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1717 Paradise Retriev'd. Managing and Improving Fruit Trees S Collins Scarce 1st
1717 Paradise Retriev'd. Managing and Improving Fruit Trees S Collins Scarce 1st

Price: £2,300.00

A fascinating eighteenth century work on the managing of fruit-trees. The first edition of this particular work. With two folding plates in addition to numerous head pieces, tail pieces and decorative letters. Collated: Plate to page...

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1742-45 2 Vols PHYTANTHOZA-Iconographia Botany WEINMANN
1742-45 2 Vols PHYTANTHOZA-Iconographia Botany WEINMANN

Price: £2,640.00

  Two text volumes of this famous comprehensive botanical work, one of the first of its kind. Whilst these volumes have none of the illustrations, they are still a grand reference guide for eighteenth century...

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1803 A Treatise on the Culture and Management of Fruit Trees 3rd William Forsyth
1803 A Treatise on the Culture and Management of Fruit Trees 3rd William Forsyth

Price: £110.00

A popular horticultural work by William Forsyth.The third edition of this work.With thirteen plates, including eleven folding, throughout.Collated, complete.William Forsyth was a Scottish botanist and royal head gardener. He was...

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1805 The Orchardist Pruning Medication Thomas Bucknall Second Edition Scarce
1805 The Orchardist Pruning Medication Thomas Bucknall Second Edition Scarce

Price: £345.00

A smartly rebound copy of the scarce second edition of Thomas Bucknall's work on orchids. A scarce work. The second edition of this work. This work is a guide to the pruning and medication...

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1808 Observations on The Culture and Use of Potatoes Second Edition Report Illus
1808 Observations on The Culture and Use of Potatoes Second Edition Report Illus

Price: £150.00

A scarce copy of this early work on the cultivation of potatoes.The second edition, original printed as a report for the Board of Agriculture under the title 'Report of the committee of the Board of Agriculture : appointed to extract...

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1809 Every Man His Own Gardener New More Complete Gardener's Calendar Nineteenth
1809 Every Man His Own Gardener New More Complete Gardener's Calendar Nineteenth

Price: £150.00

Every Man his Own Gardener: Being a New and Much More Complete Gardeners Calendar and General Directory than any one Hitherto Published by Thomas Mawe, gardener to his Grace, the Duke of Leeds, and John Abercrombie, sixty years...

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1811 HORTUS CANTABRIGIENSIS A Catalogue of Plants Indigenous Exotic JAMES DONN
1811 HORTUS CANTABRIGIENSIS A Catalogue of Plants Indigenous Exotic JAMES DONN

Price: £110.00

'Hortus Cantabrigiensis; or a Catalogue of Plants, Indigenous and Exotic'. Written by James Donn (17581813), an English botanist. He was Curator of the Cambridge University Botanic Gardens, Cambridge, from 1790 until his death....

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1812 2vol Silva or a Discourse of Forest-Trees John Evelyn A Hunter Illus
1812 2vol Silva or a Discourse of Forest-Trees John Evelyn A Hunter Illus

Price: £670.00

An early edition of John Evelyn's pioneering work on the cultivation of trees. The work was an encouragement to landowners to plant trees to assist the navy with timber. Frontispiece, and twenty-eight...

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1820 A Concise And Practical TREATISE Growth Culture CARNATION Hogg
1820 A Concise And Practical TREATISE Growth Culture CARNATION Hogg

Price: £675.00

  A scarce first edition of this fantastic and much revered work on flower horticulture. A very rare survival in original publisher's boards. 'Including a dissertation on soils and manures, and containing also a catalogue...

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1820 British BOTANY John GALPINE Linnean Second Edition
1820 British BOTANY John GALPINE Linnean Second Edition

Price: £47.99

The corrected and extended second edition of Galpine's impressive little volume on British botany for use in the field. Bound in the original publisher's boards. The full title of this work is: A Synoptical Compend of British...

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1820-1824 5vols Transactions of the Horticultural Society of London B W Plates
1820-1824 5vols Transactions of the Horticultural Society of London B W Plates

Price: £625.00

A record of the meetings and discussions held by the Horticultural Society of London between 1820 and 1824. Five volumes of seven. Volumes I to IV are editions third, third, second, first and first respectively. The coloured plates...

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1822 1vol in 2 Encyclopaedia of Gardening Loudon 1st Ed Scarce Branston Illustrated
1822 1vol in 2 Encyclopaedia of Gardening Loudon 1st Ed Scarce Branston Illustrated

Price: £645.00

A scarce first edition copy of John Claudius Loudon's monumental and seminal encyclopedia of gardening; with copious illustrations by Branston throughout. John Claudius Loudon was a renowned...

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1823 2vols Sylva Florifera The Shrubbery Historically and Botanically Treated
1823 2vols Sylva Florifera The Shrubbery Historically and Botanically Treated

Price: £240.00

The first edition of this horticultural work.Written by Henry Phillips, a botanist, landscape gardner and horticultural writer. Phillips' botanical books brought him national fame. Complete in two volumes.This work discusses several...

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1823 Catalogue of Exotic Plants Cambridge Botanical Garden James Donn
1823 Catalogue of Exotic Plants Cambridge Botanical Garden James Donn

Price: £89.99

A work of phylogeny cataloguing each plant found in the Cambridge Botanic Garden. Each entry is arranged by order, then the plants given by binomial nomenclature (genus-species), with brief physiological details.

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1823 Complete Gardener Gardener's Calendar Thomas Mawe Abercrombie Frontis
1823 Complete Gardener Gardener's Calendar Thomas Mawe Abercrombie Frontis

Price: £60.00

Thomas Mawe and John Abercrombie's useful guide to gardening through each season of the year, illustrated with a frontispiece. This work is a helpful guide for a gardener throughout the year,...

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1823 Conversations on Botany Illustrated Plates Elizabeth Fitton Flora 4th Ed
1823 Conversations on Botany Illustrated Plates Elizabeth Fitton Flora 4th Ed

Price: £45.00

A charming work of nineteenth century botany, profusely illustrated with numerous plates. Fourth edition, improved. With the previous owners bookplate to the first pastedown that reads 'Arthur...

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1825 The Miscellaneous Writings John Evelyn William Upcott Very Scarce
1825 The Miscellaneous Writings John Evelyn William Upcott Very Scarce

Price: £160.00

A very scarce work compiling the miscellaneous writings of John Evelyn, with additional material by William Upcott. The volume is illustrated with four plates. A collection of miscellaneous...

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1837 The British Flora Medica Two Volumes in One Colour Plated Barton and Castle
1837 The British Flora Medica Two Volumes in One Colour Plated Barton and Castle

Price: £125.00

The first edition of this history of plants used in medicinal treatment. Illustrated throughout with many coloured plates. Missing pages 3-96 of the first volume and plates 1-7. Two volumes bound in one.

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1839 REPORT on the PROGRESS of VEGETABLE PHYSIOLOGY During 1837 MEYEN Scarce
1839 REPORT on the PROGRESS of VEGETABLE PHYSIOLOGY During 1837 MEYEN Scarce

Price: £125.00

A Report on the Progress of the Vegetable Physiology during the year 1837, written by F. J. F. Meyen, professor of Botany in the University of Berlin. Translated from the German by William Francis, associate of the Linnean Society. ...

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1839 Sweet's Hortus Britannicus Catalogue of the Plants of Great Britain R Sweet
1839 Sweet's Hortus Britannicus Catalogue of the Plants of Great Britain R Sweet

Price: £60.00

A work of British horticulture history, offering a overview of the plants of Great Britain in the nineteenth century. Written by the notable gardener Robert Sweet. Third edition. Greatly enlarged...

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1842 A Catalogue of the Fruits Cultivated in the Garden of the Horticultural Soc
1842 A Catalogue of the Fruits Cultivated in the Garden of the Horticultural Soc

Price: £400.00

A catalogue of fruit trees in the Horticultural Society Garden, London.This is the third edition of this work.The catalogue was mostly by Mr Richard Thompson, an English pomologist. Thompson was in charge of the Orchard and Kitchen...

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1842-3 2 Vol in 1 The Acacia Tree Planting William Withers First Edition
1842-3 2 Vol in 1 The Acacia Tree Planting William Withers First Edition

Price: £255.00

The first edition of these two works by William Withers on the Acacia tree, an influential work that encouraged the timber trade in England. Two volumes in one. The first editions of these...

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1843-1847 2vol Gardeners Chronicle Newspaper of Rural Economy Periodical Scarce
1843-1847 2vol Gardeners Chronicle Newspaper of Rural Economy Periodical Scarce

Price: £1,100.00

Two handsome annual volumes of The Gardener's Chronicle. Consisting of each issue from the years 1843 and 1847,  with January 28th to December 30th, and January 2nd to December 25th, offered respectively. The Gardeners'...

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1845 Accented Catalogue of Exotic Plants Cambridge Botanic Garden James Donn
1845 Accented Catalogue of Exotic Plants Cambridge Botanic Garden James Donn

Price: £30.00

An informative and interesting catalogue of the exotic and indigenous plants in the Cambridge Botanic Garden in the nineteenth century. The thirteenth edition of this work. A thorough catalogue...

