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Robinson, W: ALPINE FLOWERS FOR ENGLISH GARDENS
(Murray 1879 3rd edn) Cr 8vo blue cloth, gilt. xv, 440pp. Boards rubbed and a little marked. Internal hinges strained. Good. (Book ref. 10520) £10.00
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Hussey, N.W.; Scopes, N.: BIOLOGICAL PEST CONTROL - THE GLASSHOUSE EXPERIENCE
(Blandford Press 1985) Hbk, demy 8vo, 240pp inc. col. ills. Clean tight copy, green cloth boards, dw unclipped. VG/ V.Good (Book ref. 10206) £7.50
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De Candolle, Alphonse: ORIGIN OF CULTIVATED PLANTS
(Kegan Paul Trench 1884) 8vo red cloth. 468pp plus 40pp advts Spine missing. Hinges broken but holding. Shaken. A well-used copy, sold as a serviceable reading copy. (Book ref. 7950) £10.00
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Milburn, thomas & Bessey, E.A.: FUNGOID DISEASES OF FARM AND GARDEN CROPS
(Longmans Green 1915) Cr 8vo 118pp. bw diagrams.Spine split. Shaken. Ink marks on top right corner of pages. A well-used copy, sold as a serviceable reading copy. (Book ref. 7949) £7.50
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Whitehead, R (ed): THE UK PESTICIDE GUIDE 1996 - REVISED EDITION
(BCPC not dated but presumably 1996) 8vo pbk. revised to correct typesetting errors in original 1996 edition. 627pp. Good sound copy (Book ref. 7948) £7.50
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Thacker, Christopher: THE HISTORY OF GARDENS
(Reed, Australia1979 in association with London Editions Ltd) Sq 4to 288pp. bw and col ills. Ill eps. Fine in fine dustwrapper (Book ref. 6807) £14.00
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Coutts, J, Osborn, A and Edwards, A (of Kew Gardens): COMPLETE BOOK OF GARDENING
(Ward Lock, London 1934 3rd imp) 8vo Green cloth. 768pp. Numerous ills in colour and b&w. Boards rubbed and well-worn at corners. Good, tight (Book ref. 211) £8.50
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Ormerod, E.A: MANUAL OF INJURIOUS INSECTS and Methods of Prevention and Remedy for the Attacks on Food Crops, Forest Trees and Fruit
(Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent Co, London, 1890) 8vo xiv + 410pp. Numerous black and white illustrations. Top and bottom of spine and corners bumped. Rear hinge damaged, spine reglued otherwise Good reference copy. (Book ref. 98) £6.50
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Grantham, Keith & Klaassen, Paul: THE PLANTFINDER'S GUIDE TO CACTI & OTHER SUCCULENTS.
David & Charles, 1999. 4to, 192pp, index, illus. VG in VG dw. (Book ref. 12052) £10.00
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JEKYLL (G).: Wall and Water Gardens. With Chapters on the Rock-Garden and the Heath-Garden. Sixth Edition. NEAR FINE COPY
Country Life, 1920 8vo., First Edition, with a frontispiece, title in red and black, 187 plates and 5 diagrams in the text; original green buckram, upper board lettered in white, gilt back, backstrip lettering very lightly dulled (but entirely legible) else a near fine copy. With 16pp publisher's catalogue bound in at end. First published in 1901 with far fewer plates. Very scarce in this condition. (Book ref. 18834) £60.00
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Bean, W. J (Clarke, D. L.) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles: Supplement
London: John Murray, 1988. First Edition. Blue Cloth. Fine/Fine. Demi 8vo x, blank, 616pp plus blanks. No inscriptions. D/W not price-clipped. A very handsome copy. (NB book weighs 1kg.) (Book ref. 005824) £100.00
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Bean, W. J Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles: Volume IV Ri - Z
London: John Murray, 1980. Eighth Edition Fully Revised. Blue Cloth. Near Fine/Fine. Demi 8vo xv, b&w photographic illus, 808pp, b&w line drawings. Preface by Sir George Taylor. Top edge stained blue (slightly faded). No inscriptions. D/W not price-clipped. A very handsome copy. (NB book weighs 1.4kg.) (Book ref. 005823) £50.00
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Bean, W. J Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles: Volume III N-Rh
