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Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$250.00

Jones, Barbara
Follies & Grottoes
London: Constable, 1953

First edition. Octavo. xii, 264 pp; color title page (same as dustjacket), numerous b/w photographs & drawings; index. Purple cloth with silver-lettered spine in dustjacket. Fine/Near Fine, a bright, crisp unmarked copy, erratum slip tipped in; unclipped jacket has touch of wear to spine ends, slight creasing at top of front panel. Written and illustrated by the artist Barbara Mildred Jones (1912-1978). Jones studied Mural Decoration at the Royal College of Art - where she became part of that distinctive group of artists and illustrators of whom John Piper, Edward Bawden, Eric Ravilious and Edward Ardizzone are the best known. Barbara Jones had a lasting influence on the taste of her times with three of her books, including Follies and Grottoes. It developed an entirely new field for architectural and building historians, and led to the founding of an international society. Bookseller label from Holliday Bookshop affixed to rear board.
Inventory number #014262



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