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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

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Taylor's Master Guide to Gardening

By: Holmes, Roger

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1994

Seller ID: 2206345

ISBN: 0395649951

Condition: Good


Light edge wear. Spine slightly cocked. 1994 Large Hardcover. Since 1936 and the first publication of Norman Taylor's classic Taylor's Encyclopedia of Gardening, the Taylor's guides have presented authoritative horticultural information. This one-volume reference features more than 3,000 detailed descriptions of species and essential suggestions for creating a garden. It is the only general encyclopedia to approach garden pests and problems with an environmental eye. View more info

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Wild Flowers: With Three Hundred Sixty-Four Photographs of American Wild Flowers in Natural Colors

By: House, Homer D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company: 1937

Seller ID: 2276911

Condition: Near Fine


One inch tear along bottom edge of front jacket panel, a few light stains to front jacket panel, jacket edges rubbed with a few minor chips. 1937 Large Hardcover. 362 pp. Contains 364 illustrations of native flowers in natural size and life-life coloring. Dr. House, State Botanist of New York, tell where each plant grows, where to look for it, what kind of surroundings it favors, and its geographic distribution in the United States and Canada. These color photographs, taken under Dr. House's personal supervision, are the first ones ever made of American wild flowers in their native habitats an... View more info

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Wild Flowers of New York, in Two Volumes

By: House, Homer D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The University of the State of New York: 1918

Seller ID: 2287266

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Edges rubbed on both volumes, a few light smudges on boards of both volumes, ink stamp on front endpaper of volume two. 1918 Large Hardcover. Two volume set. CONTENTS: Letter of Communication; Introduction; Plant Structure; Descriptions of Species; List of Illustrations (part two); Index (part two). View more info

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The Architectural Heritage of the Piscataqua: Houses and Gardens of the Portsmouth District of Maine and New Hampshire

By: Howells, John Mead; Bottomley, William Lawrence

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Architectural Book Publishing Company, Inc.: 1987

Seller ID: 2202366

Condition: Very Good


Top page ridge foxed, pages faintly toned, Portsmouth: An Architectural Evolution, 1664-1890 pamphlet laid in.Jacket toned. 1987 Large Hardcover. 217 pp. The three hundred photographs and drawings of the architecture and gardens of Portsmouth and its vicinity which compose this volume give a vivid picture of a prosperous American town in the Colonial and Early Federal Periods of our history. The very fact that it is the most complete record so far published of any locality throws a doubly intense light on the origins and methods of work by which our unique and beautiful early style was evolved... View more info

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American Grape Growing and Wine Making, with Several Added Chapters on the Grape Industries of California

By: Husmann, George

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Orange Judd Publishing Co., Inc.: 1928

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2195465

Condition: Good


Fourth edition, revised and rewritten. Boards stained, binding a bit shaken, endpapers lightly stained, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1928 Hard Cover. viii, 269, [10] pp. 8vo. A guide to growing grapes and producing wine, originally published in 1880. This edition is of particular interest because: 1) it was printed during the Prohibition era (1920-1933); and 2) it includes added chapters on the California grape industry.Keywords: VITICULTURE GRAPES VINEYARDS WINEMAKING PRODUCTION FERMENTING ALCOHOL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES CALIFORNIA CA GROWING VINES View more info

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Mastering Herbalism

By: Huson, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stein and Day: 1975

Seller ID: 2264342

ISBN: 0812818474

Condition: Very Good


Edge wear to jacket. 1975 Hard Cover. Discusses the medicinal, culinary, and cosmetic uses as well as mind-expanding powers of herbs and provides hints on planning and maintaining a garden. View more info

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Lectures on Plant Physiology (Authorized English Translation)

By: Jost, Ludwig; Gibson, R. J. Harvey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Clarendon Press: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291711

Condition: Very Good


First edition. (First English translation of 1904 German original.) Spine head and spine base lightly rubbed, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, ink and pencil name on front free endpaper. 1907 Hard Cover. xiv, 564 pp. With 172 illustrations. CONTENTS: Introduction; Part I. Metabolism: Material Composition of the Plant - Absorption of Materials in General - Absorption of Materials in Detail; Fate of Substances Absorbed; Water; Mineral Constituents; Carbon and Nitrogen: Assimilation in Holophytic Plants and Fate of the Products of Assimilation - Acquisition of Carbon and Nitrogen by Hetero... View more info

