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A Field Guide to Pacific States Wildflowers (The Peterson Field Guide Series)

By: Niehaus, Theodore F.; Ripper, Charles L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2277342

ISBN: 0395316626

Condition: Near Fine


Very minor general wear. 1976 Soft Cover. xxxii, 432 pp. How to identify the wildflowers that grow from the Pacific Ocean to the Rockies and from British Columbia to Baja California; their field marks and family characteristics; their ranges, habitats, and flowering seasons. 1492 species from 77 families--all the flowers you are likely to encounter in the most diverse region of the country. Every species illustrated, with a description on the facing page--all the information you need can be seen at a glance. Flowers grouped by color and characteristics for easy matching of picture with specime... View more info

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The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers, Eastern Region

By: Niering, William A.; Olmstead, Nancy C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1979

Seller ID: 2202327

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's wrapper and page ridges toned, ink name to front flyleaf. 1979 Soft Cover. 863 pp. Nothing is as colorful as a field of wildflowers in full-bloom so what could be more appropriate than a magnificent field guide with beautiful full-color photographs? More than 1,000 species are covered in full detail, with notes on more than 400 others. The 700 identification photographs show wildflowers-including grasses and sedges, and many flowering vines and shrubs-in their natural habitats. Note: the Eastern Edition generally covers states east of the Rocky Mountains, while the Western Edition... View more info

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The Tulip: The Story of the Flower That Has Made Men Mad

By: Pavord, Anna

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury: 2001

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2273358

ISBN: 1582341303

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. Lightly rubbed. 2001 Trade Paperback. Greed, desire, anguish, and devotion have all played their part in the development of the tulip from a wild flower of the Asian steppes to the worldwide phenomenon it is today. No other flower has ever carried so much cultural baggage: it charts political upheavals, illuminates social behavior, mirrors economic booms and busts, and plots the ebb and flow of religious persecution. View more info

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The Naming of Names: The Search for Order in the World of Plants

By: Pavord, Anna

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bloombury: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287825

ISBN: 1596910712

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2005 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 471 pp. The Naming of Names traces the search for order in the natural world, a search that for hundreds of years occupied some of the most brilliant minds in Europe. Redefining man's relationship with nature was a major pursuit during the Renaissance. But in a world full of poisons, there was also an urgent practical need to name and recognize different plants, because most medicines were made from plant extracts. Anna Pavord takes us on a thrilling adventure into botanical history, traveling from ... View more info

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Ty's Tricks: Home Repair Secrets Plus Cheap and Easy Projects to Transform Any Room (Trading Spaces)

By: Pennington, Ty

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Hyperion: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262151

ISBN: 1401300677

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 2003 Large Softcover. xii, 185 pp. From the beloved and sexy carpenter on The Learning Channel's Trading Spaces comes a creative, fun, and practical how-to book for home repair and improvement projects. Home improvement heartthrob Ty Pennington fuses carpentry with style in this practical and inspirational how-to book for tackling household projects both large and small--from decorating to home repair. Pennington shares the expertise gained from his years of experience as one of the carpenters on The Learning Channel's Trading Spaces and as a home renovation pro to ... View more info

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Perfect Exterior Staining: A Step-by-Step Guide to Selecting and Applying Beautiful Wood Finishes

By: Philbin, Tom

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Fair Winds Press: 2004

Seller ID: 1743965

ISBN: 1592530737

Condition: Very Good


Bright copy. 2004 Large Softcover. Plenty of how-to books on exterior painting, as well as interior staining, are available, but until now, the do-it-yourselfer or professional had nowhere to turn for comprehensive advice on exterior staining. Staining is gaining popularity in many areas of the country as the only practical way to protect and beautify certain woods and add to the lifespan of exterior features such as decks, fencing, exterior furniture, and various kinds of wood siding, such as cedar and redwood. In addition, stains are now available in hundreds of colors. Perfect Exterior Stai... View more info

Image for Open Air Grape Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Garden and Vineyard Culture of the Vine, and the Manufacture of Domestic Wine. Designed for the Use of Amateurs and Others in the Northern and Middle States. Profusely Illustrated with New Engravings from Carefully Executed Designs, Verified by Direct Practice. to which is added a Selection of Examples of American Vineyard Practice, and a Carefully Prepared Description of the Celebrated Thomery System of Grape Culture.

