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The Farmer's Cyclopedia: Abridged Agricultural Records in Seven Volumes

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1917

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 9520


The seven volumes are similar in condition. Greenish cloth boards show some wear to corners and edges, spines and foredges are sunned, pages are toned, especially around the edges. However, bindings are tight, books are complete, no markings. The books came from the collection of the former chief horticulturist at Barnsley Gardens in Northwest Georgia. They had been in the nursery shop and then storage for many years and have a very slight "earthy" smell. ; B&W D... View more info

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American Agriculturist

By: Allen, A. B. and R. L. Allen (Eds. )

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, C. M. Saxton & E. Blanchard: 1851

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 11798


Originally, cord bound newsprint with black titles and ornate illustration. The cord binding is gone, except for one small piece so the pages are loose though they are holding together quite well. Someone with cord and a sure sewing hand, could easily put a new piece of cord in. There is some edge and corner wear but overall the magazine is in remarkably nicecondition. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 36 pages; Numerous articles on a variety of topi... View more info

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Herbaceous Perennial Plants A Treatise on Their Identification, Culture, and Garden Attributes

By: Armitage, Allan M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Athens GA, Varsity Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9570


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... View more info

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Fritz Bahr's Commercial Floriculture : A Practical Manual for the Retail Grower

By: Bahr, Fritz

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The A. T. De La Mare Company, Inc.: 1929

Edition: 3rd Edition, Revised; First Printing

Seller ID: 12363


Green covers with gilt titles. Some wear and rubbing on extremities, but book is square and binding has no tears or parting. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 615 pages View more info

The Cultivated Evergreens : A Handbook of the Coniferous and Most Important Broad-Leaved Evergreens Planted for Ornament in the United States and Canada

By: Bailey, L. H. , Ed.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1929

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 12519


Green cloth with gilt titles. Overall light wear and aging. Some light spots on covers, front, and to a lesser extent, rear. Spine is slightly sunned. Book is square and binding secure -- a solid copy. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 434 pages; Early but comprehensive work on evergreens. This is the third prinitng of the New and Revised Edition; the first edition was in 1923. View more info

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The Horticulturist And Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste Devoted to Horticulture, Landscape Gardening, Rural Architecture, Botany, Pomology, Entomology, Rural Economy, Etc.

By: Barry, P.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Rochester, James Vick, Jr.: 1854

Seller ID: 9554


Quarterbound leather with marblized paper rebound at some point with new endpapers. Some wear on surface along with edge and corner wear. Volume is square and securely bound. ; January to December; 16 B&W Full Page Engravings, dozens more in text; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 576 pages; Full year's run of this magazine, nicely bound and preserved. All 16 full page engravings still have tissue guards. View more info

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Roses An Illustrated Encyclopaedia and Grower's Handbook of Species Roses, Old Roses and Modern Roses, Shrub Roses and Climbers

By: Beales, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1992

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9656


Book is about near fine except for some minor corner bumps. Jacket has a bit more wear but is still quite attractive, in mylar. ; Color Photographs, Maps; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 472 pages; An illustrated encyclopedia with hundred of color photos. View more info

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The American Flower Garden

By: Blanchan, Neltje

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Doublday, Page and Company: 1909

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 9615


Green cloth with gilt design and titles on both front and spine. So me edge and corner wear as well as a few scuffs on spine. Interior has some toning. Book is square and binding is secure. Color frontispiece which was tipped in has come loose. It can be easily reglued; it has a small crease on one corner. ; Color and B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 368 pages; Beautiful, limited edition book on American gardens. This is Number 968 of 1050. View more info

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Landscaping with Perennials

By: Brown, Emily

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Portland OR, Timber Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9687


Red cloth with gilt titles on spine. Light edge and corner wear, but square and securely bound. Light ordor from storage in a nursery. Jacket is also quite attractive except for a small tear ion the upper left front corner. ; B&W Drawings and Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 304 pages; Dictionary-like compendium of perennials. View more info

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Growing Irises

By: Cassidy, G. E. and S. Linnegar

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Portland OR, Timber Press: 1985

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 9514


Black cloth with light sunned streak along bottom edge and a faint odor from storage. Book is square and securely bound. Jacket has some light shelf wear. ; Color and B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 160 pages; Brief but comprehensive book on iris gardening. View more info

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Flower Gardens of Victorian England

By: Clayton-Payne, Andrew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York City, Rizzoli: 1989

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 9532


Pages slightly wavy, dustjacket has some wear on the edges, some foxing and a 1 1/2' closed tear at the head of the spine. ; Color Plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 159 pages; The book is from the collection of the former chief horticulturist at Barnsley Gardens in Northwest Georgia View more info

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Flowers and Their Histories

By: Coats, Alice M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1968

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 9612


Beige cloth with darker brown lettering on spine. Some edge and corner wear along with general aging. Book is square and binding is secure. Some odor from use and storage in a nursery. ; Color Frontispiece; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 346 pages; Collection that focuses on the stories of the discoveries and development of various plants, particularly bulbs. View more info

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Legends in the Garden: Who in the World is Nellie Stevens?

By: Copeland, Linda C. An Allan M. Armitage

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Wings Publishers: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9475


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 ... View more info

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Rock Garden and Alpine Plants

By: Correvon, Henry (Leonard Barron, ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12179


Yellow-orange cloth with black titles. Ex-library. Edge, corner and surface wear, especially along front edge. Book is square and binding secure. Some old paper, like from a sack is pasted to both pastedowns, and the free enpaper in the rear is stuck along the bottom edge to the pastedown. On the front free endpaper is a bookplate from the Petersborough New Hampshire Library that indicates this book was withdrawn. I suspect that the paper and glueing on the pastedowns ha... View more info

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Everyday Gardening

By: Coutts, J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Company , Limited: 1931

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9497


Green boards with black stamped title on front and gilt titles on spine. Light edge and corner wear with interior toning on edges throughout -- more on endpapers. Book is square and binding is secure. Solid, attractive copy. ; 8 Tipped in Color Plates, B&W Photos, Diagrams; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 448 pages View more info