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Image for NEEM : A Tree for Solving Global Problems

NEEM : A Tree for Solving Global Problems

By: (Contributors)

Price: $18.17

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., National Academy Press: 1998

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 008732


ix, + 141pp., b/white photographic illustrations, and figures, intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn and indented, soft corner crease to front panel. Report of an Ad Hoc Panel of the Board on Science and Technology for International Development National Research Council. "Neem is a fascinating tree. On the one hand, it seems to be one of the most promising of all plants and may eventually benefit every pers... View more info

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STRAWBERRIES

By: Allardice, Pamela

Price: $18.80

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Hill Of Content: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010255


83pp., colour-art illustrations and b/white line-drawings throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, red title there-on. Plain white boards have a light bump to upper foredge corner of front panel. Tiny, faint spot to ffep., else leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased at head and foot of spine. This book, which is a sequel to 'Lavender', describes the history and folklore surrounding strawberries, the propagation and cu... View more info

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KENYA CEROPEGIA SCRAPBOOK: Notes and Records of Some Kenya Ceropegia

By: Archer, P.G.

Price: $51.70

Publisher: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, Artemis Publishing Consultants:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012409


No date (1992). 183pp., illustrated throughout: colour plates and line drawings. Book clean and square. Two short pressure cracks (incorrectly stored) across an otherwise unmarked spine. Illustrated card wrapper nominally bumped on upper foredge corner. Textblock unmarked. These notes on Ceropegia were compiled during the period 1950 to 1974 while the author was based at Langata, near Nairobi, Kenya . . . The colour illustrations have been made from original slides or sk... View more info

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DAVID AUSTIN'S ENGLISH ROSES : Australian Edition

By: Austin, David

Price: $36.95

Publisher: London, Conran Octopus: 1996

Edition: Revised and Updated Edition

Seller ID: 010866


160pp., colour photographic illustrations throughout by Clay Perry. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Leaves clean, the slightest hint of tanning to upper edges. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket near fine. "A Garden Writer's Guild Gardening Book of The Year in 1994, the original edition of 'David Austin's English Roses' has here been revised and updated . . . In this new edition, growing conditions in ... View more info

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IF TREES COULD SPEAK : Stories of Australia's Greatest Trees

By: Beale, Bob

Price: $22.56

Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W., Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011213


245pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm, lightly bumped on foot. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn, small corner crease. From the rear cover: "Australia's trees have stood as silent witnesses to the colonisation of a harsh land, as living memorials to events we must never forget and as inspiration to generations of artists, writers and lovers of nature. Bob Beale gives voice to the amazing trees that ... View more info

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NATURAL AFFAIRS : A Botanist Looks at the Attachments Between Plants and People. (Signed Copy)

By: Bernhardt, Peter

Price: $27.32

Publisher: New York, Villard Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition, 2nd Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 008290


xiv, + 225pp., colour plates, plus b/white line-drawn and photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Quarter-cloth spine firm, small area of discoloration to same. Plain purple boards undamaged. Author's signature and date (1993) to title page, otherwise leaves clean. Oblique crease to three leaves. Rough trimmed foredge. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally creased on edges. "Professor Bernhardt examines some of the fascinating ... View more info

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WILY VIOLETS & UNDERGROUND ORCHIDS : Revelations of a Botanist

By: Bernhardt, Peter

Price: $10.93

Publisher: North Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010938


xii, + 255pp., b/white photographic and line-drawn illustrations. Erratum slip pasted to half-title page. Book clean, square. Spine firm, fine reading crease there-on. Small, faint spot to first page (and inner front cover), else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edge-rubbed only. " . . . not just a catalogue of the exotic and the strange. Peter Bernhardt uses plants as jumping-off points into discussions on such important scientific concepts as adapt... View more info

THE FLOWERS OF CENTRAL AUSTRALIA

By: Blombery, Alec M.