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1845 The Flowers of Shakspeare Illus Botany Scarce Authors Presentation Copy
1845 The Flowers of Shakspeare Illus Botany Scarce Authors Presentation Copy

Price: £1,140.00

A profusely illustrated work by Jane Elizabeth Giraud documenting each of the plants referenced in the plays of William Shakespeare. This particular copy is a presentation copy gifted by the author to her brother. ...

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1846 2 vol Scarce Baxters Library of Agriculture Gardening Breeding and Farming
1846 2 vol Scarce Baxters Library of Agriculture Gardening Breeding and Farming

Price: £160.00

A two volume set of Baxter's Library of AgricultureComplete in two volumesFourth Edition'A work of reference to farming, breeding, grazing, dairy management, gardening and rural affairs comprising every modern improvement in husbandry...

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1850 The Tourist's Flora Flowering Plants and Ferns British Islands France Woods
1850 The Tourist's Flora Flowering Plants and Ferns British Islands France Woods

Price: £22.00

A work on flowering plants and ferns in Europe.This work discusses flora in the British Islands, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and the Italian Islands.Written by English Quaker and botanist, Joseph Woods. Woods was a fellow of...

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1850 The Tourist's Flora Flowering Plants and Ferns Joseph Woods Illustrated
1850 The Tourist's Flora Flowering Plants and Ferns Joseph Woods Illustrated

Price: £60.00

A scarce work of European botanical history by the architect and botanist, Joseph Woods. A descriptive catalogue of the flowering plants and ferns of Europe. Specifically the countries featured...

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1853 Wild Flowers Anne Pratt Illustrated Colour Plates
1853 Wild Flowers Anne Pratt Illustrated Colour Plates

Price: £90.00

A beautifully and colourfully illustrated copy of Anne Pratt's guide to wild flowers in England. This work is an informative catalogue of the common wild flowers found in England. WIth a beautiful...

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1853 Wild Flowers Pratt Edmonds Remnants Binding Colour Illustrated
1853 Wild Flowers Pratt Edmonds Remnants Binding Colour Illustrated

Price: £125.00

A charming catalogue of wild flowers by Anne Pratt, beautifully illustrated throughout with two coloured botanical illustrations to each page. Anne Pratt was a botanical and ornithological illustrator...

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1854 6vols J C Loudon Arboretum et Fruticetum Britannicum Illus 2nd Ed
1854 6vols J C Loudon Arboretum et Fruticetum Britannicum Illus 2nd Ed

Price: £190.00

An early impression of this important horticultural work. Written by an eminent author of the field, and by the man who coined the term 'arboretum' in the context of a botanical setting, John Claudius Loudon. ...

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1856 A New Flora of the Reigate Surrey James Brewer Fold Out
1856 A New Flora of the Reigate Surrey James Brewer Fold Out

Price: £44.00

A first edition of this work on the flora Reigate in surrey.Containing the flowering plants and ferns of the district, with their localities, times of flowering and a list of the mosses.

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1859 Fruits and Fruit Trees of America Propagation Garden A Downing Illustrated
1859 Fruits and Fruit Trees of America Propagation Garden A Downing Illustrated

Price: £125.00

An illustrated copy of Andrew and Charles Downing's work on the fruit trees that can be found in America. This work looks in detail at the fruit trees that were growing in America in and prior...

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1860 2vols in 1The Gardener's Weekly Magazine and Floricultural Cabinet Harrison
1860 2vols in 1The Gardener's Weekly Magazine and Floricultural Cabinet Harrison

Price: £190.00

A two volume set of 'The Gardener's Weekly Magazine and Floricultural Cabinet', offering a series of articles on numerous horticultural topics. Two volumes bound in one. With volume I covering...

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1860 Gardeners Weekly Magazine And Floricultural Magazine Jan - June 1860 Scarce
1860 Gardeners Weekly Magazine And Floricultural Magazine Jan - June 1860 Scarce

Price: £120.00

The Gardener's Weekly Magazine and Floricultural Cabinet conducted by Messrs. Harrison. Illustrated with numerous illustrations integrated with text. A gardening periodical, this volume encompasses January to June 1860. Bookseller's...

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1863-1865 2Vol In Door Plants and How to Grow Flowers Decoration E. A. Maling
1863-1865 2Vol In Door Plants and How to Grow Flowers Decoration E. A. Maling

Price: £175.00

A scarce set of charming works containing the practical aspects of gardening for both summer and winter plants, flower-stands, and the decoration of conservatories and balconies. Miss Maling's guide is intended for those "obliged...

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1867 AGRICULTURALIST'S ASSISTANT Manual Principals Rules Tables John EWART
1867 AGRICULTURALIST'S ASSISTANT Manual Principals Rules Tables John EWART

Price: £120.00

'The Agricultural Assistant; A Manual of Principals, Rules, and Tables, of constant use in all calculations incident to the occupation and improvement of land, and speicially in those involved in remuneraion by piecework'. Includes...

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1868 4vol Die Alpen-Pflanzen Deutschlands J. C. Weber Illustrated Colour Plates
1868 4vol Die Alpen-Pflanzen Deutschlands J. C. Weber Illustrated Colour Plates

Price: £255.00

The second edition of this German work on the botanics found in the Alps in Switzerland and Germany, profusely illustrated in colour throughout. The second edition of this work. Complete in...

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1869 Part 1 of The Farm Garden Stable and Aviary Second Ed
1869 Part 1 of The Farm Garden Stable and Aviary Second Ed

Price: £44.00

A second edition copy of Irwin Edward Bainbridge Cox's work exploring the processes involved in running and maintaining a farm. Part 1 only, originally 3 parts (Copac). Second edition. ...

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1869-74 2vol Our Native Ferns or a History of the British Species E J Lowe
1869-74 2vol Our Native Ferns or a History of the British Species E J Lowe

Price: £225.00

Two beautifully illustrated volumes on ferns that are native to Britain. Being a mixed, yet early edition of this noted work. Volume I is dated 1874 with volume II dated 1869. In the bright...

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1871 Contributions to the Flora of Mentone Traherne Moggridge Colour Plates
1871 Contributions to the Flora of Mentone Traherne Moggridge Colour Plates

Price: £425.00

A colourfully illustrated work on the flowers to be found in Mentone in the south of France, written and illustrated by John Traherne Moggridge. This work looks at the various flowers that can...

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1872 1vol in 17 parts Alpine Plants David Wooster First Edition Colour Illustrations
1872 1vol in 17 parts Alpine Plants David Wooster First Edition Colour Illustrations

Price: £120.00

AA very scarce copy of David Wooster's beautifully illustrated guide to alpine flora and vegetation; with the one volume work bound in eighteen seperate parts.  Containing a botanical description...

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1872 2vol The Journal of Horticulture George Johnson Volumes 22 and 23
1872 2vol The Journal of Horticulture George Johnson Volumes 22 and 23

Price: £99.99

Two volumes of the gardening periodical The Journal of Horticulture. Containing volumes XXII and XXIII. Illustrated throughout with numerous woodcut vignette illustrations. With articles on the culture of roses in pots, cultivation...

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1873 The Floral World and Garden Guide Shirley Hibberd Illustrated Colour Plates
1873 The Floral World and Garden Guide Shirley Hibberd Illustrated Colour Plates

Price: £110.00

A beautifully illustrated copy of the 1873 edition of Shirley Hibberds 'The Floral World', a gardening guide for amateurs. 'The Floral World' was a gardening magazine that was published for...

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1874 2vol British Mosses Their Homes Structures Tripp Illustrated Colour Plates
1874 2vol British Mosses Their Homes Structures Tripp Illustrated Colour Plates

Price: £115.00

F. E. Tripp's beautifully and colourfully illustrated work on mosses found in Britain, complete with thirty-nine plates. Complete in two volumes. This work offers a guide to the amaeatur on...

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1875 Trees and Shrubs Abridged J. C. Loudon Illustrated Leather
1875 Trees and Shrubs Abridged J. C. Loudon Illustrated Leather

Price: £55.00

A profusely illustrated botanical reference work by a notable garden designer of the nineteenth century. Profusely illustrated throughout with in-text illustrations. An abridged version of...

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1878 Amateur's Flower Garden Hibberd Colour Folding Plates Illustrated
1878 Amateur's Flower Garden Hibberd Colour Folding Plates Illustrated

Price: £55.00

A fascinating and copiously illustrated guide to managing a flower garden, by one of the most popular and successful gardening writers of the Victorian era, James Shirley Hibberd. Whilst Hibberd...

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1879 On The Popular Names of British Plants R C A Prior Botany Third Ed
1879 On The Popular Names of British Plants R C A Prior Botany Third Ed

Price: £35.00

A late nineteenth-century dictionary of popular British plants.Third edition.Tipped-in cut-out of a description of the Bluebell to page 25, added by previous owner.

