Category: Gardening


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Green Fields and Whispering Woods; or the Recreations of an American "Country Gentleman"; Embracing Journeys Over His Farm and Excursions Into His Library

By: Burton, Frank S.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Detroit, M. W. Ellsworth & Co.: 1886

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 15106

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Publisher's brown cloth binding with gilt and black lettering. Illustration of stream and woods on front cover. Tearing at front hinge. 524 pages, 3 plates, 18 full page illustrations and decorations throughout book, complete. Musings of a part-time agriculturist on a variety of subjects. View more info

A Rot of the Smyrnafig in California.

By: Caldis, Panos D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1925

Seller ID: 9826

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Reprinted from SCIENCE, LXII (August 14, 1925) No. 1598, pages 161-162. Pamphlet in paper wrapper; pages 3-6. Inscribed on the cover by author 'compliments of PDC.' A study of the rot disease caused by Aspergillus niger on fig tree fruit. View more info

Plant Life and Evolution.

By: Campbell, Douglas Houghton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Company: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017865

Condition: Fine

Original green with impressed title on front cover, gilt lettering and design on spine. 5 1/4 X 7 1/2 inches. 360 pages which includes 12 pages of index. Also has 4 pages of advertisements. Part of the American Nature Series (Group VI). Copy has 22 black and white illustrations. Several pages are uncut. Previous owner wrote his name "Library of Herman Cohen" on the title page. Head and tail are slightly bumped. Pages are very clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

Trees And Shrubs For The Small Place

By: Carhart, Arthur Hawthorne

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1936

Seller ID: 018442

Condition: Fine

Original green cloth with a gilt design of trees on the front cover. Gilt lettering on the spine. 5 1/4 X 7 1/2 inches. 96 pages which include 3 pages of index. Copy contains 19 black and white illustrations. Contents include, Trees and Shrubs in the Home Landscape, Scale in Plantings, Street Trees, Placing and Selecting Trees, The Shrub Border, Foundation Plantings, Conifers in Landscape Planting, Broadleaf Evergreens, Planting Deciduous Trees and Shrubs, How to Plant Evergreens, Establishing the Plantings, Care and Feeding of Woody Plants, Fruit Trees for the Small Place and How to Select Tr... View more info

Flower Legends and Stories

By: Chandler, Mrs. W.S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, (Associated Printing Co.): 1909

Seller ID: 7458

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Gray boards, chipped at top of spine. Anecdotes concerning flowers. 44 pages. Inscribed by the author: Miss A.L. Carroll, with best wishes, of the author. Mrs. W.S. Chandler. Deer Park. 44 pages. View more info

A Study of the Mosaic Disease of Crucifers.

By: Clayton, E.E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Govenment Printing Office: 1930

Seller ID: 9733

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Reprinted from JOURNAL OF AGRICULTUREAL RESEARCH, 40 (#3 February 1, 1930). pages 263-270. illustrations. " . to determine whether the masaic disease is known to attack certain crucifers was potentially a serious problem . " View more info

Farm and Garden Tractors: How to Buy, Run, Repair, and Take Care of Them

By: Collins, A. Frederick

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 017124

Condition: Very Good

Original green cloth with black lettering on front cover and spine. 5 1/4 X 7 1/2 inches. 279 pages with 7 pages of index. Copy has 134 pages of black and white illustrations which are listed. Corners, head and tail are slightly bumped. Front and back covers and spine show some wear, however, copy is very clean and complete and binding is tight. View more info

Carnations & Pinks, with Eight Coloured Plates

By: Cook, T. H. , James Douglas & J.F. McLeod

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London and Edinburgh, T.C. & E.C. Jack:

Seller ID: 8418

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Dated at end of text 2- (19)11. Publsiher's green boards with dark green lettering and color illustration on front cover. Part of the publisher's "Present Day Gardening" series. Color photo illustrations. Cook was gardener to Queen Alexandria at Sandringham. 116 pages, including index. View more info

Carnations & Pinks

By: Cook, T. H., James Douglas and J. F. McLeod

Price: $25.00

Publisher: T. C. & E. C. Jack. No Date (Circa 1910-1920). Edinburgh.:

Seller ID: 1798

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Illustrated boards. Eight coloured plates. The authors give historical background on the carnation and its development through the years. They discuss various aspects about raising carnations: Cultivation of Border Varieties; Exhibiting the Flow ers ; Cross-Fertilisation; Perpetual-Flowering Carnations; Stage or Bench System of Cultivation; etc. View more info

A Spraying Program for Montana Orchards

By: Cooley, R. A. and Dean B. Swingle

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bozeman, Montana, Montana Agricultural College Experiment Station: 1912

