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1 The Doctors' Attitude Toward Fertilizers: Fifteen Doctors Speak About the Adverse Effects Upon Our Health of Using Chemical Fertilizers

Emmaus, PA Organic Gardening Soft Cover Fine 
Very clean beige wraps with black lettering and small illustration on cover. No creasing or wear. Pages are clean and bright. 96 pgs. The Gardeners' Book Club, Series 3, Number 2. 8vo. Gardening. 005964

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The Green Thumb Book of Indoor Gardening, Abraham, George
2 The Green Thumb Book of Indoor Gardening
Abraham, George
New York Prentice Hall 1967 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author. Green boards with gold lettering and decoration on spine; very light soiling to front board. 1/3" closed tear at center top spine edge. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Best Wishes - George 'Doc' Abraham - Dec. 1967." 304 pp. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped ( on front inside flap), has a few tiny edge chips at top spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears, tiny chip to lower rear corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019750

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The Green Thumb Gardening Handbook, Abraham, George
3 The Green Thumb Gardening Handbook
Abraham, George
Englewood Cliffs Prentice Hall 1961 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good + Jacket Signed
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying, very light wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Some foxing has occurred to endpapers. All text pages clean and unfoxed. 344 pgs. illustrated with drawings. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper "Best Wishes, George Abraham, 1962". Dustjacket is clean and not price clipped, but has 1" square piece missing at base of spine, small closed tears at folds, slight chipping at top of spine and top of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Gardening. 008917

Price: 30.00 USD
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The English Gardening School - The Complete Master Course on Garden Planning and Landscape Design for the American Gardener, Alexander, Rosemary and Anthony du Gard Pasley
4 The English Gardening School - The Complete Master Course on Garden Planning and Landscape Design for the American Gardener
Alexander, Rosemary and Anthony du Gard Pasley
New York Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1987 1-55584-031-0 / 9781555840310 Stated First American Edition Fine Near Fine Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page with full number line, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean rust brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean rust brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 223 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings and full color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The English gardening School at the famed Chelsea Physic Garden, London, is highly regarded for its courses in amateur and professional landscape gardening. Now, for the first time, this course is available, fully adapted for the American climate, conditions and indigenous plantings, for the American gardener. 018915

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The English Gardening School: The Complete Master Course on Garden Planning and Landscape Design for the American Gardener, Alexander, Rosemary and Anthony du Gard Pasley
5 The English Gardening School: The Complete Master Course on Garden Planning and Landscape Design for the American Gardener
Alexander, Rosemary and Anthony du Gard Pasley
New York Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1987 1555840310 / 9781555840310 Stated First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean, unfaded rust brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Small bump at base of spine (rear corner). Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean orange/brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with drawings, color and black and white photographs. 223 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, on tiny closed edge tear, not price clipped (17.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022954

Price: 18.00 USD
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6 The Complete Modern Garden Herbal
Barlow, Robert O.
Emmaus, PA Organic Gardening 1945 Gardeners Book Club-Series 2-No. 1 Soft Cover Very Good+ Doris Clark, Illustrator 
Clean gray paper wraps with black lettering and small illustration on cover. Very slight age toning to edges. No chipping or tears. Pages are clean and bright. No names or marks. Illustrated. 94 pgs. 8vo. Herbs. 005972

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Why and How of Home Horticulture, Bienz, D. R.
7 The Why and How of Home Horticulture
Bienz, D. R.
New York W.h. Freeman & Company 1997 0716723530 / 9780716723530 Second Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Second Edition, with more emphasis on organic gardening, new illustrations and and an up-to-date glossary and chapter references. In clean bright unclipped jacket. Very clean white boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs, charts and diagrams. 587 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (42.95 on front inside flap), no chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. For all types of gardeners and all types of gardens, a unique synthesis of scientific and practical horticultural knowledge. 021860

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How To Cheat At Gardening And Yard Work - Shameless Tricks For Growing Radically Simple Flowers, Veggies, Lawns, Landscaping, And More, Bredenberg, Jeff
8 How To Cheat At Gardening And Yard Work - Shameless Tricks For Growing Radically Simple Flowers, Veggies, Lawns, Landscaping, And More
Bredenberg, Jeff
Rodale Press 2009 1594869669 / 9781594869662 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Clean hardcover book with illustrated glossy boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. Well illustrated with drawings throughout. 371 pages. 024690

Price: 10.00 USD
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Eminent Gardeners - Some People of Influence and Their Gardens, 1880-1980, Brown, Jane
9 Eminent Gardeners - Some People of Influence and Their Gardens, 1880-1980
Brown, Jane
London Viking Press 1990 0670819646 / 9780670819645 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "First Published 1990" and full number line on copyright page in clean unclipped jacket. "As New" condition. Very clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 183 pp. with index. Clean bright dustjacket has no wear, no tears, unchipped, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Reveals some little-known gardeners of the twentieth century, and a new aspect of Gertrude Jekyll, as well as Norah Lindsay, Lawrence Johnston, Frances Wolseley, Christopher Tunnard and more. 020260

