Scranton: International Textbook Company, 1911? Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards three quarter bound with brown leather to spine and corners, brown cloth to boards, light wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has red-tinted edges, spine break at page 16/4, else clean and tight; Title from spine; “Wheat, oats, barley, rye, and buckwheat, corn, hay and pasture crops, potatoes, root crops, tobacco, soiling crops”— title page; "International Correspondence Schools"-- spine; variously paged, illustrated (including color plates).
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Boston: Massachusetts Horticultural Society, 1880. First Edition. Octavo; pp 545; G/no-DJ; green spine with gilt lettering and rule to spine; ex-library; cloth has light soiling to exterior; some rubbing to corners; blind-stamped triple borders to boards; text block has some age toning to page edges; previous library's bookplate to front pastedown; slight cracking to gutters; frontispiece with tissue guard; tissue guard has closed tear to fore edge; illustrated with some having tissue guards throughout text; ex-library markings to preface page; interior clean.
La Canada, CA: Descanso Garden Guild, Inc., 2017. Quarto; pp 127; VG-/VG; orange/green pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket shows only lightly bumped corners; clean exterior; cloth clean; slightly bowed boards; text block has only light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s) This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
London: Baldwin and Cradock, 1832-1838. Octavo; G- condition hardcover. Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands, title banner torn away (inserted in book); Boards in marbled paper with brown leather corners and spine, fraying corners, spine caps torn away, torn along front and rear hinges, shelfwear and surface tears to paper and leather, front board detatched yet present; Text block has speckled edges, cracking hinges, name plate on front pastedown, spotting to endpapers, text is clean and tight; “Published under the superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge”— title page; 2 volumes bound together, the first (1832), 151 pages, illustrated; the second (1838), 222 pages, illustrated. Fragile book! Kept in Netdesk office, on bookshelf with Ephemera sections.
London: Black, Perry, and Kingsbury, 1812. Second Edition. Octavo, xxv, , 2-164 pages,  ads; VG; newly rebound in 1/4 brown leather, gray cloth boards, gilt titling to spine; name written to title page; with half-title, folding frontispiece; water-stain to lower edge of frontispiece; fore and lower page edges untrimmed; shelved case 10.
Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Group, Inc., 2001. Large Octavos; VG- condition hardcovers; blue spines with white text; 6 volumes; cloths have slight wear to exteriors; strong boards; text blocks show previous owner's name to exterior head and fore edges of vols. 1 and 2; otherwise clean exteriors and interiors; slight wear to exterior edges; ISBNs: 0787650293, 0787650307, 0787650315, 0787650323, 0787650331, 078765034x Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1969. Octavo; pp 379; VG/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; 3/4 bound binding with dark green spine and light green boards; cloth shows minor rubbing to edges; light shelf wear to exterior; text block has dark green endpapers; previous owner's stamped to head edge and ffep; interior clean; illustrated.
Bombay: The Bombay Natural History Society, 1954. Second edition, revised by William T. Stearn. Octavo; Second edition, revised by William T. Stearn; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine green with gold print; Boards in green cloth, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block has green-tinted top edge, mild amount of foxing throughout; xiv, 165 pages, illustrated (b&w and color plates).
Pittsburgh: Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, Carnegie Mellon University, 2004. Small quarto; VG/no-DJ; dark green spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; cloths are clean and panels are strong & intact; text blocks have unmarked, crisp pages; pp 1470. German text. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2002. First Edition. Small quarto; pp 352; VG/VG-; blue/black spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slightly sunned spine; minor wear to edges; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has soiled exterior edges; illustrated green endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated with many photographs.
London: Royal Collection Enterprises Ltd, 2004. Large quarto; pp 223; VG-/VG-; green spine with gilt text; dust jacket has some rubbing to exterior; cloth has minor shelf wears; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated with many color and black and white photographs; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York and London: The Luther Burbank Society, 1914. Octavo; pp 302; Fair; brown pictorial spine with gilt text; no jacket; this volume only; cloth has some darkening to exterior, mostly toward edges; rubbing wear to spine edges and for corners; bumped head of head fore corners; embossed illustration to front; sturdy boards; text block has slightly age toned fore and tail edges; top edge gilt; deckled fore edge; cracked hinges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; few uncut pages;.
New York; Waukesha, WI: Coward-McCann, Inc.; Country Beautiful, 1969. Quarto; pp 298; G/G; sunned beige spine with black text; dust jacket has closed tear to front head edge; some rubbing to fore edge and corners; slight shelf wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight wear to edges; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; frontispiece; profusely illustrated with black and white and color photographs; slight cracking to rear gutter.
