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Capability's Eden

by Saville, Diana

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  • hardcover
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HARDBACK "BCA EDITION," SHIPPED FROM THE UK* Edition: 1st. Thus.* Date of Publication: 1999 * Publisher: BCA.* Binding and cover condition: Black cloth, gilt title to spine. No bumps or rubs, no visible faults. FINE.* Jacket condition: Colour illustrated dust wrapper showing red tulips. NOT PRICE CLIPPED, but showing no shelf price. Slight shelf wear to top & bottom edge and to head & tail of spine. Single tear and crease to tail of spine and lower front edge (now re-inforced). VG* Contents condition: PRIVATE COPY NOT EX-LIBRARY. Clean, crisp, tight and bright with no reading wear, no marks to text, no visible faults. Seems lightly used. FINE.* Illustrations: Small b/w vignettes throughout at chapter headings.* Pages: 260 pp. text. iii pp. blank pages at rear.* Description: Robert Boyd is a celebrated landscape designer in a business which he accepts,is often about dealing with people not plants. He is at the peak of his career when he is offered a project no gardener could refuse ? the re-creation of the Garden of Eden itself. This extraordinary challenge comes from an enigmatic couple, the Laceys - David reserved and English; Virginia flamboyant and American ?who own a beautiful strange isthmus of land near the Cornish coast.* A NEAR FINE copy of the 1st thus with minor dust jacket faults reducing it to VG.*


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Capability's Eden
Saville, Diana
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Used - F/F/VG
1st Thus,
Place of Publication
London Uk 263
Date Published

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price clipped
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