes. You'll learn tips for winning the neighbor... View more info

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Garden Shrubs and Their Histories

By: Coats, Alice M.; Creech, John L.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1949498


First illustrated edition. Owner bookplate and ink date on front endpaper, jacket lightly rubbed. 1992 Large Hardcover. 223 pp. A newly illustrated reissue of the classic 1964 gardening guide, with color images of numerous varieties of flowering shrubs, with detailed information on the history of diverse species, and tips for their cultivation. View more info

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Vauxhall Gardens: A History

By: Coke, David; Borg, Alan

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Paul Mellon Centre / Yale University Press: 2012

Seller ID: 2198477


Near Fine. Near Fine. 2012 Large Hardcover. xii, 473 pp. From their early beginnings in the Restoration until the final closure in Queen Victoria's reign, Vauxhall Gardens developed from a rural tavern and place of assignation into a dream-world filled with visual arts and music, and finally into a commercial site of mass entertainment. By the 18th century, Vauxhall was crucial to the cultural and fashionable life of the country, patronized by all levels of society, from... View more info

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Crockett's Indoor Garden

By: Crockett, James Underwood; Waters, Marjorie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Little Brown and Company: 1978

Seller ID: 1922816


Sticker on rear wrapper, spine slightly cocked. 1978 Large Softcover. 325 pp. A month-by-month guide to gardening indoors, by the author of Crockett's Victory Garden and host of the public television gardening show of the same name. CONTENTS: Twelve Months in the Indoor Garden; January/Feature: Sowing and Growing from Seed; February/Feature: Gardening Under Lights; March/Feature: Pinching, Pruning, and Repotting; April/Feature: Vegetative Propagation; May/Feature: Water ... View more info

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Salad Gardens: Gourmet Greens and Beyond

By: Cutler, Karan Davis

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden: 1995

Seller ID: 2195859


An exceptional copy. 1995 Trade Paperback. 111 pp. Fresh produce from the garden is the heart of a great salad. Here's everything you need to know to produce your own scrumptious, pesticide-free salad crops - from gourmet greens to tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, peas, edible flowers and much more. View more info

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Ground Covers, Vines, and Grasses (Taylor's Gardening Guides)

By: Dewolf, Gordon P.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1987

Seller ID: 2205073


Lightly rubbed. 1987 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Whether used as covering to hide ugly spots or for their own beauty, these are the plants that hold a garden together. Featuring an encyclopedia of over 300 ground covers, vines, and grasses, this book illustrates the diversity and practicality of these useful plants. View more info

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Ground Covers, Vines, and Grasses (Taylor's Gardening Guides)

By: Dewolf, Gordon P.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1987

Seller ID: 2208253


Lightly rubbed. 1987 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Whether used as covering to hide ugly spots or for their own beauty, these are the plants that hold a garden together. Featuring an encyclopedia of over 300 ground covers, vines, and grasses, this book illustrates the diversity and practicality of these useful plants. View more info

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Taylor's Guide to Annuals (Taylor's Gardening Guides)

By: Dewolf, Gordon P.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1986

Seller ID: 2208254


Lightly rubbed. 1986 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Annuals are often the first plants that new gardeners buy. They are also valuable to the gardener looking for color all season, flowers for cutting, and replacements for spring bulbs. This guide is organized by flower color and provides useful information for all soil types and climate for gardeners who want to add variety to their flower beds. View more info

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Taylor's Guide to Houseplants (Taylor's Gardening Guides)

By: Dewolf, Gordon P.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1987

Seller ID: 2208255


Lightly rubbed. 1987 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. If you want to extend your gardening season or simply decorate your home, this guide will give helpful hints about 322 different houseplants. With a whole section devoted to growing orchids, this book demonstrates the care, propagation, and pest control for houseplants. View more info

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A Garden in Venice

By: Eden, F. [Frederic]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Published at the Offices of 'Country Life,' Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, W.C. & by George Newness, Ltd. Southampton Street, Strand, W.C.: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198662


First edition. Stain to spine base and corner of last few pages, boards slightly bowed. 1903 Full-Leather. 135 pp. 4to. Decorative debossed full leather binding, engraved endpapers, woodcuts and engraved plates throughout text. An account by Frederic Eden - Gertrude Jekyll's brother-in-law and Sir Anthony Eden's great uncle - of a garden that he acquired, planted and cultivated around the turn of the 20th century. First published by Country Life in 1903, and reissued in ... View more info

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A Garden in Venice

By: Eden, F. [Frederic]; Weal, Marie-Therese

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Limited: 2003

Seller ID: 2198663


First printing of facsimile edition. 2003 Hard Cover. 135, [14] pp. 4to. 2003 facsimile of 1903 original, with a new afterword by Marie-Therese Weal. Decorative debased full leather binding, engraved endpapers, woodcuts and engraved plates throughout text. An account by Frederic Eden - Gertrude Jekyll's brother-in-law and Sir Anthony Eden's great uncle - of a garden that he acquired, planted and cultivated around the turn of the 20th century. First published by Country L... View more info

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The Family Handyman: Helpful Hints: Quick & Easy Solutions / Time-Saving Tips / Tricks of the Trade

By: Editors of Reader's Digest

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest: 1995

Seller ID: 1845675


1995 Large Hardcover. 384 pp. The biggest, best organized, and most complete collection of money-saving, time-saving home and workshop hints and tips ever assembled. More than 2,000 ingenious, truly useful tips and tricks for the home handyman. View more info