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Flora: seu, De Florum Cultura. Or, A Complete Florilege furnished With all Requisites belonging to A Florist.
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Flora: seu, De Florum Cultura. Or, A Complete Florilege furnished With all Requisites belonging to A Florist.

by John Rea

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2nd Edition
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1676
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London: Printed by TN for George Marriott, 1676 A good copy of the second impression, corrected, 'with many Additions, and several new plates' in largely contemporary full leather binding. John Rea was an early to mid 17th century nursery gardener who is seen as a pioneer in methods of fruit growing and garden design. He lived at Norton's Ends, Kinlet,… Read more about this item
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Days and Hours in a Garden
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Days and Hours in a Garden

by Eleanor Vere Boyle [E.V.B]

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1st Edition
Published
1884
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London: Elliot Stock, 1884 A very good copy of the 1st edition in full vellum binding with gilt titles and emblem to front board and spine. Page edges untrimmed. The vellum binding is sound and tight. There is some light marking to the boards - including a large spot on the front board. The spine has slight creasing and the… Read more about this item
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Parks and Pleasure Grounds; or practical notes on country residences, villas, public parks, and gardens
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Parks and Pleasure Grounds; or practical notes on country residences, villas, public parks, and gardens

by Charles H J Smith

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1st Edition
Published
1852
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Decorative Cloth
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London: Reeve and Co , 1852 A very good copy in the original decorative cloth binding. Scarce. The binding has blind stamped design to both boards and gilt titles and blind stamped design to spine. It is bright with light pulling to spine ends and light wear to corners. Top corners have turned tips. There is a tiny cloth fray… Read more about this item
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The Ladies' Flower-Garden of Ornamental Greenhouse Plants.
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The Ladies' Flower-Garden of Ornamental Greenhouse Plants.

by Mrs Loudon

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3rd Edition
Published
1860
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Cloth
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London: James Nelson & Co, 1860 A very good copy of the 3rd edition with 42 hand coloured plates. This copy has been rebound in plain buckram cloth with gilt titles to spine, and the endpapers have been replaced. The binding is sound and clean with some darkening to the spine and light corner wear. Contents: half title; title; contents… Read more about this item
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Journal D'Horticulture Pratique De La Belgique, Revue De L'Horticulture Belge et Etrangere. Premiere Annee
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Journal D'Horticulture Pratique De La Belgique, Revue De L'Horticulture Belge et Etrangere. Premiere Annee

by H Galcotti

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1st Edition
Published
1857
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Hardcover
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Bruxelles, Paris: F Parent, Auguste Goin , 1857 A fair copy of the 1st issue of this Journal with 24 hand coloured plates. Scarce. The binding is quarter leather with a very worn spine and cobbled cloth boards. The front board has gilt initials. The spine has what might have been gilt compartments with gilt titles. All page edges gilted.… Read more about this item
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Description de la Grotte de Versailles [bound with] Labyrinte de Versailles
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Description de la Grotte de Versailles [bound with] Labyrinte de Versailles

by Charles Perrault, Isaac Benserade

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1st Edition
Published
1679
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A Paris: De L'Imprimerie Royale, 1679 A fair copy of the 1st edition of the Description de la Grotte de Versailles bound with a very good copy of the 2nd edition of Labyrinte de Versailles, in contemporary elephant folio full leather binding. La Grotte has had 5 of the 20 plates cut out, but Labyrinte is complete. The binding is… Read more about this item
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The Universal Herbal; or, Botanical, Medical, and Agricultural Dictionary. Containing an account of All the known Plants in the World, arranged according to the Linnean System.
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The Universal Herbal; or, Botanical, Medical, and Agricultural Dictionary. Containing an account of All the known Plants in the World, arranged according to the Linnean System.

by Thomas Green

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1st Edition
Published
1820
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Liverpool: Henry Fisher , 1820 A very good 2 volume set of the 1st edition, newly rebound in half calf with marbled boards. With 2 decorative frontispieces, 1 decorative title, and 106 hand coloured plates. The title pages are undated but Vol I has a preface dated 1820 and the 1st edition was produced between 1816 and 1820. This copy… Read more about this item
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The Heathery; or a Monograph of The Genus Erica: containing coloured engravings, with Latin and English descriptions, dissections, etc, of all the known species of that extensive and distinguished tribe of plants
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The Heathery; or a Monograph of The Genus Erica: containing coloured engravings, with Latin and English descriptions, dissections, etc, of all the known species of that extensive and distinguished tribe of plants

