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Australian Plants and Gardens

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Australian Plants and Gardens

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1 Australian Plant Study Group Grow What Small Plant: 1000 Australian Plants Less Than 1 Metre for Courtyards, Rockeries or Garden Beds
Melbourne Nelson Publishers 1987 0170068854 / 9780170068857 First Hard Cover Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
v, 217 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not price clipped and has small chips at edges. Purple boards a little worn, esp. along lower edge. Two or three small splotches to edges of text block. Internally clean and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w drawings and colour photos. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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2 Bentham, George Flora of Australia: Volume 1: Introduction
Canberra Australian Government Publishing Service 1981 0642066531 / 9780642066534 First Paperback Paperback Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
vi, 200 pp. Covers very worn and a little stained, but internally clean, bright and tightly bound. Inked name opposite half title. Colour photos. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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3 Costin, A. B. Kosciusko Alpine Flora
East Melbourne CSIRO, Collins 1979 0643024735 / 9780643024731 First Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
408 pp. B/W and colour photos throughout. Light edgewear (chips and short closed tears) to unclipped dustwrapper. Prev. owner's inked name and (very tidy) bookplate to ffep. Internally unmarked, solidly bound. Colour and b/w illustrations, including maps, throughout. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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4 Davidson, Basil Karralla
Melbourne, Australia Bajil Enterprises 1985 09589711501 First Edition Paperback Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Inscribed by Author
63 pp. Colour and b&w illustrations and photos throughout. Signed on title page by author, with signature and gift inscription by author on half-title. Corners bumped. Wraps with light general wear and some edgewear, particularly at spine and corners. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Esther Deans' Gardening Book: Growing without Digging, Deans, Esther
5 Deans, Esther Esther Deans' Gardening Book: Growing without Digging
Sydney Harper & Row 1979 Fourth Impression Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
50 pp. Light edgewear to unclipped dw. Spine a little sunned. Fading and edgewear to boards. Internally bright, unmarked and solidly bound. With colour and b/w illustrations. "A great companion for those who want a plentiful garden without digging". 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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6 Dutton, Ninette Wildflower Journeys
South Melbourne Macmillan 1985 0333401204 / 9780333401200 First Cloth Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
162 pgs. Slight edgewear to unclipped DW, now protected. Wear to edges and corners of book. Internally clean, bright, unwrinkled, tightly bound. Diary of a 40,000-km trip around Australia to paint and draw wildflowers. Paintings, drawings, maps and photos. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Australian Plants for Art and Craft: A Gardener's Handbook, Elliot, Gwen
7 Elliot, Gwen Australian Plants for Art and Craft: A Gardener's Handbook
South Yarra, Vic Hyland House 1992 0947062947 / 9780947062941 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
148 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers; spine sunned; upper front corner a little bumped. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Decorated endpapers. Colour plates. Black-and-white line drawings throughout. Bark pictures, plants for woodworking, fragrant oils, dyes and dyemaking, pressing flowers, weaving and basketmaking, and much more. "Develop a complete cottage industry and grow the materials for your crafts in your own backyard." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Leaves of Life: Creating Therapy Gardens for People with Disabilities, Esther Deans
8 Esther Deans Leaves of Life: Creating Therapy Gardens for People with Disabilities
North Ryde NSW Angus & Robertson 1991 0207170622 / 9780207170621 First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
66 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Scuffing to lower edge of text block. Light wrinkling to upper edges of page margins; small faint water stain to lower corner of last page, with light wrinking to preceding pages. Unmarked; solidly bound. Colour photos. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Wildflowers of Victoria, Galbraith, Jean
9 Galbraith, Jean Wildflowers of Victoria
Melbourne Colorgravure Publications Cloth Good Good 0ctavo 
223 pp. plus corrigenda. Large piece of dw torn away at top of spine (DW is now protected). Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Undated. Plants of Victoria (Australia). Glossary; List of protected Plants; Plant Classification; 100 sections on particular plant types; Plants Characteristic of Various Areas; Photographic [b/w] Supplement; Index. Very useful pictorial (b&w) glossary. Black-and-white photos in plates. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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10 Garnett, T. R. Man of Roses: Alister Clark of Glenara
Kenthurst, NSW Kangaroo Press 1990 0864173326 / 9780864173324 First Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good Large 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall 
128 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in removable clear sleeve, is not price clipped but has very light edgewear (wrinkling, a little chipping at the extremities). Red cloth boards bumped at corners. Internally near fine. Illustrated with colour and b/w photos. 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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Kindred Spirits: A Botanical Correspondence, Latreille, Anne. Letters by Jean Galbraith, drawings by Joan Law-Smith
11 Latreille, Anne. Letters by Jean Galbraith, drawings by Joan Law-Smith Kindred Spirits: A Botanical Correspondence
South Yarra Australian Garden History Society 1999 0958635633 / 9780958635639 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Quarto 
223 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Faint dusting to upper edge of text block. All else as new. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. "Jean's discursive letters and simple, factual botany lessons reveal her warm personality and lively intelligence. They are enhanced and enriched by Joan's drawings, tentative at first but quickly becoming more confident, and always with the delicacy and charm that marks her work. Some artworks of exceptional beauty have never been reproduced before." 
