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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$50.00

Duvernois, Christian
MARIE-ANTOINETTE and the Last Garden at Versailles
NY: Rizzoli, 2008

First printing. Quarto. 224 pp; profuse color photographs. White cloth with gilt lettering in dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket crisp with no wear. Marie-Antoinette created a private realm of pleasure for herself at Trianon and the Hamlet, with a trysting grotto; a working farm, and a dairy. She also planted the first Anglo-Chinese garden among the pleasure pavilions that revolutionized architecture and gardening trends for the century to come. Accompanied by impressive photographs by Francois Halard taken after the recent restoration.
Inventory number #013627



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


Price:
$50.00

Hicks, David
DAVID HICKS Garden Design
London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1982

First edition. Quarto. 199 pp; loaded with b/w photographs. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a fresh, unmarked copy in crisp jacket.
Inventory number #013525



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


Price:
$35.00

Nichols, Beverley
GARDEN OPEN TODAY
NY: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1963

First American edition. Octavo. 252 pp, with drawings by William McLaren. Red cloth with dustjacket, illustrated endpapers. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, minor bumping to spine ends; unclipped jacket is lightly creased at top of spine, minor soil on back cover.
Inventory number #013405



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Cowles, Fleur, Editor
FLAIR Annual 1953
NY: Cowles Magazines, 1952

First edition. Folio. 229 pp; profusely illustrated in color & b/w, with many gatefolds & cutouts. Decorated red cloth with cutout in front board. Near FIne, a crisp, unmarked copy; original glassine jacket, edges chipped. A compilation of subjects -- art, fashion, culture, travel, gardens, music, personalities, etc. Published in book form in answer to the many queries Cowles received as to when/if the magazine would resume publication. It was the first and only annual published.
Inventory number #013277



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$150.00

Horvat, Frank & Catherine Join-Dieterle
De La Mode & Des Jardins: Au Musee Galliera
Paris: Paris-musees / Imprimerie nationale Editions, 1997

First edition. Small folio. 203 pp; profusely illustrated with color photographs; bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, crisp, unmarked copy; jacket glossy & bright with no wear. Presenting an historical review of botanical and floral motifs in French fashion while exploring parallels between general principles of textile and garden design, this catalogue features a multi-part text along with photographs of nearly 100 garments and fashion accessories from the museum's collection dating from the late 17th century to the 1990s, including pieces by Chanel, Lanvin, Balenciaga, Cardin, Dior and Saint Laurent.
Inventory number #013217



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Leyland, John, editor
GARDENS OLD & NEW The Country House & Its Garden Environment
London/NY: Country Life/Scribners Sons, n.d.

n.d. Volume 1, 3rd edition. Folio. xxiv + 298 pp; the featured estates are illustrated with b/w photographs by Charles Latham; many of the header illustrations are by Arthur Rackham. Green pictorial cloth, all edges gilt. VG, small loss at base of spine, head of spine & corners rubbed, bottom edges of cover lightly rubbed, binding a bit loose. Name of Boston architect Andrew H. Hepburn at top of title page, dated 1905.
Inventory number #012974



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Leyland, John, editor
GARDENS OLD & NEW The Country House & Its Garden Environment
London/NY: Country Life/Scribners Sons, n.d.

n.d. Volume Two. Folio. xli + 284 pp; is illustrated by b/w photos by Charles Latham; many of the header illustrations are by Arthur Rackham. Gray pictorial cloth, all edges gilt. VG,
Inventory number #012973



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Andrews, Kenneth
DR. HOSACK'S GARDEN
NY: Rockefeller Center, 1938

Twelvemo. 17 pp; numerous b/w photographs; decorated paper-covered boards with gilt-lettered black label containing title. VG+, a clean, unmarked copy; edges of covers a bit toned.
Inventory number #012967



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$50.00

Maynard, Samuel T.
THE SMALL COUNTRY PLACE
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1908

First edition. Octavo. 320 pp; frontis & 100 b/w photos & diagrams. Green pictorial cloth, illustrated endpapers. VG, former owner name stamped on front pastedown & ffep, else an unmarked copy; cover image bright & clean, spine a bit darkened.
Inventory number #012959



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


Price:
$25.00

Harling, Robert
HOUSE & GARDEN BOOK OF COTTAGES
NY: Conde Nast Publications, 1963

Quarto. 200 pp; full of b/w & color illustrations. Orange cloth with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy, covers have faint spotting (foxing), unclipped jacket with minor edge wear, small chips at top of spine.
Inventory number #012955



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$25.00

Fox, Helen Morgenthau
GARDENING FOR GOOD EATING
NY: Macmillan, 1943

Second printing. Octavo. xiv, 262 pp; illustrations by Louise Mansfield. Decorative cloth with paper spine label. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; spine label chipped at top, spine darkened.
Inventory number #012550



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


Price:
$15.00

Jones, Louise Seymour
WHO LOVES A GARDEN
Los Angeles: Primavera Press, 1935

Second printing. Octavo. 205 pp. Decorated paper-covered boards with dustjacket. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy except for toning on front & rear free endpapers from jacket flaps, spine a bit toned, small stain at bottom edge of back cover; price-clipped jacket has toned spine, old water stain ring near bottom of spine, top edge of back cover lightly chipped with small loss at top corner. A delightful account of the gardens of poets, philosophers and kings.
Inventory number #012549



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: Very Good


Price:
$6.00

Ephemera - Visitors Guide
OLD WESTBURY GARDENS
Old Westbury, NY: Old Westbury Gardens, n.d.

9" x 6". [28] pp; b/w photographs; map. Stapled cream paper wraps with color photograph affixed to cover. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers lightly soiled.
Inventory number #011519



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


Price:
$30.00

Hunt, John Dixon
THE PICTURESQUE GARDEN IN EUROPE
London: Thames & Hudson, 2002

Quarto. 208 pp; including 75 color & 100 b/w illustrations. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy. The "picturesque" or "natural" garden was the rage in eighteenth-century Europe. Largely created and crafted in England, it was exported to other countries, which strove to adapt its forms to local conditions. This is the first book about that famous episode in garden history to look at the larger, European map of landscape design.
Inventory number #011429



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


Price:
$125.00

White, J. P.
GARDEN FURNITURE AND ORNAMENT
Poughkeepsie, NY: Apollo Book, 1987

Quarto. 253 pp, illustrated with b/w photographs & drawings. Green cloth with gilt lettering on cover & spine with dustjacket, marbled endpapers. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy; jacket bright with no tears or chips. This is a reprint of the most complete catalogue of J.P. White's Pyghtle Works of Bedford, England, the foremost supplier of garden furniture and ornaments in the early part of the 20th century. They supplied.homeowners, businesses, institutions, and leading landscape architects, including Gertrude Jekyll, Edwin Lutyens, and Vita Sackville-West.
Inventory number #011425



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


Price:
$60.00

Mawson, Timothy [Inscribed to Literary Editor Ray Roberts]
THE GARDEN ROOM: Bringing Nature Indoors
NY: Clarkson Potter, 1994

First edition. Small quarto. 176 pp; profusely illustrated with color photographs & illustrations by Ivan Terestchenko. Cloth with dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine. Presentation copy to editor Ray Roberts, inscribed, "To Ray, alas you were not my editor but I am glad you are a friend! Wamest wishes, Tim." Ray Roberts was a prominent literary editor at Macmillan, Doubleday, Little Brown, Henry Holt and most recently, at Viking until his retirement in 2005. His many distinguished authors include Thomas Pynchon, John Fowles, David Attenborough, and Ansel Adams.
Inventory number #011390



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