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Primulas for Garden & Greenhouse, Cox, E. H. M. And G. C. Taylor
21 Primulas for Garden & Greenhouse
Cox, E. H. M. And G. C. Taylor
London Dulau & Company, Ltd. 1928 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
First Edition. Green-gray cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Mild bumping and ligh corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 127 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Clean age-toned jacket has 1" chip at top of spine with additional small edge chips and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Information about primulas and their cultivation treated from a practical standpoint, with chapters devoted to propagation, cultivation, Polyanthus, Primroses, Primulas under glass and descriptions of the best species and varieties. 12mo. Gardening. 017225

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Primulas for Garden and Greenhouse, Cox, E.H.M. and G. C. Taylor
22 Primulas for Garden and Greenhouse
Cox, E.H.M. and G. C. Taylor
Oxford Dulau / Blackwell 1947 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Revised 1947 edition in price clipped jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 86 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Dustjacket has light soiling, price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap, shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges (1/4" max.). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Information on propagation and cultivation of primulas (primrose), raising them under glass, and flowering tables. 018872

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Mrs. Greenthumbs Plows Ahead: Five Steps to the Drop-Dead Gorgeous Garden of Your Dreams, Danz, Cassandra
23 Mrs. Greenthumbs Plows Ahead: Five Steps to the Drop-Dead Gorgeous Garden of Your Dreams
Danz, Cassandra
New York Crown 1998 0517705540 / 9780517705544 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Barbara Maslen, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean bright dust jacket. Clean pale green boards with dark green spine, metallic lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with drawings by Barbara Maslen. 201 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. If this doesn't make you have a blast while gardening, nothing will! A practical how-to manual for the gardener who has neither time nor money to burn. With an irrepressible joie de jardin and a hilarious earthiness that makes gardening an unrivaled entertainment, Mrs. Greenthumbs introduces five simple principles that any gardener, even with limited land, money, time, or experience, can follow to create a drop-dead gorgeous garden without being driven up a tree in the process. 025756

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Water Features for Small Gardens - From Concept to Construction, Davitt, Keith
24 Water Features for Small Gardens - From Concept to Construction
Davitt, Keith
Timber Press, Incorporated 2003 0881925969 / 9780881925968 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with 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. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs. 174 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Celebrated designer Keith Davitt brings the delights of the water garden within reach of everyone in this lovely book. Detailed case studies depict actual gardens progressing from the planning stage to planting, and the author shows step-by-step how such features are created using only modest building skills. 026838

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The Garden Without Walls, Dawson, Coningsby
25 The Garden Without Walls
Dawson, Coningsby
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1922 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in beautiful old illustrated dust jacket. Scarce title. Clean green cloth boards with brown lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 491 pages. Dust jacket has 1" closed tear at base of front panel, tiny closed tears at top and bottom spine edges, no chips, some very faint soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of romance spanning England, Italy and France; coming to fruition in America. 025620

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Garden Guide: The Amateur Gardeners' Handbook, De La Mare, A. T. (Editor)
26 Garden Guide: The Amateur Gardeners' Handbook
De La Mare, A. T. (Editor)
New York A. T. De La Mare Company 1920 Fourth Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
Very clean fourth edition. Toast brown cloth boards with clean unchipped color paste-on illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Size approx. 5" x 8". No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Liberally illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings, diagrams. 383 pages. 027458

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The Lady & Sons; The Lady & Sons, Too! (2 cookbooks in a slipcase), Deen, Paula H.
27 The Lady & Sons; The Lady & Sons, Too! (2 cookbooks in a slipcase)
Deen, Paula H.
New York Random House 1998 Later printing Paperback Fine 
Two as new trade paperbacks with plastic comb binding together in a clean, bright unchipped slipcase. No names, writing or marks. First book (The Lady & Sons - Savannah Country Cookbook) has an Introduction by John Berendt, author of "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. Second book (The Lady & Sons, Too! - A Whole New Batch of Recipes from Savannah) is a follow up to the first book, this time Paula Deen's sons get in the act with some of their favorite recipes. All in all, gift-worthy good Southern cooking! 026081

