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The Garden An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in all its Branches

By William Robinson

1875

Not Stated : London

11" by 8.5"

xii, 556pp

 

 

 

DETAILS

The eighth volume of 'The Garden', an illustrated weekly gardening journal, first setup by William Robinson.

Volume VIII of the illustrated weekly journal 'The Garden'. 'The Garden' was launched in 1871, and over the years had contributions from many influential people, including John Ruskin, Gertrude Jekyll, William Morris, and James Britten. The monthly magazine of the British Royal Horticultural Society was named 'The Garden' to commemorate William Robinson's publication. William Robinson was a gardener and journalist, who popularised the idea of a wilder garden, that became popular in English cottage gardens. Before this, more structured and formal gardens had been popular in Britain. He published 'The Wild Garden' and 'The English Flower Garden'. With three coloured plates, and numerous in-text monochrome illustrations. Collated, complete.

CONDITION

In the original cloth binding with gilt decoration to the front board and to the spine. Externally, patches of light rubbing to the joints, resulting in the head of the spine lifting to the joints. Minor bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Minor marking to the boards. The odd spot to the fore edge. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with the odd scattered spot, mostly focused to the first and last few pages, and the odd handling mark.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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