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Armitage, Allan M. ARMITAGE'S GARDEN PERENNIALS. A Color Encyclopedia. Portland: Timber Press, 2000. 4th ptg. 4to. 323 pp. Illus from nearly 1500 colour photos. Black boards. A near fine copy in like dustwrapper. '...a discerning selection of the best cultivars, from classics to cutting-edge recent introductions.' $ US40.00

Bailey, Steven PERPETUAL-FLOWERING CARNATIONS. London: Faber and Faber, (1971). 8vo. 224 pp. Colour frontis + 24 plates from photos. Line drawings in text. Blue cloth. Light rubbing to extremities, else about fine in like dustwrapper. $ US20.00

Bird, Richard HARDY PERENNIALS. A Complete Guide to Care and Cultivation. London: Ward Lock (1998) Roy 8vo 256 pp. Illus from colour photos and line drawings. Pictorial card covers. A fine copy. $ US18.50

Cox, Jeff and Marilyn THE PERENNIAL GARDEN. Color Harmonies Through the Seasons. Emmaus: Rodale Press, (1985). Lrg. 8vo. xvi + 304 pp. Profusely illus from drawings, maps and photos. Pictorial boards. Rubbing to extremities, a very good copy. $ US20.00

Erhardt, Walter HEMEROCALLIS. Day Lilies. London: Batsford (1992). 8vo. 160 pps. Illus. Fine in like d/w. Translated from the German by A. Helm, edited by Diana Grenfell. $ US20.00

Hudak, Joseph GARDENING WITH PERENNIALS. Month by Month. NY: Quadrangle, (1976). 8vo. 398 pp. Illus from photos. Green cloth. Near fine in very good dustwrapper. $ US15.00

Jelittto, Leo & Wilhelm Schacht HARDY HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS. Volume I, A-K. Third Edition. Portland: Timber, 1990. Third Edition Revised. 4to. 343 pp. Illus from photos. Green boards. Ink name/address blacked out on front paste down. Very good in like dustwrapper. C$35.00

Price, Molly THE IRIS BOOK. NY: Dover, 1973. Unabridged and corrected from the 1966 edition. 8vo. xviii+204 pp. Illus from photos and drawings. Pictorial card covers. Some rubbing to extremities, else very good. $ US10.00

Rice, Graham HARDY PERENNIALS. NY: Viking, 1995. Sm 4to. x+198 pp. 48pp of illus from beautiful colour photos. Line drawings by Jean Emmons. Green boards. Near fine in like dustwrapper. An 'entertaining and authoritative book' with a season by season selection of plants. $ US20.00

Schmid, W. George AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SHADE PERENNIALS. Portland: Timber Press, (2002). 4to. 374 pp. 120 pp of illus from colour photos; zone map. Red boards. About fine in like dustwrapper with short tear to top corner. $ US45.00

Shaw, Barbara THE BOOK OF PRIMROSES. Portland, Or.: Timber Press (1991) Oblong 4to 96 pp. Illus from 64 full page colour plates from paintings of primroses. Includes chapters on the history of primroses in cultivation and on their planting, maintenance and breeding. Red boards. A fine copy in like pictorial dustwrap per. $ US20.00

Thomas, Graham Stuart, written and illus by. PERENNIAL GARDEN PLANTS or THE MODERN FLORILEGIUM. A Concise Account of Herbaceous Plants, including Bulbs, for General Garden Use. Portland: Sagapress, 1994. Third Edition. Reprint. Published in association with the Royal Horticultural Society. 8vo. xvi+463 pp. 56 pp of illus from drawings and photos in colour and b/w. Red boards. Fine in like dustwrapper. $ US25.00

Toogood, Alan THE GARDENER'S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PERENNIALS. N.Y.: Gallery Books (1988) 8vo 152 pp. Profusely illus from colour photos. Lamnated photographic boards. A bit of rubbing at spine tips else about fine in very good dustwrapper with tape repair to head of spine. Alphabetical list with illustrations and growing instructions . $ US20.00

Wilkie, David [John Nash frontis.] GENTIANS. London: Country Life, (1936). 8vo xii+187 pp. Illustrated from photos and drawings with a colour frontispiece by John Nash. Over 800 species listed with about 100 described in detail. Blue cloth, lettering gilt. Ink inscription on front free endpaper. Some light shelf-wear and lightly sunned at extremities but a very good, sound copy. $ US20.00

Williamson, John PERENNIAL GARDENS. A Practical Guide to Home Landscaping. NY: Harper & Row, (1988). Sm. 4to. 328 pp. Illus. from photos with drawings and plans by Ippy Patterson. Maps. Green cloth. Light edge wear, else near fine in like dustwrapper. $ US20.00