The Villa Garden Directory; or monthly index of work to be done in town and villa gardens shrubberies and parterres: with hints on the treatment of shrubs and flowers usually kept in the green-room the lobby and the drawing-room

By: Nicol, Walter

Price: £200.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


First edition. 12mo, half-title, title page, pp xvi, 402, + publisher's catalogue 6 pages, slight signs of use internally, otherwise a very good clean and sound copy internally, contemporary full calf very slightly worn, very neatly rebacked with a new calf spine and red leathe label.THE RARE FIRST EDITION. [Walter Nicol (1769 - 1811) was a Scottish garden and hothouse designer, who wrote several books on practical horticulture. He was born in Niddrie. He was employed at a number of estates in Scotland and improved the design and layout of gardens and glasshouses. Nicol is in particular responsible for the walled garden layout at Dalhousie Castle in Midlothian."His works, which were of a very high standard, became exceedingly popular" - Blanche Henrey 1184, LISTING ONLY THE BRITISH MUSEUM COPY.]

Title: The Villa Garden Directory; or monthly index of work to be done in town and villa gardens shrubberies and parterres: with hints on the treatment of shrubs and flowers usually kept in the green-room the lobby and the drawing-room

Author Name: Nicol, Walter

Categories: Early works, Garden History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, Archibald Constable & Co.: 1809

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 014919