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GARDENING

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1 ANDERSON, James [Ed.] The New Practical Gardener and Modern Horticulturist.
William Mackenzie, London. n.d. (c.1875) 
Half-bound in dark green morocco, maroon cloth boards, gilt. 988pp. 27 chromo-lithograph plates, of which 5 are double-page; some full page illustrations in text. Index. Extremities sl. rubbed, cloth sl. marked and grubby. Inscription to front end paper dated 1879. Small hole in pre-lims going through to t.p. with no loss. First leaf of Chapter 1 tattered at edges with long vertical cut down centre ending just above beginning of main text. 32765 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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2 BARNES, Melvyn. Root and Branch. A History of the Worshipful Company of Gardeners of London.
Worshipful Company of Gardeners 1994 
DW. Bookplate to f.ep. A lovely copy. Memorabilia loosely inserted. 32753 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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3 BATES, H.E. A Fountain of Flowers.
Michael Joseph Ltd., London. 1974 
First Edition. DW. 91pp. Some rubbing to top edge of boards. Endpapers lightly browned o/w an extremely fresh and attractive copy. VG+/Nr. fine in wrapper. 65087 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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4 BATEY, Mavis and LAMBERT, David. The English Garden Tour. A View into the Past.
John Murray, London. 1990 
First edition. DW. 312pp. Illustrated throughout, largely in colour. Index. VG/VG 52371 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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5 BEETON. Beeton's Dictionary of Every-day Gardening: Constituting A Popular Cyclopedia of the Theory and Practice of Horticulture. Embellished with Coloured Plates, made after Original Water-Colour Drawings Copied from Nature.
Ward, Lock and Tyler, London N.d. (c.1880) 
xxxii. 419pp. + [16]pp. of publisher's ads. at rear. Colour frontis. + 2 colour plates, lacking 1 colour plate. Original cloth, gilt extra. Boards lightly soiled, extremities lightly bumped and rubbed, head and tail of spine fraying, upper joint has been unskilfully repaired, with work to cracked hinge. Some occasional light foxing to contents which are otherwise clean and sound. VG-. 67624 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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6 BOOTH, C. O. An Encyclopaedia of Annual & Biennial Garden Plants.
Faber & Faber. London. 1957 
First edition. DW. 488pp. B & W photographs. Ownership label to front end paper. A clean copy in rather tatty wrapper that is chipped and worn. VG/G. 60944 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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7 BRETT, Walter (Ed). The New Book of Gardening. (3 Volumes)
George Newnes Ltd, London ND c.1930 
Half black Morocco, gilt decoration to spine, blue cloth boards. Many colour and b&w illustrations. Some rubbing and shelf-wear to leather. Endpapers a little browned; but this is a very nice set. 69065 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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8 BROWN, Jane. Tales of the Rose Tree. Ravishing Rododendrons and Their Travels Around the World.
Harper Collins, London 2004 
First Edition. DW. Colour and b&w plates. 308pp inc index. A near fine copy in wrapper. 69057 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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9 COATS, Peter. Of Generals and Gardens. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. An Autbiography of Peter Coats.
Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1976 
First editon. DW. Presentation copy SIGNED by the author. Illustrations. Ownership signature to front end paper. A very clean copy in wrapper that is slightly browned to edges. VG+/VG. 47836 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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10 COATS, Peter. SIGNED Great Gardens of Britain.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London. 1967 
Presentation copy from the author with his signature to title page and two brief autograph letters loosely inserted. Quarto. DW. 288pp. 40 colour plates + approx. 250 b/w photographs. DW has sl. sunned spine, sl. wear generally to extremities and largeish triangular portion torn from lower edge of front panel. VG/Good- 52375 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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11 de THAME, Rachel and McCANN, Phil. Gardening with the Experts.
BBC/Royal Horticultural Society. 2003. 
4to. DW. Green cloth, gilt. 168pp. Colour photographs and ills. throughout. Index. Sl. shelf-wear to DW. Fine/VG ISBN 0 563 48716 X 32748 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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12 FARRER, Reginald. The English Rock Garden. Vols. I & II.
T.C.& E.C. Jack. London. 1922 
Second impression. Orig. green cloth gilt. Vol. I, lxiv, 504pp.52plates. Extremities sl. worn. Spine sl. marked. Upper bd. sl. soiled. E/p's browned. Contents sl. foxed, o/w contents clean and sound. Vol.II, viii, 524pp. 50 plates. Bds and extremities sl. worn. E/ps sl. browned. Outer edges and contents lightly foxed, o/w contents clean and sound. 8375 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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13 GORDON, Lesley. Poorman's Nosegay. Flowers From A Cottage Garden.
Collins and Harvill Press, London. 1973. 
DW. Cream paper-covered bds, gilt. 222pp. Colour and b/w plates. Sl. stain to head of spine. Inscrip. to f.fep. Tears and creases to l. edge of DW with small portions missing around head of spine; DW now well protected in clear mylene wrapper. VG/VG- 32749 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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14 GRIGSON, Geoffrey. Gardenage. Or The Plants of Ninhursaga.
Routledge and Kegan Paul, London. 1952 
First edition. DW. List of illustrations do not correspond to page numbers, with 16 plates before chapter 1, + line drawings in text. pp.135 to pp.138 never bound in, detached but present. Blue boards, black to spine. Extremities bumped and sunned. Upper board creased. Wrapper p/c. chipped and rubbed along extremities with piece missing to lower panel. E/ps. foxed. VG-/VG-. 32742 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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15 GRUBB, Norman H. Cherries. Foreword by H. V. Taylor.
1949 
Crosby Lockwood & Son. London. 1949. First Edition. DW. Illustrated. Large 8vo. VG/VG- in wrapper that is a little soiled, and lacks large portion from top margin of rear cover, slightly affecting text. 69987 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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16 GRUBB, Norman H. Cherries. With 12 full colour plates by direct photography and 40 photographs.
Crosby Lockwood. London. 1949 
First Edition. Lg.8vo. DW. Green cloth. viii, 186pp. incl. index. xviiipp. Pubs. ads. bound in. Beautiful illustrations. Wrapper very damaged with large portions missing. Booksellers stamp to ep. Some sl. foxin to edges. o/w a lovely book. 32756 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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17 HALDANE, R.C. Subtropical Cultivations and Climates. A Handy Book for Planters, Colonists and Settlers.
William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh. 1886. 
First edition. Green cloth, gilt. 308pp + 24pp publisher's list. Occasional line drawings. Index. Extremities sl. rubbed and knocked esp. spine ends. Decorative bookplate to f.pd. VG 32744 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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18 HALES, Mick. Shakespeare in the Garden. A Selection of Gardensand an Illustrated Alphabet of Plants.
Harry N Abrams, New York 2006 
First Edition. Large 8vo. DW. Many colour plates. 144pp inc index. A Near Fine copy. 69064 
Price: 8.95 GBP
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19 HILLS, Lawrence D. The Propagation of Alpines. With drawings by Maurice WIlson.
Faber & Faber, London. 1959 
Second edition. DW. Brown cloth, gilt to spine. 484pp. Drawings + 32 b/w photograph plates. Index. V. sl. wear to extremities of DW spine of which is sl. sunned. Ownership inscription to front free end-paper. VG/VG 45417 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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20 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: 120.00 GBP
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