New York: Published by Charles Scribner's Sons for the Garden Club of America, 1931/1934. (First Edition). Folios in green cloth. Volume one without slipcase, dj in tatters, detached, laid inside; light wear to boards, light soiling to text block. Volume two has both dj and slipcase. Spine of slipcase about half-detached; wear to edges; dj chipped, torn along the bottom edge; some foxing to text block. Both volumes: bindings strong, text blocks tight, interiors clean. Vol. 1 - 464 pp., Vol. 2 - 444 pp.
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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.
Dublin: P. Byrne, 1800. Octavo; Poor; hardcover; full brown leather board, repaired with new cloth spine, paper label, black text; rear board missing, significant shelfwear, open tears in front cover, major edgewear, major rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, chipping on spine edges, bumping on head edge, ex-libris stamp on front pastedown, tape repair along gutter at title page; text block age toned, damp staining and foxing throughout, soiling and pencil marginalia throughout, tearing along fore edge of first several page, tearing along tail edge and interior spine edge on last page, small open tear on last page, stamp on page 1, gutter occasionally visible, rubbing on rear fore corners, text block split on page 288/289, missing page after page 556; viii, 556pp.
London: B.T. Batsford and Geo. Newnes, Ltd., 1900. Quarto; Fair+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, wear to corners, tattering to spine caps, wear to hinges and edges; Text block has cracked hinges, intermittent spine breaks, foxing to endpapers, mild age-toning to paper; xvii, 224 pages, illustrated (b&w).
London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., n.d. [1880s]. 4tos.; 384 pp., each volume; VG-/no dust jacket; brown cloth-covered spines and boards with dark brown endpapers; gilt lettering to spine and front board with illustrations in black; bumping, chipping, and fraying to head and tail of spines; rubbing to back board of Vol. 5; dark-colored top of text-block (faded); age-toning to fore-edge of text-block; light scratching to bottom edge of text-block, Vols. 1 and 3; interiors clean, age-toning throughout; staining to middle of fore-edge of text-block, Vol. 4; shelfwear to endpapers, including slight tear to back free endpaper, Vol. 3; shelved above Hardcover Fiction/Literary Criticism.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1990. Quarto; pp 342; VG/VG; ivory spine with black text; white slip case shows slight wear to exterior, intact panels; dust jacket has very slight wear to exterior, slight rubbing to edges; cloth has slight sun fading to edges and spine, otherwise boards are clean and strong; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges, interior clean; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1987. First U.S. Edition. Small Quarto; pp 221; G/G; black/green pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; minor wear to corners; mylar wraps; cloth shows light sun fading to exterior; strong boards; text block has lightly toned exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; interior clean;.
Silverdle, WA: Nara Press, LLC, 2010. First Edition. Quarto, 283 pages; VG/VG; black and red spine, white text.; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; artist's inscription on front end paper, Author signature on title page; DJ is clean, light general shelf ware; Text block clean, pages durable, text and illustration clear and legible; shelved Gardening or Botany.
Philadelphia and London: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1933. First Edition. 10mo; pp 336; VG-/G+; burgundy spine with ivory text; scarce; dust jacket has light sunning to exterior, mostly to spine; minor chips to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; light toning to edges; text block has slight age toning to edges; interior clean.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1989. First English Edition. large 4to., off-white cloth-covered spine and boards, with gold lettering and illustration to spine; slight cocking to spine; bumping to head and tail of spine; soiling to text-block; white paper dust jacket with floral illustration; bumping to head and tail of spine and to corners of dust jacket; rubbing to front and back cover of dust jacket; interior clean; shelved Aisle A, Botany.
New York, Tokyo: Weatherhill, 1983. second printing. VG+/VG+. Folio in light tan and patterned green cloth boards. DJ spine is black with title in white. Light rubbing and agetoning to edges of boards. DJ has light general shelf and edgewear, in protective mylar sleeve (BRODART). Light foxing to endpages and edges of textblock, pages otherwise clean and bright. Many color photo images and b&w architectural drawings. 223 pp. Shelved GARDENING.
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.
