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There are 149 books in this catalogue.
FITCH, Charles Marden::  The Complete Book of Miniature Roses
Book Number: 1415
;New York. Hawthorn Books. 1977 8vo [24 x 16 cm]; [viii], 342 pp, numerous bw and color illus from photos, drwgs, bibliog, index. orig cloth, dj, fine. Covers both indoor and outdoor culture as well as an historical introduction.
Keywords: Miniature forms, clombers, tailers, trees, sun, soil, fertilizer, mulch, display, design, companion, seasonal, spry, environment, containers, soils, indoor, outdoor, greenhouse, sunroom, propagation, pests,
Price: $12.00


JEFFERSON-BROWN, Michael and Kevin PRATT.:  The Gardener's Guide to Growing Fritillaries.
Book Number: 2415
Balmain:: Florilegium. 1997. Or. Brown cloth in excellent condition with same d/w. colour photos. Covers nearly 100 species, plus varieties and cultivars. With excellent information about propagating and growing these attractive plants.
Keywords: Bulbs Fritillary, flowers, horticulture, Middle East, U.S.
Price: $15.00


Alfred J. Ewart and J. R. Tovey:  The Weeds, Poison Plants and Naturalized Aliens of Victoria
Book Number: 2602
Melbourne J. Kemp 1909 Part 1. Poisonous, Injurious, and Proclaimed Weeds (Native and Introduced), with the Coloured Plates. Part 2. Census of the Naturalized Aliens and Introduced Exotics. Or. Green cloth in very good condition, contents clean and white and solid. Coloured plates, index, references.
Keywords: plants, flora, victoria, natural,
Price: $35.00


Barbara Coates:  Flower Arranging Australian Natives and how to Grow Them
Book Number: 2849
Kangaroo Press 1987 Good copy in same d/w with faded spine. Guide, sources, index, list of names 112pp.
Keywords: botany, floristry, florist
Price: $10.00


various:  Flora of Australia - Part 1
Book Number: 3429
Australian Government Publishing 1981 cloth in d/w both in good condition. Index, illustrated end pages.
Keywords: flora
Price: $20.00


ALLEN, ANTHONY.:  Growing Nuts In Australia
Book Number: 3734
Shepparton: Night owl, 1993 trade paper pp160, good copy. b/w plates, index. This is a book for the gardener, farmer and investor. It explains how to establish a nut grove from first principles - clearing, soil preparation and analysis, tree layout and planting. Tree propagation is described so growers can save by producing young stock themselves. Then each different nut type is detail with notes on production, climate and soil requirements, flowering and pollination, tree management, nutrient needs, harvesting, handling, preparation for market, pests and diseases, and much more.
Keywords: market gardens garden natural history nut propagation botany
Price: $18.00


Hadfield, Miles:  PIONEERS IN GARDENING
Book Number: 3823
Garden Book Club Edition 1956 xii, 240pp. 13 b&w line drawings. 1st ed. Good work on what distinguishes gardening,..'a small part science, part art...', dependant also on geography. Well written and entertaining. VG in dj illustrated by Arthur Hackney '56 - which is rough around the edges.
Keywords: Short biographies of well known landscape gardeners, botanists, plant hunters.
Price: $15.00


Werner, Carl:  A Textbook on Tobacco
Book Number: 4189
The Tobacco Leaf Publishing Co., New York, 1914 8vo. Cloth hardcover.323pp. B/w illus. Good condition, ex-lib. Stamps, env. Pastedown at rear. Cloth cover has wear to corners, and in three small areas cloth glue has been eaten, front hinge a little loose.
Keywords: tobacco farming history information cigarettes cigars laws regulations governing trade usa united states coupons manafacturing pipes briar meerschaum havanacuring fermenting cultivating types classeschemicals purity nicotine
Price: $25.00


