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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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FUCHSIA LEXICON
Ewart, Ron
ISBN: 0713710780
Blandford Press Poole, Dorset, U.K. 1982 1st. U.K. Edition,
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 336pp., intext colour section comprising 48 pages, each with four separate images to view. Several instructional b/w line-drawings. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Minimal shelfwear. Leaves clean. Pictorial, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn only. The author, with 20 plus years in professional horticulture, gives a 'detailed' description of some 200 species, varieties and cultivars, covering colour, foliage, growth habit, date of registration and raiser and other relevant information. Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Cultivation, Trained types, Pests/disease control, Fuchsia species; Section: Quelusia, Fuchsia, Kierschlegeria, Skinnera, Hemsleyella, Schufia, Encliandra, Natural variants, Liost of cultivars, Glossary, Biblio., Appendix, Index of colour plates, more . . . Book weight approx. 820g.  Very Good
Price: 23.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001891  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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COLOUR YOUR GARDEN WITH AUSTRALIAN NATIVES
Rigby, Geoff and Bev
ISBN: 0864174926
Kangaroo Press Kenthurst, N.S.W. 1992 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover 112pp., colour-plate frontispiece, plus numerous, small, intext colour illustrations [mostly detail]. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards trivially bumped only. No dustjacket. A most helpful volume with the dry conditions currently prevailing in much of southern Australia, it has 'colour co-ordinated' chapters, each named and illustrated specie has a concise dexcription for optimum growth. Contents also include: Glossary, Botanical Name Index and Index of Common Names. Book weight approx. 720g.   Very Good
Price: 14.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 004310  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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ADVANCED GUIDE TO HYDROPONICS
Douglas, James Sholto
ISBN: 0720708303
Pelham Books London 1979 3rd Impression
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 333pp., frontispiece and intext, b/white halftone plates, line-drawings, and tables. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, otherwise very good. Written by a pioneering authority on hydroponics, this book should prove to be most valuable to agriculturists and horticulturists worldwide, particularly those concerned with over-crowded, or adverse climate areas . . . Contents include: 25 chapters over six 'parts', plus Biblio. and Index. Book weight approx. 900g.   Very Good +
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005348  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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TOTALLY BONSAI : A Guide to Growing, Shaping and Caring for Miniature Trees and Shrubs
Coussins, Craig
ISBN: 1861553862
New Burlington Books London 2001 First Thus
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover 128pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. A guide to tending and styling Bonsai for the beginner-whether buying a finished tree, or cultivating your own. Learn the secrets of shaping, creating twin trunks, bending and transforming, and discover the best ways to display your Bonsai . . . Chapters include: The Bonsai Tradition, Getting Started, General Care, Styling and Display, Easy Species Guide, Style Gallery, plus Index. Book weight approx. 480g.   Very Good +
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006401  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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GROW YOUR OWN FRUIT AND VEGETABLES
Hills, Lawrence D.
