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A Sense of Humus

by Damon, Bertha

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1943
Condition
Good in good dust jacket. Age-toning, foxing. edge wear to jacket; clean pages, wonderful artwork.
Edition
9th printing.
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NZ$11.76

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New York.: Simon and Schuster., 1943. 9th printing.. Hard cover. Good in good dust jacket. Age-toning, foxing. edge wear to jacket; clean pages, wonderful artwork.. Leighton, Clare (Illustrated by).. 1 250 p.21 cm. Illustrations, brown w/ green, blue pastels, Plates. Bertha Damon's first book was, "Grandma Called It Carnal", a bestseller. Her writing is both witty and wise.… Read more
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The Forgotten Arts: Book Two; Yesterday's Techniques Adapted to Today's Materials

by Bacon, Richard M

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very good. Light wear near spine. Firmly bound. Clean text pages.
Edition
4th printing, 1975 1st.
ISBN
9780911658668
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NZ$10.29

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Yankee Publishing, Inc., 1978. 4th printing, 1975 1st.. Trade paperback. Very good. Light wear near spine. Firmly bound. Clean text pages.. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. 64 p. B&W photos, diagrams, line art drawings. From Yankee Magazine. Sections: Fireplace cookery; Keeping sheep; Digging and stoning a well; How to build a smokehouse; Coping w/ a whole pig; Simple… Read more
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The Modern Family Garden Book

by Biles, Roy Edwin

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1941
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket.
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NZ$11.76

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Chicago.: J. G. Ferguson., 1941. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket.. 1 Green pebbled cloth over boards; yellow title box, plant outlines. 160 p. 26 cm. Pen&Ink Illustrations in detail. Emphasis on the complete lawn and landscaping with ornamental plants, trees (including fruit). The book's era includes chemicals for fertilizers and pest control. 21st century info can… Read more
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Possum Living: How to Live Well without a Job and with almost No Money

by Freed, Dolly

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1978
Condition
Fine.
Edition
First edition. Presumed 1st; no print line.
ISBN
9780876639870
Item Price
NZ$39.68

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New York.: Universe Books., 1978. First edition. Presumed 1st; no print line.. Trade paperback. Fine.. 1 Trade paperback. 176 p. Plain light brown card stock; black titles; off-white paper. Distillation diagram. Audience: General/trade. Author Dolly Freed, 19, and her father, for 5 years when this was published, lived outside of Philadelphia on a half-acre, producing their own food,… Read more
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Crockett's Victory Garden

by Crockett, James Underwood

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very good. "Companion to the nationally acclaimed PBS television series" gold-toned cover disk. Cover sealer overlay c
Edition
Later printing.
ISBN
9780316161213
Item Price
NZ$36.74

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Boston / New York.: Little Brown and Company., 1977. Later printing.. Trade paperback. Very good. "Companion to the nationally acclaimed PBS television series" gold-toned cover disk. Cover sealer overlay compromised. Tightly bound.. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. Pictorial color cover, portrait. 326 p. 26 cm. Color photos, B&W artwork. Glossary. Index. Audience: General/trade. A timeless classic. During the… Read more
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The Essentials of Bonsai

by Shufunotomo, Editors of, and Richie, Donald (Introduction by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1984
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Near fine, back cover sealer small bubble.
Edition
2nd printing.
ISBN
9780917304279
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NZ$13.23

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Beaverton OR.: Timber Press w/ American Horticultural Society., 1984. 2nd printing.. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Near fine, back cover sealer small bubble.. 1 Glossy phot-illustrated paper over boards; green borders. 108 p. Masterpieces: 2 color photo sections. Audience: General/trade. Specialty gardening. Styles, Appreciation, Suitable Plants, Raising from seed or cuttings, Care, Training, Shaping, Techniques and… Read more
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Knots and How to Tie Them

by

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1971
Condition
Fine. Signed by previous owner.
Edition
Reprint. No. 3170. 60M271.
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NZ$11.76

