By George Plumptre
New York   Doubleday
12.5" by 10" 256pp.
A smart first US edition of this beautifully illustrated work on ornamental gardening.
By George Plumptre

1990 Garden Ornament: Five Hundred Years of Nature, Art, and Artifice

New York   Doubleday
12.5" by 10" 256pp.
A smart first US edition of this beautifully illustrated work on ornamental gardening.
£34.00
: 2kgs / : 897T2

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First Edition, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper

First US edition. Illustrated throughout with photographs and diagrams, many of which are in full colour. A gorgeously illustrated volume tracing the use of ornamental features throughout the history of Western gardens, from great formal gardens in Italy and France, to the intimate creations of modern design. Written by The Honourable Wyndham George Plumptre, a British expert on gardens, author, and journalist who is chief executive of the National Gardens Scheme. Illustrated by Hugh Palmer, a British photographer.

Condition

In the original full green cloth binding. Externally, very smart with the odd small mark to the boards. Original unclipped dust wrapper is excellent with minor sunning. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean with contemporary ink inscriptions to the front endpaper.

Near Fine

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