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RURAL AUSTRALIAN GARDENS

By: Baldwin, Myles

Price: $56.40

Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia, Murdoch Books Australia, for the Herald & Weekly Times Pty. Ltd.: 2013

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 011957

ISBN: 1743364989

Condition: Near Fine


287pp., beautiful colour-plate photography throughout by Simon Griffiths. Book clean. Spine firm. Printed grey boards nominally shelfworn on heel only. Textblock pristine. Photographic, colour-illustrated, French-fold dustjacket trivially creased only. Contents of this stunning book include; Prelims., Introduction, 18 featured gardens, Planting, Index. Book weight approx. 1.92 Kg. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs ove... View more info

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THE BUDGET CLUB: How to Break Free

By: Bertling, Margaret

Price: $16.92

Publisher: Bowden, South Australia, National Direct Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012905

ISBN: 095871830X

Condition: Very Good +


191pp., intext b/white sketch cartoon-style illustrations throughout by Sandy Gaskett, plus a halftone plate section at rear. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour-art illustrated (Kathleen Farrall) card wrapper lightly bumped only. Textblock unmarked. Commonsense household and budget hints and tips from author Margaret Bertling . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., advice, hints, and inspirational chapters. Book weight approx. 250g. *Postage charge will be reduce... View more info

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INDIGENOUS : The Making of a Native Garden

By: Burke, Don

Price: $20.24

Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia, Sue Hines / Allen & Unwin: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012321

ISBN: 1741143713

Condition: Very Good +


170pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated boards undamaged. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. From the jacket flap: "This is the story of how Don Burke built his dream, transforming a bush block with virtually no soil - a barren rocky hillside in a dry rainshadow area - into a family retreat with a lush native garden that looks as if it's been there forev... View more info

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COTTAGE GARDENS IN AUSTRALIA

By: Cuffley, Peter

Price: $26.32

Publisher: Canterbury, Victoria, Australia, The Five Mile Press: 1984

Edition: Reprint (With Corrections)

Seller ID: 011284

ISBN: 0867880295

Condition: Very Good +


248pp., colour and b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain boards lightly edge-bumped only. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Peter Cuffley), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly sunned on spine (titles clearly legible) and adjacent strip of front and back panel, minor soft edge-creasing. From the jacket flap: "Fully illustrated with prints, paintings, diagrams and photographs, 'Cottage Gardens' traces the herita... View more info

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THE SMALL GARDEN

By: Davis, Margaret

Price: $16.92

Publisher: West Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Thomas Nelson: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013138

ISBN: 017005165X

Condition: Very Good


81pp., colour-plate sections, plus intext b/white halftone plates throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, minimally bumped on head. Minor (vertical lines) blind indentations on colour-plate illustrated, gloss boards. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, with a closed tear, and several creases. Tinted endpapers. Textblock unmarked. The small garden can be an arrangement of pots on a balcony to a half acre ( 0.20 hectare) and the reader wil... View more info

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VIRTUOUS WEEDS: Growing and Using Herbs in Australia

By: Ellis, Mary

Price: $15.98

Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW, Australia, Little Hills Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005001

ISBN: 186315003X

Condition: Near Fine


112pp., full-page colour plate illustrations, plus monochrome (green) sketch illustrations (by Caroline Durre). Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Herbs have been used since ancient times to heal, add flavour to food and drink, keep homes smelling sweet, to soothe, and early on, for their 'magical' properties. This easy-to-use reference book incl... View more info

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PEOPLE & PLANTS : A History of Gardening in Victoria. (Signed Copy)

By: Ellis, Mary

Price: $42.30

Publisher: Fish Creek, Victoria, Australia, Author (Mary Ellis): 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 006584

ISBN: 0975033409

Condition: Near Fine


172pp., illustrated throughout: colour plates, b/white halftone plates, plus botanical sketch-art. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Signed on title-page by author, otherwise leaves pristine. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper undamaged. A respected conservationist, keen gardener, and long-time resident of South Gippsland, Mary Ellis has produced a most interesting book on the history, and many of the personalities, that make the story of Victoria's garden history . .... View more info

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BUILDING YOUR OWN GREENHOUSE (Greenhouse Basics)

By: Freeman, Mark

Price: $11.04

Publisher: PA, United States, Stackpole Books: 1997

Edition: Fifth Impression

Seller ID: 011695

ISBN: 0811727750

Condition: Very Good +


198pp., b/white line-drawn illustrations by Heather Bellanca. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edge-rubbed only. From the rear cover: "Building a greenhouse can be easy and inexpensive with this comprehensive handbook. Practical instructions guide you through every step of the process. Eleven specific examples - from simple cold frames to large freestanding and attached-to-the-house structures - are featured. All are f... View more info

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THE FOLIAGE GARDEN : Leaf Texture and Tone

By: Greig, Denise

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Chatswood, N.S.W., Australia, Reed New Holland: 2011

Edition: Revised and Updated Edition.

