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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$7.50

Christopher, Thomas
IN SEARCH OF LOST ROSES
NY: Avon Books, 1993

First paperback printing. Octavo. 240 pp; small b/w line drawings of roses as chapter heads; index of roses. Paperback. VG. Of "the so-called old roses", Thomas Christopher writes, "They were for generations virtually unobtainable, lost entirely due to commercial cultivation. Today they are once again filling gardens with their subtle, unfamiliar colors and perfume. Behind their reappearance lies an extraordinary story, a tale of flowers that have persisted for centuries and of the unlikely band of experts who united to rescue them."
Inventory number #002821



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


Price:
$45.00

Peters, Ruth Marie
YOUR GARDEN IN TOWN
NY: Henry Holt and Company, 1957

First edition. Octavo. 180 pp. Cloth with dj. VG/VG-
Inventory number #002655



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


Price:
$20.00

Du Boulay, Shirley
THE GARDENERS
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1985

Small quarto. 158 pp; numerous color photographs; biographical notes. Cloth with dj. VG/VG-. The author visits with and interviews twelve well-known gardeners across England, including Roy Lancaster, Geoffrey Smith, Frances Perry, Alan Titchmarsh, Alan Gemmell, John Brookes, and Stefan Buczacki.
Inventory number #002489



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


Price:
$25.00

Girling, Richard, ed.
THE MAKING OF THE ENGLISH GARDEN
London: Macmillan, 1988

Quarto. 224 pp; color illustrations throughout; supplement of 100 historic gardens to visit; index; bibliography. Cloth with dj. VG/VG. Contributions by Richard Mabney, Hugh Johnson, Penelope Hobhouse, Brian Jackman, John Brookes, and Christopher Thacker.
Inventory number #002353



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


Price:
$27.00

Hampton, Mark
MARK HAMPTON ON DECORATING
NY: Random House, 1989

Small quarto. 251 pp; watercolor illustrations by the author. Cloth with dj. VG+/VG+. Most of the essays originally appeared in House & Garden magazine. BOMC edition.
Inventory number #002213



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


Price:
$16.95

Dickey, Page
DOGS IN THEIR GARDENS
NY: Stewart Tabori & Chang, 2001

Octavo. 96 pp, color photographs throughout. Cloth with dj. VG/VG.
Inventory number #002212



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


Price:
$20.00

Scott-James, Anne
GARDENING LETTERS TO MY DAUGHTER With Some Replies from Clare Hastings
NY: St. Martin's Press, 1991

First U.S. edition. Octavo. 184 pp; illustrated by Virginia Powell. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, binding tight; unclipped jacket is crisp & bright. The author and her daughter, Claire Hastings, lived next door to each other in a village on England's Berkshire Downs.
Inventory number #001809



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


Price:
$25.00

Bailey, Liberty Hyde et al
Botany: Plants and Gardening: A Selection of Articles from the New 14th Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica
NY: Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1933

Quarto. xvii, 239 pp; 7 color & 30 halftone plates. Green cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, offsetting from jacket flaps on front & rear endpapers, cloth covers clean & bright; price clipped jacket has light wear, spine lightly toned.
Inventory number #001643



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


Price:
$17.50

Stevens, Michael
V. SACKVILLE-WEST A Critical Biography
NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1974

First edition. Octavo. xvi, 192 pp; b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with dj "a perceptive study of the relationship between V. Sackville- West's life and her work, in which [is explored] her poems 'The Land' and 'The Garden', biographies, novels, shorter poetry, and all her writings, published and unpublished." [dj]
Inventory number #001558



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


Price:
$25.00

Hobhouse, Penelope
COLOR IN YOUR GARDEN
Boston: Little, Brown, 1989

Fifth printing. Quarto. 239 pp; profusely illustrated with color photographs; appendix; bibliography; index. Cloth with dj. VG/VG.
Inventory number #001484



