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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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: 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

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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: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281585

ISBN: 0684824639

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Remainder mark, jacket lightly rubbed. 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 fi... View more info

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English Country Houses

By: Sackville-West, V. [Vita]

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Collins: 1947

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2292336

Condition: Very Good


Fifth printing. A very good copy in a very good jacket. 1947 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 46 pp. With 8 plates in colour and 23 illustrations in black-and-white. This book offers a brief history of the English country house from the Middle Ages to the 20th century, and of the people who built and lived in them from common squires to kings and queens. View more info

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The Art of Arranging Flowers: A Complete Guide to Japanese Ikebana

By: Sato, Shozo

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1965

Seller ID: 2196560

Condition: Very Good


Includes original acetate jacket. Ink name on front endpaper. 1965 Large Hardcover. 366 pp. 11 3/4 x 10. Green decorated cloth with color plate mounted on front board, gilt titles. A beautiful book illustrating Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangement, also known as kado (the 'way of flowers'). Numerous color and black & white illustrations. View more info

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The Stained Glass Home: Projects & Patterns

By: Shannon, George W.; Torlen, Pat

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.: 2006

Seller ID: 2272197

ISBN: 1895569591

Condition: Near Fine


Closed tear to jacket corner. 2006 Large Hardcover. 128 pp. It’s absolutely breathtaking! The owners of the award-winning On the Edge Glass Studio have produced a wide-ranging, sumptuous collection of stained glass mosaic patterns that even beginners can enjoy crafting. Esteemed artists George W. Shannon and Pat Torlen offer a wealth of inspiration and instruction, as well as 23 projects for wall clocks, plaques, and hangings; trays and decorative plates; tabletops, nightstands, and headboards; and more—plus an additional ten garden stone ideas. A basics section covers everything a newcome... View more info

Image for The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Healing Remedies: Over 1000 Natural Remedies for the Prevention, Treatment, and Cure of Common Ailments and Conditions

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Healing Remedies: Over 1000 Natural Remedies for the Prevention, Treatment, and Cure of Common Ailments and Conditions

By: Shealy, C. Norman

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Element Books: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2292554

ISBN: 0007851375

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Faint edge wear. 2002 Soft Cover. An illustrated reference work covering the full range of alternative and natural remedies for the prevention, treatment and cure of common ailments. It includes Ayurveda, Aromatherapy, Flower Essences, Herbal Medicine, Homeopathy, Vitamins and Minerals and Folk Remedies. The book gives advice on self-help and building a home remedy chest. View more info

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A Proper Garden: On Perennials in the Border

By: Sheldon, Elisabeth; Paterson, Allen

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books: 1989

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2204150

ISBN: 0811707113

Condition: Near Fine


4th printing. A very nice copy.Sticker mark to front jacket, jacket edges rubbed. 1989 Hard Cover. 224 pp. This author shares her extensive horticultural knowledge with all North American gardeners who face extremes of heat and cold yet yearn to grow the cottage gardens and formal mixed borders of gardeners in the British Isles. 25 drawings, 12 color photos.Keywords: ELISABETH SHELDON ALLEN PATERSON PROPER GARDEN ON PERENNIALS IN BORDER GARDENING HOUSE HOME BOTANY HORTICULTURE PLANTS View more info

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A New Flowering: 1000 Years of Botanical Art

By: Sherwood, Shirley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ashmolean: 2005

Seller ID: 2286731

ISBN: 1854442066

Condition: Near Fine


An excellent copy. 2005 Large Softcover. 200 pp. The magnificent old, the masterful new, this is the premise in this lush publication with 180 plant portraits that span 1,000 years. These portraits were selected from the unique collection of Dr. Shirley Sherwood and from the rich treasures of Oxford's libraries and museums. View more info

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Repairing and Extending Finishes; Part 2: Acoustical Treatment, Resilient Flooring, Paint, Transparent Finishes

By: Simmons, H. Leslie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1536265

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xx, 300 pp. 9 1/4 x 6. Improper selection, installation, use and maintenance of finishes can lead to unnecessary damage or degeneration in a building. But it's not easy to determine sources of specific problems and how to correct them. This guide helps you remedy problems by giving you the best ways to extend, clean, repair, restore, and protect acoustical treatments, resilient flooring, paint, and transparent finishes. View more info

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Repairing and Extending Finishes; Part 1: Plaster, Gypsum Board, Ceramic Tile

By: Simmons, H. Leslie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company: 1990

Seller ID: 1536266

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxii, 303 pp. 9 1/4 x 6. Those individuals responsible for dealing with plaster, gypsum board, or ceramic tile finishes that have failed must often do extensive research before determining the cause of the failure or deciding on the proper methods for making repairs. Their task is often made difficult because, there are sometimes disagreements among sources of information and no central listing of available data. Repairing and Extending Finishes, Part 1: Plaster, Gypsum Board, and Ceramic Tile has been written to sol... View more info

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers: Western Region

By: Spellenberg, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2001

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2277485

ISBN: 0375402330

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. A bit smoky. 2001 Trade Paperback. 862 pp. This fully revised edition brings a new level of beauty, accuracy, and usefulness to the field guide that wildflower enthusiasts have relied upon for more than 20 years. More than 940 all-new, full-color images show the wildflowers of western North America close-up and in their natural habitats. The guide has been completely revised to make identification in the field easier than ever. Images are grouped by flower color and shape and keyed to clear, concise descriptions that reflect current taxonomy. View more info