Hohn, Reinhardt:  Curiosities of the Plant Kingdom
Book Number: 4302
Cassell London 1980 First Printing of the Hardback Edition, with DJ, in verygood condition, ex-libris plate on fep. Illustrated with drawings and photo's in color and b/w. 212 pp, glossary, index of plant names, bibliography, and sources of illustrations.
Keywords: Where curious plants grow, Useful beauty, Specialists in the Plant Kingdom, Magic plants--witch plants, The fossil book of nature, About giant and millenarian plants and other curiosities.
Price: $18.00


Whittle, Tyler ; Illustrated by Sally Seymour:  Some Ancient Gentlemen. Being an Examination of Certain People, Plants and Gardens.
Book Number: 4661
London: Heinemann, 1965. First edition. Large 8vo. Cloth Hard Cover. 244pp. Colour frontispiece. B/w plates. Index. Very good/ Good. torn & chipped d/w.
Keywords: gardens gardening plants history oriental arab itialian sculpted french boatany landscaping
Price: $15.00


MAIDEN, J.H.:  A Critical Revision of the Genus Eucalyptus. Vol III. Part 7. Part XXVII of the Complete Work
Book Number: 6157
The Government of the State of New South Wales 1916. 4to. Paper wraps in excellent condition, with no creasing or foxing. Plates 112-115. Eucalyptus maculosa, Eucalyptus praecox, eucalyptus ovata, eucalyptus ovata var. camphora, eucalyptus neglecta, explanation of plates.
Keywords: Eucalyptus maculosa, Eucalyptus praecox, eucalyptus ovata, eucalyptus ovata var. camphora, eucalyptus neglecta, explanation of plates.
Price: $20.00


SULMAN, A.E:  Some familiar Wild Flowers.
Book Number: 6847
Sydney n.d. 8vo. Or.wrapper. (62pp.). With frontisp., and 65 full-page photographs by the author. Some fading on wrapper, indes and common names index.
Keywords: botany, flowers, photography.
Price: $10.00


Willoughby, Adelaide C.:  Orchids and How To Grow Them.
Book Number: 7186
NY: Oxford, 1950, 1st. Clothbound, 8vo, 135 pp + plates. - unmarked copy, no d/w. Numerous photos and layouts for greenhouses on 16 b&w plates, colour frontis. life secrets, orchid family, housing, orchid balance, potting, resting, pests and diseases, growing from seed, gravel culture, hybrids, list of orchids prize-winning hybrids, index.
Keywords: life secrets, orchid family, housing, orchid balance, potting, resting, pests and diseases, growing from seed, gravel culture, hybrids,
Price: $15.00


Brown, J.R., White, Allen, Sloane, Boyle Reynolds, G.W. & Haselton (Ed.), Illustrated by Illus W/Photographs:  Succulents for the Amateur
Book Number: 7253
Pasadena: Abbey Garden Press, 1955 Introducing the Beginner to More than 800 fascinating Succulent Plants Illustrating 400 with Photographs. Blue Cloth. 3rd Printing. VG/no DJ Grey blue cloth, slight shelf wear, Nursery stamp on fep, otherwise clean and unmarked copy.
Keywords: succulents
Price: $15.00


Scougall, Stuart and Franz Holford; wood engravings by Eva Sandor.:  Consider the Lilies
Book Number: 7306
Sydney, Ure Smith, 1953 4to. Whitecover decorated with gold. 93pp. limited edition of 200, copy number 32Signed by Scougall, Holford & Sandor. Very good, some light foxing.
Keywords: Cazneaux gardening nature plants lilies artvings growing flora
Price: $95.00


Blombery, Alec M:  Practical Gardening and Landscaping with Australian Native Plants.
Book Number: 20651
Angus and Robertson Australia 1989. Oblong 4to. hardcover. 207pp. index. colour plates, b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: australian gardening gardens plants native trees flora landscaping landscape
Price: $10.00


Page, Courtney (edited by).:  The Rose Annual 1931
Book Number: 20758
England The Croydon Advertiser Ltd 1931. 8vo. green cloth hardcover. 286pp. colour & b/w illus. very good
Keywords: roses gardening flowers plants growing society
Price: $15.00


