Brillig Books: Botany
found: 14 books

 
ADANSON, MICHEL
Adanson the Bicentennial of Michel Adanson's "Famillies Des plantes" (Volume I only)
Pittsburgh, PA, Hunt Botanical Library/Carnegie Institute of Technology. 1963, First Edition. Cloth. Ill.: Michel Adanson. Book, Volume I only. Imperial octavo, (10" x 7"), navy blue cloth covered boards with gilt decoration and spine titles. 391pp. including index. Illustrated with black and white reproductions. With a brief biography including genealogy and a catalogue of books and manuscripts of Adanson. A very tight, clean, fresh, bright, unmarked and unread volume. AS NEW. As New.
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Book number: 07133
USD 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 19.5 | £UK 16.75 | JP¥ 2418]
Catalogue: Botany
Keywords: Michel Adansonbotany,Hunt, Adanson, Botanical, History, Bicentennial, Illustration, Illustrated,. Biography, Genealogy, Genealogical, France, French, Catalogue Bibliography, Manuscripts,

 
BROWN, JANE.
Vita's Other World: A Gardening Biography of V. Sackville-West
New York, Viking Press. 1985, First Edition. Cloth. Book, Quarto, green cloth covered boards. 240 pp. including index, bibliography and notes. A pictorial biography of English poet Victoria Sackville-West (Vita) through the lens of the famous gardens that were the trademark of her domestic life with husband Harold Nicholson. Beautifully illustrated throughout with black and white and full color photographs, many vintage photographs of Vita, her family and her illustrious friends from the aristocracy of society and poetry and her English country houses. A very tight, clean, fresh bright, unmarked and unread volume in a crisp, bright, clean, glossy, unclipped dust jacket. Fine in fine dust jacket. AS NEW. As New/As New.
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Book number: 08924
USD 22.80 [Appr.: EURO 20.25 | £UK 17.5 | JP¥ 2506]
Catalogue: Botany
Keywords: Knole, Sackville, Garden, Gardening, Horticulture, Informal, English, England, Manor, Nicolson, Sissinghurst, Country, House, Mansion, Harold, Vita, Biography, Biographical, Photography, Photographic, British, Gay, Lesbian, Literature, Poet, Poetry, Woman

 
COLES, CHARLES
Gardens And Deer: A Guide To Damage Limitation
Shrewsbury, England, Swan Hill Press. 1997, First Edition. (ISBN: 1853109657). Cloth. Book, Octavo, gteen cloth covered boards. 142 pp. including appendices. Illustrated with maps and full color photographs of deer species and resistant plants. A full range of approaches to deterring damage to domestic gardens and plants from deer damage including natural deterrents and naturally deer resistant plants. A very tight, clean, fresh, bright, unmarked and unread volume in a crisp, sharp, bright, glossy dust jacket. Fine in fine dust jacket. As New/As New.
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Book number: 09069
USD 21.20 [Appr.: EURO 19 | £UK 16.25 | JP¥ 2330]
Catalogue: Botany
Keywords: 1853109657 Deer, Garden, Gardening, Landscape, Vermin, Wildlife, Damage, Diversion, Prevention, Lawson, Deterrence, Deterent, Resistant, Control, Game, Maps

 
COX, JEFF
Creating a Garden for the Senses
New York, Abbeville Press. 1993, First Edition. (ISBN: 1558593292). Cloth. Book, Small quarto, dark green cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles. 192 pp. including index, temperature range maps and a 24 page Chart of Plants by Sensuous Qualities. Gorgeously and evaocatively photographed by Jerry Pavia in stunning full color phtoographs on every page with many full and double page of sensuos gardens in every season. A wonderful book full of aesthetic insights and a practical guide to creating a sensual garden with chapters on Sight, Sound, Taste, Touch and Smell. A very tight, clean, fresh, bright, unmarked and unread volume in a crisp, sharp, sparkling price-clipped dust jacket. Fine in fine dust jacket. AS NEW. As New/As New.
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Book number: 08854
USD 26.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2858]
Catalogue: Botany
Keywords: 1558593292 Cox, Senses, Garden, Gardening, Landscape, Architecture, Flowers, Herbs, Smell, Sight, Touch, Sound, Taste, Photography, Photographs, American,

