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The Book of Garden Ornament

By: Hunt, Peter

Price: £16.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015589

ISBN: 0460076957

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, large quarto, pp xxii, 298, very clean internally, green cloth with a very slight bruise to the lower corners, the dustwrapper is very slightly worn. [With the bookplate of the nurseryman Will Ingwersen, and a presentation inscription from Lady Rhoda Birley of Charleston Manor, together with her typed letter, signed.] View more info

The Tiny Garden

By: HUNTER, Jane McMorland

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Frances Lincoln Limited: 2006

Seller ID: 007626

ISBN: 0711228132

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 144, a very good paperback copy. View more info

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Imperial Gardens of Japan - Sento Gosho, Katsura, Shugaku-in

By: Itoh, Teiji

Price: £38.00

Publisher: New York and London, Weatherill/Tankosha: 1989

Seller ID: 012149

ISBN: 0834815079

Condition: Very Good


Fifth printing. Very well illustrated, small folio, pp 290, extremely clean internally, purple cloth with gilt decoration in very good condition, the dustwrapper shows only slight signs of use, and is protected in a removable plastic cover. A stunning work. [Very heavy - extra postage will be required] View more info

Wall and Water Gardens

By: Jekyll, Gertrude

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Country Life & George Newnes: 1901

Seller ID: 005815


Not dated (1901). First edition, well illustrate, large 8vo, pp xiv, 177, blue buckram a little rubbed, but still very tight and sound. Lacking the front endpaper, a little foxing throughout, though heavy on pages one and two. View more info

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Home and Garden

By: Jekyll, Gertrude

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Antique Collectors' Club: 1995

Seller ID: 002647

ISBN: 1851491961

Condition: Very Good


HARDBACK. Illustrated in colour and black-and-white, 8vo, pp 374, laminated boards, no dustwrapper as issued, a very good copy. (First published by Longmans Green & Co. in 1900. Published by the Antique Collectors' Club Ltd. in 1982. This is the 1995 reprint). View more info

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Garden Ornament

By: Jekyll, Gertrude & Hussey, Christopher

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1927

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 015312

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Folio, profusely illustrated, pp x, 438, slight foxing to the half-title but otherwise very clean internally, two-tone green cloth, slightly dull and age-toned, lower corner of upper cover slightly bruised, a small crease midway down the spine, otherwise a very good copy. View more info

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Gardens for Small Country Houses

By: Jekyll, Gertrude & Weaver, Lawrence

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1927

Seller ID: 015415

Condition: Good


Sixth edition. Quarto, well illustrated, pp (50), 262, lower corners very slightly bruised on the earlier pages, otherwise extremely clean and sound internally, blue cloth, slightly worn and faded, lower corners slightly bumped, upper cover faintly stained. View more info

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Follies and Grottoes

By: Jones, Barbara

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Company: 1979

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 006997

ISBN: 0094593507

Condition: Very Good


Second edition, revised and enlarged. Well illustrated, large octavo, pp xx, 459, a very good copy in a dustwrapper price-clipped by the publisher and with a faint suggestion of a crease. View more info

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Reinventing the Garden: Chaumont - Global Inspirations from the Loire

By: JONES, Louisa

Price: £13.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2003

Seller ID: 008562

ISBN: 0500511330

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large horizontal quarto, pp 192, a very good copy in dustwrapper. View more info

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The French Country Garden

By: Jones, Louisa

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015686

ISBN: 0500510059

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, horizontal quarto, pp 176, very clean internally, green cloth i very good condition, the dustwrapper is just very slightly worn. [This works covers the whole of France, from Normandy to the Riviera, from Picardy to the Pyrenees, in an attempt to reveal the full extent and diversity of the modern French country garden. Organized into six themes, the gardens in this book highlight the French garden of today and the influences of history on new designs. Fashionable "grandmothers" garden combine fruits, herbs, flowers and vegetables; "gardens for the five senses&... View more info

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The Muses of Gwinn - art and nature in a garden designed by Warren H. Manning, Charles A. Platt & Ellen Biddle Shipman

By: KARSON, Robin

Price: £17.50

Publisher: New York, SagaPress Inc: 1996

Seller ID: 007039

ISBN: 0898310342

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp x, 204, a very good copy in dustwrapper.[Gwinn,one of the best-reserved estates of the Country Place Era, was originally the home of Cleveland industrialist William Mather. It has survived as an important American work of art that today tells a story about early twentieth-century landscape style, economics, and social history. Three innovative landscape architects collaborated on the project for more than two decades: Charles A. Platt, the architect who adapted the Italian villa to an American setting; Warren H. Manning, the well-known landscape architect, plann... View more info