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1880 English Trees Tree-Planting William Ablett First
1880 English Trees Tree-Planting William Ablett First

Price: £47.99

A first edition of this informative work about the cultivation and uses of various trees. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering and pictorial decoration. There is a forestry book review pasted to the verso of the rear free-endpaper...

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1881 Flowers of the Field Rev CA Johns Illustrated Eighteenth Edition Wild Plant
1881 Flowers of the Field Rev CA Johns Illustrated Eighteenth Edition Wild Plant

Price: £35.00

A work on wild flowers of Britain.This work provides and introduction to British botany before discussing many species of plants to be found. Illustrated with numerous vignettes throughout.Written by enthusiastic nature writer Reverend...

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1881-1910 Collection of Botanical Pamphlets & Extracts
1881-1910 Collection of Botanical Pamphlets & Extracts

Price: £119.99

  A collection of four botanical works from Europe and America. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. With a W. Appleyard bookbinder's label to the rear pastedown. With a small bookseller's label  to the front blank. Die...

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1882 A History of British Ferns Edward Newman Fifth Edition Illustrated
1882 A History of British Ferns Edward Newman Fifth Edition Illustrated

Price: £55.00

This work looks at the history of ferns in Britain, written by Edward Newman, illustrated throughout. The fifth edition of this work. This work is an interesting history of ferns in Britain,...

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1882 British Wild Flowers John E Sowerby C Pierpoint Johnson Illus Colour Plates
1882 British Wild Flowers John E Sowerby C Pierpoint Johnson Illus Colour Plates

Price: £120.00

A beautifully and colourfully illustrated work on the wild flowers of Britain, illustrated by John Sowerby, and written by C. Pierpoint Johnson. This work is intended as a reference guide to...

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1883 Amateur's Greenhouse Conservatory Hibberd Chromolithograph Folding Plates
1883 Amateur's Greenhouse Conservatory Hibberd Chromolithograph Folding Plates

Price: £50.00

A beautifully illustrated copy of Shirley Hibberd's guide to greenhouses and conservatories, with four chromolithographed plates, two of which are folding. This work is a very handy guide to...

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1883 Topographical Botany British Plants Hewett Cottrell Watson Folding Map
1883 Topographical Botany British Plants Hewett Cottrell Watson Folding Map

Price: £50.00

The second edition of Hewett Watson's interesting guide to the different plants that grow throughout Britain, illustrated with a folding map. The second edition of this work. This work is a...

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1884 Botanical Names for English Readers Randal H. Alcock Plants
1884 Botanical Names for English Readers Randal H. Alcock Plants

Price: £24.99

An uncommon copy of this referential guide to botanical names. Containing a History of Botany from The Earliest Times to the Christian Era. With extensive Index to the rear. 

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1884-1900 8vol Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening Nicholson Illustrated Colour
1884-1900 8vol Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening Nicholson Illustrated Colour

Price: £315.00

An assorted eight volume set of George Nicholson's 'Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening'. George Nicholson was a noted English botanist and horticulturist, and one of the sixty recipients of...

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1885 The Fern Portfolio Francis George Heath Illustrated Colour Plates 3rd
1885 The Fern Portfolio Francis George Heath Illustrated Colour Plates 3rd

Price: £550.00

The third edition of Francis George Heath's work on the ferns found in Britain, illustrated in colour throughout. The third edition of this work. All editions of this sought after work are scarce....

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1885-8 7vol in1 Reports on Insects Flies for Agricultural Department C Whitehead
1885-8 7vol in1 Reports on Insects Flies for Agricultural Department C Whitehead

Price: £50.00

A collection of agricultural reports bound together as one.Containing:Reports on Insects Injurious to Hop Plants, Corn Crops and Fruit Crops in Great Britain No 1 - Insects Injurious to Hop Plants (1885) Charles WhiteheadReports on...

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1886 The Gardener's Assistant Practical and Scientific Robert Thompson
1886 The Gardener's Assistant Practical and Scientific Robert Thompson

Price: £120.00

A scarce edition of this fascinatingly detailed guide to gardening by Robert Thompson. Chapters include 'The Principal Organs of Plants', 'Germination' and 'Tools, Instruments, Machines &c used in Gardens'.Illustrated with...

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1886-88 4 in 1 Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening Practical Scientific Nicolson
1886-88 4 in 1 Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening Practical Scientific Nicolson

Price: £175.00

A large and comprehensive work reference work edited and compiled by George Nicholson. Illustrated throughout with numerous in-text illustrations throughout. Four volumes in one. Undated,...

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1887 Flora of Hertfordshire Alfred Pryor Jackson Hopkinson Folding Map 1st
1887 Flora of Hertfordshire Alfred Pryor Jackson Hopkinson Folding Map 1st

Price: £65.00

The first edition of this work on the flora of Hertfordshire, written by Alfred Pryor, illustrated with a coloured folding map. The first edition of this work. This work looks a the flora and...

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1889 Flora of Herefordshire Will Purchas Augustin Ley Illus Folding Map Signed
1889 Flora of Herefordshire Will Purchas Augustin Ley Illus Folding Map Signed

Price: £275.00

A signed copy of William Henry Purchas and Augustin Ley's work on the flora in Herefordshire, illustrated with a folding map. Signed by the author to the verso to the front endpaper, 'With...

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1889 Flowers of the Field Enriched by Comparative List of Plant Names Johns
1889 Flowers of the Field Enriched by Comparative List of Plant Names Johns

Price: £24.00

An illustrated work on wild flowers.Written by reverend C A Johns, an avid nature writer who also wrote titles Botanical Rambles and The Forest Trees of Britain. Twenty-sixth edition of this work.With numerous vignette illustrations...

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1889 Iris Studies in Colour Talks About Flowers Delitzsch First UK Edition
1889 Iris Studies in Colour Talks About Flowers Delitzsch First UK Edition

Price: £225.00

A first UK edition of this fascinating collection of essays on colour in religion, academic dress and flowers by Franz Delitzsch. Franz Delitzsch was a renowned German Lutheran theologian and...

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1889 The Book of Sun Dials Collected by Mrs Alfred Gatty With Memoir H K F Gatty
1889 The Book of Sun Dials Collected by Mrs Alfred Gatty With Memoir H K F Gatty

Price: £75.00

A work on sun dials collected by Margaret Gatty.Illustrated, with a frontispiece, numerous vignettes and three folding plates to the rear.Edited by H K F Gatty and Eleanor Lloyd. With a preface and brief memoir of Margaret Gatty by...

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1890 The Fruit Grower's Guide Illustrated Plates Division I 1st Edition J Wright
1890 The Fruit Grower's Guide Illustrated Plates Division I 1st Edition J Wright

Price: £30.00

The first division of this famed and highly sought after gardening work. A guide to fruit growing, this volume is an introduction to general practices. Illustrated, with six bright chromolithographs...

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1891 A Natural History of British Grasses E. J. Lowe Illustrated Colour Plates
1891 A Natural History of British Grasses E. J. Lowe Illustrated Colour Plates

Price: £78.00

The third edition of the profusely illustrated work on the different grasses found in Britain, written by Edward Joseph Lowe. The third edition of this work. This work is a concise, informative,...

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1891 The Flowers of Japan and the Art of Floral Arrangement Josiah Conder Illust
1891 The Flowers of Japan and the Art of Floral Arrangement Josiah Conder Illust

Price: £900.00

A beautifully illustrated work on Japanese flowers.With fifty four plates throughout, several in colour.The illustrations are by Japanese artists and depict beautiful garden scenes.The first edition of this extremely scarce work.The...

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1892 The Rose-Amateur's Guide Varieties of Roses Mode of Culture Thomas Rivers
1892 The Rose-Amateur's Guide Varieties of Roses Mode of Culture Thomas Rivers

Price: £75.00

A very thorough work on the cultivation and culture of Roses, written by the renowned nurseryman Thomas Rivers. The tenth edition of this work, this edition being enlarged, corrected, and improves....

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1894 Greenhouse and Stove Plants Thomas Baines Illustrated Palms Ferns
1894 Greenhouse and Stove Plants Thomas Baines Illustrated Palms Ferns

Price: £34.00

This is an illustrated copy of this work on gardening and greenhouse plants.Containing flowering and fine-leaved palms, ferns and lycopodiums, with full details of the propagation and cultivation of 500 families of plants, embracing...

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1894 The Book of the Rose Horticulture First Edition Illus Rev A Foster Melliar
1894 The Book of the Rose Horticulture First Edition Illus Rev A Foster Melliar

Price: £34.00

A horticultural work on the growing and tending of roses.The first edition.Illustrated, with twenty-nine illustrations throughout.Written by Reverend Andrew-Foster Melliar, the Rector at Sproughton in Suffolk.This work discusses topics...

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1894 TREES SHRUBS Woody Climbers BOMBAY Presidency TALBOT First
1894 TREES SHRUBS Woody Climbers BOMBAY Presidency TALBOT First

Price: £295.00

An extremely scarce first edition of this comprehensive compendium of Bombay plants, in a presentation binding inscribed by the author. Inscription to front free-endpaper reads: 'To J. B. D. Adams Esq from W. A. Talbot'....

