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SCOTT-JAMES, ANNE AND LANCASTER, OSBERT
Sissinghurst - the Making of a Garden
London, Michael Joseph. 1992. (ISBN: 0718122569). Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A near Fine copy (Fine apart from an inscription in French to front pastedown). 15 black and white illustrations. The book records how Vita Sackville-West and her husband Harold Nicolson created the famous gardens at Sissinghurst Castle, how he designed and she chose the plants. A practical book, too, which should help inspire every gardener, as the author, in discussing the thousands of plants at Sissinghurst, explains how they are cared for. 102. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 008116
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Keywords: Vita Sackville-West, Harold Nicolson, Sissinghurst Castle 0718122569

 
BARLOW, THELMA
Organic Gardening with Love
London, Robson Books. 1992, First Edition. (ISBN: 0860518213). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine complete dustjacket. The author, well known as an actress and especially in Coronation Street, is a keen organic gardener, is a life member of the Henry Doubleday Research Association and has lectured on organic gardening. Her garden has featured on television and she describes how she has transformed a dry stone walled garden in the Yorkshire Dales for eleven years into an organic garden, and offers her knowledge and experience in this useful book. 29 colour illustrations and numerous drawings in the text. NOT EX LIB 108. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 005160
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Keywords: Organic Gardening 0860518213

 
BEALES, PETER
Visions of Roses
London, Bullfinch Press. 1996, First Edition. (ISBN: 0821223186). Hard Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with VG+ dustjacket which is not price clipped. A large format volume of 208 pages printed on glossy paper. Photograph illustrations by Vivian Russell. A gently paced tour of 33 beautiful gardens in England, Scotland, France, Italy and the US, in the company of rose grower extraordinaire Peter Beales and photographer Vivian Russell. Peter Beales explores the many roses that live and thrive in their different settings, and brings the gardens to life, whilst Vivien Russell's superb visual sense has resulted in the evocative pictures that accompany every one. In addition, for every garden, two classic roses are profiled with a close-up photograph and an in-depth description. Elsewhere in the book, a chart enables you to match roses to sites and conditions, and the essay 'The Rose in the Landscape' offers further inspiration for your own gardening. NOTE: A LARGE HEAVY VOLUME OF 1.3 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST 11A. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 008804
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Keywords: Rose Gardens, Plumpton Place, Eglingham Hall, Hambledon Manor, Lower Brook House, Elsing Hall, Tyninghame, Culpeper Garden, Nymans 0821223186

 
BRISTOW, ALEC
How to Bring Up Plants
London, Harvill Press. 1983, First Edition. (ISBN: 0002623048). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Ill.: Harpur, Merrily. A Very Good + unmarked copy with price clipped dustjacket. The author is chairman of the Orchid Society of Great Britain and hold many roles in prestigious societies and in this book, a sequel to 'The Sex Life of Plants', provides expert guidance to relate everything that is needed to grow beautiful and vigorous plants. Delightful and amusing illustrations by Merrily Harpur and diagrams by Carol Johnson. 15. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 003293
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Keywords: Gardening 0002623048 Harpur, Merrily

 
CHAMBERS, JOHN
Wild Flower Garden
London, Elm Tree. 1987, First Edition. (ISBN: 024112056X). Hard Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is price clipped. Introduction by David Bellamy, An authoritative guide in which over 80 wild flowers are individually illustrated and described with plans and advice for including wild flowers in the garden, advice on care, how to create a wild flower garden, and traditional uses for wild flowers. NOT EX LIB 11. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 008026
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Keywords: Wild Flower Cultivation and Care, Creating a Wild Flower Garden 024112056x

 
CHANCELLOR, JOHN
The Flowers and Fruits of the Bible
Exeter, Webb & Bower. 1982, First Edition. (ISBN: 0906671531). Hard Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Ill.: McCheane, W.H. A Very Good+ unmarked copy with small mark to front endpaper caused by removal of address label else unparked. Dustjacket is complete. This collection of remarkable 19th century watercolours depicts the best known flowers and fruits mentioned in the bible. This exquisite and decorative work of Victorian piety, showing a love of flowers and of the Scriptures, was compiled by an army colonel who hade experienced the heat of battle in the scorching Egyptian sun. After a day's fighting, Lieutenant Colonel William McCheane returned to his tent and turned to the bible and his watercolours. John Chancellor's scholarly and informative texts considers botanical aspects as well as the symbolism and mythology of the plants. 2. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 004732
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Keywords: Flowers, Scriptures, Bible Fruits 0906671531 Mccheane, W.H.

