Portland, OR: Timber Press, 1991. Paperback. Bound in white paper covers with red title to spine and front cover. Dampstain to rear cover and to top margin of last few pages of text. Some pages are cockled as a result of dampness. Minor rubbing to covers. Otherwise, clean and bright. Size: quarto. 250 pages. GARD/122816. Very Good.
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Madrid: Industrial Grafica, 1930. Hardcover. A handsome copy of De Winthuysen's classic work on Spanish gardens. De Winthuysen (1874-1956) was a well known Spanish artist and garden designer. He worked on the recovery and redesign in neo-Classical style of various gardens in Spain, many photographed in black and white and described in this volume. Bound in full brown leather with original paper covers and spine bound in. Accession number stamped on original paper front paper cover. Leather is very good with slight bumping, some rubbing along spine, and small chip to rear upper corner. Scratch on first cover. Red leather spine label with title and author. Inner dentelles and marbled red, green, and gold endpapers. Interior pages are also in very good condition. Owner bookplate affixed to rear free endpaper. A lovely book honoring the creation and design of gardens. In Spanish. Small quarto. 131 pages plus index. GARD/052021. Very Good.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, (1936). First Edition. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Green cloth covered boards with orange title and illustration to front board and orange title to spine. Light bumping to spine ends and light rubbing to cloth on exterior hinge. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Illustrated endpages. White illustrated dust jacket with green title to front and spine panels. Wear to dust jacket includes 3 closed tears to top edge, 2 small open tears to bottom edge, and minor soiling. Index, 210 pages. CHILD/071718. Very Good+ / Very Good.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1900. Hardcover. First Edition, Second Impression. Presentation Copy, inscribed: For Dear Rosie with EVB's Love Huntercombe May 1901." Further presented from the recipient's daughter: "To Cousin Jill In memory of my Mother Dec. 12th 1944 Rosemary Kerr." Eleanor Vere Boyle (1825-1906) was a well regarded artist and author. She was from an aristocratic family and used the initials EVB to mask her identity. She was particularly well known as a children's book illustrator. She was also greatly interested in gardening, and this book is about her garden at Huntercombe Manor, Buckinghamshire. The recipient, Rose Kerr (1882-1944) was one of the founders of the Girl Guide movement in Britain. With her bookplate on front pastedown. Bound in original purple cloth. Slightly rubbed, endpapers brown but in very good condition. With black and white illustrations. 190 pages plus 2 pages of ads. Very Good.
Taiwan: Harvest Farm Magazine, 1985. Hardcover. Revised Third Edition. Bound in tan spine with glossy yellow paper covered boards and gilt title to spine. Slight creasing to laminate. Text in English and Chinese. Clean and bright. In original clear plastic jacket. Jacket has minor wear to edges including a short closed tear to rear panel. Includes color and black and white photographic illustrations. Size: 16mo. 275 pages. GARD/010617. Near Fine.