HSA Book Sale

Book Sale

  • Bedford Gardener's Almanac
    Authored by Bedford Garden Club; Comet Press; 1960; softbound; very good condition.
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    $1.00
  • Gardening by Mail
    Author Barbara J. Barton; Houghton, Mifflin; 1997; softbound; very good condition. A directory of mail-order resources for gardeners in the U. S. and Canada, including seed companies, nurseries, suppliers of garden necessities, and plant societies.
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    $1.00
  • Garden Problem Solver
    Author Jeff Ball; Rodale; 1988; hardbound; good condition.
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    $4.00
  • Smithsonian Plant Collections, the Guiana Shield
    Smithsonian Institute Scholarly Press 2014, PB, VG
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    $2.00
  • Vegetable Garden Problem Solver
    Author Fern Marshall Bradley; Rodale; 2007; softbound, very good condition.
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    $5.00
  • New Mirror of Flowers
    Author Chen Feng-hwai; no publisher listed; 1982; softbound, good condition. Flower descriptions written in both Chinese and English, accompanied by color photographs.
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    $0.50
  • Ground Covers for Easier Gardening
    Author Daniel J. Foley; Dover Publishing; 1961; softbound; very good condition.
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    $1.00
  • A Garden Odyssey
    Author Eleanor Brown Gambee; Princeton Press; 1995; hardbound with jacket; very good condition.
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    $1.00
  • Through our Garden Gates
    Authored and published by the Garden Club of Chevy Chase (MD); 1993; softbound, very good condition. Twenty-eight pages of recipes and gardening advice.
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    $0.50
  • The Plymouth Beach Book
    Author Libby O. Hopkins; published by Manomet Bird Observatory Trust; 1982; softbound, like new. Slim volume about dunes, windbreaks, and the inner and outer beaches.
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    $1.00
  • Annual Gardening
    Author June Hutson; Knopf Publishing; 1995; softbound, very good condition. Compiled by Missouri Botanical Garden, included how to design, plant, and cultivate an annual garden.
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    $2.00
  • Making Vegetables Grow
    Author Thalassa Cruso; Knopf Publishing; 1975; hardbound with jacket; very good condition. How to locate your garden, what to plant, and when to harvest.
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    $3.00
  • Saturday Evening Post Vegetable Primer
    Editor Jacquelyn S. Sibert; Curtis Publishing; 1981; softbound; very good condition. Over 200 recipes for healthy living.
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    $2.00
  • The Cultivated Basils
    Author Helen H. Darrah; published by T. E. Thomas Buckeye; 1980; softbound, fair condition, some pages loose. All about basils by HSA member, illustrated by Dorothy S. Wilbur.
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    $1.00
  • A Patchwork Garden
    Author Sydney Eddison; Henry Holt & Co; 1992; softbound, very good condition. Chronicles the author's maturation as a gardener.
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    $2.00
  • Ideas for Japanese Gardens
    Authored by editors of Sunset Magazine; published by Lane Books; 1972, softbound, good condition. Ideas for gardens, with b/w photographs.
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    $0.50
  • The Most Beautiful Alpine Flowers
    Author Oscar Konstandt; Pinguin Verlag; hardbound, very good condition. A small handbook of flowers, illustrated by Mila Kippmann-Pawlowski.
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    $2.00
  • The Art of Flowers
    Author Jack Kramer; Watson-Guptill; 2002, softbound, very good condition. A small publicity piece for the book of the same title, with lovely color illustrations.
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    $0.50
  • Garden in Autumn
    Author Allen Lacy; Atlantic Monthly Press; 1990, hardbound with jacket, very good condition. Promotes gardening in autumn, with practical advice on plants that shine in the fall.
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    $3.00
  • American Gardens
    Author Peter Loewer; Better Homes & Garden; 1995, hardbound with jacket, very good condition. Book leads reader on a tour of the nation's finest private gardens.
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    $3.00
  • Ornamental Grasses
    Author Peter Loewer; Better Homes & Gardens; 1995, softbound, like new. How to design with, and how to grow, ornamental grasses, with color photographs.
