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Image for BEETON'S NEW DICTIONARY of EVERY-DAY GARDENING Constituting a POPULAR CYCLOPAEDIA of The Theory and Practice of HORTICULTURE , FLORICULTURE and POMOLOGY in All Their Various Branches to which Is added a MONTHLY CALENDAR of GARDEN WORK Throughout The Year NEW EDITION Completely Re-Written , Thoroughly Revused & Considerably Exteneded

BEETON'S NEW DICTIONARY of EVERY-DAY GARDENING Constituting a POPULAR CYCLOPAEDIA of The Theory and Practice of HORTICULTURE , FLORICULTURE and POMOLOGY in All Their Various Branches to which Is added a MONTHLY CALENDAR of GARDEN WORK Throughout The Year NEW EDITION Completely Re-Written , Thoroughly Revused & Considerably Exteneded

By: -----

Price: £22.50

Publisher: LONDON, WARD LOCK AND CO: 1899

Seller ID: 5955

Condition: Good -


H/b.New ed.Revised & Extended.Undated c.1899.Red Cloth+ Gilt titles & gilt Rose -motifto front board. Adverts to end papers, 731pp. Chromo- Frontis + 5 other chromo. colour plates+tissue guard with explanatory note to individual plant it covers.: plus over 500 b/w line illustrations.The illustration of old gardening implements, tools & ideas for the garden. Information on garden practice now fallen into disuse or not in common knowledge provides particular interest. Good-[ End papers starting - mull holding- Numerous previous owner names on various preliminary pages. One tissue overlay missing... View more info

BOUQUET OF SOUTH AFRICAN FLOWERS Presentation Copy

By: --------------.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: South Africa, K W V Co-operative Wine Growers' Association / Paarl:

Seller ID: 9803

Condition: Good +


Paper Back larger format , Good+ , slim stapled card , Undated , Presentation Copy Paarl , colour illustrated 8 Full-page colour plates opposite explanatory text in English [ tight sound rusty stapled binding , paper med fox browned , no inscsp View more info

JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY November 1950 Vol LXXV Part 11

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Price: £2.50

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 8752

Condition: VG


Paperback Stapled card wraps , November 1950 Vol LXXV Part 11 , illustrated 4 colour and 14 mono plates [ double page spread of Inverewe ] , Pages 421 - 460 plus advertising pages before and aft , contents include Wisley in November / Masters Memorial Lectures / mountain plant collections / MB Crane FRS, ALS , VMH / Vernon H Heywood B Sc etc , rusting staples sound , no inscsp / annotation - in very good condition [ hold other journals dated Feb 1960 , May 1959 , June 1956 , May 1956 , March 1956 , April 1956 and March 1954 ] View more info

JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY JUNE 1956 Vol LXXXI Part Six

By: -----.----------

Price: £2.50

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 8755

Condition: VG


Paperback Stapled card wraps , June 1956 Vol LXXXi Part Six , illustrated 9 mono plates , Pages 245 - 288 plus advertising pages before and aft , contents include Wisley / medicinal plants / pests / trials /orchids / awards / A Simmonds VMH / vegetables etc , rusting staples sound , no inscsp / annotation - in very good condition [ hold other journals dated February 1960 , May 1959 , November 1950 , May 1956 , March 1956 , April 1956 and March 1954 ] View more info

JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY MARCH 1956 Vol LXXXI Part Three

By: -----.----------

Price: £2.50

Publisher: LONDON, The Royal Horticultural Society: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 8757

Condition: VG


Paperback Stapled card wraps , March 1956 Vol LXXXi Part Three , illustrated 17 mono plates , Pages 1123 - 156 plus advertising pages before and aft , contents include Wisley / bulbs for cold house / insects / dwarf Barberry / late chrysanthemums etc , rusting staples sound , no inscsp / annotation - in very good condition [ hold other journals dated February 1960 , May 1959 , November 1950 , June 1956 , May 1956 , April 1956 and March 1954 ] View more info

JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY MARCH 1954 Vol LXXIX Part Three

By: -----.----------

Price: £2.50

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 8759

Condition: VG


Paperback Stapled card wraps , March 1954 Vol LXXIX Part Three, illustrated 11 mono plates , Pages 105 - 148 plus advertising pages before and aft , contents include Wisley / air layering / potatoes / merits / trails / HR Fletcher PhD DSc etc , rusting staples sound , no inscsp / annotation - in very good condition [ hold other journals dated February 1960 , May 1959 , November 1950 , June 1956 , May 1956 , March 1956 and April 1956 ] View more info

PROTECTED WILD FLOWERS of the CAPE PROVINCE BESKERMDE VELDBLOMME Van KAAPALAND

By: ----.

