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My Garden and I, Pitken, Olive
81 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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Garden Pools: Large and Small, Ramsey, L. W. And Charles H. Lawrence
82 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

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The Art & Craft of Stonework - Dry-Stacking, Mortaring, Paving, Carving, Gardenscaping, Reed, David
83 The Art & Craft of Stonework - Dry-Stacking, Mortaring, Paving, Carving, Gardenscaping
Reed, David
Lark Books 2003 157990520X / 9781579905200 Later printing Paperback Fine 
As new trade paperback with French flaps. No fading, creasing or wear. Binding is tight, all pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs throughout. 176 pages with index. An amazing book that will inspire you to change your landscape into something to behold. 027484

Price: 20.00 USD
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84 Hardy Perennials
Rice, Graham
Portland, OR Timber Press 1995 0-88192-401-6 / 9780881924015 First 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

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Gardening Under Glass, Rockwell, F. F.
85 Gardening Under Glass
Rockwell, F. F.
Garden City, New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1923 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige paper-covered boards with unchipped paper label with brown lettering on cover, brown cloth spine with gold lettering. Bump to one corner tip; Small spots of wear to two corner tips. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. No fading or soiling. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Well illustrated with photographs and drawings. 297 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has 1/4" chipping at top spine edge, very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book inviting the amateur to the pleasures of taking the garden indoors. A common sense treatment of the advantage of greenhouse cultivation - an enormously captivating and practical book that will have you gardening all year long. 028505

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Maria Rodale's Organic Gardening - Your Seasonal Companion to Creating a Beautiful and Delicious Garden, Rodale, Maria
86 Maria Rodale's Organic Gardening - Your Seasonal Companion to Creating a Beautiful and Delicious Garden
Rodale, Maria
Emmaus, Pennsylvania Rodale Press 1998 0-87596-799-X / 9780875967998 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean pink and black patterned boards with black glossy spine, green and pink lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with fabulous full color photographs, 368 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. There is so much practical information crammed into this book, I don't know where to begin. Food, flowers, aroma therapy garden, and so much more. One of the best gardening books I've seen. 027155

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The Cook's Garden - Simple Seasonal Recipes Inspired by the Garden, Rogers, Sheridan
87 The Cook's Garden - Simple Seasonal Recipes Inspired by the Garden
Rogers, Sheridan
New York Viking 1992 0670846376 / 9780670846375 First 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

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The Weekend Garden Guide: Work Saving Ways to a Beautiful Backyard, Roth, Susan A
88 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 Weekend Garden Guide: Work Saving Ways to a Beautiful Backyard, Roth, Susan A
89 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

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Even more for your Garden, Sackville-West, V.
90 Even more for your Garden
Sackville-West, V.
London Michael Joseph 1958 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped original jacket. Clean unfaded turquoise cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean; front free endpaper has previous owner bookplate and a little surface scraping. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 199 pages with index. Clean dust jacket designed by Ashley Pope is not price clipped, has a few very small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The fourth collection of Sackville-West's famous "Observer" articles on gardening. 028051

Price: 100.00 USD
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V. Sackville-West's Garden Book, Sackville-West, V. (Philippa Nicolson, Editor)
91 V. Sackville-West's Garden Book
Sackville-West, V. (Philippa Nicolson, Editor)
New York Atheneum 1968 First 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
92 The Winter Garden
Schuler, Stanley
New York Macmillan 1972 First 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
93 A Proper Garden: on Perennials in the Border
Sheldon, Elisabeth
Harrisburg, PA Stackpole Books 1989 0811707113 / 9780811707114 First 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
94 A Proper Garden - On Perennials in the Border
Sheldon, Elisabeth
Harrisburg, PA Stackpole Books 1989 0-8117-0711-3 / 9780811707114 First 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.
95 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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96 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: 8.00 USD
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The Practical Gardener: A Guide to Breaking New Ground, Swain, Roger B.
97 The Practical Gardener: A Guide to Breaking New Ground
Swain, Roger B.
Little Brown 1989 0316824720 / 9780316824729 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean light blue boards with tan spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Slight bumping at base of spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrations by Frank Fretz. 268 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An abundantly useful volume written with wit and understanding and the solid backing of technical expertise. A most enjoyable book on gardening. 026529

Price: 20.00 USD
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Plant Life: A Textbook of Botany, Swingle, D. B.
98 Plant Life: A Textbook of Botany
Swingle, D. B.
New York D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc. 1935 First 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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Gardening with Wild Flowers, Tenenbaum,  Frances
99 Gardening with Wild Flowers
Tenenbaum, Frances
New York Scribner 1973 0684133733 / 9780684133737 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped jacket. Clean green tweed cloth boards with black cloth spine, crisp gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Jane Tenenbaum. 206 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has one match-head size chip at top of rear panel, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022696

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Book of Hardy Flowers, Thomas, H. H.
100 The Book of Hardy Flowers
Thomas, H. H.
London / New York Cassell and Company, Ltd. 1915 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean green cloth boards with decorated binding (red. blue. greem and white garden scene on cover and spine), gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. Pin-head size spots of wear to corners, a few slight bubbles to cloth. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; brief previous owner inscription on back of front free endpaper. 492 pp. with index. Beautifully illustrated with thirty-six color phtographs by H. Esenhigh Corke and sixty-four half-tone plates. Frontis color photograph of Shirley Poppies with clean tissue guard. Solid, collectible first edition. "A simple and complete descriptive guide to the cultivation in gardens of the trees and shrubs, perennial and annual flowers, that are hardy, or are suitable for planting out-of-doors in summer, in the British Isles and other temperate countries. 020628

Price: 40.00 USD
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