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Illustrated Historical Universal Ampelography - Grape Varieties From Around the World (Ampelografia Universale Storica Illustrata - I Vitigni del Mondo)

Illustrated Historical Universal Ampelography - Grape Varieties From Around the World (Ampelografia Universale Storica Illustrata - I Vitigni del Mondo) by Schneider, Anna; Mainardi, Giusi & Raimondi, Stefano [Pierre Viala and Victor Vermorel ; Giorgio Gallesio]

Turin: L'Artistica Editrice, 2012. Three volumes. Very finely illustrated with 551 colour plates, folio, 1440 pages, stout p...

£350.00
The Stanhopea Book

The Stanhopea Book by Jenny, Rudolf

Allmendingen: Published by the author, 2010. Well illustrated, large thick 8vo, pp 495, a very good new copy in dustwrapper. (Th...

£133.50
Greenhouse Favourites. A description of choice greenhouse plants, with practical directions for their Management and Cultivation

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 fro...

£300.00
Kalendarium Hortense: or, The Gardeners Almanac, Directing what he is to do Monthly throughout the Year. And What Fruits and Flowers are in Prime

Kalendarium Hortense: or, The Gardeners Almanac, Directing what he is to do Monthly throughout the Year. And What Fruits and Flowers are in Prime by John Evelyn

London : R Chiswell in St Paul's Churchyard, T Sawbridge in Little-Britain and R Bentley in Russell-Street in Covent Garden,...

£500.00
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

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 publ...

$1,275.00
Les Jardins, ou L'Art d'Embellir les Paysages

Les Jardins, ou L'Art d'Embellir les Paysages by de Lille, l'Abbe

Paris: Philippe-Denys Pierres, 1782. Hardcover 1st, a very nice copy in contemporary leather. Mottled leather with triple-rule b...

$250.00
Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse Vols I-IV

Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse Vols I-IV by Edward Step, William Watson [editor]

London and New York: FREDERICK WARNE & CO. LTD. Fair 4 volume set in plain cloth bindings, undated but probably early 1900&#...

£480.00
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

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 fir...

$1,500.00
THE COMPLETE GARDENER: OR DIRECTIONS FOR CULTIVATING AND RIGHT ORDERING OF  FRUIT-GARDENS AND KITCHEN GARDENS

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 Compendious...

$475.00
THE BOOK OF HARDY FLOWERS OR THE GARDENERS' EDITION OF THE BOTANIC GARDEN

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 illustr...

£990.00
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

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 correction...

£150.00
In an Old Hawaiian Garden an Album of Hawaiis Flowers ( Red Hibiscus, Bird of Paradise, Torch Red Ginger ETC )

In an Old Hawaiian Garden an Album of Hawaiis Flowers ( Red Hibiscus, Bird of Paradise, Torch Red Ginger ETC ) by Word Pictures by Don Blanding & Poetry SIGNED by author, Floral beautiful Color Pictures by T. J. Mundorff, back blank endpapers small sticker

R. Allen Watkins Honolulu, 1947, 1947 Hard Cover. No Jacket. Signed by Author. HB NoDJ, Third Edition, 1947, Blue decorated with...

$300.00
Woman's Home Companion Garden Book

Woman's Home Companion Garden Book by Wister

Doubleday New York 1947 First Edition. Near FIne/none . Like New Condition with no DJ as issued. Dark Burgundy boards with blue ...

$186.00



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