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The Illustrated Garden Book: A New Anthology

By Sackville-West, Vita; Lane Fox, Robin (editor)

London, England, U.K.: Michael Joseph, 1987. This is an anthology of the gardening articles Sackville-West wrote for her weekly column in the Observer newspaper from 1946 to 1961; originally published in 1968 as Sackville-West's Garden Book, this edition includes a new selection of the articles, arranged in months of the year, with full-color flower illustrations; each chapter opens with a poem by Sackville-West and a color photograph of the garden she created with her husband Harold Nicolson at Sissinghurst Castle in Kent, now owned by The National Trust, the most visited garden in England (maroon simulated leather binding with gold lettering and designs, front cover partially covered with floral pattern paper; a beautiful volume in perfect condition). Fourth Printing. Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket. Illus. by Titford, Freda; Kirkwood, Ken. 7 1/2" X 10 1/2".