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A Visitor's Guide to 20th Century British Landscape Design

By: N/A

Price: £27.50

Publisher: London, The Landscape Institute: 1994

Seller ID: 003531


Well illustrated with numerous colour and black-and-white photos, horizontal format 8vo, pp 80, softcover, laminated wrappers, two handwritten telephone number amendments on two pages but otherwise a good clean copy of this suprisingly uncommon guide. View more info

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Roads to Rome - from Pisa, Bologna aand Ravenna to the Eternal City (Beautiful Highways series)

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London & New York, Thames & Hudson: 1958

Seller ID: 006693


Well illustrated with line drawings and black and white photographs, small quarto, pp (c.100), endpapers slightly marked otherwise clean internally, very faint signs of wear to the cloth, in a dustwrapper which is a little marked and frayed and slightly torn. View more info

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Flats - Municipal and Private Enterprise

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Ascot Gas Water Heaters Ltd: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009832


Very well illustrated throughout, quarto, pp 287, very slightly worn internally, cloth a little marked and thumbed, a small stain around the top edge of the upper cover. [There are extensive site plans, floor plans, photographs and kitchen details of many newly constructed buildings, mainly throughout the home counties and London, such as Islington, Southwark, Stockwell, Hackney, Hampstead, Pinner, Staines, Bournemouth etc.. These are preceeded by short articles on worki... View more info

Gardens: The New Grand Tour - the First European Exhibition of Public and Private Gardens. (Giardini: Il Nuovo Grand Tour - La Prima Mostra Europea Di Giardini Pubblici e privati).

By: N/A

Price: £3.00

Publisher: 1999

Seller ID: 000287


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 176, wrappers, very good. (Originally produced as an exhibition catalogue, but in effect a useful guide to Italian gardens, 36 being described and illustrated, many of them private. Bilingual text). View more info

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Urban and Environmental Planning in Nepal - analysis, policies and proposals

By: Adhikari, Ambika Prasad

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Kathmandu, IUCN: 1998

Seller ID: 008266


Illustrated, pp viii, 132, paperback, a very good copy. Extremely scarce. View more info

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Calvert Vaux - Architect and Planner

By: Alex, William & Tatum, George B

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Inkata Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000005


Well illustrated, large quarto, pp 272, a very good copy in dustwrapper. NEW. (Vaux was co-designer of Central Park and Prospect Park, New York). Very heavy - extra postage may be needed. View more info

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Radical Landscapes - reinventing outdoor space

By: Amidon, Jane (foreword by Kathryn Gustafson)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012397


Very well illustrated, quarto, pp 192, a very good copy in dustwrapper. ["Radical Landscapes" presents over 60 projects by forward-looking landscape designers. Their use of innovative materials, unusual plants and unexpected forms offer alternative solutions to garden, backyard or outdoor space design. The book is organized into seven themes: light and colour, movement, order and objects, interaction, new contexts, urban interventions, and narrative. Each chapter... View more info

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Great Gardens of Britain

By: Attlee, Helena

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Frances Lincoln: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010558


Well illustrated, quarto, pp144, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [Britain is famous all over the world for its gardens. In this book Helena Attlee focuses on twenty of the finest gardens in the country. Her choice encompasses a rich selection of sites all over England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, ranging from famous eighteenth-century landscapes such as Stourhead to quirky modern gardens such as Charles Jencks' Garden of Cosmic Speculation in the Scottish bo... View more info

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Ultimate Landscape Design

By: Bahamon, Alejandro (editor)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Tenues Publishing Group: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007934


Very well illustrated, thick quarto, pp 527, pictorial laminated boards, a very good copy. {Within the last few decades, the design of public spaces in both urban and rural areas has undergone important transformations. Factors such as technological, cultural, and social changes have all played a role in this shift. Now, both newly developed areas and regenerated urban centers challenge landscaping to go further than it has gone before. This book, organized into five geo... View more info

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Ultimate Landscape Design

By: Bahamon, Alejandro (editor)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Tenues Publishing Group: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010471


Very well illustrated, thick quarto, pp 527, pictorial laminated boards, EXTREMELY LOOSE INTERNALLY, but an otherwise clean copy, useful as a working copy only. {Within the last few decades, the design of public spaces in both urban and rural areas has undergone important transformations. Factors such as technological, cultural, and social changes have all played a role in this shift. Now, both newly developed areas and regenerated urban centers challenge landscaping to ... View more info

