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There are 140 books in this catalogue.
WILD FOOD IN AUSTRALIA
Cribb, A B & J W
Book Number: 65727
ISBN: 
Sydney: Fontana, 1980 8vo. hardcover. 240pp. index, colour plates. Very good. / Good d/w chipped & creased on top edge.
Price: $25.00


Book One: Cymbidiums and Slippers; Book Two: The Cattleyas and Other Epiphytes; Book Three: Vandas, Dendrobiums; Book Four: The Australasian Families
Rentoul, J. N.
Book Number: 65628
ISBN: 
Melbourne Lothian Books 1982 Large 8vo. softcovers pp.172,218,241,190., index, colour illus. very good.
Price: $60.00


The Complete Book of Herbs and Spices
Loewenfeld, Claire
Book Number: 65630
ISBN: 0589012592
Reed, Sydney 1978, revised. 8vo. hardcover. 319pp. colour & b/w illus. very good, light foxing to endpapers & outer pages edge. / very good d/w.
Price: $15.00


Frangipani: A practical guide to growing frangipani at home
Ross, Linda, Rose, Lorna, Stowar, John
Book Number: 65595
ISBN: 9781877069550
New Holland Publishing Australia 2008. Large 8vo. softcover. 222pp. colopur illus. Very good+, light crease on last page. Imscribed & signed by author.."Enjoy. Kind regards Linda Ross".
Price: $250.00


Grow What Where - Over 3000 Australian Native Plants for Every Situation, Special Use and Problem Area
Australian Plant Study Group - Gwenda Macdonald, Alice Talbot, Natalie Peate, Dorothy Williams, Michael Gavin
Book Number: 65589
ISBN: 
Blooming Books, Melbourne 2006. 3rd edition. Large 8vo. softcover. 421pp. Fine. Includes CD ROM. Illustrated with colour photo's. 100 lists that cover all aspects of native plant selection. Such as plants for Soil Conditions, snow, frost or pollution, colour schemes, tolerance of fungal attack, aromatic flowers or foliage or attractive berries, tress or shrubs providing shade, floral art, bonsai, hanging baskets, indoor pots, attraction for birds, butterflies or koalas, plants that retard fire, provide windbreaks, screens, ability to control soil erosion or absorb water.
Price: $35.00


Growing Orchids in Australia
Cook, Terry
Book Number: 65580
ISBN: 0730205878
Golden Press, 1989 4to. hardcover. 104pp. index. colour illus. very good / very good, lightly toned d/w.
Price: $20.00


Practical Gardening and Landscaping with Australian Native Plants.
Blombery, Alec M
Book Number: 65537
ISBN: 0207145016
Angus and Robertson Australia 1989. Oblong 4to. hardcover. 207pp. index. colour plates, b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w.
Price: $10.00


Orchids Their Description and Cultivation
Curtis, Charles H.
Book Number: 65093
ISBN: 
Putnam, London1950. Small 4to. hardcover. 274pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good, some foxing, mainly to outer edge of text block. / Fair d/w torn at the top of spine(repaired).
Price: $30.00


Citrus: A Guide to Organic Management, Propagation, Pruning, Pest Control and Harvesting
Gilbert, Allen
Book Number: 64599
ISBN: 9781864471038
Hyland House, Melbourne, 2007. 8vo. softcover. 168pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine.
Price: $18.00


Potatoes and People The Story of a Plant
Dodge, Bertha S.
Book Number: 64581
ISBN: 
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1970. 8vo. hardcover. 190pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / good d/w which has some insect damage on edges
Price: $18.00


The Poison Plants of New South Wales
Hurst, Evelyn
Book Number: 64508
ISBN: 
The Poison Plants Committee of New South Wales, 1942. 8vo. hardcover. 498pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, small chips at top of spine.
Price: $50.00


The Tradescants: their plants, gardens and museum 1570-1662
Allan, Mea
Book Number: 64011
ISBN: 
Michael Joseph London 1964, 8vo. hardcover. 345pp. index, b/w illus. folding chart. Very good. / Very good clipped d/w.
Price: $25.00


Bottlebrushes, Paperbarks and Tea Trees
Wrigley, John & Fagg, Murray
Book Number: 64012
ISBN: 0207168679
Angus & Robertson, Sysney, 1993. 4to. hardcover. 351pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $95.00


The Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney
Wilson, Edwin. (editor)
Book Number: 63986
ISBN: 0950097624
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney 1982. Oblong 8vo. stapled wraps. 72pp. index, colour & b/w illus. folding map frontis, folding map & other pamphlets in pocket inside rear cover.
Price: $15.00


Know Your Weeds
Department of Agriculture
Book Number: 63643
ISBN: 
Department of Agriculture, Sydney 1935. 8vo. stapled wraps. 36pp. colour illus. Good+, some light creases, owner's name on fep.
Price: $25.00


Choice Ferns for Amateurs: Their Culture and Management in the Open and Under Glass
Schneider, George
Book Number: 63469
ISBN: 
L. Upcott Gill, London 1905. 8vo. hardcover. pp.330,20. b/w illus. Good+. foxing to endpapers, prelims and outer page edges, small stain on rear board.
Price: $55.00


