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THE CANADIAN FIELD NATURALIST; 10 Issues

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ottawa,, Ottawa Field-Naturalist Club:

Seller ID: CA 0681

Condition: Very Good


illustrated paper wraps, 8 issues, Vol. Lv, No. 6 Sept. 1941, Vol. LV, No. 8, Nov. 1941; Vol. LV. No. 9, Dec. 1941; Vol. LVI, No. 1, Jan. 1942 Vol. LVI, No. 3, Mar. 1942; Vol. LVI, No. 4., Apr. 1942; Vol. LV. No. 7 Oct. 1941; Vol., LVI No. 6 Sept 1942: All issues illustrated. Size: 8 Vo., View more info

THE GARDENER; A Book of Brief Directions for the Growing of the Common Fruits, Vegetables and Flowers in the Garden and About the House;

By: Bailey, L.H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York,, The Book League of America,: 1929

Edition: Later Edition,

Seller ID: VA 2646

Condition: Very Good


dec. geen cloth, gilt spine,pp., xii, 260, illustrated, frontis., 15 full page plates, line engravings in text, light edge, corner wear, tight. clean copy View more info

OUT WEST GROWING CYMBIDIUM ORCHIDS AND OTHER FLOWERS; The Story of El Rancho Rinconada;

By: Boyle, Louis M.;

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Los Angeles,, Published By the Author,: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VA 2548

Condition: Very Good


pict. gilt , red cloth, pp., 526, illustrated, numerous black & white and color illustrations throughout, pictorial endpapers, index, dust jacket is torn chipped with some losses, light edge wear to book, Contains much early history of California and on orchids and the seed growing industry . Contains a list of Cymbidium orchid hybrids View more info

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THE COMMON INDIAN PLANTS: Their Origin, Dietetic and Therapeutic Uses

By: Chakraberty, Chandra

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Vijaya Krishna Brothers:

Seller ID: 1123430

Condition: Very Good


n.d. (1945?), iii, 102 , (6), (2 pp index to English names of plants, 4 pp index to Hindi & Bengali names of plants) dated invoice (1945) of Calcutta bookseller laid-in, Light soil to wraps, Size: 12mo., 18 Cm in orange drawer No. # 3 View more info

FODDER AND PASTURE PLANTS;

By: Clark, Geo. H.; and Malte, M. Oscar;

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ottawa,, King's Printer: 1923

Seller ID: VA 2019

Condition: Very Good


orig gilt dec cloth, pp., 143, illustrated with full color plates, text illustrations, covers are mottled, spotted, internally tight, clean, plates are suitable for framing, View more info

LANDSCAPE DESIGN WITH PLANTS; Second Edition

By: Clouston, Brian

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boca Raton, Florida, CRC Press: 1989

Edition: Second Edition,

Seller ID: 123802

ISBN: 0849371481

Condition: Very Good


green cloth, gilt spine, pp., xiv,544; hundreds of illustrations,index, ex library with ink stamps on title page and edges, label on spine, of d.j., signs of label removal from rear endpaper, a tight,sound copy in protective mylar jacket View more info

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF BOTANY, Including a Treatise on Vegetable Physiology and Descriptions of the Most Common Plants in the Middle and Northern States;

By: Comstock, J.L.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Robinson-Pratt,: 1841

Seller ID: VA 4409

Condition: Good


full calf binding, leather spine label, pp., viii, 480. illustrated with line drawings in text, wear at head and tail of spine with loss,corners worn, bumped, scuffs, wear at edges, title page foxed, scattered foxing throughout, ink sig on upper edge of title page Size: 8 Vo., View more info

The Smaller Rhododendrons

By: Cox, Peter A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, U.S.A., Timber Press, Incorporated: 1985

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 21251

ISBN: 0 88192 014 2

Condition: Very Good


red cloth, gilt spine, pp., 271, illustrated, 8 full page full color plates, 16 b & w full page plates containing 41 illustrations from photographs, numerous line drawings, 6 maps, 2 pp bibliogaphy, index, View more info

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DOMINION SEED HOUSE; Georgetown, Ontario , Seed and Nursery Book 1952

By: Dominion Seed House;

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Georgetown, Ontario, Dominion Seed House;: 1952

Seller ID: 1124824

Condition: Fine


pict.paper wraps, 146 pages, illustrated throughout, 16 pp in full color, order form. envelope, etc .,laid-in, excellent copy, bright, clean, Established in 1928, In 1993 the Dominion Seed Housewas sold to Perron, a Quebec firm View more info

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Gillett's hardy fern and flower Farm

By: Edward Gillett; Edward Gillett (Firm)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Southwick,MA, [Edward Gillett]: 1913

Seller ID: 11255658

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, 80 pages, illustrated, in very good condition with order envelope laid-in, a well illustrated and informative catalog. View more info

THE ENGLISH ROCK GARDEN; 2 Volumes

By: Farrer, Reginald;

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London,, T.C. & E.C. Jack, Ltd.;: 1928

