Rochester, NY and later New York, New York: James Vicks, Jr, 1856-1866. First edition. Volumes 1-8 and Volumes... Read More about The Rural Annual and Horticultural Directory
ca. 1831-1865. 42 original watercolors. An album of highly accomplished amateur watercolors of flowers — including the double oleander, tiger lilly, China rose, viola, poppy, and tulip.It is very faintly possible that this album represents an early showing of art by a Minnesota seedswoman, Emma V. White, who published seed..... Read More about Album of original watercolors of flowers
Garden City, New York: Published by Doubleday, Doran & Compan, Inc, 1928-1950. Continuing the Garden & Home Builder. Read More about The American Home. Ellen D. Wangner, Editor
[Paris: Diderot & D'alambert, nd. c. 1751-1780]. Read More about Fleuriste Artificiel contenant huit planches, dont une double
London: Printed for W. Mears, 1726. Fifth edition, with an Appendix. Read More about New Improvements of Planting and Gardening, both Philosophical and Practical
Amsterdam: T.B. Elwe, 1794. First edition. 53 Hand-Colored Floral Plates. A lovely copy of the first edition. This significant contribution to late eighteenth-century botanical art ably demonstrates the superiority of Dutch horticulture in the period. The 53 plates include stunning illustrations of tulips, hyacinths and auriculas, many of them further..... Read More about Nederlandsch Bloemwerk door een Gezelschap geleerden
New York: Macmillan, 1938. First American Edition from English sheets. Read More about Plant Hunter's Paradise
Atlanta, Ga: The Coca-Cola Company, 1940; 1941; and 1943. First editions. “Remember, flowers are gay and beautiful…”. By the mother of William Burroughs, author of Junkie, Queer, The Naked Lunch, The Wild Boys, etc., etc., with help from Coca-Cola. “Boy and Girl Scouts are taught the fundamentals …”... Read More about Flower Arranging — A Fascinating Hobby … and Homes and Flowers — Refreshing Arrrangements
West Chester, Pa: Printed for the Proprietors, 1859. Tenth edition. In the second half of the 19th-century West Chester, Pennsylvania became known for its nurseries. With easy access from a branch line to the Pennsylvania Main Line, nurseries in the area could service much of the east coast and Canada..... Read More about Catalogue of Fruit & Ornamental Trees, Shrubbery, Vines, Roses, & C., cultivated and for...
Albany, New York: Published by Luther Tucker, June 1846-June 1848. Edwin A. Stevens Copy. Compendium of information about horticulture in America at the midpoint of the nineteenth century, with wood-engraved illustrations touching upon fruit growning, trees, rural cottages, landscape architecture, and more.With a distinguished and interesting provenance: the ownership signatures..... Read More about The Horticulurist and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste. Devoted to Horticulture, Landscape...
Paris: H. L Guérin et L. F. Delatour, 1760. First edition. From the Great French Advocate of the Tree. Important work on the cultivation of trees by this prolific 18th-century polymath abd savant (1700-1782), member of the Royal Academy, who published over 100 separate during his prolific lifetime, on a...... Read More about Des Semis et Plantations des Arbres, et de leur culture ; ou méthode pour multiplier et élever...
London: Printed for Richardson and Urquhart, 1776. First edition. A gardening manual arranged according to the months of the year. The author, Thomas Ellis, was gardener to Lord Bishop of Lincoln. Read More about The Gardener's Pocket-calendar containing the most approved methods of cultivating the useful and...
c 1830-1860. Read More about Botanical Drawing: Gouache on Paper
Bellows Falls, [Vermont]: Printed by Bill Blake & Co, 1820. First edition. Vermont Imprint on Gastronomy. Practical compendium of recipes by Thomas Green Fessenden (1771-1837), stirical poet, inventor, and lawyer. “Between 1809 and 1822 Fessenden divided his residence between Brattleboro and Bellows Falls, Vermont, where he renewed his interests in..... Read More about The Husbandman and Housewife. A Collection of Valuable Recipes and Directions, relating to...
Wandsbeck: Chromolgraphie und Verlag Artistische Anstalt Gustav W. Seitz, nd. ca. 1890. Read More about Frühlingsblumen. Zwölf Blätter mit Sinnsprüchen Deutscher Dichter
[Leipzig]: Moriss Georg Weidmann, 1690. First edition. First edition of the most important late seventeenth century German work on gardening, by Heinrich Hesse, overseer of the Electoral Gardens in Mainz, who specifically adapted French notions of garden design to German conditions, and whose work remained influential through the mid-eighteenth century..... Read More about Neue Garten-Lust: das ist Gründliche Vorstellung wie ein Lust-Küchen und Baum Garten unter...
London: Printed by Willoiam Clowes and Sons, 1844. Offprinted from the “Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England”. Following the passing of the Allotment system which provided a plot of land for laborers the author wished to provide the basic instructions necessary to grow a successful garden. He recommends..... Read More about Cottage Gardening
London: Printed for J. Nicholson, at the Kings-Arms in Little Britain, 1704. First Edition. Variously attributed to Nathan Bailey and John Worlidge. Read More about Dictionarium Rusticum & Urbanicum: or a Dictionary of all Sorts of Country Affairs,...
London: Wm. S. Orr, 1840. Second Edition. Read More about The Flower-Garden: containing directions for the cultivation of all garden flowers…
London: Harding, Triphook and Lepard, 1825. Second Edition. Read More about The Green-House Companion; comprisinig a general course of green-house and conservatory practice...
New York: Published by Charles Scribner's Sons for the Garden Club of America, 1931. First edition. Read More about Gardens of Colony and State. Gardens and Gardeners of the American Colonies and of the Republic...
Paris: D.-A. Longuet, (c.1913). First edition. Read More about Les Jardins de France des Origines à la fine du XVIIIe Siècle
London: Published and Sold by the Author, 1883. "Third Edition, Enlarged, Illustrated, and Revised" Read More about Choice Stove and Greenhouse Flowering Plants, comprising Descriptions of upwards of Thirteen...