Haring, Mary W. and Seroy, Harold. New York: A.T. De La Mare Company, 1929. Hardcover. First Edition. 65 pgs. 8vo. Green embossed leaf print cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering. 1/2" scrape on front cover. Lettering on spine faded but legible. Minor staining on head and foredge of text block. Clean within. Very good.
England: The Alpine Garden Society of Great Britain, 1930-1986. Hardcover. First Edition. Green cloth-covered boards with gold embossed titling to spines. Set consists of a complete run of Volumes I-LIV spanning the years 1930 to 1986, as well as the four Index Volumes: I-XV, XVI-XXX, XXXI-XL, and XLI-L; and the International Conference Report of 1971. An important reference work in Alpine Plants. Very good.
Sweden, ME: Ives Street Press, 1991. Wraps. Limited Edition. Unpag. 12mo. Turqoise paper covers with a paper-laced binding at spine. Green first free endpapers with a collage of pressed flowers from the printer's garden on the second free endpaper. Housed in original purple cloth clamshell box with pasted paper label at spine, prospectus laid in.
Printed by Barbara Cash at the Ives Street Press in the summer of 1991. Printed in an 11 point Monotype Walbaum set by Golgonooza Letter Foundry on Hayle paper sewn into turqouise Saint Armand wrappers. Printed in an edition of 100 copies, this being #22 and signed by the printer on the colophon. Fine.
London: John Murray, 1950. Hard Cover. Seventh Edition. 8vo. Green cloth-covered boards with gold titling to spine. Scuffing from shelf wear, small chips and at right edge of front cover board, bumping to corners. Previous owner's name in ink and bookplate on front pastedown in each volume. Volume 1 has a tape repair at gutter of rear pastedown.
An important reference in English horticulture, first published in two volumes in 1914, a third volume in 1933, and this Seventh Edition in 1950. Very Good.
New York and London: Luther Burbank Press, 1914. Hard Cover. First Edition. Brown cloth-covered boards, with an embossed illustration of a cherry tree branch with red cherries dangling on covers, gold titling to spine. Light bumping to corners, scuffing from shelf wear. Profusely illustrated with tipped in color plates from photographs. Dedication page to the subscriber, Sarah H. Richardson, tipped in and signed by Robert John, one of the editors of the project. Very clean within. Very Good.
London: Adam & Charles Black, 1910. Hard Cover. First Edition. Green cloth covered boards with gold embossed titling and decoration to front cover board and spine. Volume has been expertly re-backed in our in-house bindery, endpapers have been replaced. Clean and crisp within. Previous owner's name, "Berenice L. Payson" inscribed in ink on second free endpaper. Very Good.