DESIGN  AND   LANDSCAPE TITLES 

[anon.], HIDDEN GARDENS OF BEACON HILL.  (Boston: Beacon Hill Garden Club, 1991 1987]) oblong format octavo.  64 pp., plant list, ill. with excellent color photos by Southie Burgin.  The gardens are remarkable given their very small size.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Denise Wiles Adams, RESTORING AMERICAN GARDENS: An Encyclopedia of Heirloom American plants 1640-1940.  (Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2004)  419 pp., index, bibliography, numerous appendices, ill. with modern color and early b&w photos and reproductions of illustrations from early books, magazines, and nursery catalogs.  The best work to date on historic American garden plants and where to obtain them today.  very good copy in d.j.  $20

[anon.], ENGLISH GARDEN DESIGNS adapted for the U.S.  (Southampton, NY: The Hampton Gardener, 1986 [1985])  quarto, 24 pp., bibliography, appendices, ill. sketches of garden and border plants.  a very scarce work presenting plans based on designs in specific English gardens.  front cover a little soiled, o/w a very good copy in stapled paper photographic wraps.  $10

Denise Wiles Adams, RESTORING AMERICAN GARDENS: An Encyclopedia of Heirloom American Plants 1640-1940.  (Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2004)  419 pp., index, bibliography, numerous appendices, ill. with modern color and early b&w photos and reproductions of illustrations from early books, magazines, and nursery catalogs.  The best work to date on historic American garden plants and where to obtain them today.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

James Adams, LANDSCAPING WITH HERBS.  (Portland, OR: Timber Press, 1987)  quarto, 223 pp., index, bibliography, charts and other appendices, ill. with color photos and detailed b&w border and garden plans.  An excellent work on how to make use of the ornamental values of herbs in designing attractive as well as useful gardens.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $10

William Adams, GROUNDS FOR CHANGE: Major Gardens of the 20th Century.  (Boston: Bullfinch, 1993)  oblong quarto, 216 pp., index, bibliography, ill. with garden plans and superb color photos by Everett Scott.  Far more than a so-called picture book, this work presents an interesting overview of significant modern gardens around the globe with amazing insight.  as new in d.j.  $10

Madeline Agar, GARDEN DESIGN IN THEORY AND PRACTICE.  (London: Sidgwick and Jackson, 1911)  original edition.  272 pp., index, ill. with 4 color plates and a number of b&w drawings in the text.  An important and scarce work by a little known but important English designer, instructor and mentor of Brenda Colvin and others.  pen inscription on rear end-paper, some foxing, o/w a very good, clean, tight copy in aquamarine cloth with gilt decoration.  $25

Marella Agnelli etal., THE AGNELLI GARDENS AT VILLAR PEROSA: Two Centuries if a Family Retreat.  (NY: Abrams, 1999)  small folio, 220 pp., bibliography, ill. with beautiful color photos (some of them fold-out) and b&w reproductions of old photos.  A wonderful presentation of a 25 acre private garden north of Turin that dates form the early 1700s.  fine copy in d.j.  $10

Stephen Anderton, URBAN SANCTUARIES: Peaceful Havens for the City Gardener.  (Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2001)  quarto, 144 pp., decorative end-papers, index, ill,. with excellent color photos.  an innovative and rather opinionated work on creating intimate private city gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

William Nino Araque & Rafael Arraiz Lucca, LOS JARDINES DE CARACAS.  (Caracas, Venezuela: C. Punceles de Alcock / C. Macahdo de La Corte 1998)  small folio, 219 pp., bibliography, appendix, ill. with outstanding color photos by Gonzalo Galavis, Karl Weidmann, & Roman Rangel.  text and captions in Spanish.  An impressive and very scarce work, one of the very few on the subject.  very good copy in d.j.  $85

Sandra Austin, COLOR IN GARDEN DESIGN.  (Newtown, CT: The Taunton Press, 1998)  quarto, 165 pp., index, well ill. with color photos and color charts.  Since Gertrude Jekyll first addressed the subject in 1908 many works have been written on the subject, but this is one of the few modern-era works  studying the colors themselves in detail.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $10

Martha Baker [with Anne Marie Cloutier], GARDEN ORNAMENTS: A Stylish Guide to Decorating Your Garden.  (NY: Potter, 1999)  quarto, 208 pp., index, list of sources, ill. with many color photos by Charles Baker.  A practical approach, differing from most garden ornament books, in a particular covering use of garden ornament in smaller urban and suburban gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Elizabeth Banks, CREATING PERIOD GARDENS.  (London: Preservation Press/The National Trust, 1991)  square quarto, 239 pp., decorative end-papers, index, bibliography, lists of gardens and plants; ill. with color and b&w photos by Jerry Harpur as well as reproductions of old illustrations, and useful garden sketches.  One of the better produced and best illustrated works of this genre, and surprisingly scarce.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Martin Baxendale, THE VERY SMALL GARDEN.  (London: Souvenir Press, 1986)  square format, 128 pp., index, bibliography, ill. with color and b&w photos; a most useful work for the owner of the really small garden, with many space-saving suggestions.  very good copy in worn d.j.  $5

Paul Bennett, GARDENS FOR THE NEW COUNTRY PLACE: The Landscape Architecture of Edmund Hollander and Maryanne Connelly.  (NY: Watson-Guptill Publishers, 2003)  small oblong folio, 160 pp., ill. with superb color photos and garden plans.  A beautifully illustrated of estate and other country gardens designed by this firm Long Island and the metropolitan New York area, including photos of design elements of interest to the owners of more modest gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Elizabeth Bibb, IN THE JAPANESE GARDEN.  (Washington: Starwood, 1991)  quarto, 107 pp., index, lovely color & b&w photos by Michael Yamashira.  an attractive and interesting work highlighting design elements so vital in Japanese gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Richard Bisgrove, THE GARDENS OF GERTRUDE JEKYLL.  (Boston: Little Brown, 1992)  square quarto, 192 pp., index, appendices, ill. with 100 color photos by Andrew Lawson and with 45 watercolor designs by Jekyll, most of which have not heretofore been published.  An attractive book making excellent use of the photos and revealing design plans; becoming scarce.  as new in d.j.  $10

M.E. Bottomley, DESIGN OF SMALL PROPERTIES.  (NY: Macmillan, 1934 [1926])  233 pp., appendix listing plants, ill., with 64 garden plans and sketches; an important work dealing not only with the actual property design, but stressing selection of appropriate plants for small American gardens.  gilt decoration faded, o/w a very good copy in blue cloth in blue cloth binding.  $15

Patrick Bowe, GARDENS IN CENTRAL EUROPE.  (NY: Train/Scala, 1991)  quarto,  215 pp., index, bibliography, ill. with the typically superb color photos of Nicolas Sapieha.  a beautiful book, and especially important for its coverage of an region ignored by most other books on European gardens.  as new in d.j.  $15

Patrick Bowe, THE GARDENS OF IRELAND.  (NY: Little Brown/New York Graphic Society, 1986)  square quarto, 192 pp., index, list of gardens, fine color photos by Michael George; an excellent work covering 21 public and private Irish gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

M. Kent Brinkley & Gordon W. Chappell, THE GARDENS OF COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG.  (Williamsburg, VA: The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1996)  quarto, 168 pp., index, bibliography, plant lists. ill. with color photos by David M. Doody and attractive color garden plans.  A very attractive work, the best to date on the subject.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Lucinda A. Brockway & Lindsay H. Cavanagh, GARDENS OF THE NEW REPUBLIC:  Fashioning the Landscapes of High Street, Newburyport, Massachusetts.  (Albany, TX: Bright Sky Press, 2004)  large square quarto, 160 pp., index, bibliography, plant lists, ill. in color and b&w with historic photos and modern photos by Sally R. Chandler.  The fascinating history of wonderful gardens that developed in the 19th century in this bustling port city.  very good copy in d.j., nicely inscribed by the author, Brockway.  $15

Lucinda A. Brockway & Lindsay H. Cavanagh, GARDENS OF THE NEW REPUBLIC:  Fashioning the Landscapes of High Street, Newburyport, Massachusetts.  (Albany, TX: Bright Sky Press, 2004)  large square quarto, 160 pp., index, bibliography, plant lists, ill. in color and b&w with historic photos and modern photos by Sally R. Chandler.  The fascinating history of wonderful gardens that developed in the 19th century in this bustling port city.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

John Brookes, THE ESSENTIALS OF GARDEN DESIGN.  (NY: Alfred Knopf, 2008)  small oblong quarto, 208 pp., index, well ill.in color and b&w with drawings, photos, and garden plans.  An excellent overview of garden design by the creator of over 1,200 gardens.  very good copy in pictorial boards in d.j.  $15

John Brookes, A PLACE IN THE COUNTRY.  (London: Thames & Hudson, 1984)  240 pp., index, bibliography, profusely ill. with 264 plates, 98 in color; an important recent work on small rural and suburban gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

John Brookes, NATURAL LANDSCAPES: How to design, build, and plan your garden with nature in mind.  (London: Doring Kindersley, 1998)  quarto, pictorial boards, attractive decorative end-papers, 190 pp., index,  bibliography, ill. with many color photos and a few design sketches.  The perceptive designer John Brookes takes his turn at suggestions for natural garden elements.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

John Brookes, ROOM OUTSIDE: A New Approach to Garden Design.  (NY: Viking, 1970)  192 pp., color, b&w ills. & sketches; A book of interesting suggestions for modern gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

John Brookes, THE BOOK OF GARDEN DESIGN.  (NY: Macmillan, 1991)  square quarto, 352 pp., index, profusely ill. in color (photos and sketches); Brookes' latest accomplishment: his unique insights into all aspects of garden design, especially varied details, rescues the book from the so-called coffee table fate!  a very good copy in d.j.  $15

John Brookes, THE COUNTRY GARDEN: A Seasonal Guide to Designing and Planting Gardens with Natural Style.  (NY: Crown Publishers, 1987)  quarto, 224 pp., index, planting guide, ill. with many color photos and a few design sketches.  The author's first work on the subject covering both types of natural gardens and garden details.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

John Brookes, THE GARDEN BOOK: Designing, Creating and Maintaining Your Garden (NY: Crown, 1984)  quarto, 288 pp., profusely ill. in color, index, 4 appendices.  another very useful recent work by Brookes.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

John Brookes, THE SMALL GARDEN.  (NY: Macmillan, 1979 [1978])  quarto, 256 pp., profusely ill. in color with photos and drawings; quite possibly the best recent work on the subject.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Emily Brown, LANDSCAPING WITH PERENNIALS.  (Portland: Timber Press, 1986)  quarto, 304 pp., index, various plant lists, profusely ill. with 150 color photos and excellent 600 b&w line drawings and border plans. One of the best works to date on designing a garden for herbaceous perennials, now rather scarce.  a very good copy in d.j.  $15

Jane Brown, BEATRIX: The Gardening Life of Beatrix Jones Farrand, 1872-1959.  (NY: Viking, 1995)  quarto, 252 pp., index, notes, list of her commissions and what work they involved; ill. with color photos of her gardens as well as with old photos and garden plans.  A long-overdue work on one of America's most important landscape architects.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Jane Brown, LANNING ROPER AND HIS GARDENS.  (NY: Rizzoli, 1987)  quarto, 224 pp., index, list of his commissions; well ill. with color and b&w ills. and garden plans.  Roper (1912-1983) designed important dens in the U.S. and on the continent.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Jane Brown, SISSINGHURST: Portrait of a Garden.  (NY: Abrams, 1990)  square quarto, 136 pp., index, notes, excellent color photos by John Miller as well as some older photos of the garden being developed.  a superbly written and produced work capturing the personality of Sissinghurst and its noted owners.  fine copy in d.j.  $15

Charlene Bry & Marshall Crosby & Peter Loewer, A WORLD OF PLANTS: The Missouri Botanical Garden.  (NY: Abrams, 1989)  quarto, 190 pp., index, ill. with fine color photos by Kiku Obata and historic b&w photos.  essays on this little-known but important 79 acre botanic garden dating to the 19th century.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Karl-Dietrich Buhler, THE SCANDINAVIAN GARDEN.  (London: Frances Lincoln, 2000)  square quarto, 192 pp., index, ill. with color photos and b&w garden plans.  The best comprehensive work on the subject to date in an attractive format.  very good copy in d.j.  $20

