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B1598) Weaver, Lawrence. HOUSES AND GARDENS BY E.L. LUTYENS. 1998 (first published 1913). 12" x 8 1/4", 344 pages, 580 black and white illustrations including many plans. It was Lutyens' early work before the First World War, and the first appearance of this book in 1913 which established Lutyens' name in domestic architecture of a particularly British nature. He was a master in the use of space and in the production of interesting angles and views. Arches gave glimpses, light is graded for effect, windows are cunningly placed. No detail was too small for this great architect's attention. Includes a chapter on furniture designed by Lutyens, and an appendix of scale details of typical interiors and exteriors. Hb in dw, fine. US$ 45.00 / 29.95 pounds sterling

B1504) Taylor, Barbara Lea. GROWING OLD-FASHIONED ROSES. 1996. 10" x 7 1/4", 96 pages, illustrated throughout with colour plates. Presents history, habits, cultivation needs and idiosyncrasies of over 200 of the author's favourite roses. Bibliography. Soft covers, near fine. US$ 11.25 / 7.50 pounds sterling

B1489) Thomas, Grahan Stuart, OBE, VMH, DHM, VMM. THE GRAHAM STUART THOMAS ROSE BOOK. Comprising his trilogy, The Old Shrub Roses, Shrub Roses of Today, Climbing Roses Old and New. 1994. 10 5/8" x 7 1/2", 385 pages, 158 colour plates, 23 pencil drawings, 2 monochrome photographs, 15 figures. Brings the classic trilogy together in one volume, substantially revised and updated. Bibliography. US$ 30.00 / 20.00 pounds sterling.

B1481) Larkcom, Joy. CREATIVE VEGETABLE GARDENING. 1997. 10 1/4" x 10 1/4", 208 pages, extensively illustrated in colour. Growing vegetables with flowers in the classic tradition. Highly imaginative ways of creating decorative effects in the vegetable garden, using colour, texture and form to create a 'tapestry' look. A to Z directory of plants, Glossary. Hb in dw, near fine. US$ 27.00 / 18.00 pounds sterling

B1415) Heath, Royton E. ROCK PLANTS FOR SMALL GARDENS. 1984. 8 3/4" x 5 5/8", 144 pages, illustrated in black and white and colour, and with line drawings. An outstanding guide to a fascinating branch of gardening. Hb in dw, near fine. US$ 9.75 / 6.50 pounds sterling

B1408) Mathew, Brian. THE SMALLER BULBS. 1987. 9 1/2" x 6 1/4", 190 pages, 96 colour illustrations, 8 line drawings. An ideal, compact reference source for both specialist growers and enthusiastic gardeners. Detailed information on each species. Glossary. Hb in dw, near fine. US$ 30.00 / 20.00 pounds sterling

B1409) Gibson, Michael. SHRUB ROSES, CLIMBERS & RAMBLERS. 1981. 8 5/8" x 5 1/2", 192 pages, 16 colour plates of over 80 different roses. An informative and enjoyable introduction to some 320 of the best-loved varieties; notes on practical care, line drawings to illustrate matters such as pruning and bud grafting, pegging down, training etc. Hb in dw, near fine. US$ 14.50 / 9.50 pounds sterling

B1380) Jill, Duchess of Hamilton, Hart, Penny and Simmons, John. THE GARDENS OF WILLIAM MORRIS. 1998. 10" x 10", 160 pages, 120 full colour photographs, also black and white illustrations. The first book to examine the principles of garden design that emerge in Morris's lectures, poetry, and prose, and explores the gardens Morris designed for each of his houses. Chronology, Bibliography. Hb in dw, near fine, except for faint remainder mark on lower edge. US$ 30.00 / 20.00 pounds sterling

B1358) Jill, Duchess of Hamilton and Perring, Dr. Franklyn. SCOTTISH PLANTS FOR SCOTTISH GARDENS. 1997. 9 5/8" x 7 3/8", 104 pages, coloured illustrations. A check list and detailed descriptions of the native Scottish flora - no such comprehensive survey has been attempted since Hooker's Flora Scotica of 1841. Soft covers, near fine. US$ 14.50 / 9.50 pounds sterling

B951) Lyall, Sutherland. DESIGNING THE NEW LANDSCAPE. 1998. 11 1/4" x 9", 291 illustrations and plans, 106 in colour. Soft covers, near fine, except for remainder mark on lower edge. US$ 22.50 / 15.00 pounds sterling

B1155) Marston, Peter. THE BOOK OF THE CONSERVATORY. 1998. 11 1/4" x 8 3/4", 176 pages, over 200 superb illustrations in colour and black and white. In 1972, the author founded the company that is now Marston and Langinger, which now builds conservatories all over the world. Bibliography. Soft covers, near fine. US$ 18.75 / 12.50 pounds sterling

B1214) Strombeck, Janet A. and Richard H. and others. 93 NEW IDEAS FOR LEISURE TIME ENJOYMENT. Gazebos and other Garden Structure Designs. 1983. 10 3/4" x 8 1/2", 96 pages of black and white illustrations of gazebos, strombellas, arbors, birdfeeders and houses. Soft covers, near fine. US$ 9.75 / 6.50 pounds sterling

