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THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS: SYMBOLS AND MYTHS

by Heilmeyer, Marina

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Published
2001
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very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
9783791323961
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Munich - London - New York: Prestel Verlag, 2001. HC. very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). color illustrations. ISBN 3791323962 96pp.
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FRUIT: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY

by Blackburne-Maze, Peter (preface by Brian F. Self)

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Published
2003
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very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
9781552977804
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London: Firefly Books, 2003. HC. very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). color illustrations. ISBN 1552977803 335pp.
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THE BESLER FLORILEGIUM: PLANTS OF THE FOUR SEASONS

by Aymonin, Gerard G. (introduction and commentaries on plates by) Gascar, Pierre (forword by) (translated by Eileen Finletter)

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Published
1987
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very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) in good slipcase
ISBN
9780810911741
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$65.00

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New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc, 1987. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) in good slipcase. B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 0810911744 Massive tome, extra postage may be required. Really a fine and unread copy in good to very good slipcase. 542pp.
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LITTLE SPARTA: THE GARDEN OF IAN HAMILTON FINLAY

by Sheeler, Jessie (photographs by Andrew Lawson)

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Published
2003
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good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
0711220859143
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London: Frances Lincoln, Ltd, 2003. HC. good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover). color illustrations. ISBN 0711220859 143pp.
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STONE IN THE GARDEN: INSPIRING DESIGNS AND PRACTICAL PROJECTS

by Hayward, Gordon

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Published
2001
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good w/good dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
0393047792224
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New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2001. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 0393047792 224pp.
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WARD, LOCK & CO.'S GARDENING - HOW TO GROW FLOWERS, FRUIT AND VEGETABLES

by Ward, Lock & Co

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Published
1940
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London: Ward, Lock, & Co. Limited, 1940. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). Publication date based upon dates in two of the ads - especially award won in 1939 flower show. 128pp.
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GARDEN ORNAMENTS AND ANTIQUES

by Outwater, Myra Yellin; photography by Eric B. Outwater

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Published
2000
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fine w/fine dustjacket
ISBN
9780764311253
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Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2000. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket. color photographs. ISBN 0764311255 This book takes you through hundreds of beautiful garden landscapes lavish with ornaments and antiques. 224pp.
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EHRET'S FLOWERING PLANTS

by Saunders, Gill

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Published
1987
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good+, pictorial boards (hardcover)
ISBN
9780863501760
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Devon, UK: Webb & Bower, 1987. HC. good+, pictorial boards (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 0863501761 Some of Ehret's illustrations will be familiar to plant enthusiasts, but many of the drawings are published here for the first time. 63pp.
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THE KING'S GARDEN

by Duval, Marguerite (translated by Annette Tomarken & Claudine Cowen)

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Published
1982
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good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
0813909163214
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Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1982. HC. good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0813909163 214pp.
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THE FRENCH GARDEN, 1500-1800

by Adams, William Howard

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Published
1979
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very good+, wraps (softcover)
ISBN
9780807609194
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New York: George Braziller, 1979. PB. very good+, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0807609196 This first volume in The World Landscape Art and Architecture Series traces the development of the art and architecture of the French Garden over a period of three hundred years, by examining a number of the key examples in detail as they took… Read more
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BLUMEN STILLEBEN -- [Still Live With Flowers]

by Fronty, Laura (text by); Duronsoy, Yves (photographs by)

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Published
1995
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very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
388472259X128
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Munich, Germany: Christian Verlag, 1995. HC. very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). color illustrations. ISBN 388472259X 128pp.
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TERRESTRIAL PARADISE

by Guaita, Ovidio (botanical notes by Laura Cuce)

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Published
1999
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fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
1580930360280
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New York: The Monacelli Press, 1999. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover). color illustrations. ISBN 1580930360 280pp.
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ROOF GARDENS: HISTORY, DESIGN, AND CONSTRUCTION

by Osmundson, Theodore

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Published
1999
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fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover)
ISBN
0393730123318
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New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1999. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 0393730123 318pp.
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HOUSE PLANTS AND HOW TO SUCCEED WITH THEM - A PRACTICAL HANDBOOK -- THIRD EDITION

by Hillhouse, Lizzie Page

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Published
1909
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very good, green cloth (hardcover)
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New York: A. T. De La Mare Ptg & Pub, 1909. HC. very good, green cloth (hardcover). B&W illustrations. Original edition - NOT a reprint. 220pp.
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THOMAS JEFFERSON'S FLOWER GARDEN AT MONTICELLO

by Betts, Edwin M. and Perkins, Hazlehurst Bolton (revised and enlarged by Peter J. Hatch)

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Published
1986
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fine, wraps (softcover)
ISBN
9780813910871
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Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1986. PB. fine, wraps (softcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 0813910870 96pp.
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PORTRAITS OF PHILADELPHIA GARDENS

by Bush-Brown, Louise and Bush-Brown, James

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Published
1929
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very good, black cloth spine (hardcover) some light edgewear
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Philadelphia, PA: Dorrance and Publishers, 1929. HC. very good, black cloth spine (hardcover) some light edgewear. B&W illustrations. Emphasizes on the design and arrangement of twenty noted Philadelphia gardens. 179pp.
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RUMPHIUS'S ORCHIDS - ORCHID TEXTS FROM THE AMBONESE HERBAL

by Rumphius, Georgius Everhardus (translated, edited, annotated, and with an introduction by E. M. Beekman)

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Published
2003
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fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover)
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9780300098143
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New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2003. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0300098146 Rumphius (1627-1702), founder of Indonesian botanical exploration and one of the greatest naturalists of the seventeenth century, was the first to describe tropical orchids in a Western language. 172pp.
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THE AMERICAN FRUIT CULTURIST

by Thomas, John J.

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Published
1860
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good+, green cloth (hardcover) spine faded to brown, foxing
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New York: C. M. Saxton, Barker & Co, 1860. HC. good+, green cloth (hardcover) spine faded to brown, foxing. B&W illustrations. ...CONTAINING DIRECTIONS FOR THE PROPAGATION AND CULTURE OF FRUIT TREES IN THE NURSERY, ORCHARD AND GARDEN, WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF THE PRINCIPAL AMERICAN AND FOREIGN VARIETIES CULTIVATED IN THE UNITED STATES." Nice clean and tight copy with some… Read more
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SEEDS OF CHANGE: THE LIVING TREASURE

by Ausubel, Kenny

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Published
1994
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very good+, wraps (softcover)
ISBN
9780062500083
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San Francisco, CA: HarperSanFrancisco, 1994. PB. very good+, wraps (softcover). Color illustrations. ISBN 0062500082 The Passionate Story of the Growing Movement to Restore Biodiversity and Revolutionize the Way We Think About Food. 232pp.
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THE PLEASURE GARDEN: ALL ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF BRITISH GARDENING

by Scott-James, Anne and Lancaster, Osbert

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Published
1991
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fine, wraps (softcover)
ISBN
9780712646987
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London: Century, 1991. PB. fine, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0712646981 Osbert Lancaster and his wife collaborated for the first time in this lucid and entertaining survey of the development of gardens, their design, their plants and their gardeners from Roman times to the present day. 128pp.
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