Price: 36.00 AUD
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12 Leigh, J., R. Boden and J. Briggs Extinct and Endangered Plants of Australia
South Melbourne The Macmillan Company of Australia 1984 0333356802 / 9780333356807 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket Ex-Library 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
viii, 369 pp. Green cloth boards are rubbed and a little soiled. Library sticker pasted near base of spine. Cloth is torn from both boards near the base of the spine. Small circle of paper torn from centre of front pastedown. Library stickers and stamps. No highlighting or pen and pencil marks; solidly bound. Illustrated with colour and b/w photos and b/w line drawings. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Garden Cuttings: Reflections from an Australian Gardener, North, Tim
13 North, Tim Garden Cuttings: Reflections from an Australian Gardener
Sydney New Holland 1999 1864365447 / 9781864365443 First Clothbound Near Fine Near Fine Octavo 
176 pgs. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Very light edgewear to boards. Internally as new. The author's "...account of the construction of his various gardens at his [Australian] homes over the years....Featuring beautiful colour photographs and numerous gardening hints, this book is the perfect gift for both the experienced and aspiring gardener." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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14 Pirie, Chris The Australian Scented Garden
Australia Harper & Row 1984 0063120593 / 9780063120594 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
139pp. Numerous colour photos. "...crowded with sensible advice for the common garden variety of human being who seeks to add a tantalising yet fulfilling dimension to his or her existence with plants." Excellent condition internally, only minor edgewear to boards at spine and corners. Dustjacket with very minor edgewear. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Cultivation of Australian Native Orchids, Richards, Helen; Rick Wootton, Rick Datodi
15 Richards, Helen; Rick Wootton, Rick Datodi Cultivation of Australian Native Orchids
Melbourne Australasian Native Orchid Society Victorian Group Inc. 1988 0959016112 / 9780959016116 Second Edition Paperback Near Fine Octavo David Jones, Velda Palazzi 
96 pgs. Covers slightly worn; interior as new. Diagrams, line drawings, black-and-white and colour photos. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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16 Taylor, David & Yvonne The Compost Book
Chatswood, NSW Reed 1993 0730103846 / 9780730103844 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket (as issued) 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Helen McCosker 
85 pp + compost record forms. A couple of unobtrusive dents to cover. Internally as new. Colour illustrations. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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17 Timms, Peter (editor) The Nature of Gardens
Sydney Allen & Unwin 1999 1865080829 / 9781865080826 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
xiii, 272 pp. Contributions by Marion Halligan, Margaret Scott, Belinda Probert, Carmel Bird, Alan Saunders, Tim Bonyhady, George Seddon, Warwick Mayne-Wilson, Morag Fraser, Peter Timms. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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18 Whitehead, Georgina (editor) Planting the Nation
Melbourne Australian Garden History Society 2001 1876473444 / 9781876473440 First Hard Cover Good + Very Good Ex-Library Quarto 
x, 196 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in removable clear sleeve, is not clipped and has no signs of having been in a library, but has very light creasing to the upper edge. Green cloth boards are clean and square, but corners are lightly bumped and both boards have faint wear and a spot of tear from removal of library covering. Library stamps to both upper and lower edges of text block. Internally, the only ex-lib damage is a large red "cancelled" stamp to ffep. Otherwise internally the book is as new. Illustrated with b/w and colour photos, drawings and plans. The book "explores Australia's gardens and landscapes between 1890 and 1914, offering perspectives on garden design, horticultural developments, city planning, and architectural and social history during this remarkable period". 
Price: 26.00 AUD
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19 Woolcock, Leona Wildflowers of the Mount Lofty Ranges: Fleurieu Peninsula to Barossa Valley
Wakefield Press 1985 0958873208 / 9780958873208 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
vi, 186 pp. Light general (rubbing) and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Spine is not creased but is slightly canted. Faint yellowing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Colour photos (including the wonderful Stephen Plowman photos of pressed specimens) throughout. Colour map of the southern Mt. Lofty Ranges. Illustrated endpapers. 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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