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THE CULTIVATED CONIFERS IN NORTH AMERICA, COMPRISING THE PINE FAMILY AND THE TAXADS., Bailey, L.H.
1 Bailey, L.H. THE CULTIVATED CONIFERS IN NORTH AMERICA, COMPRISING THE PINE FAMILY AND THE TAXADS.
Macmillan, New York, 1933. 
404 pp, large 8vo (9 11/16" H), hard cover (green boards with gold lettering on spine and front board) - no dust jacket. B&w photographs and drawings. Chapter headings: Preview of the Systematic Treatment; The Taxads, or Yews and Their Kindred; Th e True Cone-Bearers - Pines; The True Cone-Bearers - Firs and Spruces; The True Cone-Bearers - Cedars, Larches, Cypresses, and Others; The True Cone-Bearers - Junipers; Conifers in the Landscape; Cultivation and Propagation of Conifers; Ex p e r i e n c e s with Conifers; Insects, Diseases and Injuries of Conifers in North America. Interior - browning to endpapers, a few light foxing marks on preliminaries, very light browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous own er sh ip m ar ks . E xt e rior - very light edge wear, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, one tiny corner crease, light soiling on bottom of textblock, browning and small faint watermark on top of textblock. VG 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
ECOLOGY FOR GARDENERS., Carroll, Steven B. & Salt, Steven D.
2 Carroll, Steven B. & Salt, Steven D. ECOLOGY FOR GARDENERS.
Portland Timber Press 2005 0881926116 / 9780881926118 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Errol D. Hooper Jr. 
328 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). Colour photographs, b&w drawings. "(T)he authors look at the structure, development, genetics, and reproduction of plants, the most prominent actors in garden ecosystems. They describe other garden organisms, focusing on those with the most influential roles - insects, nematodes, and microorganisms - as well as garden denizens ranging from microscopic prions to elephants. (They) explore nutrient cycles, sunlight, air, water, and the soil - the physical environment within which garden organisms live and function - and they consider the ways plants function in their environment and form communities. They then examine the intricate interactions among garden-dwelling organisms, ranging from the harmful to the beneficial. Once this groundwork is laid, they introduce humans into the garden ecosystem and consider how gardeners can use ecological principles to wisely manage their garden ecosystems. Throughout the book, the authors cite hundreds of examples drawn from personal experience and from the gardening and ecological literature. It becomes clear that gardens - whether a group of potted plants on a patio, a few beds carved out of a lawn, or extensive plantings over several acres - are indeed connected to the natural world in endless and important ways." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, a few tiny dents on spine and hinges. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
ENGLISH TOPIARY GARDENS., Clarke, Ethne and Wright, George.
3 Clarke, Ethne and Wright, George. ENGLISH TOPIARY GARDENS.
Phoenix, (London, 1997). 
160 pp, oblong small 8vo (7 1/2" H x 9 7/8" D), soft cover. Profusely illustrated with full color photographs. "England has the finest examples of topiary in the world, from simple geometric shapes to fanciful figures clipped in yew. The clipping and training of trees is one of the oldest garden art forms...In the seventeenth century no English garden was complete without regiments of leafy figures and hedges clipped in geometric precision. Author Ethne Clark and photographer George Wright have toured England seeking topiary throughout the land, gathering information on its hisotry and cultivation from the gardeners who tend it. The result...celebrates the diverse art with examples ranging from mazes to Egyptian t emples, from peacocks to a locomotive engine, from rabbits to a leafy Nessie." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light to moderate rubbing - no color loss, soft crease on covers, tiny surface paper loss at bottom corner of front cover. VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
4 Cobb, J.H. Preface by Felix Pascalis, M.D. A MANUAL CONTAINING INFORMATION RESPECTING THE GROWTH OF THE MULBERRY TREE, WITH SUITABLE DIRECTIONS FOR THE CULTURE OF SILK. IN THREE PARTS.
