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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 illustrations throughout. View more info

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And So My Garden Grows (The Mother Goose Library)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1969

Seller ID: 2291335

ISBN: 0437765040

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date (circa 1969). No jacket. Board corners lightly rubbed, ink gift note on front flyleaf verso. Unpaginated. From silver bells and cockle shells to roof-top flower pots, every kind of garden grows in these pictures of 19th-Century Italy.--Rear board. Illustrations by Peter Spier. View more info

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Mushroom, The Journal of Wild Mushrooming: Spring 1989, Issue 23, Vol. 7, No. 2

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mushroom, the Journal of Wild Mushrooming: 1989

Seller ID: 2296542

Condition: Near Fine


Very minor wear. 1989 Stapled Binding. 38 pp. FEATURES: Morel Hell; Where are the Tame Morels?; Near Yosemite, One More Time?; After the Yellowstone Fires; Are They Raking Our Truffles to Death?; Train Your Own Tuber Hound; Mushrooming Around North America; Save Those Mushrooms (by Drying); Poisoning in Oregon; No More Melzer's?; Rot-Nots Strikes Again; The Truth about Midwest Mushrooms; A Strange Encounter. View more info

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Mushroom, The Journal of Wild Mushrooming: Fall 1989, Issue 25, Vol. 7, No. 4

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mushroom, the Journal of Wild Mushrooming: 1989

Seller ID: 2296543

Condition: Very Good


Light stain, two creases to rear wrapper. 1989 Stapled Binding. 38 pp. FEATURES: The Latest Morel News: Another Patent, Some High Finance, and More Kits; What if Morels Were Easy?; Truffle Essence is Criticized; The Picture Quiz (Especially for Lumpers); Roundup of 1989 Mushrooming--the Survey of North America; Some Gilled Woorotters Have Pale Spores; Chuch Barrows Dies; Spreading the Word at Puyallup. 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 were published separately and bound in wrappers, so this volume was either custom bound for a client, or rebound in emulation ... 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

Image for The Cultivated Evergreens: A Handbook of the Coniferous and Most Important Broad-Leaved Evergreens Planted for Ornament in the United State and Canada

The Cultivated Evergreens: A Handbook of the Coniferous and Most Important Broad-Leaved Evergreens Planted for Ornament in the United State and Canada

By: Bailey, L. H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The MacMillan Company: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294776

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Plate and page 1-2 loose but included. Light general wear. 1923 Large Hardcover. xvii, 434 pp. Top page ridge gilt. Numerous photographic plates and illustrations. CONTENTS: Part I. The Place and Care of Coniferous (Gymnospermous) Evergreens Grown for Ornament: The Coniferous Evergreens in the Landscape; Cultivation and Propagation of Conifers; Adaptation of Conifers; The Insects, Diseases, and Injuries of Ornamental Conifers. Part II. The Kinds of Cultivated Conifers (Gymnosperms) in North America: A Systematic Enumeration of the Conifers Cultivated in North America... 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

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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

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The Apples of New York, Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1903, in Two Volumes

By: Beach, S.A.; Booth, N.O.; Taylor, O.M.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company, Printers: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294213

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front and end matter lightly foxed (plates in text unscathed), pencil name and date on verso of front endpaper of each volume, related articles laid in. Bindings square and tight, boards in excellent condition. 1905 Hard Cover. Complete in two volumes. 8vo. xx, 409; iv, 360 pp. Green cloth, gilt titles & decoration, numerous color plates of various apple species throughout. Part of a larger series commissioned by the New York Agricultural Department, still valued today for their detailed descriptions and images. Modern attempts to reproduce this set have not successfully capture... View more info

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The Apples of New York, Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1903, in Two Volumes

By: Beach, S.A.; Booth, N.O.; Taylor, O.M.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company, Printers: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294214

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Bindings a bit shaken, edges and front and end matter a bit foxed. 1905 Hard Cover. Complete in two volumes. 8vo. xx, 409; iv, 360 pp. Green cloth, gilt titles & decoration, numerous color plates of various apple species throughout. Part of a larger series commissioned by the New York Agricultural Department, still valued today for their detailed descriptions and images. Modern attempts to reproduce this set have not successfully captured the quality of illustration achieved in the original. 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 also explains much of the terminology that is used in advanced botanical texts and reference books, but rarely explained for n... 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

Image for The Flower-Garden; or, Breck's Book of Flowers; in which are described All the Various Hardy Herbaceous Perennials, Annuals, Shrubby Plants, and Evergreen Trees, Desirable for Ornamental Purposes, with Directions for Their Cultivation.