Lorraine Burgess, GARDEN ART: The Personal Pursuit of Artistic Refinements, Inventive concepts, Old Follies and New Concepts for the Home Gardener.  (NY: Walker & Co., 1981)  quarto, 191 pp., index, list of sources, gazetteer of gardens, ill. with color and b&w photos and line drawings.  A somewhat different approach to the subject, presenting modern garden ornament at a scale and cost that will appeal to owners of modest gardens.  very good copy in worn d.j.  $5

R[orderick] Cameron, GREAT COMP AND ITS GARDEN: One Couple's Achievement in Seven Acres.  (Maidstone, UK: Bachman & Turner, 1981)  small tall quarto, 184 pp., index, bibliography, appendix, old map reproduced on end-papers, ill. with color and b&w photos.  The fascinating account of the establishment of a garden at a 16th century country house in Kent.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Percy S. Cane, THE EARTH IS MY CANVAS.  (London: Metheun & Co., 1956)  161 pp., index.  ill. with many b&w photos. an important work by a modern-era designer who wrestled with the retention of classic elements in gardens created or adapted for current needs.  very good copy in light blue cloth binding, slightly faded, with a sunned spine.  $15

Helder Carita & Homem Cardoso, TRATADO DA GRANDEZA DOS JARDINS EM PORTUGAL, ou la Originalidade e Desaires Deta Arte.  (Lisboa: Edicao Dops Sutores, 1987)  original edition (in Portuguese), large square quarto, 319 pp., indices, profusely ill. in color with photos and garden plans.  copy # 4632 signed with ink stamp signatures of the authors.  A very rare and beautifully produced study published in English in 1990.  very good copy in d.j.  $20

George Carter, THE NEW LONDON GARDEN.  (London: Mitchell Beazley, 2000)  quarto, 176 pp., index, decorative end-papers, ill. with fine color photos by Marianne Majerus.  While there have been many books issued on older London gardens, this is the first on public and private contemporary gardens.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $15

Philip Cave, CREATING JAPANESE GARDENS.  (Rutland, VT: Chas. E. Tuttle Co., 1996 [1993])  Foreword by Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe.  quarto, 176 pp., index, glossary, ill. in color and b&w with excellent photos and drawings.  Using examples from great gardens, a landscape designer shows how to incorporate these elements into newly created gardens.  very good copy in torn d.j.  $15

Molly Chappelett, GARDENS OF THE WINE COUNTRY.  (San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1998)  quarto, 204 pp., ill. with color photos.  An attractive study of gardens of the Napa Valley region.  fine copy in d.j.  $10

Thomas Church, GARDENS ARE FOR PEOPLE.  (NY: McGraw-Hill, 1983)  revised edition, with contributions by Michael Laurie & Grace Hall; quarto, 256 pp., index, profusely illustrated with examples of garden design components.  First issued in 1955, this remarkable work provides countless examples of ways to improve modest size American gardens.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $25

Thomas Church, YOUR PRIVATE WORLD, A Study of Intimate Gardens.  (San Francisco: Chronicle, 1969)  202 pp., quarto, index, well ill.;  A scarce and important work on modern gardens, emphasizing design elements and featuring gardens designed by Church.  very good copy in torn d.j.  $25

James M. Clark & others, URBAN PARADISE: GARDENS IN THE CITY.  (NY: Public Art Fund, 1994)  Public Art Issues No. 3.  36 pp., appendix, ill. with many color and b&w photos, drawings, maps, and plans.  an exhibition catalog of a fascinating show which appeared at the Paine Webber Art Gallery, featuring brief but very interesting essays.  very good copy in stapled pictorial wraps of a scarce publication.  $5

Ethne Clarke, THE GARDENS OF TUSCANY.  (NY: Rizzoli, 1990)  Foreword by Sir Harold Acton.  oblong format, 160 pp., index, bibliography, photographic notes, ill. with fine color photos by Raffaello Bencini.  the scarcest book in this series, which primarily covered English gardens; a fine overview of the subject, which has become rather scarce.  a very good copy in d.j.  $15

Ethne Clarke, HERB GARDEN DESIGN.  (NY: Macmillan, 1995)  square quarto, 144 pp., index, bibliography, extensive plant list, ill. with excellent color photos by Clive Nichols and color garden plans from watercolors by Jean Sturgis.  a very attractive and useful work on various kinds of herb gardens which has become somewhat scarce.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Ethne Clarke, HIDCOTE: The Making of a Garden.  (London: Michael Joseph, 1989)  164 p., index, bibliography, ill. with b&w and color photos and garden plan.  The story of the creation of a famous and often-visited garden in Kent by Sir Lawrence Johnston in the early 1900s.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $15

Ethne Clarke, ENGLISH TOPIARY GARDENS.  (NY: Clarkson Potter, 1988)  oblong format, 160 pp., index, bibliography, 135 fine color photos by George Wright; an excellent overview covering both older and modern gardens that has become rather scarce.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Ethne Clarke & Clay Perry, ENGLISH COTTAGE GARDENS.  (NY: Viking, 1986)  oblong format, 160 pp., index, bibliography.  Perry's remarkable color photos and adequate descriptive material accentuates summer visits to a variety of cottage gardens; becoming somewhat scarce.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $10

Ethne Clarke & Clay Perry, ENGLISH COUNTRY GARDENS.  (London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1986)  oblong format, 160 pp., index, bibliography.  Perry's remarkable color photos and adequate descriptive material accentuates summer visits to a variety of cottage gardens in a work that is becoming somewhat scarce. The American edition was issued as English Cottage Gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Derek Clifford, A HISTORY OF GARDEN DESIGN.  (NY: Praeger, 1967 [1966])  revised edition.  252 pp., 82 ills., index, appendices, bibliography;  originally issued in 1962, this very scarce work remains the best on the subject to date.  very good copy in worn d.j.  $20

Derek Clifford, A HISTORY OF GARDEN DESIGN.  (NY: Praeger, 1967 [1966])  revised edition.  252 pp., 82 ills., index, appendices, bibliography;  originally issued in 1962, this very scarce work remains the best on the subject to date.  very good copy in d.j.  $25

Brian Clouston [Editor], LANDSCAPE DESIGN WITH PLANTS.  (London/NY: Heinemann/Van Nostrand, 1977)  456 pp., quarto, hundreds of ills., index;  Published for the Landscape Institute, the work is divided into 3 sections: design, practical aspects of plants and lists of plants; a very valuable work and far more useful for the gardener than most landscape design "textbooks."  very good copy in torn d.j.  $10

Douglas Coltart, DESIGNING AND RENOVATING LARGER GARDENS.  (Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2007)  168 pp., index, bibliography, ill. with color photos and b&w and color design sketches.  One of the few works on the subject and long overdue.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Michael Conan [Editor], CONTEMPORARY GARDEN AESTHETICS, CREATIONS AND INTERPRETATIONS.  (Washington, DC: Dumbarton Oaks, 2007)  large square quarto, 265 pp., index, bio. sketches of contributors, well ill. with color and b&w photos and plans.  a seminal work assessing the worldwide status of modern garden art.  very good copy in stiff wraps with very minor cover wear).  $15

Sybil Connolly & Helen Dillon, IN AN IRISH GARDEN.  (NY: Harmony, 1986)  quarto, 160 pp., index, well ill. with color & b&w photos; an attractive and interesting work covering 27 private Irish gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Ferris Cook, THE GARDEN TRELLIS: How to Build and Vines to Cultivate.  (NY: Artisan, 1996)  96 pp., pictorial boards, decorative end‑papers, index, bibliography, list of sources, ill. with charming flower paintings and useful design drawings by the author.  An information‑filled and very attractive small work, one of the very few devoted solely to trellis gardening.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Geoffrey Coombs & Keith Rushforth, MAKING A SMALL GARDEN.  (London: Cassell/RHS, 1993)  256 pp., index, well ill. with color photos, line drawings & garden plans.  an outstanding new work, filled with information on a wide variety of interesting plants and useful information on small garden design and planting in the Wisley Gardening Companions Series--a refreshing alternative to the attractive but essentially useless "coffee-table" books by which we are presently inundated.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Guy Cooper & Gordon Taylor, THE CURIOUS GARDENERS' SIX ELEMENTS OF GARDEN DESIGN.  (London: Headline Publishing, 2002)  quarto, index, bibliography, ill. with excellent color photos by Clive Boursnell.  Based on a renowned British television series, this work traces garden design principles thorough a tour of 40 outstanding gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Guy Cooper & Gordon Taylor, GARDENS FOR THE FUTURE: Gestures Against the Wild.  (NY: Monacelli Press, 2000)  square quarto, 224 pp., bibliography, ill. with fine color photos and a few garden plans.  An attractive work the highly futuristic gardens created in the last few years, and the modern architecture to which they are related.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Guy Cooper & Gordon Taylor, PARADISE TRANSFORMED: The Private Garden for the Twenty-first Century.  (NY: Monacelli Press, 1996)  square quarto, 208 pp., bibliography, ill. with fine color photos and a few garden plans.  An attractive work concentrating on gardens created in the last few years, and ranging from the traditional to the decidedly daring and abstract.  fine copy in d.j.  $10

Guy Cooper & Gordon Taylor & Clive Boursnell, ENGLISH HERB GARDENS.  Foreword by Rosemary Verey.  (NY: Rizzoli, 1986)  oblong format octavo, 160 pp., index, bibliography, glossary of plants, ill. with fine color photos; brief descriptions of 58 herb gardens, mostly of modern vintage, and few covered in other works.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Guy Cooper & Gordon Taylor & Clive Boursnell, ENGLISH WATER GARDENS.  Foreword by Geoffrey Jellicoe.  (Boston: Little Brown, 1987)  oblong format, 160 pp., index, bibliography, ill. with fine color photos; a comprehensive survey of a variety of English gardens with water elements.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Consuelo Correchur, THE GARDENS OF SPAIN.  (NY: Abrams, 1993)  quarto, 200 pp., index, translated by Wayne Finke, map, superb color photos by Michael George; a beautiful book covering over 40 gardens — a testimony to the modern quality reproduction of color photographs.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Sally Court, ROSES IN MODERN GARDENS.  (London: Mitchell Beazley, 2004)  quarto, 160 pp., index, lists of sources and roses, well ill. with color photos.  an excellent work on using roses in all aspects of modern garden design.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

May Cowan, INVEREWE: A Garden In the Northwest Highlands.  (London: Geoffrey Bles, 1964)  152 pp., ill. in color & b&w, list of plants;  The fascinating story of a garden created in 1862 and owned by the National Trust of Scotland.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Robert B. Cridland, PRACTICAL LANDSCAPE GARDENING.  (NY: De La Mare, 1924 [1918])  4th printing of revised edition.  276 pp., index, ill. with b&w photos and garden plans.  A very important and popular work intended for owners of moderate size properties "susceptible of artistic arrangement and beautification."  a very good copy in dark green cloth binding with a color photo pasted on the front cover.  $15

Sylvia Crowe, GARDEN DESIGN.  (Funtington, UK: Packard/Gibson, 1981)  revised edition.  224 pp., index, bibliography, ill. with photos, reproductions of old ills., and line drawings by Carol Møller.  This remains a classic work on the history and development of garden design and is scarce in this edition.  a very good copy in torn d.j.  $15

Anne Cunningham, CRYSTAL PALACES: Garden Conservatories of the United States.  (NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 2000)  square quarto, pictorial boards, decorative end-papers, 178 pp., index, bibliography, glossary, ill. with excellent color photos.  The first book on the subject, covering significant conservatories constructed from Victorian times to the present.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

[Adele Cygelman] & Erica Lennard, SECRET GARDENS OF HOLLYWOOD and Private Oases in Los Angeles.  (NY: Universe Books, 2003)  square quarto, 208 pp., list of sources, Lennard's stunning photos reveal these distinctive gardens rarely seen by the public.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Alexandra D'Arnoux & Bruno de Laubadere, GARDENS BY THE SEA.  (NY: Clarkson N. Potter, 2002)  translated by Paul Stuart Rankin.  quarto, pictorial boards, 240 pp., index, ill. with the fine color photos of Erica Lennard.  a beautiful book covering striking seaside gardens of Europe and America, some boldly contemporary and others traditional and wildly romantic.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Karen Dardick, ESTATE GARDENS OF CALIFORNIA.  (NY: Rizzoli Publications, 2002)  quarto, 175 pp., index, ill. with fine color photos by Melba Levick.  A beautifully illustrated overview of some of the finest gardens on the west coast.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

