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The Rock Garden and Its Plants: from Grotto to Alpine House
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The Rock Garden and Its Plants: from Grotto to Alpine House

By Thomas, Graham Stuart

Portland, Oregon: SagaPress/Timber Press, 1989. A very good copy signed and inscribed by the author to the front end paper "For George with best wishes and thanks from Graham, May 1989." [From the library of Sir George Taylor: born Edinburgh 1904, obtained a first class degree from Edinburgh University, went on to become the Keeper of Botany, British Museum; Director of Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, general plant collector and botanist.] 266 pages, copiously illustrated in colour and b/w. Original dust jacket very good, with a little rubbing to edges. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, no foxing or other markings. A very good, signed and inscribed by the author.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to (20 x 27cm).

$24.24

THE FLORA OF THE ALPS Being a Description of all the Species of Flowering Plants Indigenous to Switzerland and of the Alpine Species of the Adjacent Mountain Districts of France, Italy & Austria, Including the Pyrenees [2 VOLUME SET]
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THE FLORA OF THE ALPS Being a Description of all the Species of Flowering Plants Indigenous to Switzerland and of the Alpine Species of the Adjacent Mountain Districts of France, Italy & Austria, Including the Pyrenees [2 VOLUME SET]

By Bennett, Alfred W.

London: John C. Nimmo, 1900. A very good set of two volumes with 120 fine chromolithographic (colour) plates; pp. vol. I: xxii, 165; vol. 2: vi, 223. Original gilt-stamped green cloth, top edges gilt, very bright with light wear only. Contents clean and tight, original maroon end papers, no inscriptions. A very good clean set.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$70.04

ALPINE FLOWERS FOR ENGLISH GARDENS

By Robinson, W.

London: John Murray, 1870. pp xviii, 392 + 32 publisher's advert pages, frontispiece plate, title page. Original blue cloth binding with gilt lettering, spine has been carefully rebacked, gilt motif to spine and boards; bound by W. Bone of London, very good with just a little rubbing to edges, a few marks so please see images. Contents clean and tight, original end papers, no inscriptions, H C Rothery inked to the top of the title page, blind stamp on the title page "Presented by Mr Murray", pages clean and crisp. A very good, bright copy of this scarce first edition. [Provenance : Henry Cadogan Rothery (1817 to 2 August 1888) was an English lawyer and commissioner of wrecks, especially remembered for chairing the inquiry into the Tay Bridge disaster in 1879. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$87.55

THE PRESENT-DAY ROCK GARDEN being a complementary volume to Farrer's 'English Rock-Garden' [Frances Perry's Copy - from Amos Perry]
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THE PRESENT-DAY ROCK GARDEN being a complementary volume to Farrer's 'English Rock-Garden' [Frances Perry's Copy - from Amos Perry]

By Clay, Sampson

London: T. C. & E. C. Jack, 1937. A copy with outstanding provenance: written to the front free end paper 'To Gerald, love & best wishes from Dad Xmas 1949' [an inscription from Amos Perry to his son Gerald]; under this is an inscription from Frances Perrry 'From Amos Perry V.M.H. of Enfield to his son, Gerald. A gift from Frances Perry, Xmas 1968' [Frances Perry married Amos's son Gerald in 1930, and eight years later published the first of her many books, Water Gardening. She spent most of her life in and around Enfield.] Pp.xxvi, 681 with b/w. photographic plates. Dust jacket with b/w photographic onlay to the front board, Chipped and worn with a few repairs using archival tape to the underside and now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Green cloth hardback binding with gilt letttering very good with a little general wear. Contents clean and tight. Avery good copy with outstanding provenace.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Small 4to.

$56.57

MY ROCK GARDEN
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MY ROCK GARDEN

By Farrer, Reginald

London: Edward Arnold, 1908. pp xii, 303, + publisher's adverts, original decorative cloth binding with gilt lettering, some general wear and rubbing, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, b/w frontis, further b/w plates, joints rubbed, but sound. Contents clean and tight, a little random spotting. A good copy.. Second Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

$16.16

I FIORI DELLA MONTAGNA
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I FIORI DELLA MONTAGNA

By Morelli, Giuseppe:

Trento: Dolomia, 1970. "504 specie di fiori alpini a colori - 555 disgni in bianco e nero." 336 pages, colour and b/w illustrations. Dust jacket good with some rubbing, a little marked, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Hardback binding very good, contents clean and tight, paper lightly tanned more so to edges. A very good copy. Text in Italian. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 4to.

$32.33

ROCK GARDENING FOR AMATEURS
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ROCK GARDENING FOR AMATEURS

By Thomas, H. H.

London: Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1921. 276 pages, colour plates tipped in and b/w illustrations. No dust jacket. . Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, unmarked no inscriptions, minimal toning to first and last few pages. A very good copy. Revised Edition (Enlarged). Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

$13.47

ALPINE PLANTS OF EUROPE Together with Cultural Hints
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ALPINE PLANTS OF EUROPE Together with Cultural Hints

By Thompson, H. Stuart

London: George Routledge and Sons, 1911. pp.xv, 325 + adverts; with 64 Coloured plates (311 figures); folding map. Original green cloth binding with gilt lettering, good with a little general wear and rubbing, nick to tail of the spine. Contents clean and tight, . A good copy. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Small 4to (15 x 21cm).