Boston Carter, Hendee and Co. 1833 New Edition Hard Cover Good 
98 pp, 7 3/16" H. Brown cloth spine, paper covered boards. Three plates - the frontispiece is a hand-coloured illustration of mulberry leaves, labeled Plate II. Plate I, facing page 45, is a hand-coloured depiction of the life cycle of the silkworm. Plate III, facing page 87, gives diagrams of three silk reels in b&w. Contents: Introduction; Advertisement to this Edition; Preface; Part I: Culture of the Mulberry Tree; Part II: On Rearing Silk Worms; Part III: Reeling and Manufacturing Silk; Appendix: Short Historical Account of the Efforts of Silk Culture in this country; Letter: From Peter S. Du Ponceau to the Hon. Andrew Stevenson, Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States. From the title page: "Published by direction of his Excellency Gov. Lincoln, agreeably to a resolve of the Commonwealth." Moderate edge wear, browning and soiling from handling on boards; waviness and browning to edges of text block; browning to endpapers ans illustration pages; waviness to pages, scattered foxing mostly on endpapers. tiny area of color loss on frontispiece illustration - offset on adjacent title page near gutter. Book protected in a stiff clear mylar cover. 
Price: 125.00 USD
 
 
THE SMALLER RHODODENDRONS., Cox, Peter A.  Foreword by Professor D.M. Henderson.  Colour illustrations by Margaret Stones and Rosemary Wise.
5 Cox, Peter A. Foreword by Professor D.M. Henderson. Colour illustrations by Margaret Stones and Rosemary Wise. THE SMALLER RHODODENDRONS.
Timber Press, Beaverton, OR, 1985, first American edition. 
271 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0881920142 B&w photographs, maps, drawings, colour illustrations. "The author surveys smaller rhododendrons in their natural habitat, their distribution, ecology and introduction into cultivation, and then moves on to garden cultivation, examining shelter, shade, climate, hardiness and plant associations. The chapter on planting and maintenance covers soil preparation, planting, feeding, pruning, diseases and pests. One of Pete r Cox's strengths is the personal experience he brings to the subject, and this is reflected in a description of the climate and conditions at Glendoik, Perth, where a large percentage of the plants mentioned in the book have been grown with s o m e s u ccess. Personal experience shows also in the detailed species descriptions, the largest part of the book, in which cultivation history, botanical characteristics, and garden value are assessed in great detail. There is of course a cla ss if ic at i on o f the species. Hybrids and hybridization are described more fully than before (the author gives some pointers for future efforts here), and there is an account of propagation techniques. With its list of recommended species and hy bri ds, ga rd ens , n urseries and societies, (this book) offers an immense amount of detailed, up-to-date information, its value enhanced by the practicality readers have come to expect of this author." Small bump at bottom corner of boards a nd a t bo ttom of rea r hi nge, slight wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, a few tiny dints on bottom edge of boards. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light rubbing. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
TOPIARY:  DESIGN AND TECHNIQUE., Crowder, Christopher and Ashworth, Michaeljon.
6 Crowder, Christopher and Ashworth, Michaeljon. TOPIARY: DESIGN AND TECHNIQUE.
Crowood, Marlborough, 2006. 
128 pp, large 8vo (8 7/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1861268165 Profusely illustrated with colour photographs, drawings. "The practical guide to topiary that will enable anyone to pick up the clippers and start creating unique living art forms. (Covers:) Assessing the site; Design and structural form: the outdoor space and the topiary piece; Choosing topiary material - suitable species; Preparation and planting - regular and long-term maintenance; Clipping techniques and s t e p - b y - s tep methods of creating topiary pieces; Hedge topiary, simple shapes - complex and figurative shapes; Rejuvenation and propagation." Two small bumps at top edge of front board. Dust jacket has small corner crease and moderate for e- ed ge w ri nk li ng o n front flap, minor rubbing, two edge creases - one with three tiny tears. Very Good-/Very Good- 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE FLOWERS AND GARDENS OF JAPAN., Du Cane, Florence.
7 Du Cane, Florence. THE FLOWERS AND GARDENS OF JAPAN.
London Adam & Charles Black 1908 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - Ella Du Cane. 
