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Garden and Outdoor Design

By: N/A

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Kempen, New York, Byfeet, teNeues: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013196


Very well illustrated, small ocyavo, pp 222, flexible pictorial covers, a very good copy. View more info

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Landscaping With Herbs

By: Adams, James

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Portland, Timber Press: 1994

Seller ID: 010560


Illustrated, quarto, pp 223, a very good copy in a dustwrapper which is showing the very slightest signs of use. View more info

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Calvert Vaux - Architect and Planner

By: Alex, William & Tatum, George B

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Inkata Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000005


Well illustrated, large quarto, pp 272, a very good copy in dustwrapper. NEW. (Vaux was co-designer of Central Park and Prospect Park, New York). Very heavy - extra postage may be needed. View more info

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Radical Landscapes - reinventing outdoor space

By: Amidon, Jane (foreword by Kathryn Gustafson)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012397


Very well illustrated, quarto, pp 192, a very good copy in dustwrapper. ["Radical Landscapes" presents over 60 projects by forward-looking landscape designers. Their use of innovative materials, unusual plants and unexpected forms offer alternative solutions to garden, backyard or outdoor space design. The book is organized into seven themes: light and colour, movement, order and objects, interaction, new contexts, urban interventions, and narrative. Each chapter... View more info

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When Perennials Bloom - an almanac for planning and planting

By: Anisko, Tomasz

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Portland, Timber Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012489


Very well illustrated, thick quarto, pp 510, a very good copy in a dustwrapper showing the very faintest signs of use. [Large plantings of perennial flowers can cost tens of thousands of dollars in large gardens or public parks. Even smaller-scale designers and landscapers can't afford to guess wrong when setting up flower beds that have to look their best on cue. This is the only book available to provide an authoritative, deeply researched guide to flowering time for ... View more info

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The Ornamental Vegetable Garden

By: Anthony, Diana

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Batsford: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010675


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 120, base of spine very slightly bumped, otherwise a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper which has a small closed tear on its upper cover. SCARCE [The book ilustrates and explains the design and planting of potager gardens, where aesthetics and practicality combine to create mouthwatering edible displays. Containing practical information, it stresses that the vegetable garden can be a place of beauty as well as function.] View more info

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Classic Gardens - The French Style

By: Babelon, Jean-Pierre; Chamblas-Ploton, Mic & Leroux, Jean-Baptiste

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2000

Edition: First UK edition

Seller ID: 011149


Very well illustrated, very large quarto, pp 298, the slightest of wear to the cloth, but a very good copy in a slightly worn dustwrapper. Very heavy - extra postage will be needed. [Formal gardens in the French style are often thought to be some of the most ambitious works ever created. Born of a taste for regularity and symmetry and a desire to tame nature, they are full of rich visual imagery and continue to inspire modern garden designers. This volume takes the reade... View more info

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Ultimate Landscape Design

By: Bahamon, Alejandro (editor)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Tenues Publishing Group: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007934


Very well illustrated, thick quarto, pp 527, pictorial laminated boards, a very good copy. {Within the last few decades, the design of public spaces in both urban and rural areas has undergone important transformations. Factors such as technological, cultural, and social changes have all played a role in this shift. Now, both newly developed areas and regenerated urban centers challenge landscaping to go further than it has gone before. This book, organized into five geo... View more info

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Ultimate Landscape Design

By: Bahamon, Alejandro (editor)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Tenues Publishing Group: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010471


Very well illustrated, thick quarto, pp 527, pictorial laminated boards, EXTREMELY LOOSE INTERNALLY, but an otherwise clean copy, useful as a working copy only. {Within the last few decades, the design of public spaces in both urban and rural areas has undergone important transformations. Factors such as technological, cultural, and social changes have all played a role in this shift. Now, both newly developed areas and regenerated urban centers challenge landscaping to ... View more info

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The Tropical Gardens of Burle Marx

By: Bardi, P.M.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Architectural Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012443


Well illustrated, quarto, pp 160, green cloth rather rubbed, marked and worn, an ex-library copy with a rather unpleasant front endpaper where labels have been partially removed, stamps on both sides of the title page, and general signs uf use throughout. A good working copy, but no more. [Together with two extracts from "The Garden" on Burle Marx]. View more info

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Jane Austen and the English Landscape

By: Batey, Mavis

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Barn Elms: 1996

Seller ID: 008850


Very well illustrated, large horizontal quarto, pp 135, a very good copy in dustwrapper. Extremely scarce. [Originally published at £19.99] View more info

Gardens for the New Country Place - the Landscape Architecture of Edmund Hollander and Maryanne Connelly. [Contemporary Country Gardens and Inspiring Landscape Elements.]

