Southern California Gardens: An illustrated History

By: Padilla, Victoria

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Dark navy cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Fair, generally lightly sunned and shelfworn. 379pp. 170 illustrations, 15 in colour. This book covers every phase of ornamental horticulture in southern California. From 1769, when the Franciscan fathers began planting their first mission garden at San Diego de Alcala, until the date of publication (1961), this book tells the story of growth and growing in the region for more than six generations, and includes details of the lives of some of the pioneer horticulturists including Ozro W.Childs and Joseph Sexton. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Title: Southern California Gardens: An illustrated History

Author Name: Padilla, Victoria

Categories: Horticulture/Gardening,

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, University of California Press: 1961

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Fair

Type: Book

Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

Seller ID: 002875