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London: James Veitch & Sons. Very Good+. 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean maroon cloth has bright gilt title on spine. Top edge gilt with deckle page edges. Top front corner is lightly bumped. Interior of text is tight, clean & intact. Pict...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller


Chorlton's Grape Growers' Guide: A Hand-book of the Cultivation of the Exotic Grape by William Chorlton by Chorlton, William

New York: Orange Judd Co, 1887. Hardcover. Very Good. "New edition. With descriptions of the later exotic grapes, and a select list of the native varieties by Dr. George Thurber, illustrated." xi, [1], 11-211, [1], 8 p., frontispiece: in-text...

From Classic Books and Ephemera


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's, with 316 high quality colour printed plates. Classed as 'fair' because of the binding but contents are very clean...

From E C Books


Woman's Home Companion Garden Book by Wister

Doubleday New York 1947 First Edition. Near FIne/none . Like New Condition with no DJ as issued. Dark Burgundy boards with blue and gilt titles and illustrations to spine. Corners ever so slightly bumped. No marks, clean copy. BEAUTIFUL copy . Would make ...

From Cova Rare Books


The British Herbal: an history of plants and trees, natives of Britain, cultivated for use, or raised for beauty by Hill, John

First edition. Printed for T. Osborne and J. Shipton, in Gray's Inn; J. Hodges near London Bridge; J. Newbery, in St. Paul's Churchyard; B. Collins; And S. Crowder and H. Woodgate, in Pater-noster Row. London. 1756. Folio. Engraved frontispiece. Title pa...

From Paul Haynes Rare Books


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, 1691 A very good copy of the 8th edition of Evelyn's classic work which was the first calendar produced for english garden...

From E C Books


In an Old Hawaiian Garden an Album of Hawaiis Flowers ( Red Hibiscus, Bird of Paradise, Torch Red Ginger ETC ) by Word Pictures by Don Blanding & Poetry SIGNED by author, Floral beautiful Color Pictures by T. J. Mundorff, back blank endpapers small sticker

R. Allen Watkins Honolulu, 1947, 1947 Hard Cover. No Jacket. Signed by Author. HB NoDJ, Third Edition, 1947, Blue decorated with Color Oval of Flowers & white on Cover, Some pages UNCUT, Interior nice, tight Clean very light Wear Fox, F/F, NODJ, Unpag...



Instruction pour les jardins fruitiers et potagers: plus un traité des Orangers et des reflexions sur l'Agriculture; avec une instruction pour la Culture del fleurs by QUINTINYE [Quintinie], [Jean] de la (1626-1688)

A Paris: Chez Charles Osmont, ruë Saint Jacques, à l'Ecu de France, 1716. Early Reprint. Full Calf. Fine. Complete in two quarto volumes. [8],16,23[i. e., 32],[8],666[84 misnumbered 80],[4], with 12 copper-engraved plates (2 folding), mostly of prunin...

From Fine Editions Ltd


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. Deluxe Vellum Edition Complete in Three Volumes by Robinson, William (Ed.)

London, 1903. First Edition, First Impression . Hardcover. Very Good. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. All three volumes of the deluxe edition, half-bound in vellum over white cloth with gilt titling to spines. Top edges gilt, others untrimmed. 66 tissu...

From Bath and West Books (PBFA)


[Garden Design] Den Nederlandtsen Hovenier : beschrijvende alderhande Princelijcke en Heerlijcke Lusthoven en Hofsteden . . . [bound with] De Nieuwe Verstandigen Hovenier, Over de twaelf Maenden van't Jaer . . . [and with] De Medicyn-Winckel, of Ervaren Huys-Houder . . . Den Naerstigen Byen-Houder . . . Den verstandigen Kock by GROEN, Jan van der / NYLAND, Pieter

Amsterdam: Marcus Doornick, 1675. Early Reprint. Three books in one quarto volume, including Den Nederlandtsen Hovenier, the most influential horticultural manual from the golden age of Dutch garden design. Bound in contemporary vellum and printed in bla...

From Fine Editions Ltd


Herbarium and Record of Analysis

This is an antique plant and flower record keeping book, "HERBARIUM and Record of Analysis." With 20 blank/unused sheets for recording data and pressing plants/flowers. Published in 1906 by Rumford Supply Co. in Lynn, MA. Rarely found in unused condition....

From CraigsClassics


Field Book of Western Wild Flowers by Armstrong, Margaret

Beautifully illustrated with 500 black & white drawings by the author and 48 color plates. Brown cloth boards & spine with gilt lettering. Slight marks on the boards. Ex Libris tag loose with glue stain on front end paper. Appears to have had exposure to ...

From VFOL UsedBooks


Hortus Nitidissimis omnem per annum superbiens floribus by Trew, Dr. Christoph Jakob

Nuremberg:: Trew, Christoph Jakob and Wirsing, A.L.,, 1750-86.. first. Fine with original hand-coloring. A Fine original hand-colored copperplate engraving. Folio (12.5/8 x 19.25 inches, 32.05 x 48.89 cm). Presented matted in an Ivory rag mat with gilt ...

From Lowry-James Rare Prints & Books


The Gardener's Kalendar; or, Monthly Directory of Operations in Every Branch of Horticulture [provenance: William Macrae, gardener at Restalrig House in Edinburgh, and James McRae, of the Edgehill Nursery, Edinburgh] by Nicol, Walter

Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Co, 1822. Hardcover. Very Good -. Imprint includes: London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; and Hurst, Robinson, and Co. Fourth edition. [3], vi-xx, 646 p.; 21 cm. Dark green library buckram with gilt-stamped...

From Classic Books and Ephemera



Rochester, New York: Chase Brothers Company , 1902. With 47 glorious color lithographs by Stecher Lithographic Company (of Rochester) "the pioneer firm in this line, with experience of forty years" and numerous black and white photographs. 102 ...

From Dale Steffey Books


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