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Gardens: The New Grand Tour - the First European Exhibition of Public and Private Gardens. (Giardini: Il Nuovo Grand Tour - La Prima Mostra Europea Di Giardini Pubblici e privati).

By: N/A

Price: £3.00

Publisher: 1999

Seller ID: 000287

ISBN: 8881691590

Condition: New


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 176, wrappers, very good. (Originally produced as an exhibition catalogue, but in effect a useful guide to Italian gardens, 36 being described and illustrated, many of them private. Bilingual text). View more info

A Visitor's Guide to 20th Century British Landscape Design

By: N/A

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, The Landscape Institute: 1994

Seller ID: 003531

ISBN: 1873071051


Well illustrated with numerous colour and black-and-white photos, horizontal format 8vo, pp 80, softcover, laminated wrappers, two handwritten telephone number amendments on two pages but otherwise a good clean copy of this suprisingly uncommon guide. View more info

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Flats - Municipal and Private Enterprise

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Ascot Gas Water Heaters Ltd: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009832

Condition: Good


Very well illustrated throughout, quarto, pp 287, very slightly worn internally, cloth a little marked and thumbed, a small stain around the top edge of the upper cover. [There are extensive site plans, floor plans, photographs and kitchen details of many newly constructed buildings, mainly throughout the home counties and London, such as Islington, Southwark, Stockwell, Hackney, Hampstead, Pinner, Staines, Bournemouth etc.. These are preceeded by short articles on working class housing, management of flats, planning against noise, air-raid precautions, radio reception, design of continental f... 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

ISBN: 3832790578

Condition: Very Good


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 geographical zones, gathers the best and most recent projects from around the world. Browse these pages to discover the ultimate... 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

ISBN: 3832790578

Condition: Very Good


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 go further than it has gone before. This book, organized into five geographical zones, gathers the best and most recent proje... View more info

Villas and Gardens of Tuscany (Hardback edition)

By: Bajard, S. & Bencini, R.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Paris, 1993

Seller ID: 000845


Well illustrated, hardback, quarto, pp 223, a very good copy in dustwrapper as new. (Originally published at £35.00). View more info

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Jane Austen and the English Landscape

By: Batey, Mavis

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Barn Elms: 1996

Seller ID: 008850

ISBN: 1899531025

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, large horizontal quarto, pp 135, a very good copy in dustwrapper. Very well illustrated, large horizontal quarto, pp 135, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [Landscape historian Batey explores real and fictional settings of Austen's novels. In each chapter she uses a different Austen novel to discuss the style of gardens and landscapes during the early 19th century and Regency England. A continuing theme is the tension between Georgian propriety and the challenging Romantic ideals as they played out in the English landscape. Jane Austen was deeply inspired by the landscap... View more info

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From Carnac to Callanish - the prehistoric stone rows and avenues of Britain, Ireland and Brittany

By: Burl, Aubrey

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011113

ISBN: 0300055757

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp xvi, 286, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. [This book discusses the lines of standing stones that until now have been the neglected wonders of prehistoric Europe, rows that were foci of rituals in Britain, Ireland and Brittany for over two thousand years. Places such as Carnac in Brittany and Callanish in the Hebrides are visited by many visitors each year, but before now there has been no book that seriously explains the history, significance and background to these impressive sites. Aubrey Burl shows that the settings vary from pairs of is... 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

ISBN: 0711225338

Condition: Very Good


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 Fallingwater to Brenda Colville's Eggborough Power Station, Ian Hamilton Finlay's Little Sparta to Maya Lin's Vietnam War Me... View more info

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A Time to Plant - Life and Gardening at Holker (with letter from author)

By: Cavendish, Hugh

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Frances Lincoln: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author and photographer

Seller ID: 014142

ISBN: 0711232849

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large octavo, pp 272, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [Presentation copy signed by author, and also by the photographer Grania Cavendish. With a short ALS to Tom Wright, with a copy of his reply. Tom Wright acted as landscape consultant over many years at Holker.] View more info

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Garden Design. (Third edition).