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1895 Rustic Adornments for Homes of Taste Shirley Hibberd Illustrated
1895 Rustic Adornments for Homes of Taste Shirley Hibberd Illustrated

Price: £70.00

A charmingly illustrated book on various adornments for your house, focusing on nature decorations, and arrangement for various aspects of the garden. 'Rustic Adornments' was very popular upon...

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1895 Sweet-Scented Flowers McDonald First Edition Colour Illustrated
1895 Sweet-Scented Flowers McDonald First Edition Colour Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A first edition copy of this fascinating manual and list of scented plants by Donald McDonald, copiously illustrated throughout with charming coloured plates. With extensive publisher's advertisements...

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1895 The Amateur Orchid Cultivators' Guide Book H A Burberry Illustrated
1895 The Amateur Orchid Cultivators' Guide Book H A Burberry Illustrated

Price: £60.00

An uncommon copy of this garderning work by H. A. Burberry. H. A. Burberry was 'Orchid grower at Highbury, Birmingham (the residence of the Right Honourable Joseph Chamberlain, M.P.) and contributor to the following: the yearly calendar...

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1898 Fruit-Culture for Amateurs S Wright W Drury Illustrated Folding Plates
1898 Fruit-Culture for Amateurs S Wright W Drury Illustrated Folding Plates

Price: £30.00

The second edition of S. T. Wright's interesting work on growing fruit, with an appendix by W. D. Drury, illustrated throughout, including with two folding plates. The second edition of this...

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1899 Our Gardens Samuel Reynolds Hole Illustrated Arthur Rackham 1st
1899 Our Gardens Samuel Reynolds Hole Illustrated Arthur Rackham 1st

Price: £70.00

An informative guide to gardens, with tips on how to best treat specific gardens. The first edition of this work. Part of the Haddon Hall Library. 'Our Gardens' looks at the progress and formation...

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1899-1905 4vol Flowering Plants of Great Britain Anne Pratt Illus Colour Plates
1899-1905 4vol Flowering Plants of Great Britain Anne Pratt Illus Colour Plates

Price: £250.00

Anne Pratt's colourfully illustrated work on the plants of Great Britain, illustrated with a total of three-hundred and nineteenth plates. Complete in four volumes. This work is one of Anne...

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1901 British TREES With Illustrations Stanhope Tollemache
1901 British TREES With Illustrations Stanhope Tollemache

Price: £34.99

A fascinating work comprising of descriptions of indigenous and naturalised British forest trees, portraying their appearance, growth and habit. First edition. In a gutta percha binding, featuring numerous photographic plates of...

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1901 Decorative Flower Studies J Foord Illustrated Plants Artists Designers etc
1901 Decorative Flower Studies J Foord Illustrated Plants Artists Designers etc

Price: £1,500.00

A colourfully illustrated work by J Foord.With all forty plates which are facsimiles of original drawings by Foord.Each plate is accompanied by an instructional portion on the plants, their origins, where they grow etc.These...

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1901 Pot-Pourri from a Surrey Garden C. W. Earle Lady Constance Lytton
1901 Pot-Pourri from a Surrey Garden C. W. Earle Lady Constance Lytton

Price: £30.00

A charming seasonal memoir on gardening and household matters by Mrs C. W. Earle, with an appendix by Lady Constance Lytton. Maria Teresa Earle née Villiers, or Mrs C W Earle as she...

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1902 How to Study Wild Flowers George Henslow Illustrated Second Impression
1902 How to Study Wild Flowers George Henslow Illustrated Second Impression

Price: £65.00

The second impression of this educational work by George Henslow.Illustrated throughout with fifty-seven vignettes.Written for the use of schools and students and published by the Religious Tract society.This work discusses...

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1902 Roses for English Gardens Gertrude Jekyll Edward Mawley Illustrated
1902 Roses for English Gardens Gertrude Jekyll Edward Mawley Illustrated

Price: £34.00

A thorough and illustrated guide to the growing of roses in England, written by two expert horticulturists. 'Roses for English Gardens' is a handy guide to how to grow and look after roses...

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1902 Vegetables and Flowers from Seeds in Tropical Climated Sutton and Sons
1902 Vegetables and Flowers from Seeds in Tropical Climated Sutton and Sons

Price: £25.00

A horticultural work on the growing of vegetables and flowers in tropical climates. Including many illustrations in the text.

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1904 Beautiful Garden Flowers John Weathers John Allen Coloured Plates Uncommon
1904 Beautiful Garden Flowers John Weathers John Allen Coloured Plates Uncommon

Price: £80.00

An uncommon copy of this beautifully and vibrantly illustrated book on garden flowers. An uncommon copy of this work. 'Beautiful Garden Flowers' is an interesting guide to the growing of English...

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1904 English Estate Forestry by A C Forbes with Illustrations
1904 English Estate Forestry by A C Forbes with Illustrations

Price: £60.00

A useful reference book on English Estate Forestry by A. C. Forbes.Arthur C. Forbes (1866-) was an English forestry expert. He was a lecturer at Armstrong College of Science in Newcastle upon Tyne and, later, he was the first Director...

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1904 John Parkinson Paradisi In Sole Paradisus Terrestris Reprint of the 1629 Ed
1904 John Parkinson Paradisi In Sole Paradisus Terrestris Reprint of the 1629 Ed

Price: £300.00

A reprint of one of the two magna opera by John Parkinson, apothecary to James I and Royal Botanist to Charles I.This reproduces the 1629 edition, and includes the elaborately engraved title page as well as a portrait of Parkinson...

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1905 A Gardener's Year H Rider Haggard Second Impression Illustrated
1905 A Gardener's Year H Rider Haggard Second Impression Illustrated

Price: £80.00

H. Rider Haggard's gardening guide to horticulture throughout the year.Illustrated with numerous photographic plates. First edition, second impression.

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1906 Garden Colour Margaret Waterfield Illustrated Colour Plates
1906 Garden Colour Margaret Waterfield Illustrated Colour Plates

Price: £95.00

A charming copy of this profusely illustrated work on gardens throughout the year, written by various authors, and illustrated by Margaret Waterfield. The third edition of this work. 'Garden...

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1906 The Art of Garden Design in Italy H Inigo Triggs Illustrated
1906 The Art of Garden Design in Italy H Inigo Triggs Illustrated

Price: £330.00

A fascinating illustrated guide to Italian Garden Design.Illustrated throughout with 128 plates comprising of photographs and plans of various gardens across Italy.In addition to the plates there are numerous in-text vignette illustrations.The...

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1907 Flora of Sussex Flowering Plants F Arnold Marian Arnold Illus Folding Map
1907 Flora of Sussex Flowering Plants F Arnold Marian Arnold Illus Folding Map

Price: £35.00

An illustrated work on the flora found in Sussex, England, written by Frederick Henry Arnold, and illustrated by Marian H. Arnold. This work is a useful guide to the flora found in Sussex. The...

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1907 The Art and Craft of Garden Making Thomas H Mawson Illustrated Third Ed
1907 The Art and Craft of Garden Making Thomas H Mawson Illustrated Third Ed

Price: £230.00

A very scarce work of gardening history written by Thomas H. Mawson, profusely illustrated throughout. Very scarce. Third edition revised and enlarged. A delightful work of Gardening history,...

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1907 The Gardens of England in the Sothern and Western Counties Charles Holmes
1907 The Gardens of England in the Sothern and Western Counties Charles Holmes

Price: £65.00

An illustrated guide to the gardens of Southern and Western England.Illustrated throughout with many photographic plates. Including photographs of Wilton House, Farnham Castle, Killerton, Montacute House and many more.

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1907 The Wild and Cultivated Cotton Plants of the World Signed George Watt Illus
1907 The Wild and Cultivated Cotton Plants of the World Signed George Watt Illus

Price: £90.00

A beautifully illustrated work on the history of the cotton plant.Inscribed by the author to his niece on the title page.With 53 plates, 10 of which are in colour.George Watt was a Scottish physician and botanist who worked in India...

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1908 In My Lady's Garden Mrs Richmond Colour Illustration First Edition Beatrice Parsons
1908 In My Lady's Garden Mrs Richmond Colour Illustration First Edition Beatrice Parsons

Price: £70.00

The first U.K edition of this beautifully illustrated garden guide by Mrs Richmond. Bound in its original art-nouveau inspired pictorial cloth binding. The first U.K edition, published the...

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1908 Scottish Gardens Herbert Maxwell Mary Wilson Illus Coloured Plates 1st
1908 Scottish Gardens Herbert Maxwell Mary Wilson Illus Coloured Plates 1st

Price: £50.00

The first edition of this fascinating work looking at prominent gardens throughout Scotland, with coloured illustrations throughout. The first edition of this work. This work travels around...

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1908 Sir Herbert Maxwell Scottish Gardens Limited Edition 136/250 Colour Plates
1908 Sir Herbert Maxwell Scottish Gardens Limited Edition 136/250 Colour Plates

Price: £115.00

A scarce edition of Scottish Gardens; Being A Representative Selection of Different Types, Old and New by Sir Herbert Maxwell. This edition was limited to 250 copies of which this is number 136, inscribed in ink to front.  Illustrated...

