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Better Homes and Gardens Garden Book

By: Better Homes and Gardens

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IA, Meredith Publishing Co.: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45204

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated cloth covered 5 ring binder, stated first edition. Cloth split along gutters, few loose leaves laid in. Watermarked and spotted on inside rear cover, age toning but not musty. Solid working copy. 480 pp. View more info

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The Look Out! Book A Child's Guide to Street Safety

By: Blakely, Cindy and Sizanne Drinkwater

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 3483

ISBN: 059040962X

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in glossy boards with bumped (not rubbed) tips and spine ends. 32 pp text tight and bright w/ ghosting from erased pencil name in spaces provided. A guidebook for children outdoors as they deal with traffic, strange plants, animals and people. View more info

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Common Sense Gardening In Fairfax County (Virginia)

By: Bollinger, Jean M.; Landscape Design Critic & Plant Consultant

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Five Hills Garden Club: 1978

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 34805

Condition: Very Good


Not ex-lib. Faded revised edition 8 3/8" tall green card cover with black floral vines framing the cover title. 93 pp text has a coffee? mark on lower tip throughout the volume, else crisp and unmarked. Chapters include: Gardening Guidelines (Gardening-by-the-Month)/ Plan First, Then Plant/ Woody Plants For The Home Garden/ Plant Correctly/ Keep The Yard Looking Young/ Ground Covers and Vines/ Spring Blooming Bulbs/ Azaleas/ Dependable Perennials: Irises, Peonies, Day lilies, Chrysanthemums/ Roses/ Vegetables In The Home Garden/ Grow Happy House Plants/ Garden Naturally/ A Wo... View more info

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The Louisiana Iris The History and Culture of Five Native American Species and Their Hybrids

By: Caillet, Marie and Mertzweiller, Joseph K. Editors

Price: $8.00

Publisher: TX, Society for Louisiana Irises: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38162

ISBN: 0914641093

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in red cloth boards with gold lettering has negligible wear. Unclipped dj has a micro ding at gutter otherwise shows beautifully. 225 tight pages with crisp text and beautiful photographs has no tears or writing. This book covers the interesting history of the Louisiana iris group including hybridization and development of tetraploids. View more info

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Kidzerbs A Kid's Guide to Growing Medicinal Plants (and Cooking with Them)

By: Cech, Sena

Price: $18.00

Publisher: OR, Horizon Herbs: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45667

Condition: Very Good


Unique 40 pg 1st edition illustrated paperback that gives growing and cooking ideas and recipes. Light handling soil on white background card covers, internally clean. Includes a brief description of 11 medicinal plants and ways to administer them, such as yummy Flax Seed Banana Bread, Borage/Violet Oatmeal Cookies, Tri-Basil Omlette and more. View more info

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Country Containers

By: Donaldson, Stephanie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: England, David & Charles: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 24839

ISBN: 0715306510

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover book tips barely brushed, dj has slight curl at lower edge of front panel and a small hole which is really hard to see on the busy floral frt panel, displays beautifully in new mylar. 168 p text flawless. Chapters contain info on utilizing the following containers: MEDITERRANEAN; AMERICAN COUNTRY; SEASIDE; DECORATED COUNTRY; ENGLISH COUNTRY; WOODLAND; FADED SPLENDOR; FARMYARD; KITCHEN GARDEN; NEW RUSTIC; SUPPLIERS AND A COMPREHENSIVE INDEX. "These British books offer spectacular photographs showing delightful, creative arrangements of plants in a variety of contain... View more info

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The Green Thumb Story

By: Fiedler, Jean

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Scholastic: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45924

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing illustrated card covers with light color loss at periphery. 48 pp text is tight and browned but not brittle. No names, tears or soil, but a bit of sticker rems on rear cover. Anyone who loves flowers and the earth, and who knows how to help green plants to grow is said to have a green thumb. But Peter didn't know. He thought a green thumb was something magic. This is the story of how Peter went looking for a green thumb. View more info

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Patterns of Descent Poems By Richard Foerster SIGNED

By: Foerster, Richard

Price: $17.00

Publisher: WA, Orchises: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 33804

ISBN: 0914061364

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in grey cloth with gold author's initials and spine title. Spine ends and tips sharp. Unclipped jacket is new mylar is mint. Gift quality presentation copy signed by author, "To Deborah's friend, Steve, on his birthday with every best wish. Richard Forester, 9-18-96". 94 pp text crisp and unmarked. This densely written book is filled with verbal images of water and water birds, growing plants, and flowers, and it is haunted by images of ghosts, the bedrock of memory, and the passion of uncertainty. View more info

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Blipo One's Book of Facts and Fun

By: Gantz, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Crown Publishers: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42565

ISBN: 0517550520

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing hardcover with light wear at tips from storage, tidy name on frt pastedn, else crisp and bright. Blipo One introduces a variety of facts about animals, plants, minerals and general science. View more info

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Canvas Work and Design

By: Gray, Jennifer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford Ltd: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46191

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in royal blue cloth showing a bit of color loss at still sharp tips and spine ends. Straight, clean book with tidy former owner's name at head of fep, and a small bit of cello tape at fore-edge of fep. 104 pp text is tight, crisp and well illustrated with b/w line drawings and photos. Original, price-clipped, turquoise/green background DJ shows color loss at periphery, and a barely perceptible partial cup ring but displays well in new mylar showing a pair of 50's era stylized bulls on frt, and a rooster on rear panel. 104 pp of canvas embroidery ideas, patterns and i... View more info

