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Garden Ornament by  Christopher  Gertrude; HUSSEY - Hardcover - 1927 - from Attic Books and Biblio.co.uk

Garden Ornament

by JEKYLL, Gertrude; HUSSEY, Christopher

Condition: Good


London: Country Life, 1927. Hardcover. Good. x, 438 p. 41 cm. Over 800 b&w illustrations. Green cloth spine with green paper covered boards. Worn, especially corners. Ex-library with label residue at spine tail. Bookplate, labels, and ink stamps on endpapers. Chipped bottom corners pp. 15-24. Covers: gates and gateways; paved courts; steps; balustrades; urns; vases; topiary; knots and parterres; loggias; garden houses; orangeries; canals; lakes; water gardens; fountains and dipping wells; bridges; pergolas; treillage; garden seats; sun dials; dovecots; farm buildings; overgrowth; Hispano-Moorish. Indexed. A heavy book that will require extra shipping but, yes, we'll ship overseas.


  • Bookseller: Attic Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 6036
  • Title: Garden Ornament
  • Author: JEKYLL, Gertrude; HUSSEY, Christopher
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Country Life
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1927
  • Keywords: gardening, topiary, canals, ales, fountains, bridges, Hispano-Moorish
  • Bookseller catalogs: Nature; Architecture;


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