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Pleasures of the Garden: Images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

By: Griswold, Mac

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022106

ISBN: 0810909979

Condition: Fine


Dark teal-green cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. 160 pp., fully illus. w/ color, b&w plates. View more info

The Complete Book of Growing Plants from Seed

By: Haring, Elda

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Grandview, MO, Diversity Books: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009604

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth. Light shelf wear. 240 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, drawings. One note in pencil on front flyleaf. View more info

Wild Flowers of Kern County, California: A Story in Color

By: Harris, Lena Scott

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Porter Printing Co. for Lena Scott Harris: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034800

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, white wraps, illus. in color. Very slight handling wear, virtually as issued, and still in original mailing envelope, which shows minor wear. 56 pp., fully illus. in color. View more info

Gardening on Granite: Teddy and Peter Berg's Thirty Years on Rice Mountain [INSCRIBED Presentation Copy]

By: Hayward, Gordon, with Dan Snow; Teddy and Peter Berg

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Walpole, NH, Rice Mountain Publications: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 033545

ISBN: 0974168017

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth, lettered/illus. in silver foil, oblong format. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. 160 pp., illus. endpapers, fully illus. w/ color photographs. Presentation/association copy, with lengthy personalized inscription by author/photographer occupies most of half-title page: "May, 2012 / Westminster West, Vermont / To Ethne -- / Here's my account, / our account, of two / decades of work and / travel as we built / Teddy's garden. Pages / 81 and 82 are about our time / with you on our second trip to / England. Now here's a book / of memories... View more info

A Celebration of Clematis [SIGNED]

By: Heafey, Kaye, and Morgan, Ron; Keith Lewis (photography)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Half Full Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 036008

ISBN: 0971955263

Condition: Fine


Gray cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Squarish format. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows mildly sunned spine panel, otherwise as issued, now in mylar. xii,182 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. Signed by co-author Kaye Heafey on half-title, full signature, no inscription. View more info

On Foreign Soil: American Gardeners Abroad

By: Hill, May Brawley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045635

ISBN: 0810958988

Condition: New


Dark blue cloth, lettered in blind. New, as issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 160 pp., 133 illus., including 72 color. View more info

Arts And Crafts Gardens

By: Hitchmough, Wendy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Victoria & Albert Publications: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012060

ISBN: 1851774483

Condition: Fine


96 pp., illus. w/ 80 color plates, 10 b&w illus. As issued. View more info

The Story of Gardening

By: Hobhouse, Penelope

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, DK [Dorling Kindersley Ltd.]: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039911

ISBN: 0789489449

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Slight binding lean, with an area of front fixed pastedown showing loss (original to issue). 468 pp., illus. in color. Color pictorial dust jacket shows very slight shelf wear, now in mylar. 2nd ptg. View more info

A Fresh Herb Platter [INSCRIBED]

By: Hogner, Dorothy Childs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday and Co.: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author and Illustrator

Seller ID: 037892

Condition: Fine


Tan cloth, lettered in teal. Former owner's book plate/address label mounted inside front cover, otherwise as issued. Color illus. dust jacket mildly toned, otherwise only slight shelf wear, now in mylar. Inscribed by author on front flyleaf, personalized, full signature; additionally signed by illustrator (author's husband) with an accompanying ink sketch. 237 pp., illus. Very scarce signed copy. View more info

Herbs from the Garden to the Table

By: Hogner, Dorothy Childs

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1953

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040731

Condition: Near Fine


Yellow cloth, lettered/illus. in green. Light shelf wear, lightly soiled at heel of spine. xi,236 pp., illus., illus. endpapers. Tan illus. dust jacket is somewhat toned, darkened along spine panel, mildly chipped at corners and head of spine, now in mylar. View more info

Growing Orchids Is Fun: Simple Facts About Growing Orchids

By: Holllingsworth, Albert P.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Arcadia, FL, Sun Bulb Co.: 1988

Seller ID: 009612

ISBN: 0962227919

Condition: Near Fine


23rd edition. 104 pp., illus., color plates. Slight shelf wear, almost as issued. View more info

Wild Flowers: Three Hundred and Sixty-Four Full-Color Illustrations With Complete Descriptive Text

By: House, Homer D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1961

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 009861

Condition: Fine


1st edition thus (reissue), with new plates, 1961. Lime-green cloth. Slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. 362 pp., illus. w/ 364 color plates. Firm binding, clean interior. Dust jacket shows area of loss at bottom front corner and several chips with minor loss along both edges, price clipped front flap. View more info

An Introduction to the Study of Landscape Design [Revised Edition]

By: Hubbard, Henry Vincent, and Theodora Kimball

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Hubbard Educational Trust: 1959

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 010351

Condition: VG+


Green cloth, lettered in gold foil. Modestly soiled covers, a bit rubbed at corners. Text block edges slightly foxed. Clean interior, firm binding. xx,419 pp. + 36 b&w plates at rear, other internal illus. View more info

Flowers in Art from East and West

By: Hulton, Paul, and Lawrence Smith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, British Museum Publications Ltd.: 1979

Seller ID: 009657

ISBN: 0714100986

Condition: Near Fine


150 pp., 133 b&w illus. Very slight shelf wear, with slight lean that appears original to issue, otherwise essentially as issued. View more info