London: John Murray, 1976. Eighth Edition Fully Revised. Blue Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Demi 8vo xvi, b&w photographic illus, 973pp, b&w line drawings. Preface by Sir George Taylor. Top edge stained blue. No inscriptions. Foot of spine bumped. D/W not price-clipped, but slightly soiled. A sound and square copy. (NB book weighs over 1.6kg.) (Book ref. 005822) £40.00
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Bean, W. J Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles: Volume II D-M
London: John Murray, 1973. Eighth Edition Fully Revised. Blue Cloth. Very Good +/Very Good +. Demi 8vo xvi, b&w photographic illus, 784pp, b&w line drawings. Preface by Sir George Taylor. Top edge stained blue. No inscriptions. Very minor fading to foot of spine. D/W not price-clipped, Very slight fingering to head of spine, reverse slightly tanned. A sound and square copy. (NB book weighs over 1.3kg.) (Book ref. 005821) £50.00
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Bean, W. J Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles: Volume I A-C
London: John Murray, 1970. Eighth Edition Fully Revised. Blue Cloth. Very Good +/Good. Demi 8vo xx, 845pp, b&w photographic illus plus line drawings. Preface to eighth edition by Sir George Taylor. Top edge stained blue. No inscriptions. Very minor fading to head and head of spine. D/W price-clipped, slight wrinkle to forefoot, head of D/W, plus foot of D/W spine, fingered and rubbed. A sound and tight copy. (NB book weighs over 1.3kg.) (Book ref. 005820) £30.00
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Austin, David English Roses
London: Conran Octopus, 1995. Illustrated by Clay Perry (photographer). 1995 Reprint. Hard Back. Very Good Plus/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Minor scratches and wear to dust wrapper. (Book ref. 27665) £13.00
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Martin, Franklin W; Ruberte, Ruth Vegetables for the Hot, Humid Tropics: Part 3. Chaya
New Orleans: Agricultural Research Service, U.S.Department of Agriculture, 1978. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall iv & 11 pages, 4 illustrations, 2 tables, references. A little-known green vegetable which originated in Mexico. This vegetable becomes a small but vigorous tree that can be harvested year round for its succulent and nutritious foliage. The techniques recommended can be applied on a small scale or with a low level of technology. (Book ref. 6991) £4.00
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Tindall, H.D; Sai, Florence A. Fruits and Vegetables in West Africa
Rome: F.A.O.; H.M.S.O, 1976. Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 925100062X Fourth printing, 259 pages, b/w photos and figures; some wear to covers, no marks internally; sections include: nutritional value of West African fruits and vegetables; principles of cultivation; practical vegetable growing; fruit growing; school gardening; soil conservation; extension techniques; bibliography, appendices, general index, index to common and botanical names of plants. Text in English. (Book ref. 6908) £6.50
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Tindall, H.D. Rambutan Cultivation; FAO Plant Production and Protection Paper 121
Rome: FAO, 1994. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 9251033250 Softcover edition, xix & 163 pages, 26 colour photo plates, tables, bibliography, index.; bright condition; technical manual in series dealing with promising minor tropical fruit crops; deals with the botanical, physiological and genetic characteristics of rambutan (Nephelium Iappaceum L.) and with its ecology, then presents technical guidelines for propagation and cultivation of the crop in suitable environments. Useful to the researcher, the horticultural technician and the farmer. (Book ref. 6862) £14.50
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Martin, Franklin W; Pollack, Bernard L. Vegetables for the Hot, Humid Tropics: Part 5. Eggplant
New Orleans: Agricultural Research Service, U.S.Department of Agriculture, 1979. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall iv & 18 pages, 6 illustrations, 5 tables, references; the popularity of eggplant and its use in varying the diet make it one of the most important vegetables of the hot, humid tropics.The techniques recommended can be applied on a small scale or with a low level of technology. (Book ref. 6804) £4.50
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