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If you are passionate about foliage and gardening, look no further than the rare and collectible gardening books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. Many of the beautiful books featured below contain magnificent illustrations and gorgeous bindings. There is a wide diversity of topics covered in the rare and collectible gardening books section, from books about specific flowering plants to larger books on gardening techniques.



An Account of Various Experiments for the Production of New and Desirable Grapes, and a Description of Forty Varieties Obtained by Hybridization by Haskell, George

Ipswich, MA: Self Published. Very Good; Wraps toned and soiled, longitudinal crease, edges chipped. 1877. Softcover. Original printed gray wraps. 6 x 9 inches. 1952 typed book purchase receipt laid in from Mass. Horticultural Society with offsetting to i...

From Old Saratoga Books

$400.00


Fructologie, ou Description des arbres fruitiers ainsi que des fruits que l'on plante et qu'on cultive ordinairement dans les jardins . . . [bound with] Pomologie, ou description des meilleures sortes de pommes et de poires, Que l'on estime & cultive le plus, soit aux Pais-Bas, soit en Allemagne, en France, en Angleterre, &c by KNOOP, Johann Hermann (c.1706-1769)

Amsterdam: Chez M. Magérus, Libraire, 1771. First Edition thus. Full Calf. Fine. Rare French Edition of the first compendium of fruit arboriculture with 39 folding copper-engraved plates in fine contemporary hand coloring. Two foolscap-folio volumes bo...

From Fine Editions Ltd

$5,650.00


THE BOOK OF HARDY FLOWERS OR THE GARDENERS' EDITION OF THE BOTANIC GARDEN by Maund, B

London: R. Groombridge, 1850. N. D. Circa 1850. Eight volumes bound in two. 96 hand-coloured coloured plates, with four illustrations to each plate. A little cockling to the lower part of some pages to vol I and minimal associated water staining to the o...

From Loe Books

£990.00


An Artist's Garden by Anna Lea Merritt

This is a very beautiful large volume written and illustrated by a renown Victorian-era painter, with her signature on a glued-in insert on the flyleaf (see photo). Its 195 pages contain chapters about the garden through all the months of the year, with 1...

From Anne's Books

$199.99


Greenhouse Favourites. A description of choice greenhouse plants, with practical directions for their Management and Cultivation by [Shirley Hibberd. Editor]

LONDON: Groombridge and Sons A VG copy in the original green decorative cloth binding with gilt plant pictures and titles to front board and spine, and blind stamped decoration to rear board. The boards have bevelled edges. This work is generally attribut...

From E C Books

£300.00


THE LADIES COMPANION TO THE FLOWER GARDEN. Being an Alphabetical arrangement of all the ornamental plants usually grown in Gardens and Shrubberies; With full directions for their culture by LOUDON. MRS

Published (for the Proprietor) by Bradbury & Evans. London. 1849. Fifth Edition, with considerable additions and corrections. 8vo. (6.9 x 4.6 inches). Hand finished colour printed frontispiece and several small engravings throughout the text. Neat pr...

From Paul Foster Books

£150.00


THE NOBLEMAN, GENTLEMAN, AND THE GARDENER'S RECREATION: OR, AN INTRODUCTION TO GARDENING, PLANTING, AGRICULTURE, AND THE OTHER BUSINESS AND PLEASURES OF A COUNTRY LIFE by Switzer, Stephen

London: B. Barker and C. King in Westminster Hall. Good+. 1715. First Edition. Hardcover. This book, the author's first published work, is dedicated to the Marquess of Lindsey for whom he most likely designed the gardens at Grimsthorpe Castle in Lin...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

$1,275.00


THE COMPLETE GARDENER: OR DIRECTIONS FOR CULTIVATING AND RIGHT ORDERING OF FRUIT-GARDENS AND KITCHEN GARDENS by De La Quintinye Monsieur (Jean De La)

London: Printed for Andrew Bell At the Cross -Keys & Bible. Very Good. 1710. Fifth Edition. Hardcover. "Now Compendiously Abridged and made of more use, with very Considerable Improvements" by George London and Henry Wise. Brown leather. In...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

$475.00


The Family Kitchen Gardener Containing Plain and Accurate Descriptions of all the Different Species and Varieties of Culinary Vegetables; by Buist, Robert

The Family Kitchen Gardener, Containing Plain and Accurate Descriptions of all the Different Species and Varieties of Culinary Vegetables; with Their Botanical, English, French, and German Names, Alphabetically arranged, and the Best Mode of Cultivating T...

From SRG Antiquarian Books

$125.00


The Medicinal and Poisonous Plants of Southern and Eastern Africa by John Mitchell Watt,Maria Gerdina Breyer-Brandwijk

Edinburgh: E & S Livingstone, pp. xii 1457.Dust jacket worn, torn, chipped and rubbed.heavy book additional postage will apply.B/w and colour illustrations .Previous owners name on FEP 1962. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Torn and Chipped. La...

From The Edmonton Book Store

$1,100.00


Giardino di Agricoltura di Marco Bussato da Ravenna. Nel Quale Con Bellissimo Ordine si Tratta di Tutto Quello, Che S'Appartiene a Sapere a un Perfetto Giardiniero by Bussato Marco

Venice: Giovanni Fiorina, 1592. First Edition. Hardcover (Vellum). Fair Condition. Early vellum, worn and stained. Lacking first blank and A1 (the first text page but otherwise complete). [4 leaves], 52 (of 53) leaves, 4pp table, 2 blank leaves. Rear bl...

From Pazzo Books

$1,500.00


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