Flora: The Gardener's Bible: More Than 20,000 Garden Plants from Around the World
Lord, Tony
Book Number: 63063
ISBN: 0304364355
Cassell, London, 2003. 2 volumes in slipcase. Laminated boards hardcovers. 1584pp. Fine in very good slipcase. Includes CD ROM. This comprehensive, beautifully illustrated encyclopedia of plants contains information on over 20 000 plants from all around the world. Organised in and A to Z format by botanical name, the individual entries provide a detailed description of each plant and its features, notes on origin, cultivation requirements, growth habit, and propagation.
Price: $95.00


Botanica's 100 Best. Flowering Shrubs; Bulbs; Annuals; Perennials
Warren, Jane (ed.)
Book Number: 63044
ISBN: 
Random House Australia. 8vo. softcovers. Boxed set of 4 books in slipcase. New in plastic wrap.
Price: $30.00


Botanica: The Illustrated A - Z of Over 10,000 Garden Plants and how to cultivate them.
Page, Susan, Margaret Olds (Editors)
Book Number: 62959
ISBN: 0091832012
Sydney, Random House 1997. Hard Cover. Large 4to. Glossy pictorial covers. Very good. Includes CD-ROM.
Price: $35.00


The classic horticulturist
Buchan, Ursula. and Nigel Colborn.
Book Number: 31841
ISBN: 0732200180
Sydney Collins 1988 4to hardcover 160pp colour illus. near fine / very good+ d/w.
Price: $15.00


Gardening on the wild side : the new Australian bush garden
Stewart, Angus
Book Number: 47932
ISBN: 
Sydney ABC Books 1995 4to hardcover 205pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good, rubbing to bottom edge / good+ Faded d/w.
Price: $12.00


Valerie Swane's Australian Gardeners' Catalogue
Swane, Valerie
Book Number: 48620
ISBN: 0207157537
Angus & Robertson 1990 4to softcover 300pp index, colour illus. very good+. Signed by author.
Price: $15.00


Growing Orchids: The Hybrid Story
Rentoul, J.N.
Book Number: 62779
ISBN: 0850914426
Lothian, Melbourne 1991. Small 4to. softcover. 200pp. index. Good+. foxing to edges, two tiny spots on fep.
Price: $15.00


Gardens of the Spirit. Create Your Own Sacred Spaces.
Jay, Roni
Book Number: 62781
ISBN: 0806978015
Godsfield Press, London, 1999. Small 4to. softcover. 144pp. colour illus. Very good.
Price: $8.00


The Water Gardener a Complete Guide to Designing, Constructing, and Planting Water Features
Archer-Wills, Anthony
Book Number: 62782
ISBN: 1577171942
Todtri, New York, 2001. Square 4to. hardcover. 192pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good, foxing to fep. / Very good d/w.
Price: $18.00


Care-free Plants. Over 250 Trouble-free plants for a Beautiful Garden
Reader's Digest
Book Number: 62784
ISBN: 1876689277
Reader's Digest, Australia, 2003. Square 4to hardcover, laminated boards. 352pp. colour illus. Fine.
Price: $15.00


The scent of gum leaves : early Australian gardens
McKenzie, Valerie.
Book Number: 26868
ISBN: 0959498249
Chatswood, N.SW. Centennial Publications 1986 Oblong 4to hardcover silver laminated boards. 80pp colour & b/w illus. very good.
Price: $8.00


A Critical Revision of the Genus Eucalyptus. Vol III. Part 7. Part XXVII of the Complete Work
MAIDEN, J.H.
Book Number: 6157
ISBN: 
The Government of the State of New South Wales 1916. 4to. Paper wraps in excellent condition, with no creasing or foxing. Plates 112-115. Eucalyptus maculosa, Eucalyptus praecox, eucalyptus ovata, eucalyptus ovata var. camphora, eucalyptus neglecta, explanation of plates.
Price: $20.00


FLORA - The Gardener's Bible Over 20,000 Plants 2 Volumes A-K and L-Z
Peter Cundall ABC Gardening Australia
Book Number: 60437
ISBN: 0733314392
ABC Books 2004 4to. Pictorial Laminated Boards. 783pp, 801pp, Index. Illustrated throughout. A comprehensive, beautifully illustrated encyclopedia of plants for Australian gardeners which contains information on over 20,000 plants from all around the world. The book is a single volume in a carry case with a handle. Gardening Australia's Flora is a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated encyclopedia containing information on more than 20,000 plants from all around the world. Organised in an A to Z format by botanical name, the individual entries provide a detailed description of each plant and its features, notes on origin, cultivation requirements, growth habit and propagation. This 10th anniversary updated edition of takes into account the most up-to-date changes in horticultural classifications. Hundreds of new species and popular cultivars are included, and common names and synonyms have been updated throughout the book. With a foreword by respected author and gardener Peter Cundall, the introductory section features new information on integrating native plants, landscape design principles, problem weeds, organic gardening and attracting fauna to your garden. There are detailed explanations of the characteristics and gardening needs of each of the country's six main climate regions. Written by a team of local and international botanical and horticultural writers - including Gardening Australia's Jerry Coleby-Williams, Jane Edmanson, John Patrick and Angus Stewart - this definitive book enables all gardeners to select the perfect plants for their garden and expand their knowledge of the wealth of plants available. The stunning colour photography is the perfect complement to the informative text.
Price: $150.00


The Edible Asian Garden
Creasy, Rosalind
Book Number: 57593
ISBN: 962593300X
Periplus, 2000. 4to. softcover. 106pp. colour illus. Very good.
Price: $18.00



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