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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.
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.
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 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: Harper & Row Publishers, Inc., 1989. Quarto; pp 223; G/G; red spine with white text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior; minor chips to spine edges; small sticker to front flap; cloth shows slight fading to exterior; minor wear to corners; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Tokyo: Kelly and Walsh, Ltd., 1893. First Edition. Folio, Unpaginated; G+; fully bound in green cloth; back cover has embossing, front cover has gilt tooling and lettering; binding has wear along the top and bottom edges and along the sides of the spine, with mild fraying at the top and bottom of, spine has cocking, boards have warping, has bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have minor age-toning and dust build up along the top edge; profusely illustrated with full plates with tissue guards; original owner's name is written on the inner front board in ink; shelved extra tall books.
France: ICOMOS, 1971. Octavo; VG/Wraps; Shades of olive green spine with dark green text; Moderate shelf wear to covers, slight fraying at corners, binding intact, previous owner's inscription on front paste-down, pp 114 loose, toning to pages; Toning to text block exterior, otherwise text block clean, in French and English language; 250 pp.
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.
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.
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.
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, OR: Timber Press, Inc., 2001. Reprinted. Large octavo; pp 495; G/G; black spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth has light sunning to exterior; strong boards; slightly splayed boards; minor wear to corners; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; 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.
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.
Lake Forest, Illinois: Edith Foster Farwell, 1962. First edition. Octavo; pp 77; G+/G-; Beige spine with green text; dust jacket has moderate wear to exterior, chipping to corners, some soiling to exterior; cloth has minor wear to edges, slight sunning to exterior; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; signed by author;.
New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, 2003. First. small square Qto. glossy white spine, bold uppercase lettering in black and auburn, separated by a mid-spine thumbnail. medium green HB, whitish where mildly abraded aside foot of spine and chafed lower edges. colorfully illustrated, very clear throughout. 132 pp. ISBN#0743225368.
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.
New York: Viking Press, 1964. Octavo; VG-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, yellow with black print; DJ has large tear at bottom of spine, staining to rear, vendor label on rear, edgewear/shelfwear; Boards in green cloth with green print, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has green-tinted top edge with small water stain, else clean and tight; vii, 184 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.
East Rutherford: Roehrs Company, 1972. Second edition. Octavo; VG/Poor; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green with red print; DJ spine has been torn away and the front and rear panels with their flaps have been inserted into the book, edgewear, shelfwear, small tears at edges; Boards in green illustrated cloth with red print, slight shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; 840 pages, illustrated (4200 illustrations, some color).
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.
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.