249 pp + publisher's advertising, 9" H. Light green cloth with gilt lettering and dark green decoration on spine and front board, top edge gilt. 50 colour plates, with tissue coverings bearing captions (collated). Contents: Preface; Landscape Gardening; Stones - Garden Ornaments and Fences; Landscape Gardens; Nursery Gardens - Dwarf Trees and Hachi-niwa; Temple Gardens; Summer Flowers; Plum Blossom; Peach Blossom; Cherry Blossom; Wistaria and Paeony; Azaleas; The Iris; The Morning Glory; The Lotus; The Chrysanthemum; The Maple Leaves; The Bamboo; The Pine-Tree. Wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very light wear at corners and top/bottom of spine, gift inscription dated 1912 on front free endpaper, abbey library label on front pastedown, slight fading to spine color, light soiling on rear board, a few tiny areas of slight color fading on front board, light shelf soiling on bottom of text block. 
Price: 125.00 USD
 
 
THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN.  VOLUME 5. EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN.  (FIRST PUBLISHED AS THE CAMBRIDGE GUIDE TO THE ARTS IN BRITAIN: THE AUGUSTAN AGE.), Ford, Boris, ed.  Arthur Humphreys, Geoffrey Beard, Raymond O'Malley, David Mannings, Cinzia Maria Sicca, Pat Rogers, T.J. Edelstein, Sally Jeffery, Michael Symes, Nicholas Anderson, Bryan Little.
8 Ford, Boris, ed. Arthur Humphreys, Geoffrey Beard, Raymond O'Malley, David Mannings, Cinzia Maria Sicca, Pat Rogers, T.J. Edelstein, Sally Jeffery, Michael Symes, Nicholas Anderson, Bryan Little. THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN. VOLUME 5. EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN. (FIRST PUBLISHED AS THE CAMBRIDGE GUIDE TO THE ARTS IN BRITAIN: THE AUGUSTAN AGE.)
Cambridge Cambridge University Press for The Folio Society 1995 Hard Cover Fine No Jacket - (as issued) 
349 pp, 10" H. Bound in full dark blue cloth with title and shield in gold on spine. B&w illustrations and colour plates. Contents: General Introduction; The Arts in Eighteenth-Century Britain; The Decorative and Useful Arts; Flowers in the Valley: Folk-Songs in Britain; The Visual Arts; Holkham Hall, Norfolk; Literature; Vauxhall Gardens; Architecture; 'The English Taste in Gardening'; Music; Augustan Bath; Further Reading and Reference; Index. Book is Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE MAKING OF THE ENGLISH GARDENS.  (SUNDAY TIMES), Girling, Richard, ed.  Gardening consultant: Graham Rose.  (Stefan Buczacki, Edward Collins, Gareth Huw Davies, Geoff Hamilton, Arthur Hellyer, Penelope Hobhouse, Brian Jackman, Hugh Johnson, Mary Keen, Hazel Le Rougetel, Charles Lyte, et al.)
9 Girling, Richard, ed. Gardening consultant: Graham Rose. (Stefan Buczacki, Edward Collins, Gareth Huw Davies, Geoff Hamilton, Arthur Hellyer, Penelope Hobhouse, Brian Jackman, Hugh Johnson, Mary Keen, Hazel Le Rougetel, Charles Lyte, et al.) THE MAKING OF THE ENGLISH GARDENS. (SUNDAY TIMES)
Macmillan, London, (1988). 
224 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0333482301 Profusely and beautifully illustrated in color with photographs and reproductions. Contents: Editor's Introduction; Taming the Wilderness; Magic, Medicine and Broth; Branches Th roughout the World; The Quest for Colour; The Greenhouse Effect; A Natural Romance; One Hundred Historic Gardens to Visit. Small bump to corners of boards, a few tiny dints to bottom edge of front board, very light wrinkling to top/bottom o f s p i n e , minor rubbing. Dust jacket has very light edge wear/light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. VG/VG 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
GEOFF HAMILTON'S PARADISE GARDENS.  CREATING AND PLANTING A SECLUDED GARDEN., Hamilton, Geoff.
10 Hamilton, Geoff. GEOFF HAMILTON'S PARADISE GARDENS. CREATING AND PLANTING A SECLUDED GARDEN.
BBC Books, (1997), Ist edition. 
