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The Stanhopea Book

The Stanhopea Book by Jenny, Rudolf

Allmendingen: Published by the author, 2010. Well illustrated, large thick 8vo, pp 495, a very good new copy in dustwrapper. (Th...

£133.50
Illustrated Historical Universal Ampelography - Grape Varieties From Around the World (Ampelografia Universale Storica Illustrata - I Vitigni del Mondo)

Illustrated Historical Universal Ampelography - Grape Varieties From Around the World (Ampelografia Universale Storica Illustrata - I Vitigni del Mondo) by Schneider, Anna; Mainardi, Giusi & Raimondi, Stefano [Pierre Viala and Victor Vermorel ; Giorgio Gallesio]

Turin: L'Artistica Editrice, 2012. Three volumes. Very finely illustrated with 551 colour plates, folio, 1440 pages, stout p...

£350.00
A ca. 1825 Japanese catalog of garden furnishings with 112 finely executed, original designs for planters, pots and lanterns.

A ca. 1825 Japanese catalog of garden furnishings with 112 finely executed, original designs for planters, pots and lanterns. by Anonymous, no artist seals. A town painter working for privately owned businesses (a machi-eshi) didn't usually identify their work

Offering: An exceptional Japanese catalog of garden furnishings, done in the early 19th century (circa 1825) with 112 finely exe...

$1,750.00
Kalendarium Hortense: or, The Gardeners Almanac, Directing what he is to do Monthly throughout the Year. And What Fruits and Flowers are in Prime

Kalendarium Hortense: or, The Gardeners Almanac, Directing what he is to do Monthly throughout the Year. And What Fruits and Flowers are in Prime by John Evelyn

London : R Chiswell in St Paul's Churchyard, T Sawbridge in Little-Britain and R Bentley in Russell-Street in Covent Garden,...

£500.00
Les Jardins, ou L'Art d'Embellir les Paysages

Les Jardins, ou L'Art d'Embellir les Paysages by de Lille, l'Abbe

Paris: Philippe-Denys Pierres, 1782. Hardcover 1st, a very nice copy in contemporary leather. Mottled leather with triple-rule b...

$250.00
Familiar Garden Flowers - Series I-V

Familiar Garden Flowers - Series I-V by Shirley Hibberd

London, Paris, New York and Melbourne: Cassell and Company, Limited A very good set of the 5 series bound in 2 volumes. Undated ...

£100.00
THE NOBLEMAN, GENTLEMAN, AND THE GARDENER'S RECREATION: OR, AN  INTRODUCTION TO GARDENING, PLANTING, AGRICULTURE, AND THE OTHER BUSINESS  AND PLEASURES OF A COUNTRY LIFE

THE NOBLEMAN, GENTLEMAN, AND THE GARDENER'S RECREATION: OR, AN INTRODUCTION TO GARDENING, PLANTING, AGRICULTURE, AND THE OTHER BUSINESS AND PLEASURES OF A COUNTRY LIFE by Switzer, Stephen

London: B. Barker and C. King in Westminster Hall. Good+. 1715. First Edition. Hardcover. This book, the author's first publ...

$1,275.00
THE LADIES COMPANION TO THE FLOWER GARDEN. Being an Alphabetical arrangement of all the ornamental plants usually grown in Gardens and Shrubberies; With full directions for their culture

THE LADIES COMPANION TO THE FLOWER GARDEN. Being an Alphabetical arrangement of all the ornamental plants usually grown in Gardens and Shrubberies; With full directions for their culture by LOUDON. MRS

Published (for the Proprietor) by Bradbury & Evans. London. 1849. Fifth Edition, with considerable additions and correction...

£150.00
Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse Vols I-IV

Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse Vols I-IV by Edward Step, William Watson [editor]

London and New York: FREDERICK WARNE & CO. LTD. Fair 4 volume set in plain cloth bindings, undated but probably early 1900&#...

£480.00
THE COMPLETE GARDENER: OR DIRECTIONS FOR CULTIVATING AND RIGHT ORDERING OF  FRUIT-GARDENS AND KITCHEN GARDENS

THE COMPLETE GARDENER: OR DIRECTIONS FOR CULTIVATING AND RIGHT ORDERING OF FRUIT-GARDENS AND KITCHEN GARDENS by De La Quintinye Monsieur (Jean De La)

London: Printed for Andrew Bell At the Cross -Keys & Bible. Very Good. 1710. Fifth Edition. Hardcover. "Now Compendious...

$475.00
THE BOOK OF HARDY FLOWERS OR THE GARDENERS' EDITION OF THE BOTANIC GARDEN

THE BOOK OF HARDY FLOWERS OR THE GARDENERS' EDITION OF THE BOTANIC GARDEN by Maund, B

London: R. Groombridge, 1850. N. D. Circa 1850. Eight volumes bound in two. 96 hand-coloured coloured plates, with four illustr...

£990.00
Greenhouse Favourites. A description of choice greenhouse plants, with practical directions for their Management and Cultivation

Greenhouse Favourites. A description of choice greenhouse plants, with practical directions for their Management and Cultivation by [Shirley Hibberd. Editor]

LONDON: Groombridge and Sons A VG copy in the original green decorative cloth binding with gilt plant pictures and titles to fro...

£300.00
Giardino di Agricoltura di Marco Bussato da Ravenna. Nel Quale Con Bellissimo Ordine si Tratta di Tutto Quello, Che S'Appartiene a Sapere a un Perfetto Giardiniero

Giardino di Agricoltura di Marco Bussato da Ravenna. Nel Quale Con Bellissimo Ordine si Tratta di Tutto Quello, Che S'Appartiene a Sapere a un Perfetto Giardiniero by Bussato Marco

Venice: Giovanni Fiorina, 1592. First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Fair Condition. Early vellum, worn and stained. Lacking fir...

$1,500.00



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