By: Crowe, Sylvia

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Garden Art Press: 1994

Edition: Third edition

Seller ID: 012478

ISBN: 1870673085

Condition: Good


Third edition, small quarto, pp 296, a good copy in dustwrapper. ["Damaged copy" stamped on rear endpaper, and the lower corners of the binding are bumped, but I can detect no other fault.] {The third edition of this book has been revised and updated by one of the pioneers in the field of landscape design. The book examines principles of design in famous gardens in Spain, Italy, France and England. Dame Sylvia Crowe, a pioneer in the field of landscape design, has written a book that encompasses both a history of design in gardens and a study of the need for these principles to be appl... View more info

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A Different Kind of Country (Richard Fitter's copy]

By: Dasmann, Raymond F.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London & New York, The Macmillan Company: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015700

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp x, 276, fore-edge very slightly foxed, otherwise clean internally, red cloth in good condition, the dustwrapper is just very slightly used. [ "This book is a plea for diversity - for the preservation of natural diversity and for the creation of man-made diversity - in the hope that the prevailing trend toward uniformity can be arrested and the world kept a fit place for the greatest possible human variety." From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper.] View more info

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Landscapes in Northern Cyprus, or rocks and scenery in northern Cyprus

By: Dreghorn, William

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Private printing ?: 1979

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 015786

Condition: Good


Illustrated, small octavo, pp 126, clean internally, paperback. covers a little age-toned. [A large signature of the author in red on title page]. SCARCE View more info

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Landscape Design - an International Survey

By: Fieldhouse, Ken & Harvey, Sheila (editors)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Woodstock, New York, The Overlook Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010716

ISBN: 0879514744

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large quarto, pp 240, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. [Contemporary design of the built, external environment is increasingly a focus for commercial interest and public concern. The need for effective urban generation and the call for a more holistic approach to environmental planning, place new demands on the landscape practitioner. This book draws together a selection of some 60 of the world's most stimulating original and unusual modern landscaped schemes. Commercial, public, private, urban, agricultural, industrial and community projects are all cons... View more info

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Journal of the Garden History Society, Volumes 1 - 19 complete

By: Garden History Society

Price: £295.00

Seller ID: 010536

Condition: Very Good


Volumes 1 - 19 (complete in 47 parts), 1972 - 1991. . Paperbacks as issued, the early parts typed, xeroxed and stapled, in good condition, just slight wear to the covers and the spines. Complete with Newsletter numbers 10 - 12, 14, 15, 17, 20 - 25, 27 - 30, 33 - 34, 36; the Cumulative Index for 1966-86, and the Register of Research numbers 1, 3, 4 & 5. Long runs such as this rarely come up for sale. [Very heavy - extra postage will be required) View more info

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Touching North

By: Goldsworthy, Andy

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London & Edinburgh, Fabian Carlsson - Graeme Murray: 1989

Seller ID: 008583

ISBN: 0948274069

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, pp (46), extemely long horizontal format [405mm x 205mm], a very clean sound copy in a very slightly marked dustwrapper. View more info

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Hampstead Garden Suburb, 1907-1977 [A History]

By: Green, Brigid Grafton

Price: £18.50

Publisher: London, Hampstead Garden Suburb Residents Association: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015746

ISBN: 0950556203

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, slim quarto, pp 20 (+ advertisements), paperback, very slight signs of use. SCARCE. View more info

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The Nature of Mediterranean Europe - an ecological history

By: Grove, A.T. & Rackham, Oliver

Price: £200.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 008282

ISBN: 0300084439

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, small quarto, pp 384, very clean internally, black cloth showing only slight signs of wear with slight bumping to the corners, still a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. EXTREMELY SCARCE. A heavy book - extra postage may be required. [Mediterranean Europe - southern Portugal and Spain, France, Italy, the Balkans, Greece, and the Mediterranean islands - is often interpreted as a "Lost Eden," once verdant and fertile, then progressively degraded and desertified by human mismanagement and the ignorance and folly of successive civilizations. In this e... View more info

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Gilpin's Forest Scenery: Edited, With Notes and an Introduction, by Francis George Heath

By: Heath, Francis George

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Sampston Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington: 1879

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 015680

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp xxx, 371, (+ publisher's catalogue 10pp), all edges gilt, a neat contemporary inscription facing the half-title, otherwise very clean and bright internally, decorated cloth gilt, very slightly rubbed, the spine slightly pulled at the head and foot, but overall a very attractive copy. View more info

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The Lower Swansea Valley Project

By: Hilton, K.J. (editor)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010758

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with charts and diagrams, quarto, pp xvi, 329, with base plan in pocket at rear, a small neat signature on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, black cloth in very good condition, in a frayed and rubbed dustwrapper with a small tear on its upper cover. Together with a seven page typed and xeroxed account of the University College of Swansea, Department of Botany and Microbiology Excursion to the Lower Swansea Valley. {Over a period of about 150 years up until the 1920s, the open valley of the River Tawe became one of the most heavily industrialised areas of the dev... View more info