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Forest, Rock Planting & Ezo Spruce Bonsai

By: Kato, Saburo

Price: $60.00

Publisher: National Bonsai Foundation: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201572

Condition: Fine


First English edition. Still in original plastic wrap. 2001 Hard Cover. Oblong. 6 3/4 x 9 1/4. A guide for the planting, cultivation, and pruning of bonsai, written by the man whose efforts spearheaded the worldwide interest in the meditative art form. Kato was a founding director of Nippon Bonsai Association, and founder of the World Bonsai Friendship Federation. View more info

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There's a Bed in the Piano: The Inside Story of the American Home

By: Kaye, Myrna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bulfinch Press Book: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265302

ISBN: 0821223747

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Bottom edge of jacket lightly bumped. 1998 Large Hardcover. xv, 260 pp. Featuring vintage photographs and fascinating trivia, a history of the American home traces the development of its furniture, the design and use of its rooms, and regional and ethnic styles, and explores its role in American society. View more info

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The Hillier Gardener's Guide to Trees and Shrubs: A Directory of More Than 4,000 High-Performance Trees and Shrubs for the Garden

By: Kelly, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest: 1997

Seller ID: 2274954

ISBN: 0895779730

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1997 Large Hardcover. More than three thousand photographs are included in a reference guide to matching the right trees and shrubs with the right conditions and climate, accompanied by helpful tips on how to pick out the healthiest plants at the local nursery. View more info

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House

By: Kidder, Tracy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274197

ISBN: 0395363179

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top edge lightly foxed. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 341, [5] pp. 8vo. Tracy Kidder takes readers to the heart of the American Dream: the building of a family's first house with all its day-to-day frustrations, crises, tensions, challenges, and triumphs. View more info

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My Garden (Book):

By: Kincaid, Jamaica

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271508

ISBN: 0374281866

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. An excellent copy. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 229 pp. Illustrated by Jill Fox. The author offers a literary celebration of the art of gardening, discussing her favorite plants, her horticultural sources of inspiration, and famous gardens around the world. View more info

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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

By: Kingsolver, Barbara

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2202244

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. 2007 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 370 pp. Bestselling author Barbara Kingsolver returns with her first nonfiction narrative that will open your eyes in a hundred new ways to an old truth: You are what you eat. As the U.S. population made an unprecedented mad dash for the Sun Belt, one carload of us paddled against the tide, heading for the Promised Land where water falls from the sky and green stuff grows all around. We were about to begin the adventure of realigning our lives with our food chain. Naturally, our first stop was to buy junk food and fossil f... View more info

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Buffalo's Favorite Annuals & Bulbs: Pocket Guide

By: Klein, Marcella

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Klein Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: 1948328

ISBN: 1930179049

Condition: Near Fine


2000 Soft Cover. Glossy bookmark-sized cards arranged alphabetically and post-bound at corner. Each card includes color photograph, common and scientific name, popular varieties, tips for planting and maintenance, and suggestions for companion plants. View more info

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Gardens of Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley

By: Klein, William M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Temple University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279079

ISBN: 1566393132

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front board very slightly bowed. 1995 Large Hardcover. 327 pp. Explores the broader attitudes and behaviors toward nature that have influenced the development of colonial farms and gardens created for survival to the art of suburban gardens, to nature conservatories and public parks. View more info

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The Book of Rhododendrons

By: Kneller, Marianna

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Timber Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273637

ISBN: 071530061X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light edge wear. 1995 Large Hardcover. During a period as artist-in-residence at Exbury Gardens, home of the celebrated Rothschild rhododendrons. She spent 15 years meticulously documenting the genus Rhododendron. This magnificent book is a collection of her paintings of rhododendron species, executed with delicacy and skill. Each painting illustrates the eight-month growing cycle and includes the flowering branch, bud, flower division and profile, new leaf growth, and seedhead. View more info

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Commercial Foreign Woods on the American Market

By: Kribs, David A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dover: 1968