 
DAVIES, JENNIFER
Saying It with Flowers - the Story of the Flower Shop
London, Headline. 2000, First Edition. Hard Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine price clipped dustjacket. Here, told for the first time, is the captivating story of the flower shop and the intriguing tales of the men and women who worked in them from Victorian times to the present. With stunning period drawings, photographs and illustrations, it is a magnificent and lasting tribute to the splendours of the flower shop. A HEAVY VOLUME OF 1.0 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING COSTS 2. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 006115
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Keywords: History of Flower Shops, Florists

 
DURBRIDGE, JANE
Bridal Flowers
London, Ryland, Peters and Small. 2002, First Edition. (ISBN: 1841722774). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. First edition, first printing. As every bride knows, flowers contribute greatly to the look of a wedding but how does a bride start to plan her flowers ? What colours should she choose, what kind of bouquet will best suit her dress, which flowers will be in season at the time of her wedding and how can she find a florist she can trust ? This book addresses all these important issues as well as providing an abundance of inspiration. An exquisitively illustrated source book. 11A. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 007405
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Keywords: Bridal Flowers, Wedding Flowers, Bridal Bouquets 1841722774

 
GARDINER, J.M.
Magnolias - Their Care and Cultivation
London, Cassell. 1989, First. (ISBN: 030432244X). Hard Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. A Fine unmarked copy withVG dustjacket which has a repaired closed tear to rear and is not price clipped. A large format volume of 143 pages. 62 plates. First introduced into Britain in 1688, magnolias are today found in gardens and parks throughout the country. James Gardiner, the curator of the Royal Horticultural Society's Garden at Wisley, has written a comprehensive guide to both species and hybrids, many of which are illustrated in full colour, that will prove invaluable for gardeners of all levels. 119. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 010170
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Keywords: Magnolias 030432244x

 
SAINT GEORGE, AMELIA
Easy Ways with Dried Flowers
London, Anaya Publishers. 1992, First Edition. (ISBN: 1854701509). Hard Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine complete dustjacket. The author has developed a strong following for her imaginative approach with both fresh and dried flowers and her clents have included Lady Glamis, Prince Pignatelli, Mark Birley and many other leading socialites in Europe. She contributes to many leading international lifestyle magazines and lectures at the Victoria and Albert Museum, teaches at the Millfield School. Illustrated throughout in full colour and using simple to follow techniques, the author brings alive the magic of effective presentation. NOT EX LIB PLEASE NOTE: A HEAVY VOLUME OF 0.83 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST 20B. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 003539
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Keywords: Flower Arranging, Floral Art, Floristry, Dried Flowers 1854701509

 
HART, HAROLD
Growing Food for Health and Pleasure - a Comprehensive Guide to Organic Gardening
London, Gateway. 1971, First Edition. (ISBN: 0852690525). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A Very Good+ with foxing to top edge with complete dustjacket which has a little shelf wear. An excellent work on organic growing, ahead of it's time with the increased interest now in organic food, which clearly sets out in nine chapters all one needs to know. Delightful chapter heading illustrations. NOT EX LIB 15. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 002245
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Keywords: 0852690525

 
HUNT, PETER (EDITED BY)
The Garden Lover's Companion
London, Eyre Methuen. 1974, First Edition. (ISBN: 0413280403). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A near Fine copy with inscription to half title page. Coloured pictorial dustjacket is also near Fine and is price clipped. The gardening historian editor has here compiled a miscellany of prose and verse reflecting his love of plants and gardens. Arranged in ten chapters with contibutions across the ages including William Morris, Samuel Johnson, Robert Louis Stevenson, Karel Capek, Francis Bacon, Vita Sackville-West et al and many plant hunters. A splendid collection. 157. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 002292
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Keywords: 0413280403

