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

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

Condition: Good Plus


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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0-86283-681-6

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Good to Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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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The Orchid

By: Hunt, P. Francis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Spring Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011820

ISBN: 0-600-55403-1

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 1-55263-305-5

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0-920656-74-9

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


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

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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

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


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

ISBN: 0-7737-2059-6

Condition: Very Good


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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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

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


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

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The American Fruit Culturist

By: Thomas, John J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, William Wood & Company: 1885

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 011514

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Green cloth on beveled boards. Dusty. Everything you need to know about growing fruits. 593 pp. with index. View more info

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Audels Gardeners and Growers Guide; Vol. 2, Good Vegetables for Home and Market

By: Vick, Edward C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Theo. Audel & Co.- Educational Publishers: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010920

Condition: Near Fine


Black flexible faux leather. Previous owner's initials the only fault. Planning, planting, and harvesting of all common crops are described, as well as cold frames and greenhouses for serious growers. 435 pp. View more info

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Audels Gardeners and Growers Guide; Fine Fruits for Home and Market

By: Vick, Edward C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Theo. Audel & Co.: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010921

Condition: Near Fine


Black faux leather on flexible boards. Previous owner's initials the only fault. Covers every phase of backyard fruit production. 487 pp. View more info

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All About Flowering Bulbs for Home and Garden

By: Weston, T.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., De La Mare: 1931

Seller ID: 000309

Condition: Very Good


Original red marbled cloth boards with gilt lettering. DJ has numerous interior repairs, but a lovely trio in colour adorns its face. Weston grew up in England, accomplished unusual things in gardening for a lad his age, and eventually took up writing. Moving to the U.S.A. in 1920 he settled in New Jersey, where he became even more widely-known for not only writing, but also the introduction of new varieties. 184 pp. View more info