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The Garden; An Illustrated History from Ancient Egypt to the Present Day

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Title:The Garden; An Illustrated History from Ancient Egypt to the Present Day
Price:AUD$44.00 (about USD$30.20)
Book ID:SB00-0101315
Publisher:Thames and Hudson, London, 1966
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Good
Thames and Hudson, 1966, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition

388 pp., foreword by author, notes, glossary and index. The text is profusely illustrated with coloured and black and white illustrations and photography, line drawings, maps and sketches. Dark green boards with Thames and Hudson logo in gilt on front panel and gilt writing on the spine. Shelf wear evident to the bottom edges of the book and dust marks and browning to the top paper edge. Faint foxing to the endpapers. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a stately garden, with green background and white and black writing on the front panel and spine. The dustwrapper is rubbed and faded, the spine is particularly affected. Wrinkling to the top and bottom dust wrapper edges and on the verso of the dustwrapper browning has occurred. A walk-through gardens, and how old various styles came in and out of vogue, from ancient Egypt up to time of writing of the book. . Size: 4to 9�" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Natural History & Resources; History ; Gardening; Inventory No: 0101315.
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