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The Famous Parks and Gardens of the World, Described and Illustrated.

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons: 1880

Seller ID: 2200409

Condition: Good


Deaccessioned Reynolds Library copy, usual marks, ink stamps on some of the engravings. Boards rubbed, endpapers and margins of a few pages lightly stained. 1880 Large Hardcover. 230 pp. Tall 8vo. Leather spine, gilt titles and rules, marbled paper over boards, marbled endpapers. A popular description of Remarkable Parks and Gardens, public and private, ancient and modern, interspersed with illustrative anecdotes and notes on the history of Gardening. Engraved illustrations throughout. View more info

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The Nature Calendar: Wild Flowers

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barse & Hopkins: 1913

Seller ID: 2201036

Condition: Very Good


Includes original box. Tears to box corners. 1913 Large Softcover. A mixture of scientific information on various flowers, beautiful verse, and tipped in chromolithographs. View more info

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Campbell-Whittlesey House (Rochester, New York)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Campbell-Whittlesey House:

Seller ID: 2266370

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date (circa mid-late 1900's). A very nice copy. Unpaginated. The Campbell–Whittlesey House, also known as the Benjamin Campbell House, in Rochester, New York is an historic Greek Revival home, designed by architect Minard Lafever. It was built in 1836, and added to the National Register of Historic Places on February 18, 1971. Campbell was a flour miller,[2] as were many of Rochester's first residents. The home featured parlors painted in a dozen different colors and furniture stenciled with gold.[2] From 1939[2] until July 2010, the house served as a museum operated by the Land... View more info

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Farmer's & Housekeeper's Cyclopaedia, 1888: A Complete Reference Library

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Crossing PRess: 1978

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275497

Condition: Good


1978 reissue of 1888 original. Spine lightly creased, wrappers lightly rubbed. x, 644 pp. 1978 reissue of 1888 original. Farmer's & Housekeeper's Cyclopaedia. A Complete Ready Reference Library for Farmers, Gardeners, Fruit Growers, Stockmen and Housekeepers, Containing a Large Fund of Useful Information, Facts, Hints and Suggestions, in the Various Departments of Agriculture, Horticulture, Live Stock Raising, Poultry Keeping, Bee Keeping, Dairy Farming, Fertilizers, Rural Architecture, Farm Implements, Household Management, Domestic Affairs, Cookery, Ladies' Fancy Work, Floriculture, Medical ... View more info

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American Agriculturist, for the Farm, Garden and Household, January, 1877, Vol. XXXVI, Number I [Volume 36, No. 1]

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Orange Judd Company: 1877

Seller ID: 2278802

Condition: Very Good


Board edges rubbed, general wear. 1877 Large Hardcover. 488 pp. American Agriculturist, for the Farm, Garden and Household, January, 1877, Vol. XXXVI, Number I. View more info

Image for The Successful Housekeeper: A Manual of Universal Application, Especially Adapted to the Every Day Wants of American Housewives; Embracing Several Thousand Thoroughly Tested and Approved Recipes, Care and Culture of Children, Birds, and House Plants; Flower and Window Gardening, Etc.; with Many Valuable Hints on Home Decoration.

The Successful Housekeeper: A Manual of Universal Application, Especially Adapted to the Every Day Wants of American Housewives; Embracing Several Thousand Thoroughly Tested and Approved Recipes, Care and Culture of Children, Birds, and House Plants; Flower and Window Gardening, Etc.; with Many Valuable Hints on Home Decoration.

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: M.W. Ellsworth & Company: 1882

Seller ID: 2287030

Condition: Good


Pages 409-424 absent, replaced with eleven pages of handwritten recipes and five blank ruled pages clipped and handwritten recipes laid in. No jacket. Minor loss to board panels, articles glued to front paste-down endpaper, hinges starting, ink name on front and rear endpapers. 1882 Hard Cover. 608 pp. The Successful Housekeeper: A Manual of Universal Application, Especially Adapted to the Every Day Wants of American Housewives; Embracing Several Thousand Thoroughly Tested and Approved Recipes, Care and Culture of Children, Birds, and House Plants; Flower and Window Gardening, Etc.; with Many ... View more info

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Scrapbook of Over 1000 Recipes (Circa Early 1900s?)

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1900

Seller ID: 2295929

Condition: Good


Circa early 1900s. Two inch tear to spine head, binding loose at rear hinge but holding at front hinge, last two gatherings loosening, some ink stamps on a few pages. A recipe scrapbook that includes about 1100 recipes, mostly for food, but also for household items, personal care, gardening, table etiquette, etc. These are comprised of clippings from magazines and newspapers. Dates not found on most, but one article stated 1903, and a couple others 1914, so it's likely most of the material is 1900-1920. 142 recipes include black-and-white photos, and appear to be from the same source (format o... View more info

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The Mayflower, Vol. I. [1], No. 29., September 1885.

