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Clarke, Ethne LEAF, BARK AND BERRY. Foliage plants for texture and form. Newton Abbot: David & Charles (1996) 4to 160 pp. Profusely illus from colour photos by Clive Nichols and some colour paintings. Black boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. Myriad suggestions for colour and form in the garden throughout the year. $ 20.00

Crandall, Chuck & Barbara Crandall. FLOWERING, FRUITING AND FOLIAGE VINES. A Gardeners Guide. New York: Sterling, (1995). Sm. 4to. 192 pp. Many illus. from colour photos. Red boards. Fine in like d/w. $ 25.00

Darke, Rick & Mark Griffiths, eds. THE NEW ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY DICTIONARY. MANUAL OF GRASSES. (London): Macmillan, (1994). 8vo. xlix + 169 pp. Illus. from drawings in b/w. Includes a chapter on bamboos. Green paper boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 25.00

Rose, Peter Q. THE GARDENER'S GUIDE TO GROWING IVIES. (Newton Abbot): David & Charles, (1996). Large 8vo. 160 pp. Illus. from colour photos. Green boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ 17.00