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    $3.00
  • Herb Proceedings 1990
    Authored by Illinois Herb Association; University of Illinois; 1990, softbound, good condition. Presentations on a variety of subjects made during Specialty Growers Convention of 1990.
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    $1.00
  • Gardening A Guide to Literature
    Author Richard Isaacson; Garland Publishing; 1985, hardbound, very good condition. Guide lists gardening reference books.
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    $2.00
  • The Herb Garden
    Author Dorothy Bovee Jones; Dorrance Publishing; 1972, hardbound with jacket, very good condition. A book for beginners who want to know what to plant, and how to harvest.
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    $2.00
  • Presenting Boston: A Cookbook
    Authored by the Junior League of Boston, Inc; 1976, spiral bound, good condition. Recipes from the Jr. League.
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    $1.00
  • Catalog 279 Antiquariaat Junk
    Author Eilhelm Junk; Antiquariaat Junk; 2001, softbound, very good condition. A catalog of natural history books from the Netherlands.
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    $1.00
  • Manderlake's Trade Secrets
    Author Tom Pritchard & Billy Jarecki; Clarkson Potter; 1994, softbound, like new, signed by author. Author argues for a change in the way w see and buy flowers. Beautiful color photographs of flowers in a variety of natural settings.
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    $3.00
  • Gardening in New England
    Author Marion Schroeder; Harper & Row; 1990; softbound, very good condition. Includes state-by-state resources, including nurseries, mail-order sources, garden shows and associations.
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    $1.00
  • Journal of New England Garden History
    Authored by the Massachusetts Horticultural Society and New England Garden Historical Society; published by Mass Hort; 1991, softbound, very good condition. Book is devoted to landscapes, gardens, designers, and writers in New England.
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    $2.00
  • Ideas for Japanese Gardens
    Author Jack McDowell; Sunset Books; 1972, softbound, good condtion. How to use plants, water, paths and walks, structures and details, to create a Japanese garden.
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    $0.50
  • The Herb Companion Wishbook and Resource Guide
    Author Bobbi A. McRae; Interweave Books; 1992, softbound, very good condition. Contains lists of places to buy seeds, herbal supplies, retailers, and groups to join.
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    $1.00
  • Wild Flowers of Glacier National Park
    Author Alan G. Nelson; published by Glacier National Park; 1970, booklet, good condition. Plants and color photographs.
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    $1.00
  • The Herb Gardener's Resource Guide
    Author Paula Oliver; Northwind Farm Publications; 1983, softbound, good condition. Includes reference list of herbs, and guide to herb-related retailers.
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    $1.00
  • Better Garden Design
    Author Roger Turner; J M Dent & Sons; 1986, hardbound with jacket, very good condition, inscribed to HSA by Elizabeth Morss. How to design a garden.
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    $2.00
  • Onions and Garlic Forever
    Author Louis vanDeven; no publisher listed; 1992, softbound, very good condition. How to grow and harvest onions and garlic.
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    $3.00
  • Seed Savers Exchange; The First Ten Years 1975-1985
    Authored by Kent Whealy & Arllys Adelmann; published by Seed Savers; 1986, softbound, good condtion. Pages clean, binding tight, but cover damaged when label removed. Written by Seed Saver's director, the book follows the organization's first ten years.
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    $3.00
  • Life in the Shifting Dunes
    Author Laurence B. White; published by the Museum of Science Boston; 1960, softbound, very good condition. A field guide to the natural history of Castle Neck, Ipswich, Massachusetts.
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    $1.00
  • The Home Gardener's Source
    Author Solomon M. Skolnick; Random House; 1997, softbound, very good condition. A guide to shopping by mail for your garden.
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    $0.50
  • Important Tree Pests of the Northeast
    Authored by the Society of American Foresters; Evans Printing; 1952, softbound, good condition. Pests that cause damage to forest and shade trees.
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    $1.00
  • Gardens and People
    Author Fletcher Steele; Houghton, Mifflin; 1964, hardbound with jacket, very good condition. Steele writes about the art of harmony between man and his land.
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    $3.00
  • Flowers for Sale
    Author Lee Sturdivant; San Juan Naturals; 1992, softbound, like new condition. Growing and marketing cut flowers.
