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Image for Native Plants of Genesee: And How to Use Them in Foothills Residential Landscape Design

Native Plants of Genesee: And How to Use Them in Foothills Residential Landscape Design

By: BORLAND, James N.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Golden, Colorado, Genesee Forestry Committee: 1987

Stock No.: 82176

Condition: Very Good+


A guide to native vegetation to be found in the foothill region just west of Denver, Colorado. Emphasis is on using these plants in residential landscapes. With illustrations by Sylvia B. Brockner and Jeanne R. Janish. A small trove of articles and newsclips related to Colorado mountain landscapes is laid in. --- In stiff tan stapled wraps, printed on tan-color leaves. --- A clean, firmly-bound, copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 61 pages View more info

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North American Trees (The National Audubon Society Collection Nature Series)

By: BURN, Barbara

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books: 1984

Stock No.: 79562

ISBN: 0517447428

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


A guide to the trees of North America, organized by regions. With 80 full-color photos. In brown textured paper-covered boards w/titling blindstamped to cover; in gilt on spine. Jacket with photos on front and back. --- A clean, firm copy in similar jacket which has prior owner's sticker affixed to back cover. ; Square Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 96 pages View more info

Image for Perennials for the Western Garden:  The Amateur Gardener's Fieldbook for the Growing of Perennials, Biennials, and Bulbs

Perennials for the Western Garden: The Amateur Gardener's Fieldbook for the Growing of Perennials, Biennials, and Bulbs

By: COATES, Margaret Klipstein

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Boulder, CO,, Pruett Publishing Company: 1976

Stock No.: 77099

ISBN: 0871080885

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. This work focuses especially on gardening in the semi-arid American Intermountain West. With a section of color photos and with b&w drawings by Maggi Michael throughout. Indexed. --- In full gold cloth-covered boards with titling in cobalt blue on spine. Jacket is nice, but with minor rubbing. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; vii, 191 pages View more info

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Trees Native to the Forests of Colorado and Wyoming

By: Forest Service: Rocky Mountain Region

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.S. Dept of Agriculture: 1940

Stock No.: 82177

Condition: Good


A guide to native trees in Colorado and Wyoming. With green monochrome illustrations of needles/leaves and cones/seeds for most of the species described. Undated, but possibly published c.1940s-60s. --- In stapled wraps. A clean, sound copy but with open tear to back cover.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 23 pages View more info

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Trees and Shrubs for Pacific Northwest Gardens

By: Grant, John & Carol Grant; Black, Marvin E. & Brian O. Mulligan & Joseph A. Witt & Jean G. Witt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon U. S. A., Timber Press, Incorporated: 1990

Stock No.: 71411

ISBN: 0881921459

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


No DJ. Great copy in full green cloth covers. Interior clean, bright and newish. 456 pages of information about Northwest plants; chock full of b&w photos. Very sm amt of chafing, head of spine; else undamaged. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 456 pages View more info

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Herb Gundell's Complete Guide to Rocky Mountain Gardening

By: GUNDELL, Herb

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, U.S.A., Taylor Publishing Company: 1985

Stock No.: 74252

ISBN: 0878333851

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


In vivid green covers with titling in white on spine. Dust jacket features an illustration of a brightly-painted watering can. A bright, clean copy with numerous color photos and with b&w drawings. Gift presentation remarks on front free endpaper, priceclipped jacket flap & scrapes at jacket spine; otherwise an undamaged copy. Mr. Gundell was well-known in the Denver area for his expertise in horticulture. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 407 pages View more info

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Edible Native Plants of the Rocky Mountains

By: HARRINGTON, H. D. (author); MATSUMURA, Y. (illustrations)

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Albuquerque, The University of New Mexico Press: 1972

Stock No.: 82061

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Stated fifth printing of this hardcover work describing and displaying a wide variety of edible plants to be found in the Rocky Mountain region. With line drawings throughout by Y. Matsumura. --- In full olive cloth-covered boards with Matsumura drawing to cover in black; black titling to spine. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With soiling to textblock edges and cover, prior owner's signature to front paste-down, otherwise a sound, tightly-bound copy.; Tall Octavo (9 t... View more info

