The Growth of Gardens
Price: 15.00 USD
London: Faber & Faber, 1978. 8 by 5 1/4 inches; 204 by 134 mm. 211 page. Hardcover. Book and jacket in fine condition. Bound in orange cloth, with an orange jacket decorated with red, green and white flower designs. A study of the growth and design of gardens from Roman times to the 1930s, and of plant collecting and distribution among the continents from the end of the sixteenth century until recent times. Jacket enclosed in a clear, archival-quality, removable protective cover. First printing.