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C.Z. Guest's 5 Seasons of Gardening

By: Guest, C.Z.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, Little Brown & Co: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41797

ISBN: 0821218972

Condition: Near Fine


Brilliant 1st edition hardcover in bright yellow cloth boards has sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends. White-out over now invisible name in space provided, else as new. Unclipped DJ with negligible curl/rub at head of dj and a 1/2" closed tear at head of rear gutter, now in new mylar and displays beautifully. 176 p. Offers advice on planning a garden, preparing the soil, planting, handling pests and diseases, harvesting vegetables, gardening indoors, and providing flowers for the holidays. View more info

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The Tale of the Heaven Tree

By: Joslin, Mary

Price: $12.50

Publisher: MI, Eerdmans Books For Young Readers: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44812

ISBN: 0802851908

Condition: Near Fine


Glossy illustrated 1st edition hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. One light surface scratch on cover that can be felt but not seen. Woodpile endpapers, text crisp and unmarked. 26 pp. After humans almost totally destroy all the beautiful gardens of the world, a young girl plants a seed that grows into a tree so tall that it reaches to the Great Maker's garden paradise. View more info

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Garden Planning for the Small Property

By: Kramer, Jack

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45952

ISBN: 0684125137

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback in illustrated card covers showing moderate surface wear, spine is cocked. No names, tears or soil. Fep abraded on fore-edge, else crisp, unmarked and filled with b/w drawings and photos. Today's small property calls for clever arrangement and design to make it functional and eye appealing. It calls for low maintenance, yet beauty; low cost, yet functional space. Book includes: The Small Garden: Your Private Retreat, Your Property and You, Planning the Small Garden, Surfacing the Small Garden, Enclosures and Overheads, Plant Materials and How to Use Them, Vine... View more info

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Your City Garden Planning and Plants

By: Kramer, Jack

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 18760

ISBN: 0684130297

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover shows surface wear on board feet, text tight and bright. DJ in mylar shows one tiny chip at head of front panel, displays beautifully. 120 p well illustrated text. Super small space ideas! View more info

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The Girl With the Green Ear Stories About Magic in Nature

By: Mahy, Margaret

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A. Knopf: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29912

ISBN: 0679922318

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp 1st edition exlib hardcover with all pages and pocket present. Corners sharp, lovely condition. A collection of nine stories in which characters encounter talking plants, a pine-tree man, a merry-go-round with flying horses, mystical midnight birds, and a cake-eating tree. View more info

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The Total Book of House Plants

By: Mott, Russell C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Delacorte Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 18761

ISBN: 0440057515

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in green leatherette boards lightly marked and bumped, 208 p. peach endppr, text as new. DJ in new mylar shows light soil, faint watermarks but displays well. More than 350 plants in full color. A complete guide to indoor gardening. View more info

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Plants That Merit Attention Volume I - Trees

By: Poor, Janet M. Editor The Garden Club Of America

Price: $18.00

Publisher: OR, Timber Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41079

ISBN: 0917304756

Condition: Near Fine


Substantial 1st edition hardcover printed on heavy glossy paper may incurr add'l postage. Tips and spine ends sharp but boards do show some rubbing shelf wear. internally flawless, no names, tears or soil. Unpaginated. Filled w/color photos, appendices and glossary. Unclipped green glossy dj with white tree line drawing shows negligible curl at ends of panels. View more info

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Growing Vegetables in the Home Garden Bulletin Number 202

By: Science and Education Admin Federal Research Staff

Price: $9.00

Publisher: DC, U.S. Government Printing Office: 1978

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 30930

Condition: Fine


Funny.... booklet states it was "slightly revised" in 1978, originally published in 1972. United States Department of Agriculture. Home and Garden Bulletin Number 202. Prepared by Agricultural Research Service. Includes: Selecting a Site, Preparing the Soil, Choosing garden tools, Arranging the garden, Selecting seed, Starting the plants, Planting the garden, Carding for the garden, Growing specific vegetables, Organic gardening, State agricultural experiment stations, List of vegetable seedsmen, Index of vegetables. Touch of age-toning round periphery, near stapled spin... View more info

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Flower Power Joe

By: Tann, Roger

Price: $18.00

Publisher: England, Blackie & Son Ltd.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 16519

ISBN: 0216909198

Condition: Near Fine


Trent Polytechnic stamp on frt & rear endpp, else tight and bright w/light wear to tips and few very light surface scratches from storage. White background card covers look great. Micro dot on foot of page block shows on pages just a pinch 1/8 inch. 20 pp. Joe is the grounds/house keeper of a fort where a grumpy captain lives. One day, the captain announces that he's off to fight a battle and reminds Joe to take good and tidy care of his home while he's away. Meanwhile Joe finds a packet of flower seeds and plants them everywhere. He tends them carefully and they grow and grow so large they c... View more info

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Picture Atlas of the Animals & Plants fo The World

By: Unknown

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, Purnell: 1960

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 14794

Condition: Very Good +


Light surface soil and edge wear, especially on cover outer edges. Text has some foxing, but is tight and not brittle. 23 pp. Scarce title with some interesting heavy card, die-cut shaped edges pages inside. Oversize volume. View more info