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found: 20 books

 
CLIVELY, JULIA; ETC.
Trees in Jersey : A Guide to the Island's Familiar Trees and Shrubs
Jersey, Trees for Life. 1997, First Edition. (ISBN: 0953097900) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Guide to trees in Jersey, what wild life they sustain, usefulness of timbers and their folklore. 126 pages with full colour & b/w photo plus line illus. Tight unread and unworn copy. Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 9830
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1732]
Catalogue: Gardening
Keywords: Botany Jersey History Trees 0953097900

 
CONNOR, H E
Poisonous Plants of New Zealand
Wellington, New Zealand, Government Printer. 1967, 2nd Edition. Soft Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Revised and enlarged ed. Dept of Agriculture Bulletin No. 356. Card wraps, 59 pages with 26 detailed figural illus. Copy is in very nice condition with a little fading to edges. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 14480
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1299]
Catalogue: Gardening

 
CROOK, H CLIFFORD
Campanulas. Their Cultivation and Classification
London, United Kingdom, Country Life. 1951, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Blue bds (clean and unworn, gilt title dulled) 256 pages with numerous photo plates. Bright and crisp copy with light age toned eps. DJ unworn though age spotted with lamination lifting at spine joints. Overweight. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 13557
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 24.25 | JP¥ 3247]
Catalogue: Gardening

 
ELIOVSON , SIMA
Proteas for Pleasure
Cape Town, South Africa, Howard Timmins. 1962, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. How to grow and enjoy them, names including rare varieties, propagation, landscaping and flower arranging. CONDITION White Leatherette bds are unworn though age toned, pp xxii 228 part II from page 64 are photo plates for identification with details of photo to rear half in colour the rest in b/w. Nice crisp copy. DJ is unworn apart from small nick top front cnr. Lamination has been short trimmed and is starting to lift to rear at spine and front edge. Overweight. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 13565
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1732]
Catalogue: Gardening

 
FARRER, REGINALD
My Rock Garden
London, United Kingdom, Edward Arnold. Re-Issue. Cloth with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 11th Impression. Green bds with Black title (mostly very fresh, sl. fading to spine, cnrs sharp not worn) This copy has been misbound and has 2 each of title page and List of plates and only partial contents list, pp 303 tight and pristine interior with 12 illus plates (not inscribed) Original Brown wrapper has price clip to spine, one short tear and sl. chips to extremities (very fresh, not scuffed) An excellent copy. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 8205
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 20.25 | JP¥ 2706]
Catalogue: Gardening
Keywords: Cactus Succulents Gardening

 
HAMILTON, CATHERINE
Hamilton Is a Garden
Auckland, New Zealand, David Bateman. 1986, First Edition. (ISBN: 0908610483) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ill.: Hamilton, Catherine. Signed by Author and also Shirly Maddock well known NZ writer who wrote the introduction. Name to front pastedown is one of the people in authors acknowlegements list. CONDITION Red bds with crisp White title (unworn, sl faded to edge) pp 48 illus throughout with authors wonderful water colours and sketches. Original DJ is unworn. #Kiwiana#. Fine/Fine. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 12641
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 20.25 | JP¥ 2706]
Catalogue: Gardening
Keywords: New Zealand Art 0908610483 Hamilton, Catherine

 
MACFIE, D T
Lilies for the Garden and Greenhouse
London, United Kingdom, W H & L Collingridge. 1939, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Not Dated (1939 BL) All you need to know about growing and propagating lilies. Grey cloth with crisp White titles and decoration (clean and unworn) 142 pages with b/w photo plates. Bright and crisp copy with light spotting to ends and edge. DJ mostly very nice with rubbed spine head, small tear at rear and price clipped spine. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 13556
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1732]
Catalogue: Gardening

