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1 Barry, P. BARRY'S FRUIT GARDEN
New York Orange Judd Company 1885 Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket, but with an acetate overlay (removable, see-through, and archival) . This book states New Edition on the title page with a date of 1885. The copyright date is 1883. The frontispiece is a layout diagram of a fruit garden. There are line drawings in black ink within the text throughout the book. There are three parts to the book - General Prnciplies, The Nursery, and Varieties of Fruits, Gathering and Preserving Fruits, Diseases, Insects, Implements in Common Use. The covers have some wear at the top and bottom of the spine and a light touch at the corners. The covers are brown cloth with beveled edges, gilt decoration on the front, blind stamped border design and a gilt title with decoration on the spine. The end papers are coated brown with former owner writing in pencil and a hand written piece of paper with a number and writing. There is another former owner name, place, and date in pencil on the first blank page. There is more writing in pencil on the rear blank page and the reverse of the end paper. The pages appear to be unmarked and are still very clean. The front inside hinge has been repaired and there is a chip in the end paper. The binding is firm, the covers are clean. ; 8vo; 516 pages  
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Baumgardt, John Philip BULBS FOR SUMMER BLOOM
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1970 Book Club Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
This is a bookclub hardcover book in a dsut jacket. The book is very clean and has a tight binding. There are no marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and clean and with light edge wear. There are two Garden Bulletins published by the author included. Illustrated with photo illustrations and drawings. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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3 Belousova, L. S. and Denisova, L. V. RARE PLANTS OF THE WORLD
Rotterdam A. A. Balkema 1992 9061914825 / 9789061914822 Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. There is a stamp across the top of the front free end paper that says Review Copy, plus a sentence. This book is nearly as new as if came from the publisher's box. A tight binding, crisp, clean, bright. There are no other marks or writing. No signs of wear. . The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. Unclipped. Protected in a new archival, see-through and removable mylar cover. Llustrated mostly in black and white with some in color. Preface, eight parts geographically divided, and an Index with Latin names for the plants. The book covers are a simulated fabric (moire) with a nice sheen and light metallic gilt ink title on the cover and spine. Well cared for. The emphasis of the book is on conservation of diversity and endnagered plants. ; 8vo; 348 pages 
Price: 55.00 USD
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4 Duff, Gail NATURAL FRAGRANCES
Pownal, VT A Garden Way Publishing Book 1989 0882665545 / 9780882665542 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is very clean and bright and the dust jacket is equally clean and crisp. Beautifully illustratated in color and black and white photographs. A great how-to. Gift condition. ; 4to 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Gaaristo, Leslie FROM BAUHAUS TO BIRDHOUSE
New York Harper Collins Publishers 1992 0060167424 / 9780060167424 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is crisp and very clean with a strong binding and straight corners. There are no marks, however there is underlining on two pages with a number. The unclipped dust jacket is equally clean and crisp and is protected in a see-through, removable protector. About preserving the envoronment for backyard birds...70 full-color photographs, plus diagrams, blueprints, sources, bibliography, and an index. There are some clever ideas here. ; 8vo  
Price: 15.50 USD
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6 Hambridge, Gove ENCHANTED ACRE Adventures in Backyard Farming
New York, NY Whittlesey House McGraw-Hill Books 1935 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding. The green cloth covers are clean with a very light hint of corner wear. There are no marks or writing. The title in gilt on the spine is a little faded. There are handsome decorated end papers of a farm setting in green on a light gree background. The interior pages are crisp clean. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket has edge and corner chipping, changed color on the spine from light exposure, and a closed tear on the rear panel. The original price is present - not clipped. The jacket is now protected from further wear covered in a new archival see-through, removable wrapper. ; 8vo; 344 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Holden, Edith THE COUNTRY DIARY OF AN EDWARDIAN LADY
New York, NY Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1977 0030210267 / 9780030210266 Later Printing Hardcover Illustrated by Edith Holden 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in fine condition, however there is a former owner gift note written on the corner of the title page. The covers are crisp and very clean. The interior is clean and there are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean with a touch of a wrinkle at the upper corner. There is no other wear. Very clean. Color illustrated in soft drawings of flowers, birds, butterfiles, dragon flies. The pages were hand written before being reproduced for the book. This is a reprint of the 1906 diary. ; Paintings; Small 4to; 177 pages  
Price: 19.00 USD
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8 Mac Innes, M. J. NATURE TO ADVANTAGE DRESS'D BEING A STUDY OF THE SISTER ARTS OF PAINTING, POETRY, & GARDENING AS PRACIS'D IN DIVERSE COUNTRIES OF EUROPE DURING THE YEARS 1700 TO 1800 WITH SOME REMARKS ON ARCHTECTURE AND INCLUDING THE TRUE PRINCIPLES OF TASTE & JUDGMENT The Whole Embellish'd with One Hundred and Two Elegant Plates Also a Glossary Explaining the Difficult and Obscure Words.
