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Brookyln Botanic Garden Record (22 issues)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, New York, Brooklyn Botanic Garden:

Seller ID: 16552A

Condition: Very Good


Issues span1988-1993. A lovely collection of gardening magazines, especially good because each issue, except one, is devoted to a single topic, so it's almost like getting 21 books and one magazine rather than 22 magazines. All are clean and nice with just a spot of edge or corner wear here and there. No names or writing and text and covers are pristine. The topics and dates of issue include: Beds & Borders 1986; Plants For Problem Places, 1988; Grenhouses & Garden Roo... View more info

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The Complete Gardener's Collection

By: American Horticultural Society

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London and New York, DK Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 27418

ISBN: 140936464X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine Slipcase


Four like new books with no defect of note. Pristine inside and out and very handsome in slipcase which shows only a whisper of wear. Books are oversized at 9"x11" and are printed on quality coated paper with many color photographs throughout all volumes. Text is likewise extensive and entire set is comprised of 2440 pages. Books are products of the American Horticultural Society. They are extremely heavy at 15 .9 pounds before wrapping, so extra postage will be ... View more info

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Herbs and the Earth: An Evocative Excursion Into the Lore and Legend of Our Common Herbs

By: Beston, Henry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, David R. Godine Publishers: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 28193

Condition: Fine


Lovely book, clean and bright inside and out with no creasing, no bumps to boards, and no names or writing .Book was initally published in 1935. There is also in this book a letter from the publisher laid-in which includes this paragraph, " The enclosed (the book) is a collector's item -- it was printed in letterpress, a rarely used printing process these days. All future printings will be done by offset, which will look as good, but won't have quite the same "feel." Bo... View more info

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The Genus Cypripedium (Botanical Magazine Monograph)

By: Cribb, Phillip

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Timber Press, Incorporated: 1997

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 23108

ISBN: 0881924032

Condition: Very Good


Very handsome book with only a few minor faults. The brown boards are clean and show only a tiny crease to the lower front corner. There's a small date written in the upper corner, but I will include a floral bookplate for you to use, or not, at your disceretion. The book is illustrated throughout with drawings in black and white and color photographs at the back. Book is a monograph covering what is commonly called the lady's slipper. Topics include: history, morpholog... View more info

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County Parks; A Study of County Parks in the United States

By: Dunn, Dr. Diana R. (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., McGreath Publishing Company; National Recreation and Park Association: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 27559DH

ISBN: 0843404450

Condition: Fine


Book was originally published in 1930 and reprinted here in 1976, but is once again out of print and hard to find,.Yellow boards are clean and unbumped, there are no names or writing, and pages and page edges are pristine.There is no dustjacket, but it may be that it never had one. Book measures 7" x 10" and has 150 pages including index. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Topics include county park development, legislation, finances, estab... View more info

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Henry Shaw, His Life and Legacies

By: Faherty, William Barnaby

Price: $18.00

Publisher: University of Missouri Press: 1987

Seller ID: 24667

ISBN: 0826206441

Condition: Fine


Very attrative book with unbumped fark green boards, no names or writing and pristine pages and page edges. Dustjacket shows flat creasing to front endflap, but is otherwise without fault and most handsome in brand new mylar. Book is illustrated with photographs in black and white throughout to augment a researched text on Shaw who founded the Missouri Botanical Garden in 1859. 227 pages. Indexed. View more info

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A Garden of Prints; an Exhibition of 18th and 19th Century Botanical Illustrations

By: Getscher, Dr. Robert H.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, Department of Fine Arts, John Carroll University and Vixeboxse Galleries: 1980

Seller ID: 17812

Condition: Very Good


Lovely copy, spiral bound to lie flat. Toning to edges of paper on covers and flat creasing to bottom back corner in two places. Pages pristine. No names or writing. Gorgeous illustrations of prints from the exihibition at back of book in black and white. Each entry describes the print and offers a great deal of information on each artist's life and methodology. Catalog measures 8"x9" and focuses on 63 prints. View more info

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Olmsted's America: An "Unpractical" Man and His Vision of Civilization

By: Hall, Lee

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Bulfinch press/ Little Brown: 1995

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 27618A

ISBN: 0821219987

Condition: Fine


Crisp, beautiful, as new book. no names or writing, no bumps to boards, no tears or chips and no price-clip. Pages and page edges pristine and dustjacket is most handsome in brand new mylar. Book is illustrared throughout with 94 black and white images. Olmstead is revered as the Father of American Landscape Architecture and is synonymous with New York City's Central Park. And yet in his day he was noted as "an unpractical man" which is not wihout truth given the fa... View more info

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Handbook of Liberian Ferns

By: Harleym, Winifred J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ganta, Liberia, Ganta Mission:

Seller ID: 276247

Condition: Near Fine


Book is perfect bound with no creasing to spine. Paper is crisp and clean inside and out and there is no cover lift and no names or writing. The only fault is a small bit of wear to corners of spine at top and bottom. Book measures 5-1/2"x 8" and has 114 pages. Many detailed drawings show the various specimens. Text is generous -- there is no date. Not commonly found. View more info

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My Garden of Verse (SIGNED)

By: Henry, Beer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Milford, Indiana, Self-published: 1964

Edition: Third Edition

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 23143

Condition: Fine


Book is crisp and bright as new. The author SIGNED it on the front free endpaper (see photo) with no names. It was first published in 1945 and is here in its third edition. The book is very handsome with no defects of note and the dustjacket will arrive in a brand new mylar cover to keep it nice. The poems are augmented by small drawings throughout and the topics are gardens, positive religion (Christian), family, milestones in life ,and more. Book measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/... View more info

