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Gardens of Plenty : the Art of Potager Garden

By Abbott, Marylyn. Photography by Clay Perry

New York, NY: TODTRI, 2002. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Squarish quarto ( a bit oversized). Some wear to edges and corners of dj, less so to binding. 159 p. w/ bibliography, addresses, index, and many color photographic illus. An uncommon book on the planting, design, appearance, utility, and history of such gardens, focusing on a number of famous examples around the world.

$30.00

Pre-Columbian Plant Migration: Papers Presented at the Pre-Columbian Plant Migration Symposium, 44th Annual Congress of Americanists, Manchester England. Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology volume 76

By Stone, Doris, editor

Cambridge, MA: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. distributed by Harvard University Press, 1984. First edition. Oversized Softcover. Very Good. Quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers and pages. Name and address of former owner on half-title page. 183 p. w/ illustrations, graphs, tables, maps, and references at the end of each essay. A focused collection of 9 scholarly essays, fousing on the region of northern South America thru Southern Mexico. Includes coca, chili peppers, papayas, maize, and more.

$55.00

The Siberian Iris

By McEwen, Currier. illustrations by Jean G. Witt

Portland, OR: Timber Press, 1996. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Tall octavo (standard size). SIGNED and inscribed by the author on the flyleaf. Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. 206 p. w/ line illustrations, indices of names and topics, bibliography, glossaary, and appendices on favorite irises, where to see them, methods and identification of tetraploidy , and source of plants and equipment. A useful work by an experienced botanist with over 40 years of work and interest in iris.

$30.00

Iris of China : Chinese Iris in the Wild and in the Garden [ with ] the Iris of China

By Waddick, James W. and Zhao Yu-tang. latter work translated by Youngjune Chang

Portland, OR: Timber Press, 1992. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Octavo (standard size). SIGNED and inscribed by Waddick on half-title page. Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. 192 p. w/ illustrations, appendices, glossary, index. Two related works published together, providing the first detailed look at the iris of China and their cultivation in English.

$25.00

Puffballs and Their Allies in Michigan

By Smith, Alexander H.

Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1951. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Good. Octavo (standard size). Some wear to edges and corners of boards. Spine a bit rubbed, and titling a bit hard ot see. 131 p. w/ index, additional 43 plates. Bookplate of Robert L. Schaffer, Secretary-Treasurer, University of Michigan Herbarium, on pastedown and his name is writtin in gutter.

$35.00

Tradition and Innovation in French Garden Art : Chapters of a New History.

By Hunt, John Dixon, and Michael Conan, editors, with assistance of Claire Goldstein.

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Very good quarto-sized hardcover in very good dust jacket. Light wear to edges of boards. Dj has some wear along edges and minor scuffing to covers. 242 pages with tables, illustrations, notes after each essay, and index. A collection of essays on French garden art.

$40.00

Handbuch für Pilzfreunde [ Handbook for Fungus (or Mushroom ) Enthusiasts ]. Band IV

By Michael, Edmund researcher. Newly edited by Bruno Henning. Further leadership and publishing support by Hanns Kreisel.

Jena, Germany: VEB Gustav Fischer Verlag, 1981. Second edition. Hardcover in full dark green cloth. Very Good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edgs and corners of boards. Slight scuffing to covers. Former owner's name on first endpaper. 472 p. w/ many color illustrations, index. Text of this work is in German.

$25.00

Handbuch für Pilzfreunde [ Handbook for Fungus (or Mushroom ) Enthusiasts ]. Band II

By Michael, Edmund researcher. Newly edited by Bruno Henning. Further leadership and publishing support by Hanns Kreisel.

Stuttgart, Germany: Gustav Fischer Verlag, 1986. Third edition. Hardcover in full light green cloth. Very Good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edgs and corners of boards. Slight scuffing to covers. Former owner's name on first endpaper, with some pencil notations on pastedown. 448 p. w/ illustrations, index. Text of this work is in German.

$25.00

Handbuch für Pilzfreunde [ Handbook for Fungus (or Mushroom ) Enthusiasts ]. Band III

By Michael, Edmund researcher. Newly edited by Bruno Henning. Further leadership and publishing support by Hanns Kreisel.

Jena, Germany: VEB Gustav Fischer Verlag, 1977. Second edition. Hardcover in full dark green cloth. Very Good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edgs and corners of boards. Slight scuffing to covers. Former owner's name on first endpaper. 464 p. w/ many color illustrations, index. Text of this work is in German.

$25.00

Handbuch für Pilzfreunde [ Handbook for Fungus (or Mushroom ) Enthusiasts ]. Band I

By Michael, Edmund researcher. Newly edited by Bruno Henning. Further leadership and publishing support by Hanns Kreisel.

