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Fruits and Fruit Trees, Home and Foreign. An Index to the Kinds Valued in Britain with Descriptions, Histories and Other Particulars.
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Fruits and Fruit Trees, Home and Foreign. An Index to the Kinds Valued in Britain with Descriptions, Histories and Other Particulars.

By Grindon, Leo H.

Manchester: Palmer & Howe, 1885. pp. xii, 320. Engraved Frontispiece " At The Gate of the Orchard"; further in-text engravings. Original blue cloth binding with gilt lettering and black decoration; very good with a light general wear and a little rubbing, gilt bright. Contents clean and tight, original patterned end papers. A very good, bright copy. One of the Scarcest of Grindon's Books. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$144.33

THE BOOK OF THE POTATO
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THE BOOK OF THE POTATO

By Sanders, T. W.

London: W. H. & L. Collingridge, 1905. Title page dated 1905; pp. xi, [1], 222, plus 6 & 4 pages of adverts; b/w portrait frontispiece after a photograph, b/w illustrations throughout featuring numerous potato varieites and cultivation and storage methods. Bound in the publisher's grey cloth with black lettering and vignette of a potatoes to the front board, cloth lightly marked and a little general wear. Contents clean and tight, orginal end papers, no inscriptions. A very good coy of this scarce title. Title continues: 'A practical treatise on the history propagation and cultivation of the potato in garden and field for home consumption market and exhibition together with special chapters on the soils and manures adapted for its successful culture'. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$81.35

ORIENTAL VEGETABLES the Complete Guide for garden and Kitchen
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ORIENTAL VEGETABLES the Complete Guide for garden and Kitchen

By Larkcom, Joy

London: John Murray Publishers Ltd, 1991. pp. vi, 232. Colour photographic plates and other b/w in-text illustrations. Original dust jacket with light rubbing to edges and a little wear to corners, not price-clipped. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy of this excellent guide.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to. Book.

$15.75

THE FRUIT PLANT GUIDE
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THE FRUIT PLANT GUIDE

By Ellis, Mary; Pennell, David (Preface)

Faversham, Kent: Brogdale Horticultural Trust, 1992. 67 pages; original green plastic spiral binding with printed card covers. Very good; contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy of this scarce and excellent guide. All types and many varieties of top fruit and soft fruit considered. . First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 4to.

$23.62

Verzeichnis Landwirtschaftlicher und Gärtnerischer Kulturpflanzen (Ohne Zierpflanzen) 4 Bands [list of agricultural and horticultural Crops - excluding ornamental Plants - Complete in 4 volumes]
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Verzeichnis Landwirtschaftlicher und Gärtnerischer Kulturpflanzen (Ohne Zierpflanzen) 4 Bands [list of agricultural and horticultural Crops - excluding ornamental Plants - Complete in 4 volumes]

By Mansfelds, Rudolf

Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 1986. Text in German, b/w line drawings. 4 volume set - vols. 1, 2, 3 & 4. Dust jackets a little worn and nicked to edges, now protected in a clear removable sleeves. Hardback bindings very good, contents clean and tight. Rare guide to World agricultural and horticultural crops. Please note a heavy set and a small postal surcharge may apply. From the library of the great botanist W. T. Stearn with his bookplates and signatures to three of the four volumes. [Prof. William Stearn "doyen of British botanists" who wrote c. 500 papers and books, including the classic "Botanical Latin". He was an authority on Linnaeus and an expert on botanical illustration.]. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Large 8vo. Book.

$104.97

ORIENTAL VEGETABLES the Complete Guide for garden and Kitchen
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ORIENTAL VEGETABLES the Complete Guide for garden and Kitchen

By Larkcom, Joy

London: John Murray Publishers Ltd, 1991. pp. vi, 232. Colour photographic plates and other b/w in-text illustrations. Original dust jacket fine with slight rubbing to edges, a little faded, not price-clipped. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy of this excellent guide.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to. Book.

$15.75

ARBORETUM ET FRUTICETUM or, the Trees and Shrubs of Britain Complete in Eight Volumes
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ARBORETUM ET FRUTICETUM or, the Trees and Shrubs of Britain Complete in Eight Volumes

By Loudon, J. C.

