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More Green Fingers: Another Present for a Good Gardener

By: Arkell, Reginald

Price: £8.91

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Limited: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10973

Condition: Very Good


1948 First Edition, ninth printing. Size 7¾" x 5", 96 pages. Green cloth covered boards with gilt gardener motif on the front cover and gilt titles to the spine. Book condition very good, cover edges a little rubbed, spots to page edges, contents clean. Dustjacket condition very good, edges frayed, grubby with age, not price clipped, price 5'- net. Pastedowns and endpapers with pictures of wasps, birds and worms ddancing in between two rose bushes. A collection of humourous poems about the plants and animals in the garden and the joys of gardening. With illustrations throughout by Eug... View more info

Green Fingers: A Present for a Good Gardener

By: Arkell, Reginald

Price: £7.29

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins Limited: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10986

Condition: Very Good


1945 First edition, twenty third printing. Size 7¾" x 5", 96 pages. Green cloth covered boards with gilt emblem of a snake on the front cover and blind stamped titles to the spine. Condition very good, corners edges and spine edges rubbed, gilt quite worn, cover grubby, gift inscription on half-title else contents pretty clean. Pastedowns and endpapers are illustrated with worms and snakes and a man with a garden roller under hot sun. A collection of humourous poems about the plants and animals in the garden and the joys of gardening. With illustrations throughout by Eugene Hastain. View more info

What To Grow And How To Cook It

By: Blackley, William

Price: £13.12

Publisher: London, Werner Laurie: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11695

Condition: Very Good


First Edition 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Green cloth with white lettering to spine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good, slightly torn & chipped, with small hole in spine of d.j. Book Condition: Very Good. Small stain top cover, pages slightly toned , else fine copy192 pages View more info

Life Histories of Common Plants

By: Cavers, F.

Price: £7.29

Publisher: London, W. B. Clive University Tutorial Press Ltd: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10999

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, seventh impression. Size 7" x 4¾", 363 pages including index. Green cloth covered boards with blind stamped title to the front cover and gilt titles to the spine. Condition very good, corners cover and spine edges rubbed, else fine, contents clean. Text book with illustrations View more info

Wonders of Plant Life: Land and Water Plants

By: F. Martin Duncan and L. T. Duncan

Price: £8.91

Publisher: London, Henry Frowde Hodder & Stoughton:

Seller ID: 11190

Condition: Very Good


Size 7" x 4½", 79 pages. Not dated, c.1920. Green hard cover with brown art deco foliage frame, gilt titles and colour pasted illustration panel of a bee on daisies. Condition very good, spine rubbed, corners and edges rubbed, contents clean. Colour illustrated pastedowns and endpapers. Lovely full colour plates and black and white illustrations throughout View more info

Gifts from Your Garden

By: Haddon, Celia

Price: £7.29

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11167

ISBN: 0718125193

Condition: Near Fine


Size 8" x 5", 127 pages including index. Brown hard cover with gilt titles to the spine, green pastedowns and endpapers. Book condition near fine. Dust jacket condition near fine, price clipped else fine. With lovely engravings by Yvonne Skargon. Ways to give gifts of things you have grown: Herbal Delights, Sweet Bags and Potpourris, Sweetmeats and Cakes, Cordials and Elixirs, Jams and Jellies, Picles and Spiced Fruits. Chutneys and Ketchups, Everlasting and Dried Flowers, Pots and Miniature Gardens. View more info

A Bouquet of Wild Flowers

By: Hutchinson, John

Price: £10.53

Publisher: Watford, Herts., Bruce & Gawthorn Ltd:

Seller ID: 11030

Condition: Near Fine


10" x 7¼", 125 pages. Not dated, c.1957-1960. Navy blue glossy textured cloth covered boards with gilt titles on the spine. Pale marbled pastedowns and endpapers. Book condition near fine, corners and spine edges very slightly rubbed else fine. Dustjacket condition very good, corners, top edge and spine edge a little rubbed, slightly grubby, else fine, not price clipped, price 15/- net. Dustjacket with colour plate of a bouquet of wild flowers. Quality glossy paper with beautiful full page colour paintings of flowers and further black and white illustrations. A beautiful book, featuri... View more info

All About Gardening

By: J Coutts

Price: £5.67

Publisher: London, Ward Lock & Co: 1939

Seller ID: 00078

Condition: Very Good


Size5" x 7.8" tall,384 inc index,green cover,advertisements on the pastedowns and endpapers,book has colour and black and white photos. Book Condition Very Good, spine ends rubbed, corners slightly bumped View more info

The Rock Garden

By: Jenkins E.H.