Price: £5.95

Publisher: CAPE PROVINCE, Department of Nature Conservation / Cape Provincial Administration: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9802

Condition: VG


Paper Back smaller format , vg , chunky , 1st edition 1958 , greencloth covered card boards with laid-on colour plate to front , 210pps , colour illustrated with 201 plates on glossy art paper , index , foreword , African / English text , beneath each plate name , location when in flower [ total spine fade to book - clean sound copy , ink name to rear fep+ small booksellers nameplate Fogarty's Port Elizabeth ] View more info

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SHAMEFUL HARVEST A Novel

By: A.G.STREET

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, FABER & FABER: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124108

Condition: Very Good


Turquoise Cloth Boards with gitl titles to spine, 190 x 130 mm approx. 302 pp. Fictional account following the fortunes of three farmers all born on the same day in the same village in 1888 to 1945 and culminating in a stand off between the authorities and one of the farmers who resists the ploughing up of his ancient meadows for food production in WWII. The book is dedicated to George Raymond Walden of Ichen Stoke, Hampshire, who lost his life on 22nd July 1940, while resisting eviction from his home at the order of Hampshire County War Agriculture Executive Committee. VG/Good (Book- negligib... View more info

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GARDENING on CHALK and LIMESTONE

By: ANDERSON , E Bertram , MSc VMH

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, THE GARDEN BOOK CLUB: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 119324

Condition: VG+


Slimmer H/b Dust Jacket VG+/Gd+.1st ed thus.1965.EB Anderson MSc VMH a Distinguished plantsman - holds the coveted Victoria medal of Honour of the Royal Horticultural Society.95pp.Intro, Envoi, index. 9 chpts [ Alkaline soils Origins Treatment/ trees shrubs / climbers/ roses / herbacceous / rock / bilbs etc/ shade plants etc.[ bright apple green cloth black titles to book no inscsp.no notable defects] col illus D/j not clipped. tanned even spine, small chips/loss to rear edges.max 5mm. PLS See our image View more info

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THE STORY OF A SOUTHDOWN SHEPHERD

By: ARTHUR DULEY (ANDREW LUSTED - EDITOR)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: SUSSEX, PRIVATELY PUBLISHED: 1988

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 124230

Condition: Very Good


Cream Illustrated card covers with black titles. (Stapled Paperback) 210 x 145 mm approx. 48 pp , 14 b/w illustrations. The booklet is primarily a reprint of Duley's life story published in the Sussex County Magazine in 1931, edited by Andrew Lusted and with additional biographical information on the Tuppen and Packham families. with illustrations. VG ( Ink gift insc. and date 1992 to top of title page, else no shelf wear or soiling or sign of use).[ camera flash has lightened image ] Please see our images of the actual booklet offered for sale. View more info

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Self-Sufficiency CHEESE MAKING

By: ASH , Rita , Specialist

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, New Holland Publishers [UK]Ltd.: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123073

ISBN: 1847734618

Condition: Fine


FINE P/b.[no inscsp.]128pp.210x150mm.You do not need to be scientifically trained to make chees; nor do you need to be an accomplished cook or possess expensive equipment.Herein is a recipe for all tastes.Comprehensive book detailing all you will need to know from making cheese at home - to - making cheese for a small business.[ Note on author to rear inner flap ] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE DOMESTIC DUCK

By: ASHTON , Chris , ASHTON , Mike , Award Winner Specialits in Pure Breeds

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Ramsbury, THE CROWOOD PRESS: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10163

ISBN: 186126402x

Condition: Fine


Book as new.FINE/FINE.1st ed. Comprehensive Handbook for Breeders , Keepers & Exhibitors of all kinds.Award winning authors C & M Ashton. They have lived on a Smallholding since 1979 where they Specialise in Pure Breeds of Ducks & Geese - developing their skill over 20 yrs .[ how duck breeds / develope / to look after them / worldwide classic ducks / managing stock / rearing ducklings / common problems etc] Useful addresses. illustrated 35 Colour plates, plus b/w.192pp.[ No inscsp, not price clipped] now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover Please see our image of the actual ... View more info

Image for OPEN-FIELD FARMING in MEDIEVAL ENGLAND A Study of Village By-Laws [ Historical Problems Studies & Documents series ]

OPEN-FIELD FARMING in MEDIEVAL ENGLAND A Study of Village By-Laws [ Historical Problems Studies & Documents series ]

By: AULT , Emeritus Huntington Professor of History & Hon.Fellow Jesus College Oxford etc.Warren O , ELTON , Professor G R , LittD. [ ed. ]

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122931

ISBN: 0049421050

Condition: VG


VG P/b.1st.In open-field village the ploughlands lay in 2 or more extensive tracts.Each great field was divided into ploughstrips which were grouped in furlongs.This book gives a detailed account of the co-operative practice of the time.p.145-174 on Court Rolls.[ VG tight binding, clean throughout, No inscsp, laminted cover light edgewear. .Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

