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Travelling with Wildflowers from Newfoundland to Alaska
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Travelling with Wildflowers from Newfoundland to Alaska

By Hammond, Phyllis

St. John's Newfoundland: Breakwater Books, 2000. Traveling with Wildflowers features exquisite watercolours of the wildflowers Hammond encountered along the way, interspersed with lush landscapes in watercolour and photographs. Maps marking the locations of provincial, national and state parks trace the progress of the voyage, and clear, succinct prose relays Hammond's impressions of the physical beatuties she sees, including tips on outstanding features of each park. 142p.Illus[col] maps. 1st Can Ed.. Softcover. New.

$15.00

Oxford Book of Garden Flowers
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Oxford Book of Garden Flowers

By Nicholson B.E; Wallis M; Anderson E.B; Balfour A.P; Fish M & Finnis, Valerie

Lomdon: Peerage Books, 1985. Originally published by Oxford University Press 1979. 207p. illus [col] index. Reissue.. Laminated Hardcover. Near Fine.

$12.00

Oxford Book of Garden Flowers
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Oxford Book of Garden Flowers

By Anderson, B.E; Fish, Margery, Balfour, A.P, Wallis, Michael & Finnis, Valeriie

Peerage Books, 1985. Originally published by Oxford University Press.. Re-issue.. Laminated Hardcover. Fine. Illus. by Barbara E Nicholson.

$15.00

The Botanical Garden Volume II : Perennials and Annualsas New
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The Botanical Garden Volume II : Perennials and Annualsas New

By Phillips, Roger

London: Macmillan, 2002. Volume II of a 2 volume set .[Will NOT be sold seperately] Ten years in the making, this set combines the finest in photography with up-to-date, expert commentary to bridge the gap between gardener-friendly books and scientific texts. In the tradition of the great botanical illustrations, each featured plant has been carefully photographed -- as a whole and in its parts -- against a white background to reveal the plant's physical characteristics in exacting detail.Thorough introductory text encompasses numerous themes in botany, from the history of plant development to current DNA studies that are revolutionizing plant classification. Each volume includes a detailed index and bibliography. This is a large, heavy volume weighing 5.4 lbs. 540p.92p. 1st UK Edition.. Hardcover. As New/Fine.

$50.00

The Botanical Garden Volume I : Trees Shrubs

By Phillips, Roger & Rix, Martin

London: Macmillan, 2002. Volume I of a 2 volume set [Will NOT be sold seperately] reference work covers over 1,000 genera in outstanding colour photographs and authoritative, detailed text. Bridging the gap between scientific texts and everyday horticultural books, this guide provides an unrivalled insight into the relationships between garden plants and their environments, the history of plant development (as studied through fossils), and the most up-to-date DNA studies, set to revolutionise classification. It will become an indispensable aid to any aspiring gardener.Volume I: Trees, Shrubs and Climbers covers over 450 genera of woody plants listed in botanical order. It starts with descendants of the Jurassic - tree ferns, ginko, conifers, through the earliest flowering plants, on to catkin-bearing and fruit trees, ending with maples and other advanced flowering plants. The distinctive cordyline, palm, and bamboo families are treated separately. Each volume includes a detailed index and bibliography. This is a large, heavy volume weighing almost 5 lbs 492p.. 1st UK Edition.. Hardcover. As New/Fine.

$50.00

Mountain Flowers in Colour

By Huxley, Anthony

London: Blandford Press, 1967. A unique guide to the mountain flowers of Europe. 112 colour plates depicting 884 plants with a further 36 black & white plates and drawings in the text....The area covered is from the Pyrenees in the west, across the French, Swiss, Italian and Austrian Alps, to the Julian Alps in the east. Also includes many of the alpines of Scandinavia and the Italian Apennines and most of the species found in the hills and northern parts of the British Isles.Illustrations by Daphney Barry & Mary Grierson .428p. plates Neat tight copy, paper age toned, else near fine. 1st UK Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good, Slight Chips. Illus. by Daphney Barry & Mary Grierson.

$12.00

The Victorians and Their Flowers

By Scourse, Nicolette

London: Croom Helm, 1983. A combination of authoritative botanical information and fascinating social history. The book is richly illustrated by pictures of Victorian floral extravaganzas and reproductions from contemporary sketch-books and beautiful volumes of botanical plates. The book has wide-ranging appeal to the general reader and to specialists interested in solid botanical information. " 196p. illus bibliography.index. 1st UK Edition.. Hardcover. As New/Near Fine - Price Clipped.

$25.00

Shakespeare's Flowers
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Shakespeare's Flowers

By Kerr, Jessica

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1969. Fascinating details about the flowers and herbs to be found in Elizabethan gardens and meadows and used by Shakespeare in his plays and poems - with delightful botanical illustrations.186p. Ilus. bibliography, index. Small tear to back cover, else fine. Reprint.. Softcover. Very Good. Illus. by Anne Ophelia Dowden.

