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A GARDEN OF MEMORY
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A GARDEN OF MEMORY

By Ingram, Collingwood

London: H. F. & G. Witherby, 1970. pp.206. Dust jacket with dust soiling and toning, edges rubbed with a little chipping, not price-clipped, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Hardback binding fine. Contents clean and tight, b/w original photograph of Ingram adhered to the front pastedown, extract from "notes from the shows" neatly tipped in after the half title, some careful pencil notes within the text, no spotting or foxing, no inscriptions. A good copy from the library of Prof. W. Stearn. [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. Hard Cover. Good/Fair. 8vo. Book.

$49.33

HARDY FLOWERS. DESCRIPTIONS OF UPWARDS OF THIRTEEN HUNDRED OF THE MOST ORNAMENTAL SPECIES AND DIRECTIONS FOR THEIR ARRANGEMENT, CULTURE, ETC.
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HARDY FLOWERS. DESCRIPTIONS OF UPWARDS OF THIRTEEN HUNDRED OF THE MOST ORNAMENTAL SPECIES AND DIRECTIONS FOR THEIR ARRANGEMENT, CULTURE, ETC.

By Robinson, W.

London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1875. pp viii 332, frontispiece plate, title page. Original green cloth binding with gilt lettering, gilt motif to front board and decoration to the spine, gilt worn. binding good with wear to the top and bottom of the spine, see image please. Contents clean and tight, first and last few pages a little toned, name and date 1878 to reverse of half title, no inscriptions. A good copy.. New Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$32.45

THE SUBTROPICAL GARDEN OR BEAUTY OF FORM IN THE FLOWER GARDEN
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THE SUBTROPICAL GARDEN OR BEAUTY OF FORM IN THE FLOWER GARDEN

By Robinson, W.

London: John Murray, 1871. pp 241 frontispiece plate, title page, significant number of plates within. Original burgundy cloth binding with gilt lettering and gilt vignette to the front board , very good with just a little rubbing to edges and wear to the top and bottom of the spine. Contents clean and tight, original brown endpapers split along the length of the spine, hinges firm, first and last few pages lightly toned and speckled, otherwise internally clean. a very good first edition. William Robinson , born 5 July 1838, died 17 May 1935 (aged 96), Irish, Gardener and journalist, influential ideas in gardening and landscaping, including wild gardening and ground cover, his ideas about wild gardening spurred the movement that led to the popularising of the English cottage garden, a parallel to the search for honest simplicity and vernacular style of the British Arts and Crafts movement. his home was Manor of Gravetye.]. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$123.32

THE WILD GARDEN OR THE NATURALISATION AND NATURAL GROUPING OF HARDY EXOTIC PLANTS WITH A CHAPTER ON THE GARDEN OF BRITISH WILD FLOWERS
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THE WILD GARDEN OR THE NATURALISATION AND NATURAL GROUPING OF HARDY EXOTIC PLANTS WITH A CHAPTER ON THE GARDEN OF BRITISH WILD FLOWERS

By Robinson, W.

London: John Murray, 1894. pp xx 304, frontispiece plate, title page, significant number of plates within by Alfred Parsons. Original green cloth binding with black lettering to front board and spine, very good with just a little rubbing to edges. Contents clean and tight, original patterned endpapers, first and last few pages lightly toned. William Robinson , born 5 July 1838, died 17 May 1935 (aged 96), Irish, Gardener and journalist, influential ideas in gardening and landscaping, including wild gardening and ground cover, his ideas about wild gardening spurred the movement that led to the popularising of the English cottage garden, a parallel to the search for honest simplicity and vernacular style of the British Arts and Crafts movement. his home was Manor of Gravetye.] One of the most influential books published in the history of gardening. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Alfred Parsons. 8vo. Book.

$49.33

THE GARDEN BEAUTIFUL Home Woods, Home Landscape
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THE GARDEN BEAUTIFUL Home Woods, Home Landscape

By Robinson, W.

London: John Murray, 1907. pp.xi, 176; 8 b/w plates. Original cream cloth spine with paper title label, brown paper covered boards, good with some general wear and light rubbing to extremities, title label toned. Contents clean and tight, endpapers toned , no inscriptions A good tight copy.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$36.35

A HISTORY OF GARDENING IN ENGLAND
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A HISTORY OF GARDENING IN ENGLAND

By Amherst, Alicia The Hon.

