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The Famous Parks and Gardens of the World, Described and Illustrated.

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons: 1880

Seller ID: 2200409

Condition: Good


Deaccessioned Reynolds Library copy, usual marks, ink stamps on some of the engravings. Boards rubbed, endpapers and margins of a few pages lightly stained. 1880 Large Hardcover. 230 pp. Tall 8vo. Leather spine, gilt titles and rules, marbled paper over boards, marbled endpapers. A popular description of Remarkable Parks and Gardens, public and private, ancient and modern, interspersed with illustrative anecdotes and notes on the history of Gardening. Engraved illustrati... View more info

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The Nature Calendar: Wild Flowers

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barse & Hopkins: 1913

Seller ID: 2201036

Condition: Very Good


Includes original box. Tears to box corners. 1913 Large Softcover. A mixture of scientific information on various flowers, beautiful verse, and tipped in chromolithographs. View more info

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Campbell-Whittlesey House (Rochester, New York)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Campbell-Whittlesey House:

Seller ID: 2266370

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date (circa mid-late 1900's). A very nice copy. Unpaginated. The Campbell–Whittlesey House, also known as the Benjamin Campbell House, in Rochester, New York is an historic Greek Revival home, designed by architect Minard Lafever. It was built in 1836, and added to the National Register of Historic Places on February 18, 1971. Campbell was a flour miller,[2] as were many of Rochester's first residents. The home featured parlors painted in a dozen different... View more info

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Farmer's & Housekeeper's Cyclopaedia, 1888: A Complete Reference Library

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Crossing PRess: 1978

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275497

Condition: Good


1978 reissue of 1888 original. Spine lightly creased, wrappers lightly rubbed. x, 644 pp. 1978 reissue of 1888 original. Farmer's & Housekeeper's Cyclopaedia. A Complete Ready Reference Library for Farmers, Gardeners, Fruit Growers, Stockmen and Housekeepers, Containing a Large Fund of Useful Information, Facts, Hints and Suggestions, in the Various Departments of Agriculture, Horticulture, Live Stock Raising, Poultry Keeping, Bee Keeping, Dairy Farming, Fertilizers, Rur... View more info

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The Mayflower, Vol. I. [1], No. 29., September 1885.

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Mayflower: 1885

Seller ID: 2166872

Condition: Very Good


Toned & lightly soiled. 1885 Unbound. [65]-72 pp. A late 19th century agricultural periodical, with several engraved illustrations. View more info

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Herbs: Guide to Plants, 500 Photographs, Recipes and Crafts (Cornerstones)

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Weldon Owen: 2011

Seller ID: 2275502

ISBN: 174252107X

Condition: Near Fine


Spine creased. 2011 Small Softcover. 320 pp. This handy book provides all the information you need to grow, harvest, and use popular herbs. Comprehensive, full-color, 200-page herb directory Culinary and medicinal uses Tips on companion planting Recipes for herbal handicrafts, remedies, and aromatherapy. View more info

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The Path of Peace: or; A Practical Guide to Duty and Happiness.

By: Abbott, John S.C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Crocker & Brewster: 1836

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2262521

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards a bit soiled, pages foxed throughout. 1836 Small Hard Cover. viii, 192 pp. 12mo. Green cloth with elaborate blind-stamped design. Includes hand-colored engraved frontispiece of a man, his two daughters, and his wife before a fireplace. An analysis of moral culture and how it relates to the family, the church, and one's neighbors. Abbott made sure to disabuse us all of a misapprehension of happiness by entitling the first chapter Merriment is Not Hap... View more info

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The Green Thumb Garden Handbook

By: Abraham, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1974

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 2204833

Condition: Very Good


9th printing. Pencil notes to front endpaper.Two-inch tear to jacket spine, half-inch chip to top edge and bottom edge of jacket spine, light stains to bottom of jacket front, jacket edges rubbed. 1974 Hard Cover. viii, 344 pp. Written by a Naples, NY native who, with his wife Katy, co-hosted The Green Thumb, America's longest-running radio show on gardening.Here is literally all the information the home gardener needs--on vegetables, flowers, trees, lawns, houseplants, ... View more info

