Gardening

1. Borg, J.: Cacti: a gardener’s handbook for the identificaion and cultivation of cacti. London: Blandford Press, 1970. 4th edn. 512pp. Numerous b/w photos. D/w slightly aded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4494) £8.00

2. Cross, John E.: The Book of the Geranium. London: Saturn Press, 1951. 1st. edn. 184pp. Eight cold. pates and 10 b/w photos. Price-clipped d/w rubbed on edges and with some loss to top edge of back panel otherwise a clean, brigh copy. (Stock ref 4265) £5.00

3. Darwin, Erasmus: The Botanic Garden London: The Scolar Press, 1973 No. 3 of an edition limited to 500 copies. A facsimile of the edition of 1791. Teg. Green cloth binding a trifle loose otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2051) £95.00

4. Dutton, Ralph.: The English Garden. London: B. T. Batsford, 1950. 2nd. edn., revised. vi, 122pp. Cold. frontis. and numerous b/w illus. Some foxing to edges of text block. D/w a little rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 4493) £8.00

5. Farrer, Reginald.: The English Rock Garden. London: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1955. Reprint. Two vols. lxiv, 504pp.plus vi, 522pp. Numerous b/w photos. D/w’s a little rubbed and creased on edges with some very minor loss to vol. 2 otherwise a clean, sound set. (Stock ref 4506) £25.00

6. Fletcher, H. R.: The Story of the Royal Horticultural Society 1804-1968. London: Oxford University Press, 1969. 1st. edn. xii, 564pp. Many b/w illus. D/w rubbed and worn on edges with several small nicks otherwise a clea, sound copy. (Stock ref 4133) £6.50

7. Fraser, J. & Hemsley, A. (eds.): Johnson’s Gardeners’ Dictionary and Cutural Instructor. London: George Routledge & Sons, nd. New edn., 4th. impression. (6)923pp Green cloth gilt boards, gilt lettering to spine, bumped on top corners otherwise a very clean, sound copy.. (Stock ref 4262) £6.00

8. Genders, Roy.: The Cottage Garden: and the old-fashioned flowers. London: Pelham Books, 1983. New edn. xvi., 368pp. 16 cold. and 58 b/w plates, text figures. D/w slightly rubbed and creased along top edge with a closed tear in back panel. (Stock ref 4278) £5.00

9. Hadfield, Miles.: A History of British Gardening. London: John Murray, 1979. 3rd. edn. revised and expanded. 509pp. Many b/w illus. Price-clipped d/w very slightly rubbed on corners and edges otherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4273) £8.00

10. Haworth-Booth, Michael.: Effective Flowering Shrubs. London: Collins, 1972. 5th edn. 350pp. 24 cold. plates. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4277) £5.00

11. Hills, Lawrence D.: Down to Earth Gardening. London: Faber & Faber, 1967. 1st. edn. 304pp.Cold. frontis., 16 b/w photos., text figures. Price-clipped d/w otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4275) £8.50

12. Ingwersen, Walter T.: Wild Flowers in the Garden. London: Geoffrey Bles, 1951. 1st. edn. 217pp. B/w illus. D/w very slightly tanned, dust marked and lightly rubbed on edges. A very good copy. (Stock ref 4129) £6.00

13. Ingwersen, Will.: Alpines. London: John Murray, 1991. 1st. edn. x, 292pp. Numerous cold. photos. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4497) £15.00

14. Jekyll, Gertrude.: Home and Garden: notes and thoughts, practical and critical, of a worker in both. Woodbridge: Antique Collectors’ Club, 1982. New edn. 374pp. 53 b/w photos. by the author with 16 cold. plates added for this edn. Neat ownership signature to title page and some very minor foxing not affecting text or illus. Price-clipped d/w otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 4354) £10.00

15. Kaye, Reginald.: Hardy Ferns. London: Faber & Faber, 1968. 1st. edn. 203pp. Four cold. and numerous b/w photos., text figures. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4495) £15.00

16. Keene, R. W. B.: Over the Garden Fence: old-timer talks about flowers. London: Staples Press, 1946. 2nd. impression. 168pp. Eight cold. plates and numerous b/w photos., text figures. D/w a little rubbed on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 4353) £5.00

17. Kreig, Margaret B.: Green Medicine: the search for plants that heal London: George G. Harrap& Co., 1965. 1st. UK edn. 462pp. B/w photos. Neat ownership signature to ffep. Binding slightly cocked and d/w somewhat rubbed and creased on edges otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 4355) £7.50

