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THE MEDIEVAL GARDEN
Written by Sylvia Landsberg.
Stock no. 1818326
Published by British Museum Press. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Numerous illustrations in colour & b/w accompany a fascinating history of medieval garden design and how to re-create a medieval floral border, turf-covered bench or vine arbour in your own garden. Square format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0714120804. Small foxspots to top edge of text block.
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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 OBSERVER'S BOOK OF GRASSES SEDGES AND RUSHES
Written by Francis Rose.
Stock no. 1318412
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observers Series No. 7. Revised edition. From previous editions, edited by W.J. Stokoe and A. Laurence Wells. Describing over 100 species. ISBN: 0723215332. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is price-cut and creased to front flap. Foxing to verso of wrapper spine and a few foxspots to rear panel.
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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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AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF GARDENING
Written by Anthony Huxley.
Stock no. 1818233
Published by Paddington Press. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0709203225. Light discolouration of green boards across edges. Text block a little grubby and browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few closed edge tears (no loss), creasing across top edge and faded to spine.
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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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THE PEONY
Written by Alice Harding.
Stock no. 1818228
Published by Waterstone. 1st thus 1985. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Originally published as 'The Book of the Peony' in 1917. A thorough work covering all aspects of cultivation, including purchasing and soil preparation, mythology and history, including a map of the plant's origins, and a look at the tree peony in ancient China. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w plates. ISBN: 0947752609. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper has the remains of a price label to front flap and is lightly browned to spine.
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GARDENING IN BRITAIN
Written by Miles Hadfield.
Stock no. 1818226
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Covering all aspects of garden design and horticulture. Beige cloth, gilt title to spine in green title block. B/w illustrations. Light mottling to boards. Lengthy inscription in ink to half-title page. A few scattered foxspots mainly to endpapers and prelims. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners and slightly browned 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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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF CACTI AND OTHER SUCCULENTS
Written by S.H. Scott.
Stock no. 1318108
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer Book no. 27. 300 species. 16 colour and 66 b/w photos. Small format. ISBN: 0723200696. Minimal foxing to spine. Endpapers partly browned. Dustwrapper is lightly foxed and a little grubby, a few tiny splash marks to spine. Wrapper is covered with clear cellophane which is stuck down on verso of rear flap.
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF GARDENS OF ENGLAND, SCOTLAND & WALES
Written by Diana Saville.
Stock no. 1318009
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1982. Slightly better than very good condition.

Observers Book No. 96. With 12 Colour plates and 49 b/w photographs. Laminate boards. ISBN: 0723216290. Covers ever so slightly browned. Old publisher's price sticker to rear cover.
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GARDEN NATURAL HISTORY (NN 102)
Written by Stefan Buczacki.
Stock no. 2130477
Published by Collins. As new condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780007139934. Book still in original shrink wrap - unopened! Shrink wrap has tear to rear. Wrapper spine has become faded where it has obviously sat on a shelf.
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