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The Tropical Gardens of Burle Marx, Bardi, P.M.
1 Bardi, P.M. The Tropical Gardens of Burle Marx
London The Architectural Press 1964 Cloth Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Dark green cloth with title in white on spine. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear, a very small tear to top edge of front cover of jacket and light sunning to rear cover of jacket. Not price-clipped. 155pp. Over 200 photographic illustrations, 60 in colour, the remainder in b/w. This was the first book written in English to be devoted to the work of the pre-eminent 20th century landscape architect, Roberto Burle Marx (1909-1994). It includes a perceptive and intimate portrait of the man himself, and goes on to document in detail his numerous parks and gardens, culminating in the landscaping at Caracas which was generally considered to be his best work to the date of publication (1964). 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Parker, Tradgardar, Landskap: Fornya Och Bevara, Bauer, Walter
2 Bauer, Walter Parker, Tradgardar, Landskap: Fornya Och Bevara
Lund, Sweden Bokforlaget Signum 1990 9185330981 / 9789185330980 First Edition. Cloth Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
NB: Text is in Swedish throughout. Pale grey cloth with text in bronze gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear and a couple of small chips and tears. 396pp. Several colour and many b/w illustrations. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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3 Bell, Simon Landscape: Pattern, Perception and Process
London E & F N Spon 1999 0419203400 / 9780419203407 First Edition Hardcover As New Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardcover, with titles in white on front cover and spine. Condition: As new, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear, and sunning to spine. 344pp. Many b/w illustrations. Landscape is an amalgam of patterns, our perceptions and the processes that change both patterns and perceptions. The concept of this book was to bring together and synthesise the work and subject areaas of a range of disciplines, including psychology, philosophy, geology, ecology, cultural geography, forestry, urban planning and landscape architecture. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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4 Bird, Eric C.F. Beach Management
Chichester, Sussex John Wiley & Sons Ltd. 1996 0471963372 / 9780471963370 First Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardcover. Condition: Fine, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 281pp. Many b/w illustrations and drawings. This book deals with the origin of beaches, the processes at work on them, the causes of beach erosion and accretion, and the ways in which the coast has been modified by anti-erosion structures. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Ecology and Design in Landscape: The 24th Symposium of the British Ecological Society, Manchester 1983, Bradshaw, A.D. et al (ed.)
5 Bradshaw, A.D. et al (ed.) Ecology and Design in Landscape: The 24th Symposium of the British Ecological Society, Manchester 1983
Oxford Blackwell Scientific Publications 1986 0632014083 / 9780632014088 First Edition Cloth Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Dark brown cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, previous owners name on front endpaper, binding sound. Text clean apart from very occasional annotation in pencil. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear, and light soiling to rear cover of jacket. 463pp. Several b/w illustrations and tables. This volume was the outcome of a joint meeting of the Landscape Institute and the British Ecological Society at which the relationship between ecology and design was explored by leading ecologists and landscape architects from a wide range of countries. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Il Giardino e La Scena: Francesco Bagnara 1784-1866, Bussadori, Paola
6 Bussadori, Paola Il Giardino e La Scena: Francesco Bagnara 1784-1866
Castelfranco Veneto, Italy Mp/edizioni 1986 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
NB: Text is in Italian throughout. Grey hardcover with title in red on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscripitons. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 118pp. plus index. Many b/w and some colour illustrations. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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De Tuin Van Het Moderne Landhuis, Buwalda, Elly
7 Buwalda, Elly De Tuin Van Het Moderne Landhuis
Amsterdam, Holland Van Holkema & Warendorf N.V. 1953 Cloth Good Fair Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
NB: Text is in Dutch throughout. Green cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, binding sound, text clean, very light cockling to top edge of textblock. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally shelfworn with a couple of vertical tears (now repaired) to front of jacket and and a small chunk missing to top of rear of jacket. Not price-clipped. 164pp. Many b/w illustrations. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Shelterbelts and Windbreaks, Caborn, J.M.
