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Maples Cultivated In The United States And Canada
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Maples Cultivated In The United States And Canada

By Mulligan, Brian O.

The American Association Of Botanical Gardens And Arboretums, , 1958; First Edition; 8vo, 56 pages. A detailed summary of species and hybrids of Acer cultivated in the United States and Canada, totaling 68 species, 37 subspecies, 160 cultivars and 7 hybrids. Includes a 5-page chapter on propagation by Roger G. Coggeshall. Illustrated with numerous b&w photographs. Two-page bibliography at the back. Fine, in printed card wraps.

$40.00

Rock Gardens, How To Plan And Plant Them, With Sections On The Wall, Paved, Marsh, And Water Gardens
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Rock Gardens, How To Plan And Plant Them, With Sections On The Wall, Paved, Marsh, And Water Gardens

By Edwards, A.

Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, London, 1929; First Edition; 8vo, 320 pages; illustrated. Authoritative treatise on rock gardening by A. Edwards, assistant curator in charge of the rock gardens of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. Profusely illustrated with b&w photos, plus 8 beautiful tipped-in color plates. Very Good Plus, in a Very Good dust jacket.

$65.00

Yearbook Of The United States Department of Agriculture, 1897
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Yearbook Of The United States Department of Agriculture, 1897

By U.S. Department Of Agriculture

U.S. Govt. Printing Office, Washington, D.C, 1898; First Edition; 8vo, 792 pages; illustrated; blue cloth; gilt titles; embossed front board seal. Beautifully illustrated with seven striking full-page color lithographic plates by D.G. Passmore of grapes, prune plums, figs, olives, almonds, hybrid carnations, and a large Amanita Muscaria mushroom, plus 9 black & white lithographic plates of various other mushroom species, and hundreds of b&w photos. Very Good Plus, clean and sharp, all plates Fine.

$145.00

Garden Cinderellas, How To Grow Lilies In The Garden
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Garden Cinderellas, How To Grow Lilies In The Garden

By Fox, Helen Morgenthau

The Macmillan Company, NY, 1928; First Edition; 8vo, 269 pages; green cloth; gilt titles; illustrated. Exhaustive horticultural study of lilies, with chapters on history, botany, taxonomy, propagation, care and feeding, etc. Includes a 62-page section on American lilies. Beautifully illustrated with both color and b&w plates. Six-page bibliography and complete alphabetical index at the back. Fine. A sparkling copy.

$50.00

Flowers: Rock Plants
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Flowers: Rock Plants

By de Montherlant, Henry

The Hyperion Press, Paris, 1939; First Edition; Folio, 86 pages; tan linen cloth; blue titles. Splendid collection of forty brilliant full-page color gravure plates of cactus and succulents in full bloom, Cactaceae, Crassulaceae, Ficoidae, Iiliaceae, Amaryllidaceae, and Euphorbiaceae), all magnificently painted by Arlette Davids, with preface by Henry de Montherlant. Finely printed and bound in Paris. Blocks engraved by Les Artes Photographiques Applique, plates printed by L. Delaporte, text by G. Desgrandchamps, binding by Joseph Taupin. Text in English. Translated from the French by S.P. Skipworth. Fine, in a Very Good Plus dust jacket that has a 1" chip in the blank area at bottom of the spine panel, not affecting titles or graphics. Clean, crisp, bright, no foxing, no ownership signatures or any other markings of any kind. A sumptuous book.

$145.00

Flora Brasilica, Vol. XLI, I
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Flora Brasilica, Vol. XLI, I

By Hoehne, F.C. and Philip A. Munz

Instituto de Botanica, Sao Paolo, 1947; First Edition; 4to, 113 pages. Detailed botanical study of Onagraceae, by Philip A Munz. Sixty-two pages of text in Portuguese accompanied by 51 full-page intricately detailed illustration plates, forty-nine in b&w and two in color, covering 5 genera and 45 species of primrose. Very Good, in printed heavy wraps. A few small closed splits in the paper covering of the spine panel.

$125.00

A Little Book Of Climbing Plants, Including A Discussion Of Climbing Roses, Ground Covers, Trailers, Arbors, And Trellises
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A Little Book Of Climbing Plants, Including A Discussion Of Climbing Roses, Ground Covers, Trailers, Arbors, And Trellises

By Hottes, Alfred C.

The A.T. De La Mare Company, New York, 1924; First Edition; 8vo, 250 pages, plus a 2-page publisher’s advertisement at the back; green cloth; blind stamped decorations; red titles. Professional study of climbing plants and ground covers for a broad scope of gardening and landscaping purposes, plus a 9-page identification key, a two-page glossary, a sixteen-page plant reference table, a complete alphabetical index of plants, and an index of authorities cited. Profusely illustrated with photographs in black and white. Fine condition. Attractive custom engraved horticultural bookplate on front pastedown.

$45.00

Flowering Trees of the Orient
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Flowering Trees of the Orient

A.E. Wohlert Garden Nurseries, Narberth, PA, 1931; 8vo, 70 pages; Illustrated. Sales catalogue for Wohlert Garden Nurseries of Narberth, PA, featuring Japanese Roseflowering and Weeping Cherries, Chinese Flowering Crabs, Double Flowering Peach, Flowering Peach, Flowering Plums, Magnolias, and more. Profusely illustrated in both color and b&w. Includes a complete price list at the back. Very Good, in printed stiff wraps. Previous owner’s name in neat cursive in upper blank margin of the front wrap. A valuable resource for early oriental flowering varieties.

$40.00

Chemical Gardening For The Amateur: Gardening Without Soil Made Easy
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Chemical Gardening For The Amateur: Gardening Without Soil Made Easy

By Connors, Charles H. and Victor A. Tiedjens

Wm. H. Wise and Co., NY, 1939; First Edition; 8vo, 255 pages; green cloth; embossed front board illustration; gilt titles. Early treatise on soil-less horticulture, with detailed information on how to grow plants without the use of soil, plus numerous plant nutrient formulae. Profusely illustrated in b&w and color. An informative book. Fine, in a much chipped dust jacket.

$60.00

Rock Garden And Alpine Plants
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Rock Garden And Alpine Plants

By Correvon, Henry

The Macmillan Company, NY, 1930; First Edition; 8vo, 544 pages; Illustrated. A reference to alpine plants and guide to the creation and care of rock gardens, by foremost botanist and horticulturist Henry Correvon. Also contains entire chapters on ferns, cacti, and terrestrial orchids. Illustrated in color and b & w. Foreword by Leonard Barron. Very Good Plus, in textured orange cloth with black titles. Attractive custom engraved horticultural bookplate of Charlotte M. Hoak, early Southern California botanist, on front pastedown. Few margin notes in a miniscule hand on rear blank end papers. Clean and bright, binding tight, sound and square, corners sharp.

$55.00

Garden Design
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Garden Design

By Crowe, Sylvia

Hearthside Press, NY, 1959; First American Edition; 8vo, 229 pages; illustrated. Notable landscape architect Sylvia Crowe’s much sought-after book on garden design, covering the world history of gardens, principles of garden design, materials, and the creation of specialized gardens. Profusely illustrated with photographs and line drawings, showing examples of the work of the world’s leading landscape architects. Very Good Plus, in a Very Good price clipped dust jacket that has no fading. Clean, crisp, bright, and sharp.

$45.00