256 pp, large 8vo (9 15/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with color photos showing gardens, plants and techniques. "Taking as his inspiration the gardens of the past, Geoff shows how to maximize your privacy whether you live in a quiet village or a teeming city. Build an arbour where you can sit and relax, or a living tunnel where you can stroll undisturbed. Recreate the splendid isolation of a woodland glade or use a water feature to add the calming, cooling sounds of running water to the most urban of landscapes. Bring the soothing atmosphere of the monastery cloister to your garden or transport the countryside to your back door with your very own wildflower meadow. With chapters to show how to use colour in your garden to the most tranquil effect and how to make best use of scented plants, (this book) has something to satisfy all the senses. And Geoff's extensive planting lists will ensure you get the right plant for the right place in order to create your own private paradise." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine, light wear and small loss of laminate at top of rear flap-fold area , light rubbing. VG/VG - 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
ENGLISH COTTAGE GARDENING FOR AMERICAN GARDENERS., Hensel, Margaret.  Foreword by Tasha Tudor.  Garden plans by Gordon Morrison.
11 Hensel, Margaret. Foreword by Tasha Tudor. Garden plans by Gordon Morrison. ENGLISH COTTAGE GARDENING FOR AMERICAN GARDENERS.
W.W. Norton, New York, 1992, 3rd printing. 
239 pp, square small 4to (10 1/4" x 10 1/4"), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0393030121 Profusely illustrated with beautiful color photographs. "Thanks to the extraordinary photographs and gardening wisdom in this classic book, the elegant intim acy of the English cottage garden is a practical possibility for amateur gardeners in diverse regions of the United States. Margaret Hensel, whose photographs and articles on garden design have appeared in 'Horticulture' and many other magazine s , h as analyzed the aesthetic and horticultural elements of ten representative cottage gardens - eight in England and two in the United States (including Tasha Tudor's at Corgi Cottage in Vermont). Her spectacular photographs render the look and a tm o sp here of these gardens, while her text focuses on easily grown, readily available plants that are adaptable to a wide variety of climatic and soil conditions. In the back of the book may be found specific horticultural information on a wi de var ie ty of cottage garden plants commonly available in the United States, glossaries of Latin and common names, a list of sources for old rose varieties, and a detailed index. The gardens in this beautiful book are not those of the great estat es of E ngl and , manicured by staffs of professional gardeners. They are, instead, labors of love on the part of individual homeowners, many of whom started with bleak, rubble-strewn lots and went on to create the enchanted settings pictured here. " Sligh t wa vine ss to edges of text block; a few tiny dints on top & bottom edges of boards, rear edge of spine and on rear board. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling, soft crease down rear panel near hinge, scattered tiny dints at edges an d on pan els, sever al light rub marks. Very Good/Very Good- 
Price: 32.50 USD
 
 
FURNISHING THE OLD-FASHIONED GARDEN:  THREE CENTURIES OF AMERICAN SUMMERHOUSES, DOVECOTES, PERGOLAS, PRIVIES, FENCES & BIRDHOUSES., Hill, May Brawley.
12 Hill, May Brawley. FURNISHING THE OLD-FASHIONED GARDEN: THREE CENTURIES OF AMERICAN SUMMERHOUSES, DOVECOTES, PERGOLAS, PRIVIES, FENCES & BIRDHOUSES.
Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1998. 
160 pp, small 4to (10 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0810933357 Profusely illustrated in color and b&w with photographs, reproductions. "...(presents) the inventive outdoor structures that enlivened three centuries of garden making acro ss the country. Whether at the residence of such luminaries as Thomas Jefferson or those of more common folk, American home gardens demonstrated the desire both for beauty and for imaginative flights of architectural fancy in even the mos t u t i l i t a r ian of objects, resulting in a wealth of appealing structures, many of which exist today." Contents: Ornaments and Necessities in Colonial Gardens; The New Republic, 1780-1810; Arcadian Visions, 1810-1840; Picturesque Gardens and R u st ic S ea ts , 18 40 -1870; Domestic Nostalgia and Suburban Comfort, 1870-1900; Arts and Crafts and the Colonial Revival, 1900-1930; Bauhaus and the Home Garden, 1930-1960; Looking Back - The Recent Past; Notes; Bibliography; Index. Tiny din t o n fro nt boa rd, mi no r r ubb ing. Dust jacket has light rubbing, light edge wear, tiny chip and light wear at top of flap-folds, one tiny puncture and one tiny shallow dint on front panel. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
SKELETON LEAVES AND PHANTOM FLOWERS.  (A TREATISE ON THE ART OF PRODUCING PHANTOM FLOWERS, SKELETON LEAVES.), J.E. Tilton and Company.