When You Entertain: What To Do, and How

By: Allen, Ida Bailey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Coca-Cola Company: 1932

Seller ID: 2278491

Condition: Good


No jacket, board edges rubbed. 1932 Small Hard Cover. 124 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Ida Bailey Allen, the founder and president of the National Radio Homemakers; Club, was once popularly known as The Nation's Homemaker, and was the author of more than 50 cookbooks. View more info

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American Greenhouses [with] American Greenhouses: A Book of Conservatories, Show Houses, Palm Houses, Solariums

By: American Greenhouse Manufacturing Co.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: American Greenhouse Manufacturing Co. / American-Moninger Greenhouse Mfg. Corp. / AGMCo: 1928

Seller ID: 2262767

Condition: Very Good


Former library copy, usual marks. Small surface tear on front picture plate. 1928 Large Hardcover. 384, 192 pp. Two catalogs of specifications for available greenhouse designs, with information about existing clients that provides an interesting glimpse into the nursery business in the early part of the twentieth century. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs, a few colorized photos, and architectural diagrams. Our research suggests these two catalogs originally w... View more info

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Larousse Gardening and Gardens

By: Anglade, Pierre

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Facts on File: 1992

Seller ID: 2205324

Condition: Very Good


Jacket lightly rubbed. 1992 Hard Cover. This encyclopedic reference includes among it chapters: The History of Gardening, Garden Design, and The Encyclopedia of Plants. Lavishly illustrated throughout, the volume incorporates more than 1,000 full-color photographs to illustrate designs, techniques, and the glories of gardens. View more info

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Burpee Complete Gardener: A Comprehensive, Up-To-Date, Fully Illustrated Reference for Gardeners at All Levels

By: Armitage, Allan; Heffernan, Maureen; Kleiber, Chela; Shimizu, Holly H.; Ellis, Barbara W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Macmillan USA: 1995

Seller ID: 2201500

ISBN: 0028603788

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine.Near Fine. 1995 Large Hardcover. 422 pp. Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly: A much-respected name in gardening, Burpee offers this phone book-sized tome for the one-stop reference shelf. Competitively priced (at half the cost of most other encyclopedic overviews), the book is especially appropriate for beginners. Readers are guided with 450 photos and illustrations (not seen by PW) and a user-friendly format that forges confidently through the ins and o... View more info

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Arnold Arboretum Harvard University: A Cumulative Index to Arnoldia, Volumes 1-29 (1941-1969)

By: Arnold Arboretum

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Arnold Arboretum: 1970

Seller ID: 2208285

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1970 Soft Cover. 87 pp. Arnold Arboretum Harvard University: A Cumulative Index to Arnoldia, Volumes 1-29 (1941-1969).KEYWORDS: HARVARD UNIVERSITY EDUCATION ARNOLD ARBORETUM GARDEN GARDENING BOTANY HORTICULTURE REFERENCE View more info

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The Garden of Gourds, with Decorations

By: Bailey, L.H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2001758

Condition: Good


First edition. Jacket panels & page ridges foxed, top corner of front jacket flap clipped (not price, which is on bottom corner). 1937 Hard Cover. 134 pp. 8vo. Color frontispiece, black & white illustrations throughout. A garden guide to gourds, by the well known horticulturist L.H. Bailey, who wrote such other titles as The Pruning-Book, Botany for Secondary Schools, and The Principles of Fruit-Growing. View more info

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Landscape Plants for the Southeast

By: Batson, Wade T.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: University of South Carolina Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266618

ISBN: 0872494330

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 1984 Hard Cover. xxi, 406 pp. Each species is illustrated by at least one drawing, usually of the flower and leaf. This volume is invaluable for homeowners selecting plants for the yard, for plant enthusiasts trying to identify the plants they encounter, and for nurserymen and professional landscapes. View more info

Image for How to Prune Almost Everything: Specific Instructions for More Than 300 Shrubs, Evergreens, Trees, Vines, Fruits -- Over 100 Illustrations to Show You How

