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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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Historic Houses of Early America

By: Lathrop, Elise

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tudor Publishing Co: 1936

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2295679

Condition: Very Good


Third printing. No jacket. Smudge on spine, pencil name on front free endpaper. 1936 Large Hardcover. xv, 464 pp. Extensively illustrated with b/w plates from photographs. Chapters include: The Oldest Surviving House in the United States; The First European Settlement; Early Charlestonians' Country; etc. 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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Grow Your Own Bonsai

By: Lewis, Colin; Sutherland, Neil

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Sterling: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295926

ISBN: 1402713584

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor sticker remains on rear wrapper. 2004 Large Softcover. 140 pp. Part art, part horticulture, a properly shaped, trained, and potted bonsai becomes more beautiful with age. Covering every key technique and style, plus cultivation, maintenance, and display, these right-from-the-beginning basics go from root to leaf to bud€”the entire lifecycle of a tree. In large, close-up photos, see how they grow, and how to buy and propagate them from seed or cutting. Trim, shape with wire, repot, root prune, and do summer pinching. Most spectacular are the displays, shown in detailed ... 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

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One Thousand American Fungi

By: McIlvaine, Charles; Macadam, Robert K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dover: 1973

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2264675

ISBN: 0486227820

Condition: Good


1973 reissue of 1902 second revised edition. Spine and front wrapper creased, wrappers lightly toned, two address labels. lxii, 729 pp. Includes 182 illustrations. Details the characteristics of poisonous and non-poisonous mushrooms, and includes guidelines for the cultivation and preparation of edible species. View more info

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Meal Planning and Table Service: For the American Home Without Servants

By: McLean, Beth Bailey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chas. A. Bennett Co., Inc.: 1949

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2204857

Condition: Good


No jacket, spine toned, tear to spine head cloth, faint stain to front board, minor ink underlining, ink name to front paste-down endpaper, pencil markings to final text page verso. 1949 Hard Cover. 167 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Gracious Dining; The Choice of Equipment; The Rules of Table Service; Principles of Menu Making; Menus and Service for Special Occasions; How to Serve Food Attractively; Appendix; Index. Includes black-and-white illustrations.KEYWORDS: BETH BAILY MCLEAN MEAL PLANNING TABLE SERVICE FOOD WINE COOKING COOKBOOKS HOUSE HOME View more info

Image for Small Wares: An Overflow From The Notion-Counter. Being Marked-Down Remnants of Comment and Criticism, Together with a Few Lengths of Shopworn Anecdotes and Some Odds and Ends of Cheap Yarns.

Small Wares: An Overflow From The Notion-Counter. Being Marked-Down Remnants of Comment and Criticism, Together with a Few Lengths of Shopworn Anecdotes and Some Odds and Ends of Cheap Yarns.

By: Merwin, Decie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1925

Seller ID: 2202226

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, pages toned. 1925 Small Hard Cover. 134 pp. CONTENTS: Just Looking; My Wife's Morning Mail; Cynthia's Wild Garden; The Plumber in Residence; A Vicious Circle; Algernon's Desk--A Bird's-Eye View; Breakfast; A Shopworn Shopper; No Reading Allowed!; Tale Talk According to Hoyle--and Cynthia; A Salon of To-Day; Cynthia's Pets; When Boston Runs Over; Old Sight; Counting Calories; Cynthia's Medicine Chest; A Moving Picture.Certain of the papers in this volume had their first appearance in the Contributors' Club of the Atlantic Monthly and in the Woman's Home Companion.Keywords: SMALL WARE... View more info

Image for Textiles in America, 1650-1870: A Dictionary Based on Original Documents, Prints and Paintings, Commercial Records, American Merchants' Papers, Shopkeepers' Advertisements, and Pattern Books with Original Swatches of Cloth

Textiles in America, 1650-1870: A Dictionary Based on Original Documents, Prints and Paintings, Commercial Records, American Merchants' Papers, Shopkeepers' Advertisements, and Pattern Books with Original Swatches of Cloth

By: Montgomery, Florence M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: 1984