13 J.E. Tilton and Company. SKELETON LEAVES AND PHANTOM FLOWERS. (A TREATISE ON THE ART OF PRODUCING PHANTOM FLOWERS, SKELETON LEAVES.)
Almonte, Ontario Algrove 2003 1894572912 / 9781894572910 Facsimile Reprint Soft Cover Very Good+ 
100 pp, 7 1/2" H. Facsimile reprint of the J.E. Tilton and Company, Boston, 1864 edition, with the addition of "some modern recipes to the original text to update procedures. These are clearly separated from the original text, which has been faithfully reproduced, warts and all." B&w illustrations. Contents: Introduction; Anatomy of a Leaf. Green and Dried Leaves; Preparing the Leaves and Flowers; Bleaching the Leaves and Seed-Vessels; Arranging the Bouquets; Illustrated List of Plants for Skeletonizing; Seed-Vessels; The Wonders and Uses of a Leaf; Leaf Printing; Commercial Value of the Art; Preservation of Flowers; Appendix. Details the methods of "skeletonizing leaves and bleaching them for display arrangements", which "became popular in North America for several decades in the 1880's". Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE LILY: FOR GARDEN, PATIO AND DISPLAY., Jefferson-Brown, Michael.
14 Jefferson-Brown, Michael. THE LILY: FOR GARDEN, PATIO AND DISPLAY.
David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1988. 
192 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0715390236 Colour and b&w photographs, b&w drawings. "Michael Jefferson-Brown steers us skilfully through the multitude of lily types, from wild species to the latest hybrids, giving f ull descriptions and easy reference codes for their main characteristics. There is detailed botanical information, but the emphasis throughout is on the practical concerns of growing and deploying lilies in various garden situations. Very f u l l i n s tructions are given for propagating your own bulbs, and even breeding your own hybrids. The newcomer will find comprehensive information, and there are plenty of tips for the flower arranger. For the long-time fancier, there are sugge st ed c u lt ur al methods for the more 'challenging' lilies, up to exhibition standard. Essential reading for all lily fans, this book is an investment in the glorious summer garden!" Tiny bump at bottom of rear hinge. Dust jacket has slight b row nin on s pin e a nd at top edge of rear panel, minor edge wear, one tiny edge tear, minor rubbing. Near Fine/Very Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE ON CACTI AND OTHER SUCCULENTS.  FIRST 4 VOLUMES.  VOLUME ONE, VOLUME TWO, VOLUME THREE, VOLUME FOUR.  (1, 2, 3, 4.  I, II, III, IV.), Lamb, Edgar and Lamb, Brian.
15 Lamb, Edgar and Lamb, Brian. THE ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE ON CACTI AND OTHER SUCCULENTS. FIRST 4 VOLUMES. VOLUME ONE, VOLUME TWO, VOLUME THREE, VOLUME FOUR. (1, 2, 3, 4. I, II, III, IV.)
Blandford, London, (1969 reprint, 1968 2nd, 1963 Ist, 1966 1st). 
4 volumes, consecutively paged to page 1,212, 8vo (8 11/16" H), hard covers (maroon cloth with gold lettering on spines), in dust jackets. Profusely illustrated with b&w and color photographs. "These pictorial encyclopaedias provide a unique refer ence and a means of quick and easy recognition of cacti and succulents. Every plant illustrated is captioned with its name, together with the Botanical Authority, country of origin, notes on colour, size and general cultivation. The info r m a t i o n i s intended to be non-technical and readily understood by the average collector who follows the hobby for pleasure yet wishes to know a little more...." Light to moderate edge wear to all volumes, light wrinkling at top or bottom o f sp in es o f th r ee v olumes, three very tiny corner bumps, slight discoloration to color on top of textblock of volume one - light migration into top of last few pages, small area of discoloration on top of textblock of volume three, volumes o ne an d t wo are s lig ht ly cra cked in several places, wrinkling to rear pastedown of volume two, light stain line at fore-edge of free front endpaper in volume three, minor browning to rear pastedown in volume four. Dust jackets - three are pr ice cli pped , a ll h ave mod era te edge wear with surface paper loss - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light edge wrinkling, some areas of light browning, some light rubbing and soiling, corner crease on rear flap of volume four, slig ht fa ding to c olor on s pine of v olu me on e. VG/G 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
PIONEER GARDENS AT BLACK CREEK PIONEER VILLAGE., Langdon, Eustella.  Foreword by Russell Cooper.
