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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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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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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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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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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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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 The Little English Flora Botanical Field Flowers G W Francis Second Edition
1842 The Little English Flora Botanical Field Flowers G W Francis Second Edition

Price: £22.00

A guide to the wild flowers of Britain.Illustrated throughout, with twelve plates in total and several woodcutsLacking plate IV.This is the second edition of this work.An interesting botanical account regarding the structure and features...

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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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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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1849-1850 2vol The Cottage Gardener Johnson Illustrated
1849-1850 2vol The Cottage Gardener Johnson Illustrated

Price: £95.00

Volumes II and III of the 'Cottage Gardener' magazine, edited by George W. Johnson and copiously illustrated throughout. With its first issue published in 1848, the 'Cottage Gardener' was a...

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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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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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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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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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1870 Trees and Shrubs for English Plantations Augustus Mongredien Presentation
1870 Trees and Shrubs for English Plantations Augustus Mongredien Presentation

Price: £40.00

A gardener's guide to planting British plants overseas. Author's presentation copy.Illustrated throughout with numerous engravings in the text and two coloured plates. Augustus Mongredien (18071888) was a corn merchant, also known...

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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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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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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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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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1885-8 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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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 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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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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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 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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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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1900 The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds W Robinson Illustrated Eighth Ed
1900 The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds W Robinson Illustrated Eighth Ed

Price: £30.00

A uncommon work of garden design, by the important and influential designer William Robinson, with numerous in-text illustrations throughout. Eight edition. Written by the gardener, journalist...

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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 Hand-List of Fern and Fern Allies Kew Gardens Second Edition Very Scarce
1906 Hand-List of Fern and Fern Allies Kew Gardens Second Edition Very Scarce

Price: £30.00

A fascinating insight into the plant-life at Kew Gardens, this volume offers a comprehensive list of ferns and fern allies in famous botanic garden Second edition, updated and revised. A very...

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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 Flower Decoration In The House Gertrude Jekyll First Edition Illustrated
1907 Flower Decoration In The House Gertrude Jekyll First Edition Illustrated

Price: £40.00

The first edition of this highly illustrated work of floral arrangements, by noted British horticulturalist Gertrude Jekyll. With publisher's advertisements to the rear of the work. The first...

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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 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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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: £36.00

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 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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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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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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1925 2vols The English Rock-Garden Reginald Farrer Illustrated
1925 2vols The English Rock-Garden Reginald Farrer Illustrated

Price: £30.00

A two volume set of works by Reginald Farrer the popular plant collector and writer. Profusely illustrated with examples of rock-gardens throughout. Third impression. Complete in two volumes....

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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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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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1926-27 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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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 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 Clay Sampson Illustrated
1937 The Present Day Rock Garden Clay Sampson Illustrated

Price: £42.00

A horticultural guide to the best plants for rock gardens. Illustrated throughout with many photographic plates.

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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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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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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 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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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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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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1955 Old Carnations and Pinks Sacherverell Sitwell C Oscar Moreton Signed
1955 Old Carnations and Pinks Sacherverell Sitwell C Oscar Moreton Signed

Price: £225.00

A beautifully-bound, limited edition of this florist's guide to carnations. Illustrated throughout with coloured plates by Rory McEwan. With an introduction by Sacheverel Sitwell. Bound by the Wigmore Bindery, London, and signed...

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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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1956-69 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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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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1960 A Supplement to Elwes' Monograph of the Genus Lilium Part VIII W B Turrill
1960 A Supplement to Elwes' Monograph of the Genus Lilium Part VIII W B Turrill

Price: £170.00

A fascinating illustrated publication from the Royal Horticultural Society.In a folio size, this text has five beautiful colour lithographic illustrated plates by Margaret Stones.Limited edition, one of 1,000 copies...

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1962 Rhododendrons of the World and How to Grow Them Leach First Edition
1962 Rhododendrons of the World and How to Grow Them Leach First Edition

Price: £24.99

A lavishly illustrated comprehensive guide to rhododendrons. Covering; planting, care, diseases, propagation, forcing, greenhouse culture and hardiness. Illustrated throughout with drawings, diagrams and maps by the well known...

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1962 TROPICAL PLANTS FRENCH Index Plesch glassine DJ
1962 TROPICAL PLANTS FRENCH  Index Plesch glassine DJ

Price: £79.99

Imitation leatherbound volume with gilt title to the front board and spine, original spiderweb patterned glassine dustjacket, and six colour plates. Dr rpd Plesch (1889-1974) was a Hungarian lawyer, international financier, and...

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1962 TROPICAL PLANTS Index FRENCH Plesch glassine D/J
1962 TROPICAL PLANTS Index FRENCH Plesch glassine D/J

Price: £59.99

Imitation leatherbound volume with gilt title to the front board and spine, original spiderweb patterned glassine dustjacket, and six colour plates. Dr rpd Plesch (1889-1974) was a Hungarian lawyer, international financier, and...