John Dawes, THE SWIMMING POOL & THE GARDEN: An International Illustrated Guide to the Design and Construction of Swimming Pools.  (Edinburgh: John Bartholomew & Sons., 1975 [1974])  quarto, 175 pp., index, bibliography, appendices, interesting decorative end-papers, well ill. with b&w and color photos and design plans.  This uncommon books deals to a large degree with the garden settings of pools and draws on an interesting world-wide perspective.  a little foxing towards the extremities, o/w a very good copy in d.j.  $15

Page Dickey, BREAKING GROUND: Portraits of Ten Garden Designers.  (NY: Artisan, 1997)  small folio, 207 pp., index, ill. with beautiful color photos by Erica Lennard.  beautifully presented examples of the work on ten significant modern designers, with the publisher's promotional literature included.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Tracy DiSabato-Aust, THE WELL-DESIGNED MIXED GARDEN: Building Beds and Borders with Trees, Shrubs, Perennials, Annuals, and Bulbs.  (Portland: Timber Press, 2003)  quarto, 480 pp. index, bibliography, glossary, plant lists, appendices, hardiness map, ill. with useful color photos and color/b&w line drawings.  one of the best works ever published on designing and planting the mixed border.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Ursula Dohna, PRIVATE GARDENS OF GERMANY.  (NY: Harmony, 1987)  small folio, 223 pp., index, bibliography, color & b&w photos by Philipp Schonborn; valuable in that it covers gardens not described in other works.  very good copy in worn d.j.  $10

Denis Doman [Editor], ARTHUR CALDWELL: The Life and Work of a Prairie-School Landscape Architect.  (Boston: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997)  large format octavo, 307 pp., index, bibliography notes, well ill. in b&w with photos, plans and designs.  A useful recent work, the first  on an important American landscape architect.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

William Lake Douglas & John Brookes etal., GARDEN DESIGN: History, Principles, Elements, Practice.  (NY: Simon & Schuster, 1984)  square quarto, 224 pp., index, bibliography, appendix, many color photos.  Commissioned by the American Society of Landscape Architects to meet the need for a modern comprehensive work on garden design.  very good copy in sunned (as usual) d.j.  $10

Joe Earle [Editor], INFINITE SPACES: The Art and Wisdom of the Japanese Garden.  (Rutland, VT: Tuttle Publishing, 2000)  Introduction by Julie Moir Messervy.  Based on the Sakuteiki by Tachibana no Toshitsuna.  large square format octavo, 126 pp., primarily a book of excellent color photos and accompanying text, demonstrating the classic principles of Japanese gardening from the classic work on the subject.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Joe Eck, ELEMENTS OF GARDEN DESIGN.  (NY: Holt, 1996)  164 pp., index, ill. with a few drawings by Lisa Brooks.  A refreshing alternative to all the garden design books chocked full of full color plans and photos.  This work presents a series of design elements valuable to improving a garden, and forces you to read the text.  If you have visited North Hill, the author's famous Vermont garden, you will see these principles subtly at work.  a very good copy in d.j.  $10

Melanie Eclare, GLORIOUS GARDENS OF IRELAND.  (London: Kyle Cathie Ltd., 1999)  Foreword by Jim Reynolds.  quarto, decorative end-papers, 160 pp., index, gazetteers of gardens, ill. with excellent color photos.  a very attractive and highly personal account of visits to a wonderful selection of gardens.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $10

Paul Edwards, ENGLISH GARDEN ORNAMENT.  (Cranbury, NJ: Barnes, 1965)  the large format American edition. quarto, 110 pp., many graphic ills. in color and b&w.  a good summary study.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Sima Eliovson, GARDEN BEAUTY OF SOUTH AFRICA.  (Johannesburg: Macmillan, 1979)  quarto, 150 pp., decorative end-papers, list of gardens, ill. with excellent color photos.  An attractive survey of not only the famous botanical gardens but also a broad survey of interesting private gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Torsten Olf Enge & Carl Freidrich Schorer, GARDEN ARCHITECTURE IN EUROPE.  (Hohenzollernring, Germany: Benedikt Taschen, 1992)  quarto, 236+ pp., map and list of gardens, ill. with color and b&w photos, plans, and engravings.  an attractive and scarce work covering many famous gardens in western Europe.  very good copy of a quality softbound work in stiff wraps.  $10

David Engel, JAPANESE GARDENS FOR TODAY.  foreword by Richard Neutra.  (Rutland, VT: Tuttle, 1974 [1959])  quarto, 270 pp., index, bibliography, profusely ill. with color and b&w photos and line drawings; a significant work, in that it consists of a guide to designing modern Japanese gardens, rather than another work on Japanese garden history.  very good copy in d.j. in protective slip-case.  $20

David Engel, JAPANESE GARDENS FOR TODAY.  foreword by Richard Neutra.  (Rutland, VT: Tuttle, 1962 [1959])  quarto, 270 pp., index, bibliography, profusely ill. with color and b&w photos and line drawings; a significant work, in that it consists of a guide to designing modern Japanese gardens, rather than another work on Japanese garden history.  very good copy in d.j. in protective slip-case.  $15

John Esten, HAMPTONS GARDENS: A 350-YEAR LEGACY.  (NY: Rizzoli Publications, 2004)  oblong quarto, 157 pp., decorative end-papers, bibliography, notes, ill. with historic b&w photos and plans, reproductions of paintings, and modern color photos by Evelene Weschler.  a wonderfully illustrated and long-overdue study of many classic gardens on Long Island's South Fork.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Hazel Evans, THE PATIO GARDEN: Designing, Constructing, Planting and Furnishing an `Outdoor Room'.  (NY: Viking, 1985) square format, 167 pp., index, appendices, well ill. with color photos and color and monochrome sketches and plans.  The best recent work on the subject, intended for the owner of the modest sized garden.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Nan Fairbrother, THE NATURE OF LANDSCAPE DESIGN, as an Art Form, a Craft, a Social Necessity.  (London: Architectural Press, 1974)  Foreword by F. Fraser Darling.  252 pp., over 200 b&w photographic ills.;  based on the author's extensive experience in the U.S. & U.K., this is one of the more perceptive works on the subject, published a few years after her death in 1971.  the very scarce original British edition.  very good copy in torn d.j.  $15

Nan Fairbrother, THE NATURE OF LANDSCAPE DESIGN, as an Art Form, a Craft, a Social Necessity.  (NY: Knopf, 1974)  252 pp., over 200 ills.; Based on the author's extensive experience in the U.S. & U.K., this is one of the more perceptive works on the subject.  standard trade edition.  very good copy in slightly torn d.j.  $10

Gabriel Faure, GARDENS OF ROME.  (Fair Lawn, NJ: Essential Books/Nicholas Kaye, 1960)  translated by Frank Kemp.  201 pp., fold-out map, ill. with newly taken b&w photos.  This smaller format edition is a largely revised work, intended to be used by the traveller in Rome, and updated from the author's many years being acquainted with the subject.  very good copy in worn but attractive d.j.  $15

Rudy & Joy Favretti, FOR EVERY HOUSE A GARDEN: A Guide for Reproducing Period Gardens.  (Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1990 [1977])  137 pp., index, extensive list of plants, ill. in b&w with old photos, drawings & plans.  a brief but valuable work, one of the few on the subjects written for an American audience.  softbound (this was never issued in hardcover), very good copy.  $5

Jean Feinberg, WAVE HILL PICTURED: Celebrating a Garden.  (NY: Abrams, 1991)  oblong quarto, 168 pp., an essay by Peter Sauer, and photos in b&w and in color by noted photographers Lois Conner, Jan Groover, Stephen Scheer and Philip Tanner of this famous 28 acre garden in Riverdale, Bronx, owned by the City of New York.  as new in d.j.  $5

Derek Fell, DEERFIELD, an American Garden Through Four Seasons.  (Gardenville, Pa.: Pidcock, 1986)  square quarto, 96 pp., index, ill. with 104 fine color photos of a private garden in Pennsylvania which was created in 1946.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Derek Fell, THE IMPRESSIONIST GARDEN.  (NY: Carol Southern, 1994)  square quarto, 144 pp., index, beautifully ill. with color photos, copies of paintings and plans of gardens.  An interesting new work extending beyond the author's expertise on impressionist artists' gardens to ideas and plan for incorporating the essence of these famous gardens into newly created ones.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

David Finn, 20TH-CENTURY AMERICAN SCULPTURE IN THE WHITE HOUSE GARDEN.  (NY: Harry N. Abrams, 2000)  Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton, small quarto, 142 pp., biographical sketches of the sculptors, ill. with excellent color photos and a few historic b&w plates.  If one has not seen the White House gardens they would not be aware of the number of abstract modern works of sculptures present.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Sue Fisher, THE HANGING GARDEN: Creative Displays for Every Garden.  (North Pomfret, VT: Trafalgar Square, 1996)  large format, 160 pp., index, list of suppliers, ill. with b&w drawings & color photos by John Glover.  essentially a so-called picture book, but useful because it is well-produced and the only work on the subject.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Olda FitzGerald, IRISH GARDENS.  (NY: Morrow, 1999)  small folio, 224 pp., index, bibliography, guide to gardens covered.  ill. with garde plans and 220 fine color photos by Stephen Robson.  An attractive work dealing with 20 of the most interesting Irish gardens in more depth than usually seen in this type of work.  fine copy in d.j.  $10

Daniel Foley, THE COMPLETE BOOK OF GARDEN ORNAMENTS, COMPLEMENTS & ACCESSORIES.  (NY: Crown, 1972)  247 pp., 425 photos & 25 color plates, bibliography; one of the better recent works on the subject.  very good in worn d.j.  $5

Clarence Fowler, ENGLISH HOUSE GROUNDS.  (NY: Mabel Parson, 1924)  quarto, 99 pp., ill. with 40 b&w photos of smaller English house gardens.  Originally conceived by Samuel Parsons as a way to demonstrate the merits of English house gardens to Americans, the work was completed following his death and then issued by his daughter, Mabel, as well as Fowler, and under the direction of editor, Eugene Clude.  aquamarine paper covered boards with a dark blue wide cloth b.s., in very good condition.  $50

Mark Francis & Andreas Riemann, THE CALIFORNIA LANDSCAPE GARDEN: Ecology, Culture and Design.  (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999)  quarto, 234 pp., index, bibliography, notes, appendix, ill. with color and b&w photos and distinctive color paintings by Yan Nascimbene.  An excellent new work on the California garden written from a historical perspective.  fine copy in d.j.  $15

Charlotte Frieze, SOCIAL GARDENS: Outdoor Spaces for Living & Entertainment.  (NY: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1988)  square quarto, 223 pp., lists of resources, ill. with 230 fine color photos by Peter C. Jones.  an interesting study of entrances, backyards, terraces, decks, garden rooms and other specific garden spaces of particular interest to owners of today's small- and medium-sized gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Michio Fujioka, JAPANESE RESIDENCES AND GARDENS: A Tradition of Integrity.  (Tokyo: Kodansha, 1995 [1982])  quarto, 48 pp., bibliography, ill. with photos and sketches in color and b&w; a brief but beautifully illustrated treatise on the relationship between Japanese residences and their accompanying gardens in the Great Japanese Art series.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Leslie Garisto, FROM BAUHAUS TO BIRDHOUSE: Imaginative Housing for the Feathered Community.  (NY: Harper Collins, 1992)  large format octavo, 87 pp., decorative end-papers, index, list of sources.  ill. with color photos and b&w construction plans.  The only work on the subject, covering old and new, plain and very ornamental birdhouses.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Madge Garland, THE SMALL GARDEN IN THE CITY.  (London/NY: Architectural Press/Brazillier, 1973)  126 pp., ill. with b&w photos; one of the few works treating the small urban garden from a historical perspective.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $10

Jamie Garnock, TRELLIS: The Creative Way to Transform Your Garden.  (NY: Rizzoli International, 1991)  quarto, 160 pp., index, bibliography, list of suppliers, ill. with color photos by Hugh Palmer and b&w drawings.  The best in-depth work to date, presented from a historical perspective, and in a very attractive format.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $10

