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Notes from an Italian Garden, Marble, Joan
61 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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The Illuminated Language of Flowers: Over 700 Flowers and Plants Listed Alphabetically With Their Meanings, Marsh, Jean and Kate Greenaway
62 The Illuminated Language of Flowers: Over 700 Flowers and Plants Listed Alphabetically With Their Meanings
Marsh, Jean and Kate Greenaway
New York Holt, Rinehart And Winston 1978 003044196X / 9780030441967 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Kate Greenaway, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with white lettering on cover, green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front pastedown. Illustrated by Kate Greenaway with text by Jean Marsh. 78 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025170

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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.
63 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

Price: 12.00 USD
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64 Southern Wildflowers
Martin, Laura C.
Atlanta, GA Longstreet Press 1989 0-929-264-17-7 / 9780929264172 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket Mauro Magellan, Illustrator 
Very clean orange cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Beautiful color illustrations throughout by Mauro Magellan. FINE, except for a small notation on the contents page in latin next to "Mayapple". 272 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 x 10-1/2". Botany. 008121

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My Growing Garden, McFarland, J. Horace
65 My Growing Garden
McFarland, J. Horace
New York Macmillan 1915 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, with "Published October, 1915" on copyright page, 1915 on title page. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering, clean unchipped paste-on illustration on cover, gold lettering and green ivy decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 216 pp. with index. Color frontis illustration, many black & white photo plates throughout. 019670

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66 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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Handbook on Herbs, Miscellaneous
67 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

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Wet Days at Edgewood: With Old Farmers, Old Gardeners, and Old Pastorals, Mitchell, Donald G.
68 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.
69 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.
70 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
71 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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Garden Open Today, Nichols, Beverley
72 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
73 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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Green Grows the City, Nichols, Beverley
74 Green Grows the City
Nichols, Beverley
New York Harcourt Brace & Company 1939 Stated First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean beige cloth boards with fern decoration on cover, brown lettering on cover and spine, slight foxing to spine gutters. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, some yellowing to endpapers, no names, writing or bookplates. 275 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unfaded, not price clipped, has very shallow chipping at edges (1/4" or less). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Nichols takes a house in Heathstead, thirty minutes from the center of London, and with his usual imaginative enthusiasm and humor, revamps a hopeless looking garden. 017947

Price: 70.00 USD
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Laughter on the Stairs, Nichols, Beverley
75 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
76 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
77 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Seeding and Care of Golf Courses, O. M. Scott & Sons
78 The Seeding and Care of Golf Courses
O. M. Scott & Sons
Marysville, Ohio O. M. Scott & Sons 1923 Second Edition Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Second Edition. Very clean beige paper covered boards with illustrated cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Lovely page decorations in green on each page. 55 pages. In removable protective mylar. A lovely little book in excellent condition, covering care of turf and fairways, fertilizers, weeds, grasses, care of putting greens. 025330

Price: 150.00 USD
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Garden Planning and Building, Ortrloff, H. Stuart and Henry B. Raymore
79 Garden Planning and Building
Ortrloff, H. Stuart and Henry B. Raymore
Garden City, NY 1945 Revised Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Revised edition in clean original dust jacket. Edited by F. F. Rockwell. Clean blue-green cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Well illustrated with 55 half-tone illustrations, drawings. 282 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, a little very shallow edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Ideal book for anyone who wants his garden and yard expertly planned, but who also wants the satisfaction of doing it him or herself. Methods of construction of permanent garden features, how to locate your house on a lot, how to plan and build drives, paths, and terraces; how arrange and make gardens and borders, how to design and construct pool or pond, how to build walls, steps, embankments. 023693

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Tuberous-Rooted Begonias and Their Culture, Otten, George
80 Tuberous-Rooted Begonias and Their Culture
Otten, George
New York A. T. De La Mare Co., Inc. 1935 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Beige cloth boards with brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Quite clean and bright (tiny faint spots at top edge of front board). No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 84 pages with index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), has small edge chips, closed edge tears, small chip to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021273

Price: 14.00 USD
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