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The Gardener's London: Four Centuries of Gardening, Gardeners and Garden Usage
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The Gardener's London: Four Centuries of Gardening, Gardeners and Garden Usage

By Macleod, Dawn

London: Duckworth, 1972. 335 pages; colour frontispiece, b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket very good with a little rubbing to edges, not price clipped. Hard back binding very good. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy in a very good jacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Small 4to (small A4).

$10.45

The London Town Garden, 1700-1840 (The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art)
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The London Town Garden, 1700-1840 (The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art)

By Todd Longstaffe-Gowan

London: Yale University Press, 2001. 289 pages. colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Original dust jacket fine, not price-clipped. Hard back binding fine. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, no foxing. A fine bright copy, virtually as new.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo. Book.

$13.06

GARDEN ORNAMENT
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GARDEN ORNAMENT

By Jekyll, Gertrude

London: Country Life, 1918. pp. xii, 460. Colour frontispiece plate by George S. Elgood (with original tissue guard; fine b/w photographic illustrations throughout. All edges gilt. Publisher's blue buckram cloth binding with gilt letteing to the front boards and spine; a little general wear and rubbing, cloth lightly marked, a little more rubbed to edges, binding remains strong. Contents clean and tight, original marbled end papers, the front with a neat gift inscription, first few pages lightly rubbed to fore-edges, tissue guard for frontispiece toned and creased. A good to very good copy of the first edition. "With the continuous development of garden design there has arisen an increasing demand for a practical and comprehensive book entirely devoted to the right use of Garden Ornament, and this volume has been carefully designed to meet that demand." A Gertrude Jekyll classic.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. Folio (40 x 28 cm).

$326.60

ADVENTURES OF A GARDENER
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ADVENTURES OF A GARDENER

By Smithers, Peter

London: Harvill Press/RHS, 1995. Signed and dated 11/9/95 by the author to the front free endpaper. 211 pages; fine colour photography throughout. Dust jacket very good with a little rubbing to the edge, no fading and not price-clipped, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Hardback binding very good. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy signed by the author. Sir Peters Smithers describes the four main gardens in his life, supported with superb photography.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to. Book.

$78.38

Tulipes sauvages et Cultivees [wild and cultivated tulips]
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Tulipes sauvages et Cultivees [wild and cultivated tulips]

By Stork, Adelaide L. et al

Geneva: des Conservatoire et jardin Botaniques, 1984. 185 pages; colour & b/w illustrations throughout. Text in French. Card covers very good with light wear only. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy. A comprehensive and scholarly work. . First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$19.60

YE SUNDIAL BOOKE
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YE SUNDIAL BOOKE

By Henslow, T. Geoffrey

London: Edward Arnold, 1914. pp. [4], 422, [4] (adverts for Carters bulbs and seeds); b/w illustrations throughout with decorated floral borders printed in green; accompanying verse. Original parchment binding, decorated and lettered in gilt, some general wear and rubbing, binding somewhat discoloured but remains strong. Contents good and tight, a little foxing to first and last few pages; no inscriptions. A good to very good first edition copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Royal 8vo.

$41.80

FLOWERS AND THEIR HISTORIES
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FLOWERS AND THEIR HISTORIES

By Coats, Alice M.

London: Hulton Press, 1968. pp. xii, 348; colour and b/w illustrations. Dust jacket good with some rubbing, lightly chiped and worn head/tail of the spine and corners, not price-clipped, now protected in an archival sleeve. Black cloth binding very good with minimal wear; contents good and tight, foxing/spotting to some pages, end papers marked/toned, no inscriptions. A good first edition copy with dust jacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. Sm 4to.

$19.60

THE NEW PRACTICAL GARDENER AND MODERN HORTICULTURIST
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THE NEW PRACTICAL GARDENER AND MODERN HORTICULTURIST

By Anderson, J. G.

London: William Mackenzie, 1864. No Date [but 1864/1875] pp. 988. Colour frontispiece (chromolithograph), 26 further finely printed coloured (chromolithograph) plates heightened by hand with gum arabic including five superb double plates 4 of which depict orchids, 12 further b/w plates, some of which double (14 of the colour plates are of various fruit). Attractive contemporary half dark brown calf binding with dark blue cloth boards, 5 raised bands to spine with simple gilt decoration, red spine label. Binding very good with slight genearl wear and a little light rubbing. Contents clean and tight, minimal spotting otherwise unmarked, plates clean and bright, a couple with minimal spotting, no inscriptions. A very good tight copy in an attractive binding with the full complement of plates.. First Edition. Half Leather. Very Good. 4to (18 x 25cm).

$176.36

ROYAL KEW
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ROYAL KEW

By King, Ronald

London: Constable, 1985. 256 pages; colour and b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket fine with minimal wear, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard back binding fine. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions, no foxing. A fine bright copy, virtually as new.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to.

$9.14

HISTORIC GARDENS IN CORNWALL An Annotated List
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HISTORIC GARDENS IN CORNWALL An Annotated List

By Hunt, David; Pett, Douglas Ellory

Cornwall: The Cornwall Garden Society, 1991. 95 pages. Covers fine with minimal wear only. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A fine copy, clean and bright.. First Edition. Paperback. Fine. 8vo.

$6.53

OF GARDENS AN ESSAY BY FRANCIS BACON

By Bacon, Francis

Oxford: School of Art, 1961. A well-produced printed booklet with dark green card wrappers, printed in black to the front cover, 12 pages. In very good condition, contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy. "Designed and produced under the direction of Veronica Babington Smith, being the first project of her course in Book and Magazine Publishing, Autumn Term, 1961".. Paperback. Very Good. 4to (19 x 25cm).

$18.29

The Story of Our Gardens

By Eastwood, Dorothea

Bedford: Gordon Fraser, 1958. B & W photo illus. Fine/Nr Fine. An excellent copy.. 1st. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$9.14

DE RE HORTENSI LIBELLUS, vulgaria herbarum, florum, ac fructicum, qui in hortis conseri solent nomina Latinis vocibus efferre docens ex probatis Authoribus: In Adolescentulorum Gratiam, Multo Quam Antea Locupletior Factus.

By ESTIENNE, Charles (Ex Officina Rob Stephani Typographi Regu)

LUTETIAE (PARIS), 1545. Title continues "Cui nuper additus est alius libellus de cultu & fatione hortorum, ex antiquorum sententia" pp 141 + 1 errata. Printer's device to title page. Plain 19th century dark blue cloth binding with plain hand-written label to spine. Contents very good, minimal wear. A cutting regarding this book from the Gardener's chronicle dated 1897 is tipped onto the front paste-down. Text in latin, a book intended for the enlightenment of children that examines the names and characteristic features of plants, including French translations of botanical terms. This title first appeared in 1535; but this edition includes a preface, addressed to his Charles Estienne's 8-year-old nephew, Henri Estienne. Charles Estienne was an authority on medical/herbal.botanical issues and he drew on his own knowledge when writing this book. A superb copy.. Early Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo.

$581.35

THE NEAT HOUSE GARDENS  Early Market Gardening Around London
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THE NEAT HOUSE GARDENS Early Market Gardening Around London

By Thick, Malcolm

Totnes, Devon,: Prospect Books, 1997. pp 175, b/w illustrations. A fine copy.. First Edition. Paperback. Fine. 8vo.

$20.90