 
FORDYCE, KEITH AND RAYNER, CLAIRE
Itv's Kitchen Garden - Growing and Cooking Fruit and Vegetables
London, Stanley Paul. 1978, First Edition. (ISBN: 0091327806). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A near Fine unmarked copy with near Fine price clipped dustjacket. Based on the three very successful Thames Television series Kitchen Garden, the book is a basic guide to the growing and cooking of vegetables and fruit. Follow Keith Fordyce's straightforward instructions and Claire Rayner's advice on imaginative recipes to easily grow enough produce for the family. NOT EX LIBRARY 21. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 005161
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Keywords: Television Gardening Programmes, Gardening, Fruit Growing, Recipes 0091327806

 
KEIZER, GERRIT J.
The Complete Encyclopedia of Mushrooms
Netherlands, Rebo. 1998, First Edition. (ISBN: 9036615984). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A Fine unmarked copy in pictorial laminated boards, as dustjacket, with VG+ dustjacket which is price clipped. 286 pages. 790 coloured photographs. An up-to-date guide, the result of 20 years of photographing mushrooms, with the species listed according to their Latin names, and each chapter deals with one order, making it easy to reference. An extended index of English and Latin names allows you to quickly find the entry for any mushroom described. A HEAVY VOLUME OF 0.92 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING COST 11. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 007116
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Keywords: Mycology, Funghi, Mushrooms 9036615984

 
MABEY, RICHARD
Flora Britannica - the Concise Edition
London, Chatto and Windus. 1998, First Thus. (ISBN: 0701167319). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is price clipped. A concise and portable version of the popular Flora Britannica, published two years earlier and which was arranged botanically, whilst this version is organised thematically - according to themes such as trees, plants as resources, urban commons, immigration plants, plants as historic landmarks, beauties and prodigals. 271 pages and profusely illustrated in colour. 24. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 007720
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Keywords: Flora Britannica, Plants As Resources, Trees, Immigration Plants 0701167319

 
MANN, PAULINE
Wedding Flowers
London, B. T. Batsford. 1989. (ISBN: 0713446366). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Ill.: Goodwill, Wendy. A Fine unmarked copy in laminated boards. Coloured photographs by Derek Bonsall and drawings by Wendy Goodwill. The author has compiled a whole range of decorative designs for weddings throughout the year, covering all types of arrangements for the church, reception, bridal bouquets, bridesmaids' posies, together with useful advice. 111. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 005955
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Keywords: Flower Arranging, Weddings, Floristry 0713446366 Goodwill, Wendy

 
MUCK, LADY
Magic Muck - the Complete Guide to Compost
London, Pavilion. 1994, First Edition. (ISBN: 1857932617). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Ill.: Tim Coath. A Fine uninscribed copy with a complete dustjacket which has a little wear to bottom. Lady Muck is in fact Jane Down, who runs her own compost company and is a popular lecturer on horticultural matters and has evn named her cat compost. Here she guides us with warmth and humour through the history of composting and reveals her secrets on how to create and maintain a compost heap to suit every garden. Delightful illustrations by Tim Coath. 1. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 002539
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Keywords: 1857932617 Tim Coath

 
OHRBACH, BARBARA MILO
The Scented Room - Cherchez's Book of Dried Flowers, Fragrance and Potpourri
New York, Clarkson N. Potter. 1986. (ISBN: 051756081x). Hard Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. A Fine unmarked copy in blue cloth boards with Fine price clipped dustjacket. The author is the owner of 'Cherchez', the elegant New York Store and a pioneer in the home fragrance field and here offers a treasure trove of ideas for scenting and decorating the home with dried flowers and herbs. A book to inspire and delight anyone who loves flowers and wants to enjoy their fragrance and gentle beauty in the home all year round. Illustrated throughout with colour photographs. NOT EX LIB 115. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 003292
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Keywords: Potpourri, Scented Rooms, Dried Flowers 051756081x

 
OU, HSIAN-CHIANG
Meditations on Nature - the Art of Flower Arrangement
Taiwan, Wei-Chuan. 1977. Hard Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket. 182 pages. A beautifully illustrated book in colour depicting the art of Ikebana, flower arranging. It shows the special characteristics, lengths of the stems, arranging methods, flowers and plant medium used to create arrangements for the changing seasons. Text in English and Chinese. 3. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 008494
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Keywords: Bonsai, Japanese Flower Arrangements, Ikebana

