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Your Garden Week By Week

By: A G L Hellyer

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Hamlyn: 1977

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 005702


Handy beginner's guide to the gardening year, first published by Collingridge in 1964. 303pp with index, illustrated throughout with line drawings. This volume has been attractively rebound in blue leatherette, with gilt lettering to front board and spine, showing the title, the initials M.G.V. and a Harp Lager emblem. A few minor impressions to cover, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Rose Grower's Treasury

By: A J Macself

Price: £7.25

Publisher: London, W H & L Collingridge Ltd: 1934

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 008081


Amateur Gardening Magazine 3rd Jubilee Souvenir 1894-1934. 352pp with index, illustrated with 16 colour plates, 60 pages of photographs and 29 drawings in black and white. Gilt lettering to front board and spine, top edges tinted and brown endpapers. Some rubbing to corners and damp damage or colour bleed to front pastedown, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

Making and Using Terrariums and Planters

By: Allen and Stella Daley

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Blandford Press: 1988

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 001298


Step-by-step guide to making a terrarium. 144pp, illustrated with 30 full colour photographs and 65 line drawings. Minor marking to cover and edges, otherwise very good copy. View more info

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Influential Gardeners - the Designers Who Shaped 20th Century Garden Style

By: Andrew Wilson

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beazley: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008372


History of 20th century garden design viewed through the work of 56 designers. 192pp with index, illustrated with 180 photographs, mainly in colour. Silver lettering to spine. Minor rippling to top edges and gift inscription to endpaper, otherwise vg. Unclipped DJ has slight surface marking & edgewear, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be required for 1st class/overseas shipping. View more info

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Gardening Essentials

By: Barbara Pleasant

Price: £7.50

Publisher: The Gardening Society: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004854


Well-presented guide to landscape gardening, with easy-to-follow instructions. 188pp with index, illustrated profusely throughout with colour photographs and drawings. Gilt lettering and border to front board and spine, with colour photographic illustration to front board. Small scuff to top edge, otherwise near fine copy with inscriptions. View more info

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How to Grow Giant Vegetables

By: Bernard Lavery

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006777


Clear instructions on how to grow 16 different types of giant vegetables, with personal tips and growing techniques from the leading expert in the field. Foreword by Norris McWhirter. 128pp with index, illustrated throughout with photographs, mainly in colour, and with line drawings to the text. Fingermarks to half a dozen margins, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Complete Guide to Sweet Peas

By: Bernard R Jones

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, John Gifford Ltd: 1986

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 008679


Complete guide for gardeners and exhibitors. Foreword by Kenneth Colledge. 192pp with index, illustrated with photographs in colour and black and white. Gilt lettering to spine. Minimal bumping to spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. DJ is price-clipped, with minor surface marking, otherwise very good. View more info

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Leaves From the Garden - Two Centuries of Garden Writing

By: Clare Best and Caroline Boisset

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, John Murray (Publishers) Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006180


Anthology of writing by over 50 gardeners from 1795 to the modern day. 215pp with index, illustrated with black and white contemporary drawings and photographs of the gardens and 16 colour plates. Gilt lettering to spine. Boards slightly bowed and minor slant to spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight creasing to edges, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage may be requested. View more info

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Hydroponics - Growing Plants Without Soil

By: Dudley Harris

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Newton Abbot, London & Vancouver, David & Charles: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008177


Easy-to-follow instructions for amateur and professional growers. This edition revised for temperate zones by A M M Berrie and Ian G Walls. 218pp with index, illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. Gilt lettering to spine. Boards slightly bowed, minor bumping to spinen and light foxing to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor wear. View more info

Hedges and Screens (Wisley Handbook 17)

By: E W Shepherd

Price: £2.75

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003081


Gardening handbook on growing hedges, 47pp, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. View more info

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Wagtails Book of Fuschias Vol II

By: Eileen Saunders

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Godalming, Surrey, E R M Saunders: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006661


Second volume of a self-published series on fuschias, 111pp. Text printed in brown script with line drawings to the test, plus 24 pages of glorious colour drawings. Minor bumping to base of spine. The book has been preserved in a clear protective cover, which has left very slight ghosting to the front endpaper, otherwise it is a very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Green Thoughts - a Writer in the Garden

By: Eleanor Perenyi

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1982

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 008473


A miscellany of gardening lore, history, literary digressions and useful advice from the American novelist. 289pp with index. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor bumping to spine and former owner's label to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy. Dustwrapper is price clipped with some edgewear, otherwise good. View more info

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A Handy Book of Horticulture

By: F C Hayes

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1901

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 008175


Early guide to gardening for amateurs, described as a book a country gentleman could put into the hands of his tenants "to interest them in their cottage gardens". 225pp with index, illustrated with black and white photographs. Tissue guarded frontis. Red lettering to front board and design to spine. Lower edges untrimmed, some rubbing to edges and corners, pale stain to front board, edges foxed and darkened and pencil inscription to darkened front endpaper, othe... View more info

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Illustrated Guide to Roses

By: Fred Fairbrother

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Pearson: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006240


Complete guide to the choice and cultivation of roses, profusely illustrated with drawings and photographs (four pages in colour). 96pp with index. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bend to back board and some age-toning to top edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. DJ is price-clipped, with some marking, wear to edges and slightly darkened spine, otherwise good. View more info

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The Enemies of the Rose

By: Fred V Theobald and John Ramsbottom

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, The National Rose Society:

Seller ID: 000112


Identifying and combating the pests, diseases and fungi that attack roses. Illustrated throughout with line drawings; colour plates by Frances Bunyard. Undated New Edition. Top of pages tanned, otherwise very good copy. View more info

Geoffrey Smith's World of Flowers, Part One

By: Geoffrey Smith, Brian Davies (Editor)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003083


Guide to the origin and development of garden flowers from all over the world, first of two part series. 128pp with index, illustrated with over 200 colour photographs. Slight rubbing and creasing to cover and page edges yellowing, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. (Part Two also available). View more info

Geoffrey Smith's World of Flowers, Part Two

By: Geoffrey Smith, Brian Davies (Editor)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003084


Guide to the origin and development of garden flowers from all over the world, second of two part series. 128pp with index, illustrated with over 200 colour photographs. Some rubbing to edges and small crease to bottom back corner, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. (Part One also available). View more info

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Heritage Gardens - The World's Great Gardens Saved By Restoration

By: George Plumptre

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beazley: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006309


Evaluation of 40 of the best garden restorations of the last century in the UK, Europe and the United States. 308pp with index, beautifully illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Minimal shelfwear, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. Slight edgewear to unclipped DJ, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage may be requested. View more info

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Gardens of Obsession - Eccentric and Extravagant Visions

By: Gordon Taylor and Guy Cooper

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Ted Smart: 1999

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008397


Wonderful journey through over 150 gardens around the world, each one the product of its creator's all-consuming fantasy. 192pp with index, illustrated throughout with stunning colour photographs. Gift inscription to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy. DJ is price-clipped, with minor edgewear, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, extrs postage required for 1st class/overseas shipping. View more info

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Mist Propagation and Automatic Watering

By: H J Welch

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1973

Edition: New & Revised Edition

Seller ID: 008178


Revised edition of the first book to deal with this subject in a comprehensive way for the commercial user and the beginner. 172pp with index, illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams. Silver lettering to spine. Slight bumping to spine, boards a little bowed, some foxing to page edges, and owner's initials to front pastedown, otherwise good. DJ clipped and edgeworn, otherwise good. View more info