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Mayflower: 1885

Seller ID: 2166872

Condition: Very Good


Toned & lightly soiled. 1885 Unbound. [65]-72 pp. A late 19th century agricultural periodical, with several engraved illustrations. View more info

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Herbs: Guide to Plants, 500 Photographs, Recipes and Crafts (Cornerstones)

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Weldon Owen: 2011

Seller ID: 2275502

ISBN: 174252107X

Condition: Near Fine


Spine creased. 2011 Small Softcover. 320 pp. This handy book provides all the information you need to grow, harvest, and use popular herbs. Comprehensive, full-color, 200-page herb directory Culinary and medicinal uses Tips on companion planting Recipes for herbal handicrafts, remedies, and aromatherapy. View more info

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And So My Garden Grows (The Mother Goose Library)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1969

Seller ID: 2291335

ISBN: 0437765040

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date (circa 1969). No jacket. Board corners lightly rubbed, ink gift note on front flyleaf verso. Unpaginated. From silver bells and cockle shells to roof-top flower pots, every kind of garden grows in these pictures of 19th-Century Italy.--Rear board. Illustrations by Peter Spier. View more info

Mushroom, The Journal of Wild Mushrooming: Spring 1989, Issue 23, Vol. 7, No. 2

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mushroom, the Journal of Wild Mushrooming: 1989

Seller ID: 2296542

Condition: Near Fine


Very minor wear. 1989 Stapled Binding. 38 pp. FEATURES: Morel Hell; Where are the Tame Morels?; Near Yosemite, One More Time?; After the Yellowstone Fires; Are They Raking Our Truffles to Death?; Train Your Own Tuber Hound; Mushrooming Around North America; Save Those Mushrooms (by Drying); Poisoning in Oregon; No More Melzer's?; Rot-Nots Strikes Again; The Truth about Midwest Mushrooms; A Strange Encounter. View more info

Mushroom, The Journal of Wild Mushrooming: Fall 1989, Issue 25, Vol. 7, No. 4

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mushroom, the Journal of Wild Mushrooming: 1989

Seller ID: 2296543

Condition: Very Good


Light stain, two creases to rear wrapper. 1989 Stapled Binding. 38 pp. FEATURES: The Latest Morel News: Another Patent, Some High Finance, and More Kits; What if Morels Were Easy?; Truffle Essence is Criticized; The Picture Quiz (Especially for Lumpers); Roundup of 1989 Mushrooming--the Survey of North America; Some Gilled Woorotters Have Pale Spores; Chuch Barrows Dies; Spreading the Word at Puyallup. View more info

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The Path of Peace: or; A Practical Guide to Duty and Happiness.

By: Abbott, John S.C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Crocker & Brewster: 1836

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262521

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards a bit soiled, pages foxed throughout. 1836 Small Hard Cover. viii, 192 pp. 12mo. Green cloth with elaborate blind-stamped design. Includes hand-colored engraved frontispiece of a man, his two daughters, and his wife before a fireplace. An analysis of moral culture and how it relates to the family, the church, and one's neighbors. Abbott made sure to disabuse us all of a misapprehension of happiness by entitling the first chapter Merriment is Not Happiness. View more info

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The Green Thumb Garden Handbook

By: Abraham, Doc; Abraham, Katy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lyons & Burford: 1992

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2280313

ISBN: 1558211470

Condition: Good


Inscribed and signed by both authors. Lightly rubbed, ink underlining to a few pages. 1992 Trade Paperback. Includes chapters on lawns, various types of plants, soils, greenhouse culture, propagation, and pest control. View more info

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The Green Thumb Garden Handbook

By: Abraham, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1974

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 2204833

Condition: Very Good


9th printing. Pencil notes to front endpaper.Two-inch tear to jacket spine, half-inch chip to top edge and bottom edge of jacket spine, light stains to bottom of jacket front, jacket edges rubbed. 1974 Hard Cover. viii, 344 pp. Written by a Naples, NY native who, with his wife Katy, co-hosted The Green Thumb, America's longest-running radio show on gardening.Here is literally all the information the home gardener needs--on vegetables, flowers, trees, lawns, houseplants, and everything else that grows--all in one handy, compact, ready-reference volume. It's an entire gardening library in a sing... View more info

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Green Thumb Book of Fruit and Vegetable Gardening