$10.00

Candian Nature Guides: Wild Flowers

By Forey, Pamela

New York: Gallery Books, 1990. Thiis appears to be a reprint of the American text reissued for Canadian readers.A field guide in a sturdy format- inside the French wraps the pages fold flat in a comb binding 239p. illus. index .. 1st Canadian Edition.. Comb Binding/French Wraps. New.

$12.50

Enchanting Alpine Flowers

By Pohler, Alfred

Oetz, Austria: Verlag Lohmann, 1991. Illustrated guide to the lovely flowers of the Alps - 100 plants pictured in color with a brief botanical description. Grouped by color and alphabetically ordered. Based on "Blumen in den Alpen" Originally published Innsbruck 1976. 223p. index. Onlyh 4 copisd in WorldCat]. First Thus.. Laminated HC. As New/No Jacket (as issued).

$30.00

Perennials : A Photographic Guide to over 1000 Plants by Type, Size, Season of Interest and Color

Delta, BC: Cavendish Books, 1996. 252p. illus.index.maps on endpapers. 1st Can Ed.. Laminated HC. Fine/Fine.

$15.00

Taylor's 50 Best Perennials for Shade: Easy Plants for More Beautiful Gardens
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Taylor's 50 Best Perennials for Shade: Easy Plants for More Beautiful Gardens

By Tenenbaum, Frances [ed]

New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1999. Taylor's 50 Best books highlight the most attractive foolproof plants and include detailed information that every gardener needs in order to grow them. Color photos, full-color drawings, and growing tips make each plant entry useful and complete. 126p. illus.index. 1st US Edition.. Softcover. Fine.

$8.00

A Bloom a Day: A Fortune-Telling Birthday Book
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A Bloom a Day: A Fortune-Telling Birthday Book

By Lythberg, Billie & Northfield, Sian

San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2009. Stunning close-up, full page photograhps by photographer Ron van Dongen which capture "the rich color, exquisite detail, and sensual form of 366 different flowers" illustrating each day of the year with a blossom and with a note about the meaning of that flower and suggestions as to the personality and destiny of those born on that day. Van Dongen's work Unpaginated [374p] Index of botanical names. NOTE : A heavy volume weighing over 1kg/ almost 3 lbs.. 1st US Edition.. French Wraps. As New. Illus. by Van Dongen, Ron.

$18.00

England Is a Garden a Wayfarers Companio

By Hamilton, Catherine

Devizes: Select Editions, 1988. A charming book. Pencil sketches of different places in Eng;and are overlaid with delightful watercolours of wild and garden flowers that she assocates with them. 72p. illus.. Re-issue.. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good.

$12.00

What Grows Where in Canadian Gardens
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What Grows Where in Canadian Gardens

By Cole, Trevor [ed]

Torornto: Dorling Kindersley Canada, 2004. 1,000 tried and tested plants for every site, soil and usage. 576p. index zone maps on endpapers. 1st Can Ed.. Flexible Hardcover. As New.

$20.00

What Perennial Where the Creative Guide to Choosing the Best Perennials for Every Area of Your Garden

By Lancaster, Roy

Vancouver: Cavendish Books, 1999. Comprehensive range of sites, conditions and decorativ effects, Featrures more than 700 perennials/ 160p. index zone map. 1st US Edition.. Softcover. Very Good.

$8.00

Fast Flowers : Create Stunning Displays in Minutes

By Packer, Jane

Vancouver: Cavendish Books, 1998. Quick, bright and colourful ideas for flower arranging .128p. illus. index. 1st Can Ed.. Hardcover. New/New.

$20.00

Taylor's Guide to Roses: Based on Taylor's Encyclopedia to Gardening
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Taylor's Guide to Roses: Based on Taylor's Encyclopedia to Gardening

By Taylor, Norman

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1986. 496p.illus.index. 4th. Ed... Softcover. Very Good.

$9.00

Great Canadian Plant Guide

By Cole, Trevor

London: Dorling Kindersley Ltd., 2007. Revised and expanded edition.The ultimate guide to help gardeners select outstanding reliable plants for their garden, whatever their level of expertise and experience, and whatever the site. Over 1,000 full-colour photographs and detailed descriptions pack this pocket-sized book putting a wealth of information at the reader's fingertips. Includes Canadian hardiness ratings for each plant and a map of Canadian hardiness zones. 708p, illus. index. maps on endpapers. Revised Edition.. Flexible Cover. As New.

$20.00

Wildflowers of the Canadian Rockies

By Scotter, George W.

Edmonton: Hurtig Publisers, 1986. "The national parks of the Canadian Rocky Mountains are natural botanical gardens of enormous diversity and interest. This convenient, easy-to use guide is the first flower book to feature wildflowers from all five of these national parks - Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, Waterton Lakes, and Yoho. . Over 200 species of plants are vividly described, in clear, non-technical language, each description accompanied by an accurate full color photograph for easy identification. There are hints on where and when to look for the wildflowers, as well as tidbits of folk and natural lore about them. The authors have included all the most common species that are likely to be encountered along the roadsides and hiking trails of the national parks, but they have also sought out some rare and shy beauties discovered while exploring more remote wilderness. " 170p. illus.bibliography, index. Crisp, looks unread. 1st Can Ed.. Softcover. New.

$10.00

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