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The Family Handyman: Helpful Hints: Quick & Easy Solutions / Time-Saving Tips / Tricks of the Trade

By: Editors of Reader's Digest

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest: 1995

Seller ID: 1845675

Condition: Near Fine


1995 Large Hardcover. 384 pp. The biggest, best organized, and most complete collection of money-saving, time-saving home and workshop hints and tips ever assembled. More than 2,000 ingenious, truly useful tips and tricks for the home handyman. View more info

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The Complete Trees of North America: Field Guide and Natural History (Outdoor Life / Nature Books)

By: Elias, Thomas S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company: 1980

Seller ID: 2272716

ISBN: 0442238622

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges a bit rubbed. 1980 Hard Cover. xii, 948 pp. 8vo. A field guide and natural history of North American trees, featuring all 652 native species, plus over 100 introduced species, with quick and easy references for identification, text accessible to the layman including common and scientific names, a survey of the relationship between man and nature, illustrated summer and winter keys, over 2,000 labeled illustrations, and range maps. View more info

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How to Bring the Outside Inside: Let Your Home Reflect the Seasons

By: Ellery, Helen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Conran Octopus Limited: 2004

Seller ID: 2202765

ISBN: 1840914017

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2004 Large Hardcover. 160 pp. Color photographs. Outside Inside shows how to adopt Helen Ellery's design principles to turn your home into a stylish oasis that provides respite from the relentless demands of modern living. Hip and contemporary, combining humour with comfort, Helen's signature look is inspired by the land and achieved through the use of texture, colour and witty literal references - bright green carpet 'growing' up the stairs imitating a strip of nearly mown lawn; a yellow 'rape field' rug in the sitting room; 'turf' fabric blinds in the windows. The book is pack... View more info

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Living

By: Faulkner, Janne; Anstee, Harley; Simpfendorfer, Sonia

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Allen & Unwin: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202764

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An excellent copy -- binding tight, pages clean & bright. 2006 Large Hardcover. 213 pp. Color photographs throughout text. Keep it simple, use natural materials, involve the surrounding landscape, mix traditional with innovation, and finish with a touch of surprise. These principles of decoration are beautifully realized in this lavish and visual book of contemporary interior design. With expertise from their renowned design consultancy, the authors share coveted secrets on creating timeless and fresh interiors. Chapters are organized by home activity — entering, sitting, dini... View more info

Early New England Gardens, 1620-1840 (Old Sturbridge Village Booklet Series, No. 14)

By: Favretti, Rudy J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Old Sturbridge Village: 1962

Seller ID: 2292308

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 1962 Stapled Binding. 20 pp. A history of gardening in early New England with black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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Garden Making and Keeping

By: Findlay, Hugh

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1934

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2275904

Condition: Very Good


1934 printing. Inscribed, signed, and dated by author on front flyleaf ('To Mrs. Julian Street Jr. with the best wishes from the Author, Hugh Findlay, 1939'). This volume was acquired along with a collection of other books from Mr. Street's personal library. Lacks jacket. One gathering repaired at binding, spine faded, corners a bit rubbed, frontispiece foxed. xviii, 252 pp. 8vo. A guide to gardening by a professor of agriculture at Columbia University. Black-and-white photographic plates and illustrations throughout text. Contents: CONTENTS: The Garden; The Lawn in High Light and Shadow; Frie... View more info

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The Complete Book of Miniature Roses

By: Fitch, Charles Marden

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Hawthorn Books, Inc.: 1977

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2273585

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. 1977 Hard Cover. [x], 342 pp. 8vo. A guide to cultivating miniature roses, with photographic illustrations throughout. View more info

Silk Flowers for Every Season: Includes 34 Projects and Ideas

By: Flowers, Diane D.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: North Light Books: 2006

