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The Horticulturist - the Journal of the Institute of Horticulture. (Incorporating Scientific Horticulture. Professional Horticulture and IoH News]. VOLUME 8 NUMBER 1 through to VOLUME 14 NUMBER 1.

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Institute of Horticulture:

Seller ID: 004085

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, small quarto, 4 issues per year, paperback, very good condition. [The main magazine for the professional horticulturist, and rarely available on the market. The current subscription rate is £80.00 per year.] (Heavy - extra postage will apply). View more info

Chronica Horticulturae - Magazine of the International Society for Horticultural Science

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Leuven, Belgium, ISHS:

Seller ID: 004090


[1999 - 2003]. Volumes 39 through to Volume 43 part1, (lacking Vol 41 part 1). Illustrated, large 8vo, paperback as issued, very good copies. [A magazine for the professional horticulturist. Membership of ISHS is currently 50 Euros a year] View more info

Hand-list of Tender Dicotyledons and Gnetaceae Cultivated in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. (handlist).

By: N/A

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationery Office, for the Royal Botanc Garden, Kew: 1931

Seller ID: 004850


Second edition. 12mo, pp xxiv, 200, a little used throughout, paperback, covers worn, spine worn and repaired with booktape. Signature of Pat Brenan, an ex-director of Kew Gardens, on the upper cover, and a few manuscript notes internally. View more info

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Review of the Persistent Organochlorine Pesticides - report by the Advisory Committee on Poisonous Subsrances used in Agriculture and Food Storage

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1931

Seller ID: 007347

Condition: Very Good


pp iv, 68, paperback, a good copy. View more info

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Lily Year Books - an interrupted run of 27 volumes - 1934, 1939, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1953, 1954, 1960 1964, 1966 - 1976, 1988-9

By: N/A

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society:

Seller ID: 009510

Condition: Good


A good collection of twenty-six volumes. The last seven volumes and those for 1934 & 1936 are paperback, the rest are hardback of which three vols lack their dustwrappers, and the remaining ones have slightly worn dustwrappers. Very heavy, extra postage will be required. [A wealth of articles and information not available elsewhere, including some by Fred Stoker, Helen M. Fox, David Wilkie, Norman Hadden, William Stearn, Harold Comber, Paul Furse etc. And three by Fran... View more info

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Alpine Garden Society, Bulletin Number 23 (March 1936) - Alpine Plant Conference Number. (Fred Whitsey's copy)

By: A.G.S.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: 1936

Seller ID: 008710

Condition: Fair


Illustrated, pp 136, a bit worn, covers a bit marked and worn. [Fred Whitsey's copy with his bookplate. He was the gardening correspondent of the Sunday and Daily Telegraph for a total of 45 years. A quiet unassuming man, a pacifist, a notable amateur violin player and a great gardener.] View more info

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Improving Vegetatively Propagated Crops

By: Abbott, A.J. & Atkin, R.K. (editors)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Academic Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010917

ISBN: 0120414104

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, pp xviii, 416, purple cloth, lettered and decorated in silver, a very good copy. [From the library of professor Jack Hawkes, with his signature on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Great Plants for Tough Places

By: Amos, Sharon

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Collins & Brown: 2003

Seller ID: 009100

ISBN: 1855859432

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, tall slim 8vo, pp 144, paperback,the slightest signs of wear, but really a very good copy. View more info

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Creative Sustainable Gardening

By: Anthony, Diana

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Machynlleth, Centre for Alternative Technology Publications: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009637

ISBN: 1898049238

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 194, paperback, a good copy. [Permaculture, companion planting, benign pest disease and weed control, xeriscaping etc.] View more info

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Perennials (Hearst Garden Guides)

By: Apps, Darrel (editor)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: New York, Gearst Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010556

ISBN: 0688100422

Condition: Very Good


Well illus by Andrew Lawson, small quarto, pp 207, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. From the library of the botanist Alan leslie, with his bookplate on the front endpaper. View more info

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Herbaceous Perennial Plants : a treatise on their identification, culture and garden attributes

By: Armitage, Allan M.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Athens, Georgia, Varsity Press: 1989

Seller ID: 010950

ISBN: 094237500

Condition: Good


Illustrated, large thick 8vo, pp xxvi, 646, very clean internally, pictorial laminated boards, slight tear to the spine head, otherewise a very good copy. View more info

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The Ultimate Water Garden Book