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1962 WB Turrill A Supplement to Elwes Monograph on the Genus Lilium Part IX
1962 WB Turrill A Supplement to Elwes Monograph on the Genus Lilium Part IX

Price: £90.00

A fascinating publication from the Royal Horticultural Society.In a folio size, this text has five beautifully illustrated plates by Margaret Stones.Limited edition, one of 500 copies printed in letterpress and colour lithography.This...

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1964 Gerard's Herball Marcus Woodward Illustrated Facsimile
1964 Gerard's Herball Marcus Woodward Illustrated Facsimile

Price: £48.00

A facsimile copy of Gerard's Herball, reprinted from the edition of Th. Johnson of 1636.Containing many chapters on the properties of different plants such as Mandrake, sunflowers, star-wort and more.

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1965 The Glory of the Rose Lotte Gunthart Gottfreid Boesch Colour Plates First
1965 The Glory of the Rose Lotte Gunthart Gottfreid Boesch Colour Plates First

Price: £55.00

The first English edition of this study of different species of roses.Illustrated with beautiful colour plates. Translated from the German by Susan McConaghy.

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1970 Select Orchidaceous Plants 1862 Robert Warner Illustrated Plates Reprint
1970 Select Orchidaceous Plants 1862 Robert Warner Illustrated Plates Reprint

Price: £39.99

A bright collection of beautiful, large illustrations of orchids. Ten plates in total, all in lovely

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1973 John Ray Synopsis Methodica Stirium Britannicarum Linnaeus Flora Anglica
1973 John Ray Synopsis Methodica Stirium Britannicarum Linnaeus Flora Anglica

Price: £45.00

A fascinating collection of facsimiles from the eighteenth century, written by two of the centuries most influential botanists, those being Carl Linnaeus and John Ray Written in the original...

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1973 Wild Flowers of Cyprus Desmond Mikle Elektra Megaw Illustrated Colour Plate
1973 Wild Flowers of Cyprus Desmond Mikle Elektra Megaw Illustrated Colour Plate

Price: £160.00

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1975 2vol Sale of the Magnificent Botanical Library Stiftun Fur Botanki Sotheby
1975 2vol Sale of the Magnificent Botanical Library Stiftun Fur Botanki Sotheby

Price: £29.99

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1975 3vol British Botanical Literature Before 1900 Blanche Henrey Slipcase
1975 3vol British Botanical Literature Before 1900 Blanche Henrey Slipcase

Price: £340.00

A history of British gardening literature published before the nineteenth century. With many illustrations throughout, many of which are coloured. Volume I: The Sixeenth and Seventeenth Century Volume II: The Eighteenth Century...

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1975 3vols British Botanical and Horticultural Literature Blanche Henrey Illus
1975 3vols British Botanical and Horticultural Literature Blanche Henrey Illus

Price: £150.00

A fascinating work of horticultural and botanical history by the eminent writer, Blanche Henrey. A handsome set, complete in three volume and held in a slipcase Complete in three volumes. ...

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1975 Variae ac Multiformes Florum Diverses Fleurs N Robert Hand Coloured Plates
1975 Variae ac Multiformes Florum Diverses Fleurs N Robert Hand Coloured Plates

Price: £290.00

A beautiful hand-coloured facsimile reproduction of Nicholas Robert's floral illustrations. Limited to 500 copies, of which this is hand-numbered 2. Signed by the artist, Yvonne Skargon.

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1975-76 3vol Botanical Library Stiftung Fur Botanik Arpad Plesch Sotheby
1975-76 3vol Botanical Library Stiftung Fur Botanik Arpad Plesch Sotheby

Price: £55.00

A three volume auction catalogue of botanical works collected by Arpad Plesch, sold by Soethby's in the 1970s. Complete in three volumes. Three volumes of auction catalogue selling the botanical...

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1977 Darwin and his Flowers Mea Allan First Edition Illustrated Dustwrapper
1977 Darwin and his Flowers Mea Allan First Edition Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £34.00

A lovely first edition copy of Mea Allan's 'Darwin and His Flowers', complete with the original unclipped dustwrapper. An extensively illustrated biography of the great British naturalist Charles...

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1978 Flora Tsinlingensis Bryophyta Instituto Botanico Boreali-Occidentali
1978 Flora Tsinlingensis Bryophyta Instituto Botanico Boreali-Occidentali

Price: £120.00

A rare work of botany created by the Institute of Botany in the Academy of North-West China. Tomus III, written in Chinese, with Latin index. Extensively illustrated throughout with various diagrams, and photographic...