ISBN: 0571048307
Faber & Faber London 1975 New Edition, 3rd Impression
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 328pp., unpaginated b/white halftone plate section, plus intext line drawings throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title on lightly bumped and creased spine. Mildly flecked text-block edges, else unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket is price-clipped, slightly edgeworn, and has significant loss of text colour on spine. Published in the Northern Hemisphere and referencing relevant seasons/months, this book by Lawrence Hills will be helpful to all who wish to grow fruit and vegetables using non-chemical methods. Including a chapter of recipes, contents viz: Prelims., Why grow your own, Diet supplements for soils, Gardening year round, Vegetables one by one, Soft fruit without spraying, Tree fruit without trouble, Tips and tools, Appendix. Indices. Book weight approx. 568g.   Very Good
Price: 19.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 007126  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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NEW LIFE FOR OLD GARDENS
Seale, Allan
ISBN: 1864365242
New Holland Frenchs Forest, New South Wales 1999 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover 128pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout by Lorrie Lawrence. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated, flapped card wrapper has soft vertical crease, some scuffing, negligible edgewear. " . . . offers practical information and suggestions for uplifting a garden that has lost its vitality and beauty. Divided into four sections, this book presents tips for appraising your existing garden and advice on identifying and solving problems and rejuvenating trees, shrubs and lawns. Easy projects for restoring old garden paths, and creating new dry block walls and rockeries are also included . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 650g.   Very Good +
Price: 17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 007624  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE COMPLETE BOOK OF PLANT PROPAGATION
Wright, Robert C. M., and Titchmarsh, Alan
ISBN: 0706359941
Ward Lock London 1982 Revised
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 180pp., illustrated throughout: colour plates and b/white sketch and line drawings; mostly demonstrative. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Plain green boards undamaged. Leaves clean, and unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn, with slight colour fading on spine. A reliable, practical guide demonstrating all the most useful ways of increasing plants from cuttings and seeds, to the more complicated forms of budding and grafting used with roses and fruit trees . . . Contents include: Prelims., 23 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 555g.   Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007690  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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[The Gardenway Book of] GARDEN STYLES FOR BRISBANE AND THE SUB-TROPICS
Hirschfeld, Jo (Compiled by)
ISBN: 0646156365
Trevor and Mary Dickinson Darra, Queenaldn, Australia 1993 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Softcover (Staplebound) 95pp., illustrated throughout with b/white halftone plates and sketch-illustrations (Drawn by: John Bayton A.M., Marian Forster, David Greenfield, and June Kelly). Saddle-stitched, staple-bound format. Book clean and square. Staples clean and tight. Sketch-art illustrated (June A. Kelly) card wrapper lightly edgeworn only. Leaves pristine. Garden style guidance for folk in the sub-tropical area of Brisbane, Australia. Significant contents include; Prelims., Brisbane Identity, Book Aim, Garden Themes, Birds, Maintenance, Restoration, Watering without Waste. Book weight approx. 280g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.   Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007835  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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DAHLIAS : The Complete Guide
Damp, Philip
ISBN: 1852230525
The Crowood Press Wiltshire, England 1989 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 157pp., plus 16 page, colour, photographically-illustrated section. B/white line-drawn illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Maroon cloth boards very good. Faint foxing flecks to text-block head, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edgeworn and scuffed. " . . . offers a wealth of practical advice on every aspect of successful dahlia cultivation with information on the various forms and types, propagation, routine care, exhibition and raising new varieties . . . A look at the history and evolution of the dahlia . . . A comprehensive listing of over 150 dahlias . . . written by the foremost authority on dahlia culture, Philip Damp." Includes Glossary and Index. Book weight approx. 540g.   Very Good +
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008304  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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FRUIT CULTIVATION FOR AMATEURS
Hughes, Hilary
W.H. & L. Collingridge London 1951 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] 477pp., original red cloth boards, a plethora of relevent b/w halftone plates and line drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Gilt titles. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated [Variety Of Fruit], loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, closed tears, two fingernail size pieces missing from head of spine panel, narrow drip stain thereon. Very informative, 37 chapters, divided into three 'parts', General methods, Handy fruits described alphabetically, Fruits under glass, General index, Index of pests and diseases. Book weight approx. 980g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.   Very Good
Price: 18.70 (AUD)
Book Number: 001191  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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THE HEALING GARDEN : Natural Healing for Mind, Body and Soul
Squire, David
ISBN: 1843335840
