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Gertrude Jekyll: A Vision of Garden and Wood

By: Tankard, Judith B., and Michael R. Van Valkenburgh; Jane Brown (fwd.); Gertrude Jekyll

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Ngaere Macray-Harry N. Abrams/Sagapress: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014135

ISBN: 0810911582

Condition: Fine


Light moss green cloth, lettered in gold foil. Very slight foxing evident on endpapers only, else as issued. x,148 pp., illus. w/ 84 tritone photographs. 2nd ptg. View more info

The Complete Garden

By: Taylor, Albert D., with Gordon D. Cooper

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City Publishing Co.: 1921

Seller ID: 019994

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue buckram, illus. in blind on front cover, spine panel lettered in gilt. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued, though lacking dust jacket. Short note in pencil on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. Firm binding, clean interior. xxviii,440 pp., illus. w/ 63 plates, some color. A lovely copy. View more info

European Garden Flora: A Manual for the Identification of Plants Cultivated in Europe, Both Out-of-Doors and under Glass, Volume IV - Dicotyledons (Part II)

By: The European Garden Flora Editorial Committee (J. Cullen, et al., editors)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Cambridge and New York, Cambridge University Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047441

ISBN: 0521420954

Condition: VG+


Red and black paper covered boards. Vol. IV (4) only. Institutional library copy, never circulated, with small call label, circulation pocket, minimally marked otherwise. Bump along upper back cover fore-edge has caused minor indentation. Firm binding, clean interior. xvii,602 pp., illus. View more info

Farm Implements and Farm Machinery, and the Principles of Their Construction and Use: With Explanations of the Laws of Motion and Force as Applied on the Farm

By: Thomas, John J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Orange Judd Co.: 1883

Seller ID: 011544

Condition: Good


Royal blue cloth, decorated in blind, with gilt device on front panel of tractor and gilt lettering on spine. Rubbed with exposure and/or fraying at corners with narrow bands of loss at spine extremities, overall shelf wear and soiling. Approx. 1/4" puncture hole midway along front joint, exposing binding at that point. 312 pp., illus. w/ approx. 300 figures set into text. Lacks one leaf, comprising pp. 289/290 (final leaf of main text, prior to Appendix). Appears to lack both flyleaves, with hinges mended and firm. Several early and late leaves show some soiling, as do the text block edge... View more info

Colour Planning of the Garden

By: Tinley, George F., Thomas Humphreys, and Walter Irving; Gertrude Jekyll (intro.)

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, T. C. & E. C. Jack: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047168

ISBN: B07NPXB51R

Condition: Very Good


Dark green cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt. xxxv,288 pp., illus. w/ 53 guarded plates containing 300 drawings in color and others in b&w, also b&w photographic plates. Mild rubbing to corners, spine extremities, and joints. Text block edges a bit toned by age. Former owner's book plate mounted inside front cover; front hinge shows amateur but effective mend. View more info

A Contemplation Upon Flowers: Garden Plants in Myth and Literature

By: Ward, Bobby J. [Ann Lovejoy (fwd.)]

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Portland, OR, Timber Press: 2005

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 012297

ISBN: 0881927279

Condition: As New


446 pp., illus. w/ drawings. As issued. View more info

Perfectly Delightful: The Life and Gardens of Harvey Ladew [SIGNED]

By: Weeks, Christopher

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, The Johns Hopkins University Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 037321

ISBN: 0801861128

Condition: Fine


Dark green cloth, lettered in gold foil. Slight binding lean original to issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued. xi,279 pp., illus. w/ color plates, b&w photographs. Signed by author on main title, full signature, no inscription, undated. 2nd ptg. View more info

Nebraska Tractor Tests Since 1920

By: Wendel, C. H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sarasota, FL, Crestline Publishing: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047532

ISBN: 091261224X

Condition: Near Fine


Ivory leatherette, lettered/illus. in copper foil. Covers are lightly soiled, text block edges lightly toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. 548 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Gathering: Memoir of a Seed Saver [INSCRIBED]

By: Whealy, Diane Ott

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Decorah, IA, Seed Savers Exchange: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 033420

ISBN: 0615457746

Condition: New


Green cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. x,244 pp., illus. in color, b&w. Lengthy 6-line inscription by author + signature (as "Diane" only), dated 2011, on half-title. Accompanied by original publisher's bookmark promoting publication of this title. View more info

Onward and Upward in the Garden

By: White, Katharine S. [E. B. White (editor, intro.)]

