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Mrs. Greenthumbs Plows Ahead: Five Steps to the Drop-Dead Gorgeous Garden of Your Dreams, Danz, Cassandra
1 Mrs. Greenthumbs Plows Ahead: Five Steps to the Drop-Dead Gorgeous Garden of Your Dreams
Danz, Cassandra
New York Crown 1998 0517705540 / 9780517705544 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Barbara Maslen, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean bright dust jacket. Clean pale green boards with dark green spine, metallic lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with drawings by Barbara Maslen. 201 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. If this doesn't make you have a blast while gardening, nothing will! A practical how-to manual for the gardener who has neither time nor money to burn. With an irrepressible joie de jardin and a hilarious earthiness that makes gardening an unrivaled entertainment, Mrs. Greenthumbs introduces five simple principles that any gardener, even with limited land, money, time, or experience, can follow to create a drop-dead gorgeous garden without being driven up a tree in the process. 025756

Price: 15.00 USD
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Palace and Cottage; Or, Young America in France and Switzerland, Optic, Oliver
2 Palace and Cottage; Or, Young America in France and Switzerland
Optic, Oliver
Boston Lee and Shepard 1896 Hardcover Good+ no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Blue-green cloth boards with stamped gold and black lettering, lovely sailing ship in gold, white and black on cover, gold and black lettering and small ship decoration on spine. A few spots of wear to corners and edges. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Two previous owner names on front free endpaper. Frontispiece black and white etching of burning shipwreck. 348 pages. 022987

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Flowering Thorn, Sharp, Margery
3 The Flowering Thorn
Sharp, Margery
London Arthur Barker Ltd. 1933 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
True first British edition -- Stated First Edition ("First Published...July 1933" on copyright page). Clean blue cloth boards with some fading to edges, slight wear to cloth at base of spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name on front free endpaper. 314 pgs. Unfaded black dustjacket with price 7/6 printed on spine; up to 1/2" chipping at top spine edge, not interfering with spine lettering, some additional very shallow chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This very scarce early title by Margery Sharp is filled with wit, humor and priceless characters. Her fourth novel, this is the story of a young woman living an exotic "cocktail" life in London adopts a small boy in a flight of fancy -- then finds that it is impossible to look after him in London and takes a cottage in the country. 017835

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Tasha Tudor Cookbook - Recipes and Reminiscences from Corgi Cottage, Tasha Tudor
4 The Tasha Tudor Cookbook - Recipes and Reminiscences from Corgi Cottage
Tasha Tudor
Boston Little, Brown And Company 2011 0316855316 / 9780316855310 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Tasha Tudor, Illustrator 
Fourth printing in clean dust jacket. Very clean decorated boards with no bumping, fading or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean decorated endpapers. Features more than 80 of Tasha Tudor's favorite family recipes, intermixed with her beautiful color illustrations. 123 pages. Dust jacket is clean and bright, no wear, no tears, small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026054

Price: 15.00 USD
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Vanessa, Walpole, Hugh
5 Vanessa
Walpole, Hugh
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1933 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with silve illustration on cover, silver lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 620 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow edge chipping at top and bottom spine edge, slight edge wear, fading to title area of spine, short closed edge tears; beautiful black & white photo illustration of the Herries country near Mr. Walpole's cottage on reverse side of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A great love story set in England in the Herries country near Walpole's home. 8vo. Fiction. 015832

Price: 50.00 USD
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