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The Book of the Peach: Being a Practical Handbook on the Cultivation of the Peach Under Glass and Out-of-doors

By: Ward, H.W.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London and Newcastle on Tyne, The Walter Scott Publishing Co.: 1903

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 003437

Condition: Good


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 nec... View more info

The Science and Practice of Grafting, Pruning and Training Fruit Trees

By: Wardle, William

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, W.Kent and Co.: 1862

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003502

Condition: Good


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 engr... View more info

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Beautiful Bulbous Plants for the Open Air

By: Weathers, John

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin Marshall Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd and Frederick Warne & Co.: 0

Seller ID: 003845

Condition: Good


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 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Orchid-Grower's Manual Containing Brief Descriptions of upwards of Eight Hundred Species and Varieties of Orchidaceous Plants

By: Williams, Benjamin Samuel

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Victoria and Paradise Nurseries: 1871

Seller ID: 004151

Condition: Fair


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 other... View more info

Lilies of the World: Their Cultivation and Classification

By: Woodcock, H.Drysdale and Stearn, William T.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London and New York, Country Life Ltd. And Charles Scribner's Sons: 1952

Seller ID: 003419

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

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Gerard's Herball - The Essence Thereof Distilled By Marcus Woodward from the Edition of Th.Johnson, 1636

By: Woodward, Marcus (ed.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Gerald Howe: 1927

Seller ID: 004752

Condition: Fair


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 d... View more info

The Fruit Growers Guide, Vols I and II

By: Wright, Horace

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Virtue & Co.: 1924

Seller ID: 003436

Condition: Good


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... View more info

Elements of Japanese Gardens

By: Yoshikawa, Isao

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Graphic-Sha: 1990

Seller ID: 003286

ISBN: 4766106032

Condition: Very Good


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 ... View more info