Book Description

Second edition. Well illustrated with numerous in-text and full-page figures, ranging from bed sketches to garden or ground plans. A bright copy; with a tiny hole affecting the “A” of “GARDEN” on the spine, dusty title page, and just a bit of cracking to the text block
Dealer Notes
This work is an expansion on the author’s 1850 How to Lay Out a Small Garden.
Kemp, superintendent of Birkenhead Park (the world’s first publicly funded park), was an influential designer of both public and private parks and gardens across the UK. This beautiful book, with its gilt decoration and edges, its extensive illustrations and abundance of useful information, is a must for anyone interested in the history of garden design.
Author Edward Kemp
Date 1858
Binding Gilt decorated publisher’s cloth
Publisher London: Bradbury and Evans
Condition Very good
Pages xxxi, 403 p.

Price: £100.00

Offered by Wilfrid de Freitas

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