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1908 The Flowers and Gardens of Japan By Ella and Florence de Cane Illustrated
1908 The Flowers and Gardens of Japan By Ella and Florence de Cane Illustrated

Price: £225.00

A beautifully illustrated work on the gardens of Japan. First edition. With many full-colour plates and a publisher's catalogue to rear.

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1909 A Book About The Garden and The Gardener S Reynolds Hole John R Anderson
1909 A Book About The Garden and The Gardener S Reynolds Hole John R Anderson

Price: £45.00

A fascinating work on horticulture.With the bookplate of one John R Anderson to the front pastedown.With a photograph frontispiece.A Book About The Garden was first published at the end of the nineteenth century and...

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1909 Dutch Bulbs and Gardens Mima Nixon U. Silberrad S. Lyall Colour Plates 1st
1909 Dutch Bulbs and Gardens Mima Nixon U. Silberrad S. Lyall Colour Plates 1st

Price: £65.00

The first edition of this colourfully illustrated work on the gardens in the Netherlands, illustrated by Mima Nixon, and written by Una Sibberad and Sophie Lyall. The first edition of this work....

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1909 French Chateaux and Gardens in the XVIth Century Cerceau Ward Illus
1909 French Chateaux and Gardens in the XVIth Century Cerceau Ward Illus

Price: £175.00

An illustrated look at the designs and plans of chateaux and gardens in France in the sixteenth century by Jacques Androuet du Cerceau, written by W. H. Ward. An interesting look at the design...

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1909 Neltje Blanchan The American Flower Garden Illustrated First Edition
1909 Neltje Blanchan The American Flower Garden Illustrated First Edition

Price: £45.00

A handsome first edition of Neltje Blanchan's The American Flower Garden.With 88 plates and 4 colour plates.As well as being an historian, Neltje Blanchan was a a nature writer who authored works on birds and wildflowers.

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1909 The Legends of Flowers Mantegazza Kennedy Crane Frontispiece
1909 The Legends of Flowers Mantegazza Kennedy Crane Frontispiece

Price: £98.00

A nicely bound copy of Paolo Mantegazza's work on flowers and legends, illustrated with a coloured frontispiece. A collection of legends named after flowers. Originally written by Paolo Mantegazza....

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1910 Catalogue of Hardy Trees and Shrubs Syon House Brentford A Bruce Jackson
1910 Catalogue of Hardy Trees and Shrubs Syon House Brentford A Bruce Jackson

Price: £47.00

A list of the trees and shrubs from the gardens and grounds of Syon House in Brentford. Syon House, and its 200 acre (80 hectare) park, is in west London. It belongs to the Duke of Northumberland and is now his family's London residence....

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1910 Orchids for Everyone Charles H Curtis Coloured Plates Gardening
1910 Orchids for Everyone Charles H Curtis Coloured Plates Gardening

Price: £59.99

A lavishly illustrated guide to growing orchids from Charles H. Curtis. With many coloured and monochrome plates throughout by T. Ernest Waltham.Including chapters on hybridisation, the most useful orchids, seeds, and much more.

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1911 Among the Hills Reginald Farrer Illustrated Colour Plates Folding Map
1911 Among the Hills Reginald Farrer Illustrated Colour Plates Folding Map

Price: £45.00

An illustrated travel work by Reginald Farrer, looking at the flowers around the high places in the world. This is an interesting travel journal looking at the hills and high places around...

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1911 The Bulb Book Tuberous Plants Air Stove and Greenhouse John Weathers
1911 The Bulb Book Tuberous Plants Air Stove and Greenhouse John Weathers

Price: £37.99

A horticultural work on the growing of bulbs such as cyclamen, asparagus, peonies and many more. Illustrated throughout with many vignette sketches. Armorial bookplate to front pastedown.

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1912 Perpetual Carnations Laurence Cook Illustrated Scarce
1912 Perpetual Carnations Laurence Cook Illustrated Scarce

Price: £20.00

of Cultivation By Laurence J. Cook ...

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1912 Royal Gardens Illustrated Colour Plates Cyril Ward Sandringham Hampton
1912 Royal Gardens Illustrated Colour Plates Cyril Ward Sandringham Hampton

Price: £90.00

A lavishly-illustrated work on the beauty of palace gardens.Illustrated with thirty-two full-page colour reproductions from original water-colours, and five pen drawings.Including chapters on Hampton Court, Sandringham, Claremont,...

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1912 The Flora of Bristol James Walter White Illustrated
1912 The Flora of Bristol James Walter White Illustrated

Price: £25.00

An account of the flowering plants and ferns from the Bristol area.Illustrated with three plates and a folding coloured map.

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1913 Alpine Flowers Rock Gardens Walter Wright William Graveson Colour Plates
1913 Alpine Flowers Rock Gardens Walter Wright William Graveson Colour Plates

Price: £30.00

A beautifully illustrated copy of Walter Wright and William Graveson's work discussing the plants and flowers of the Alpine. This work is an extensive and informative guide to the flowers and...

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1913 Illustrations of Conifers H Clinton Barker Monochrome Photographs Vol III
1913 Illustrations of Conifers H Clinton Barker Monochrome Photographs Vol III

Price: £39.99

A collection of sketches and photographs of different species of conifers from around the world. Bookplate of Gordon D. Rowley to front pastedown. Volume III only.

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1913-15 2vol Catalogue of Mesozoic Plants British Museum Cretaceous Flora M C Stopes
1913-15 2vol Catalogue of Mesozoic Plants British Museum Cretaceous Flora M C Stopes

Price: £38.00

A two volume set of works written by Marie C. Stopes. An interesting work of British botanical history, illustrated with a folding plate to volume I. Two volumes. Part V and VI of the Catalogue...

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1914 4vols British Flowering Plants Boulger Limited Edition Perrin Illustrated
1914 4vols British Flowering Plants Boulger Limited Edition Perrin Illustrated

Price: £350.00

A lovely limited edition copy of this fascinating study of three hundred species if British flowering plants; lavishly illustrated throughout with beautiful life-size watercolor portraits. A...

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1914 A Supplement to the Flora of Somerset Edward Shearburn Marshall First Edition
1914 A Supplement to the Flora of Somerset Edward Shearburn Marshall First Edition

Price: £60.00

An excellent first edition copy of Edward Shearburn Marshall's 'A Supplement to the Flora of Somerset', that provides additions and corrections to Richard Paget Murray's earlier work, 'The Flora of Somerset' (1896). ...

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1914 Journal Kept by David Douglas During his Travels in North America
1914 Journal Kept by David Douglas During his Travels in North America

Price: £625.00

A first edition of this work by David Douglas.Together with a particular description of thirty-three species of American Oaks and eighteen species of pinus with appendices containing a list of the plants introduced by Douglas and an...

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1914 My Garden in Spring Edward Bowles Illustrated Coloured Plates
1914 My Garden in Spring Edward Bowles Illustrated Coloured Plates

Price: £120.00

A charming recollection of Edward Bowles' garden in the Spring, complete with illustrations and a decorative cloth binding. 'My Garden in the Spring' guides the reader for the state of the garden...

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1914 Reginald Cory The Horticultural Record Full Colour Plates Glassine Wrap
1914 Reginald Cory The Horticultural Record Full Colour Plates Glassine Wrap

Price: £395.00

The review of the Royal International Horticultural Exhibition of 1912, with 116 full colour plates and numerous half-tone reproductions.Very rare in the original dustwrapper.The Spectator said in its review of the Exhibition that...

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1914 Sur L'Alpe Fluerie Promenades Poetiques G Flemwell Illus
1914 Sur L'Alpe Fluerie Promenades Poetiques G Flemwell Illus

Price: £55.00

An illustrated work on the plant life of the Alps.In French.With 63 illustrations and twenty coloured plates.

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1915 Hand-List of Tender Monocotyledons Royal Botanic Gardens
1915 Hand-List of Tender Monocotyledons Royal Botanic Gardens

Price: £48.00

A charming volume exploring the plant-life at Kew Garden in London in the early twentieth century. This particular volume focuses on the vast array of monocotyledons found at Kew. Second edition....

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1915 Plant-Life Charles A. Hall C. F. Newall Illustrated Colour Plates 1st
1915 Plant-Life Charles A. Hall C. F. Newall Illustrated Colour Plates 1st

Price: £35.00

The first edition of this profusely illustrated work on plants, looking at various aspects of plant life, written by Charles A. Hall, illustrated by C. F. Newall. The first edition of this work....

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1916 Commercial Woods PHILIPPINES E. E. SCHNEIDER
1916 Commercial Woods PHILIPPINES E. E. SCHNEIDER

Price: £99.99

An early twentieth-century guide to filipino forestry. Featuring ten plates and numerous illustrations in the text. Loosely inserted is: a Manila Gravel and Sand Company prices list in an envelope...

