Category: Gardening, Horticulture, Botany


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By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Secaucus, NJ, Castle Books/Book Sales, Inc.: 1975

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 009605

64 pp., illus. in color. Laminated pictorial boards. Dust jacket shows modest wear to edges, short closed tear at head of spine. View more info

The Operation, Care, and Repair of Farm Machinery [25th Edition]

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Moline, IL, John Deere:

Seller ID: 011545

[vi],240,[x] pp., illus. w/ b&w photos, drawings, diagrams. Gray cloth. Slight shelf wear, almost as issued. 26th edition, undated. Very clean interior, firm binding. View more info

Guide to Wood Species Selection, Including Sawing Methods, Treatment and Finishing

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Arlington, VA, Architectural Woodwork Institute: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021830

Glossy color stiff paper portfolio containing a 16- pg. color illus. booklet + (24) color plates showing various types of wood in several different finishes. The portfolio is taped along binding and shows moderate shelf wear (VG-); booklet shows light handling (VG+), plates virtually as issued (NF). Accompanied by another booklet not original to issue, "Wood: Colors and Kinds," published by USDA (Agricultural Handbook No. 101, 1956). View more info

The Herbarist: A Publication of The Herb Society of America - No. 4 (1938)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, The Herb Society of America: 1938

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 037783

Booklet, putty wraps, lettered in black, stapled binding. Covers a bit toned toward edges. 50 pp., illus. CONTENTS: Suganda, Empress Komyo, mints and microscopes, common mints and hybrids, Herbal of Li Chih Chien, the King's Herb-Woman, wintergreen. Scarce early issue. View more info

The Herbarist: A Publication of The Herb Society of America - No. 13 (1947)

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, The Herb Society of America: 1947

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 037784

Booklet, putty wraps, lettered in black, stapled binding. Covers a bit toned toward edges. 60 pp., illus. CONTENTS: Chervils, Thomas Barbour, scented geraniums, red seeds for better coloring, four Native American mints, herbs for use, beauty, and Christmas decoration. Scarce early issue. View more info

Verdant Riches Revealed: A Selection from the Treasures of The LuEsther T. Mertz Library at the New York Botanical Garden

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, New York Botanical Garden/Grolier Club of New York: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038686

Booklet, light brown wraps, lettered in black. Catalogue of an exhibition at the Grolier Club of New York, 19 May-31 July 1998. A few slight spots on upper front cover, otherwise as issued. 32 pp., illus. in color, b&w, with insert. View more info

1949 Maine Potato Yearbook: Potato Blossom Festival and annual meeting of the Potato Industry Council of Maine, Fort Fairfield, Maine

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fort Fairfield and Aroostock, ME, Potato Industry Council of Maine: 1949

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 039382

Stiff yellow and blue pictorial wraps. Mild shelf/handling wear, a few soil marks, light creasing to bottom front corner. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. 200 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Many local advertisements as well as photos. Scarce. View more info

The Beet Sugar Story [aka The Silver Wedge]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., United States Beet Sugar Association: 1959

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 041783

Stiff light blue wraps, lettered in dark blue and gray. Minor shelf wear, with covers tanning toward edges and with mild foxing. Firm binding, clean interior. 88 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, several folding color plates. Third edition. View more info

Gardens of England: An Exhibition of Late Victorian & Edwardian Watercolours

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norfolk, England, Sandringham House: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044789

Booklet, pale yellow wraps, lettered/illus. in black. Former owner's signature/date inside front cover, otherwise as issued. [16] pp., 39 catalogued entries, not illustrated. View more info

From the Good Earth: A Celebration of Growing Food Around the World

By: Ableman, Michael (text, photographs); Wes Jackson (fwd.); Cynthia Wisehart and Sam Bittman (contributors)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019447

Color pictorial wraps, French flaps. Oblong format. 168 pp., illus. w/ color paltes. Very slight shelf wear, slightly foxed on first and last pages, else as issued. View more info

Feasting Free on Wild Edibles

By: Angier, Bradford

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043943

Stiff color pictorial wraps. New, as issued. 288 pp., illus. w/ line drawings. 4th ptg. View more info

Felicita: A Private Tour of Felicita

By: Angino, Richard C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Felicita: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017160

Light blue cloth, lettered in silver foil. As issued. viii,128 pp., illus. w/ color plates. Several promotional pamphlets laid in. View more info


By: Arnold, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Laurel Glen Publishing: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041229

Stiff color pictorial wraps, French flaps. Light shelf/handling wear, a few light surface scratches to back cover. 84 pp., illus. w/ color plates. 1st ptg. View more info

Seeds of Change: The Living Treasure - The Passionate Story of the Growing Movement to Restore Biodiversity and Revolutionize the Way We Think About

