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left: The Supplement to Josiah Conder’s Landscape Gardening in Japan, Tokyo 1893. Slight wear consistent with age. Minor foxing. Tissued leaves of photogrphs
center: Josiah Conder’s Landscape Gardening in Japan, Tokyo 1912 (Rare 1912 edition of Landscape Gardening in Japan by Josiah Conder. Also the original and equally rare 1893 first edition supplement. The first book set in English about Japanese Gardens. Original books with wear as expected with age and use. $1800 for the set of two.)
right: 1928 edition of The Gardens of Japan by Jiro Harada. End papers are foxed, but the rest is clean and unmarked. Lovely embossed cover worthy of being seen in the flesh. 180pps, 6 4c and 210 bw images 9 line illustrations, Cloth and no DJ. A wonderful addition to any library interested in the early 20th century Japanese Garden. $225




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, 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, 1905; 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. $1200 for the lot or as individual titles priced as listed below). 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 $5-10 each.


left: Cubism, Gleizes and Metzanger, 1913, first english edition, SOLD
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, SOLD


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


left: A Japanese Miscellany, Lafcadio Hearn, 1910, 305 pps, Little Brown Company. $35
center: Exotics and Retrospectives, Lafcadio Hearn, 1910, 299 pps, Little Brown Company. $30
center right: Fantastics and Other Fancies, Lafcadio Hearn, 1914, first edition, #67 of 550 numbered copies, 242 pps, Houghton Mifflin Company, $100
right: Gleanings in the Buddha Fields, Lafcadio Hearn, 1897, 296 pps, Houghton Mifflin Company, $40


left: Japan an Interpretation, Lafcadio Hearn, 1904, first edition, 541 pps, The MacMillan Company. $60
center: Japan an Interpretation, Lafcadio Hearn, 1904, first edition, 541 pps, The MacMillan Company. $60
center right: Kokoro, Lafcadio Hearn, 1896, 388 pps, Houghton Mifflin Company, $50
right: Kokoro, Lafcadio Hearn, 1896, 388 pps, Houghton Mifflin Company, $50


left: Kotto, Lafcadio Hearn, 1927, 257 pps, The MacMillan Company. $40
center: Kotto, Lafcadio Hearn, 1929, 541 pps, Book League of America. $20
center right: Kwaidon, Lafcadio Hearn, 1904, 1st edition, 240 pps, intact uncut signatures, Houghton Mifflin Company, $750
right: Out of the East, Lafcadio Hearn, 1895, 341 pps, Houghton Mifflin Company, $50


left: Out of the East, Lafcadio Hearn, 1895, 341 pps, The MacMillan Company. $40
center: Romance of the Milky Way, Lafcadio Hearn, 1905, 1st edition, 296 pps, Houghton Mifflin Company, $125
center right: Romance of the Milky Way (another copy with original dust jacket), Lafcadio Hearn, 1905, 1st edition, 296 pps, Houghton Mifflin Company, $350
right: Shadowings, Lafcadio Hearn, 1905, 268 pps, Little Brown, $30


left: Some Chinese Ghosts, Lafcadio Hearn, 1910, 203 pps, Houghton Mifflin Company. $40
center: Some Chinese Ghosts, Lafcadio Hearn, 1906, 203 pps, Little Brown, $60
center right: Letters From The Raven, Lafcadio Hearn, 1905, 201 pps, Brentanos, $30
























































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