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A Country Garden

By: Armitage, Ethel

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Country Life, 1936

I have seen copies in excess of two hundred pounds so this is a great buy, intact dj with just a few nicks to bottom. Book has a collection of charming lineart by John Farleigh (24 in all incl violets, magnolias, cabbages & roses) The contents represent a beautiful journal of a year in a gardener's life in pre-war Britain. Armitage is also the author of "Garden & hedgerow" "Flower and Leaf" . Armitage must have been a force to be reckoned with - this extr... View more info

WAI-WAI; Through the Forests North of the Amazon

By: Guppy Nicholas

Price: $18.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1958

Edition: First Edition

Dust Jacket in Mylar protective cover. "Mr. Guppy's book is the incidental outcome of an expedition organised for plant hunting and has the distinction of being the account of genuine exploration." View more info

In a Monastery Garden

By: Peplow, Elizabeth & Reginald

Price: $32.00

Publisher: USA, David & Charles, 1988

800g for posting, 185 crisp pp, lots of line art, photos & colour illustrations. Monastic communities were designed to be largely self sufficient. The monks needed to grow all the plant material they required for their daily survival such as foods, seasonings, medications, dye plants, aromatics, pest and insect control. review >>> It's full of interesting information, especially interesting to medieval buffs and herbal gardeners like me, but well written enough to encha... View more info


By: Robinson's Jancis

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Headline, London, 1987

Edition: First Edition

A wonderful book to read full of anecdotes and atmosphere. View more info

Trees and Their Shapes

By: Smitt, Dan & Nicky Den Hartogh

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Tiger Books International, London, 1996

More than 100 photographs (some full page) are used to illustrate this handy large format reference. 80 crisp pp & 700g to post. View more info