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1981 Curtis's Flower Garden Displayed Tyler Whittle Christopher Cook Illus
1981 Curtis's Flower Garden Displayed Tyler Whittle Christopher Cook Illus

Price: £40.00

A delightful volume, profusely illustrated throughout with a vast range of flora and fauna. Held in the original dustwrapper, this work is ideal for those with a interest in plants and gardening ...

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1981 The Book of Magnolias Neil G Treseder Colour Plates Majorie Blamey
1981 The Book of Magnolias Neil G Treseder Colour Plates Majorie Blamey

Price: £120.00

A history of magnolias from Neil G. Treseder.First edition.Illustrated throughout with numerous coloured plates by Marjorie Blamey. Including tips of propagation and breeding, flowers and fruits, and more.

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1982 Flora Europaea Check-List Chromosome D.M. Moore Dustwrapper First Ed.
1982 Flora Europaea Check-List Chromosome D.M. Moore Dustwrapper First Ed.

Price: £45.00

A first edition volume exploring the biology of plant life throughout Europe. Held in the original clipped dustwrapper, this is a lovely example of this useful botanical work. First Edition....

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1987 Flora of The British Isles Clapham Tutin Moore Reference Gardening Third Ed
1987 Flora of The British Isles Clapham Tutin Moore Reference Gardening Third Ed

Price: £30.00

A comprehensive reference work documenting and exploring the plant life of Great Britain, exploring the diversity of flora found across the country. Third edition. This particular edition...

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1987 GARDENING Limited Ed Walpole ILLUSTRATED Powers
1987 GARDENING Limited Ed Walpole ILLUSTRATED Powers

Price: £39.99

A limited edition of Walpole's influential essay on English gardening, beautifully illustrated with the lithographs of Alan Powers and signed and numbered by the illustrator. Number 95 of 200 copies. With illustrated title page...

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1991 Field Guide Orchids of Britain and Europe Buttler Colour Illustrated
1991 Field Guide Orchids of Britain and Europe Buttler Colour Illustrated

Price: £20.00

A charming copy of Karl Peter Buttler's comprehensive field guide to the orchids of Britain and Europe. Providing comprehensive and highly detailed accounts of each of the two hundred and sixteen...

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1992 Japonica Magnifica Don Elick and Raymond Booth Coloured Plates Botany
1992 Japonica Magnifica Don Elick and Raymond Booth Coloured Plates Botany

Price: £285.00

A first edition of this study of Japanese flowers from Don Elick and Raymond Booth.With many beautiful colour illustrations throughout. Including chapters such as Boreal Immigrants, Above the Forest, Snow Country and more.

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1994-2006 10Vol Flora Bryophytarum Sinicorum Chinese Academy of Sciences
1994-2006 10Vol Flora Bryophytarum Sinicorum Chinese Academy of Sciences

Price: £525.00

A fascinating collection of botany, from the Council Floratarum Cryptogamarum, within the Chinese Academy. Written in Chinese, with English preface's and Latin index. Including volume one focusing on Sphagnales Andreaeales...

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2000 Ancient Roman Gardens by Linda Farrar History Illustrated Colour Plates
2000 Ancient Roman Gardens by Linda Farrar History Illustrated Colour Plates

Price: £25.99

An interesting book on ancient Roman horticulture. First edition thus. Illustrated throughout and with many full-colour plates.

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c.1890 Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Garden Flowers Illustrated Wood
c.1890 Hardy Perennials and Old Fashioned Garden Flowers Illustrated Wood

Price: £25.00

A charming and uncommon horticulture and gardening book published in 1884 by the English natural history writer John Wood. Originally dedicating his life to the church, serving as a curate of...

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c.1930 Colour Schemes Flower Garden Jekyll Illustrated Folding Plates Colour
c.1930 Colour Schemes Flower Garden Jekyll Illustrated Folding Plates Colour

Price: £24.00

An uncommon seventh edition copy of Gertrude Jekyll's 'Colour Schemes for the Flower Garden', copiously illustrated throughout. Gertrude Jekyll was a British horticulturist, garden designer,...

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c.1930 Dykes on Irises W. R. Dykes Dillistone First Edition Illustrated
c.1930 Dykes on Irises W. R. Dykes Dillistone First Edition Illustrated

Price: £35.00

An uncommon first edition copy of 'Dykes on Irises', containing the works of William Rickatson Dykes from the last twenty years of the botanist's life. William Rickatson Dykes was an amateur...

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c.1930 W. R. Dykes Dykes on Irises Dillistone Illustrated First Edition
c.1930 W. R. Dykes Dykes on Irises Dillistone Illustrated First Edition

Price: £30.00

A charming uncommon first edition copy of 'Dykes on Irises', containing the works of William Rickatson Dykes from the last twenty years of the botanist's life. William Rickatson Dykes was an...