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North Brunswick NJ.: Boy Scouts of America., 1971. Reprint. No. 3170. 60M271.. Trade paperback. Fine. Signed by previous owner.. Bacon, Paul (Studio Cover Design).. 1 Illustrated cover, red titles 38 p. 21 cm. B&W diagrams. Stapled binding. Contents: Making Rope; Whipping Rope Ends; Coiling Rope; Caring for Rope; Bright, Loop, Overhand; End Knots; Knots for Joining; Tying Ropes… Read more
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Questions & Answers about Bees

by Reigot, Betty Polisar

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1983
Condition
Very good. Signed by previous owner. Inscribed to "Bethany" as a congratulatory gift, Feb. 1983. by "Mrs Mecham&q
Edition
First edition. 1st Scholastic.
ISBN
9780590321334
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NZ$20.57

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New York.: Scholastic Book Services., 1983. First edition. 1st Scholastic.. Trade paperback. Very good. Signed by previous owner. Inscribed to "Bethany" as a congratulatory gift, Feb. 1983. by "Mrs Mecham".. Parker, Robert Andrew (Artwork by).. 1 Trade paperback. Watercolor style cover art: bee on flower blossom. Glued binding. 40 p. 19x23 cm. Audience: General/trade. Youth and elementary picture… Read more
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Living the Good Life: How to Live Sanely and Simply in a Troubled World

by Nearing, Helen, and Nearing, Scott, and Goodman, Paul (1970 Introduction by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1970
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Front lower jacket edge wear. Light cover and top page block soiling.
Edition
Originally published in 1954.
ISBN
9780883652367
Item Price
NZ$69.07

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New York.: Galahad Books by arr. w/ Schocken Books, 1970. Originally published in 1954.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Front lower jacket edge wear. Light cover and top page block soiling.. 1 Copper paper over boards. 213 p. B&W photos. Bibliography. Index. Audience: General/trade. By the 1960s, Scott and Helen Nearing, would be central… Read more
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The Kid's Garden Book

by Dalton, Rosemary, and Petrich, Patricia

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1974
Condition
Good. Cover wear. Pencil scribbling on dedication page, partially erased.
ISBN
9780911954326
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NZ$11.76

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Concord CA.: Nitty Gritty Productions., 1974. Trade paperback. Good. Cover wear. Pencil scribbling on dedication page, partially erased.. Petrich, Patricia (Spot illustrations by), and Young Artists (Full page art by).. 1 Horizontal format, Trade paperback, 8.25x5.25 in. 184 p. crayon-style cover and inside art. Index. Young Artists list w/ page numbers. Artfully created and colorfully illustrated for children.… Read more
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This Life Is in Your Hands: One Dream, Sixty Acres, and a Family Undone

by Coleman, Melissa

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2011
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket.
ISBN
9780061958328
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NZ$20.57

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New York.: HarperCollins., 2011. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket.. 1 Black paper over boards. Green-tinted photo, child harvesting in field, on jacket. White jacket titles. 336 p. B&W photos. Audience: General/trade. Autobiography set in the Penobscot Bay region of Maine beginning in 1968 when the author's parents moved from their well-to-do upbringings, packing a few things… Read more
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The Weather

by Kimble, George, and Bush, Raymond

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1946
Condition
Very good. Near fine. Age-toning.
Edition
1st American Pelican edition, revised. Original Pelican 1943.
Item Price
NZ$8.82

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New York.: Pelican / Penguin., 1946. 1st American Pelican edition, revised. Original Pelican 1943.. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Near fine. Age-toning.. 1 First edition. 186 p. Mass-market paperback. Glued binding. Red page blocks. B&W center photo section. Early informative volume, revised for the American audience. Author George Kimble was the first professor of Geography at McGill University in… Read more
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The American Agriculturalist (Facsimile Reprint)

by Allen, A B (Edited by), and Allen, R L (Edited by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1842
Condition
Fine.
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NZ$10.29

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New York.: Geo A. Peters, Publisher., 1842. Wraps. Fine.. 1 32 p. Downsized facsimile in brown text on pale tan paper. Stapled binding. 6x9 in. 2-column format. Illustrated masthead, and other art inside, pen&ink, brown. Subscription periodical introductory copy about agriculture in the United States, a preview of "The American Agricultural Magazine", expected to be 64 pages monthly… Read more
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The Old Farmer's Almanac 1908, Being Bissextile or Leap-Year, and (until July 4) 132d of American Independence. No. 116

by Thomas, Robert B

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1907
Condition
Fair. Covers soiled. Back cover separated. Covers have random chips.
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NZ$7.35