Villas and Gardens of Tuscany (Hardback edition)

By: Bajard, S. & Bencini, R.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Paris, 1993

Seller ID: 000845


Well illustrated, hardback, quarto, pp 223, a very good copy in dustwrapper as new. (Originally published at £35.00). View more info

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Jane Austen and the English Landscape

By: Batey, Mavis

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Barn Elms: 1996

Seller ID: 008850


Very well illustrated, large horizontal quarto, pp 135, a very good copy in dustwrapper. Extremely scarce. [Originally published at £19.99] View more info

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From Carnac to Callanish - the prehistoric stone rows and avenues of Britain, Ireland and Brittany

By: Burl, Aubrey

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011113


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp xvi, 286, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. [This book discusses the lines of standing stones that until now have been the neglected wonders of prehistoric Europe, rows that were foci of rituals in Britain, Ireland and Brittany for over two thousand years. Places such as Carnac in Brittany and Callanish in the Hebrides are visited by many visitors each year, but before now there has been no book that seriously explains ... View more info

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Icons of Twentieth-Century Landscape design

By: Campbell, Katie

Price: £11.95

Publisher: London, Frances Lincoln: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012392


Very well illustrated, quarto, pp 176, a very good copy in a dustwrapper showing the faintest signs of use. Virtually as new. [The 29 landscape designs selected for this book have changed the way we look at designed outdoor spaces. They are examples of the ways in which 20th-century landscape designers have attempted to create a new style to reflect the modern age. All the landscapes still exist in some form and most can be visited. They range from Frank Lloyd Wright's... View more info

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Trees for Town and Country - a comprehensive selection of trees suitable for general cultivation in Britain

By: Colvin, Brenda

Price: £18.50

Publisher: London, Lund Humphries: 1961

Seller ID: 012416


Third revised edition. Well illustrated by S.R. Badmin, and with black and white photographs, slim quarto, pp 134, a duplicate from Oxford Botanic Garden, with their stamps on the title page, but no other markings, original cloth-backed boards, still a very good copy in a slightly worn and frayed dustwrapper which is slightly shorter than the book. View more info

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Gardens Without Boundaries

By: Cooper, Paul

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beazley: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012491


Well illustrated, small quarto, pp 176, a very good copy in dustwrapper. VERY SCARCE. [One of the most important aspects of garden design has always been the relationship between a garden and its surrounding landscape. This book looks at the way in which today's leading garden and landscape designers have concealed boundaries, disguised edges or brought "nature" up to the house, in order to link private gardens to the landscape beyond. With small urban gardens de... View more info

Humphrey Repton - Landscape Gardening and the Geography of Rural England

By: Daniels, Stephen

Price: £39.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale: 1999

Seller ID: 000965


Well illustrated, quarto, pp 317, dustwrapper, very good copy. (Highly acclaimed - the first major work on Repton for many decades). View more info

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Geography as Human Ecology - methodology by example

By: Eyre, S.R. & Jones, G.R.J. (editors)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold (Publishers) Ltd: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011102


Illustrated, pp xii, 308, a very good clean copy in a slightly frayed dustwrapper. From the library of Dr Peter Moore, with his tiny label on the front endpaper. View more info

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Landscape Design - an International Survey

By: Fieldhouse, Ken & Harvey, Sheila (editors)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Woodstock, New York, The Overlook Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010716


Well illustrated, large quarto, pp 240, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. [Contemporary design of the built, external environment is increasingly a focus for commercial interest and public concern. The need for effective urban generation and the call for a more holistic approach to environmental planning, place new demands on the landscape practitioner. This book draws together a selection of some 60 of the world's most stimulating original and unusua... View more info

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Journal of the Garden History Society, Volumes 1 - 19 complete

By: Garden History Society

Price: £295.00

Seller ID: 010536


Volumes 1 - 19 (complete in 47 parts), 1972 - 1991. . Paperbacks as issued, the early parts typed, xeroxed and stapled, in good condition, just slight wear to the covers and the spines. Complete with Newsletter numbers 1 - 36 (lacking parts 4, 7, 16, 17, 18, 19, 31, 32 & 35), the Cumulative Index for 1966-86, and the Register of Research numbers 1, 3, 4 & 5. Long runs such as this rarely come up for sale. [Very heavy - extra postage will be required) View more info