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1 Chambers Information for the People. The Kitchen Garden. Conducted

Chambers Information for the People. The Kitchen Garden. Conducted by William and Robert Chambers. New and Improved Series, No. 73. [Edinburgh] circa 1860, 353-368pp, disbound pamphlet, foxing. 
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2 BEATTIE, W. R. Celery Culture, A Practical Treatise of the Principles Involved in the Production of Celery for Home Use and For Market, Including the Selection of Soil, Production of Plants, Cultivation, Control of Insects and Diseases, Marketing and Uses.
Many Illustrations in text 1908 green cloth with lettering faded from spine, white lettering on front cover chipped, rubbed at edges, mottled spots in cloth. NY, Orange Judd, 1908 
BEATTIE, W. R. Celery Culture, A Practical Treatise of the Principles Involved in the Production of Celery for Home Use and For Market, Including the Selection of Soil, Production of Plants, Cultivation, Control of Insects and Diseases, Marketing and Uses. NY, Orange Judd, 1908, 12mo,

green cloth with lettering faded from spine, white lettering on front cover chipped, rubbed at edges, mottled spots in cloth. Pagination: x, 143pp +(6)pp ads. Frontispiece, many illustrations in text, index. Hedrick/Woodburn: Hist. Horticulture in America, p. 546. 
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3 CROCKETT, JAMES UNDERWOOD. Window Sill Gardening.
1958 Book 
CROCKETT, JAMES UNDERWOOD. Window Sill Gardening. Garden City, NY, Doubleday, 1958, 120pp, color ills., index, cloth spine with paper over boards, dj. with ragged edges. 
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4 GLENNY, GEORGE. Handbook to the Flower Garden and Greenhouse.
1857 bound brown cloth worn through cloth at spine ends and corners, worn through cloth along hinge and glued back down, lacking front free endpaper, light scattered foxing, page edges gilt, 2 starts. book 16mo in 8's London, G. Cox, 
GLENNY, GEORGE. The Handbook to the Flower Garden and Greenhouse. The Third Edition, Alphabetically Arranged and Revised, with Numerous Additions. London, G. Cox, 1857, 16mo in 8's,

xii, 406pp +(2)pp ads, frontispiece, bound brown cloth, worn through cloth at spine ends and corners, worn through cloth along hinge and glued back down, lacking front free endpaper, light scattered foxing, page edges gilt, 2 starts.

"I differ from most of the previous writers on the culture of many subjects, for I recommend nothing that is difficult to obtain, or offensive in its nature. I have, as far as I could do so, made gardening a pleasure."--Introduction. Alphabetical treatment. 
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5 HALLIDAY, ROBERT J. Practical Camellia Culture: A Treatise on the Propagation and Culture of the Camellia Japonica.
1945 1945, reprint of Baltimore 1880 ed. card covers good 
HALLIDAY, ROBERT J. Practical Camellia Culture: A Treatise on the Propagation and Culture of the Camellia Japonica. (Crichton, Ala., Longview, 1945.

Reprint of Baltimore 1880 ed.) 141 +1p ad, card covers, ills. 
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6 HEXAMER Asparagus, Its Culture for Home Use and For Market.

HEXAMER, F. M. Asparagus, Its Culture for Home Use and For Market. NY, Orange Judd, 1909, 12mo, bound green cluth, white lettering on spine faded away, white lettering on front cover chipped in places,, fraying at spine ends. Pagination: viii, 168pp, index, frontis, illustrations. Hedrick/Woodburn: Hist. Horticulture in America, p. 547. 
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7 RAWSON Success in Market Gardening, A New Vegetable Growers' Manual. Seventh

