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Reader’s Digest Encyclopaedia of Garden Plants and Flowers
Var.
ISBN: 0276000862
Reader's Digest London 1988 Reprint
Large 4to Hard Cover 800pp, 1002 of photos. Lovely decorative cloth cover in whole, but sl aged dj.  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320166  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Garden Design and Style. The essence of the garden
Dixon, Trisha
ISBN: 0207168067
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1991 First Edition
4to Hard Cover x,214pp, index, beautiful photographs of beautiful gardens.Gift inscription else vg in dj. A wide range of garden styles is covered.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320395  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Orchids are Easy to Grow: A Complete Manual of Orchid Culture
Logan, Harry B.; and Cosper, Lloyd C.
Prentice Hall New York, USA 1953 Fourth Printing
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with light green boards and pictorial dust jacket, fourth printing, 672gms, 312pgs. This volume, complete with full color plates and black and white illustrations, is the complete guide to orchid culture. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Inside front and back endpapers show sticky tape markings from where previous covering has been removed. Dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate to heavy shelf wear, chipping and quite a few tears includ 1 x 1-2 inch tear at bottom of spine, and small tears at corners, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Dust jacket has been covered in clear Brodart protective sleeve.  Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: GAR101  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Greenhouses how to make & manage Them
no author
Arthur Pearsoin UK  
  Greenhouses how to make & manage them 72 pages good condition hardback a lot of information. 1950s well illustrated published UK  
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006274  Bookseller: BOB VINNICOMBE
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Modern Plant Propagation
Gardiner, Allan
ISBN: 0850912830
Thomas C. Lothian P/L Melbourne, Australia 1997 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Softcover, reprint edition, 396gms, 186 pages. A complete guide to successful propagation for the home and professional gardener. Includes: propagating soil mediums; use of root promoting substances; potting mixtures; techniques for potting up and potting on; post-propagation care; and equipment innovations. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000529  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Why I Don’t Garden in the Nude
Thomson, Jeff
D & S Potts Point 1995 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Softcover book, first edition, 106pp, weighs 154gms. In this book, with the laconic humour that has made Jeff Thomson famous, he gives advice on gardening, and on life, and talks about the highlights of his cricketing career. This is a good copy with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration/foxing throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000617  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Shrubs and Trees for Australian Gardens
Lord, Ernest E.
Lothian Publishing Company P/L Australia 1960 Third Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover with green cloth boards, no dustjacket, reprint of third edition, 1320gms, 443 pages, colour frontispiece. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild to moderate pag discolouration throughout. Cloth boards show some scuffing, foxing and moderate stains. Inside front page has ownership stickers, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000620  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Illustrated Reference on Cacti & Other Succulents, The (Volume 1)
Lamb, Edgar
Blandford Press London, England 1963 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with maroon boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 858gms, 310 pages. Book includes over 100 colour and black and white plates. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear and soiling. Book has been covered in plastic and stuck to boards for protection. There is some soiling to spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001264  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Cacti: A Gardener’s Handbook for the Identification and Cultivation of Cacti
Borg, J
Blandford Press London, England 1963 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover Hardcover with pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 844gms, 512 pages. Contents includes over 65 black and white plates. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket has been covered in plastic and taped to boards, but is in good condition with only mild shelf wear. Dust jacket has been price clipped. There is a small pen inscription on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001273  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Cacti and Other Succulents: An Ilford Colour Book of Flower Identification
Leese, Oliver
Ebury Press London, England 1966 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Hardcover with pictorial boards, reprint edition, not issued with dust jacket, 312gms, 112 pages. Book is in fair to good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Boards show only mild shelf wear. Boards have been covered in plastic for protection. Plastic has been stuck to boards. Front and back endpapers have been pasted to boards, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Fair
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001274  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Cacti and Succulents: A Practical Handbook
Kemp, E. E.
Studio Vista Limited London, England 1965 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover with Original Cloth Hardcover with illustrated cloth boards, no dustjacket, reprint edition, 592gms, 264 pages. This book is about the cultivation of Cacti, midday flowers and other succulent plants and has been translated and revised by the curator of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh. It contains over 900 illustrations. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is missing. Cloth boards have been covered in plastic for protection. Front and back endpapers have been stuck to boards. Cloth boards show mild discolouration, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001275  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Cacti as House Plants
Haage, Walter
Studio Vista Limited London, England 1965 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, reprint edition, 302gms, 88 pages. Book is in fair to good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page. Boards show mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Fair to Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001277  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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GARDENS AND FLOWERS: THEIR DESIGN AND ARRANGEMENT
no author
French & European Publications New York 1966 
 Cloth Price clipped.  Very Good ++
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004160  Bookseller: Book Collectors Gallery
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YATES GARDEN GUIDE
no author
ISBN: 020717251X
Angus & Robertson Ltd Australia 1993 Reprint
 Soft Cover   Very Good +
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003998  Bookseller: Book Collectors Gallery
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Larousse Gardening and Gardens
Var.