by H C Andrews

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1st Edition
Published
1804
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London : Printed by Richard Tayor for the Author, 1804 A good part set of the 1st edition of this rare and comprehensive work. This set consists of 252 hand coloured plates with their descriptions bound in 3 volumes, but, we have not been able to confirm that they are from Volumes I - V with 2 extra plates. According… Read more about this item
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Le Parfait Jardinier ou Instruction pour Les Jardins Fruitiers et Potagers. Avec un Traite des Orangers, suivi de Reflexions sur L'Agriculture. Derniere Edition, reveue, corrigee & augmentee d'une Nouvelle Instruction pour la Culture des Fleurs. Le tout enrichi de Figures en Taille douce
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Le Parfait Jardinier ou Instruction pour Les Jardins Fruitiers et Potagers. Avec un Traite des Orangers, suivi de Reflexions sur L'Agriculture. Derniere Edition, reveue, corrigee & augmentee d'une Nouvelle Instruction pour la Culture des Fleurs. Le tout enrichi de Figures en Taille douce

by Jean de la Quintinye

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Published
1695
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Paris : Claude Barbin , 1695 A fair to good set in 2 volumes, in contemporary full leather binding.M Jean de la Quintinye was trained as a lawyer, but is famed for his skills in kitchen gardening. He was commissioned by Louis XIV to create a new kitchen garden for Versailles - which can still be visited today. He is… Read more about this item
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The Botanical Cabinet, consisting of coloured delineations of Plants from all Countries, with a short Account of each. Directions for management &cc &cc. Volume X
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The Botanical Cabinet, consisting of coloured delineations of Plants from all Countries, with a short Account of each. Directions for management &cc &cc. Volume X

by Conrad Loddiges & Sons

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1st Edition
Published
1824
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London: John and Arthur Arch, Cornhill. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green. Paternoster Row. & C Loddiges & Sons, Hackney, 1824 A scarce complete volume of Loddiges' Botanical Cabinet, with 100 hand coloured plates engraved by George Cooke. Conrad Loddiges founded a plant nursery business in Hackney and the family became famous for exotic and rare plants. The mauve… Read more about this item
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Greenhouse Favourites. A description of choice greenhouse plants, with practical directions for their Management and Cultivation
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Greenhouse Favourites. A description of choice greenhouse plants, with practical directions for their Management and Cultivation

by [Shirley Hibberd. Editor]

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LONDON: Groombridge and Sons A VG copy in the original green decorative cloth binding with gilt plant pictures and titles to front board and spine, and blind stamped decoration to rear board. The boards have bevelled edges. This work is generally attributed to Shirley Hibberd. It is clear from the Preface that it contains work from a number of authors,… Read more about this item
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Traite de la Culture des Pechers
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Traite de la Culture des Pechers

by [Combles, Ch.J.De]

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2nd Edition
Published
1750
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Paris, Rue S Jacques: Chez la Delaguette; Chez le Prieur, 1750 Second revised and enlarged edition of this popular work on the cultivation of peach trees. First published in 1745. Earliest French book entirely about the cultivation and management of peaches. In contemporary full leather binding with title label, raised bands and gilt compartments to spine. The binding is sound… Read more about this item
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The Botanic Garden; consisting of Highly Finished Representations of Hardy Ornamental Flowering Plants, cultivated in Great Britain; with their names, classes, orders, history, qualities, culture, and physiological observations. Volumes I-VII
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The Botanic Garden; consisting of Highly Finished Representations of Hardy Ornamental Flowering Plants, cultivated in Great Britain; with their names, classes, orders, history, qualities, culture, and physiological observations. Volumes I-VII

by B Maund [Benjamin Maund]

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1st Edition
Published
1825
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Hardcover
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London : Simpkin & Marshall, 1825 Volumes I - VII of the 1st edition of Maund's Botanic Garden ranging in date from 1825 to 1836 (Vol VII is undated) with 167 of 168 fine hand coloured plates. It was originally issued in parts and these volumes are in what looks like an original publisher's cloth binding which is worn and… Read more about this item
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Kalendarium Hortense: or, The Gardeners Almanac, Directing what he is to do Monthly throughout the Year. And What Fruits and Flowers are in Prime
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Kalendarium Hortense: or, The Gardeners Almanac, Directing what he is to do Monthly throughout the Year. And What Fruits and Flowers are in Prime

by John Evelyn

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8th Edtion
Published
1691
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London : R Chiswell in St Paul's Churchyard, T Sawbridge in Little-Britain and R Bentley in Russell-Street in Covent Garden, 1691 A very good copy of the 8th edition of Evelyn's classic work which was the first calendar produced for english gardeners (first published in 1664). John Evelyn (1620-1706) was, among other talents, a noted horticulturalist. In what appears to… Read more about this item
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