Bound in original maroon cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper, which has some lower inside staining from boards; also lower edge; otherwise a very good copy. Signed by author and illustrator on title page.

£25.00

Details

SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR

Publisher

Harper Collins.,

Place

London

Date

1991

Synopsis

[compiled by] roy strong. decorated by julia trevelyan oman.

Item Description

4to. 8 x 11 inches. xix + [i] + 376 pp.

Illustrations

Illustrated throughout by vignettes, including title page, preliminaries, head and tailpieces, and whole page for section headings. Decorated by publisher's device on title page.

Notes

An anthology of garden writing, including sections on gardeners, plants, and some English and foreign gardens. Compiled by Roy Strong (b.1935), historian and garden designer, who was Director of the National Portrait Gallery, 1967-73 and of the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1973-87. The illustrations are by his wife, Julia Trevelyan Oman (1930-2003), designer.

[Stock No. 25553]

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