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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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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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A Tour Round My Garden

By: Karr, Alphonse and revised and edited by J. G. Wood

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, G. Routledge and Co. 1855: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 52600


First edition. xii, 332, 8 pp. Publisher's original dark blue blind-stamped and gilt-decorated cloth. Some wear to spine ends. Extra engraved title page. With 117 wood-cut illustrations by William Harvey and the Brothers Dalziel. Binding design by John Leighton. Eight page publisher's list at rear. A couple of loose sections. Binding firm. VG 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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Pescatorea: Iconography of Orchids [1854] -1860

By: Linden, Jean.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Turriers, Naturalia Publications 1994: 1994

Book number: 42537


155 pp. Limited Edition. No. 1015 of 1,500 copies. Profusely illustrated with full-page colour plates. View more info