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus, Giroux: 1981

Seller ID: 009652

ISBN: 0374516294

Condition: VG+


xix,[ii],362 pp. 7th ptg. thus. Light shelf wear, with several light binding creases. View more info

Flowers of Ten Centuries: Catalogue of an Exhibition [Pierpont Morgan Library exhibition - 1947]

By: White, Virginia G. (pref.); Mrs. Allan Marquand (address)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Pierpont Morgan Library: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036463

Condition: VG+


Stiff color illus. wraps. Modest shelf wear, light soiling along front cover edges, covers a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. 70 pp., 12 plates. View more info

Encyclopedia of Gardening

By: Whitehead, Stanley B., revised from Walter P. Wright

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd.: 1960

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 042224

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Essentially as issued. Color illus. dust jacket is lightly soiled, with spine panel somewhat tanned, a few short closed tears at spine extremities and 2" closed tear along bottom rear edge, now in mylar. x,789 pp., illus. View more info

Folk Medicine Plants Used in the Pennsylvania Dutch Country

By: Wieand, Paul R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Allentown, PA, Wieand's Pennsylvania Dutch: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039660

Condition: VG+


Booklet, tan stiff wraps, lettered/decorated in brown and green. 3rd ptg.: 1970. 48 pp., illus. Light cover soiling and handling wear, light foxing inside front cover. View more info

E. I. Du Pont, Botaniste: The Beginning of a Tradition

By: Wilkinson, Norman B.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: University Press of Virginia for Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028240

ISBN: 081390398X

Condition: VG+


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Mild shelf wear and spine lean, lightly rubbed corners. xii,140 pp., 16 plates, 35 figures. View more info

Some Orchirds, Mainly South American

By: Williams, Louis O.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Casa Editora Coni: 1938

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 012152

Condition: VG+


De Lilloa, Revista de Botanica del Instituto Miguel Lillo tomo III, paginas 473-485. Off-print, printed paper wraps bound with cloth tape into cardboard library sleeve. Library stamps on title page and final page of text, otherwise unmarked and without wear. View more info

The Orchidaceae of the Rocky Mountains

By: Williams, Louis O.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Notre Dame, IN, University Press: 1937

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 012153

Condition: VG+


Reprinted from The American Midland Naturalist Vol. 18, No. 5 (Sept. 1937): pp. 830-841. Printed paper wraps, bound with cloth tape into cardboard library sleeve. View more info

Orchidaceae Austro-Americanae (I + II)

By: Williams, Louis O.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Casa Editora Coni: 1939

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 012154

Condition: VG+


De Lilloa, Revista de Botanica del Instituto Miguel Lillo tomo V, paginas 5-11 + paginas 219-223. Two separately issued off-prints, printed paper wraps bound with cloth tape into a single cardboard library sleeve. Library stamps on title page and final page of text, otherwise unmarked and without wear. Illus. with a total of 4 plates over both volumes. View more info

The African Violet: Saintpaulia

By: Wilson, Helen Van Pelt

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, M. Barrows and Co.: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037891

Condition: Near Fine


Light green cloth, spine panel and front cover decoration in deep violet. Minor shelf wear, with cloth slightly sunned toward edges, areas of toning to front endpapers only. 191 pp., illus. w/ line drawings. View more info

Landscaping With Herbs

By: Wilson, Jim

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008126

ISBN: 0395622379

Condition: Fine


xix,220 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates. As issued. View more info

Hayfever Plants: Their Appearance, Distribution, Time of Flowering, and Their Role in Hayfever, with Special Reference to North America

By: Wodehouse, Roger P.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Waltham, MA, Chronica Botanica Company: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011229

Condition: VG+


Deaccessioned from non-circulating museum research library, lightly marked/stamped, minimal wear, clear-coated spine panel (a bit toned). Dark blue cloth, triple blind-ruled, lettered in gilt on spine panel. xix,245 pp., [7] pp. publisher's catalog at rear, illus. w/ 73 figures in text. Slight shelf wear, solid Near Fine in terms of condition, downgraded to VG+ due only to ex-library status. View more info

The Story of Gardening From the Hanging Gardens of Babylon to the Hanging Gardens of New York

By: Wright, Richardson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Co.: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040260

Condition: VG+


Red cloth, lettered in gilt. Light shelf wear, text block edges a bit dulled by age, area of light dampstaining (dye lightening) along bottom rear edge. Firm binding, clean interior beyond light foxing adjacent to, and adjacent to, some of the plates. x,475 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

The Nature of Recreation: A Handbook in Honor of Frederick Law Olmsted, using Examples from his Work

By: Wurman, Richard Saul, Alan Levy, and Joel Katz

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, The MIT Press: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044357

ISBN: 0262730340

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color pictorial wraps, oblong format. 1st edition. Modest handling wear with some rubbing evident at corners, minor loss to bottom front corner. Firm binding, clean interior. 76 pp., illus. w/ photos, all punch-out pages toward rear complete and fully intact. View more info

Heart of the Flower: Poems for the Sensuous Gardener

By: Zeidenstein, Sondra (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Goshen, CT, Chicory Blue Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: PO0485

ISBN: 0961911123

Condition: Very Good


xvi,103 pp. Ex-library, typically marked, little actual wear. Call label at lower front corner, bottom rear corner crease. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info