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The Seeding and Care of Golf Courses, O. M. Scott & Sons
81 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
82 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

Price: 25.00 USD
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Tuberous-Rooted Begonias and Their Culture, Otten, George
83 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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84 Insect Pests of Farm, Garden, and Orchard
Peairs, Leonard Marion, Ph.D.
New York John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1948 Fourth Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Beige cloth boards with dark blue lettering on spine. No bumping, very little wear, a few light spots of soil. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names or bookplates inside. Well illustrated. 549 pgs. with index. 8vo. Agriculture. 004878

Price: 10.00 USD
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85 Decorative Accents for the Garden
Phillips, Emily
Sterling Publishing 1996 0-8069-6122-8 / 9780806961224 Cloth Bds Fine Fine Jacket 
Fine in Fine DJ Many color photographs. Ideas for enhancing your garden.Gardening. 000994

Price: 10.00 USD
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My Garden and I, Pitken, Olive
86 My Garden and I
Pitken, Olive
New York Lyons & Burford 1992 1558211802 / 9781558211803 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped jacket. Clean dark green boards with burgundy cloth spine, white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 149 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (19.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A warm, wise, deeply satisfying and beautifully written book for any gardener. Pitken shares what she has learned about transplanting wildflowers, making compost, the subbornness of rock gardens and the capriciousness of bulbs, sharing the knowledge, delights and frustrations of a long-time gardener. 022483

Price: 15.00 USD
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Garden Pools: Large and Small, Ramsey, L. W. And Charles H. Lawrence
87 Garden Pools: Large and Small
Ramsey, L. W. And Charles H. Lawrence
New York MacMillan 1931 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with stamped black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Color frontis illustration, black & white photographs and diagrams throughout. Soiling to one page margin at binding edge (yellowing from tape). 108 pgs. with index. Unfaded color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, shallow chipping at top spine edge, very small corner chips at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. How to use water attractively in the home grounds, giving details of pool construction, both for formal and informal water gardens. 8vo. Gardening. 015499

Price: 35.00 USD
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88 Hardy Perennials
Rice, Graham
Portland, OR Timber Press 1995 0-88192-401-6 / 9780881924015 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean glossy color illustrated softcover book. No creasing, curling or chipping. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 198 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white drawings and color photographs. Everyone who grows perennials, whether beginner or specialist, will enjoy this informative book. 7-1/4" X 9-1/2". Gardening. 015912

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Cook's Garden - Simple Seasonal Recipes Inspired by the Garden, Rogers, Sheridan
89 The Cook's Garden - Simple Seasonal Recipes Inspired by the Garden
Rogers, Sheridan
New York Viking 1992 0670846376 / 9780670846375 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Skye Rogers, Illustrator 
Stated First American Edition in original unchipped dust jacket. Clean ivory cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright, with small remainder mark (small black line) on bottom text block page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated in color by Skye Rogers. 262 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Must-have cookbook for those who have kitchen gardens or frequent farmers' markets! How to use your in-season produce in beautiful, delicious recipes. 025003

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Weekend Garden Guide: Work Saving Ways to a Beautiful Backyard, Roth, Susan A
90 The Weekend Garden Guide: Work Saving Ways to a Beautiful Backyard
Roth, Susan A
Emmaus, Pennsylvania Rodale Press 1991 0878579338 / 9780878579334 Later printing Hardcover Fine no dust jacket 
As new condition. Very clean glossy illustrated boards, binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full-color photographs, diagrams and drawings. 358 pages with index. 024373

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Weekend Garden Guide: Work Saving Ways to a Beautiful Backyard, Roth, Susan A
91 The Weekend Garden Guide: Work Saving Ways to a Beautiful Backyard
Roth, Susan A
Rodale Press 1991 0878579338 / 9780878579334 Hardcover Fine 
Very clean, unmarked hardcover book. Glossy color illustrated cover has no bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 358 pages with index. Work-saving ways to beautiful yard and garden. 024110

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Garden, Sackville-West, V.
92 The Garden
Sackville-West, V.
London Michael Joseph 1947 Third Impression Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Third Impression (stated) in original unclipped jacket. Clean rust brown cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 135 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped, has some edge chipping and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A long and lovely poem about "The Garden." 019659