Georgia Garnsey, COLORADO'S GREAT GARDENS: Plains, Mountains & Plateaus.  (Edgewood, CO: Westcliffe Publishers,1988)  small oblong folio, 142 pp., ill. with fine color photos by Rob Proctor.  A rather scarce work covering an interesting selection of gardens not found in other works.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $15

Michael Gibson, THE ROSE GARDENS OF ENGLAND.  (Chester, CT: Globe Pequot Press, 1988)  large format octavo, 160 pp., index, bibliography, gazetteer of gardens, ill. with color photos by Marianne Majerus.  For the many books on English roses, this is one of the very few devoted to the best rose gardens in England.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

John Gilbert, GARDENS OF BRITAIN: A Visitor's Guide.  (London: Artists House, 1993 [1987])  quarto, 113 pp., photographic end papers, pictorial boards, ill. with color photos and maps.  a scarce and completely original guide to 200 selected British gardens open to the public.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $10

Maureen Gilmer, ROOTED IN THE SPIRIT: Exploring Inspirational Gardens.  (Dallas: Taylor Publishing co., 1997)  large format octavo, 194 pp., index, appendices, well ill. with color photos by Jerry Pavia and color garden plans.  Quite possibly the best work on the subject to date, covering such topics as The Biblical Garden, The Water of Life, Enchanting the Landscape, The Memory Garden and The Celestial Garden.  fine copy in d.j.  $5

Maureen Gilmer & Michael Glassman, WATER WORKS: Creating a Splash in the Garden.  (Chicago: Contemporary Books, 2002)  quarto, 198 pp., list of sources, ill. with excellent color photos by Mick Hales.  One of the less common works on the subject, filled with many ideas for incorporating pools and fountains in your garden.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Judy Glattstein, CONSIDER THE LEAF: Foliage in Garden Design.  (Portland: Timber Press, 2003)  227 pp., index, bibliography, ill. with color photos.  the newest and most complete work covering all aspects of the subject.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Judy Glattstein, GARDEN DESIGN WITH FOLIAGE.  (Pownal, VT: Storey, 1991)  large format, 216 pp., index, bibliography, glossary, appendix; ill. with photos, plans and sketches in color.  a comprehensive work including annuals, perennials, grasses, ferns, vines, ground covers, tree and shrubs.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Walter H. Godfrey, GARDENS IN THE MAKING.  (London: T. Batsford & Co., n.d.[1914])  207 pp. & 3 pp. of book advertisements. index. ill.with charming garden plans and engravings by the author and Edmund L. Wratten.  an important and fairly scarce work on small garden design and especially specific design elements.  damp stain on end-papers and adjoining leaves, covers showing some wear and fading, o/w a good+ copy of a charming classic work of its era.  $10

Rupert Golby, THE CONTAINER GARDENER.  (Owings Mills, MD: Stemmer House, 1995 [1993])  Introduction by Jim Keeling.  quarto, 160 pp., index, list of sources, ill. with fine color photos and a few line drawings.  This scarce book is one of the best works on the subject, written from a unique historical perspective by a noted British garden designer.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Robert Gordon & Sydney Eddison, MONET: THE GARDENER.  (NY: Universe, 2002)  large format octavo, ill. with historic b&w photos and color reproductions of paintings.  More than merely reproducing his garden paintings, these two essays study the artist as a gardener.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Dean Gottehrer, NATURAL LANDSCAPING.  (NY: E.P. Dutton, 1978)  182 pp., bibliography, appendices, ill. with b&w photos and sketches.  a comprehensive work for cold-climate gardeners covering the basics and a number of details useful in creating and maintaining natural gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

J.E. Grant-White, GARDEN ART AND ARCHITECTURE.  (London/NY: Abelard-Schuman, 1968)  quarto, 160 pp., excellent ills.; a scarce work covering the old and the new, from the modest to the extravagant.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Mary Grant-White, POTS AND POT GARDENS.  (London/NY: Abelard-Schuman, 1969) 160 pp., index, well ill. with b&w photos; one of the few works on the subject; very good copy in d.j.  $15

Ronald Gray, CAMBRIDGE GARDENS.  (Cambridge, UK: Pevensey Press, 1984)  large format octavo, 79 pp., index, maps on end-papers, ill. with color photos by Ernest Frankl.  a surprising scarce and useful work.  very good copy in slightly torn d.j.  $10

Francesa Greenoak, GLORIOUS GARDENS: A Portfolio of Ideas for Planting and Design.  (NY: Crescent, 1993 [1989])  quarto, 192 pp, index, ill. with color photos.  This useful work covers walled gardens, herb gardens, winter gardens, kitchen gardens, scented gardens, secret gardens, paved gardens, and social gardens, among others.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Francesa Greenoak, NATURAL STYLE FOR GARDENS.  (San Francisco: Soma, 1998)  quarto, 159 pp., index, decorative end-papers.  well ill. with color photos and drawings.  an imaginative and attractive work on designing various kinds of natural gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Mac Griswold & Eleanor Weller, THE GOLDEN AGE OF AMERICAN GARDENS: Proud Owners - Private Estates - 1890-1940.  (NY: Abrams, 1992)  square quarto, 408 pp., index, notes, appendix, profusely ill. with color and b&w photos and some garden plans.  a superbly produced landmark survey of 500 private estate gardens across America.  fine copy in d.j.  $15

Fenja Gunn, LOST GARDENS OF GERTRUDE JEKYLL.  (NY: Macmillan, 1991)  quarto, 144 pp., index, bibliography. ill. with watercolors and drawings by the author, reconstructing 20 gardens where Jekyll's original plans have been lost.  definitely one of the more interesting books of Jekyll to have been published in recent years.  as new in d.j.  $10

Roy Guste Jr., THE SECRET GARDENS OF THE VIEUX CARRE.  (Boston: Little Brown, 1993)  square quarto, 208 pp., well ill. with fine color photos.  Essentially a so-called coffee table book as are so many published these days, but nonetheless valuable for its depiction of a number of never-seen private gardens in New Orleans' historic French Quarter.  This book is becoming somewhat scarce but nonetheless not as rare as some might believe.  very good copy in very slightly worn d.j.  $20

Antonio Haas, GARDENS OF MEXICO.  (NY: Rizzoli, 1993)  quarto, 223 pp., index, well ill. with the fine color photos of Nicolas Sapieha.  an attractive recent work presenting an excellent overview of the subject, complimenting the earlier O'Gorman work which has only monochrome photos.  a very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $20

Brian Hackett, PLANTING DESIGN.  (NY: McGraw Hill, 1979)  174 pp., pictorial boards, index, bibliography, ill. with color and b&w photos and garden plan sketches.  While many landscape architecture textbooks are highly technical and of little use to the garden owner, this useful work by an English scholar adapts the principles of landscape architecture for the owners and creators of modest gardens.  a very good copy in pictorial boards (no d.j. was issued).  $5

Miles Hadfield, LANDSCAPE WITH TREES.  (London: Country Life, 1967)  199 pp., ill., index, bibliography; a comprehensive and scarce history of the use of trees in the U.K. from the English woodlands to their use in landscape gardening.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

George Hall, GARDEN MAKING FOR AMATEURS.  (London: Ernest Benn, 1953)  186 pp., ill. with b&w photos and sketches of garden plans and design elements.  An uncommon work on planning and planting small gardens, by an expert on the subject.  very good copy in torn, faded d.j.  $5

Geof Hamilton, GEOF HAMILTON'S PARADISE GARDENS: Creating and Planting a Secluded Garden.  (London: BBC Books, 1997)  large format octavo, 256 pp., index, appendix, ill. with color photos.  a book full of interesting approaches to creating gardens with privacy.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Jill [Duchess of] Hamilton & Penny Hart & John Simmons, THE GARDENS OF WILLIAM MORRIS.  (NY: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1999)  square quarto, 160 pp., attractive decorative end-papers (with Morris designs), index, bibliography, chronology.  ill. with color and b&w photos of gardens, color reproduction of designs, and copies of archival materials.  A fascinating work on Morris' gardens, showing the relationship to his art.  fine copy in d.j.  $10

Patricia Riley Hammer, THE NEW TOPIARY: Imaginative Techniques from Longwood Gardens.  (Northiam, UK: Garden Art Press, 1991)  quarto, 264 pp., index, extensive bibliography, list of sources, tables of plants, well ill. with color photos and very useful monochrome line drawings.  One of the best work on creating modern topiary.,  very good copy in slightly faded d.j.  $10

Ralph Hancock, WHEN I MAKE A GARDEN.  (London: Peter Garnett, 1905]  large format octavo, 80 pp., color frontis, well ill. with b&w photos.  The photos were selected by the author of this scarce book, a well-known English gardener, to demonstrate a number of important concepts in garden design, based on gardens he had designed.  very good copy in blue cloth binding.  $10

Leroy Hannebaum, LANDSCAPE DESIGN: A Practical Approach.  (Reston, VA: Reston, 1991)  first edition.  392 pp., index, bibliography.  ill. with color photos and b&w design sketches.  of the few landscape architecture manuals that is not terribly highly technical and therefore of use to the novice or owner of modest urban or suburban garden.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $10

Pamela Harper, DESIGNING WITH PERENNIALS.  (NY: Macmillan, 1991)  quarto, 326 pp., index, bibliography, list of sources, ill. with 300 color photos by the author.  an uncommon and very valuable work covering various uses of perennials in landscape design and planting.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Julie Harrod, THE GARDEN WALL: Fences, Hedges and Walls, Their Planning & Planting.  (NY: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1991)  oblong format, 160 pp., index, bibliography, list of sources; ill. with color photos.  useful for its interesting treatments of walls and fences.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

[John Drayton Hastie], THE STORY OF MAGNOLIA PLANTATION AND ITS GARDENS, Their First 500 Years.  (Charleston, CS: Magnolia Plantation, 1984)  quarto, pictorial boards, 48 pp., decorative end-papers, plant list, well ill. with color photos.  A brief but attractive, illustrated history of the famous estate owned by the Drayton family since 1676.  very good copy in worn d.j.  $10

Peter Hayden, BIDDULPH GRANGE, STAFFORDSHIRE: A Victorian Garden Rediscovered.  (London: National Trust/George Philip, 1989)  quarto, 160 pp., index, bibliography, well ill. in color and b&w with period and contemporary photos.  The interesting and rather scarce story of the garden of artist George Cook, designed by James Bateman, and filled between 1842 and 1867 with elements from gardens all over the world.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $15

Allyson Hayward, NORAH LINDSAY: The Life and Art of a Garden Designer.  (London: Frances Lincoln, 2007)  small folio, 288 pp., index, bibliography, notes, appendices, well ill. with b&w and color photos and copies of historic documents.  Finally a definitive biography of an important British designer who worked between the World Wars.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Arthur Hellyer, GARDENS OF GENIUS: Four Centuries of Garden Making in the British Isles.  (London: Hamlyn, 1980)  quarto, 223 pp., index, glossary, well ill. in color and b&w.  The scarcest and quite possibly the best of the myriad of recent works on "great gardens" of Britain.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Charles Henderson, HENDERSON'S PICTURESQUE GARDENS, AND ORNAMENTAL GARDENING ILLUSTRATED.  (NY: Peter Henderson, 1901)  first edition.  oblong quarto, pictorial green cloth cover with gilt decoration and mounted color photograph, 160 pp., profusely ill. with b&w photos.  A wonderful pictorial guide on embellishing one's garden to impress others, particularly with the use of colorful bedding plants, garden statuary and ornament, Japanese elements, topiary and other "striking features," with a wooded dell thrown in for contrast!  A fine record of what the turn‑of‑the‑century American gardener aspired to achieve.  green boards with gilt lettering, rear cover spotted, front free end-papers creased,  o/w internally a very good clean copy of a work rarely found in better condition because of its format.  $35

Carol Henty, FOR THE PEOPLE'S PLEASURES: Australia's Botanic Gardens.  (NY: Rizzoli, 1989)  quarto, 186 pp., index, ill. with color photos.  describes & depicts gardens shown in few other works.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Marianne Heron, GARDENS OF IRELAND.  (London: Collins & Brown, 1999)  square quarto, 159 pp., gazetteer of gardens, ill. with color photos by Steven Wooster.  An attractive treatment of 30 gardens open to the public.  fine copy in d.j.  $10

