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1. Andersen, Trevor; Bradhurst, Jane (with) & Brackenreg, John (foreword) (1984). William Fletcher. Sydney: Trevor Andersen / View Productions. 96 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour photos (paintings), minor edgewear. Documents the artwork of William Fletcher - an Australian painter of still-life, figurative, inner Sydney landscapes and Australian flora. Includes over 70 colour and black and white plates of his work. Sale proceeds were intended to set up a Trust to provide awards for young painters doing tertiary studies. The author is a close friend of the artist and executor of his estate. Bradhurst assisted with the text and the catalogue of the flower paintings. ISBN: 095921190X. Our Book No: 4909. $20 AUD.

2. Anderson, D. J.; Myerscough, P. J.; Pitman, M. G. (1981). Die-Back of Vegetation in the Central Coast Region (1st ed). Wyong, NSW: Public Works Department, NSW / Wyong Shire Council. Unnum pp. Paperback large quarto, spiral bound, glossy card covers, very good condition, black & white photos & drawings, few colour photos, maps, tables, minor edgewear. This book is the result of a site inspection of land at Bateau Bay, Wyong Shire, on 15th September, 1980. The report describes the work carried out and relates it to other studies on coastal vegetation, and the effects of surfactants (detergents) in seaspray on coastal vegetation. The authors have summarised conclusions that have been drawn from these observations and from published information about coastal vegetation. ISBN: 0724064567. Our Book No: 25523. $35 AUD.

3. Anonymous (1944). Australian Wild Flowers: With Notes on Their Garden Cultivation and Identification Lists (4th ed). Melbourne: Robertson & Mullens. 32 pp. Paperback square, illustrated card covers, stapled pamphlet, good plus condition, colour & black & white illustrations, small tear spine ends, edgewear, few marks rear cover, written & dated dedication, rubber stamp. Fourth edition. A popular introduction to the wild-flowers of Australia, with notes on their characteristics and the localities where they may be found. There are 28 illustrations, including 16 in full colour. This is a great little book to have for anyone interested in our wonderful flora. Our Book No: 20660. $10 AUD.

4. Armati, Mary; Cowper, Norman (foreword) (1982). E. G. Waterhouse of Eryldene (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Ure Smith. 112 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour photos & drawings, tiny mark top edge, minor edgewear. This is the story of the academic linguist E. G. Waterhouse, who is also famous for his research on camellias, and for Eryldene, his Sydney home and property, now owned by the National Trust. ISBN: 0869170031. Our Book No: 20069. $12 AUD.

5. Armitage, Kimo; Kaneshiro, Scott (illustrator) (2007). Limu the Blue Turtle and His Hawaiian Garden (Reprint ed). Hawaii: Island Heritage. 27 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, full-page colour drawings, illustrated endpapers, tiny bump top corners covers. This beautifully illustrated story will delight adults and children alike. Limu the blue turtle has a beautiful garden which he looks after. The seaweed tree from the Faraway-Forest becomes too big for the space and Limu with some help from friends finds a more suitable home for it. ISBN: 0931548640. Our Book No: 24956. $12 AUD.

6. Axelsen, Stephen (1986). Eucalyptus Christmas (Reprint ed). Sydney, Lane Cove: Hodder & Stoughton. Unnum 22 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, minor creases covers, minor edgewear. A charming story about Christmas time and how the eucalyptus tree plays a very important part. Drawings by the author. ISBN: 0340401583. Our Book No: 27321. $10 AUD.

7. Bail, Murray (1999). Eucalyptus (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 255 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned as common, minor edgewear. Winner of Miles Franklin Award, 1999, and Commonwealth Writers Prize. A love story in a NSW rural town about Ellen and her father's obsession with planting eucalyptus trees. Band on front cover: 1999 Winner of the Miles Franklin Award and the Commonwealth Writers Prize. ISBN: 1875847944. Our Book No: 7423. $10 AUD.

8. Baker, Gwen; Ward, Peter (1995). Auriculas. London: B. T. Batsford. 140 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, black & white drawings, base spine & bottom corners lightly rubbed, reverse side lightly foxed jacket (minor edgewear). Subtitle: the definitive guide to cultivation and exhibiting. This reference work on auriculas (a genus of Primula) combines, in a single volume, information needed by the botanical, horticultural, nursery, specialist and general gardening audiences. Sixty colour photos and 12 line drawings illustrate the wide variety and beauty of this extraordinary plant. ISBN: 0971347365. Our Book No: 23100. $20 AUD.

9. Barker, Cecely Mary (2003). My Garden of Flower Fairies (Reprint ed). London: Frederick Warne. 45 pp. Hardback large wide quarto, dustjacket, pictorial boards, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket. Cicely Mary Barker is the original author and illustrator of the Flower Fairies books which were first published in 1923. This beautiful reproduction has all the drawings and text of the original book. The books have become classics of children's literature, and will delight young and young-at-heart. ISBN: 0723249261. Our Book No: 25890. $15 AUD.

10. Barnes, Emilie; Turley, Glynda (paintings) (1995). Time Began in a Garden (1st ed). Eugene, OR: Harvest / HBJ. 80 pp. Hardback small quarto, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, colour paintings, non-author written dedication front pastedown. Beautiful paintings, poems, quotes, recipes, and gifts to make, with some Christian themes. This is a wonderful inspiring book for anyone who loves gardening. Glynda Turley's lifelike paintings give it a touch of magic. ISBN: 1565073681. Our Book No: 20815. $15 AUD.

11. Beale, Bob (2007). If Trees Could Speak: Stories of Australia's Greatest Trees (1st stated ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. 245 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, few black & white & sepia (brown-tinted) photos, faint mark bottom edge inside front cover & first few pages, minor edgewear. About the amazing trees that have played a part in creating Australia's story - the ancient, the remarkable survivors, the beautiful, the national treasures, the endangered and a special few that seem to be destined for immortality. The many photos bring this wonderful book to life. ISBN: 9781741142761. Our Book No: 27678. $22 AUD.

12. Bennett, Eleanor M.; Dundas, Patricia J. (illustrator) (1988). The Cullity Timbers Kings Park Collection (1st ed). Perth: Westralian Forest Industries Ltd (WESFI). 176 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, full-page colour illustrations, tiny piece missing base spine, minor edgewear. Heavy. The beautiful paintings in this book form the "The Cullity Timbers Kings Park Collection" presented by Westralian Forest Industries Limited (WESFI) to the people of Western Australia to mark the 60th anniversary of its subsidiary, Cullity Timbers. ISBN: 0731667921. Our Book No: 24625. $40 AUD.

13. Birksted, Jan (editor) (2001). Landscapes of Memory and Experience. London: Spon Press / Taylor & Francis. 272 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minor rubbing edges. A sequel to "Relating Architecture to Landscape". These essays explore further areas of dispute in the landscape/architecture debate. Has the history of both landscape and gardens been marginalized from the mainstream of art history and visual studies (because of a lack of engagement with the theories, methods and concepts of these disciplines)? Explores ways out of this impasse, so that landscape studies become pivotal from theoretical advances that challenge the underlying assumptions of traditional phenomenological theory. Thus the history and theory of 20th-century landscape might once again share concepts and methods with contemporary art and design history, and might in turn influence them. Features case studies of modern and contemporary schemes from the USA, Far East and Australasia. ISBN: 0419250700. Our Book No: 13071. $50 AUD.

14. Blay, John (1995). The Australian Native Plant Gardener's Almanac (2nd ed). Sydney: Wildlife Presentations. 144 pp. Paperback wide trade, recycled paper, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear corners. Second edition, updated and revised. This book come into being because he had experienced frustrations in attempting to find the right native plants for certain places. He hopes that other gardeners will try their hand at creating a native garden after reading his very helpful book. ISBN: 0646264621. Our Book No: 27545. $18 AUD.

15. Blazey, Clive (1996). The Digger's Club Guide to Gardening Success: For Warm, Cool & Dry Temperate Zones (Reprint ed). Sydney: Doubleday. 114 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, corner tips covers lightly creased, light crease first page, minor edgewear. This book features a fully illustrated catalogue of over 600 plants with descriptions of height, colour and flowering periods. It includes information on drought tolerant plants and for gardening in the tropics. The author is well-known for his experiences at Heronswood in Victoria for over 20 years, and for setting up the Diggers Club. ISBN: 0868245518. Our Book No: 25088. $20 AUD.

16. Blazey, Clive (2001). The Australian Vegetable Garden: What's New is Old (Reprint ed). Sydney, Frenchs Forest: New Holland. 126 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear, slight bump top spine. The Digger's Club (near Melbourne) has been in operation for over 20 years, and this book is the culmination of eight years work comparing the diversity of heirloom vegetables against hybrids which are more commonly available today. The author provides all the basics for successfully growing a wonderful range of heirloom vegetables. ISBN: 1864365382. Our Book No: 27537. $18 AUD.

17. Bonney, Neville (2004). Common Native Plants of the Coorong Region: Identification, Propagation, Historical uses (1st ed). Unley, SA: Australian Plants Society (SA Region) Inc. 95 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, colour photos, map, front cover corner tips lightly worn, minor edgewear. This richly illustrated book describes some of the more common plants found in the Coorong region of South Australia. There is information about historical uses as food or materials, by the original inhabitants and by European settlers, as well as some of the techniques for propagating these plants. The many photos enhance the descriptions and capture the beauty of the Coorong. ISBN: 0646442074. Our Book No: 24101. $25 AUD.

18. Botanic Gardens, Royal (1988). Mount Annan Botanic Garden: The Native Plant Garden of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney. Sydney: Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens. 24 pp. Paperback trade, card covers (with flaps), stapled (lightly rusted), very good condition, map, colour text-photos, small scratch front cover, minor edgewear. Mount Annan Botanic Garden is a NSW Government Bicentennial project of the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney. The 400 hectare site is located off Narellan Road, between Camden and Campbelltown about 56 kilometres south of Sydney. The information and photos will interest anyone wanting to know more about this special garden. ISBN: 0731645065. Our Book No: 23889. $10 AUD.

19. Brewster, Agnes A.; Le Plastrier, Constance M.; Hamilton, A. G. (introduction) (1930). Botany for Australian Students (4th ed). Sydney: Dymock's Book Arcade. 464 pp. Hardback small, green cloth cover, very good condition, minor foxing edges, pages lightly toned, cloth cover little flecked, minor edgewear, owner's written name & details. Fourth edition. A popular botany school textbook for Australian students. Brewster is a former science mistress, Sydney. Le Plastrier is a former teacher of botany, Sydney. Our Book No: 15945. $20 AUD.

20. Bridgewater, Alan; Bridgewater, Gill (2001). Stonework for the Garden: Including 16 Easy-to-Build Projects (Reprint ed) [Step-By-Step Practical Guides]. London: New Holland. 127 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour illustrations (some full-page), edges lightly foxed, minor edgewear. This inspiring book features stonework for the patio and garden. Includes a range of decorative and practical projects. Step-by-step photographs and easy-to-follow instructions make each project accessible to anyone. ISBN: 1859746225. Our Book No: 23298. $15 AUD.

21. Butcher, David (1994). Pets in Your Garden [Reed Gardening Series]. Sydney: Reed / William Heinemann. 96 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour text-photos, black & white drawings, front cover corner lightly creased. A lifetime caring for animals has taught the author that understanding animals eliminates many problems for owners. Includes chapters on pet hazards in the garden, getting on with neighbours, pets and wildlife - and selecting, accommodating and restraining your pet. ISBN: 0730104575. Our Book No: 2538. $10 AUD.

22. Cameron, Mary (editor) (1999). A Guide to Flowers & Plants of Tasmania (Revised, reprint ed). Sydney / Launceston: Reed New Holland / Launceston Field Naturalists Club. 120 pp. Paperback octavo, stiffened card covers, very good condition, many colour photos (plates), few black & white drawings, minor edgewear. The Launceston Field Naturalists Club was asked to recommend a layman's guide to Tasmania's flora. Each of the 300 species described is accompanied by a colour photograph for easy identification. The text includes information on size, description, flowering time and habitat. ISBN: 1876334355. Our Book No: 22026. $15 AUD.

23. Cashore, Benjamin; Auld, Graeme; Newsom, Deanna (2004). Governing Through Markets: Forest Certification and the Emergence of Non-State Authority (1st ed). New Haven: Yale University Press. 327 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), tables, figures, tiny bump bottom edge. This book documents five cases in which the Forest Stewardship Council, a forest certification program backed by leading environmental groups, has competed with industry and landowner-sponsored certification systems for legitimacy. The authors compare the politics behind forest certification in five countries: British Columbia, the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom and Sweden. ISBN: 0300101090. Our Book No: 21725. $15 AUD.

24. Cassinelli, Gino Del Sante (editor); Huaman Chang, Daniel (photos) & Light, Stephen (translation) (2006). Flowers of Machu Picchu Including Orchids (1st ed). Peru: Publisher Not Stated. 120 pp. Paperback wide trade, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, map, colour text-photos (some full-page), faint foxing title page & top edge inside rear cover, small dent top edge rear cover, minor edgewear. This book describes and illustrates 96 of the most distinctive flowers of the Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary. It is a simple field guide designed for the non-specialist visitor walking any section of the Inca Trail or touring the citadel of Machu Picchu in Peru. ISBN: 9972917223. Our Book No: 27147. $30 AUD.

25. Chandler, Jo (2011). Feeling the Heat (1st ed). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press (MUP). 292 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. This book takes the author across the Antarctic ice, under the seas and through the tropical rainforests of far north Queensland. This book reveals startling truths about climate change, government policy and the future of Earth. ISBN: 9780522857719. Our Book No: 25363. $28 AUD.

26. Cherry, Bob (2004). Your Guide to Creating Beautiful Hedges with Camellia Sasanquas and Other Varieties Available from Paradise. Kulnura, NSW: Paradise Plants. 25 pp. Paperback large quarto, stapled pamphlet, pictorial card covers, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, colour text-photos, minor edgewear. Paradise Plants is a wholesale nursery just over one hour's drive north of Sydney in the wooded hills behind Gosford. Bob Cherry is proprietor. The nursery was established in 1972 and has since grown to cover about 12 hectares of production area, and a further 12 hectares of garden which is mostly devoted to camellias. Our Book No: 22982. $10 AUD.

27. Cherry, Derelie (2009). Two Dogs & a Garden (Reprint ed). Kulnura, NSW: Paradise Publishers. 240 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, colour photos (mostly full-page), light bump top pine. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This delightful book, full of passion, beauty and life-like flowers, is about her garden, and the trials and tribulations experienced by herself, husband Bob, and their two dogs Jessee and Trudy. The garden is called Paradise, located 100 km north of Sydney, which Bob began creating in 1972. A wonderful edition to any garden book collection. ISBN: 9780646509570. Our Book No: 28552. $25 AUD.

28. Chippendale, G. M.; Wolf, Ludek (computer programs) (1981). The Natural Distribution of Eucalyptus in Australia (1st ed) [Special Publication no. 6]. Canberra: Australian National Parks and Wildlife Services. 192 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, maps, minor crease top corner front cover, minor edgewear. Reports the natural distribution of 511 currently-described species and intraspecific taxa of Eucalyptus, plus 39 others not yet described, as indicated on individual maps of Australia by means of shaded cells in a superimposed grid. The maps are based on the recorded locations of all specimens of the genus in Australian herbaria and two herbaria in Great Britain. ISBN: 064289678X. Our Book No: 25512. $20 AUD.

29. Clarke, Jean; Haynes, Alison (2012). Flowering Wonderfully: The Botanical Legacy of Janet Cosh. Wollongong, NSW: Janet Cosh Herbarium, University of Wollongong. 100 pp. Paperback square octavo, very good condition, colour photos & drawings (some full-page), minor edgewear corners. This very special biography is about Janet Cosh (1901 - 1989) who lived in Moss Vale in the Southern Highlands of NSW from 1935. After she injured her shoulder which stopped her passion for golf, she put her energies into the pursuit of botany. Janet became a local expert. When she died she left substantial funds to the University of Wollongong that enabled it to establish a regional Herbarium named the "Janet Cosh Herbarium". Compiled by Clarke and Haynes. ISBN: 9781741282085. Our Book No: 27686. $40 AUD.

30. Clarke, Marcus (1996). About Gardens and Flowers [Commemoration Series]. Canberra: Mulini Press. 34 pp. Paperback thin trade, stapled pamphlet, very good plus condition, black & white text drawings. This pamphlet was published to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Marcus Clarke on 24 April 1846. The novelist is best known for his "For the Term of His Natural Life". He also wrote articles and essays. Among the latter is this essay about Gardens and Flowers. The main part of the essay is about the Botanic Gardens of Melbourne as they were in the 1870s just after they had been taken over from Ferdinand von Mueller by William Guilfoyle. He also mentions Francis Bacon and John Evelyn and some of the well-known and loved flower painters. ISBN: 094991066X. Our Book No: 28444. $14 AUD.

31. Clarke, Pat; Wilson, Lynne (illustrator) (2010). The Magic Forest of Goonoo. Dubbo, NSW: Goonoo Books. Unnum 44 pp. Hardback small quarto, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, colour drawings (many full-page), few tint dents top edge & fore-edge rear cover. A children's picture story about how the animals fought and won when trappers threatened the Goonoo Forest. The story is fictional but based on the real Goonoo State Conservation Area between Dubbo and Mendooran, New South Wales (NSW). The beautiful illustrations bring the story to life and will interest all ages. ISBN: 9780646543482. Our Book No: 28538. $30 AUD.

