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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Beharrell, C.H.
CLAREMONT LANDSCAPE GARDEN Surrey
London: National Trust, 1994

Reprint. Octavo. 38 pp; 24 b/w illustrations; bibliography. Staple-bound illustrated stiff card covers. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; no cover wear.
Inventory number #012316



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

Rorschach, Kimerly
THE EARLY GEORGIAN LANDSCAPE GARDEN
New Haven, CT: Yale Center for British Art, 1983

Quarto. 107 pp; numerous b/w illustrations; bibliography. Paperback. Near Fine, a crisp, clean copy. Exhibition catalogue with 85 entries.
Inventory number #012284



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$35.00


HOMES OF DOUBLEDAY, DORAN AND COMPANY, INC. Garden City, London, Kingswood, Surrey, Toronto
Garden City, NY: Privately Printed, 1930

Octavo. unpaginated. Fold-out frontispiece by Chester Price, b/w plates throughout; list of offices and bookstores. Original blue cloth with gilt rules and titles on cover. VG, minor wear to corners, crown bumped. Views of Country Life Press in Garden City, NY; Windmill Press in Kingswood, Surrey, England; 99 Great Russell St in London; and Amen House in Toronto, Canada.
Inventory number #011649



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$10.00

Batey, Mavis & Jan Woudstra
THE STORY OF THE PRIVY GARDEN AT HAMPTON COURT
London: Barn Elms, 1996

Reprint. Octavo. 35 pp; profuse color & b/w illustrations. Paperback. Near Fine. For well over 200 years, the outlines of King William's private garden at Hampton Court lay in secret under the soil. Today, after pioneering archaeology and exciting discoveries in the archives, an ambitious garden reconstruction has brought the magnificent ensemble back to view.
Inventory number #011001



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$25.00

Sotheby's
Garden, Architectural and Fossil Decoration. Sept. 26th 2006; Sale #B06821
West Sussex: Sotheby's Publications, 2006

Oblong quarto. 192 pp; illustrated throughout in color. Paperback. Near Fine.
Inventory number #010980



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Desmond, Ray
KEW: The History of the Royal Botanic Gardens
London: Harvill Press, 1995

Quarto. 466 pp; 34 color plates & hundreds of b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy. This illustrated history of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew traces an evolution over more than two centuries from their origins in the reign of Queen Caroline as two royal gardens into the nation's premier botanic garden.
Inventory number #010976



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$15.00

Eaton, Walter Prichard
WILD GARDENS OF NEW ENGLAND
Boston: W.A. Wilde Co., 1936

Octavo. 124 pp; illustrated by b/w photographs; appendix on wild flower preservation. Dark blue cloth, no jacket. VG, a clean, unmarked copy, spine gilt dulled.
Inventory number #010726



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Roberts, Mary Fanton, ed.
ARTS & DECORATION, Vol. 46, No. 3, May 1937
NY & Boston: Arts & Decoration Publishing, 1937

Folio (14" x 10"). 48 pp, incl ads; full of b/w photographs. Paperback. VG, moderate wear to spine, light edgewear. Cover from a painting by Frederick C. Frieseke, "Knitting.". Articles by Elsie de Wolfe
Inventory number #010707



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$75.00

Grisel, Laurent
LES JARDINS DE RENE PECHERE
Bruxelles: Archives d'Architecture Modern, 2002

Large quarto. 286 pp; color photographs throughout, plans. Text in French. Silver-lettered gray cloth with dustjacket. NF/NF, attractive 4" x 6" bookplate affixed to front free endpaper, else a crisp, unmarked copy, top of spine gently bumped. Rene Pechere (1908-2002), Belgian landscape architect, became known by the garden of four seasons and the Congolese garden he conceived for the Exhibition of Brussels in 1958. He created gardens for castles or simple houses in Belgium, France, Germany and Holland. The labyrinth and the garden of the heart he drew for Mr and Mrs Van Buuren in Uccle insured him an international fame. Sylvie Desauw photographed the gardens during the different seasons.
Inventory number #010662



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$10.00

Clements, Julia
FUN WITH FLOWERS. A Treatise on the Art of Flower Arrangement
London: C. Arthur Pearson, Ltd., 1950

Quarto. 144 pp; profuse b/w photographs; appendix. Yellow cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket extremities lightly worn, spine & back cover lightly soiled.
Inventory number #010637



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Sotheby's
GARDEN, ARCHITECTURAL AND NATURAL HISTORY. Tuesday 23 September 2003
Sussex: Sotheby's, 2003

