The American Horticultural Society. Tan Cloth. In library hard bindings, ex libris the Library of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society (Boston) with bookplates to that effect at front pastedowns. Spine ends slightly rubbed, corners gently bumped, black and white photographs throughout, text clean.
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The American Horticultural Society. Soft cover. Spine ends and cover corners slightly rubbed, very minor smudging to front cover '35, bindings tight, black and white photographs throughout.
Nashua NH (Sringfield): Charles T. Gill (John M. Wood), 1848. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Presumed first edition, 12mo, printed paper with engraved pictorial over boards. xx + 21-180, with engraved figure of male letter writer (same as cover) verso of fly across form title, with engraved vignettes throughout. Title page identifies...
New York: Doubleday, Page, & Co., 1907. First Edition. Cloth. some rubbing at edges, binding a tad loose, a bit of hinge exposure at ffe, else fine and clean with no previous owner markings.
Boston: New England Gladiolus Society, 1935. Purple Velvet. Scarce. Dj with some soiling and water stain left edge of front panel, right edge rear, and spine. Intact with both flaps. Book with gilt title front cover. Lower right corner front cover and lower left corner rear cover with minor bumping...
London: The Royal Horticultural Society. Red Cloth. Minor rubbing to spine ends, corners gently bumped, gilt title and crest pressed into front covers. All volmes in marbleized publisher's slipcases, also NF. Tightly bound, clean text, occasional previous owner signature at ffe.
London: The Royal Horticultural Society, 1901. Red Cloth. Paginated 332-428, oddly including the last page of a previous publication titled "Mimetic Resemblances Among Plants" before the complete report. Numerous black and white photographs, illustrations, and fold-out figures. Spine ends very slightly rubbed. Gilt title stamped into front cover. In NF+...
London: The Royal Horticultural Society and the Garden Book Club, 1956. First Edition. Red Cloth. Edges sharp, corners gently bumped, small white mark lower edge front cover. Black and white photographs throughout, pages very slightly toned. Dj with minor chipping to spine ends, slight soiling to rear panel. No previous...
W. Neely & Co. Green Cloth. Corners and spine ends gently bumped, some covers very slightly faded, light toning to pastedowns and endpapers, tightly bound, clean text.
Dublin: John Archer, 1790. First UK Edition. Calf. .Fables for the Female Sex. Original or very old mottled calf boards, rebacked with leather spine and red leather label with gilt title. Cover edges and corners rubbed, corners gently bumped. Pages slightly toned, some staining to edges of pastedowns, ffe, and...
Alpine Garden Society of Great Britain, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. Bound in green pebbled cloth, gilt stamped spine titles. 213p, 106 b&w plates. Near fine condition all around.
London: George Bell & Sons, 1877. Sowerby, John Edward et al. 3rd Edition. Hardcover. The third edition. 12 volumes plus index volume. Publisher's green cloth front and back covers, gilt to front. Brown moroccan spine gilt titles and devices. Hundreds of floral illustrations. Internals fine, except for index where the...
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1916. First Edition. Cloth. just a bit of scuffing at spine edges, else fine, clean, with no previous markings, all illustrations bright.
London: Thos. De La Rue & Co., 1868. Eighth Edition, Revised. Hardcover. Decorated cloth covers of titles in diamond surround of hearts, diamonds, spades and ckubs and double-ruled border of same. Decorated endpapers, gilt edges all around. Near fine copy.
NY: Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Co., 1883. Second Edition. Hardcover. 8vo, publisher's pebbled cloth, gilt spine titles, xxxviii + 698p. Shallow loss at spine tips, and some wear to thebottom edge, lese VG. We wonder how many of these speicies are extinct?
London: The Royal Horticultural Society, 1936. First Edition. Red Cloth. Edges and corners sharp. Minor bump to bottom spine end. Binding tight, text clean. Some black and white photographs. Model copy.
Philadelphia: Perry and Erety, 1855. 1st Edition. Hardcover. First edition. Unusual botanic treatise, illustrated. In original publisher's binding, elaborately blind-stamped bright blue cloth front and back, gilt titles and decoration to spine, yellow-colored endpapers, 180 pages, owner name front pastedown. Internals fine, covers a tad rubbed. THE collectible copy.
London: The Nurseryman & Seedsman, 1934. First Edition. Red Cloth. Spine ends and cover corners gently bumped. Very small closed tear at center of spine. Binding tight, text clean. Solid copy.
London: L. Reeve & Co., 1926. First Edition. Cloth Backed Boards. An apparently unused copy. Corners shelf-bumped. No names, inscriptions or bookplates. In scarce (and fragile) brown printed dw minor chips at some corners. xxiv + 335p w/ index. Illustrated by the author w/ 16 lithos, 8 chromos. The superior copy.
NY: Holt Rinehart Winston, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine clean copy (no names, inscrptns or bkplts) in very good dw with modest edgewear.
London: Edward Arnold, 1908. Second Edition. Cloth Boards, Gilt Decoration. Blue cloth, gilt titles and floral decoartion front, gilt tiitles spine, get, bevelled edges, sides untrimmed. xii + 303p + 16p pub list. Corners moderatley worn, prelims spotted, otehrwise internals near fine. Solid copy.
New York: Hearst Books, 1999. Robson, Stephen. First Edition. Green Cloth. Scarce. Edges and corners sharp. Glossy dj not priceclipped and virtually immaculate. Beautiful color photographs throughout.
1908. Soft cover. Scarce. Missing front cover, else NF-. Small spot and bumped corners at rear cover. Text clean, no previous owner signatures or inscriptions. Black and white plates, XVI-XLIII, at rear.
Portland, OR: Bindfords & Mort, Publishers (for the American Rhododendron Society). Green Cloth. Three volumes. 1947 in dark green, 1948-49 in light green cloth bindings. Spine ends gently bumped, cover corners very gently rubbed. Orange rhododendron pictorial pressed into front covers. Clean text, black and white photographs throughout.
NY: Viking Studio, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. An apparently unused copy in price-clipped dustjacket, signed by the author on the ffe.