How to Prune Almost Everything: Specific Instructions for More Than 300 Shrubs, Evergreens, Trees, Vines, Fruits -- Over 100 Illustrations to Show You How

By: Baumgardt, John Philip

Price: $6.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1968

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2273583

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Jacket lightly toned. 1968 Hard Cover. 192 pp. An illustrated guide to pruning for the home gardener, featuring trees, shrubs, vines, perennials, and fruits grown in the United States. View more info

Image for Practical Hand-Book of Toilet Preparations and Their Uses. Also Recipes for the Household. Formulas That Have Been Tested by the Author in a Long Professional Career, Which Will Enable the Reader to Make, at a Small Price, a Class of Preparations That Are in Universal Demand, and Are Positively Harmless. [Handbook]

Practical Hand-Book of Toilet Preparations and Their Uses. Also Recipes for the Household. Formulas That Have Been Tested by the Author in a Long Professional Career, Which Will Enable the Reader to Make, at a Small Price, a Class of Preparations That Are in Universal Demand, and Are Positively Harmless. [Handbook]

By: Begy, Joseph A.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Wm. L. Allison: 1889

Seller ID: 2045484

Condition: Very Good


Rebacked - new red cloth over original marbled boards, with new endpapers. Boards rubbed,. 1889 Hard Cover. 258, 1-13, 16 pp. (fourteen pages of terminal ads, paginated incorrectly). A collection of recipes for the creation of various toiletries such as toothpaste, skin cream, tonics for baldness, perfumes and colognes, remedies for burns and other injuries, and household cleaners. Quite scarce - five in OCLC, no auction records. Hoolihan 287. View more info

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Plant Form: An Illustrated Guide to Flowering Plant Morphology

By: Bell, Adrian D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1991

Seller ID: 2264676

ISBN: 0198542194

Condition: Good


Wrappers and pages lightly cocked, wrappers faintly toned, sticker on rear wrapper. 1991 Soft Cover. xiii, 341 pp. This profusely illustrated book provides comprehensive coverage of the immense variation in the external structure of flowering plants. It defines the innumerable details of growing and mature plants, describing their leaves, flowers, roots and seeds in a manner that will enable professionals and amateurs alike to identify many difficult features. The book a... View more info

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Family Traditions: Celebrations for Holidays and Everyday (Reader's Digest)

By: Berg, Elizabeth

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2271030

ISBN: 0895774569

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1992 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 287 pp. Author's first book. Presents a wide range of activities, traditions, ideas, and rituals that are designed to encourage families to share quality time together, including suggestions for the major holidays, seasonal celebrations, everyday customs, and more. View more info

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Nature's Garden: An Aid to Knowledge of Our Wild Flowers and Their Insect Visitors

By: Blanchan, Neltje

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2267728

Condition: Very Good


Spine head, spine base and corners very lightly rubbed. 1927 Large Hardcover. xiii, 415 pp. Color plates and many other illustrations photographed directly from nature by Henry Troth and A.R. Dugmore. CONTENTS: Preface; List of Illustrations; Blue to Purple Flowers; Magenta to Pink Flowers; White and Greenish Flowers; Yellow and Orange Flowers; Red and Indefinites; Fragrant Flowers or Leaves; Unpleasantly Scented; Plants and Shrubs Conspicuous in Fruit; Plant Families Re... View more info

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Lilies and Orchids: A Series of Drawings in Color of Some of the Most Interesting and Beautiful Species of These Families Together with Descriptive Text

By: Boardman, Rosina Cox

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Robert Grier Cooke Incorporated: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204994

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, faint stains to front board, spine and boards lightly toned, light stains to bottom page ridge. 1906 Large Hardcover. Includes 24 color plates. In this little book I have endeavored to set forth an informal sketch of three flower families growing in the United States, east of the Rocky Mountains, and in Canada, together with a few stray relatives from the Pacific slope, illustrated by faithful color studies of the more prominent examples.KEYWORD... View more info

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4 Gardens in One: The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

By: Bown, Deni; Bennell, Alan P.; Gregory, Norma M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Crown / HMSO: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202767

