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Image for 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

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

By: Besler, Basilius

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Munchen, Konrad Kolbl 1964: 1964

Book number: 46146

Condition: Near Fine


[unpaginated] 1964 facsimile of the famous work, bound in a smart brown faux leather. Slight mark to foredge. View more info

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Darwin's Garden Down House and the Origin of Species

By: Boulter, M.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Constable 2008: 2008

Edition: 1st Printing

Book number: 40411

ISBN: 1845295994

Condition: Near Fine


251 pp, illustrated in b/w 1845295994 View more info

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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

By: Brook, Richard

Price: £295.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Farrah [1854]: 1854

Book number: 44228

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Arte Architettura Dei Giardini Inglesi

By: Brown, Jane

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Milan, Leonardo 1990: 1990

Book number: 50423

ISBN: 8835500915

Condition: Very Good


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 8835500915 View more info

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Our Sentimental Garden

By: Castle, Agnes and Egerton

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1914: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 51502

Condition: Very Good


(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. View more info

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Directions for the Gardiner at Says-Court

By: Evelyn, John and edited by Geoffrey Keynes

Price: £50.00

Publisher: N.p., Nonesuch Press 1932: 1932

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 58978

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition. 109 pp. Marbled paper over boards with leather title label to spine. Marbled endpapers. Lacks dust jacket. Wear to spine ends with loss to paper at foot. Internally clean. No ownership names. Designed by Francis Meynell. View more info

Image for Sweet Peas : How to Grow the Perfect Flower. By the Winner of the 'Daily Mail' £1000 Prize

Sweet Peas : How to Grow the Perfect Flower. By the Winner of the 'Daily Mail' £1000 Prize

By: Fraser, D. Denholm

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Daily Mail N.d. [1912]: 1911

Book number: 55505

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Ye Sundial Booke

By: Henslow Geoffrey T

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, W & G Foyle Ltd 1935: 1935

Book number: 31863

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

Image for Plant Disease, a Natural History - New Naturalist # 85

Plant Disease, a Natural History - New Naturalist # 85

By: Ingram, David

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins 1999: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 35830

ISBN: 0002200740

Condition: Fine


287 pp, illustrated. Print run of 2000 copies 0002200740 View more info

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Sketches from a Life

By: James, Anne S.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London & Boston, Michael Joseph 1993: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 41039

ISBN: 0718135318

Condition: Near Fine


x, 198 pp., Illustrated in b/w. Minor sunning to spine and shelf wear. 0718135318 View more info

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Lilies For English Gardens : A Guide for Amateurs. The 'Country Life' Library

By: Jekyll, Gertrude

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Country Life and George Newnes 1903: 1903

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 55146

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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The Romance of Gardening

By: KINGDON-WARD, Captain F.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1935: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 29913

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Fons Sapentiae : Renaissance Garden Fountains

By: MacDougall, Elisabeth B., editor

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Washington, Dumbarton Oaks Trustees for Harvard University 1978: 1978

Book number: 59125

Condition: Very Good


206 pp. Original green cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Lacks jacket (as issued?). Cloth clean. Internally clean. No ownership marks. B&w illustrations. View more info

Image for Down-To-Earth Women : Those Who Care for the Soil

Down-To-Earth Women : Those Who Care for the Soil

By: MacLeod, Dawn

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons 1982: 1982

Book number: 39597

ISBN: 0851581587

Condition: Very Good


XX, 186 pp., Presentation to Mary Lutyen on fep. Minor tanning and shelf wera to jacket 0851581587 View more info

Image for The Gardeners Dictionary : Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower-Garden ... as Also the Vineyard ... In three volumes

The Gardeners Dictionary : Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower-Garden ... as Also the Vineyard ... In three volumes

By: Miller, Philip

Price: £600.00

Publisher: London, Printed for the Author, and Sold by C. Rivington 1741: 1741

Edition: Second Corrected Edition

Book number: 59229

Condition: Good


In 3 volumes. Unpaginated. Contemporary full calf. Raised bands to spines with gilt lines and volume numbers. Slight damage to spine ends of first volume. Armorial bookplate to front pastedowns. Some light insect damage to one volume. Text clean. Engraved frontis and two plates. Publisher's advert leaf at rear of volume one. All bindings firm. ESTC: N18274 View more info

Image for Roberto Burle Marx e a Nova Visao da Paisagem

Roberto Burle Marx e a Nova Visao da Paisagem

By: Motta, Flavio L.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Sao Paulo, Livraria Nobel 1985: 1985

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 51704

ISBN: 8521301782

Condition: Very Good


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 8521301782 View more info

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Down the Garden Path

By: Nichols, Beverley

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1933: 1933

Book number: 50160

Condition: Very Good


290 pp, decorated endpapers and b/w illustrations, red leather binding with gilt decorations and lettering. View more info

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A Thatched Roof

By: Nichols, Beverley

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape 1933: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59496

Condition: Very Good


Signed by the author Beverley Nichols on the front endpaper. 285 pp. Publisher's full cloth in pictorial dust wrapper. Dj chipped at extremities. Dark staining to endpapers. Cloth clean. Internally clean. With illustrations by Rex Whistler. View more info

Image for The Botanical Garden. Volume 1: Trees and Shrubs and Volume 2: Perennials and Annuals. Two Volume Set

The Botanical Garden. Volume 1: Trees and Shrubs and Volume 2: Perennials and Annuals. Two Volume Set

By: Phillips, Roger and Martyn Rix

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, MacmillanFirefly Books, Limited 2002: 2002

Edition: 2nd Printing

Book number: 60408

ISBN: 0333730038

Condition: Near Fine


Complete in two volumes. 491; 539 pp. Hardback in dust jackets. In slipcase. Internally in Fine condition. Slipcase slightly rubbed. Detailed photographs throughout, covering more than 1200 groups of plants. 9780333730034 View more info

Image for The Flowering Plants, Grasses, Sedges, and Ferns of Great Britain, and Their Allies The Club Mosses, Pepperworts and Horsetails

The Flowering Plants, Grasses, Sedges, and Ferns of Great Britain, and Their Allies The Club Mosses, Pepperworts and Horsetails

By: Pratt, Anne

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co. 1873: 1873

Book number: 36346

Condition: Good


6 Volumes in the orginal publisher's green cloth with attractive gilt design, all edges gilt. Various paginations, many colour plates. Spine of Vol 2 calls for 40 plates though only 38 are present. Our last set had only 39. Bindings have unfortunately been marked with white paint, spine split on vol 2. The contents are save for some light foxing here and there Very good. The state of the binding is the principle reason for grading this set as "good" View more info