Wellington, NZ: Nova Pacifica, 1982. First Edition. Folio, xii, 376pp.; VG; no dust jacket; Does not come with slipcase; spine has five raised bands, gilted motifs in four compartments and red & sky blue calf title labels with gilt lettering in two compartments; covers half navy blue calf leather, red calf date emblem to upper board surrounded by gilt decoration; hand marbled endpapers; text block slightly dirty in lower corner; text clean; bumping to corners of boards; small scratch to front board; due to weight shipping may be extra; shelved second alcove.
Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2004. Octavo; VG-; Hardcover; Spine, green with silver print; Boards in green cloth, slight wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author and the illustrator on the half-title page; xiv, 415 pages, illustrated (b&w drawings).
London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1890. Third Edition. Octavo; pp 615; G+/no-DJ; brown spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; full leather binding; scarce in leather; raised bands to spine; boards have slight rubbing to exterior; gilt borders to panels; mild wear to edges; marbled text block slight sun faded; ex-library's bookplate to front pastedown; marbled endpapers; slight foxing to some early pages; interior clean; profusely illustrated; tight binding;.
Octavo; pp 657; VG/G-; ivory white spine with dark brown and green text; dust jacket shows slight rubbing to exterior; some chips to edges; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; ex-library with markings inside; interior clean; tight binding; illustrated.
Brussels: Editions Pehel, 1987. First Edition. Oblong, oversize quarto portfolio in green cloth boxed casing with gold letters; VG; moderate soiling on case corners; contains 40 plates in color on thick parchment paper; introduction by President Sesse Seko; in very good condition; shelved Front Table; in French; please contact us for shipping costs in view of size.
Portland, OR: Timber Press, Inc., 1999. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 616; Good; burgundy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has lightly smudged exterior; slight edge wear; ex-library label to spine and rear; strong boards; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; ex-library with markings inside; ex-library plate to front pastedown; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Portland, OR: Timber Press, 1992. Large Octavo; pp 400; Good; burgundy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has lightly smudged exterior; slight edge wear; ex-library label to spine and rear; strong boards; text block has slight tone to exterior edges; ex-library with markings and labels inside; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Clarkson Potter, Publishers, 1996. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 248; VG-/G; sunned light brown spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; slight wear to edges; minor wear to edges; American Horticultural Society Book Award sticker to front; previous bookshop's sticker to front flap; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
London: Andrew Melrose Limited, 1954. Octavo; VG/VG-Hardcover;Sunned blue spine with grey text; Moderate shelf wear and age to dust jacket, sunned spine, fraying at corners and along sides and edges, creasing to head and tail edges, chipping along spine, dust jacket now protected in mylar cover; Moderate age wear to boards, slight fraying along spine corners, minor rubbing to exterior surfaces, binding slightly cocked, age toned pages; Age toning to text block exterior, text block clean; Illustrated with line drawings; 208 pp.
Addis Ababa: Addis Ababa University Press, 1976. Thin Oblong Octavo; VG/Wraps; Moderate shelf wear and age to covers, slight creasing at corners; Binding intact, minor spots on front pages; Text block clean, vivid color illustrations, XII plates, grey scale map of Ethiopia on rear paste down, light toning on rear pages; 61 pp.
Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1859. 8vo; VG hardcover without dust jacket; brown spine with gold text; book is ex-library; boards are severely age-toned and have tears to the spine and smudges; edges of the boards are rubbed and frayed; front paste down and free end -paper have plates; text block is severely tanned otherwise pages are legible;5 398p.
Caracas: Instituto Botanico, 1969. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, tan with black and red print; Cover has wear at spine ends, tear to bottom of front hinge, bump to front bottom corner, light edgewear/shelfwear; Text block clean and tight, age-toning to paper; Inscribed in ink by the author on the half-title page; Text in Spanish; 502 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Amsterdam: A. Asher & Co., 1974. Reprint of 1788-1805 Editions. Three quartos (10" tall) in blue cloth boards, all volumes VG/No DJ. The following characterizes all volumes: minor shelfwear, light bumping to head and tail of spine, light handling wear to exterior, previous owner's name written in ink on ffep. Binding strong and text clean in all volumes. Includes numerous black-and-white illustrations, all of which are clean. This is a three-volume set reprinting the 1788-1805 editions. Volume I is titled, simply, De Fructibus Et Seminibus Plantarum; ISBN for Volume I: 9061235006. Volume II is titled De Fructibus Et Seminibus Plantarum as well; ISBN for Volume II: 9061235022. Volumes I and II list Joseph Gaertner as the author. Volume III is titled Supplementum Carpologiae and lists Karl Friedrich von Gaertner as the author; ISBN for Volume III: 9061235030. ISBN for the series: 9061235006. Volume I and Volume III contain introductions, in English, by Prof. Dr. F.A. Safleu. The body of the text in all three volumes, however, is in Latin. A scarce reprint set in very good condition. [Spines have blue cloth background, red text boxes, and gilt text. Shelved above Africa section.].