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    $2.00
  • Groundwork
    Author Roger Swain; Houghton, Mifflin; 1994, softbound, very good condition. A mix of good science, poetic sensibility, and dry wit, as author shares information on gardener's ecology.
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    $3.00
  • Quaglino's The Cookbook
    Author Richard Whittington; Conran Octopus Ltd.; 1995, hardbound with jacket, like new condition. History of, and recipes from, the London restaurant known as "the Quag."
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  • The Wilson Farm Country Cookbook
    Author Lynne C. Wilson; Addison-Wesely; 1992, softbound, very good condition. A collection of recipes from New England's favorite farm stand.
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    $2.00
  • Reader's Digest Illustrated Guide to Gardening
    Author Carroll C. Calkins; Reader's Digest; 1978; hardbound, very good condition. A comprehensive guide beginning with plant names, and moving on to trees, shrubs, perennials, and pruning techniques, with color photographs.
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    $5.00
  • Roses of Yesterday
    Author Dorothy Stemler; Hallmark Cards Inc.; 1967, hardbound with jacket, jacket shows some wear, very good condition. Profiles of 18 old roses, with reproduced water color illustrations by Nanae Ito.
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    $3.00
  • Food - From Farm to Table
    Authored and published by the United States Dept. of Agriculture; 1982, hardbound, very good condition, gift to donor compliments United States Congressman, 11th District, Dennis Eckhart. A yearbook of agriculture, how we get our food.
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    $1.00
  • All About the Perennial Garden
    Author Montague Free; Doubleday & Co.; 1955, hardbound with jacket, jacket shows fading and some tears, pages clean. Author Free has created a handbook of hardy flowers, including herbaceous and woody perennials.
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    $2.00
  • A Treasury of English Wild Life
    Edited by W. F. Turner; Chanticleer Press; no date, but probably circa 1950s, hardbound, very good condition, 48 color plates and b/w illustrations. Trees, plants, marine life, animals of England.
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    $3.00
  • The Gardener's Travel Book
    Author E. I. Farrington; Oxford University Press; 1949, hardbound with jacket, very good condition. Travel book of gardens, organized state-by-state, with b/w photographs.
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    $1.00
  • The English Garden
    Author Edward Hyams; Photographs Edwin Smith; Harry N. Abrams Publisher; 1966, softbound, fair condition, pages loose, and some words have been underlined in red. Follows the evolution of the English garden from its beginnings, through the landscape movement, modern gardening, and lists notable English gardens.
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    $2.00
  • Wild Flowers for Your Garden
    Author Helen S. Hull; W. Barrows & Co; 1952, hardcover, very good condition. Where and how to use wild flowers, and wild flowers state-by-state, with b/w photographs.
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    $2.00
  • The Roots of My Obsession
    Edited by Thomas C. Cooper; Timber Press; 2012; softbound, like new condition. Thirty gardeners, including Amy Steward and Rosalind Creasy, reveal why they garden.
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    $3.00
  • Ecology of the Podocarpaceae in Tropical Forests
    Issue 95 of the Smithsonian Contributions to Botany; edited by Benjamin L. Turner and Lucas A. Cernusak; published by the Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press; 2011. Includes the evolutionary history, and distribution and ecology of tropical podocarps.
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    $2.00
  • Andean Origin and Diversification of the Genus Perezia, and Ancient Lineage of Asteraceae
    Andean Origin and Diversification of the Genus Perezia, an Ancient Lineage of Asteraceae; edited by Maria Jose Apodaca, Jorge V. Crisci, and Liliana Katinas, published by Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press; 2015. Issue 102 of the Smithsonian Contributions to Botany.
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    $1.00
  • Grasses of Egypt
    Grasses of Egypt; Kamal M. Ibrahim, Hasnaa A. Hosni, and Paul M. Peterson - editors; Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press; 2016. Issue 103 of the Smithsonian Contributions to Botany.
