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MY GARDEN APRIL 1937 (VOL. 10 No. 40)
Written by Theo A. Stephens; W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1609234
Published by My Garden. 1937. Very good condition.

Card wraps. An intimate magazine for garden lovers. Contains article by W.E. Johns: 'The Passing Show'. Cover edges creased.
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WEEDS & ALIENS (NN 43)
Written by Edward Salisbury.
Stock no. 1609184
Published by Collins. 2nd 1964. Very good condition in a 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. Spine unevenly faded. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with some foxing and marking.
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF VEGETABLES
Written by Allan A. Jackson.
Stock no. 1406240
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Observer No. 67. With 8 Colour plates, 82 b/w photographs and 5 diagrams. ISBN: 072321557X. Spine and corners a little bumped. Spine and board edge a little browned. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper edge rubbed and browned with some grubby marks.
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OUR SENTIMENTAL GARDEN
Written by Agnes Castle; Egerton Castle. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1505352
Published by William Heinemann. 2nd 1915. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth covers, gilt vignette and titles to front and spine. Endpapers are illustrated. 8 beautiful guarded colour plates and many b/w text illustrations throughout. 304 pages. Spine worn and darkened, gilt dulled. Bumping and wear to corners, heavy bumps to top corners. Front joint cracked. Small bookseller's label to front endpaper. Some foxing to a few pages, tissue-guards browned, contents very good otherwise.
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SEE HOW IT GROWS
Written by Malcolm Saville. Illustrated by Robert Micklewright.
Stock no. 1504788
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1971. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

With the help of many drawings and useful information on weeds, soil and plant families, Malcolm Saville shows simply and entertainingly how to avoid the pitfalls that beset the young gardener. Colour and b/w pictures, many full page. Pictorial boards. 72 pages. ISBN: 0192731246. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Wear to lower edges of covers. Dustwrapper flap is stuck to front pastedown along bottom edge. Spot of surface paper damage to rear pastedown where flap has been stuck to it, now free. Contents clean. Clear cover on dustwrapper stuck on verso along top and bottom edges.
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF VEGETABLES
Written by Allan A. Jackson.
Stock no. 1713576
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer No. 67. With 8 Colour plates, 82 b/w photographs and 5 diagrams. ISBN: 072321557X. Price-cut wrapper is slightly browned to spine.
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OUR SENTIMENTAL GARDEN
Written by Agnes Castle; Egerton Castle. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1404229
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1914. Slightly better than good condition.

Green cloth covers, gilt vignette and titles to front and spine. Endpapers are illustrated. 8 beautiful guarded colour plates and many b/w text illustrations throughout. 304 pages. Spine bumped and rubbed. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Couple of marks to rear board. Front and rear joint starting to crack. A few hinges pulled. Heavy foxing to prelims and last few pages. Foxing throughout book including verso of plates. One plate has a small nick to one edge.
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WILD & GARDEN PLANTS (NN 80)
Written by Max Walters.
Stock no. 2116215
Published by Collins. 1st 1993. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 80. 16 colour plates and over 60 b/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0002193760. Wrapper is a little faded to spine, with small crease to edge of spine.
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THE OPINIONATED GARDENER RANDOM OFFSHOOTS FROM AN ALPINE GARDEN
Written by Geoffrey B. Charlesworth. Illustrated by Laura Louise Foster.
Stock no. 1810091
Published by David R. Godine. 1st USA 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w line drawings. ISBN: 0879236728. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to front endpaper. Previous owner's address label to front pastedown. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is worn at top & tail of spine.
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THE SUBTROPICAL GARDEN OR BEAUTY OF FORM IN THE FLOWER GARDEN
Written by W. Robinson.
Stock no. 1711749
Published by John Murray. 1871. Poor condition.

Cloth covers with gilt vignette to front cover and titles to spine. B/w illustrations. 241 pages. Covers detached from contents. Spine faded. Hinges pulled. Some annotation to contents. Would benefit from being rebound.
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FLOWERING SHRUBS IN INDIA
Written by S.L. Jindal.
Stock no. 1809035
Published by Publications Division, Ministry Of Information And Broadcasting. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth boards, white titles. B/w & colour plates. 178 pages. Front board bowed. Minor foxing to text block. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn and grubby to rear panel.
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF GARDENS OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND & WALES
Written by Diana Saville.
Stock no. 1709514
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1982. Very good condition.

Observers Book No. 96. With 12 Colour plates and 49 b/w photographs. Laminate boards. ISBN: 0723216290. Covers browned.
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