18. Leese, Oliver & Margaret.: Desert Plants: cacti and succulents in the wild and in cultivation. London: W. H. & L. Collingridge, 1959. 1st. edn. 220pp. Numerous b/w photos., text figures. D/w a little rubbed on edges with a couple of tiny tears otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 4488) £5.00

19. Leighton, Clare.: Four Hedges: a gardener’s chronicle. London: Victor Gollancz, 1935. 1st. edn. 157pp. 88 wood engravings by th author. Price-clipped d/w tanned and rubbed on edges with some ver minor loss to spine head and tail. Otherwise, a bright, clean copy. (Stock ref 4487) £40.00

20. Lloyd, Christopher.: Clematis. London: Collins, 1977. 1st. edn. 208pp. 16 cold. plates by Marjorie Blamey. D/w faded on spine otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 4492) £6.00

21. Lloyd, Christopher.: Foliage Plants. London: Collins, 1973. Reprint. 224pp. Numerous cold. and b/w photos. Binding very slightly cocked. D/w slightly dust marked and with a small tear in top edges of front panel otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 4491) £5.00

22. Lyall, H. G.: Hardy Primulas. London: W. H. & L. Collingridge, 1959. 1st. edn. 88pp. Cold. frontis. and 26 b/w photos. D/w somewhat rubbed on edges with some loss at spine head and adjacent back panel otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4266) £4.00

23. Macself, A. J.: Sanders’ The Flower Garden. London: W. H. & L. Collingridge, 1951. 3rd. revised edn. 400pp. Numerous b/w photos. Brown cloth gilt boards slightly rubbed on cornersotherwise a very clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4263) £6.00

24. Osborn, A.: Shrubs and Trees for the Garden. London: Ward Lock, nd (1933?) 576pp. Eight cold. plates and over 300 b/w photos., diagrams. Ownership signature to ffep. D/w creased and rubbed with several closed tears otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4272) £9.00

25. Pavord, Anna.: The Curious Gardener: a year in the garden. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2010. 1st. edn. (12)329(4)pp. 13 wood engravings by Howard Phipps. D/w a fine copy. (Stock ref 3902) £8.50

26. Perry, Frances.: Collins Guide to Border Plants: hardy herbaceous perennials. London: Collins, 1957. 1st. edn. 288pp. 40 cold. and 16 b/w plates. Ownership inscription to front pastedown. D/w a little rubbed on edges and slightly frayed at spine head and tail otherwise a bright, clean copy. (Stock ref 4276) £5.00

27. Potter, Jennifer.: The Rose: a true history. London: Callisto, 2010. 1st. edn. xxi, 521pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. D/w slightly creased on top edge otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4260) £10.00

28. Robinson, William.: The Wild Garden. London: The Scolar Press, 1979. Reprint. xxxiv, 304pp. Numerous b/w illus. Introduction by Robin Lane Fox. D/w very sklightly rubbed on corners and creased at spine head otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4274) £9.00

29. Shaw, Christine: Architectural Plants London: HarperCollins, 2005 1st. edn. 352 pp. Numerous cold. photos. Price-clipped d/w otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1994) £10.00

30. Street, John: Rhododendrons London: Century Hutchinson, 1987 1st. edn. 144 pp. Numerous cold. photos., text figures. D/w slightly faded on spine and rubbed on corners, particularly spine head and tail. A very good copy. (Stock ref 1899) £9.00

31. Synge, Patrick M.: Plants with Personality. London: Lindsay Drummond, nd. 2nd. edn. 240pp. Cold. frontis. and numerous b/w illus, some by John Nash. D/w dust marked and slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 4128) £8.00

32. Thomas, Graham Stuart.: The Art of Planting. London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1984. 1st. edn. x, 323pp. Numerous cold. and b/w photos. Signed by the author on title page. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4271) £15.00

33. Vanderplank, John: Passion Flowers: and passion fruit London: Cassell, 1991 1st. edn. 176 pp. Many cold. photos., text figures. D/w slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1898) £10.00

34. Williams, Benjamion Samuel.: The Orchid-Grower’s Manual. London: Victoria and Paradise Nurseries, 1885. 6th edn., revised and enlarged. xiv, 659 plus corrigenda and 20pp adverts. Numerous b/w illus. Several ownership signatures to original ffep. Binding slightly cocked. Rebound in dark green cloth with bevelled boards and orginal gilt decorations to front board and spine laid on. Boards a little rubbed otherwise a sound copy. (Stock ref 4486) £50.00