By: Carter, Tom

Price: $14.57

Quantity: 1 available

186pp., plus Book List and Index. Eight pages of colour plates, plus b/white illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain black boards undamaged. Unobtrusive previous owner's gift inscription to ffep., else leaves clean and unmarked. Art-iIlustrated (front and rear), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased only. " . . . describes the varied aspects of practical horticulture and ornamental gardening: the efficiency of the kitchen garden, the splendours of the grand pleasure grounds, the single-minded dedication of those who grew flowers for exhibition and the relaxed atmosphere of the indoor garden. Extracts from the writings of the time as well as many contemporary illustrations reproduced in colour and monochrome bring to life the inventiveness and charm of a neglected era of gardening." Book weight approx. 940g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.


Author Name: Carter, Tom

Categories: Gardening, Botany/Horticulture,

Publisher: London, Bracken Books: 1988

ISBN Number: 1851702075

ISBN Number 13: 9781851702077

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 009642

Keywords: Gardening, Victorian Era Gardens, Horticulture, Ornamental Gardening