By: Abraham, George 'Doc'

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1970

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2286776

Condition: Good


Book club edition. Ink owner information on endpaper, a few ink marks in text, jacket rubbed and lightly soiled. 1970 Hard Cover. xi, [1], 355, [1] pp. 8vo. Contents: Foreword; Introduction to Home Fruit Culture; Fruit Growing for the Home Gardener; Common Fruits of Temperate Regions: Apple, Apricot, Blackberry, Boysenberry, Dewberry, Loganberry, Blueberry, Sweet and Sour Cherries, Currants, Gooseberries, Elderberry, Fig, Garden Huckleberry, Grape, Maple Sugar and Syrup, Mulberry, Nectarine, Peach, Pear, Persimmon, Plum, Quince, Raspberry, Strawberry; Nut Growing in Your Backyard: Almond, Amer... View more info

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When You Entertain: What To Do, and How

By: Allen, Ida Bailey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Coca-Cola Company: 1932

Seller ID: 2278491

Condition: Good


No jacket, board edges rubbed. 1932 Small Hard Cover. 124 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Ida Bailey Allen, the founder and president of the National Radio Homemakers; Club, was once popularly known as The Nation's Homemaker, and was the author of more than 50 cookbooks. View more info

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Table Service

By: Allen, Lucy G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1943

Edition: Fourth Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2281639

Condition: Very Good


Fourth revised edition. Half-inch and one-inch chip to top edge of front jacket panel, stain along bottom edge of jacket, jacket edges rubbed. 1943 Hard Cover. 203 pp. There are detailed directions on the duties of the waitress, including care of dining-room and dishes, silver and brass, removal of stains, directions for laying the table, the care and serving of fruit, salads, etc. There are notes on carving, suggestions for menus, discussions of buffet spreads and informal suppers. View more info

Image for American Greenhouses [with] American Greenhouses: A Book of Conservatories, Show Houses, Palm Houses, Solariums

American Greenhouses [with] American Greenhouses: A Book of Conservatories, Show Houses, Palm Houses, Solariums

By: American Greenhouse Manufacturing Co.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: American Greenhouse Manufacturing Co. / American-Moninger Greenhouse Mfg. Corp. / AGMCo: 1928

Seller ID: 2262767

Condition: Very Good


Former library copy, usual marks. Small surface tear on front picture plate. 1928 Large Hardcover. 384, 192 pp. Two catalogs of specifications for available greenhouse designs, with information about existing clients that provides an interesting glimpse into the nursery business in the early part of the twentieth century. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs, a few colorized photos, and architectural diagrams. Our research suggests these two catalogs originally were published separately and bound in wrappers, so this volume was either custom bound for a client, or rebound in emulation ... View more info

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Larousse Gardening and Gardens

By: Anglade, Pierre

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Facts on File: 1992

Seller ID: 2205324

Condition: Very Good


Jacket lightly rubbed. 1992 Hard Cover. This encyclopedic reference includes among it chapters: The History of Gardening, Garden Design, and The Encyclopedia of Plants. Lavishly illustrated throughout, the volume incorporates more than 1,000 full-color photographs to illustrate designs, techniques, and the glories of gardens. View more info

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Burpee Complete Gardener: A Comprehensive, Up-To-Date, Fully Illustrated Reference for Gardeners at All Levels

By: Armitage, Allan; Heffernan, Maureen; Kleiber, Chela; Shimizu, Holly H.; Ellis, Barbara W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Macmillan USA: 1995

Seller ID: 2201500

ISBN: 0028603788

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine.Near Fine. 1995 Large Hardcover. 422 pp. Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly: A much-respected name in gardening, Burpee offers this phone book-sized tome for the one-stop reference shelf. Competitively priced (at half the cost of most other encyclopedic overviews), the book is especially appropriate for beginners. Readers are guided with 450 photos and illustrations (not seen by PW) and a user-friendly format that forges confidently through the ins and outs of such basics as plant hardiness zones and soil preparation to garden design and pest control. Nearly two-thirds of the ... View more info

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Arnold Arboretum Harvard University: A Cumulative Index to Arnoldia, Volumes 1-29 (1941-1969)

By: Arnold Arboretum

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Arnold Arboretum: 1970

Seller ID: 2208285

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1970 Soft Cover. 87 pp. Arnold Arboretum Harvard University: A Cumulative Index to Arnoldia, Volumes 1-29 (1941-1969).KEYWORDS: HARVARD UNIVERSITY EDUCATION ARNOLD ARBORETUM GARDEN GARDENING BOTANY HORTICULTURE REFERENCE View more info

