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If you are passionate about foliage and gardening, look no further than the rare and collectible gardening books section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. Many of the beautiful books featured below contain magnificent illustrations and gorgeous bindings. There is a wide diversity of topics covered in the rare and collectible gardening books section, from books about specific flowering plants to larger books on gardening techniques.



Cottage and Garden in Australia Over 150 Illustration and Plans by Walling, Edna

First edition: Royal octavo with upper board decoration and illustrated endpapers; 150pp., with a colour chromolithographic frontispiece and many plans and monochrome illustrations.…

From Lansdowne Books

AU$150.00


THE POETRY OF FLOWERS AND FLOWERS OF POETRY; A SIMPLE TREATISE ON BOTANY, WITH FAMILIAR EXAMPLES AND A COPIOUS FLORAL DICTIONARY by EDITED BY FRANCES S. OSGOOD

NEW YORK : J. C. RIKER, 1848 RARE BOOK, NICE LOOKING DARK BROWN. GOLD DESIGN FRONT AND SPINE. GOLD TRIM ON PAGE EDGES. AN INSCRIPTION GIVING THE BOOK TO SOMEONE IN 1853 IN FRONT. BEAUTIFUL PLATES OF FLOWERS THROUGHOUT. NICE INTRODUCTION, FLOWER DETAIL…

From Antique Books Den

$325.50


La nouvelle maison rustique, ou, Économie generale de tous les biens de campagne : la maniere de les entretenir & de les multiplier by LIGER, Louis

1749 Liger Rustic House Bees Beekeeping Hunting Wine Cuisine Maison Rustique 2v Louis Liger was a prominent 17th-century French writer known for his works on flora and fauna. He is chiefly remembered for his major work 'Nouvelle Maison Rustique,' or 'The…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$599.00


Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse Vols I-IV by Edward Step, William Watson [editor]

London and New York: FREDERICK WARNE & CO. LTD. Fair 4 volume set in plain cloth bindings, undated but probably early 1900's, with 316 high quality colour printed plates. Classed as 'fair' because of the binding but contents are very clean and in very goo…

From E C Books

£480.00


THE BOOK OF HARDY FLOWERS OR THE GARDENERS' EDITION OF THE BOTANIC GARDEN by Maund, B

London: R. Groombridge, 1850. N. D. Circa 1850. Eight volumes bound in two. 96 hand-coloured coloured plates, with four illustrations to each plate. A little cockling to the lower part of some pages to vol I and minimal associated water staining to the o…

From Loe Books

£990.00


Greenhouse Favourites. A description of choice greenhouse plants, with practical directions for their Management and Cultivation by [Shirley Hibberd. Editor]

LONDON: Groombridge and Sons A VG copy in the original green decorative cloth binding with gilt plant pictures and titles to front board and spine, and blind stamped decoration to rear board. The boards have bevelled edges. This work is generally attribut…

From E C Books

£300.00


THE COMPLETE GARDENER: OR DIRECTIONS FOR CULTIVATING AND RIGHT ORDERING OF FRUIT-GARDENS AND KITCHEN GARDENS by De La Quintinye Monsieur (Jean De La)

London: Printed for Andrew Bell At the Cross -Keys & Bible. Very Good. 1710. Fifth Edition. Hardcover. "Now Compendiously Abridged and made of more use, with very Considerable Improvements" by George London and Henry Wise. Brown leather. In…

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

$475.00


THE LADIES COMPANION TO THE FLOWER GARDEN. Being an Alphabetical arrangement of all the ornamental plants usually grown in Gardens and Shrubberies; With full directions for their culture by LOUDON. MRS

Published (for the Proprietor) by Bradbury & Evans. London. 1849. Fifth Edition, with considerable additions and corrections. 8vo. (6.9 x 4.6 inches). Hand finished colour printed frontispiece and several small engravings throughout the text. Neat pr…

From Paul Foster Books

£150.00


The Mary Frances Garden Book or Adventures Among the Garden People by Fryer, Jane Eayre; Illustrated by William F. Zwirner

Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Co., 1916. Very Good Plus, original green cloth with color cover illustration, facsimile author inscription 2nd front end page, with all five fold-outs present and unused. Small rubs at corners, and spine ends, crease to …

From Dale Steffey Books

$200.00


The Complete Economical Cook and Frugal Housewife by Mary Holland

Title continued: "...Also, Trussing & Carving; preparing soups, gravies, sauces, made dishes, potting, pickling, &c. With directions for pastry and confectionery. Likewise the art of making British wines, brewing, baking, gardening, &c." Rebound brown hal…

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

$260.00


THE ROMANCE OF NATURE; OR, THE POETICAL LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS. by THOMAS MILLER; EDITED BY MRS. E. OAKES SMITH

NEW YORK: J. C. RIKER, 1860 RARE BOOK, CIRCA 1860- NO DATE LISTED. LEATHER HARD COVER, GOLD DESIGN FRONT AND BACK, OUTSIDE OF SPINE MISSING, PAGES HAVE GOLD EDGES. BEAUTIFUL CLOR PLATES THROUGHOUT, LIGHT FOXING, TIGHT AND CLEAN. VERY DETAILED PRETTY AR…

From Antique Books Den

$250.50


Kalendarium Hortense: or, The Gardeners Almanac, Directing what he is to do Monthly throughout the Year. And What Fruits and Flowers are in Prime by John Evelyn

London : R Chiswell in St Paul's Churchyard, T Sawbridge in Little-Britain and R Bentley in Russell-Street in Covent Garden, 1691 A very good copy of the 8th edition of Evelyn's classic work which was the first calendar produced for english garden…

From E C Books

£500.00


NURSERY SPECIMEN BOOK FROM CHASE BROTHERS NURSERY IN ROCHESTER, NY

Rochester, New York: Chase Brothers Company , 1902. With 47 glorious color lithographs by Stecher Lithographic Company (of Rochester) "the pioneer firm in this line, with experience of forty years" and numerous black and white photographs. 102 …

From Dale Steffey Books

$750.00


The Medicinal and Poisonous Plants of Southern and Eastern Africa by John Mitchell Watt,Maria Gerdina Breyer-Brandwijk

Edinburgh: E & S Livingstone, pp. xii 1457.Dust jacket worn, torn, chipped and rubbed.heavy book additional postage will apply.B/w and colour illustrations .Previous owners name on FEP 1962. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Torn and Chipped. La…

From The Edmonton Book Store

$1,100.00


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