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Orchids: Care and Cultivation
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Orchids: Care and Cultivation

By Gerald Leroy-Terquem; Jean Parisot

London: Cassell, 1993. Oversized softcover, 200 pages including gorgeous full colour photographs throughout; tiny corner bumps, but very gently used, very clean and unmarked throughout, almost as new. See also our listing for Canada's best gardening book, Practical Guide to Gardening in Canada: A Definitive Illustrated Manual of Gardening Techniques, Planning, and Maintenance.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good ++.

$4.25

Back to Basics [Canadian Edition]: How to Learn and Enjoy Our Traditional Skills

Montreal: Reader's Digest, 1981. Glossy durable hardcover, 456 pages, extensively illustrated with full colour and black-and-white photographs and drawings; spine sun faded, ink signature on free front endpaper, otherwise very clean and unmarked throughout, very gently used; this is the very scarce Canadian edition with numerous differences in the text from the American edition (particularly the replacement of the "Building With Adobe" section by "Building With Stackwall", and the inclusion of "Metric Conversion Tables" inside the back cover). PLEASE NOTE: the Stock Image provided by next to my listing is of the American edition, NOT an image of my Canadian edition. See also our listings for Canada's best gardening book, Practical Guide to Gardening in Canada: A Definitive Illustrated Manual of Gardening Techniques, Planning, and Maintenance, as well as for Edible Garden Weeds of Canada, and for Edible Wild Fruits and Nuts of Canada.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++.

$5.00

Cooking With Flowers: Wherein an Age-old Art is Revived

By Hanle, Zack

Los Angeles: Price Stern Sloan, 1971. Glossy pink pictorial hardcover without dust jacket, 93 pages; gently used ex-library copy with light shelf wear to cover corners and spine ends, several rubber stamps, card pocket and residue of date due slip on free back endpaper, all text pages very clean and unmarked, overall a decent copy but perhaps not gift quality for your bestest friend in the whole world. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good -. Illus. by Donald Hendricks .

$1.75

A Book of Gardens [Margaret Waterfield]

By Illustrated in colour by Margaret H. Waterfield; With decorations by A. W. Graham Brown; Selected and edited by Alfred H. Hyatt

Edinburgh and London: T. N. Foulis Green cloth hardcover without dust jacket, undated (c1910), 131 pages, plus small tipped-in watercolour illustrations, silk tassel bookmark;---top edge gilt bright, spine sun faded, cover corners and spine ends bumped, but tight in binding, very gently read, if at all, numerous pages still uncut, very clean and unmarked throughout. See also our listing for Jennifer Davies' The Victorian Flower Garden.. Hard Cover. Very Good -.

$6.00

The Random House Book of Shrubs:  Over 1900 Shrubs In Full-Color Photographs
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The Random House Book of Shrubs: Over 1900 Shrubs In Full-Color Photographs

By Phillips, Roger; Rix, Martyn

New York: Random House, 1989. Oversized softcover, 288 pages, gorgeous full colour photographs throughout; several tiny but very sticky price stickers, otherwise in very clean and unmarked unread condition, essentially as new. See also our listing for Canada's best gardening book, Practical Guide to Gardening in Canada: A Definitive Illustrated Manual of Gardening Techniques, Planning, and Maintenance.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.

$3.75

The Four-Season Landscape: Easy-Care Plants and Plans for Year-Round Color

By Roth, Susan A.

Emmaus, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Rodale Press, 1994. Glossy durable pictorial hardcover without dust jacket, later printing, 345 pages with many full colour photographs and detailed drawings throughout ; very clean and unmarked unread condition, essentially as new.. Hard Cover. Fine.

$2.75

The Victorian Flower Garden

By Davies, Jennifer

London: BBC Books, 1991. Oversized hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, second (1991) printing, 240 pages including many illustrations throughout in in full colour and black-and-white; very gently used, very clean and unmarked. See also our listing for Jane Brown's The Pursuit of Paradise: A Social History of Gardens and Gardening. . Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$2.75

A Book of Country Things

By Walter Needham; Barrows Mussey

New York: Paperback Library, 1966. Mass market paperback, ix + 166 pages including black-and-white illustrations; covers creased, torn and rubbed, but tight in binding, clean and unmarked. . First Thus. Soft Cover. Good.

$1.00

Practical Guide to Gardening in Canada : A Definitive Illustrated Manual of Gardening Techniques, Planning, and Maintenance, REVISED AND UPDATED

By Brickell, Christopher; Cole, Trevor (Editors-in-Chief)

Toronto: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, 2001. Oversized glossy durable pictorial hardcover with matching pictorial dust jacket, 648 pages, Second Canadian Edition (actually just a reprint as it is unchanged except for a new Preface), "Over 3,000 specially commissioned color photographs---more than 400 step-by-step photographic sequences"; ex-library copy with several stamps and labels, shelf wear to bottom cover edges, interior very clean and unmarked, previously loose binding has been reglued; DJ with library lamination, several labels, bumped along edges, secured to covers. . Hard Cover. Good/Very Good -.

