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The Florist's Manual, or Hints for the Construction of a Gay Flower-Garden; with directions for preventing the depredations of insects. Second Edition, Enlarged, with observations on the treatment and growth of bulbous plants, curious facts respecting their management, and directions for the culture of the Guernsey Lily, Amaryllis Sarniensis by the authoress of botanical dialogues, and sketches of the physiology of vegetable life. Illustrated with Coloured Plates., (Jackson, Maria Elizabeth)
1 (Jackson, Maria Elizabeth) The Florist's Manual, or Hints for the Construction of a Gay Flower-Garden; with directions for preventing the depredations of insects. Second Edition, Enlarged, with observations on the treatment and growth of bulbous plants, curious facts respecting their management, and directions for the culture of the Guernsey Lily, Amaryllis Sarniensis by the authoress of botanical dialogues, and sketches of the physiology of vegetable life. Illustrated with Coloured Plates.
London Henry Colburn 1822 1822 Second Edition Hard Cover Good Small 8vo. 
136 pp, illustrated in colour with 6 coloured aquatint plates, 1 folding, 3 double-page, green morocco label to spine, wear to boards and marks and foxing internally, name in ink on f.e.p. 'Jane Wyman | 1858 '. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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The New Practical Gardener and Modern Horticulturist, Anderson, James, editor
2 Anderson, James, editor The New Practical Gardener and Modern Horticulturist
London William Mackenzie N.d. [1870's] 1870 Half Morocco Good Large 8vo. 
988 pp. Contemporary half morocco over pebbled cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt-ruled panels and maroon leather title label. All edges marbled. Marbled endpapers. Creasing to spine. Boards marked. Internally clean. With 27 colour plates. Additional in-text and full-page b&w plates. Binding firm. In Good to VG condition. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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The Princess's Garden : Royal Intrigue and the Untold Story of Kew, Berridge, Vanessa
3 Berridge, Vanessa The Princess's Garden : Royal Intrigue and the Untold Story of Kew
Stroud Amberley 2015 2015 1445643200 / 9781445643205 First Edition Hardback Very Good 8vo. 
255 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Very clean copy. No ownership names. Colour illustrations. 
Price: 16.50 GBP
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Hortus Eystettensis, sive diligens et accurata omnium plantarum, florum, stirpium, et variis orbis terrae partibus, singulari studio collectarum, quae in celeberrimis viridariis Archem Episcopalem ibidem cingentibus, hoc tempore conspiciuntur, delineatio, Besler, Basilius
4 Besler, Basilius Hortus Eystettensis, sive diligens et accurata omnium plantarum, florum, stirpium, et variis orbis terrae partibus, singulari studio collectarum, quae in celeberrimis viridariis Archem Episcopalem ibidem cingentibus, hoc tempore conspiciuntur, delineatio
Munchen Konrad Kolbl 1964 1964 Hardcover Near Fine 4to. 
[unpaginated] 1964 facsimile of the famous work, bound in a smart brown faux leather. Slight mark to foredge. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Darwin's Garden Down House and the Origin of Species, Boulter, M.
5 Boulter, M. Darwin's Garden Down House and the Origin of Species
London Constable 2008 2008 1845295994 / 9781845295998 1st Printing Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo. 
251 pp, illustrated in b/w 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Cyclopaedia of Botany and Complete Book of Herbs: Forming a History and Description of All Plants, British or Foreign Which are Known to be Useful to Man, Brook, Richard
6 Brook, Richard The Cyclopaedia of Botany and Complete Book of Herbs: Forming a History and Description of All Plants, British or Foreign Which are Known to be Useful to Man
London Frederick Farrah [1854] 1854 1/4 Morocco Very Good 8vo. 
2 volumes in 1. lix., 348 ; title, 349 - 733, directions to binder. 100 hand coloured plates as called for. Hand coloured vignette title. Bound in a recent quarter dark green morocco with marbled boards. Some foxing, but still a pleasing copy. 
Price: 295.00 GBP
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Arte Architettura Dei Giardini Inglesi, Brown, Jane
7 Brown, Jane Arte Architettura Dei Giardini Inglesi
Milan Leonardo 1990 1990 8835500915 / 9788835500919 Cloth Very Good Oblong 4to. 
320 pp. Blue cloth in pictorial dust jacket. Slight edgewear to dj. Illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. Translation of 'The Art and Architecture of English Gardens.' Text in Italian. VG/VG 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Our Sentimental Garden, Castle, Agnes and Egerton
8 Castle, Agnes and Egerton Our Sentimental Garden
London William Heinemann 1914 1914 First Edition Decorated Cloth Very Good Small 4to. Illustrated Robinson, Charles 
(viii), 305 pp. Original publisher's gilt-decorated green cloth. Spine lettering faded but legible. Slightly edgeworn. Scattered foxing. Pictorial endpapers. With eight full-page colour plates and numerous in-text b&w illustrations by Charles Robinson. A VG copy. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Sweet Peas : How to Grow the Perfect Flower. By the Winner of the 'Daily Mail' £1000 Prize, Fraser, D. Denholm
9 Fraser, D. Denholm Sweet Peas : How to Grow the Perfect Flower. By the Winner of the 'Daily Mail' £1000 Prize
London The Daily Mail N.d. [1912] 1911 Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
56 pp. Original green cloth with gilt lettering to front board. Slight wear to spine. Endpaper adverts. Colour frontis and two additional colour plates. B&w illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Ye Sundial Booke, Henslow Geoffrey T
10 Henslow Geoffrey T Ye Sundial Booke
London W & G Foyle Ltd 1935 1935 Cloth Very Good Large 8vo. D Hartley 
ix 422 pp, illustrations of sundials with accompanying verse. Spine creased and worn, corners slightly bumped, contents page and final endpapers foxed, forward by Beverley Nichols 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Plant Disease, a Natural History - New Naturalist # 85, Ingram, David
11 Ingram, David Plant Disease, a Natural History - New Naturalist # 85
London Harper Collins 1999 1999 0002200740 / 9780002200745 First Edition Hard Cover Fine 8vo. 
