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81 The Curator (H Cook) A Gloucestershire Wild Garden, with Some Extraneous Matter
London Elliot Stock 1903 First Edition Cloth Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Green cloth with titles in white on front cover and spine and white plant decoration to front cover and spine. Page edges untrimmed. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers and light bumping to head and tail of spine. Some browning to endpapers. Top edge of front endpaper clipped (approx 1 by 3 in.) to remove a previous owners name. Occasional light foxing to text. 230pp. Many photographic illustrations. A description of the creation of a wild garden, at Priors Mesne, near Lydney in Gloucestershire, by H.Cook after his return from many years as a surgeon general in India and the East. The garden consequently includes many exotic and sup-tropical plants. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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The Book of the Apple Together with chapters on the History and Cookery of the Apple, and on the Preparation of Cider : By the Editor (Handbooks of Practical Gardening series), Thomas, H.H.
82 Thomas, H.H. The Book of the Apple Together with chapters on the History and Cookery of the Apple, and on the Preparation of Cider : By the Editor (Handbooks of Practical Gardening series)
London John Lane, The Bodley Head 1923 Cloth Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
1923 reprint of the 1902 first edition. Green cloth with decoration and title in darker green on front cover. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers and light foxing to spine. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 112pp. 17 b/w illustrations. Includes sections on the culture of the apple, varieties, propagation, cookery and cider. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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Handy Book of Fruit Culture Under Glass, Thomson, David
83 Thomson, David Handy Book of Fruit Culture Under Glass
Edinburgh and London William Blackwood and Sons 1881 Cloth Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Second edition, revised and enlarged. Dark green cloth with title in gilt on spine and gilt vignette of various fruits on front cover. Dark brown endpapers. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound. A few pages are uncut at the top edge. 321pp. All the fruits which are most generally cultivated under glass are included, such as the pineapple, the grapevine, the fig and the melon. 23 b/w illustrations within text. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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84 Thonger, Charles The Book of Garden Furniture (Handbooks of Practical Gardening Series, No.22)
London John Lane, the Bodley Head 1903 Decorative Cloth Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Olive green cloth with front cover decoration in dark green. Titles in dark green on front cover and spine. Condition: Good, light sunning and shelfwear to covers, slight lean to spine, light foxing to endpapers. Binding cracked internally in one place, otherwise sound. Includes chapters on garden and summerhouses, archways, pergolas, gates and sundials. 100pp. Several b/w plates and b/w illustrations within text. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Further studies of Yuccas and Their Pollination (from the Fourth Annual Report of the Missouri Botanical Gardens), Trelease, William
85 Trelease, William Further studies of Yuccas and Their Pollination (from the Fourth Annual Report of the Missouri Botanical Gardens)
Missouri, USA Missouri Botanical Garden 1893 Soft cover Fair No Jacket Book 
Olive green paper covers with title in black on front cover. Condition: Fair to good, covers aregenerally shelfworn with approximately one inch of the paper surface of the spine missing to head and tail. Small nick to the top of the front cover. Text very faintly browned throughout. Previous owners name at top of the first page of text. Binding sound. 45pp. (page numbering starts at 181 and finishes at 226). 23 b/w plates, some photographic. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Le Jardin d'Agrement (Bibliotheque Rurale series), Troncet, L-J.
86 Troncet, L-J. Le Jardin d'Agrement (Bibliotheque Rurale series)
Paris Libraire Larousse Soft cover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Undated, but c.1900. 7th edition. NB: Text is in French throughout. Buff card-covered book. with title in navy on front cover and spine. Condition: Fair to good, covers are quite shelfworn, more so to head and tail of spine with sunning to spine and cover edges. Text lightly browned throughout. 180pp. Many b/w and a few colour illustrations. The book includes sections on garden tools, pruning, parterres, mosaiculture and interesting flower varieties. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Wild Coffee and Tea Substitutes of Canada (Edible Wild Plants of Canada, No.2), Turner, Nancy J. and Szczawinski, Adam F.