16 Langdon, Eustella. Foreword by Russell Cooper. PIONEER GARDENS AT BLACK CREEK PIONEER VILLAGE.
Toronto Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1972 0039233103 / 9780039233105 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
64 pp, 10 1/4" H. Dark brown simulated leather covers with gilt lettering/decoration on front board, gilt lettering on spine. Colour photographs, reproductions. "(B)rings together the historical information gleaned through original research conducted for the planning of the gardens at Black Creek Pioneer Village. It reveals which plants the Canadian pioneers grew in their gardens, and how they used them. (I)ncludes photographs of Black Creek Pioneer Village, pioneer recipes, herbal remedies, paintings and drawings done by pioneers, rare old documents and botanical illustrations. (B)rings alive an era when people lived close to the land (and shows) how important gardens were in our early history." Light lean to spine, two tiny dents on top edge of front board, small rub mark on front board. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear - mostly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very light rubbing on panels, crease at top edge of front panel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
A PHOTOGRAPHIC GARDEN HISTORY., Phillips, Roger and Foy, Nicky.
17 Phillips, Roger and Foy, Nicky. A PHOTOGRAPHIC GARDEN HISTORY.
Macmillan, (London, 1995). 
320 pp, 4to (11 1/2" H), soft cover. Beautifully and profusely illustrated with full color photographs. "...a unique personal journey of discovery into the history of gardens and the great movements that have influenced that history. Featuring over 900 beautiful color shots specially taken for the book, the authors take examples from extant gardens to illustrate the representative features of particular garden styles and movements. Moving from the Western European tradition of gardening to Eastern techniques seen in China and Japan, the book covers a fascinating range of styles and periods and brings us right up to date with developments in the 20th century which have stressed the importance of wild plant conservation. The illustrations and text give an intimate portrait of a huge range of gardens: from the extravagant flourishes of the Italian Baroque to the contemplative landscapes of the Japanese tradition." Covers garden buildings, mazes, rockeries, parterres, water features, garden furnishings, topiary, borders, arbours, etc. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light rubbing, small corner crease on front cover - migrates lightly into approx. page 25. VG 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
ASIAN ART.  VOLUME II, NUMBER 4.  FALL 1989., Singh, Raghubir; Koloff, Max; Wescoat, James L., Jr.
18 Singh, Raghubir; Koloff, Max; Wescoat, James L., Jr. ASIAN ART. VOLUME II, NUMBER 4. FALL 1989.
New York Oxford University Press / Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. 1989 0894234X Soft Cover Very Good 
79 pp, 11" H. Colour and b&w photographs, reproductions, maps. Contents: Photography and the Geographical Culture of India; An Interview with Raghubir Singh; A Certain Sweep: The India of Raghubir Singh; Portfolio (Raghubir Singh); Picturing an Early Mughal Garden. Interior - corner crease on page leaves 61/62 & 63/64 otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - soft crease on bottom half of rear cover - migrates into last few pages, small bump/scuff on bottom of book. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE NETHERLANDS:  A STUDY OF SOME ASPECTS OF ART, COSTUME AND SOCIAL LIFE., Sitwell, Sacheverell.
