Growing Vegetables and Fruits


Anthony, Diana THE ORNAMENTAL VEGETABLE GARDEN. London: Batsford, (1997). 4to. 120 pp. Illus from photos by Gil Hanly. Drawings & plans. Orange boards. About fine in like dsutwrapper. $20.00

Bailey, Jr., L.H. FIELD NOTES ON APPLE CULTURE. New York: Orange Judd, 1906. First published in 1886. Cr. 8vo. 90 + 6 pp of publisher's adverts. Illus from drawings. Green cloth. Spine lettering gilt; blind stamped decoration to boards. Binding slightly cocked with glue cracked at spine center; edges rubbed. A good sound copy. $50.00

Ball, Jeff RODALE'S GARDEN PROBLEM SOLVER. Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs. Emmaus: Rodale Press, (1988). Sm. 4to. vii + 550 pp. Illus. from drawings and photos. Pictorial boards. A very good copy. $25.00

Bailey, L.H. THE PRUNING-BOOK. A Monograph of the Pruning and Training of Plants as Applied to American Conditions. NY: Macmillan, 1914. Reprint. Macmillan Standard Library. Sm 8vo. x+545+10pp publsher's adverts. Illus throughout from photos and drawings. Blue ribbed cloth. Top corner of two pages creased and some light spotting, else a very good bright copy, sound and clean. $ 25.00

Bilderback, Diane E. and Dorothy Hinshaw Patent. BACKYARD FRUITS & BERRIES. Emmaus, PA: Rodale Pr., 1984. 8vo. xiii+306 pp. Illus from drawings. Brick coloured boards. A very good copy in like dustwrapper with some nicks and short tears. Clear and complete region specific information for North American gardeners with chapters on pruning, grafting and organically controlling pests and diseases. $18.50

Bittman, Sam SEEDS. The Ultimate Guide to Growing Vegetables, Herbs & Flowers. Toronto: Bantam, (1989). 4to. xi + 243 pp. Illus. from colour photos; drawings. Black cloth. Light wear to bottom edge, else a fine copy in lightly rubbed dustwrapper. "Guides the gardener through the entire seasonal cycle." $25.00

Bowe, Patrick THE COMPLETE KITCHEN GARDEN N.Y.: Macmillan (1996) 4to ix+208 pp. Illus from colour photos by Cynthia Woodyard; colour garden plans and zone map. Half cloth and paper boards. Fine in like dustwrapper. $20.00

Brookshaw, George. (1751-1823). POMONA BRITANNICA. The Complete Plates. Koln: Taschen, 2002. 4to. 200pp. 93 full page colour plates showing a total of 256 varieties of 15 kinds of fruit. Text in English, French and German. Black boards. Corners lightly bumped, else near fine in like dustwrapper, lightly rubbed. $40.00

Campbell, Susan CHARLESTON KEDDING. A History of Kitchen Gardening. London: Ebury Pr., (1996). 4to. 288 pp. Profusely illus. from engravings, drawings and some colour paintings.. Foreword by Penelope Hobhouse. Green paper boards. Gilt spine lettering. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $35.00

Card, Fred, W. BUSH-FRUITS. A Handbook of Raspberries, Blackberries, Dewberries, Gooseberries, Currants, Blueberries, and Other Small-Fruits. NY: Macmillan, 1925. Revised edition. Sm 8vo. xvi+411 pp. 16 plates from photos. Drawings. Green cloth; spine lettering gilt. Minor shelf wear, else near fine. C$25.00

Childers, Norman F., editor and contributor. THE STRAWBERRY. Varieties, Culture, Pests and Control, Storage, Marketing. Proceedings and Added Information from The National Strawberry Conference. St. Louis, Missouri, 1980. Gainesville: Horticulural Pub, 1981. 4to. xii+514 pp. Illus from drawings, tables and photos. Pictorial card covers. A very good copy. $40.00

