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The New Practical Gardener and Modern Horticulturist

By: Anderson, James, editor

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, William Mackenzie N.d. [1870's]: 1870

Book number: 55523


988 pp. Contemporary half morocco over pebbled cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt-ruled panels and maroon leather title label. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Creasing to spine. Boards marked. Internally clean. With 27 colour plates. Additional in-text and full-page b&w plates. Binding firm. In Good to VG condition. View more info

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Beeton's New All About Gardening : A Popular Dictionary of Garden Work

By: Beetons Books

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock and Bowden, Limited 1895: 1895

Edition: New Edition

Book number: 56880


Entirely new edition, rewritten, revised, re-arranged, and extended. 576 pp. Publisher's original olive-green cloth with lettering & decoration in black to front board and in gilt to spine. Boards clean. Internally clean. Front hinge partially split. Endpaper adverts. With 550 in-text illustrations. A nice copy. View more info

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Hortus Eystettensis, sive diligens et accurata omnium plantarum, florum, stirpium, et variis orbis terrae partibus, singulari studio collectarum, quae in celeberrimis viridariis Archem Episcopalem ibidem cingentibus, hoc tempore conspiciuntur, delineatio

By: Besler, Basilius

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Munchen, Konrad Kolbl 1964: 1964

Book number: 46146


[unpaginated] 1964 facsimile of the famous work, bound in a smart brown faux leather. Slight mark to foredge. View more info

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Darwin's Garden Down House and the Origin of Species

By: Boulter, M.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Constable 2008: 2008

Edition: 1st Printing

Book number: 40411


251 pp, illustrated in b/w View more info

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The Cyclopaedia of Botany and Complete Book of Herbs: Forming a History and Description of All Plants, British or Foreign Which are Known to be Useful to Man

By: Brook, Richard

Price: £295.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Farrah [1854]: 1854

Book number: 44228


2 volumes in 1. lix., 348 ; title, 349 - 733, directions to binder. 100 hand coloured plates as called for. Hand coloured vignette title. Bound in a recent quarter dark green morocco with marbled boards. Some foxing, but still a pleasing copy. View more info

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Arte Architettura Dei Giardini Inglesi

By: Brown, Jane

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Milan, Leonardo 1990: 1990

Book number: 50423


320 pp. Blue cloth in pictorial dust jacket. Slight edgewear to dj. Illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. Translation of 'The Art and Architecture of English Gardens.' Text in Italian. VG/VG View more info

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Our Sentimental Garden

By: Castle, Agnes and Egerton

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1914: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 51502


(viii), 305 pp. Original publisher's gilt-decorated green cloth. Spine lettering faded but legible. Slightly edgeworn. Scattered foxing. Pictorial endpapers. With eight full-page colour plates and numerous in-text b&w illustrations by Charles Robinson. A VG copy. View more info

Image for Sweet Peas : How to Grow the Perfect Flower. By the Winner of the 'Daily Mail' £1000 Prize

Sweet Peas : How to Grow the Perfect Flower. By the Winner of the 'Daily Mail' £1000 Prize

By: Fraser, D. Denholm

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Daily Mail N.d. [1912]: 1911

Book number: 55505


56 pp. Original green cloth with gilt lettering to front board. Slight wear to spine. Endpaper adverts. Colour frontis and two additional colour plates. B&w illustrations. View more info

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Ye Sundial Booke

By: Henslow Geoffrey T

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, W & G Foyle Ltd 1935: 1935

Book number: 31863


ix 422 pp, illustrations of sundials with accompanying verse. Spine creased and worn, corners slightly bumped, contents page and final endpapers foxed, forward by Beverley Nichols View more info

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Plant Disease, a Natural History - New Naturalist # 85

By: Ingram, David

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins 1999: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 35830


287 pp, illustrated. Print run of 2000 copies View more info

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Sketches from a Life

By: James, Anne S.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London & Boston, Michael Joseph 1993: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 41039


x, 198 pp., Illustrated in b/w. Minor sunning to spine and shelf wear. View more info

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Lilies For English Gardens : A Guide for Amateurs. The 'Country Life' Library

By: Jekyll, Gertrude

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Country Life and George Newnes 1903: 1903

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 55146


xii, 72 pp. Half vellum over green cloth. Decorative gilt floral design to spine with brown leather title label. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. A few marks to velllum. Foxing throughout, some heavy. Frontis and other illustrations. View more info

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Some English Gardens

By: Jekyll, Gertrude and George S. Elgood

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co. 1904: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 57221


xii, 131 pp. Publisher's cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Top edge gilt. Wear to spine ends & extremities and boards rubbed. Early ink name to first blank. Internally clean. With captioned tissue-guards and fifty full-page colour illustrations by George S. Elgood. Binding firm. View more info

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The Romance of Gardening

By: KINGDON-WARD, Captain F.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1935: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 29913


272pp., 16 illustrations. Unusual to see this book with a dustjacket. Photographs come from all corners of the globe, because Kingdon-Ward was an acclaimed botano-explorer (or whatever the hyphenated term is). Some rubbing, some chipping, some fading to jacket, but still good. Inside the pages are a little yellow and a little foxed in places. View more info

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Down-To-Earth Women : Those Who Care for the Soil

By: MacLeod, Dawn

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons 1982: 1982

Book number: 39597


XX, 186 pp., Presentation to Mary Lutyen on fep. Minor tanning and shelf wera to jacket View more info

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The Book of the Home: A Practical Guide for the Modern Household. In four volumes

By: Minter, Davide C., editor

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, The Gresham Publishing Co. Ltd. 1925: 1925

Book number: 51136


Complete set of 4 volumes. Grey cloth with pictorial decoration to front boards and spines. Contains chapters on all aspects of household management, entertaining, decorating, needlework, gardening, etc. Illustrations throughout, some folding. Minimal wear. Bright and fresh copies. A VG set. View more info

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Roberto Burle Marx e a Nova Visao da Paisagem

By: Motta, Flavio L.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Sao Paulo, Livraria Nobel 1985: 1985

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 51704


255 pp. Green cloth in dust jacket. Dj slightly marked & edgeworn. Old sticker to rear of dj. Illustrated throughout with colour and b&w photography by Marcel Gautherot. Text in Portuguese. VG/VG View more info

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Down the Garden Path

By: Nichols, Beverley

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1933: 1933

Book number: 50160


290 pp, decorated endpapers and b/w illustrations, red leather binding with gilt decorations and lettering. View more info

Image for The Flowering Plants, Grasses, Sedges & Ferns of Great Britain and Their Allies, the Club Mosses, Horsetails, &c. 4 Vols

The Flowering Plants, Grasses, Sedges & Ferns of Great Britain and Their Allies, the Club Mosses, Horsetails, &c. 4 Vols

By: Pratt, Anne

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co. 1899: 1899

Edition: New and Cheap Edition

Book number: 31302


xiv, 269; xii, 279; xi, 258; xi, 215pp, plus illustrated with three hundred and fifteen coloured plates figuring upwards of 1500 species over the four volumes. Very good, clean set, in green cloth with gilt lettering (spells Britain as Britian on all four volumes...). Minor bumping to head and foot of spine and a tiny skew to volumes, but this is very minor. Ghosting to prelims but contents lovely and bright. View more info