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2264689

Condition: Very Good


Revised 1968 edition. Light edge wear. An identification guide to commercially available wood that is not sourced from the U.S. View more info

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Pavlovsk Palace and Park

By: Kuchumov, A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Aurora Art Publishers: 1975

Seller ID: 2286540

Condition: Good


No jacket, ink stamp on front endpaper and on second to last page, pencil name on front endpaper and on dedication page, pencil notes on title page and throughout text. 1975 Large Hardcover. 443 pp. A picture history of Pavlovsk Palace and Park. ABOUT PAVLOVSK PALACE: Pavlovsk Palace (Russian: ?????????? ??????) is an 18th-century Russian Imperial residence built by the order of Catherine the Great for her son, Grand Duke Paul, in Pavlovsk, within Saint Petersburg. After his death, it became the home of his widow, Maria Feodorovna. The palace and the large English garden surrounding it are now... View more info

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The Complete Home

By: Laughlin, Clara E.; Williamson, Oliver R.; Rippey, Sarah Cory;

Price: $25.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285914

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Spine toned, front hinge just beginning to weaken. 1907 Hard Cover. xi, [1], 313, [3] pp. 8vo. Amy Richards trade binding with her initials on front board. An early 20th century guide to choosing, maintaining, and decorating a home, with some commentary on Arts and Crafts and Mission styles, and tips on everything from types of flooring to insect extermination, from china selection to plumbing. There is even a section on hiring a maid. View more info

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The Little Bulbs: A Tale of Two Gardens

By: Lawrence, Elizabeth; Lacy, Allen

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Duke University Press: 1986

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2270765

ISBN: 0822307391

Condition: Very Good


Rear wrapper creased. 1986 Trade Paperback. xiii, 248 pp. “A few garden writers offer prose that goes beyond how to spade and spray to convey the experience and pleasures of gardening. The late Elizabeth Lawrence was such a writer.”—Southern Living. “First published in 1957 and out-of-print for many years, this is a delightfully written and enormously informative introduction to the fascinating variety of little bulbs available to the gardener. The author discusses a wide variety of plants, both familiar and little-known, including crocuses, species daffodils, hardy cyclamen and lily-f... View more info

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms

By: Lincoff, Gary H.; Nehring, Carol

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2277487

ISBN: 0394519922

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. A bit smoky. 2006 Trade Paperback. 926 pp. The most comprehensive field guide available to North American mushrooms--a must-have for any enthusiast's day pack or home library--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers. Featuring a durable vinyl binding and over 700 full-color identification photographs organized visually by color and shape, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms is the perfect companion for any mushroom hunting expedition. Each species is accompanied by a detailed physical description, information on edibility, sea... View more info

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees: Eastern Region

By: Little, Elbert L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2277486

ISBN: 0394507606

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. A bit smoky. 1998 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 714 pp. Tree peepers everywhere will enjoy these two guides which explore the incredible environment of our country's forests-including seasonal features, habitat, range, and lore. Nearly 700 species of trees are detailed in photographs of leaf shape, bark, flowers, fruit, and fall leaves -- all can be quickly accessed making this the ideal field guide for any time of year. Note: the Eastern Edition generally covers states east of the Rocky Mountains, while the Western Edition covers the Rocky Mountain ra... View more info

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Hybrids and Hybridizers: Rhododendrons and Azaleas for Eastern North America

By: Livingston, Philip A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harrowood: 1978

Seller ID: 2207488

Condition: Near Fine


Lacks jacket. 1978 Large Hardcover. Information, ratings and recommendations for 1400 varieties of flowers. View more info

Image for The Villa Gardener: Comprising the Choice of a Suburban Villa Residence; the Laying Out, Planting, and Culture of the Garden and Grounds; and the Management of the Villa Farm, Including the Dairy and Poultry-Yard. Adapted, in Extent, for Grounds from One Perch to Fifty Acres and Upwards. and Intended for the Instruction of Those Who Know Little of Gardening and Rural Affairs, and More Particularly for the Use of Ladies.

