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1 Restoring American Gardens: An Encyclopedia of Heirloom Ornamental Plants 1640-1940
Adams, Denise Wiles Timber Press Oregon, USA 2004 0881926191 / 9780881926194 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Minor bruising to spine ends and a short tear to the bottom edge of the dust jacket at the spine. Clean condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. A slight wave to the bottom textblock edge. Dust jacket not price clipped [29.99]. 419pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A VERY HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 305175 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
16 Disquiet
Leigh, Julia Faber & Faber 2008 0571239994 / 9780571239993 First UK Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original blue boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. Dust jacket not price clipped. 121pp. Accompanied by two young children, Olivia has left a violent marriage and returned to her childhood home, an austere chateau surrounded by formal gardens. She considers herself to be already 'murdered', dead before dying. At the same time as this unannounced homecoming another couple are expected at the chateau: her brother Marcus and his wife Sophie are due back from the hospital with their newborn. In this brittle world of emotional control, everyone tries to hold themselves together as a tragic secret pushes them towards breaking point...A darkly mesmerising tale, "Disquiet" is disturbing, atmospheric, subtle and quite brilliant. 045152 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
2 Gardens on a Higher Level: For Windows, Balconies and Courtyards
Ashberry, Anne ; line drawings and photographs by N. Creina Glegg The Garden Book Club Charing Cross Road, London 1969 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original green boards, a little faded at spine ends. The binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners. 152pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve. This is loose-fitting and does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way. 305554 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
17 Touring the Gardens of Europe
McFadden, Dorothy Loa ; with Wheel Tour Maps by Winfield Barnes David McKay Company, Inc New York 1965 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original yellow boards. Light bruising to spine ends and top corners. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xiii, 306. Lettering on the spine of the dust jacket faded. The dust jacket is rubbed at the spine ends and corners. Front flap price clipped. Overall a very good copy. 309319 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
3 Gardens on a Higher Level: For Windows, Balconies and Courtyards
Ashberry, Anne ; line drawings and photographs by N. Creina Glegg The Garden Book Club Charing Cross Road, London 1969 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original green boards, a little faded at spine ends. The binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners and is quite noticeably darkened / browned at the spine and all edges. 152pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear film sleeve. This is loose-fitting and does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way. 305555 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
18 Spice Odyssey: From asafoetida to wasabi, recipes to really excite and inspire
Merrett, Paul Kyle Books 2013 0857831569 / 9780857831569 Hard Cover New No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
New hardback, in excellent fine condition. Pictorial boards. RRP 19.99. 207pp. In this melting pot of different cuisines, Paul Merrett offers dishes inspired by his travels abroad, his home cooking and his experience in some of the UK's top restaurants. His personal collection of recipes is united by a bold and inventive use of spice and includes such dishes such as Salt and Pepper Squid with a Papaya, Chilli and Coriander Salsa and Sri Lankan Chicken Kotu. Interspersed with anecdotal and amusing stories of his travels to African spice markets and Asian spice gardens (along with discoveries closer to home), it includes a wealth of tips on storage, buying, grinding, dry-frying, rubs and marinades, as well as fascinating facts on the history of spices. From Zanzibar Fish Curry and 25-minute Veggie Tagine to Coconut and Lemongrass Panna Cotta, the subtle aromas and fiery flavours on offer will inspire you to cook something new. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 058076 
Price: 13.99 GBP

 
 
4 Mistress of Melthorpe [SIGNED by the author]
Bloom, Alan Aidan Ellis Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, UK 1996 0856282723 / 9780856282720 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
1st edition. SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper: 'Good wishes from Alan Bloom 1998'. A novel from the well-known horticulturist and founder of Bressingham Gardens and Blooms of Bressingham. Alan Bloom (1906-2005). A very good clean copy - NEAR FINE. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is protected in a loose film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). Not price-clipped. Original price of 16.99 printed on the front flap. Jacket design by Craig Dodd. From the front flap of the dust jacket: ...'"Berkeley will have to go - he's not right for our type of garden." And so Tom Berkeley's fate appears to have been sealed, as Gerald Potts decides that his new gardener cannot be trusted with the garden at Melthorpe Manor. A small legacy gives Anne Potts a chance to gain her independence from her overbearing husband; and she and Tom find happiness together through his love of plants and her need to carve out a life of her own.' 152pp. 22cm. 100095 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
19 The Historic Gardens of England : Oxfordshire
Mowl, Timothy Tempus Publishing 2007 0752440861 / 9780752440866 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A new copy, now out of print. RRP. 17.99. Oxfordshire has historic gardens and landscapes which range from the medieval remains of the Bower of Henry II's mistress at Woodstock, in what is now Blenheim Park, to... Raymond Blanc's inspired series of garden rooms which surround his restaurant... William Kent's... landscape... at Rousham...and at Wroxton Abbey, near Banbury, there is the ghost of a Willow Pattern garden originally designed with a cascade, serpentine river for boating and Chinese and Gothick retreats. 300819 
Price: 17.99 GBP

