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E. I. DU PONT, BOTANISTE. THE BEGINNING OF A TRADITION.
Charlottesville: The University of Virginia Press. 1972. 140 pp. Illustrated. Hardcover w/ dust jacket. Internally fine copy. Dust jacket lightly sun-faded at the spine and around the top edge. Also shows some minor wear. Book itself is lightly shelf worn but otherwise a very good copy. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings.
$10.00
GENERIC NAMES OF ORCHIDS. Their Origin and  Meaning.
Illus. Hard bound. With dust jacket. 1st. ed. Book in very good to fine, clean condition. Dust jacket frated at edges and lightly foxed. S002.
$37.50
NORRISTONE ART.
Rochester:Norristone Studio. (nd). 15pp. Includes 24 photographs, tipped in. Oblong. Wraps. Covers show some soiling and toning, with some light silverfish damage to small areas of the front cover, towards the edges. Otherwise in very good condition. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, a very good copy.
$25.00
THE GENUS ECHINOCEREUS.
Portland:Timber Press. (1985). 160pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket shows some very minor wear to the edges with lighht soiling. Otherwise in very good, near fine condition. Book itself shows only some mild shelf-wear. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$25.00
WEEDS OF CALIFORNIA.
Sacramento:California Department of Agriculture. (1951). 547pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Binding is lightly worn and soiled and the spine shows some fading. Interior is clean and free of stray markings, save for a previous owner's signature dated on the inside front board. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$15.00
HISTORIC GARDENS OF VIRGINIA. Compiled by the James River Garden Club.
Richmond, VA:William Byrd Press, Inc. (1923). 355pp. Illustrated with 13 color engravings, 45 plans of gardens, and 182 half tone engravings. Published in a limited edition of 1000 copies this is 977. The navy blue boards are lightly shelfworn at edges and very lightly soiled with the gilt still bright on cover and spine.  Both spines ends are lightly shelf-worn.   Internally, the binding is tight although cracked at page 112-113; the hinges are still intact; and except for some light foxing/smudging scattered throughout, a very good, clean copy. 
$100.00
THE GREEN-HOUSE AS A WINTER GARDEN: A Manual For the Amateur. With a List of Suitable Plants and Their Mode of Culture
With a Preface by Wm. Cullen Bryant. New York:G. P. Putnam & Sons. 1870. 1st edition. 92pp. Illustrated. Green boards lightly soiled with wear to spine ends and edge points. Internally, age toning (foxing) to end-pages but otherwise pages clean. No previous owners marks or signatures.
$45.00
THE WISSAHICKON. Drawings by Herbert Pullinger
(Philadelphia):Garden Club of Philadelphia.  1922.  81pp.  Illustrated.  Hardcover.  Green boards with light overall shelfwear and wear to edges including light fraying of spine ends. Rear board is also lightly scratched with a couple small bubbles to lower edge. The paper labels on front cover and spine are  lightly soiled with the spine label having several small chips to edges.  Internally, end-pages are slightly age toned with 2 previous owners inked signatures to the first free end-page, but otherwise the pages are clean and bright. Overall, a very good copy.
$295.00
THREE LITTLE SPADES
New York:Harper and Brothers, Publishers. 1868. 268pp + 4(2)adds.  Hardcover. Boards soiled and shelf-worn at edges. Spine ends chipped and frayed and edge points worn to boards. Gilt on spine dulled but still legible. Internally, pages age-toned with minor soiling scattered throughout. Bookseller ticket to the bottom inside edge of the front board, otherwise no previous owners marks or signatures.  Overall, a very good copy.
$65.00