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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

The Country Diary of Garden Lore

By: Jones, Julia, and Barbara Deer

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Summit Books/Simon and Schuster: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009610

ISBN: 0671728822

Condition: Fine


128 pp., illus. in color. Slight shelf wear to dust jacket. View more info

The Perfect Plant for Every Site, Habitat, and Garden Style [The Essential Garden Library]

By: Joyce, David; John Elsley (U.S. Consultant)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Stewart Tabori & Chang: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028449

ISBN: 1556706073

Condition: Good-VG


Dark green cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Text block fore-edge and bottom edge slightly soiled, otherwise as issued. Firm, square binding. Color pictorial dust jacket shows slight shelf wear. 352 pp., illus. w/ color photographs, endpaper maps. View more info

Rare Orchids

By: Kalman, Bela (photographs); Rosalie H. Davis and Mariko Kawaguchi (text)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Little, Brown and Co.: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039138

ISBN: 0821225677

Condition: Fine


Dark turquoise cloth, lettered in silver foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows slight shelf wear with slight toning along edges of flaps, now in mylar. 144 pp., 140 color photographs, 9 line drawings. A nicely preserved copy with only minor faults. View more info

The Blossoming of a Dream: A Love Story [Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens]

By: Kennedy, Marjorie Epps, and Harold E. Sweetman

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047037

ISBN: B076PXGK9R

Condition: As New


Color pictorial boards. Brand new, as issued. 96 pp., illus. in color, b&w. Oblong format. View more info

The Overlook Guide to Winter Gardens

By: Kinahan, Sonia

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Woodstock, NY, Overlook Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026005

ISBN: 0879512350

Condition: Near Fine


Gray cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Remainder stamp on bottom text block edge, slightly foxed top text block edge, otherwise as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows very slight shelf wear. 144 pp., illus. w/ color plates, additional b&w drawings. View more info

Tresco: England's Island of Flowers

By: King, Ronald

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Salem, NH, Salem House: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006383

ISBN: 0881620882

Condition: Fine


Green paper over boards, gilt lettering. As issued. 160 pp., color + b&w illus. Dust jacket virtually as issued, now in mylar. View more info

Gardens of Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley

By: Klein, William M., Jr.; Derek Fell (photographs)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Temple University Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037251

ISBN: 1566393132

Condition: Near Fine


Dark green cloth, lettered in gold foil. Slight binding lean original to issue. Mild foxing and 1/4" soild mark to top text block edge. Color pictorial dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, now in mylar. View more info

The Best of American Gardening: Two Centuries of Fertile Ideas

By: Kraft, Ken, and Pat Kraft

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Walker and Company: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009625

ISBN: 0802704972

Condition: Near Fine


Green boards, very slightly rubbed at corners, virtually as issued. Dust jacket shows modest edge wear, small area of loss along top front edge, chipped at tail of spine. View more info

Dairy Fortunes

By: Larkin, Landy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, OH, Specialty Publishing Co.: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033585

Condition: VG+


Red cloth, lettered in gilt. Minor shelf wear, cloth somewhat soiled; darkened spine panel. Private veterinary ex-libris book plate mounted on rear pastedown, several "withdrawn" stamps on front flyleaf, blanks, and main title. 204,[4] pp., illus., rear publisher's ads. Fully intact hinges, clean interior. Very nicely preserved copy, minor cosmetic faults. View more info

Farm Tractors 1950-1975

By: Larsen, Lester

Price: $7.95

Publisher: St. Joseph, MI, American Society of Agricultural Engineers: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047534

ISBN: 0916150364

Condition: VG+


Stiff color illus. wraps. Mild handling wear with a few light thumbing divots, slightly bumped bottom corner. viii,184 pp., illus. View more info

Gardens in Time

By: Le Toquin, Alain (photographs); Jacques Bosser (text)

Price: $33.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040208

ISBN: 0810930927

Condition: Fine


Light green paper covered boards, lettered in white. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket essentially as issued, now in mylar. 320 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates. View more info

Great Gardens in Small Spaces: California Havens

By: Levick, Melba (photographs); Karen Dardick (text)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Rizzoli: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021647

ISBN: 0847825388

Condition: Fine


Yellow paper covered boards. Mere hints of shelf wear, essentially as issued. 288 pp., illus. w/ color plates. Dust jacket essentially as issued, now in archival mylar. View more info

The Garden Flowers of China [Chronica Botanica: An International Biological and Agricultural Series No. 19]

By: Li, H. L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Ronald Press Co.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035085