Price: 15.00 USD
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V. Sackville-West's Garden Book, Sackville-West, V. (Philippa Nicolson, Editor)
93 V. Sackville-West's Garden Book
Sackville-West, V. (Philippa Nicolson, Editor)
New York Atheneum 1968 Stated First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Very clean rust cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date in pencil on front free endpaper. Color photo frontis illustration + twenty-two additional color and black and white illustrations. 250 pages with index. Clean jacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), no chips, two very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A horticultural memoir of the great author and creator of the famous garden at Sissinghurst. 022440

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Winter Garden, Schuler, Stanley
94 The Winter Garden
Schuler, Stanley
New York Macmillan 1972 Stated First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page in clean dust jacket. Clean purple cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. 244 pages with index. Clean bright dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has tiny v-shaped chip and short closed tear at top edge of rear panel near spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. How to make your garden beautiful in winter, showing you exactly how to have year-round enjoyment of your garden in almost every climate zone in the United States. 021470

Price: 15.00 USD
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A Proper Garden: on Perennials in the Border, Sheldon,  Elisabeth
95 A Proper Garden: on Perennials in the Border
Sheldon, Elisabeth
Harrisburg, PA Stackpole Books 1989 0811707113 / 9780811707114 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped jacket. Clean green boards with gray cloth spine, dark green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean dark green endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with color and black and white photographs, drawings. Foreword by Allen Paterson. 224 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, (19.95 on front inside flap), one tiny short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022482

Price: 15.00 USD
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A Proper Garden - On Perennials in the Border, Sheldon, Elisabeth
96 A Proper Garden - On Perennials in the Border
Sheldon, Elisabeth
Harrisburg, PA Stackpole Books 1989 0-8117-0711-3 / 9780811707114 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean green boards with gray cloth spine, green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges area clean. Clean dark green endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 224 pp. with index. Illustrated with drawings and color photographs. Jacket is not price clipped (19.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019531

Price: 15.00 USD
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The ABC of Flower Growing, Shewell-Cooper, W. E.
97 The ABC of Flower Growing
Shewell-Cooper, W. E.
London English Universities Press Ltd. 1961 Seventh Impression Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Seventh impression in clean original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with small black spade and bird decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated with drawings, color photographs. 244 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, very light rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the A.B.C. Gardening Series - a wonderful book that covers every aspect of flower growing. The inside of the dust jacket displays a table of Spring and Summer Bedding plants. 025049

Price: 12.00 USD
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98 The Complete Book of Houseplants and Indoor Gardening
Steffek, Edwin M.
Crown Publishers No pub date 0517-52614-X / 9780517526149 Hardbound Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket 
252 pgs. Nr Fine Profusely illustrated in color and black and whiteHorticulture. 000988

Price: 10.00 USD
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Plant Life: A Textbook of Botany, Swingle, D. B.
99 Plant Life: A Textbook of Botany
Swingle, D. B.
New York D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc. 1935 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated 
First Edition, with 1935 on title page and copyright page, no additional printings listed. Very clean unfaded brown cloth boards with bright stamped gilt lettering and small gilt plant decoration on spine. Slight surface wear to spine corners, no fraying, no wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 441 pgs. with index, glossary of technical terms. Illustrated in detail with drawings and photographs. 8vo. Botany. 016267

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Victorian Flower Garden, Taylor, Geoffrey
100 The Victorian Flower Garden
Taylor, Geoffrey
London Skeffington 1952 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards are unfaded, with bright silver lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, some browning to endpapers. Illustrated with black & white photographs and lovely color frontispiece (roses). 212 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unclipped, has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges (1/4" max) and one tiny v-shaped chip at top front panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A delightfully readable book on Victorian gardens, including accounts of many influential gardeners such as Dean Hole and Canon Ellacombe, Miss Willmott and Miss Jekyll; and also of celebrated gardens such as Chatsworth and Dropmore. It discusses the Victorian use of glasshouses, the bedding-out fashion, cottage gardens, and more. 026281

Price: 15.00 USD
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