LOUDON, J.C: An Encyclopaedia of Gardening; Comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture, and Landscape-Gardening ..... The Second Edition, much Enlarged.

Item No. 15456

London: Longman,Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, 1824. Numerous illustrations within the text. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 1233-pages. Contemporary half calf with lettering piece, marbled boards. Text foxed (especially prelims.), upper inner joint cracked but firm on cords, rear free endpaper removed. Fore-corners rubbed through,some rubbing elsewhere.Contemporary ownership inscription on front free endpaper.


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MILLER, PHILIP: The abridgement of the gardeners dictionary : containing the best and newest methods of cultivating and improving the kitchen, fruit, flower garden, and nursery; as also for performing the practical parts of husbandrytogether with the management of vineyards, and the methods of making wine in England : in which likewise are included, directions for propagating and improving, from real practice and experience, pasture lands and all sorts of timber trees. By Philip Miller, F.R.S. Gardener to the Worshipful Company of Apothecaries, at their Botanic Garden at Chelsea, and Member of the Botanic Academy at Florence.

Printed for the author; and sold by John Rivington; A. Millar, J. Whiston and B. White, H. Woodfall [and 13 others in London] 1763. The fifth edition, corrected and enlarged. Engraved allegorical frontispiece and 14 folding engraved plates. Thick 4to (11 x 8 3/4 x 2 5/8 inches), unpaginated. Contemporary full tan calf, spine gilt ruled on raised bands with burgundy lettering piece. Headbands slightly chipped, joints cracked but firm on cords. A very nice copy and clean internally.


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RENNIE, JAMES: Alphabet of Scientific Gardening, for the Use of Beginners.

London: James Cornish, 1850. Woodcut illustrations in the text. 12mo, pp.xiv:122, original cloth with printed paper label to upper cover. Rubbed, upper inner joint partly split, label browned, traces of another label having been removed from upper cover.


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SENILIS, JOHANNES: Pinaceae: Being a Handbook of the Firs and Pines.

Item No. 16185

London: Published for the Author by Hatchard, 1866. First edition. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches), 223-pages. Original bevelled green cloth blocked in gilt; headband rubbed else good.


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WADE, BLANCHE ELIZABETH: A Garden in Pink. With numerous drawings and decorations in color by Lucy Fitch Perkins.

Item No. 12791

Chicago: A. C. McClurg, 1905. First edition. 12 mounted photographic plates, art nouveau decorations in colour throughout. 8vo (9 x 6 1/2 inches), 201-pages. Original green cloth with pictorial coloured art nouveau panel to upper cover as issued. Lettering to spine faded, some rubbing and marking but generally good. 1920's gift inscription on front free endpaper.


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WATKINS-PITCHFORD, D. J: A Stream in Your Garden ..... by 'BB'. Frontispiece and diagrams by D. J. Watkins-Pitchford.

London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1948. First edition. Small 8vo, pp. viii:94, original cloth; a very nice copy in good very slightly edge rubbed dustwrapper.


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