Quarto. 171 pp; 675 lots, all illustrated in color and black & white. Paperback. VG, covers lightly scuffed, vertical bend to back cover, else a clean, unmarked copy.
Inventory number #010628



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$5.00

Keen, Mary
THE GLORY OF THE ENGLISH GARDEN
Boston: Little, Brown, 1989

Quarto. 255 pp; approximately 250 color photographs by Clay Perry; list of gardens featured; bibliography; index. Original green gilt-lettered cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. A well-illustrated historical account of the development of the English garden from medieval times to the present.
Inventory number #010177



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Shelton, Louise
BEAUTIFUL GARDENS IN AMERICA
NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1915

First edition. Quarto. xv, 341 pp; 8 color plates, 176 b/w photographs. Original green cloth with gilt lettering & decoration. A very good, clean copy. Louise Shelton was one of the premier garden writers of the early 20th century. This, her last and perhaps most popular book, depicts numerous gardens in period photographs.
Inventory number #010031



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$65.00

Stern, Robert A.M. & John Massengale
THE ANGLO AMERICAN SUBURB
NY: St. Martin's Press, 1982

Quarto. 96 pp; many illustrations, some in color. Paperback. VG, covers show moderate edgewear. This book is an outgrowth of an exhibition on Suburbs at the Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York City. It takes a close look at the history of suburbs in both England and the U.S. The suburbs include Chestnut Hill, Garden City, Bedford Park, Bronxville, Hampstead Gardens, Oak Bluffs, Tuxedo Park, Palm Beach, Coral Gables, River Oaks, and many others.
Inventory number #009702



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$45.00

MacDougall, Elisabeth B.
JOHN CLAUDIUS LOUDON AND THE EARLY NINETEENTH CENTURY IN GREAT BRITAIN
Washington, DC: Dumbarton Oaks, 1980

Large octavo. 133 pp; numerous b/w illustrations; list of Loudon's publications. Gilt-lettered green cloth, no jacket as issued. Near Fine, discreet bookplate on front pastedown, else a clean, unmarked copy. Six essays on the life and work of. J.C. Loudon (1783-1843), outstanding landscape gardener and horticultural writer.
Inventory number #009621



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$75.00

Wiebenson, Dora
THE PICTURESQUE GARDEN IN FRANCE
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1978

First edition. Quarto. xiii, 137 pp plus 173 b/w illustrations; extensive bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a small bookplate on front pastedown, else a clean, unmarked copy; light creasing at base of jacket spine. A scholarly work on French picturesque gardens, including Ermenonville, Monceau, Mereville, Chantilly, and others.
Inventory number #009620



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$30.00

Rorschach, Kimerly
THE EARLY GEORGIAN LANDSCAPE GARDEN
New Haven, CT: Yale Center for British Art, 1983

Quarto. 107 pp; numerous b/w illustrations; bibliography. Paperback. Near Fine, except for discreet bookplate on inside front cover, a crisp, clean copy. Exhibition catalogue with 85 entries.
Inventory number #009619



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Fulton, Marianne, ed.
THE GEORGE EASTMAN HOUSE AND GARDENS
Rochester, NY: Intl Museum of Photography, 1992

Octavo. 81 pp; numerous color & b/w photographs. Dark green cloth with gilt-lettering & border on cover. A near fine, unused copy, white flecks on back cover.
Inventory number #009518



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$15.00

Bush-Brown, Louise
MEN WITH GREEN PENS: Lives of the Great Writers on Plants in Early Times
Philadelphia: Dorrance & Company, 1964

Octavo. 161 pp; (12) b/w illustrations; bibliography. Gilt-lettered green cloth in dustjacket. VG/VG, clean, unmarked copy; small chip at top of jacket spine. The author traces the history of plant investigation from Theophrastus (372 B.C.) through the era of the great herbalists of the 16th century. Includes Dioscorides, Albertus Magnus, Bartholomaeus Anglicus, Otto Brunfels, Leonhard Fuchs, William Turner, Nicolas Monardes, and John Gerard.
Inventory number #009495



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$10.00

Thurley, Simon
HAMPTON COURT PALACE Souvenir Guide Book
London: No Publisher, 1992

Quarto. Second edition. 47 pp; illustrated throughout with color photographs and images. Paperback. Very good to near fine. This illustrated guidebook by Simon Thurley has a short history of the palace and features 7 self-guided tour routes; The Tudor royal lodgings; the Queen's apartments; the Georgian rooms; the King's apartments; the Wolsey rooms & the Renaissance picture gallery; the Tudor kitchens; and the palace gardens.
Inventory number #009472