Jena, Germany: VEB Gustav Fischer Verlag, 1978. Third edition. Hardcover in full dark green cloth. Very Good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edgs and corners of boards. Former owner's name on first endpaper, with some pencil notations on pastedown. 392 p. w/ illustrations, index. Text of this work is in German.

$25.00

Sensational Bouquets : Arrangements by a Master Floral Designer

By Tortu, Christian

New York, NY: Abrams, 2001. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Photography by Sylvain Thomas. Folio-sized (oversized). Light wear to edges of boards. Dj has light wear along edges and minor scuffing to covers. 171 pages with illustrations.

$25.00

Delivery and Perception of Pathogen Signals in Plants

By Keen, Noel T.; Shigeyuki Mayama; Jan E. Leach; and Shinji Tsuyumu, editors

St. Paul: APS Press, 2001. First edition. Hardcover w/glossy pictorial boards. Very Good without dust jacket. Octavo. Light wear to edges of boards with bump on heel of spine and some light scuffing with faint scratching on covers. 268 pages with illustrations, figures, tables, and lists of literature cited.

$45.00

The Rose Annual for 1943 of the National Rose Society

By Page, Courtney, editor

Croydon, 1943. First edition. Good octavo hardcover in green cloth binding with black lettering on cover without dust jacket. Wear and rubbing along edges with bumping to head and heel of spine and corners of covers. Some light scuffing to covers as well. Page edges are browned. 98 pages with illustrations, tables, and ads.

$20.00

The Rose Annual for 1942 of the National Rose Society

By Page, Courtney, editor

Croydon, 1942. First edition. Good octavo hardcover in green cloth binding with black lettering on cover without dust jacket. Wear and rubbing along edges with bumping to head and heel of spine and corners of covers. Some light scuffing to covers as well. Crack in binding between pages 32-33 and 48-49. Page edges are browned. 94 pages with illustrations, tables, and ads.

$20.00

Our New Zealand Trees and Flowers. Third Edition

By Richards, E. C.

Christchurch, New Zealand: Simpson & Williams, 1956. Third edition. Good octavo hardcover in tan cloth binding without dust jacket. Some wear and light rubbing to edges of boards with bumping to head and heel of spine and corners of covers. Slight roll to spine. Some light scuffing and scratching to covers, especially back cover, with fading along spine. Name of previous owner written on front free endpaper. Previous owner was the noted gardener, Betty Blake. 297 pages with illustrations, list of books consulted, glossary and 2 indices.

$20.00

The Terrestrial Cryptogams of Northern Ellesmore Island. National Museum of Canada Bulletin No. 164

By Schuster, Rudolf M.; William C. Steere; John W. Thomson

Ottawa, Canada: National Museum of Canada, Department of Northern Affairs and National Resources, 1959. First edition. Good quartos-sized hardcover in red cloth binding without dust jacket. Light wear to edges of boards with some scuffing to covers including two light brown spots on front cover. 132 pages with illustrations, notes, references, and index. A scholarly look at the mosses and lichens of this island.

$20.00

Classic Bonsai of Japan

By Nippon Bonsai Association. translated by John Bester. Foreword by Hideo Aragaki.

New York, NY: Kodansha International, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Fair dust jacket. Folio (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. top and bottom edges faded. Dust jacket has wear to edges and corners, and small holes in dj spine and near spine. 188 p. w/ many illustrations in color and b&w, notes to the plates, list of bonsai by type, and chapters on style, tradition and the history of bonsai. An important reference, and a fascinating work.

$60.00

Flora of the Hawaiian Islands: A Description of the Phanerogams and Vascular Cryptogams.

By Hillebrand, William. Annotated by W. F. Hillebrand.

New York, NY: Hafner Publishing Company, 1965. Reprint. Cloth. Facsimile of 1888 edition. Good octavo hardcover in fair dust jacket. Wear and rubbing to edges of boards with bumping to head of spine and some browning along edges. Dj has wear and rubbing along edges with many small tears and chipping, mainly on head and heel of spine and corners of covers. Dj's spine is heavily browned and covers are scuffed. Page edges are browned. Penciled note on rear pastedown endpaper and some other pencciled notes and underlining in text. 673 pages with maps, illustrations, notes, and index.

$60.00

The Himalayan Garden : Growing Plants from the Roof of the World

By Jermyn, Jim

Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2001. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Light wear to edges of boards. Dj has light wear along edges and minor scuffing to covers. SIGNED by author on first free endpaper. 320 pages with illustrations, appendix, glossary, bibliography, and index. A work detailing the growth and care for Himalayan plants.

$30.00