London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1838. Original hardback binding, fair with some general wear, faded spines, staining and rubbing. Contents clean, some with repairs to internal joints with paper tape, missing some half titles, no inscriptions. A fair complete set with useful plates that amount to 2500 engravings. Valued low due to the bindings and slightly scruffy condition. Very good for reference.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$170.57

THE OXFORD BOOK OF BIRDS
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THE OXFORD BOOK OF BIRDS

By Campbell, Bruce

London: Oxford University Press, 1964. 207 pages; erratum to page 76; excellent colour plates by Donald Watson. Dust jacket very good with a little general wear and rubbing to the head/tail of the spine which is somewhat faded, price-clipped; now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Red cloth hardback binding fine with slight rubbing to head/tail ofthe spine only. Contents clean and tight, unmarked. A fine first edition copy with a very good dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Donald Watson. 4to (18 x 25cm).

$13.12

VINES AND VINE CULTURE
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VINES AND VINE CULTURE

By Barron, Archibald

London: Journal of Horticulture, 1900. pp.xvi, 202 + viii adverts; b/w illustrations throughout. Original green cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine, gilt vignette of a bunch of grapes to the front board with black leaves, binding very good and bright with a little surface wear to some edges and rear board, rubbed to the head/tail of the spine. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, original dark-brown coated end papers, other corner tip chipped from title page, paper a little toned, minimal spotting. A very good copy.. Fourth Edition Revised and Enlarged. Hardcover. Very Good/No dust Jacket. 8vo.

$19.68

THE BANANA Its Cultivation, Distribution and Commercial Uses
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THE BANANA Its Cultivation, Distribution and Commercial Uses

By FAWCETT William

London: Duckworth and Co., 1921. pp. x, [2], 299, xii (various adverts); 8 plates (all present and in accordance with the list of illustrations) plus several b/w in-text illustrations; original gray cloth, with black lettering. Binding with a little general wear and rubbing. Contents good and tight, contemporary inscription to the front free end paper, a few pages lightly foxed. A very good copy. [Published under the auspices of the West India Committee (incorporated by Royal Charter). The book was first published in 1913, and largely based on the material contained in the 1912- 13 Circular of the West India Committee]. Second and Enlarged Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Large 8vo.

$68.23

A Practical Treatise on the Cultivation of the Grape Vine

By Thomson, W.

London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1890. pp.xvi, 105 + 32 page catalogue to rear. Original green cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine, gilt to the front board, binding very good and bright. Contents clean and tight, original end papers, a little spotting to page edges and title page, otherwise unmarked, no annotation. A very good copy.. Tenth Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No dust jacket. 8vo.

$32.80

GRAPES PEACHES AND MELONS
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GRAPES PEACHES AND MELONS

By Lansdell, J. Sanders, T.

London: W.H.& L. Collingridge, 1924. 150 pages and adverts, photographs and b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket good, with a little general wear and some rubbing to edges, chipped to head/tail of the spine, split along fold, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, some spotting to page edges and few spotted pages to front and rear, previous owner's neat signature to the front pastedown, otherwise no inscriptions. A good copy with a good only dust jacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. 8vo.

$23.62

THE FRUIT MANUAL: A Guide to the Fruits and Fruit Trees of Great Britain
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THE FRUIT MANUAL: A Guide to the Fruits and Fruit Trees of Great Britain

By Hoff, Robert

London: Journal of Horticulture Office, 1884. pp. xxxix, 759;p b/w illustrations. Bound in the publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering. Binding good with a little general wear and rubbing, short tear to head of the spine inconspicuously repaired to the underside, cloth somewhat marked, more pronounced to the rear board and rear joint, where unevenly stained/faded. Contents clean and tight, original pale yellow end papers, hinges inconspicuously strengthened. A good plus copy of the edition generally regarded as being the best and most comprehensive.. Fifth Edition. Hard Cover. Good Plus. Small 4to.

