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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DAHLIAS
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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DAHLIAS

By McClaren, Bill

Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.: Timber Press , 2004. 211pp., features more than 800 colour plates (5-6 per page), mostly detail of varieties. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Montage-style, colour-illustrated card wrapper nominally bumped on corners only. Textblock pristine. The author, American Bill McClaren, is one of the world's foremost experts on the popular garden flower - the Dahlia. In this extensive reference book he offers his lifetime of knowledge of the dahlia to all interested gardeners . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Preface, Acks., 13 chapters. Appendices. Bibliography. Subject Index. Photo Cultivar Index. Book weight approx. 715g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$42.79

DAYLILIES FOR THE GARDEN
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DAYLILIES FOR THE GARDEN

By Grosvenor, Graeme

East Roseville, NSW, Australia: Kangaroo Press, 1999. 176pp., illustated throughout: b/white line-drawings (Lesley Boston), plus numerous, stunning photographic colour plates (mostly detail), photography by the author. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm backstrip. Plain brown boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Colour, photographically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. With many suggestions for gardening and landscaping, the author presents background information on daylily species, major factors influencing types to grow, planting and cultivation tips, descriptions, classifications, and extensive section listing major cultivars . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 12 chapters, Index. Index of Cultivars. Book weight approx. 910g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. . First Edition, First Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Near Fine/Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$17.83

MODERN RHODODENDRONS
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MODERN RHODODENDRONS

By Cox, E.H.M., and Cox, P.A.

London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1956. xiii, + 193pp., four unpaginated colour-art plates (exquisite art by Margaret Stones). Book clean and square. Gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Plain green, original cloth boards undamaged. Lightly foxed prelims pages, green tint top edge, else textblock unmarked. Intext, line-drawn illustrations throughout. Colour-art illustrated (Margaret Stones), loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, affixed Australian price sticker on front flap, mildly nipped, chipped and soiled, plus clear tape reinforcing on verso folds. The rhododendron is one of the most popular of all flowering shrubs, and the average gardener will find this book invaluable to successful cultivation of the genus . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword (Dr. J.M. Cowan), Introduction, Cultivation, Popagation, Species, Azaleas, Hybrid Rhododendrons, Diseases/Insect pests, List of Species and Hynrids, Index. Book weight approx. 505g. . Second Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.41

WILD ORCHIDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
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WILD ORCHIDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

By Stewart, Joyce, et al

Johannesburg, South Africa: Macmillan South Africa, 1982. 307pp., line-drawn map endpapers (different front and rear). Colour plate frontispiece, plus like plates throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Plain green boards minimally bumped on lower foredge corner. Textblock unmarked. Photographic, colour-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, with a neat, closed tear, and colour fading on spine. Southern Africa is home to some 430 species of orchid, the 'Royal Family of Plants'. By design, the descriptions in this book are brief, allowing the reader, book in hand, to easily identify the orchids in their natural state . . . Contents include: Prelims., Preface, Part 1/ Introduction, Structure, Scientific Names, Distribution, more. Part 2/ Orchid Genera and Species. Glossary, Checklist, more. Index. Book weight approx. 1.13 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.. First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$39.23

PANSIES
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PANSIES

By Rosart, Sharyn (Editor)

New York: Friedman/Fairfax Publishers, 1999. Unpaginated (72 pages). Superb colour-plate photography (contributing photographers) throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Plain brown boards undamaged. Textblock pristine. Photographic, colour-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. The colourful pansy has been a garden favourite for generations of gardeners and if the stunning variety of colour featured in this volume is any indication, the pansy will be prime choice for gardeners for decades to come . . . Contents include: Prelims., Essay (Scott D. Appell), Illustrations. Book weight approx. 620g. . First Edition, First Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Near Fine/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.26

FLOWERS OF BALI
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FLOWERS OF BALI

