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41 The Ladies' Flower Garden
Hobson, Wendy
Chartwell Books, Inc. 1994 0-7858-0084-0 / 9780785800842 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean color illustrated covers. Ribbon page marker (slight wear to ribbon). No bumping or wear. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8-1/4" x 9-1/2". Gardening. 009997

Price: 12.00 USD
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42 Gardening Without Poisons
Hunter, Beatrice Trum
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1971 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with darker green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. P/O name on front free endpaper. Illustrated with drawings. 318 pgs. Clean, crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, with two very tiny (under 1/16") closed tears at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Second Edition, with up-to-date sources for non-poisonous materials and a new postscript by the author. 8vo. Gardening. 005915

Price: 10.00 USD
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Seaside Gardening, James, Theodore Jr
43 Seaside Gardening
James, Theodore Jr
New York Harry N. Abrams 1995 0810944510 / 9780810944510 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unworn dust jacket. Beautifully clean light blue cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, dark blue stamped lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean pale blue endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs by Harry Haralambou. 160 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gift / collectible quality. Shows how experienced gardeners have created beautiful gardens in a range of shoreline environments, including small fenced-in lots in crowded summer commubnities, sandy ocean dunes, rocky shorelines, and the wetlands on bays and estuaries. Practical, beautiful, and well-illustrated. 024447

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Wall and Water Gardens, Jekyll, Gertrude
44 Wall and Water Gardens
Jekyll, Gertrude
New York Charles Scribner 1901 Hardcover Good No Dust jacket 
1901 EDition, from "The Country Life Library." Blue clot hboards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Light soiling to boards, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square. No names, writing or bookplates. Some browning to endpapers, and foxing to some pages. Black and white photo illustrations throughout (photos printed on glossy paper and are clean, unfoxed). Preface by the author. 177 pages. 021613

Price: 25.00 USD
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How Does Your Garden Grow? - The Essential Home Garden Book, Jones, Pamela
45 How Does Your Garden Grow? - The Essential Home Garden Book
Jones, Pamela
New York Viking 1989 0670826367 / 9780670826360 First Edition, First Printing Book Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean original unclipped jacket. Very clean lavender boards with clean white cloth spine, unchipped metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean lavender endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 238 pp. with index. Illustrated with drawings by Bob Johnson. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An essential gardening book, with no-nonsense advice on how plan your garden, scout out natural pathways, observe sunlight patterns, select plants and seeds, and how to maintain it, weed it, propogate more plants, winterize, and more. 018776

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Fletcher Steele, Landscape Architect: An Account of the Gardenmaker's Life, 1885-1971, Karson, Robin S.
46 Fletcher Steele, Landscape Architect: An Account of the Gardenmaker's Life, 1885-1971
Karson, Robin S.
Sagapress, Incorporated 1989 0810915235 / 9780810915237 Stated First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unchipped original dust jacket, with errata slip laid in. Clean turquoise blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with color and black & white photographs. 344 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears or wear - enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Book size is approximately 9" x 10-1/2". 025135

Price: 75.00 USD
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The Virago Book of Women Gardeners, Kellaway, Deborah (Editor)
47 The Virago Book of Women Gardeners
Kellaway, Deborah (Editor)
London Virago Press 1995 1853818186 / 9781853818189 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 274 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, some fading to background of spine, one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A compendium of gardening writing by women (such as Vita Sackville-West, Germaine Greer, Edna Walling) which is replete with fascinating anecdotes and the most good-humoured advice. 024672

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The Flower Garden Day By Day, King, Mrs. Francis (foreword By Gertrude Jekyll)
48 The Flower Garden Day By Day
King, Mrs. Francis (foreword By Gertrude Jekyll)
New York Frederick A Stokes Company 1927 First Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition, Second Printing stated. Clean unfaded green pebbled boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Slightest hint of surface wear at base spine corners, no fraying, no wear-through, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 210 pgs. + many clean blank "Notes" pages at rear of book. Foreword by Gertrude Jekyll. 8vo. Gardening. 016264

Price: 30.00 USD
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Out in the Open, Koon, Ray
49 Out in the Open
Koon, Ray
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1952 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with dark green lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 239 pp. with index. Dustjacket is clean, not price clipped, with one tiny chip at base of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020012

Price: 14.00 USD
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50 The White House Gardens: A History and Pictorial Record
Kramer, Frederick L.
New York Great American Editions 1973 0-913826-04-9 / 9780913826041 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Minus Jacket 
Very clean beige buckram cloth boards with metallic oval decoration on cover, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Clean decorated endpapers. 145 pgs. Beautifully illustrated with color and sepia plates. Dustjacket is not price clipped, clean, but has some heavy rubbing on back panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 9-3/4" x 12". American History. 010830

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The White House Gardens: A History and Pictorial Record, Kramer, Frederick L.
51 The White House Gardens: A History and Pictorial Record
Kramer, Frederick L.
Great American Editions 1973 0913826049 / 9780913826041 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean rust brown cloth boards with black oval decoration on cover, black lettering on beige cloth spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Clean decorated endpapers. With a Commentary by Mrs. Paul Mellon. Introduction by Lloyd Goodrich. 145 pgs. Beautifully illustrated with color and sepia plates. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, has a little light foxing to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 9-3/4" x 12". 024105