Seller ID: 015620

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Stapled, paper booklet, minimal chipping at base of spine. Previous owner's name written in pencil on front. February, 1912 - Circular 17. Informative booklet about the pests and diseases that plague Montana orchards and delineating a spraying program of pesticides and fungicides to deal with them. 152 pages with 11 illustrations and 2 charts. View more info

South African Plants for American Gardens

By: Coombs, Sarah V.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York City, New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14252

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

xvi, 364 pages; illustrations; glossary, index; green cloth with dust jacket under mylar (chipping along the edges with missing pieces). Here are showy Watsonians, Climbing Lilies, glittering Nerines, that have been introduced to the English and American gardens over the last decades. Very good copy. View more info

The Sugar-beet Leaf-spot Disease and Its Control By Direct Measures.

By: Coons, G.H., Dewey Stewart, and F.G. Larmer.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Department of Agriculture: 1930

Seller ID: 9813

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Circular No. 115 (April 1930). 20 pages; illustrations, tables, charts.; wraps. Result of the experiments with leaf-spot disease that attack sugar-beets and the control using spraying and dusting of chemicals. View more info

U.S. Department Of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletin No. 1171. Growing Annual Flowering Plants.

By: Corbett, L. C. and F. L. Mulford

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., United States Department of Agriculture: 1929

Seller ID: 018430

Condition: Fine

Original black and white wrapper with black lettering and photograph on the front cover. 6 X 9 1/2 inches. 62 pages. Copy consists of 60 black and white photographs and/or illustrations. Contents in this issue, uses of flowering plants, general cultural suggestions, cultivation and uses of annual flowering plants, plants for special soils or conditions, the principal characteristics of some annual flowering plants. Upper corners are slightly bent. Pages are clean and complete. Binding is tight. View more info

Rock Garden and Alpine Plants

By: Correvon, Henry; Leonard Barron, Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company. 1930. New York.: 1930

Seller ID: 1799

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Cloth. Illustrations. Color plates. A noted authority on alpine plants in rock gardens, the author writes about: Rock Gardening in England and America; Acclimatisation and Cultivation of Mountain Plants; Growing Alpine Plants in Sphagnum, in Pan s, and in the Tourbiere; The Wall Garden; The Rockery; The Fernery; The Terrestrial Orchids; etc. View more info

The Physiology of Convolvulus Arvensis (Morting Glory or Bi9ndwee) in Relation to Its Control By Chemical Sprays.

By: Crafts, A.S., And P.B. Kennedy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1930

Seller ID: 9742

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Reprinted from PLANT PHYSIOLOGY, 3 (1930). Stapled seperate of pages 329-344, charts, tables, bibliography. Has former owner's initials "H.E.J." on the front top and pencil notes on the back. rust stains from staples and paperclip. Paper on the chemical control of Moring Glory, a beautiful plant in bloom, but it gives meaning to the word invasive. View more info

The Book of the Pansy Viola & Violet

By: Crane, Howard H.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: London and New York, John Lane Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8417

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Publisher's green cloth with garden motif on front cover of binding. Title page printed in red and black. A handsome book. Part of the publisher's "Handbooks of Practical Gardening" series. Illustrated with photos and drawings. 106 pages, including index, plus advertising section of other books in this series and books on gardening by the publisher. View more info

Home and Farm Canning.

By: Cruess, W.V.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California, College of Agriculture: 1923

Seller ID: 9769

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Circular No. 158. 50 pages; illustrations, tables; wrapper. Covers all facets of canning from sterilization to soldering cans to selection of vegetables to special instructions for meats and the problems with poisoning. circa.1923 View more info

Effects of Defoliation and Root Pruning on the Chemical Composition of Sweet-Corn Kernels.

By: Culpepper, C.W., And C.A. Magoon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Govenment Printing Office: 1930

Seller ID: 9732

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Reprinted from JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH, 40 (#6 March 15, 1930). Pages 575-583, tables. " . present work was to determine whether or not such is the case." View more info

Development of Runners and Runner Plants in the Strawberry.

By: Darrow, George M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., U. S. Department of Agriculture: 1929

Seller ID: 8870

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Technical Bulletin No. 122. Technical account of the runners and results there of for propagation of the strawberry varities. 28 pages pamphlet, with photos and tables. Some staining from staples on cover with brief pencil notes on front, else nice and clean. View more info

Strawberry Culture : Western United States.

By: Darrow, George M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S. Department of Agriculture: 1933

Seller ID: 11071

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Farmers' Bulletin No. 1027. 26 pages; illustrations, tables; paper wrapper with title on the cover (6 x 9 inch). Covers information from the proper selection of plant type, to its cultivation, harvesting and shipping to the market. Touches on frozen strawberries also. View more info