London: Bernard Quaritch, 1896. pp. 405, colour frontisepiece, black and white plates throughout. Original green cloth hardback binding good with general wear and rubbing to edges and hinges. Contents clean, original patterned endpapers, text block a little loose, internally clean, paper lightly toned. A good copy of this very readable book.. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$36.35

IN YOUR GARDEN AGAIN
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IN YOUR GARDEN AGAIN

By Sackville-West, V.

London: Michael Joseph, 1953. pp. 178 b/w illustrations. Original green cloth binding with gilt lettering, very good with a little rubbing only, lettering dulled. Contents clean and tight, page fore-edges speckled, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$7.79

WALL AND WATER GARDENS
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WALL AND WATER GARDENS

By Jekyll, Gertrude

London: Country Life & George Newnes, 1913. 1913; pp. xvi, 214 + 10 adverts., numerous b/w photographic plates, colour frontispiece, title in red and black. Original green cloth binding with gilt cloth, very good but with slight wear to top and bottom of spine. Contents very good and tight, a little scattered foxing mostly to first and last few pages and page edges. A very good copy.. Fifth Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo (16 x 24cm). Book.

$25.96

WATER GARDENING
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WATER GARDENING

By Perry, Frances

London: Country Life Ltd, 1938. pp. xvi, 353, b/w photographic plates, foreword by E.A. Bowles. Original blue cloth binding with gilt to the spine, good with a little rubbing only. Contents clean and tight, inscription dated 1939 tot he front fre endpaper. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo (15 x 23cm). Book.

$6.49

FLORA AND SYLVA A Monthly Review for Lovers of Garden, Woodland, Tree, or Flower; New and Rare Plants, Trees, Shrubs, and Fruits; the Garden Beautiful, Home Woods and Home Landscape.
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FLORA AND SYLVA A Monthly Review for Lovers of Garden, Woodland, Tree, or Flower; New and Rare Plants, Trees, Shrubs, and Fruits; the Garden Beautiful, Home Woods and Home Landscape.

By Robinson, William

London: W. Robinson, 1903. 'Edited by, and Printed and Published for W. Robinson.'1903-5. Three volumes complete as published; pp. 324; 392; 360; with 66 fine colour chromolithographic plates on heavy paper, numerous other fine b/w llustrations, beautifully printed on heavy laid paper. Half leather binding with cloth covered boards, with gilt lettering to the spines. Top edges gilt, other edges uncut. Bindings very good and strong, a few marks to the binding s that can been seen on the images. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, a little browning to the end papers, plates bright and fresh, a few with foxing and others with just a few spots, the majority are unmarked, text pages clean, slight dust marking to the uncut page edges. A very good copy of this lavish work.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Sm Folio (24 x 32cm). Book.

$473.81

ALPINE FLOWERS FOR ENGLISH GARDENS
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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.

$84.38

THE PARKS, PROMENADES & GARDENS OF PARIS DESCRIBED AND CONSIDERED IN RELATION TO THE WANTS OF OUR OWN CITIES AND OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE GARDENS
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THE PARKS, PROMENADES & GARDENS OF PARIS DESCRIBED AND CONSIDERED IN RELATION TO THE WANTS OF OUR OWN CITIES AND OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE GARDENS

By Robinson, W.

London: Macmillan and Co., 1878. pp xviii, 548 frontispiece plate, title page, numerous full page plates and illustrations within text. Original green cloth binding with gilt lettering, gilt motif and decoration to front board and spine, very good with just a little rubbing to edges. Contents clean and tight, endpapers professionally replaced, no inscriptions, otherwise pages clean and crisp. A very good, early reprint edition.. Second Edition Revised. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$188.22

GLEANINGS FROM FRENCH GARDENS : Comprising an Account of Such Features of French Horticulture as are Most Worthy of Adoption in British Gardens
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GLEANINGS FROM FRENCH GARDENS : Comprising an Account of Such Features of French Horticulture as are Most Worthy of Adoption in British Gardens

By Robinson, W.

