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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

Sackville-West, Vita
SOME FLOWERS
NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1993

Orig. published 1937. Octavo. 111 pp; 27 watercolor plates by Graham Rust. Cloth with dj. Near fine/Near fine. In 1937 Vita "chose 25 of her favorite flowers and described their appearance, origins, characteristics, and the best ways to grow them in a series of brilliantly expressive essays, illustrated with b/w photographs." In this edition, Graham Rust, a highly regarded muralist and botanical illustrator, has created watercolors to match her words.
Inventory number #004637



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$12.00

Nicolson, Philippa (ed.)
V. SACKVILLE-WEST'S GARDEN BOOK
NY: Atheneum, 1983

Octavo. 250 pp; 8 color and 9 b/w illustrations. Paperback. VG, former owner name on front free endpaper, else a clean, unmarked copy with light edgewear, mild foxing on inside of covers. A month-by-month look at gardening, culled from Vita Sackville-West's gardening articles in the London Observer.
Inventory number #004636



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$55.00

Griswold, Mac & Eleanor Weller
THE GOLDEN AGE OF AMERICAN GARDENS : Proud Owners, Private Estates 1890-1940
NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1991

Quarto. 408 pp; 134 color and 179 b/w illustrations; bibliography; appendix; index. Cloth with dj. Fine/fine. Published in association with The Garden Club of America. A classic of American garden history, depicting more than 500 of America's great private estate gardens and their illustrious owners. Features more than 300 period photographs, including 100 rare hand-colored lantern slides from the archives of the Garden Club of America.
Inventory number #004283



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

Brown, Jane
BEATRIX: The Gardening Life of Beatrix Jones Farrand 1872-1959
NY: Viking Press, 1995

First edition. Quarto. 252 pp; numerous color & b/w illustrations; appendices; index. Cloth with dj. Near fine/VG. Garden historian Jane Brown's biography conveys both the privileged social world in which Farrand grew up and the genius of her work at such places as Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, D.C., and the Eyrie, the Rockefeller garden at Seal Harbor, Maine.
Inventory number #004282



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

Seebohm, Caroline & Christopher Simon Sykes
PRIVATE LANDSCAPES: Creating Form, Vistas, and Mystery in the Garden
NY: Clarkson N. Potter, 1989

First edition. Square octavo. xi, 251 pp; profusely illustrated with photographs & plans; appendix; source guide; bibliography; index. Cloth with dj, VG/VG. A compendium of 19 gardens in England and America that have been designed for lasting appeal -- the shapes, views, vistas and surprises that landscape architects speak of.
Inventory number #004202



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$40.00

Baker, Martha & Sara Evans
THE OUTDOOR LIVING ROOM
NY: Clarkson Potter, 2001

Quarto. 224 pp; profusely illustrated with color photographs; resources. Hardcover with dj. Fine/Fine. Landscape designer Martha Baker offers more than 45 examples where porches, pools, patios, decks, and gardens have been turned into outdoor living spaces. The styles include classic, rustic, romantic, modern, whimsical, and in town. The resource section illustrates and describes garden furniture, architectural and landscape elements, and decorative items.
Inventory number #004200



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

Quest-Ritson, Charles
THE HOUSE & GARDEN BOOK OF COUNTRY GARDENS
NY: Vendome Press, 1998

Quarto. 208 pp; well-illustrated with color photographs, index. Hardcover with dj. Near fine/Near fine. The author has chosen the best country gardens that have appeared in House & Garden magazine. They range from John Stefanidis' ingenious design for his garden in Dorset to Ian Hamilton Finlay's Little Sparta in Scotland. There is a mix of smaller, more intimate gardens along with grander examples.
Inventory number #004199



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$35.00

Cooper, Guy & Gordon Taylor
THE CURIOUS GARDENERS: Obsession and Diversity in 45 British Gardens
London: Headline Book, 2001

First edition. Quarto. 192 pp; color photos throughout; bibliography; index. Cloth with dj. Near fine/Near fine. A very personal tour throughout Britain by these two innovative landscape designers. They categorize the gardens as either traditional, eccentric, or contemporary.
Inventory number #004198



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$23.50

Bowe, Patrick & Michael George
THE GARDENS OF IRELAND
NY: New York Graphic Society, 1986

First edition. Quarto. 189 pp; profusely illustrated in color; horticultural index. Cloth with dj. Near fine in near fine jacket. Twenty-one gardens in the English country house tradition.
Inventory number #004125