Image for Customs on the Table Top: How New England Housewives Set Out Their Tables (Old Sturbridge Village Booklet Series, No. 8)

Customs on the Table Top: How New England Housewives Set Out Their Tables (Old Sturbridge Village Booklet Series, No. 8)

By: Sprackling, Helen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Old Sturbridge Village: 1966

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2292320

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. Near fine. 1966 Stapled Binding. 22 pp. A history of table top etiquette in New England with black-and-white illustrations. View more info

Image for Herbs and Herb Cookery through the Years (Old Sturbridge Village Booklet Series, No. 18)

Herbs and Herb Cookery through the Years (Old Sturbridge Village Booklet Series, No. 18)

By: Stearns, Martha Genung; Fennelly, Catherine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Old Sturbridge Village: 1973

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2292321

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 1973 Stapled Binding. 36 pp. A history of herbs and herb cookery in New England with black-and-white illustrations. View more info

Image for Flowers from the Royal Gardens of Kew: Two Centuries of Curtis’s Botanical Magazine

Flowers from the Royal Gardens of Kew: Two Centuries of Curtis’s Botanical Magazine

By: Stiff, Ruth L.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University Press of New England: 1988

Seller ID: 2273635

ISBN: 0874514649

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1988 Soft Cover. Shows illustrations of flowers, and describes the characteristics of each plant. View more info

Image for Weed: 420 Things You Didn't Know or Remember about Cannabis

Weed: 420 Things You Didn't Know or Remember about Cannabis

By: Stoned, I.M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Adams Media: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2276398

ISBN: 1440503494

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2009 Soft Cover. xxii, 217 pp. Weed. Pot. Mary Jane. Grass. No matter what you call marijuana, it's still dope. In this irreverent and all-inclusive look at cannabis, you will learn all there is to know about the psychoactive substance Bill Clinton didn't inhale - but many others did - including: How pot can help cure a hangover; Why The Man really doesn’t want to legalize weed; How to make a bong from an apple; The real deal behind Reefer Madness; And more! From how to grow it, ways to consume it, and places to hide it, to myths debunked, stupid crimes, and pot in pop cult... View more info

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Gazebos And Other Garden Structure Designs

By: Strombeck, Janet A.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Sun Designs: 1983

Seller ID: 2206442

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1983 Soft Cover. Dozens of ideas for enhancing your home or yard. The classically and Victorian-styled outdoor structures shown are suitable as old-fashioned summer houses, garden tool sheds, hot tub enclosures, cabanas, focus points, picnic spots, and more...a great variety of shapes, sizes and styles. View more info

Image for Furniture of the Depression Era: Furniture & Accessories of the 1920's, 1930's, & 1940's

Furniture of the Depression Era: Furniture & Accessories of the 1920's, 1930's, & 1940's

By: Swedberg, Robert W. and Harriett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Collector Books: 1987

Seller ID: 2265865

ISBN: 0891453326

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Pages faintly toned. 1987 Large Hardcover. 143 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Characteristics of Household Furnishings of the 1920's, 1930's, & 1940's; Occasional Tables and Stands; A Place to Eat; Please Sit Down; The Bedroom; The Student's Corner; Miscellaneous Furnishings and Accessories; Accent on Oak; Repairing and Replacing Veneer; Patent Serial Numbers and Dates Issued; Glossary; Bibliography; Index; Price Guide. View more info

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Common Edible & Useful Plants of the East and Midwest

By: Sweet, Muriel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naturegraph Publishers: 1975

Seller ID: 2279582

ISBN: 0879610344

Condition: Good


Ink initials on page ridge, ink mark on Contents page, library ink stamp on Introduction page. 1975 Soft Cover. 79 pp. This book is written for ready comprehension by anyone who is not yet familiar with wild plants--yet who wishes to know the uses to which native plants were put by the Indians and early settlers in the East and Midwest. It can be a valuable guide to living in nature--and even to survival, where food supply is limited. Both food and medical uses of wild plants are described--and poisonous species are given appropriate warning notice. View more info

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Country Diary Book of Decorating: English Country Style

By: Sykes, Sydney A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Arcade Publishing: 1990

Seller ID: 2262178

ISBN: 1559700793

Condition: Very Good


Edge wear to jacket. 1990 Large Hardcover. Offers advice on curtains, lighting, upholstery, painting, stencilling, and collectables, and tells how to draw inspiration for decorating one's home from the seasons View more info

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A Brief Discussion of the History of Sugar Cane

By: Taggart, William Gilbert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Louisiana State Dept: 1957

Seller ID: 2264497

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly foxed with a couple tiny tears to front fore-edge. 1957 Stapled Binding. 21 pp. A detailed account of sugar cane throughout history to the present day. View more info

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Taylor's Guide to Roses

By: Taylor, Norman

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1986

Seller ID: 2208252

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1986 Trade Paperback. Supplies advice on how to grow roses and describes the basic characteristics of more than 300 varieties of roses. View more info