Adrian Higgins, THE SECRET GARDENS OF GEORGETOWN: Behind the Walls of Washington's Most Historic Neighborhood.  (Boston: Little Brown, 1994)  quarto, 233 pp., index, ill. with fine color photos by Mick Hales.  excellent coverage of little-seen gardens not covered in other works.  a copy in slightly worn d.j.  $15

John Highstone, VICTORIAN GARDENS: How to Plan, Plant, and Enjoy Them.  (San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1982) 183 pp., index, bibliography, plant list, ill. with b&w photos, line drawings, and garden plans.  a very useful guide for creating gardens in the Victorian style.  good+ copy of a quality softbound work.  $2

May Hill, FURNISHING THE OLD-FASHIONED GARDEN: Three Centuries of American Summerhouses, Dovecotes, Pergolas, Privies, Fences and Birdhouses.  (NY: Abrams, 1998)  quarto, 160 pp., index, bibliography, notes, well ill. in color and b&w with both modern photos and period illustrations.  The best work to date on the history of American garden buildings.  fine copy in d.j.  $10

Penelope Hill, CONTEMPORARY HISTORY OF GARDEN DESIGN: European Gardens Between Art and Architecture.  (Basel: Birkhauser, 2004)  large quarto, 259+ pp., index, glossary, ill. with many color and b&w photos.  an intriguing study of some amazing modern European gardens.  a very good copy in slightly torn d.j.  $25

Thomas Hinde, STATELY GARDENS OF BRITAIN.  (NY: Norton, 1983)  quarto, 192 pp., index, garden visitors' guide; ill. with outstanding color photographs by Dmitri Kasterine;  Depicting 24 important British gardens, this stands out as probably the best of the many "great gardens" books on British gardens ever published.  Included are garden plans and photos of some of the gardeners responsible for their creation and care.  surprisingly scarce;  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Penelope Hobhouse, GARDEN STYLE.  (Boston: Little Brown, 1988)  quarto, 216 pp., index, bibliography, listing of gardens, profusely illustrated with fine color photos; a well-produced work providing many useful suggestions for garden design and planting by citing examples in American and English gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Penelope Hobhouse, PRIVATE GARDENS OF ENGLAND  (NY: Harmony Books, 1987)  quarto, 223 pp., 160 outstanding b&w & 65 color photos by Hugh Palmer; An outstanding work covering 33 British gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Penelope Hobhouse, THE SMALLER GARDEN: PLANNING AND PLANTING.  (London: Collins, 1981)  large format octavo, 192 pp., index, glossary, appendices, ill. with b&w and color photos.  One of the distinguished author's earliest and scarcest works.  very good copy in slightly faded, slightly worn d.j.  $10

Mark Holborn, THE OCEAN IN THE SAND: Japan: From Landscape to Garden.  (London: Fraser, 1978)  oblong format, 104 pp., index, bibliography, ill. with b&w photos.  a well-written and produced work showing, with considerable historical background, how essential themes in Japanese gardening are represented in specific design elements. very good copy in d.j.  $10

Caroline Holmes [Editor], ICONS OF GARDEN DESIGN.  (Munich, GE: Prestel Verlag, 2001)  Quarto, 176 pp., index, bibliography, glossary.  ill. with 300 excellent color photos. an interesting new work tracing the history of garden design through a tour of 77 iconic gardens worldwide.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Walter Houk, THE BOTANICAL GARDENS AT THE HUNTINGTON.  (San Marino, CA/NY: Huntington Library/Harry Abrams, 1996)  quarto, 192 pp., index, bibliography, well ill. with contemporary color and historic b&w photos.  a very attractively produced updated illustrated history of the famous botanical gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Henry Hubbard & Theodora Kimball, AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF LANDSCAPE DESIGN.  (Boston: Hubbard Educational Trust, 1967 [1929])  revised edition [first was in 1917], quarto, 419 pp., 36 pp. of plates, index, extensive bibliography, appendices (lists of plants, designs, etc.)  the first important and information-filled textbook in the field equally useful for the home owner.  a very good clean, tight copy in green cloth binding.  $20

Joseph Hudak, SHRUBS IN THE LANDSCAPE.  (NY: McGraw Hill, 1984)  quarto, 292 pp., index, appendix, bibliography, ill. with a few color and many b&w photos; with extensive lists and coverage of over 1000 plants for many purposes, this is one of the best recent works on the subject.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Joseph Hudak, SHRUBS IN THE LANDSCAPE.  (NY: McGraw Hill, 1984)  quarto, 292 pp., index, appendix, bibliography, ill. with a few color and many b&w photos; with extensive lists and coverage of over 1000 plants for many purposes, this is one of the best recent works on the subject.  very good copy in d.j., nicely inscribed by the author.  $10

Joseph Hudak, TREES FOR EVERY PURPOSE.  (NY: McGraw Hill, 1980)  quarto, 229 pp., index, bibliography, appendix, errata slip, ill. with b&w and color photos and useful sketches of tree outlines and details.  a most useful work for selecting trees in landscape design.  very good copy in worn d.j., signed by the author.  $10

Phebe Westcott Humphreys, THE PRACTICAL BOOK OF GARDEN ARCHITECTURE.  (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1914)  329 pp., index, well ill. with monochrome photos.  An important well illustrated study of structural garden features in contemporary American gardens.  very good copy in green decorative cloth binding, with design slightly faded and spine lettering faded and slightly darkened.  $60

Peter Hunt [Editor], THE BOOK OF GARDEN ORNAMENT.  (NY: NY: Architectural Book Publishing Co., 1974)  from English sheets.  Foreword by G. A. Jellicoe.  Introduction by Miles Hadfield.  quarto, 298 pp., index, ill. with 460 quality b&w photos.  With many distinguished contributors covering a wide range of garden ornament, this remains the best work on the subject issued to date.  very good copy in d.j.  $25

Edward Hyams & William Macquitty, GREAT BOTANICAL GARDENS OF THE WORLD.  (NY: Macmillan, 1969)  quarto, 288 pp., profusely ill. in color & b&w.  The best work to date on the subject.  very good copy in d.j. of the original (U.S.) edition.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Edward Hyams, IRISH GARDENS.  (NY: Macmillan, 1967)  square quarto, 160 pp., index, ill. with 88 b&w and 15 color photos by William MacQuitty; the standard work on the subject, covering 12 important gardens at length and proving good general historical background information.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Alice Ireys, DESIGNS FOR AMERICAN GARDENS.  (NY: Prentice Hall, 1991)  quarto, 164 pp., index, list of sources. ill. with color photos and full-page color plans.  modern day plans for all size gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Tatsuo Ishimoto, THE ART OF THE JAPANESE GARDEN.  (NY: Crown Publishers, 1958)  128 pp., ill. with over 200 b&w photos by the author.  a rather scarce work on the art and aesthetics unique to Japanese gardening.  very good copy in torn d.j.  $5

Teiji Itoh, SPACE AND ILLUSION IN THE JAPANESE GARDEN.  (NY/Tokyo: Weatherhill/Tankosha, 1973 [1965])  229 pp., appendix, ill. with b&w and color photos by Sosei Kuzunishi.  an excellent and fairly scarce work covering two fundamental principles of the Japanese garden, "borrowed scenery" and "the great within the small."  very good copy in worn d.j.  $15

Gervase Jackson-Stops & James Pipkin [photographer], THE COUNTRY HOUSE GARDEN: a Grand Tour.  (London: Pavilion/Michael Joseph, 1987)  quarto, 223 pp., index, ill. with beautiful color photos; studies of garden features, art and architecture in country house gardens in the United Kingdom.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Gervase Jackson-Stops & James Pipkin [photographer], THE COUNTRY HOUSE GARDEN: a Grand Tour.  (Boston: NY Graphic Society, 1987)  quarto, 223 pp., index, ill. with beautiful color photos; studies of garden features, art and architecture in country house gardens in the United Kingdom.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Gertrude Jekyll, GARDEN ORNAMENT.  (Woodbridge, UK: Antique Collectors Club, 1982 [1918])  quarto, 460 pp., index, decorative end-papers.  a quality reproduction of the classic original folio edition, reproducing the b&w plates very well.  v.g copy in slightly worn d.j.  $20

Geoffrey & Susan Jellicoe, THE LANDSCAPE OF MAN: Shaping the Environment from Prehistory to the Present Day.  (NY: Viking, 1975)  small folio, 383 pp., index, index, bibliography; well ill. with color and b&w photos, engravings, drawings, and garden plans.  a classic work on the importance of landscape design in culture from ancient times to the present.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

G[eoffrey] A[lan] Jellicoe, STUDIES IN LANDSCAPE DESIGN [Vol. I].  (London: Oxford University Press, 1960)  112 pp. of text and 60 b&w plates (photos, plans and sketches).  The first of a series of three works (each complete in itself) containing eight important essays on various aspects of landscape design, past and present: a very important and rather scarce book.  barely visible remains of former bookplate, o/w a very good copy in worn d.j.  $25

Geoffrey Jellicoe, THE STUDIES OF A LANDSCAPE DESIGNER OVER 80 YEARS.  (Woodbridge, UK: Garden Art Press, 1993-1996)  quarto, 3 volumes, 226, 269, 248 pp., indices.  Volume I contains Soundings, An Italian Study 1923-1925, and Baroque Gardens of Austria.  Volume II contains Gardens and Design and Gardens of Europe.  Volume III contains Studies in Landscape Design.  All are quality facsimile reprints of the original classic works, with new color illustrations added.  A valuable compilation of the most important works of Geoffrey Jellicoe.  fine copies in d.j.s.  $75

Susan & Geoffrey Jellicoe, MODERN PRIVATE GARDENS  (London/NY: Abelard-Schuman, 1968)  oblong format, 127 pp.; 130 photos and plans;  Worldwide coverage of some important modern gardens.  very good copy in slightly torn, worn d.j.  $20

Hugh Johnson, THE PRINCIPLES OF GARDENING.  (NY: Simon & Schuster, 1996 [1979])  revised edition.  quarto, 272 pp., index, lavishly ill. in color;  far more than a coffee table book, this work may be the best modern attempt at studying the philosophy of gardening through brief but careful analysis of a wide range of topics; a modern classic.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Hugh Johnson, THE PRINCIPLES OF GARDENING.  (NY: Simon & Schuster, 1979)  original edition.  quarto, 272 pp., index, lavishly ill. in color;  far more than a coffee table book, this work may be the best modern attempt at studying the philosophy of gardening through brief but careful analysis of a wide range of topics; a modern classic.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Leonard Johnson, FOUNDATION PLANTING.  (NY: De La Mare, 1927)  first edition.  235 pp., ill. with plans and photos, index, attractive pictorial cover with mounted photo of doorway planting.  the standard work on the subject for many years, that was very influential with urban home owners.  a very good copy, clean, tight in brown cloth binding  $15

Loyal Johnson, HOW TO LANDSCAPE YOUR GROUNDS.  (NY: DeLaMare, 1941)  221 pp., index, ill. with b&w photos and excellent garden plans accompanied by keys; lists of plants.  an important book showing typical designs of modest city and suburban gardens of the era and how they were envisioned.  end-papers slightly foxed, o/w a very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $5

Helen Swift Jones, SMALL GARDENS & LANDSCAPE PLANTING.  (NY: Wm. H. Wise & co., 1940)  21 pp., plant lists, ill. with color and b&w garden plants and b&w photos.  a small and uncommon booklet with suggestions for planning, constructing and planting which can be adapted to various garden areas.  an uncommon small booklet by a noted landscape architect.  very good copy in stapled wraps.  $5

Louisa Jones, GARDENS IN PROVENCE.  (Paris: Flammarion, 1992)  quarto, 252 pp., bibliography, list of gardens, map, plant list, ill. with fine color photos by Vincent Motte.  An attractive work dealing with gardens not covered in many books, and the first on this specific region.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Louisa Jones, THE FRENCH COUNTRY GARDEN: WHERE THE PAST FLOURISHES IN THE PRESENT.  (Boston: Bullfinch, 2000)  square quarto, 176 pp., index, bibliography, gazetteer of gardens.  ill. with fine color photos by Joelle Caroline Mayer & Gilles Le Scanff.  a beautifully produced and illustrated new study.  fine copy in d.j.  $10