Paul Hamlyn London 1990 First Thus
4to Hard Cover 624pp, index, beautifully illus. A superb copy  Near Fine
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320523  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Patio Garden Design & Inspiration
Durie, Jamie; photography by David Matheson
ISBN: 1865087874
Allen & Unwin Sydney 2002 First Edition
Large 4to Hard Cover 186pp.all colour. Be inspired by one of Australia's best landscape gardeners  Near Fine
Price: 29.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320546  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Roses: a practical guide to identifying the growing roses, and using them in the home
McHoy, Peter
ISBN: 0754814386
Lorenz Books London 2003 First Edition
Large 4to Hard Cover 256pp, index. underlining on one page else lovely copy.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 9904  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Ornamental Flowering Trees in Australia
Rowell, Raymond. J
ISBN: 058950178X
Reed Books Pty Ltd Frenchs Forest, Australia 1983 Reprint
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 900gms, 240 pages. This book will provide you with extensive and descriptive notes about all the flowering trees commonly used to ornament the Australian garden. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolorations throughout. Dust jacket and boards are in good condition with minor shelf wear and chipping to edges and corners, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: NATPLA25  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Wildflowers of Australia
Blombery, Alec M.
ISBN: 0725408472
Ure Smith Press Willoughby, Australia 1991 Reprint
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, reprint, 1510gms, 304 pages. Contents includes: plant naming and habits of growth; index of common names; index of botanical names; cultivation; and hundred of colour pictures. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Boards are in good condition with minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1.5kg and may incur additional postage.  Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: NATPLA26  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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THE AUSTRALIAN WOMEN’S WEEKLY GARDENING BOOK
Seale, Allan
Golden Press Sydney 1971 First Edition
4to Hard Cover . 253pp, profusely illus. in col. & b/w. One of the classics, first pub 1971.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5040  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Outdoor Room
Durie, Jamie; photography by Simon Kenny
ISBN: 1865087882
Allen & Unwin Sydney 2003 First Edition
Large 4to Hard Cover 202pp, colour photos throughout. Lots of modern ideas.  Near Fine
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320699  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Instant Gardening.
Caplin, Adam & James with Sigrid Allan
ISBN: 1863510354
Sally Milner Birchgrove 1991 First Thus
4to Soft Cover 192pp, ills. Save time, money and get more from your garden.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320819  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Japanese Courtyad Garden. Landscapes for Small Spaces
Shigemori, Kanto
ISBN: 0834801647
Weatherhill New York and Tokyo 1981 First Edition
Folio Hard Cover vii,224pp, glossary, colour plates, plans.Owner name, light foxing to half title else a beautiful copy.  Very Good
Price: 90.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320838  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Growing Roses
Swane, Valerie.
ISBN: 0864174810
Kangaroo Press Kenthurst (Sydney) 1988 First Edition
Small 4to Hard Cover Original Cloth. First Edition. Small 4to. 152pp, beautiful colour photos. by Densey Clyne + b&w drawings. Beautiful book  Near Fine
Price: 19.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320840  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The New Australian Plants for Small Gardens & Containers
Elliot, Gwen
Hyland House Melbourne 1988 First Thus
Small 4to Hard Cover 220pp, index, ills. Very nice copy of this useful gardening reference  Near Fine
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320853  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Orchids Month By Month: A Guide for Australian Gardeners
Handcock, Ralph; and Smith, Margaret
ISBN: 1875580344
National Book Distributors Frenchs Forest, Australia 1991 Third Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover Softcover, third edition, 482gms, 111 pgs. This book provides detailed treatment of all aspects of orchid cultivation and includes information on Australian native species. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: GAR111  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Orchids of Brazil: The World of Orchids 2
McQueen, Jim and Barbara
ISBN: 1863722211
The Text Publishing Company East Melbourne, Australia 1993 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover Softcover, first edition, 540gms, 200 pgs. This book includes an alphabetical listing of 300 species and varieties, each accompanied by a photograph, plant description, botanical name and history, and suggestions for cultivation. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Very Good
Price: 27.00 (AUD)
Book Number: GAR110  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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The New Native Garden. Designing with Australian plants
Urquhart, Paul: Photography by Leigh Clapp
ISBN: 1864366958
New Holland Sydney 2000 Reprint
Large 4to Hard Cover pict. hardcover, 224pp, index, colour photos throughout. Almost as new h/c in matching dj.  Near Fine
Price: 27.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 100239  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Thoughts on Garden Design: inspiration/ style/ structure/ colour/planning
Abbott, Marylyn
ISBN: 1920989064
Lantern Melbourne 2004 First Edition
Square 4to Hard Cover 192pp, wonderful ills. throughout. Great gift for a keen gardener  Near Fine
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320869  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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TREES AND SHRUBS FOR THE SOUTHEAST
Wigginton, Brooks E.
University of Georgia Press Athens, Georgia, U.S.A. 1963 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] vii, + 280pp., locality map frontispiece, 16 page, unpaginated halftone plate section following Index. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Other than a crudely scribble-deleted former owner's name on ffep., leaves are clean. Art illustrated, price-clipped, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, scuffed and several closed tears. This comprehensive survey, for professional plantsmen and weekend gardeners alike, covers the entire Southeastern region, from the upper South through the Piedmont area, to the coastal plain. 8 classifications: Vines, Groundcovers, Dwarf shrubs, Small shrubs, Medium-sized shrubs, Large shrubs, Small trees, Large trees, plus References and Index. Book weight approx. 700g.   Very Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 001469  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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