 
 
5 In for a Penny : A Prospect of Kew Gardens
Blunt, Wilfrid Hamish Hamilton London 1978 0241898234 / 9780241898239 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
2nd impression. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. VG in VG dust jacket. Not price clipped (original 7.95 net). 218pp. 101388 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
20 Born in the Gardens: A Play in Two Acts
Nichols, Peter Faber and Faber London 1980 0571114768 / 9780571114764 First Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Paperback. 1st edition. Clean, tight and unmarked. In excellent, very near fine, condition. Small mark to pages 15 and 16 - a manufacturing fault in the paper. pp. 74. 308101 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
6 The Gardens of the Dead [Signed 1st Edition]
Brodrick, William Little, Brown London 2006 0316724661 / 9780316724661 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Hardback with dust jacket. SIGNED and dated by the author on the title page (no inscription - dated 16/2/06). First edition. Excellent condition - NEAR FINE - a very slight lean to the spine. Not clipped, the dust jacket is protected in a loose archival clear film sleeve (this does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 336pp. 24cm. The second Father Anselm mystery. 100249 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
21 Birds and Men: The Bird Life of British Towns, Villages, Gardens and Farmland (Collins New Naturalist Series)
Nicholson, E. M. Bloomsbury Books | Collins London 1990 1870630149 / 9781870630146 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bloomsbury edition. First published by Collins in 1951. Original cream boards. The dust jacket is faded at the spine, with a short nick to the top edge. Otherwise very good. Clean and tight. No names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xvi, 256. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 104240 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
7 The Gardens of the Casino
Evans, Stuart Hutchinson & Co London 1976 009124630x / 9780091246303 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
Inscribed by the author on the f.e.p. In VG condition. A few little rubs and a short tear to the top edge of the dust jacket. The DJ is now supplied in a loose protective film sleeve to protect against further wear. Not price clipped. 288pp. 302039 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
22 Surrey Gardens
Parker, Eric ; illustrated by William McLaren B. T. Batsford Ltd London 1954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original green boards. Small bump to the bottom corner of the front board. Binding nice and firm and pages clean. A little foxing to the top outer closed textblock edge. pp. xii, 259. The dust jacket is very good - has a few minor rubs to the edges, a short nick in the bottom edge of the front cover and front flap price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 105658 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
8 Gardens and Gardening (Blackwell's Learning Library, No. 3)
Gagg, J. C. ; illustrations by Kathleen Gell Basil Blackwell Oxford 1974 0631063900 / 9780631063902 Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Similar in style to a Ladybird book. Excellent, unmarked condition. Appears barely opened. There is a slightly darkened strip to the edge of the front cover. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 64pp. 035245 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
23 Traditional Gardens: Plans and Planting Designs
Platts, Roger Cassell Illustrated 2004 1844031330 / 9781844031337 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
In very good condition. Slight bumps to the corners but otherwise appears unused. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Inspirational garden designs and plantings from a winner of Best Show Garden at the Chelsea Flower Show. 144pp. 304683 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
9 Oxford Gardens
Gray, Ronald & Frankl, Ernest The Pevensey Press 1987 0907115276 / 9780907115274 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good, clean condition throughout. No names or inscriptions. 80pp. 041472 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
24 Curtis's Botanical Magazine Volume 23 Part 4, November 2006
Rix, Martyn (editor) ; articles by Nicholas Hind et al. Published for the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew by Blackwell Publishing 2006 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Very good. A previous owner's name and address sticker just inside the front cover. No other marks. pp. 263-346. 104517 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
10 Oxford Gardens
Gray, Ronald & Frankl, Ernest The Pevensey Press 1987 0907115276 / 9780907115274 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good, clean condition throughout. No names or inscriptions. 80pp. 034305 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
25 A Walk in Paris
Rubbino, Salvatore Walker Books 2014 1406341525 / 9781406341522 First Edition Hard Cover New New 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
New hardback, in excellent fine condition. Pictorial boards with matching dust jacket. First impression. RRP 12.99. Paris - the most beautiful city in the world! The most romantic! It's the perfect place for a girl and her grandad to spend the day. Join them as they explore Paris's iconic landmarks and experience its culture and style first-hand: visit a traditional street market, climb to the top of Notre-Dame, wander through the Tuileries Gardens and gaze up at the Eiffel Tower. Salvatore Rubbino's friendly text and fresh, lively illustrations beautifully capture the delight of a young visitor experiencing the wonders of Paris - the City of Lights! Slim unpaginated children's picture book. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 058036 
Price: 12.99 GBP

