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THE LARGER SPECIES OF RHODODENDRON
Written by Peter A. Cox. Illustrated by Margaret Stones.
Stock no. 1818325
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Devoted to the larger species of Rhododendron and covering every aspect of cultivation, as well as botanical descriptions. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos & illustrations. Top edge green. ISBN: 0713417471. Top & tail of spine lightly shelf worn. Minor foxing to text block and endpapers. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is slightly edge-creased.

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THE HERITAGE OF THE ROSE
Written by David Austin. Illustrated by Susan Cooper-Willis.
Stock no. 1818235
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Describes over 900 rose varieties, examines the historical development of the rose, and discusses its place in the garden scene. Large format. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1851490205.

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PASSION FLOWERS
Written by John Vanderplank.
Stock no. 1818231
Published by Cassell. 1st 1991. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Colour photos and b/w line illustrations. 176 pages. ISBN: 0304340766. Dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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MY GARDEN IN SUMMER
Written by E.A. Bowles.
Stock no. 1818222
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

David & Charles Reprints (originally published in 1914). A book for those who know their plants well enough to recognise and value the incredible amount of gardening expertise in it, and who will enjoy the discourses and asides, seasoned with humour and humanity. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715357085. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and a little grubby.

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WILD & GARDEN PLANTS (NN 80)
Written by Max Walters.
Stock no. 2129337
Published by Collins. 1st 1993. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 80. 16 colour plates and over 60 b/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0002193760. Dustwrapper spine is faded.

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MODEL GARDENING BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 2124571
Published by Lever Brothers Limited. Circa 1900. Almost very good condition.

Deep maroon cloth with gilt titles. Containing full and practical instructions concerning general garden operations, The Flower Garden, The Fruit Garden, the Kitchen Garden, Pest of the Month, With a Monthly Calendar of Work to be Done in the Garden Throughout the Year. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Joints are cracked, so binding is starting to become a bit weak. Heavy browning and darkening, especially to page edges.

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HOURS OF GLADNESS
Written by Maurice Maeterlinck. Illustrated by Edward J. Detmold.
Stock no. 2123611
Published by George Allen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1912. Very good condition.

20 exquisite mounted colour plates of flowers. Large format. Cream cloth, gilt title and decoration to spine, gilt vignette to front cover. Bumping to corners and spine. Some grubby marks to covers. Some foxing and browning throughout, although plates are in excellent condition, lovely and bright and clean! All plates present.

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MY GARDEN JULY 1940 (VOL. 20 No. 79)
Written by Theo A. Stephens; W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1609236
Published by My Garden. 1940. Almost very good condition.

Card wraps. An intimate magazine for garden lovers. Contains article by W.E. Johns: 'The Passing Show'. Cover edges creased and foxed. Book has tobacco smell.

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MY GARDEN MAY 1940 (VOL. 20 No. 77)
Written by Theo A. Stephens; W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1609235
Published by My Garden. 1940. Very good condition.

Card wraps. An intimate magazine for garden lovers. Contains article by W.E. Johns: 'The Passing Show'. Cover edges creased.

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MY GARDEN APRIL 1937 (VOL. 10 No. 40)
Written by Theo A. Stephens; W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1609234
Published by My Garden. 1937. Very good condition.

Card wraps. An intimate magazine for garden lovers. Contains article by W.E. Johns: 'The Passing Show'. Cover edges creased.

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WILD & GARDEN PLANTS (NN 80)
Written by Max Walters.
Stock no. 2116215
Published by Collins. 1st 1993. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 80. 16 colour plates and over 60 b/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0002193760. Wrapper is a little faded to spine, with small crease to edge of spine.

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TROPICAL ORNAMENTALS
Written by W. Arthur Whistler.
Stock no. 1207278
Published by Timber Press. 1st 2000. Fine condition.

Precise descriptions and more than 450 colour photos allowing for accurate identification. Pictorial card wraps. 542 pages. ISBN: 088192475X. Name stamp to half-title and foredge.

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