32. Clebsch, Betsy; Barner, Carol B. (illustrator) (2008). The New Book of Salvias: Sages for Every Garden (2nd, Australian ed). Sydney, Glebe: Florilegium. 344 pp. Paperback octavo, new condition, colour photos, black & white drawings. A wonderful information-packed book about this hardy plant. The author has grown a large selection of the most worthy of the 900 species of Salvia in her Californian garden. This is the book for gardeners who want to grow these special plants. There are many photos and drawings to help identify the many species in this fascinating plant family. Most of the 150 plants in this book are now available in Australia and are very suitable for Australia's harsh climate. This updated edition has nearly 100 more photographs, and more than 50 new species and cultivars than its predecessor. ISBN: 9781876314187. Our Book No: 23081. $18 AUD.

33. Clebsch, Betsy; Barner, Carol B. (illustrator) (2008). The New Book of Salvias: Sages for Every Garden (2nd, Australian ed). Sydney, Glebe: Florilegium. 344 pp. Paperback octavo, new condition, colour photos, black & white drawings, copy 2. A wonderful information-packed book about this hardy plant. The author has grown a large selection of the most worthy of the 900 species of Salvia in her Californian garden. This is the book for gardeners who want to grow these special plants. There are many photos and drawings to help identify the many species in this fascinating plant family. Most of the 150 plants in this book are now available in Australia and are very suitable for Australia's harsh climate. This updated edition has nearly 100 more photographs, and more than 50 new species and cultivars than its predecessor. ISBN: 9781876314187. Our Book No: 23081A. $18 AUD.

34. Clyne, Densey; Cowell, Robin (illustrator) (1979). The Garden Jungle (1st ed). Sydney: Collins. 184 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. Heavy. First edition. The naturalist takes a guided tour of the rich tapestry of miniature wildlife in her own backyard. Text by Clyne, drawings by Clyne and Cowell. ISBN: 0002164116. Our Book No: 3938A. $25 AUD.

35. Clyne, Densey; Robinson, Martyn (illustrator) (1984). More Wildlife in the Suburbs. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 224 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, sepia (brown-tinted) drawings & text, old price marks. Sequel to "Wildlife in the Suburbs". Densye Clyne was a regular on the Australian TV program "Burke's Backyard". Based on her popular "Sydney Morning Herald" column. ISBN: 0207149526. Our Book No: 16980. $10 AUD.

36. Clyne, Densey (1996). How to Attract Butterflies to Your Garden (Reprint ed). Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 85 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, small maps, minimal faint foxing front flyleaf, minor edgewear. This book is for anyone with an interest in butterflies. The life cycles of 32 common Australian butterflies are featured here, together with the plants on which they like to feed. The magnificent photography will help you identify not only the butterflies themselves, but also the caterpillars and sometimes even the eggs and pupae. ISBN: 0864177763. Our Book No: 24760. $12 AUD.

37. Walling, Edna (1984). On the Trail of Australian Wildflowers. Canberra: Mulini Press. 84 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), cream cloth covers, full-page sepia (brown-tinted) photos, sepia text and vignettes, tiny hole spine jacket, top edge minimally foxed, minor edgewear, erratum slip loosely inserted, bookshop sticker, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. This his her fifth and last gardening book, written in the 1940s, but never published until recently rediscovered by gardening writer Jean Galbraith. Shows her growing love for Australian native plants, and demonstrates how these can be used in garden design. There is a glimpse of another house, a seaside cottage, and the native garden she developed around it. In addition are the visits she makes to various parts of south eastern Australia in her search for Australian native flowers in the nature settings. The photo, taken in the 1940s, were in poor condition, and so are reproduced here in duotone. ISBN: 0949910147. Our Book No: 16879. $60 AUD.

38. Connell, Margaret (1990). Where the Wildflowers Bloom: An Artist's Outback Journey (1st ed). Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 80 pp. Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page colour watercolour paintings, minor edgewear & rubbing, minor foxing pastedowns, minor foxing reverse side jacket (few tiny dents front cover). This book is a collection of 43 exquisite paintings of Australian flowers (including two butterflies). The author describes a long collecting journey through the outback of Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, the Northern Territory, and South Australia. ISBN: 086417280X. Our Book No: 23209. $25 AUD.

39. Cooke, Fadzilah Majid (editor) (2006). State, Communities and Forests in Contemporary Borneo [Asia-Pacific environment monographs]. Canberra: ANU E Press: Australian National University E Press. 208 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, top corner front cover lightly creased, minor edgewear. Examines the political complexities of forest management across the whole island of Borneo, tackling issues of tenure, land use change and resource competition, tradition versus modernity, disputes within and between communities, between communities and private firms, or between communities and governments. While the focus is on changes taking place in local political economies and conservation practices, the book also looks at the larger changes taking place in both Indonesia and Malaysia. ISBN: 1920942513. Our Book No: 23587. $30 AUD.

40. Coslow, Sam (1940). Last Night's Gardenias. Sydney: D. Davis & Co. 4 pp. Paperback folio, canclled EX-LIBRARY, good plus condition, library marks (barcode, number sticker), minor edgewear, owner's written name. Sheet music for this popular song, for voice and piano, words & music by Sam Coslow. Our Book No: 16733. $15 AUD.

41. Creffield, J. W. (1991). Wood Destroying Insects: Wood Borers and Termites (1st ed). Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing. 44 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour photos, bottom corner front cover creased, tiny scuff spine ends, top corner tip flyleaf removed, minor edgewear. The aim of this handbook is to give architects, engineers, builders, surveyors, foresters, members of the pest control and timber industries, and the general public with a source of reference to the more important wood borers and termites found in Australia. ISBN: 0643051511. Our Book No: 27989. $20 AUD.

42. Crone, Nina; Forgasz, Helen (editor) (2008). Garden Cuttings: Articles for The Age by Nina Crone (1st ed). Melbourne, North Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing (ASP). 212 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, few colour photos, black & white drawings, top corner front cover minimally creased, bottom corner tip front cover little rubbed, minor edgewear. This well-illustrated book has the complete collection of articles, and previously unpublished writings, of Nina Crone. Nina wrote the articles using the nom de plume Alison Dalrymple in "The Age" newspaper between 1982 and 1997. Based on her own travels, the author goes around the globe to visit public gardens with diverse botanical landscapes, as well as many articles on plants and gardens and their histories. ISBN: 9781740971928. Our Book No: 28688. $40 AUD.

43. Cronin, Leonard; Berry, Ruth (illustrator);Devaux, Roslyn (illustrator), & Westmacott, Marion (illustrator) (1987). Key Guide to Australian Wildflowers (1st ed) [Key Guide Series]. Sydney, Frenchs Forest: Reed Books. 223 pp. Paperback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), flexible card covers, colour paintings, small tear top spine jacket (tiny piece missing top spine, minor edgewear). This book is a completely new concept in the history of botanical publishing in Australia: the synthesis of watercolour illustrations and concise plant descriptions with a unique, visual key. 600 of the most commonly encountered wildflowers are illustrated and described in clear, concise language with the minimum use of botanical terms. The book will be of interest to nature-lovers, students and botanists throughout Australia. ISBN: 0730101916. Our Book No: 27112. $15 AUD.

44. Crosbie, Colin (2007). The Horticultural Society Easy Pruning (Reprint ed) [RHS Simple Steps]. London: Dorling Kindersley. 160 pp. Paperback small quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear corners covers. This handy and useful reference book is a guide on how to prune, why it's good to prune, when to do it. The many photos offer inspiration. The guide is based in Britain, however many of the plants and trees are grown in Australia. ISBN: 9781405316859. Our Book No: 28345. $25 AUD.

45. Cuerel, Ruth (1980). Old Illawarra: A Pretend and Truth Book. Brisbane: Courier-Mail Printing Service (Printer). Unnum 16 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings, reader creases along spine, stapled (faintly rusted), faint foxing middle pages & inside covers, little creasing & marking rear cover, minor edgewear. A delightful children's story about a very special tree. The story about Illawarra Flame is based on a real Illawarra Flame tree growing close to the author's home (Brisbane?). The charming drawings will delight children of all ages (and quite a few adults, too). Our Book No: 27757. $15 AUD.

46. Cuffley, Peter (1997). Cottage Gardens in Australia (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Five Mile Press. 248 pp. Paperback large square, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, colour photos, bottom corner front cover little creased, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This beautiful book is fully illustrated with contemporary prints, paintings, garden plans and photographs. Traces the social history of Australia's smaller domestic gardens from early colonial times up to the present. ISBN: 0867888636. Our Book No: 24416. $25 AUD.

47. Dainty (1908). Picturesque Australia: Its Flowers and its Views: Queensland no 2 [Dainty Series]. City Not Stated: Publisher Not Stated. Unnum pp. Paperback oblong quarto, fair plus condition, card cover, yapp edges (cover extends beyond page margins), full-page black & white plates, tissue guards (detached, creased), colour page borders, ribbon tie along spine, toning & foxing reverse side plates, insect damage patch front cover, edgewear, bookplate inside front cover. (Estimated date, 1908, Trove catalogue.) Photographic views, consisting of title page, and 12 full-page captioned photographic views of Queensland, each set within a border of coloured captioned native wild flowers. Our Book No: 15959. $20 AUD.

48. Dargavel, John (1995). Fashioning Australia's Forests. Melbourne: Oxford University Press (OUP). 312 pp. Paperback wide quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, tables, figures, top corner front cover little creased, faint foxing edges, minor edgewear. This book reviews the management of forests from pre-European times, demonstrating that the physical structure of forests, and our conceptions of them, are socially constructed. The author binds together the story of industrial development and forest use with the slow acceptance of the case to conserve the forests. The concluding chapter is about the future for the forests, their industries and workers. ISBN: 019553526X. Our Book No: 28698. $25 AUD.

49. Dash, Mike (2010). Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower and the Extraordinary Passion It Aroused (Reissue ed). London: Phoenix. 297 pp. Paperback small trade, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos & drawings, spine little creased, minor edgewear. This book is about the tulip which had just arrived in Holland from the Far East in the 1630's. The author follows the financial boom and devastating bust, beautifully evoking Holland's Golden Age. ISBN: 9780753827994. Our Book No: 26261. $14 AUD.

50. Dauvergne, Peter (2001). Loggers and Degradation in the Asia-Pacific: Corporations and Environmental Management (1st p/b ed) [Cambridge Asia-Pacific Studies]. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 202 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, bookplate (review copy). Academic (University of Sydney) demonstrates how corporate loggers have irreparably damaged much of the tropical forests in the Asia-Pacific region during the past 40 years. ISBN: 052100134X. Our Book No: 12045. $14 AUD.

51. Dawborn, Kerry (editor); (editor), Caroline Smith (2011). Permaculture Pioneers: Stories from the New Frontier. Hepburn, VIC: Melliodora Publishing (Holmgren). 364 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos & vignettes. Permaculture is one of Australia's great intellectual exports, having helped farmers and gardeners worldwide to design ecologically sustainable production. The stories of 25 key Australians over the last 30 years, from David Holmgren to Josh Byrne - their experiences, insights, struggles and triumphs. ISBN: 9780975078624. Our Book No: 15607. $20 AUD.

52. de Mornay, M. Mauny; Monneret, M. (1838). Livre du Jardinier Guide Complet de la Culture des Jardins Fruitiers, Potagers et d'Agrement: Suivi de l'Hygiene du Jardinier. Paris: Librarie Encyclopedique de Roret. 331 + 277 pp. Hardback very small, half-bound (board cover & leather spine), good plus condition, board cover has vertical split front cover (repaired), two foldout drawings at rear, raised bands spine (gilt lettering), paper label & annotation title page, edgewear, internally very good. (Estimated date, 1838, Worldcat.) Two French-language volumes bound as one volume: "Livre du Jardinier" by de Mornay; and "l'Hygiene du Jardinier", by Monneret. Paper label on title page covers original publisher details. Titles in English: "Complete Gardener's Guide to Growing Fruit Gardens, Backyards and Ornamentals" and "Monitoring Garden Hygiene". Our Book No: 15508. $100 AUD.

53. Department of Agriculture, New South Wales (1949). Pruning (13th ed). Sydney: Department of Agriculture New South Wales / Alfred Henry Pettifer, Government Printer. 200 pp. Hardback tall octavo, thick boards, blue cloth spine (concealed staples), good condition, black & white drawings, edges & pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, spine lightly rubbed & worn, boards little marked, edges lightly foxed, minimal insect damage, tiny loss spine ends, slight scuff title page (sticker removal). This book describes the pruning methods for various fruit trees to promote maximum growth and production. A wonderful old book full of character and useful tips. An ideal book for the gardening book collector. Our Book No: 27412. $20 AUD.

54. Dick, Matthew (1980). Native Plants of Inner Western Sydney (Reprint ed). Sydney, Leichhardt: Leichhardt Association. 54 pp. Paperback quarto, green pictorial card cover (spiral binding), very good plus condition, typewritten text, black & white drawings. A booklet by the local community heritage association, with the aim of encouraging residents to reintroduce native plants to the area. At the rear, contains a table of trees and plants suitable for the inner west and south west of Sydney. Our Book No: 12924. $20 AUD.

55. Dick, Matthew (1980). Native Plants of Inner Western Sydney (Reprint ed). Sydney, Leichhardt: Leichhardt Association. 54 pp. Paperback quarto, green pictorial card cover (spiral binding), very good plus condition, typewritten text, black & white drawings, copy 2. A booklet by the local community heritage association, with the aim of encouraging residents to reintroduce native plants to the area. At the rear, contains a table of trees and plants suitable for the inner west and south west of Sydney. Our Book No: 12924A. $20 AUD.

56. Dowdon, Aubrey; Besly, Maurice (1928). Columbine's Garden: Vocal Duet [Plate: H12449]. London: Boosey & Co. 6 pp. Paperback folio, good condition, spine loose (archival tape repair), covers lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, rubber stamp, owner's written name. Copyright date, 1928. Lyrics by Dowdon, music by Besly. Our Book No: 15265. $10 AUD.

57. Dutton, Ninette (2000). Home: A Journey of Discovery and Fulfilment (1st ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 264 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, tiny chip top spine, few minor dents & scratches covers, edges & pages lightly toned. Fascinating autobiography of Australian writer and artist. The author has written a wonderfully reflective account of living for the day, of travelling, gardening and making a house a home. ISBN: 187648537X. Our Book No: 26023. $14 AUD.

58. Edmanson, Jane (1995). Jane Edmanson's Favourite Plants: A Personal and Practical Selection for Australian Gardeners. Melbourne: Lothian Books. 153 pp. Paperback wide quarto, very good condition, thick card covers (with flaps), colour text-photos (some full-page), few black & white drawings, small sticker scuff front flyleaf, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear, owner's written name title page. Covers the whole gamut of the garden - from flowers, shrubs and trees to fruit, vegetables, herbs, lawns and soils. Jane also offers inspiration, new ideas and helpful hints along the way. Jane is well-known as a presenter on ABC Television's Gardening Australia. A wonderful book for the garden lover. ISBN: 0850917069. Our Book No: 28703. $16 AUD.

59. Edmanson, Jane; Lawrence, Lorrie (1995). The Australian Garden: A Classic Guide to Design, Planting and Care (1st p/b ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 326 pp. Paperback wide quarto, removable plastic cover as issued (small edge tear), very good condition, colour text-photos, black & white sketches, light creasing covers. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Written by a presenter on the popular ABC-TV Gardening Australia program. Covers the whole gamut of the garden - from flowers, shrubs and trees to fruit, vegetables, herbs, lawns and soils. Jane also offers inspiration, new ideas and helpful hints along the way. A wonderful book for the garden lover. The book also includes a gardener's calendar. ISBN: 0670866679. Our Book No: 28002. $30 AUD.

60. Elliot, Rodger (1975). An Introduction to the Grampians Flora (1st p/b ed). Montrose, VIC: Algona Guides. 96 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white photos, black & white drawings, maps, spine lightly rubbed, minor toning rear cover, minor edgewear. The Grampians are the western extremity of the Great Dividing Range. They are classified as a state forest under the control of the Forests Commission of Victoria. ISBN: 0909594023. Our Book No: 20730. $10 AUD.

61. Ellis, Mary (2003). People & Plants: A History of Gardening in Victoria (1st ed). Fish Creek, VIC: Mary Ellis. 172 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, colour photos. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Written by a respected conservationist, well-known in South Gippsland. This wonderful book will delight all garden lovers who want to learn more about the history of gardening in Victoria. ISBN: 0975033409. Our Book No: 21868. $25 AUD.

62. Erickson, Rica (1981). Triggerplants (Reprint ed). Perth, Crawley: University of Western Australia Press. 229 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white & colour plates, front flyleaf faintly marked, minor edgewear. The Western Australian author explores the fascinating world of triggerplants. The full-page illustrations by the author make this wonderful book very easy to understand. This would be an ideal addition to a botany book collection. ISBN: 0855641002. Our Book No: 15391. $40 AUD.

63. Erickson, Rica (1981). Triggerplants (Reprint ed). Perth, Crawley: University of Western Australia Press. 229 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour plates, edges cloth cover mottled, minor edgewear, owner's written name & date, copy 2. The author explores the fascinating world of triggerplants. The full-page illustrations by the author make this wonderful book very easy to understand. This would be an ideal addition to a botany book collection. ISBN: 0855641002. Our Book No: 15391A. $30 AUD.