Seller ID: 1504647

ISBN: 1581807104

Condition: Near Fine


2006 Large Softcover. 128 pp. With their vivid colors and abundant variety, silk flowers are an inexpensive and simple way to decorate a home. Silk Flowers for Every Season is the perfect book for crafters and do-it-yourselfers who want to learn more about this increasingly popular trend, with: 25 step-by-step projects that show readers how to use materials readily available in any craft store to create beautiful arrangements for any time of year. Helpful suggestions on how to customize arrangements for special occasions. Tips on getting the most value out of time, money and supplies. With Sil... View more info

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English Estate Forestry

By: Forbes, A.C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold: 1906

Seller ID: 2272427

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, bottom rear corner of board lightly bumped, front hinge starting. 1906 Hard Cover. xii, 332, 8 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. CONTENTS: English Forests and Origin of Forestry; Present Condition of English Forestry; Prospects and Possibilities of English Forestry; Profitable English Timber Trees, and Their Sylvicultural Treatment; Planting and Natural Regeneration; Thinning and Pruning; Selling, Valuing, and Measuring Timber; The Home Nursery; Woodland Work and Working Plans; Landscape Forestry and Woodland Scenery; Park Timber and Avenues; Enemies of English Woodlands; ... View more info

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Flowers of Hawaii

By: Frear, Mary Dillingham

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197090

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minimal wear to corners. 1938 Large Hardcover. [72 pp.] Thirty tipped in chromolithographic illustrations of flowers, together with common and scientific names and brief descriptions.KEYWORDS: FLOWERS GARDENING HORTICULTURE BOTANY BOTANICAL View more info

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Objects of Desire: The Lives of Antiques and Those Who Pursue Them

By: Freund, Thatcher

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269928

ISBN: 0679421572

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 1993 Hard Cover. 291 pp. Traces the evolution of the American antiques market by focusing on the fortunes of three valued eighteenth-century pieces as they pass through the hands of modern pickers, dealers, restorers, and collectors. View more info

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Water Works: Creating a Splash in the Garden

By: Gilmer, Maureen; Glassman, Michael

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Contemporary Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1984828

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minimal wear to corners. 2002 Large Hardcover. ix, [1], 198 pp. The first in-depth exploration of bringing water into contemporary garden design. Written for gardeners and homeowners, Water Works is a rich source of ideas and techniques if you wish to incorporate water features into your home landscape. It covers everything from ponds, waterfalls, and streams to fountains, pools, and spas. Gloriously illustrated with on-site photographs, these colorful pages show how water--tranquil, sensuous, or playful--can set the tone for your entire landscape. This unique gardening book exp... View more info

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House Beautiful Volume 105, Number 1, January 1963

By: Gordon, Elizabeth; et al

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hearst Corporation: 1963

Seller ID: 2267164

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly rubbed. 1963 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 120 pp. Color and black-and-white photographs. How a great Frank Lloyd Wright House changed, grew, and came to perfection, with a number of articles related to Wright's Honeycomb House, and several other features. View more info

Image for Audels Carpenters and Builders Guide, in Four Volumes: A Practical Illustrated Trade Assistant on Modern Construction for Carpenters - Joiners - Builders - Mechanics and All Wood Workers, Explaining in Practical, Concise Language and by Well Done Illustrations, Diagrams, Charts, Graphs and Pictures, Principles, Advances, Short Cuts - Based on Modern Practice - Including Instructions on How to Figure and Calculate Various Jobs

Audels Carpenters and Builders Guide, in Four Volumes: A Practical Illustrated Trade Assistant on Modern Construction for Carpenters - Joiners - Builders - Mechanics and All Wood Workers, Explaining in Practical, Concise Language and by Well Done Illustrations, Diagrams, Charts, Graphs and Pictures, Principles, Advances, Short Cuts - Based on Modern Practice - Including Instructions on How to Figure and Calculate Various Jobs

By: Graham, Frank D.; Emery, Thomas J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Theo. Audel & Co.: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2265799

