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Homes and Gardens of England

By: Batsford, Harry and Fry, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford, Ltd.: 1932

Edition: First - First Published 1932

Seller ID: 008132


Original green cloth on boards. Cover faded. Hundreds of black-and-white photos of massive dwellings, some from as early as the 12th Century, with their landscaped grounds. Evidences of a privileged past now enjoyed by a few. 62 pp. of text plus hundreds of photos and foldout map followed by a 30-page list of other titles by the same publisher. View more info

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Modern Gardens British and Foreign; Special Winter Number of "The Studio" 1926-27

By: Cane, Percy S.

Price: $29.00

Publisher: London, The Studio: 1927

Seller ID: 004047


Original blindstamped green cloth lettered in gold on bevelled boards. Edited by C. Geoffrey Holme and Shirley B. Wainwright. Many photos, some in colour, of outstanding floral plantings in America, Europe, and Japan, with lists of designers and owners. Some foxing to endpapers. 166 large pp. View more info

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Dutch Lights for Growers and Gardeners

By: Carter, A. R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Garden Book Club:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010565


Green cloth on boards. No writiing or damage to book. DJ has small tear head of spine. This is the first time I have seen "Dutch lights", as opposed to "hotbeds" or "coldframes." Once past the terminology, the advice given is thorough and well-explained. 194 pp. View more info

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Wild Flowers of Canada

By: Davies, Adrian

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bramley Books: 1989

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011296


Blue cloth on boards. This large, elegant book will add light and colour to the home library or coffee table. Four full pages of introductory text followed by 156 pages of huge colour photographs demand attention while making Canada's wild flowers come to life. Very large, heavy book will need additional postage. View more info

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Pot-Pourri from a Surrey Garden

By: Earle, Mrs. C.W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder, & Co.: 1900

Edition: Twenty-third Edition

Seller ID: 008776


Original green cloth on boards. A comprehensive gardening book which extends into child care and family life. Many additional books are mentioned. I get the feeling that the author knows what she is talking about. 381 pp. View more info

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A Photographer's Eye View of the Flowers of Northern Cyprus

By: Halliday, Sonia and Lushington, Lana

Price: $15.00

Publisher: North Cyprus Cancer Charity Trust: 1988

Seller ID: 008570


Original brown cloth on boards. Colour photos. Laid in is a list of Turkish names of Flowers of Northern Cyprus. 92 pp. with index. View more info

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Plants of the Niagara Parks System of Ontario

By: Hamilton, George H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1943

Seller ID: 004317


Original brown cloth on boards. Many photos, some in colour, of plants. The author was at time of publication the Botanist for the Niagara Parks Commission. The only fault is an ink name stamp of a previous owner, Dr. E.J. Cram, Lancaster, N.B. 233 pp. View more info

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The Orchid

By: Hunt, P. Francis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Spring Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011820


Black cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Approximately 12 pp. descriptive text, with the balance being 159 full-page colour plates. A lavish, lovely exhibition of natural beauty. 207 pp. with index. View more info

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The Organic Home Garden

By: Lima, Patrick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books: 2003

Edition: First (Number Line Ends in 1)

Seller ID: 010585


Colour photo cover paperback. No writing or damage. Suggestion to the man on page 12 - get a long-handled shovel, round-point or spade, to save your back. 158 pp. View more info

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The Harrowsmith Perennial Garden; Flowers for Three Seasons

By: Lima, Patrick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Camden East, Ontario, Camden House Publishing: 1987

Seller ID: 010664


This book is a genuine Harrowsmith publication which came out just before the magazine was sold. I count myself lucky to have known it from the start, and to have had an article published in Issue 12 which was included in the first hardcover Harrowsmith Reader. Perennial Garden has the same feel of authenticity and accuracy engendered by the original magazine. Colour photos from a variety of artists are superb. I found faint, scattered highlighting on 11 of the 158 pp, w... View more info

The "Have-More" Plan; for A Little Land - A Lot of Living

By: Robinson, Ed and Carol

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1947

Edition: First Printing Stated.

Seller ID: 012482


Green cloth on boards. No writing or damage. As a longtime collector of back-to-the land books, I say this is one of the best. Well-written, sensible, and achievable. Offers a "scorecard' for selecting a country property. 326 pp. View more info

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The Bulb Book

By: Schauenberg, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co., Limited: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006423


Original yellow illustrated cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Price-clipped DJ has short repaired tears at head. Everything you could want to know about bulbous plants - biology, geography, cultivation, propagation, pests and diseases, forcing, and recognition. 292 pp. including index. View more info

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Visions of Paradise; Themes and Variations on the Garden

By: Schinz, Marina/ Littlefield, Susan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart Publishing Co., Limited: 1985

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 010595


Green cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. Text by Susan. Photos by Marina. No writing or damage. Clear plastic wrapper showing some wear. 272 pp. with index. View more info

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Garden Graith; Or, Talks Among My Flowers

By: Smiley, Sarah F.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., Anson D. F. Randolph & Co.: 1880

Edition: First Edition (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006389


Original brown illustrated cloth on boards. A few pages lightly underlined in pencil. Long gift note. A book of meditations on the subject of flowers. 195 pp. View more info

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Songs of Horticulture

By: Tanhauser, Si

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Laurelton, L.I., N.Y., George Flatow: 1933

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003551


Original light blue cloth decorated and lettered in dark green on boards. Front endpaper missing. Minor wear to foot of backstrip. No writing. 46 poems on plant life on 55 pp. View more info