The Shell Gardens Book
edited by Peter Hunt
with 12 colour plates, 120 photos, 38 drawings.
With beautiful printed boards. No DJ.
A history and guide to British and Irish gardens, depicting styles (monastic to modern), types (cottage to castle), garden features, plants, designers, patrons, plant collectors, associated institutions (RHS, National Trust). Greatly informative volume on landscape architecture and planting, packed with scholarly detail.
1967, Phoenix House, Hardback
Used: Very Good condition for age, some minor foxing to foreedges and endpaper.