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The Historic Gardens of Oxford & Cambridge, Batey, Mavis
1 The Historic Gardens of Oxford & Cambridge
Batey, Mavis. Macmillan, London, 1989. first edition, Hardback, 4to blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 192pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Hugh Palmer. Near Fine/Very Good. A lavishly illustrated tour of the beautiful gardens to be found in the great University cities of England, set in their historic context as influences on some of the great men and women of British intellectual history. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Oxford, Cambridge, gardens, stories. 2206

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The Queen's Hidden Garden - Buckingham Palce's Treasury of Wild Plants, Bellamy, David
2 The Queen's Hidden Garden - Buckingham Palce's Treasury of Wild Plants
Bellamy, David. David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1984. first edition, Hardback, 307mm x 217mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 224pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Marjorie Lyon. Very Good/Very Good. Book is tight, bright and clean with no obvious imperfections. Top block edge just a little darkened. Dustwrapper (now protected) has just a little wear along top edge, front flap clipped. Superb illustrated guide to the plants of what is effectively a royal nature reserve in the middle of London, with text by then-celebrity botanist Bellamy and original painting illustrations by Lyon. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Buckingham, nature, Bellamy This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 917

Price: 10.00 GBP
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Dwarf Rhododendrons, Cox, Peter A.
3 Dwarf Rhododendrons
Cox, Peter A.. B.T. Batsford, London, 1973. first edition, Hardback, 8vo olive cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 296pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/. Block a little darkened with age. Adhesive residue to endpapers from d/w flaps opposite. Dustwrapper (now protected and secured) has fading beneath clear adhesive tape on flaps. Otherwise clean with minimal wear. Detailed, marvellously illustrated guide to a very specific horticultural art. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Rhododendron, dwarf, garden. 6512

Price: 7.50 GBP
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The Peat Garden and its Plants, Evans, Alfred
4 The Peat Garden and its Plants
Evans, Alfred. J.M. Dent, London, 1974. first edition, Hardback, tall 8vo black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 164pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +. Dustwrapper has shelfwear resulting in fraying and along top and bottom of front. Also fading along edges. The first book ever to be devoted to the art of peat gardening, offering advice and inspiration for the peat gardener, fully illustrated with images of those plants which flourish in a peat environment. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Gardens, peat, flowers, plants. 2203

Price: 9.00 GBP
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Asiatic Primulas - A Gardener's Guide, Green, Roy
5 Asiatic Primulas - A Gardener's Guide
Green, Roy. Alpine Garden Society, Woking, Surrey, 1976. first edition, Hardback, tall 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 163pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is not new but has no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has been handled only occasionally. Detailed guide to the genus Primula. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Primula, primrose, gardener. 5003

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New Green World, Herbst, Josephine ;   Sackville-West, Vita
6 New Green World
Herbst, Josephine ; Sackville-West, Vita. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1954. first edition, Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xi prelims, 272pp. Good +/Fair. Book has been read over years. Block edges darkened with some foxing. Spine a little bumped. Dustwrapper (now protected( has general light shelfwear, spine bumped, rear stained. Recollection of John Bartram's 1743 Expedition into America which revealed much of American plant life for the wider world. Foreword by Vita Sackville-West. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Bartram, America, plants. 4993

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7 The Cottager's Companion
Savage, D.S.. Book Club Associates, London, 1976. first thus, Hardback, 24cm x 16cm orange cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 205pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Gillian Durrant. Good +++/NoWrapper. No d/w. Base of spine a little bumped. Block edges a little dusty. Practical guide to all aspects of cottage living, including food plant cultivation and animal husbandry. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Cottage, plants, crops. 5012

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The Generous Garden - A Second Anthology of Garden Writing from HORTUS, Wheeler, David             (ed)
8 The Generous Garden - A Second Anthology of Garden Writing from HORTUS
Wheeler, David (ed). Alan Sutton, Stroud, 1991. first edition, Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xii prelims, 242pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is not new but no obvious imperfections save for single bump to top edge of front board by spine. Dustwrapper has been handled only occasionally, minimal wear. Rewarding collection of writings from a celebrated garden journal. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Hortus, garden, generous, orchid. 6510

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