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Image for Native Plants of Genesee: And How to Use Them in Foothills Residential Landscape Design

Native Plants of Genesee: And How to Use Them in Foothills Residential Landscape Design

By: BORLAND, James N.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Golden, Colorado, Genesee Forestry Committee: 1987

Stock No.: 82176

Condition: Very Good+


A guide to native vegetation to be found in the foothill region just west of Denver, Colorado. Emphasis is on using these plants in residential landscapes. With illustrations by Sylvia B. Brockner and Jeanne R. Janish. A small trove of articles and newsclips related to Colorado mountain landscapes is laid in. --- In stiff tan stapled wraps, printed on tan-color leaves. --- A clean, firmly-bound, copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 61 pages View more info

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North American Trees (The National Audubon Society Collection Nature Series)

By: BURN, Barbara

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1984

Stock No.: 79562

ISBN: 0517447428

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


A guide to the trees of North America, organized by regions. With 80 full-color photos. In brown textured paper-covered boards w/titling blindstamped to cover; in gilt on spine. Jacket with photos on front and back. --- A clean, firm copy in similar jacket which has prior owner's sticker affixed to back cover. ; Square Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 96 pages View more info

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Perennials for the Western Garden: The Amateur Gardener's Fieldbook for the Growing of Perennials, Biennials, and Bulbs

By: COATES, Margaret Klipstein

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Boulder, CO,, Pruett Publishing Company: 1976

Stock No.: 77099

ISBN: 0871080885

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. This work focuses especially on gardening in the semi-arid American Intermountain West. With a section of color photos and with b&w drawings by Maggi Michael throughout. Indexed. --- In full gold cloth-covered boards with titling in cobalt blue on spine. Jacket is nice, but with minor rubbing. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; vii, 191 pages View more info

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Trees Native to the Forests of Colorado and Wyoming

By: Forest Service: Rocky Mountain Region

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S. Dept of Agriculture: 1940

Stock No.: 82177

Condition: Good


A guide to native trees in Colorado and Wyoming. With green monochrome illustrations of needles/leaves and cones/seeds for most of the species described. Undated, but possibly published c.1940s-60s. --- In stapled wraps. A clean, sound copy but with open tear to back cover.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 23 pages View more info

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Trees and Shrubs for Pacific Northwest Gardens

By: Grant, John & Carol Grant; Black, Marvin E. & Brian O. Mulligan & Joseph A. Witt & Jean G. Witt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon U. S. A., Timber Press, Incorporated: 1990

Stock No.: 71411

ISBN: 0881921459

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


No DJ. Great copy in full green cloth covers. Interior clean, bright and newish. 456 pages of information about Northwest plants; chock full of b&w photos. Very sm amt of chafing, head of spine; else undamaged. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 456 pages View more info

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Wild Flowers: Three Hundred and Sixty-Four Full-Color Illustrations, with Complete Descriptive Text

By: HOUSE, Homer D.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1936

Stock No.: 83183

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Stated 3rd printing, September 1936. This hefty guide to North American wildflowers is accompanied by detailed descriptions of the various species covered. Besides the color photos, there are several additional black & white photos and drawings. A 33-page section at the front of the volume provides the reader with general identification guidelines and plant types in words and pictures. This work is based on an earlier volume of the same title, issued by the State of New York. --- In full pale gold cloth-covered boards with titling in black to cover and spine. Presented on leaves of gloss-coate... View more info

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Rocky Mountain Horticulture: George Kelly's Garden Book (1967 Revised Edition)

By: KELLY, George W.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, Pruett Press, Inc.: 1967

Stock No.: 70142

Condition: Very Good-


A guide to gardening techniques for the Rocky Mountain region. With plenty of black & white photos (and a few in color), charts, drawings and tables. Emphasis is on matching one's garden to the natural terrain. --- In a softcover edition, with image of an attractive garden design to front panel. --- With prior owner's signature to first page & cover, and some rubbing to cover extremities, else a clean and tightly bound copy.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; 298, (14) pages View more info

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The Lotus Flower: A Textile Hidden in the Water

By: Loro Piana

Price: $45.50

Publisher: [Milan], Skira: [c.2011]

