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A Paradise Lost, The Imperial Garden Yuanming Yuan

by Wong, Young-tsu

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2001
ISBN
9780824823283
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£14.79

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Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2001. Paperback. 226 pages, illustrated wraps, 9x8 inches, very goodcondition. "This book is aimed at readers and researchers who are interested in Chinese garden architecture, the rise and fall of Yuanming Yuan and the history of the Qing dynasty. It is the first comprehensive study of the palatial garden complex in a Western language,… Read more
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image of Important Books and Manuscripts Relating to Cookery and Gardening including Viniculture, Mycology, and Beekeeping.  Property from the Marcus and Elizabeth Crahan Collection; Property from the Willametta Keck Day Collection; Property of Prof. Dr. Arnold Heertje; Property of Various Owners.  Tuesday, November 25, 1986

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New York: Sotheby's, 1986. Unpaginated, 498 listings, softbound in 10.5x8 inch decorated wraps, illustrated with numerous period images in b&w exhibit photography. Externally rather worn with handling, spine panel broken in several places and cover rubbed and crimped, but internally clean and unmarked. A good (good-only) copy, with Sales Results insert laid in.
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image of Lan Yuan: a garden of distant longing

Lan Yuan: a garden of distant longing

by Beattie, James; Duncan Campbell; Wynston Cooper; Sue Wootton

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2013
ISBN
9780473257996
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£18.49

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Dunedin: Dunedin Chinese Gardens Trust; Shanghai Museum, 2013. 111 pages, slender paperback, very good. " ... Tells the story of the world's southern-most Chinese garden, a garden that was conceptualized in New Zealand, designed and built in Shanghai, before being shipped 13,000 kilometres to Dunedin. Lan Yuan thus connects two different histories, traditions and peoples.
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UC Bulldozes Peoples Park [handbill]

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Published
1991
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£11.09

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Berkeley: Peoples Park Defense Union, 1991. 8.5x11 inch handbill, minor toning, calling for a torchlight march to protest plans for building volleyball courts on the site of the park.
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image of Orchid Digest, Special Publication: An Annotated Checklist on the Genus Dracula. Reprinted from the Orchid Digest, Volume 61(4), Oct.-Nov.-Dec., 1997

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Redlands CA: Orchid Digest, 1997. Pamphlet. 38p., illustrated by numerous full-color close-up photos on slick alkaline paperstock, checklist printed double-column on same stock, softbound in a magazine-style pamphlet, 11x8.5 inch stapled wraps. A handled copy (hard to resist gaping) with corner-creasings and crimping, the textblock largely but not entirely free of this sort of damage. A good (good-only) copy.… Read more
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image of Niwa ni kuru tori sonogo / Birds as our guests in the garden [volumes 1, 2 and 3]

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Tokyo: Saeki Institute of Japanese classics, 1976. Three slender hardcover volumes, each 10.5x7.5 inches, very good in worn slipcases. Photographs, some in color, of birds visiting plants and feeders, with English captions.
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£25.88
image of No one bothered to ask us trees about People's Park!

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Berkeley: Scientology Berkeley, 1969. 8.5x14 inch leaflet, depiction of tall trees with text; worn, fold-creased, stain in center where fold lines meet else good condition. Handbill seeking to capitalize on the People's Park movement to promote Scientology; "Scientology is a world-wide self betterment and human rights organization. The Humanitarian Objective of Scientology is the creation of a safe environment… Read more
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image of Orquideas y ecologia / Orchids and ecology. 7a conferencia mundial de orquideologia / 7th world orchid conference

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Medellin: [sponsoring orchid societies], 1972. Variously paginated sections, about 75p., facing (or alternating) Spanish and English texts illustrated with scattered photos and sketches, 9x5.5 inch staplebound purple wraps with color decoration; slight edgewear, paperstock mildly toned, a very good copy. Lists many tours and events. "Gypsy Orchidophiles? hard to believe but true! come and see for yourself at the… Read more
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£16.27
image of Alternative Vegan: International Vegan Fare Straight from the Produce Aisle

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Oakland: PM Press, 2012. Paperback. 142p., 7x9.5 inches, pictorial wraps, illus., New.
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£8.87
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Zoen to chashitsu kenchiku

by Maeda, Minosuke

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Published
1952
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£33.28

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Tokyo: Maki Shoten, 1952. 156p., hardcover in slipcase, slipcase edgeworn, the book generally very good but for neatly penned gift inscription on front endpaper, chipped dustjacket. Second printing. On the design and architecture of gardens and tea rooms; text in Japanese.
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Jutaku teien

by Yoshimura, Iwao

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Published
1956
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£55.46

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Tokyo: Asakura Shoten, 1956. 228p., very good hardcover in edgeworn dj, mildly worn cardboard slipcase with paper label. Includes black and white photographs and blueprint-style overviews of traditional garden layout; text in Japanese.
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image of The nighttime gardener's guide. A guide for the shy gardener in North Amerika- by Robert Shapiro, President, Monsanto Corporation. Winter 2000 version

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Simi Valley, CA: Oak and Cactus Distro, 2000. 18p., wraps, crude zine-style guidebook on how to sabotage genetically engineered crops.
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Where I live; poetry

by Lane, Donna M.

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2005
ISBN
9780972918565
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£11.09

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Pittsburg, CA: RAW ArT PRESS, 2005. Paperback. 62p., very good first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps. Mostly poems about cancer, the poet's and others.
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image of Take no kansho to saibai: take to sasa no tokusei to sono keizaiteki riyo

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Tokyo: Hokuryukan, 1976. 129p., hardcover with dj, inscribed in Japanese by author. Illustrated book on bamboo culture. Text in Japanese.
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£25.88