Chupp, Charles and Arden F. Sherf. VEGETABLE DISEASES AND THEIR CONTROL. N.Y.: Ronald Press (1960). 8vo v+693 pp. Illus from photos. Green cloth. A very good copy. $20.00

Clarke, Ethne THE ART OF THE KITCHEN GARDEN. London: Michael Joseph, (1988). Sq 4to. 168 pp. Illus from drawings by Sharon Beeden; artwork, early botanicals, etc. Green boards. Some light sunning to edges, else very good in like dustwrapper. $18.50 

Creasy, Rosalind THE COMPLETE BOOK OF EDIBLE LANDSCAPING. San Francisco: Sierra Club, (1982). 4to. xiv+379 pp. Illus from drawings and photos. Green cloth spine over paper boards. Corners and spine tips bumped, else very good or better in like dustwrapper. Home landscaping with food-bearing plants and resource-saving techniques. $35.00

Dale, Adam & James J. Luby, edited by. THE STRAWBERRY INTO THE 21ST CENTURY. Proceedings of the Third North American Strawberry Conference. Houston, Texas. 14-16 February 1990. Portland: Timber, 1991. 4to. 288 pp. 8 pp of illus from colour photos. Text illus from photos, figures and tables. Red boards. About fine in like dustwrapper. $25.00

Editors of Garden Way Publishing FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. 1001 Gardening Questions Answered. Pownal: Garden Way Pub., (1990). 4to. vi + 153 pp. Illus. from photos, drawings and hardiness zone map. Black boards. A fine copy in lightly worn dustwrapper. $15.00

Friedlander, Barbara THE SECRET OF THE SEED. Vegetables, Fruits and Nuts. NY: Grosset & Dunlap, (1974). 8vo. xiii + 287 pp. Illus. from line drawings; recipes and charts. Beige cloth. About fine in very good dustwrapper. $15.00

Fuller, Andrew S. THE GRAPE CULTURIST. A Treatise on the Cultivtion of the Native Grape. NY: Judd, 1920. Sm 8vo. viii+282 + 11 pp publisher's adverts. Illus throughout from engravings. Green cloth; spine lettering gilt. Foxing to endpapers and edges, spine tips rubbed, else a nice bright copy. $20.00

Galletta, Gene J. & David G. Himelrick, editors SMALL FRUIT CROP MANAGEMENT. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall, 1990. Sm. 4to. xxii+602 pp. Illus from photos, figures and tables. Laminated pictorial boards. Some occasional highlighting, else about fine. $65.00

Gessert, Kate Rogers THE BEAUTIFUL FOOD GARDEN. Encyclopedia of Attractive Food Plants. NY: Van Nostrand, (1983). 8vo. 264 pp. With line drawings by George Gessert, Jr. and photos by the author. Green boards. Inscription on front free endpaper, else near fine in very good dustwrapper with tape repairs to top edge. $15.00

Hagy, Fred THE PRACTICAL GARDEN OF EDEN. Beautiful Landscaping with Fruits and Vegetables. Woodstock: Overlook Pr., (1990). 4to. 280 pp. Illus. by Clare McCanna. Green boards. Some light wear to extremities, else near fine in like dustwrapper. $25.00

Harrison, S.G., Masefield & Wallis. Illustrations by B. E. Nicholson. THE ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF FOOD PLANTS. London: Peerage, 1985. Reprinted from the 1969 Oxford edition. Sm 4to. viii+206 pp. Full page colour drawings. Green cloth; lettering and decoration gilt. Light rubbing to spine tips and corners, else very good in like dustwrapper. A guide to the fruit, vegetables, herbs & spices of the world. $20.00

Holt, Geraldene THE GOURMET GARDEN. The Fruits of the Garden Transported to the Table. London: Pavillion, 1990. 4to. 192 pp. Beautifully illus from photos by Hugh Palmer. Red boards. About fine in very good dustwrapper, a bit sunned at spine edge. A visit to eight outstanding kitchen gardens along with recipies from award wining chefs. $20.00

