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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.

$17.87

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.

$11.44

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.

$12.87

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.

$12.87

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.

$17.87

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.

$11.44

GARDENS FOR CHILDREN
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GARDENS FOR CHILDREN

By Wise, Tigger

Kenthurst, N.S.W., Australia: Kangaroo Press, 1986. 96pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft corner crease. From the back panel: "If you are growing a garden where children play and you'd like to try planting some of the plants they treasure, you'll find this little book crammed with information . . ." Numerous contents include: Things children like, Start with a tree to climb, There's no substitute for a lawn, Plants kids like to eat, Some curiosities for the vegetable garden, Over 50 plants with quaint names, Plants to DO things with, Planting for the imagination, Twelve garden tricks, Children hate . . . , What not to plant . . . poisons, irritants and other backyard undesirables, I wish . . . fantasy time, Index. Book weight approx. 280g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. . First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.44

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.

$17.16

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.

$32.17

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.

$11.44

TREES FOR WARM AND TEMPERATE CLIMATES
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TREES FOR WARM AND TEMPERATE CLIMATES

By Macoboy, Stirling

Dee Why West, N.S.W., Australia: Ure Smith, 1979. 182pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Gilt title to front panel of brown boards, which are very mildly shelf-rubbed only. Leaves clean. Illustrated, French-fold dustjacket negligibly indented, sticker ghost to front fold-in flap. "As well as the European favourites, including many new and special varieties, you will find a host of magnificent trees from the new world, together with notes on their origin, cultivation and habits. All the essential facts are given about all the included trees - their size, speed of growth, climatic range, details of their flowers, fruits and foliage - and most importantly their many uses to mankind . . . all are illustrated in superb colour, and a detailed index lists both botanical and common names." Stirling Macoboy, who died in 2005, was the author and photographer of over forty gardening books. Book weight approx. 1.49 KG. * Buyers 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 +. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$35.74

MINIATURE ROSES
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MINIATURE ROSES

By Eagle, Dawn and Barry

Auckland: William Collins, 1985. 128pp., full-colour photographic illustrations, b/white line drawings. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain blue boards minimally shelf-rubbed only. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edgeworn and scuffed. " . . . describes the fascinating history of miniature roses, their propagation, hybridising, cultivation, and seasonal care. The major part of 'Miniature Roses' is devoted to an alphabetical listing of over 250 miniature rose varieties, with a brief description of each, giving details of flower colour and size, the height of the plant and its distinctive characteristics." Includes Bibliography and Index. Book weight approx. 926g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$12.87

THE VICTORIAN GARDEN
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THE VICTORIAN GARDEN

By Carter, Tom

London: Bracken Books, 1988. 186pp., plus Book List and Index. Eight pages of colour plates, plus b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Unobtrusive previous owner's gift inscription to ffep., else leaves clean and unmarked. Art-iIlustrated (front and rear), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased only. " . . . describes the varied aspects of practical horticulture and ornamental gardening: the efficiency of the kitchen garden, the splendours of the grand pleasure grounds, the single-minded dedication of those who grew flowers for exhibition and the relaxed atmosphere of the indoor garden. Extracts from the writings of the time as well as many contemporary illustrations reproduced in colour and monochrome bring to life the inventiveness and charm of a neglected era of gardening." Book weight approx. 940g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. . Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$11.44

THE HEALING GARDEN : Natural Healing for Mind, Body and Soul
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THE HEALING GARDEN : Natural Healing for Mind, Body and Soul

By Squire, David

London: Vega Books, 2002. 144pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a very soft corner crease to front panel, very small area of surface laminate discoloration to rear. "Combines a love of beautiful gardens and gardening with history, folklore, and natural healing in a variety of contexts. Packed with information to interest the armchair gardener and those seeking practical ideas and tips for creating their own healing garden. Interprets the word 'healing' in its widest sense, exploring the healing power of places, colours, scents, shapes and touch." Book weight approx. 580g.. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$11.44

MEDIEVAL FLOWERS
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MEDIEVAL FLOWERS

By Innes, Miranda and Perry, Clay

London: Kyle Cathie, 1997. 160pp., colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated dustjacket (neatly protected in removable plastic cover) mildly scuffed. "The flowers of the Middle Ages had a significance almost incomprehensible to the modern-day gardener. They were as precious as jewels, and formed part of every courtly ritual and every village romance. They were painted and praised, they predicted the future and healed past wounds, and they were revered as a token of God's generosity and goodwill in trying times. 'Medieval Flowers' celebrates those species that grew in medieval times and still grow today . . . " Contents include: Foreword, Introduction, Spring, Early Summer, High Summer, Winter, Medieval Gardens to Visit, Medieval Garden Design, Medieval Plant Directory, Bibliography, Addresses of Gardens to Visit, Acks., Photographic Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 1.1 KG. * Buyers 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.