64. Erickson, Rica (2005). A Naturalist's Life (1st ed). Perth, Crawley: University of Western Australia Press. 144 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos & drawings, colour photos, minor edgewear jacket (bottom edge rear creased, two tiny dents near spine). (No 41 of a deluxe edition of 300 copies - unsigned because Rica broke her wrist.) In this inspiring book, the Western Australian botanical artist writes about how she became interested in natural history, her guides, mentors and associates, and how she did her research. The book is interspersed with reproductions of some of her writings, drawings and paintings from the 1940s, 50s and 60s. ISBN: 1920694439. Our Book No: 23741. $24 AUD.

65. Fairley, Alan (1981). The Observer's Book of Wildflowers of Australia [Australian Observer's Series, A8]. Sydney / London: Methuen of Australia / Frederick Warne. 128 pp. Hardback very small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour photos, minor edgewear. A scarce Australian edition of the highly collectible Observer series. ISBN: 0454002424. Our Book No: 9770. $17 AUD.

66. Fairley, Alan (1981). The Observer's Book of Wildflowers of Australia [Australian Observer's Series, A8]. Sydney / London: Methuen of Australia / Frederick Warne. 128 pp. Hardback very small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour photos, minor edgewear, copy 2. A scarce Australian edition of the highly collectible Observer series. ISBN: 0454002424. Our Book No: 9770A. $17 AUD.

67. Fairley, Alan (2004). Seldom Seen: Rare Plants of Greater Sydney. Sydney: New Holland. 208 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good plus condition, colour text-photos, colour map, glossy paper, large brief non-author written dedication inside cover. A unique combination of history and botany. An invaluable reference for professionals and amateur botanists. There are 210 plants described from Greater Sydney region (Nowra to Katoomba to Newcastle). A few have never been described in a book before. Alan Fairley has written 30 books on natural history topics. ISBN: 1876334991. Our Book No: 20653. $30 AUD.

68. Ferguson, Jenny (1999). A Garden, a Pig and Me: A Year at Torryburn. Melbourne, South Yarra: Hardie Grant. 165 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos (some full-page), plans, minor edgewear & creasing jacket, edges lightly bumped & rubbed, autograph (author's written name). By former restauranteur and cooking instructor and writer. The author tells the story of Torryburn, in the Hunter valley, NSW, and the house and garden she painstakingly rebuilds, which is the childhood home of legendary Australian poet Dorothea Mackellar. This book is a month-by-month account of how she crafted its magnificent gardens, designing then planting thousands of roses, and selecting a range of plants for each season. The book also features beautiful hand-drawn plans of the different aspects of the garden as well as colour photos, and a list of all the plants that were grown. Every month has a selection of recipes drawing on seasonal produce from the garden, as well as a recipe index. ISBN: 1864980486. Our Book No: 27133. $30 AUD.

69. Flannery, Timothy Fridtjof (Tim) (1994). The Future Eaters: An Ecological History of the Australasian Lands and People (Reprint ed). Sydney, Frenchs Forest: Reed New Holland. 423 pp. Paperback thick octavo, very good condition, black & white photos centre spread, minor edgewear. A history of human interaction with (and coming to terms with) the Australian environment and ecology. ISBN: 1876334215. Our Book No: 3644. $20 AUD.

70. Forbes, Anita; Parker, Natalie Jane (illustrator) (2008). The Little Aussie Adventurers on a Rainforest Quest: Book 2 (Reprint ed) [Little Aussie Adventurers]. Melbourne, Armadale: Brolly Books. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, few tiny dents bottom edges of covers & few pages, minor edgewear. This beautiful bright book is about an ant named Flynn, and his friend Benny the beetle. They are on a quest to find a cure for Asha, Queen of the Ants. Travel with them through lush rainforests and exotic terrain in their frantic race against time to save their queen. ISBN: 1877035238. Our Book No: 27602. $12 AUD.

71. Fox, Anni Luur (1977). A Brief Guide to Herbs (3rd revised ed). Hahndorf, SA: Fox Publishing. 56 pp. Paperback very small, stapled pamphlet, card cover, very good condition, black & white drawings, faint foxing edges. A short but comprehensive guide to harvesting drying and storing, together with descriptions of of the main types of herbs, and companion plants, etc. Our Book No: 10858. $10 AUD.

72. Frankel, Tamara; Frankel, Simon (illustrator) (1947). The Weeping Pussy Willow (1st ed). Kenosha, WI: John Martin's House. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback quarto, pictorial boards, navy blue paper spine, good condition, colour drawings (few full-page), minor foxing few pages, slight loss base spine, minor edgewear, minor rubbing edges, edges lightly toned, minimal foxing inside covers, owner's written name inside cover. This charming children's picture story is about a very unhappy Pussy Willow tree. The blue-jay told him he should be weeping and have his branches hanging on the ground. He cheered up when the earthworm told him he is a Pussy Willow and meant to be happy and upstanding; it is the Weeping Willow that weeps. The bright drawings and easy-to-read text will appeal to all ages. Our Book No: 26130. $20 AUD.

73. Fraser, Ian; McJannett, Margaret; Fitzgerald, Helen (drawings) (1994). Over the Hills and Tharwa Way: Eastern Namadgi National Park: A Driver's and Walker's Guide (1st ed). Canberra: Canberra & South East Region Environment Centre. 174 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, maps, black & white drawings & text-photos, minor edgewear corners, minor creases covers. This book is a companion to "Above the Cotter". There are seven drives described in this book, all suitable for any suburban vehicle. There are 23 walks described, all of which can be easily completed in the course of a day trip from Canberra. ISBN: 0646190296. Our Book No: 27126. $50 AUD.

74. French, Jackie (1992). Salad Gardening (1st ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 125 pp. Paperback square octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. In this useful book, you will find ways to turn your garden into a living kitchen. There are ideas to help with planning, companion planting, using small spaces wisely, and recipes to help make the most of your harvesting. The author runs a small organic farm in southern New South Wales, and has published several gardening books. ISBN: 1863722165. Our Book No: 21185. $15 AUD.

75. Fry, Carolyn; Bradley, Catherine (2013). Kew's Global Kitchen Cookbook: 101 Recipes Using Edible Plants from Around the World. Surrey: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 160 pp. Paperback small quarto (with flaps), very good condition, colour drawings, few page corner tips little worn, minor edgewear corners. This very special book is a celebration of the variety of edible plants (introduction by Fry, edited with additions by Bradley). There are 101 recipes using plants from all corners of the globe, along with stories of their history and discovery, richly illustrated with historic botanical art from the Archives of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. This book was produced for the IncrEdibles Festival at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. ISBN: 9781842464960. Our Book No: 28503. $20 AUD.

76. Fuller, Leon; Badans, Russ (photographer) (1980). Wollongong's Native Trees (1st ed). Kiama, NSW: Leon Fuller & Russell Badans. 333 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), dark green boards & endpapers, black & white text-photos & drawings, tiny marks fore-edge, minor edgewear jacket (small edge tears), autograph (author's name & date on front flyleaf). The main aim is to help native trees lovers in this area to understand the natural landscape. The book has a wider range than just Wollongong, as most of the species occur commonly elsewhere along the New South Wales coast. Wollongong is 80 kilometres south of Sydney. The area described stretches from Stanwell Park in the north to the southern end of Lake Illawarra. ISBN: 0959471103. Our Book No: 23345. $24 AUD.

77. Fullerton, Patricia (2002). The Flower Hunter: Ellis Rowan. Canberra: National Library of Australia. 105 pp. Paperback large quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, full-page colour photos (paintings). Ellis Rowan was an remarkable Australian artist and adventurer, particularly in New Guinea. This handsome book is an exhibition catalogue for some of her 970 beautiful paintings carefully preserved in the National Library of Australia. Includes a brief biography, list of her works and a bibliography. ISBN: 0642107602. Our Book No: 14169. $26 AUD.

78. Garden, Earth (2004). The Earth Garden Water Book (1st ed). Trentham, VIC: Earth Garden Books. 127 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, minor edgewear, bottom corner covers little creased. This resource manual is for anyone wanting to design their own water saving system, or buy 'off the shelf', cleverly-designed Australian systems and services that will slash water bills. ISBN: 0958639728. Our Book No: 24112. $18 AUD.

79. Gardiner, Allan (1993). Modern Plant Propagation: A Complete Guide to Successful Propagation for the Home and Professional Gardener (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Lothian. 186 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few colour photos, tiny scuff top spine, minor edgewear. This well-illustrated handbook covers all propagation methods, step-by-step. There is advice about seed collection, storage and stratification, a guide to all vegetative propagating techniques, and a brief introduction to micropropagation. The guide includes specific propagating advice for both exotic and Australian, trees, shrubs, climbers, house plants, ferns, orchids, and orchard plants. The author has over 50 years experience in horticulture, including 36 at Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens. ISBN: 0850912830. Our Book No: 28496. $17 AUD.

80. Gardner, C. A.; Ogden, Helen (photos) & Richardson, Ida (artist) (1950). Flowers of Western Australian (Reprint ed). Perth: Ida Richardson. Unnum 34 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled pamphlet (staples concealed), very good condition, colour text-photos, sticker mark front cover, light stain rear cover, tiny tear base of spine at cover join, edges lightly toned, bottom corner creased rear cover & last few pages. This beautiful little booklet uses both camera and brush to illustrate the wonderful flowers found in Western Australia. The book will be of interest to botanists and anyone who wants to learn about the flowers found in Western Australia. Letterpress text. Photos by Helen Ogden, drawings by Ida Richardson. Our Book No: 27110. $15 AUD.

81. George, Alex S. (1999). William Dampier in New Holland: Australia's First Natural Historian (1st ed). Melbourne, Hawthorn: Bloomings Books. 170 pp. Hardback dustjacket, as new condition (in as new dustjacket), colour photos. This book is well researched and beautifully illustrated. The author documents William Dampier's two voyages of discovery to Australia, featuring photos of his original specimens - some of which have survived to this day. The accurate botanical and historical record commemorates Dampier's contribution to Australia's natural history. ISBN: 1876473126. Our Book No: 25056. $30 AUD.

82. Gilbert, Allen (1992). Yates Organic Guide to Bulbs. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 136 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, colour photos, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. The author is a leading horticulturist and specialist in organic gardening and farming. In this book the emphasis is on organic gardening techniques, encouraging gardeners to use natural fertilisers and recycled materials. There is information on cut flowers, soils and mulches, and a special section to encourage children to establish their own bulb gardens. ISBN: 0207169683. Our Book No: 22477. $28 AUD.

83. Gilbert, Allen (2003). No-Dig Gardening: How to Create an Instant, Low-Maintenance Garden. Sydney: ABC Books. 105 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour photos, black & white text-photos. By Australian agriculturalist and broadcaster who now lives in Tasmania and writes on organic gardening. ISBN: 0733309410. Our Book No: 11585. $40 AUD.

84. Gray, Affleck (1998). Timber! Memories of Life in the Scottish Women's Timber Corps, 1942 - 46 [Flashbacks Series]. East Linton, Scotland: Tuckwell Press / European Ethnological Research Centre. 189 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white photos & drawings. The Women's Timber Corps replaced men in the forests and helped to produce timber vital to the war effort. The timber provided pit props for the mines, telegraph poles for communications, gun-stocks for the troops and coffins for the casualties of war. There are intriguing tales of the social and practical aspects of living in crowded huts, as well as the more technical details of working with an axe and saw. The main sentiment shining through their stories is the friendship which lasted, in some cases, for a lifetime. The author pays tribute to the achievement of a remarkable group of women, from all walks of life, thrown together by the fortunes of war. ISBN: 1862320306. Our Book No: 23193. $40 AUD.

85. Greenop, Frank S.; Cameron, Col. (illustrator) (1965). Jumbo Jet and the Elves: Why You May See Elves on Bee's Backs [Moorooba Books]. Sydney: Greenop & Greenhalgh. Unnum 14 pp. Hardback small quarto, good condition, pictorial boards, stapled (lightly rusted, little loose), colour drawings, spine lightly worn, spine ends little scuffed, covers lightly marked, pages lightly toned, edges & pastedowns lightly foxed, small scuff front pastedown, few tiny dents rear board, rear fore-edge lightly dented, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1960s, Trove catalogue.) An Australian children's picture story book about some elves who live in a tiny cave in a rockery in the corner of a garden. One day they encounter Jumbo Jet, the dragon-fly, who scares them out of their cave. They then meet Queen Bee who gives a command to Jumbo Jet to leave and not return. The bees fly the elves home to their cave, and ever since that time the bees and the elves have been friends. A fun story for older children or adults. Our Book No: 27830. $15 AUD.

86. Griffiths, Tom (2001). Forests of Ash: An Environmental History. Melbourne: Cambridge University Press / Museum Victoria. 227 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, colour photos centre spread, bookplate inside front cover. A beautifully written history of Australia's giant eucalyptus, the mountain ash, the tallest hardwood tree in the world. Each chapter is supplemented by spotlights written by staff of Museum Victoria. ISBN: 0521012341. Our Book No: 16801. $20 AUD.

87. Gucci, Riccardo; Cantini, Claudio (2000). Pruning and Training Systems for Modern Olive Growing. Melbourne, Collingwood: CSIRO Publishing. 144 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white text-photos, tables, figures, tiny scuff base spine, covers faintly creased, minor edgewear. This book summarizes the most up-to-date information available on current pruning techniques and training systems for olive trees. The problems faced by growers, professionals and students are addressed, and information is provided that was not previously available in english. The aim of this book is to explain the basics at a practical level. ISBN: 0643064435. Our Book No: 28699. $35 AUD.

88. Hadlington, Phillip; Beck, Louise (illustrator) (1992). Termites and Other Common Timber Pests (Reprint, corrected ed). Sydney, Kensington: University of New South Wales Press. 126 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, sepia (brown-tinted) drawings, minimal faint foxing front flyleaf, minor edgewear. Austtralian entomologist provides the first available book that explains the habits of termites, the various species, and acceptable control methods. ISBN: 0868402109. Our Book No: 12128. $15 AUD.

89. Hadlington, Phillip; Marsden, Christine (1998). Termites and Borers: A Homeowner's Guide to Detection and Control. Sydney: Kensington: University of New South Wales Press. 53 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, stapled, colour text-photos (some full-page), faint foxing flyleaf & title page, light foxing top edge, minor edgewear. An easy-to-use guide with over 100 colour photos. As well as termite detection advice, it shows various methods of eradicating termites and protecting against their return. (Estimated date, 1998, Trove catalogue.). ISBN: 0868406007. Our Book No: 28497. $15 AUD.

90. Hadlington, Phillip; Marsden, Christine (1999). Common Household Pests: A Homeowner's Guide to Detection and Control (1st ed). Sydney, Kensington: University of New South Wales Press. 79 pp. Paperback large thin octavo, very good condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear, few light creases covers, few tiny scratches front cover, top corner rear cover & few pages little creased, tiny rubbed spot flyleaf. This book looks at both chemical and non-chemical means of control, includes many 'what to do' sections, promotes strategies of prevention as a first measure to achieve control, answers common household questions about domestic pests including termites, and it helps people to identify harmless and useful insects and spiders, as well as the disease-spreading and dangerous ones. ISBN: 0868406252. Our Book No: 26605. $12 AUD.

91. Haggith, Mandy (2008). Paper Trails: From Trees to Trash - The True Cost of Paper. London: Virgin Books. 244 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, figures, minor edgewear. About the global paper industry, travelling from the pristine forests and managed plantations of Canada, Russia and Indonesia to the pulp mills and paper factories of China and Britain, and the end uses in business, government, schools and homes throughout the world. ISBN: 9780753513293. Our Book No: 25170. $15 AUD.

92. Hardouin-Fugier, Elizabeth; Grafe, Etienne; Mitchell, Peter (editor) (1996). The Flower Painters: An Illustrated Dictionary. North Dighton, MA: JG Press. 344 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white drawings, colour illustrations (some full-page), minor edgewear jacket. Heavy (1.9 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book takes as its main focus the flower painters of 19th century France. With over 3,500 entries and more than 500 illustrations, the dictionary includes all the specialist flower painters of the period from the great Redoute and Fantin-Latour to the highly popular Cauchois and hundreds of non-specialists, not least Renoir and Van Gogh whose contributions to flower painting were nonetheless significant. This charming book will appeal to collectors and specialists, but also to the broad reading public that admires the beauty of nature as reflected by the genius of our greatest artists. ISBN: 157215215X. Our Book No: 22166. $40 AUD.

93. Hardy, Bobbie (1970). Their Work Was Australian: The Story of the Hudson Family (1st ed). Sydney: Bobbie Hardy. 66 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos (including frontispiece), top edge lightly foxed, spine jacket little faded (small edge tears, spine ends rubbed), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. Biography of the Hudson brothers, who were trained to work in timber, and started a Redfern carpentry shop in the 1850s. This very special book has been written by the great-grand daughter of Henry Hudson, and will make sure that the Hudson brothers get the credit they deserve for the work they did for Australia. Our Book No: 27109. $18 AUD.

94. Hathorn, Libby (2008). Georgiana: Woman of Flowers (1st ed). Sydney: Hachette. 297 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, corner rear cover lightly creased, minor edgewear. Based on the real life of Georgiana Molloy, pioneer botanist, this novel for young adults looks at the fascinating world of a woman whose passion for the indigenous flowers of Western Australia led to their proliferation around the world. ISBN: 9780733609169. Our Book No: 23290. $10 AUD.

