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1) All About African Violets: The Complete Guide to Success with Saintpaulias
Free, Montague
 
Garden City, NY: The American Garden Guild and Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1953. 242 pp. A complete guide to growing African Violets, including propagation, growing conditions, trouble-shooting, collecting, greenhouses, species and varieties. Includes glossary and index. Light staining to front, light wear to extremities. Foxing to endpapers.. First Edition. Cloth. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$15.00
2) America's Gardens
Better Homes and Gardens Editors
 
Des Moines: Meredith Publishing Company, 1964. No edition stated. Green cloth binding, gold decoration and titles. Photographic endpapers. 208 pp. heavily illustrated with color and black and white photographs of famous gardens. Guide to historic homes and gardens, manual of landscaping and planting ideas, handbook of regional flowers, tree and shrubs, catalog of special gardens topiary, perennials, collection of excellent gardening photography. Dustjacket has chip in rear and some edgewear. Very good in ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$29.00
3) A Celebration of Heirloom Vegetables : Growing & Cooking Old-Time Varieties
Yepsen, Roger B
 
New York, NY, U.S.A.: Workman Publishing Company, Incorporated, 1998. oblong 4to. 192 pp., heavily illustrated. Heirloom vegetables are old-time varieties that nature alone has produced, untouched by genetic scientists and modern technology. Author Roger Yepsen paints a picture in words and watercolors of scores of these living antiques in all their glory. 60 recipes. 50 color illustrations. Small neat remainder mark on bottom of pages, else fine in fine dustjacket, protected by mylar cover. . First Editio... more information

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$35.00
4) A Celebration of Heirloom Vegetables : Growing & Cooking Old-Time Varieties
Yepsen, Roger B
 
New York, NY, U.S.A.: Workman Publishing Company, Incorporated, 1998. oblong 4to. 192 pp., heavily illustrated. Heirloom vegetables are old-time varieties that nature alone has produced, untouched by genetic scientists and modern technology. Author Roger Yepsen paints a picture in words and watercolors of scores of these living antiques in all their glory. 60 recipes. 50 color illustrations. Small neat remainder mark on bottom of pages, else fine in fine dustjacket, protected by mylar cover. . First Edition... more information

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$35.00
5) Complete Gardener's Library: Perennials, Shade Gardens, The Gardener's Butterfly Book, Better Gardens, Less Work (4 vols.)
Editor
 
Minnetonka, MN: National Home Gardening Club, 2001. Reprint. 4 vols. Illustrated throughout in color. 176 pp. approximately each. Fine, unmarked, mostly unread.. Reprint. Pastedown Over Cloth. Fine. Illus. by Illustrated. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ... more information

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$39.00
6) De Gardeyne Boke
Haines, Jennie Day
 
San Francisco, CA: Paul Elder & Co., 1904. San Francisco: Elder, 1904. First edition. Green cloth binding with enthusiastic vinelike plant in green blindstamp, gilt titles and additional decoration. Decorated endpapers in green on laid paper. Rough-cut pp. Thick, laid paper. Each page is decorated with a title in green and a framework of design in art nouveau showing people tending a garden. Each page has multiple garden-related quotations from well-known authors. Lacking rear free endpaper, a couple o... more information

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$29.00
7) Diseases and Pests of Ornamental Plants
Dodge, Bernard O. and Harold W. Rickett
 
Lancaster, PA, USA: Jacques Cattell Press, 1943. Barnard O. Dodge and Harold W. Rickett, New York Botanical Garden. Diseases and Pests of Ornamental Plants. Lancaster, PA: Jacques Cattell Press, 1943. First edition. Publication authorized by Board of Directors of the New York Botanical Garden. 8vo. Cloth binding, 638 pp. Illustrated throughout in black and white. Book shaken, rubbing to inside front board, pages slightly buckled. Good condition.. First Edition. Cloth. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9&fr... more information

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$19.00
8) Dwarf Fruit Trees for the Home Gardener
Southwick, Lawrence
 
Pownal, VT, U.S.A.: Storey Books, 1972. Very good in wrappers.. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$14.00
9) European Garden Design: From Classical Antiquity to the Present Day
Kluckert, Ehrenfried; Toman, Rolf, eds
 
Columbia, New York, U.S.A.: Konemann, 2000. First edition. Folio. Cloth binding, 493 pp. Illustrated throughout in color. Lushly illustrated with nearly 500 color photographs, this book offers a thorough account of how the art of garden design developed since antiquity, discussing its most important periods and theories with numerous examples. The cultural history of gardens is closely tied to human aspiration. According to most of the world's creation stories, the human race began in an enclosed garden wit... more information

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$59.00
10) Flower Arrangement for Everyone
Biddle, Dorothy and Dorothea Blom
 