 
 
11 Pukeiti: New Zealand's Finest Rhododendron Garden
Greenfield, Pat David Bateman Auckland 1997 1869532864 / 9781869532864 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Other
With a chapter on Pukeiti's Flora and Fauna by Graham Smith - Director of the Pukeiti Rhododendron Trust and the book is signed by him on the title page (dated 2001). Some quite heavy bumps to the top corners, and to a lesser extent, top corner of the textblock. Gift inscription written in ink on the front endpaper. Otherwise good. Binding sound. 120pp. A good reference copy. A large and HEAVY book - a significant postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK mainland, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge likely for highlands, islands and N. Ireland. 104914 
Price: 8.50 GBP

 
26 Kirstenbosch
Rycroft, Brian (text) ; Ryan, Ray (photos) Howard Timmins Uitgewers Kaapstad 1980 0869781766 / 9780869781760 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
The dust jacket has some light rubs and a couple of very short nicks to the edges. Otherwise very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Text is in Afrikaans. Photos are colour. 137pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 305894 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
12 Gardening in the Tropics
Greensill, T. M. Evans Brothers Limited 1964 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Red cloth binding. No names or inscriptions. Very clean condition. Small unobtrusive previous owner's address sticker on the front pastedown (top edge). The dust jacket is slightly rubbed and nicked at the edges. DJ discoloured in patches on the back cover. Now protected in a removable clear film sleeve. 271pp. 016354 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
27 A Year at Kew
Smith, Rupert ; foreword by Alan Titchmarsh BBC Books 2005 0563522828 / 9780563522829 Soft cover Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Second hand soft back in excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 192pp. 305243 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
13 The Pleasure Garden [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Jackson, Lee W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2006 1846324351 / 9781846324352 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large Print edition. Hardback and dust jacket in excellent, fine, like new condition. 344pp. A sinister figures stalks the gas-lit groves of Cremorne Gardens, the last pleasure ground on the banks of the Thames. His victims, young women in the first bloom of youth. His crime - merely to remove a lock of their hair... But when morbid obsession turns to murder, even Webb's loyal sergeant begins to doubt his judgement. 303011 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
28 The Oxford Companion to the Garden
Taylor, Patrick (edited by) Oxford University Press 2006 0198662556 / 9780198662556 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. A large and heavy volume. Original green boards. The bottom corners of the boards are both bumped. The dust jacket has some minor rubs and curling to the edges and significant creasing near the top of the spine. Otherwise clean and tight. We have had this book in the bookshop from new but it has suffered a bit of wear from being mishandled. RRP 40.00. pp. xxx, 554. A VERY HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 307030 
Price: 14.50 GBP

 
 
14 The Beginner's Garden
King, Mrs. Francis Charles Scribner's Sons New York and London 1927 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original boards, faded at the edges and spine. Spine dull. Light rubs to spine ends. The binding is firm and pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Foredges deckled / untrimmed. pp. xii, 125. 305470 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
29 In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens, Womanist Prose
Walker, Alice Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich 1983 0151442527 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First edition. Original purple boards, slightly faded at the edges and lightly bruised at the spine ends. The binding is firm and tight and pages clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Deckled foredges. pp. xviii, 397. The dust jacket is rubbed and chipped at the edges, with a couple of short tears to the bottom edge and a slightly faded spine. Front flap price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 033452 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
15 Garden Guide
Koch-Isenburg, Ludwig Thames and Hudson London 1965 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Green cloth boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Slightly faded spine and minor bruising to dust jacket edges. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 251pp. This book shows how the garden can be planned to play its part in modern living. New plants, new materials, new designs call for fresh skills in garden design and layout. 304677 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
30 Talkabout Gardens (Ladybird Books, Series 735)
West, Margaret (compiled by) ; illustrated by Harry Wingfield Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1976 0721404111 / 9780721404110 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Later printing; not a first edition, c. 1982. Matt pictorial boards. Printed ISBN and price of 60p on the pack cover. Some rubs to the spine edges, ends and corners. A slight curvature to the front board. Nice and clean inside. Binding tight. Pages clean and free from handling creases. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 51pp. 103805 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
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