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Gardens of San Francisco

Hockaday, Joan

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ISBN 10: 0881921041 / ISBN 13: 9780881921045
Published by Timber Press, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A., 1988
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Copy has slight rubbing on the edges of spine, dj has tiny rubbing nicks on the tips of corners, interior bright and clean. Hockaday's beautifully illustrated survey traces the history of gardening in the city from the first plantings onthe bare hills of the Presidio through the creation of that civic treasure, Golden Gate Park, down to the late 1980s. Golden Gate Park, Golden Gate Bridge Garden, as well as glimpses of 23 private city gardens that illustrate the range of garden styles possible in the city by the bay. Striking color and a some vintage duotone photographs convey the magic of these private worlds, and plans for each garden are furnished. Arranged month by month to reflect the city's climate, there are native gardens, French and Japanese inspired, miniature orchards, rose collections, tripical exotica, and imaginative rooftops and terraces. Inscribed by the author on the half title page. 134pp. Beautiful!. Bookseller Inventory # 001381

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Title: Gardens of San Francisco

Publisher: Timber Press, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Bowles, Henry - Photography

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Signed: Inscribed By Author

Edition: First Edition

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