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The Gardens of Rome

by Faure, Gabriel

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Design Books
Published
1926
Condition
Very Good
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$95.00

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New York: Brentano's, 1926. This is a very good hardcover copy of the 1926 edition, not the later reprint. Very clean inside and out. Endpapers and text pages just slightly toned. A previous owner name on the front endpaper, dated 1926. No title label on spine. Front cover color plate a bit scuffed around the edges. Beautiful color plates of… Read more
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Garden-craft in the Bible and Other Essays

by Rohde, Eleanour Sinclair

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Design Books
Published
1927
Condition
Very Good
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$19.50

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London: Herbert Jenkins Ltd., 1927. This is a very good hardcover copy in quarter tan cloth over tan paper-covered boards with light edge-wear. Paper title label on spine chipped. Very clean throughout except a brief gift inscription in pencil on the front endpaper dated 1941. A few page corners folded.over. All illustrations and text clean. Illustrations in black &… Read more
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From Folly to Follies: Discovering the World of Gardens

by Saudan, Michel & Saudan-Skira, Sylvia

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Design Books
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780896597785
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$45.00

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New York: Abbeville Press, 1988. This is a very good hardcover copy in a very good dustjacket with just light wear to the back panel top edge. Completely clean inside and out. Standard survey of European garden design from the 18th and 19th centuries. Illustrated in color with some black & white. Bibliography. 14" high X 10" wide, 237 pages.… Read more
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Coup D'Oeil at Beloeil and a Great Number of European Gardens

by De Ligne, Charles-Joseph

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Design Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780520046689
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$25.00

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Berkeley,CA: Univ. of California Press, 1991. This is a very good hardcover copy in a very good dustjacket with just light wear. Completely clean inside and out. Beautifully reprinted classic of French garden design, from the late 18th century. Prince Charles Joseph de Ligne was the owner of the moated castle and surrounding gardens located in Beloeil near Mons in… Read more
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A Collection of Venetian Garden Sculpture

by Sotheby's

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Design Books
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
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$25.00

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Sussex, England : Sotheby's, 1989. This is a very good softcover copy with almost no wear. Completely clean inside and out. This is a sale catalog for an auction held at Sotheby's in Sussex, England on September 26, 1989. Sale code "HERCULES". The full title of the catalog is 'A collection of Venetian Garden Sculpture, including works attributed to Giovanni… Read more
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Decorative Garden Statuary

by Sotheby's

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Design Books
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
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$7.50

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New York: Sotheby's, 1990. This is a very good softcover copy with just light wear. Very clean, but hammer prices neatly inked in next to lot descriptions. This is a sale catalog for an auction held at Sotheby's New York on June 9, 1990. Sale code: 6052 "WILMA". The sale consisted of ornamental garden statuary and other ornament. Most pieces… Read more
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$7.50
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Gardens of Delight

by Hadfield, Miles & John

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Design Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
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$4.50

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London: Cassell & Co., 1964. This is a very good hardcover copy with almost no wear. No dust jacket. Very clean inside and out. Illustrated in color and black & white. Index. 10" high X 7" wide, 192 pages. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Versailles

by Pichard du Page, Rene

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Design Books
Published
1956
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$50.00

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Paris: Editions Chantal , 1956. This is a very good hardcover copy in a very good dust jacket and glassine wrapper. A chip out of the jacket and wrapper at the top of the spine, two small pieces gone from the rear all white panel. Very clean inside and out. Text in French, but booklet laid in with introduction in… Read more
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$50.00
cover of The Michael Roberts Collection of Architectural and Garden Ornament

The Michael Roberts Collection of Architectural and Garden Ornament

by Christie's

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Design Books
Published
2004
Condition
Fine
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$12.50

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Ashurst, Kent, England : Christie's, 2004. This is a fine softcover copy with no wear at all. Completely clean inside and out. No marks to lots or illustrations. This is a sale catalog for an auction held in England on the premises of Michael Roberts establishment in Ashurst, Kent on September 27, 2004. The auction consisted of Michael Roberts' … Read more
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cover of Racconigi

