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Image for BEETON'S NEW DICTIONARY of EVERY-DAY GARDENING Constituting a POPULAR CYCLOPAEDIA of The Theory and Practice of HORTICULTURE , FLORICULTURE and POMOLOGY in All Their Various Branches to which Is added a MONTHLY CALENDAR of GARDEN WORK Throughout The Year NEW EDITION Completely Re-Written , Thoroughly Revused & Considerably Exteneded

BEETON'S NEW DICTIONARY of EVERY-DAY GARDENING Constituting a POPULAR CYCLOPAEDIA of The Theory and Practice of HORTICULTURE , FLORICULTURE and POMOLOGY in All Their Various Branches to which Is added a MONTHLY CALENDAR of GARDEN WORK Throughout The Year NEW EDITION Completely Re-Written , Thoroughly Revused & Considerably Exteneded

By: -----

Price: £22.50

Publisher: LONDON, WARD LOCK AND CO: 1899

Seller ID: 5955


H/b.New ed.Revised & Extended.Undated c.1899.Red Cloth+ Gilt titles & gilt Rose -motifto front board. Adverts to end papers, 731pp. Chromo- Frontis + 5 other chromo. colour plates+tissue guard with explanatory note to individual plant it covers.: plus over 500 b/w line illustrations.The illustration of old gardening implements, tools & ideas for the garden. Information on garden practice now fallen into disuse or not in common knowledge provides particular interest. Go... View more info

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BOUQUET OF SOUTH AFRICAN FLOWERS Presentation Copy

By: --------------.............

Price: £8.00

Publisher: South Africa, K W V Co-operative Wine Growers' Association / Paarl:

Seller ID: 9803


Paper Back larger format , Good+ , slim stapled card , Undated , Presentation Copy Paarl , colour illustrated 8 Full-page colour plates opposite explanatory text in English [ tight sound rusty stapled binding , paper med fox browned , no inscsp View more info

JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY November 1950 Vol LXXV Part 11

By: -----..............----------

Price: £2.50

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 8752


Paperback Stapled card wraps , November 1950 Vol LXXV Part 11 , illustrated 4 colour and 14 mono plates [ double page spread of Inverewe ] , Pages 421 - 460 plus advertising pages before and aft , contents include Wisley in November / Masters Memorial Lectures / mountain plant collections / MB Crane FRS, ALS , VMH / Vernon H Heywood B Sc etc , rusting staples sound , no inscsp / annotation - in very good condition [ hold other journals dated Feb 1960 , May 1959 , June 19... View more info

JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY MAY 1959 Vol LXXXIV Part Five

By: -----..............----------

Price: £2.50

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 8754


Paperback Stapled card wraps , May 1959 Vol LXXXiV Part Five , illustrated 6 colur and 7 mono plates , Pages 197 - 248 plus advertising pages before and aft , contents include Arrangments Chelsea Flower Show / F Kingdon-Ward , OBE MA FLS VMH / Island of Colonsay / strawberries / crop cultivation / B Havergal NHD / GD Lockie NHD / Wisley etc , rusting staples sound , no inscsp / annotation - in very good condition [ hold other journals dated February 1960 , November 195... View more info

JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY JUNE 1956 Vol LXXXI Part Six

By: -----..............----------

Price: £2.50

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 8755


Paperback Stapled card wraps , June 1956 Vol LXXXi Part Six , illustrated 9 mono plates , Pages 245 - 288 plus advertising pages before and aft , contents include Wisley / medicinal plants / pests / trials /orchids / awards / A Simmonds VMH / vegetables etc , rusting staples sound , no inscsp / annotation - in very good condition [ hold other journals dated February 1960 , May 1959 , November 1950 , May 1956 , March 1956 , April 1956 and March 1954 ] View more info

JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY MARCH 1956 Vol LXXXI Part Three

By: -----..............----------

Price: £2.50

Publisher: LONDON, The Royal Horticultural Society: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 8757


Paperback Stapled card wraps , March 1956 Vol LXXXi Part Three , illustrated 17 mono plates , Pages 1123 - 156 plus advertising pages before and aft , contents include Wisley / bulbs for cold house / insects / dwarf Barberry / late chrysanthemums etc , rusting staples sound , no inscsp / annotation - in very good condition [ hold other journals dated February 1960 , May 1959 , November 1950 , June 1956 , May 1956 , April 1956 and March 1954 ] View more info

JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY MARCH 1954 Vol LXXIX Part Three

By: -----..............----------

Price: £2.50

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 8759


Paperback Stapled card wraps , March 1954 Vol LXXIX Part Three, illustrated 11 mono plates , Pages 105 - 148 plus advertising pages before and aft , contents include Wisley / air layering / potatoes / merits / trails / HR Fletcher PhD DSc etc , rusting staples sound , no inscsp / annotation - in very good condition [ hold other journals dated February 1960 , May 1959 , November 1950 , June 1956 , May 1956 , March 1956 and April 1956 ] View more info

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PROTECTED WILD FLOWERS of the CAPE PROVINCE BESKERMDE VELDBLOMME Van KAAPALAND

By: ----...............

Price: £5.95

Publisher: CAPE PROVINCE, Department of Nature Conservation / Cape Provincial Administration: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9802


Paper Back smaller format , vg , chunky , 1st edition 1958 , greencloth covered card boards with laid-on colour plate to front , 210pps , colour illustrated with 201 plates on glossy art paper , index , foreword , African / English text , beneath each plate name , location when in flower [ total spine fade to book - clean sound copy , ink name to rear fep+ small booksellers nameplate Fogarty's Port Elizabeth ] View more info

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GARDENING on CHALK and LIMESTONE

By: ANDERSON , E Bertram , MSc VMH

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, THE GARDEN BOOK CLUB: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 119324


Slimmer H/b Dust Jacket VG+/Gd+.1st ed thus.1965..EB Anderson MSc VMH a Distinguished plantsman - holds the coveted Victoria medal of Honour of the Royal Horticultural Society.95pp.Intro, Envoi, index. 9 chpts [ Alkaline soils Origins Treatment/ trees shrubs / climbers/ roses / herbacceous / rock / bilbs etc/ shade plants etc.[ bright apple green cloth black titles to book no inscsp.no notable defects] col illus D/j not clipped. tanned even spine, small chips/loss to re... View more info

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Self-Sufficiency CHEESE MAKING

By: ASH , Rita , Specialist

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, New Holland Publishers [UK]Ltd.: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123073


FINE P/b.[no inscsp.]128pp.210x150mm.You do not need to be scientifically trained to make chees; nor do you need to be an accomplished cook or possess expensive equipment.Herein is a recipe for all tastes.Comprehensive book detailing all you will need to know from making cheese at home - to - making cheese for a small business.[ Note on author to rear inner flap ] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. Please see our image of the actual book offered fo... View more info

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THE DOMESTIC DUCK

By: ASHTON , Chris , ASHTON , Mike , Award Winner Specialits in Pure Breeds

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Ramsbury, THE CROWOOD PRESS: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10163


Book as new.FINE/FINE.1st ed. Comprehensive Handbook for Breeders , Keepers & Exhibitors of all kinds.Award winning authors C & M Ashton. They have lived on a Smallholding since 1979 where they Specialise in Pure Breeds of Ducks & Geese - developing their skill over 20 yrs .[ how duck breeds / develope / to look after them / worldwide classic ducks / managing stock / rearing ducklings / common problems etc] Useful addresses. illustrated 35 Colour plates, plus b/w.192pp.... View more info

Image for OPEN-FIELD FARMING in MEDIEVAL ENGLAND A Study of Village By-Laws [ Historical Problems Studies & Documents series ]

OPEN-FIELD FARMING in MEDIEVAL ENGLAND A Study of Village By-Laws [ Historical Problems Studies & Documents series ]

By: AULT , Emeritus Huntington Professor of History & Hon.Fellow Jesus College Oxford etc.Warren O , ELTON , Professor G R , LittD. [ ed. ]

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122931


VG P/b.1st.In open-field village the ploughlands lay in 2 or more extensive tracts.Each great field was divided into ploughstrips which were grouped in furlongs.This book gives a detailed account of the co-operative practice of the time.p.145-174 on Court Rolls.[ VG tight binding, clean throughout, No inscsp, laminted cover light edgewear. .Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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TRAPPING A PRACTICAL GUIDE

By: BATEMAN , JAMES A , BSc MIBiol FMA

Price: £7.95

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10116


H/b , Dust Jacket , illustrated , 168 pps , book - as new tight bindings , no inscsps however Suppliers small square label to fep [ black illus D/j price clipped o/w no notable defects ] J Bateman , BSC MIBiol FMA , Research Biologist , fomerly overseas as Keeper of Zoology - other titles - Animal Traps and Trapping , - Animals , birds , fish and insects are trapped for food , pest control and scientific research - different kinds of traps - how best to place them / co... View more info

