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The Garden An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Horticulture In All Its Branches

By Various

1882

Office : London

11" by 9"

xi, 454pp; xii, 586pp

 

 

 

DETAILS

A two volume set of the weekly journal 'The Garden', bound in a handsome half calf binding.

Rebound in a handsome half calf binding with marbled paper boards. A large volume of 'The Garden' magazine from the year 1882. Volume I features the weekly publications from July to June, and volume II features the publications from July to December. The periodical was founded by the highly regarded gardener and journalist, William Robinson. Robinson is credited with the popularisation of the English cottage garden aesthetic, moving away from the Victorian regimented garden designs, and instead championing the wild garden. Indeed his work 'The Wild Garden' as well as 'The English Flower Garden' are considered his most important works. This journal founded by Robinson offers an comprehensive guide to a huge variety of plant life. Illustrated throughout with numerous black and white vignettes as well as several full page coloured plates across the both volumes. Volume I has 27 coloured plates, with one plate misbound to page 424 rather than page 442. Volume II has 28 coloured plates. Totally 55, collated complete.

CONDITION

Rebound in a half calf binding with marbled paper boards. Externally excellent, with very minor shelfwear. Internally firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean. A large red smudge to the page VI of volume I. Small tear to page 593 of volume II to the fore edge, no more than 3cm. With the occasional scattered spot.

Overall Condition: Near Fine

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