N[ils] Jonsson-Rose, LAWNS AND GARDENS: How to Plant and Beautify the Home Lot, the Pleasure Ground and Garden.  (NY: Putnam, 1897)  quarto, t.e.g., 141 pp., ill. with 172 engravings in the text, along with a few line drawings; embellished chapter heads; an important early work on natural landscaping in the U.S., with extensive descriptive lists of plants.  minor cover fading, o/w a well-preserved, clean, tight copy in original aquamarine decorated cloth.  $50

N[ils] Jonsson-Rose, LAWNS AND GARDENS: How to Plant and Beautify the Home Lot, the Pleasure Ground and Garden.  (NY: Putnam, 1897)  quarto, t.e.g., 141 pp., ill. with 172 engravings in the text, along with a few line drawings; embellished chapter heads; an important early work on natural landscaping in the U.S., with extensive descriptive lists of plants.  neat owner's bookplate and evidence of removal of 2 others, some cover spotting, o/w a clean, tight copy in original ivory and green decorated cloth.  $25

Robin Karson, FLETCHER STEELE, LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: An Account of a Garden Maker's Life, 1885-1971.  (NY: Abrams/Sagapress, 1989)  quarto, 334 pp., index, bibliography, notes, glossary, appendices.  profusely ill. with 231 color & b&w plates from photos, plans and drawings.  The definitive work on the life and accomplishments of a major designer of modern gardens.  as new in d.j.  $15

Marc Keane, JAPANESE GARDEN DESIGN.  (Rutland, VT: Tuttle, 1996)  oblong quarto, interesting decorative end-papers, 184 pp., bibliography, glossary, notes, timeline, list of plants, ill. with color photos and with garden plans and sketches.  a very attractive and well produced work on the history, principles and modern application of Japanese garden design elements and principles.  a very good copy in slightly torn d.j.  $15

Jim Keeling, THE NEW TERRACOTTA GARDENER.  revised edition.  (North Pomfret, Vt.: Trafalgar Square, 1993)  quarto, 160 pp., index, appendices, ill. with color photos and line drawings.  a truly attractive and interesting work on terracotta pots and planters, with not only information on styles and uses, but intriguing material on the history and manufacture of terracotta.  as new in d.j.  $10

Mary Keen, THE GARDEN BORDER BOOK.  (Deer Park, WI: Capability's, 1987)  oblong quarto, 153 pp., index, bibliography, list of suppliers, pictorial end-papers, ill. with color photos and fine border plans by Gemma Nesbit.  A useful book for American gardeners in designing perennial and mixed borders.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Mary Keen, THE GLORY OF THE ENGLISH GARDEN.  (Boston: Bullfinch, 1989)  quarto, 256 pp., ill. with 250 fine color photos by Clay Perry, index, appendix; an interesting and well illustrated work covering architectural, design and other typical treatments in English gardens from the past to the present.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Deborah Kellaway, THE MAKING OF TOWN GARDENS.  (London: Macmillan, 1990)  191 pp., index, ill. with excellent color photos by Andrew Lawson and b&w line drawings by Hester Robinson.  a rather scarce and very useful work covering the planning, design, and planting of gardens on small city lots.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Herbert J. Kellaway, HOW TO LAY OUT SUBURBAN HOME GROUNDS.  (NY: John Wiley, 1915 [1907])  xx, 134 pp. plus many additional pages of b&w photos, garden and lot plans.  the very scarce revised edition.  an important landscape architect from Boston, the author (1867-1947) studied under Frederick L. Olmstead.  owner's inscription a little wear to top and bottom of b.s, and corners, o/w a very good, clean, tight copy in green cloth with gilt decoration.  $35

Herbert J. Kellaway, HOW TO LAY OUT SUBURBAN HOME GROUNDS.  (NY: John Wiley, 1915 [1907])  xx, 134 pp. plus many additional pages of b&w photos, garden and lot plans.  the very scarce revised edition.  an important landscape architect from Boston, the author (1867-1947) studied under Frederick L. Olmstead.  owner's name, remains of bookplate, a little bottom edge wear, o/w a very good, clean, tight copy in green cloth with gilt decoration.  $25

Maggie Keswick & Judy Oberlander & Joe Wai, IN A CHINESE GARDEN: The Art & Architecture of the  Dr. Sun-Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden.  (Vancouver, BC: The Dr. Sun-Yat Sen Garden Society, 1990)  quarto, 63 pp., appendix, biographical sketch, nicely ill. in color and b&w.  A very attractive study of the first truly classical Chinese garden constructed outside of China in the 1980s.  very good copy of a quality softbound work in stiff wraps.  $5

Janice Eaton Kilby, THE COMPLETE BOOK OF GARDEN SEATING.  (NY: Lark Books, 2001)  small quarto, pictorial boards, 174 pp., appendices, ill. with color photos and useful detailed b&w design sketches.  A worthwhile book outlining 45 projects involving the use of wood, stone, metal, fabric, and ceramics.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Michael King, PERENNIAL GARDEN DESIGN.  (Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2006)  quarto, 192 pp., index, ill. with superb color photos.  a very worthwhile work featuring design elements and plant combinations.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Peter King & Carole Ottensen & Graham Rose, GARDENING WITH STYLE: A Private View of the World's Most Intimate Gardens.  (London: Bloomsbury, 1988)  quarto, 192 pp., appendix, ill. with color and b&w photos and some b&w garden plans and design sketches.  A fascinating study of a variety of modern gardens by a diverse array of designers; an scarce and uncommon work, and one of the most interesting of this genre.  a very good copy in d.j.  $5

William Klein Jr., GARDENS OF PHILADELPHIA AND THE DELAWARE VALLEY.  (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1995)  small quarto, 227 pp., index, appendix, map, ill. with wonderful color photos by Derek Fell.  The only modern work on the subject, covering a wide variety of private and public gardens.  owner's name, o/wa very good copy in d.j.  $10

Ehrenfried Kluckert, EUROPEAN GARDEN DESIGN: Form Classical Antiquity to the Present.  (Cologne, Germany: Konemann, 2000)  Edited by Rolf Toman.  small squarish folio, 496 pp., indices, bibliography, appendices.  ill. with  superbly reproduced color photos by Markus Bassler, Achim Bednorz, Markus Bollen and Florian Monheim.  A beautifully produced and well written new history of European garden design.  fine copy in d.j.  $20

Simpei Kusano & Haruz Ohashi, THE JAPANESE GARDEN: Islands of Serenity.  (Toyko: Graphic-sha Publishing, 1997)  oblong quarto, pictorial boards, 103 pp., ill. with 97 beautiful color photos by Ohashi and brief descriptive text and a poetic introduction by Kusano.  An attractive and uncommon pictorial overview of Japanese gardens.  very good copy in pictorial boards (no d.j. was issued).  $15

Charles Downing Lay, A GARDEN BOOK FOR AUTUMN AND WINTER.  (NY: Duffield, 1924)  303 pp., ill. with sketches, lists of plants;  An interesting early 20th century work on design and planting and their interrelationship.  Lay (1898‑1956) was an important landscape architect and planner of outdoor spaces.  end papers darkened, o/w a very good copy in brown cloth binding.  $20

Sydney LeBlanc, SECRET GARDENS OF SANTA FE.  (NY: Rizzoli, 1997)  square quarto, 192 pp., ill. with excellent color photos by Charles Mann.  an attractive recent work which is now rather scarce, the first on the subject, covering an interesting selection of gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Henry Lee & Barbara W. Moore & Gail Weesner, THE PUBLIC GARDEN BOSTON.  (Boston: Friends of the Public Garden and Common, Inc., 1988)  large format oblong octavo, 80 pp., decorative end-papers, ill. with color photos and reproductions of old photos and plans.  An attractive brief account of the history and development of a famous public garden that has been in existence for over 350 years.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Alvilde Lees-Milne and Rosemary Verey, THE NEW ENGLISHWOMAN'S GARDEN. Foreword by Hardy Aimes.  (London: Chatto & Windus, 1988)  quarto, 151 pp., index, biographical notes, decorative end-papers, well ill. with color and b&w photos; covering 38 interesting gardens as described by their owners, this supplemented the original work.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Arabella Lennox-Boyd, PRIVATE GARDENS OF LONDON.  (NY: Rizzoli, 1990)  small folio, 224 pp., index, bibliography, fine b&w and color photos by John Miller.  an outstanding production covering a wide variety of gardens of different eras and styles in considerable detail.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Arabella Lennox-Boyd, TRADITIONAL ENGLISH GARDENS.  (NY: Rizzoli, 1987)  oblong format, 160 pp., index, bibliography, appendices, excellent color photos by Clay Perry and an Introduction  by Graham S. Thomas.  describes 28 gardens owned and maintained by the National Trust.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Arabella Lennox-Boyd, TRADITIONAL ENGLISH GARDENS.  (London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1987)  oblong format, 160 pp., index, bibliography, appendices, excellent color photos by Clay Perry and an Introduction  by Graham S. Thomas.  describes 28 gardens owned and maintained by the National Trust.  a very good copy in d.j.  $10

G. Allan Little [Editor], SCOTLAND'S GARDENS.  (Edinburgh: Spur Books, 1981)  280 pp., index, ill. in color and b&w; maps; good background historical information and brief coverage of over 200 gardens open to the public.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Roddy Llewellyn, LITTLE ENGLISH BACKYARDS.  (Salem, NH: Salem House, 1985)  large format octavo, 96 pp., index, appendices, ill. with excellent color photos and b&w garden plans.  a very interesting and uncommon work on a variety of small backyard gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Roddy Llewellyn, ORNAMENTAL ENGLISH GARDENS.  (NY: Rizzoli, 1990)  quarto, 208 pp., index, bibliography, list of gardens, ill. with color photos.  a valuable work illustrating 100 classic features of garden architecture.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Christopher Lloyd, OTHER PEOPLE'S GARDENS.  (London: Viking, 1995)  large format octavo, 221 pp., ill. with color photos.  For the first time, Lloyd does not write about one of his own gardens, but rather an interesting selection of gardens around the globe.  fine copy in d.j.  $2

Carola Lodari, VILLA TARANTO: Captain McEacharn's Garden.  (Turin, Italy: Umberto Allemandi, 1999)  94 pp., quarto, index, bibliography, plant list.  ill. with wonderful color photos by Marco Capovilla.  An excellent and scarce work on the fabulous garden on Lake Maggiore by wealthy Scotsman, Neil McEacharn.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Ann Lovejoy, TEA GARDENS: Places to Make and Take Tea.  (San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1995)  square format, 114 pp., index, list of recipes, ill. with color photos.  a small but attractive designed and interesting work on creating a variety of tea gardens.  fine copy in d.j.  $10

Susan Lowry & Nancy Berner, GARDENS OF THE HUDSON VALLEY.  (NY: Monacelli Press, 2010)  Foreword by Gregory Long.  Photos by Steve Gross & Susan Daley.  large oblong quarto, 224 pp., appendix.  An excellent account of historic estate and 20th Century Gardens in New York State's lower and mid-Hudson River Valley,.  fine copy in d.j.  $15

Gary Lyons, DESERT GARDENS.  (NY: Rizzoli, 2000)  quarto, 176 pp., index, decorative end-papers, directory of gardens, ill. with fine color photos by Melva Levick.  A beautiful new work covering 18 public and private desert gardens in California.  fine copy in d.j.  $15

Charles Lyte, THE ROYAL GARDENS IN WINDSOR GREAT PARK.  (Salcombe, UK: Adian Ellis, 1998)  quarto, 192 pp., index, appendices, ill. with attractive color photos.  The first work since Lanning Roper's 1959 book on these important gardens designed by Eric Savill and dating from the 1930s.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

 

Jessie MacGregor, GARDENS OF CELEBRITIES AND CELEBRATED GARDENS IN AND AROUND LONDON.  (Phila.: Lippincott, 1918)  from English sheets.  large format octavo. 326 pp., index, ill. with 20 attractive color paintings & 6 pencil drawings by the author.  a readable, conversational work including a great deal of interesting background on the gardens represented.  some inobstrusive spotting to bottoms of covers, a little foxing, but internally a clean, tight copy in a torn but very unusual d.j. which features a mounted color illustration from a painting of Malrborough House by the author on the front cover.  Pictorial dust jackets of this era are very, very scarce.  $20

