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Spanish Gardens. Their History, Types and Features.

by Villiers-Stuart, C.M.:

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London: B.T. Batsford, 1929 First edition. HB. Blue cloth, gilt titles to spine, green titles stamped to front cover with block-printed image of garden in green and very pale green inset in centre; no dustjacket. 139pp plus index and publisher's catalogue. Blue top page edges. With 86 plates, 6 of them colour reproductions of watercolours by the author, he rest b&w photos; also with many line drawings and plans in text: overall the contents are beautifully set out. A Good+ copy. The pages are clean and very good, the endpapers browned with a 1938 gift inscription to front free endpaper; the covers are mostly bright and clean but the lower front and back covers and lower spine have patchy white fading spots.
  • Bookseller: David Ford Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 30183
  • Title: Spanish Gardens. Their History, Types and Features.
  • Author: Villiers-Stuart, C.M.:
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: London: B.T. Batsford, 1929
  • Bookseller catalogs: Gardening;


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