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Rare books including first editions and copies in fine bindings related to gardening and domestic horticulture from around the world.

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  1. 95227
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 95227

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  2. 113541

    Huishoudelyk Woordboek,

    Leiden & Amsterdam: 1743

    First Dutch edition, first published in France in 1709 as the Dictionnaire Oeconomique. Chomel's celebrated work was arguably the most popular household almanac of the 18th century. Ambitious in scope, the encyclopedia covers a broad variety of topics ranging from domestic chores to botany, distilling techiques, fishing,... Learn More
    £4,250

    Stock Code: 113541

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  3. A Garden Book for Malaya.
    First edition, first impression. Publisher's file copy with their bookplate to front pastedown. Not to be confused with the anthropologist of the same name, Kathleen Gough was a British expatriate and fellow of the Royal Horticultural Society who lived a few miles away from Kuala Lumpur in the town of Kajang. Highly uncommon... Learn More
    £350

    Stock Code: 96724

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  4. Annuals & Biennials.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 95232

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  5. 95230
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 95230

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  6. Children and Gardens.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 95223

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  7. Sylva,

    Sylva,

    London: 1664

    First edition of Evelyn's most celebrated book and famously the first book to be printed by order of the Royal Society, which had been founded four years previously. During the 1640s and 1650s production of glass and iron increased rapidly and the wood used to fire the furnaces and factories was not being replaced by fresh... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 87758

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  8. Flora Italiana.
    First edition. This richly illustrated work by the director of Pisa's Botanical Garden was conceived along the lines of the most important English contributions to botanical literature, in particular, The Botanist's Repository by Henry Andrews and The Botanical Magazine by William Curtis. The book presents a "collection"... Learn More
    £20,000

    Stock Code: 81896

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  9. 68793
    £600

    Stock Code: 68793

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  10. 62653
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 62653

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  11. 46678
    First and only edition, by Rooke Churche, King's Surveyor, though often erroneously attributed to R. Chambers or Robert Churton. A classic early work of early 17th-century husbandry, with similar aims and views to, but long predating, Evelyn's Sylva (1664). In his preface Churche praises Henry Howard, earl of Northampton,... Learn More
    £3,500

    Stock Code: 46678

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