Denise Magnani [etal.], THE WINTERTHUR GARDEN: Henry Francis DuPont's Romance With the Landscape.  (NY: Abrams, 1995)  square quarto, 192 pp., index, chronology, bibliography, ill. with color photos of Carol Betsch and copies of old drawings & plans.  The best work on the Winterthur gardens to date.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Alison Main & Newell Platten, THE LURE OF THE JAPANESE GARDEN.  (NY: W.W. Norton & Co., 2003)  Foreword by Julie Moir Messervy.  square format octavo, 206 pp., index, bibliography, glossary, maps of gardens, ill. with color photos.  The essence of the Japanese garden is presented through a tour of 120 notable gardens.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $10

Jerome Malitz, PERSONAL LANDSCAPES. (Portland: Timber Press, 1989)  quarto, 272 pp., bibliography, ill. with color photos and interesting freehand sketches by the author.  An interesting and highly readable work on garden design that emphasizes the philosophical elements and how they relate to the more practical aspects.  very good copy in torn d.j.  $5

Jerome & Seth Malitz, REFLECTING NATURE: Garden Designs From Wild Landscapes.  (Portland: Timber Press, 1998)  large oblong format octavo, 267 pp., indices, ill. with color photos taken both in nature and in parks, estates and botanical gardens.  An interesting approach on duplicating natural landscapes, of local interest in that one of these is Tannery Falls in the nearby Berkshires.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Robert Malkin, HOW TO LANDSCAPE YOUR HOME.  (NY: Harper, 1955)  432 pp., index, appendices containing extensive lists of plants, ill. with 514 sketches by the author.  A useful book not only for all the suggestions for landscape details it provides, but also in reflecting design of the modest home garden of the era.  tiny nick on top of rear cover, corners slightly bumped, o/w a very good copy in bicolor cloth binding.  $5

Edward C. Martin Jr. & Pete Melby, HOME LANDSCAPES: Planting Design and Management.  (Portland, OR: Timber Press, 1994)  quarto, 195 pp., index, bibliography, glossary, appendices, well ill. with color photos and monochrome diagrams.  a n excellent comprehensive work for use by owners of moderate sized and larger properties.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $10

Laura Martin, GARDENS OF THE HEARTLAND.  (NY: Abbeville, 1996)  square quarto, 256 pp., index, ill. with color photos by Allen Rokach.  an important work covering estate gardens, parks, arboretums, botanic gardens and historic gardens in a part of the county overlooked in many works on great American gardens.  fine copy in d.j.  $10

Laura C. Martin, LAURA MARTIN'S SOUTHERN GARDENS: Their Gracious History and a Traveler's Guide.  (NY: Abbeville Press, 1993)  large square quarto, 252 pp., index, ill. with excellent color photos by David Schilling.  An attractive and very interesting history of southern gardens.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $10

Betty Massingham, TOWN GARDENS.  (London: Pelham Books, 1968)  206 pp., index, bibliography, glossary of gardens, ill. with b&w photos by Edwin Smith and a few useful design sketches by Yvonne Skargon in the text.  A scarce and very informative work on small urban garden design elements, demonstrated by showing examples in existing English gardens.  very good copy in worn d.j.  $10

Arnaud Maurieres & Eric Ossart, PARADISE GARDENS.  (Paris: Editions de Chene, 2000)  square quarto, 168 pp., decorative end-papers, bibliography, notes, ill. with outstanding color photos by Joelle Caroline Mayer & Gilles Le Scanff.   An attractive pictorial study of Mediterranean gardens designed or restored by the authors.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Dorothy McFadden, GARDENS OF EUROPE: A Pictorial Tour.  (South Brunswick, NJ: Barnes, 1970)  quarto, 200 pp., ill. with color and b&w photos by the author and James L. McFadden.  An interesting and uncommon overview of European gardens written from a traveller's perceptive.  owner's name (of author George Taloumis), o/w a very good copy in well worn, faded d.j.  $5

Dorothy McFadden, ORIENTAL GARDENS IN AMERICA: A Visitor's Guide.  (Los Angeles: Douglas-West, 1976)  248 pp., bibliography, ill. with b&w and a few color photos; a useful work covering over 100 gardens.  very good copy in torn d.j., inscribed by the author.  $10

Jane McGary [Editor], ROCK GARDEN DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION.  (Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2003)  316 pp., index, bibliography, glossary, ill. with color photos.  Written by a number of experts, this is the most up-to-date work on the subject intended for American gardeners.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Peter McHoy & Tessa Evelegh, GARDEN DESIGN AND DECORATION.  (NY: Barnes & Noble Books, 2000)  quarto, 512 pp., pictorial boards, decorative end-papers, list of suppliers, filled with useful color photos and garden plans.  an uncommon and exhaustive work on design of modern small gardens, emphasizing use of paving materials, ornaments, fencing, furniture, and small accessories.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $5

Peter McHoy, THE SMALL GARDEN BOOK: A Practical Guide to Successful Gardening in Small Spaces.  (NY: Smithmark, 1996 [1995])  quarto, pictorial boards, 160 pp., index, well ill. with color photos.  A useful work not as much for plans and designs as for design features and technique details.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Peter M'Hoy, THE GARDEN FLOOR: The Design and Maintenance of Lawns and Their Alternatives.  (London: Headline, 1989)  oblong format, 120 pp., index, well ill. in color; a useful work showing a creative approach to lawns, ground cover and paving.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

F[rederick] A[rthur] Mercer [Editor], GARDENS AND GARDENING, 1933.  (London/NY: Studio, 1933)  quarto, 128 pp., index, ill. with b&w photos and garden plans.  This issue included  Gardens from All Countries,   Flowering Shrubs  by Lucy Joshua,  Small Gardens for Pleasure and Profit  by V.N. Solly,  Perennials in the Modern Garden  by D.H. Moutray Read, and  Some New and Lesser Known Flowers.   one of the scarcest of this series, which varied greatly in content from year to year depending on the year's theme and the contributors.  neat owner's ink stamp, of A.H. Herrick, Associate Editor of the Garden Digest, front hinge beginning to weaken, o/w a very good copy in green cloth in very scarce (torn) d.j.  $15

F[rederick] A[rthur] Mercer [Editor], GARDENS AND GARDENING, 1932.  (London/NY: Studio, 1932)  quarto, 124+ pp., index, ill. with b&w photos.  This issue was devoted to selection of plants and planning various kinds of country and town gardens, and articles on color planning, annuals, sweet peas and rock plants.  The first and scarcest of this series, which varied greatly in content from year to year depending on the year's theme and the contributors.  neat owner's name and ink stamp of A.H. Herrick, Associate Editor of the Garden Digest, o/w a very good copy in green cloth in very scarce (faded and slightly worn) d.j.  $20

Julie Moir Messervy, THE INWARD GARDEN: Creating a Place of Beauty and Meaning.  (Boston: Little Brown, 1995)  square quarto, 256 pp., bibliography, ill. with fine color photos by Samuel Abeel.  a step-by-step guide to creating distinctive personal gardens, by emphasizing each garden element.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $15

George O. Miller, LANDSCAPING WITH NATIVE PLANTS FOR TEXAS AND THE SOUTHWEST.  (Stillwater, MN: Voyageur Press, 1991)  large format oblong octavo, 128 pp., index, bibliography, plant list, ill. with 240 color photos.  a very useful work covering 350 plant species by a noted Southwestern ecology expert.  very good copy in stiff pictorial limp wraps.  $5

William Mitchell, GARDENS OF GEORGIA.  (Atlanta: Peachtree Publishers, 1989)  small folio, 214 pp., index, bibliography, ill. with many excellent color photos by Richard Moore.  A beautifully illustrated new comprehensive survey of Georgia's gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $20

Steven Moorhead [Editor], LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE.  (Gloucester, MA: Rockport Publications, 1997)  quarto, 208 pp., directory of landscape architects, well ill. with color photos and plans.  An attractive book showcasing the work of some prominent modern landscape architects.  fine copy in d.j.  $10

Baker Morrow, A DICTIONARY OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE.  (Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1987)  large format octavo, ill. in b&w with photos and drawings.  A rather scarce and very useful work, the only ever published on the subject.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

William Mulligan, THE LATTICE GARDENER.  (NY: Macmillan, 1995)  Foreword by Rosemary Verey.  quarto, 192 pp., index, bibliography, appendices, well ill. with color photos.  The only work to date (and very scarce) dealing exclusively with this subject, hence of much value.  very good copy in unique mylar d.j. over pictorial boards.  $10

Wendy Murphy, BEDS AND BORDERS: Traditional and Original Garden Designs.  (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990)  Foreword by Ken Druse.  quarto, 159 pp., index, hardiness map, ill. with excellent color photos by Joanne & Jerry Pavia.  a useful recent work with an interesting approach to designing flower borders.  very good copy in d.j.  $2

Elizabeth Murray, MONET'S PASSION: Ideas, Inspiration and Insights from the Painter's Garden.  (San Francisco: Pomegranate Art Books, 1989)  square format, pictorial covers & end-papers, 115 pp., bibliography, appendices, ill. with color photos and color garden plans.  An attractive work, especially useful for the interesting garden designs inspired by Monet's gardens.  fine copy in pictorial boards.  $10

Toby Musgrave, COURTYARD GARDENS.  (NY: Hearst Books, 2000)  square quarto, 160 pp., decorative end‑papers, index, plant list, ill. with color photos and especially useful color garden designs.  Beginning with an overview of historic antecedents, this interesting work focuses on the design and construction of the modern courtyard garden, with many striking examples.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

George Nash, WOODEN FENCES.  (Newtown, CT: Taunton Press,1997)  large square format octavo, 232 pp., index, bibliography, ill. with color photos by James P. Blair.  a very well produced work covering the use of wooden fences in history and today, principally in gardens, covered in more detail than in any other work.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Sonja Nelson, RHODODENDRONS IN THE LANDSCAPE.  (Portland: Timber Press, 2000)  215 pp., index, extensive bibliography, ill. with color photos.  The first work devoted entirely to the use of rhododendrons in landscape design.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Gemma Nesbit, GARDEN GRAPHICS: How to Plan and Map Your Garden.  (Deer Park, Wis.: Capability's, 1993)  oblong format, 184 pp., index, ill. with color photos, well drawn garden plans and 1,350 outline graphics symbols of plants and garden design elements.  a truly unique work covering 29 types of gardens, with garden plans keyed to accompanying color photos, and also including a fresh new approach to using color charts.  as new in d.j.  $5

Samuel Newsom, A JAPANESE GARDEN MANUAL FOR WESTERNERS: Basic Design and Construction.  (Toyko: Toyko News Service Limited, 1965)  large format octavo, 192 pp., index, well ill. with b&w photos and drawings and a color frontis.  a scarce and very significant work, the first of its kind presenting the most important elements of Japanese gardens to westerners.  very good copy in d.j., signed by the author.  $35

Samuel Newsom, JAPANESE GARDENS: A Guide to Form and Serenity in Country Living.  (Toyko: Toyko News Service, 1960)  folio, 196 pp., ill. with b&w and a few color photos by Kanto Shigemori.  An attractive work resulting form the collaboration of two experts on Japanese gardens.  a very good copy in dark blue buckram with rice-paper end papers, in slightly torn d.j.  $25

Samuel Newsom, JAPANESE GARDEN CONSTRUCTION.  (Toyko: Domoto, Kumagawa and Perkins, 1939)  quarto, 302 pp., index, appendices.  ill. with many fine quality b&w photos (on 285 additional unnumbered pages), drawings, and maps.  some uncut leaves, printed on three different kinds of paper with attractive decorative end-papers.  a truly unique binding consisting of stiff green cloth boards tied together with lilac silk cord drawstring, with only a partial decorative back-strip (as issued), gilt lettering and a pasted cloth panel with Japanese calligraphy on the front cover.  signed by Newsom on the title page and a presentation inscription from one of the publishers, Kaji Domoto, on the half-title page.  two tears on the inner margin of the front free end-papers and a little corner wear, otherwise a very good, tight copy of a rare and very uniquely issued work.  $250

