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Hardback, Size approx 9 x 6 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and gilt vignette to front. With dustwrapper. In very good condition. Fading to spine and edges of boards, some minor handling marks. Mild foxing to edges. Crest stamp, and neat inscription to front endpaper, “Elinor Birley, Eton 1949.” Inside pages and plates all very clean, bright and tight throughout. Edges rough cut. Else a very clean and tight copy. 113pp. With colour plates (some double-paged) by John Piper. Limited edition of 1000 of which this is No. 675/1000. A distillation of a lifetime’s thought on the planning and purpose of gardens. From the Library at Athelhampton House, Dorset.
Title: On the Making of Gardens. An essay by Sir George Sitwell, Introduced by Sir Osbert Sitwell, with decorations by John Piper. Limited Numbered Edition.
Categories: NATURAL HISTORY,
Publisher: The Dropmore Press, 1949 1st Ltd ed. 675/1000.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 82724
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