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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: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$65.00

Lidz, Maggie [Signed]
THE DU PONTS: Houses and Gardens in the Brandywine, 1900-1951
NY: Acanthus Press, 2009

Quarto. 228 pp; nearly 300 color & duotone illustrations. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, signed by author on title page. This book features 25 du Pont family houses and farms, including the celebrated Winterthur, Longwood, and Nemours estates. There are unexpected surprises: Bellevue, a replica of James Madison’s Montpelier; Eleutherian Mills, the 19th-century "partnership" house overlooking the Brandywine Creek, resurrected in the 1920s as a colonial mansion with a garden that was considered one of most successful romantic conceits of the 20th century; and Hod House, the "Hodgson" system prefabricated residence built as a summer retreat on 550 acres. Hundreds of rare period photographs from private archives and family albums and never before published color images. Maggie Lidz is estate historian for Winterthur Museum
Inventory number #010013



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: Near Fine


Price:
$195.00

Harris, John
THE ARTIST AND THE COUNTRY HOUSE: A history of country house and garden view painting in Britain 1540-1870
London: Sotheby's, 1985

Large square quarto. xiii, 376 pp; 420 works listed/shown, including 26 color plates; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, discreet bookplate on front pastedown, else a crisp, unmarked copy. Comprehensive work on the tradition of country house and garden view painting, begun in the 16th century and based on Continental precedents. This is the first extensive analysis of the subject since the work of the same title by John Steegman and Dorothy Stroud in 1949.
Inventory number #009616



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


Price:
$20.00

Bradford, Barbara Taylor
LUXURY DESIGNS FOR APARTMENT LIVING
Garden City: Doubleday, 1981

Quarto. 344 pp; illustrated throughout with color and b/w photographs. Cloth in unclipped dustjacket. Near fine in near fine dustjacket, small closed tear to top edge of jacket front panel. Decorating concepts for condominiums, co-ops, garden apartments, and townhouses.
Inventory number #009588



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



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$45.00

O'Gorman, Patricia
PATIOS AND GARDENS OF MEXICO
Stamford, CT: Architectural Book Publishing, 1979

Quarto. xv, 254 pp; over 300 b/w photographs & drawings. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine. The photos in this book record a myriad examples of outdoor planning and decoration in gardens representing a wide range of periods of Mexican architecture from the 16th-century colonial through contemporary. Included are gates, entrances and paths, walls, terraces, stairs, water fountains, swimming pools, sculpture, furniture, lighting, balconies, roof gardens, and more.
Inventory number #009390



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$10.00

Galinou, Mireille
LONDON'S PRIDE: The Glorious History of the Capital's Gardens
London: Anaya Publishers & the Museum of London, 1990

Quarto. 224 pp; illustrated throughout in color and b/w; bibliography; index. Introduction by Roy Strong. Paperback with illustrated dustjacket. VG in VG dj. Minor edgewear to jacket, mild toning to edges of pages. Parks & gardens, both communal and private, in and about London, and their history from the middle ages through the 20th century.
Inventory number #009159



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


Price:
$15.00

Woods, May
VISIONS OF ARCADIA: European Gardens from Renaissance to Rococo
London: Aurum, 1996

First edition. Quarto. 224 pp; many color & b/w illustrations; bibliography; index. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine.
Inventory number #009089



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


Price:
$10.00

Wilkinson, Elizabeth & Marjorie Henderson, Eds.
THE HOUSE OF BOUGHS: A Sourcebook of Garden Designs, Structures, and Suppliers
NY: Viking, 1985

First edition. Quarto. xiii, 226 pp; 16 pp of color, hundreds of b/w illustrations; bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket sun faded, as usual. Drawn from seven centuries of garden history, this comprehensive, encyclopedic collection of garden designs and structures is illustrated with hundreds of drawings, diagrams, and photographs. A valuable resource for anyone interested in garden
Inventory number #008904



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


Price:
$20.00

Stevens, David
PERGOLAS, ARBOURS, GAZEBOS, FOLLIES
London: Ward Lock Limited, 1987

Quarto. 128 pp; numerous color photographs, line drawings & plans; index. Cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, price-clipped jacket has light wear at top & bottom of spine; 6 pp have ink underlining. An interesting selection of color photos, drawings, and plans illustrate the important role these elements have played in the development of the English garden.
Inventory number #008902



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


Price:
$30.00

Pool, Mary Jane
20TH CENTURY DECORATING, ARCHITECTURE & GARDENS : 80 Years of Ideas & Pleasure from House & Garden
NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1980

First edition. Quarto. 320 pp; profusely illustrated in b/w & some in color; index. Hardcover with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, 1/2-in. chip at top of jacket spine & short tear & crease at top edge on back panel. A decade-by-decade look at the most important developments in interior design, architecture and gardens as they first appeared in the pages of House & Garden magazine.
Inventory number #008734