95. Hayes, Alan; Lovelock, Penny (1995). Health Scents (Reprint ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 122 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings, corners lightly creased few pages, minor edgewear. Written by the author of "It's So Natural". An introduction to the use of essential oils, and the ways in which these aromatic substances can be incorporated into your daily life. ISBN: 0207182299. Our Book No: 23831. $10 AUD.

96. Hazlehurst, Noni; Dalton, Susan & Francis, Robert (2000). Noni Hazelhurst's Home (1st ed) [A Practical How-to for Maintaining, Decorating and Caring for Your House]. Sydney: Hodder. 248 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, some full-page colour photos. Commonsense advice from Australian TV's most-loved homemaker. This book is from the period Noni was host of the Seven Network's Better Homes & Gardens program. ISBN: 0733612903. Our Book No: 20634. $15 AUD.

97. Hearne, D. A.; Rance, S. J. (photographer) (1975). Trees for Darwin and Northern Australia. Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service (AGPS). 130 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & photos (some at rear), minor edgewear jacket (top spine chipped, minor rubbing). At head of title: Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Timber Bureau. Produced to help people living in monsoon and tropical areas to choose trees for their gardens wisely, with an eye for provision of shade and shelter. Lavishly illustrated, with 36 b&w plates and 8 colour plates at rear on extra unnumbered pages. Our Book No: 14515. $20 AUD.

98. Hemphill, John; Hemphill, Rosemary (1978). Herbs and Spices (Reprint ed). Sydney: Summit Books / Paul Hamlyn. 128 pp. Paperback large quarto, good plus condition, black & white drawings, full-page colour photos, corner little creased rear cover, minimal insect damage top corner tip front flyleaf. Expert Australian herbalists record the many kinds of herbs and spices used everyday in cooking, and scented herbs and spices used in gift making. (ISBN incorrectly stated as 072710182 in the book.). ISBN: 072710182X. Our Book No: 17474. $15 AUD.

99. Hemphill, John; Hemphill, Rosemary (1990). Hemphill's Herbs: Their Cultivation and Usage (Reprint ed). Sydney, Willoughby: Weldon Publishing. 128 pp. Hardback large octavo, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour photos, single-colour drawings, tiny scuff spine ends, corner covers lightly rubbed. This book is a well written and illustrated guide to the establishment and development of a home herb garden. The authors have also included a number of recipes in which herbs are used. ISBN: 1863021000. Our Book No: 26823. $15 AUD.

100. Hessayon, D. G. (1997). The New Vegetable & Herb Expert (Revised, reprint ed). London: Expert / Transworld. 144 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, boxes, figures, minor edgewear & creasing, owner's written name title page & inside rear cover, non-author written dedication inside front cover. This book shows you how to grow vegetables and herbs. There have been several important developments since the earlier edition of this book first appeared, and these are included in this enlarged and updated edition of the book. ISBN: 0903505460. Our Book No: 26442. $15 AUD.

101. Hinton, Bill; Hinton, Betty (1989). A Wilderness in Bloom: Wildflowers of Tropical Queensland Australia (Reprint ed). Mossman, QLD: Floravilla Productions. 68 pp. Paperback wide octavo, card covers, very good plus condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear. An illustrated guide to selected native flowers from Queensland. Contains beautiful bright colourful photos (some full-page). A delightful book for anyone interested in Australian native flowers. ISBN: 0959520503. Our Book No: 20773. $10 AUD.

102. Hitchcock, Maria (2012). A Celebration of Wattle: Australia's National Emblem (Revised ed). Sydney, Dural: Rosenberg Publishing. 303 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, few black & white drawings, colour photos, cover lightly scratched, tiny number impression front cover, minor edgewear corners. This book is a revised edition of Wattle (AGPS 1991). It expands on the earlier book, and new features include Wattle Day memories and a wealth of suggestions for schools and the community to help celebrate future Wattle Days. There is a detailed summary of the debate about wattles and allergies. Beautifully illustrated throughout with almost 200 photos and watercolours of wattles as well as many archival photos. ISBN: 9781921719561. Our Book No: 27004. $25 AUD.

103. Hockings, F. David (2014). Pests, Diseases and Beneficials: Friends and Foes of Australian Gardens (1st ed). Melbourne, Collingwood: CSIRO Publishing. 272 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour photos, small crease rear cover, bottom corner tip front cover lightly bent, autograph (written dedication title page). Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book is based on the 1980 book "Friends and Foes of Australian Gardens". This new work has been revised and expanded to include general garden situations as well as Australian native plants, and provides further information on plant diseases, harmless and beneficial fungi, bacteria and viruses, physiological disorders and problems caused by horticultural mismanagement. There are clear descriptions and full colour images to aid in identifying insects or other organisms, and useful advice on how to recognise and treat problems is given. ISBN: 9781486300211. Our Book No: 27733. $45 AUD.

104. Hodges, Jeffrey (editor) (1995). The Natural Gardener: A Complete Guide to Organic Gardening (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 276 pp. Paperback large quarto, good condition, black & white drawings, colour photos, spine & front cover little faded, crease in spine, light foxing top edge, light creasing covers, inner hinge little split (two pages little loose near base spine), minor edgewear. Heavy. This book is a practical guide on how to establish an organic garden. There are easy-to-follow diagrams and illustrations plus full-colour photos. There is information on garden preparation and soil health, coping with pests and plant diseases, companion planting, crop rotation, recycling, watering and mulching, controlling weeds and pruning, growing flowers, trees, shrubs, and groundcovers, fruit trees, herbs, and vegetables. ISBN: 0207173516. Our Book No: 27557. $20 AUD.

105. Horsfall, Mary (2008). Creating Your Eco-Friendly Garden (1st ed) [Garden Guides]. Melbourne, Collingwood: CSIRO Publishing. 158 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, few small scratches rear cover, corner tip little worn front cover, minor edgewear. This book is based on the author's first-hand experience creating her own garden. It offers advice on planning your garden, choosing plants, planting times, watering options, and pest management following organic principles. Water efficiency, biodiversity, soil conservation, use of native and biodiversity-friendly plants, organic methods, use of recycled materials, and avoidance of environmental weeds are themes that feature strongly, and will appeal to gardeners with strong environmental values. ISBN: 9780643094949. Our Book No: 26370. $20 AUD.

106. Houseman, Rosemary (2001). Through the Rose Arbour: Notes from a Gardening Life (1st ed). Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 183 pp. Hardback wide octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white & colour photos (most full-page). The author is one of Australia's best known authorities on old roses. In this book she traces the development of her lifelong passion for collecting, for gardening and for cultivating old roses. The many inspiring photos make this beautiful book very special, and a real treasure for gardeners everywhere. ISBN: 0670896667. Our Book No: 23957. $20 AUD.

107. Howkins, Chris (1995). Daisy Chains: Plants of Childhood. Surrey: Chris Howkins. 95 pp. Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white drawings. A historical look at fact and folklore of flowers and trees in Britain that played their part in past childhoods. Wooden toys, games, sweets and child-raising are all discussed in this fascinating book. ISBN: 0951934880. Our Book No: 20705. $10 AUD.

108. Hunt, John M. (1994). Creating an Australian Garden (Corrected ed). Sydney: Kangaroo Press / Society for Growing Australian Plants (SGAP). 168 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour text-photos (some full-page), black & white drawings. The author presents an original scheme that is easily implemented in gardens all over Australia. It involves economical use of water over dry spells, making maximum use of rain, and conditioning plants to cope during very wet periods. This is an ideal book for the landscape and home gardener. Chapters include topics such as soils, mounding and channelling, mulching, rockeries, plant usage and maintenance. There are over 150 colour plates. The author's native garden is visited by numerous garden societies each year. ISBN: 0864176376. Our Book No: 12637. $20 AUD.

109. Hutchison, Frances; Ramsey, Ed (photos) (1988). Landscaping with Perennials (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 104 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, colour text-photos, light blue endpapers, minor edgewear jacket (faint foxing reverse side, small closed tear near spine, tiny scuff mark rear cover). A detailed guide to landscaping and growing perennials. In this book, the author shows how traditional plants can be included in the modern, informal garden, bringing year-round charm to the most difficult landscape. Over 100 photos illustrate favourite perennials, as well as a wide variety of other plants. The numerous line drawings offer ideas for solving basic landscaping problems. ISBN: 0207160104. Our Book No: 22213. $18 AUD.

110. Irvine, Susan (1996). Fragrant Roses (1st ed) [Australia's Best Garden Guides]. Melbourne: Hyland House. 128 pp. Paperback thin octavo, very good condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear, few light scratches front cover. This book contains clear descriptions and full-colour text-photos of the best fragrant roses. The Australia-wide cultivation notes will help you to select the best roses for your area. ISBN: 1875657908. Our Book No: 26418. $15 AUD.

111. Island Board, Lord Howe; Palm Nursery, Kentia (1994). The Kentia Palm of Lord Howe Island. Lord Howe Island: Lord Howe Island Board / Kentia Palm Nursery. 16 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, card covers, cloth spine, very good plus condition, colour photos (mostly full-page), sepia (brown-tinted) photo, bottom corner front cover & flyleaf little creased, minor edgewear, looseleaf addenda sheet. (Estimated date, 1994, addendum sheet.) This book is about the kentia palms of Lord Howe Island, off the New South Wales coast. The book also contains interesting information about the island which is the natural home of the Kentia palm found in many homes and hotels around the world. Our Book No: 28052. $25 AUD.

112. Johnson, Louisa (1999). Every Lady Her Own Flower Gardener: Addressed to the Industrious and Economical (Facsimile ed). Canberra: Mulini Press. 96 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good plus condition. A classic book, originally published in 1839 - and here presented as a facsimile reprint, that explains garden history as well as the gardening practices of this early 1800s. Some of the practices would not be used today - such as using salt for manure! ISBN: 0949910805. Our Book No: 23030. $18 AUD.

113. Johnson, R. (editor); Jellis, G. J. (editor) (1993). Breeding for Disease Resistance (1st ed) [Developments in Plant Pathology Series]. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 205 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, figures, tables. We increasingly need to understand how disease resistances are introduced into crop plants. This book covers the successes and failures of the classical techniques, advances towards modern technology, and the problem of plant variation. Crops covered include cereals (wheat, barley, rice), potatoes, vegetables and soft fruits. (Reprinted from the academic journal Euphytica, volume 63, issues 1 - 2, for the British Society for Plant Pathology. Proceedings of the International Conference on Breeding for Disease Resistance, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 1991.). ISBN: 079231607X. Our Book No: 12837. $40 AUD.

114. Kelly, A. C. M. D.; Gago, Peter (2008). The Vine in Australia: Its Culture and Management (Facsimile ed). Melbourne, Fitzroy: Red Dog. 198 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, bottom corner tip front cover little worn. Facsimile edition. This Australian book of viticulture was originally published in 1862. It is full of insight and uncanny prophetic advice. It is a book for those to whom the vine is more than just a sprawling plant. ISBN: 9781742035031. Our Book No: 23151. $20 AUD.

115. Kelly, Frances; Dowie, Penny (illustrator) (1981). A Perfumed Garden. Sydney: Methuen. 124 pp. Hardback dustjacket (with flaps), very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white & colour drawings, string bookmark, spine jacket faintly faded, edges lightly foxed. This beautiful book is a recreation of those gardens of yesterday and is based on Frances Kelly's own experience in creating a perfumed garden. Penny Dowie's superb illustrations make this an ideal book for all garden lovers. ISBN: 0454002793. Our Book No: 20883. $10 AUD.

116. Kelly, Frances; Keller, Margaret (paintings) (1982). A Simple Pleasure: The Art of Garden Making in Australia (1st ed). Sydney: Methuen. 96 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket (flaps all sides), very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos & drawings, full-page colour paintings, foxing top edge, small mark fore-edge, few scratches rear cover jacket, string bookmark. This beautiful book is a recreation of those gardens of yesterday and is based on Frances Kelly's own experience in creating a garden (Bundeena, New South Wales). Margaret Keller's superb paintings make this an ideal book for all garden lovers. Loosely inserted: bookmark (about the book). ISBN: 0454003676. Our Book No: 21453. $15 AUD.

117. Kirby, Robyn (2004). Herbs for Healing: A Practical Australian Guide to Herbs, Your Body and Your Health (Reprint ed). Sydney: ABC Books. 216 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good plus condition, black & white vignettes, pages faintly toned as usual, minor edgewear. The well-known Australian herbalist provides a practical and easy-to-understand book that contains anecdotes and case studies drawn from years of work, and is the culmination of nearly 20 years of study and practice by the author. ISBN: 0733306187. Our Book No: 25423. $20 AUD.

118. Lamb, Jon (1983). The Weekend Gardener. Adelaide: Advertiser Newspapers Limited. 144 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white drawings, corners lightly creased last few pages, top corner tip front cover lightly scuffed, bottom corner rear cover little creased, minor edgewear. Combines a personal love for the bush, his experience as a home gardener, and his knowledge of the horticultural industries. He wrote his informative articles on gardening in South Australian conditions in the weekend section of The Advertiser newspaper. This book is a collection of "Weekend" columns, designed to improve the knowledge and pleasure of gardening in South Australia. ISBN: 095986993X. Our Book No: 25684. $20 AUD.

119. Lambert, H. F. (editor); Staples, K. (editor); Monkhouse, S. (editor) (1976). The Book for Orchid Lovers. Adelaide: Orchid Club of South Australia. 56 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled magazine format, very good condition, colour & black & white photos & drawings, minor edgewear, staples lightly rusted. A very special book for orchid lovers, written by people who love orchids for people who have begun to love orchids. ISBN: 0959751300. Our Book No: 23734. $15 AUD.

120. Langley, Jean (1983). To a Blue Flower: A Collection of Australian Wild Flower Paintings. [Canberra]: Flower Press. 56 pp. Hardback large quarto, dark blue cloth cover (tipped in colour painting on front cover inset), very good condition, colour paintings, blue cloth slipcase (square cutout to display cover art, minor edgewear), little light foxing (cover art & half-title page), bookplate. Heavy. Taking the title of the book from John Shaw Neilson's poem, the artist has painted some of the most-loved Australian wildflowers, with accompanying text. Contains 37 fine and delicate watercolour paintings, superbly reproduced. ISBN: 0959203109. Our Book No: 12718. $25 AUD.

121. Law, Deborah (1990). Growing Fuchsias (Revised ed) [Growing Series]. Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 68 pp. Paperback wide octavo, card cover, very good plus condition, colour text-photos, few black & white drawings. A very special book for the home gardener or potential grower. Written by Australia's leading commercial grower of fuchsias. ISBN: 0864172974. Our Book No: 25210. $10 AUD.

122. Lazarides, M.; Cowley, K; Hohnen, P (1997). CSIRO Handbook of Australian Weeds (1st ed). Melbourne, Collingwood: CSIRO Publishing. 264 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, minor edgewear, cover corners little creased, minor edgewear. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This handbook looks at all species that have weedy characteristics, especially those that have the potential to become a problem. The scientific name together with the preferred common name is annotated and additional information is given on economic uses, life form and characteristic features of habit, geographic distribution and, in many cases, comments on noteworthy features of the species. The book provides a quick reference source for botanists, agronomists, agriculturalists, horticulturalists, undergraduates and everyone involved in land management and conservation. ISBN: 0643059814. Our Book No: 26385. $30 AUD.

123. Ledru, Andre Pierre; de Vizcarrondo, D.Julio L. (translator) & Mendez, Eugenio Fernandez (preface) (1957). Viaje a la Isla de Puerto Rico (2nd ed). Puerto Rico: Instituto de Literatura Puertorriquena, Universidad de Puerto Rico / Printed in Mexico. 179 pp. Paperback small octavo, good condition, covers & endpapers lightly foxed & creased (spine toned, top spine torn), edges toned, pages lightly toned, edgewear. (Translated from French into Spanish language, originally in 1863. This is the second edition of 1957.) A report on a visit by French naturalist Andre Pierre Ledru to Puerto Rico, as part of the 1797 West Indies expedition led by Captain Nicolas Baudin. Ledru described the colony, and collected both living and dried plants for museums in Paris. Our Book No: 16569. $30 AUD.

124. Levitt, Dulcie; Lyon, Ken (illustrator) (1981). Plants and People: Aboriginal Uses of Plants on Groote Eylandt (1st p/b ed) [AISS New Series]. Canberra: Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies (AIAS). 166 pp. Paperback large quarto, cancelled EX-LIBRARY, good plus condition, full-page black & white drawings, grey-tinted paper, library markings (spine label, rubber stamps, date due sheet, pocket), minor edgewear, internally excellent. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. Pioneer study by a missionary and botany graduate, who lived at Groote Eylandt, a large island in Australia's Gulf of Carpentaria. Part I describes how the local Aborigines use various plants for medicinal purposes. Part II is a systematic listing of almost 600 vascular plants on the island, including description and summary of uses. About 100 of the plants are illustrated by Ken Lyon of the AIAS. ISBN: 0855751169. Our Book No: 3685. $32 AUD.

125. Lindenmayer, David; Crane, Mason; Michael, Damian; Beaton, Ester (photos) (2005). Woodlands: A Disappearing Landscape (1st ed). Melbourne, Collingwood: CSIRO Publishing. 150 pp. Hardback small wide quarto, no jacket as issued, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour text photos (some full-page), minor edgewear. This very special book explains with lucid text and wonderful photos the role that woodlands play in supporting a range of native plants and animals that has existed there for millions of years. ISBN: 0643090266. Our Book No: 26871. $30 AUD.

