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 N/A, Gardens in the Forbidden City
N/A
Gardens in the Forbidden City
Xin hua shu dian, 1986. First Edition, Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Clean unmarked pages, some surface markings to jacket. A brief summary is written in English, but the foreword, general introduction, and captions are all in Chinese. Contents cover the Imperial Garden, gardens of the palaces of Cining, Jianfu, and Ningshou .Colour and B&W photos of each garden and drawings of the architecture and ornamentation of the palaces. Side and plan views. 165 pages. Text is in Chinese. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Gardening; Chinese Language; Inventory No: dscf8901.
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GBP 42.85 [Appr.: EURO 49.5 US$ 59.28 | JP¥ 6450]
Catalogue: Gardening
Keywords: BZDB229 Gardening; Chinese Language; Gardens in the Forbidden City na

 IAN AUGUST, The Making of The Alnwick Garden. DOUBLE SIGNED
IAN AUGUST
The Making of The Alnwick Garden. DOUBLE SIGNED
Pavilion Books, 2006. First Edition, Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. 9781862057159 Signed by Author. DOUBLE SIGNED by author and Duchess of Northumberland. Clean, bright pages, firm binding; some scattered light surface marks to jacket.Beautifully written account of the creation of an amazing 21st century garden. 320 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1250 grams. Category: Gardening; Signed by Author. ISBN/EAN: 9781862057159. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: dscf6227.
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GBP 35.85 [Appr.: EURO 41.5 US$ 49.59 | JP¥ 5396]
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Keywords: BZDB229 Gardening; The Making of The Alnwick Garden DOUBLE SIGNED

 WALTER ERHARDT, Hemerocallis.  Day Lilies
WALTER ERHARDT
Hemerocallis. Day Lilies
B.T. Batsford, 1992. First Edition, Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. 9780713470659 Light age spotting to upper closed page block, top corner clipped from flyleaf, pages clean and unmarked, couple of small marks to rear cover. A good clean copy. 160pp including bibliography, general index, and index of species, varieties and hybrids Clear and botanically accurate line drawings, color photographs 168 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Gardening; ISBN/EAN: 9780713470659. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: dscf7189.
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GBP 11.95 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 16.53 | JP¥ 1799]
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Keywords: BZDB229 Gardening; Hemerocallis Day Lilies

 LINDA FARRAR, Ancient Roman Gardens. SIGNED
LINDA FARRAR
Ancient Roman Gardens. SIGNED
Sutton Publishing, 2001. Reprint, Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. 9780750924603 Signed by Author. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Light coloured water stain mark on the lower corner of approximately half the pages which are otherwise clean. Lightly worn covers. Ancient Roman Gardens is the first comprehensive account of gardens and gardening in the Roman period, creating a fascinating new dimension to our understanding and appreciation of life and society in ancient Rome, and adding an important chapter to the history of gardening and horticulture. Linda Farrar traces the development of Roman gardens from their humble origins as vegetable patches to the sophisticated forms seen at the height of the Empire. She considers all types of gardens - domestic and public, in town and country, large and small in scale - and her study features evidence from gardens in Italy and from sites throughout the provinces of the Empire. Literature, frescoes, mosaics and extensive archaeological research 248 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Gardening; Signed by Author. ISBN/EAN: 9780750924603. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: dscf6931.
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 KATHRYN BRADLEY-HOLE, Lost Gardens of England (From the Archives of "Country Life")
KATHRYN BRADLEY-HOLE
Lost Gardens of England (From the Archives of "Country Life")
Aurum Press Ltd, 2004. Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. 9781854109910 Clean bright pages, firm binding; lower corner clipped from front inner flap of jacket, slight creasing to upper edge. A well-kept copy. Classic garden photography in black and white, embellishing the text. Text describes a brief history of the house, its setting in the landscape, how the garden works with the landscape and the gardening style. The story of how the garden lost its brilliance and fell into demise is outlined, along with current use and forward planning. (Reader review) 192 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Gardening; ISBN/EAN: 9781854109910. Inventory No: dscf10423.
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Keywords: BZDB229 Gardening; Lost Gardens of England From the Archives of Country Life Kathryn BradleyHole

9780712302623 NORAH TITLEY, Oriental Gardens
NORAH TITLEY
Oriental Gardens
The British Library. Soft Cover. Fine. Oriental Gardens. Norah Titley. The British Library , 1992. Softcover, 128 pages, illustrated. Fine. Bright, clean and unmarked. Light age tanning to page edges. The design and construction of gardens and the cultivation of flowers have been major pastimes in virtually all civilizations of the Near and Far East for centuries. The authors discuss the history and development of these gardens as depicted in the vivid miniature paintings of Ottoman Turkey, Iran and India, and the delicate watercolours, woodblock prints and manuscripts of China, Japan, and Southeast Asia. Illustrated in colour and B&W. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Gardening; ISBN: 071230262X. ISBN/EAN: 9780712302623. Inventory No: DSCF3202.
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 JENNY UGLOW, A Little History of British Gardening
JENNY UGLOW
A Little History of British Gardening
Chatto & Windus, 2004. Reprint, Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Fine. 9780701169282 Top corner clipped from front endpaper, contents remain clean and bright ;unclipped jacket protected by a clear removeable wrapper. 'Curious and lively scholarship for all unpompous gardeners.', Jane Gardam, The Spectator. Illustrated. 352 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Gardening; ISBN/EAN: 9780701169282. Inventory No: dscf9380.
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GBP 10.85 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 US$ 15.01 | JP¥ 1633]
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Keywords: BZDB229 Gardening; A Little History of British Gardening Jenny Uglow

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