Vega Books London 2002 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover 144pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a very soft corner crease to front panel, very small area of surface laminate discoloration to rear. "Combines a love of beautiful gardens and gardening with history, folklore, and natural healing in a variety of contexts. Packed with information to interest the armchair gardener and those seeking practical ideas and tips for creating their own healing garden. Interprets the word 'healing' in its widest sense, exploring the healing power of places, colours, scents, shapes and touch." Book weight approx. 580g.  Very Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009493  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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BEAUTIFUL GARDENS OF MALAYSIA : Landscaping to Better Living
[None noted]
ISBN: 9838720054
Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute, and Design Dimensions Sdn. Bhd. Kuala Lumpur, and Selangor, Malaysia 1993 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 200pp., colour-plate endpapers, and numerous intext photographic images of a selection of beautiful gardens in Malaysia. Book clean. Spine firm, but slightly cocked. Bright gilt titles. Backstrip lightly bumped on head. Boards undamaged. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. A dated inscription (probably nondescript) on colophon, otherwise leaves clean. An unabashed display of the beauty, charm and vitality of a selection of Malaysia's landscaped gardens . . . Contents include: Prelims., Intro., 7 chapters, more. Book weight approx. 1.24 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006741  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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AUSTRALIAN NATIVE PLANTS : A Manual for Their Propagation, Cultivation and Use in Landscaping
Wrigley, John W, and Fagg, Murray
ISBN: 0002165759
Collins Sydney 1984 Second Edition, Reprint
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 512pp., unpaginated colour plates, plus b/white photographic and line-drawn illustrations throughout by Murray Fagg. Second Edition, reprinted (with alterations). Book clean, square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on, mildly bumped at head. Plain green boards nominally bumped, in-production surface striation to rear cloth panel. Leaves clean, unmarked. Illustrated French-fold dustjacket negligibly creased only. "A most significant contribution to Australian horticulture and an indispensable reference for everyone interested in growing native plants." Contents include: Selected Geographic Data for Australia, Foreword, Key to Symbols, Introduction, 17 chapters, Parts of a Flower, Glossary, Appendix, References, Index. Book weight approx. 2.15 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008306  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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YOUR GARDEN DESIGN BOOK : Complete Practical Guide to Planning, Styling and Planting Any Garden
Brookes, John
ISBN: 0850914043
Lothian (In Association with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew) Sydney, NSW, Australia 1992 Reprint
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 352pp., colour photographic illustrations, plus colour and b/white diagrams and plans, throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain green boards near fine. Tiny spot to rear free endpaper and pastedown, otherwise leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn only. "Good design is the key to all successful gardens, large or small, in town, country or suburbia, yet for many people, it proves all too elusive. In John Brookes' 'Your Garden Design Book', arguably the world's leading international garden designer de-mystifies the whole subject, setting out lucidly and informatively the fundamental principles and techniques . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 1.72 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008353  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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MEDIEVAL FLOWERS
Innes, Miranda and Perry, Clay
ISBN: 1856262596
Kyle Cathie London 1997 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 160pp., colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated dustjacket (neatly protected in removable plastic cover) mildly scuffed. "The flowers of the Middle Ages had a significance almost incomprehensible to the modern-day gardener. They were as precious as jewels, and formed part of every courtly ritual and every village romance. They were painted and praised, they predicted the future and healed past wounds, and they were revered as a token of God's generosity and goodwill in trying times. 'Medieval Flowers' celebrates those species that grew in medieval times and still grow today . . . " Contents include: Foreword, Introduction, Spring, Early Summer, High Summer, Winter, Medieval Gardens to Visit, Medieval Garden Design, Medieval Plant Directory, Bibliography, Addresses of Gardens to Visit, Acks., Photographic Acks., Index. Book weight approx. 1.1 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008900  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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TREES FOR WARM AND TEMPERATE CLIMATES
Macoboy, Stirling
ISBN: 0725404817
Ure Smith Dee Why West, N.S.W., Australia 1979 First Edition
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Hardcover and Dustjacket 182pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Gilt title to front panel of brown boards, which are very mildly shelf-rubbed only. Leaves clean. Illustrated, French-fold dustjacket negligibly indented, sticker ghost to front fold-in flap. "As well as the European favourites, including many new and special varieties, you will find a host of magnificent trees from the new world, together with notes on their origin, cultivation and habits. All the essential facts are given about all the included trees - their size, speed of growth, climatic range, details of their flowers, fruits and foliage - and most importantly their many uses to mankind . . . all are illustrated in superb colour, and a detailed index lists both botanical and common names." Stirling Macoboy, who died in 2005, was the author and photographer of over forty gardening books. Book weight approx. 1.49 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.   Very Good +
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009986  Bookseller: Diversity Books
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Dig Modern Australian Gardening
Kirton, Meredith
ISBN: 1740453654
Murdoch Books Sydney 2004 First Thus
Small 4to Soft Cover 440pp, index, 100s of pics. Full of indepth and down to earth horticultural advice.  Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320911  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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