1952 In Your Garden
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Early Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, Uncommon, With Dustwrapper
An early printing of Vita Sackville-West's popular gardening volume, comprised of the columns which originally appeared in the Observer from 1946. The 'Garden Book Club' edition of 1952, the first book edition was published in 1951, both uncommon editions.
Vita's voice and passion for gardens and nature made her writings very popular: personal and informal but offering practical advice at the same time, it attracted both amateur and expert gardeners.
Included in this charming book is a reprint of her 1937 book Some Flowers.
Vita Sackville-West is known not only for her successful writing career, but also for her creation of the gardens at Sissinghurst Castle together with her husband Harold Nicolson.
With the price-clipped dust wrapper.
In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally very smart with only minor shelf wear and a slight bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. There is a damp mark to the front board, slightly affecting the spine. With a faint ownership signature on the front pastedown, dated 1953. The dust wrapper is price clipped and very smart with some shelf wear and a closed tear horizontally to the spine. Internally, firmly bound. The pages are age toned and slightly browned, as usual.
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