Ravenroost Books             

Book Search

Browse By Category
Animals, Nature, Natural Sciences
Antiquarian and Pre 1900
Bargain Booth
Bibliography and Books About Books
Biography and Autobiography
Botany, Gardening, Horticulture
Collector's Reference Shelf
Decorated Bindings
Fiction, Literature, Mystery, Classics
First Editions
Gift Ideas
Herb and Plant Lore, Ethnobotany
History, The Arts, Art, Illustrators
Juvenile Reading and Collectible
Mysticism, Spirituality, Philosophy, Occult
Non-Fiction, Text and Reference Books
Poetry, Drama, Verse, Essays
Recent Arrivals
Science and Medicine
Science Fiction, Horror, Gothic, Fantasy
Short Stories, Anthologies, Tales, Myths
Browse by Price

under $10   

$10- $25  


$100 and up



Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
The Glass House, Hix, John

Author Name    Hix, John

Title   The Glass House

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   As New

Jacket Condition   As New

Edition   First Printing

Size   4to - 9 Inches-12 inches tall

Publisher   New York, NY, U.S.A. Phaidon Press, Incorporated 1996

ISBN Number    0714832111 / 9780714832111

Seller ID   1608

4to. 239 pgs. As New hardcover in As New jacket, clean and unmarked. Illustrated throughout with historic and contemporary drawings, etchings, lithographs and photographs. The author traces the evolution of glass enclosures from the mid-seventeenth century when the desire to nurture exotic plants in a foreign and often hostile climate led to the development of the glasshouse and ingenious mechanical support systems capable of maintaining a suitable microenvironment. Sections: Introduction, Beginnings, This Liberal and Improving Age, The Artificial Climate, The Automatic Garden, The Grand Private Conservatory, Industrialization and Mass-Marketing, Glass in the Public Garden, The Crystal Palace and After, The Great Exhibitions, Expressionists and Beyond, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Large book, about 10x11.5 inches. ISBN 0714832111. #1608.

Price = 38.00 USD

Other items which may be of interest:
Hannibal, Harris, Thomas
Harris, Thomas

The Essays of Elia. Last Essays of Elia. Popular Fallacies. [The Nelson Classics] with Ephemera., Lamb, Charles
The Essays of Elia. Last Essays of Elia. Popular Fallacies. [The Nelson Classics] with Ephemera.
Lamb, Charles

The Archivist. A Novel., Cooley, Martha
The Archivist. A Novel.
Cooley, Martha

All About  African Violets. The Complete Guide to Success with Saintpaulias., Free, Montague
All About African Violets. The Complete Guide to Success with Saintpaulias.
Free, Montague

Vanilla : Travels in Search of the Ice Cream Orchid, Ecott, Tim
Vanilla : Travels in Search of the Ice Cream Orchid
Ecott, Tim

Crows Over a Wheatfield, Sharp, Paula
Crows Over a Wheatfield
Sharp, Paula

Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe, Hoffman, Daniel.
Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe
Hoffman, Daniel.

Growing Wings., Van Vleck, Sarita
Growing Wings.
Van Vleck, Sarita



Pay me securely with your Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express card through PayPal!
VisaMasterCardAmerican ExpressDiscover
Prevent credit card fraud and chargebacks


Live Moss for Sale

Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com