The Flower-Garden; or, Breck's Book of Flowers; in which are described All the Various Hardy Herbaceous Perennials, Annuals, Shrubby Plants, and Evergreen Trees, Desirable for Ornamental Purposes, with Directions for Their Cultivation.

By: Breck, Joseph

Price: $75.00

Publisher: John P. Jewett & Company: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292004

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Corners lightly rubbed, ink name and small dealer bookplate on front endpaper, three small corrections/additions to table of contents in pencil. 1851 Hard Cover. xii, [13]-336 pp. 8vo. Original brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles, engraved frontispiece. A guide to the planting and care of flowers, hardy trees, shrubs, and other plants, with some mention of insects and other creatures harmful to their cultivation. A categorized alphabetical index precedes the text, and includes mention of a recipe for whale oil soap. View more info

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Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants in Wild (and Not So Wild) Places

By: Brill, Steve Wildman; Dean, Evelyn

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Hearst Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295114

ISBN: 0688114253

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Faint smudge on bottom page ridge. 1994 Large Softcover. xii, 317 pp. Identifying and Harvesting Edible and Medicinal Plants in Wild (and Not So Wild) Places shows readers how to find and prepare more than five hundred different plants for nutrition and better health. It includes information on common plants such as mullein (a tea made from the leaves and flowers suppresses a cough), stinging nettle (steam the leaves and you have a tasty dish rich in iron), cattail (cooked stalks taste similar to corn and are rich in protein), and wild apricots (an infusio... 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 reaches of Labrador, and as far West as Kansas and Manitoba. This second edition, materially revised and enlarged, covers 46... 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

Image for Handbook on Dwarfed Potted Trees: The Bonsai of Japan (Brooklyn Botanic Garden Record Plants and Gardens, Vol. 9, No. 3)

Handbook on Dwarfed Potted Trees: The Bonsai of Japan (Brooklyn Botanic Garden Record Plants and Gardens, Vol. 9, No. 3)

By: Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden: 1959

Seller ID: 2286597

Condition: Very Good


Minor ink and pencil notes on rear wrapper. 1959 Stapled Binding. 96 pp. Topics include a popular guide to bonsai culture, how the Japanese grow and train dwarf trees, kinds suitable for American amateurs, and more. 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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20-Minute Vegetable Gardener: Gourmet Gardening for the Rest of Us

By: Christopher, Tom; Asher, Marty

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Random House: 1999

Seller ID: 2266617

ISBN: 0679448152

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. A very nice copy. 1999 Hard Cover. xii, 284 pp. Everyone loves garden-fresh vegetables, but who has the time or energy to grow their own? You do--if you adopt Tom and Marty's tried-and-true schemes and tricks for 20-minute vegetable gardening. They'll help you create from scratch a ready-to-plant garden in less than two hours, and then help you choose the easiest, most rewarding plants for your region and your tastes. You'll learn tips for winning the neighborhood tomato contest and how to turn a stack of old tires into an heirloom potato patch. Discover the perennial vegetables you... View more info

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The Fern Allies of North America North of Mexico

By: Clute, Willard Nelson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1905

Seller ID: 2288796

Condition: Near Fine


Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, ink name and ink stamp on front endpaper. 1905 Hard Cover. xiv, 278 pp. With more than one hundred and fifty illustrations by Ida Martin Clute. Color frontispiece. CONTENTS: List of Illustrations; Preface; The Fern Allies; Key to the Families of Fern Allies; The Equisetaceae: Scouring-Rushes and Horsetails; Key to the Species of Equisetum; The Evergreen Equisetums, or Scouring-Rushes; The Deciduous Equisetums, or Horsetails; The Lycopodiaceae, or Club-Mosses; Key to the Lycopodiums; The Trailing Lycopodiums; The Erect or Decumbent Lycopodiums; The Psilot... View more info

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Garden Shrubs and Their Histories

By: Coats, Alice M.; Creech, John L.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1949498

Condition: Near Fine


First illustrated edition. Owner bookplate and ink date on front endpaper, jacket lightly rubbed. 1992 Large Hardcover. 223 pp. A newly illustrated reissue of the classic 1964 gardening guide, with color images of numerous varieties of flowering shrubs, with detailed information on the history of diverse species, and tips for their cultivation. View more info

