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Parker, Tradgardar, Landskap: Fornya Och Bevara

By: Bauer, Walter

Price: £40.00

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: £38.00

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 psychology, philosophy, geology, ecology, cultural geography, forestry, urban planning and landscape architecture. Size: 4to - ove... 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 design was explored by leading ecologists and landscape architects from a wide range of countries. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾... 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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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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Il Giardino Analogo - Considerazioni sull'Architettura del Giardini

By: Carnemolla, Adriana

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Rome, Officina Edizioni: 1989

Seller ID: 006200

Condition: Very Good


NB: Text is in Italian throughout. Condition: Very good, with very light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 196pp. Many b/w illustrations 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 (inc.frontispiece) illustrated by Charles Robinson, and many b/w illustrations within text. All plates have their original tissu... 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 drawings. The preface states that the object of this book is to assist the owners of small garden plots to determine the best w... View more info

9 + 1 Young Dutch Landscape Architects

By: Feireiss, Kristin (foreword)

Price: £28.00

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" - 12" tall View more info

Introduction to Stormwater: Concept, Purpose and Design

By: Ferguson, Bruce K.

Price: £30.00

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: £55.00

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, Roberto Burle Marx (1909-1994). His work brought Brazil to the attention of the rest of the world. He was recognised worldwide... 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 neighbourhood land. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 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 design skills for development controllers and urban expansion. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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The Modernist Garden in France

By: Imbert, Dorothee

Price: £36.00

Publisher: New Haven & London, Yale University Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 006129

ISBN: 0300047169

Condition: Very Good


Pale red cloth with titles outlined in silver on front cover and spine. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. 268pp. Profusely illustrated in b/w. The modernist garden, which flourished in Frances between the 1910s and 1930s, vividly mirrored the geometric and cubist aesthetics familiar to the decorative and fine arts of the period. Created by Architects and artists, these gardens were often conceived as tableaux in which plants played a role only as pigment or texture. 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 of the Dutch and British maritime trade and the growth of plant hunting. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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

By: Jacques, David and Woudstra, Jan

Price: £27.00

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 ideology through his writings, original drawings and records, and the experience of his family, friends and colleagues. View more info

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Remaking the Landscape: The Changing Face of Britain

By: Jenkins, Jennifer (ed.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Profile Books: 2002

Seller ID: 004040

ISBN: 1861973756

Condition: Good


Black hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with very light browning to pages throughout. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 298pp. 31 b/w plates. In this book, twelve expert contributors, including Simon Jenkins, Crispin Tickell and David Cannadine, develop ideas relating to British landscapes, covering such issues climate change, ecology, sustainable development and the urban landscape. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Secret teachings in the Art of Japanese Gardens: Design Principles, Aesthetic Values

By: Lawson, David A.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Tokyo and New York, Kodansha International Ltd.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004048

ISBN: 0870117998

Condition: Very Good


Beige hardcover with title in green on spine. Condition: Very good, binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. 220pp. 31 b/w plates and numerous b/w drawings within text. This book examines the aesthetic and perceptual bases of Japanese garden art. Relying on a 15th century "secret" gardening manual, observations of existing classical gardens in Kyoto and contemporary theories of the psychology of art, it derives a set of universal design principles for structuring the garden. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info