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The Masters' Book of Ikebana

By: MARCH-PENNEY, John (text); MARCH-PENNEY, Janet (photography)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Two Continents Publishing Group: 1976

Stock No.: 78436

ISBN: 0846701251

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


U.S. edition of work provides details of the art of Ikebana: Japanese Flower Arrangement. With numerous color and b&w photos providing examples and techniques. Also included are paintings and other works of art which incorporate these artistic concepts. Indexed. --- In full gold cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Gold-toned jacket with painting reproduction on cover. Orig. $16.95 flap price intact. --- A bright, clean, firm... View more info

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Plants of the Alpine Tundra

By: MARINOS, Nic and Helen

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Rocky Mountain Nature Association Inc.: 1981

Stock No.: 78785

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


This lovely little book depicts the flora of the alpine tundra, as found in Rocky Mountain National Park and elsewhere. With numerous b&w line drawings accompanied by color photos of various species. --- Cover with panoramic color view of the high tundra and plants on covers. --- With prior owner's embossed stamp to first page, else a clean, bright, intact copy. ; Oblong 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 64 pages View more info

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Forest Trees and Forest Regions of the United States (United States Department of Agriculture, Miscellaneous Publication No. 217)

By: MATTOON, Wilbur R.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., United States Department of Agriculture: 1936

Stock No.: 82284

Condition: Good+


A rather scarce copy of this overview of the forested areas of the United States. Published by the Forest Service division of the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. With plenty of black & white photos and maps. Revised September 1936 edition. --- In stiff tan wraps with forest and map image to cover, along with titling, in black. --- A sound copy, though with prior owner's signature to title page and some soiling to cover, binding remains sound.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); ... View more info

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Winter Guide to Central Rocky Mountain Shrubs (With Summer Key) Second Edition

By: McKEAN, William T. (editor)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: [Denver], State of Colorado, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife: 1976

Stock No.: 82157

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A 1976 second edition of a work first published in 1956. Available shrubs for consumption by wildlife and grazing livestock are studied, so as to assess the quantity and quality of wintertime range plants. The plant descriptions are accompanied by black & white drawings of the plants, showing leaves, twigs, buds, etc. --- In full pale blue cloth-covered boards with leaf image to cover & spine titling, both in black. Volume has no dust jacket. --- A clean, sound, unmarked... View more info

American Wild Flowers The New Illustrated Naturalist

By: Moldenke, Harold N

Price: $14.50

Publisher: D Van Nostrand Company Inc: 1949

Stock No.: 71123

Condition: Very Good


Useful work contains dozens of color and black & white photos to aid in identification. In good shape, back cover lightly scuffed and prev owner's rubberstamping ffep; else clean tight and solid. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 453 pages View more info

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Wildflowers of Western America

By: ORR, Robert T.; ORR, Margaret C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1974

Stock No.: 77666

ISBN: 039449363X

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Stated First Edition, 1974. Extensive data about the various species of wildflowers is presented here: including info. about range, bloom dates, family name and more. With a large section of color plates. --- In full green cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped titling on spine. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With a faint soiled spot on cover and top strip on front free endpaper has been cut out, otherwise a bright, clean, firm copy.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 275 pages View more info

Flowers of the Southwest Mesas

By: PATRAW, Pauline M., JANISH, Jeanne R. (illustrations)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Southwestern Monuments Association: 1953

Stock No.: 70229

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A detailed guide to flowers of southwestern US desert mesa areas. Chock full of sketches by illustrator. Exposure to dampness has caused slight rippling, else in excellent condition.; LK41376; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for California Wild Flowers: Their Culture and Care (Third Edition, revised and enlarged)

California Wild Flowers: Their Culture and Care (Third Edition, revised and enlarged)