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The Angel Tree: The Enchanting Quest for the World's Oldest Olive Tree, Dingwall-Main, Alex
28 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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Introduction to Sally: The Story of the Most Beautiful Girl in the World, Elizabeth
29 Introduction to Sally: The Story of the Most Beautiful Girl in the World
Elizabeth
Garden City Doubleday Page & Co. 1926 Boxed Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ BOX Jacket 
Clean dark blue boards with clean unchipped paper label on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Clean green endpapers with neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front fixed endpaper. No other marks. 325 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped ($2.50 on front flap), has a few tiny edge chips and small closed edge tears. With original matching slipcase (uncracked, with unchipped label), hint of faintest soiling. Scarce find, particularly with a superb dustjacket and an unworn box. By the author of "The Enchanted April" and "Elizabeth and her German Garden." 8vo. Fiction. 014382

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The Gardens of Florence Everts, Everts, Florence
30 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 Impressionist Garden: Ideas and Inspiration from the Paintings and Gardens of the Impressionists, Fell, Derek
31 The Impressionist Garden: Ideas and Inspiration from the Paintings and Gardens of the Impressionists
Fell, Derek
New York Clarkson Potter /Carol Southern Books 1994 0517598515 / 9780517598511 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (and first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded green boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Book size approx. 10" x 9-1/2". Gorgeous full color photographs and paintings throughout, planting diagrams. Very clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (35.00/46.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025230

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32 Orchids for Home and Garden
Fennell, T. A., Jr.
Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1974 Seventh Printing Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated by Author Signed
Very clean black cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Nicely INSCRIBED and SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. 160 pgs. Illustrated with color photographs and drawings by author, charts. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Horticulture. 009380

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Garden Making and Keeping, Findlay, Hugh
33 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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Garden Making and Keeping, Findlay, Hugh
34 Garden Making and Keeping
Findlay, Hugh
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1932 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering and decoration on cover and gold lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to corners, no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings and black and white photograph plates. 252 pp. with index. A classic book on gardening, with ideas for landscaping, paths, and water features, excellent information on perennials, shrubs, bulbs. 020002

Price: 12.00 USD
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Gardening - A Complete Guide to Garden Making, Free, Montague
35 Gardening - A Complete Guide to Garden Making
Free, Montague
New York Harcourt Brace and The American Garden Guild 1947 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ fair to good Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with illustration on cover, brown lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name and address neatly ink-stamped on front free endpaper. 550 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has been trimmed (approx. 1/3"), light soiling, long closed tear at rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful and complete guide to gardening, including flowers and lawns, trees and shrubs, fruits and vegetables, plants in the home and greenhouse. 018789

Price: 15.00 USD
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36 Plant Propagation in Pictures
Free, Montague
Garden City The American Garden Guild/Doubleday 1957 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with yellow illustration on cover, yellow lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are bright and clean. No names, writing or bookplates inside. Dustjacket is unchipped with very light wear to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Horticulture. 004889

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Beautiful Food Garden: Encyclopedia of Attractive Food Plants, Gessert, Kate Rogers
37 The Beautiful Food Garden: Encyclopedia of Attractive Food Plants
Gessert, Kate Rogers
Van Nostrand Reinhold 1983 0442238576 / 9780442238575 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, clean hardcover book in clean unchipped dust jacket. Green boards with bright gold lettering on spine; no fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color and black and white photographs by the author, drawings by George Gessert, Jr. 264 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has slight fading to background of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. How to compose garden landscapes by combining edible and purely ornamental plants, this timely guide offers the best advice available on creating practical, beautiful gardens of any size and in any part of the country. 027875

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The Closed Garden, Green, Julian
38 The Closed Garden
Green, Julian
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1928 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap "Novels of Distinction" edition in original illustrated jacket. Very clean moss green cloth boards with darker green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with green top-stained upper page edges. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Translated from the French by Henry Longan Stuart, with an Introduction by Andre Maurois. 398 pages + four page biography on the author at rear of book. Dust jacket designed by Skrenda is unchipped, has hint of edge wear, 1" closed tear at base of front panel. Grosset & Dunlap "Novels of Distinction" listed on rear inside jacket flap, portrait and bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a young French girl, who in the loneliness and isolation of her "closed garden" conceives an irrational and unrequited love. 022308

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39 The Closed Garden
Green, Julian
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1928 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking. Clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 398 pgs. Dustjacket is bright orange with mere hint of soiling, not price clipped, a few short closed edge tears at spine edges. Dustjacket states First Printing on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 010400

Price: 40.00 USD
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Learning to Garden, Gunnison, Olive Mason
40 Learning to Garden
Gunnison, Olive Mason
New York Funk & Wagnalls 1948 Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with yellow watering can on cover, yellow lettering and decoration on spine. Tiny bumps to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 388 pgs. with illustrations by Anne Seaman. A comprehensive book on how to garden (flowers and vegetables), with clear information and drawings. 018809

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