The Villa Gardener: Comprising the Choice of a Suburban Villa Residence; the Laying Out, Planting, and Culture of the Garden and Grounds; and the Management of the Villa Farm, Including the Dairy and Poultry-Yard. Adapted, in Extent, for Grounds from One Perch to Fifty Acres and Upwards. and Intended for the Instruction of Those Who Know Little of Gardening and Rural Affairs, and More Particularly for the Use of Ladies.

By: Loudon, J.C. [John Claudius]; Mrs. Loudon

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Wm. S. Orr & Co.: 1850

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2097599

Condition: Good


Second edition. Spine & edges toned, endpapers lightly stained, front & end matter lightly foxed, ink gift note & owner bookplate on front endpapers. 1850 Hard Cover. xii, 516 pp. 8vo. Blind-stamped cloth, cloth spine label with gilt titles & decorations. Numerous engraved illustrations throughout text. J.C. Loudon was a 'landscape gardener and horticultural writer... In 1826 Loudon began publishing the Gardener's Magazine... [which] became a forum for the exchange of ideas on gardening on a national scale; it also served as Loudon's main forum for promoting his ideas on a variety of subjects.... View more info

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A Guide to the Wild Flowers [Wildflowers]

By: Lounsberry, Alice; Britton, Dr. N.L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1899

Seller ID: 2287248

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Minor general wear. 1899 Hard Cover. xvii, 347 pp. 64 color plates, 100 black-and-white plates, 54 diagrams, by Mrs. Ellis Rowan. With an Introduction by Dr. N.L. Britton. CONTENTS: Preface; List of Illustrations; Introduction by Dr. Nathaniel Lord Britton; A Chapter to Study; Five Conspicuous Plant Families; Plants Growing in Water; Plants Growing in Mud: Bogs, Swamps and Marshes; Plants Growing in Moist Soil: Low Meadows and by Running Streams; Plants Growing in Rich or Rocky Soil: Deep Woods and Hillsides; Plants Growing in Light Soil: Open Woods; Plants Growing in Sandy Soil; Pl... View more info

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Plant: The Ultimate Visual Reference to Plants and Flowers of the World

By: Marinelli, Janet

Price: $20.00

Publisher: DK: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202763

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2005 Large Hardcover. 512 pp. From cultivating plants that are on the international endangered list or already extinct in the wild, to avoiding invasive species, gardeners can play a vital role in conservation. A groundbreaking reference for both plant enthusiasts and gardeners, Plant is a new-generation encyclopedia designed to provide environmental and horticultural information so that gardeners can make the right decisions about what to grow in their gardens. View more info

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The Mushroom Book: A Popular Guide to the Identification and Study of Our Commoner Fungi, with Special Emphasis on the Edible Varieties

By: Marshall, Nina L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Co.: 1923

Seller ID: 2286972

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket, spine slightly cocked, rear endpapers lightly foxed. 1923 Large Hardcover. xxx, 171 pp. 1923 printing. Gilt titles on spine and on front board. With many illustrations in color and black and white photographed form nature by J. A. and H.C. Anderson. An illustrated guide to fungi, with a bibliography, list of abbreviations of names of botanists with explanations, index, and glossary following text. View more info

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Roses of the World in Color

By: McFarland, J. Horace

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1936

Seller ID: 2288807

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faintly toned, minor loss to spine head, ink gift note on front paste-down endpaper. 1936 Hard Cover. xxiv, 296 pp. Color illustrations throughout. These hundreds of roses are described and their cultivation outlined while many others are reproduced in text or black and whites. McFarland is probably the best qualified expert to compile this inevitable who's who in Rosedom, while for sheer beauty and color nothing could offer finer material for a picture book than the roses of the world. View more info

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Atlas of the Flora of the Great Plains

By: McGregor, R.L.; Barkley, T.M.; Barker, William T.; Brooks, Ralph E.; Churchill, Steven P.; Kaul, Robert B.; Kolstad, Ole A.; Sutherland, David M.; Van Bruggen, Theodore; Weedon, Ronald R.; Wilson, James S.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Iowa State University Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1893080

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. Page ridge very faintly foxed, otherwise an excellent copy. 1977 Large Hardcover. xii, 600 pp. An atlas featuring a list of hundreds of plant species in the American Great Plains region with maps of geographical distribution and frequency, with a list of infrequent taxa, and index. View more info