By: Ausubel, Kenny

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, HarperSanFrancisco: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019443

Slight binding lean, slight corner wear. viii,232 pp., illus. with color plates. View more info

Of Gardens [Limited to 350 Copies]

By: Bacon, Francis; Paul McHarlin (design)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1935

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 044619

Stiff brown wraps, string binding, yellow decorated flyleaves. 8 pp. Limited to 350 copies, printed on Vidalon Velin in Cochin italic. No publisher stated. View more info

The Tree Book

By: Bailey, Henry Turner

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Washburn and Thomas: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039026

Brown 1/4 cloth, light brown simulated-wood paper covered boards, lettered in gilt. Mild shelf wear, lightly rubbed spine extremities, rubbed with mild exposure at corners. vi,31 pp., illus. w/ xiv (14) full-page b&w plates. 1925 copyright, no indication of later printings. View more info

Tree: A New Vision of the American Forest

By: Balog, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New YOrk, Sterling Publishing Co.: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040936

Brand new, gift quality, unopened in original publisher's shrinkwrap. Illus. w/ 92 composite color plates. View more info

Botanical and Horticultural Books: A Price Guide

By: Barnett, Carol (compiler)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Peoria, IL, Spoon River Press: 1991

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 013952

Light blue stiff paper wraps. Bottom front corner bumped, resulting in a few dog-eared leaves, otherwise only very slight handling wear. vi,128 pp. June 1995 ptg. Alphabetical listings, remains a valuable reference even if prices are outdated. View more info

Lawn and Garden Construction

By: Baudendistel, Robert F

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Reston, VA, Reston Publishing Co.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014380

Dark green cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. ix,230 pp., illus. Dust jacket with closed tear and associated creasing at heel of spine and extending to onto front panel, neatly repaired with tape on verso, otherwise only light shelf wear. View more info

Botany of the United States North of Virginia; Comprising Descriptions of the Flowering and Fern-Like Plants Hitherto Found in Those States, Arranged According to the Natural System. With a Synopsis of the Genera According to the Linnaean System.

By: Beck, Lewis C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1868

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 018061

Brown pebbled cloth, decorated in blind, lettered on spine panel in gilt. 2nd edition, revised and enlarged. Covers are somewhat faded but otherwise nicely preserved, with sunned spine panel. Some penciled notes on front flyleaf and dried glue residue from a removed book plate on front pastedown. lxiii,480 pp. Text block generally clean, showing scattered and mostly light foxing, some lightly penciled check-marks in margins, text block edges somewhat dulled by age. Firm ... View more info

Who's Who Among the Wild Flowers and Ferns [New and Combined Edition]

By: Beecroft, W. I.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, F. P. Barton: 1919

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041769

Green cloth, lettered in gilt. 1st thus, of combined edition: March 1919. Cover cloth darkened along spine panel and portions of covers, spine lettering rubbed/faded. Text block edges toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. xxix,578 pp., illus. w/ line drawings. View more info

Tomteobobarnen: Bilderbok

By: Beskow, Elsa

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Stockholm, Sweden, Albert Bonniers Ferlag/Boktryckeri: 1965

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 037887

Green 1/4 cloth, gray color illus. paper covered boards, oblong format. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, nearly as issued. Bookplate(?) mounted on front flyleaf with clear tape. 32 pp., illus. w/ full page color plate on each recto, additional b&w line illustrations. Text in Swedish. Nicely preserved, scarce. View more info

A Christmas Letter: Some Flower Books and Their Makers

By: Biddle, Moncure

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Moncure Biddle and Co.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIBL0337

Tan paper wraps, lettered in black. Modestly soiled covers, extended edges a bit rubbed. 49 pp., illus. w/ b&w figures in text, 8 full page color plates. Text block and all plates clean and bright. Holiday keepsake annual. Scarce. View more info

Carl Linnaeus: Travels [Nature Classics]

By: Black, David

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042428

Green cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Light foxing to text block edges, otherwise as issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued. 108 pp., illus. w/ color plates, also brown-tinted drawings throughout. View more info

Nature's Garden: An Aid to Knowledge of Our Wild Flowers and Their Insect Visitors

By: Blanchan, Neltje

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1900

Seller ID: 041944

Pale yellow cloth, lettered/illus. in olive and black. Cover cloth is somewhat tanned (most notably on spine panel), with several soil spots, 3/8" closed tear at head of spine, minor exposure to bottom corners. xiv,415 pp., illus. endpapers, illus. w/ numerous color, b&w plates. Half-title toned and showing former owner's signature/date, foxed color frontis. plate with offsetting onto main title, interior plates clean and nicely intact. Vintage G&D reprint, early... View more info