8vo. 319pp. with 12 colour plates, 120 photographic illustrations, 38 drawings in text. Publisher's pictorial cloth. A history and guide to British and Irish gardens, depicting styles (monastic to modern), types (cottage to castle), garden features, plants, designers, patrons, plant collectors, associated institutions (RHS, National Trust). Greatly informative volume on landscape architecture and planting, packed with scholarly detail. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Shell Gardens Book.
Publisher: London, Phoenix House, 1964.
Book Description Phoenix House, 1964. 1st. 319 pages. Colour and bw plates. Inscription on half title page. Illustrated endpapers. Top edge foxed. VG. Bookseller Inventory # 6515
Book Description Phoenix House, 1964. First Edition. Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 319 pages, bound in lovely pictorial boards. Illustrated with numerous black & white plates; one spread in color. Clean, tight & unmarked. Fine in wavy vinyl dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 28585