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    $2.00
  • Smithsonian Plant Collections, Guyana: 1992-2014
    Smithsonian Plant Collections, Guyana: 1992-2014; Terry W. Henkel, Carol L. Kelloff, Sara N. Alexander; Vicki A. Funk - editors; Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press; 2016. Issue 104 of the Smithsonian Contributions to Botany.
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    $2.00
  • An Ecologically Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Flora at the Chesapeake Bay Center for Field Biology
    An Ecologically Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Flora at the Chesapeake Bay Center for Field Biology; authored by Daniel Higman, Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press; 2015. Based on Higman's exploration of plant species found on three tracts of Smithsonian-owned land near the Chesapeake Bay.
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    $3.00
  • Organic Gardening July/August 2000
    Organic Gardening July/August 2000 issue, published by Rodale. Featuring Made in the Shade Plants; Organic Fertilizer; Taming Mint; Ten Smart Water Solutions; Twenty Wild Italian Greens.
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    $1.00
  • Organic Gardening May/June 2001
    Organic Gardening May/June 2001 issue, published by Rodale. Featuring Earth Friendly Decks; Uncommon Scents (the World's Most Fragrant Flowers); 51 Bug-Beating Blooms; Grow a Moss Lawn, Zucchini.
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    $1.00
  • Geraniums - Penn State Geranium Clinic 1961
    Geraniums - Penn State Geranium Clinic 1961; Edited by John W. Mastalerz; published by PA Flower Growers Cooperating. Sections on varieties, culture, insects, diseases, breeding, and economics.
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    $1.00
  • Smithsonian Plant Collections, Guyana
    Smithsonian Plant Collections, Guyana: 1989-1991, authored by Tom Hollowell, Lynn J. Gillespie, V. A. Funk; Carol L. Kelloff, published by National Museum of History, 2003. Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium, Vol 44: 1-104, like new condition.
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    $2.00
  • Acanthaceae of Bolivia
    Acanthaceae of Bolivia, by Dieter C. Wasshausen and J. R. I. Wood, published by National Museum of Natural History, 2004. Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium Vol 49: 1-152.
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    $2.00
  • Monocotyledons and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
    Monocotyledons and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, edited by Pedor Acevedo-Rodriguez and Mark T. Strong, published by National Museum of Natural History, 2005. Contributions from the U. S. National Herbarium, Vol 52: 1-415.
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    $2.00
  • The Herb Garden
    The Herb Garden; author Dorothy Bovee Jones; published by Dorrance & Co; 1972, very good condition. A book for people who want to know what to plant and what to do with the harvest. Includes recipes. 160 pgs.
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    $2.00
  • Birren Principles of Color
    An essential book on color for beginners seeking comprehend, and find solutions for color problems. Authored by Faber Birren, Van Nostrand Reinhold Publishers, 1969. Softbound, spine faded, cover corners show wear, pages clean, binding tight. Good condition. $2.00 plus postage.
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    $2.00
  • Gardening with Perennials
    Author Joseph Hudak; Timber Press; 1993. Hardbound with jacket, very good condition. Documents over 700 species, with monthly blooming schedules and growing requirements, with 400 color photographs. $5.00 plus postage.
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    $5.00
  • Wildlife Folklore
    Author Laura C. Martin; East Woods Press; 1984. Hardbound with jacket, jacket shows some wear, pages clean, binding tight. A collection of biographies of the most interesting and well-known wildflowers, grouped by color. $5.00 plus postage.
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    $5.00
  • Using Wayside Plants
    Author Nelson Coon; Hearthside Press; 1969. Hardbound with jacket, jacket shows some wear, pages clean, binding tight. Filled with information about wild plants of woodland and roadside, and their uses as remedies, crafts, dyeing, and foraging. $2.00 plus postage.
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    $2.00
  • An Artist's Herbal
    Author Louise Mansfield; Macmillan; 1937. Hardbound with jacket, jacket has protective covering now, but shows wear and has a few tears. Pages have minor foxing. Louise Mansfield, Special Artist at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, presents 38 of her pencil drawings of herbs, with a description of the growth, color, and uses of the plant. $3.00 plus postage.
