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21 HOGG, Robert. The Fruit Manual: Containing The Descriptions, Synonymes, and Classification of The Fruits and Fruit Trees of Great Britain; With a Hundred and One Engravings of the Best Varieties.
Journal of Horticulture, London. 1875 
Fourth edition. Rebound with original backstrip laid down, re-inforced corners and new endpapers. viii, 600pp. 47 illustrations of various fruit at rear. Errata slip present. Occasional foxing throughout o/w contents sound. 32741 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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22 HOLLAND, Leicester Bodine. The Garden Bluebook. A Manual of the Perennial Garden.
[1916] 
The Field and Queen (Horace Cox) Ltd., London. No date [1916]. Large 8vo. Hardback, no DW. Blue boards, white lettering. Colour illustration laid down to front board. Many illustrations and two folding colour plates to front of book. 425pp. Boards very slightly worn at extremities. Rear endpapers browned, o/w a very clean and bright copy. 81087 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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23 HOYLES, Martin. Bread and Roses. Gardening Books from 1560-1960. Volume 2.
Pluto Press. London. 1995 
First Edition. DW. Illus. Bibliog. Index. A very good copy in bright wrapper. Nr. Fine/Nr. Fine. ISBN: 074530804X 32739 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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24 HUSSEY, Christopher. English Gardens and Landscapes 1700-1750.
Country Life. London. 1967 
First edition. Large format. DW. Frontis. Photographs. Ownership label to front end paper. Boards slightly marked. Wrapper slightly grubby, chipped and torn to edges. VG+/G-. 60946 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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25 JEX-BLAKE, A.J. (Edited by). Gardening In East Africa. A Practical Handbook by Members of the Royal Kenya Horticultural Society and Of The Kenya, Uganda And Tanganyika Civil Services. With 23 Coloured Plates depicting 53 wild flowers of East Africa.
1957 
Longmans, Green and Co. London. 1957. Fourth Edition. Hardback. No DW. Green cloth. Large 8vo. 23 Colour plates by Joy Adamson. Boards are a little soiled and worn and lacks small portion from head of spine. Some occasional foxing throughout o/w a good, sound copy. 81578 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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26 MACINNIS, Peter. The Lawn. A Social History
Pier 9, London 2009 
First Edition. No DW issued. Original green illustrated boards with Wonderful photo of a garden gnome. Illustrated. Text in green and black. 247pp inc index. Near Fine copy. 70039 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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27 MAWE, Thomas and Jonh ABERCROMBIE. Every Man His Own Gardener : Being a New and Much More Complete Gardener's Calendar and General Directory Than Any One Hitherto Published. etc. etc. Enlarged and Improved by R. Forsyth.
1829 
Printed For the Booksellers. London. 1829. Enlarged and Improved Edition. 658 pages plus 10 page index. Attractive engraved frontis. of gardener watering plants with a woman walking and reading in the background. Bound in half black calf, slightly worn to edges, marbled boards. Crease across top corner of upper board. Pages browned otherwise a clean and sound copy. 82868 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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28 MCCULLOCH, Derek. ("Uncle Mac" of the B.B.C.) Gardening Guyed. With Herbaceous Borders by Will Owen.
Ivor Nicholson & Watson Ltd., London. n.d. 
Slim Quarto. DW. Illustrations throughout. Nr. fine in slightly browned wrapper. 29783 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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29 MILLER, Philip. THE ABRIDGEMENT OF THE GARDENERS DICTIONARY: Containing The best and newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower Garden, and Nursery; As also for Performing the Practical Parts of Husbandry: Together with The Management of Vineyards, and the Methods of making Wine in England. In which likewise are included, Directions for Propagating and Improving, From Real Practice and Experience, Pasture Lands and all Sorts of Timber Trees. By Philip Miller, F.R.S. Gardener to the Worshipful Company of Apothecaries, at their Botanick Garden at Chelsea, and Member of the Botanick Academy at Florence. The Fifth Edition, Corrected and Enlarged.