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Common Flowering Plants of the Northeast

By: Cox, Donald D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: State University of New York: 1985

Seller ID: 2292523

ISBN: 087395890X

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1985 Trade Paperback. From woodlands to wetlands and from roadsides to sandy beaches, Common Flowering Plants of the Northeast is a ready reference tool for identifying plants in their native habitat. It is a habitat-oriented guide to common flowering plants in the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada. Donald D. Cox skillfully integrates ecological and taxonomic information, impressing upon the user the often intimate relationship between the organism and its habitat. The information is presented in botanically accurate yet nontechnical language, making it useful to s... View more info

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Crockett's Victory Garden

By: Crockett, James Underwood

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2273582

ISBN: 0316161217

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Sticker remnant on front wrapper. 1977 Trade Paperback. 326 pp. ...a month-by-month guide to gardening that is as informal and easy to understand as the enormously popular PBS-TV show itself. Jim Crockett has specially organized his book to follow the gardener's year (March through February) so that readers can pick up the cycle of the season at any time and proceed from there. ...Every chapter contains a general introduction to the month and the basic tasks involved, a checklist of things to do, a Feature of the Month (e.g., planting and transplanting in April, soil preparation in No... View more info

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Crockett's Indoor Garden

By: Crockett, James Underwood; Waters, Marjorie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Little Brown and Company: 1978

Seller ID: 1922816

Condition: Very Good


Sticker on rear wrapper, spine slightly cocked. 1978 Large Softcover. 325 pp. A month-by-month guide to gardening indoors, by the author of Crockett's Victory Garden and host of the public television gardening show of the same name. CONTENTS: Twelve Months in the Indoor Garden; January/Feature: Sowing and Growing from Seed; February/Feature: Gardening Under Lights; March/Feature: Pinching, Pruning, and Repotting; April/Feature: Vegetative Propagation; May/Feature: Water and Food; June/Feature: Cactus!; July/Feature: Indoor Pests and Plagues; August/Feature: Care While You're Away; September/Fe... View more info

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Salad Gardens: Gourmet Greens and Beyond

By: Cutler, Karan Davis

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden: 1995

Seller ID: 2195859

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1995 Trade Paperback. 111 pp. Fresh produce from the garden is the heart of a great salad. Here's everything you need to know to produce your own scrumptious, pesticide-free salad crops - from gourmet greens to tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, peas, edible flowers and much more. View more info

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Gardens: Private and Personal (A Garden Club of America Book)

By: D'Oench, Nancy; Martin, Bonny

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Abrams: 2008

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2291139

ISBN: 0810972808

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author with inscription, For Chris, Enjoy these beautiful gardens and your own! Nancy D'Oench. Jacket spine head lightly bumped. A near fine copy in a near fine jacket. 2008 Large Hardcover. 255 pp. More than 90 exquisite gardens were photographed all around the United States especially for this book by Mick Hales, one of the world’s leading garden photographers. Organized according to parts of the garden?entryways, herbaceous borders, water features, hedges, etc.?the pictures are accompanied by insightful commentaries and extended captions. Quotations from the owners?dedicated gar... View more info

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Ground Covers, Vines, and Grasses (Taylor's Gardening Guides)

By: Dewolf, Gordon P.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1987

Seller ID: 2208253

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1987 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Whether used as covering to hide ugly spots or for their own beauty, these are the plants that hold a garden together. Featuring an encyclopedia of over 300 ground covers, vines, and grasses, this book illustrates the diversity and practicality of these useful plants. View more info

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Taylor's Guide to Annuals (Taylor's Gardening Guides)

By: Dewolf, Gordon P.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1986

Seller ID: 2208254

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1986 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Annuals are often the first plants that new gardeners buy. They are also valuable to the gardener looking for color all season, flowers for cutting, and replacements for spring bulbs. This guide is organized by flower color and provides useful information for all soil types and climate for gardeners who want to add variety to their flower beds. View more info

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Step-by-Step Herbs (Better Homes and Gardens)

By: Erler, Catriona Tudor

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Better Homes and Gardens: 1995

Seller ID: 2295113

ISBN: 0696206587

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1995 Large Softcover. 132 pp. Provides more than two hundred photographs and clear, helpful text that explain how to cultivate and use herbs, furnishing complete planting diagrams and plant lists as well as design tips for a variety of landscapes. View more info