By Eiseman, Fred and Margaret

Singapore: Periplus Editions (HK) Ltd, 1997. 60pp., map endpapers. Colour-plate frontispiece, and photographic colour-plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour-plate, gloss boards nominally bumped on upper rear foredge corner, else undamaged. Text-block unmarked. "The purpose of this book is to help the foreign visitor identify the flowers he is most likely to see during his stay in Bali . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Flowers (Alphabetical), beginning with 'Acacia', through to 'Yellow Bells'. Latin Index, Balinese Index. Book weight approx. 205g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. Second Edition, Fifth Impression. Hardcover. Very Good +. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$10.70

KENYA CEROPEGIA SCRAPBOOK: Notes and Records of Some Kenya Ceropegia
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KENYA CEROPEGIA SCRAPBOOK: Notes and Records of Some Kenya Ceropegia

By Archer, P.G.

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia: Artemis Publishing Consultants No date (1992). 183pp., illustrated throughout: colour plates and line drawings. Book clean and square. Two short pressure cracks (incorrectly stored) across an otherwise unmarked spine. Illustrated card wrapper nominally bumped on upper foredge corner. Textblock unmarked. These notes on Ceropegia were compiled during the period 1950 to 1974 while the author was based at Langata, near Nairobi, Kenya . . . The colour illustrations have been made from original slides or sketches. Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Preface, General, List of Individual Descriptions, I to XXXI, Group Photos, Record Extracts, Maps. Book weight approx. 730g. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$39.23

INDIGENOUS : The Making of a Native Garden
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INDIGENOUS : The Making of a Native Garden

By Burke, Don

Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia: Sue Hines / Allen & Unwin, 2004. 170pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated boards undamaged. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. From the jacket flap: "This is the story of how Don Burke built his dream, transforming a bush block with virtually no soil - a barren rocky hillside in a dry rainshadow area - into a family retreat with a lush native garden that looks as if it's been there forever . . . " Contents include: Introduction, 9 chapters, Photographing Don's Garden, Index. Book weight approx. 1.14 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$15.69

SEASIDE GARDENING IN AUSTRALIA
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SEASIDE GARDENING IN AUSTRALIA

By Monfries, Marcelle

North Ryde, N.S.W., Australia: Methuen Australia, 1982. 156pp., b/white line-drawn, and colour photographic illustrations, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain green boards lightly bumped head of spine. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly creased at head and foot of spine, small closed tear to same. From the jacket flap: "Seaside gardening in Australia is unique . . . As well as providing a list of plant descriptions, specific chapters highlight the problems of soil enrichment, the creation of micro-climates, the establishment of new gardens and the remodelling of old ones. There are special hints for those whose home is a unit and whose garden a balcony . . . over one hundred colour photographs and sixty-seven line drawings by Judy Cuppaidge, also a qualified horticulturist." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 615g. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Judy Cuppaidge . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.84

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ORCHIDS OF ASIA
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AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ORCHIDS OF ASIA

By Isaac-Williams, Mark L.

North Ryde, N.S.W., Australia: Angus and Robertson, 1988. vii, + 261pp., colour photographic and colour-art illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm, mildly sunned, white title visible but faded. Plain salmon boards have a thin sunned strip head and foot, a black pen spot (part remainder mark) to lower edge, light bump to upper rear corner. Black pen remainder mark to lower textblock edge, else leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a very small chip to lower flap folds, a touch of surface laminate lift to upper spine, minor marks. From the jacket flap: " The orchids of Asia include some of the most beautiful and unusual species of this fascinating family . . . covers over 160 species with descriptions, distribution notes and illustrations." Includes Glossary, Bibliography and Index. Book weight approx. 780g. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.84

THE FOLIAGE GARDEN : Leaf Texture and Tone
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THE FOLIAGE GARDEN : Leaf Texture and Tone

By Greig, Denise

Chatswood, N.S.W., Australia: Reed New Holland, 2011. 400pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Two-page colour world climate zone map. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edge-bumped only. From the rear panel; "A full-colour comprehensive directory of plants whose greatest attributes in the garden lie in their form and foliage, not merely in their flowers." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 1.58 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Revised and Updated Edition.. Softcover. Very Good +.

