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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: New
Jacket: New


Price:
$20.00

Buchan, Ursula, Anna Pavord & Brent Elliott
GARDEN PEOPLE: The Photographs of Valerie Finnis
NY: Thames & Hudson, 2007

Octavo. 160 pp, with 229 color photographs. Hardcover with dustjacket. Fine/Fine. A charming photographic record of the English gardening scene by Valerie Finnis (1924-2006), one of the best-known figures in postwar British horticulture. Her photos include Nancy Lancaster, Vita Sackville-West, Lady Birley at Charleston Manor, and Roald Dahl and his family at Great Missenden. An exhibition of her photographs, entitled Valerie Finnis and the Golden Age of Gardening, is at The Royal Horticultural Society, London until July 31, 2007.
Inventory number #005292



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


Price:
$15.00

Keen, Mary
THE GARDEN BORDER BOOK
Deer Park, WI: Capability's Books, 1987

Oblong quarto. 153 pp; color photographs and detailed scale plans; bibliography; index. Black cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG. This book contains thirty examples of borders in various moods and settings.
Inventory number #005253



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


Price:
$20.00

Graaff, Herman J. De
FUCHSIAS
Netherlands: Rebo Productions, 1997

Quarto. 144 pp; well illustrated with color photographs; list of international associations; index. Hardcover with dustjacket. VG/VG. This book covers everything about different varieties, where to plant, their flowering and care, and the history of fuchsias.
Inventory number #005247



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Parke-Bernet Galleries
FURNITURE & SCULPTURE FOR THE GARDEN AND TERRACE A GROUP OF SOLARIUM FURNITURE, Japanese Granite, Bronze and Other Garden Ornaments Belonging to Various Owners
NY: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1959

Octavo. 72 pp; b/w photographs of various items. 311 lots. Stapled wraps. VG, minor soiling to covers. Sale no. 1907, Wednesday & Thursday May 27 and 28, 1958. Lead, wrought & cast iron, sculptured and cast stone, bronze and other ornaments. Japanese granite bronze and other garden ornaments belonging to various owners including New Jersey, New York & Pennsylvania private collectors.
Inventory number #005130



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


Price:
$23.00

Fell, Derek
GARDEN ACCENTS: The Complete Guide to Special Features for Creative Landscaping
NY: Henry Holt, 1987

Quarto. 144 pp; profuse color photographs; sources; bibliography. Cream cloth with dustjacket. A very good book in a very good jacket. This book shows many ways that various garden details can be used to create different garden styles
Inventory number #005004



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Betts, Edwin M.
THOMAS JEFFERSON'S FLOWER GARDEN AT MONTICELLO
Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1971

Second edition. Octavo. 60 pp; numerous photos and illustrations in color and b/w. Paperback. VG/VG minor soiling to covers. Historical data used to restore the gardens of Monticello to its original plan, includes a list of plants grown by Jefferson and a bibliography.
Inventory number #004933



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$20.00

King, Mrs. Francis
PAGES FROM A GARDEN NOTE-BOOK
NY: Scribners, 1921

First edition. Octavo. 291 pp; b/w photos. Cloth with gilt titles in VG- condition, spine sunned, top of spine has repair to cloth. A collection of essays on flowers in the spring garden, the winter garden, the Arnold Arboretum, Spanish gardens and a California planting, and vocations for women in agriculture.
Inventory number #004817



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: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$45.00

Van Rensselaer, Maunsell
TREES OF SANTA BARBARA
Santa Barbara, CA: Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens, 1940

First edition. Octavo. 141 pp; numerous b/w photographs & illustrations; addenda; index. Cloth in dustjacket. VG / VG- jacket somewhat rubbed, minor closed tears and edgewear. One large (1.5 inch) chip to top edge of back panel near spine, and a smaller one at the lower spine. Better than it sounds.
Inventory number #004122



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