Book Description

First edition, large 8vo., xxxii, 664pp., 376 illustrations, frontispiece, 48 plates and 3 folding maps. Green pictorial publisher's cloth, front cover and spine embossed with gilt and black foliage designs, back cover blind tooled. Topics cover many aspects of private and public gardens from famous gardens such as the Bois de Boulogne, the Luxembourg Gardens and the gardens of Versailles to plants, implements and market gardens with a consideration of what can be learned from this study in the planning of public spaces in British cities.
Dealer Notes
Some wear to top of spine, to tail, shoulders and edges of binding (please see photos), internally an attractive example; previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown - W. D. Mackenzie, Fawley Court.
Author Robinson, W., F.L.S.
Date 1869
Binding Original cloth
Publisher John Murray
Condition Good
Pages xxxii, 664 pp

Price: £75.00

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