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CACTI AND OTHER SUCCULENTS, Kramer, Jack
52 CACTI AND OTHER SUCCULENTS
Kramer, Jack
New York Harry N Abrams 1977 0810907534 / 9780810907539 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Large book (9" x 11-1/2") with clean yellow cloth boards, green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 188 illustrations, 67 in full color. 160 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, no chips or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024769

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Early American Gardens "For Meate or Medicine", Leighton, Ann
53 Early American Gardens "For Meate or Medicine"
Leighton, Ann
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1970 Stated First printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in original unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering and small decoration on cover, gold lettering with black decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean (. Illustrated endpapers, with very small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 441 pp. with index, 84 illustrations of the period. Jacket is not price clipped (10.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, with 3" closed tear at top spine fold, a few additional short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gardens from a time when a garden was the prime necessity of life for food, flavorings, drinks, tonics, insect repellents, candies, narcotics, medicine, and laying out the dead. In pithy language and amusing detail, the author describes these early American gardeners whose influence is still strong in our daily lives. In an indispensable appendix Miss Leighton lists 200 of the common plant names, the names of those who used them, and brief descriptions from their own books of reference recording what they believed or expected of each plant. 019342

Price: 40.00 USD
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The White House Gardens - A History and Pictorial Record, Lloyd; Harold Sterner Patricia Nixon; Frederick L. Kramer; Mrs. Paul Mellon; Goodrich
54 The White House Gardens - A History and Pictorial Record
Lloyd; Harold Sterner Patricia Nixon; Frederick L. Kramer; Mrs. Paul Mellon; Goodrich
Great American Editions 1973 0913826049 / 9780913826041 Stated First printing Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
First Printing (stated) in dust jacket. Clean light beige buckram cloth boards with metallic circular decoration on cover, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Preface by Patricia Nixon. Illustrated with color plates by Harold Sterner. 144 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has light soiling and wear, tears. 024109

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The White House Gardens: A History and Pictorial Record, Lloyd; Harold Sterner Patricia Nixon; Frederick L. Kramer; Mrs. Paul Mellon; Goodrich
55 The White House Gardens: A History and Pictorial Record
Lloyd; Harold Sterner Patricia Nixon; Frederick L. Kramer; Mrs. Paul Mellon; Goodrich
New York Great American Editions 1973 0913826049 / 9780913826041 Stated First Printing Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated "First Printing" in original unchipped dust jacket. Approx. size 9-3/4" x 12". Clean rose colored cloth boards with black oval decoration on front board, clean beige cloth spine with black lettering. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Full color and black and white illustrations throughout (color plates by Harold Sterner). Introduction by Lloyd Goodrich. Text by Frederick L. Kramer. With a Commentary by Mrs. Paul Mellon. 145 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one closed tear at base of rear panel (approx. 1"), slight foxing around flap folds. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024674

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Wild Gardener: On Flowers and Foliage for the Natural Border, Loewer, Peter
56 The Wild Gardener: On Flowers and Foliage for the Natural Border
Loewer, Peter
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Stackpole Books 1991 0811708853 / 9780811708852 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige paper-covered boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by author on botanical bookplate on front free endpaper: "Great music from The Corning Philharmonic Society & great gardening from the Wild Gardener - February 22, 1992 - Peter Loewer." Illustrated with wonderful drawings by the author. 248 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024998

Price: 20.00 USD
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Secrets of the Great Gardeners: How to Make Your Garden as Beautiful as Theirs, Loewer, Peter and Anne Moyer Halpin
57 Secrets of the Great Gardeners: How to Make Your Garden as Beautiful as Theirs
Loewer, Peter and Anne Moyer Halpin
New York Summit Books 1991 0-671-69590-8 / 9780671695903 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean pale green boards with darker green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 270 pgs. with index. Illustrated with color plates. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Gift quality. Dustjacket enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Gardening. 010418

Price: 10.00 USD
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58 Practical Flower Gardening
M-P. Cloud, Katharine
New York Dodd Mead & Co. 1924 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean darka green cloth boards with orange lettering on cover and spine. Light corner wear, a little very light rubbing to rear board. Bindnig is tight & square, pages are clean. Illustrated with black & white photographs and a fold-out planting table. 251 pgs. with index. 8vo. Gardening. 006156

Price: 15.00 USD
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Garden Lilies, MacNeil, Alan and Esther
59 Garden Lilies
MacNeil, Alan and Esther
New York Oxford University Press 1946 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with paler green lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Flowering chart for lilies on endpapers. Previous owner name on half-title. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Illustrated with photographs. 226 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket with price intact, tiny bit of wear at head and heel of spine, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Gardening. 007278

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Double Garden, Maeterlinck, Maurice
60 The Double Garden
Maeterlinck, Maurice
New York Dodd Mead 1904 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, Published May, 1904. Clean decorated American trade binding. Green ribbed cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on front and rear boards and spine, stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Slightest hint of surface wear to spine corners, no wear-through or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos. 348 pages. Sixteen essays on everything from the wrath of a bee to old-fashioned flowers and "Our Friend, the Dog." 024034

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