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Arthur's Home Magazine: Vol. XIX, January to June; Vol. XX, July to December. [19, 20]

By: Arthur, T. S.; Townsend, Miss Virginia F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: T. S. Arthur & Co.: 1862

Seller ID: 2294732

Condition: Very Good


Edges very lightly rubbed. 1862 Three-Quarter Leather. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 380, iv, 380 pp. Two volumes in one: XIX and XX, Janurary-December 1862. Engraved illustrations. View more info

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Arthur's Home Magazine: Vol. XXI, January to June; Vol. XXII, July to December. [21, 22]

By: Arthur, T. S.; Townsend, Miss Virginia F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: T. S. Arthur & Co.: 1863

Seller ID: 2294733

Condition: Very Good


Edges very lightly rubbed. 1863 Three-Quarter Leather. We have more books available by this author!. iv, 356, v, 304 pp. Two volumes in one: XXI and XXII, Janurary-December 1863. Engraved illustrations. View more info

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The Cultivated Evergreens: A Handbook of the Coniferous and Most Important Broad-Leaved Evergreens Planted for Ornament in the United State and Canada

By: Bailey, L. H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The MacMillan Company: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294776

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Plate and page 1-2 loose but included. Light general wear. 1923 Large Hardcover. xvii, 434 pp. Top page ridge gilt. Numerous photographic plates and illustrations. CONTENTS: Part I. The Place and Care of Coniferous (Gymnospermous) Evergreens Grown for Ornament: The Coniferous Evergreens in the Landscape; Cultivation and Propagation of Conifers; Adaptation of Conifers; The Insects, Diseases, and Injuries of Ornamental Conifers. Part II. The Kinds of Cultivated Conifers (Gymnosperms) in North America: A Systematic Enumeration of the Conifers Cultivated in North America... View more info

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The Garden of Gourds, with Decorations

By: Bailey, L.H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2001758

Condition: Good


First edition. Jacket panels & page ridges foxed, top corner of front jacket flap clipped (not price, which is on bottom corner). 1937 Hard Cover. 134 pp. 8vo. Color frontispiece, black & white illustrations throughout. A garden guide to gourds, by the well known horticulturist L.H. Bailey, who wrote such other titles as The Pruning-Book, Botany for Secondary Schools, and The Principles of Fruit-Growing. View more info

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Landscape Plants for the Southeast

By: Batson, Wade T.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: University of South Carolina Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266618

ISBN: 0872494330

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 1984 Hard Cover. xxi, 406 pp. Each species is illustrated by at least one drawing, usually of the flower and leaf. This volume is invaluable for homeowners selecting plants for the yard, for plant enthusiasts trying to identify the plants they encounter, and for nurserymen and professional landscapes. View more info

Image for How to Prune Almost Everything: Specific Instructions for More Than 300 Shrubs, Evergreens, Trees, Vines, Fruits -- Over 100 Illustrations to Show You How

How to Prune Almost Everything: Specific Instructions for More Than 300 Shrubs, Evergreens, Trees, Vines, Fruits -- Over 100 Illustrations to Show You How

By: Baumgardt, John Philip

Price: $6.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1968

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2273583

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Jacket lightly toned. 1968 Hard Cover. 192 pp. An illustrated guide to pruning for the home gardener, featuring trees, shrubs, vines, perennials, and fruits grown in the United States. View more info

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The Apples of New York, Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1903, in Two Volumes

By: Beach, S.A.; Booth, N.O.; Taylor, O.M.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company, Printers: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294213

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front and end matter lightly foxed (plates in text unscathed), pencil name and date on verso of front endpaper of each volume, related articles laid in. Bindings square and tight, boards in excellent condition. 1905 Hard Cover. Complete in two volumes. 8vo. xx, 409; iv, 360 pp. Green cloth, gilt titles & decoration, numerous color plates of various apple species throughout. Part of a larger series commissioned by the New York Agricultural Department, still valued today for their detailed descriptions and images. Modern attempts to reproduce this set have not successfully capture... View more info

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The Apples of New York, Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1903, in Two Volumes

By: Beach, S.A.; Booth, N.O.; Taylor, O.M.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company, Printers: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294214

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Bindings a bit shaken, edges and front and end matter a bit foxed. 1905 Hard Cover. Complete in two volumes. 8vo. xx, 409; iv, 360 pp. Green cloth, gilt titles & decoration, numerous color plates of various apple species throughout. Part of a larger series commissioned by the New York Agricultural Department, still valued today for their detailed descriptions and images. Modern attempts to reproduce this set have not successfully captured the quality of illustration achieved in the original. View more info