$17.83

WILDFLOWERS OF KANGAROO ISLAND
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WILDFLOWERS OF KANGAROO ISLAND

By Osterstock, Alan

Hampstead Gardens, South Australia: Author (Austaprint), 1974. 56pp., centre-spread colour map of Kangaroo Island, plus photographic colour plates of selected plants. Saddle-stitched, staplebound format. Book clean, staples holding firmly. Photographic card wrapper has several underlined words on inner rear cover, else unmarked. Textblock has a few random flecks on centre-spread leaf, else leaves clean. Every year there is a vivid display of wildflowers on Kangaroo Island. This small volume features twenty-four of them. Contents include: Prelims., Featured wildflower (relevant text on adjacent page), Island surface soil map, Acks., Technical details, Dedication. Book weight approx. 100g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Staplebound Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.70

EVERYONE'S GUIDE TO GARDENING. A Guide to Everyday Gardening in South Africa
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EVERYONE'S GUIDE TO GARDENING. A Guide to Everyday Gardening in South Africa

By Pienaar, Kristo

Cape Town, South Africa: Struik Publishers, 2002. 122pp., plus (iv). Book clean and square. Spine firm. Intext, photographic colour plates throughout. Leaves clean and unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper minimally bumped on foredge corners. " . . . aims to place a beautiful garden within reach of anyone." Contents include: Part 1/ Practical gardening. Part 2/ Questions and Answers, Index. Book weight approx. 545g. . First Thus, First Impression. Softcover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$17.83

COTTAGE GARDENS IN AUSTRALIA
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COTTAGE GARDENS IN AUSTRALIA

By Cuffley, Peter

Canterbury, Victoria, Australia: The Five Mile Press, 1984. 248pp., colour and b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain boards lightly edge-bumped only. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Peter Cuffley), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly sunned on spine (titles clearly legible) and adjacent strip of front and back panel, minor soft edge-creasing. From the jacket flap: "Fully illustrated with prints, paintings, diagrams and photographs, 'Cottage Gardens' traces the heritage of Australia's cottage gardens from early colonial times to the great goldrushes; the first suburban sprawls; the cottage revivals of the twentieth century, up to the present rediscovery of Old World traditions. Not only does this volume present the subject in terms of social history, but it sets out in clear detail all the plans, plant lists, pictorial matter and useful research which may assist in the careful and loving restoration of old gardens and in the creation of new gardens with a traditional or Old World character . . . Plans and patterns for period gardens, borders, fences, topiary, arches, garden houses and furniture are all delightfully illustrated." Book weight approx. 1.15 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. . Reprint (With Corrections). Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$19.97

THE CREATIVE GARDENER'S COMPANION : For Australian and New Zealand Gardens
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THE CREATIVE GARDENER'S COMPANION : For Australian and New Zealand Gardens

By Davies, Rosemary

South Yarra, VIC, Australia: Hyland House, 1991. xii, + 338pp., plus 10 colour illustrated pages, b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain green boards negligibly edge-rubbed only. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally and softly edge-creased. From the jacket flap: "This is a unique, practical, do-it-yourself guide for gardeners who want to plan and design, make and care for a garden that is their own creation and is composed of their favourite plants. An ideas book for those who want to turn a barren block into a beautiful garden or improve and renovate an existing garden." Book weight approx. 1.11 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.. Reprint. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$11.41

CARNIVOROUS PLANTS
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CARNIVOROUS PLANTS