Open Air Grape Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Garden and Vineyard Culture of the Vine, and the Manufacture of Domestic Wine. Designed for the Use of Amateurs and Others in the Northern and Middle States. Profusely Illustrated with New Engravings from Carefully Executed Designs, Verified by Direct Practice. to which is added a Selection of Examples of American Vineyard Practice, and a Carefully Prepared Description of the Celebrated Thomery System of Grape Culture.

By: Phin, John

Price: $375.00

Publisher: C.M. Saxton, Agricultural Book Publisher: 1862

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262325

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Sabin 62566 only lists an 1867 printing of this work, which this edition clearly precedes. Boards lightly rubbed. 1862 Hard Cover. xvi, 375, 8 pp. 8vo. An American Civil War era guide to the cultivation of wine grapes, including a bibliography of grape culture, a descriptive list of native grapes, a tabular view of the size, color, shape, etc., of all varieties of American grapes, and a chapter on the manufacture of wine which includes extracts from letters from Thomas Jefferson. Appendices provide examples of American vineyard practice, and a description of the Thomery System o... View more info

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Painted Ladies: San Francisco's Resplendent Victorians

By: Pomada, Elizabeth; Larsen, Michael; Baer, Morley

Price: $5.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton: 1978

Seller ID: 2199381

ISBN: 052548244X

Condition: Very Good


General light wear, small sticker to rear cover, rear cover lightly creased. 1978 Large Softcover. 80 pp. Photographs of the colorful and eccentric Victorian architecture of San Francisco.Keywords: ELIZABETH POMADA MICHAEL LARSEN MORLEY BAER PAINTED LADIES SAN FRANCISCO'S RESPLENDENT VICTORIANS HOUSE HOME AMERICAN HISTORY ARCHITECTURE View more info

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Daughters of Painted Ladies: America's Resplendent Victorians

By: Pomada, Elizabeth; Larsen, Michael; Keister, Douglas

Price: $5.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton: 1987

Seller ID: 2199379

Condition: Very Good


General light wear. 1987 Large Softcover. 144 pp. A tour of the astonishing and stunning newly painted Victorian homes now beautifying all of the United States as ancestors of the original Painted Ladies of San Francisco! 172 full-color photographs.Keywords: ELIZABETH POMADA MICHAEL LARSEN DOUGLAS KEISTER DAUGHTERS PAINTED LADIES AMERICA'S RESPLENDENT VICTORIANS HOUSE HOME HISTORY SAN FRANCISCO View more info

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A Sampler of Wayside Herbs: Rediscovering Old Uses for Familiar Wild Plants

By: Pond, Barbara; Norman, Edward; Norman, Marcia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chatham Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204125

ISBN: 0856990965

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A very nice copy.Near Fine. 1974 Large Hardcover. 126 pp. Illustrated with 32 full-page watercolor paintings and 60 fine-line pencil drawings. The text describes each plant's interesting history, its role in literature and legend, and its herbal uses of the past, including the making of scents, dyes, cosmetics, sachets, flavorings and confections. There are recipes for old favorites such as Dandelion Wine, Spice Rose Hip Jelly, and Soup with Sorrel and Eggs... They are arranged in order of their blossoming cycle from early spring through late fall, and are indexed by both common... View more info