By: Arnoux, Jean-Claude

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Batsford: 1996

Edition: First UK edition

Seller ID: 010053

ISBN: 0713479426

Condition: Good


Well illustrated, 4to, pp 215, pages slightly waved or wrinkled, otherwise a good copy in dustwrapper. [Extremely detailed] View more info

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The John Innes Special Collection - a catalogue of selected books from the library of The John Innes Institute

By: Atchison, Elizabeth

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Norwich, John Innes Charity: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 009408

Condition: Very Good


19 plates (of which three are coloured), small slim 8vo, pp x, 108, red cloth with silver lettering, a very good copy. With signed presentation slip from the author. [Postage will be much reduced] View more info

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Great Gardens of Britain

By: Attlee, Helena

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Frances Lincoln: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010558

ISBN: 0711231346

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, quarto, pp144, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [Britain is famous all over the world for its gardens. In this book Helena Attlee focuses on twenty of the finest gardens in the country. Her choice encompasses a rich selection of sites all over England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, ranging from famous eighteenth-century landscapes such as Stourhead to quirky modern gardens such as Charles Jencks' Garden of Cosmic Speculation in the Scottish bo... View more info

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The Royal Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Conifers - a comprehensive guide to cultivars and species

By: Auders, Aris G. & Spicer, Derek

Price: £110.00

Publisher: Nicosia, Kingsblue Publishing & the RHS: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007647

ISBN: 1907057153

Condition: New


NEW AND STILL SEALED. Two volumes, very well illustrated, large thick quarto, pp 1507, pictorial cloth, a very good set. Please note that this set weighs ten kilos - substantial extra postage will be required for remote parts of UK and anywhere overseas. Shipping to the USA, for instance, will be around £57.00 !! [An absolutely stunning work. The Royal Horticultural Society Encyclopedia is a much needed reference book on conifer cultivars and species, both hardy and tr... View more info

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The Royal Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Conifers - a comprehensive guide to cultivars and species

By: Auders, Aris G. & Spicer, Derek

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Nicosia, Kingsblue Publishing & the RHS: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014138

ISBN: 1907057153

Condition: Very Good


NEW AND STILL SEALED. Two volumes, very well illustrated, large thick quarto, pp 1507, pictorial cloth. Despite being new, the corners of one volume and the end of the spine of the other have become slightly bruised in transit, but still a very good set. Please note that this set weighs ten kilos - substantial extra postage will be required for remote parts of UK and anywhere overseas. Shipping to the USA, for instance, will be around £57.00 !! [An absolutely stunning... View more info

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Irises - A Gardener's Encyclopedia

By: Austin, Claire

Price: £27.95

Publisher: Portland, Timber Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013534

ISBN: 0881927309

Condition: New


Very well illustrated, quarto, pp 339, a very good new copy in dustwrapper. [This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date encyclopedia of irises available. Irises are beloved by enthusiasts who garden in a wide variety of zones, including hot and dry, temperate, and even cold northern climates. Irises bloom in every imaginable color - revealed here in more than 1100 captivating photographs - from deepest purples, blues, and reds through strong pinks, yellows, and orange... View more info

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Old Roses and English Roses

By: Austin, David

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Woodbridge, Antique Collectors' Club: 1995

Seller ID: 003206

ISBN: 1851491503

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated with photos mainly in colour, 8vo, pp 224, laminated boards, no dustwrapper as issued, corners showing the very slightest signs of wear, the tiniest of creasing to the head and tail of the spine, otherwise a good sound copy of a book which is surprisingly difficult to find. (This is a 1995 reprint of the 1992 edition. Parts of this book first appeared in "The Heritage of the Rose" by David Austin, 1988, revised 1990.) View more info

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Tropicalismo !

By: Baggett, Pam

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Timber Press: 2008

Seller ID: 008767

ISBN: 0881929476

Condition: As New


Very well illustrated, small horizontal 8vo, pp 208, paperback, a very good copy. ["Spice up your garden with Cannas, Bananas and 93 other eye-catching tropical plants".] View more info

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Manual of Cultivated Plants: A Flora for the Identification of the most common or significant species of plants grown in the Continental United States & Canada for food, ornament, utility and general interest, both in the open and under glass

By: Bailey, L.H.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1944

Seller ID: 010314

Condition: Good


Thick 8vo, pp 851, a little worn & marked throughout, endpapers stained, corner snipped from front endpaper, neat signature on first blank leaf, cloth a little worn and rubbed, spine dull. View more info