Price: £7.29

Publisher: London, Country Life Limited: 1928

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 11560

Condition: Very Good


1928 Third Edition, Country Life Limited 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall hard cover.Book Condition: Very Good. 128 pages.Beige cloth Colour frontispiece. Illustrated throughout with black and white plates.all pages clean.Dust Jacket A little gruby, not price clipped View more info

The Amateur's Greenhouse

By: Macself, A. J.

Price: £10.13

Publisher: London, W. H. & L. Collingridge Limited: 1957

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 11282

Condition: Very Good


1957 fourth revised edition. Size 8.75" x 5.5", 302 pages including index. Blue hard cover with gilt titles to the front cover and spine, top page edge red. Condition very good, corners and edges slightly rubbed, spine slightly faded, spots to page edges, gift inscription on front endpaper, else contents clean. With photo frontispiece "The greenhouse in summer" and further black and white photographs, diagrams and illustrations throughout. View more info

Gardening Under Glass

By: Menage, E. H., Edited By

Price: £4.86

Publisher: London, Orbis Publishing: 1979

Seller ID: 10478

Condition: Near Fine


Size 12" x 9", 128 pages including index. Green cloth covered boards with gilt titles on the spine. Book condition near fine. Dustjacket condition very good, a bit grubby, price clipped, else fine. Great colour photographs and illustrations throughout. A complete guide to greenhouse horticulture View more info

Fragrant Herbs: Culled from Many Gardens

By: Rose Sydenham Dugdale

Price: £12.39

Publisher: Birmingham, The Weather Oak Press: 1936

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 11187

Condition: Near Fine


Size 10¾" x 7", 44 pages. Marbled floral textured hard cover over green cloth. Condition near fine, corners and spine very slightly rubbed, else fine. Rose Sydenham Dugdale, not only describes the herbs and how, when, and where they are best planted, but also presents the legends, superstitions, and beliefs that accompany them. Illustrations by Margaret Aulton View more info

The Royal Gardeners King George

By: W E Shewell-Cooper

Price: £5.67

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company Ltd: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11526

Condition: Very Good


Cassell & Company, London, 1952. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Spine slighty sun faded, owner's inscription on front endpaper else contents clean. Green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with 5 colour plates and 48 pages of black and white photos. View more info

Basic Gardening

By: Whitehead, Stanley B.

Price: £8.91

Publisher: London, The Garden Book Club: 1968

Seller ID: 11021

Condition: Very Good


Size 8¾" x 5½", 280 pages. Green hard cover with gilt titles to the spine. Illustrated dustjacket. Book condition very good, corners and edges slightly rubbed top and bottom edges faded, contents clean. Dustjacket condition very good, corners and spine edges a little rubbed, spine a little grubby, slightly faded, else fine, not clipped. With black and white illustrations and diagrams. Dustjacket design and illustrations by Elizabeth Sorrell. View more info

How to Enjoy Garden Flowers. The New "Flora Historica"

By: Woodward, Marcus

Price: £8.10

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton Limited: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10963

Condition: Very Good


1928 First edition. Size 7" x 4½", 252 pages including index. Blue cloth covered boards with tree emblem blind stamped on the front cover and black titles to the spine. Beige dustjacket with brown titles and colour illustration of sweet peas on the front. Book condition very good, cover edges a little grubby, corners and spine edges a little rubbed, contents clean. Dustjacket condition good/very good, edges frayed, quite grubby, illustration quite bright though, not clipped but no price, price 2/6 net on dustjacket spine. With six beautiful full colour full page illustrations. View more info