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CAPABILITY BROWN THE STORY OF A MASTER GARDENER
Written by Thomas Hinde.
Stock no. 2132663
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Dark blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0091637406. Some light wear to corners. Page edge browning with a few foxspots. Wrapper is faded to spine, with some edge-creasing and a couple of tiny tears.

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THE INGENIOUS MR FAIRCHILD THE FORGOTTEN FATHER OF THE FLOWER GARDEN
Written by Michael Leapman.
Stock no. 2132657
Published by Headline. Circa 2000. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0747273596. Light edge-creasing to wrapper. 2nd printing.

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MOTOR LAWNMOWERS OWNERS WORKSHOP MANUAL
Written by M.C. Crawley.
Stock no. 2132256
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 1980. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. ATCO, Flymo, Ginger, Qualcast, Suffolk, Victa, Webb. Looks at some rotary and some Cylinder mowers. ISBN: 0856965448. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing and marks to prelims, endpapers and outer page edges.

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A HISTORY OF BRITISH GARDENING
Written by Miles Hadfield.
Stock no. 2132141
Published by John Murray. 3rd 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

3rd edition, revised and expanded. Green cloth with red title label, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0719536448. Spotting along edge of rear cover. Wrapper is edge-creased with bottom corner of front flap cut off. Foxing to outer page edges.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF ROSES
Written by Michael Gibson.
Stock no. 2132057
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition.

Observer book no. 84. Glazed pictorial boards. With 130 Colour photographs and 12 line drawings. ISBN: 0723216061. Small knock to top of spine. Browning to covers.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF GARDENS OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND & WALES
Written by Diana Saville.
Stock no. 2132056
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1982. Slightly better than very good condition.

Observers Book No. 96. With 12 Colour plates and 49 b/w photographs. Laminate boards. ISBN: 0723216290. Some uneven browning to covers. Contents are excellent!

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THE LARGER SPECIES OF RHODODENDRON
Written by Peter A. Cox. Illustrated by Margaret Stones.
Stock no. 1818325
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Devoted to the larger species of Rhododendron and covering every aspect of cultivation, as well as botanical descriptions. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos & illustrations. Top edge green. ISBN: 0713417471. Top & tail of spine lightly shelf worn. Minor foxing to text block and endpapers. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is slightly edge-creased.

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THE HERITAGE OF THE ROSE
Written by David Austin. Illustrated by Susan Cooper-Willis.
Stock no. 1818235
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Describes over 900 rose varieties, examines the historical development of the rose, and discusses its place in the garden scene. Large format. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1851490205.

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AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF GARDENING
Written by Anthony Huxley.
Stock no. 1818233
Published by Paddington Press. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0709203225. Light discolouration of green boards across edges. Text block a little grubby and browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few closed edge tears (no loss), creasing across top edge and faded to spine.

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PASSION FLOWERS
Written by John Vanderplank.
Stock no. 1818231
Published by Cassell. 1st 1991. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Colour photos and b/w line illustrations. 176 pages. ISBN: 0304340766. Dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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THE PEONY
Written by Alice Harding.
Stock no. 1818228
Published by Waterstone. 1st thus 1985. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Originally published as 'The Book of the Peony' in 1917. A thorough work covering all aspects of cultivation, including purchasing and soil preparation, mythology and history, including a map of the plant's origins, and a look at the tree peony in ancient China. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w plates. ISBN: 0947752609. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper has the remains of a price label to front flap and is lightly browned to spine.

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MY GARDEN IN SUMMER
Written by E.A. Bowles.
Stock no. 1818222
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

David & Charles Reprints (originally published in 1914). A book for those who know their plants well enough to recognise and value the incredible amount of gardening expertise in it, and who will enjoy the discourses and asides, seasoned with humour and humanity. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715357085. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and a little grubby.

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