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AN ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF GARDENING
Written by J.C. Loudon.
Stock no. 2126318
Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown And Green. 3rd 1825. Good condition.
Contemporary rebound brown leather covers. This is the third edition. Comprising the theory and practice of horticulture, floriculture, aboriculture, and landscape-gardening, including all the latest improvements; A general history of gardening in all countries, and a statistical view of its present state, with suggestions for its future progress, in the British Isles. Many hundred engravings on wood by Branston. This has been rebound in leather, with darker original leather spine laid down. Wear and scuffing to covers, with some chipping. Some damp markings and foxing internally. Nicks to a few page margins; a little loss.
FUROR HORTENSIS ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANDSCAPE GARDEN IN MEMORY OF H.F. CLARK
Written by Peter Willis; Robert H. Matthew; Patrick Nuttgens; Geoffrey Jellicoe.
Stock no. 2126315
Published by Elysium Press Limited. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.
Limited first edition of 1000 copies. Large format. Brown cloth spine, gilt title. B/w photos and illustrations. Not numbered, but this is one of 1000 first edition copies. Bumping to top and tail of spine with a little fading. A few marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Original glassine wrapper is still present with some tears and chips and creasing; also some foxing; a bit of loss.
THE WORLD OF THE SOIL (NN 35)
Written by E. John Russell.
Stock no. 1816288
Published by Collins. 4th 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
New Naturalist series. Green cloth. 4 colour photos. 44 b/w photos. 11 text figures. ISBN: 0002195550. Name & date in ink to front pastedown, hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Browning and minor foxing to text block. Occasional pencil highlighting to margins. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with clear sticky back plastic, is browned to rear panel with ticking in ink to titles listed, top & tail of spine lightly worn.
THE PLANT-LORE & GARDEN-CRAFT OF SHAKESPEARE
Written by Henry N. Ellacombe.
Stock no. 2125900
Published by W. Satchell And Co.. 2nd 1884. Almost very good condition.
Second Edition. Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. Wear to cover edges; chipping and some splits to top and tail of spine, with a little fraying to cloth. Pencil underlining and some annotation.
CARNIVOROUS PLANTS CARE AND CULTIVATION
Written by Marcel Lecoufle.
Stock no. 2125876
Published by Blandford. 1st 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Preface by Jean-Marie Pelt. Stunning colour photographs throughout. ISBN: 0713721855. Wrapper edge-creased with a few marks. Some page browning.
WEEDS & ALIENS (NN 43)
Written by Edward Salisbury.
Stock no. 2125281
Published by Collins. 2nd 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
New Naturalist No. 43. Green cloth, gilt titles. Colour frontis. 29 b/w photos, 34 line drawings, diagrams and maps. The idea that because weeds are a nuisance they must also be dull is dispelled in a few pages. Not only does the author show that an understanding of these criminals of the plant world will make their control both easier and more interesting: he also imparts to the reader something of his own delight and wonder. SIGNED by Kenneth Allsop (naturalist, broadcaster and author to half-title page). Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with browned spine; a few closed tears and chips; minimal loss.
MODEL GARDENING BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 2124571
Published by Lever Brothers Limited. Circa 1900. Almost very good condition.
Deep maroon cloth with gilt titles. Containing full and practical instructions concerning general garden operations, The Flower Garden, The Fruit Garden, the Kitchen Garden, Pest of the Month, With a Monthly Calendar of Work to be Done in the Garden Throughout the Year. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Joints are cracked, so binding is starting to become a bit weak. Heavy browning and darkening, especially to page edges.
GARDEN NATURAL HISTORY (NN 102)
Written by Stefan Buczacki.
Stock no. 1610117
Published by Collins. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
New Naturalist series. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007139934. Owner's ink name stamp to textblock; ex-libris stamp and inscription to front endpaper. A few tiny marks to rear panel of wrapper.
WILD & GARDEN PLANTS (NN 80)
Written by Max Walters.
Stock no. 2123835
Published by Collins. 1st 1993. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
New Naturalist No. 80. 16 colour plates and over 60 b/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0002193760. Wrapper is faded to spine.
Written by Dorothy Stroud.
Stock no. 1815039
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine in brown title block. Green pictorial endpapers. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0571102670. Text block browned, a few grubby marks to contents and a few scattered foxspots. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper has a small nick to base of spine.
A GARDEN ALPHABET
Written by John Harris.
Stock no. 1609301
Published by Octopus Books Ltd.. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Large oblong format. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w illustrations. Compiled to illustrate some of the vanished beauties, fashions and eccentricities of former gardens and garden ephemera. ISBN: 0706410823. Spine and corners scuffed. Inscription to front endpaper. Wrapper is torn and repaired with tape.
MY GARDEN JULY 1940 (VOL. 20 No. 79)
Written by Theo A. Stephens; W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1609236
Published by My Garden. 1940. Almost very good condition.
Card wraps. An intimate magazine for garden lovers. Contains article by W.E. Johns: 'The Passing Show'. Cover edges creased and foxed. Book has tobacco smell.