INDOOR & CONSERVATORY GARDENS

 

Altman, Boy INDOOR FERNS. Caring for Ferns - A Wealth of Evergreen. Netherlands: Rebo Roductions, (1998). 4to. 144 pp. Illus from colour photos; drawings. Pictorial boards. Fine in like dustwrapper. "The amazing variety of foliage plants. How to create a magnificent, verdant profusion of plants." $ US20.00

Ashberry, Anne BOTTLE GARDENS AND FERN CASES. (London): Hodder and Stoughton, (1965). 2nd imp. Sq 8vo. 120 pp. Illus from photos & drawings by N. Creina Glegg. Green cloth; lettering gilt. Light bruising to bottom edge, else near fine in very good dustwrapper with two interior tape repairs. $ US15.00

Ball, Vic, ed. BALL RED BOOK. Greenhouse Growing. 14th Edition. Reston: Reston Pub., (1985). 14th edn. 8vo. xiv+720 pp. Illus from photos and tables. Red boards. Near fine in very good dustwrapper. Buisness oriented...indispensable handbook covers everything you need to know to successfully grow and sell today's popular commercial ornamental crops. $25.00

Bonar, Ann; Alan Toogood, Deenagh Goold-Adams and Ray Waite INDOOR, CONSERVATORY AND GREENHOUSE GARDENING. London: The Royal Horticultural Society (1994) 8vo 192 pp. Profusely illus from colour photos; line drawings. Orange boards. Fine in like dustwrapper. $ US15.00

Bruggeman, L. TROPICAL PLANTS AND THEIR CULTIVATION. NY: Crowell/Studio, 1957. Lrg 8vo. 228 + 70 pp of colour plates with 292 colour illus by Ojong Soerjadi. Pictorial cloth. Ink name stamp on front free endpaper with light foxing to edges and a small bump to foredge, else a very good, bright, clean copy. $ US35.00

Bryan, Lynn THE PLEASURE OF GARDENING. CONSERVATORY GARDENING. A Complete Practical Guide. Sydney: Lansdowne (1995). Reprint. Square 4to 128 pp. Illus from paintings, colour photos and line drawings. Laminated pictorial paper boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ US15.00

Clinch, Andrew STEP-BY-STEP CREATIVE HOUSEPLANTS. New York: Smithmark (1997) Square 4to 96 pp. Profusely illus from colour photos. Pictorial laminated paper boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. 50 projects and ideas for indoor gardening. $ US12.50

Courtier, Jane & Graham Clarke. INDOOR PLANTS. The Essential Guide to Choosing and Caring for Houseplants. Reader's Digest, 1997. 4to. 240 pp. Illus from photos and drawings. Pictorial boards. A fine copy in near fine dustwrapper. $20.00

Douthitt, Jack BONSAI. The Art of Living Sculpture. NY: Rizzoli, 2001. 4to. 144pp. Illus from full page photos featuring the most highly-regarded bonsai artists throughout the world. Black boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $ US35.00

Elbert, Virginie F. and George A. FOLIAGE PLANTS FOR DECORATING INDOORS. Plants, Design, Maintenance for Homes, Offices and Interior Gardens. Portland: Timber Press (1989) 4to [viii]+274 pp. Illus from colour photos and line drawings of room designs. Blue boards, fine in near fine dustwrapper with tiny scrape at bottom corner. A complete reference book for indoor gardening. $ US30.00

Jerome, Kate, Meegan McCarthy-Bilow & Wanda Supanich INDOOR GARDENING. Chicago Botanic Garden. NY: Pantheon, 1995. Sm. 4to. 224 pp. Illus from photos. Pictorial endpapers. Pictorial card covers; french flaps. About fine. "Everything you need to know to have a flourishing indoor garden, with special emphasis on design and pest control." $18.50