$21.44

GARDEN OPEN TODAY

By Nichols, Beverley

London: Jonathan Cape, 1963. 252pp., art-illustrated endpapers, plus b/white chapter-headings, together with several intext drawings, all art by William McLaren. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Plain brown boards undamaged. An original seller's sticker affixed to front pastedown, foxing flecks on textblock edges, else clean. Two-colour, art-illustrated (William McLaren), loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, slightly edgeworn, flecked, and colour-affected on spine. In his unique style, Beverley Nichols offers up another of his original gardening books taking us into the toolshed and greenhouse; he offers discourses on insecticides, requires us to get into the soil, garden design, and observes the art of flower decoration . . . Contents include: Prelims., By Way of Introduction, 21 chapters, Appendix. Book weight approx. 400g.. First Edition, First Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$27.16

YOUR GARDEN DESIGN BOOK : Complete Practical Guide to Planning, Styling and Planting Any Garden

By Brookes, John

Sydney, NSW, Australia: Lothian (In Association with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew), 1992. 352pp., colour photographic illustrations, plus colour and b/white diagrams and plans, throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain green boards near fine. Tiny spot to rear free endpaper and pastedown, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn only. "Good design is the key to all successful gardens, large or small, in town, country or suburbia, yet for many people, it proves all too elusive. In John Brookes' 'Your Garden Design Book', arguably the world's leading international garden designer de-mystifies the whole subject, setting out lucidly and informatively the fundamental principles and techniques . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 1.72 KG. * Buyers 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.

$23.59

AUSTRALIAN NATIVE PLANTS : A Manual for Their Propagation, Cultivation and Use in Landscaping
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AUSTRALIAN NATIVE PLANTS : A Manual for Their Propagation, Cultivation and Use in Landscaping

By Wrigley, John W, and Fagg, Murray

Sydney: Collins, 1984. 512pp., unpaginated colour plates, plus b/white photographic and line-drawn illustrations throughout by Murray Fagg. Second Edition, reprinted (with alterations). Book clean, square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on, mildly bumped at head. Plain green boards nominally bumped, in-production surface striation to rear cloth panel. Leaves clean, unmarked. Illustrated French-fold dustjacket negligibly creased only. "A most significant contribution to Australian horticulture and an indispensable reference for everyone interested in growing native plants." Contents include: Selected Geographic Data for Australia, Foreword, Key to Symbols, Introduction, 17 chapters, Parts of a Flower, Glossary, Appendix, References, Index. Book weight approx. 2.15 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. . Second Edition, Reprint. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. Illus. by Murray Fagg. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$23.59

[The Gardenway Book of] GARDEN STYLES FOR BRISBANE AND THE SUB-TROPICS
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[The Gardenway Book of] GARDEN STYLES FOR BRISBANE AND THE SUB-TROPICS

By Hirschfeld, Jo (Compiled by)

Darra, Queensland, Australia: Trevor and Mary Dickinson, 1993. 95pp., illustrated throughout with b/white halftone plates and sketch-illustrations (Drawn by: John Bayton A.M., Marian Forster, David Greenfield, and June Kelly). Saddle-stitched, staple-bound format. Book clean and square. Staples clean and tight. Sketch-art illustrated (June A. Kelly) card wrapper lightly edgeworn only. Leaves pristine. Garden style guidance for folk in the sub-tropical area of Brisbane, Australia. Significant contents include; Prelims., Brisbane Identity, Book Aim, Garden Themes, Birds, Maintenance, Restoration, Watering without Waste. Book weight approx. 280g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.. First Edition. Softcover (Staplebound). Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$15.73

THE COMPLETE BOOK OF PLANT PROPAGATION

By Wright, Robert C. M., and Titchmarsh, Alan

London: Ward Lock, 1982. 180pp., illustrated throughout: colour plates and b/white sketch and line drawings; mostly demonstrative. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Plain green boards undamaged. Leaves clean, and unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn, with slight colour fading on spine. A reliable, practical guide demonstrating all the most useful ways of increasing plants from cuttings and seeds, to the more complicated forms of budding and grafting used with roses and fruit trees . . . Contents include: Prelims., 23 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 555g. . Revised. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$15.73

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