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The Country House Garden: From the Archives of Country Life, 1897 - 1939

Elliott, Brent.

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ISBN 10: 1857326970 / ISBN 13: 9781857326970
Published by Mitchell Beazley, London, 1995
New Condition: New Hardcover
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. . . . Small Folio, hardcover. NEW in dust jacket. Bright, crisp & clean, unread. 192 p., illus. Bookseller Inventory # 1160329.02

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Title: The Country House Garden: From the Archives ...

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley, London

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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Bound in publisher's original black cloth with the spine stamped in silver.

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The photographs presented here are as lavish as the gardens of the grand English country houses they illustrate. While many of the gardens no longer exist, they can be enjoyed again through these photographs. Full-page illustrations reflect the evolution of the taste of the wealthy (or aspiring to be wealthy) readers of the British magazine Country Life, from whose archives the photographs come. Elliott, librarian and archivist of the Royal Horticultural Society, provides a concise history of the main trends in English garden design in the 19th and early 20th centuries, from the influence of Gertrude Jekyll, a contributor and advisor to the magazine, to the modernism of the 1930s. Recommended for all garden history collections.
Daniel Starr, Museum of Modern Art Lib., New York
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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