 
MCDONALD, DONALD AND LESLIE B. HUNT
Agricultural Writers from Sir Walter of Henley to Arthur Young 1200-1800
London, Horace Cox. 1908, First Edition. Cloth. Book, First Printinig. Royal octavo. Olive green cloth covered beveled boards with gilt title and cover decoration and gilt spine ditles. 228 pp. plus index and "exhaustive" bibliography. Very generously illustrated throughout with black and white drawings, woodblocks and historicall reproductions. A very uncommon history of pre-Industrial Revolution farmiing in England authored by a Fellow of the Linnean Society. This copy has very fresh cloth and sparkling gilt. Tight, square, unmarked (except for diminutive name at top corner of ffep) with clean unsoiled, unstained pages. Slight sign of damp at lower corner of first few pages which is barely noticeable. Despite the minor flaws noted, still a remarkably well-peserved and very attractive volume. Near Fine. Fine.
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Book number: 09999
USD 46.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.75 | £UK 35 | JP¥ 5056]
Catalogue: Botany
Keywords: Agriculture, Husbandry, Agricultual, Mcdonald, Hunt, History, Illustrated, Illustrations, Reproductions, Historical, Farm, Farming, Cattle, Sheep, Grain, Dairy, Pigs, Swine, Ownership, Faarmers, Land, Property, Technique, Technical, Linnean, England, Engl

 
ELLEFSON, CONNIE LOCKHART;STEPHENS, THOMAS L.;WELSCH, DOUG;WELSH, DOUGLAS F.
Xeriscape Gardening: Water Conservation for the American Landscape
New York, New York, U.S.A. Macmillan Pub Co. 1992, First Edition. (ISBN: 0026141256). Hardcover. Book, Small quarto, pale turquoise cloth spine over grey paper covered boards. 323pp. including index, bibliography and extensive appendices. Illustrated with color photographs, black and white diagrams, charts and maps. A very tight, clean, fresh, unmarked volume in a crisp, sharp, dust jacket. Fine in fine dust jacket. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 07513
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.25 | JP¥ 2198]
Catalogue: Botany
Keywords: 0026141256 Xeriscaping Gardening Techniques, Water, Conservation, Dry, Drought, Prairie, Turf, Irrigation, Gardening, Horticulture, Landscape, Architecture, Design,

 
GUNTHART, LOTTE
Water Colours & Drawings (SIGNED BY AUTHOR)
Pittsburgh, PA, Hunt Botanical Institute. 1970, First Edition. Hardcover. Ill.: Lotte Gunthart. Book, Large octavo, white coated paper covered boards with silver titles and spine titles. Very generously illustrated throughout with full color (many full page) and black and white reproductions of the works of this noted illustrator. A special tribute to the famous Swiss botanical illustrator Lotte Gunthart by the Hunt Botanical Insitute, including a short biography and a list of Water Colors and Drawings drawn up by the artist. Includes a half dozen articles by leading botanical authors and scholars. Also included is an article by Gunthart "A Day With A Rose" describing her method of work. SIGNED AND WARMLY INSCRIBED BY GUNTHART on title page next to her photograph. A very tight, clean, fresh, bright, unmarked volume. Without dust jacket as issued. FINE. Fine. Inscribed by Author(s).
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Book number: 06210
USD 52.00 [Appr.: EURO 46.25 | £UK 39.5 | JP¥ 5716]
Catalogue: Botany
Keywords: Lotte Gunthartpittsburgh, Botanical, Illustration, Illustrator, Roses, Botany, Horticulture, Art, American, German, Hunt, Institute, History, Bibliography, Study, Science, Natural, Signed, Inscribed, Variety, Species, Hybrid, Swiss, Biography, Plants, Wat