8 Caborn, J.M. Shelterbelts and Windbreaks
London Faber & Faber 1965 Cloth Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Green cloth with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Bookplate of the Library of the Institute of Landscape Architects on front pastedown, no other library markings. Binding sound. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally shelfworn and lightly soiled with a couple of small patches of superficial paper loss to spine. 288pp. 46 b/w photographic plates and many b/w line drawings. This book discusses the need for shelter and show how to create, and make the best use of, wind protection, not only on lowland or hill farms and country estates, but also in gardens, parks and recreation grounds, orchards and market gardens, in seaside situations and towns and along roadways. practical advice is given on the design, establishment and maintenance of windbreaks of all sizes and also on the restoration of old shelterbelts. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Diary of an XVIIIth Century Garden, Calthrop, Dion Clayton
9 Calthrop, Dion Clayton Diary of an XVIIIth Century Garden
London Williams & Norgate Ltd. First Edition Cloth Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale 
No date of publication listed, but inscription on front endpaper is dated Christmas 1927. Olive green cloth with titles in gilt on front cover and spine. Light browning and foxing to endpapers, fore-edge of textblock and first and last few pages of text. First page of text has a small nick to the right hand edge. Binding sound. 128pp. Illustrations by Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Our Sentimental Garden, Castle, Agnes and Egerton
10 Castle, Agnes and Egerton Our Sentimental Garden
London William Heinemann 1915 Cloth Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Charles Robinson 
Second impression of the 1914 first edition. Dark green cloth with title in gilt on front cover and spine. Top edge green. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear to covers. The gilt titling on the spine is quite dulled, and slightly rubbed. Previous owners bookplate neatly at top left of front pastedown and ink inscription on reverse of front endpaper dated 1917. Scattered light foxing throughout the book, occasionally heavier in places. 305pp. 8 colour plates (inc.frontispiece) illustrated by Charles Robinson, and many b/w illustrations within text. All plates have their original tissue guards except the frontispiece, whose guard has been removed. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Works of Sir Joseph Paxton 1803-1865, Chadwick, George F.
11 Chadwick, George F. The Works of Sir Joseph Paxton 1803-1865
London The Architectural Press 1961 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Blue hardcover with title in silver on spine. Glassine dustjacket. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscripitons. Dustjacket condition: Good with general shelfwear. 275pp. Many b/w illustrations.This book is concerned with the works of Sir Joseph Paxton, rather than the story of his personal life or the unique relationship between Paxton and his employer, the sixth Duke of Devonshire. This book analyses Paxton's own works in the medium of garden, building and landscape and his influence upon the mid 19th century scene. Rather than listing the works chornologically, they are arranged into groups. For example, Paxton the Gardener, or Paxton's Glass Buildings. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Een Pavilijoen in Arcadie: Geschiedenis Van De Follie, Deiters, Patricia
12 Deiters, Patricia Een Pavilijoen in Arcadie: Geschiedenis Van De Follie
Rotterdam, Netherlands Nederlands Architectuurinstituut 1989 9072469135 / 9789072469137 Soft cover Fine No Jacket Book 
NB: Text is in Dutch throughout. Softcover. Condition: Fine, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 82pp. Many colour illustrations. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Planning & Planting of Little Gardens - with Notes and Criticisms By Lawrence Weaver, Dillistone, George
13 Dillistone, George The Planning & Planting of Little Gardens - with Notes and Criticisms By Lawrence Weaver
London and New York Country Life and Charles Scribner's Sons 1920 First Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Pale blue paper covered boards with title in dark blue on blue cloth spine. Condition: Fair, covers are shelfworn, with general light sunning and bumping to cover corners and spine. Internally, the book is in good condition, with light browning to endpapers. Previous owners name (the architect, Norman Odell Searle) is written with his office address on the front endpaper. Binding sound. 134pp. plus 2pp. publishers list. 27 b/w plates inc. frontispiece and numerous b/w drawings. The preface states that the object of this book is to assist the owners of small garden plots to determine the best ways of laying them out, and chapters include sections on planning, six examples of garden plans, colour harmony, rose gardens and climbers for gardens. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
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14 Elson, Martin J. Green Belts: Conflict Mediation in the Urban Fringe