$13.47

SUB-ALPINE PLANTS or Flowers of the Swiss Woods and Meadows
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SUB-ALPINE PLANTS or Flowers of the Swiss Woods and Meadows

By Thompson, H. Stuart

London: George Routledge and Sons, 1912. pp.xv, 325 + adverts; with 33 Coloured plates (168 figures) by George Flemwell. Original green cloth binding with gilt lettering, very good with a little general wear only. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Small 4to (15 x 21cm).

$13.47

ALPENBLUMEN (ALPINE FLOWERS)
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ALPENBLUMEN (ALPINE FLOWERS)

By Schroeter, Prof. Dr. Carl (Foreword) & Waser, Maria (Preface)

Bern: Iris Druck, 1939. No Date (1938-39) 18 fine colour plates by Paul Robert. These really are superb and enyone who appreciates botanical art should have a copy of this title in their collection. The integral dust jacket is very good with slight wear only. Contents complete, some foxing to the first few prelims, tight, neat inscription dated 1939, David McClintock plate to the front endpaper. A good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Very Good. Illus. by Robert, Paul A.. 8vo. Book.

$20.20

Consolidated Index The Bulletin Volumes 1-61 1930-93.
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Consolidated Index The Bulletin Volumes 1-61 1930-93.

By The Alpine Garden Society

Pershore: The Alpine Garden Society, 1993. 281pages. Covers vnear fine with lvery ight general wear only. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A near fine copy.. First Edition. Paperback. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

$9.43

Flora des Kantons Bern. 1836 Farbfotos der wildwachsenden Blüten- und Farnpflanzen. Artbeschreibungen und Bestimmungsschlüssel.

By Lauber, Konrad; Wagner, Gerhart:

Bern: Verlag Paul Haupt, 1991. 958 pages, colour & b/w illustrations. Covers fine, and protected in a removable sleeve. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. Text in German. A fine copy.. First Edition. Paperback. Fine. 8vo.

$33.67

SUB-ALPINE PLANTS or Flowers of the Swiss Woods and Meadows
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SUB-ALPINE PLANTS or Flowers of the Swiss Woods and Meadows

By Thompson, H. Stuart

London: George Routledge and Sons, 1912. pp.xv, 325 + adverts; with 33 Coloured plates (168 figures) by George Flemwell. Original green cloth binding with gilt lettering, very good with a little general wear only. Contents clean and tight, previous owners' neat signatures/inscriptions, slight foxing and a little pencil annotation. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Small 4to (15 x 21cm).

$10.78

ALPINE & ROCK GARDENING
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ALPINE & ROCK GARDENING

By Shewell-Cooper, W.E., Will Ingwersen, Alex Duguid and others.

London: Seeley Service, 1961. pp. 296; colour frontispiece and 51 b/w illustrations. Dust jacket very good with a little rubbing to the edges. Contents clean and tight, end papers a little marked, neat gift inscription. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$6.73

ALPINE GARDENING
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ALPINE GARDENING

By Elliott, Roy

Vista Books, 1963. pp. 320; black and white illustrations throughout. Dust jacket very good with a little wear and rubbing to the edges. Contents clean and tight, end papers slightly marked, no inscriptions. A very good copy of this still useful overview.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$8.08

Alpine Flowering Plants in China
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Alpine Flowering Plants in China

By Lang Kaiyong, Etc.

China: China Esparento Press, 1997. 154 pages, colour and b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket fine, cloth binding with gilt lettering also fine. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A fine tight copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Sm 4to.

$60.61

GARDENING WITH ALPINES

By Whitehead, Stanley B.

London: John Gifford, 1962. pp. 212, b/w photographic plates. Dust jacket very good with a little rubbing to edges only, price-clipped. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, A very good copy of this helpful guide.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$5.39

THE JOURNAL OF THE SCOTTISH ROCK GARDEN CLUB. Volume XII, Part 3 No. 48. April 1971.

By Various

Scotland: The Scottish Rock Garden Club, 1971. A very good copy of this single part in original card covers. A little wear and a little annotation to front cover, contents clean and tight. A very good copy.. First Edition. Card Covers. Very Good. 8vo.

$5.39

THE ROCK GARDEN: THE JOURNAL OF THE SCOTTISH ROCK GARDEN CLUB. Volume XVIII, Part 3 No. 72. June 1983.

By Various

Scotland: The Scottish Rock Garden Club, 1983. A very good copy of this single part in original card covers. A little wear to covers, contents clean and tight. A very good copy.. Card Covers. Very Good. 8vo.

$5.39

THE JOURNAL OF THE SCOTTISH ROCK GARDEN CLUB. Volume X, Part 2. No. 39. September 1966.

By Various

Scotland: The Scottish Rock Garden Club, 1966. A very good copy of this single part in original card covers. A little wear to covers, contents clean and tight. A very good copy.. Card Covers. Very Good. 8vo.

$5.39

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