Condition: Near Fine


1947 reprint. xv, [1], 430, [14]; xiv, 431-836-12, [14]; xiii, [1], 837-1,088; [10]; xvi, 1,089-1,546, [12] pp. Provides extensive information on carpentry and building, with descriptions of tools, techniques, and mathematical calculations for numerous jobs, with tips and tricks. Photographs and illustrations throughout. View more info

Image for American Eden: From Monticello to Central Park to Our Backyards: What Our Gardens Tell Us About Who We Are

American Eden: From Monticello to Central Park to Our Backyards: What Our Gardens Tell Us About Who We Are

By: Graham, Wade

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272199

ISBN: 0061583421

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 2011 Large Hardcover. xvi, 459 pp. Garden designer and historian Wade Graham offers a unique vision of the story of America in this riveting exploration of the nation’s gardens and the visionaries behind them, from Thomas Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello to Michelle Obama’s vegetable garden, Fredrick Law Olmsted’s expansive Central Park to Martha Stewart’s how-to landscaping guides. In the tradition of Mark Kurlansky, Simon Schama, and Michael Pollan, Graham delivers a sweeping social history that examines our nation’s history from an overlooked vantag... View more info

Image for Field, Forest, and Garden Botany, a Simple Introduction to the Common Plants of the United States East of the Mississippi, Both Wild and Cultivated.

Field, Forest, and Garden Botany, a Simple Introduction to the Common Plants of the United States East of the Mississippi, Both Wild and Cultivated.

By: Gray, Asa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Company: 1875

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2150810

Condition: Very Good


Early reprint. Pencil name & owner bookplate on endpapers, minor wear to corners. 1875 Hard Cover. 386, [2] pp. 8vo. An introduction to American plants by the Harvard University professor of natural history known for his works in the field of botany. View more info

Image for Gray's School and Field Book of Botany, Consisting of 'Lessons in Botany,' and 'Field, Forest, and Garden Botany,' Bound in One Volume

Gray's School and Field Book of Botany, Consisting of 'Lessons in Botany,' and 'Field, Forest, and Garden Botany,' Bound in One Volume

By: Gray, Asa

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Co.: 1868

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2290969

Condition: Very Good


First one-volume edition. 1 inch tear to cloth along spine base, boards lightly soiled, ink stamp on front endpaper. 1868 Hard Cover. xii, 236, 386, [8] pp. Two books bound in one volume -- includes Gray's Lessons in Botany and Vegetable Physiology, Illustrated by Over 360 Wood Engravings from Original Drawings by Isaac Sprague, to Which is Added a Copious Glossary, or Dictionary of Botanical Terms & Field, Forest, and Garden Botany, A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants of the United States East of the Mississippi, Both Wild and Cultivated. Original dark green cloth, gilt titles, marbled... View more info

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Edible Estates: Attack on the Front Lawn

By: Haeg, Fritz

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Metropolis: 2008

Seller ID: 2268116

ISBN: 1933045744

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2008 Soft Cover. The Edible Estates project proposes the replacement of the domestic front lawn with a highly productive edible landscape. It was initiated by architect and artist Fritz Haeg on Independence Day, 2005, with the planting of the first regional prototype garden in the geographic center of the United States, Salina, Kansas. Since then three more prototype gardens have been created, in Lakewood, California; Maplewood, New Jersey and London, England. Edible Estates regional prototype gardens will ultimately be established in nine cities across the United States. View more info

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Godey's Lady's Book and Magazine: Volume LXX - From January to June, 1865 [Vol. 70]

By: Hale, Sarah J.; Godey, Louis A.; Harland, Marion; Mrs. Denison; S.A.T.; Frost, S. Annie; Stahl, Marie; Townsend, Virginia F.; Janvrin, Mary W.; et al

