Portland, OR: Timber Press, 1991. Paperback. Bound in white paper covers with red title to spine and front cover. Dampstain to rear cover and to top margin of last few pages of text. Some pages are cockled as a result of dampness. Minor rubbing to covers. Otherwise, clean and bright. Size: quarto. 250 pages. GARD/122816. Very Good.
New York: Rizzoli, 1995. Hardcover. Signed and inscribed by the author Charles E. Beveridge. "Olmsted defined and named the profession of landscape architecture and designed America's most beloved parks and landscapes of the past century - New York's Central Park, Brooklyn's Porspect Park, the U.S. Capitol grounds, the Biltmore Estate, and many others" (jacket). Very good in green cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Foxing to top edge of textblock. Minor browning to top edges of pages. In photographically illustrated dust jacket with white spine panel titled in black. Several closed tears to edges of jacket. Jacket is protected from further damage with a removeable plastic cover. Filled with color photographic illustrations. 276 pages. GARD/030217. Very Good / Very Good.
Portland, OR: Timber Press; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 1997. Hardcover. A book about slipper orchids or moccasin flowers including the history, biology, evolution, conservation, cultivation, and classification of these flowers. Near fine in brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Bumping to corners, else fine. Clean and bright with diagrams and full color photographic illustrations. In white dust jacket with black title to spine and front panel. Minor wear to edges of jacket including a small chip to the rear panel. 301 pages. GARD/122916. Near Fine / Very Good.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, (1936). First Edition. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Green cloth covered boards with orange title and illustration to front board and orange title to spine. Light bumping to spine ends and light rubbing to cloth on exterior hinge. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Illustrated endpages. White illustrated dust jacket with green title to front and spine panels. Wear to dust jacket includes 3 closed tears to top edge, 2 small open tears to bottom edge, and minor soiling. Index, 210 pages. CHILD/071718. Very Good+ / Very Good.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1900. Hardcover. First Edition, Second Impression. Presentation Copy, inscribed: For Dear Rosie with EVB's Love Huntercombe May 1901." Further presented from the recipient's daughter: "To Cousin Jill In memory of my Mother Dec. 12th 1944 Rosemary Kerr." Eleanor Vere Boyle (1825-1906) was a well regarded artist and author. She was from an aristocratic family and used the initials EVB to mask her identity. She was particularly well known as a children's book illustrator. She was also greatly interested in gardening, and this book is about her garden at Huntercombe Manor, Buckinghamshire. The recipient, Rose Kerr (1882-1944) was one of the founders of the Girl Guide movement in Britain. With her bookplate on front pastedown. Bound in original purple cloth. Slightly rubbed, endpapers brown but in very good condition. With black and white illustrations. 190 pages plus 2 pages of ads. Very Good.
NY: Doubleday and Co., 1962. Hardcover. 8vo. Tan cloth boards. Clean, tight interior. Orange dust jacket with black title to spine. Fading/damp staining to edges of jacket. Jacket is partially adhered to boards of book. Chipping and tears to jacket. 159 pages. Art How-To. ARTHOW/011306. Good Plus in Good dj.
New York: Schocken, 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. INSCRIBED BY BOTH HELEN AND SCOTT NEARING. 8vo. Red cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Foxing to first and last few pages and to edges of text block. Minor musty smell. Minor rolling to binding. Previous owner's writing in pencil to rear free end page. Else is clean and bright. Yellow illustrated dust jacket with red title to front and spine panels. Wear to dust jacket includes rubbing, foxing and minor fading spine panel. Index, 194 pages. GARD/113017. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1917. Hardcover. 8vo. From the Rural Science Series. Very good in olive green cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine and black ltitle to front cover with red border. Minor bumping to spine ends and corners and slight browning to spine. Minor yellowing to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright. Includes illustrations and charts throuhgout. Index, 421 pages + advertisements at rear. Agriculture. AGR104280. Very Good.
DK Publishing, Inc., 1999. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Paper Wrappers. 8vo. Red and white paper wrappers with illustration to front panel. Clean, tight interior filled with color photographic illustrations and detailed step-by-step instructions on making containters for plants. 80 pp. GAR/012105. Very Good Plus.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, (1964). Hardcover. 4to.Very good+ in very good white illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor wear to dust jacket includes minor toning and a few closed tears to the edges. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Interior is clean and bright with both full color and black and whitel illustrations. 256 pages. Gardening. GARD/041812. Very Good+ / Very Good.
New York: M. Barrows and Co. Inc., (1965). Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in very good white illustrated price clipped dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor edgewear and light soiling to dust jacket. Illustrations throughout. Index, 128 pages. GARD/041812. Very Good in Very Good jacket.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1907. Hardcover. Green cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Full color illustrated pastedown to front cover. Minor foxing / light soiling to covers and spine. Minor wear to spine ends and edges of boards. Includes fold-out color chart. Occasional spots of foxing and occasional smudge marks to interior, but clean overall. Each flower has a black and white photographic illustration (and a description of the color, which corresponds to the fold-out color chart included). 516 pages. GARD/061318. Very Good.
Taiwan: Harvest Farm Magazine, 1985. Hardcover. Revised Third Edition. Bound in tan spine with glossy yellow paper covered boards and gilt title to spine. Slight creasing to laminate. Text in English and Chinese. Clean and bright. In original clear plastic jacket. Jacket has minor wear to edges including a short closed tear to rear panel. Includes color and black and white photographic illustrations. Size: 16mo. 275 pages. GARD/010617. Near Fine.
New York: A Ridge Press Book/Random House. Hardcover. 4to. Very good in green cloth covered boards with gilt illustration to front board and gilt title to spine. Short strip of residue to top and bottom edges of front and rear boards where tape was once placed. Minor toning to edges of pages. Filled with both black and white and full color illustrations throughout. White illustrated price clipped dust jacket with black title to spine front panel and to spine. Light edgewear to dust jacket. Index, 252 pages. GARD/041812. Very good in very good jacket.