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1 Armitage, Allan M. Herbaceous Perennial Plants A Treatise on Their Identification, Culture, and Garden Attributes
Athens GA Varsity Press 1989 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Pictorial covers with toning on foredges and on some interior pages, especially endpapers. The name "WHEATON" is lettered on the front foredge. The book is square and securely bound but shows light, general wear from use. ; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 646 pages; This was Steve Wheaton's working copy of Georgia horticulturalist Armitage's compendium on perennials. Wheaton was the horticulturalist who did the restoration plantings around 1990 for Barnsley Gardens, the antebellum estate near Adairsville, Georgia. Besides Wheaton's name on the foredge, there is an inscription to him on the title page signed by Armitage. Armitage congratulates Wheaton for his work at Barnsley and expresses appreciation for his being allowed to be part of the process. Great, and historically important, association between Wheaton, Barnsley Gardens and the noted Georgia botanist, Allan Armitage. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 Copeland, Linda C. An Allan M. Armitage Legends in the Garden: Who in the World is Nellie Stevens?
Atlanta Wings Publishers 2001 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Front flap of dustjacket has been folded vertically and this fold extends to a slight "bend" in the first 20 or so pages. There are gift inscription on the front and back of the ffep, the one on the back being a child's. Otherwise, except for a very slight musty odor, the book is VG+. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 194 pages; If you have ever wondere why so many garden plants are named for people and who these people are, this is a book for you. The stories are entertaining and enlightening. Copeland began her serious studies in the field of horticulture began at the University of Georgia in 1992. She lives and gardens in Atlanta, Georgia, where she is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Atlanta History Center, the Southeastern Flower Show, and Gardens for Peace. Armitage is well known as a writer, speaker and researcher and at the University of Georgia, he runs the research gardens where new plant material from most of the flower breeders in the world is evaluated. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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