 
MACMILLAN, H F
Tropical Planting and Gardening
London, United Kingdom, Macmillan & Co. 1954, 5th Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. With Special Reference to Ceylon. Macmillan was Superintendant, Royal Botanic Gardens, in Ceylon. This work has been a long-recognized standard on the subject of agricultural or horticulture in the tropics. Covers every aspect of tropical planting and gardening, from orchids to rubber plants, timber and fuel trees, fodder grasses, spices, drugs and medicinal plants, and all sorts of fruits and vegetables as well as flowers, shrubs, pot plants, the best mulches and more. CONDITION Green ribbed cloth with bright Gilt title (unworn with damp speckled spine) pp x 560 with numerous half tone photos and engraved illus, 3 colour plates and a fold out plan of garden planning. Internally bright and crisp as new apart from the faintest foxing to eps. DJ has mild edge wear with age toned spine. Overweight. Good/Good.
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Book number: 13555
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 24.25 | JP¥ 3247]
Catalogue: Gardening

 
MASON, ALAN & MARY
Manual of Shrub and Old Roses
Fielding, New Zealand, Frank Mason & Son. 1985, 4th Edition. Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Revised. Stapled card wraps, pp 40 with illus, plus 2 page stapled addendum. Light age toning to spine edge which also has small nick to head, else fine. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 10451
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1732]
Catalogue: Gardening
Keywords: Gardening Horticulture Roses Old Fashioned

 
OAKLEY, JOSEPHINE
The New Zealander's Guide to Flower Growing and Arranging
Auckland, New Zealand, Collins. 1971, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ill.: Binsted, Gordon (photography). Details what to plant in your garden to get best possible range of plants for flower arranging, then shows inspirational arrangements. CONDITION Blue bds with White title (fresh and unworn) pp 176 with 56 photographic illus in full colour and b/w, plus line illus. Original DJ is fresh and unworn with sl age toning to White area at rear. Overweight #Kiwiana#. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 11655
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 16.25 | JP¥ 2165]
Catalogue: Gardening
Keywords: New Zealand Binsted, Gordon (Photography)

 
PERRY, FRANCES
Water Gardening
London, United Kingdom, Country Life. 1938, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. "Deals with all forms of aquatic gardening, with the making of pools and those plants, both rare and common which live in or near to water." CONDITION Blue cloth with bright Gilt tile (clean and unworn) pp xvi 353 with numerous photo plates, illus and plans. Bright and crisp copy. DJ in remarkable condition considering thin paper type, unworn apart from one short tear and 2 tiny nicks. Overweight. Near Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 13564
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.25 | £UK 28.25 | JP¥ 3788]
Catalogue: Gardening

 
ROGERS, PAUL
Safer Pest Control for Homes and Gardens
Australia, Choice Books. 2005, Edition Unstated. (ISBN: 0947277331) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. An essential handbook and guide for all householders and gardeners. Easy to use and compact, it allows the reader to look up a pesticide or pest and find the safest and most effective way of dealing with it. Rates pesticides for their health and environmental effects. CONDITION 180 pages with line illus. Unworn and crisp copy with slight edge toning. As New/N/A.
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Book number: 13606
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8.25 | JP¥ 1082]
Catalogue: Gardening
Keywords: Consumer Studies Environmental Studies 0947277331

 
VAN ROYEN, P
Manual of Forest Trees of Papua and New Guinea : Part 5, 6, 7, & 8, Himantandraceae , Magnoliacee, Eupomatiaceae, & Dipterocarpaceae
Port Moresby, Department of Forests, Administration of Papua and New Guinea. 1964, First Edition. Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ill.: Mrs D Pearce. Not Dated [1964 BL]. Green card wraps, 47 pages with detailed sketch illus. Very nice copy only fault is light toning to edge of covers and some fly spots to front. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15623
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.25 | £UK 36.25 | JP¥ 4870]
Catalogue: Gardening
Keywords: Mrs D Pearce

 
VAN ROYEN, P
Manual of Forest Trees of Papua and New Guinea : Part 2 Sapindaceae
Port Moresby, Department of Forests, Administration of Papua and New Guinea. 1964, First Edition. Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ill.: Mrs J Curtis & Mrs D Pearce. Green card wraps, 53 pages with detailed sketch illus. Very nice copy only fault is light toning. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15624
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.25 | £UK 36.25 | JP¥ 4870]
Catalogue: Gardening
Keywords: Mrs J Curtis & Mrs D Pearce

