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A Bouquet of Garden Writing: Selected from Five Grand Masters
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A Bouquet of Garden Writing: Selected from Five Grand Masters

Boston, Massachuetts U.S.A.: David R Godine Pub. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. 0879236582 . Hardcover, 191 pages in fine condition with very good dustjacket, jacket has light wear on edges. Jacket is price clipped. Illustrated with photos and drawings. 1st American edition, 1st printing. In no place did garden writing flourish more exuberantly- or influentially- than in England between 1870 and 1950. this fascinating anthology presents the very best of the "Grand Masters": Farrer and bowles, William robinson, Gertrude Jekyll, Vita Sackville-West and others. Here a selection of the passages that best capture their philosophy and their style, and those of historical interest or practical value. She also has gone beyond this to provide vivid and entertaining thumbnail sketches of their lives. But her first consideration has been "good writing" writing that is a delight to read for its own sake.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .


Gardeninf for Profit

By Peter Henderson

New York: Orange Judd & Company, 1867. Gardening for Profit; A guide to the Successful Cultivation of the Market and Family Garden. 100's of illustrations. Embossed dark green covers with beautiful gilt flowering kale on cover, gilt lettering and design on spine. 243 pages plus several pages of advertising. Everything needed to know to grow commercially in the 1860's. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.