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  • LINNEA'S WINDOWSILL GARDEN. by Bjork, Christina (illustrated by Lena Anderson.)
    Bjork, Christina (illustrated by Lena Anderson.)
    LINNEA'S WINDOWSILL GARDEN.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York & Stockholm: R & S Books, (1989.) dj. Hardcover - The first book in the charming , informative, and prize winning Linnea series, originally published in Swedish in 1978 and translated by Joan Sandin. Illustrated in green and graytones throughout. Index. 61 pp, illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 91-29590647.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated boards in a near fine dustjacket (price-clipped).

    Book ID: 71115
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  • AROUND THE HOUSE AND IN THE GARDEN: A Memoir of Heartbreak, Healing, and Home Improvement. by Browning, Dominique
    Browning, Dominique
    AROUND THE HOUSE AND IN THE GARDEN: A Memoir of Heartbreak, Healing, and Home Improvement.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner, (2002) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of essays about home life - including recovering from divorce, gardening, domestic life, and the intimate relationship between self and home. 206 pp. ISBN: 0-743225953.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (price-clipped)

    Book ID: 86000
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  • Elliott, Charles.
    THE TRANSPLANTED GARDENER: An American in England Looks at Hedges, Ha-Ha's, History and More.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Lyons & Burford, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - A delightful book, a witty look at English gardening - its history, including such great gardeners as William Robinson and Edward Bowles, as well as more dubious characters like William Forsyth - but also trenchant chapters on roses, compost, lawns and much more.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 13212
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  • ON THE DESERT. by Eppele, David L.
    Eppele, David L.
    ON THE DESERT.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Bisbee, AZ: Tortilla Press, (1990). SIGNED first edition - Essays - some humorous - on American deserts and on the plants that grow there. SIGNED on the first page "with my best wishes - always!" Illustrated with small drawings. 58 pp. ISBN: 0-9622635-16.

    Condition: Good overall - underlining in a couple of the essays, specifically those on gardening in the desert.

    Book ID: 59156
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  • Grissell, Eric
    A JOURNAL IN THYME.

    Edition: First printing.

    Portland Timber Press, Inc. 1994 dj. Hardcover first edition - Sequel to THYME ON MY HANDS, Series of vignettes documenting a full yearÕs cycle in the life of a gardner and his garden, linocuts by Henry Evans, Index, 314 pgs. ISBN: 0-99192-2765.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 17683
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  • MURDER SETS SEED. by Harrison, Janis.
    Harrison, Janis.
    MURDER SETS SEED.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2000) dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's second gardening mystery, featuring Bretta Solomon, who has been combining her work as a florist in River City, Missouri, with restoring her new home, the historic Beauchamp mansion - but at a preview dinner party just before Christmas, the former owner, River City matriarch Cameo Beauchamp is strangled in a roomful of people during a momentary blackout. 248 pp. ISBN: 0-312203829.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 87449
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  • ETHNIC CULINARY HERBS: A Guide to Identification and Cultivation in Hawai'i. by Staples, George and Michael S. Kristiansen.
    Staples, George and Michael S. Kristiansen.
    ETHNIC CULINARY HERBS: A Guide to Identification and Cultivation in Hawai'i.

    Edition: First printing.

    Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press, (1999) dj. Hardcover first edition - Arranged alphabetically by the scientific names. Illustrated with many full page black and white botanical drawings and eight inserted color plates, Index of common and scientific names, bibliography Slightly oversized format. 122 pp. ISBN: 0-824820940 I.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 62333
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  • THE EARTH MOVED: On the Remarkable Achievements of Earthworms. by Stewart, Amy.
    Stewart, Amy.
    THE EARTH MOVED: On the Remarkable Achievements of Earthworms.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, (2003.). SIGNED first edition - Inspired by Charles Darwin (who devoted his last year's to the study of worms) and by her own experiences as a gardener in coastal California, Stewart explores the rloe of the earthworm in the ecosystem. how it tills the soil, destroys microscopic organisms that cause plant disease, breaks down toxins, and turns the ground into rich compost. This witty, offbeat and always entertaining book proves that any topic can be fascinating in the hands of a good writer. SIGNED on the title page. Includes a selected bibliography and a list of resources. 215 pp.

    Condition: Fine (as new) in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 34811
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