$5.00

Colour Dictionary of Trees and Shrubs

By McHoy, Peter

London: Aura Editions, 1985. Oversized hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, 120 pages, illustrated in full colour throughout; very gently used, clean and unmarked See also our listings for Canada's best gardening book, Practical Guide to Gardening in Canada: A Definitive Illustrated Manual of Gardening Techniques, Planning, and Maintenance, and for Julia Ellen Rogers' classic The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America and to Their Uses and Cultivation. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good ++.

$2.25

Anatomy of a Garden

By McHoy, Peter

London: Marshall Cavendish, 1988. Hardcover with dust jacket, 140 pages, many full colour illustrations throughout. See also our listing for Canada's best gardening book, Practical Guide to Gardening in Canada: A Definitive Illustrated Manual of Gardening Techniques, Planning, and Maintenance.. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good -.

$1.73

Practical Guide to Gardening in Canada : A Definitive Illustrated Manual of Gardening Techniques, Planning, and Maintenance, REVISED AND UPDATED

By Brickell, Christopher; Cole, Trevor (Editors-in-Chief)

Toronto: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, 2001. Oversized glossy durable pictorial hardcover with matching pictorial dust jacket, 648 pages, Second Canadian Edition (actually just a reprint as it is unchanged except for a new Preface), "Over 3,000 specially commissioned color photographs---more than 400 step-by-step photographic sequences"; bumping to corners and spine ends, but very gently read, very clean and unmarked throughout; DJ bumped and rubbed along edges, several very tiny chips/tears. . Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good -.

$50.00

The Reluctant Gardener

By Fearon, Ethelind

London: Herbert Jenkins, 1952. Hardcover with unclipped dust jacket, Third (1953) Printing, 128 pages including many drawings throughout; very gently used, clean and unmarked; DJ has several tiny tears, chipped at spine top, now in new mylar protector. See also our listing for Canada's best gardening book, Practical Guide to Gardening in Canada: A Definitive Illustrated Manual of Gardening Techniques, Planning, and Maintenance.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$2.25

Practical Guide to Gardening in Canada :  A Definitive Illustrated Manual of Gardening Techniques, Planning, and Maintenance
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Practical Guide to Gardening in Canada : A Definitive Illustrated Manual of Gardening Techniques, Planning, and Maintenance

By Brickell, Christopher; Cole, Trevor (Editors-in-Chief)

Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Reader's Digest Association (Canada), 1993. Oversized glossy durable pictorial hardcover with matching pictorial dust jacket, second printing of First Canadian Edition, 648 pages, "Over 3,000 specially commissioned color photographs---more than 400 step-by-step photographic sequences"; very tiny traces of shelf wear, otherwise essentially as new. . Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$39.00

Corsage Craft

By Reusch, Glad; Noble, Mary

New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1951. Hardcover with price clipped dust jacket, ix + 148 pages including many black-and-white drawings and photographs; foxing to top and fore edges, but book very gently used, text pages fresh and white, clean and unmarked; DJ has numerous tiny chips and tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Good.

$3.25

Hunters of the Northern Forest: Hunting and Fishing Methods of North American Natives
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Hunters of the Northern Forest: Hunting and Fishing Methods of North American Natives

By Irwin, J. B.

Vancouver, BC, Canada: Hancock House, 1984. Trade paperback, 52 pages including drawings and black-and-white photographs; unread condition, essentially as new.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.

$1.48

Peacock Manure and Marigolds: A No-Poison Guide to a Beautiful Garden

By Gillespie, Janet

New York: Ballantine, 1972. Mass market paperback, 215 pages including drawings; I'd call this copy NEW except for the simple fact that it is now over 40 years old!. First Thus. Soft Cover. Fine.

$2.25

American Wildflower Florilegium

By Andrews, Jean

Denton, Texas, U.S.A.: University of North Texas Press, 1992. Oversized hardcover with dust jacket, 125 pages including "---fifty-two strikingly beautiful [full colour full page plates of] American wildflowers---".. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine.

$15.00

Practical Guide to Gardening in Canada :  A Definitive Illustrated Manual of Gardening Techniques, Planning, and Maintenance
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Practical Guide to Gardening in Canada : A Definitive Illustrated Manual of Gardening Techniques, Planning, and Maintenance

By Brickell, Christopher; Cole, Trevor (Editors-in-Chief)

Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Reader's Digest Association (Canada), 1993. Oversized glossy durable pictorial hardcover with matching pictorial dust jacket, 648 pages, "Over 3,000 specially commissioned color photographs---more than 400 step-by-step photographic sequences"; gently used ex-library copy with several stamps and labels, shelf wear to bottom cover edges, traces of finger soilibng to page edges, but tight in binding, interior very clean and unmarked; DJ with library lamination, several labels, bumped along edges. . First Canadian Edition. Hard Cover. Good ++/Good ++.

$19.00

The Art and Ingenuity of the Woodstove

By Adkins, Jan

New York: Everest House, 1980. Oversized softcover with dust jacket, 137 pages, "Illustrated with over 200 drawings"" drawn by the author, features "163 types of woodburning stoves---'; tiny traces of shelf wear, but very gently read, if at all, very clean and unmarked except for some speckle stains to the bottom edge with just a hint of penetration to the bottom margins of some pages. See also our listing for Gordon Flagler's The Canadian Wood Heat Book: A Complete Guide and Catalogue.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$3.75

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