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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

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Lily Year Books - an interrupted run of 18 volumes - 1946, 1947, 1949, 1960 - 1964, 1966 - 1976

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society:

Seller ID: 009510

Condition: Good


A good collection of eighteen volumes. The last four volumes and the first are paperback, the rest are hardback in slightly worn dustwrappers. One colume has a large inscription on the front endpaper, and another has a presentation label from the Lindley Library. 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 one by Frank Kingdon Ward] View more info

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BAILEYA - A Quarterly Journal of Horticultural Taxonomy. Volume 1 to Volume 16, (lacking only two parts), a splendid long run

By: N/A

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Ithaca, The Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium:

Seller ID: 012232

Condition: Very Good


A run from Volume 1 number 1 (March 1953), through to Volume 16 number 4 (Winter 1968), lacking two parts - Volume 12 part 3 and Volume 15 part 1. Plus the Cumulative Indices for the first ten volumes (issued as a supplement to Volume 11). Published by The Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium, Cornell University. Each part usually contains between six and ten articles. These are frequently monographic, and often deal with more minor or obscurer, but still horticulturally important, genera. I have noticed: Reviews of Eucryphia, Cortusa, Musa, Oxalis, Lycoris, Blechnum, Platycerium, Papaver, Adiantum, ... 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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Taxonomy of Cultivated Plants. Third International Symposium, Proceedings.

By: Andrews, Susyn; Leslie, Alan; Alexander, Crinan

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Royal Botanic Garden, Kew.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000266

ISBN: 190034789X

Condition: Very Good


Large octavo, pp 573, blue cloth, a very good copy. (Based on the successful Edinburgh Conference, this is "state of the art" taxonomy, with subjects covered such as intellectual property rights, DNA fingerprinting, genetic modification etc.) 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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Irises - A Gardener's Encyclopedia

By: Austin, Claire

Price: £50.00

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. Becoming vey scarce. [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 oranges to pastels in every shade. This wide-ranging collection illustrates the diversity of this beautiful ge... View more info

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Old Roses and English Roses

By: Austin, David

Price: £10.00

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.) {David Austin, the proprietor of one of the countries leading rose nurseries, offers useful and informative pointers as to flower and bud form and develo... View more info

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Old Roses and English Roses

By: Austin, David

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Antique Collectors' Club: 1998

Seller ID: 014648

ISBN: 1851491503

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated with photos mainly in colour, 8vo, pp 224, laminated boards, no dustwrapper as issued, the tiniest of creasing to the head and tail of the spine; a slight production fault has led to a very faint line running down the upper cover, 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.) {David Austin, the proprietor of one of the countries leading rose nurseries, offers useful and informative pointers ... View more info

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Old Roses and English Roses

By: Austin, David

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Australia, Peribo Publishers: 1999

Seller ID: 014649

ISBN: 1863220127

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated with photos mainly in colour, 8vo, pp 224, laminated boards, no dustwrapper as issued,; the book is bound upside down; one small word written on the endpaper, otherwise a very good copy of a hard to find book. (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.) {David Austin, the proprietor of one of the countries leading rose nurseries, offers useful and informative pointers as to flower and bud form and development, shape and size of plant, foliage and fragrance. Illustrate... 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

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The Pruning Book: a monograph of the pruning and training of plants as applied to American conditions

By: Bailey, L.H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1899

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 013566

Condition: Good


Second edition. Small squat octavo, pp x, 545 (+ publisher's catalogue), slightly used internally and very slightly weak, a small minor pressure-mark from the front endpaper threough to page 17/18, endpapers a little creased, cloth slightly worn and rubbed, binding leaning slightly. [Philosophy of pruning. The fruit bud. The healing of wounds, Specific modes of training. American grape training.]. The early editions are extremely scarce. View more info

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The Cultivated Evergreens, a Handbook of the Coniferous and Most Important Broad-Leaved Evergreens Planted for Ornament in the United States and Canada

By: Bailey, L.H.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co Ltd: 1923

Edition: First UK edition

Seller ID: 015374

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, large octavo, pp xx, 434, extremely clean internally, green cloth, a slight stain at the bottom corners, otherwise a very good copy of the first UK edition. View more info

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Primulas - a collection of papers.

By: Balfour, I. Bayley; Craib, William Grant; Wright Smith, William; Forrest, George; Kingdon Ward, Frank; Anthony, John

Price: £27.50

Seller ID: 014599

Condition: Fair


An unusual collection of papers comprising : Bayley Balfour - New Species of Primula (1915). [1916]. Primula et Omphalogramma: Diagnoses Specierum Novarum (1920). Craib, William Grant - New Species of Primula (1919). Primula davidii and its Allies (1919). William Wright Smith & George Forrest - New Primulaceae (1923). William Wright Smith & Frank Kingdon Ward - New Species of Primula From Tibet, with an enumeration of the Primulas collected by Captain Kingdon Ward and Lord Cawdor in S.E. Tibet during 1924 (1926). There are other short articles on new species of Omphalogramma, Chinese Rhodod... View more info

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Trees of Westonbirt School

By: Barkley, Sylvia Y.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Private printing: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015046

Condition: Good


Illustrated with photographs, line drawings, and a folding plant at the rear, large octavo, pp 72, front endpaper slightly marked, a neat signature on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, paperback, covers slightly worn and faded. View more info

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A Book of the Country and the Garden

By: Batson, H.M.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013814

Condition: Good


With 72 illustrations by F. Carruthers Gould and A.C. Gould, large octavo, pp xii, 329, ( + 16 page publisher's catalogue), very slightly weak internally, top edge gilt, the other edges lightly uncut, lacks the front endpaper, slightly foxed and dust-marked internally, decorated cloth a bit dull and a little marked, rear joint starting to crack, but still sound, spine head slightly chipped. [Henrietta Mary Batson (1859 - 1943) was an English writer whose interest in the countryside and rural people was an important theme in her novels and much of her non-fiction. She often published as Mrs. S... View more info