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Horticulture. THE MANUAL OF HORTICULTURE. Catalogue issued by Kelway & Son, Langport, Somerset, 1910-1911. Dedicated to Miss Gertrude Jekyll. 4to. Pictorial  wraps, soiled, partly worn along edges and spines ends (some loss at both ends). Interior largely very good. 341 pages, illustrated throughout mostly in b&w, few color. Profusion of plant specimens, with advice on growing seas..
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Wood Engravings. Douglas Dewar. GAME BIRDS. Wood engravings by E. Fitch Daglish. London: Chapman & Hall Ltd., 1928. 4to (10 x 7.5 in.). FIRST EDITION. Original green cloth. Cloth spine faded and its top half nearly separated, some light soil and moderate wear, endpapers and few adjacent pages foxed, rest of interior very good, minor foxing, lacking dustjacket. ix,256 pages. With 4..
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Gardens. John Dixon Hunt. THE FIGURE IN THE LANDSCAPE: Poetry, Painting, and Gardening during the Eighteenth Century. First Edition. Baltimore & London: John Hopkins University Press, (1976). 8vo. Original cloth. Book in near fine condition, no owner’s name. Dustjacket slightly chipped and soiled, very good overall. xiv,271 pages including index. Dj blurb: “Hunt traces the gradu..
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Gardens. Christopher Thacker. THE HISTORY OF GARDENS. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, (1979). First American Edition. 4to. Original cloth. Fine condition, no owner’s name, in near fine dustjacket, price intact. 288 pages including index. Generously illustrated with photographs (some in color), drawings, and other images culled from earlier texts. ISBN 0520037367...
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Gardening. Peter Beales. CLASSIC ROSES: An Illustrated Encyclopedia and Grower’s Manual of Old Roses, Shrub Roses and Climbers. First American Edition (stated). New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1985). 4to. 432 pages including index. Original green cloth. Book near fine, no owner’s name. Dustjacket slightly worn, price intact. Illustrated with over 450 color photographs. Landma..
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Botany. Charles-Luis L’Heritier de Brutelle. SERTUM ANGLICUM 1788. Facsimile with critical studies and a translation. Pittsburgh: Hunt Botanical Library, 1963. Tall 4to. Parchment back & marbled paper boards. Corners lightly worn, rest of the book in fine condition, no owner’s name. Acetate dustjacket very good, few tears. Edition of 2,000 copies. xcviii.[6],36,34 plates,12 page..
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Trees. PLANTS THAT MERIT ATTENTION. Volume 1 - TREES. Edited by Janet Meakin Poor. Garden Club of America. Portland: Timber Press, 1984. 4to. Unpaged. Hardcover. Near fine in dustjacket. Owner inscription on front endpaper, where also Signed & Inscribed by Janet Poor. Photo-illustrated throughout in color. 143 species are described and illustrated, and with scientifically and culturally cor..
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Gardens. Enrico Rainero. GARDENS LABYRINTHS PARADISE. [New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1985]. Large 4to. Hardcover. Fine in dustjacket. Pictorial slipcase moderately worn. Sumptuously illustrated with color photographs by Rainero. 195 pages including Notes and Bibliography. ISBN 8885700063.                &..
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Agriculture/Economics. Edwin G. Nourse. AMERICAN AGRICULTURE AND THE EUROPEAN MARKET. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1924. First Edition (stated). 12mo. Original cloth. Book near fine, no owner’s name. Dustjacket frayed, short tears, small chip, lightly soiled. 333 pages including index, some tables and graphs. Publication promoted by The Institute of Economics Series, in its efforts to investiga..
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Birds. Leon Lippens. LES OISEAUX D’EAU DE BELGIQUE. Bruges: E. Vercruysee, Vanhove Saint – Andre, 1954. Second Edition (stated). 8vo. Illustrated wraps, near fine, private bookplate on front endpaper. 302 pages plus 4pp index. 24 color plates with multiple figures.              ..
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Canadian Conservation. COMMISSION OF CONSERVATION CANADA. Hon. Clifford Sifton, Chairman. Report of the Fifth Annual Meeting held in Ottawa January 20-21 1914. Toronto: Bryant Press, 1914. Large 8vo. Original cloth. Very good condition, no owner’s name, library pocket in rear but no library marks. 287 pages including index. 36 plates, mostly from photographs (some have two images per plat..
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