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1917 La Flore Alpine Henry Correvon Phillipe Robert Illus Coloured Plates
1917 La Flore Alpine Henry Correvon Phillipe Robert Illus Coloured Plates

Price: £30.00

A charming illustrated book looking at the flowers of the Swiss Alps, with one-hundred coloured plates. This is an interesting work about the flowers of the Swiss Alps, examining the nature...

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1918 A Handbook of Vegetable Culture W. Molegode Very Scarce
1918 A Handbook of Vegetable Culture W. Molegode Very Scarce

Price: £48.00

A very scarce second edition of 'A Handbook of Vegetable Culture', written by W. Molegode during the First World War. A very scarce work. 'A Handbook of Vegetable Culture' was first published...

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1918 Colour in My Garden Limited edition Beebe Wilder Color Illustrated Winegar
1918 Colour in My Garden Limited edition Beebe Wilder Color Illustrated Winegar

Price: £53.00

A limited edition classic of American garden writing. This is number 534 of only 1500 numbered copies. Illustrated frontispiece portrait with twenty four other colour illustrated plates by Anne Winegar. Includes a black and white plan...

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1918 The Soil Scientific Study of the Growth of Crops by A D Hall Illustrated
1918 The Soil Scientific Study of the Growth of Crops by A D Hall Illustrated

Price: £24.99

A book on the science of soil for farmers and gardeners. Second edition, fifth impression. Illustrated with plates and diagrams.

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1921 2vol Trees and Shrubs W J Bean British Isles Illustrated Horticulture
1921 2vol Trees and Shrubs W J Bean British Isles Illustrated Horticulture

Price: £150.00

A scarce copy of this work on the indigenous trees and shrubs of Britain. Third edition. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes and photographic plates. Volume I covers A-K, and volume II covers L-Z. Complete in two...

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1922 2vol The English Rock Garden Reginald Farrer Second Impression
1922 2vol The English Rock Garden Reginald Farrer Second Impression

Price: £45.00

Farrer's work on the creation and maintenance of a rock garden. Second impression. Illustrated throughout with many photographic plates. Farrer was attracted by the horticultural possibilities of the introduction of new hardy rock...

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1923 2vol Wild Flowers of New York In Two Parts Homer D House Colour Plates
1923 2vol Wild Flowers of New York In Two Parts Homer D House Colour Plates

Price: £140.00

An extensive botanical record of the flowers found in the state of New York. Second printing. Illustrated with two hundred and sixty-four coloured plates. Including details of azaleas, figwort, milkweed, and more....

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1923 Cultivated Evergreens L H Bailey Illustrated Horticulture
1923 Cultivated Evergreens L H Bailey Illustrated Horticulture

Price: £27.00

A gardening manual on the cultivation of coniferous plants. Illustrated with many photographic plates, and illustrations in the text.

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1924 2vol The Fruit-Grower's Guide Wright New Revised Edition Colour Illustrated
1924 2vol The Fruit-Grower's Guide Wright New Revised Edition Colour Illustrated

Price: £98.00

A complete two volume set of this instructional and informative guide to commercial and private fruit growing. Volume I offers general practical guidance on planting, shaping, and pruning of...

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1924 Alpine Flowers and Rock Gardens Wright Graveson Colour Illustrated
1924 Alpine Flowers and Rock Gardens Wright Graveson Colour Illustrated

Price: £35.00

A lovely third edition copy of Walter Page Wright's fascinating and incredibly popular work on Alpine Flowers and Rock Gardens; copiously illustrated throughout with beautiful tipped-in coloured plates. ...

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1925 4 vol The Gardener's Assistant Volume II III IV VI Watson Colour Illustrated Folding Plates
1925 4 vol The Gardener's Assistant Volume II III IV VI Watson Colour Illustrated Folding Plates

Price: £49.00

Volumes II, III, IV, VI of William Watson's 'Gardener's Assistant', copiously illustrated throughout with monochromatic vignettes, coloured plates and a coloured folding map. Lacking volumes...

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1925 English Gardens H Avray Tipping Illustrated First Edition Country Life
1925 English Gardens H Avray Tipping Illustrated First Edition Country Life

Price: £310.00

The first edition of this Country Life publication.A fascinating study of English gardens with an historical introduction.Illustrated throughout, with over five hundred black and white photographs, plans and other illustrations.Written...

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1925 Garden Craftsmenship in Yew and Box Nathaniel Lloyd Topiary
1925 Garden Craftsmenship in Yew and Box Nathaniel Lloyd Topiary

Price: £325.00

The first edition of this work on garden topiary for box and yew hedges. Illustrated throughout with many photographic plates.

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1925 Hand-List of Herbaceous Plants Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Very Scarce
1925 Hand-List of Herbaceous Plants Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Very Scarce

Price: £50.00

A informative volume, ideal for a plant enthusiast, documenting the herbaceous plants found at the famous Kew Gardens in London. Third edition. A very scarce work. A charming volume documenting...

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1925 Parcs Et Jardins Album D'Etudes Precede De La Deuxieme Edition Vacherot
1925 Parcs Et Jardins Album D'Etudes Precede De La Deuxieme Edition Vacherot

Price: £190.00

A fascinating French work on garden architecture.In the original French.Illustrated throughout, with numerous in-text photographs and diagrams in addition to 126 pages of plates. Written by J Vacherot a landscape architect.This work...

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1925 The Romance of the Fungus World by R.T. Rolfe F.W.Rolfe First Edition Illus
1925 The Romance of the Fungus World by R.T. Rolfe F.W.Rolfe First Edition Illus

Price: £50.00

A fascinating work on the study of funghi by R.T Rolfe and F.W.Rolfe.The first edition of the work, with introduction by former president of the British Mycological Society, J. Ramsbottom.Profusely illustrated throughout, with...

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1925-7 3vols The New Book of Gardening Walter Brett Illus Colour Horticulture
1925-7 3vols The New Book of Gardening Walter Brett Illus Colour Horticulture

Price: £135.00

A beautifully illustrated three volume gardening assistant. With guidance on the garden, month by month, written by some of the best in the field at that time. Originally issued in 26 parts,...

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1926 Flora of Buckinghamshire Druce Signed Presentation Copy First Edition
1926 Flora of Buckinghamshire Druce Signed Presentation Copy First Edition

Price: £220.00

A first edition copy of this fascinating study of flora in the county of Buckinghamshire, signed by the author and presented to the renowned English botanist and ecologist Edward James Salisbury for review. ...

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1926 Fruit and its Cultivation T. W. Sanders Illustrated Colour Plates
1926 Fruit and its Cultivation T. W. Sanders Illustrated Colour Plates

Price: £50.00

The colourfully illustrated fourth edition of Thomas William Sanders' work on fruit growing. The fourth edition of this work. Held in the original publisher's unclipped dustwrapper. This work...

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1926 Modern Gardens British and Foreign Percy S. Cane Illustrated
1926 Modern Gardens British and Foreign Percy S. Cane Illustrated

Price: £50.00

A charming work of garden appreciation and design, with text by the notable designer Percy S. Cane. Profusely illustrated with garden designs throughout the volume. A look at garden design...

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1926 Wilhelm Hofmeister Botanist Karl Goebel Illustrated First Edition Signed
1926 Wilhelm Hofmeister Botanist Karl Goebel Illustrated First Edition Signed

Price: £125.00

The first edition of this biography of the German botanist Wilhelm Hofmeister, originally written in German by Karl von Goebel, here translated into English by H. M. Bower, signed by the translator and editor. ...

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1926-27 Modern Gardens British and Foreign Percy C Cane Colour Photos
1926-27 Modern Gardens British and Foreign Percy C Cane Colour Photos

Price: £27.00

A special 'Winter Number' from , 'The Studio', containing descriptions and illustrations of modern gardens. Illustrated throughout with many photographs, some of which are in colour.

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1927 Catalogue Trees Shrubs Collection Holford At Westonbirt First Dustwrapper
1927 Catalogue Trees Shrubs Collection Holford At Westonbirt First Dustwrapper

Price: £195.00

A scarce copy in unclipped dustwrapper of Catalogue of the Trees & Shrubs [at Westonbirt] in the Collection of the Late Lieut-Col Sir George Lindsay Holford. Compiled by A. Bruce Jackson, A.L.S. First edition. Illustrated with...

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1927 Garden Ornament Gertrude Jekyll Christophe Hussey Illustrated 2nd
1927 Garden Ornament Gertrude Jekyll Christophe Hussey Illustrated 2nd

Price: £170.00

The second edition of this profusely illustrated guide to garden ornaments, written by Gertrude Jekyll and Christopher Hussey. The second edition of this work. This work looks extensively at...

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1927 Garden-Craft in the Bible Essays Eleanour Sinclair Rohde Illustrated 1st
1927 Garden-Craft in the Bible Essays Eleanour Sinclair Rohde Illustrated 1st

Price: £34.00

The first edition of this illustrated collection of essays by Eleanour Sinclair Rohde, including essays looking at historic varieties of gardens. The first edition of this work. This volume...

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1928 Plantes Medicinales Culture et Cueillette des Plants Sauvages Rolet Bouret
1928 Plantes Medicinales Culture et Cueillette des Plants Sauvages Rolet Bouret

Price: £40.00

A second edition of this medicinal plant encyclopedia.Printed in French with illustrations in the text. 

