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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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And So My Garden Grows (The Mother Goose Library)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00  $16.00

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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The Garden Club of America: Annual Meeting, May 20, 21, 22

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Garden Club of America: 1941

Seller ID: 2300658

Condition: Very Good


Includes original pencil issued upon publication. Boards lightly toned. 1941 Hard Cover. 48 pp. Includes original pencil issued upon publication. A history of the Garden Club of America's annual meeting from May 20-22, 1941. View more info

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Sissinghurst Castle Garden

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: The National Trust: 1989

Seller ID: 2300663

Condition: Near Fine


Three color postcards laid in. A very nice copy. 1989 Stapled Binding. 30 pp. A brief history and visitors' guidebook to the famed site. Sissinghurst Castle Garden, at Sissinghurst in the Weald of Kent in England, was created by Vita Sackville-West, poet and writer, and her husband Harold Nicolson, author and diplomat. It is among the most famous gardens in England and is designated Grade I on Historic England's register of historic parks and gardens. It was bought by Sackville-West in 1930, and over the next thirty years, working with, and later succeeded by, a series of notable head gardener... 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: $10.00

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 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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Fifty Blooming Years, 1913-1963

By: Battles, Marjorie Gibbon; Dickey, Catherine Colt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Garden Club of America: 1963

Seller ID: 2300657

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. A nice copy. 1963 Large Hardcover. 98 pp. A history of the Garden Club of American spanning over fifty years. View more info

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Plant Form: An Illustrated Guide to Flowering Plant Morphology

By: Bell, Adrian D.

Price: $25.00

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

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

Price: $10.00

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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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 Bouquet of Garden Writing, Selected from Five Grand Masters

By: Buchan, Ursula; Jekyll, Gertrude; Sackville-West, Vita; Robinson, William; Bowles, E. A.; Farrer, Reginald

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: David R. Godin: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2300651

ISBN: 0879236582

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Small tear along top edge of rear jacket panel, top edge of rear jacket panel bumped. Ink name on front free endpaper. 1987 Large Hardcover. 191 pp. Presents an anthology of works by such noted garden writers as Gertrude Jekyll, Vita Sackville-West, William Robinson, E.A. Bowles, and Reginald Farrer. 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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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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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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An Introduction to Pollen Analysis (A New Series of Plant Science Books Volume XII [12])

By: Erdtman, G. [Gunnar]; Wodehouse, Roger P.; Verdoorn, Frans

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chronica Botanica Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266467

Condition: Near Fine


First American edition. A couple minor smudges on rear board, pages lightly toned, ink name on half-title page and title page. 1943 Hard Cover. xv, [1], 239, [1] pp. The first English translation of the work that took what was previously a subject of research in just a few countires and made it an internationally recognized field, and revolutionized Quaternary vegetation and climate change research. Illustrations, diagrams, and charts throughout. Oddly, the verso of the final leaf bears an illustration of a tree playing a flute. 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

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The Leguminous Plants of Wisconsin: The Taxonomy, Ecology and Distribution of the Leguminosae Growing in the State Without Cultivation

By: Fassett, Norman C.; Mose, Catherine

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The University of Wisconsin Press: 1961

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2291382

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. No jacket. A very nice copy. 1961 Hard Cover. xii, 157 pp. 9 3/8 x 6 1/4. Green boards, gilt on spine. Numerous photos, drawings, diagrams, maps. With drawings by Richard I. Evans. A Study of Epidermal Outgrowths by Catherine Mose. CONTENTS: Preface; The Distribution of the Leguminosae Native in Wisconsin; Artificial Key to the Leguminosae of Wisconsin Based on Vegetative Characters; Key Based on Flowers; Key Based on Fruits; Key Based on Seeds; Characteristics and Distributions of the Leguminosae of Wisconsin; Epidermal Outgrowths of the Leguminosae of Wisconsin; Glossary; In... View more info

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Wild Edible Fruits and Berries

By: Furlong, Marjorie; Pill, Virginia

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Naturegraph Publishers: 1974

Seller ID: 2297389

ISBN: 0879610328

Condition: Very Good


Ink note on title page, ink stamp on contents page, general light wear. 1974 Trade Paperback. 64 pp. Marjorie Furlong and Virginia Pill two business women, shared a love of going out 'berrying' and taking pictures for relaxation and fun. Useful throughout the U.S. and Canada, this book contains full-color photographs and detailed descriptions for 42 wild edible fruits and berries. Locations are given and conservation principles encouraged. A recipe section adds to the book's utility. View more info

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An Illustrated Guide to Prunning

By: Gilman, Edward F.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Delmar: 2002

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2295905

ISBN: 0766822710

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. Ink name on half-title page. 2002 Large Softcover. xvii, 330 pp. Illustrated Guide to Pruning, 2nd Edition details why trees need pruning and presents the protocol for how to do it. This thoroughly updated second edition helps the reader manage trees in a more sustainable manner and provides numerous illustrations and concepts to help prevent future problems in young and medium-aged trees. From one-year-old liners to mature trees in the landscape, the Illustrated Guide to Pruning, 2nd Edition, teaches which live branches to remove to formulate sustainable trunk and branch struc... View more info

