Men and Gardens. A Rare and Enchanting Book That Celebrates the Enduring Place of Gardens in Man's Life and Traces Their Changing Forms and Uses in Different Lands and Different Ages.

By: Nan Fairbrother

Price: $16.00

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xii. 271 pgs. Very Good decorated hardcover in Very Good jacket. Book is clean with little sign of shelf wear, binding sound, unmarked but for small bookstore stamp on front blank (The Book Gallery). Light edgewear and a few small tears and chips to jacket, price intact. By the author of "An English Year". Typecast in Janson's Dutch style type. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings, schematics, engravings, decorations and photographs. Chapters: Why Men Have Gardened, Enclosed Monastic: Gardening in the Dark Ages, Enclosed Romantic: Gardens of the Middle Ages, Enclosted Fantastic: Gardens of Tudor England, Early Seventeenth-Century Gardening Literature, Les Jardins de l'Intelligence, Gardens of Seventeenth-Century England,Seats of Romantic Gentlemen:the Simple Life in Satin Slippers, What Do We Want Now? #2515.

Title: Men and Gardens. A Rare and Enchanting Book That Celebrates the Enduring Place of Gardens in Man's Life and Traces Their Changing Forms and Uses in Different Lands and Different Ages.

Author Name: Nan Fairbrother

Illustrator: Harry Ford, Designer.

Categories: Gift Ideas, History, The Arts, Art, Illustrators, Herb and Plant Lore, Ethnobotany, Botany, Gardening, Horticulture, COMPLETE CATALOG,

Edition: 2nd Printing November 1956

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1956

Binding: Hardcover with Decorated Boar

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo, 9.25 by 6.5 Inches

Seller ID: 2515

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