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1929 Tree Crops Permanent Agriculture Russell Smith Scarce First Edition Plates
1929 Tree Crops Permanent Agriculture Russell Smith Scarce First Edition Plates

Price: £400.00

A very scarce first edition of this study of trees, in excellent

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1930 2vol English Rock-Garden Farrer Fifth Impression Illustrated
1930 2vol English Rock-Garden Farrer Fifth Impression Illustrated

Price: £50.00

A first edition fifth impression copy of Reginald Farrer's incredibly popular work on English Rock-Gardens, providing a fascinating insight into the work and pleasures of rock gardening through an examination of his own...

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1930 An Anthography of the Eucalypts Russell Grimwade Illustrated Colour Plates
1930 An Anthography of the Eucalypts Russell Grimwade Illustrated Colour Plates

Price: £99.00

A profusely illustrated work on the eucalyptus plant, illustrated with coloured plates throughout, written by Russell Grimwade. This work is about the flowering tree and shrub eucalypts (or...

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1930 Notes on Tulip Species W R Dykes Illustrated Daniel Hall First Edition
1930 Notes on Tulip Species W R Dykes Illustrated Daniel Hall First Edition

Price: £230.00

The first edition of this horticultural reference work.Illustrated throughout with fifty four colour lithographic plates of watercolours by E Katherine Dykes, of the varying species of tulip.With an introduction by Sir A Daniel Hall,...

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1931 Atlas Des Plantes Ornementales et Curieuses de Madagascar Illustrated
1931 Atlas Des Plantes Ornementales et Curieuses de Madagascar Illustrated

Price: £395.00

The first edition of this illustrated horticultural work.With thirty three full page plates of plants in Madagascar in addition to several vignettes.Collated, complete.Title page design and vignettes by Pierre Heidmann.A fascinating...

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1931 Curtis's Botanical Magazine Dedication Illus. Ernest Nelmes W. T. Stearn
1931 Curtis's Botanical Magazine Dedication Illus. Ernest Nelmes W. T. Stearn

Price: £165.00

A fascinating piece of botanical history, profusely illustrated throughout and featuring the bookplate of the notable botanist W. T. Stearn to the front pastedown. A interesting work for those...

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1931 Nut Growing Robert Morris Scarce Plates Dust Wrapper
1931 Nut Growing Robert Morris Scarce Plates Dust Wrapper

Price: £34.00

A remarkably well preserved and scarce copy of Morris' guide to nut growing.Second revised edition.Includes sections on seeds and soils, grafting, hybrids, and different species and varieties.With a black and white frontispiece and...

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1931 The Scented Garden Eleanour Sinclair Rohde Flower Gardening Horticulture
1931 The Scented Garden Eleanour Sinclair Rohde Flower Gardening Horticulture

Price: £69.99

The first edition of this work on the art of growing flowers by Eleanour Sinclair Rohde. With chapters on roses, violets, primroses, wallflowers and much more. Including a photographic frontispiece.

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1932 2vol The New Flora and Silva January April Illustrated Colour
1932 2vol The New Flora and Silva January April Illustrated Colour

Price: £25.00

A charming 2 volume set of the 'The New Flora and Silva' quarterly magazine, edited by E. H. M. Cox. Euan Hillhouse Methven Cox was a Scottish plant collector, botanist, and horticulturist,...

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1932-36 5vol Royal Horticultural Society Lily Year Book Illustrated Black White
1932-36 5vol Royal Horticultural Society Lily Year Book Illustrated Black White

Price: £64.99

A set of the first five issues of The Royal Horticultural Society Lily Year-Book from consecutive years, 1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, four issues bound in paper wraps, one in cloth. In five volumes. Highly illustrated with black...

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1933 Gardener's Frenzy Minnie Pallister Illustrated Dorothy Burroughes First
1933 Gardener's Frenzy Minnie Pallister Illustrated Dorothy Burroughes First

Price: £65.00

This is a scarce copy of this gardening alphabet by Minnie Pallister.Wit several humorous illustrations by Dorothy Burroughes, known for her illustrations of animals.

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1934-1937 12vol My Garden Magazine Illustrated Colour Stephens First Edition
1934-1937 12vol My Garden Magazine Illustrated Colour Stephens First Edition

Price: £195.00

A lovely first edition twelve volume set of 'My Garden', containing issues of the monthly magazine from January 1934 until December 1937. 'My Garden' was founded and edited by one of England's...

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1935 How Does Your Garden Grow Beverley Nichols First Edition Scarce in Dustwrapper
1935 How Does Your Garden Grow Beverley Nichols First Edition Scarce in Dustwrapper

Price: £565.00

A rare thing. In an even rarer dustwrapper in great

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1935 The Romance of Gardening F Kingdon Ward Illustrated Photographs First
1935 The Romance of Gardening F Kingdon Ward Illustrated Photographs First

Price: £25.00

This is an illustrated first edition work on gardening. With sixteen photographic illustrations.

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1936 Gentians by David Wilkie Illustrated Dustwrapper Reference
1936 Gentians by David Wilkie Illustrated Dustwrapper Reference

Price: £39.99

A pleasant gardening reference book by David Wilkie, Assistant-Curator at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh. Illustrated from photographs with a frontispiece by John Nash. "This is the first book in this country entirely...

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1937 The Present-Day Rock Garden Sampson Clay Illustrated 1st
1937 The Present-Day Rock Garden Sampson Clay Illustrated 1st

Price: £40.00

The first edition of this illustrated work on the best plants to be used in rock gardens, written by Sampson Clay. The first edition of this work. This work looks at the many plants that can...

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1938 2vol The English Rock Garden Reginald Farrer Illustrated
1938 2vol The English Rock Garden Reginald Farrer Illustrated

Price: £23.00

A gardening guide to the planting of flowers in rock gardens. Fifth impression. Illustrated throughout with many plates. Complete in two volumes.

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1938 Flower and Fruit Prints 18th 19th Centuries Illustrated Gordon Dunthorne
1938 Flower and Fruit Prints 18th 19th Centuries Illustrated Gordon Dunthorne

Price: £210.00

A profusely illustrated volume, with numerous vivid and vibrant prints of plant-life from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. A profusely illustrated work of plant and floral design. Prints...

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1938 The British Rhaetic Flora Thomas Maxwell Harris Illustrated
1938 The British Rhaetic Flora Thomas Maxwell Harris Illustrated

Price: £17.99

A highly detailed study into plants found within British Rhaetic rocks. Featuring five plates to the rear, and twenty-six illustrations throughout the text. By Professor of Botany in the University of Reading, Thomas Maxwell Harris. ...

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1939 Gardening in East Africa A Practical Handbook A J Jex-Blake Colour Plates
1939 Gardening in East Africa A Practical Handbook A J Jex-Blake Colour Plates

Price: £49.99

A handbook on African horticulture, by members of the Kenya Horticultural Society. Second edition. Illustrated throughout with ten coloured plates.

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1939 Science Lends a Hand in the Garden Sir Frederick Keeble Dustwrapper
1939 Science Lends a Hand in the Garden Sir Frederick Keeble Dustwrapper

Price: £39.99

A first edition of this work on the science of gardening. Including chapters on The Fulness of the Earth, Fruit, Plant Breeding, and many more.

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1941 Cactaceae W Taylor Marshall and Thor Methvuen Bock Illustrated
1941 Cactaceae W Taylor Marshall and Thor Methvuen Bock Illustrated

Price: £50.00

A smart copy of this examination of cacti.Illustrated throughout with many photographs and diagrams. Arranged and published by Scott E. Hasleton.

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1942 2Vol Geographical Guide to Floras of the World Part One and Two S. F. Blake
1942 2Vol Geographical Guide to Floras of the World Part One and Two S. F. Blake

Price: £44.99

An annotated list and detailed work of reference listing useful plants and common plant names. Part I: Africa, Australia, North America, South America, and Islands of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. Part...

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1942 Green Fingers Again A Further Present For a Good Gardener Reginal Arkell
1942 Green Fingers Again A Further Present For a Good Gardener Reginal Arkell

Price: £22.99

An amusing collection of horticultural poetry. First edition. With illustrations throughout and two-colour pictorial endpapers.

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1943 H E Bates O More Than Happy Countryman Dustwrapper Illustrated First
1943 H E Bates O More Than Happy Countryman Dustwrapper Illustrated First

Price: £40.00

A first edition of H E Bates' O More Than Happy Countryman.With 10 plates.An English writer who mainly authored novels, H E Bates also compiled many non-fiction essays focusing on the outdoors and countryside.

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1943 Orchids of New South Wales Herman Rupp First Edition Illustrated
1943 Orchids of New South Wales Herman Rupp First Edition Illustrated

Price: £110.00

A first edition copy of this copiously illustrated guide to the Orchids of New South Wales by H. M. R. Rupp. Herman Montague Rucker Rupp was an Australian clergyman, and renowned botanist who...