Image for Etiquette: The Blue Book of Social Usage

Etiquette: The Blue Book of Social Usage

By: Post, Emily

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls Company: 1945

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 2286785

Condition: Very Good


1945 edition, completely rewritten and reset, including military and post-war etiquette. 68th printing. Includes original jacket. Jacket split along front joint with 1 inch internal chip from spine, jacket spine and edges toned, boards lightly soiled. xiii, 877 pp.The authoritative source for all things proper, completely rewritten and reset in 1945 to include military and post-war etiquette. Illustrated with photographs and facsimiles of social forms. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Emily Post (October 27, 1872 – September 25, 1960) was an American author on etiquette...Emily Post's name has become synon... View more info

Image for Seed Aging: Implications for Seed Storage and Persistence in the Soil

Seed Aging: Implications for Seed Storage and Persistence in the Soil

By: Priestley, David A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Comstock Publishing Associates/Cornell University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207440

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Near fine. 1986 Hard Cover. 304 pp. Seeds as dry systems. Loss of seed quality in storage. surveys of the longevity of seed stored dry in collections. The longevity of seeds in the soil. Ancient seed. Morphological, structural, and biochemical changes associated with seed aging. Selected tabulation of seed longevity.KEYWORDS: SEED AGING GARDENING PLANTING SOIL STORAGE GARDENS HORTICULTURE NATURE SCIENCE View more info

Image for Garden Birds: How to Attract Birds to Your Garden

Garden Birds: How to Attract Birds to Your Garden

By: Proctor, Noble; Walker, Cyril; Parmenter, Tim

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Rodale Press: 1993

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2279029

ISBN: 0878575928

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. No jacket. A very nice copy. 1993 Large Hardcover. 160 pp. An informative handbook of American birds explains how to use landscaping and plantings to provide food and shelter and attract birds to the garden, offers practical tips on food for birds, and includes a directory of one hundred types of birds. View more info

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Marijuana 101: Everything You Need to Know (Ultimate Series)

By: Professor Lee

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Green Candy Press: 2011

Seller ID: 2273303

ISBN: 1931160775

Condition: Good


Small stain. 2011 Soft Cover. Unlike the vast majority of other grow books, Marijuana 101 reads like an informal study guide for an Introduction to Growing course run by a professor who had a successful grow for a decade. Professor Lee involves his readers and helps them over each potential stumbling block, with constant reference to his own experience, giving the book the personal touch similar guides lack. Lee discusses what to think about before even choosing to grow, how to keep it secret, and how to keep it cheap. He also covers what to buy and where, how to make sense of the myriad of eq... View more info

Image for Dried Flowers for all Seasons: A Complete Guide to Selecting, Drying, and Arranging Flowers Throughout the Year

Dried Flowers for all Seasons: A Complete Guide to Selecting, Drying, and Arranging Flowers Throughout the Year

By: Raworth, Jenny; Berry, Susan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Reader's Digest Association: 1993

Seller ID: 2199745

ISBN: 0895775220

Condition: Very Good


Very good. Light wear to jacket. 1993 Large Hardcover. 128 pp. Organized by season, a complete, practical guide to drying and arranging flowers features more than twenty carefully explained projects and visual reference guides to flowers and foliage by color. View more info

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200 Years of Rochester Architecture and Gardens

By: Reisem, Richard O.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Landmark Society of Western New York / New York State Council on the Arts: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263714

ISBN: 0964170612

Condition: Very Good


First edition. One inch tear along bottom edge of jacket front, jacket edges rubbed with minor tears. Personal library stamp on title page. 1994 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 144 pp. Color photographs throughout text. A vibrant and comprehensive tour of the extraordinary architectural and botanical wonders that have survived and have been beautifully preserved in Rochester for over 200 years. The city is rare among American cities for the great variety and exceptional quality of architectural styles as well as the private and public gardens that have given Roch... View more info

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Tropical Living: Contemporary Dream Houses in the Philippines

By: Reyes, Elizabeth V.; Zialcita, Fernando Nakpil; Alcazaren, Paulo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Periplus Editions: 2005

