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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



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


Price:
$60.00

Pigeat, Jean-Paul
GARDENS OF THE WORLD : Two Thousand Years of Garden Design
Paris: Flammarion, 2003

First printing. Large quarto. 223 pp; profuse color photographs; index of gardens, places, and designers. Hardcover with dj. VG/VG, two corners lightly bumped.
Inventory number #003571



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$500.00

Lockwood, Alice G.B., ed.
GARDENS OF COLONY AND STATE: Gardens and Gardeners of the American Colonies and of the Republic Before 1840. 2 Volumes
NY: Charles Scribner's Sons for The Garden Club of America, 1931

Two volumes, 1931-34. Folio. xxii, 464 pp; xxi, 444 pp; profusely illustrated with hundreds of b/w photographs and plans. Two-tone cloth with gilt-stamped titles. VG. Vol. 1 covers the Northeast and Midwest, Vol. 2 covers the South plus California. A major reference work on landscape architecture--still considered to be the best book on early American gardens.
Inventory number #003439



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


Price:
$20.00

Manthey, Gerda
FUCHSIAS
Portland, OR: Timber Press, 1990

Quarto. 196 pp; illustrated with color photographs; appendices; bibliography; index. Cloth with dj. VG/VG. This book gives a detailed insight into the development of fuchsias and into today's wide range of cultivars. Includes the systematic presentation of the numerous varieties, and the description of how to cultivate decorative forms.
Inventory number #003402



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Phillips, Roger & Martyn Rix
THE RANDOM HOUSE BOOK OF ROSES
NY: Random House, 1988

Quarto. 224 pp; over 1400 color photographs; list of rose suppliers; bibliography; index. Paperback. VG.
Inventory number #003381



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


Price:
$15.00

Fletcher, H.L.V.
THE FEATURE GARDEN
London: Phoenix House, 1960

First edition. Twelvemo. viii, 142 pp; 24 b/w photographs & 14 line drawings. Turquoise cloth with gilt-lettered spine in dustjacket. VG/VG, light rubbing to jacket extremities, jacket not price clipped; former owner name of front flyleaf, else an unmarked copy. Many examples of features which can add character to a garden - ponds, seats, summer houses, paths, walls, pergolas, sundials and bird baths, steps, and many more.
Inventory number #003177



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$30.00

McIlvaine, Frances Edge
SPRING IN THE LITTLE GARDEN
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1928

First edition. Octavo. viii, 88 pp; illustrated with 8 halftone plates from photographs. Light green cloth with dark green lettering & decoration. VG, light wear to spine. One of the volumes in the "Little Garden" series, edited by Louisa Yeomans King.
Inventory number #003059



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


Price:
$25.00

Dierauff, Eva & Anny Jacob
OLD GARDEN ROSES and Selected Modern Hybrids
NY: Thames and Hudson, 1988

Oblong quarto. 136 pp; fully illustrated with color photographs by Josh Westrich. Cloth with dj. VG/VG, front free endpaper creased in center. Beautiful full-page color photographs of many of the old rose varieties that are popular today, including the Bourbon, the Damask, the Multiflora. Witha foreword by Helene von Stein-Zeppelin, a German horticulturist, and notes on roses by Anny Jacob.
Inventory number #002896



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:
$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