New York: M. Barrows & Company, 1949. 249 pp. Evolution of flower arrangement; six simple steps; qualities of foliage and flowers; drama in design; building color rhythm; arranging the florist's dozen, a few viewpoint on tables; make your own corsage; flowers for the church; methods of judging; flower arrangement as a folk art; promenade of the months. Good in a very good dustjacket, plastic library cover.. Cloth. Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. ... more information

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$17.00
11) Flowering House Plants
Crockett, James Underwood
 
Alexandria, Va.: Time Life Books, 1977. Seventh printing. 1977. Pictorial hard cover. 4to. 160 pp. Over 125 delicate, precise, watercolors, by noted illustrator, Allinora Rosse. The author is the late and very talented James Crockett, of "Crockett's Victory Garden", seen on PBS. Pictorial cover features full-color photograph of three African violets. Must have for indoor gardeners. Very good condition.. Reprint. Pictorial Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Allinora Rosse. 4to - over 9¾" - 12&... more information

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$22.00
12) For Better Gardens, A Down-to-Earth Garden Manual
Browne, Roland A
 
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., 1964. Two-tone green cloth binding with leaf decoration, green on chartreuse titles. 270 pp. A guide to the establishing of lawns, shrubs, flowers and trees in all regions and all seasons. Shelfwear to dustjacket extremities. Near fine in very good dustjacket, protected with mylar cover.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$20.00
13) Fun with Flowers, How to Arrange Yourself and Your Flowers
Ferguson, Donita and Roy Sheldon
 
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1939. 309 pp. Beige linen decorated with stamped red and green design, green titles. Four-color illustrated frontispiece, [SEE PHOTOGRAPH] plus additional black-and-white cartoon-style illustrations. A combination of period humor and flower arrangement advice. Boards soiled, endpapers foxed. Very good in decorated cloth.. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Warmuth, Jay. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$18.00
14) Gardening Under Glass, An Illustrated Guide to the Greenhouse
Eaton, Jerome A
 
New York: Macmillan, 1976. Choosing a site; construction; maintaining climate; using the newest horticultural techniques; selecting plants. With charts and photographs. 301 pp. Heavily illustrated with photographs. Very good in very good dustjacket, protected with mylar cover. . Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

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$15.00
15) Gardening, Forcing, Conditioning and Drying for Flower Arrangements
Nehrling, Arno and Irene
 
New York: Hearthside Press, 1958. 220 pp. How to get twice as much value for the same money and effort by selecting a plant with a dual purpose: for landscaping and for cutting. Recommendations are based on distinction, fragrance, variety of form and color, availability during otherwise barren seasons, easy upkeep, and lasting quality when cut. Covers landscape designs, small flowering trees, evergreens, shrubs, vines, annuals, perennials, bulbs, herbs, fruits and vegetables. Major sections on forcing, cond... more information

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$20.00
16) The Gardens for All Book of Lettuce & Greens
Raymond, Dick and Jan
 
Burlington, VT, USA: Gardens for All, Inc., 1980. 36 pp., heavily illustrated. Covers all the basics of growing lettuce and greens, including harvesting and storage, and a selection of favorite recipes. Front cover scuffed. Hard to find. Near fine iin wrappers.. Wrappers. Near Fine. Illus. by Sears, Elayne and Lynn Severance. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$25.00
17) The Gardens for All Book of Root Crops
Raymond, Dick and Jan
 
Burlington, VT, USA: Gardens for All, Inc., 1978. 32 pp., heavily illustrated. Covers all the basics of growing root crops, like carrots, beets, radishes, turnips, celeriac, rutabagas, parsnips and salsify, including harvesting and storage, and a selection of favorite recipes. Hard to find. Small scuff on front cover. Near fine iin wrappers.. First Edition. Wrappers. Near Fine. Illus. by Sears, Elayne and Lynn Severance. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. ... more information

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$25.00
18) Growing Food & Flowers in Containers
Flanagan, Ted
 
Charlotte, VT, USA: Garden Way Publishing, 1973. 121 pp. Oblong 12mo. Front cover foxed. A few pencil notes inside. Good in wrappers.. Trade Paperback. Good. Illus. by Vogel, Robert. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$15.00
19) HORTUS THIRD: A Concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada
Bailey, Liberty Hyde and Bailey, Ethel Zoe; Revised and Expanded by The Staff of the Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium
 
New York: Macmillan, 1976. First edition, stated first printing. Cloth binding, 1290 pp. Contemporary articles from newspapers about book pasted in to front endpapers. Planting zones endpapers. Illustrated in black and white. Massive, detailed listings of plants available in North American horiculture, including description and correct botanical name, synonyms, common names, notes on uses, methods of propagation and culture, hardiness zones, diagnostic illustrations and general articles. Focuses on continen... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$145.00
20) The Indoor Light Gardening Book
Elbert, George A
 
New York: Crown Publishers, 1975. 245 pp. Notes by previous owner on a few pages. Ownership name inside.. Trade Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... more information

Offered by Rose's Books, IOBA (Massachusetts, United States)
$14.00
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