Seller ID: 012048

ISBN: 187706985X

Condition: Very Good +


400pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout. Two-page colour world climate zone map. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edge-bumped only. From the rear panel; "A full-colour comprehensive directory of plants whose greatest attributes in the garden lie in their form and foliage, not merely in their flowers." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 1.58 KG. * Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extr... View more info

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MONET AT GIVERNY

By: Holmes, Caroline

Price: $23.50

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 2001

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011705

ISBN: 0304359009

Condition: Very Good +


192pp., colour art and colour and b/white photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain green boards very good+. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased at head of spine. From the jacket flap: "Claude Monet spent the last 43 years of his life at Giverny, creating the paintings and gardens for which he is now revered. This beautifully designed exploration of the gardens considers th... View more info

HAND-HEWN: The Art of Building Your Own Log Home

By: Leitch, William C.

Price: $18.80

Publisher: San Francisco, CA., U.S.A., Chronicle Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013166

ISBN: 0877012679

Condition: Good +


102pp., plus (vii), illustrated throughout: demonstrative b/white halftone plates, plus line-drawings by Susan Leitch. Book clean and square. Spine firm, but lightly chipped and bumped. Colour, pictorially-illustrated card wrapper slightly edgeworn, plus bumped and creased on lower foredge corner. Textblock bumped on foredge corners, else trivially flecked. Published in the U.S.A. for the domestic, North American market, none the less this instructional book would be hel... View more info

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BRITISH WILD FLOWERS

By: Lewis, Patricia

Price: $15.51

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007276

Condition: Very Good +


376pp., botanical colour-art frontispiece, plus 14 unpaginated like-art plates throughout (all called-for plates extant). Colour art by Ann V. Webster. Numerous b/white, line-drawn intext illustrations by Lura M. Ripley. Book clean. Bright gilt title over slightly cocked and bumped spine. Plain, original green cloth boards undamaged. Tinted top edge, leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated, laminated, loose-plastic lightly edgeworn and colour faded on spine, plus mini... View more info

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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DAHLIAS

By: McLaren, Bill

Price: $56.40

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, U.S.A., Timber Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013268

ISBN: 1604690631

Condition: Very Good +


211pp., features more than 800 colour plates (5-6 per page), mostly detail of varieties. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Montage-style, colour-illustrated card wrapper nominally bumped on corners only. Textblock pristine. The author, American Bill McLaren, is one of the world's foremost experts on the popular garden flower - the Dahlia. In this extensive reference book he offers his lifetime of knowledge of the dahlia to all interested gardeners . . . Contents include... View more info

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AN AUSTRALIAN GARDENER'S ANTHOLOGY

By: McPhee Gribble Publishers (Editors)

Price: $13.16

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, McPhee Gribble Publishers: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010390

ISBN: 0727017543

Condition: Very Good


vii, + 296pp., colour and b/white art and photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain boards very lightly edge-bumped. Previous owner's neatly penned text (poem 'Seeds', from 'The Age') to top half of rear free endpaper, previous bookseller's small label to front pastedown, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased only. "The best writing about gardening h... View more info

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BRITISH TREES AND SHRUBS

By: Meikle, R.D.

Price: $18.61

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007277

Condition: Very Good +


244pp., botanical colour-art frontispiece, plus 15 unpaginated, like illustrated plates, all by Anne V. Webster. All called-for plates extant. Intext, b/white sketch-art by Ernest V. Petts, throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Plain, original green cloth boards undamaged. Top edge tinted, leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated, laminated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn, and colour faded on spine. plus ... View more info

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GARDEN FLOWERS

By: Meikle, R.D.

Price: $20.68

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007281

Condition: Very Good +


479pp., botanical colour-art frontispiece, plus 14 unpaginated like-art plates throughout (all called-for plates extant). Colour-art by Lura M. Ripley. Numerous b/white, line-drawn intext illustrations by the same artist. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Plain, original green cloth boards undamaged. Text-block top edge tinted, leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated, laminated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn, a... View more info

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THE COTTAGE UNDER THE BIG PINES : Memories and Details from Foxglove Spires

By: Southam, Susan

Price: $38.64

Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia, Murdoch Books: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012232

ISBN: 1743363060

Condition: Very Good +


302pp., beautiful colour photographic illustrations throughout (Susan Southam). Attached blue ribbon bookmark. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated boards undamaged. From the rear panel: "In this lyrical illustrated memoir, Susan Southam - best-selling author of 'Velvet Pears' - invites us to take a journey through her former home: Foxglove Spires, in rural New South Wales. This collection of gentle, meditative essays, themed around... View more info

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GLIMPSES OF THE GARDEN CLUB : A History of Werribee Garden Club. (Signed Copy)

By: Wilson, Marie, and Strong, Pam (Compiled by)

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Werribee, VIC, Australia, (Werribee Garden Club):

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 007069

Condition: Very Good +


No publication date (2004). Illustrated throughout; mostly colour image happy snaps, supported by several in b/white, enhanced with small sketch-illustrations. Text printed on a laser printer, with quality typical to the standard. Staple-bound format. Clean and tight. Printed wrapper nominally bumped only. Inscription on title page signed (Christian name) and dated, by primary compiler (a major office-bearer). Celebrating their 30 year anniversary, Werribee Garden Club h... View more info