By: PAYNE, Theodore

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Theodore Payne: 1916

Stock No.: 82283

Condition: Good+


A rather scarce copy of this work, which self-describes itself as "A treatise describing over of a hundred beautiful species, with a few notes on their habits and characteristics." With black & white photos depicting several of the plants covered. Stated third revised edition. --- A tall, narrow copy in stiff brown wraps with titling and fillets to cover in black. --- A sound copy, with prior owner's signature to cover, a little creasing but remaining tightly bou... View more info

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A Field Guide to Trees and Shrubs (#11, Peterson Field Guide Series)

By: PETRIDES, George A.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1951

Stock No.: 82158

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


Stated third printing of this guide to identifying trees and shrubs in eastern and central portions of North America. With leaf and twig illustrations by the author. Flower, fruits and tree silhouette illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson. Number 11 in the publisher's Peterson Field Guide Series. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with titling and tree image to cover and spine in brown. Unclipped jacket with tree drawings to cover. --- With a little light wear to cove... View more info

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Flora of Colorado Bulletin 100

By: Rydberg, P. A., Ph.D.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Fort Collins, Colorado U.S.A., The Agricultural Experiment Station of the Colorado Agricultural College: 1906

Stock No.: 72653

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Plant life of Colorado is examined in this extensive catalog; each species includes description of locations where the plant may be found in the state. In full cloth covers with very slight wear at extremities; interior clean, tight and solid. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 448 pages View more info

Image for The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers: Western Region

The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers: Western Region

By: SPELLENBERG, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1979

Stock No.: 75427

ISBN: 0394504313

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


A handy, comprehensive guide to slip into one's pocket or purse when in the field. Includes 290 page section with full-color photos of various wildflowers. Remainder of volume provides a detailed descriptions of the flowers and where they occur. Indexed. --- In bright yellow flexible plastic covers. Lacks the half dust jacket. With small tear to cover near tail of spine; some soiling to textblock edges; otherwise a good, firm, clean copy. ; National Audubon Society Field... View more info

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The Hummingbird Garden

By: TEKULSKY, Mathew

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers Inc.: 1990

Stock No.: 76195

ISBN: 0517575485

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A softcover guide to attracting hummingbirds in North America to the home garden. With a section of color photos. A clean, bright copy but with a few spots on first page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 118 pages View more info

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Wild Fruits: Thoreau's Rediscovered Last Manuscript

By: THOREAU, Henry David (author); DEAN, Bradley P. (editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2000

Stock No.: 82365

ISBN: 0393047512

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Second printing. An unpublished manuscript on the topic of "wild fruits" by Henry David Thoreau was discovered after his death. Bringing the writings to print proved a challenge due to Thoreau's difficult handwriting and annotation scheme. Editor Bradley P. Dean was able to accomplish this, resulting in this attractive work. With illustrations by Abigail Rorer, a map of the Concord, Massachusetts area to endpapers, and facsimiles of pages from Thoreau's original ... View more info

Image for Birds & Blooms: Birding & Gardening Secrets

Birds & Blooms: Birding & Gardening Secrets

By: TORNIO, Stacy (editor)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Greendale, Wisconsin, Reiman Media Group, LLC/The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.: 2011

Stock No.: 79810

ISBN: 089821873X

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


A guide to designing a garden and plantings to attract birds: "626 backyard solutions for every season". Readers have contributed tips, and with bright color photos throughout. The emphasis is on providing ideas for all seasons of the year. --- In pictorial paper-covered boards with bright color photos of birds on front and back. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy but with rounded front cover corner.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall) ; 192 pag... View more info

Image for Familiar Trees of North America, Eastern Region (National Audubon Society Pocket Guide)

Familiar Trees of North America, Eastern Region (National Audubon Society Pocket Guide)

By: WHITMAN, Ann H. (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1991

Stock No.: 81766

ISBN: 0394748514

Condition: Near Fine


A newish guide to the various species of trees to be found in Eastern regions of North America. With full color photos throughout, along with drawings and descriptions to aid in identification. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy lacking significant damages.; Oblong 32mo (4 to 5 in. tall); 192 pages View more info