London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1868. pp xv, 291, [14] publisher's advert pages, frontispiece plate, title page. Original green cloth binding with gilt lettering, gilt motif to front board, very good with just a little rubbing to edges. Contents clean and tight, end papers professionally replaced, no inscriptions, pages clean and crisp. A very good, first edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$110.34

GLEANINGS FROM FRENCH GARDENS : Comprising an Account of Such Features of French Horticulture as are Most Worthy of Adoption in British Gardens
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GLEANINGS FROM FRENCH GARDENS : Comprising an Account of Such Features of French Horticulture as are Most Worthy of Adoption in British Gardens

By Robinson, W.

London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1869. pp xv, 291, [14] publisher's advert pages, frontispiece plate, title page. Original green cloth binding with gilt lettering, gilt motif to front board, very good with just a little rubbing to edges. Contents clean and tight, end papers professionally replaced, no inscriptions, first two pages have a few spots only otherwise pages clean and crisp. A very good, bright copy of this second edition, produced just one year after the first edition.. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$90.87

THE ENGLISH FLOWER GARDEN AND HOME GROUNDS OF HARDY TREES AND FLOWERS ONLY
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THE ENGLISH FLOWER GARDEN AND HOME GROUNDS OF HARDY TREES AND FLOWERS ONLY

By Robinson, W.

London: John Murray, 1933. pp. ix 720 + colour frontispiece plate. Original blue cloth binding with gilt lettering, spine faded, hinges strong, very good with just a little rubbing to edges. Contents clean and tight, original end papers, no inscriptions, pages clean and crisp. A very good, copy of this later edition from the popular author of titles such as Alpine Flowers for English Gardens.... Fifteenth Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$25.96

HARDY FLOWERS. DESCRIPTIONS OF UPWARDS OF THIRTEEN HUNDRED OF THE MOST ORNAMENTAL SPECIES AND DIRECTIONS FOR THEIR ARRANGEMENT, CULTURE, ETC.
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HARDY FLOWERS. DESCRIPTIONS OF UPWARDS OF THIRTEEN HUNDRED OF THE MOST ORNAMENTAL SPECIES AND DIRECTIONS FOR THEIR ARRANGEMENT, CULTURE, ETC.

By Robinson, W.

London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1871. pp viii 341, frontispiece plate, title page. Original green cloth binding with gilt lettering, gilt motif to front board and decoration to the spine, gilt worn. binding good with a little general rubbing. Contents clean and tight, first and last few pages a little foxed, end papers professionally replaced, no inscriptions. A good, first edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$32.45

THE PARKS, PROMENADES & GARDENS OF PARIS DESCRIBED AND CONSIDERED IN RELATION TO THE WANTS OF OUR OWN CITIES AND OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE GARDENS
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THE PARKS, PROMENADES & GARDENS OF PARIS DESCRIBED AND CONSIDERED IN RELATION TO THE WANTS OF OUR OWN CITIES AND OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE GARDENS

By Robinson, W.

London: John Murray, 1869. pp xvi, 644, [14] frontispiece plate, title page, fold-up plates and upwards of four hundred illustrations. Original green cloth binding with gilt lettering, gilt motif and decoration to front board and spine, very good with just a little rubbing to edges. Contents clean and tight, original endpapers, first and last few pages lightly foxed, no inscriptions, otherwise pages clean and crisp. A very good, first edition.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$214.19

Every Man's Book of Garden Flowers with Short Directions for Their Culture
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Every Man's Book of Garden Flowers with Short Directions for Their Culture

By Halsham, John

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1906. 375 pages; 128 illustrations from photographs by Henry Irving. Original hardback binding, very good with just a little general wear. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Henry Irving. 8vo. Book.

$15.58

THE PRAISE OF GARDENS: AN EPITOME OF THE LITERATURE OF THE GARDEN-ART.
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THE PRAISE OF GARDENS: AN EPITOME OF THE LITERATURE OF THE GARDEN-ART.

By Sieveking, Albert Forbes.

London: J. M. Dent, 1899. 423 pages; tissue-guarded b/w frontispiece plate, further b/w tissue-guarded platess. Top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Attractive gilt decorated green cloth, very good with a little rubbing to the edges. Contents clean and tight, a little spotting/foxing to end papes and first and last few pages, no ink inscriptions. A very good copy. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$25.96

A BOOK OF FLOWERS
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A BOOK OF FLOWERS

By Sitwell, Edith

London: Macmillan and Co., 1952. pp. x, 314. Original mauve cloth very good with a little light wear. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$11.68

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