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Osler, Mirabel
THE SECRET GARDENS OF FRANCE
NY: Prentice Hall Press, 1993

First edition. Octavo. 158 pp; illustrated in color throughout; index. Cloth in unclipped dust jacket. Near fine / VG, slight edgewear to jacket.
Inventory number #004124



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Fair


Price:
$30.00

Brown, Lancelot; Landscape Institute; Tyne and Wear County Council Museums
CAPABILITY BROWN AND THE NORTHERN LANDSCAPE
Newcastle upon Tyne: Tyne and Wear County Council Museums, 1983

Quarto. 48 pp, illustrated with b/w illustrations throughout. Stiff printed wrappers. A fine copy.
Inventory number #004083



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$10.00

Adams, William Howard [Signed]
THE FRENCH GARDEN 1500-1800
NY: George Braziller, 1979

Octavo. 159 pp; 168 plans & illustrations of gardens, garden ornaments and architecture; bibliography; index; sources of illustrations. Cloth with dustjacket. Signed by author on title page. Near Fine in very good jacket, 3 short closed tears to top edge of jacket, now protected in mylar.
Inventory number #004071



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

Rose, Graham
THE SMALL GARDEN PLANNER
NY: Simon and Schuster, 1987

Oblong octavo. 168 pp; illustrated with many color photographs and plans. Cloth with dj. VG/VG.
Inventory number #003934



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Coats, Peter
FLOWERS IN HISTORY
NY: Viking, 1970

Octavo. 264 pp; 40 color & 148 b/w illus; index. Cloth in unclipped dust jacket. VG/VG. Illustrated history of flowers, including paintings, old botanical prints, and photographs of plants and flowers in their natural surroundings.
Inventory number #003909



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

King, Mrs. Francis
THE LITTLE GARDEN
Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1922

Third edition. Octavo, ix, 94 pp; many plates & illustrations, 1 fold-out plan. Brown cloth with gilt lettering & decoration. VG- mild rubbing to joints & spine tips, rear endpaper browned from attached newspaper clipping, occasional light pencil underlining.
Inventory number #003882



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Slocum, Perry D. & Peter Robinson
WATER GARDENING: Water Lilies & Lotuses
Portland, OR: Timber Press, 1996

Quarto. 322 pp; 446 color photographs; index. Cloth with dj. VG/VG. Part One is the most complete exposition ever published on water gardening, providing specific, hands-on information on constructing water features in a garden landscape. Part Two is devoted to the crowning glories of water gardens -- the spectacular water lilies and lotuses, most of which are illustrated here in full color.
Inventory number #003879



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Hottes, Alfred C
1001 GARDEN QUESTIONS ANSWERED
NY: A.T. de La Mare Co., Inc., 1935

Second revised edition, first printing. Octavo, 320 pp; numerous photos and illustrations. Cloth with gilt titles on cover and spine. VG-, some dulling to spine gilt, minor rubbing, minor fraying to spine tips, mildly shaken. 1001 Q&A by the former Professor of Horticulture, Ohio State University, and (then) Associate Editor of Better Homes and Gardens.
Inventory number #003809



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$10.00

Suff, David
CITY GREEN A Portfolio
NY: W. W. Norton, 1984

Square quarto. Unpaginated, color drawings by the author. Green illustrated boards, no dj, as issued. Top & bottom of spine and edges of covers rubbed. A series of paintings of parks and other green spots in London, many relatively unknown.
Inventory number #003756



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Wright, Richardson
THE STORY OF GARDENING From the Hanging Gardens of Babylon to the Hanging Gardens of New York
NY: Garden City Publishing Company, 1938

Octavo. x, 475 pp; color frontis, many b/w photographs & drawings; extensive bibliography; index. Cloth with dj. VG/VG-, light chipping to dj edges, top of dj spine chipped, gutters darkened.
Inventory number #003613



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Sudell, Richard
HERBACEOUS BORDERS AND THE WATERSIDE
NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1938

Octavo. x, 303 pp; color frontispiece, many b/w photographs and garden plans; index. Green cloth with dj. Chips to top of dj spine & top edge of back panel & tiny chips at corners -- No chips or tears to front panel. Attractive dj with color drawing of garden, and a very useful book by the British landscape gardener Sudell.
Inventory number #003612