On the Making of Gardens

By: Sitwell, George (Sir); with an Introduction by Osbeth Sitwell

Price: NZ$843.75

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good+ in Poor dust jacket


Some staining to margins of endpapers. Some staining and marks to leather at margins of pastedowns. Bookseller's rubber stamp on front endpaper. The dust wrapper has quite heavy foxing and is split into two pieces down the entire length of the spine. Chips missing to dust wrapper spine. The dust wrapper is held together in a mylar cover. The card slip case has moderate rubbing and wear. A 2/3" split to the card at the tail of the slipcase.; Number 73 of 100 specially bound copies, signed by Osbeth Sitwell and John Piper. Full green morocco binding with two raised bands on spine. Gilt illustration on front board. xvi, 113, [2] pages + lithographic frontispiece + 5 lithographic plates (3 double page). Some leaves unopened.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

Title: On the Making of Gardens

Author Name: Sitwell, George (Sir); with an Introduction by Osbeth Sitwell

Illustrator: Illustrated by Piper, John

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Dropmore Press: 1949

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ in Poor dust jacket

Seller ID: 6700