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$40.00

Tanner, Heather & Robin
WOODLAND PLANTS
NY: Schocken Books, 1982

Limited edition of 1500 copies. Quarto. 213 pp; illustrated with 82 detailed drawings of woodland plants in Great Britain. Cloth with dustjacket and slipcase. Fine in Near Fine slipcase. #444/1500 copies.
Inventory number #001482



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


Price:
$20.00

Fisher, John
THE COMPANION TO ROSES
Topsfield, MA: Salem House Publishers, 1987

First American edition. Quarto. 223 pp; illustrated with approximately 100 color & b/w; bibliography; index. Cloth with dj. Near fine/VG. An A-Z reference book covering all aspects of the rose, from the serious botanical point to the lore and legends.
Inventory number #001463



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


Price:
$25.00

Sheehan, Tom & Marion
ORCHID GENERA ILLUSTRATED
NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1979

First edition. Quarto. 207 pp; 61 pages of color illustrations of 61 orchid genera; extensive illustrated glossary describes more than 200 terms; index. Green cloth with dj. VG/VG.
Inventory number #001432



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Bean, W.J.
ORNAMENTAL TREES FOR AMATEURS
London: Country Life, Ltd., 1925

First edition. Octavo. vi, 121 pp; frontis & 14 b/w photographs; index. Green cloth. Scattered foxing on a few pages, small hole bored in edge of spine, else VG.
Inventory number #001421



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$20.00

Chittenden, F.J., ed.
ROCK GARDENS AND ROCK PLANTS Report of the Conference Held By the Royal Horticultural Society and the Alpine Garden Society
London: The Royal Horticultural Society, 1948

Second impression. Octavo. 171 pp; 36 b/w photographs; list of awards; index. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. VG. The conference was held at the Greycoat Street Hall, May 5, 6, 7, 1936.
Inventory number #001408



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


Price:
$12.00

Dallimore, W.
THE PRUNING OF TREES AND SHRUBS Being a Description of the Methods Practised in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Oxford: Dulau, 1947

Sixth impression. Twelvemo. 99 pp; 13 b/w photographs. Gilt-lettered green cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket shows light soil. First published 1926.
Inventory number #001405



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


Price:
$25.00

Swimberghe, Piet
FLANDERS: The Art of Living
NY: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1995

First edition. Square quarto. 231 pp; profusely illustrated with photographs by Jan Verlinde. Cloth with dj. Near Fine/Near Fine. An inside look at the art, decoration and architecture behind the ornate interiors and magnificent gardens of Flanders. Over 200 photographs explore homes and castles rich with history, as well as the living spaces of contemporary designers, architects collectors and artisans.
Inventory number #001368



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


Price:
$25.00

Stuart, Malcolm
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HERBS AND HERBALISM
NY: Crescent Books, 1990

Quarto. 304 pp; numerous color and b&w illustrations and photos. Cloth with gilt spine titles and unclipped dj. VG/VG, touch of foxing to half title.
Inventory number #001360



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Good+
Jacket: None


Price:
$45.00

Wilson, Mary G. W.
GARDEN MEMORIES With Illustrations in Color by Mary G.W. Wilson
Boston: Le Roy Phillips, n.d.

n.d. c.1910. Twelvemo. Unpaginated; Writings on the subject of gardens by various authors and poets on an assortment of tan and white hand-made laid paper bearing the Ingres and pmf watermarks; 8 color illustrations by Mary G. W. Wilson tipped in on gray laid paper. The pages are cut to various lengths and have assorted edge styles: cut, rough, & deckle. Top edge is flush-cut and gilt. Original green laid paper covered boards with ink title on face and gilt title on spine. Ribbon bookmark. G+, spine sunned and edges of boards sunned. An acceptable copy of a scarce book.
Inventory number #001328



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$40.00

Burbank, Luther
HALF-HOUR EXPERIMENTS WITH PLANTS
: P. F. Collier & Sons, 1922

Octavo. 32 pp; color photos. Paperback. VG. Scarce pamphlet from one of the great horticulturists of the early 20th century. A wonderful little guide designed as a "sampler" for the full library of Burbank books published by Collier.
Inventory number #001318