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: VA 2262

Condition: Good


green cloth, 2 volumes, original green cloth, gilt spine letters, pp., lxiv, 503; viii, 523, illustrated, Vol. 1 ,52 full page black & white plates, Vol. 2, 50 full page black & white plates, overall wear to covers of both vols., covers of both vols. show some soil, edge wear, small ink stamp of former owner on the inside front and back board of both vols., light scattered foxing, some toning to end-papers, both vols are tight , sound . View more info

MINNESOTA PLANT DISEASES;

By: Freeman, E. M.;

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Saint Paul, Minnesota,, University of Minnesota,: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: VA 2541

Condition: Very Good


green cloth, paper spine label, pp., xxiii, 432; illustrated, frontis., numerous black & white plates, index, edge wear, corners bumped, ink sig. on front endpaper, 2500 copy edition Size: 8 Vo., View more info

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LICHENS OF NORTH AMERICA

By: Irwin M Brodo; Stephen Sharnoff; Sylvia Duran Sharnoff

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New Haven, Conn, Yale Univ. Press,: 2001

Seller ID: 11255712

ISBN: 0300082495

Condition: Very Good


cloth, dust jacket,xxxiii, 795 pages.illustrated, 939 color photos, numerous line drawings, coverage of over 800 species, with mention of more than 700 additional species. distribution maps, and keys for identifing the most common, conspicious, or ecologically significant species. a magnificent book. View more info

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COLOUR SCHEMES FOR THE FLOWER GARDEN; ROSES; WALL AND WATER GARDENS; WOOD AND GARDEN; 4 Volumes

By: Jekyll, Gertrude

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Salem, New Hampshire, The Ayer Company: 1983

Edition: Reprint Editions

Seller ID: 1123714

Condition: Very Good


4 volumes, uniform, green cloth, pp., 159; 166;177;286: all volumes illuatrated, index all volumes, by Gertrude Jekyll and Edward Mawley ; introduced and revised by Graham Stuart Thomas View more info

FLOWERS AND FRUITS OF BANGLADESH

By: Kahn, Salar M

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Decca, Goverment of the People's Republic of Bangladesh: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123588

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper wraps, pp.,55,(1), illustrated, 12 full page b & w plates, light wear at edges, 3 line notation in ink on front free endpaper, View more info

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JAPANESE GARDEN DESIGN

By: Keane, Marc, Peter

Price: $38.75

Publisher: Rutland ,VT, Charles E. Tuttle: 1998

Edition: Second Reprint

Seller ID: 1123808

ISBN: 0804820716

Condition: Very Good


blue dec. cloth, xiii, 184 pages, illustrated, (some col.), 2 pp blibliography, index, a clean, bright copy. An excellent book on the subject, including it history, with drawings by the author. View more info

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THE STEP BY STEP ART OF GROWING & DISPLAYING BONSAI;

By: Lewis, Colin. Sutherland, Neil,

Price: $40.00

Publisher: North Vancouver,, Whitecap Books Ltd: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1123603

ISBN: 1551100800

Condition: Very Good


pict. covers, 124 p., colored illustrations throughout, a practical guide written with the beginner in mind.over 400 photographs.practical examples of creating many different styles of bonsai, advanced techniques such as leaf pruning and thread grafting, winter protection, feeding and pest control are also covered in detail. A very useful and informative book and one of the best on the subject. CONTENTS: What is a bonsai -- Bonsai: art or horticulture -- Size and age -- Root to leaf -- How buds work -- Buying bonsai -- Garden centre stock -- Propagation from seed -- Cuttings -- Air layers -- G... View more info

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HOW TO RAISE ORCHIDS AT HOME : complete instructions for growth, care, Marketing

By: Louis Schirmer; Gladys Schirmer

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Tropical Flowerland: 1953

Seller ID: 112557210

Condition: Very Good


pict. paper covers, 263 pages : illustrations, a very good copy View more info

TROPICAL PLANTING AND GARDENING; With Special Reference to Ceylon...Fourth Edition,

By: MacMillan, H. F.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London,, MacMillan: 1935

Edition: Fourth Edition,

Seller ID: VA 2658

Condition: Very Good


green cloth, gilt spine,pp., x, 560, illustrated, full color frontis., full color, full page plates, hundreds of text illustrations, index, d.j. has tears at corners and spine ends with some loss., MacMillan was Superintendant, Royal Botanic Gardens, in Ceylon. This work has been a long-recognized standard on the subject of agricultural or horticulture in the tropics. Also, a valuable reference for those wishing to establish or improve a garden of tropical plants View more info

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Hardy plants for Canadian homes : [1952 catalogue]

By: McConnell Nursery Co. Ltd.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Port Burwell, Ont, McConnell Nursery Co.: 1952

Seller ID: 112557061

Condition: Fine


full color paper wraps, staples at spine, 68 pages,4 pp full color center-spread, order envelope tipped-in, with original mailing envelope in very good condition. View more info