Seller ID: 2295139

ISBN: 0393017036

Condition: Good


Light stain, spine previously taped along length. 1984 Large Hardcover. xviii, 412 pp. Describes the textiles used for early-American bed hangings, window curtains, and upholstery, shows samples of early fabrics, and defines terms related to fabrics and sewing View more info

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Scouting and Controlling Woody Ornamental Diseases in Landscapes and Nurseries

By: Moorman, Gary W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences: 1993

Seller ID: 2200951

Condition: Near Fine


Address label inside cover. 1993 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 90 pp. 7 3/4 x 4. Color photos throughout. CONTENTS: The concept of plants and key diseases; Scouting information for key woody ornamentals and descriptions of their key diseases; Ash; Azalea/Rhododendron; Boston Ivy; Cherry; Crabapple; dogwood; English Ivy; Hawthorn; Juniper; Maple; Oak; Pachysandra; Pine; Pyracantha; Rose; Spruce; Sycamore; Some tree diseases that create hazards; Some tree diseases that create hazards; Some fungi involved with hazard trees; Selected references. View more info

Image for Pierre Deux's French Country: A Style and Source Book

Pierre Deux's French Country: A Style and Source Book

By: Moulin, Pierre

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Clarkson Potter: 1989

Seller ID: 2276122

ISBN: 0517547872

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1989 Large Hardcover. What has come to be known as the French country look is really the style of Provence -- the sun-drenched region in the south of France centering on Arles, Avignon, and Aix-en-Provence. It is a land of cool stone chateaux, farmhouses painted in ochres and dusty roses, country roads bordered by rows of graceful cypress trees, fields of lavender, trellised grapevines, red tile roofs, ancient hilltop cities such as Les Baux, and the vivid blue of the Mediterranean along the Cote d'Azur. The clarity of the light and the intoxicating sensuality of the landscape... View more info

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The Art of the Chrysanthemum: Japanese Techniques for Creating Bonsai, Cascades, Giants, and Other Potted Styles

By: Nakajima, Tameji; Young, H. Carl; Scott, Ernest Lyman

Price: $40.00

Publisher: John Weatherhill, Inc.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287901

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A few small chips to jacket edges. 1965 Hard Cover. xvi, 259 pp. Includes 44 color plates, 114 black-and-whites, 37 figures, 16 charts and tables. Part One of The Art of the Chrysanthemum is devoted to all of the general practices of cultivation and care which will assist the grower in producing quality plants no matter which style of chrysanthemum he wishes to develop. Part Two is concerned exclusively with the procedures for creating chrysanthemum bonsai, and provides an exceptionally detailed guide to this fascinating new aspect of chrysanthemum lore. The techniques for growi... View more info

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

By: National Audubon Society

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1980

Seller ID: 2292813

ISBN: 0394507606

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1980 Small Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 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. View more info

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The Trees of Northeastern America [with] The Shrubs of Northeastern America: Two Volumes in One [North-eastern]

By: Newhall, Charles S.; Britton, Nath. L.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press: 1911

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275029

Condition: Very Good


Small spot on front board corner, edges and endpapers lightly foxed. 1911 Hard Cover. xiv, 250; xii, 249, [7] pp. 8vo. Two volumes in one. A guide to the identification of trees and shrubs, illustrated with numerous drawings of leaves, with detailed descriptions of various species. View more info

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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 Forgotten Art of Building A Good Fireplace: The Story of Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford, an American Genius, and His Principles of Fireplace Design Which Have Remained Unchanged for 174 Years

By: Orton, Vrest

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Yankee Publishing Inc.: 1974

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2295003

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Bottom edge of front wrapper very lightly bumped with a minor tear. 1974 Trade Paperback. 60 pp. How to alter unsatisfactory fireplaces & to build new ones in the 18th century fashion. Since its original publication in 1969 by Yankee, Inc.,Vrest Orton's classic book on fireplace design has gone through numerous printings and has brought about a revival of the Rumford fireplace. The basic principles that Count Rumford set forth in 1795 describe the construction of a large shallow fireplace which does not smoke and which throws out much more heat than many of today's fireplaces w... View more info