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Boston.: William Ware & Co., 1907. Wraps. Fair. Covers soiled. Back cover separated. Covers have random chips.. 1 56 p. Light yellow-tan paper covers, Stapled binding. 5x8 in. "Fitted for Boston, but will answer for all the New England states. Containing, besides a large number of Astronomical Calculations and the Farmer's Calendar for every month in the year,… Read more
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From Eco-Cities to Living Machines; Principles of Ecological Design

by Todd, Nancy Jack, and Todd, John

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1993
Condition
Very good. Signed by previous owner. Clean pages. Prior owner notes, 1st free end paper.
ISBN
9781556431500
Item Price
NZ$42.62

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Berkeley CA.: North Atlantic Books., 1993. Trade paperback. Very good. Signed by previous owner. Clean pages. Prior owner notes, 1st free end paper.. 1 197 p. Light yellow paper covers, color photo illustrated, Pen&Ink artwork inside. Engineering / Technology / Sustainability. Biological design; communities; agricultural stewardship.
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Viburnums: Flowering Shrubs for Every Season

by Dirr, Michael A (Text and photos by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2007
Condition
Fine in fine dust jacket.
ISBN
9780881928532
Item Price
NZ$35.27

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Portland OR.: Timber Press., 2007. Hard cover. Fine in fine dust jacket.. Dirr, Bonnie L (Colored pencil drawings by).. 1 Sewn binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 262 p. Contains: Illustrations, color. Audience: General/trade. Species and Cultivars; History, Nomenclature, Taxonomy; Breeding; Planting, Pruning, Fertilization, Landscape Uses; Diseases, Insects, Pests; Propagation. Appendix: Seed, Cutting, and Grafting Propagation Techniques.… Read more
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The Environmental Gardener (Plants & Gardens Series, Vol. 48 No. 1, Spring 1992)

by Marinelli, Janet (Edited by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1992
Condition
Fine.
Edition
Handbook #130.
ISBN
9780945352709
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NZ$10.29

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New York.: Brooklyn Botanic Garden Record., 1992. Handbook #130.. Trade paperback. Fine.. 1 Trade paperback. Glued binding. Color photo paper covers. 96 p. Index. Audience: General/trade. Gardening: Recycling yard waste; Water miser's guide; Pest management; Northern New England; Streamside garden; Meadows & Hedgerows; Native gardens, metropolitan New York; South Florida; Prairie gardens; Coast of California; Desert gardens. Five… Read more
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Taylor's Guide to Trees: The Definitive, Easy-To-Use Guide to 200 of the Garden's Most Important Plants

by Roth, Susan A, and Tenenbaum, Frances (Series edited by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
2001
Condition
Very good. Covers show stress top and bottom, like where book was held open.
Edition
2nd printing.
ISBN
9780618068890
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NZ$20.57

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Boston / New York.: Houghton Mifflin., 2001. 2nd printing.. Hard cover. Very good. Covers show stress top and bottom, like where book was held open.. 1 Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 416 p. Contains: Illustrations. Taylor's Guides to Gardening. Audience: General/trade. Extensive introduction; Hardiness Zone Map; Gallery of Trees; Encyclopedia of Trees; Comprehensive Appendix: Trees and best conditions.… Read more
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Pruning Techniques (Plants & Gardens Series, Vol. 47 No. 1, Spring 1991)

by Cook, Alan D (Edited by), and Various Authors

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1994
Condition
Fine.
Edition
1991 was first.
ISBN
9780945352617
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NZ$8.82

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New York.: Brooklyn Botanic Garden Record., 1994. 1991 was first.. Trade paperback. Fine.. 1 Trade paperback. Color photo wraparound cover. Glued binding. 96 p. 23 p. Audience: General/trade. Reasons & Seasons; Trees; Hiring a professional; Fruit trees and bushes; Evergreens; Shrubs; Pruning Tools.
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Easy Composting (Rodale's Grow-It Guides)

by Sussman, Vic

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1982
Condition
Fine.
Edition
First edition. Unabridged. 1st printed.
ISBN
9780878573851
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NZ$20.57

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Roadie Press., 1982. First edition. Unabridged. 1st printed.. Trade paperback. Fine.. 1 Trade paperback. 135 p. Gardening: Definition of compost; Making it; Enclosures, bins; How & when to use compost; Impact on soil; Gathering materials.
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