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2202760

ISBN: 9625938761

Condition: Near Fine


4th printing. Minimal wear to jacket corners, jackek spine faded. 2005 Large Hardcover. 224 pp. Color photographs throughout text. Graced with a warm tropical climate, plenty of indigenous building materials and Asian- and Latin-inspired style, the Philippines is home to some of Southeast Asia's most creative architects and interior designers. Tropical Living explores the balance of form and functionality present in these houses, and examines the diverse residential design styles found in the city, the countryside, the mountains and by the sea. With over 200 full-color photographs, Tropical Li... View more info

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Tropical Living: Contemporary Dream Houses in the Philippines

By: Reyes, Elizabeth V.; Zialcita, Fernando Nakpil; Alcazaren, Paulo

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Periplus Editions: 2006

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2202761

ISBN: 079460465X

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. Minor wear to corners. 2006 Large Softcover. 224 pp. Color photographs throughout text. Graced with a warm tropical climate, plenty of indigenous building materials and Asian- and Latin-inspired style, the Philippines is home to some of Southeast Asia's most creative architects and interior designers. Tropical Living explores the balance of form and functionality present in these houses, and examines the diverse residential design styles found in the city, the countryside, the mountains and by the sea. With over 200 full-color photographs, Tropical Living is an inspir... View more info

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Growing Orchids: The Complete Practical Guide to Orchids and Their Cultivation

By: Rittershausen, Brian and Wilma

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Hermes House: 2003

Seller ID: 2208141

Condition: Near Fine


Pages very faintly toned. 2003 Large Softcover. 256 pp. The complete practical guide to orchids and their cultivation. An inspirational encyclopedia of orchids, with guidance on the best orchids to choose. Step-by-step information on potting and mounting orchids; propogation; feeding, watering, and light levels, and dealing with pests and diseases. Orchid directory of over 200 orchids with photographs of each orchid and information on habitat, size, flowering time, and growing requirements.KEYWORDS: GROWING ORCHIDS HOME HOUSE GARDEN GARDENING HORTICULTURE BOTANY View more info

Image for Whole Green Catalog: 1000 Best Things for You and the Earth

Whole Green Catalog: 1000 Best Things for You and the Earth

By: Robbins, Michael W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rodale: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208152

ISBN: 1594868875

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2009 Soft Cover. As interest in living a sustainable life has exploded, so has the green marketplace. It has become difficult to distinguish companies that provide truly eco-friendly products and services from those that greenwash. Now, from the company that founded Organic Gardening when eating close to the land was far from mainstream and published Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth, comes this timely guide to all things green. Modeled on the classic Whole Earth Catalog, the touchstone for an earlier generation, Whole Green Earth Catalog is poised to be... View more info

Image for Mountain Wild Flowers of Colorado and Adjacent Areas (Museum Pictorial, No. 13)

Mountain Wild Flowers of Colorado and Adjacent Areas (Museum Pictorial, No. 13)

By: Roberts and Nelson

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Denver Museum of Natural History: 1970

Seller ID: 2267206

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faintly toned. 1970 Stapled Binding. 64 pp. Includes color and black-and-white illustrations. A guide to the mountain wild flowers of Colorado and adjacent areas. View more info

Image for Colorado Wild Flowers (Museum Pictorial, No. 8)

Colorado Wild Flowers (Museum Pictorial, No. 8)

By: Roberts, Harold and Rhoda

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bradford-Robinson Printing Company: 1971

Seller ID: 2267205

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faintly toned. 1971 Stapled Binding. 64 pp. Includes color and black-and-white illustrations. The color plates here published show fifty different flowering plants, each of which grows in abundance in some part of this state. Most of them are found also in other areas, particularly in the Rocky Mountain states. With the description of each plant, some reference is made to the life zone in which it grows... The flowers are here arranged in substantially the order that the families to which they belong appear in most botany manuals. View more info

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The Story of the Garden

By: Rohde, Eleanour Sinclair; King, Mrs. Francis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Medici Society, Ltd.: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2202775