Berlin: Nicolaische Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1866. Large octavo; pp 298; Fair/no-DJ; half-bound brown leather spine and corners with marbled boards; dark brown spine with gilt text to red bar; severe wear to spine with cracking to joints, detached front board, chipping towards spine head edge, small beige label toward tail edge, as is; boards have few missing patches of outer layer and scratches to exterior, rubbing wear to edges; text block has darkened to exterior edges, ex-library with book plate to front pastedown, cracking to rear hinge, sticker to last page, interior has foxing toward edges, pages intact; German and English text; Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Richmond: William Parks Club, 1924. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 17/500; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with title on pasted label; Boards in brown cloth with brown print on a pasted label, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has mild tanning to endpapers; “Reprinted from ‘The American Gardener’, of John Gardiner and David Hepburn, Third Edition, 1826”; xiv, 54 pages.
New York: Hacker Art Books, 1966. Reprint. Small Quarto; G-/no-DJ; Black spine with gold text; Volume 2 only; Boards have lightly sunned exterior with white scratches on front panel and minor edge wear, otherwise sturdy & intact; Text block shows moderate age toned on exterior edges and light shelf wear, generally due to handling, with clean pages and tight binding; pp 486. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London and New York: John Lane : The Bodley Head, 1903. Octavo; fair/none; green spine with faded black text; green cloth boards, strong, shelf worn, flaking, bumped; Ex Libris label, front paste-down endpaper; Borrower's Card pocket and label, rear endpapers; endpapers and text block age-toned; B/W illustrations; 96pp., plus advertising pages. Handbooks of Practical Gardening---XI, Edited by Harry Roberts. A scarce copy. Shelved front bookcase.
New York: The MacMillan Company, 1935. Octavo; G-/G- Hardcover w/ dustjacket; White spine with Black text; Dustjacket has heavy edgewear, heavy shelfwear, closed tear along tail edge of front cover, small open tears along top corners of both covers, faint staining on both covers and spine; Boards are strong, slight bumping at corners, two brown pieces of tape on front cover, two brown pieces of tape on rear cover, some edgewear; Textblock has Tape marks and stain on front endpaper, Previous owner's name on front endpaper, stains on front endpaper, some age toning, tape marks and faint on rear endpaper, stain on rear pastedown, Foxing along tail edge of textblock, bent corners on 10+ pages toward rear; 222 pp.
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1978. First Edition. Octavo; pp 196; VG/G; ivory spine with green and black text; dust jacket shows light sunning to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has light shelf wear to exterior; lightly sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated.
Bogota: Villegas Editores, 2009. First edition. Long Quarto; pp 174; VG+; Dark yellow spine with red text; Slipcase is clean with intact boards;cloth spine with glossy boards has very slight shelf wear to exterior, minimal wear to edges; text block clean and intact, interior unmarked; Spanish text;.
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1956. Second edition. Quarto, six volumes. Each volume good with no dust jacket. Each volume green spine with gold lettering. Moderate shelf-wear to each volume, including some rubbing and scars. Notable small stain near top of front cover of volume 1. Slight soiling or ink mark to the rear cover of only volume 1. Approximately one corner bumped per volume. Sun-fading to spine of volume 6 and the first inch of the covers from the spine. Foxing and soiling to the text block edges of one of the two supplemental volumes. Soiling to interior rear hinge of volume 2. Text of pages generally clean. Volume 1 to 512pp, volume 2 continues to 1088pp, volume 3 continues to 1712pp, volume 4 continues to 2316pp. Supplement volume 1 to 554pp, supplement to volume 2 to 334pp.
Venice: Arsenale Editrice, 1996. Quarto; pp 167; VG/VG; dark red spine with white text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; mild edge wear; cloth has slight toning toward exterior edges; strong boards; text block clean; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: Atheneum, 1967. First edition. Octavo; pp 254; VG-/VG-; red/blue spine with blue and yellow text; dust jacket has minor soiling to exterior, minor wear to edges, sunning to spine; cloth has minimal wear to exterior, strong and clean boards; text block has light foxing to edges, previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; signed by author;.
