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Parker, Tradgardar, Landskap: Fornya Och Bevara

By: Bauer, Walter

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Lund, Sweden, Bokforlaget Signum: 1990

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004488

ISBN: 9185330981

Condition: Very Good


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 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Landscape: Pattern, Perception and Process

By: Bell, Simon

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, E & F N Spon: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003528

ISBN: 0419203400

Condition: As New


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 psych... View more info

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Ecology and Design in Landscape: The 24th Symposium of the British Ecological Society, Manchester 1983

By: Bradshaw, A.D. et al (ed.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell Scientific Publications: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003868

ISBN: 0632014083

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

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Il Giardino e La Scena: Francesco Bagnara 1784-1866

By: Bussadori, Paola

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Castelfranco Veneto, Italy, Mp/edizioni: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004492

Condition: Very Good


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 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Shelterbelts and Windbreaks

By: Caborn, J.M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1965

Seller ID: 005299

Condition: Good


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 crea... View more info

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Diary of an XVIIIth Century Garden

By: Calthrop, Dion Clayton

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Williams & Norgate Ltd.: 0

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003857

Condition: Very Good


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 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Our Sentimental Garden

By: Castle, Agnes and Egerton

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1915

Seller ID: 004841

Condition: Good


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 (in... View more info

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Een Pavilijoen in Arcadie: Geschiedenis Van De Follie

By: Deiters, Patricia

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Rotterdam, Netherlands, Nederlands Architectuurinstituut: 1989

Seller ID: 004235

ISBN: 9072469135

Condition: Fine


NB: Text is in Dutch throughout. Softcover. Condition: Fine, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 82pp. Many colour illustrations. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Planning & Planting of Little Gardens - with Notes and Criticisms By Lawrence Weaver

By: Dillistone, George

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London and New York, Country Life and Charles Scribner's Sons: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003914

Condition: Fair


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 dr... View more info

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Men and Gardens

By: Fairbrother, Nan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003939

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

9 + 1 Young Dutch Landscape Architects

By: Feireiss, Kristin (foreword)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Rotterdam, Netherlands, Nai Publishers (Netherlands Architecture Institute): 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003586

ISBN: 9056621335

Condition: Fine


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 9¾"... View more info

Introduction to Stormwater: Concept, Purpose and Design

By: Ferguson, Bruce K.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003529

ISBN: 047116528X

Condition: As New


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 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Roberto Burle Marx: A Portrait

By: Fleming, Laurence

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Editora Index: 1996

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005647

ISBN: 8570830505

Condition: Very Good


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, R... View more info

Community Open Spaces: Greening Neighborhoods Through Community Action and Land Conservation

By: Francis, Mark, Cashdan Lisa and Paxson, Lynn

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Island Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003690

ISBN: 0933280270

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

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Il Giardino Napoletano: Settecento e Ottocento

By: Fraticelli, Vanna

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Naples, Electa Napoli: 1993

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 004706

Condition: Fine


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 pos... View more info

The Art and Mechanics of Landscape; Aspects of the Road. Process Architecture No.117

By: Goto, Seiko (ed.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Murotani Bunji: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003563

ISBN: 4893311174

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. NB: Text in English and Japanese throughout. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 144pp. Profusely illustrated in colour throughout. Includes sections on roads, waterway, steaps and bridges, street furniture, and trees in the human landscape. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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Making Better Places: Urban Design Now

By: Hayward, Richard and McGlynn, Sue (ed.)

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Oxford, Butterworth Architecture: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003790

ISBN: 0750605367

Condition: Fine


Softcover. Condition: Fine, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. 154pp. 14 colour plates and several b/w illustrations. This book represented the current (in 1993) concerns of the staff and associates of JCUD (Joint Centre for Urban Design) of the Schools of Planning and Architecture at Oxford Brookes University. The book includes sections on the suburbanisation and re-urbanisation of the residential inner city, developing desi... View more info

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David Hicks - Garden Design

By: Hicks, David

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Boston and Henley, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1982

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005988

ISBN: 0710092393

Condition: Good


Softcover. Condition: Good, with general light shelfwear and a light crease to the lower right corner of front cover and corresponding light crease to the corner of the following 30 pages or so. Light crease also to lower right corner of rear cover. Binding sound. Signed by David Hicks in black ink on title page. Also loosely inserted is a postcard dated 1996 from Hicks to the previous owner of the book (a plantswoman). In this book the designer David Hicks (1929-1998) e... View more info

The Gardens of William and Mary

By: Jacques, David and Van Der Horst, Arend Jan

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Christopher Helm: 1988

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 003637

ISBN: 0747016089

Condition: Very Good


Terracotta colour hardcover with titles in gilt on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 224pp. 24 colour photographs and 130 b/w illustrations. This book celebrates the gardens of William and Mary both in Britain and the Netherlands. It traces the history of the Dutch garden; describes some of the greatest gardens, and looks at the plants in use in the light... View more info

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Landscape Modernism Renounced: The career of Christopher Tunnard (1910-1979)

By: Jacques, David and Woudstra, Jan

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London and New York, Routledge: 2009

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005634

ISBN: 0415497221

Condition: As New


Softcover. Condition: As new. Signed by David Jacques (one of the authors) on the title page. 263pp. Many b/w illustrations. The Canadian-born Christopher Tunnard (1910-1979) was one of the most influential figures in 20th century landscape architecture. He was a cousin of the English artist John Tunnard. This book is the first comprehensive study of his life and work. It explores his key role in the evolution of 20th century landscape architecture, tracking his changing... View more info