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THE SUSSEX AND DORKING FOWLS International Poultry

By: BATTY , Joseph , Dr. an Authority

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Midhurst, Beech Publishing House: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119545


FINE Large H/b in FINE D/j.1st ed. by an Authority Dr J Batty. 6 Chpts. Notes on management.[ background findings / background Sussex as a type / Origin of Sussex & Dorking links / physical traits/ colours / evolution of breeds etc ] illustrated b/w & some Colour plates. [ navy boards Gilt titles to front & spine, no inscsp.] Dust Jacket not clipped. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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TRACTION ENGINES Past and Present

By: BEAUMONT , Anthony , Specialist

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, David & Charles: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123151


FINE H/b.VG+D/j.1st. Photographic History with text. illus. Technically Outstanding Photographs feature a variety of engines from 29 Manufacturers: b/w plates all pages.This is the author's twelfth book on , and about, Steam engines. In 2 parts- The working Years & The Preservation Years.[ book is as new, no inscsp ] Dust Jacket not price clipped, no notable defect, no tears, no crease. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE GARDEN NATURALIST

By: BRIGHTWELL, L.R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE MEDICI SOCIETY: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118080


Buff illustrated sewn paperback with french fold card wraps, 215x140mm approx. 48 pp.Charming and informative illustrations by the author a F.Z.S and F.R.H.S. in which he assists the gardener to identify friends or foes of the garden and how to promote the former and control the later. Published during WWII when there was a need to obtain maximum food production from the land and many householders maintained vegetable gardens. There are also such diverse chapters as teth... View more info

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THE PRUNING OF TREES SHRUBS AND CONIFERS

By: BROWN , GEORGE E. NHD , Ass. Curator Royal Botanic Gardens , Kew - London

Price: £20.00

Publisher: LONDON, FABER & FABER: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 119719


SIGNED Copy.Green cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. 250x165mm. xx + 352pp. 86 b/w photo. plates and 55 figs. Written by GE Brown NHD., a then Assistant Curator, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London and still regarded as the standard work, the copy we now offer for sale is inscribed and signed by the author. The illustrations are particularly helpful and the book contains much else including, pest and disease control, Culture, selection of species, position etc, train... View more info

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HORTICULTURE

By: BURBIDGE , F.W.

Price: £28.50

Publisher: LONDON, EDWARD STANFORD: 1877

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120572


Green cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and blind blocked decorative boards.170x125mm approx.Series adverts to end papers. (vi) + 288pp + 16pp publisher's catalog. 15 woodcut illustrations as callled for. Diverse work on most aspects of Plant horticulture including Commercial Gardening, Fruit and Veg Culture, Herbs, Fruit and Veg Preserving, Plant Propagation, Hybridizing and Cross-Breeding as well as chapters on Covent Garden, Public Gardens and the Gardening Indus... View more info

THE CHARM OF GARDENS

By: CALTHROP,DION CLAYTON

Price: £8.95

Publisher: LONDON,A & C BLACK,1917:

Seller ID: 3187


30x162mm approx,green decorative boards rose to f/board,slight line stain[25x1mm],no inscriptions to book,clean/sound copy,240 pgs plus 4 pgs publishers adverts,Tiissue-guard frontispiece;The Lake Garden, Ayscough Fee Hall,Spalding,with 32 full page colour illustrations, following title pge yet before contents pgs picture Primrose Bank ,nr Dorking,in 4 sections;A view of England;-Gardens and History- Kalendarium Hortense;-Garden moods[Roman garden/Evelyn's Sylvia/ wild /... View more info

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MAKING A SMALL GARDEN

By: COOMBS , GEOFFREY K , Fellow Landscape Garden Designers, RUSHFORD , KEITH , Fellow of Arboricultural Assoc.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society / Cassell: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11490


Making a Small Garden,The Royal Horticultural Society, Wisley Gardening Companion, By GK Coombs a Fellow of Landscape & Garden Designer, is a Garden Designer, Horticultural author & Consultant. K Rushforth is a Fellow of the Arboricultural Assoc., is a Chartered Forester, Plant Hunter & author.Profusely illus. Colour photographic plates & line drawings. 256pp. A comprehensive book , unfortunate spine area total fade from primrose to white o/w bot book & jacket are Fine. ... View more info