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The Perennial Garden - creating planting schemes for every garden

By: King, Michael

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beazley: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012536

ISBN: 1845331753

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, quarto, pp 192, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [The book tells about choosing, visualizing, growing, and caring for perennials - the best group of plants for bringing year-round colour, scent, shape, and texture to your garden. Perennials can not only form a key part of a garden's structure but are dynamic and colourful plants whose forms and textures, if combined creatively, can be used to alter moods and influence the way we respond to and use a garden. The first section of the book shows how to create garden schemes with perennials. The second section looks at the best p... View more info

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Natural Gardening in Small Spaces

By: Kingsbury, Noel

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Frances Lincoln Limited: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007480

ISBN: 0711220158

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large quarto, pp 176, the dustwrapper has a faded spine and the traces of a tiny dot label, otherwise this is a very good copy. [Originally published at £25.00, but now very scarce] View more info

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Gardens of the National Trust

By: Lacey, Stephen

Price: £11.00

Publisher: London, National Trust Books: 2011

Seller ID: 012424

ISBN: 1907892095

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, large thick horizontal qurto, pp 416, pictorial boards, a very good copy in a dustwrapper showing the slightest signs of use. A heavy book - extra postage may be necessary. [When the National Trust decided to take on the care of gardens, the aim was that these would be the very best of their kind in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Trust now has the finest collection of gardens ever assembled under one ownership - the greatest in number, diversity, historic importance and quality. Taken together they contain the world's most important collection of cultivated pla... View more info

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Gardens of Cornwall

By: Lambert, Katherine

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Frances Lincoln: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015156

ISBN: 0711231257

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, large quarto, pp 136, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [Cornish gardens have it all: dramatic natural settings in coast or combe, a wet and mild climate yielding exotic and extravagant plant growth, an indefinable quality of foreignness. Antony has a magnificent early eighteenth-century house in an equally fine natural setting, Glendurgan is the repository of a plant-collecting dynasty who have lived there since the 1820s, while the beautifully restored Heligan retains all the charm of its Victorian heyday. Caerhays boasts an unrivalled collection of camellias, rhododend... View more info

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Gardendecor - Practical Ideas for Your Outside Space [Garden Decor]

By: Love, Gilly

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Conran Octopus: 2003

Seller ID: 007639

ISBN: 1840913371

Condition: Good


Well illustrated, small quarto, pp 144, paperback, very slight signs of wear, upper cover slightly marked. View more info

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The Garden - a World View : History, evolution, design, practice, plants and planting, furniture and ornament

By: Loxton, Howard

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1991

Seller ID: 001685

Condition: Very Good


["History, evolution, design, practice, plants and planting, furniture and ornament".] Very well illustrated, small folio, pp 336, dustwrapper, a good copy. A very attractive work. (N.B. - weighs over 2 kilos - extra postage may be required) View more info

Ornamental Shrubs Hardy in Temperate Climates. (Alan Titchmarsh's copy).

By: Lucas Phillips, C.E. & Barber, Peter

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company Ltd: 1981

Seller ID: 003960

ISBN: 0304305081


Illustrated, large quarto, pp 320, a good copy in dustwrapper, with the bookplate of Alan Titchmarsh. (Still an excellent work). View more info

Designing the New Landscape

By: LYALL, Sutherland

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1991

Seller ID: 006853

ISBN: 0500015023


Foreword by Jellicoe, well illustrated, quarto, pp 240, a good copy in slightly worn and frayed dustwrapper. [This hardback edition is now out of print.] View more info

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Transforming Uncommon Ground - The Gardens of Vladimir Sitta

By: MacGowan, Tempe

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Frances Lincoln: 2010

Edition: First UK edition

Seller ID: 015135

ISBN: 978-711231283

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, quarto, pp 164, a very good copy in dustwrapper. SCARCE. [For over twenty- five years, Vladimir Sitta has provoked and inspired landscape architects, garden designers and garden owners. At once poetic and technologically creative - and in both, fearlessly so - his design work constantly challenges established norms. The elemental forces of nature, earth, fire, water and gravity are vividly revealed through his artistry and the sensory, intellectual and imaginative responses that such artistry demands. This book showcases some of Vladimir Sitta's most distinctive gardens and ... View more info