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The Historic Gardens of Oxford & Cambridge

By: Batey, Mavis

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1989

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 2206

Condition: Near Fine


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: Oxfo... View more info

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The Queen's Hidden Garden - Buckingham Palce's Treasury of Wild Plants

By: Bellamy, David

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1984

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 917

Condition: Very Good


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 i... View more info

Christopher Brickell's Garden Plants - In Association with the Royal Horticultural Society

By: Brickell, Christopher

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Pavilion Books: 1995

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5984

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 270mm x 197mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 240pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is not new but still bright and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is bright and clean. Still has RHS sticker on front. Brickell's personal guide to over 300 popular garden plants. Catalogue: Gardening. Keywords: Brickell, Horticultural, garden, plants View more info

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Dwarf Rhododendrons

By: Cox, Peter A.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1973

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 6512

Condition: Good +


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:... View more info

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The Peat Garden and its Plants

By: Evans, Alfred

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent: 1974

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 2203

Condition: Very Good


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 ... View more info

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Asiatic Primulas - A Gardener's Guide

By: Green, Roy

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Woking, Surrey, Alpine Garden Society: 1976

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5003

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info

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New Green World

By: Herbst, Josephine ; Sackville-West, Vita

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1954

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 4993

Condition: Good +


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, Ame... View more info

The Cottager's Companion

By: Savage, D.S.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1976

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 5012

Condition: Good +++


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 View more info

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The Generous Garden - A Second Anthology of Garden Writing from HORTUS

By: Wheeler, David (ed)

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Stroud, Alan Sutton: 1991

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 6510

Condition: Very Good


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 View more info