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HUMPHRY REPTON: DESIGNING THE LANDSCAPE GARDEN
Written by John Phibbs. Illustrated by Joe Cornish.
Stock no. 1826078
Published by Rizzoli International Publications. 1st 2021. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Widely acknowledged as the last great landscape designer of the eighteenth century, and credited with being the first true 'landscape gardener,' Humphry Repton's work survives as a bridge between the picturesque theory of Capability Brown and the pastoral philosophy of Frederick Law Olmstead. This book explores fifteen of Repton's most celebrated projects, with photography by Joe Cornish commissioned specially for the book. Large, heavy format. Matt pictorial boards. Colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9780847863549. A lovely copy.
A survey of the designed landscapes of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. Matt pictorial boards. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781914414350. Minor rubbing to corners else a lovely copy.
Accaimed as the 'real creator of the modern garden' by the American Institute of Architects, Roberto Burle Marx has influenced garden designers around the world. This comprehensive account illuminates the beuaty of his designs. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine, publisher's vignette to front. Colour photos. ISBN: 0500015074. Corners of boards lightly rubbed. Light browning to endpapers. Top edge of text block lightly stained, also affecting some top margins of contents. Else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is creased and faded to spine.
DICTIONARY OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION
Written by Alan Jay Christensen.
Stock no. 1824435
Published by McGraw-Hill. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.
A unique, comprehensive reference that defines the language of today's landscape architecture, planning, construction, and environmental science, covering specifics such as irrigation, plant science, soil science, wetlands, landscape ecology, horticulture, and land planning. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and sketches in the text. ISBN: 0071441425. Board corners lightly rubbed. Boards a little scuffed, top of spine bumped. Small knock to top rear edge of board. Text block a little grubby else contents clean.
LA FOCE: A GARDEN AND LANDSCAPE IN TUSCANY
Written by Benedetta Origo; Morna Livingston; Laurie Olin; John Dixon Hunt.
Stock no. 2139028
Published by University Of Pennsylvania. 1st USA 2001. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Larger format. Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0812235932. Browning to outer page edges and page margins. Wrapper is edge-creased with a little fading to edges of spine.
THE GENIUS OF THE PLACE THE ENGLISH LANDSCAPE GARDEN 1620-1820
Written by John Dixon-Hunt; Peter Willis.
Stock no. 2136235
Published by Elek Books. 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Green cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 023631033X. A few knocks to corners. Page edge browning; a few foxspots. Wrapper is faded to spine with some edge-creasing; couple of nicks to corners.
Large format. Green cloth with gilt title to spine, vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; a little loss; some browning.
FUROR HORTENSIS ESSAYS ON THE HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANDSCAPE GARDEN IN MEMORY OF H.F. CLARK
Written by Peter Willis; Robert H. Matthew; Patrick Nuttgens; Geoffrey Jellicoe.
Stock no. 2129954
Published by Elysium Press Limited. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.
Limited first edition of 1000 copies. Large format. Brown cloth spine, gilt title. B/w photos and illustrations. Not numbered, but this is one of 1000 first edition copies. Bumping and wear to top and tail of spine with a little fading. A few marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Original glassine wrapper is still present with some tears and chips and creasing; also some foxing; a bit of loss.
Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine in brown title block. Green pictorial endpapers. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0571102670. Text block browned, a few grubby marks to contents and a few scattered foxspots. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper has a small nick to base of spine.
GERMANY ARCHITECTURE, INTERIORS, LANDSCAPE, GARDENS
Written by Christa Von Richthofen. Illustrated by Oliver Benn.
Stock no. 2117271
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large square format. Photographs by Benn. ISBN: 0297831534. Wrapper is unevenly faded and creased to edges.
Creare Paesaggi is an international biennial conference on the culture of landscape. Cardwraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 9788831799560. Text block a little grubby.