London William Heinemann 1986 0434905321 / 9780434905324 First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Green hardcover with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Fine, with previous owners name on front endpaper. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 304pp. Described by the Royal Town Planning Innstitute as the "jewel in the crown" of land use planning, green belts have been in place around most English cities for over fifty years. This book, written in 1986, was the first fully comprehensive study of green belts, and assesses the contribution made by this long-standing policy instrument to the shaping of urban areas in the post-war period. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Men and Gardens, Fairbrother, Nan
15 Fairbrother, Nan Men and Gardens
London The Hogarth Press 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Green hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to cover edges. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light sunning to spine and a hint of shelfwear to head and tail of spine. Not price-clipped. 240pp. Several b/w plates and illustrations. The author follows the changing fashions of English gardens, from the vegetable plots of the anglo-saxons to sophisticated 18th century parks. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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16 Feireiss, Kristin (foreword) 9 + 1 Young Dutch Landscape Architects
Rotterdam, Netherlands Nai Publishers (Netherlands Architecture Institute) 1999 9056621335 / 9789056621339 First Edition Soft cover Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Softcover. Condition: Fine, binding sound text clean, no inscriptions. 127pp. Many colour illustrations. The ten Dutch landscape architecture offices brought together in this publication were selected by the Netherlands Architecture Institute on the strength of their body of work to date (1999). The offices/designers studied were Annemieke Diekman, Parklaan, DS, Studio I.S., Eker en Schaap, Veenenbos en Bosh, Juurlink & Geluk, Vista, Kaap 3 and West 8. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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17 Ferguson, Bruce K. Introduction to Stormwater: Concept, Purpose and Design
New York John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1998 047116528X / 9780471165286 First Edition Hardcover As New No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardcover. Condition: As new, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 255pp. Over 200 charts, tables, photographs and examples aid in conceptualisation and calculations. Stormwater management is an essential component of all landscape architecture and site engineering projects. This book helps solve environmental problenms that arise in the process of planning, implementing, and evaluating the built environment. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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18 Fleming, Laurence Roberto Burle Marx: A Portrait
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Editora Index 1996 8570830505 / 9788570830500 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall Signed by Author(s)
Black hardcover with title in ochre yellow on front cover and spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound. Inscribed to previous owners from the author on the second page after the front endpaper, and dated 5.9.96. Also enclosed are a hand-written letter and card from the author to the previous owners. Dustacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 160pp.Many colour illustrations. This book was the first authorised biography of the Brazilian landscape architect, Roberto Burle Marx (1909-1994). His work brought Brazil to the attention of the rest of the world. He was recognised worldwide for his designs and innovative approach. 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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19 Francis, Mark, Cashdan Lisa and Paxson, Lynn Community Open Spaces: Greening Neighborhoods Through Community Action and Land Conservation
Washington, D.C. Island Press 1984 0933280270 / 9780933280274 First Edition Buckram Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Green cloth with titles in silver on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear and small tear to top of front of jacket by top of spine. 250pp. Many b/w illustrations. This book was the most definitive work on the subject at the time of publication in 1984. It provides in-depth analyses of ten New York City projects, and reveals how planners can work in their own communities to develop vacant neighbourhood land. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Il Giardino Napoletano: Settecento e Ottocento, Fraticelli, Vanna
20 Fraticelli, Vanna Il Giardino Napoletano: Settecento e Ottocento
Naples Electa Napoli 1993 First Edition. Cloth Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
NB: Text is in Italian throughout. White cloth with title in black on spine. Condition: Fine, binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fine, with a hint of shelfwear. Slipcase also in very good condition. 237pp Many b/w and colour illustrations. This book discusses and illustrates many of the gardens of 17th and 18th century Naples, when it was a stopping point on the Grand Tour for wealthy British and European noblemen. A heavy book - will require extra postage if to be sent outside UK. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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