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left: English Cottages and Farmhouses, Olive Cook, 1982, first edition, $30
center: Cottesbrookes, Susan Campbell, 1987, first edition, $35
center right: The English Vicarage Garden, Introduction by Miss Read, 1991, paperback, $40
right: English Cottage Gardening for American Gardeners, Margaret Hensel, foreword by Tasha Tudor, 1992, first edition, $80


left: English Cottage Gardens, Edward Hyams, 1987, paperback, $12
center: The Cottage Garden Year, Roy Genders, 1986, first edition, $45
center right: The Garden at Ashtree Cottage, Wendy Lauderdale, 1993, first edition, $45
right: Making a Cottage Garden, Faith and Geoff Whitten, 1992, first edition, third printing 1988, $30



shown are several of the plant specific volumes, here lillies are spotlighted. For travelers, the books of Lafcadio Hearn (all original first and second editions,(1894-1929). Fantastics and Other Fancies, first edition, 1914; The Romance of the Milky Way, 2 copies, both first 1905, one with original DJ; Kokoro three copies, one missing front endpaper and half-title page, otherwise complete, nice reading copy, 1896, 1908; Gleanings in the Buddha Fields, 1897; Out of the East, two copies, first, 1898; Kwaidon, first, 1904; Kotto, two copies, 1927, 1929; Some Chinese Ghosts, two copies, 1906, 1910; A Japanese Miscellany, 1910; Exotics and Retrospectives, 1910; Shadowings, 1905; Letters From The Raven, first, 1907; Japan, An Interpretation, 1904, two copies; Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan, two volumes, first in blue and black bindings, 1894. There are 20 in total of 13 different titles. $1500 for the lot). Second row features 12 bound (in "full goatskin leather, blocked in gold on the spine and blind relief on the front"). volumes of "My Garden" (as well as 8 unbound) $425. And still available, back issues of Studio Potter magazine $3 each.


left: Cubism, Gleizes and Metzanger, 1913, first english edition, $900
center: Garden Cinderellas, Helen M Fox, 1928, from the library of Richard Wright, $120
center right: A House For The Weekends, Virginia Kirkus with illustrations by Dorothy Bayley, 1940, first edition, $20
right: Plant Analysis, EA and AC Apgar, many pages have copy entered into charts dated 1881, 1874, $25


left: A Year in a Gloustershire Garden, Henry N Ellacombe, 1896, second edition, a wonderful account of the author's love of plants over the year, $120
center: A Garden of Pinks, Liberty H Bailey, 1938, beautifully illustrated, $90
center right: Tall Bearded Iris, Walter Stager, 1922, first edition, $70
right: Two Years in the French West Indies, Lafcadio Hearn, 1923, illustrated with drawings and photographs, $80


left: Some Beautiful Indian Climbers and Shrubs, Bor and Raizada, 1954, first edition with original dust jacket, illustrated in b&w and in color, $150
center: All About the Perennial Garden, Montague Free 1955, first edition, illustrated, $30
center right: The Iris: An Ideal Hardy Perennial, American Iris Society Bulletin, 1947, illustrated, $26
right: Some Chinese Ghosts, Lafcadio Hearn, 1906, $60























































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