Orlando, San Diego, New York: Academic Press, Inc., 1985. Octavo; pp 338; Good; gray spine with green text; no jacket; cloth has light soiling to exterior; some wear to corners; strong boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; tight binding; some foxing to first and last endpapers; previous owner's name to ffep; illustrated;.
Lima: Universidad de San Martin de Porres, 2004. First Edition. Quarto; VG-; Pink spine with white and pink text; Boards are bowed to the front and also boards have slight rubbing to the head and tail of the spine but are clean and sturdy; Text block has slight marks to the fore edge otherwise clean; 251p. Oversized book.Additional shipping and handling needed for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping may not be available. Contact seller for details.
Philadelphia: 1853. Octavo, 388 pages; VG-; bound in quarter burgundy calf, marbled boards; paneled spine with gilt titling; moderate rubbing and wear to binding; mild foxing throughout; Contains Vol. II, No. 1-12. August and November were apparently issued without color frontispieces, the remaining ten months have vivid color frontispieces, including the folding September plate; numerous black/white illustrations; shelved case 10.
Pasedena: Abbey Garden Press, 1951. Reprinted. 10mo; pp 231; G+; burgundy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has lightly sunned spine; ex-library sticker to front and rear; strong boards; text block edges have light wear; ex-library plate and text to front pastedown; mild offset to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; tight binding.
Portland, OR: Binfords & Mort, Publishers, 1934. 10mo; pp 407; Good; beige spine with red text; no jacket; green cloth boards show slight sunning to exterior; light foxing sprinkled to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; tight binding.
Seoul: Diplomacy Printing Company, 1987. Deluxe reprint limited edition (#062 of 1,000). Folio in black hardcovers with gold letters and red gilt; gilt edges; VG; minimal soiling on boards; contains 45 tipped-in color plates on thick parchment covered with rice paper; legends on the left pages; pp. 92; shelved in Case # 11; [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates] Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box H eb/nd.
London: The Royal Institute of Chemistry of Great Britain and Ireland, 1944. First Edition. 8vo, 15 pages + 8 pages of plates, illustrated; VG_ brown cover with black print, mild bump to lower right corner, slight creasing on back cover along spine edge, inked lines at bottom edge of back cover; interior clean but for mild spotting.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1943. Limited Edition, #279. Quarto, 307 pages; VG; Signed on colophon by illustrator Raúl Rosarivo, and book designer Alberto Kraft. Limited edition, numbered #279. Bound by Guillermo Kraft LTDA, Buenos Aires. Boards wrapped in tan leather and horse hide, stitched with leather. Horse hair is sand colored with brown spots. Hand cut pages. Text is clean. Binding is sturdy. 33 Full page illustrations. Top edge stained brown. Shelved in case 9 3/4.
Windsor, Ontario: Merco, 1974. Fifth Edition. Octavo; pp 382; VG-/no-DJ; navy blue spine with gilt text; cloths have slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges, strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges, light foxing to exterior head edge; light ink to ffep; light toning to pastedowns and endpapers; interior clean.
New York; London: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc; Collier Macmillan Publishers, 1980. Fourth Printing. Large Octavo; pp 480; G/Fair; purplish pink spine with gray and white text; dust jacket shows several chips to edges, as is; sunned exterior; small price sticker to front flap; cloth shows soiling stains to exterior, as is; lightly sunned edges; splayed boards; text block has slight foxing to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1975. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover in slip case; Yellow case with green flower design; Moderate age and wear to slipcase; fraying along sides, edges and to corners; 3 inch tear at corner of case opening; Both volumes have moderate wear and age to dust jackets otherwise clean and intact, flower illustration on front covers; Boards are in olive green with light bronze scroll; Binding cocked, errata insert; Foxing along text block exterior, text block clean; Vol I - 694 pp Vol II - 1477 pp Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates.
London: Offices of Country Life, 1913. Octavo; Fair; Hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, wear to spine caps and corners, toning to spine, slight warping, small tear to spine head, shelfwear; Text block has tanning to endpapers, cracked front hinge, intermittent spine breaks; Inscribed in ink by the author on front endpaper; xiv, 143 pages + 16 pages of Country Life books catalog, frontispiece (color), illustrated (b&w).
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1962. Octavo (oblong); G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has edgewear, mild tears at spine ends and flap corners, faded spine, shelfwear, clipped front flap; Boards in glossy illustrated paper with black print, wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; unpaged, illustrated (some color).
New York, St. Louis, San Francisco: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1969. Octavo; pp 482; Good; brownish gray spine with green and white text; cloth shows modest wear to exterior; worn corners; slight creases to joints; strong boards; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; light foxing to copyright and title pages; interior clean; illustrated; tight binding;.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2004. First English Edition. Small Quarto; pp 259; VG/G; green/orange spine with white text; dust jacket shows slight shelf wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; light sticker residue to rear; cloth shows slight wear to edges; exterior clean; strong boards; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.