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61 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

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The Ornamental Kitchen Garden, MacDonald, Janet
62 The Ornamental Kitchen Garden
MacDonald, Janet
U.K. David & Charles 1994 0715302361 / 9780715302361 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with white lettering on spine. Tiny bump at top board edge. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean; previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs, diagrams. 144 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one short closed edge tear at spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026007

Price: 14.00 USD
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Garden Lilies, MacNeil, Alan and Esther
63 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
64 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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Notes from an Italian Garden, Marble, Joan
65 Notes from an Italian Garden
Marble, Joan
New York William Morrow & Company 2001 0060185740 / 9780060185749 Stated First U.S. Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket Corinna Sorgood, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Light brown boards with dark brown spine, metallic lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Corinna Sorgood. 348 pages + bibliography. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (25.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Inspirating and enchanting story of the author's passion for a house and garden she and her husband built in Italy over a period of thirty years. 022493

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1,001 Ingenious Gardening Ideas New, Fun and Fabulous That Will Change the Way You Garden - Forever! (Rodale Garden Book), Martin, Deborah L.
66 1,001 Ingenious Gardening Ideas New, Fun and Fabulous That Will Change the Way You Garden - Forever! (Rodale Garden Book)
Martin, Deborah L.
Rodale Books 1999 0875968090 / 9780875968094 Second printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
Clean glossy hardcover book. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings - pages and edges are clean. Liberally illustrated. 342 pages. 022811

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67 Gardening for Gourmets - Good Eating from a Small Back Yard
Matson, Ruth A.
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1959 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Margot Tomes, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean bright yellow cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 262 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unclipped (3.95 on front inside flap), no chips, slight age-toning. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This beautifully written book is for all who like to eat well and who relish the freshness and peak-perfection taste of vegetables and fruits grown in their gardens. Invaluable advice on planning a garden, special planting hints, pros and cons of certain crops, when to bring herbs indoors, and a fascinating section on growing radishes, herbs and lettuce in the ktichen under electric light. 026272

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68 Texas Wildflowers
Meier, Leo; Jan Reid
New York Portland House 1989 0-517-05059-5 / 9780517050590 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean dark pink cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Bit of wear at base of spine (two very small tears), no corner bumping or wear to boards. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 240 pgs. with index. Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket has one small (1/4") closed edge tear at spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Folio. Botany. 008149

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The Herbalist, Meyer, Joseph E.
69 The Herbalist
Meyer, Joseph E.
Hammond, Indiana Hammond Book Company 1934 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Lovely little field guide to herbs, fully illustrated in both black and white and color. Approx. size: 3" x 6-1/2" Beige cloth boards with black lettering and Indian inside arrowhead on cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; very slight lean. All pages are clean, including endpapers. 400 pages. Wonderful information, including properties and uses. 026266

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Handbook on Herbs, Miscellaneous
70 Handbook on Herbs
Miscellaneous
Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Botanic Garden 1980 Fourteenth Printing softcover Very Good+ 
Softcover book with staple binding. No chipping or creasing, clean, with very light age toning and small previous owner name at top edge of cover. 96 pp. illustrated with black and white photographs. A Special Printing of Plants & Gardens, Vol. 14, No. 2 #27. 019833

Price: 10.00 USD
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Wet Days at Edgewood: With Old Farmers, Old Gardeners, and Old Pastorals, Mitchell, Donald G.
71 Wet Days at Edgewood: With Old Farmers, Old Gardeners, and Old Pastorals
Mitchell, Donald G.
New York Charles Scribner 1865 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean brown pebbled cloth boards with gold lettering on spine (lettering is dimmed and barely legible). Small closed tear at top of spine, short closed tears to cloth at upper spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Beautifully penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. Pages are clean and bright, no foxing. 324 pgs. 014114

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Gardening in the Shade: Planting the Shaded Garden with Shrubs and Herbaceous Perennials, Morse, H. K.
72 Gardening in the Shade: Planting the Shaded Garden with Shrubs and Herbaceous Perennials
Morse, H. K.
Charles Scribner's Sons 1953 Later Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 205 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has 1" chip at top of spine, small corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Gardening. 008867

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A Sanctuary Planted, Murray, Walter J. C.
73 A Sanctuary Planted
Murray, Walter J. C.
New York Roy Publishers 1953 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name neatly penned in corner of front fixed endpaper. Illustrated with 64 photographs, including one in full color, and a plan specially drawn by Jo Mayo. 191 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. How the author created a sanctuary for wildlife from rough ground in Sussex, over a period of fourteen years. 021601

Price: 20.00 USD
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Gardening in Virginia, Myers, Ella Funk
74 Gardening in Virginia
Myers, Ella Funk
Richmond, VA The Dietz Press 1936 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with illustrated cover, darker green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean green endpapers--no names, writing or marks. 208 pgs. 8 Vo. Gardening. 011260

Price: 25.00 USD
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Down the Garden Path, Nichols, Beverley
75 Down the Garden Path
Nichols, Beverley
Portland, Oregon Timber Press, Inc. 2006 0881927104 / 9780881927108 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Beautiful Timber Press reprint edition - very clean book and dust jacket. Burgundy cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading or fraying, small bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. With a Foreword by Bryan Connon. Frontispiece photograph of Beverley Nichols's Thatch Cottage at Glatton. 296 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the world's best-loved and most quoted gardening books. As unforgettable as the plants in the garden are the cast of visitors and neighbors who invariably turn up at inopportune moments. A book of gardening knowledge, wisdom, and fun by the incomparable Beverley Nichols. 026018

Price: 24.00 USD
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Garden Open Today, Nichols, Beverley
76 Garden Open Today
Nichols, Beverley
New York Dutton 1963 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with small black iris decoration on cover, black title box on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with drawings by William McLaren. 252 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023323

Price: 30.00 USD
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Garden Open Tomorrow, Nichols, Beverley
77 Garden Open Tomorrow
Nichols, Beverley
New York Dodd Mead 1969 First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket William McClaren, Illustrator 
Clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers (small number inkstamped in corner of front free endpaper). Neatly penned previous owner name on half-title page. No other marks. 269 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings by William McLaren. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, with hint of slightest edge wear, a few tiny closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Another entertaining story on the joys and tribulations of gardening by a master writer, humorist and gardener. 8vo. Gardening. 015421

Price: 35.00 USD
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Laughter on the Stairs, Nichols, Beverley
78 Laughter on the Stairs
Nichols, Beverley
New York Dutton 1954 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean tweed boards with light green cloth spine, darker green title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean color illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings by William McLaren. 254 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap), lightly age-toned, with light soiling to rear panel, chipping at top and bottom spine edges (not interfering with lettering). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023322

Price: 30.00 USD
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Laughter On The Stairs, Nichols, Beverley
79 Laughter On The Stairs
Nichols, Beverley
Timber Press, Inc. 1998 0881924601 / 9780881924602 Reprint Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean bright facsimile reprint of the original edition of 1953 in dust jacket. Clean unfaded brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 257 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023481

Price: 20.00 USD
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Sissinghurst, An Unfinished History - The Quest to Restore A Working Farm at Vita Sackville-West's Legendary Garden, Nicolson, Adam
80 Sissinghurst, An Unfinished History - The Quest to Restore A Working Farm at Vita Sackville-West's Legendary Garden
Nicolson, Adam
New York Viking 2010 0670021733 / 9780670021734 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Very clean cream boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with photographs (black and white as well as full color). 341 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025442

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