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    $3.00
  • The Picture of Health; Images of Medicine and Pharmacy
    From the collection of William H. Helfand, Univ of PA Press, 1991. Presents color images of posters, caricatures, and other printed ephemera of medicine and pharmacy industries. Hardbound with jacket, very good condition. $5.00 plus postage
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    $5.00
  • The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Camelias
    Author Stirling Macoboy with Roger Mann, Timber Press, 2002. Over 1000 entries, each with color photo. Hardbound with jacket, former library book, The Herb Society of America stamped on title page, otherwise very good condition. $5.00 plus postage.
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    $5.00
  • Chocolate, the Food of the Gods
    Authored by Chantal Coady, illustrated by Liz Wright, Chronicle Books, 1993, hardbound with cover, very good condition. Examines different types of chocolate, myths, and history. Charming illustrations. $3.00 plus postage.
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    $3.00
  • The Treasury of Flowers
    Author Alice M. Coats, published by McGraw-Hill, 1975, hardbound with cover, very good condition. Presents small-size flower illustrations from 15th to mid-19th century, with works taken from printed books and periodicals. $5.00 plus postage.
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    $5.00
  • A Book of Salvias
    Authored by Betsy Clebsch, with drawings by Carol D. Barner, Timber Press, 1997. Presents more than 100 species, with botanical descriptions, information on habit, blooming cycle, and cultural practices. $5.00 plus postage.
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    $5.00
  • The Art of the Chrysanthemum
    Author Tameji Nakajima; Harper and Row; 1965; First Edition, hardbound with jacket, very good condition. Japanese techniques for creating bonsai, cascades, giants, and other potted styles. Includes both b/w photos and color. $3.00 plus postage.
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    $3.00
  • The Glass Flowers at Harvard
    Richard Evans Schultes & William A. Davis; Harvard; 1992, softbound, very good condition. A history of the glass flowers on display at Harvard, with color photographs. $3.00 plus postage.
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    $3.00
  • Life in the Gardens Frabel at Phipps
    Gregory DuFour & Joe Reed; DeGauw Publishing; 2009; softbound, very good condition. Story of the exhibition created by Hans Godo Frabel for Phipps Conservatory and Botanic Gardens. $3.00 plus postage.
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    $3.00
  • Healing Herbs of the Upper Rio Grande
    Authored by L. S. M. Curtin; Laboratory of Anthropology, Santa Fe, NM; 1947; hardbound with cover, very good condition. Lists herbs with descriptions and uses, b/w photographs. $5.00 plus postage.
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    $5.00
  • Use of Plants For The Past 500 Years
    Authored by Charlotte Erichsen-Brown; Breezy Creeks Press; 1979; softbound, very good condition; inscription by author. Chapters include Evergreen Trees, Deciduous Trees, Shrubs and Vines, Wet Open Places, Wood and Thickets, Dry Open Places. Also a glossary. $5.00 plus postage.
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    $5.00
  • The Natural Garden
    Authored by Ken Druse; Clarkson Potter Publ; 1989; hardbound with cover, like new condition, personal inscription. How to plan and plant a natural garden, includes photos of seaside gardens, English cottage gardens, small gardens, how to add special features, evaluation and design. $5.00 plus postage
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    $5.00
  • Designing with Plants
    Author Piet Oudolf; Timber Press; 2000; hardbound with cover, like new condition. How to use plant palettes, create a mood, designing schemes. $5.00 plus postage.
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    $5.00
  • What to do With Herbs
    Authored by Mary Cable Dennis; E. P. Dutton; 1941; hardbound, very good condition. Includes an appendix with recipes. $5.00 plus postage.
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    $5.00
  • The Clove Tree
    Authored by G. E. Tidbury; Crosby Lockwood & Son Ltd; 1949, hardbound, very good condition. Tidbury was once Agricultural Officer, Zanzibar Protectorate. Discusses the clove trade, soils and climate, phytology, plant production, establishment of clove plants in the filed, harvesting and curing, diseases and pests.
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    $10.00
  • Herbs and the Earth
    Authored by Henry Beston; David R. Godine; 1990; hardbound with cover, like new condition, a special edition published for members of The Herb Society of America, originally published 1935. $7.00 plus postage.
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    $7.00

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