 
MADDERLAKE;JARECKI, BILLY;PRITCHAR, TOM;BOEHMER, ALAN
Flowers Rediscovered: New Ideas About Using and Enjoying Flowers
New York, Stewart Tabori & Chang. 1985, First Edition. (ISBN: 0941434729). Cloth. Book, First printing. Quarto, blindstamped forest green cloth covered boards with spine titles. 231 pp. Errata slip laid in. Very generously illustrated throughout with stunning full color, mostly full page edge to edge photographs of floral arrangements and settings, organized on aesthetic themes . The authors are the founding owers or the renowned Madderlake florist of Madison Avenue with a national reputation anc clientele including the White House and the National Galelry of Art among others. An unusual and beautiful meditation on the art and design of floral arrangements and full of ideas for the professional or amateru decoarator, interior designer or hostess. A very tight, clean, fresh, bright, unmarked and unread volume in a crisp, sharp, sparkling unclipped dust jacket. Fine in fine dust jacket. Flawless. New old stoack. AS NEW. As New/As New.
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Book number: 08449
USD 22.80 [Appr.: EURO 20.25 | £UK 17.5 | JP¥ 2506]
Catalogue: Botany
Keywords: 0941434729 Flowers Nature, Horticulture, Botany, Floral, Madderlake, Arrangement, Decor, Interior, Florist, Decoration, Design, Designer, Display, Containers, Presentation, Setting, Botanical,

 
LAWRENCE, GEORGE H.M. (COMPILER)
20th Century Botanical Art & Illustration 1968-1969 Catalogue 2nd International Exhibition of Botanical Art & Illustration
Pittsburgh, PA, Hunt Botanical Library. 1968, First Edition. Hardcover. Book, Octavo, color illustrated white coated paper boards. 267 pp. including index of artists represented and international geographical distribution of the artists. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions and photographs of the artists. A snapshot of the leading modern artists in the recondite but high art field of botanical painting and illustration. A catalogue of the exhibition with notes and biographical information on the artists. A very tight, clean, fresh, unmarked volume without dust jacket as issued. FINE. Fine.
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Book number: 08174
USD 17.20 [Appr.: EURO 15.25 | £UK 13.25 | JP¥ 1891]
Catalogue: Botany
Keywords: Botany, Botanical, Carnegie, Mellon, Cmu, Tech, University, Hunt, Library, Collection, Illustration, Illustrator, Art, Painting, Illustrated, Horticulture, Flowers, Plants, History, Exhibition, Biographical, Biography,

 
MARTIN, TOVAH
Tasha Tudor's Garden
New York, Houghton Mifflin. 1994. (ISBN: 0395436095). Cloth. Book, Later printing. Quarto pale green cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles. 160 pp. Very generously illustrated throughout with full color (many full page) photographs of Tasha Tudor and her garden. A very tight, clean, fresh, bright, unmarked and apparently unread volume with bright gilt in an also very tight, crisp, sharp, glossy, bright, unclipped dust jacket. Narrow line of glue offsetting from binding along the hinge at pastedowns, else fine. VERY NEAR FINE. Virtually AS NEW. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 09344
USD 22.80 [Appr.: EURO 20.25 | £UK 17.5 | JP¥ 2506]
Catalogue: Botany
Keywords: 0395436095 Tudor, Tasha, Children, Children's, Illustrated, Illustrator, Stories, Fables, Tales,Craft, Heirloom, American, Folk, Textile, Handmade, Hand Made, Art, Basket, Fabric, Dolls, Quilts, Quilting, Pottery, Weaving, Wool, Embroidery,

 
POOR, JANET MEAKIN AND NANCY PETERSON BREWSTER (EDTIORS)
Plants That Merit Attentions Volumes I (Trees) and II (Shrubs)
Portland, Oregon, Timber Press/Garden Club Of America. Revised Edition. Cloth. Book, Two volumes in quarto, cream linen covered boards with gilt cover decoration and gilt spine titles. Volume I unpaginated (approx. 350 pp.) Volume II, 363pp. Each with extensive appendices and indexes. Very generously illustrated throughout with brilliant full color photographs of each of the varieties of tree and shrub and detailed descriptions, sources and locations for arboreta, gardens and parks where the types can be found. This 75th anniversary celebration set of the Garden Club of America, is a response to the narrowing number of tree and shrub types dominating the field of landscape architecture in the United States and an attempt to gather, catalogue and promote the wide variety of species available in the US. Both volumes very tight, clean, fresh and unmarked in crisp, sharp, sparkling dust jackets. Fine in fine dust jackets. Virtually AS NEW. As New/As New.
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Book number: 07510
USD 88.00 [Appr.: EURO 78 | £UK 66.75 | JP¥ 9673]
Catalogue: Botany
Keywords: Horticulture, Shrubs, Trees, Arboretum, Garden, Club, America, Award Winning, Conservation, Environmental , Species, Landscape, Architecture, Gardening, Design, Construction, Plants, Types, Varieties, Varietals, Residential, Domestic, Park, Arboretum Arbo