Woodbridge: Antique Collectors' Club Ltd., 1987. Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Cream spine with black text; Light shelf wear to dust jacket; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid; Text block clean, vivid grey-scale illustrations; 344 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].
Portland, OR: Timber Press, Inc., 2005. Octavo; pp 299; VG-/G-; blue spine with white text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; slight sticker residue to rear; cloth shows minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior shows light toning toward edges; profusely illustrated with many photographs.
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;.
New York, NY: Rizzoli, 1992. First US. Qto. VG+/VG. light blue DJ spine has white/black and black titling from head to foot. fully pictorial jacket front and partly illustrated jacket rear. dark green cloth HB, white spine titles and blind stamped upon front board. richly illustrated with medium to panoramic views. 223 pp. ISBN# 084781601x.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto; VG/VG-; brown grey and yellow spine, white text; dust jacket has minor shelfwear, minor bumping on spine head edge and rear head fore edge, minor rubbing on front tail fore edge; boards strong, minor bumping on heads edges and fore corners; text block has minor age toning around edges; comes with CD; 351pp [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1924. Revised edition. Quarto; Revised edition; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with gold print; Boards in green cloth with illustrated paper pastedown on front, wear to corners and spine caps, tanning to spine, wear to hinges, some scratches/shelfwear; Text block has soiling to endpapers, front flyleaf has chipping, cracked hinges, intermittent spine breaks; xviii, 560 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (274 plates, some color).
Charlottesville: The University Press of Virginia. Mixed Editions. Booklet [6x8]; G/paperback; 5 volumes: booklets encased in blue and dark yellow slipcase; slipcase has slight wear to exterior; navy blue text to paper labels to front and spine; English Sports and Recreations, Lilly C. Stone, pp 48 , 1971; The English Church in the Sixteenth Century, Craig R. Thompson, pp 28 , 1973; Music in Elizabethan England, Dorothy E. Mason, pp 38 , 1973; Early English Gardens and Garden Books, Ellen C. Eyler, pp 68 [0813900840, 1971; Shakespeare's Theatre and the Dramatic Tradition, Louis B. Wright, pp 36 , 1972; multicolored covers with black text and illustrations; exteriors have slight sunning, mostly toward spines; minor wear to edges; text blocks have light toning to exterior edges; profusely illustrated.
London: T.N. Foulis, 1917. Octavo; First edition, 1914, Reprinted, 1917; G-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown with grey print; DJ has tears along top and bottom edges, toning to spine and flap folds; Boards in illustrated paper with black print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, bump to bottom corner; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, tanning to endpapers, deckle edged, intermittent spine breaks, clean text; 150 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (color plates).
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2001. Quarto: VG/VG: White spine with dark pink and black text: DJ is in good condition with general shelfwear, some scuff marks, light soiling: Boards are strong and clean with mild general shelfwear, some rubbing at head and tail of spine and corners: Textblock is clean and pages are free of markings, folds and tears: 169 pp. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
New York: Thames & Hudson, 2000. First Paperback Edition. Quarto: VG/no-DJ paperback: Green spine with white text: Covers are clean with general shelfwear, some minor bumping at head and tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock exterior has some dust staining to head edge else clean, pages clean and unmarked: First Paperback Edition: 543 pp.
New York: Random House, Inc., 1981. Second Edition. Large Quarto; pp 608; G-/paperback; black spine with multicolored text; covers show modest wear to exterior; some creases to front and back as well as edges; minor rubbing to edges; intact panels; text block has slight toning to exterior edges, due to handling; 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.
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.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1926. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 710; Fair/no-DJ; dark grayish spine with gilt text; cloth has chips to spine edges; bumped corners; heavily sunned exterior; minor chipping to edges; slightly age toned spine; text block shows age toned exterior edges; previous owner's name to front ffep; former bookshop's sticker to ffep; some foxing to first and last few pages; profusely illustrated.
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.
New York: Clarkson Potter, Publishers, 1991. First Edition. Small quarto; pp 300; VG-/VG-; light blue spine with blue and ivory text; dust jacket has sunned spine; minor wear to edges; slight rubbing to exterior; cloth shows slight sunning to edges; strong boards; text block has soiled exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated with many photographs.