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The Complete Illustrated Home Book

By: -

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Associated Newspapers Ltd: 1111

Seller ID: 2214

Condition: Good


Probably 1930s. Large format. 392pp, red cloth boards, a little worn to edges, spine repaired with tape. B + w illustrations. Interior decoration, garden paths, repairs etc - encapsulates the style of the period. View more info

Ward Lock & Co's All About Gardening Garden Making And Maintenance

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Price: £12.00

Publisher: Ward Lock: 1111

Seller ID: 3083

Condition: Very Good


Gift inscription on flyleaf dated 1929. 384pp, green cloth boards with lily design. B + w drawings and photographs and colour ilustrations from paintings by Beatrice Parsons. Period adverts to endpapers. Occasional light spots of foxing, otherwise a clean copy. View more info

Reader's Digest Pocket Guide To Herbs

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Price: £1.50

Publisher: Reader's Digest: 1971

Seller ID: 5527

Condition: Fine


Pocket sized. 71pp, card covers. Line illustrations. A very clean copy. Description and growing instructions, use of herbs and recipes. A useful little book. View more info

The "Weekly Telegraph" (Late Hooper's) Gardening Guide

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Price: £9.50

Publisher: Weekly Telegraph: 1111

Seller ID: 5908

Condition: Very Good


Probably late 19th century. Stated 4th edition. 300pp, red cloth covered boards with design in black, a couple of light marks and a little edgewer to spine Attractive black and white engraved illustrations of flowers, ferns or vegetables on nearly every page. Attractive period advertisements. A couple of pages with light foxing, tiny nicks to the edges of a few pages, otherwise clean. Covers flower and vegetable selection, gardening and design and a calendar of garden op... View more info

Trees And Shrubs A Comprehensive Guide

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Price: £2.50

Publisher: Sphere: 1983

Seller ID: 6751

ISBN: 0722180705

Condition: Fine


93pp, illustrated softback covers. Many colour illustrations. A clean copy. An essential guide to over 200 varieties of trees and shrubs and their care. View more info

A Picture Book of Trees Showing the Twig Leaf Flower and Fruit

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Price: £3.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1111

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13730

Condition: Good


Probably 1950s. 22pp, illustrated soft covers with light marks, and with a little wear to ends of spine. A good 'working copy' of a rare title. 10 British trees, with a brief description and colour illustration of the twig, leaf, flower and fruit. View more info

50 Years Gardening at Harewood

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Price: £2.00

Publisher: EP Publishing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15718

ISBN: 0715812505

Condition: Very Good


133pp, illustrated soft covers. B + w illustrations. A light crease to the bottom corner of the first few pages, otherwise internally clean and tight. Life at Harewood House in Yorkshire, the home of Princess Mary, where the author and his father were both Head Gardeners. View more info

Carnations for Everyman

By: Allwood, Montagu C

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Allwood Bros: 1953

Seller ID: 13147

Condition: Very Good


Amended 4th edition. 143pp, red boards. B + w illustrations. A few light spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. The propagation and care of carnations. View more info

Your Garden in the Virgin Islands How to Plan Plant and Make it Grow

By: Beaton, Alice Thompson et al

Price: £10.50

Publisher: St Croix, St Croix Garden Club: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15836

Condition: Very Good


Large format. 63pp. Illustrated soft green covers, a little faded and scraped. Internally very clean. Advice on gardening in the Virgin Islands prepared by the St Croix Garden Club, with illustrations of useful plants. View more info

Greenhouse Gardening & Growing Under Glass

By: Beckett, Kenneth A

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Treasure Press: 1987

Seller ID: 13021

ISBN: 1850511772

Condition: Very Good


Practical Gardening Guides series. 96pp, laminated hardback covers. Colour illustrations. One small light mark to margin, otherwise a clean copy. Help with equipment, techniques, pests and diseases etc for growing plants under glass. View more info

Colour Hedges

By: Beddall, J L

Price: £4.00

Publisher: The Garden Book Club: 1953

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 14969

Condition: Very Good


96pp,blue boards.Colour frontispiece and b + w illustrations. A clean copy. A useful and practical guide to which plants to choose for either a flower hedge or coloured foliage hedge, and how to look after them View more info

Farm Crops

By: Boatfield, Graham

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Farming Press: 1990

Seller ID: 15098

ISBN: 0852361297

Condition: Very Good


Revised second edition. 144pp, illustrated soft covers. B + w illustrations. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise a very clean copy. A scientific approach to cereal, root, break, forage and grassland crops. View more info

Garden History the Journal of the Garden History Society Winter 1999

By: Bowe, Patrick and Forest, Mary and Lebas Elizabeth et al

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Maney: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16389

Condition: Fine


69pp, illustrated soft covers. B + w illustrations. A very clean copy. Articles include the Indian gardening tradition and the Sajjan Niwas Bagh, Jaipur, Education for lady gardeners in Ireland, The making of a socialist Arcadia arboriculture and horticulture in the London Borough of Bermondsey after the Great War, and Benjamin Bond Hopkins at Painshill. View more info

The Nationwide Book of British Trees

By: Bridgeman, Peter

Price: £3.50

Publisher: BBC: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13729

ISBN: 0563176334

Condition: Very Good


64pp, illustrated card covers. B + w illustrations. Original owner's name to title page, otherwise internally clean. From the Nationwide series 'Crisis in the Countryside'. How our trees are disappearing, descriptions of trees, and what trees to plant. View more info

Ground Cover Plants

By: Browne, Janet

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Ward Lock: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6760

ISBN: 0706358791

Condition: Very Good


108pp, softback covers with light creases. Colour and b + w illustrations. Original owner has written the name of a plant in the index, otherwise clean. View more info

Plant Communities

By: Bulow-Olsen, Anne

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Penguin: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13634

ISBN: 014063004X

Condition: Very Good


First English edition. 128pp, illustrated laminated boards. Many colour illustrations. Original owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise a very clean copy. How and why plants grow in communities, and a description of 20 communities. A Penguin Nature Guide. View more info

Pearson's Encyclopaedia of Roses

By: Champneys, Harcourt P

Price: £5.50

Publisher: C Arthur Pearson: 1956

Seller ID: 13101

Condition: Very Good


New and revised edition. 191pp, yellow cloth covered boards with a couple of small marks. Colour and b + w illustrations. Internally clean. Different roses, planting and care, pests, showing etc. View more info

A Book Of Gardens From House And Garden

By: Coats, Peter (ed)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Reprint Society: 1961

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 5209

Condition: Fine


A tall book in a slipcase. 191pp, turquoise cloth covered boards. Colour and b + w illustrations. Articles on gardening topics by experts, such as Roses by Harry Wheatcroft, Fruit by W E Shewell-Cooper View more info

House Plants

By: Compton, Joan

Price: £1.25

Publisher: Hamlyn: 1978

Seller ID: 6758

ISBN: 0600001083

Condition: Very Good


Pocket sized softback of 159pp. Many colour illustrations. Very light foxmarks to title page, otherwise clean and near Fine. How to care for plants from all over the world. A Hamlyn all-colour paperback. View more info

Amateur Gardening Pocket Book of Garden Flowers

By: Dakers, J S

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Collingridge: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8510

Condition: Very Good


191pp. 176 colour illustrations. Complete dustjacket, a very little rubbed to ends of spine. Original owner's name in pencil on flyleaf, otherwise very clean. Very useful. View more info