Mineapolis, MN Ross And Haines 1960 First Edition Hardcover 
This a textbook / coursebook used at the University of Minnesota for course titled "The Humanities in the Modern World I" in 1960. It was published by Ross and Haines of Minneapolis in a spiral binder with grey paper covers. The book is tall and thick. Though only 174 pages the paper is heavy. The interior pages are in a typed manuscript style. There are illustrations in black and white that are poor in quality - not sharp in tone. There is Glossary, Bibliography, and page cross reference for artists. The binding is tight - there is break in the plastic of the bottom comb with no loss of grip. The covers have a little soil. There is a soft vertical crease in the front cover. There is an area of darkenin on the first blank page. There is a touch of foxing on the fore-edges/front edges. (Foxing light brown spots - a chemical reaction to impurities in the paper or environmental contact. There is a small price sticker from the Minn Co-op. There are no marks or writing. ; 4to; 174 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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9 MacOboy, Sterling THE ULTIMATE ROSE BOOK
New York, NY Harry N. Abrams 1993 First American Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book and jacket are in fine condition. Tight, bright, very clean. There are no marks or writing. Well cared for; gift condition. There are 472 pages on glossy paper with high quality color photographs throughout. Following an alphabetical list and description (of 4500 roses, there is a section on Miniature Roses, The Cultivation of the Rose including the garden, Other Members of the Rose Family, Rose Terminology, Some Famous Rose Breeders, Roses With Special Qualities, Bibliography, and Index. May require extra postage if shipped internationally -tall, thick, wide, heavy. ; 4to; 472 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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10 Proske, Beatrice Gilman BROOKGREEN GARDENS Scuplture
Murrells Inlet, SC Printed By Order Of The Trustees 1943 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in its original glassine wrapper and ephemera. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. The covers are near fine. The end papers are fine - no marks or writing. The interior pages are very crisp and clean. There is no wear and no marks or writing. There is a delicate paper outline map bound in and folded - containing an indexed location map of the sculpture in the garden. The delicate glassine wrapper is chipped and worn and is not preserved in a see-through, removable mylar cover. The ephemera is a welcome letter to the garden with a map on the reverse side showing the various building, ponds, pools, and parking. There are two magazine articles in color and two newspaper clippings about Anna Hyatt Huntington.; 8vo; 512+ pages  
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Thomas, H. H. THE POCKET GARDENER A Concise Dictionary, Giving Descriptions of Garden Flowers, Fruits, and Vegetables, with Details of Cultivation, Etc.
London Cassell And Company First Edition Hardcover 
This is truly a book made to fit in a pocket. Print is small. The book is a small leather bound cover with clean end papers and pages. There is a slight bit of wear at the points of the corners. Now polished up. One of the Cassell's Pocket Library books. There are no drawings or photos. Text is in a dictionary style. In English. Nice little gift book. Or for display. ; 12mo; 298 pages  
Price: 19.00 USD
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12 Wister, John C. BULBS FOR HOME GARDENS
New York, NY Oxford University Press 1948 Revised Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding and clean covers, however there is some discoloration of the colored cloth on the spine, The interior is also crisp and clean. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is unclipped and has light edge wear at the top and bottom of the spine. The jacket is a pictorial of flowers in somewhat of an art nouveau design. ; 8vo  
Price: 18.00 USD
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