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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

Scott, Frank J.
VICTORIAN GARDENS: The Art of Beautifying Suburban Home Grounds
NY: American Life Foundation, 1977

Octavo. 274 pp; 55 illus. + 31 plates. Paperback. VG. A reprint of the 1870 edition, entitled: The Art of Beautifying Suburban Home Grounds of Small Extent.
Inventory number #005669



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


Price:
$25.00

Schinz, Marina & Susan Littlefield
VISIONS OF PARADISE: Themes and Variations on the Garden
NY: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1985

Quarto. 271 pp; illustrated with color photographs by Marina Schinz. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine. This lavishly illustrated book explores the range of styles of the Western world's best-loved gardens. Beginning with the cottage, herb, rose, and kitchen gardens, the book looks at terraced Italianate Renaissance gardens, the grand French Baroque gardens, and English gardens.
Inventory number #005525



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$17.50

Nichols, Rose Standish
ENGLISH PLEASURE GARDENS
Boston: David R. Godine, 2003

New edition. Octavo. 293 pp; b/w illustrations photos. Paperback. VG+. Intended to introduce a new generation to the pageantry of Britain's garden heritage and to the rdoubtable Rose Standish Nichols, who was one of our earliest professional garden designers and was internationally recognized for her expertise with native plants and residential garden design.
Inventory number #005342



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: 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: 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: 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:
$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: 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