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The English Gardening School - The Complete Master Course on Garden Planning and Landscape Design for the American Gardener, Alexander, Rosemary and Anthony du Gard Pasley
1 The English Gardening School - The Complete Master Course on Garden Planning and Landscape Design for the American Gardener
Alexander, Rosemary and Anthony du Gard Pasley
New York Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1987 1-55584-031-0 / 9781555840310 First Fine Near Fine Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page with full number line, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean rust brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean rust brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 223 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings and full color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The English gardening School at the famed Chelsea Physic Garden, London, is highly regarded for its courses in amateur and professional landscape gardening. Now, for the first time, this course is available, fully adapted for the American climate, conditions and indigenous plantings, for the American gardener. 018915

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The English Gardening School: The Complete Master Course on Garden Planning and Landscape Design for the American Gardener, Alexander, Rosemary and Anthony du Gard Pasley
2 The English Gardening School: The Complete Master Course on Garden Planning and Landscape Design for the American Gardener
Alexander, Rosemary and Anthony du Gard Pasley
New York Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1987 1555840310 / 9781555840310 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean, unfaded rust brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Small bump at base of spine (rear corner). Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean orange/brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with drawings, color and black and white photographs. 223 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, on tiny closed edge tear, not price clipped (17.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022954

Price: 18.00 USD
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Austin Val Verde: A Montecito Masterpiece, Aran, Berge
3 Austin Val Verde: A Montecito Masterpiece
Aran, Berge
Santa Barbara, California Austin Val Verde Foundation 2005 1890449393 / 9781890449391 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Berge Aran, Photographer 
First Edition in clean bright dust jacket - NEW condition. Dark green cloth boards with lighter green lettering on cover and spine. No wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, unmarked. Clean decorated endpapers. Beautifully illustrated with outstanding photographs by Berge Aran. Introduction by Berge Aran and Gail Jensen. Size approx. 9" x 12" . 144 pages with Bibliography. Clean dust jacket is unworn. Austin Val Verde, situated on seventeen and a half acres, is one of the few great early 20th Century Southern California estates to have been preserved. It is a pivotal work in the career of the famous American architect Bertram Goodhue (1869-1924). Its celebrated and extensive gardens are the masterpiece of Lockwood de Forest Jr. (1895-1949), one of the most important landscape architects to have worked in Southern California. 025757

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Mexican Vignettes, Collins, Clarissa W.
4 Mexican Vignettes
Collins, Clarissa W.
New York Snellgrove Publications 1938 First Near Fine Fair Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in scarce dust jacket. Clean unusual red cloth boards with open "window" in upper portion of front board, with view of landscape drawing on decorated front free endpaper. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed by author on lower front free endpaper: "To Irma Shark - Sincerely Yours, Clarissa W. Collins." 96 pages, with beautiful and unusual illustrations in color by the author. Dust jacket is clean with exception of some browning clear tape on upper edges; piece missing on right edge; 1" chip at base of spine, some closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025650

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The Angel Tree: The Enchanting Quest for the World's Oldest Olive Tree, Dingwall-Main, Alex
5 The Angel Tree: The Enchanting Quest for the World's Oldest Olive Tree
Dingwall-Main, Alex
New York Arcade Publishing 2004 1559707119 / 9781559707114 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First North American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket, book and jacket in as-new condition. Clean green boards with bright gold 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. Illustrated by Don Grant. 317 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Encl osed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. When a distinquished landscape architect (the author) working in Provence is asked by a client to find the oldest living olive tree in the world to grace his garden, he finds himself on an improbable adventure spanning the Mediterranean Coast of Europe. 027902

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The Gardens of Florence Everts, Everts, Florence
6 The Gardens of Florence Everts
Everts, Florence
Washington DC Spacemaker Press 2010 0982439245 / 9780982439241 First Paperback Fine Signed
Clean softcover book with beautiful full color photographs, SIGNED by gardener Florence Everts on inside front cover: "With warmest wishes from Florence Everts - October, 2010." No creasing, chipping or wear. Size is approximately 9" x 9". Preface by Adrian Higgins. First Edition, First printing with full number line on copyright page. A selection of the landscape work of Florence Everts over a period of three decades. 024982

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The Primal Place, Finch, Robert
7 The Primal Place
Finch, Robert
New York W. W. Norton 1983 0393016234 / 9780393016239 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold author initials on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 243 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, a few tiny closed tears at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A voyage of discovery, a personal odyssey into the nature of a single Cape Cod neighborhood. A rich portrait, beautifully drawn, of a landscape and a community whose essential character lies in their penetrating interface with the sea. 026644

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Garden Making and Keeping, Findlay, Hugh
8 Garden Making and Keeping
Findlay, Hugh
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1932 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing in original dustjacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with stamped gilt lettering and small illustration on cover, stamped gilt lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black & white plates showing appealing garden paths and landscapes. 252 pgs. with index. Color illustrated dustjacket has a few very short closed edge tears, a couple of tiny edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One by one the features of the garden elements are brought into consideration and their handling, fitness to given sites, etc., together with work lists of plants for best results according to the controlling factors of season, soil, culture, or color are laid out for the reader. 018166

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In Good Hands: The Keeping of a Family Farm, Fish, Charles
9 In Good Hands: The Keeping of a Family Farm
Fish, Charles
New York Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1995 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean brown boards with small illustration on cover, black spine with gold lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 229 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The heart and soul of a vital segment of American life is presented in this book, from a time when the farmer felt himself at the very center of the national experience to his ambiguous position today. A vivid evocation of a way of life that is deeply rooted in our history and our spirits, but receding into the landscape. 8vo. Agriculture. 014034