$131.21

FRUIT PRODUCTION: BUSH FRUITS (Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Bulletin No. 4)
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FRUIT PRODUCTION: BUSH FRUITS (Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Bulletin No. 4)

By Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

London: His Majesty's Stationary Office, 1939. 45 pages + adverts; b/w illustrations. Printed card covers, lightly marked otherwise very good. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. Fourth Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 4to.

$13.12

THE PEARS OF NEW YORK
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THE PEARS OF NEW YORK

By Hedrick, U. P.

Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1921. Pp. xi, 636 + colour frontispiece and 80 coloured plates. Original green cloth binding with gilt lettering, very good with light general wear and some superficial surface damage which is a little disfiguring, but does not affect the integrity of the binding. Contents clean and tight, plates all clean and bright, signature cut from top part of the front free end paper, page edges very slightly spotted/marked. A very good copy. Please note this is a large heavy book and a small postal surcharge may apply.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No dust jacket. Folio.

$194.19

VINES AND VINE CULTURE
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VINES AND VINE CULTURE

By Barron, Archibald

London: Journal of Horticulture, 1900. pp.xvi, 202 + viii adverts; b/w illustrations throughout. Original green cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine, gilt vignette of a bunch of grapes to the front board with black leaves, binding very good and bright with a little surface wear to some edges and rear board. Contents clean and tight, previous owner's neat inscription, original black coated end papers, a little spotting to page edges and title page, otherwise unmarked, no annotation. A very good copy.. Fourth Edition Revised and Enlarged. Hardcover. Very Good/No dust Jacket. 8vo.

$19.68

STARTING A VINEYARD (Viticultural Research Station Report No. 4)
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STARTING A VINEYARD (Viticultural Research Station Report No. 4)

By Brock, R. Barrington

Surrey: Viticultural Research Station, 1972. 77 pages, b/w illustrations. Covers very good with a little general wear and slight rubbing, a little marked. Contents clean and tight, neat previous owner's signature to the front page, otherwise unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. Third Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 12mo.

$6.56

INTEGRATED INSECT PEST MANAGEMENT FOR CITRUS IN NORTHERN MEDITERRANEAN COUNTRIES
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INTEGRATED INSECT PEST MANAGEMENT FOR CITRUS IN NORTHERN MEDITERRANEAN COUNTRIES

By Katsoyannos, Panayotis

Athens, Greece: Benaki Phytopathological Institute, 1996. Signed and inscribed by the author to the front blank page "To Michael and Ms Majerus with compliments P. Katsoyannos" This copy from the library of the late Michael Majerus (renowned entomologist and geneticist and author of Melanism: Evolution in Action and the New Naturalist titles Ladybirds and Moths). 110 pages. Colour and b/w illustrations. Original card covers fine with minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, unmarked. A fine bright copy, signed by the author.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Paperback. Fine/No dust Jacket. Folio (21 x 28cm).

$57.73

CORDON TRAINING OF FRUIT TREES Diagonal, Vertical, Spiral, Horizontal Adapted To The Orchard-House And Open-Air Culture
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CORDON TRAINING OF FRUIT TREES Diagonal, Vertical, Spiral, Horizontal Adapted To The Orchard-House And Open-Air Culture

By Brehaut, Rev. T. Collings

London: Longman, Green, Longman and Roberts, 1860. pp. [8], 119, [1]; b/w engraved frontispiece, 8 further b/w plates, original brown end-papers with adverts. Original green cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine, blind stamped decoratio to the boards, very good with a little rubbing only. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy. The scarce first edition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo (11 x 17cm).

$314.90

SOFT FRUIT : Modern Methods of Commercial Growing and Marketing for Processing, the Fresh Fruit Market, and Retail Sales

By Boatfield, Jeffrey M.

London: Pearson, 1961. pp. 207. B/w photographic plates and other illustrations. Original dust jacket in very good condition, a little general wear and rubbing, not price-clipped, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy. "This comprehensive and essentially practical book deals with all soft fruit crops grown commercially in the British Isles, particularly the production of out-of-season strawberries under glass.". First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo (16 x 24cm).

$9.18

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