|ANTIQUARIAN GARDEN BOOKS
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The Gardener – A Magazine Of Horticulture And Floriculture 1870 [Hardcover] Cloth bound, gilt lettering on spine, some pages slightly foxed. inside cover with label ‘John C Miller No 634′ – contents incl. everything from beekeeping to new French salads.
Handy book of the flower-garden,: Being practical directions for the propagation, culture, and arrangement of plants in flower-gardens all the year round,… Fourth Edition, 1887, complete with folding design plates at back.
The Tourist in Italy (The Landscape Journal) [Unknown Binding] by Thomas Roscoe– slight foxing to title page. 9 of 24 plates missing. signed Fredk Biddulph, Worthing, 1838
Jennings’ Landscape Annual For 1836 Or The Tourist In Spain. Andalusia – spine rubbed, and slightly torn. some illustrations lightly foxed.
In Your Garden by Sackville-West, V.; Smith, Edwin – second impression December 1951 no dust jacket. covers with some water staining, book interior fine. some slight tearing inside junction front cover and first page.
The British Compendium: or, a Particular account of all the present nobility, both spiritual and temporal … Also an account of all the bishopricks and deanaries, and by whom, and when founded. Likewise the arms and coronets of the peers, with the names of their seats … To which is added, an introduction to the ancient and most noble science of heraldry. The second edition, corrected… – 3rd edition of 1719.marble paper covers, front nearly detached, calf spine much rubbed. armorial bookplate of Marwell of Pollock.
The seasons, by James Thomson. To which is prefixed the life of the author. With an essay on the plan and character of the poems on the seasons, by J. Aikin, M.D…- Rare 1773 edition. Biog of Thomson by Patrick Murdoch DD. calf bound, front cover detached. armorial plate of Wm. Moreton AM. Title page signed A L Schomberg, Coll Magd., Oxford 1777
The Pantheon: Or, Ancient History of the Gods of Greece and Rome. For the Use of Schools, and Young Persons of Both Sexes…. – 1814. leather bound, spine much rubbed, front cover detached – signed John Morison and Anne Morison 23 Nov 1823
The Art of Landscape Gardening [Unknown Binding] by Humphry Repton; John Nolen – Grey board covers stamped ‘The American Society of Landscape Architects…’ Slipcase missing. pages untrimmed. spine slightly worn.
The Cabinet of Genius containing Frontispieces and Characters adapted to the …most Popular Poems, &c. with the Poems &c at large. – Marble paper boards, front detached. most pages foxed. all engravings present. 0
Home and Garden [Hardcover] by Jekyll Gertrude – 1900. Described as ‘New Edition’. Original binding, gold tooled title on cover. Spine rubbed and two small tears.
On Planting and Rural Ornament. A practical treatise … The third edition -3rd Edition 1803. Vols 1 and 2. Mottled leather binding, some cracking at junction with spine.
Georgian Gardens by Stuart, David C (1st ed, this can be signed by the author if you require).
The Garden Triumphant: A Victorian Legacy by Stuart, David C. (1st ed, this can be signed by the author if you require).
Plants from the Past (Penguin Handbooks) by Stuart, David C.; Sutherland, James(1st ed, paperback,this can be signed by the authors if you require.)