 
VAN ROYEN, P
Manual of Forest Trees of Papua and New Guinea : Part 3 Sterculiaceae
Port Moresby, Department of Forests, Administration of Papua and New Guinea. 1964, First Edition. Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ill.: Mrs J Curtis & Mrs D Pearce. Green card wraps, 39 pages with detailed sketch illus. Very nice copy only fault is light toning. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15625
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.25 | £UK 36.25 | JP¥ 4870]
Catalogue: Gardening
Keywords: Mrs J Curtis & Mrs D Pearce

 
SPARNON, NORMAN J.
A Guide to Japanese Flower Arrangement
Tokyo, Shufunotomo. 1969, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. SIGNED by Author to ffep. Cream bds are unworn, pp 79 printed on quality glossy paper with full colour and b/w photo's through out, small owners inscription to front paste down. Original Red DJ is bright and clean, not price clipped or worn. Near Fine/Near Fine. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 5873
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 20.25 | JP¥ 2706]
Catalogue: Gardening
Keywords: Ikebana Flower Arranging

 
VARIOUS
Brett's Gardening Guide : For New Zealand Gardeners
Auckland, New Zealand, New Zealand Newspapers. 1949, First Edition Thus. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Blue heary card wraps are sl faded else unworn, pp 300 with illus through out. Tight and very clean with only very odd fox spot, name pencilled to ffep and ticks next to 2 plants at list to rear. #Kiwiana#. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 11640
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1732]
Catalogue: Gardening
Keywords: New Zealand

 
PAUL WHITTAKER
Hardy Bamboos: Taming the Dragon
Portland, USA, Timber Press. 2005, First Edition. (ISBN: 088192685X) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bamboos are extraordinary in their ability to transform a garden, adapt to inhospitable surroundings, survive with little care and, most of all, surprise and delight the people who view them. Too long the exclusive pleasure of those with tropical and subtropical gardens, this hand picked selection allows gardeners in cooler climes to experience the wonder and infinite variety of these magical plants. Using bamboos to best effect in the garden, propagation, aftercare and their resilience to pests and diseases complete the guidance for gardeners. The distillation of years of hands on growing experience, this is the ultimate bamboo reference book for cool climate gardeners. CONDITION 300 pages with numerous photos and sketch illus etc. Unworn as new in like DJ. Overweight. As New/As New.
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Book number: 15507
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.25 | £UK 28.25 | JP¥ 3788]
Catalogue: Gardening
Keywords: 088192685x

 
WILLIAMS, BENJAMIN SAMUEL
The Orchid-Grower's Manual Containing Brief Descriptions of upwards of Eight Hundred Species and Varieties of Orchidaceous Plants
London, Victoria & Paradise Nurseries. 1871, 4th Edition. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 4th Edition, revised and enlarged. Benjamin Samuel Williams (2 March 1822 - 1890), English orchidologist and nurseryman in London, known mainly for his horticultural notes on orchids in publications. CONDITION Green cloth, pp viii 300 with 17 pages of orchid illus, a planting plan, and 24 pages of horticultural advertising to rear. Spine has an old professional rebacking, edges a bit worn, odd mark to covers, stain to bottom edge of front paste down, o/w bight and crisp with edge spotting. Good.
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Book number: 15309
USD 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 84.75 | £UK 76.75 | JP¥ 10282]
Catalogue: Gardening

 
WOOD, W P
Fuchsia Survey
London, United Kingdom, Williams & Norgate. 1950, First Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Written by the President of the British Fuchsia Society it covers everything from the history, species, propagation, pests, hybridising and fuchsia types in America. CONDITION Red cloth with bright Gilt title (clean and unworn, top front cnr bumped) 170 pages with coloured frontis, b/w photos and line illus. Bright and crisp with light scattered foxing and name inside front. DJ mainly unworn with one short tear top front and slightly rubbed to spine head. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 13561
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1732]
Catalogue: Gardening

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