126. Lindsay, Bruce (editor) (1985). Kings Park Native Plant Annual. Perth: Sunday Times. 56 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled, very good condition, colour text-photos, black & white drawings, minor edgewear, minor rubbing covers, written & dated dedication. This richly illustrated native plant annual brings together a series of Native Plant Notes prepared by the Research Staff of the Kings Park Board, Perth, Western Australia. Includes: Scented Boronia, Blue Leschenaultia; Swan River Myrtle; Mottlecah; Albany Pitcher Plant; Blackboys; Sandplain Woody Pear; Western Australian Christmas Tree; Rainbow Plant; Kangaroo Paw; Scarlet & Firewood Banksia; Western Australian Underground Orchid. ISBN: 095908231X. Our Book No: 22963. $15 AUD.

127. Lines, William J. (1998). A Long Walk in the Australian Bush (1st ed). Sydney: University of New South Wales Press. 202 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. The author and his American companion undertook a 650-kilometre walk through the jarrah and karri forests of Western Australia. This book is a chronicle of that hike, and explores the impact of human settlement, and of the beliefs of science, economics and conservation, on the natural world. ISBN: 0868406163. Our Book No: 25870. $15 AUD.

128. Little, Maureen (2011). The Bee Garden: How to Create or Adapt a Garden to Attract and Nurture Bees (1st ed). Oxford: Spring Hill Books. 269 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, colour photos (many full-page), minor edgewear. This wonderful book is a response to requests from individuals who want to know how we can help the declining bee population. The book offers suggestions on how to plant a bee-friendly garden, followed by a season-by-season account of what bee-friendly plants are in flower and when, and what jobs the gardener can be doing during these times to help bees thrive. The book has the English seasons, however, many of the plants are grown in other parts of the world. ISBN: 9781905862597. Our Book No: 27563. $20 AUD.

129. Liversidge, M. A. (1907). Elementary Botany. London: Blackie & Son. 128 pp. Hardback very small, no jacket as issued, very good condition, red cloth cover (black lettering), figures, sticker mark front cover, minimal foxing few pages, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1907, Trove catalogue & Worldcat.) A much better preserved copy than usual of this little illustrated British school textbook. Our Book No: 14607. $25 AUD.

130. Lloyd, Bernard; Tulloch, Coral (illustrator) (1990). Mr Greyfinch's Garden [Spectrum: HBJ Classroom Library Green]. Sydney, Marrickville: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Group (Australia Pty. Ltd). Unnum 22 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, top corner covers & spine little creased, few surface scratches covers, minor edgewear corners. This is a very special children's picture story about moving to a new home, and trying to fit into the community. It takes Mr Greyfinch sometime to settle into the street, and he does this by making a beautiful garden, which he shares with his neighbours. The author and illustrator share an active interest in the environment. ISBN: 0729508439. Our Book No: 28672. $15 AUD.

131. Logan, William Bryant (2005). Oak: The Frame of Civilization (1st ed). New York: W. W. Norton. 336 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), superior dual binding (has textured binding along spine), minor edgewear jacket. A professional arborist - and award-winning nature writer - relates the delightful history of the reciprocal relationship between humans and oak trees since time immemorial. ISBN: 03933047733. Our Book No: 16712. $20 AUD.

132. MacDonald, Donald; Ishigami, Dr Tohiu; Kitasato, Prof. Shibasaburo (1905). A Text-Book on Plague: Translated, Enlarged, and Illustrated with Pathogenic Horticulture [Japanese Text-Book on Plague]. Adelaide: D. MacDonald / Vardon & Pritchard (Printers). 180 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, good condition, original dark green cloth cover (gilt lettering, front cover little stained), figures (including black & white text-photos), colour plates, frontispiece, minor foxing, pages lightly toned, edgewear (notably spine ends, corners bumped), owner's sticker, rubber stamp, annotation front free flyleaf. This textbook was originally written in Japanese by Ishigami, and later revised by Kitasato. The current edition was translated, enlarged, illustrated and self-published by Donald MacDonald, late Consulting Bacteriologist to the South Australian Government. With 152 illustrations and three chromolithographic plates. Part I is a translation of the Japanese text in 21 chapters. Part II is an extra six chapters by MacDonald, being pathogenic horticulture. Library sticker of Prof. Bryan Gandevia. Rubber stamp of Prof. Edward Ford. Our Book No: 16457. $90 AUD.

133. Maiden, J. H. (1920). The Weeds of New South Wales: Part 1. Sydney: William Appelgate, Government Printer. 142 pp. Hardback octavo, red brown cloth cover (gilt lettering), good plus condition, full-page black & white drawings, colour plates (including frontispiece), correction slip tipped in, free flyleaves slightly toned, single brown spot (20 mm wide, fading after several pages, text still readable), otherwise minimal foxing, minor edgewear. An exceptional guide to weeds by the Government botanist of New South Wales (NSW). Our Book No: 12789. $38 AUD.

134. Mason, John; Lawrence, Rosemary (1993). Growing Vegetables (Reprint ed). Sydney: Kangaroo Press. 108 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour photos, minor edgewear, faint foxing edges. This book gives clear, practical directions on how to grow 46 commonly grown vegetables. There is general information on planning a vegetable garden, soils, nutrition, cultivation, pests and diseases, container growing, organic gardening principles and hydroponics. ISBN: 0864173776. Our Book No: 25839. $15 AUD.

135. Mason, Peter; Petty, Bruce (illustrator) (1979). Cauchu the Weeping Wood: A History of Rubber. Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 111 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white cartoons. The story of rubber, based on the ABC-TV program. ISBN: 0642972052. Our Book No: 9790. $10 AUD.

136. Mattingley, Christobel; Yamaguchi, Marianne (illustrator) (1985). The Miracle Tree (1st ed). Sydney, Lane Cove: Hodder & Stoughton. Unnum 26 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in good dustjacket), illustrated endpapers, black & white drawings, minor edgewear & rubbing jacket (spine little faded, reverse side lightly foxed), edges lightly foxed & toned, corners little rubbed, autograph (author's written & dated dedication). A beautiful warm children's story about families, war, care, love and hope. Three people divided by the horror and devastation of atomic war - the story of Taro the gardener, his wife Hanako and her mother. Each of them hopes and prays for a miracle and their lives are as entwined as the branches of the pine tree Taro lovingly tends. Beautifully and sensitively illustrated with charcoal drawings, this book will touch the hearts of every reader. This book would appeal to older readers or collectors of children's books. ISBN: 034037604X. Our Book No: 27455. $15 AUD.

137. McCubbin, Charles (1985). How to Breed Butterflies (1st ed). Melbourne: Friends of the Zoo Inc / Zoological Board of Victoria. 33 pp. Paperback trade, card covers, stapled pamphlet, very good plus condition, colour drawings. This small booklet from the Melbourne Zoo explains the different types of butterflies, and how to breed them. ISBN: 0958874409. Our Book No: 23979. $14 AUD.

138. McFarlane, Annette (2008). Organic Vegetable Gardening (Reprint ed). Sydney: Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC). 118 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, few black & white drawings, charts, colour photos, minor edgewear, small tear & bump front cover bottom edge near spine, non-author written dedication. This book is a complete guide to growing a fabulous range of vegetables using organic principles with information on: Planning, propagating, saving seeds, basic layouts, pest control, what and when to plant according to your climatic zone, tips and information on more than 40 vegetables. This book is an easy-to-use, guide to vegetable growing for both the novice and the experienced gardener. ISBN: 9780733309878. Our Book No: 27542. $15 AUD.

139. McKenzie, Valerie (1980). A Scent of Gum Leaves: Early Australian Gardens. Sydney, Chatswood: Centennial Publications. 80 pp. Hardback large oblong octavo, very good condition, black & white & colour drawings, endpaper map, top spine lightly bumped. An enchanting selection of historical Australian gardens, organised by state. ISBN: 0959498249. Our Book No: 12048. $10 AUD.

140. Modjeska, Drusilla (1995). The Orchard (Reprint ed). Sydney: Pan Macmillan. 268 pp. Paperback, very good condition, pages lightly toned. The Australian author has written a risk-taking novel about four women of different ages and femininity. Adultery, sight and the fear of blindness; hands, girlhood, paintings and gardens - these images and memories float moodily together, as much fiction as fact (faction), telling the stories of the women that inhabit this narrative. The women, from the 15th century to the present, reveal their universal struggle to attain independence and fulfilment, in worlds of real and imagined danger. ISBN: 0330356550. Our Book No: 19985. $10 AUD.

141. Morris, Clarice; Peirce, Daphne (illustrator) (1952). Let's Find Out: Book 4: Natural Science for Primary Schools. Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 207 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, figures, spine creased (3cm piece missing base spine), front cover little scuffed (sticker removal), minor edgewear. This schoolbook is written for the NSW syllabus (it has a foreword by the director-general of education). Chapters on: soil, garden operations, insects, birds, plant studies, living and growing, field studies, conservation, the weather, etc. Our Book No: 14391. $25 AUD.

142. Morris, Deborah; Elms, Greg (photographer) (2001). Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne (1st p/b ed). Sydney: Sue Hines / Allen & Unwin. 160 pp. Paperback quarto, as new condition, colour & black & white text-photos. ISBN: 1865086630. Our Book No: 26159. $22 AUD.

143. Morse, Kitty (1995). Edible Flowers: A Kitchen Companion With Recipes (1st ed). Sydney: Millennium Books. 70 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket, bookshop rubber stamp. Covers 27 edible flowers from arugula (rocket) to zucchini. By Moroccan-born American chef. ISBN: 1864290447. Our Book No: 5444. $10 AUD.

144. Moulds, Francis Robert (1991). The Dynamic Forest: A History of Forestry and Forest Industries in Victoria (1st ed). Richmond, VIC: Lynedoch Publications. 232 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white text-photos, endpaper maps, few faint scratches jacket. The history of the logging industry in the state of Victoria, Australia. This is the story of the development of forestry, the changes that have happened, and the steps taken to protect the future of our forests and endangered habitat. ISBN: 0646062654. Our Book No: 22133. $24 AUD.

145. Muller, Jon (2004). Plant Pruning A to Z: A Practical Guide (1st ed). Melbourne: Lothian Books. 160 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear. Written by New Zealand landscape consultant, lecturer and writer. Easy-to-access sections and tables of general pruning information. This book is an ideal garden reference book for anyone who wants to make the most of their trees and shrubs. There is a very good section on keeping the neighbours happy regarding trees that intrude over boundaries. ISBN: 0734406401. Our Book No: 22020. $15 AUD.

146. Mundy, Jane; Bayley, Paul (photos) (1990). Sydney Wildflower Bushwalks. Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 94 pp. Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition, colour photos, few maps, minor edgewear. This book is for bushwalkers and lovers of Australian native plants. There are 144 alphabetically arranged colour plates, and a key to the walks where each plant illustrated can be found. ISBN: 0864173350. Our Book No: 24776. $15 AUD.

147. Murphy, David (1997). Earthworms in Australia: A Blueprint for a Better Environment (Reprint ed). Melbourne: Hyland House. 112 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour photos, few black & white drawings, minor edgewear. By Australian vermiculture consultant who owns a waste disposal business. A comprehensive and easily understood guide for gardeners, farmers, conservationists and aspiring worm farmers. Convert your household compost into a nutrient-rich fertiliser. ISBN: 1875657096. Our Book No: 3362. $10 AUD.

148. Murray, David R. (2006). Successful Organic Gardening (2nd ed). Sydney, Pymble: Kangaroo Press. 176 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour photos, tables, minor edgewear. This new edition has been revised and updated. The author gives practical advice on organic soil preparation, mulching, water conservation, weed management and how to collect and store seeds to propagate your own plants. ISBN: 0731812670. Our Book No: 26386. $15 AUD.

149. Murray, Kay; Carter, Julie (2001). Celebrating 100 Years of the Federation of Australia 1901 - 2001 (1st ed). Terrey Hills, NSW: Carter's Antiques & Collectables. 111 pp. Paperback wide trade, pictorial card covers (with back flap), very good condition, colour text-illustrations & full-page colour illustrations, tiny scuff mark top edge front cover, slight crease near spine front cover. A colourful book depicting the unique birds, animals and plants used as emblems of the states and territories of Australia. ISBN: 187607907X. Our Book No: 22909. $14 AUD.

150. National Parks and Wildlife Service, NSW (1989). Beyond the Snow Gums: The Alpine Area Kosciusko National Park. Sydney: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. 36 pp. Paperback wide, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, single-colour (grey-tinted) sketches, maps, sticker mark rear cover, very minor marking on front cover. A pamphlet about the alpine area in the Kosciusko National Park in southern New South Wales (NSW). Covers the landscape, flora and walking tracks. Our Book No: 20476. $12 AUD.

151. National Parks and Wildlife Service, NSW (2000). Saving Our Threatened Native Animals and Plants: Recovery Planning in Action 1996 - 2000 (1st ed). Sydney, Hurstville: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. 60 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, colour illustrations, charts. Provides an overview of all the actions that are being carried out across New South Wales to ensure the survival of our precious fauna and flora. ISBN: 0731361873. Our Book No: 20734. $15 AUD.

152. Nectoux, Francois (1985). Timber: An Investigation of the UK Tropical Timber Industry. London: Friends of the Earth. 120 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, maps, tables, faint spotting title page & last page, pages lightly toned. This book investigates the extent of Britain's involvement in tropical forest logging and the tropical hardwood trade in southeast Asia. It provides a fascinating insight into the changing face of an industry slowly coming to terms with the possibility of exhausting its own raw materials in tropical countries, and suggests that some urgent policy and economic changes are needed in this country. ISBN: 0905966392. Our Book No: 21048. $16 AUD.

153. Nevill, Simon; McQuoid, Nathan (1998). Guide to the Wildflowers of South Western Australia. Perth, South Fremantle: Simon Nevill Publications. 116 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good plus condition, colour photos, maps, minor edgewear. The south west region of Western Australia has one of the richest floras on earth. This book has been designed as an introductory guide to the wildflowers of the South Western Botanical Province. There are over 900 plant species illustrated. This is a beautiful book for anyone interested in this part of Western Australia and wildflowers. ISBN: 0958536708. Our Book No: 21018. $30 AUD.

154. Newbey, Ken (1968). West Australian Wildflowers for Horticulture - 1: Wildflowers Principally from the Temperate Regions of Western Australia [West Australian Plants for Horticulture]. Sydney: Society for Growing Australian Plants. 256 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour text-photos. (Estimated date, 1968, Trove catalogue.) An itemised handbook of native plants from temperate regions of Western Australia (here in the first volume). Our Book No: 1100. $15 AUD.

155. Newbey, Ken; Humphreys, F. W. (illustrator) (1972). West Australian Wildflowers for Horticulture - 2: Wildflowers Principally from the Temperate Regions of Western Australia [West Australian Plants for Horticulture]. Sydney: Society for Growing Australian Plants. 256 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1972, Trove catalogue.) An itemised handbook of native plants from temperate regions of Western Australia (here in the second volume). ISBN: 0909830045. Our Book No: 3450. $15 AUD.

156. Newman, Judy (1996). Cottage Garden Embroidery [Milner Craft Series]. Burra Creek, NSW: Sally Milner. 52 pp. Hardback small quarto, no jacket as issued, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, black & white & colour drawings, edges little bumped, minor edgewear. In this very special book the author has provided very simple, clear instructions for each of the embroidery projects. The book includes all the things you need to know before you start a project, as well as presenting a guide to all the stitches used in the embroidery designs. The author is an Australian craft designer and craft writer (eg, Australian Woman's Weekly). ISBN: 1863511938. Our Book No: 21674. $30 AUD.

157. Newton-Cox, Andrew; Beverley, Deena (2000). Building Birdhouses: Practical Plans for Twenty Birdhouses and Bird Tables. London: Southwater / Anness Publishing. 64 pp. Paperback square trade (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour text-photos & drawings, spine faintly faded. How to attract native birds to your garden by providing the correct food and suitable accommodation. ISBN: 1842150170. Our Book No: 5497. $10 AUD.

158. Nice, Rosie (editor) (2000). State of the Waratah: The Floral Emblem of New South Wales in Legend, Art & Industry (1st ed). Sydney: Royal Botanic Gardens / Nice Exhibitions. 64 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers, very good plus condition, colour & black & white paintings, inside covers decorated, red endpapers, minor edgewear. This art exhibition catalogue was published by the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, on the occasion of the exhibition, "State of the Waratah", an official Olympic arts festival event, Sydney 2000. ISBN: 0734720246. Our Book No: 25908. $20 AUD.

159. Nickolls, Jill; Angel, Ann; Harris, Colin (foreword) (2002). Mallee Tracks: A Wanderer's Guide to the South Australian and Victorian Mallee. Pinnaroo, SA: Jill Nickolls & Ann Angel / Van Gastel Printing. 228 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good condition, colour & black & white text-photos, maps, rear fold-out flap with map, minor edgewear corners. This very special book is about the southern Murray Mallee of South Australia and Victoria. The authors are local residents and have taken many trips to enjoy their own patch, while they gathered information and photos for this guide. This is a great book for anyone wanting to learn more of the history and natural history of this fascinating region. (Plus unnumbered Appendices 1 & 2.). ISBN: 0646420232. Our Book No: 25954. $45 AUD.