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A Celibate's Wife, Flowerdew, Herbert
10 A Celibate's Wife
Flowerdew, Herbert
London / New York John Lane: The Bodley Head 1899 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated (British) binding. Printed by Ballantyne, Hansen & Co., Edinburgh and London. Dark green cloth boards with haunting portrait of woman in brown cape against red, black and blue landscape, white line border and red lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. A few tiny spots of wear at base of spine. Binding is tight, no cracking. Previous owner name and date neatly penned at top corner edge of front free endpaper. Stated "Second Edition" on copyright page, 1899 on title page. 413 pages + 15 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Protected in removable mylar cover. 022224

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Across a Darkling Plain: An American's Passage Through the Middle East, Frady, Marshall
11 Across a Darkling Plain: An American's Passage Through the Middle East
Frady, Marshall
New York Harper's Magazine Press/Harper & Row 1971 06-122500-2 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean gold/brown tweed boards with gold cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers with previous owner name on front free endpaper. 199 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one tiny 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Travel through Egypt, Jordan and Israel, lands which have been the unseen landscape of author's childhood and whose scriptural sagas had formed the dramturgy of his own work. Marshall Frady finds between Arabs and Israelis a collision of two ages, a blind grappling of two dialectics, two realities, each barely comprehensible to the other. 8vo. Middle East. 013684

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Five Animals - Their Books, Gauss, Marianne
12 Five Animals - Their Books
Gauss, Marianne
New York Harper & Brothers 1926 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket C. W. Gauss, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean decorated American trade binding - signed binding (DD - Decorative Designers). Green cloth boards with black and yellow animal and landscape illustration on cover, black lettering on cover and spine, small decoration on spine. No fraying or staining. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Nine illustrations by C. W. Gauss, including color frontis illustration. 253 pages. 022280

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Landscape with Traveler: The Pillow Book of Francis Reeves, Gifford, Barry
13 Landscape with Traveler: The Pillow Book of Francis Reeves
Gifford, Barry
New York Dutton 1980 0525143440 / 9780525143444 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Pale gray boards with white lettering on spine. Nice sharp unworn corners, slight bumping to spine ends. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 142 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, vertical creasing to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's first full-length novel is an unusual, captivating exporation into the life of a single man. Written in the form used by the classic Japanese writer Sei Shonagon in her "Pillow Book"--short, essayistic stories or tales woven around a central moral--this landscape is the self-portrait of a man who, often swept away by passion in his youth, approaches his later years with increasing distance and an almost Zen-like tranquility. 027389

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The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit, Graham Joyce
14 The Ghost in the Electric Blue Suit
Graham Joyce
Doubleday 2013 0385538634 / 9780385538633 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First United States Edition, first printing, with full number line in original clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Dark blue boards with bright yellow cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 277 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unworn - no chipping, no tears, no rubbing, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Sexy, mysterious, and tinged with a supernatuiral essence, this story is set in a run-down seaside resort in England, in a landscape where the past haunts the present and few things are as they initially appear. 025690

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West Lake (China Photographic Books), Guanxi, Yu  (Preface)
15 West Lake (China Photographic Books)
Guanxi, Yu (Preface)
Hangzhou, China Zhejiang People's Fine Arts Publishing House 1984 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Beautiful full color landscape photographs bound in stiff white paper wrappers with a dustjacket. Size: 9" x10". Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Pages and edges are clean. 123 pages. No wear to book or wrappers; binding is tight. Dust jacket has two short closed tears (1/3" or less), a few small surface scratches. 021787

Price: 25.00 USD
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16 The Hudson River and Its Painters
Howat, John K.
New York American Legacy Press 1972 0-517-422824 / 9780517422823 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 208 pgs. Illustrated with beautiful full-color plates, maps. 208 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Folio. Art. 010823

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Elegant Silvers: Striking Plants for Every Garden, Jo Ann Gardner; Karen Bussolini
17 Elegant Silvers: Striking Plants for Every Garden
Jo Ann Gardner; Karen Bussolini
Portland, Oregon Timber Press, Inc. 2005 0881927031 / 9780881927030 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean, fine first edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean moss green endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs by Karen Bussolini. 311 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Silver plants bring a luminous beauty to the landscape. Their distinctive colors, textures and silhouettes enrich garden design, their ability to withdstand extremes of heat, cold, drought, wind and sometimes shade make them indispensable for gardeners. Here is your in-depth guide to adding a dash of quicksilver to your garden. 027179

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Fletcher Steele, Landscape Architect: An Account of the Gardenmaker's Life, 1885-1971, Karson, Robin S.
18 Fletcher Steele, Landscape Architect: An Account of the Gardenmaker's Life, 1885-1971
Karson, Robin S.
Sagapress, Incorporated 1989 0810915235 / 9780810915237 First 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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Gardens of the Gilded Age -  Nineteenth-Century Gardens and Homegrounds of New York State, M. Christine Klim Doell
19 Gardens of the Gilded Age - Nineteenth-Century Gardens and Homegrounds of New York State
M. Christine Klim Doell
Syracuse University Press 1986 0815602006 / 9780815602002 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Clean first edition in unchipped dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed by the author on back of half-title page: "For Bruce - To give you some idea of what lies beyond the threshold of your historic house...Happy Gardening! - M. Christine K. Doell, September 9, 1993 - Geneva." Illustrated with historic photographs throughout. 209 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026661

Price: 30.00 USD
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Gardening with Herbs, Mead, Chris and Emelie Tolley
20 Gardening with Herbs
Mead, Chris and Emelie Tolley
New York Crown Publishing Group 1995 0517583321 / 9780517583326 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Lovely first edition, first printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean blue-green paper-covered boards with white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs. 262 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Glorious images of 25 of the world's most beautiful gardens and dozens of innovative and decorative ideas for introducing herbs into the garden landscape. 027153

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