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Hogg, Robert, LL.D., F.L.S., et al:
The Florist and Pomologist: A Pictorial Monthly Magazine, of Flowers, Fruits and General Horticulture. The first four Volumes, for 1862, 1863, 1864, and 1865.

London, published at the "Journal of Horticulture" office, 1863, 1864, 1865, 1866. Original editions. 1st Vol: (vi), 194pp + 30 species on 23 plates (one double-page); 2nd Vol: (iv), 178pp + 33 species on 25 plates; 3rd Vol: viii, 288pp + 13 species on 12 plates; 4th Vol: (viii), 279pp + 13 species on 11 plates. All 71 of the hand-coloured plates called for (mostly by W.H.Fitch) are present, many with intense colour. Some spotting to plates in the last volume. The verso of the frontis of each volume bears a faded contemporary gift inscription. A matching set in the original grained blue cloth, the upper boards and spines splendidly decorated in gilt, the lower boards in blind. Rebacked, with the original yellow endpapers retained, and the dulled spines relaid. Very good set in original cloth. VG+.
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Prof. Dr. K.W.v. Dalla Torre:
Die Alpenflora der osterreichischen Alpenlander, Sudgaierns und der Schweiz. Nach der analytischen Methode zugleich als Handbuch zu dem vom D. u. O. Alpenvereine herausgegebenen 'Atlas der Alpenflora'.

Munich / Munchen: J. Lindauersche Buchhandlung, 1899. First edition. xvi, 271pp + [1] advert. German text. Delicately patterned endpapers, with elegant Latin bookplate. Light foxing to back of endpapers and the facing page. Slight tanning to pages, contents otherwise clean and unmarked. Marbled edges to textblock. 19 x 12.5 cms, in the original binding of green cloth titled and decorated in silver, clean bright and firm, with a short scuff to top edge and slight puckering to spine ends. Very nice copy. VG+.

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J.B. Wroe:
Chrysanthemums and How to Grow Them for exhibition. With Instructions for Timing and Stopping for Northern and Southern Growers; Selections of the Best Varieties of Japanese, Incurved, Anemone, Reflexed, and Pompon.

London: W.H. & L. Collingridge, 'Amateur Gardening' Office, n.d. [c.1904]. Third edition. 94 + [10] adverts, with illustrations in the text. Contents clean and in good order, with creases to some corners. 8vo, in the original orange boards printed in black and red with green cloth spine. Slight soiling and small red stain to boards, and a tiny amount of fraying to spine ends. Good firm copy. Very Good.

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Laurence B. Hyde; edited by T.W. Sanders:
Simple Gardening (School Gardening): A Handbook for Beginners.

London: W.H. & L. Collingridge, 'Amateur Gardening' Office, n.d. [1917]. Reprint. 108pp, with many illustrations in the text and a photo frontis: the last 4 pages are advertisements. First issued in 1913 as 'School Gardening: A simple book for teaching boys and girls in elementary schools the rudiments of practical horticulture.' A few pages have some foxing, but contents otherwise clean. In the original printed green card covers: firm and clean with minor knocks and scuffs.

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H.H. Thomas:
Allotment Gardening: A Complete Guide.

London: Cassell, 1920. Reprint. viii, 152, [ii] adverts: illustrated with photographs and drawings, and with rear advertisement thin card cover bound in. Title page very stained, subsequent few pages decreasingly affected. Occasional minor soiling. Original front thin card cover missing. In a new quarter binding of green cloth with paper-covered boards, front reproducing the print from the title page. Worn copy in very nice binding. VG.

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Michael Tierra; edited by Lesley Gunsaulus:
East West Master Course in Herbology. 36 lessons in 3 volumes.

Santa Cruz: 1981. Presumed first edition. Unpaginated, roughly 800pp in all, with illustrations and tables, and with green blank leaves between sections. A4, with laminated thin card pictorial covers, in red plastic comb binders. A very large repository of lore from Ayurveda and other sources. An enclosed letter explains that the course is affiliated to the Institute for Complementary Medicine. In very fresh condition, and appears complete, although it lacks the first lesson's question sheet, and the second and third lessons' question sheets have been filled in. Very Good+.
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Stephen Bishop: with guest editors:
The Gloucestershire Naturalist: No. 13 & No. 14: Special Issues, comprising Stephen Bishop's New Flora of Gloucestershire Part 1 and Part 2.

Gloucestershire Naturalists' Society, 2000, & 2008. First editions. 322, 277, with portrait frontis and many distribution maps. Unread copies, contents fresh and unmarked. 210 x 148mm, cream card covers bright, with a few tiny marks: part 2 with small knock to head of spine. Near Fine.

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