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Item Number:  30014009

 

 

Men and Gardens. A Rare and Enchanting Book That Celebrates the Enduring Place of Gardens in Man's Life and Traces Their Changing Forms and Uses in Different Lands and Different Ages.

 

Price: US$ 16.00

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Seller Name: Ravenroost Books
Member since 1/2010
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Location: Saint Peters, Pennsylvania, United States

Listing Date: 12/5/2012
   
     
 

 

 

Item Description

 

Title: Men and Gardens. A Rare and Enchanting Book That Celebrates the Enduring Place of Gardens in Man's Life and Traces Their Changing Forms and Uses in Different Lands and Different Ages. Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Author: Nan Fairbrother Publication Date: 1956
Binding/Format: Hardcover with Decorated Boar Edition: 2nd Printing November 1956
Condition: Very Good, Very Good Jacket    
Inventory #: 2515    
       

 

xii. 271 pgs. Very Good decorated hardcover in Very Good jacket. Book is clean with little sign of shelf wear, binding sound, unmarked but for small bookstore stamp on front blank (The Book Gallery). Light edgewear and a few small tears and chips to jacket, price intact. By the author of "An English Year". Typecast in Janson's  Dutch style type. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings, schematics, engravings, decorations and photographs. Chapters: Why Men Have Gardened, Enclosed Monastic: Gardening in the Dark Ages, Enclosed Romantic: Gardens of the Middle Ages, Enclosted Fantastic: Gardens of Tudor England, Early Seventeenth-Century Gardening Literature, Les Jardins de l'Intelligence, Gardens of Seventeenth-Century England,Seats of Romantic Gentlemen:the Simple Life in Satin Slippers, What Do We Want Now? #2515.

 

 

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