87 Turner, Nancy J. and Szczawinski, Adam F. Wild Coffee and Tea Substitutes of Canada (Edible Wild Plants of Canada, No.2)
Ottawa, Canada National Museums of Canada 1978 0660000903 / 9780660000909 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is the English edition (text in English). Card covers with metal spiral binding.Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. 111pp. Several colour and b/w illustrations.This book describes twenty-five alternatives to regular tea and coffee, ranging from wild strawberries to sassafras, all safe to eat. The book includes a description and illustration of each plant, its location, information on its historical and medicinal uses, and easy recipes. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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88 Turner, Roger Euphorbias: a gardeners' Guide
London Batsford 1995 0713470712 / 9780713470710 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Black hardcover with titles in white on spine. Condition: Fine, binding sound, text clean, noinscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. 192pp. 47 colour illustrations and 20 b/w line drawings. The author details all the euphorbias suitable for outdoor cultivation in Britain, Europe and the USA. The book includes chapters on identification, nomenclature and cultivation. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Trees of Indiana, Wampler, Fred
89 Wampler, Fred Trees of Indiana
Bloomington & Indianapolis Indiana University Press 2000 0253328853 / 9780253328854 Cloth Fine Fine Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall Maryrose Wampler 
Dark green cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Fine, with inscription to previous owner on second dedication page after title page. Dustjacket condition: Fine. 152pp. 72 colour plates. Each plate depicts one species, presented as a living organism in its natural setting. Supplemental paintings show the flowers, fruit or nuts, leaves, and a winter twig from that tree and occasionally from near relatives that bear a close resemblance. The trees depicted include the Black Walnut, Eastern Cottonwood, Bitternut Hickory, Chinquapin Oak and Black Tupelo. A heavy book, will require extra postage if to be sent outside UK. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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90 Ward, H.W. The Book of the Peach: Being a Practical Handbook on the Cultivation of the Peach Under Glass and Out-of-doors
London and Newcastle on Tyne The Walter Scott Publishing Co. 1903 First Edition. Cloth Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Green cloth with titles in whitet on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. The front cover has stylised art nouveau decoration of peaches in white. Condition: Good to very good, with light rubbing of covers and light bumping to cover corners and head and tail of spine. Light browning to endpapers. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 113pp. 28 b/w illustrations. Chapters include the construction and heating of peach-houses, selections of varieties of peach and nectarines, trellises for peach trees and pruning. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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91 Wardle, William The Science and Practice of Grafting, Pruning and Training Fruit Trees
London W.Kent and Co. 1862 First Edition Cloth Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Translated from the French of M.du Breuil by William Wardle. Dark green cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear and soiling to covers, and light bumping to cover corners and head and tail of spine. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. One inch tear to edge of p.9. Some pages uncut, a few have been pulled apart at the tops, causing small rips and tears, mainly towards the rear of the book. 228pp. plus publishers list. Many b/w engraved illustrations. Scarce. This book includes chapters on grafting, pruning and training of pears, apples peaches, plums, cherries and apricots with general directions for the fruit garden and the gathering and preservation of fruit. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Beautiful Bulbous Plants for the Open Air, Weathers, John
92 Weathers, John Beautiful Bulbous Plants for the Open Air
London Simpkin Marshall Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd and Frederick Warne & Co. Cloth Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Mrs Philip Hensley 
Undated, but inscription on front pastedown is dated 1919. Light brown cloth with titles in black on front cover and spine and image in yellow and green of daffodils, tulips and snowdrops flowering. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Browning to endpapers, half-title and last page of text. Binding sound. 150pp. Beautifully illustrated with thirty-three colour plates by Mrs Philip Hensley. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The Orchid-Grower's Manual Containing Brief Descriptions of upwards of Eight Hundred Species and Varieties of Orchidaceous Plants, Williams, Benjamin Samuel
93 Williams, Benjamin Samuel The Orchid-Grower's Manual Containing Brief Descriptions of upwards of Eight Hundred Species and Varieties of Orchidaceous Plants