TRAPPING A PRACTICAL GUIDE

By: BATEMAN , JAMES A , BSc MIBiol FMA

Price: £7.95

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10116

ISBN: 0715376454

Condition: Fine


H/b , Dust Jacket , illustrated , 168 pps , book - as new tight bindings , no inscsps however Suppliers small square label to fep [ black illus D/j price clipped o/w no notable defects ] J Bateman , BSC MIBiol FMA , Research Biologist , fomerly overseas as Keeper of Zoology - other titles - Animal Traps and Trapping , - Animals , birds , fish and insects are trapped for food , pest control and scientific research - different kinds of traps - how best to place them / conceal - illustrated mono plates and diagrams , Biblio; , Suppliers , 5 chpts - mammals / birds / fish / insects / trapping for ... View more info

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THE SUSSEX AND DORKING FOWLS International Poultry

By: BATTY , Joseph , Dr. an Authority

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Midhurst, Beech Publishing House: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119545

ISBN: 1857361660

Condition: Fine


FINE Large H/b in FINE D/j.1st ed. by an Authority Dr J Batty. 6 Chpts. Notes on management.[ background findings / background Sussex as a type / Origin of Sussex & Dorking links / physical traits/ colours / evolution of breeds etc ] illustrated b/w & some Colour plates. [ navy boards Gilt titles to front & spine, no inscsp.] Dust Jacket not clipped. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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TRACTION ENGINES Past and Present

By: BEAUMONT , Anthony , Specialist

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, David & Charles: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123151

ISBN: 0715363794

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b.VG+D/j.1st. Photographic History with text. illus. Technically Outstanding Photographs feature a variety of engines from 29 Manufacturers: b/w plates all pages.This is the author's twelfth book on , and about, Steam engines. In 2 parts- The working Years & The Preservation Years.[ book is as new, no inscsp ] Dust Jacket not price clipped, no notable defect, no tears, no crease. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE PRUNING OF TREES SHRUBS AND CONIFERS

By: BROWN , GEORGE E. NHD , Ass. Curator Royal Botanic Gardens , Kew - London

Price: £20.00

Publisher: LONDON, FABER & FABER: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 119719

ISBN: 0571095836

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED Copy.Green cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. 250x165mm. xx + 352pp. 86 b/w photo. plates and 55 figs. Written by GE Brown NHD., a then Assistant Curator, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London and still regarded as the standard work, the copy we now offer for sale is inscribed and signed by the author. The illustrations are particularly helpful and the book contains much else including, pest and disease control, Culture, selection of species, position etc, training of nursery stock and after planting, Alphabetical List of Genera as well as appendices: Common Synonyms, Common English N... View more info

THE CHARM OF GARDENS

By: CALTHROP,DION CLAYTON

Price: £8.95

Publisher: LONDON,A & C BLACK,1917:

Seller ID: 3187


30x162mm approx,green decorative boards rose to f/board,slight line stain[25x1mm],no inscriptions to book,clean/sound copy,240 pgs plus 4 pgs publishers adverts,Tiissue-guard frontispiece;The Lake Garden, Ayscough Fee Hall,Spalding,with 32 full page colour illustrations, following title pge yet before contents pgs picture Primrose Bank ,nr Dorking,in 4 sections;A view of England;-Gardens and History- Kalendarium Hortense;-Garden moods[Roman garden/Evelyn's Sylvia/ wild / country/ wooded/ fields/ towns /saints/ churchyards/etc. The Charm of Gardens at the begining of the 20th century. VG View more info

THE BEGINNERS GUIDE TO GOOD GARDENING

By: CARR, DAVID

Price: £4.50

Publisher: POOLE, DORSET: BLANDFORD PRESS 1979:

Seller ID: 1475


220x150mm approx. Orange boards with Gilt lettering to spine. 243pp. Many line illust. and tables. chapters on Site and Soil, Propagation, Plant Care, Greenhouses , Frames and Cloches, Flowers and Foliage, Fruit, Trees , Shrubs and Climbers, Turf Care. Vegetables and Herbs, Problems, Tools and Equipment. Index of terms and tasks. Written by a freelance horticultural consultant and journalist of over 30 years standing at the time of writing. VG+/VG+ ( Insc to ffep. No bumps, Spine of D/J has slight sun fade). View more info

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MAKING A SMALL GARDEN

By: COOMBS , GEOFFREY K , Fellow Landscape Garden Designers, RUSHFORD , KEITH , Fellow of Arboricultural Assoc.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Royal Horticultural Society / Cassell: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11490

ISBN: 0304320420

Condition: Fine


Making a Small Garden,The Royal Horticultural Society, Wisley Gardening Companion, By GK Coombs a Fellow of Landscape & Garden Designer, is a Garden Designer, Horticultural author & Consultant. K Rushforth is a Fellow of the Arboricultural Assoc., is a Chartered Forester, Plant Hunter & author.Profusely illus. Colour photographic plates & line drawings. 256pp. A comprehensive book , unfortunate spine area total fade from primrose to white o/w bot book & jacket are Fine. PLS See our image View more info