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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: Boston, David R. Godine: 1990

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 10145

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth with gilt stamping - a tree design on the front cover and lettering on the spine. The spine is slightly cocked. A touch of foxing to the edges of the page block. The dust jacket is about fine with just a trace of wear at the upper corners. 144 pages with Index. Introduction by Roger Swain. Woodcuts and drawings by John Howard Benson. Reprint of Beston's 1935 original edition. "This is not strictly a gardening book (although there is plenty for the gardener to learn in it), but the reflections of a man thinking not only about what he grows but how it grows, its roots in religion, th... View more info

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Southwest Gardener

By: Compton, Dewey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houston, Gulf Coast Press: 1967

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 02670

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear to boards, minor chipping to jacket, which is now protected in a new mylar cover. Includes prefaces to first and second editions. The first edition was published in 1961. 243 pages. View more info

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English Garden Ornament

By: Edwards, Paul

Price: $15.00

Publisher: South Brunswick and New York, A.S. Barnes and Company: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07753

Condition: Near Fine


History and aesthetics of popular garden art, ornaments, and structures in England, with some commentary on their relation to social changes that have affected the English garden. Contents: Garden Buildings, Garden Furniture, Sculptured Ornament, Topiary, Water Ornaments, Gates and Gateways, and Treillage. 109 pages with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with drawings, black and white photos, and color plates. View more info

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The Transplanted Gardener

By: Elliott, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Lyons & Burford Publishers: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05400

ISBN: 1558214178

Condition: Near Fine+


An American in britain looks at hedges, ha-ha's, history, and more. 221 pages. "A witty exploration of gardening in Britain - from why Britain is so wet to an account of Charles Darwin's obsession with earthworms and a history of lawns and lawn-mowers." View more info

Image for The New Britton and Brown Illustrated Flora of the United States and Adjacent Canada, Vol. 1: The Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae and Monocotyledoneae--Clubmoss to Adam-and-Eve

The New Britton and Brown Illustrated Flora of the United States and Adjacent Canada, Vol. 1: The Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae and Monocotyledoneae--Clubmoss to Adam-and-Eve

By: Gleason, Henry A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The New York Botanical Garden: 1958

Edition: Second Printing, Slightly Revised

Seller ID: 07168

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with gilt title to spine and blind-stamped decoration to front cover. Light wear to boards. Solid, clean copy. Pages [lxxv] 1-482, with numerous illustrations, plant identification keys, Glossary and Index. VOLUME 1 ONLY. View more info

Image for The New Britton and Brown Illustrated Flora of the United States and Adjacent Canada, Vol. 3: The Sympetalous Dicotyledoneae--Clethraceae to Compositae, Sweet Pepper-bush to Goat's Beard

The New Britton and Brown Illustrated Flora of the United States and Adjacent Canada, Vol. 3: The Sympetalous Dicotyledoneae--Clethraceae to Compositae, Sweet Pepper-bush to Goat's Beard

By: Gleason, Henry A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The New York Botanical Garden: 1958

Edition: Second Printing, Slightly Revised

Seller ID: 07169

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with gilt title to spine and blind-stamped decoration to front cover. Light wear to boards. Solid, clean copy. 595 pages, with numerous illustrations, plant identification keys, Glossary and Index. VOLUME 3 ONLY. View more info

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On Foreign Soil: American Gardeners Abroad

By: Hill, May Brawley

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams Inc.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05890

ISBN: 0810958988

Condition: Fine


159 pages, with Notes, Bibliography, and Index. 133 illustrations, 72 in full color. An investigation into Americans abroad who have made gardens in England, France, and Italy since the early colonial American days. These gardens take on an autobiographical quality in revealing the personalities, values, and experiences of their creators. View more info

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Magic of Trees and Stones: Secrets of Japanese Gardening

By: Saito, K. and S. Wada

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York/San Francisco/Tokyo, Japan Publications Trading Company: 1970

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 09101

Condition: Very Good


Book comes in publisher's cardboard slipcase with pictorial wraparound matching the dust jacket. The book has a trace of foxing to the bottom edge and fore-edge. The top edge of the dust jacket is frayed from repeated removal from the slipcase, in which a staple was found to be causing the damage. That has been removed and the book fits very snugly in the slipcase without further damage. The jacket is also price-clipped and has foxing along the flap folds and part of the top edge. 282 pages with Appendix (Garden Trees and Plants in this Book), Glossary, Bibliography (Classics on Japanese Garde... View more info

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Cacti of the Southwest: Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana

By: Weniger, Del

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Austin, Texas, University of Texas Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10685

ISBN: 0292700008

Condition: Good


Green cloth, gilt lettering on the spine with black background for the title. Boards slightly bowed. Light moisture stains to the top edge of the page block. Clean interior. Introduction, Color Plates (64 pages), and 249 pages of text with Glossary, Index of Scientific Names, and Index of Common Names. This volume is Number Four in the Elma Dill Russell Spencer Foundation Series. View more info

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The American Camellia Yearbook 1959

By: Wolfe, Herbert F. (Editor)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida, American Camellia Society: 1959

Seller ID: 01215

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to boards. Jacket rubbed with minor chipping and a large, closed tear on the rear panel. 388 pages, illustrated. Clean copy. View more info