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A History of Horticulture in America to 1860, with an Addendum of Books Published from 1861-1920

By: Hedrick, U. P.; Woodburn, Elisabeth

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Timber Press: 1988

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2300654

ISBN: 0881921025

Condition: Near Fine


A few very minor tears to jacket edges, jacket spine very faintly toned. 1988 Hard Cover. xv, 634 pp. With an Addendum of Books Published from 1861-1920. This interestingly told account of our gardening, gathered from his researches, is chronologically and geographically arranged. Fruit and vegetable growing, viticulture, and landscape development are all involved in this saga which begins with the European settlers' arrival here and ends with the year 1860. View more info

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The Grapes of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1907, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Fifteen Annual Report, Vol. 3, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Booth, N.O.; Taylor, O.M.; Wellington, R.; Dorsey, M.J.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295564

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Boards lightly rubbed. 1908 Large Hardcover. xv, [1], 564 pp. 12 1/8 x 9 3/4. An extensive survey of many varieties of grapes grown in New York, which as the preface points out is representative of varieties of grapes grown throughout the entire country. Includes stunning full color plates depicting numerous types of grapes. View more info

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The Small Fruits of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year Ending June 30, 1925, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Farms and Markets Thirty-third Annual Report, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Howe, G.H.; Taylor, O.M.; Berger, Alwin; Slate, G.L.; Einset, Olav

Price: $150.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295563

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Hinges just beginning to weaken, ink name on front endpaper. 1925 Large Hardcover. xii, 614 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4. Original green cloth, gilt titles. An extensive survey of many varieties of fruit grown in New York, with stunning full color plates. View more info

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The Pears of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1921, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Twenty-Ninth Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Howe, G.H.; Taylor, O.M.; Francis, E.H.; Tukey, H.B.; Thatcher, R.W.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295565

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy with a few minimal cosmetic flaws. 1921 Large Hardcover. xi, [1], 636 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 1/2. Original green cloth, gilt titles. Includes stunning full color plates depicting numerous types of pears. An extensive survey of many varieties of pear grown in New York, the aim of which - according to the preface - is to make... a complete record of the development of the pear wherever cultivated up to the present time... [and to give] an account of the history and uses of the pear; to depict the botanical characters of cultivated pears; to describe pear growing in thi... View more info

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The Peaches of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1916, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Twenty-Fourth Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Howe, G.H.; Taylor, O.M.; Tubergen, C.B.

Price: $140.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2078086

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards rubbed (common with titles from this series), binding tight & square, no foxing. 1917 Large Hardcover. xiii, 541 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4. Original green cloth, gilt titles. An extensive survey of many varieties of peaches grown in New York, including according to the preface an account of the history and uses of the peach; a discussion of the botanical characters of the species of cultivated peaches; an account of the peach-regions and of peach-growing in New York with the most important statistics relating to this fruit; and, lastly and in greatest detail, the synonymy, bibli... View more info

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The Cherries of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1914, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Twenty-Second Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Howe, G.H.; Taylor, O.M.; Tubergen, C.B.; Wellington, R.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295562

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Small ink stamp on rear endpaper, boards lightly scuffed. 1915 Large Hardcover. xii, 371, [5] pp. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4. Original green cloth, gilt titles. An extensive survey of many varieties of cherries grown in New York, including according to the preface an historical account of cultivated cherries, the botany of this fruit, a statement of its present economic status in America, descriptions of all known varieties of cherries, the synonymy and bibliography of the species and varieties, and biographical sketches of the persons who have contributed materially to cherry culture in Am... View more info

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The Plums of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1910, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Eighteenth Annual Report, Vol. 3, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Wellington, R.; Taylor, O.M.; Alderman, W.H.; Dorsey, M.J.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295373

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed and smudged, front hinge weakening, owner bookplate on front endpaper. Text and plates clean and unmarked. 1910 Large Hardcover. xii, 616 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4. Original green cloth, gilt titles. Includes stunning full color plates depicting numerous types of plums. An extensive survey of many varieties of plums grown in New York, the aim of which - according to the preface - is to make... a record of our present knowledge of cultivated plums... [It includes] a historical account and a botanical classification of plums... a discussion of the present status of plum-growing in America... View more info

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The Window Flower Garden (New and Enlarged Edition)

By: Heinrich, Julius J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Orange Judd Company: 1917

Seller ID: 2300662

Condition: Near Fine


New and enlarged edition. No jacket. Very minor general wear. 1917 Hard Cover. 123 pp. Green boards. Gilt title on spine. Let me endeavor then, by means of a few simple directions for the management of plants and flowers in the window or conservatory... View more info