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1 Boisset, Caroline Gardening in time: How to plan and manage future growth and flowering
New York Prentice Hall 1990 0855337656 / 9780855337650 First Printing Hardcover 
Color Photographs; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 168 pages; 1990 Prentice Hall HC/DJ 1st printing. Oversize oblong format. Square sound and neat; no marks. DJ clean and bright with a touch of light scuffing lower third of spine panel and a tiny chip at top of front flap fold. VG+/VG. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 13.39 USD
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2 Boyd Allen, Willis The Violet Book
Philadelphia George W. Jacobs & Co. 1909 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Lithographed floral patterned pages; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 193 pages; HC in publisher's pale blue cloth with violet floral illustrated paper cover mounted to front board. Cameo photo portreait inset to the floral patterned paper cover. Square, sound and neat; gilt title lettering at spine is bright. Binding sound and contents neat. Selected verse printed on floral patterned paper used for the book's pages. Just mild shelf rubbing to paper cover panel and trace shelf rubbing to cloth at extremities. Solid and neat; uncommon in such well preserved condition. VG 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 Breck, Joseph The Flower-Garden; Or, Breck's Book of Flowers
Boston John P. Jewett & Co 1851 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
frontis; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 336 pages; HC 1st edition of Breck's very widely read and consulted garden guide. In publisher's binding of brown cloth with blind stamped borders and pictorial floral design. Title lettering at spine in gilt. Engraved frontispiece garden design. Just mild bumping at corners and light crimping to cloth at spine ends. Offset discoloration to front endpages from a leaf that was laid in. Broadside on sowing Flower Seeds tipped in to gutter of pg 326. Mild tear to page at point of insertion has been mended by prior owner. Expected light toning to paper stock. Solid and complete. VG- to VG 
Price: 73.50 USD
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4 Caillet, Marie & Mertzweiller, Joseph (Eds) The Louisiana Iris: the History and Culture of Five Native American Species and Their Hybrids
Waco, TX Texas Gulf Coast Gardener 1988 0914641093 / 9780914641094 First Edition Hard cover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Color Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 225 pages; Bright tight copy; no marks. Just a hint of shelf/handling evidence to DJ edges. F-/NF 
Price: 17.50 USD
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5 Frothingham, Jessie Peabody Success in gardening;: Work in the flower garden week by week,
London Duffield & Co 1913 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
1913 Duffield HC 1st edition. Square sound copy but with color of cover boards heavily mottled and unsightly. Contents sound; prior owner's periodic but regular pencil bracket line in margin. Illustrated. Acceptable for reading or reference. Fair to Good; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 333 pages; Square sound copy but with color of cover boards heavily mottled and unsightly. Contents sound; prior owner's periodic but regular pencil bracket line in margin. Illustrated. Acceptable for reading or reference. Fair to Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 George, Michael, Photog. & Consuelo M. Correcher The Gardens of Spain
New York Harry N Abrams 1993 0810933705 / 9780810933705 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
4to 11" - 13" tall; 200 pages; HC in glossy pictorial boards. New copy in shrinkwrap. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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7 Gillet, M. M. Et J. -H. Magne Nouvelle Flore Francaise. Troisieme Edition Revue Et Corrigée
Paris Garnier Freres 1873 Third Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good 
12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 739 pages; 3rd edition, revised and corrected. Solid clean copy in a 1930's era rebinding of pale green sized linen. Gitl title lettering still bright at spine. Bound with replacement/added endsheets. All edges gilt. Snugly bound and neat with a few stray pencil marginal notations and some light scattered foxing. Errata sheet at rear. Illustrated with numerous in text engravings. Very solid and usable copy, a little utilitarian in the choice of binding materials but not unattractive. VG 
Price: 47.50 USD
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8 Grigson, Geoffrey The Englishman's Flora
London Phoenix House LTD 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 478 pages; 1955 Phoenix House large HC/DJ 1st edition. Square sound and clean copy in original heavy green cloth; gilt struck leather title label mounted to spine. Original pictorial dust jacket is chipped at spine ends and a bit rubbed edges of rear panel with some soiling to spine panel. Gift inscription front end page to noted Rose breeder and cultivor, Ray Hastings. Solid and clean; profusely illustrated. VG/VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 110.00 USD
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9 Hamblin, Stephen F. American Rock Gardens
New York Orange Judd Publishing Company 1929 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Author and W. Walter Bowers 
B&W Illustrations; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 125 pages; Clean, solid copy. No marks. Mild foxing to pages facing photo plates. Jacket panels moderately faded; spine substantially sunned. Touch of shelfwear to top and bottom jacket edges. Cloth boards are sharp and strikingly decorated. Illustrated with photographs by the author and sketches by W. Walter Bowers. VG+/G+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Horn, Raymond A. Jr. The Pennsylvania German Herb Garden At Historic Schaefferstown
Millersville, PA 1977 Paperback Very Good+ 
Historic Shaefferstown Record Special Series No. 1, June 1977; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 16 pages; Saddle-stapled in pictorial paper wraps. Square, sound and clean; no marks. Just a touch of shelf/handling evidence to wraps at edges and a tiny spot of soiling to front cover. Gorgeously illustrated with detailed drawings of plants by local artist, Karen Wenger. VG++ to NF 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Humphreys, Phebe Westcott and Humphreys, S. Walter (Photographs) The Practical Book of Garden Architecture