1763 
Printed for the Author and Sold by John Rivington. 1763. Fifth edition, Corrected and Enlarged. Unpaginated. Large 4to. Engraved frontis. + 11 folding plates and one single plate. Bound in full brown calf gilt, rebacked in modern calf with contrasting leather label and new endpapers. Contemporary (to the book) inscription to top of title page. Pages browned otherwise a remarkably clean and sound copy of one of the top gardening works of this period. 73668 
Price: 500.00 GBP
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30 PARSONS, Beatrice (Painted by). COOK, E. T. (Described by). Gardens of England.
1911 
A & C Black, London. 1911. New Impression. Hardback, NO DW. Colour frontis. + illustrated throughout with colour plates. Original green decorated cloth, gilt to spine. Board extremities are a little rubbed and worn. Contents are clean and sound. A nice copy. 82827 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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31 PROCKTER, Noel J. The Collingridge Handbook of Climbing and Screening Plants.
1983 
Collingridge Books. 1983. Revised edition. Hardback with wrapper. Colour and b&w plates. A very clean copy, in a faded and slightly damaged wrapper. 71979 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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32 RICHARDSON, Tim. Avant Gardeners. 50 Visionaries of the Contemporary Landscape. With Foreword by Martha Schwartz.
Thames & Hudson, London. 2008 
First Edition. DW. Square 4to. 352pp. Colour illustrations throughout. FINE in wrapper. 62911 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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33 ROSENSTEIN, Mark. In Praise of Apples. A Harvest of History, Horticulture & Recipes.
Lark Books, Asheville, North Carolina 1996 
Paperback. 4to. Many colour illustrations. 176pp inc index. A lovely copy. NF 65472 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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34 SMITH, A. G. The Boxwood at Stratford Hall. Drawings by Walker Reed Muse.
Strtford. Virginia. 1966 
Green cloth. Illus. VG+. 32751 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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35 SWIFT, Katherine. The Morville Hours.
2008 
Bloomsbury, London. 2008. First edition. Hardback with DW. Bookplate to front endpaper, photocopied picture of Dower House tipped to verso of endpaper and small photo of author tipped in to title page. Slight lean to spine o/w a good copy in slightly worn wrapper. 82815 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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36 TAYLOR, Geoffrey. Some Nineteenth Century Gardens. Skeffington
Anchor Press. 1951 
First editon. DW. Small format. Illustrations. Spine and extremities sunned. Some foxing to edges. Wrapper browned to spine and edges which are chipped with small portions missing. VG/G. 50965 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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37 THOMAS, Rose Haig. Stone Gardens. With Practical Hints on the Paving & Planting of Them. Together with Thirteen Original Designs and a Plan of The Vestal Virgin's Atrium in Rome.
Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co. London. 1905 
First edition. NO DW. Large slim 4to. Frontis. with tissue guard. 12 pages of text followed by XIV plates with descriptions to pages opposite. Illustrated boards with grey linen backstrip, black lettering. Boards are lightly soiled and rubbed. Patterned endpapers. Contents very clean and fresh. A lovely copy. 66169 
Price: 200.00 GBP
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38 THOMAS, Sir William Beach. Gardens.
Burke Books, London 1952 
First edition. DW. One of the "Pleasures of Life Series". 302pp. Illustrated. Fine in wrapper that lacks small portion at head of spine. 14592 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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39 WEBB, V. E. Mushrooms Salads and Tomatoes.
W. H. & I. Collingridge. London. n.d. 
Limp brown boards, orange lettering. Illustrations. 86pp, including Index. A very nice copy. 38566 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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40 WILSON, Jim. Landscaping with Wildflowers. An Environmental Approach to Gardening.
1992 
Houghton Mifflin Company. 1992. First edition. Hardback with DW. Large 8vo. Wrapper spine sunned. A very clean and sound copy. 72649 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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