 
RAINERO, ENRICO
Gardens, Labyrinths, Paradise
Florence, Princeton Architectural Press. 1985, First Edition. (ISBN: 0910413185). Cloth. Book, Folio, white cloth covered boards. 195pp. Rainero takes you on a fabulous photographic journey through historic gardens, ponds, landscapes, mosaics, collonades and statuary accompanied with poetry and brief comments revealing the allegorical and fantasy backgrounds to many famous gardens (including several Medici estates). A beautiful and evocative book of stunning full color full page photographs (many double page and edge to edge). This volume is tight, square, fresh, clean and unmarked in a tight, crisp, sharp dust jacket with one small closed tear at top of spine, else fine. Fine in near fine dust jacket. UNCOMMON. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 07536
USD 52.00 [Appr.: EURO 46.25 | £UK 39.5 | JP¥ 5716]
Catalogue: Botany
Keywords: 0910413185 Rainero, Garden, Labyrinth, Paradise, Allegory, Historic, Medici, Italian, Staturary, Statues, Sculpture, Mosaic, Decoration, Landscape, Design, Architecture, Horticulture, Plan, Royal, Aristocratic, Fantasy,, Botanical, Photograph, Photography

 
SCHINZ, MARINA (GARBRIELLE VAN ZUYLEN PHOTOGRAPHER)
The Gardens of Russell Page
New York, Stewart Tabori & Chang. 1991, First Edition. (ISBN: 1556701705). Cloth. Book, Quarto, dark green cloth covered boards with blindstamp title on front panel and silver gilt spine titles. 255 pp.including index and chronology. Very generously illustrated throughoiut with beautiful full color (many full page) photographs by Garbrielle van Zuylen A lovely survey and analysis of the works of this modern master landscape architect and garden planner. A tight, clean, fresh, bright, unmarked and unread volume with very fresh cloth and brililant spine titles, in a crisp, sharp, sparkling, unclipped dust jacket. Fine in fine dust jacket. AS NEW. As New/As New.
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Book number: 08810
USD 76.00 [Appr.: EURO 67.25 | £UK 57.75 | JP¥ 8354]
Catalogue: Botany
Keywords: 1556701705 Gardens Gardening, Design, Designer, Architect, Architecture, Landscape, Park, Plan, Planning, Modern, Page, Russell, Russell Schinz, Marina, Van Zuylen, Illustrated, Photography, Horticulture, Wild, Formal,

 
TREHANE, PIERS
Index Hortensis. Volume 1: Perennials. Including Border Plants, Herbs,Bulbous Plants, Non-woody Alpines, Aquatics, Ferns,Grasses
Wimborne, UK, Quarterjack Publishing. 1990, First Edition. (ISBN: 0948117001). Hardcover. Book, Octavo, glossy coated paper covered boards. 512 pp. A complete guide to naming and classification of garden perrenials. A tight, bright, glossy, clean, crisp, unmarked and apparently unread volume in a crisp, very tight, bright, unclipped dust jacket. Prior owner name at top edge of free front endpaper, else fine. A really beautiful volume; fine in fine dust jacket. Virtaully AS NEW. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 08992
USD 19.20 [Appr.: EURO 17 | £UK 14.75 | JP¥ 2110]
Catalogue: Botany
Keywords: 0948117001 Index, Reference, Nomenclature, Tasonomy, Species, Family, Perennials, Plants, Vegetables, Herbs, Flowers, Floral, Botany, Horituculture, Gardening, Classification, Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Garden, Name, Naming

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