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Scans on disc of vintage books with normal age-related signs of wear.

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Condition: New other (see details) : Split the cost with friends
A new, unused item with absolutely no signs of wear. The item may be missing the original packaging, or in the original packaging but not sealed. The item may be a factory second or a new, unused item with defects. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
Seller Notes: Scans on disc of vintage books with normal age-related signs of wear.

 Note: This Special eBay Price is for a new Disc (a box is not included)


Not just basic 'e-book' collections! Collectaprint offers Real Book Scans
complete with original illustrations!

Twenty-Nine  Rare, Complete Vintage Book Scans On

How To Use, Maintain & Even Build One!

Hints, Tips & Forgotten Techniques, plus valuable inside info on growing your own greenhouse and cold frame plants of all descriptions from start to finish - in fact everything you need to know (and more) is revealed by the old time gardening experts!

Not just growing but even building a greenhouse or cold frame if you don't have one already - plans and full instructions are also included in this great vintage collection.

All combined together on a bargain CD in a convenient Adobe Reader format suitable for all computer systems.

 Hundreds of fascinating insights on many different planting / growing / cultivating topics together with hosts of hard earned hints and tips on disease & insect treatments - now combined together in a unique and convenient rare book collection on disc!

   Learn from the experts of old how to get the most from your greenhouse. Many hours of fascinating reading from books published on both sides of the Atlantic but also of use to both zones and now offered on CD at a truly affordable price! This wonderful set of highly useful books includes:-


1.      Gardening Indoors & Under Glass 1912 – “A practical guide to the planting, care and propagation of house plants and to the construction and management of hotbed, cold frame and small greenhouse.” 262 pages.

  2.  Gardening Under Glass 1923. “A little book of helpful hints for those who would extend their
         gardening joys around the twelvemonth.” 315 pages.

  3.  Cucumber Growing Under Glass 1901. 68 pages.

  4.  Dreer’s Vegetables Under Glass 1896. “A little
         handbook telling how to till the soil during twelve months of
         the year.” 104 pages.

  5.  Diseases of Greenhouse Crops & Their Control. 1920
 619 pages.

  6.  Fruits & Vegetables Under Glass 1912 “Apples, apricots, cherries, figs, grapes, melons,
         peaches and nectarines, pears, pineapples, plums, strawberries; asparagus, beans, beets, carrots,
         chicory, cauliflowers, cucumbers, lettuce, mushrooms, radishes, rhubarb, sea kale and
         tomatoes.” 262 pages.

  7.  Fertilizer Experiments With Greenhouse Tomatoes 1937. 26 pages.

  8.  Greenhouse Management 1904. “A manual for florists and flower lovers; on the forcing of
         flowers, vegetables and fruits in greenhouses and the propagation and care of house plants.” 406

  9.  Greenhouse Management for Amateurs. “Descriptions of the best greenhouses and frames
         with instructions for building them, particulars of the various methods of heating, illustrated
         descriptions of the most suitable plants, with general and special
         cultural directions and all necessary information for the guidance
         of the amateur.” 403 pages.

  10. Handy Book of Fruit Culture Under Glass 1881. 361

  11. Planting Gardening & The Management of the Hot
          House Vol. 1 1777.
298 pages.

  12. Planting Gardening & The Management of the Hot House Vol. 2 1777. 290 pages.

  13. Plant Propagation Greenhouse and Nursery Practice 1918. 357 pages.

  14. Stove & Greenhouse Flowering Plants 1883. “Descriptions of upwards of thirteen hundred
          species and varieties accompanies by instructions for their cultivation and mode of
          management.” 559 pages.

  15. The Amateur’s Greenhouse & Conservatory 1873. “The construction and management of
          plant houses and the selection, cultivation and improvement of ornamental greenhouse and
          conservatory plants.” 305 pages.

  16. The Book Of The Greenhouse 1908. 132

  17. The Culture of Greenhouse Orchids 1902. 278

  18. The Fern Manual 1863. “Stove, greenhouse and
          hardy ferns.” 248 pages.

  19. The Forcing, Fruit & Kitchen Gardener 1802.
 471 pages.

  20. The Green House As A Winter Garden 1869. 97 pages.

  21. The Orchid Grower’s Manual 1862. Upwards of four hundred and forty orchidaceous plants.
          183 pages.

  22. The Orchid Manual 1866. “For the cultivation of stove, greenhouse and hardy orchids with a
          calendar of monthly operations and classified lists of species.” 100

  23. The Unheated Greenhouse 1907. 311 pages.

  24. Tomatoes Culture 1907. 167 pages.


  25. American Greenhouse Construction Heating & Equipment 1927.
152 pages.

  26. Construction, Heating & Ventilation of Hot Houses 1860. 391 pages.

  27. Greenhouse Construction & Heating 1901. 260 pages. “Full descriptions of the various
          kinds of greenhouses, stove houses, forcing houses, pits and frames with directions for their
          construction and also descriptions of the different types of boilers,
          pipes and heating apparatus generally with instructions for fixing the

  28. Greenhouse Construction 1894. “A complete manual on the
         building, heating, ventilating and arrangement of greenhouses and the
         construction of hotbeds, frames and plant pits.” 233 pages.

  29. Greenhouses Their Construction & Equipment 1923. 296 pages.

  SECTION 3 Plus a folder containing additional illustrated bonus plans and instructions for the building/making of greenhouses, cold frames, a garden shed and potting bench!

 Note to buyers. Although the underlying book material is now in the public domain due to their age,  much additional editing, cropping and deleting of erroneous or damaged material has also been carried out personally, making this book set a unique and a much improved offering. It is provided here at a particularly low cost, mainly to cover materials such as the disc and label plus various associated overheads including fees.

 It is now presented in a convenient Adobe Reader form (.pdf files) suitable for all computer systems. This allows for all the really essential illustrations and photos to be shown as opposed to the text only versions often available. The Adobe reader itself is completely free to download from the Adobe web site, although it usually comes pre-installed as standard on most computers.

NO resale or distribution rights are included with this purchase.
This unique collection on disc may not be copied/resold.

Overall, a great collection at a low price that certainly isn't going to break you, so go right ahead and Treat Yourself!

* Please note that a number of the old books scanned will naturally show signs of age, such as an occasional watermark or browning/fading and although readable with minor adjustments to the options provided with the software they may not be
in as pristine a condition as may be expected from newer volumes. Therefore allowances should be made accordingly.

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Note: This Special eBay Price is for a new Disc (a box is not included)


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Item location: Bridgend, United Kingdom
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Returns accepted only of any disc found to be faulty on receipt, replaced like for like. Note Distance Selling Regulations do not apply to software for reasons of copy-ability and returns are not accepted for any reason except faulty discs and then for replacement only.

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