By: Bennett, Paul

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Washington, Grayson Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 002873


NEW. Very well illustrated, large horizontal quarto, pp 160, a very good copy in dustwrapper.[Gardens from the New York Metropolitan area designed on a grand scarle by the firm of Edmund Hollander Landscapes.] View more info

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In the Japanese Garden

By: Bibb, Elizabeth

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1991

Seller ID: 012426


Well illustrated, large horizontal octavi, pp 108, the dustwrapper is slightly faded on its spine and slightly pulled at the spine head, otherwise a very good copy. ["In Japanese culture, the garden is a place for contemplating and transcending the bounds of nature. Today, the minimalist aesthetics of traditional Japanese gardens have a unique appeal to the West - yet the traditional, philosophical and historical principles basic to the Japanese are not always unders... View more info

America's Taj Mahal - the Singing Tower of Florida

By: Bok, Edward K.

Price: £5.75

Publisher: Lake Wales, Florida, Bok Tower Gardens Foundation: 1989

Seller ID: 005609


Second edition, (1929) reprinted 1989, with the addition of a preface, map and colour photograph. Illustrated, large 8vo, cloth slightly marked and faded. View more info

Gardens in Central Europe (Germany, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Rumania). [Fred Whitsey's copy]

By: Bowe, Patrick

Price: £5.75

Publisher: Woodbridge, Antique Collectors' Club: 1991

Seller ID: 008759


Well illustrated, large quarto, pp 215, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [Fred Whitsey's copy with his bookplate. He was the gardening correspondent of the Sunday and Daily Telegraph for a total of 45 years. A quiet unassuming man, a pacifist, a notable amateur violin player and a great gardener.] View more info

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Icons of Twentieth-Century Landscape design

By: Campbell, Katie

Price: £11.95

Publisher: London, Frances Lincoln: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012392


Very well illustrated, quarto, pp 176, a very good copy in a dustwrapper showing the faintest signs of use. Virtually as new. [The 29 landscape designs selected for this book have changed the way we look at designed outdoor spaces. They are examples of the ways in which 20th-century landscape designers have attempted to create a new style to reflect the modern age. All the landscapes still exist in some form and most can be visited. They range from Frank Lloyd Wright's... View more info

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The Earth is My Canvas [Sybil Spencer's copy]

By: Cane, Percy S.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012742


Illustrated, large octavo, pp x, 161, very slight foxing, an earlier small neat ink price on front endpaper, otherwise a very good copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper which is rubbed and a little worn and torn, but now protected in a removable plastic film. [From the library of Sybil Spencer, with her signature on the front endpaper. York Gate Garden near Leeds is still regarded as one of the finest designs of a small garden in the country. Created primarily by her son, ... View more info

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Garden Design - 1936

By: Cane, Percy S. (editor)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 12, Cliveden Place, Eaton Square, London, Published by the editor: 1936

Seller ID: 012542


Well illustrated, with photographs and plans printed in sepia throughout, quarto, pp iv, 128, very clean internally, blue cloth slightly worn and faded. [With the armorial bokplate and small stamp of the original owner A. de Kluus on the front endpapers, and his signature on the title page). SCARCE. The magazine was published from 1930 to 1938. View more info

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Garden Design - 1937

By: Cane, Percy S. (editor)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 12, Cliveden Place, Eaton Square, London, Published by the editor: 1936

Seller ID: 012543


Well illustrated, with photographs and plans printed in sepia throughout, quarto, pp iv, 128, slight foxing, a tiny initial and date on the front endpaper, but otherwisevery clean internally, blue cloth very slightly worn and faded. SCARCE. [The magazine was published from 1930 to 1938.] View more info

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The Design of Precast Concrete Paving

By: Cement and Concete Association

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Cement and Concete Association:

Seller ID: 010994


[Not dated - c. 1960 ?]. Well illustrated, slim quarto, pp 20, papeback, slightly worn throughout. (Postage will be reduced). View more info