287 pp, illustrated. Print run of 2000 copies 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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Sketches from a Life, James, Anne S.
12 James, Anne S. Sketches from a Life
London & Boston Michael Joseph 1993 1993 0718135318 / 9780718135317 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 8vo. 
x, 198 pp., Illustrated in b/w. Minor sunning to spine and shelf wear. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Lilies For English Gardens : A Guide for Amateurs. The 'Country Life' Library, Jekyll, Gertrude
13 Jekyll, Gertrude Lilies For English Gardens : A Guide for Amateurs. The 'Country Life' Library
London Country Life and George Newnes 1903 1903 Second Edition Half Vellum Very Good 8vo. 
xii, 72 pp. Half vellum over green cloth. Decorative gilt floral design to spine with brown leather title label. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. A few marks to velllum. Foxing throughout, some heavy. Frontis and other illustrations. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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A Tour Round My Garden, Karr, Alphonse and revised and edited by J. G. Wood
14 Karr, Alphonse and revised and edited by J. G. Wood A Tour Round My Garden
London G. Routledge and Co. 1855 1855 First Edition Gilt Decorated Cloth Very Good 8vo. Harvey, William 
First edition. xii, 332, 8 pp. Publisher's original dark blue blind-stamped and gilt-decorated cloth. Some wear to spine ends. Extra engraved title page. With 117 wood-cut illustrations by William Harvey and the Brothers Dalziel. Binding design by John Leighton. Eight page publisher's list at rear. A couple of loose sections. Binding firm. VG 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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The Romance of Gardening, KINGDON-WARD, Captain F.
15 KINGDON-WARD, Captain F. The Romance of Gardening
London Jonathan Cape 1935 1935 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 8vo. 
272pp., 16 illustrations. Unusual to see this book with a dustjacket. Photographs come from all corners of the globe, because Kingdon-Ward was an acclaimed botano-explorer (or whatever the hyphenated term is). Some rubbing, some chipping, some fading to jacket, but still good. Inside the pages are a little yellow and a little foxed in places. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Pescatorea: Iconography of Orchids [1854] -1860, Linden, Jean.
16 Linden, Jean. Pescatorea: Iconography of Orchids [1854] -1860
Turriers Naturalia Publications 1994 1994 2909717100 / 9782909717104 Hard Cover Fine 4to. 
155 pp. Limited Edition. No. 1015 of 1,500 copies. Profusely illustrated with full-page colour plates. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Down-To-Earth Women : Those Who Care for the Soil, MacLeod, Dawn
17 MacLeod, Dawn Down-To-Earth Women : Those Who Care for the Soil
Edinburgh William Blackwood and Sons 1982 1982 0851581587 / 9780851581583 Hardcover Very Good 8vo. 
XX, 186 pp., Presentation to Mary Lutyen on fep. Minor tanning and shelf wera to jacket 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Book of the Home: A Practical Guide for the Modern Household. In four volumes, Minter, Davide C., editor
18 Minter, Davide C., editor The Book of the Home: A Practical Guide for the Modern Household. In four volumes
London The Gresham Publishing Co. Ltd. 1925 1925 Decorated Cloth Very Good Small 4to. 
Complete set of 4 volumes. Grey cloth with pictorial decoration to front boards and spines. Contains chapters on all aspects of household management, entertaining, decorating, needlework, gardening, etc. Illustrations throughout, some folding. Minimal wear. Bright and fresh copies. A VG set. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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Roberto Burle Marx e a Nova Visao da Paisagem, Motta, Flavio L.
19 Motta, Flavio L. Roberto Burle Marx e a Nova Visao da Paisagem
Sao Paulo Livraria Nobel 1985 1985 8521301782 / 9788521301783 Second Edition Cloth Very Good 4to. 
255 pp. Green cloth in dust jacket. Dj slightly marked & edgeworn. Old sticker to rear of dj. Illustrated throughout with colour and b&w photography by Marcel Gautherot. Text in Portuguese. VG/VG 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Down the Garden Path, Nichols, Beverley
20 Nichols, Beverley Down the Garden Path
London Jonathan Cape 1933 1933 Full Leather Very Good 8vo. Whistler, Rex 
290 pp, decorated endpapers and b/w illustrations, red leather binding with gilt decorations and lettering. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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