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. 1989 Hard Cover. 326 pp. Reprinted from the original 1932 edition. Full color and monochrome illustrations. An account of the evolution of gardens, tracing their history from ancient garden architecture through the times of royal and private gardens, herb gardens, orchards and vineyards, pleasaunces, knot gardens, ornaments, mounts, mazes, topiaries, fountains, pools, and sundials, to farmhouse gardens, Elizabeth flower painting, plants of the New World, Restoration influences, landscape gardening, and Eastern techniques. View more info

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Attracting Birds to Your Backyard: 536 Ways To Turn Your Yard and Garden Into a Haven For Your Favorite Birds

By: Roth, Sally

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Rodale Press, Inc.: 1998

Seller ID: 2279028

ISBN: 0875967906

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. A very nice copy. 1998 Hard Cover. 308 pp. Enjoy your home and garden as never before when you have a yard that's filled with colorful birds and bird songs as well as flowers. This A-to-Z guide includes: Terrific tips and plans for building bird feeders, birdbaths, and birdhouses. Recipes for making bird food that is sure to be a hit with your feathered friends--including Chickadee Doughnut Delights and Easy Bird Treat Mini-Muffins. The 25 best plants to grow to attract birds to your yard--including columbine and honeysuckle, hummingbird favorites. How to identify and attract goldfi... View more info

Image for Chimneypieces and Ingle Nooks: Their Design and Ornamentation (The House Decoration Series)

Chimneypieces and Ingle Nooks: Their Design and Ornamentation (The House Decoration Series)

By: Rothery, Guy Cadogan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: T. Werner Laurie:

Seller ID: 2195184

Condition: Fair


Boards warped, spine cocked, stain on bottom right corner of cover, ink stamp on front endpaper, pages stained. xii, 239 pp. A look at chimenys and hearths through various eras. View more info

Image for Rothschild Gardens: A Family's Tribute to Nature

Rothschild Gardens: A Family's Tribute to Nature

By: Rothschild, Miriam

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Abbeville Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208225

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lightly rubbed. 2005 Soft Cover. Covers the Rothschild gardens from their beginnings in the German ghetto to the magnificent park-lands of today that play host to royalty and other great personalities. View more info

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Jungle Memories

By: Rusby, H.H. [Henry Hurd]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Whittlesey House / McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289849

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Spine slightly faded, bookplate of Edward A. Washburn on front endpaper. 1933 Hard Cover. xiii, [1], 388 pp. 8vo. 16 plates, including 3 maps. An account of journeys in South America, Mexico, and the southern United States in search of medicinal plants, including the Mulford Expedition. Rusby was a botanist and pharmacist, and a professor at Columbia University, who discovered a number of new plant species, and helped found the New York Botanical Garden. This institution encouraged research and plant exploration worldwide. Rusby also established the field of economic botany. The... View more info

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A Clearing in the Distance: Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the Nineteenth Century

By: Rybczynski, Witold

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1999

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2263435

ISBN: 0684824639

Condition: Near Fine


1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 480 pp. 8vo. We know Olmsted through the physical legacy of his stunning landscapes -- among them, New York's Central Park, California's Stanford University campus, Boston's Back Bay Fens, Illinois's Riverside community, Asheville's Biltmore Estate, and Louisville's park system. He was a landscape architect before that profession was founded, designed the first large suburban community in the United States, foresaw the need for national parks, and devised one of the country's first regional plans. Olmsted's contemporaries knew a ma... View more info

Image for A Clearing in the Distance: Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the Nineteenth Century

A Clearing in the Distance: Frederick Law Olmsted and America in the Nineteenth Century

By: Rybczynski, Witold

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269218

ISBN: 0684824639

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Minimal highlighting, related articles laid in. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 480 pp. 8vo. We know Olmsted through the physical legacy of his stunning landscapes -- among them, New York's Central Park, California's Stanford University campus, Boston's Back Bay Fens, Illinois's Riverside community, Asheville's Biltmore Estate, and Louisville's park system. He was a landscape architect before that profession was founded, designed the first large suburban community in the United States, foresaw the need for national parks, and devised one of the cou... View more info