RAWSON, W. W. Success in Market Gardening, A New Vegetable Growers' Manual. Seventh Edition Revised and Enlarged, with New Matter and Illustrations. Boston, Mass.: Published by the Author, 1892 (c1892), 12mo, vii (9)-240pp, frontispiece, illustrations in text, bound maroon cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover and black decoration on front cover, spine faded, spine ends bumped and rubbed, otherwise clean and good+ condition. Hedrick/Woodburn p.541, Rawson, followed his father's lead as a market gardener and ran a very large operation in Arlington, Mass. Contents include: Location and Soil; Drainage; Irrigation; Manures and Fertilizers; Selection of Seeds; Seed growing;; Cultivation; Hot-Beds; Hot-Houses; Implements; Greenhouses; plus a large section with treatment by each vegetable. 
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8 SAWYER, ROBERT V., and EDWIN H. PERKINS. Water Gardens and Goldfish.
1928 Bound orange-yellow cloth, spine faded some, cloth fraying at spine ends and corners, occasional light foxing of contents but heavier foxing of endpapers and first and last few pages. Book 5 x 7? inches. NY, A. T. DeLaMare Co. 
SAWYER, ROBERT V., and EDWIN H. PERKINS. Water Gardens and Goldfish. NY, A. T. DeLaMare Co., 1928. 5 x 7? inches. Bound orange-yellow cloth, spine faded some, cloth fraying at spine ends and corners, occasional light foxing of contents but heavier foxing of endpapers and first and last few pages. 112pp, frontispiece, b&w illustrations, plans, index. 
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9 SCRUGGS Gardening in the South and West Temperate Zone.

SCRUGGS, Mrs. GROSS R. & MARGARET SCRUGGS, ed's. Gardening in the South and West Temperate Zone. Dallas, TX, Southwest Press (Revised Enlarged Edition, c1939) Bound faded blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration, foxing--especially of endpapers and flyleaves. dust jacket tattered at edges, dj in mylar sleeve. xii, 272pp, drawings in text, bibliography, index. "applicable to the semi-tropics (the Valley of the Rio Grande, Florida, etc.)--dj blurb. 
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10 SMYTHE, WILLIAM E. City Homes on Country Lanes, Philosophy and Practice of the Home-in-a-Garden.
1921 bound green cloth 8 small light white spots on front cover, other light stains, yellow tag on front paste-down endpaper, otherwise contents clean, good condition. Book New York, Macmillan, 1921 
SMYTHE, WILLIAM E. City Homes on Country Lanes, Philosophy and Practice of the Home-in-a-Garden. New York, Macmillan, 1921 (c1921).

x, (6) 270pp, 16 separate illustrated plates including frontispiece, 1 full page garden plan printed in text, index, bound green cloth, 8 small light white spots on front cover, other light stains, yellow tag on front paste-down endpaper, otherwise contents clean, good condition.

A philosophical as well as practical treatment of what is today called Homesteading. Contents include: The Leading of the False God, Production; Garden Instinct Revealed by War; The Old Hen in a New Environment; The Rabbit in the Garden Economy; Broiled Squab, and That Sort of Thing; Goat's Milk; Honeybee and the Sugar-Bowl; The Elusive Mushroom; The Winter Food Supply; Live Stock of the Garden Home; etc.
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11 USDA. Yearbook, 1925.

USDA. YEARBOOKS. 1925. Agriculture Yearbook 1925. Washington, Government Printing Office, 1926. Thick octavo, 10 x 23.5cm Bound publisher's mustard-tan cloth with black lettering on spine and front covers and black border on front cover, soiled and scuffed, small gouge tear in cloth at top of front hinge--loose cloth pasted back down, pages tanned some. Pagination: v, (1), 1537pp, (1) blank. Index, charts & statistics. With extensive articles on Fruit & vegetable production and marketing. 
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12 WHITMAN Beauty in Gardens, A Tribute.
1928 oversize pamphlet on heavy paper many ills., exlib, ow good cond., in orig. wraps. pamphlet NY, William Edwin Rudge 
WHITMAN, ROGER BRADBURY, ed. Beauty in Gardens, A Tribute. NY, William Edwin Rudge, 1928, no page numbers, oversize pamphlet on heavy paper, many ills., exlib, ow good cond., in orig. wraps. 
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