Quantity: 1 available
Condition: Very Good
xii.276pgs. Very Good condition green cloth hardcover with gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine. Very light wear to cloth at edges and corners, past cosmetic repair to paper of rear hinge, binding sound and mesh intact. Occasional light unobtrusive foxing. Previous owner name and date 1916 neatly penned on front endpaper, as well as blindstamp for Helpestons Manor House, Felstead, Essex. Illustrated with 16 coulored plates from Charles E. Flower, Beatrice Parsons, A.C. Wyatt, E.A. Rowe, tipped in with labelled protective tissue papers intact and 96 black and white photographs, charts, tables and 2 fold out garden plans. The wide breadth of topics in 34 chapters include choices for plants, garden bed design, paths, rockeries and walls, thoughtful display, seasonal considerations and associations, the cold greenhouse, borders, shrubbery. A classic and aesthetic English gardening reference. Book#2635.
Title: The Ideal Garden. With Sixteen Coulored Plates and Ninety-Six Illustrations From Photographs.
Edition: Fourth Edition
Illustrator: Charles E. Flower, Beatrice Parsons, A.C. Wyatt, E.A. Rowe
Location Published: London, Cassell and Company Ltd.: 1914
Binding: Cloth Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Size: 8vo, 8 x 5.25
Categories: COMPLETE CATALOG, Botany, Gardening, Horticulture, Decorated Bindings
Seller ID: 2635
Keywords: a.c. wyatt, beatrice parsons, charles e. flower, cottage garden, e.a. rowe, english garden, floriculture, flower garden, garden design, garden planning, harry higgott thomas, herb gardening, horticulture, perennials, rose gardens, the ideal garden