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A Basket of Herbs: A Book of American Sentiments, Campbell, Mary Mason, Deborah Greeley, Priscilla Sawyer Lord, Elisabeth W. Morss (editors)
10 A Basket of Herbs: A Book of American Sentiments
Campbell, Mary Mason, Deborah Greeley, Priscilla Sawyer Lord, Elisabeth W. Morss (editors)
Brattleboro/Lexington The Stephen Green Press 1983 0-8289-0500-2 / 9780828905008 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket Tasha Tudor, Illustrator 
Very clean green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 185 pgs. with original black & white drawings, color frontispiece and dustjacket by Tasha Tudor. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny chip and 1/4" closed tear at base of spine, mere hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book which praises over sixty herbs and their significance--quotes, poetry, and age-old advice on practical and medicinal uses. 6-1/2 x 7-1/2". Gardening. 010993

Price: 100.00 USD
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People with Dirty Hands: The Passion for Gardening, Chotzinoff, Robin
11 People with Dirty Hands: The Passion for Gardening
Chotzinoff, Robin
New York MacMillan 1996 0-02-860990-5 / 9780028609904 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean white/gray boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean brown endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 203 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no wear or tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author visits gardeners across America to reveal the passion behind the hoe. 8vo. Gardening. 011319

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12 Sun Spaces: New Vistas for Living and Growing
Clegg, Peter & Derry Watkins
Pownal, VT Garden Way /Storey Communications, Inc. 1987 0-88266-452-2 / 9780882664521 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 206 pgs. Well illustrated with photographs, drawings and plans. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8-1/2" x 11". Home Decorating. 009040

Price: 14.00 USD
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English Water Gardens (SIGNED), Cooper, Guy; Taylor, Gordon; Boursnell, Clive
13 English Water Gardens (SIGNED)
Cooper, Guy; Taylor, Gordon; Boursnell, Clive
Little Brown & Co. 1987 Stated First US Edition Cloth Bds Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket Signed
Stated First American Edition, SIGNED BY GUY COOPER on title page." With Best Wishes Guy Cooper, 7th, October 1987 " Clean grey cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages are bright and clean. Beautiful color photographs throughout. Clean bright dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, in new archival quality mylar cover. Gardening. 000078

Price: 15.00 USD
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Gardens: Quick Results with Flowers and Vegetables, Cosgrave, Jessica G.
14 Gardens: Quick Results with Flowers and Vegetables
Cosgrave, Jessica G.
New York George H. Doran 1925 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in original jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with green stamped lettering and small decoration on cover, green lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip and very slight bump to spine edge; no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (pages slightly yellowed). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Tipped in color frontis illustration, plus black & white photo illustrations, diagrams. 177 pgs. with index. Dustjacket with printed price on spine (2.50) has light soiling, chip at top spine edge (max. depth 1"), a few additional tiny edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce book in jacket. Everything a beginner needs to know for quick results with flowers and vegetables, plans for making a kitchen garden. 018703

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15 Book of Herbs
Country Home (Editors)
Des Moines Meredith Books 1994 0-696-00083-0 / 9780696000836 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Fine Very Fine Jacket 
Very clean and bright photographic illustrated boards (color). No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Crisp, bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 192 pgs. beautifully illustrated with color photographs. AS NEW 10" x 9-1/2". Gardening. 006161

Price: 18.00 USD
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Primulas for Garden & Greenhouse, Cox, E. H. M. And G. C. Taylor
16 Primulas for Garden & Greenhouse
Cox, E. H. M. And G. C. Taylor
London Dulau & Company, Ltd. 1928 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
First Edition. Green-gray cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Mild bumping and ligh corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 127 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Clean age-toned jacket has 1" chip at top of spine with additional small edge chips and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Information about primulas and their cultivation treated from a practical standpoint, with chapters devoted to propagation, cultivation, Polyanthus, Primroses, Primulas under glass and descriptions of the best species and varieties. 12mo. Gardening. 017225

Price: 20.00 USD
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Primulas for Garden and Greenhouse, Cox, E.H.M. and G. C. Taylor
17 Primulas for Garden and Greenhouse
Cox, E.H.M. and G. C. Taylor
Oxford Dulau / Blackwell 1947 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Revised 1947 edition in price clipped jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 86 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Dustjacket has light soiling, price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap, shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges (1/4" max.). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Information on propagation and cultivation of primulas (primrose), raising them under glass, and flowering tables. 018872

Price: 20.00 USD
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Hardy Chrysanthemums, Cumming, Alex, Jr.
18 Hardy Chrysanthemums
Cumming, Alex, Jr.
New York/London Whittlesey House 1939 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, very slight wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs and drawings, color frontis photograph. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has chips at top and bottom of spine and corner tips, closed tear at front spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Covers the entire field of outdoor chrysanthemum culture, with special attention to the Korean Hybrid group. 8vo. Gardening. 010195

Price: 20.00 USD
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Houseplant Survival Manual: How to Keep Your Houseplants Healthy, Davidson, William
19 Houseplant Survival Manual: How to Keep Your Houseplants Healthy
Davidson, William
New York Gallery Books 1990 0831742518 / 9780831742515 Reprint Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean book in clean bright dust jacket. No names, writing or marks. Unfaded maroon cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean maroon endpapers. Illustrated with full color photographs by Ian Howes. 192 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no fading or wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover to keep it looking as new. 023120

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Garden of Miracles - Herbal Drinks for Pleasure, Health and Beauty, Davies, Jill
20 A Garden of Miracles - Herbal Drinks for Pleasure, Health and Beauty
Davies, Jill
New York Beaufort Books 1985 0-8253-0285-4 / 9780825302855 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean pale green endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 145 pgs. with index. Clean unchipped dustjacket is not price clipped, has one short closed edge tear (1/3") at rear top spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018740

Price: 15.00 USD
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