Hollis, Leonard (edited by).:  The Rose Annual 1966
Book Number: 20767
England The Royal national Rose Society 1966. 8vo. green cloth hardcover. 240pp. colour & b/w illus. very good, faded spine.
Keywords: roses gardening flowers plants growing society
Price: $10.00


Hollis, Leonard (edited by).:  The Rose Annual 1964
Book Number: 20768
England The Royal national Rose Society 1964. 8vo. green cloth hardcover. 216pp. colour & b/w illus. very good, faded spine.
Keywords: roses gardening flowers plants growing society
Price: $10.00


Hellyer, Arthur. (edited by).:  The Rose Annual 1978
Book Number: 20772
England The Royal national Rose Society 1978. 8vo. green softcover. 252pp. colour & b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: roses gardening flowers plants growing society
Price: $9.00


Emberton, Sybil:  A Year in the Shrub Garden,
Book Number: 20779
Faber, London, 1972 1st edition, 8vo, hardcover. 264pp. index. b/w illus, colour frontis. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: shrubs gardening plants planting growing
Price: $15.00


Park, Bertram. (edited by).:  The Rose Annual 1963
Book Number: 20791
England The Royal national Rose Society 1963. 8vo. green hardcover. 216pp. colour & b/w illus. very good, faded spine.
Keywords: roses gardening flowers plants growing society
Price: $10.00


Hollis, Leonard. (edited by).:  The Rose Annual 1968
Book Number: 20792
England The Royal national Rose Society 1968. 8vo. green hardcover. 240pp. colour & b/w illus. very good, faded spine.
Keywords: roses gardening flowers plants growing society
Price: $10.00


Hollis, Leonard. (edited by).:  The Rose Annual 1967
Book Number: 20793
England The Royal national Rose Society 1967. 8vo. green hardcover. 240pp. colour & b/w illus. very good, faded spine.
Keywords: roses gardening flowers plants growing society
Price: $10.00


Hollis, Leonard. (edited by).:  The Rose Annual 1969
Book Number: 20794
England The Royal national Rose Society 1969. 8vo. brown hardcover. 240pp. colour & b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: roses gardening flowers plants growing society
Price: $11.00


Sanecki, Kay N.:  The Book of Herbs. how to plant, grow and harvest your own herbs
Book Number: 21681
London, New Burlington. 1989 4to. hardcover. 127pp. colour illus. near fine. /near fine d/w.
Keywords: grow and harvest herbs gardening
Price: $10.00


Reilly, Ann:  The Rose
Book Number: 23303
PR Books, Sydney. 1989. Square 4to. hardcover. 152pp. index, colour illus. very good. / good d/w.
Keywords: roses flowers gardening
Price: $15.00


Deco Plants Company:  SOILFREE GROWING & DECORATING IDEAS
Book Number: 23858
Deco Plants Company 1979 4to, Illustrated boards, 96pp. Colour and b&w step by step photography by Bob Hawks. Index. In this book you will learn the fundamentals of growing beautiful, healthy plants in a Nutrient Solution rather than soil.
Keywords: growing with out soil, volcanic rock, nutrient
Price: $8.00


Wu Yee-sun:  Man Lung Artistic Pot Plants
Book Number: 24066
Hong Kong: Wing Lung Bank Limited Art Publications, 1974. 4to. decorated green cloth hardcover. 354pp. colour & b/w illus. very good+, small bump top front corner.'
Keywords: bonsai saikei japanese gardens gardening art miniaturized plants culture
Price: $75.00


Rose, Graham:  The Sunday Times Book Of Woodland and Wildflower Gardening.
Book Number: 24129
U.k. David & Charles 1988 First Edition. 4to. hardcover. 128pp. index, colour ilus. fine. / near fine d/w.
Keywords: Wildflower Gardening Woodland landscape landscaping trees plants gardens
Price: $15.00



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