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Kenthurst, N.S.W., Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004054


64pp., intext, colour plate illustrations [many of detail] throughout. Oblong [landscape format] booklet. Spine firm, and square. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper lightly edgeworn and bumped. With clearly and simply written text, "this book describes and illustrates the common plants and flowers of Central Australia. Using 155 colour plates, it is arranged in a way to enable you to recognise all the plants and flowers you are likely to see in Centra... View more info

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YOUR GARDEN DESIGN BOOK : Complete Practical Guide to Planning, Styling and Planting Any Garden

By: Brookes, John

Price: $30.06

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Lothian (In Association with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew): 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008353


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... View more info

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GROWING TREES ON AUSTRALIAN FARMS

By: Brown, Alan, Hall, Norman, et al

Price: $33.70

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T., Australia, A.J.Arthur, Commonwealth Government Printer: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006123


xxvi, + 397pp., colour-map endpapers, colour plate frontispiece, unpaginated, colour and b/white halftone plates, several fold-outs, plus numerous, intext line-drawings, tables and maps. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Bright gilt title and illustration over undamaged cloth boards. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn, negligibly dampstained, price-clipped and has a short closed tear on lower foredge fold. Written ... 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


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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THE VICTORIAN GARDEN

By: Carter, Tom

Price: $14.57

Publisher: London, Bracken Books: 1988

Seller ID: 009642


186pp., plus Book List and Index. Eight pages of colour plates, plus b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Unobtrusive previous owner's gift inscription to ffep., else leaves clean and unmarked. Art-iIlustrated (front and rear), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased only. " . . . describes the varied aspects of practical horticulture and ornamental gardening: the efficienc... View more info

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NEW ZEALAND POHUTUKAWA

By: Conly, Geoff & Maurice

Price: $14.57

Publisher: New Zealand, Grantham House: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009253


88pp., colour art illustrations throughout by Maurice Conly. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated boards negligibly corner-scuffed. " . . . the first book devoted entirely to this special tree. As author and artist, brothers Geoff and Maurice Conly have combined their talents in a unique and beautiful tribute to the pohutukawa, the Christmas Tree of Aroteroa." Contents include: 8 chapters, Appendix I & II, Text Refere... View more info

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TOTALLY BONSAI : A Guide to Growing, Shaping and Caring for Miniature Trees and Shrubs

By: Coussins, Craig

Price: $15.48

Publisher: London, New Burlington Books: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006401


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,... View more info

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MODERN RHODODENDRONS

By: Cox, E.H.M., and Cox, P.A.

Price: $15.04

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons: 1956

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 013118


xiii, + 193pp., four unpaginated colour-art plates (exquisite art by Margaret Stones). Book clean and square. Gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Plain green, original cloth boards undamaged. Lightly foxed prelims pages, green tint top edge, else textblock unmarked. Intext, line-drawn illustrations throughout. Colour-art illustrated (Margaret Stones), loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, affixed Australian price sticker on front flap, mildly nipped, chip... 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


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 CREATIVE GARDENER'S COMPANION : For Australian and New Zealand Gardens

By: Davies, Rosemary

Price: $14.57

Publisher: South Yarra, VIC, Australia, Hyland House: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011466


xii, + 338pp., plus 10 colour illustrated pages, b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm, white title there-on. Plain green boards negligibly edge-rubbed only. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally and softly edge-creased. From the jacket flap: "This is a unique, practical, do-it-yourself guide for gardeners who want to plan and design, make and care for a garden that is their own creation and is composed of thei... View more info

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BRITISH SEAWEED

By: Dickinson, Carola A.

Price: $37.22

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007278


232pp., botanical colour-art frontispiece, plus 11 unpaginated like-illustrated plates, artwork by Ernerst V. Petts (all called-for plates extant). Numerous b/white intext sketch illustrations throughout, by Ernest V. Petts and Lura M. Ripley. 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 dustjack... View more info

ADVANCED GUIDE TO HYDROPONICS

By: Douglas, James Sholto

Price: $15.48

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1979

Edition: 3rd Impression

Seller ID: 005348


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... View more info

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FERNS AND ALLIED PLANTS of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia

By: Duncan, Betty D., and Issac, Golda

Price: $112.80

Publisher: Carlton, Vic, Australia, Melbourne University Press (in Association with Monash University): 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010445


xii, + 258pp., b/white photographic illustrations, line-drawings and maps througout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain boards very good. Previous owner's name to front pastedown, else leaves clean and unmarked. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased at head, slight tanning to edges. "This handsome book will be welcomed as a reliable field guide for naturalists and an authoritative text for botanists, as we... View more info