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1944 Catalogue of the Vasuclar Plants of S.Tome Arthur Wallis Exell Illus First
1944 Catalogue of the Vasuclar Plants of S.Tome Arthur Wallis Exell Illus First

Price: £50.00

This is an illustrated first edition of this catalogue of plants.With three maps and twenty six figures.

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1944 Catalogue Vascular Plants of S. Tome Exell First Edition Illustrated
1944 Catalogue Vascular Plants of S. Tome Exell First Edition Illustrated

Price: £60.00

A first edition copy of this fascinating reference work on the flora of Sao Tome by Arthur Wallis Exell, copiously illustrated throughout. Arthur Wallis Exell was a noted cryptographer, taxonomist...

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1946 Fauna Flora Ilfracombe District Palmer First Edition Illustrated
1946 Fauna Flora Ilfracombe District Palmer First Edition Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A first edition copy of this fascinating study of the natural wildlife in the Ilfracombe District of North Devon, edited by Mervyn G. Palmer, the curator of the Ilfracombe Museum. With a foreword...

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1946 Shrubs in Colour and Cultivation T C Mansfield Hatchards Colour Plates
1946 Shrubs in Colour and Cultivation T C Mansfield Hatchards Colour Plates

Price: £34.99

A horticultural study of shrubs from T. C. Mansfield. Revised edition. Illustrated throughout with many coloured plates. Bound by Hatchards (ink stamp to front endpaper).

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1948 Adrian Feint Flower Paintings Sydney Ure Smith T. Miller Limited Ed Signed
1948 Adrian Feint Flower Paintings Sydney Ure Smith T. Miller Limited Ed Signed

Price: £70.00

A delightful collection of floral artworks by Adrian Feint, the noted Australian artist. Undated, dating using Copac. Limited edition, being one of 1500, and signed by the author. A beautifully...

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1948 Flora of Gloucestershire H J Riddelsdell Illustrated Phanerogams
1948 Flora of Gloucestershire H J Riddelsdell Illustrated Phanerogams

Price: £50.00

A  first edition of this work on the flora of Gloucestershire.With two related items by J.H. Burkhill loosely inserted, one being an unpublished proof, both with Burkhill's signature.Also including four loose and two fold-out...

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1948-60 14Vol Drawings of British Plants Stella Ross-Craig Plates Botany
1948-60 14Vol Drawings of British Plants Stella Ross-Craig Plates Botany

Price: £295.00

A fourteen volume set of these illustrated flora works.Volumes include; Part I: Ranunculaeceae, Part II: Berberidaceae etc, Part III:Cruciferae, Part IV: Resedaceae etc, Part V: Caryophyllaceae, Part VI: Portulacacea etc, Part VII:...

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1948-72 9Vol Stella Ross-Craig Drawings of British Plants Plates Botany
1948-72 9Vol Stella Ross-Craig Drawings of British Plants Plates Botany

Price: £115.00

A nine volume set of these illustrated flora works.Volumes include; Part I: Ranunculaeceae, Part II: Berberidaceae etc, Part III:Cruciferae, Part IV: Resedaceae etc, Part VII: Leguminosae, Part VIII: Rosaceae (1), Part IX: Rosaceae...

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1949 Fables de mon Jardin Georges Duhamel Camille Berg Illus Limited Scarce
1949 Fables de mon Jardin Georges Duhamel Camille Berg Illus Limited Scarce

Price: £345.00

A scarce limited edition of this work by Georges Duhamel.Limited to 120 copies.Illustrated by Camille Berg.Georges Duhamel was a French author who also trained as a doctor during WWI.

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1950 And a Green Thumb the Best Present For a Good Gardener Reginald Arkell
1950 And a Green Thumb the Best Present For a Good Gardener Reginald Arkell

Price: £24.99

A collection of horticultural poems by Reginald Arkell. First edition. With illustrations throughout and two-colour pictorial endpapers.

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1950 Lilies of the World Their Cultivation and Classification Woodcock Plates
1950 Lilies of the World Their Cultivation and Classification Woodcock Plates

Price: £29.99

A horticultural study of different species of lilies across the world. Illustrated throughout with numerous monochrome photographic plates.

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1950 Orchids Description and Cultivation First Ed Charles H. Curtis Illus
1950 Orchids Description and Cultivation First Ed Charles H. Curtis Illus

Price: £145.00

A profusely and beautifully illustrated volume exploring the various species of Orchids worldwide, ideal for any budding botanist. With a foreword by Lord Aberconway. Held in the original...

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1950 The Flora Danica Bredo L. Grandjean English and Danish Limited Edition
1950 The Flora Danica Bredo L. Grandjean English and Danish Limited Edition

Price: £80.00

A scarce work of Danish design history written by Bredo L. Grandjean charting the work produced by the Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Factory. A limited edition copy of this work, being number...

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1951 The Avifauna of Micronesia Rollin Baker Botany University of Kansas
1951 The Avifauna of Micronesia Rollin Baker Botany University of Kansas

Price: £29.99

A botanical study of plant life in Micronesia. With illustrations in the text. On of fifty copies printed on 100 per cent rag paper.

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1951 Thornton's Temple of Flora Illustrated Geoffrey Grigson Handasyde Buchanan
1951 Thornton's Temple of Flora Illustrated Geoffrey Grigson Handasyde Buchanan

Price: £195.00

A profusely illustrated copy of this work of botany, in the original unclipped dustwrapper. This work features 'Thornton's Temple of Flora' by Geoffrey Grigson, 'Bibliographical Notes' by Handasyde...

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1952 Flora of the British Isles Clapham Tutin Warburg Botany
1952 Flora of the British Isles Clapham Tutin Warburg Botany

Price: £23.99

A descriptive encyclopedia of the flowering plants and ferns indigenous to, or naturalised in the British Isles. Containing; Synopsis of Classification, Artificial Key to Families, Science and Abbreviations, Pteridophyta,...

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1954 Pierre-Joseph Redoute Roses Eva Mannering Illustrated Flowers
1954 Pierre-Joseph Redoute Roses Eva Mannering Illustrated Flowers

Price: £130.00

A lovely work of botany by the noted Belgium artist, Pierre-Joseph Redouté. This particular work gathers a series of 24 plates by Pierre-Joseph Redouté, depicting Roses. Pierre-Joseph...

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1955 2vols The English Rock-Garden Reginald Farrer Dustwrapper Illustrated
1955 2vols The English Rock-Garden Reginald Farrer Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £36.00

A pleasing copy of Reginald Farrer's incredibly popular work on English Rock-Gardens, providing a fascinating insight into the work and pleasures of rock gardening through an examination of his own experiences. ...

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1955 Fruchte und Blumen Mannering Illustrated Eva Mannering Scarce Dustwrapper
1955 Fruchte und Blumen Mannering Illustrated Eva Mannering Scarce Dustwrapper

Price: £40.00

A German language edition of this charming collection of twenty four paintings of flowers and fruit; painted by the renowned botanical painter Pierre-Joseph Redoute and selected for this work by Eva Mannering. ...

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1956 The Camellia Beryl Leslie Urquhart Raymond Boothe Colour Plates
1956 The Camellia Beryl Leslie Urquhart Raymond Boothe Colour Plates

Price: £65.00

A beautiful collection of illustrations of camellias, collected and edited by Bery Leslie Urquhart.Including three reproductions from paintings by Raymond Boothe, and seventeen reproductions from paintings by Paul Jones. Including...

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1956 The Camellia Beryl Urquhart Raymond Boothe Paul Jones Illus Dustwrapper
1956 The Camellia Beryl Urquhart Raymond Boothe Paul Jones Illus Dustwrapper

Price: £75.00

A profusely illustrated work depicting different varieties of the Camellia flower, with bright and vibrant plate throughout. A celebration of the Camellia, a flowering plant which is part of...

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1956-69 5v Dictionary of GARDENING Royal Horticultural
1956-69 5v Dictionary of GARDENING Royal Horticultural

Price: £145.00

The detailed and comprehensive horticultural dictionary from the RHS. The Second Edition. In Four Volumes, complete. With One Supplement Volume.

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1957-1965 4vols Flora British Isles Clapham Roles First Edition Illustrated
1957-1965 4vols Flora British Isles Clapham Roles First Edition Illustrated

Price: £110.00

A complete four volume set of this charming collection of illustrations on the flora of the British Isles, complete with original price-clipped dustwrappers. These four volumes were intended...

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1959-1964 2 vols Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest by Leo Hitchcock et al
1959-1964 2 vols Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest by Leo Hitchcock et al

Price: £195.00

Two biological texts investigating ferns, fern-related and seed-bearing plants. Part two deals with Salicaecea to Saxifragacea and part four with Ericacea through Campanulacea. First editions with unclipped dustwrappers Parts...

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1959-1974 15vols Index Kewensis Plantarum Phanerogamarum Dictionary Plants Kew
1959-1974 15vols Index Kewensis Plantarum Phanerogamarum Dictionary Plants Kew

Price: £600.00

A set of the first 15 supplements of Index Kewensis. The first eleven volumes are reprints from the original sheets of the first edition. Each volume lists the plants from Kew Gardens over the time span of five years. Each work is...

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