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Image for The Anatomy of Dessert. Signed, limited edition.

The Anatomy of Dessert. Signed, limited edition.

By: BUNYARD, EDWARD:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London. Dulau & Company, Ltd. 1929 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 65860


5.5” x 8.25”. Re-bound in green cloth covers with gilt to spine. Top edge gilt. In near fine binding with near fine original pages. 134pp. With green monochrome engraved frontis. The author suggests fruits for desserts with choice varieties and suggestions for serving. This edition is limited to one thousand copies signed by the author. This is number 508. View more info

Image for Dictionary of Gardening. The Royal Horticultural Society. A Practical & scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture. Ed.by F.J.Chittenden. Second edition by P.M.Synge:

Dictionary of Gardening. The Royal Horticultural Society. A Practical & scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture. Ed.by F.J.Chittenden. Second edition by P.M.Synge:

By: CHITTENDEN, FRED.J.:

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Oxford. Clarendon Press 1956 2nd edition.:

Seller ID: 65827


4 volumes. 8.0” x 11.0”. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrappers (dw; spines slightly darkened. A couple part faded. Not price clipped). Clean and tight copies. Four volumes. With b/w line drawings in text. “For the student, teacher, garden-owner, or professional gardener in Britain the DICTIONARY may be expected to remain the stand work of reference for many years, and it ... View more info

Image for A Manual of The Coniferae. Containing; a general review of the order; a synopsis of the hardy kinds cultivated in Great Britain; their place and use in horticulture, etc, etc. With numerous woodcuts and illustrations.

A Manual of The Coniferae. Containing; a general review of the order; a synopsis of the hardy kinds cultivated in Great Britain; their place and use in horticulture, etc, etc. With numerous woodcuts and illustrations.

By: James Veitch & Sons;

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Chelsea, James Veitch & Sons, 1881 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 77514


Hardback, approx 10 x 6 inches. In dark brown cloth covers with decorative gilt lettering and pictorial decoration/vignette to spine and boards. With gilt tree to front and monogram to rear cover, black embossed border decor to boards. Dark blue endpapers. In very good condition. Rubbing to edges and corners, corners a little bumped/nicked. Some rubbing to ends of spine. Small nick to edge of front endpaper. Some mild foxing/darkening to frontis plate. A couple of small... View more info

Image for Wood and Garden. Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amateur.

Wood and Garden. Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amateur.

By: JEKYLL, GERTRUDE:

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co. 1900 New Edition (8th imp):

Seller ID: 78290


Hardback, Tall 8vo. approx 9 x 6 inches. In black cloth covers with decorative gilt to spine and front. In good condition. Extremities rubbed. Corners bumped. Spine faded. Some rubbing to boards. Endpapers darkened. Some minor spots to pages else a clean and tight copy. 286pp. 71 b/w photo ills. by author. A month by month account of the development and maintainence of woodlands and gardens during the year. View more info

Image for Wood and Garden. Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amateur.

Wood and Garden. Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amateur.

By: JEKYLL, GERTRUDE:

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co. 1901 New Edition (9th imp):

Seller ID: 79583


Hardback, Tall 8vo. approx 9 x 6 inches. In black cloth covers with decorative gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Corners bumped. Spine a little faded. Some rubbing and marks to boards. Endpapers slightly darkened. Else inside pages all very clean and tight. 286pp. 71 b&w photo illustration by author. A month by month account of the development and maintainence of woodlands and gardens during the year. View more info

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The Garden at Ashtree Cottage. Photographs by Andrew Lawson.

By: LAUDERDALE, WENDY:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1993 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 74042


Size 9.25 x 9.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 128pp. With colour photographs. The author took a tumbledown house and a bare patch of ground and created a home with a beautiful garden. View more info

Image for On the Popular Names of British Plants Being an Explanation of the Origin and Meaning of the Names of our Indigenous and Most Commonly Cultivated Species. Third edition.

On the Popular Names of British Plants Being an Explanation of the Origin and Meaning of the Names of our Indigenous and Most Commonly Cultivated Species. Third edition.

By: PRIOR, R.C.A.:

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London. Frederic Norgate. 1879.:

Seller ID: 60239


Tall 8vo. In grey/green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With blind embossed decor to covers. Yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Covers slightly warped. Small marks. Mild foxing to edges. Pencil inscription to first blank page, “E.W.Margesson. Bought secondhand from C.E.Thomas, 11 Chapel Road, Worthing. 9th July 1921.” Ink dedicatory inscription by author to same page, dated 13 Jun 1887. Else a clean and tight copy. 294pp. The author gives the common n... View more info

Hooker’s Finest Fruits. A selection of paintings of fruits by WILLIAM HOOKER (1779-1832), Introduction by William T.Stern. Descriptions by Frederick A. Roach. Signed copy.

By: ROACH, FREDERICK A.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: The Herbert Press. 1989 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 65842


8.75” x 12.25”. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With pictorial dustwrapper. Maroon endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along edges. Not price clipped). Inscription opposite main title signed by author. Colour plates clean and bright. A very clean and tight copy. 222pp. With 96 colour plates. Beautifully illustrated collection of pictures of fruit by William Hooker. Each plate has a description of the de... View more info

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A Garden of Herbs.

By: ROHDE, ELEANOUR SINCLAIR:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to The Medici Society Limited, n.d. circa 1921:

Seller ID: 77792


Hardback, Tall 8vo. 9 x 5.5 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Some rubbing to corners and ends of spine. Minor rubbing to boards. Some dark spots to outside edges. Some darkening to endpapers, inscription to front “Ethel Beale-Browne 1921”, with loose letter and news clipping. Some foxing spots to page edges. Else a very clean and tight copy. --- Practical guide to establishing and Old English herb garden. 224pp. ... View more info