 
PIERCY, HAROLD
Constance Spry - Dried and Artificial Flower Arranging
London, Octopus. 1988. (ISBN: 0706428250). Hard Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. A near Fine unmarked copy with near Fine complete dustjacket. In this beautifully illustrated book the author, the Principal of the Constance Spry Flower School, shows how many eye catching ways there are of using dried flowers in the home with all the writing and arrangements demonstrating all the authority you would expect from his forty year trade and teaching experience. A HEAVY VOLUME OF 0.9 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING COSTS 11A. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 003360
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Keywords: Flower Arranging, Floristry, Floral Art 0706428250

 
PRYKE, PAULA
The New Floral Artist - a Step by Step Guide to Inspirational Flower Arranging
London, Mitchell Beazley. 1996, First Thus. (ISBN: 1857328183). Soft Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Softback edition. A Fine unmarked copy. The acclaimed floral designer is well known for her innovative designs and in this book creates an exciting new aesthetic for flowers, breaking the mould of conventional flower arranging with her dramatic use of raw materials. Stunningly photographed by Kevin Summers, it is a rich source of fresh and stylish ideas and a highly practical guide to create hundreds of artistic arrangements for every occasion. 3. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 003281
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Keywords: Floristry Techniques 1857328183

 
BATHO, ROSEMARY AND KAY, JUDI AND WAUGH, BERNICE
The Beginner's Guide to Floristry
London, Merehurst. 1996. (ISBN: 1853912689). Hard Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine complete dustjacket. A comprehensive step by step guide to professional floristry, covering all aspects of the work, clearly and comprehensively illustrated throughout with full colour photographs. The authors are all lecturers at the renowned Welsh College of Horticulture. A HEAVY VOLUME OF 1.3 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING COST 11A. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 003284
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Keywords: Flower Arranging, Floristry Techniques, Welsh College of Horticulture 1853912689

 
SHEEN, JOANNA
Flower Projects for the Home
London, Merehurst. 1994, First Edition. (ISBN: 1853913812). Hard Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with pictorial laminated boards as dustjacket which is also Fine and complete. The author trained at the renowned Constance Spry Flower School, setting up her own pressed flower company in 1980 with clients such s Harrods. In this book are stunning floral arrangements with each project fully described and demonstrated with step by step photographs, a list of the ingredients and a photograph of the final display. A HEAVY VOLUME OF 1.0 KILO UNPACKED WEIGHT WHICH MAY REQUIRE EXTRA SHIPPING COSTS 11A. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 003361
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Keywords: Flower Arranging, Floristry, Floral Art 1853913812

 
MARSDEN-SMEDLEY, HESTER
The Chelsea Flower Show
London, Constable. 1976, First Edition. (ISBN: 0094610908). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine price clipped dustjacket. 153 pages. 30 illustrations. To many people the world over, the word 'Chelsea' signifies not the London Borough but 'the flower show - the Great Spring Show of the Royal Horticultural Society, when thousands of gardeners crowd into the great flower filled marquee to delight in the glory of British gardening. This book is the story of that Flower Show (and is therefore in part the story of the RHS which produces it), from the Show's earliest days - meetings of the RHS to which enthusiastic members would bring rare or excellent specimens from their gardens - through its first years as a public occasion, in the gardens of the Temple, to its transfer to the grounds of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, where it now flourishes annually. 107. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 009689
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Keywords: Royal Horticultural Society, Chelsea Flower Show, Royal Hospital Chelsea 0094610908

 
SMIT, TIM
Heligan - the Complete Works - Secrets Locked in Silence
London, Channel 4 Books. 1999, First Edition. (ISBN: 0752217348). Hard Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. SIGNED BY AUTHOR to title page without any dedication. A near Fine copy (Fine apart from a date to front endpaper) with near Fine dustjacket which is price clipped. In the book Tim Smit tells of his quest to reveal the daily lives of the gardeners who worked at Heligan before the Great War, by restoring and managing the gardens as they would have been in their heyday. The story unfolds through a pictorial record of the work that continues in the Flower Garden, Melon Garden and Vegetable Garden, where over 300 varieties of fruit and vegetables are grown using traditional methods, including the only manure-heated pineapple pits in Britain. 11. Near Fine/Near Fine. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 008639
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Keywords: Heligan, Heather Keir-Cross, Ice Sculptures 0752217348

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