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Louis A. Godey: 1865

Seller ID: 2292000

Condition: Very Good


Rebound in navy blue cloth with gilt titls and new end sheets. A few pages lightly foxed. 1865 Hard Cover. 565, [5] pp. 8vo. A compendium of useful information & entertainments for the 19th Century lady, with color plates, engraved illustrations, and diagrams throughout, including several fold-outs. View more info

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Designing and Herb Garden (Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guides)

By: Hanson, Beth

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden: 2004

Seller ID: 2208294

ISBN: 1889538639

Condition: Near Fine


Wrappers lightly rubbed. 2004 Trade Paperback. 120 pp. The world-famous Brooklyn Botanic Garden offers a new entry in its highly praised series, which The New York Times calls a “brilliant collection of gardening books.” Focusing on elegant designs for herb gardens, it features 9 essays by the most well-respected experts in the field; each one has a color spread by Steve Buchanan showing a 3-dimensional garden plan, plus an explanation of that plan and a mini-encyclopedia of about 12 herbs. From Susan Belsinger’s discussion of the tea garden to Scott D. Appell’s ideas for gardens fille... View more info

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The Herb Book: A Complete Guide to Growing and Using Herbs

By: Harding, Jennie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Parragon: 2009

Seller ID: 2275503

ISBN: 1407581163

Condition: Near Fine


An excellent copy. 2009 Soft Cover. 256 pp. The Herb Book provides a full and comprehensive way to discover the world of herbs and how they can make a real difference in your life. Grown indoors or out, in pots or in the ground, cultivating herbs for their many uses is a delightful and satisfying pastime for the beginner and seasoned garderner alike. Find out how these aromatic and fragrant plants can help to bring you closer to nature, and make your life simpler and healthier. Discover the fresh new and pungent tastes you can give to foods and the uplifting effects of herbs in medicine. View more info

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The Play House: Home Hygiene (Modern Physiology Hygiene and Health)

By: Haviland, Mary S.; Browne, Margaret F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1921

Seller ID: 2203394

Condition: Good


Ex-library, usual marks. No jacket. 1921 Hard Cover. iv, 197 pp. The object of these little books os to make children think about health, for while it may by never too late to mend bad health habits, it is never too early to form good ones. ...an attempt to show how delightful an adventure is the making of a simple, healthful, happy home, and how closesly the making of such a home is bound up with the health and character of its makers and members.Keywords: MARY HAVILAND PLAY HOUSE HOME HYGIENE MODERN PHYSIOLOGY HEALTH MEDICAL MEDICINE CHILDREN LIFESTYLES SELF HELP SELF IMPROVEMENT View more info

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The Pears of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1921, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Twenty-Ninth Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Howe, G.H.; Taylor, O.M.; Francis, E.H.; Tukey, H.B.; Thatcher, R.W.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263124

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Boards lightly rubbed, ink name crossed out on front endpaper. Text pages unmarked, binding square and holding firmly (we often see books in this series with damage to hinges). 1921 Large Hardcover. xi, 636 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 1/2. Original green cloth, gilt titles. Includes stunning full color plates depicting numerous types of pears. An extensive survey of many varieties of pear grown in New York, the aim of which - according to the preface - is to make... a complete record of the development of the pear wherever cultivated up to the present time... [and to give] an account of the ... View more info

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The Peaches of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1916, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Twenty-Fourth Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Howe, G.H.; Taylor, O.M.; Tubergen, C.B.

