Bogota: Desino Editorial Libros y Revistas, 2015. Fifth edition. Quarto; VG/VG; Green/pink floral spine with white text; Dust jacket is lightly sunned along spine with vertical crease on front flap, lightly rubbed rear, slight wrinkling to top inside cover with minimal edge wear, otherwise clean; Boards are strong and clean; Text block is clean with crisp pages; pp 207.
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.
London: David & Charles, 1979. Revised Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; dust jacket spine brown w/ white txt, indentation on joints, slight tear at tail on the front of DJ, minor shelf wear; boards are firm & clean; binding loose at hinges, separated from head band otherwise quite strong; pages fair: minor wear, aging. In very good condition. 317pp.
Portland: Timber/Helm Press, 1988. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; dustjacket spine blue w/white text, library sticker on back & front; boards strong, sticker on inside front and back, as well as owner's initials on inside back, otherwise good; binding good; aging and stamping on free front page, title page, and sticker on content page, otherwise good.163pp.
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, London, Paris: Abbeville Press, 1995. First edition. Oblong quarto. VG in VG dust jacket. Green spine with white lettering. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author on the half-title page. Minor rubbing to rear dust jacket panel. Covers, binding, book block edges, and text pages generally very good. 223pp.
New York: The Meredith Press, 1987. Octavo: VG/VG: Light yellow spine with black text: DJ in good condition given age, some scuffing and mild fraying due to shelfwear, interior front flap has diagonal cut at bottom right corner: Boards are strong and clean with some shelfwear concentrated at tail and head: Textblock has darkened minimally, some light dust stains, pages are free of any markings or tears, multiple black and white photographs of the subject matter: 239 pp.
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 Aisle D above overflow case between China and Japan.
Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1847. 12mo; Fair-/no-DJ; Brown spine with gold text; Boards have heavy shelf wear, such as rubbed, stained & sunned exterior, wear and fraying along edges and at corners; Text block is age toned with foxing throughout with other small stains, front & rear end papers are cracking from binding along hinge; pp 190.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1988. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG+/no-DJ (slipcase); Spine is thin and green with no text; Slipcase has general edge wear, joints are strong, some bumping to corners; Boards have general edge wear, joints are strong, stain on front paste down, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, foxing to edges, mark on front free-end paper, binding is tight, content is clear; pp 126.
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.
Bullfinch Press, 1995. First edition. Square quarto pop-up book. Good+ with no dust jacket. Blue-green spine with black lettering. Wrappers clean. VG accompanying paperback mini-book in the fold of the front cover. Flap that holds the pop-up book content loose along the edge. Several of the pop-ups flattened or tender, but all appear present and functional with some care.
Oregon: Timber Press, 1988. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; G+/G+; Spine is pictorial image of trees with black text; DJ has general shelf wear, a few small closed tears along edges, scratches and marks, creases, design is clear, Boards have rubbing and bumping to corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 375; Additional shipping cost may be necessary for expedited and international shipping.
Milano: Casa Editrice D'Arte Bestetti & Tumminelli, 1924. Large Quarto; G/no-DJ; Green spine with gold text on black block; Boards have slight shelf wear such as lightly sunned exterior and minor edge wear, otherwise panels are clean and sturdy; Text block has darkened slightly due to age, slight cracking between pp 16-17 at binding. with unmarked pages; pp 306. Italian language. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders. SHELVED FIRST RIGHT-HAND BOOKCASE IN AISLE 10.
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].
Portland: Timber Press, 1999. Quarto; VG/VG; pink spine, white text; jacket has minor shelfwear; boards are strong, minor rubbing around edges, spine slightly cocked; textblock is clean; pp 616. [Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
Sacramento, California: The California Native Plant Society, 1987. US Printing. Qto. VG- / - no DJ. light ivory wraps, spine with black titling and taped down code label at its foot. lightly curling, partially pictorial softcover frnt and rear appear thumbed at corners. prior owner's name and EX-LIBRIS stamps upon half-title page. p. 630 and rear have adhered scanner labels. b/w textblock, highlighted by figures and tables. based on a conference held at the Capital Plaza, Sacramento, CA, November 1986. no interior markings. head and tail edge clear; thumbed and faintly smudged fore-edge. 630 pp. ISBN# 0943460123.
Oregon: Timber Press, 1986. Quarto; VG/VG; Pink spine with purple and black text. DJ has general shelfwear and minimal edgewear, some rubbing to corners; Boards have minor edgewear, otherwise clean, corners sharp, binding strong; Textblock has review slip included, label sticker of previous owner on front free end paper, minor foxing to top of fore edge and front/rear paste-downs, otherwise clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 285.
Gloucestershire, England: Budding Books, 2000. Octavo: VG/VG: Yellow spine with brown text: DJ is in good condition, very mild shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean with virtually no shelfwear apparent: Textblock is clean and free of markings or tears, multiple black and white photographs and a handful of color photographs pertaining to the subject matter: 237 pp.