Racconigi

by Gabrielli, Noemi

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Design Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
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$12.50

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Torino: Istituto Bancario San Paolo di Torino , 1971. This is an about very good copy in stiff pictorial card covers and cloth spine. Very clean inside and out. Slightly cocked. Text in Italian. This is a documentation of the 17th century Italian castle, Racconigi, and its' transformation through the 19th century. Racconigi was initially designed by Guarino Guarini. Sections… Read more
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$12.50
cover of Old Kentucky Homes and Gardens

Old Kentucky Homes and Gardens

by Thomas, Elizabeth Patterson

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Design Books
Published
1939
Condition
Very Good
Edition
2nd Edition
Item Price
$350.00

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Louisville, KY: The Standard Printing Company, 1939. This is a very good hardcover copy in blue cloth boards decorated and titled in gilt. Toned and soiled around the edges. Spine faded. Patterned endpapers darkened around the edges, but clean. Blank endpapers foxed. Otherwise clean throughout. This is the 2nd limited edition of 350 copies. One of the scarcest architectural books… Read more
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$350.00
cover of The Story of London Parks. Volume 2: St.James Park, The Green Park

The Story of London Parks. Volume 2: St.James Park, The Green Park

by Larwood, Jacob

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Condition
Very Good
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$35.00

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London: John Camden Hotten, Piccadilly This is a very good hardcover copy in blue marbled paper-covered boards and brown leather ruled in gilt. Spine with fine gilt title and decorations. Very clean inside and out. This is volume 2 only of this two volume set. No date but ca. 1870's. This volume is about St.James Park and the Green Park.… Read more
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cover of L'Art Des Jardins

L'Art Des Jardins

by Gromort, Georges

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Design Books
Published
1953
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
2nd Edition
Item Price
$195.00

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Paris: Vincent, Freal et Cie., Successeurs, 1953. This is a near fine softcover 2 volume set of this French classic on the history of garden design. Only slight flaw is lightly sunned spines, and very soft corner wear, otherwise completely clean inside and out. Pages uncut. 149 black & white plates illustrate the history of European garden design. Text in… Read more
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$195.00
cover of Les Jardins et Les Squares

Les Jardins et Les Squares

by Henard, Robert

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Published
1911
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$150.00

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Paris: Librairie Renouard, H.Laurens, Editeur , 1911. This is a very good softcover copy with almost no wear, in a partially opaque glassine wrapper, in the French manner. Bottom right corner slightly bent. Completely clean inside. Text in French. This is a study of Paris neighborhoods, (arrondisements) starting with the first and ending with the eighteenth. Includes the Bois de… Read more
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$150.00
cover of Die Quelle VI. Volkstumliche Kunst

Die Quelle VI. Volkstumliche Kunst

by Gerlach,Martin and Joseph Lux

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Fair
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$25.00

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Vienna/Leipzig: Verlag von Martin Gerlach . Edited by Gerlach. Forword by Lux. Text in German. Illustrated profusely in black & white. This is a survey of German and Austrian architecture, mostly baroque, garden and landscape design, and decorative arts. 137 pages full of photos. This is a reference copy only, as the cloth covers are in bad shape. Text and… Read more
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Jardins D'Italie

by Gromort, Georges

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Design Books
Published
1922
Condition
Very Good
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$350.00

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Paris: A.Vincent, Editeur , 1922. This is a beautiful hardcover copy of this classic on the history of Italian garden design. Brown leather spine with raised bands and gilt titles. This is an ex-library copy in great condition. This work was originally published as a portfolio with loose plates, but this copy was bound with all text and plates on… Read more
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$350.00
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Les Jardins De Versailles

by Roubier, Jean

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Design Books
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
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$12.45

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Paris: M.-J. Challamel Editeur, 1947. This is a very good softcover copy with just light cover soil. Inside very clean throughout. Text in French. Photographs by Jean Roubier. Text by Jerome and Jean Tharaud. 66 photographs in black & white show Versailles at its' grandest. Close-ups of individual sculpture, long shots of the impressive vistas and allees. The architecture by… Read more
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