London Victoria and Paradise Nurseries 1871 Cloth Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Fourth edition,revised and enlarged. Dark green cloth with title in gilt on spine and gilt decoration of an orchid to the front cover. Pale yellow endpapers. Condition: Fair to good, covers are generally shelfworn to edges, with some bumping to spine and cover corners. Front cover joint cloth split but holding firmly. Binding cracked internally in one place, otherwise sound. No inscriptions. A small nick to the edge of the title page. Very light foxing to tile page otherwise text clean. 300pp. plus 24pp. period advertisements. 17 b/w illustrations. This book is a thorough manual on orchid cultivation, published at a time when orchid-growning was becoming increasingly popular for the amateur gardener. It includes sections on orchid houses, propagation and varieties. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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94 Wilson, E.H. The lilies of Eastern Asia
London Dulau and Company 1925 Cloth Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Green cloth with titles in black on spine. Condition: Good, with some bumping and fraying to cloth of cover corners and head and tail of spine. Binding sound, text clean, bookplate of previous owner on front pastedown, no inscriptions. 110pp. 16 b/w plates. Includes chapters on the lilies in their natural haunts, their history, and a list of species and synonyms. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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95 Woodcock, H.Drysdale and Stearn, William T. Lilies of the World: Their Cultivation and Classification
London and New York Country Life Ltd. And Charles Scribner's Sons 1952 Cloth Very Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Second impression (first published in 1950). Terracotta cloth with titles in gilt on front cover and spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to edges. Previous owners name on fep, Binding sound, text clean. Dustjacket condition: Fair, with general shelfwear and soiling and a few repaired chips and tears to top of spine and cover edges. Now protected by clear removable cellophane.Price-clipped. 431pp. 132 b/w plates and 133 line drawings. This authoritative work on the cultivation and classification of lilies is a handy and comprehensive reference book. The book covers not only Lilium but also the related genera including Korolkowia and Nomocharis. Here will be found details regarding their history, cultivation both in the open and under glass, propagation and hybridization. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Gerard's Herball - The Essence Thereof Distilled By Marcus Woodward from the Edition of Th.Johnson, 1636, Woodward, Marcus (ed.)
96 Woodward, Marcus (ed.) Gerard's Herball - The Essence Thereof Distilled By Marcus Woodward from the Edition of Th.Johnson, 1636
London Gerald Howe 1927 Buckram Fair No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Olive green buckram with image in gilt on front cover of a flowering bulb and title in gilt on spine. Condition: Fair to good, covers are generally lightly shelfworn with some heavy sunning to spine. Light foxing and browning to endpapers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 303pp. Many b/w illustrations within text. Good reading copy. This book is a distillation of the original herbal, and selects the best and most characteristic passages as well as retaining the original division into Books and Chapters and sectional headings, together with the old haphazard spelling and original punctuation. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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97 Wright, Horace The Fruit Growers Guide, Vols I and II
London Virtue & Co. 1924 Cloth Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Two volume set. A new and revised edition of the books first published at the end of the 19th century. It was originally issued in monthly parts and then in various volumes. Dark green cloth with titles in gilt on front cover and spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers, and light foxing to text throughout each volume. Bindings sound, text clean, no inscriptions, apart from previous owners name on fep of Volume II. 682pp in total (both volumes together). 24 colour plates (12 in each volume), and numerous diagramatic drawings. Includes practical and thorough information on the growing of all types of fruits, cinluding apples, cherries, grapes, pineapples and strawberries. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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98 Yoshikawa, Isao Elements of Japanese Gardens
Tokyo Graphic-Sha 1990 4766106032 / 9784766106039 Soft cover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Softcover, with dustjacket. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 143pp. Profusely illustrated in colour and b/w. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to modern Japanese gardens, together with practical advice as to how to introduce Japanese elements into a garden. Fifty-six of the most essential elements of Japanese garden design are covered, including garden rocks, chozubachi (hand-washing basins), walkways and bamboo fences. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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