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Gardening

By: Anon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co Ltd.: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000329


Soft Cover. Good+/No Jacket. First Edn. 8vo (slim booklet). Lovely period item. Obviously cheap item for the 'masses' that were produced but it is well illustrated in black and white. Shows equipment as well as plants etc. Adverts for gardening equipment at front and rear of book. Small tear of inner spine at back of book. Red cloth covers with black titling and vignette on front cover. index. Containing practical instructions for the amateur gardener. Pages browning wit... View more info

Books About......A 'Dig for Victory' Exhibition (pamphlet)

By: Anon (Newport Library)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Newport, Wales, R. H. J. Ltd. , (Newport Library): 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113305


In the original lettered paper wraps. Near Fine - apart from very Rusty staples - but holding tight. First Edition. 8vo. 8 pp pamphlet.. Not Illustrated. Part of the 'Dig for Victory' campaign during 2nd World War. The 'Dig for Victory Exhibition' was held in the Great Central Hall on 24-27 February 1943. " The object of the exhibition was to encourage increased production of vegetables, etc... And to show how best old methods could be applied".." This Pamphl... View more info

DISCOVERING PERIOD GARDENS

By: ANTHONY, JOHN

Price: £3.50

Publisher: BuckINGHAMSHIRE, SHIRE PUBLICATIONS LTD: 1972

Seller ID: 49123


Card Covers. Nr Fine. First Edition. 8vo. covers a little 'shelfworn/dusty' o/w excellent copy.; 49123 View more info

The Water Gardener . a Complete Guide to Designing, Constructing and Planting Water Features

By: Archer-Wills, Anthony;

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Frances Lincoln: 1993

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 112114


Green boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. There are No Inscriptions or other Marks. 192 pp. Illustrated with colour photographs and drawings. Further reading; Useful addresses; Plant Index; General Index; Hardiness zones; Acknowledgments. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright, Near 'As New' copy. "This book explains how to design and construct formal and informal p... View more info

The Chaffinch on the Bough: A Miniature Anthology in Praise of the English Scene - ' Lute Lyre & Lotus ' Minithology Series

By: Crombie Max (Designed and Edited by)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Northwood,, Knights Press Ltd: (1940s)

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 9197


The Lute, Lyre and Lotus Minithologies, No 8. NO Date but c. 1942. Decorated Card covers. Small amount of light shelfwear - foxing/'rubbing' to edges/corners, rear cover, and some tiny spots of rust to spine by the staples, o/w Very Good. Internally NO Inscriptions or Marks. 24 pp. Printed on glossy paper in b/w. With delightful b/w illustrations by Gerald Gardiner. An Anthology of Prose and Poetry on the 'English Scene'. At the time of listing I also have No. 26 in this... View more info

The Agricultural Zoology of the Malay Archipelago . The Animals Injurious and Beneficial to Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry in the Malay Peninsula, the Dutch East Indies and the Philippines

By: Dammerman, K. W.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, J. H. de Bussy Ltd: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110913


This copy has been Rebound with a Red cloth spine, and red paper covered boards with the original cover pasted to front cover, which is grubby/stained. Names/prices written on the half title. There are also some very occasional ink notes/underlining - but only on a very few pages. Many attractive Colour plates and lots of black/white illustrations. The plate on p 388 has edge repairs with tape. OVERALL Internally VERY clean, tight and bright. (xi) + 473pp. Contents cover... View more info

The Cork

By: De Oliveira, Manuel Alves; Leonel De Oliveira

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Portugal, Amorim: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111648


Glossy laminated pictorial boards. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. Housed in the Original Cork Slipcase. There are light marks and shelf-wear to the Cork Slipcase. There is also some very light wrinkling to the pages, otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. Illustrated with colour plates. 159 pp. Bibliography; Photographic Credits; Acknowledgements; Index. Overall, apart from the condition of the slipcase (which overall is near VG) , as detailed above, thi... View more info

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My Roots A Decade in the Garden

By: Don, Montagu & Monty Don

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114566


FINE blue boards with bright copper-gilt titling to the spine. In the original publishers' 'as new' pictorial dustjacket. FIRST EDITION, FIRST Printing with the Correct Printers Key - 1. The tail to the spine is slightly 'bumped' due to storage. There are some very light yellow-brown flecks to the page fore-edges and the very bottom edge is lightly tanned. Apart from these very minor 'faults' from storage, the book is 'As New' with NO Inscriptions or marks. The book look... View more info

ENGLISH GARDEN ORNAMENT

By: EDWARDS PAUL

Price: £7.65

Publisher: LONDON, G. Bell & Sons Ltd: 1965

Seller ID: 60190


Hardback. First Edition. Ex-Lib Usual Stamps and Marks. Nice clean tight copy internally. Gazebos, furniture, sculpture, topiary, mazes, labyrinths, gates, gatehouses, etc. 8vo, 168pp incl index, 40 plates & 73 drawings. Ex lib with usual stamps & attractive school bookplate. Contents v. Good. ; 60190 View more info

Treasury of Garden Verse

By: Elphinstone, Margaret

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Canongate Books Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108552


Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy but is an Ex Reference Library copy with a few labels and only a few small stamps. The dustjacket is in a protective clear plastic cover. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages View more info