Condition: Near Fine


Dark teal blue cloth, lettered in silver foil. Mild shelf wear. vi,240 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, drawings. Illus. dust jacket shows several short closed edge tears and a bit of foxing, v-shaped closed tear to lower spine panel, now in mylar. View more info

Plant Names and Plant Lore Among the Pennsylvania-Germans / Rebuilding Our Forest Heritage / The Racial Composition of the Pennsylvania-Germans / Fort Allen in Westmoreland County [The Pennsylvania German Society Proceedings and Addresses Vol. XXXIII (33) - 1923]

By: Lick, D. E., and Rev. Thomas Brendle; Joseph S. Illick; Samuel C. Schmucker; Rev. William A. Zundel

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania German Society: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039458

ISBN: B002646FIO

Condition: Very Good


Original edition, rebound in vintage dark blue buckram, gilt on black title label on upper spine. Limited to 600 copies. 86,38,xx,21-300 pp. Mild dampstaining evident along front cover fore-edge, a few short scratches to back cover, toned text block edges. Dampstaining/dye run also evident along fore-edges of front endpapers, front blank, faintly evident on corners of frontis. plate, not affecting main title or remainder of interior. Sturdy, durable copy of a very scarce issue, ideal for reference or an institutional collection. View more info

Plant Names and Plant Lore Among the Pennsylvania-Germans / Rebuilding Our Forest Heritage / The Racial Composition of the Pennsylvania-Germans / Fort Allen in Westmoreland County [The Pennsylvania German Society Proceedings and Addresses Vol. XXXIII (33) - 1923]

By: Lick, D. E., and Rev. Thomas Brendle; Joseph S. Illick; Samuel C. Schmucker; Rev. William A. Zundel

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania German Society: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047495

ISBN: B002646FIO

Condition: Near Fine


Original stiff blue wraps, lettered in dark blue. Limited to 600 copies. 86,38,xx,21-300 pp. Firm, square binding shows typical stress creasing, with mildly sunned spine panel. Inked inscription from future PGS president Homer Tope Rosenberger on front flyleaf. View more info

Quercus Alba: The Veteran of the Ozarks

By: Lillibridge, Will

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, A. C. McClurg and Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033264

Condition: Very Good


Light green cloth-effect paper covered boards, paper labels mounted on upper front cover and upper/lower spine panel. 1st edition: Sept. 1910, printed by Lakeside Press. Mildly toned covers, all labels also a bit toned but complete and intact. Slightly bumped corners. Firm binding, clean interior. 49 pp. View more info

Ann Lovejoy's Organic Garden Design School: A Guide to Creating Your Own Beautiful, Easy-Care Garden

By: Lovejoy, Ann

Price: $14.90

Publisher: Emmaus, PA, Rodale Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022982

ISBN: 0875968368

Condition: Fine


Green cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Oblong format. Essentially as issued. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear, now in archival mylar. viii,280 pp., illus. with color photographs, plans, drawings, etc. View more info

Further Along the Garden Path: A Beyond-The-Basics Guide to the Gardening Year

By: Lovejoy, Ann

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027700

ISBN: 0025755854

Condition: Fine


Dark green 1/4 cloth, yellow paper covered boards. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued. [viii],248 pp., fully illus. w/ color photographs. View more info

A Book of Herbs

By: MacLeod, Dawn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Gerald Duckworth and Co. Ltd.: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037890

ISBN: 0715604066

Condition: Fine


Green illus. paper covered boards. Former owner's book plate/address label mounted inside front cover, otherwise as issued. Illus. dust jacket shows the least bit of shelf wear, virtually as issued, now in mylar. View more info

Chicago Gardens: The Early History [Center Books on Chicago and Environs]

By: Maloney, Cathy Jean

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Press: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047439

ISBN: 0226502341

Condition: Near Fine


Dark red cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Institutional library copy (Rodale Library), stamped on lower main title and bottom text block edge, never circulated and otherwise as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows two labels, otherwise as issued. xii,417 pp., illus. View more info

Tasha Tudor's Garden [SIGNED]

By: Martin, Tovah; Richard W. Brown (photographs)

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 046465

ISBN: 0395436095

Condition: Fine


SIGNED. Light green cloth, lettered in gold foil. Essentially as issued. 160 pp., illus. w/ color plates. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 6th ptg. Signed by Tudor on half-title as "T. Tudor," no inscription or date. View more info

The Harvest Gardener: Growing for Maximum Yield, Prime Flavor, and Garden-Fresh Storage

By: McClure, Susan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pownal, VT, Garden Way Publishing/Storey Communications: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009627

ISBN: 088266798X

Condition: As New


iv,300 pp., illus. Laminated illus. covers. As issued. View more info