Stock No.: 83864

ISBN: 8857208877

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


A sealed copy of this exploration of the use of lotus fibers in the production of textiles as used by Italian luxury clothing company Loro Piana. Per WorldCat, "The textile treasure discovered by Loro Piana grows in the waters of Inle Lake in eastern Myanmar: the fibre of the lotus flower. This title includes photographs that takes the reader through the magic hills of the Shan plateau and among lake pile-dwellings, the catching of fish and the cultivation of fruits and vegetables in floating gardens." --- In brown cloth-covered boards, wrapped in dust jacket with color image of a woma... View more info

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Plants of the Alpine Tundra

By: MARINOS, Nic and Helen

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Rocky Mountain Nature Association Inc.: 1981

Stock No.: 78785

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


This lovely little book depicts the flora of the alpine tundra, as found in Rocky Mountain National Park and elsewhere. With numerous b&w line drawings accompanied by color photos of various species. --- Cover with panoramic color view of the high tundra and plants on covers. --- With prior owner's embossed stamp to first page, else a clean, bright, intact copy. ; Oblong 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 64 pages View more info

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American Wild Flowers: The New Illustrated Naturalist

By: MOLDENKE, Harold N.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York / Toronto / London, D. Van Nostrand Company Inc.: 1949

Stock No.: 71123

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A hefty guide to North American wildflowers, organized by 50 plant families such as "Waterlilies and Sacredbeans", "Violets", or "Bunchberries and carrots." The various plants are described in detail, and accompanied by plentiful photos in both black & white and in color. Indexed. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with cover and spine titling in gilt. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A clean, bright, tightly-bound copy, but with minor wear to edges and discreet rubberstamping to front free endpaper.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; xxv, 453 pages View more info

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Wildflowers of Western America

By: ORR, Robert T.; ORR, Margaret C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1974

Stock No.: 77666

ISBN: 039449363X

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Stated First Edition, 1974. Extensive data about the various species of wildflowers is presented here: including info. about range, bloom dates, family name and more. With a large section of color plates. --- In full green cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped titling on spine. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With a faint soiled spot on cover and top strip on front free endpaper has been cut out, otherwise a bright, clean, firm copy.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 275 pages View more info

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The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers: Western Region

By: SPELLENBERG, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1979

Stock No.: 75427

ISBN: 0394504313

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A handy, comprehensive guide to slip into one's pocket or purse when in the field. Includes 290 page section with full-color photos of various wildflowers. Remainder of volume provides a detailed descriptions of the flowers and where they occur. Indexed. --- In bright yellow flexible plastic covers. Lacks the half dust jacket. With small tear to cover near tail of spine; some soiling to textblock edges; otherwise a good, firm, clean copy. ; National Audubon Society Field Guides; Small 8vo 7-1/2" - 8" tall; 864 pages View more info

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The Hummingbird Garden

By: TEKULSKY, Mathew

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers Inc.: 1990

Stock No.: 76195

ISBN: 0517575485

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A softcover guide to attracting hummingbirds in North America to the home garden. With a section of color photos. A clean, bright copy but with a few spots on first page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 118 pages View more info

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Wild Fruits: Thoreau's Rediscovered Last Manuscript

By: THOREAU, Henry David (author); DEAN, Bradley P. (editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2000

Stock No.: 82365

ISBN: 0393047512

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Second printing. An unpublished manuscript on the topic of "wild fruits" by Henry David Thoreau was discovered after his death. Bringing the writings to print proved a challenge due to Thoreau's difficult handwriting and annotation scheme. Editor Bradley P. Dean was able to accomplish this, resulting in this attractive work. With illustrations by Abigail Rorer, a map of the Concord, Massachusetts area to endpapers, and facsimiles of pages from Thoreau's original manuscript. --- In green and brown paper-covered boards with blue and gilt foil titling to spine. Jacket features Rorer color... View more info

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Familiar Trees of North America, Eastern Region (National Audubon Society Pocket Guide)

By: WHITMAN, Ann H. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1991

Stock No.: 81766

ISBN: 0394748514

Condition: Near Fine


A newish guide to the various species of trees to be found in Eastern regions of North America. With full color photos throughout, along with drawings and descriptions to aid in identification. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy lacking significant damages.; Oblong 32mo (4 to 5 in. tall); 192 pages View more info