B1092) Musgrave, Toby, and others. THE PLANT HUNTERS. Two hundred years of Adventure and Discovery around the World. 1998. 10" x 7 1/2", 224 pages, many illustrations in black and white and colour. Bibliography. Hb in dw, near fine. US$ 22.50 / 15.00 pounds sterling

B1293) Bennett, Sue. FIVE CENTURIES OF WOMEN & GARDENS. National Portrait Gallery, 2000. 8 3/4" x 8 1/2", 105 illustrations, 75 in colour. Superbly illustrated, charts the love affair between the English woman and her garden from the Tudor period to the present day; includes short biographies important women in British garden history. Hb, illustrated cover, a very good copy. US$ 18.75 / 12.50 pounds sterling

B926) Marren, Peter. BRITAIN'S RARE FLOWERS. 1999. 10 3/8" x 7 5/8", 334 pages, illustrated mainly in colour. Hb in dw, near fine. US$ 37.50 / 25.00 pounds sterling

B1154) Burras, J. K. and Griffiths, Mark, Editors. The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary MANUAL OF CLIMBERS AND WALL PLANTS. 1994. 9 ½” x 6 ¼”, 282 pages, black and white illustrations. Bibliography. Hb in dw, near fine. US$ 37.50 / 25.00 pounds sterling

B1191) Mitchell, Alan and Coombes, Allen. THE GARDEN TREE. An illustrated Guide to Choosing, Planting and Caring for 500 Garden Trees. 1998. 11 1/4" x 8 3/4", 287 pages, copiously illustrated in colour. Hb in dw, near fine. US$ 30.00 / 20.00 pounds sterling

B1163) Landsberg, Sylvia. THE MEDIEVAL GARDEN. 1996. 8 5/8" x 8 1/2", 88 illustrations, 36 in colour. Bibliography, index of plants. Hb in dw, near fine, except for remainder mark on lower edge. US$ 21.00 / 14.00 pounds sterling

B1303) FitzGerald, Olda, Photography by Robson, Stephen. IRISH GARDENS. 1999. 12 1/2" x 10", 224 pages, comprehensively illustrated in colour. Celebrates 20 of the best Irish gardens, many of which have never been written about before. Comprehensive visitors' guide. Bibliography. Hb in dw, near fine. US$ 33.00 / 22.00 pounds sterling

B1234) Van Der Horst, Arend Jan. ART OF THE FORMAL GARDEN. 1995. 11 3/8" x 9 1/8", 144 pages, extensively illustrated in colour. Includes detailed plans and planting schemes of twelve gardens designed by the author. Bibliography. Hb in dw, near fine. US$ 30.00 / 20.00 pounds sterling

B673) Laird, Mark, Palmer, Hugh (photography). THE FORMAL GARDEN Traditions of Art and Nature. 1992. 12 1/4" x 9 3/4", 240 pages, 306 illustrations, including 151 in colour. A major new study, demonstrating for the first time how historic gardens were originally conceived and how they have changed. Over 100 rare historical plans and views show how the gardens have changed through history. Gazetter, glossary, bibliography. Hb in dw, very good, remainder mark on lower edge. US$ 42.00 / 28.00 pounds sterling

B873) Israel, Barbara. ANTIQUE GARDEN ORNAMENT. Two Centuries of American Taste. 1999. 11 1/4" x 8 5/8", 256 pages, 512 illustrations, including 100 full colour plates. Illustrated catalogue, useful appendices, Bibliography.  Hb in dw, near fine. US$ 37.50 / 25.00 pounds sterling

B801) Morris, Alistair. ANTIQUES FROM THE GARDEN. 1998. 11" x 8 1/2", 248 pages, 142 colour and over 500 black and white illustrations. Hb in dw, near fine. US$ 30.00 / 20.00 pounds sterling

B1043) Houk, Walter. THE BOTANICAL GARDENS AT THE HUNTINGTON. 1996. 10 3/4" x 8 5/8", 192 pages, 250 sumptuous colour photographs. Hb in dw, near fine, except for remainder mark on lower edge. US$ 30.00 / 20.00 pounds sterling

B1070) Pincas, Stephane. VERSAILLES: The History of The Gardens and Their Sculpture. 1996. 12 1/2" x 10", 280 pages, 664 illustrations, 568 in colour. Recreates the whole history of the gardens, discovering every feature that remains or once had its place there. Glossary, Bibliography. Hb in dw, remainder mark on lower edge, otherwise near fine. 100.00 pounds sterling

B648) Brown, Jane. Photographs by John Miller. SISSINGHURST PORTRAIT OF A GARDEN. 1990. 10" x 9", 136 pages, extensively illustrated, almost all in colour. The gardens at Sissinghurst were created by Vita Sackville-West and her husband, Harold Nicolson in the 1930's; since 1967 it has been in the care of the National Trust. The photographs were taken over a period of two years; the text records the history of the house, the creation of the garden, and the trials of maintaining it. Garden map, list of titles for further reading. Soft covers, very good. US$ 11.50 / 7.50 pounds sterling.