160. North, Tim (1999). Garden Cuttings: Reflections from an Australian Gardener. Sydney: New Holland. 176 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, minor edgewear jacket (reverse side lightly foxed), base spine little rubbed. This inspirational book is the authors story of the construction of his various gardens at his homes over the years. He writes about his first seaside garden in Sydney, as well as Yarrabin, in the Southern Highlands, New South Wales, and his current 'easy care' garden in suburban Canberra. There are beautiful colour photos, and many gardening hints which will interest the experienced and aspiring gardener. ISBN: 1864365447. Our Book No: 28490. $18 AUD.

161. Nottle, Trevor (1988). Cottage Garden Flowers. Sydney: Kangaroo Press. 104 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, black & white drawings, minor foxing top edge, minimal foxing reverse side jacket, minor edgewear. About the charm of the gardens of yesteryear - a fascinating historical note on the arrival of pelargoniums in Australia and the first primrose. Advises where to hunt out Australian plant survivors from the last century, and how to go about identifying them, and adds notes to most chapters on where to find stocks of cottage plants. ISBN: 0864172176. Our Book No: 21828. $15 AUD.

162. Nottle, Trevor (1994). Growing Old-Fashioned Roses (2nd ed). Sydney: Kangaroo Press. 96 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour photos, black & white drawings, few light creases covers, minor edgewear, sticker mark rear cover. Describes over 300 of the most popular and enduring varieties of old roses. The author writes with infectious enthusiasm on the choice of old roses for particular situations and styles of gardens. ISBN: 0864176414. Our Book No: 24743. $10 AUD.

163. Nucolorvue; Palmer, Jean (photographer) (1970). Wildflowers of the West: Highlights of Western Australia's Unique Native Flora [Wildflowers of the West in Full Colour]. Perth: Nucolorvue Productions / Gordon and Gotch. Unnum 24 pp. Paperback oblong small quarto, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, colour text-photos (some full-page), reverse side covers lightly toned, rear cover corner creased, minor edgewear, owner's written name. A pamphlet published for Gordon and Gotch (Australia) Ltd., Parry Street, Perth (possibly 1970 or 1960s, Trove catalogue). This pamphlet shows some of the highlights of the 6000 or so species in Western Australia. Picture of blue leschenaultia on front cover. The full-colour photos make this a delightful addition to any horticulture library. Our Book No: 20727. $10 AUD.

164. Nursery Pty Ltd, Camellia Grove (1998). Camellia Grove Camellias & Azaleas Catalogue (30th ed). Sydney: Camellia Grove Nursery Pty Ltd. 31 pp. Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, small black & white identification symbols, minor edgewear, minor biro annotation rear cover. A catalogue published by the Camellia Grove Nursery in St Ives, a suburb of Sydney, New South Wales. Our Book No: 22956. $10 AUD.

165. O'Ferrall, Audrey; Pound, Peter (sketches) (1985). Mount Wilson: A Potted History (Reprint ed). Sydney: J. Bell & Company (Printer). 64 pp. Paperback trade, dustjacket (with flaps), stapled pamphlet (staples lightly rusted), card covers, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white drawings, jacket lightly creased & marked, minor edgewear, faint sticker mark title page. She wrote this pamphlet because her family told her that everything she cooked was great. There are little pieces of historical information (Blue Mountains area) collected over the years that go with Peter Pound's sketches. Many of the recipes include local food which grows well in the gardens on the mountain. ISBN: 0958993505. Our Book No: 22059. $10 AUD.

166. O'Reilly, Bernard (1945). Cullenbenbong (Reprint ed) [Cullen-ben-bong]. Brisbane: W. R. Smith & Paterson. 206 pp. Paperback, thick card cover, dustjacket fixed along spine (cover painting with "hessian" border), very good condition, black & white photo frontispiece, top edge lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. Adventures of Irish-Catholic family prior to WW2 in the Blue Mountains (NSW) and rainforests of the McPherson Ranges (Queensland). Our Book No: 10883. $12 AUD.

167. O'Reilly, Bernard; Wieneke, James (illustrator) (1981). Green Mountains and Cullenbenbong (Modern reprint ed). Brisbane, Fortitude Valley: Kemp Place Investments. 324 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos, frontispiece, illustrated endpapers, front flap corner creased jacket, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, this combined edition, 1981 or later, Trove catalogue. Originally published in 1 volume in 1949.) Adventures of Irish-Catholic family prior to WW2 in the Blue Mountains (NSW) and rainforests of the McPherson Ranges / Lamington National Park (Queensland). Cullenbenbong covers the childhood and boyhood adventures, family joys, and sadnesses together with mountain legends heard around the firesides of the Blue Mountains pioneers. "Cullenbenbong" includes an aircraft accident in 1937. ISBN: 0858810085. Our Book No: 25926. $22 AUD.

168. Orchid Review, Australian (1950). Australian Orchid Review, September 1950. Sydney: Australian Orchid Review. 32 pp. Paperback wide octavo, stapled pamphlet, card cover, very good condition, black & white text-photos, colour photo laid down on cover as issued, adverts, minor edgewear. A single issue of this Australian journal on growing orchids. Our Book No: 10044. $10 AUD.

169. Paton, Neil (1987). Sydney Bushwalks: A Heritage Field Guide (Reprint ed). Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 192 pp. Paperback, very good condition, maps, black & white text-photos, bottom corner front cover scuffed, faint foxing edges & inside covers & front flyleaf, minor edgewear. This is the first comprehensive field guide to the tracks in the major bushland areas of the Sydney region. Lane Cover River, Davidson Park, Ku-Ring-Gai Chase, Royal National Park, Heathcote National Park and the Benowie Track along Berowra Creek are covered. A section on the basics of bushwalking and camping is included. ISBN: 0864171072. Our Book No: 28008. $10 AUD.

170. Pearson, Richard (2011). Driven to Extinction: The Impact of Climate Change on Biodiversity (1st ed). New York: Sterling. 263 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour photos, minor edgewear jacket (little marked), title on spine lightly faded owner's written name title page. A scientist at the American Museum of Natural History explains the science behind the debates about climate change, and the way it will change our biodiversity (animal and plant life). Focusing on case studies from around the world, he describes not only what we know, but how we know it - the data, methods, and reasoning behind particular conclusions. ISBN: 9781402772238. Our Book No: 27082. $20 AUD.

171. Penfold, A. R.; Morrison, F. R. (1934). Tung Oil (Chinese Wood Oil) from Australian Grown Trees of Aleurites Fordii (Hemsley), with a Note on A. Montana (3rd ed) [Technological Museum Bulletin]. Sydney: Technological Museum, Technical Education Branch. 30 pp. Paperback octavo, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), card cover (lightly faded edges & spine), good condition, tables & black & white photos at rear, one page creased (during manufacture). A technical pamphlet about the Tung Oil tree, published at a time when plantations of this tree were being considered for Australia. Tung oil is used for polishing, preserving and water-proofing wood, for example, floor boards in old houses. Our Book No: 12201. $15 AUD.

172. Pieroni, Margaret (1993). Discovering the Wildflowers of Western Australia (1st stated ed). Perth: Quality Publishing Australia (QPA). 46 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour photos, maps, coloured map inside front cover, small scuff bottom edge front cover, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1993, Trove catalogue.) This book is an introduction to the beautiful wildflowers of Western Australia. Each of the flower paintings is a personal discovery for the author. Many of the plants are grown in gardens, parks and as street trees all over Australia and overseas.The author hopes to make people aware of the diversity of Western Australian wildflowers and to study and grow them. The paintings are from plants in her own garden, or from photos she has taken in her travels. ISBN: 1875737723. Our Book No: 28546. $20 AUD.

173. Pirani, Leila (1945). Little Hans of Holland. Melbourne: Ramsay Ware Publishing. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, card cover, stapled, good plus condition, colour drawings, edgewear spine & corners, rubber bookshop stamp. Delightful children's picture story about Hans, a boy gardener from Holland. He tends the garden in a big house in Australia, accompanied by his garden animal friends. He discovers a way to travel back to Holland to revisit childhood memories. (Estimated date, 1945, Trove catalogue. Muir 6015.). Our Book No: 14805. $30 AUD.

174. Prescott, David; Lewis, Colin (consultant editor) (2004). Pocket Bonsai: Care, Shaping, Repotting, Species, Styles (1st ed). London: New Holland. 192 pp. Paperback wide trade, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, colour photos, single-colour drawings, minor edgewear. This detailed book combines expertly drawn illustrations and beautiful full-colour photos with clear descriptions that highlight every facet of the practice of bonsai, from its long history to modern trends. ISBN: 1843305860. Our Book No: 26810. $15 AUD.

175. Price, Suzanne J. (1986). The Urban Woodland: A Low-Maintenance Garden for Australian Conditions (1st ed). Melbourne: Lothian Books. 144 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white drawings, colour text-photos (some full-page), plans, minor edgewear jacket, base spine lightly rubbed. This book outlines the principals and methods of creating this garden style and provides many planting suggestions and practical plans. The author has dedicated this beautiful book to all those who lost their gardens in the tragic Ash Wednesday bushfires of February 1983, when many of Australia's most beautiful gardens were destroyed. ISBN: 0850912555. Our Book No: 23071. $20 AUD.

176. Radford, Jonathan (2004). A Green Existence: Cultivating Dreams from Infancy to Tuscany (1st ed). Siena, Italy: RASNA. 283 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minor edgewear. Reports his story about living his dreams in Italy. ISBN: 889011021X. Our Book No: 24512. $20 AUD.

177. Rees, J. L. (1962). Lawns, Greens, and Playing Fields: Their Making and Maintenance (1st ed). Sydney: Angus & Robertson. 290 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos & figures, faint toning pages as usual, minor edgewear jacket (few tiny edge tears). A practical book on all aspects of turf growing, for the home gardener and the professional greenkeeper. There are 16 pages of photos and 45 diagrams and tables that show in detail everything from the structure of a grass flower to the layout of a cricket pitch. Our Book No: 21446. $15 AUD.

178. Richards, Murray; Cave, Yvonne (photos) (1994). Gardening with Rhododendrons: A Complete Guide. Sydney, Balmain: Florilegium. 175 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour text-photos (some full-page), minor edgewear jacket (tiny scuff top spine), light foxing top edge. A highly illustrated guide to the exciting possibilities of gardening with these very special plants. This book has information on the characteristics and distribution of the genus, including vireyas, and deciduous and evergreen azaleas. There is advice on conditions needed for successful cultivation, landscaping and container growing, pests and diseases, propagation and hybridising. An annotated index of species and cultivars provides brief information on over 250 popular rhododendrons. There are 200 colour photos. ISBN: 0646202065. Our Book No: 28510. $25 AUD.

179. Robert, Nicholas (1976). Diverses Fleurs Dessinees et Gravees d’Apres le Naturel par N. Robert (Facsimile ed). London: Scolar Press. Unnum pp. Hardback small folio (31.0 x 21.5 cm), no jacket as issued, very good condition, brown cloth cover (gilt spine lettering & logo front cover), sepia (brown-tinted) engravings including title page (tissue guard, few doubled), marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, minor edgewear. (No 320 of a limited edition of 500 copies.) Facsimile on handmade paper of the original edition of 1660. Contains 31 numbered full-page illustrations (including title page). Nicholas Robert started as a painter of ornamental flower pictures, but his work became more botanical after he was hired by the Duke of Orleans to draw the rare and exotic plants and animals in the Duke's gardens. The Scottish botanist Robert Morison, director of the gardens, is believed to have encouraged Robert to take a more scientific approach to his subject. ISBN: 0859672468. Our Book No: 16676. $100 AUD.

180. Rolls, Eric (2002). Visions of Australia: Impressions of the Landscape 1642 - 1910. Melbourne: Lothian Books. 312 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, colour photos, minor edgewear. Presents a challenging and exciting vista of early Australia. Records the opinions of over 100 visitors and colonists who saw the land of Australia in its unchanged state (about years 1600 to 1900), and the cities as they developed. The modern notion of a harsh landscape is transformed into a garden of wildflowers, and wood and canvas huts into buildings of extraordinary elegance. European settlers are transformed from drunken and licentious convicts into members of an intelligent, vigorous and adaptable society. Transforms Aboriginal Australians into highly intelligent people with great artistic ability. Draws on a diverse range of original historical documents, and complemented by insightful commentary. ISBN: 073440445X. Our Book No: 20283. $15 AUD.

181. Ross, Linda (2005). Create a Sunsmart, Waterwise Garden with Linda Ross (1st ed). Sydney, Pymble: Simon & Schuster. 160 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, colour photos (some full-page), drawings, minor edgewear, top corner tip front cover & a few pages little creased, tiny tear & little bumped top spine. The author describes how to plan and create a garden that is waterwise. There are nine inspiring garden designs for the backyard, the courtyard, and the bush garden. Each garden design includes a comprehensive planting list of waterwise plants, a plant profile and handy tips. ISBN: 073181164X. Our Book No: 26827. $15 AUD.

182. Ryan, Stephen (2002). More Exceptional Plants: Perennials, Bulbs, Climbers and Grasses. Melbourne: Hyland House. 208 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, as new condition (in as new dustjacket), colour text-photos (some full-page), cover corners little bumped. Heavy. Stephen Ryan's second book: a light-hearted look at 100 more rare or unusual plants - bulbs, climbers, ornamental grasses, perennials, some biennials and even a few annuals - that he has found more appealing, interesting and beautiful than others. He not only includes essential data such as plant size, soil preference, planting position, but also little extra things that give a plant its personality. Ryan owns a plant nursery at Mt Macedon, Victoria, and later became presenter of the popular ABC-TV program Gardening Australia. ISBN: 1864470550. Our Book No: 14112. $30 AUD.

183. Sainsbury, R. M. (1991). A Field Guide to Smokebushes and Honeysuckles (Conospermum and Lambertia) (1st ed). Perth, Nedlands: University of Western Australia Press. 97 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear, light foxing edges & flyleaf, few light dents rear cover, owner's written name. This is his third book on the plant family Proteaceae. He took some years to compile it, which involved much research and travel around the south west of Western Australia. The book is an introduction to Conospermum and Lambertia and should interest wildflower enthusiasts throughout Australia and overseas, and a reference source for students of horticulture and botanists. ISBN: 1875560092. Our Book No: 26176. $32 AUD.

184. Scarman, John; Scarman, Teresa (1999). Gardening with Old Roses (1st p/b ed). London: HarperCollins. 144 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear, top corner jacket front flap creased. Written by a practical expert on cottage-garden roses. This book is illustrated throughout with over 200 evocative photos, and detailed information on how to get the best out of your roses. ISBN: 0004140850. Our Book No: 24496. $20 AUD.

185. Seale, Allan (1990). Allan Seale's Garden Book of Pruning. Melbourne: Treasure Press / Octopus Publishing. 70 pp. Paperback narrow, card covers, very good condition, colour text-photos, faint foxing on front & rear free flyleaf. This book provides information on tools and techniques for pruning a wide range of fruit and shrubs. ISBN: 1863450386. Our Book No: 22009. $10 AUD.

186. Shaw, Cameron (1997). Dried Flower Style. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 120 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour text-photos (most full-page), patterned endpapers, top corners jacket lightly rubbed. This inspiring book is packed with ideas and novel ways of combining flowers, fruits and foliage. The designs range from the stunningly simple to the more advanced. The practical step-by-step instructions, beautiful illustrations and unusual combinations of style and colour will take the art of flower arranging to new dimensions. ISBN: 0297835955. Our Book No: 22283. $20 AUD.

187. Shepherd, Frank (1993). In Search of the Buttercup. Sydney, Turramurra: Frank M. Shepherd. 250 pp. Paperback large quarto, card covers, very good condition, black & white drawings, small faint mark front cover, minor creasing covers & corners. This fascinating book is about the author's search for the Australian buttercup and where that search has led. He writes not only about the buttercup, but also about the people he discovered on his journey. This would be a worthwhile addition to any nature lovers library. ISBN: 0646239767. Our Book No: 23041. $25 AUD.

188. Shotter, Graham (1986). The Royal Melbourne Zoological Gardens (4th ed). Melbourne, Parkville: Friends of the Zoos / Zoological Board of Victoria. 52 pp. Paperback small square quarto, stapled, card covers, very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear. The story of the Melbourne Zoo, including its gardens. Our Book No: 25717. $15 AUD.

189. Sinnott, Edmund W. (1955). The Biology of the Spirit (1st ed). New York: Viking. 180 pp. Hardback octavo, no jacket, very good condition, top edge lightly foxed, spine ends chipped, pages faintly toned, bookshop label inside front cover, pencil annotation front flyleaf, minor edgewear. First edition. The American botanist and plant morphologist presents a biological thesis for the complexity and wholeness of human nature, including the presence of a spiritual component. Our Book No: 24349. $12 AUD.

190. Stackhouse, Shirley (1999). Over the Fence (From the Star of the Top-rating Gardening Show: Hot Tips for Your Garden) (Reprint ed). Sydney: Bantam. 152 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, black & white drawings. Celebrating 10 years of the Radio 2UE garden show. This book gives helpful advice for the whole year and is illustrated by Shirley. ISBN: 1863251642. Our Book No: 20235A. $12 AUD.

191. Stowar, John (1992). In Sunshine and Shade: Change in the Garden (1st ed). Sydney, Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press. 144 pp. Paperback octavo, stiffened card covers, very good plus condition, colour photos (some full-page). This book has been written with one over-riding objective, namely to improve the quality and enjoyment of our gardens. This practical book talks about: Establishing a theme; Microclimate and its importance to landscape design; Establishing the new garden; The mature garden; The old garden and its rehabilitation; Theory and practice in horticulture. ISBN: 0864174934. Our Book No: 23079. $20 AUD.

