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The Glass House

By: Hix, John

Price: $36.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Phaidon Press, Incorporated: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 1608

ISBN: 0714832111

Condition: Fine


4to. 239 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Illustrated throughout with historic and contemporary drawings, etchings, lithographs and photographs. The author traces the evolution of glass enclosures from the mid-seventeenth century when the desire to nurture exotic plants in a foreign and often hostile climate led to the development of the glasshouse and ingenious mechanical support systems capable of maintaining a suitable microenvironment. Sections: Introduction, Beginnings, This Liberal and Improving Age, The Artificial Climate, The Automatic Garden, The Grand Private Conservatory, Indust... View more info

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Flora: A Gardener's Encyclopedia 2 volume set , vol 1 A-K vol 2 L-Z, with CD-ROM and Companion volume Flora's Plant Names.

By: Hogan, Sean

Price: $148.00

Publisher: Timber Press, Timber Press, Incorporated (Dioscorides Press): 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2570

ISBN: 0881925381

Condition: Fine


Fine condition 2 Volume Hardcover boxed set with CD-Rom and also includes the complementary softcover "Flora's Plant Names". All are in as new condition, and unused. Lavishly illustrated throughout with striking color photography. Page edges have alphabetized tabs for quick searching. The companion volume "Flora's Names" encompasses 20,000 entries indexed by both first and second common. Scientific names are included with the common names. Please note: this large package will weigh over 15 lbs and extra postage will be required. ISBNs 9780881925388, 9780881925388, 0881926051. ... View more info