Lang, David C. THE COMPLETE BOOK OF BRITISH BERRIES. London: Threshold Books, 1987. Small 4to 223 pp. Profusely illus from colour photos and line drawings by Patricia Donovan. Green boards. Fine in like dustwrapper. $25.00

Macdonald, Janet THE ORNAMENTAL KITCHEN GARDEN. Newton Abbot: David & Charles (1994) 4to 144 pp. Profusely illus from photos and line drawings. Green boards. Fine in like pictorial dustwrapper. Lots of design ideas and planting instructions. $20.00

Meyers, Perla FRESH FROM THE GARDEN. Cooking and Gardening Throughout the Seasons with 250 Recipes. NY: Clarkson Potter, (1996). Sm. 4to. xi+372 pp. Green paper boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. The ultimate guide to making the most out of fresh produce by award-winning author. $18.50

Moody, Mary THE PLEASURE OF GARDENING: Vegetables, Herbs & Fruit. Sydney: Lansdowne (1995). Reprint. Square 4to. 125 pp. Profusely illus from colour photos. Laminated paper boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $15.00

Ogden, Shepherd STEP BY STEP ORGANIC VEGETABLE GARDENING. NY: Harper Collins, (1992). Sm. 4to. xvii+299 pp. Illus from drawings, photos and tables. Pictorial boards. A fine copy. "The Gardening Classic. Revised and Updated." From the owner of The Cook's Garden market garden and seed house. $17.50

By the staff of Organic Gardening and Farming Magazine. Robert Rodale, ed. HOW TO GROW VEGETABLES AND FRUITS BY THE ORGANIC METHOD. Emmaus,PA: Rodale, 1999. Reprint of the first edition from 1961. 8vo. 926 pp. Illus from photos, drawings, maps and charts. Blue-green boards. Light rubbing to spine tips, else fine in like dustwrapper. 'The biggest gold mine of information in existence for organic gardeners...' Furthermore, this dates from the old days when OG was more about gardening and less about image...' $22.50

Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw & Diane E. Bilderback THE HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE BOOK OF GARDEN SECRETS. A Down-to-Earth Guide to the Art and Science of Growing Better Vegetables. (Charlotte): Camden House, (1991). 4to. 351 pp. Illus. from drawings and photos. Pictorial card covers. Bottom corner rubbed, else a near fine copy. $15.00

Pavord, Anna THE NEW KITCHEN GARDEN. New York: Dorling Kinderlsey (1996) Square 4to 208 pp. Profusely illus from colour photos and watercolours. Laminated pictorial paper boards. Fine in like dustwrapper A complete practical guide to designing, planting and cultivating a decorative and productive garden. Covers herbs , vegetables and fruits. $20.00

Phillips, Roger & Martyn Rix THE RANDOM HOUSE BOOK OF VEGETABLES. NY: Random, (1993). 4to. 192 pp. Illus from colour photos of over 650 vegetables. Pictorial card covers. A fine copy. " With details on the history, characteristics and cultivation of each plant." $20.00

Rosenstein, Mark IN PRAISE OF APPLES. A Harvest of History, Horticulture & Recipes. Asheville: Lark Books, 1996. 2nd ptg. 4to. 176 pp. Illus from colour photos, drawings and charts. Beige boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. A chef's guide, gardener's companion, historian's sampler, and cidermaker's friend. $25.00

Swenson, Allan A. FRUIT TREES FOR THE HOME GARDENER. New York: Lyons and Burford (1994) 8vo 164 pp. Illus from line drawings and colour photos. Pictorial card wrappers. A fine copy. $10.00

Thomas, Pamela GROWING & COOKING VEGETABLES. From Garden to Table. (Mississauga): Random House, (1991). Sm 4to. 128 pp. Illus. from colour photos & recipes. Green boards. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. $16.50