192. Stubbs, Jane (compiler) (1977). To Please the Outward Senses: Extracts from Herbals of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, Quoted on Labels in the Queen's Garden. Kew, Middlesex: Royal Botanic Gardens. Unnum 13 pp. Paperback narrow octavo, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), pictorial card cover, very good condition, light brown drawings on mustard-colour paper, minor edgewear. The Queen's Garden has been designed to resemble a garden of the 17th century, incorporating many features found in gardens of that time. The sunken part of the garden contains many plants important in the 17th century, particularly the herbs. Each plant in the sunken herb garden is labeled with its current botanical name, the common name used 300 years ago, and often an extract from a herbal of the day listing its uses. The booklet also warns that some plants mentioned are now known to be poisonous. Our Book No: 23240. $10 AUD.

193. Sulman, Florence; Mort, Eirene (plates) & Watkins, Dorothy M. (plates) (1926). A Popular Guide to the Wild Flowers of New South Wales: Volume I (2nd ed). London: Angus & Robertson. 208 pp. Hardback small, jacket missing, good plus condition, pictorial green cloth cover, full-page black & white plates, foldout map MISSING, endpapers toned (front pastedown creased), minor foxing (mostly edges), minor toning pages as usual, bookplate. The aim of this small book is to help those who wish to know the names of the wildflowers and a little of their interesting story. The descriptions are given in simple language, and every necessary botanical term is fully explained in an illustrated glossary. There are 51 full-page plates. Our Book No: 21927. $12 AUD.

194. Taylor, David; Taylor, Yvonne; McCosker, Helen (illustrator) (2001). The Compost Book: Compacted Iron-Rich Nutrient Layer (Reprint ed). Sydney, Frenchs Forest: Reed / New Holland. 96 pp. Paperback, very good condition, colour drawings, charts, minor edgewear. In this very helpful book, the authors show you the secrets of good compost making. They have been experimenting with compost since 1985, when they began creating a city community garden on a site of builder's fill. ISBN: 1876334282. Our Book No: 27719. $10 AUD.

195. Taylor, Pat; Fleming, Leanne (illustrator) (1992). Free Trees [Social Themes and Language K-7: Strand 4: Environment]. Sydney: CollinsDove / HarperCollins. 24 pp. Paperback octavo, very good condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear. The people of Bunyip Bend, want to plant trees to feed koalas. This children's picture book is about the creatures who live in a tree and the importance of planting trees. ISBN: 1863711481. Our Book No: 20054. $15 AUD.

196. Thiele, Colin; Hunnam, Lucinda (illustrator) (1990). Farmer Pelz's Pumpkins (1st ed). Sydney: Walter McVitty Books. 28 pp. Paperback oblong quarto, very good plus condition, colour drawings, minor edgewear. This Australian children's picture story about a farmer and his love of his farm and growing pumpkins will please children of all ages. The very colourful illustrations are delightful. ISBN: 0949183350. Our Book No: 20052. $15 AUD.

197. Throssell, Harry (1984). Where the Beech Tree Grows: The Story of Binna Burra (1st ed). Brisbane: Binna Burra Lodge Limited. 121 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour full-page photos, map, frontispiece, corner tips front cover bent, base spine little rubbed, spine lightly faded, minor edgewear. This book is about the history of a mountain lodge in the Lamington National Park, Queensland. The author describes all the work that went into the building of the slab-and-shingle huts in 1934 to make this lodge a restful, healing place that people could come to take bushwalks in the rainforest and woodlands of the national park. ISBN: 0958929595. Our Book No: 27925. $15 AUD.

198. Turner, Fred (editor) (1907). Anderson's Manual of the Farm: A Practical Treatise on the Cultivation of Farm Crops, Forage Plants and Grasses. Sydney: Anderson & Co. 158 pp. Paperback, good condition, grey card cover, tables, drawings, pages toned, endpapers & edges foxed, rear cover crease, minor edgewear. (Estimated date, 1907, Trove catalogue, including newspaper adverts.). Published by Anderson & Co., seed and plant merchants, 399 George Street, Sydney. A practical treatise on the cultivation of farm crops, forage plants and grasses, etc. Fred Turner is a botanist, NSW Department of Agriculture, and a parks superintendent. Our Book No: 15794. $50 AUD.

199. Turvey, Nigel (2006). Terania Creek: Rainforest Wars (1st ed). Carindale, QLD: Glass House Books. 190 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, frontispiece portrait, minor edgewear. This is the story of a seminal conflict between the forest industry and the conservation movement over rainforests in northern New South Wales (NSW). Deftly presents the perspectives of both camps to draw lessons that have implications wherever environmental and industry interests collide. ISBN: 1876819359. Our Book No: 24116. $18 AUD.

200. Urban, Anne (1993). Wildflowers & Plants of Inland Australia (Reprint ed). Fishermans Bend, VIC: Portside Editions. 240 pp. Paperback small thick trade, very good condition, colour text-photos, black & white drawings, map, faint foxing top edge, minor edgewear. This comprehensive guidebook covers an area in Central Australia within the Northern Territory. The author lives in Central Australia, and spent six years doing intensive research and study. The text has been throughly field-researched and checked with other plant experts, provides both botanical and common names, and virtually every species described has a full-colour photo to help with identification. The diagrams illustrate particular points of interest. A great book for botanists or someone wanting to learn about our unique wildflowers. ISBN: 0949318035. Our Book No: 28500. $40 AUD.

201. van Dock, Wendy; Godfrey, Linda (photos) (2002). The Water-Efficient Garden: A Guide to Sustainable Landscaping in Australia (Revised, reprint ed). Melbourne, Glen Waverley: Water-Efficient Gardenscapes. 130 pp. Paperback wide trade, very good condition, few colour text-photos, tables, diagrams, tables, minor edgewear corners. This book is about making your garden water-efficient. There is practical and detailed information about water efficiency planning and design, how to improve the soil's ability to harvest water, capillary irrigation, rainwater tanks, greywater irrigation, how to irrigate efficiently and more ways to help make a sustainable garden. ISBN: 9780957765525. Our Book No: 28419. $30 AUD.

202. van Oosterzee, Penny; Morrison, Reg (photos) (2000). A Field Guide to Central Australia: A Natural History Companion for the Traveller (Reprint ed). Marleston, SA: J. B. Books. 184 pp. Paperback tall trade, thick card covers, very good condition, colour text-photos, few black & white drawings, maps, spine little faded, minor edgewear. Provides the traveller with a guide to the landscape, plants and animals that will be seen along the main tourist routes of The Centre. From Alice Springs, west to Kings Canyon, south to Uluru (Ayers Rock) and into the dunes of the Simpson Desert, the main habitats are described in detail. The many photos and maps show habitats, how raw geology moulds the landscape into topography patterns, soils and vegetation. Birds, reptiles, arthropods, mammals, trees, shrubs and ground covers are all described. ISBN: 0730104796. Our Book No: 28542. $18 AUD.

203. Van Wyk, Ben-Erik; Wink, Michael (2004). Medicinal Plants of the World: An Illustrated Scientific Guide to Important Medicinal Plants and Their uses (1st ed). Pretoria: Briza Publications. 480 pp. Hardback large octavo, pictorial cover, very good plus condition, colour text-photos. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. A detailed description (with colour photos) of 320 common medical plants worldwide, and a quick guide to 100s of other rarer plants. Includes chapters on health complaints that can be treated by these plants. (An update of his 1997 book on South African species.). ISBN: 1875093443. Our Book No: 9926. $45 AUD.

204. Waddell, Thea; Malnic, Jutta (photographer) (1977). Hidden Gardens of Sydney (1st ed). Sydney: National Trust of Australia (NSW) Garden Committee. 55 pp. Paperback square, stapled booklet (staples rusted), very good condition, colour photos, minor edgewear, corners front cover creased. A selection of delightful gardens illustrated by 26 colour photos. The introduction contains some notes about the early history of Sydney's gardens. ISBN: 0909723508. Our Book No: 22082. $14 AUD.

205. Wade, Jan (1988). Australian Flower Fairies (1st ed). Sydney: Horwitz Grahame. 46 pp. Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour drawings, minor edgewear jacket (little faded). First edition. Verse about fairies, plus background description of Australian flora. A delightful picture book for children of any age. ISBN: 0725311134. Our Book No: 27952. $20 AUD.

206. Wade, Jan (1997). Australian Flower Fairies (Reissue ed). Sydney: Murray Child & Company. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, as new condition, glossy colour drawings. Verse about fairies, plus background description of Australian flora. A delightful book for children of any age. ISBN: 0908048041. Our Book No: 22538A. $14 AUD.

207. Wade, Jan (1998). Australian Forest Fairies. Sydney: Murray David. 31 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour drawings (many full-page), minor creasing bottom edge rear cover & last few pages, minimal creasing spine, minor edgewear corners. Verse about fairies, plus background description and illustrations of Australian flora and fauna. The bright illustrations will appeal to all ages. ISBN: 0958732981. Our Book No: 28665. $20 AUD.

208. Wakefield, N. A. (1955). Ferns of Victoria and Tasmania: With Descriptive Notes and Illustrations of the 116 Native Species. Victoria: Field Naturalists Club of Victoria. 71 pp. Paperback trade, stiffened card covers, good plus condition, black & white drawings & photos, covers lightly marked, rear cover fore-edge minor insect damage. In 1934, the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria published a handbook, Victorian Ferns, that was used by nature lovers and students. This new book has been durably bound and a stiffened cover added to make it more practical in the field. New species have been added since the 1934 publication. Our Book No: 21724. $12 AUD.

209. Walker, Jacqueline; Hanly, Gil (photographer) (1999). Hibiscus (1st ed). London: Cassell. 96 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour text-photos (some full-page), minor rubbing spine ends, minor edgewear jacket. This beautiful book is a complete guide to care and cultivation, advice on growing hibiscus in cool climates, hibiscus in garden designs, pruning and year-round maintenance, and how to deal with pests and diseases. ISBN: 0304350214. Our Book No: 25714. $15 AUD.

210. Walling, Edna; Barrett, Margaret (editor) (1985). A Gardener's Log (New ed). Melbourne: Anne O'Donovan. 149 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos (some full-page), few black & white drawings, few colour photos (full-page), illustrated endpapers, spine ends little rubbed, minor edgewear jacket (spine little faded). This wonderful book, originally published in 1948, is full of inspiration and practical advice for anyone with an interest in gardening and wanting to learn more about this very special person. This new edition is sumptuously illustrated with many recently discovered photos from Edna Walling's own camera, a selection of her drawings, and colour photos of her gardens as they are today. ISBN: 0908476175. Our Book No: 28534. $20 AUD.

211. Warne, Catherine (1997). Guide to the Gardens of the Blue Mountains (Possible revised ed). Sydney, Crows Nest: Kingsclear Books. 32 pp. Paperback quarto, stapled pamphlet, card covers, very good plus condition, colour text-photos, map, minor edgewear. Cover subtitle: A Seasonal Guide to 50 Gardens Opening to the public. Some of the gardens changed since this book was published, but it is still full of useful information and an important part of the Blue Mountains garden history. ISBN: 0908272510. Our Book No: 23557. $10 AUD.

212. Webb, Joan (1998). Thistle Y. Harris: A Biography of Thistle Yolette Stead. Sydney: Surrey Beatty & Sons. 254 pp. Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white photos (including frontispiece portrait), minor edgewear, autograph (author's written dedication title page). Biography of the Australian academic botanist, nature writer and environmentalist, who was awarded an Order of Australia medal. She was involved with many causes, including the Wirrimbirra Sanctuary and the Kosciuszko National Park. ISBN: 094932485X. Our Book No: 11653. $10 AUD.

213. Westoll, Andrew (2009). The Riverbones: Stumbling after Eden in the Jungles of Suriname (1st Australian ed). Brisbane, St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 365 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear. Suriname is one of the least travelled countries in South America. This old Dutch colony a little known land of myth, magic and ecological wonder. It is home to the largest tract of pristine rainforest left on the planet. However, this Eden also has a dark side. The author spent a year studying monkeys deep inside its primordial jungles. Five years later he travelled by foot, bus and dugout canoe, to try and uncover the country's soul. A spellbinding tale of survival, heartbreak, mystery and murder. ISBN: 9780702237294. Our Book No: 23784. $17 AUD.

214. White, Ian (2002). Australian Bush Flower Essences (Reprint ed). Sydney: Bantam Books. 210 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour photos centre spread, black & white drawings. Using the healing properties of flower essences is an ancient art that spans many cultures. Respected naturopath Ian White has taken this age-old study and applied it to flowering plants of the Australian bush, showing that the energy and power in the ancient land of Australia manifest on the healing properties of its plants. An informative picture of 50 bush flower essences from all over the country, as well as detailed information about their preparation and use in all areas of healing. ISBN: 0947189750. Our Book No: 14604. $18 AUD.

215. White, Patrick (2012). The Hanging Garden (1st ed). Sydney: Knopf / Random House Australia. 224 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), illustrated endpapers, minor edgewear jacket, pages faintly toned as common. First edition. Two children are brought to a wild garden on the shores of Sydney Harbour to shelter from the Second World War (WW2). The author explores the world of these children, the city of his childhood and the experience of war. The novel ends as the news reaches Sydney of victory in Europe, and the children face their inevitable separation. White put the novel aside at this point and how he planned to finish the work remains a mystery. But at his death he left behind a masterpiece in the making, which is published here for the first time. This unfinished novel was found in his papers after his death in 1990. This Australian author was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. ISBN: 9781742752655. Our Book No: 27181. $20 AUD.

216. Whitehead, Georgina (editor) (2001). Planting the Nation (1st ed). Melbourne: Australian Garden History Society. 196 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good dustjacket), colour & black & white text-photos, minor edgewear jacket (faint foxing reverse side), faint foxing top edge. This book explores Australia's gardens and landscapes between 1890 and 1914, offering perspectives on garden design, horticultural developments, city planning, and architectural and social history during this period. ISBN: 1876473444. Our Book No: 25748. $25 AUD.

217. Wildflower Guide, Western Australia (1994). A Guide to 101 Wildflowers of Western Australia (Revised ed). [Perth]: Western Australia Wildflower Guide / Printed by Advance Press. Unnum 28 pp. Paperback small quarto, stapled pamphlet, very good condition, colour text-photos, minor edgewear, light creasing along spine. Revised edition (originally published, 1980s.) This pamphlet shows 101 wildflowers which are found in Western Australia. Many of the plants are found over a wide area of the state, and where localities have been given, it is only as a guide to a specific area where they may be found. The best time for the wildflowers is from August to November which this book has concentrated on. Our Book No: 26657. $15 AUD.

218. Williams, Alice; Sides, Tim; Connolly, Lenard (Aboriginal art) (2008). Wiradjuri Plant Use in the Murrumbidgee Catchment (1st ed). Wagga Wagga, NSW: Murrumbidgee Catchment Management Authority. 106 pp. Paperback wide trade, spiral bound, glossy pages with subject tabs fore-edges, very good plus condition, colour text-photos. This book is a contemporary guide to the identification of plants within the Murrumbidgee catchment and their significance and cultural use for indigenous people from the Murrumbidgee area of New South Wales (NSW). Some common Wiradjuri language to describe trees and animals has been used throughout the book. These Wiradjuri words are explained in the glossary on pages 94 and 95. Compiled by Williams & Sides. ISBN: 0734758561. Our Book No: 28302. $30 AUD.

219. Williams, Carol; Stubbing, Newton H. (1998). Bringing a Garden to Life (1st ed). New York: Bantam Books. 273 pp. Hardback dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white vignettes, dual binding (has superior binding along spine), protected by removable archival plastic sleeve (Brodart). An American gardening consultant provides an engaging mixture of step-by-step instruction, essay, story, and poetry. This beautiful book addresses both the compelling mysteries and the down-to-earth practicalities of everyday gardening. ISBN: 055309680X. Our Book No: 20812. $15 AUD.

220. Willis, James H. (1962). A Handbook to Plants of Victoria: Volume 1: Ferns, Conifers and Monocotyledons. Melbourne: Maud Gibson Gardens Trust / Melbourne University Press (MUP). 448 pp. Hardback small, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), edges lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve (Brodart). The purpose of this volume is to readily identify - in field or herbarium - the various families, genera and species of vascular plants, both indigenous and naturalized, that occur spontaneously within the state of Victoria. Our Book No: 21720. $28 AUD.

221. Willis, James H.; Fuhrer, B. A.; Rotherham, E. R. (1975). Field Guide to the Flowers & Plants of Victoria (1st ed). Sydney: A. H. & A. W. Reed. 304 pp. Hardback octavo, very good condition, pictorial cover, colour text-photos, covers lightly scratched, bottom corner rear cover lightly bumped. This field guide illustrates over f400 of the flowers and plants most commonly found in Victoria, and is a useful reference work for the serious botanist, the amateur naturalist and the interested layman. Each of the 428 full colour illustrations is accompanied by a descriptive caption giving the common and scientific names and the characteristics of the plants. ISBN: 0589071707. Our Book No: 25504. $25 AUD.