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William Penn Horticulturist (SIGNED)

By: Hunt, Rachel McMasters Miller

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, University of Pittsburgh Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25909

Condition: Fine


Very handsome, slim book with especially nice paper and SIGNED and inscribed by author on front free endpaper thuis "This little book From the University of Pittsburgh Press in inscribed to ---- ----- ----- to the auhtor, Rachel Mc M M Hunt." No other owriting and virtually no wear. Bright gilt to both face and spine. Illustrated. 38 pages. Measures 6-1/4"x9-1/4" View more info

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Environmental Injury to Plants

By: Katterman, Frenk (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St Louis, Missouri, U.S.A., Academic Press: 1990

Seller ID: 25975

ISBN: 0124013503

Condition: Fine


Very nice clean book with illustrated laminated boards. No names or writing and pristine pages and page edges. Measures 6"x9" and has 290 pages including index. An academic book which explores the science of plant stress brought about by environmental issues. View more info

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Their Paths Are Peace; The Story of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens

By: Lederer, Clara

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio, The Cleveland Cultural Garden Federation: 1954

Seller ID: 16789A

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean book which tells the story of one of Cleveland's most beautiful landmarks. Book is oversized at 9"x11" and in lovely, clean condition with no bumps or wear to green boards.Gift inscription on front free endpaper is dated 1957. Attractive lighter green endpapers diagram the layout of the gardens. The book is lavishly illustrated in black and white with both vintage photographs and artists' renderings. There is also ample text with a chapter devoted to ea... View more info

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Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

By: Love, Steve

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, U.S.A., University Of Akron Press: 2000

Edition: First Paper Edition

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 18202A

ISBN: 1884836607

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful, crisp as new oversized quality paperback marred only by very tiny crease to tip of upper front corner. No names or writing other than inscription by author which reads "To ------, Since you're in Florida, you should have something to remember your days at Stan Hywet, Akron's trasure. May the seasons of your life be as lovely as those at the Seiberling's home. Steve Love." Book is printed on glossy paper with an abundance of color photos of both the Stan Hywe... View more info

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

By: Love, Steve

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, U.S.A., University Of Akron Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED & Inscribed By Author & Both Illustrators

Seller ID: 20986

ISBN: 1884836593

Condition: Very Good


Beautiful book -- no bumps to boards and clean as a whistle inside an out. Dustjacket shows minor wear to small parts of edges, but looks most handsome in brand new mylar. No names or writing other than inscription by both photographers and author which reads "To ------, Enjoy Stan Hywet, May 18, 2000 Barney Taxel, Ian Adams and Steve Love." Book is printed on glossy paper with an abundance of color photos of both the Stan Hywet mansion and its exquisite grounds,... View more info

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The Holden Arboretum (Series on Ohio History and Culture)

By: Love, Steve; Adams, Ian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., University Of Akron Press: 2002

Inscription: SIGNED by Artist

Seller ID: 27212TB

ISBN: 1884836879

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful book printed on high quality paper and presented in glorious color. Steve Love, noted for his books on Stan Hywet and the rubber industry in Akron, provided the text to accompany the glorious photography of Ian Adams. The book is oversized at 10"x12" and has 231 pages. It's very clean and nice with no names or writing. Only fault is isolated spots of light edge wear. SIGNED without inscription by Ian Adams. View more info

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Tasha Tudor's Garden

By: Martin, Tovah

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED BY TASHA TUDOR

Seller ID: 24130

ISBN: 0395436095

Condition: Near Fine


Very nice clean book, inside and out, with no bumps to green boards. Dustjacket has been price-clipped, but shows no tears or chips and is most handsome in brand new mylar. SIGNED by Tasha Tudor and dated 1994 on half title page. Under this is a gift inscription, hence the lower price. The late Tasha Tudor is an icon -- a woman who lived simply and gently on the earth and celebrated the simple pleasures of nature both in her life and in her art. This book, with its glori... View more info

The Poetics of Gardens

By: Moore, Charles W.;Mitchell, William J.;Turnbull, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cumberland, Rhode Island, U.S.A., MIT Press: 1988

Seller ID: 24049

ISBN: 0262132311

Condition: Near Fine


Book is crisp and clean with snow white pages and page edges and pristine garden-green boards that are unbumped. The only fault is the former owner's name, place, and the date written a bit expansively on dark green front free endpaper. We kind of like lthis, as it gives the book a history and provenance, but may be no be good for gift giving. Book's jacket shows no tears or chips. retains original price and is gorgeous in brand new mylar. This one could cause the sell... View more info

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Creating And Planting Alpine Gardens: How To Build Small Rock Gardens And Work With Alpine Plants

By: Murfitt, Rex

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Wayne, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., B B Mackey Books: 2005

Seller ID: 15084A

ISBN: 1893443078

Condition: New


Crisp, beautiful, BRAND NEW copy. Printed on high quality glossy paper and lllustrated with photos and drawings. A crash course in creating the perfect rock garden, including the author's opinions on best plants to choose. 232 pages. View more info

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A Photographic Diary of the Visit of the Garden Club of America to Japan at the Invitation of His Excellency Shigeru Yoshida May 10th to May 23rd, 1961

By: No Author

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Tokyo, American-Japan Society: 1961

Seller ID: 280945

Condition: Near Fine


This is not a commonly found book, but it is certainly a handsome one. It's bound in damask fabric with gilt Japanese characters on the front cover. The book wasn't produced for mass market selling, but rather is a keepsake for those who attended from both countries. There's a list of members of the Garden Club of America, a complete travel diary of the trip to Japan, and a complete list of Japanese hosts and hostesses. The book is big at 9" high and 12" across. ... View more info