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| Dust Wrapper over Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 9½" x 6¼". 159pp. Index. Bibliography. | First Edition (First Printing).Illustrated with B&W photographs and drawings. For more photos or information, use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I'll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships from the rustic nirvana of Peasedown St. John, near Bath, England from a long-established bookseller - guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Remember! BUYING THIS BOOK means my Jack Russells get their supper! Condition :: Very Good - in Good DJ. Heavily faded at the spine. Text bright and tight. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: Tells the story of the cottage garden - with its herbs and honeysuckle and its pig in the sty - from Chaucer's time to the present day.
Titel: The Cottage Garden
Verlag: Allen Lane
Einband: Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Buchbeschreibung Penguin Books, Harmondsworth / Middlesex, 1987. Paperback. Buchzustand: Good copy. Reprint of the 1982 edition. Set in monophoto Apollo. The cover, designed by Wendy Taylor, shows: Helen Allingham: 'At the cottage door'. Designed by Yvonne Dedman. The story of the cottage garden with its herbs and honeysuckle and its pig in the sty - from Chaucer's time until today. Contents: 1). In search of the cottage garden. 2). The eightteenth century cottage life expands. 3). The two streams meet. 4). Twenty rods of land. 5). Authentic cottage plants and cooking. 6). Growing for show. 7). The artist's eye. 8). Working-class developments. 9). Edwardian afternoons. 10). The cottage garden today. With epilogue, allendix (some evidence on cottage plants) and index. 23 colourplates and 33 b/w illustrations. Size: 23,5cmx15,5cm. Artikel-Nr. 028883