Kingsbury, Noel THE INDOOR GARDENER. Creative Displays for Every Home. London: Headline (1994) 4to 160 pp. Profusely illus from colour photos. Cream boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. Gives suggestions and ideas for the apartment dweller, winter flowers and indoor greenery. Detailed instructions on care and maintenance. $ US22.50

Kioer, Eigil THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO INDOOR PLANTS N.Y.: Crown, n.d. [ca. late 1950's] Cr 8vo, 186 pp. 128 pages of colour illustrations from watercolours by Ellen Backe (372 plants illustrated). Red boards. Ink name on front pastedown; spine faded and some dust residue on top edge, else very good and plates are lovely. $ US20.00

Lacey, Roy THE ORGANIC GREENHOUSE & CONSERVATORY. Newton Abbot: David & Charles (1992) 4to 158 pp. Illus from colour photos, paintings and line drawings. Green boards. A fine copy in like pictorial dustwrapper. $ US20.00

Langer, Richard W. THE AFTER-DINNER GARDENING BOOK. NY: Macmillan, (1974). 3rd ptg. Sm. 8vo. x+198 pp. Illus from drawings by Susan McNeill. Green vinyl boards. Small mark at bottom edge, else very good in lightly rubbed slipcase. How to grow beautiful houseplants from the seeds of citrus, avocado, mango and other things you eat. $15.00

Lemstra, Pien BASKETS. Indoors, Outdoors, Practical, Decorative. (NY): Abrams, (1995). Sm 4to. 142 pp. Profusely illus. from colour photos. Translated from the Dutch. Blue cloth. Small black stamp on bottom edge, else fine in like dustwrapper. $ US20.00

McDonald, Elvin THE NEW HOUSEPLANT. Bringing the Garden Indoors. New York: Macmillan (1993) 4to xviii+270 pp. Illus from colour photos. Quarter black cloth and green paper boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. A thorough and practical book. $ US25.00

Swithinbank, Anne THE SUNROOM GARDENER. A Practical Guide to Growing Plants in Sunrooms, Atriums, and Conservatories. Pleasantville: Reader's Digest, (1993). 4to. 192 pp. illus from colour photos and drawings. Pictorial boards. Near fine in very good dustwrapper. $20.00

Tanner, Ogden GARDEN ROOMS. Greenhouse, Sunroom & Solarium Design. NY: Linden Pr., 1986. 4to. 175 pp. Illus from colour photos. Frwd by Hugh Johnson. Grey boards. Very good in like dustwrapper. A visual survey of garden rooms with exploration of everything from skylights to a full-size green house. Includes best design and decoration ideas and a a directory of selected sources for structures and accessories and plant suppliers. $22.50

Thompson, Peter THE LOOKING-GLASS GARDEN. Plants and Gardens of the Southern Hemisphere. Portland: Timber Pr., 2001. 8vo. 451 pp. Illus throughout from colour photos. Orange boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. " This innovative book is certain to turn orthodox views of the garden upside down." $ 30.00

Tresidder, Jane & Stafford Cliff. LIVING UNDER GLASS. NY: Potter, (1986). 4to. 166 pp. Profusely illus from photos and drawings. Green cloth. A fine copy in near fine dustwrapper. Hundreds of unusual ideas and suggestions for sunrooms, greenhouses and conservatories. $25.00

Vermeulen, Nico. Edited by Richard Rosenfeld. ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HOUSE PLANTS. Vancouver: Whitecap. 1995. Lrg. 8vo. 320 pp. Profusely illus from colour photos. Pictorial green boards. A fine copy in near fine dustwrapper. $20.00

Walls, Ian G. THE COMPLETE BOOK OF THE GREENHOUSE. A Complete Guide to the Construction and Maintenance of Greenhouses, to the Modern Aids Available in Running Them and to the Care and Culture of Greenhouse Plants. (London): Ward Lock, (2000). Fifth Edition. Sm. 4to. 304 pp. Illus from drawings, tables and photos. Pictorial card covers. A fine copy. $18.00