Organic Gardening. Everything the Beginner Needs to Know

By: Elphinstone, Margaret

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Green Print: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114440


Pictorial glazed card covers. Printed on recycled paper. Covers the basics of Organic Gardening from design of your garden, to the choice of your tools. Clearly described and illustrated. Practical advice on how to grow crops. Fruit trees have a chapter of their own. 151 pp. Name/writing on half title, Very slight edgewear, and faint spotting to top page fore-edges, o/w no other marks. Overall an excellent copy. See images; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall View more info

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London's Pride: The Glorious History of The Capital's Gardens The Glorious History of London's Parks and Gardens

By: Galinou Mireille (Edited by) Introduced by Sir Roy Strong

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Anaya Publishers Ltd. In Association with the Museum of London: 1990

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 9055


FINE Dark blue cloth-covered boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publishers' pictorial dustjacket. The book Title on the d/j AND on the Spine of the book reads = "The Glorious History of London's Parks and Gardens". The rear cover states "Published in Association with the Museum of London. Published previously as 'London's Pride: The Glorious History of the Capital's Gardens'. The Title page, however, still reads "London's Pride:... View more info

Good Things

By: Grigson Jane

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2009

Edition: 1st Thus (Folio Society Edition); First Printing

Seller ID: 113193


AS NEW IN Nr. FINE SLIPCASE. In the original publisher's tan based cloth boards with a large illustration of a Hen in black, white and salmon and title in black on an oval salmon block to the front board, with bright white and black titling to the spine. The book is housed ln the Original Publishers' Near FINE Plain tan paper covered SLIPCASE with just two tiny spots on one side only, that mar it from being noted Fine. The book is Externally and Internally FINE. No dustj... View more info

The Plantfinder's Guide to Ornamental Grasses

By: Grounds, Roger

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112246


Green boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There are NO inscriptions or marks. 192 pp. Illustrated with colour plates and b/w line drawings. Index; Acknowledgements. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, 'As New' copy. "With The Plantfinder's Guide to Ornamental Grasses they finally achieve the attention they deserve in this challenging book which revolutioni... View more info

Jordan Wild Flowers . With a Few Paintings Done in Lebanon, Palestine and Syria - One Person's Notebook, 1948-1971 (SIGNED COPY)

By: Harrison, Mary F (edited by Mai Ismail Bilbeisi)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Amman, Jordan, Ahliyyah School Alumnae,: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 112941


ISBN: 9789957854409. Grey cloth boards with blind stamped titling to the front board. In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. Some slight smudges/scratches to the d/j which are really only seen if held up to the light, and one small 'closed' (repaired) tear to the top rear cover of the d/j - the d/j is NOT clipped and is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and looks FINE. The front endpapers have gift notes, and attachment... View more info

The English Home

By: Harrison, Molly

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Routledge and Kegan Paul: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47420


Beige buckram? /? Hessian cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. 64 pp large octavo. Many half tone illustrations. Library cancel else Ex Reference library usual MINIMAL stamps, marks, etc, protected in the usual clear plastic library jacket. Overall a Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ; Local Search Series; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Recipes from a French Herb Garden .

By: Holt, Geraldene; Burgess, Linda

Price: £11.00

Publisher: London, Conran Octopus: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111623


Dark blue boards with black titling to the spine and blind-stamped decoration to the front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which is not price-clipped. There are some Very light smudges and creases to the dustjacket covers -negligible, otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. 160 pp. Illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Index and Acknowledgments. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, 'Fine' copy. "P... View more info

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The Complete Book of Fruit

By: Johns Leslie; & Violet Stevenson

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111282


Light orangey tan boards with white titling to the spine and front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. There is some very light 'shelf wear' from storage only = light smudges/scratches to the dustjacket, which can only really be seen if held up to the light. There are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (8) + 309 pp. Illustrated with b/w line drawings and colour photographs. Glossary; Bibliography; Index. Overall, this is an Ex... View more info

Wild Flowers Worth Notice. A Selection of some of our Native Plants which are Most Attractive from their Beauty, Uses and Associations.

By: Lankester Mrs

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen and Co. , Limited,: (1880s?)

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 112354


Dark green pictorial cloth bound boards, with bright gilt titling and decoration to the spine. Titling in gilt (slightly rubbed) to the front cover also, with gilt and dark cranberry coloured decoration/borders, etc, to the front cover only. Rear cover is plain green. A little edge/corner 'rubbing' and a little light 'bubbling' to the cloth on the edges, but overall VG covers. Page fore-edges a little discoloured/dusty. (Top edge possibly olivine - but could just be dark... View more info

The Salad Garden

By: Larkcom, Joy

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, FRANCES LINCOLN: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 106989


Pictorial laminated boards, no marks, dustwrap NOT PRICE CLIPPED, NO INSCRIPTIONS, 168pp, profusely illustrated in colour and black and white. EXCELLENT COPY, CLEAN BRIGHT AND TIGHT. "Detailed cultivation instructions, discusses all the traditional salad vegetables... as well as the lesser known ones. ...far more than an encyclopedia of salad plants; it is an inducement to anyone interested in delicious vegetables to experiment successfully with them - from garden... View more info