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c1825 2Vol Encyclopedia Gardening Illustrated Loudon Horticulture Floriculture
c1825 2Vol Encyclopedia Gardening Illustrated Loudon Horticulture Floriculture

Price: £175.00

A thoroughly illustrated two volume encyclopedia of gardening from one of the most distinguished gardening authors of the age.Numerous illustrations throughout depicting garden plans, plants and machinery with tables of expenses for...

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c1875 Practical GARDENER Horticulture James ANDERSON
c1875 Practical GARDENER Horticulture James ANDERSON

Price: £225.00

A comprehensive guide to gardening with lovely colour illustrations. With thirty-nine plates, collated complete.

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c1875 Villa Gardening by A Practical Hand Planting Small Gardens Illus Scarce
c1875 Villa Gardening by A Practical Hand Planting Small Gardens Illus Scarce

Price: £140.00

A very scarce handbook to the management of small gardens.With thirteen figures spread out over 9 plates, and illustrations in the text.Dated from original publisher's advertisements to front and rear, which are dated 1875.A short,...

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c1879 Alpine Plants Painted from Nature Joseph Seboth A W Bennett First Series
c1879 Alpine Plants Painted from Nature Joseph Seboth A W Bennett First Series

Price: £60.00

A comprehensive work on Alpine Plants. Illustrated throughout, with all illustrations by Joseph Seboth. With a frontispiece and 100 coloured plates illustrating several plants.Each plate has accompanying text written by F...

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c1880 Alpine Plants Painted from Nature Joseph Seboth F Graf J Petrasch Bennett
c1880 Alpine Plants Painted from Nature Joseph Seboth F Graf J Petrasch Bennett

Price: £110.00

A work on Alpine plants.Illustrated throughout, with all illustrations by Joseph Seboth. With 101 coloured plates illustrating several plants.Each plate has accompanying text written by F Graf. With an Introduction on the cultivation...

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c1889 12vol Beeton's Illustrated Gardening Book Illustratred Engravings Scarce
c1889 12vol Beeton's Illustrated Gardening Book Illustratred Engravings Scarce

Price: £230.00

A scarce set of Beeton's illustrated Gardening Book in the original parts with wrappers 12 of 13 parts, lacking part 3. With the coloured plate to part 1 as called for. Scarce, especially...

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c1910 Jerusalem Fleurs de Terre Sainte Flowers of the Holy Land Heiligen
c1910 Jerusalem Fleurs de Terre Sainte Flowers of the Holy Land Heiligen

Price: £120.00

A unique work holding delicately tipped-in pressed flowers native to jerusalem. Collated complete, with the original twelve pressed arrangements, though some parts of the flowers are absent.

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c1910 The Charm of Gardens Dion Clayton Calthrop Otto Schulz Colour Plates
c1910 The Charm of Gardens Dion Clayton Calthrop Otto Schulz Colour Plates

Price: £84.99

A collection of whimsical reminiscences and tales from Dion Clayton Calthrop. Illustrated throughout with numerous coloured plates. Bound by Otto Schulze and Co. (binder's stamp to front pastedown).

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c1912 Perpetual FLOWERING CARNATION
c1912 Perpetual FLOWERING CARNATION

Price: £34.99

A poetic and passionate ode to a specific breed of this 'Divine Flower', the perpetual flowering carnation, by a keen specialist. Containing advice, history, and information about different systems of cultivation,...

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c1927 Common British Wildflowers Easily Named T Ernest Waltham Illustrated
c1927 Common British Wildflowers Easily Named T Ernest Waltham Illustrated

Price: £45.00

An instructional and useful work on British wildflowers in a lovely binding Illustrated throughout, with numerous vignette drawings of various flowers by the author. In a lovely full calf binding....

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c1931 The Scented Garden Eleanour Sinclair Rohde Illustrated Undated First Ed
c1931 The Scented Garden Eleanour Sinclair Rohde Illustrated Undated First Ed

Price: £40.00

A horticultural work by Eleanour Sinclair Rohde.With a photograph frontispiece of 'Fresco from the Garden-Room of the Villa Livia'. Undated, presumed first edition as later editions have date stated.Eleanour Sinclair Rohde was a British...

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c1940 Fruit and its Cultivation by T. W. Sanders Fifth Edition Illustrated
c1940 Fruit and its Cultivation by T. W. Sanders Fifth Edition Illustrated

Price: £49.99

An illustrated, fifth edition of this gardening reference book. Revised by A. J. Macself. "This work covers a wealth of information regarding the Culture of all kinds of Hardy Fruit, including Planting, Pruning, Propagation, and...

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c1980 Reprint Hortus Eystettensis Sive Diligens Accurata Collectarum Plantarum
c1980 Reprint Hortus Eystettensis Sive Diligens Accurata Collectarum Plantarum

Price: £150.00

A unique facsimile reprint of Besler's earliest illustrated botanical study.Illustrated title page with numerous illustrated plates throughout.   Basil Besler worked on the drawings for the 374 copper engravings...

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