An Illustrated History of Gardening: A Horticulture Garden Classic

By: Huxley, Anthony; Charles Elliott (fwd.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Lyons Press: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 027702

ISBN: 1558216936

Condition: Fine


Green paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. 352 pp., illus. View more info

Pennsylvania Trees [Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry Bulletin No. 11 (June 1914)]

By: Illick, J. S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, William Stanley Ray: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 049202

ISBN: B002BNJXS4

Condition: Very Good


Original dark green cloth. Modestly rubbed corners and spine extremities, toned text block edges. Former owner's signature/date and compliments tag mounted on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. 231 pp., illus. w/ line drawings, b&w photographs. View more info

Common Trees of Pennsylvania: How to Know Them, Where to See Them - A Handy Pocket Manual of the Common and Introduced Trees of Pennsylvania

By: Illick, Joseph S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Altoona, PA, The Times Tribune Co.: 1926

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 046749

ISBN: B0008625UY

Condition: Very Good


Stiff tan wraps, lettered in brown. Modest handling wear, rubbed along joints, former owner signature inked along top edge of front cover. Title page shows clipped top corner. 128 pp., illus. w/ line drawings. 2nd ed. (revised/enlarged). View more info

The Quest for the Black Rose

By: Ingrid Verdegem; Anne-Sophie Rondeau

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oostkamp, Belgium, Stichting Kunstboek: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036385

ISBN: 9058561593

Condition: Fine


Padded illus. boards, lettered in gold foil. Mere hints of shelf wear, essentially as issued. 128 pp., illus. in color throughout. View more info

Chinese Houses and Gardens [Revised Edition]

By: Inn, Henry; Shao Chang Lee (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1950

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 037456

ISBN: B005MS9YB6

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth, lettered in gilt. Foxing to verso of front flyleaf, recto of rear flyleaf, and adjacent leaves (coated art paper stock), foxed text block edges, otherwise only slight shelf wear. Light green illus. dust jacket slightly tanned along edges and spine panel, a few short closed tears along top rear edge, now in mylar. View more info

Chinese Houses and Gardens [Revised Edition]

By: Inn, Henry; Shao Chang Lee (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1950

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 045687

ISBN: B005MS9YB6

Condition: Near Fine


Rust 1/4 cloth, orange paper covered boards, lettered in black. Modest rubbing to corners and spine extremities. Illus. dust jacket mildly sunned along spine panel and upper front panel, with a few short closed tears and creasing along edges, minor loss to botom corners, now in mylar. xii,148 pp., 147 b&w photographs, 113 line drawings. Undated reprint of 2nd (revised) edition (1950). View more info

The Medieval Garden Design Book [The International Design Library]

By: Jablonski, Ramona

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Owings Mills, MD, Stemmer House Publishers: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038474

ISBN: 0880450118

Condition: Good


Booklet, stiff color pictorial wraps. Modest shelf/handling wear with mildly soiled covers, small area of surface paper loss on lower rear cover near binding fold, thumbed covers. [48] pp., b&w illus. View more info

Seaside Gardening

By: James, Theodore, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013219

ISBN: 0810944510

Condition: Near Fine


160 pp., illus. w/ 120 color photographs. Light blue/periwinkle cloth, slightly tanned along edges but otherwise as issued. Dust jacket shows very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. View more info

Germantown Old and New: Its Rare and Notable Plants

By: Jellett, Edwin C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Germantown, PA, Self-Published [Printed by Germantown Independent Gazette]: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038197

Condition: Good


Brown cloth, lettered/decorated in black and gilt. Covers are unevenly soiled/darkened, with rubbing/exposure at corners, rubbed spine extremities, approx. 1/4" loss at bottom rear corner. Erased pencil notations and drawings on front endsheets. Interior shows scattered mild soiling and dampstaining along fore-edges of most leaves. Lacks rear flyleaf. 114 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Considerable wear, but intact in its essentials, still okay as reference copy. View more info

The Farmer's Encyclopaedia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs; Embracing All the Most Recent Discoveries in Agricultural Chemistry

By: Johnson, Cuthbert W.; Gouverneur Emerson (editor, American adaptation)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Carey and Hart: 1844

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 048702

Condition: Very Good


Full calf, gilt on black title label mounted on upper spine. Presumed 1st American edition (from the British), copyrighted 1843, this copy dated 1844 on lower main title. Leather shows typical rubbing/scuffing, with mended surface rubbing to top front corner, mild exposure to portions of cover edges. Firm binding. Internal foxing, generally light, ranging to moderate. vii,1165 pp., illus. w/ engraved plates. View more info

Foundation Planting

By: Johnson, Leonard H.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, A. T. De La Mare Company: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013444

Condition: VG+


Brown cloth, color pastedown illus. on front panel, lettered in gilt. Mild shelf wear, lightly soiled binding, lightly foxed text block edges. Endpapers somewhat toned, interior slightly toned. Former owner signatures on front endpapers. xviii,237 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, light green drawings showing positioning of plants at bottom of each page. Scarce 1st edition, republished in 1937 by Wise and Co. View more info