Barre MA: Barre Publishers, 1972. First Edition. Octavo; VG/Fair; Brown spine with dark green text; DJ has been repaired and is now protected by a plastic book jacket, the front cover is age-worn with several small tears and worn corners, the head and the tail of the spine have been worn away, and the back cover of the text have two open tears, one is 1" x 1" x 1" , the other .75" x .75" x .75", there is also a 3.75" tear that runs from the edge of the back cover to the tail of the back cover; Boards strong, clean; Textblock darkened by age, otherwise clean, previous owner's name is written on the front free-end paper; pp 163.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1963. Fifth printing. Octavo. Good in good dust jacket. Green-tan spine with dark green lettering. Slight rubbing to DJ panels. Notable sun-faded to DJ panels and spine. Covers slightly rubbed. Foxing to top text block edge. Binding intact. Text of pages age-toned but clean and free of markings. 215pp.
London, Great Britain: Swan Sonnenschein and Co., Ltd. 1883. UK Printing. 8vo(s) VG-/ -no DJ. TWO VOLUME SET. cloth HBs, exterior embellished spine with gilt patterned scrollwork fills the segments around the title/author above mid-spine and down to publisher at foot. general scuffing to both volumes, each a dark red/gilt spine, each volume and its adjoined olive clothbound panels have heavy abrasions and discoloration from excessive contact and exposure. dark gray lines the endpapers. these volumes share pagination. Vol. I: solidly bound, sheets are neat and pages unblemished. chapters include figures and drawings as accents and illustrations, 352 pp. head-edge is gilded, smooth ivory other edges. Vol 2: tightly bound, sheets are neat and pages are mark-free, textblock interior includes figures as illustrations and accents throughout. solidly gilded head-edge, p. 353-703.
Portland, OR: Timber Press, 1985. Quarto; vg/vg-; dj, green, pink and white pictorial spine with sunned green text; dj, sunned at the spine; rubbing at the head edge; HB, light green spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; former owner's name label, FFEP; text block, clean; 366 color photographs; 32 B/W illustrations; 486pp., plus 108 color plates.
London: M & J Mcdonald's General Books, 1980. Quarto, 279. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. ----Spine is pale turquoise with black text. Light bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket cover is bright and clean. Sunning to dust jacket spine. Dust jacket is price clipped. Small tear to rear end paper, otherwise no markings or creases to the text. Binding is sturdy.
London & Toronto: J.M. Dent & Sons Limited, 1928. First edition. Large Octavo; G/no-DJ; Dark blue spine with gold text on a decorative background; Volume one only; Cloths have lightly sunned exterior and spine with minimal edge wear and strong, dense panels; Text block has darkened slightly due to age but pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 459. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co. 1966. First. Octavo,VG+/VG; black spine with gilt lettering on green; dj, white spine with faded red text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block,clean; dj, has no tears; else fine; includes b/w photos by the author; --- As stated on dj, "A complete guide to growing plants that bloom during late autumn, winter, and early spring;" ---ISBN none.
Beaufort, South Carolina: Beaufort Book Company, 1973. First edition. Quarto; good/good-; dj, yellow spine with black text; HB, green cloth spine with gilt lettering; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block clean; 78 pp.; photos, some with color; missing, ffep; fore-edge, remainder mark; foxing starts; binding shaken; split start, front hinge; previously mended; dj, [BRO-DART]; sunned; open tears; else very good.
New York,, NY: The Monacelli Press, Inc. 1999. First U.S. Edition. Qto. VG+/VG. dark green glossy DJ spine with beige titles. color pictorial jacket front with enlarged titling overlay in beige and small white. creasing and curling to DJ edges, stressed appearance at corners. slate gray HB clothbound, white stamped titling, neatly cornered. stark white endpapers. textblock is lavishly illustrated in color. excellent interior, unmarked display on white. 280 pp. ISBN# 1580930360.
San Francisco and New York: Paul Elder & Co. 1906. Tall octavo; good/none; decorative green spine with gold text; boards, moderate shelf wear and bumping; flaking and soiling to boards; text block, clean; toning starts; 72pp. A sample: "The Lilac bush, tall growing with heart-shaped leaves of rich green // With many a pointed blossom, rising delicate with the perfume strong // I love." (Walt Whitman). Another: "A weed is a plant out of place." (Margaret Scott Gatty).
London: The Studio Limited, 1956. Quarto; G+/G; Dark green spine with white text; Dustjacket is age toned and has considerable edge wear, incl. one open tear at top of spine and one open tear spanning bottom of spine and bottom left corner of DJ's front cover, DJ has one small open tear at top of front cover, chipping at corners, and a few closed tears at top of back cover, spine has one closed tear and some scuffs, front cover has occasional faint spots and light fraying down both edges, back cover of DJ has faint spots/foxing, very occasional rubbing, and occasional very small chips in surface, DJ's inside flaps have occasional light spots, inside front flap is price clipped at lower right corner; Boards have edge wear incl. chips/frays at top and bottom of spine and at corners, some discoloration/darkening around edges of covers and base of spine, pastedowns are age toned and have foxing; Textblock age toned, textblock edges have some small, faint spots/foxing, end papers light foxing, interior clean; 160 pp.
Paris: Huitième Jour éditions, 2007. Quarto, 87pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG+/VG+ condition. Minimal bumping and shelf-wear. Dust jacket is bright and clean, encased in a protective mylar covering. No markings or creases to the text. Binding is tight. Inscribed on the title page and numbered 564 of 1500. Shelve in: GARDENING Spine is light gray with white text.