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Coleus: Rainbow Foliage for Containers and Gardens
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Coleus: Rainbow Foliage for Containers and Gardens

By Rogers, Ray

Portland, Oregon: Timber Press, 2008. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Very clean book and dust jacket - as new condition. Red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs. 228 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A most comprehensive and beautiful book on Coleus plants for the garden. Whether you're a weekend gardener in search of easy, reliable color, or an enthusiast who wants to collect every coleus available, this resource will give you exactly what you are looking for. An ecncyclopedia section covers more than 225 varieties.

$20.00

The Herbalist

By Meyer, Joseph E.

USA: Clarence Meyer, 1971. Eighth Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good. Hardcover book and illustrated dust jacket. Size approx. 6" x 7-1/4". Green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover. No soiling, fading or staining; rear cover has a few small bubbles to cloth near upper corner. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. No previous owner markings. Clean illustrated endpapers. Wonderfully illustrated in full color and black and white. 304 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has 1/3" chipping at top spine edge, very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Amazing amount of information on medicinal plants, spices and flavoring herbs, bontanicals for potpourri and sachets, plant dyes for fabrics, and more.

$20.00

Projects For The Birder's Garden

By Bradley, Fern Marshall

Yankee Books, 2004. Later printing. Hardcover. Fine. As new condition. Clean illustrated hardcover book with no bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Thoroughly illustrated with drawings. 311 pages with index.

$15.00

Callaway Gardens: Legacy of a Dream
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Callaway Gardens: Legacy of a Dream

By Bender, Steve

Longstreet Press / Callaway , 1996. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good+. Stated First Edition (and first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unworn color illustrated covers with no wear. Preface by Lady Bird Johnson. Text by Steve Bender. Photographs by Langdon Clay. All pages are clean and bright, with gorgeous full color photographs throughout, clean dark green endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 144 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (50.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, one 1" closed edge chip at upper corner. A magnificent book about this beautiful botanical garden just outside of Atlanta, Georgia.

$30.00

Water Features for Small Gardens - From Concept to Construction
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Water Features for Small Gardens - From Concept to Construction

By Davitt, Keith

Timber Press, Incorporated, 2003. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs. 174 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Celebrated designer Keith Davitt brings the delights of the water garden within reach of everyone in this lovely book. Detailed case studies depict actual gardens progressing from the planning stage to planting, and the author shows step-by-step how such features are created using only modest building skills.

$20.00

Solar Gardening
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Solar Gardening

By Leandre; Poisson, Gretchen Vogel Poisson

White River Junction, Vermont: Chelsea Green Publishing, 1994. Paperback. Fine. Very clean large trade paperback in excellent condition. Clean color photo-illustrated cover - no chipping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with color and black & white photographs, drawings. 268 pages. Size approx. 8-1/2" x 11".

$25.00

Gardens of the Gilded Age
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Gardens of the Gilded Age

By M. Christine Klim Doell

Syracuse University Press, 1986. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Clean first edition in unchipped dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed by the author on back of half-title page: "For Bruce - To give you some idea of what lies beyond the threshold of your historic house...Happy Gardening! - M. Christine K. Doell, September 9, 1993 - Geneva." Illustrated with historic photographs throughout. 209 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

$30.00

The Practical Gardener: A Guide to Breaking New Ground
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The Practical Gardener: A Guide to Breaking New Ground

By Swain, Roger B.

Little Brown, 1989. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean light blue boards with tan spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Slight bumping at base of spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrations by Frank Fretz. 268 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An abundantly useful volume written with wit and understanding and the solid backing of technical expertise. A most enjoyable book on gardening.

$20.00

The New Topiary: Imaginative Techniques From Longwood Gardens
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The New Topiary: Imaginative Techniques From Longwood Gardens

By Hammer, Patricia Riley

Garden Art Press, 1991. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Size approx. 8-1/2" x 11". Very clean unworn sage green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fading. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper - no other marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs, as well as many drawings. 264 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

$20.00

Gardening for Gourmets
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Gardening for Gourmets

By Matson, Ruth A.

Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1959. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good+. Margot Tomes, Illustrator. Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean bright yellow cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 262 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unclipped (3.95 on front inside flap), no chips, slight age-toning. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This beautifully written book is for all who like to eat well and who relish the freshness and peak-perfection taste of vegetables and fruits grown in their gardens. Invaluable advice on planning a garden, special planting hints, pros and cons of certain crops, when to bring herbs indoors, and a fascinating section on growing radishes, herbs and lettuce in the ktichen under electric light.

$15.00

Manual of Gardening
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Manual of Gardening

By Bailey, L. H.

New York: Macmillan, 1910. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/no dust jacket . First Edition, clean decorated American trade binding. Blue cloth boards with orange and green botanical decoration on cover with gold lettering; small decoration and gold lettering on spine. Tiny spots of wear at spine ends. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper - no other marks. Illustrated with many full page photographs. 539 pages with index. A very attractive book, with well laid-out, practical information on gardening of all types.

$40.00

Aristocrats of the Garden (Two Volumes, Complete)
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Aristocrats of the Garden (Two Volumes, Complete)

By Wilson, Ernest H.