222. Wilson, Edwin; McAlpine, Elizabeth (drawings) (1985). The Dragon Tree: A Selection of Poems (1st ed). Sydney: Woodbine Press. 100 pp. Hardback small octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), full-page black & white drawings, minor edgewear jacket (few tiny edge tears, edges little rubbed). This is a limited edition of 1000 numbered and signed copies. This book is the author's second book of poetry. The author is a poet and botanist with an interest in history. The title is named for The Dragon Tree (Dracaena draco) in the Royal Botanic Gardens in Sydney. This book is about time, destiny, memory and death. ISBN: 0949557048. Our Book No: 28159. $20 AUD.

223. Wilson, Edwin; McAlpine, Elizabeth (drawings) & Ryan, J. S (introduction) (2010). New Selected Poems: A Collection of Flowers 1967 - 2009 (1st ed). Sydney, Lane Cove: Woodbine Press. 244 pp. Paperback thick trade, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. Poems by the author who was born at Lismore, New South Wales, and is a poet, artist and botany teacher (who last worked at the Royal Botanic gardens, Sydney). This is his 11th book of poetry. ISBN: 9780949557315. Our Book No: 26249. $20 AUD.

224. Woodford, James (2002). The Wollemi Pine: The Incredible Discovery of a Living Fossil from the Age of the Dinosaurs (Revised ed). Melbourne: Text Publishing. 212 pp. Paperback trade, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, black & white text-photos, pages lightly toned as common. Revised edition. This primitive pine tree was discovered only 100 km from Sydney in 1994 in the Wollemi Wilderness. This living fossil was believed to have become extinct millions of years ago. It has now been cultivated and is widely available in Australia. A remarkable botanical detective story. ISBN: 1876485744. Our Book No: 16320. $12 AUD.

225. Yates (1989). Yates Gardening in Tropical and Sub-Tropical Australia (1st ed) [Yates Garden Library]. Melbourne: Arthur Yates & Co / Lothian Publishing. 96 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, colour text-photos & drawings. This book describes the special conditions that affect gardeners in eastern Queensland, the north of Western Australia, and the Top End of the Northern Territory. ISBN: 0850913845. Our Book No: 5178. $14 AUD.

226. Younger, Mab (1977). Garden Design in Australia and New Zealand (Reprint ed). Sydney: A. H. & A. W. Reed. 91 pp. Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos, colour photos, minor edgewear jacket, small mark base spine between two pages. This book is a practical guide to planning and establishing a garden in all the Australian states and New Zealand. The many illustrations and easy-to-read text will inspire garden lovers and also people who want to start a garden. ISBN: 0589006649. Our Book No: 25508. $15 AUD.

227. Abbott, Peter; Abbott, Tegan (2011). Eucalyptus Oil: Australia's Natural Wonder (2nd ed). City Not Stated: Peter & Tegan Abbott. 178 pp. Paperback, very good condition, black & white vignettes & text-photos, pages faintly toned as usual. (Second edition stated, estimated date, 2011 - internal evidence.) Subtitle: Uses - production - history - real life stories - tips - recipes. Cover subtitle: Hints & tips - over 200 uses inside. Dedicated to Joseph Bosisto C. M. G. (1824 - 1898), the Australian pioneer who was the first to produce eucalyptus oil commercially, and who spent the next 45 years fostering its use worldwide. ISBN: 9780646575469. Our Book No: 14880. $15 AUD.

228. Wilson, Edwin; Farrant, Penny (editor) (2004). Poetry of Place: Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney (Revised ed). Sydney: Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust. 208 pp. Paperback small quarto, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, pictorial endpapers, minor edgewear. This book explores the memorials, buildings, roads, gates, holes in the ground, and special plantings that litter one of the world's most spectacularly sited botanic gardens. The author is a poet and botanist with an interest in history. Revised edition of "The Wishing Tree" published in 1992 by Kangaroo Press. Includes a section on Centennial Park, which was under the administration of the Botanic Gardens from 1888 until 1980. ISBN: 0975670808. Our Book No: 23130. $40 AUD.

229. O'Brian, Patrick (1997). Joseph Banks: A Life (Reprint ed). Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 328 pp. Paperback octavo, very good plus condition. The masterful writer of seafaring novels here writes a biography of Sir Joseph Banks: botanist, explorer, President of the Royal Society, and one of Australia's founding fathers. He was among the most influential British scientists of the 18th and 19th centuries, and accompanied Captain Cook on his first voyage that explored the eastern Australian coast. ISBN: 0226616282. Our Book No: 16763. $18 AUD.

230. Dennard, Deborah; McKinnon, James (illustrator) (2000). Koala Country: A Story of an Australian Eucalyptus Forest (U.S. ed). Norwalk, CN: Soundprints. 27 pp. Paperback small wide quarto, very good condition, colour drawings, tiny scuff spine, minor edgewear. Children's picture story of an Australian eucalyptus forest where a mother koala and her joey feed and observe the other animal inhabitants of their fragile forest home. ISBN: 1568998880. Our Book No: 28779. $15 AUD.

231. Ruck, Nigel (2013). Loving Your Lawn: Your Guide to the Perfect Aussie Lawn (Reprint revised ed). Berry, NSW: Green Propeller. 124 pp. Paperback small quarto, stiffened covers, very good condition, colour photos, top corners little bumped, base of spine little scuffed, tiny scuff fore-edge front cover & bottom corner. This book is the first Australian lawn guide designed specifically for our unique conditions. This practical, comprehensive guide to installing, maintaining and getting the best out of your lawn is packed with photos to help make the book more user friendly. ISBN: 9780646559216. Our Book No: 28829. $15 AUD.

232. Inkpen, Mick (2005). Beachmoles and Bellvine (1st p/b ed). London: Hodder Children's Books. Unnum 32 pp. Paperback small square quarto, very good condition, full-page colour drawings, fold-out illustration, spine little creased, covers little scratched, rear cover little marked, minor edgewear. A children's picture story about a vine that grows and grows on Blue Nose Island. Written and illustrated by the creator of "Kipper and Wibbly Pig". ISBN: 0340878665. Our Book No: 28828. $10 AUD.

233. Garner, Jonathan (2007). Dry Gardening Australia: Sustainable Drought-Proof Gardening From the Soil Up (1st ed). Sydney, Millers Point: Murdoch Books. 208 pp. Paperback small quarto (with wide flaps), very good condition, colour photos (many full-page), minor edgewear, tiny scuff base of spine. This book offers expert advice, step by step techniques, helpful hints and planting guides for four different climate types. The many colour photos illustrate how it is easy to have a sustainable garden that can be enjoyed by everyone. ISBN: 9781741960648. Our Book No: 28854. $30 AUD.

234. Mason, John (2007). Growing Australian Natives (2nd ed) [Australian Gardening Series]. Sydney: Kangaroo Press. 252 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings, colour photos, bottom corner tip rear cover scuffed, minor edgewear. This book offers basic information, landscaping with native plants, caring for them, taking cuttings and solving problems. There is an extensive plant encylopaedia that covers all the main genera of Australian native plants, their habits, and their cultivation requirements. ISBN: 9780731813100. Our Book No: 28849. $22 AUD.

235. Stewart, Lolla; Russell, Elaine (illustrator) (2011). Savannah Dreams (1st ed). Melbourne, Prahran: Little Hare. Unnum 28 pp. Hardback quarto, pictorial cover, very good condition, colour drawings, few scratches front cover, spine ends little rubbed, minor edgewear. A children's picture story about a girl named Savannah who goes looking for bush tucker with her family. Savannah's family always find good food, Savannah finds only rubbish. Savannah has a vivid imagination which helps her to make the biggest catch of all. Based on an Aboriginal folklore. The beautiful illustrations with their vibrant colours help to make this a very enjoyable story for children from about 8 years and older. ISBN: 9781921714030. Our Book No: 28954. $18 AUD.

236. Landon, Carolyn (2015). Banksia Lady: Celia Rosser, Botanical Artist. Melbourne, Clayton: Monash University Publishing. 241 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour & sepia (brown-tinted photos), colour drawings, tiny tear bottom edge last few pages, minor edgewear. This is the story of Celia Rosser, botanical artist, who dedicated her life to painting the entire genus of Banksia, the only artist to have done this. A three-volume florilegium produced by Celia has become one of the great books published in the 20th century. The story follows Celia's struggle to pursue her artistic passion while fulfilling the expectations that women of the 1950s would subordinate themselves as wives and mothers. This book also looks at the history of botanical illustration, botany, academia, gardens and their herbarium, and Australia's place in the changing shape of the world. ISBN: 9781922235800. Our Book No: 28991. $30 AUD.

237. Fara, Patricia (2004). Sex, Botany & Empire: The Story of Carl Linnaeus and Joseph Banks. London: Icon Books UK. 168 pp. Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, minor edgewear. This book is an entertaining story of Joseph Banks and Carl Linnaeus, both botanists from Britain and Sweden respectively, and set against the imperial backgrounds of both countries. Both pioneered botanical exploration, and recognized how frequently sexuality was important. ISBN: 1840465735. Our Book No: 28987. $16 AUD.

238. Jarrott, Keith J. (2001). History of Lamington National Park (Reprint ed). Queensland: J. K. Jarrott / National Parks Association of Queensland (Inc.). 152 pp. Paperback thin trade, very good condition, black & white photos (mostly full-page), maps, bottom corner rear cover creased, minor creases & rubbing front cover, minor edgewear. The history of the Lamington National Park, Queensland. This book coincides with the 75th anniversary of the park, and the 60th anniversary of the founding of the National Parks Association by Romeo W. Lahey and others. A great addition to any Australian history or nature book collection. ISBN: 0959962425. Our Book No: 29036. $15 AUD.

239. Wilding, J. L.; Barnett, A. G.; Amor, R. L. (1986). Crop Weeds (Victorian Crops Research Institute) (1st ed) [Australian Land Series]. Melbourne: Inkata Press. 153 pp. Paperback large quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, black & white drawings, bottom corners covers & few pages lightly creased, owner's written name. A guide to the identification of the main weeds in temperate crops (wheat, oats, barley, triticale, lupins, field peas, chickpeas, safflower, sunflower, linseed and rapeseed). The text is brief and the drawings and photos assist with recognition. This book is an essential manual for farmers, agricultural research and extension agencies, universities and agricultural colleges, and companies offering services to farmers. ISBN: 0909605386. Our Book No: 29029. $35 AUD.

240. Read, Ian G. (1994). The Bush: A Guide to the Vegetated Landscapes of Australia (New ed). Sydney: University of New South Wales Press (UNSW Press). 184 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white & colour text-photos, figures, minor edgewear, tiny scuff top of spine, faint foxing edges. In this fascinating book, the author adopts a systematic approach to enable us to identify and name the different vegetation structures, but to get a better understanding of Australia's native bush. The material in this book was collected on Ian's travels. He also established a comprehensive photographic collection of Australian landscapes. Explains all the details about Australia's unique and precious flora and fauna. ISBN: 0868402389. Our Book No: 29022. $25 AUD.

241. Rolfe, Jim; Cave, Yvonne (photographer) (2000). Camellias: A Practical Gardening Guide. Melbourne: Viking / Penguin Books. 141 pp. Paperback small quarto (with flaps), very good condition, black & white drawings, colour photos (some full-page), minor edgewear, spine ends little rubbed, barcode sticker under rear flap. This well-illustrated book has comprehensive information on selection and cultivation, pests and diseases, propagating and hybridising. There are suggestions on using camellias as specimens, in the shrubbery, as standards, hedges, espaliers, groundcovers, and in containers. Includes species and cultivars from China, Japan, Europe, the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. An annotated list of over 400 species and cultivars, and 150 colour photos, and black & white diagrams make this an ideal book for experienced camellia growers and enthusiastic beginners. ISBN: 0670894095. Our Book No: 29085. $18 AUD.

242. Inkson, Terry; Smith, Mike; Strachan, Katherine (2009). Garden Escapees & Other Weeds of Bushland & Reserves: A Responsible Gardening Guide for Sydney (1st ed). Sydney: Sydney Regional Weeds Advisory Committees / Great Lakes Council. 83 pp. Paperback wide trade, stapled, very good plus condition, colour photos, minor edgewear. This booklet has been prepared for the Mid North Coast Weeds Advisory Committee, and the Councils and participating stakeholders of the Mid North Coast region (NSW). It has been adapted from the Great Lakes Council publication, and amendments to the text and graphics have been made by Frances Pike. Great for anyone with an interest in the many weeds that pop up in our gardens and public spaces. Our Book No: 29109. $18 AUD.

243. Marshall, Tim (2008). Composting: The Ultimate Organic Guide to Recycling Your Garden (Reprint ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 108 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, colour photos, black & white drawings, charts, bottom corner front cover lightly creased. This book not only explores how composting works and outlines the multiple benefits for your garden, but it also shows how to build a foolproof heap and maintain it well. The author has been at the forefront of the Australian organic industry, as an innovative grower, inspector, trainer and writer. He is a contributes regularly to Gardening Australia magazine, and is based in South Australia. ISBN: 9780733324161. Our Book No: 29130. $20 AUD.

244. Byrne, Josh; Cundall, Peter (foreword) (2013). Small Space Organics: Creating Sustainable, Edible Gardens (1st ed). Melbourne, Richmond: Hardie Grant. 240 pp. Paperback small thick quarto, very good condition, colour text-photos, full-page colour photos, charts, plans, frontispiece, minor edgewear corners. This timely and very down-to-earth and inspiring book, written by Gardening Australia presenter Josh Byrne, gives ideas on how to contribute to a cleaner, greener world in your own backyard, however small it may be. He also writes about his own step-by-step development of one of his own garden projects on a tiny, narrow inner-city site. This book is full of useful and helpful information for anyone to create their own sustainable and productive garden while facing the challenge of limited space. ISBN: 9781742708713. Our Book No: 29124. $30 AUD.

245. McFarlane, Annette (2011). Organic Fruit Growing: Your Complete Guide to Producing Beautiful Fruit All Year Round (Reprint ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 223 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, charts, colour photos, corner tips front cover little creased. In this practical guide, the author gives advice on: soil preparation and drainage, waterwise design, nutrition, coping with climatic variations (including drought tolerance), propagation, purchasing and training, pollination, how to cook with various fruit (recipes provided), pest and diseases and how to control them organically. The book has profiles on 60 shrubs, vines and trees, including unusual fruits, and specific advice on how to best manage their requirements. ISBN: 9780733329135. Our Book No: 29123. $25 AUD.

246. McFarlane, Annette (2010). Organic Vegetable Gardening (Revised ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 256 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good plus condition, charts, colour photos, corner tips front cover little creased. A complete guide to growing a fabulous range of vegetables using organic principles with information on: Planning, propagating, saving seeds, basic layouts, pest control, what and when to plant according to your climatic zone, tips and information on over 115 vegetables. This book is an easy-to-use, guide to vegetable growing for both the novice and the experienced gardener. This new expanded edition is a comprehensive guide to growing your own organic vegetables. ISBN: 9780733325250. Our Book No: 29122. $25 AUD.

247. Stewart, Angus; Bargwanna, Melinda (photographer) (2002). Australian Plants for Year-Round Colour (Reprint ed). Sydney: HarperCollins. 120 pp. Paperback large octavo, very good plus condition, colour photos, corner tips front cover little creased. ABC TV's Gardening Australia presenter passes on the knowledge from his extensive experience as a plant breeder. Shows how to create an Australian plant garden that will flower all year round. There are helpful hints on promoting better and more effective flowering, using mulch, pruning techniques and fertilisers. There is an alphabetical listing of native plants, by species, giving common names, flowering times, varieties, problems, and advice about when and how to plant. ISBN: 9780733309854. Our Book No: 29121. $20 AUD.

248. Saniga, Andrew (2012). Making Landscape Architecture in Australia (1st ed). Sydney: NewSouth / University of New South Wales Press. 346 pp. Paperback small quarto, very good condition, black & white photos & drawings, cancelled EX-LIBRARY (non-removable plastic contact on covers), library labels on spine & front cover. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. This book is about the history of landscape architecture in Australia. It tells the story of the people who have shaped the nation's landscape and forged a profession: designers, architects, public servants and activists. The author uses archival images and plans, to recount milestones including the creation of Melbourne's public parks and gardens, the landscaping of Canberra's open spaces, the design of infrastructure in Western Australia, and reclaiming of Sydney's harbour foreshores. ISBN: 9781742233550. Our Book No: 29120. $40 AUD.

249. Walker, Jacqueline; Hanly, Gil (photographer) (1996). The Subtropical Garden (Australian ed). Sydney, Balmain: Florilegium. 175 pp. Paperback large quarto (with flaps), very good plus condition, colour photos (some full-page), minor edgewear. This book is aimed at innovative gardeners who want to move away from established gardening traditions. There is a selection of palms, architectural plants, bamboos, flowering trees, climbers, shrubs, foliage plants, perennials, orchids, bromeliads, ferns, and water plants. A great source of ideas, this inspiring book is a delightful introduction to an increasingly popular style of gardening. (The scarce Australian edition. Originally published in New Zealand in 1992.). ISBN: 0958649839. Our Book No: 29117. $30 AUD.

250. Wolff, Mark A.; Boston, Lesley (illustrator) (2011). The Weed Book: Identifying and Removing Weeds and Introduced Species From Your Garden (2nd ed). Sydney: New Holland. 204 pp. Paperback large octavo, plastic dustjacket, very good plus condition, colour text-photos, single-colour drawings, minor edgewear. The second edition of this book is a comprehensive work on weeds and their control. This updated edition contains colour photos and detailed descriptions of over 120 weeds. The author has spent more than 27 years in local government in the field of bush regeneration. ISBN: 9781877069932. Our Book No: 29116. $30 AUD.