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Forty-Ninth Annual Report of the Secretary of the Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture

By [Dr. Booker T. Washington]

Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, light foxing to preliminary . and rear leaves.. 1902. Hardcover. The Colored Race and its Relation to the Productive Industries of this Country, by Dr. Booker T. Washington, contained therein. Original black blind-stamped cloth. xxxii, 219pp. Pages 255-277 contain an address by Dr. Washington to the Massachusetts Board of Agriculture on the third day of its public winter meeting in Northampton, December 5, 1901. In it, he relates his experiences in his youth and in founding and teaching at the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, his theories about race relations and education, and other topics. Includes a little Q & A with the Board at the end. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$30.00

Brother Cadfael's Herb Garden:  An Illustrated Companion to Medieval  Plants and Their Uses
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Brother Cadfael's Herb Garden: An Illustrated Companion to Medieval Plants and Their Uses

By Talbot, Rob; Whiteman, Robin

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Small sticker ghost on front free . endpaper.. 1996. Hardcover. 0821223879 . Many color photos. A gardening book which mirrors the herb gardens of Brother Cadfael in Ellis Peters' classic medieval mystery series. ; 200 pages .

$25.00

Plants and Their Names:  A Concise Dictionary
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Plants and Their Names: A Concise Dictionary

By Hyam, Roger; Parkhurst, Richard

Oxford: Oxford University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Remainder stripes on page bottoms, . owner name on front free endpaper.. 1995. Second Printing. Hardcover. 0198661894 . Blue cloth. x, 545 pages. Glossary. Unusual facts, descriptions, applications, and reference sources for over 16,000 plants. .

$12.00

Selected Arrangements of Moribana and Heikwa, Vol. II
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Selected Arrangements of Moribana and Heikwa, Vol. II

By Shiegemori, Mirei; Hashizume, Mitsuharu

NY: Yamanaka & Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1933. Hardcover. Text in English and Japanese. Color illustrations throughout. String-tied brown boards stamped in gilt on front cover. Measures 6 x 9 inches. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 100 pages .

$30.00

British Botanists
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British Botanists

By Gilmour, John

London: Collins. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Spine cocked, jacket toned and lightly . worn.. 1946. Second Printing. Hardcover. Pictorial light green and white boards. Many illustrations, including several color plates. Bibliography, list of British botanists. ; Britain in Pictures Series; Vol. 79; 48 pages .

$20.00

Garden Islands of the Great East:  Collecting Seeds from the Philippines  and Netherlands India in the Junk \
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Garden Islands of the Great East: Collecting Seeds from the Philippines and Netherlands India in the Junk "Cheng Ho"

By Fairchild, David

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Pages toned, boards rubbed.. 1945. Later Printing. Hardcover. Red cloth lettered in silver. Map endpapers. xiv, 239 pp, index. Many black and white photos. A fascinating account of the horticultural collecting adventures of the author in the Philippines, the Molucca Islands, Indonesia, and other parts of Southeast Asia. Fairchild worked for the USDA and introduced thousands of new plant species to the US, including our beloved mangoes and flowering cherry trees. ; Signed by Author .

$40.00

How to Know the Ferns:  A Guide to the Names, Haunts, and Habits of Our  Common Ferns
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How to Know the Ferns: A Guide to the Names, Haunts, and Habits of Our Common Ferns

By Parsons, Frances Theodora

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, library markings on spine, front . and rear endpapers, rear hinge cracked.. 1902. Third Edition. Hardcover. xiv, 215 pp. + several pages of publisher's ads at rear. Decorative brown cloth binding with green fern design and gilt titles stamped on front boards, designed and signed by Margaret Armstrong. Many illustrations and black and white photos. ; Ex-Library .

$100.00

A Dictionary of Plant Lore
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A Dictionary of Plant Lore

By Vickery, Roy

Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. Near Fine. 1997. Second Printing. Softcover. 0192800531 . xx, 437 pages + six pages of publisher's ads. Bibliography, index of scientific names. A compendium of botanical information which cheerfully illustrates British and Irish plant lore. .

$13.00

A Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Higher Cryptograms:  Both Native  and Introduced, Found Within about 30 Miles of Hanover, N. H. , Including  a Few Cultivated Species, to Which is Appended a List of Vertebrate  Animals of the Same Region
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A Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Higher Cryptograms: Both Native and Introduced, Found Within about 30 Miles of Hanover, N. H. , Including a Few Cultivated Species, to Which is Appended a List of Vertebrate Animals of the Same Region

By Jesup, Henry G.

Hanover, NH: Self Published. Good with no dust jacket; Call letters on spine, spine darkened by . shellac, corners bumped, edges rubbed, binder's label on inside of front . cover, front endpaper detached, endpapers toned, one page with small fold . and tear.. 1891. Hardcover. Green decorated cloth. vi, 91 pages. Fold-out map, indexes. A highly detailed natural history study of this New Hampshire community undertaken and presented by a Dartmouth college professor. Inscribed and dated, with compliments of the author card tipped in. ; Ex-Library .

$100.00

Honeysuckle Sipping:  The Plant Lore of Childhood
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Honeysuckle Sipping: The Plant Lore of Childhood

By Chesanow, Jeanne R.