19 Sitwell, Sacheverell. THE NETHERLANDS: A STUDY OF SOME ASPECTS OF ART, COSTUME AND SOCIAL LIFE.
London B.T. Batsford Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
168 pp, 8 3/4" H. Top edge orange. Pictorial endpapers, b&w drawings, b&w and colour plates, fold-out map at rear. Contents: Introduction; Dutch Water Towns (Delft, Dordrecht, Haarlem, Leyden, Utrecht); Amsterdam (Churches, Canals, Houses, and their Interiors); Villages of the Waterland (Broek, Koog aan de Zaan, Krommenie, Monnikendam, Edam, Volendam, Marken); The Hague and the Work of Daniel Marot; Noord Holland (Haarlem, Alkmaar, Hoorn, Enkhuizen, Medemblik); Friesland (Costume, Towns and Villages, Religious Sects); Two Excursions: Sunday at Staphorst / Weekday at Spakenburg; Dutch Gardens; Cornelis Troost and his Times; Zeeland (The Islands of Walcheren, Noord and Zuid Beveland, Schouwen and Tholen, Zeeuwsch-Vlaanderen, Over Flakkee and Voorne; Index. Previous owner's name stamp on free front endpaper, minor edge wear, tiny bump at top of front hinge. Dust jacket has square clip at top of front flap - price is present; very light browning to spine, flap-folds, and some edges; very light edge wear/wrinkling, minor soiling. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
20 Swift, Katherine. THE MORVILLE HOURS.
New York Walker & Company 2009 0802717535 / 9780802717535 First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
368 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). B&w drawings, map. "Some twenty years ago, (Katherine Swift) and her husband leased a house in Shropshire with a garden that became her passion. Driven to uncover its history, she takes readers on a journey back through time, linking the stories of those who lived in the house and tended the same red soil with her family's own saga. Spanning hundreds of years, 'The Morville Hours' is also deeply personal - a journey through the seasons and one of self-exploration, of finding one's place in the world and putting down roots. (It) takes the form of medieval Books of Hours, recalling the monastic past of the house. Each chapter is named after one of the Hours of the Divine Office and brings to life an hour of the day or night - from the crunch of grass underfoot at midnight on a frosty New Year's Eve to a perfumed May Day morning when the whole world seems young; from the enervating heat of a midsummer noon to the bloom of blue-black damsons picked on a golden September afternoon. Together they describe the arc of the gardening year and the arc of life." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top edge. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
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FLORA'S LEXICON: AN INTERPRETATION OF THE LANGUAGE AND SENTIMENT OF FLOWERS: WITH AN OUTLINE OF BOTANY, AND A POETICAL INTRODUCTION.  (THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS.), Waterman, Catharine H.  (Catharine Harbeson.)
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PIONEER GARDENS AT BLACK CREEK PIONEER VILLAGE., Langdon, Eustella.  Foreword by Russell Cooper.
PIONEER GARDENS AT BLACK CREEK PIONEER VILLAGE.
Langdon, Eustella. Foreword by Russell Cooper.
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THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN.  VOLUME 5. EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN.  (FIRST PUBLISHED AS THE CAMBRIDGE GUIDE TO THE ARTS IN BRITAIN: THE AUGUSTAN AGE.), Ford, Boris, ed.  Arthur Humphreys, Geoffrey Beard, Raymond O'Malley, David Mannings, Cinzia Maria Sicca, Pat Rogers, T.J. Edelstein, Sally Jeffery, Michael Symes, Nicholas Anderson, Bryan Little.
THE CAMBRIDGE CULTURAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN. VOLUME 5. EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN. (FIRST PUBLISHED AS THE CAMBRIDGE GUIDE TO THE ARTS IN BRITAIN: THE AUGUSTAN AGE.)
Ford, Boris, ed. Arthur Humphreys, Geoffrey Beard, Raymond O'Malley, David Mannings, Cinzia Maria Sicca, Pat Rogers, T.J. Edelstein, Sally Jeffery, Michael Symes, Nicholas Anderson, Bryan Little.
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THE FLOWERS AND GARDENS OF JAPAN., Du Cane, Florence.
THE FLOWERS AND GARDENS OF JAPAN.
Du Cane, Florence.
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JAPANESE GARDENS., Taylor, Basil, Mrs.  (Harriet Osgood.)
JAPANESE GARDENS.
Taylor, Basil, Mrs. (Harriet Osgood.)
225.00 USD
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ECOLOGY FOR GARDENERS., Carroll, Steven B. & Salt, Steven D.
ECOLOGY FOR GARDENERS.
Carroll, Steven B. & Salt, Steven D.
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ASIAN ART.  VOLUME II, NUMBER 4.  FALL 1989., Singh, Raghubir; Koloff, Max; Wescoat, James L., Jr.
ASIAN ART. VOLUME II, NUMBER 4. FALL 1989.
Singh, Raghubir; Koloff, Max; Wescoat, James L., Jr.
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