Boston, Massachusetts: The Stratford Company, 1932. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good+. Beautiful two-volume set (complete) in original clean dust jackets. Very clean green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on covers and spines. No fading or wear. Bindings are tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Gilt top page edges. Author was former keeper of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. Illustrated with photographs by the author. Volume I - 312 pages with index; Volume II - 288 pages with index. Both books have clean unchipped dust jackets (not price clipped) with short closed edge tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar covers. Information on the origin and history, names and idiosyncrasies, propagation and development of those plants which are the most beautiful and useful in gardens - the Aristocrats. Also valuable information regarding trees, shrubs and vines through many years of practical experience, by long test and unending patience of the author.

$75.00

A Practical Handbook of Trees, Shrubs, Vines and herbacious Perennials
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A Practical Handbook of Trees, Shrubs, Vines and herbacious Perennials

By Kirkegaard, John

Boston: Williams Bookstores Company, 1916. Reprint. Hardcover. Good+/no dust jacket . Decorated binding with very mild soiling, a little wear and short tears at top and bottom spine edges. Yellow-gold cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with full page photographs, diagrams, drawings. 407 pages with index.

$10.00

The Ornamental Kitchen Garden
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The Ornamental Kitchen Garden

By MacDonald, Janet

U.K.: David & Charles, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with white lettering on spine. Tiny bump at top board edge. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean; previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs, diagrams. 144 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one short closed edge tear at spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

$14.00

Container Gardening Through the Year
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Container Gardening Through the Year

By Hillier, Malcolm

Dorling Kindersley, 1995. Stated First American Edition. Hardback. Fine/Near Fine. Very clean glossy color illustrated cover with no bumping, fading or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully and thoroughly illustrated with color photographs. 160 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A dazzling array of design ideas that prove container displays can be an exciting source of garden color, indoors and outdoors, in every season.

$15.00

Austin Val Verde: A Montecito Masterpiece
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Austin Val Verde: A Montecito Masterpiece

By Aran, Berge

Santa Barbara, California: Austin Val Verde Foundation, 2005. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Berge Aran, Photographer. First Edition in clean bright dust jacket - NEW condition. Dark green cloth boards with lighter green lettering on cover and spine. No wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, unmarked. Clean decorated endpapers. Beautifully illustrated with outstanding photographs by Berge Aran. Introduction by Berge Aran and Gail Jensen. Size approx. 9" x 12" . 144 pages with Bibliography. Clean dust jacket is unworn. Austin Val Verde, situated on seventeen and a half acres, is one of the few great early 20th Century Southern California estates to have been preserved. It is a pivotal work in the career of the famous American architect Bertram Goodhue (1869-1924). Its celebrated and extensive gardens are the masterpiece of Lockwood de Forest Jr. (1895-1949), one of the most important landscape architects to have worked in Southern California.

$25.00

Mrs. Greenthumbs Plows Ahead: Five Steps to the Drop-Dead Gorgeous Garden of Your Dreams
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Mrs. Greenthumbs Plows Ahead: Five Steps to the Drop-Dead Gorgeous Garden of Your Dreams

By Danz, Cassandra

New York: Crown, 1998. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Barbara Maslen, Illustrator. First Edition, First Printing, in clean bright dust jacket. Clean pale green boards with dark green spine, metallic lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with drawings by Barbara Maslen. 201 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. If this doesn't make you have a blast while gardening, nothing will! A practical how-to manual for the gardener who has neither time nor money to burn. With an irrepressible joie de jardin and a hilarious earthiness that makes gardening an unrivaled entertainment, Mrs. Greenthumbs introduces five simple principles that any gardener, even with limited land, money, time, or experience, can follow to create a drop-dead gorgeous garden without being driven up a tree in the process.

$15.00

Mountain Wild Flowers of America
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Mountain Wild Flowers of America

By Henshaw, Julia W.

Boston: Ginn & Co., 1906. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/no dust jacket. Beautiful first edition (1906) decorated American trade binding. Clean moss green cloth boards with white and dark green wildflower decoration along with two stamped vertical stripes on cover, unchipped stamped gold lettering on cover and spine, long-stemmed wildflower on spine. Slightest hint of surface wear to cloth at corners Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with a neatly penned previous owner inscription on the front free endpaper dated Nov. 5th, 1906 recalling pleasant days spent in the mountains of Colorado. Profusely illustrated with black and white plates. 384 pages with index.

$60.00

The Seeding and Care of Golf Courses
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The Seeding and Care of Golf Courses

By O. M. Scott & Sons

Marysville, Ohio: O. M. Scott & Sons, 1923. Second Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/no dust jacket . Second Edition. Very clean beige paper covered boards with illustrated cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Lovely page decorations in green on each page. 55 pages. In removable protective mylar. A lovely little book in excellent condition, covering care of turf and fairways, fertilizers, weeds, grasses, care of putting greens.

$150.00

The Impressionist Garden: Ideas and Inspiration from the Paintings and Gardens of the Impressionists
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The Impressionist Garden: Ideas and Inspiration from the Paintings and Gardens of the Impressionists

By Fell, Derek

New York: Clarkson Potter /Carol Southern Books, 1994. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Stated First Edition (and first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded green boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Book size approx. 10" x 9-1/2". Gorgeous full color photographs and paintings throughout, planting diagrams. Very clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (35.00/46.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

$20.00

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