By Slack, Adrian

Lane Cove, N.S.W., Australia: Doubleday Australia, 1983. 240pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations by Jane Gate, b/white line drawings by the author, Adrian Slack. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edge-rubbed only. " . . . far from being fantasy, these extraordinary organisms are fact, and this book explores the astonishingly subtle manner in which each entices, catches and digests its prey." Contents include; Acks., List of Colour Plates, Preface, 10 chapters, Appendix 1-3, Bibliography and References, Glossary, Index. Book weight approx. 815g. . Revised Edition. Softcover. Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$17.12

WILY VIOLETS & UNDERGROUND ORCHIDS  : Revelations of a Botanist
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WILY VIOLETS & UNDERGROUND ORCHIDS : Revelations of a Botanist

By Bernhardt, Peter

North Sydney, N.S.W., Australia: Allen & Unwin, 1990. xii, + 255pp., b/white photographic and line-drawn illustrations. Erratum slip pasted to half-title page. Book clean, square. Spine firm, fine reading crease there-on. Small, faint spot to first page (and inner front cover), else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edge-rubbed only. " . . . not just a catalogue of the exotic and the strange. Peter Bernhardt uses plants as jumping-off points into discussions on such important scientific concepts as adaptation and pollination, nutrient recycling and plant/animal relationships . . . An engagingly written treat for amateur naturalists and scientists, suburban gardeners, and anyone who's ever enjoyed taking a walk in the bush or been fascinated by a beautiful flower." Contents include: Foreword by Peter H. Raven, 18 chapters over four 'parts', Annotated Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 420g. . Reprint. Softcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.56

DAVID AUSTIN'S ENGLISH ROSES : Australian Edition
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DAVID AUSTIN'S ENGLISH ROSES : Australian Edition

By Austin, David

London: Conran Octopus, 1996. 160pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout by Clay Perry. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Leaves clean, the slightest hint of tanning to upper edges. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket near fine. "A Garden Writer's Guild Gardening Book of The Year in 1994, the original edition of 'David Austin's English Roses' has here been revised and updated . . . In this new edition, growing conditions in Australia are detailed for the first time. Growth patterns and flowering per year are given for each rose, along with other cultivation information. Notes on the best roses for Australian cultivation." Contents include: Introduction, A Long Tradition, The Old and The New, The Ideal of an English Rose, The Fragrance of the English Rose, English Roses in The Garden, English Roses in The Home, Varieties of the English Rose, The Cultivation of English Roses, Creating a New Rose, Index, Agents for English Roses, Acks. Book weight approx. 1.19 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.. Revised and Updated Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$32.09

LAVENDER, SWEET LAVENDER
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LAVENDER, SWEET LAVENDER

By McLeod, Judyth A

Kenthurst, N.S.W., Australia: Kangaroo Press, 1993. 120pp., colour photographic illustrations, and b/white line-drawings (by the author). Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper undamaged. " . . . in this definitive book, the essence of lavender itself is unerringly captured. There is an amazing potpourri provided of traditional and innovative culinary, craft and fragrance uses . . . Lavender farms from around the world, together with the history of lavender farming, modern lavender farming techniques and oil extraction are described . . . describes in detail and offers designs for a range of exquisite small authentic historical lavender gardens, together with expert advice on successfully growing this quintessential cottage plant. An extensive and comprehensive botanical monograph on the genus is included." Book weight approx. 285g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. Reprint. Softcover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.41

STRAWBERRIES
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STRAWBERRIES

By Allardice, Pamela

Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Hill Of Content, 1991. 83pp., colour-art illustrations and b/white line-drawings throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, red title there-on. Plain white boards have a light bump to upper foredge corner of front panel. Tiny, faint spot to ffep., else leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased at head and foot of spine. This book, which is a sequel to 'Lavender', describes the history and folklore surrounding strawberries, the propagation and cultivation of the fruit, and the application of strawberries in the areas of health and beauty. The major part of the book is devoted to delicious recipes: sweet, savoury and intoxicating . . ." Book weight approx. 445g. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition.. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Simone Bennett.

$14.26

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