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Garden Lilies, MacNeil, Alan and Esther
61 Garden Lilies
MacNeil, Alan and Esther
New York Oxford University Press 1946 First 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
62 The Double Garden
Maeterlinck, Maurice
New York Dodd Mead 1904 First 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
63 Notes from an Italian Garden
Marble, Joan
New York William Morrow & Company 2001 0060185740 / 9780060185749 First 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.
64 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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Gardening for Gourmets - Good Eating from a Small Back Yard, Matson, Ruth A.
65 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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Gardening with Herbs, Mead, Chris and Emelie Tolley
66 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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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 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 First 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

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Gardening in Virginia, Myers, Ella Funk
71 Gardening in Virginia
Myers, Ella Funk
Richmond, VA The Dietz Press 1936 First 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 First 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 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
74 Laughter on the Stairs
Nichols, Beverley
New York Dutton 1954 First 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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The Seeding and Care of Golf Courses, O. M. Scott & Sons
75 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
76 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
77 Tuberous-Rooted Begonias and Their Culture
Otten, George
New York A. T. De La Mare Co., Inc. 1935 First 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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78 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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79 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
80 My Garden and I
Pitken, Olive
New York Lyons & Burford 1992 1558211802 / 9781558211803 First 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

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