ISBN: 1872291082

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes original jacket. Ink gift note & address label on front endpaper. 1992 Large Hardcover. 211 pp. 11 x 9. Photographic endpapers. Photographs throughout. CONTENTS: Foreword; History of the Garden; Work of the Garden; Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh; Younger Botanic Garden Benmore; Logan Botanic Garden; Dawyck Botanic Garden; Maps of the Gardens; Index. View more info

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The American Horticultural Society: A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants

By: Brickell, Christopher; Zuk, Judith D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275568

ISBN: 0789419432

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition. Two faint creases on front jacket corner. 1997 Large Hardcover. 1092 pp. The AHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants is the most comprehensive, detailed, and lavishly illustrated guide to garden plants ever published. With authoritative coverage of more than 15,000 ornamental plants, accompanied by nearly 6,000 full-color photographs, it is destined to become the essential reference work for all gardeners, from novice to expert. Plants are arranged ... View more info

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An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States and Canada (Volume I)

By: Britton, Nathaniel Lord; Brown, Hon. Addison

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dover: 1970

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2264674

ISBN: 0486226425

Condition: Very Good


1970 reissue of 1913 original. Revised and enlarged edition. Ink name on page ridges, wrappers faintly toned, top page ridge faintly foxed. xxix, 680 pp. Volume I only. This monumental classic of botany remains unsurpassed as the most comprehensive and reliable work on the flora of the Northeastern United States and reliable parts of Canada. An encyclopedic collection of information, it illustrates and describes by botanists and growing wild from Virginia to the Northern... View more info

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Out of the Earth

By: Bromfield, Louis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204818

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Bottom front board corner bumped.Half-inch chip to top edge of jacket spine, jacket edges rubbed. 1950 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 305 pp. ...about the New Agriculture and the incredible worlds which have opened up with the scientific discoveries of the past few years. These discoveries have to do not only with increased production of food and fiber, but with increased quality as well. Based largely on the observations, ... View more info

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The Garden Book

By: Brookes, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Crown: 1984

Seller ID: 2204798

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear to jacket. 1984 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Everything you need to know about planning, building, planting, and maintaining a garden can be found in this lavishly illustrated guide by internationally renowned landscape designer John Brookes. Contains more than 1,000 illustrations and plans in addition to 400 full-color photographs. View more info

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The Small Garden

By: Brookes, John

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Gallery Books: 1990

Seller ID: 2207090

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear to jacket. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. The dean of garden design gives you all you need to know to create the garden of your dreams, even if you have only a balcony, rooftop, or a small yard to plant. Using a variety of structural materials and designs with appropriate plants, a small area can be developed into an extension of your home. View more info

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A Brief Discussion of the History of Cotton, Its Culture, Breeding, Harvesting and Uses

By: Brown, H.B.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Louisiana State Dept: 1956

Seller ID: 1775662

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers foxed. 1956 Stapled Binding. 22 pp. A detailed account of the history of cotton through the ages to the present day. View more info

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Plant (DK Eyewitness Books)

By: Burnie, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DK Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 2205015

ISBN: 0756607159

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2004 Hard Cover. Here is a an original and exciting new look at the fascinating natural world of plants. Stunning real-life photographs of flowers, fruits, seeds, leaves and more offer a unique eyewitness view of the natural history of plant anatomy and growth. See the biggest flower in the world, where a seed develops, what the inside of a plant stem looks like, how a flower attracts insects, what a plant's reproductive organs look like, and how a d... View more info

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America's Garden Book

By: Bush-Brown, Louise and James

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1943

Seller ID: 2266616

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, spine very faintly toned. 1943 Hard Cover. xxi, 1241 pp. Endpapers illustrated with a ma of zones of hardiness. CONTENTS: Soil and Soil Improvement; Design; Construction Problems; Lawns; Ground Covers; Vines; Trees; Shrubs; Hedges; Annuals; Biennials; Herbaceous Perennials; Bulbs, Corms, and Tubers; Lilies; Roses; Rock and Wall Gardens; The Woodland Garden; Water and Bog Gardens; The Herb Garden; City Gardens; Flower Pot Gardens; Coldframes and Hotbeds; The Sm... View more info