Philadelphia Lippincott & Co 1914 First Edition; First Printing Hard cover Good+ 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 328 pages; 1914 Lippincott. HC, 1st edition. Original green cloth with pictorial motif and titling stamped to cover. Square and sound copy; no marks. Titling at spine rubbed and indistinct. Pictorial details to cover partially rubbed off, as is usually found with this title. Cloth at spine darkened a bit. Some rub at spine ends and very mild fray to cloth at spine tips. Some mild foxing to end pages and to pages adjacent to glossy plate photographic illustrations. Spot of rub through bottom edge of cover board and a small spot of trace silverfishing lower spine corner of front board. Rear endpage has a mild split in the gutter. Brentano's small shop label inconspicuously to the rear endpage. Nicely illustrated throughout. An influential landscape and garden architecture reference. G+ to VG- ... Oversize book will require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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12 Ingwersen, Will Manual of Alpine Plants
London Cassell 1991 0304340634 / 9780304340637 Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 448 pages; Bright, snug and neat copy in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Superficial coffee splatter to front and top edges page block. NF/NF 
Price: 11.95 USD
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13 Kuck, Loraine E. , and Tongg, Richard C. Hawaiian Flowers & Flowering Trees
Rutland, Vt. C. E. Tuttle Co. 1958 First Edition Hard cover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Color Drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 158 pages; 1st printing of this combined and expanded edition. Tight bright and fresh; no marks, Glossy pictorial dust jacket is very neat with just two tiny closed tears to upper edge. House in original titled slipcase which is a bit dust and shelf soiled. Book/DJ Fine; Slipcase VG- 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Lieutaghi, Pierre Jardin Des Savoirs, Jardin D'Histoire
France Les Alpes De Lumiere 1992 2906162183 / 9782906162181 Paperback Very Good- 
Color and B&W Plates; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 148 pages; Square format paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Solid and clean. Top front corner a little bumped; mild dogear to top front corner of cover. Light general surface and edge rubbing. Uncommon. VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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15 MacSelf, A. J. Alpine Plants
London Thorton Butterworth Limited 1923 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Illustrated by R. A. Malby, Winifred Walker and G. E. Lee 
The Home Garden Books; Color Photographs, Water Colorand Line Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 205 pages; Harcdover in green cloth boards with titles stamped in black to front cover and spine. 1st edition. A bright, neat, solid copy. Prior owner's name penned neatly to inside front cover. Expected toning to pages. Evidence of shelfwear to boards; small scrape to rear top edge, spine ends and corners slightly bumped, and scuff to rear board. Illustrated with a variety of beautiful line and water color drawings, as well as color photographs. A nice copy. VG+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 McFarland, J. Horace Modern Roses IV; A Uniform Descriptive List of All Roses in Commerce or of Historical of Botanical Importance
Harrisburg, PA J. Horace McFarland Company 1952 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
Photographs, some color; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 361 pages; Square, snug copy in original color, pictorial dust jacket. Jacket rubbed at edges with a three inch wide, shallow chip top edge of the front panel. Mild foxing to the front edge and glossy pictorial endpages. Illustrated with photographs. Solid copy; VG-/VG- 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Meehan, Thomas Wayside flowers (Chromolithographed by L. Prang & Co. )
Philadelphia Chas. Robson 1881 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
Chromo-lithograph plates; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 182 pages; 4to HC in original dark green cloth with bevelled edges, border rules in black and pictorial desing to cover in gilt. Profusely illustrated with chromolithograph color printed plates struck by Prang. Light shelf tapping to boards at corners with just light shelf rubbing at board extremities. A few plates loose from the binding threads but neatly laid in. Generally solid and neat. VG- to VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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18 Meehan, Thomas (Ed. ) The Gardener's Monthly and Horticultural Advertiser, Devoted to Horticulture, Arboriculture, Botany and Rural Affairs.
Philadelphia W. G. P. Brinckloe 1863 First Edition 3/4 leather Very Good 
Volume V, Nos 1 - 12; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 378 pages; 3/4 leather over cloth boards. Volume V; the 12 issues for 1863 bound in one volume. Large folding color lithograph frontis of Calabrian Raisin Grapes. Snugly bound and neat. Title lettering tooled in gilt to spine. Leather lightly rubbed at corners and over spine edges. Contents clean and neat with expected mild toning scattered throught the text. Illustrated with a good number of woodcuts in-text, in addition to the large folding frontis. Uncommon in the original issues, this bound annual volume represents an excellent referenc for agriculture, horticulture and gardening in mid 19th century America. VG copy 
Price: 135.00 USD
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19 Miller, Mara The Garden As an Art
Albany, NY State University of New York Press 1993 0791413780 / 9780791413784 Paperback Near Fine 
B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 233 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Square, sound and clean; no marks. Just a hint of shelf evidence to covers. Illustrated with B&W photographs. NF 
Price: 13.50 USD
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20 Moore, N. Hudson and Frederick G. Hall (Page Illustrations) Flower Fables and Fancies
New York Frederick Stokes 1904 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Decorative page illustrations; tinted photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages; Soundly bound and neat in decorative pictorial binding in an art nouveau style similar to Margaret Armstrong designed bindings, though there is no design mark/signature visible on the binding. Boundin ribbed mauve colored cloth with highly decorative nouveau floral pictorila panel embossed in yellow, green and gilt with similar design to spine. Each page is adorned with pictorial decoration by Frederick Hall in designs and colors matching the floral type of that chapter. Cover is bright and fresh thoguh pictorial design and tiles are a bit dulled at spine. Light shelf rub to cloth at spine ends and corners. A few superficial splits in the binding between signatures. Still a solid and attractive copy. Illustrated with tinted floral photos on glossy stock. VG 
Price: 90.00 USD
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