Price: $140.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company, Albany: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2078086

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards rubbed (common with titles from this series), binding tight & square, no foxing. 1917 Large Hardcover. xiii, 541 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4. Original green cloth, gilt titles. An extensive survey of many varieties of peaches grown in New York, including according to the preface an account of the history and uses of the peach; a discussion of the botanical characters of the species of cultivated peaches; an account of the peach-regions and of peach-growing in New York with the most important statistics relating to this fruit; and, lastly and in greatest detail, the synonymy, bibli... View more info

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The Peaches of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1916, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Twenty-Fourth Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Howe, G.H.; Taylor, O.M.; Tubergen, C.B.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272654

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Tiny ink name stamp on front endpaper, pages ridges faintly foxed, minor discoloration to base of first and last few pages. Boards are almost entirely free of the scuffing and discoloration one often sees on these volumes. 1917 Large Hardcover. xiii, 541 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4. Original green cloth, gilt titles. An extensive survey of many varieties of peaches grown in New York, including according to the preface an account of the history and uses of the peach; a discussion of the botanical characters of the species of cultivated peaches; an account of the peach-regions and of peach... View more info

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The Cherries of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1914, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Twenty-Second Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Howe, G.H.; Taylor, O.M.; Tubergen, C.B.; Wellington, R.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2078082

Condition: Fine


First edition. The best copy we have handled - tight, square binding, no foxing to plates or text, none of the rubbing one generally sees to boards of books in this series, gilt titles bright with no loss. Tiny bump to front corner is only flaw. 1915 Large Hardcover. xii, 371 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4. Original green cloth, gilt titles. An extensive survey of many varieties of cherries grown in New York, including according to the preface an historical account of cultivated cherries, the botany of this fruit, a statement of its present economic status in America, descriptions of all known varieties o... View more info

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Heinerman's Encyclopedia of Fruits, Vegetables and Herbs

By: Heinerman, John; Smith, Lendon H.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Parker Publishing Company: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2264682

Condition: Very Good


Jacket spine faintly toned. Top page ridge lightly foxed, faint stain on page base. 1988 Hard Cover. xxxvi, 400 pp. From a medical anthropologist's files - remarkable health-promoting uses for hundreds of common fruits, vegetables and herbs View more info

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Fragrance and Flavour: The Growing and Use of Herbs

By: Hemphill, Rosemary

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Charles T. Branford Company: 1960

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2266221

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition. Small faint stain on jacket spine and jacket front, front jacket flap price-clipped. 1960 Hard Cover. 104 pp. Well-known authority on herbs and spice, Rosemary Hemphill describes all the commonly-found herbs along with cultivation notes, quick hints on their use, and recipes for early dishes. CONTENTS: Fragrance and Flavour; Growing and Harvesting; Growing Herbs Indoords; Fragrant Gifts; Herbs: Angelica, Balm, Basil, Bay Leaves, Bergamot, Borage, Chervil, Chicory, Chives, Coriander, Dill, Fennel, Garlic, Lavender, Marjoram, Mint, Oregano, Parsley, Rosemary, Roses, Sage,... View more info

Image for Kilims: Decorating with Tribal Rugs

Kilims: Decorating with Tribal Rugs

By: Hilliard, Elizabeth

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Soma: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265851

ISBN: 1579590195

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor tear along top edge of jacket front. 1999 Large Hardcover. 155 pp. Guides readers through the many choices involved in buying Persian tribal rugs, explaining colors, patterns, and symbols, and discussing the history of tribal rugs. Defines technical terms used by rug dealers, and reveals how to tell whether a rug has been made by hand or machine. Some 130 inviting color photos show how to enhance a home with kilims, whether in a formal living room or a modern loft. View more info

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The Moosewood Restaurant Kitchen Garden: Creative Gardening for the Adventurous Cook

By: Hirsch, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Fireside/Simon & Schuster: 1992

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2202372

ISBN: 0671755978

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Remainder mark, top page ridge very faintly foxed, top edge of front wrapper lightly bumped. 1992 Soft Cover. 287 pp. This practical guide to the planting, harvesting and use of more than 35 herbs and 30 different vegetables provides information on garden construction, gardening and techniques (including crop rotation and seed starting) and harvesting. There are also culinary tips on how to get the best flavour from everything from asparagus to spinach, angelica to thyme and includes more than 50 easy-to-prepare recipes, such as gazpacho verde, sweet potato muffins and blueberry ... View more info