In this essential collection of essays by lifelong garden partners Joe Eck and Wayne Winterrowd, the specific tips and hints they provide may represent the fruits of their labors, but their intricate plant descriptions and thoughtful musings are the real blooms. Gardeners of all levels of experience will find their practical planting advice to be ...Read MoreIn this essential collection of essays by lifelong garden partners Joe Eck and Wayne Winterrowd, the specific tips and hints they provide may represent the fruits of their labors, but their intricate plant descriptions and thoughtful musings are the real blooms. Gardeners of all levels of experience will find their practical planting advice to be plenty useful, but you do not need a green thumb to enjoy their wondrous mixture of philosophy and poetry, which wind through the book like a clematis plant. Their depictions of roses, lilacs, and wisteria demonstrate an artist's eye and a poet's verse, while their pontifications on the inherent worth of a garden will make anyone rush to pick up a pot and trowel.Read Less
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good+ condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps.477 pages Contents include Southern Pacific Railroad of Arizona-construction; A Century of Southern Pacific Operations in Arizona; Yuma and Colorado River Bridges; The Texas and Pacific Railway Company; El Paso & Southwestern Railroad Company; Arizona Southern Railroad; New Mexico & Arizona Railroad Company; Arizona & Colorado Railroad Company; Yuma Valley Railroad-and much more.
Fine in Near Fine jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Unclipped illustrated dust jacket, protected by mylar cover. Previous owner's stamp. 477 pages including Index. Illustrated with archival photographs and maps.
Very Good in Very Good but Torn DJ. the southern roads. San Diego, CA, USA: Howell-North Books, 1981. Second Printing. Hard Board and Paper. Very Good in Very Good but Torn DJ. Brown paper hard board with gilt lettering along the spine. The endpapers are pictures of trains. 597 illustrations, and maps. The DJ has three tears to one-half inch and the leading edges of the DJ are taped. "A historical reference and guide to the railroads south to the Mexican border, as well as the mines and towns served." 475 pages which includes an index.
Very Good to near fine in Intact but only fair jacket. The Southern Roads. A scarce, clean, tight, tall 4to, 477pp. The olive cloth cover is in near fine condition. The dust jacket is another matter. The front of it has been badly torn and though it is all there with no open tears the closed tears have been neatly taped together (see photo or ask for scans). The baack of the d.j. has a few small scuffs, is lightly rubbed at the spine gutter, and has small chips and one tear, neatly taped, at the bottom edge of the back tip. Price reflects the condition of the jacket. A collectible, detailed and comprehensive biography of southwestern railroads, including but not limited to: Southern Pacific Railroads, Arizona river bridges, Texas and Pacific Railway, El Paso & Southwestern, Arizona Narrow Gauge, New Mexico & Arizona Railroad, Twin Buttes, Tucson & Nogales, Helvetia Copper Co., Johnson Dragoon & Northern, Mexico & Colorado (EP&SW), Mascot and Western, Tucson, Cornelia & Gila Bend, Yuma Valley, Picacho & Colorado, Tombstone & Southern. Packed with fascinating historic and more current photos.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Apprx.499pp. (pgs.479-976)inc. index; HB lt. brwn. w/gilt; lt. wear on edges w/clean, tight pgs. DJ yellow w/blk. -pic. cover; lt. rub&sun. "Railroading and the growth of Central Arizona, an evocative history with 452 illustrations and maps" Lines serving the Salt River Vally & towns&mines along the Gila River.
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