Camden, ME: Down East Books. Very Good; Bookstore label on inside of rear cover.. 1987. Second Printing. Softcover. 0892722347 . Black and white illustrations, common and Latin names of plants described in the text listing. An international collection of writings by a diverse group of authors on childhood diversions in gardens and backyards. ; 201 pages .

$10.00

In a Herb Garden
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In a Herb Garden

By Jones, George

Melksham, England: Colin Venton. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and lightly worn.. 1977. Hardcover. 0854750495 . Illustrations. Matisse-like jacket art. ; White Horse Library; 99 pages .

$13.00

The Evolution of Horticulture in New England
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The Evolution of Horticulture in New England

By Slade, Daniel Denison

New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn at corners and spine with spine . heavily darkened and cracked and with some loss at head and foot.. 1895. Hardcover. Half leather with marbled boards. Gilt titles stamped on spine. Many pages unopened. v, 180 pp. .

$30.00

What Wood is That?  A Manual of Wood Identification
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What Wood is That? A Manual of Wood Identification

By Edlin, Herbert L.

NY: The Viking Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Several smudges in text, jacket has large . tear.. 1977. Third Printing. Hardcover. Folding sample pages showing 40 actual samples of different kinds of woods from Afrormosia to Zebrawood. 70 illustrations in text. ; 160 pages .

$25.00

Introduction to Structural and Systematic Botany, and Vegetable  Physiology,  Being a Fifth and Revised Edition of the Botanical Text-Book
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Introduction to Structural and Systematic Botany, and Vegetable Physiology, Being a Fifth and Revised Edition of the Botanical Text-Book

By Gray, Asa

NY: Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, endpapers and first and last . several leaves foxed, scattered faint foxing.. 1870. Later Printing. Hardcover. Green blindstamped cloth with gilt-lettering stamped on spine. Printed publishers ads on front and rear endpapers. Marbled edges. Illustrated with 1300 woodcuts. xii, 555 pp + [2] pp. Illustrated publishers ad for botanists microscope. A surprisingly snazzy, clean and bright copy of this botany classic. .

$25.00

Betty Crocker\'s Kitchen Gardens
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Betty Crocker's Kitchen Gardens

By Campbell, Mary Mason

NY: Universal Publishing Inc.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly rubbed, lower corner of . front cover creased.. 1971. Softcover. Pictorial softcover. Signed by the author, Mary Mason Campbell, on the title page. Glossary, index. Lovely black and white illustrations by the late Tasha Tudor. ; 170 pages; Signed by Author .

$17.00

Our Native Trees and How to Identify Them:  A Popular Study of Their  Habits and Their Peculiarities
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Our Native Trees and How to Identify Them: A Popular Study of Their Habits and Their Peculiarities

By Keeler, Harriet L.

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner name and bookseller's . label on front free endpaper.. 1912. Eighth Edition. Hardcover. xxiii, 533 pp + [4] pp publisher's ads. Tan decorative cloth with multi-color forest design on front boards. Many black and white photos. .

$13.00

Elizabeth and Her German Garden
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Elizabeth and Her German Garden

By Von Arnim, Elizabeth

NY: The Macmillan Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rounded, sunned and lightly worn, . bookworm hole at fore-edge of 20 pp.. 1901. Illustrated edition; Later Printing. Hardcover. Brown cloth with gilt titles and multi-color design of bees in garden on front boards. Top edges gilt. 12 photogravure illustrations. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 225 pages .

$25.00

Wild Flowers of New York:  New York State Museum Memoir 15. Two Volume Set
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Wild Flowers of New York: New York State Museum Memoir 15. Two Volume Set

By House, Homer D.

Albany, NY: The University of the State of New York. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner bookplates on front . pastedowns (Charles Knowles Bolton and Edith Stanwood Bolton) , foxing to . first and last several leaves.. 1923. Second Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth bindings. Botanical descriptions and many photos, mostly in color, of New York State wild flowers. .

$100.00

The Ladies’ Companion to the Flower-Garden:  Being an Alphabetical  Arrangement of all the Ornamental Plants Usually Grown in Gardens and  Shrubberies; with Full Directions for Their Culture
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The Ladies’ Companion to the Flower-Garden: Being an Alphabetical Arrangement of all the Ornamental Plants Usually Grown in Gardens and Shrubberies; with Full Directions for Their Culture

By Loudon, Mrs.

London: Bradbury and Evans. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, 2 inch split along top right . backstrip, hinges cracked, musty, owner name on front free endpaper, date . inked on rear pastedown endpaper.. 1858. Seventh Edition. Hardcover. Hand-colored frontispiece lithograph of rhododendron and tasconia. Many engravings of plants, flowers, and gardens throughout text. Brown blindstamped cloth with titles encircled by floral wreath stamped in gilt on front boards and titles stamped in gilt on spine. All edges gilt. Double-columned text. viii, 371 pp. .

$50.00

Old-Time Gardens
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Old-Time Gardens

By Earle, Alice Morse

NY: Macmillan. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, especially at spine, . bookseller label on rear pastedown, rear hinge cracked.. 1902. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. xviii, 489 pp. Gray cloth with elaborate blue, white, pink, and gold design of flower garden on front boards. Top edges gilt. Illutrated endpapers. Many photos and other illustrations. .

$25.00

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