Norman T. Newton, DESIGN ON THE LAND, THE DEVELOPMENT OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE.  (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press, 1971)  714 pp., index, bibliography, notes.  ill. with many b&w plates.  a very readable textbook of use by the general public as a comprehensive history of landscape design.  a very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $15  

Shir l ey Nicho l son, NYMANS: The Story of a Sussex Garden .  (Phoenix Mi l l , UK: A l l an Sutton, 1992)  176 pp., index, i l l .. with co l or and historic b&w photos.  The fascinating story of a Nation Trust garden that was created before the first Wor l d War.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Gunter Nitschke, JAPANESE GARDENS: Right Angle and Natural Form.  (Hohenzollernring, Germany: Taschen, 1999)  quarto, 240 pp., bibliography, glossary, notes, ill. with color and b&w photos.  An excellent, uncommon and attractive work on elements of Japanese garden design, with a summary of the individual gardens treated in the work.  Identical in contents to the 1991 edition (The Architecture of Japanese Gardens), despite the different pagination.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Mary Northend, GARDEN ORNAMENTS.  (NY: Duffield, 1916)  178 pp., well ill.; an important early work from an American perspective.  owner's name, front hinge weakening, a little wear at top of b.s., first 2 leaves mildly creased, o/w a very good, clean, tight copy in dark blue cloth binding with white decoration (spine lettering somewhat faded).  $20

Mary Northend, GARDEN ORNAMENTS.  (NY: Duffield, 1916)  178 pp., well ill.; an important early work from an American perspective. a little wear at top of b.s., o/w a very good, clean, tight copy in dark blue cloth binding with white decoration (spine lettering somewhat faded), with part of a clipped d.j. laid in.  $45

Trevor Nottle, OLD-FASHIONED GARDENS.  (Kenthurst, AU: Kangaroo Press, 1992)  quarto, 192 pp., index, appendices, ill.w with fine color photos by Ray Jarrat.  Not often seen outside Australia, this work presents a unique perspective on preserving and recreating historical gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Patricia O'Gorman, PATIOS AND GARDENS OF MEXICO.  (NY: Architectural Press, 1979)  quarto, 254 pp., ill. with 300 b&w photos by Bob Schalkwijk. one of the few works published on the subject and still a useful reference.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $15

Haruzo Ohashi, JAPANESE GARDENS OF THE MODERN ERA.  (Toyko: Graphic-Sha Pub. Co., 1987)  square quarto, 103 pp., ill. outstanding color photos by the author.  A brief introduction followed by photos and descriptions of elements of modern Japanese gardens.  An uncommon book in the scope of its coverage.  a very good copy in d.j.  $10

Haruzo Ohashi [photographer], THE TEA GARDEN.  (Toyko: Graphic-Sha Publishing Co., 1989)  square quarto, 116 pp., bilingual text, ill. with garden plans and beautiful color photos.  A very scarce and finely-produced work on a study of 60 gardens which accompany Japanese tea houses of all periods.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Cora M. Oneal, GARDENS AND HOMES OF MEXICO.  (Dallas, TX: Banks Upshaw & Co., 1947 [1945])  221+ pp., bibliography, decorative end papers, ill. with b&w photos.  a fairly uncommon work covering ancient and modern gardens and featuring some Mexican garden plants.  edges very slightly worn, o/w a very good copy in plum cloth binding.  $15

H[enry] Stuart Ortloff & Henry B. Raymore, THE BOOK OF LANDSCAPE DESIGN.  (NY: M. Barrows & Co., 1959)  316 pp., index, ill. with b&w photos and design sketches.  These important American landscape architects created another work designed for the non-professional landowner to create modest garden, and to become involved in municipal parks and land use planning.  very good copy in worn d.j.  $5

H[enry] Stuart Ortloff & Henry B. Raymore, COLOR AND DESIGN FOR EVERY GARDEN.  (NY: M. Barrows, 1954 [1951])  301 pp., index, plant lists, ill. with b&w design sketches and border plans and an attractive color frontis.  In the Jekyll tradition these important American landscape architects created a work designed for the owner of the modest garden to incorporate these principles into the herbaceous border.  This is an updated work based on their 1935 classic, Color and Succession of Bloom in the Flower Border.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $5

H[enry] Stuart Ortloff & Henry B. Raymore, GARDEN PLANNING AND BUILDING.  (NY: American Garden Guild/Doubleday, 1946 [1939])  revised edition.  282 pp., ill. with excellent b&w plans and drawings.  Far more than its pragmatic title would indicate, this is a significant work of its era instructing owners of small suburban gardens based in sound design techniques.  end-papers darkened, o/w a very good copy in well worn d.j.  $5

Charles Francis Osborne [Editor], HISTORIC HOUSES AND THEIR GARDENS: Palaces, Castles, County Places and Gardens of the Old and New Worlds Described by Several Writers. Illustrated With Plans and Photographs.  (Philadelphia: House & Garden/John Winston, 1908)  Introduction by Frank Miles Day.  large quarto, viii, 256 pp., ill. with many b&w plates: photos, drawings, and garden plans.  In this rather scarce work, thirty gardens are presented, in the U.K., U.S., and also France, Spain, Italy, India, Mexico, Corfu, and ancient Rome.  The authors include a young Vita Sackville West and Katherine Lee Bates.  minor wear at corners and b.s. extremities, o/w a very good copy in olive green cloth binding with black, blue, white, and gilt decoration.  $60

Mirabel Osler, THE SECRET GARDENS OF FRANCE.  (NY: Prentice Hall, 1993)  158 pp., index, ill. with color photos; interesting gardens in obscure places discovered by the author in her extensive travels.  as new in d.j.  $5

Maggie Oster, REFLECTIONS OF THE SPIRIT: Japanese Gardens in America.  (NY: Dutton, 1993)  quarto, 240 pp., index, list of sources, ill. with 175 fine color photos by the author; the best book to date on the subject, covering design principles, plants and elements, and giving advice to how to use them in creating a Japanese garden in America.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Carole Ottensen, THE NEW AMERICAN GARDEN: A Manifesto for Today's Gardener.  (NY: Macmillan, 1947)  quarto, 149 pp., index, bibliography, list of sources, well ill. with color photos and b&w sketches.  A book filled with fascinating ideas for modern gardening, many relating to the use of design and maintenance techniques with create plant selection.  very good copy in d.j.  $2

Paula Panich & Burba Trulsson, DESERT SOUTHWEST GARDENS.  (NY: Bantam, 1990)  square quarto, 245 pp., bibliography, profusely ill. with color photos by Terrence Moore; a long overdue work on a neglected subject.  as new in d.j.  $10

J.J. Pape [Editor], HOLLAND, GARDEN OF THE WORLD.  (Grand Rapids, MI: Jansma & Terpstra, n.d. [1984])  quarto, 274 pp., well ill. with many color photos.  an excellent, well-illustrated account of the famous Dutch bulb and flower industry in English, Dutch, German and French in four-column format.  very good copy in simulated brown leather binding in slightly torn d.j.  $5

Polly Park, THE WORLD IN MY GARDEN.  (Kenthurst, Australia: Kangaroo Press, 1988)  large format octavo, 112 pp., index, ill. with color and b&w photos and charming humorous line drawings in the text.  A scarce book detailing the distinctly idiosyncratic work involving the travel and research into and ultimately the creation of a modern garden in Canberra containing small representative Japanese, Chinese, Islamic, Indian, and Australian gardens.  very good copy in worn d.j., nicely inscribed by the author.  $5

Samuel Parsons Jr., HOW TO PLAN THE HOME GROUNDS.  (How to Plan the Home Grounds.  (NY: Doubleday McClure Co, 1899)  248 pp., index.  ill. with small garden plans and design sketches.  An important and scarce work where Parsons uses examples from well-known gardens to present design principles to the owners of smaller modest private gardens.  front hinge a little weak, b.s. faded, o/w a very good copy in light gray cloth binding.  $15

Anthony Paul & Yvonne Rees, THE WATER GARDEN.  (NY: Viking, 1986)  oblong format, 167 pp., index, appendix, ill. wit color photos and color & monochrome line drawings.  a well-illustrated basic guide to the subject.  very good copy in worn d.j.  $10

Anthony Paul & Yvonne Rees, DESIGNING WITH TREES.  (Topsfield, MA: Salem House, 1989)  quarto, 192 pp., pictorial covers, index, appendix, profusely ill. with color photos; aside form a listing of trees, much of the book is devoted to special features (foliage, flowers, bark, scent, form/shape, etc.) and to use of certain trees in special places.  A useful sequel to the Zion work that has become fairly scarce.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Anthony Paul & Yvonne Rees, THE GARDEN DESIGN BOOK.  (Topsfield, MA: Salem House, 1988)  quarto, 256 pp., index, appendix, well ill. with color photos and garden plans.  an interesting work presenting modern garden design through the eyes of 15 prominent modern garden designers, showing their approaches to various design elements.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Anna Pavord, THE BORDER BOOK: An Illustrated Practical Guide to Planting Borders, Beds and Out-of-the-Way Corners.  (London: Doring Kindersely, 1994)  small square quarto, 160 pp., index, well  ill. with color photos and color border plans and plant groupings.  far better than the vast majority of nicely illustrated but generally useless books of this genre, this work is particularly useful in offering many suggested treatments for a variety of corners and small spaces that we invariably have to deal with in our gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Elizabeth & Reginald Peplow, HERBS AND HERB GARDENS OF ENGLAND: A Comprehensive Guide.  (London: Bloomsbury Books, 1984)  pictorial boards, 208 pp., index, bibliography, glossary, well ill. with b&w and color photos and some garden plans.  A useful guide to 90 of the most interesting herb gardens in England from different eras.  very good copy in torn, wrinkled d.j.  $10

Anita Pereire & Gabrielle Van Zuylen, GARDENS OF FRANCE.  (NY: Harmony, 1983)  small folio, 223 pp., index, bibliography, ill. with outstanding color photos by Robert Cesar of 32 private French gardens.  A beautifully illustrated study depicting gardens of many eras.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $10

Anita Pereire, GARDENS FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY.  (London: Aurum Press, 1999)  quarto, 216 pp., index, attractive decorative end-papers, ill. with fine color photos.  An interesting survey of over 50 contemporary gardens from across the globe.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Kathryn Phillips, PARADISE BY DESIGN: Native Plants and the New American Landscape.  (NY: North Point Press, 1998)  265 pp.  An interesting treatise on creating wild gardens, based to a great part on her personal experience.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Charles Platt, ITALIAN GARDENS.  (London: Thames & Hudson, 1993)  With an Overview by Keith Morgan.  170 pp., index, notes, ill. with fine reproductions of the photos in the original (1884) work, top which are added 20 photos from the author's archive, not reproduced in the original edition.  A beautifully produced reprint edition (the original edition has become virtually unobtainable) with significant additions in these previously unpublished photos and in the modern commentary.  as new in d.j.  $10

George Plumptre, GREAT GARDENS, GREAT DESIGNERS.  (London: Ward Lock, 1994)  square quarto, 159 pp., ill. with fine color photos.  an interesting study of 14 important modern gardens and their designers; of local interest, one of the gardens featured is Naumkeag, in Stockbridge, Mass.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

George Plumptre, GARDEN ORNAMENT: Five Hundred Years of Nature, Art, and Artifice.  (NY: Doubleday, 1989)  small folio, 256 pp., index, appendices, ill. with excellent color and b&w photos by Hugh Palmer.  Of the more recent garden ornament books, this scarce work is by far the most attractive and most informative.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

George Plumptre, THE WATER GARDEN: Styles, Designs & Visions.  (London/NY: Thames &  Hudson, 1993)  square quarto,  208 pp., index, list of gardens.  ill. with beautiful color photos by Hugh Palmer.  a superbly produced work, covering the history and design of water gardens around the world, certainly elevates the subject well above the usual work on the subject.  fine copy in d.j.  $10

[Process Architecture Company], CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE LANDSCAPE.  (Toyko: Process Architecture Co., 1988)  The dust jacket title reads Japanese Landscape Architecture: Contemporary Environmental Design)  Preface by Akira Sato.  Communication and Collaboration Among Worldwide Landscape Architects by Haruto Kobayashi.  quarto, 220 pp., text and captions in English and Japanese.  profusely ill. with color photos and a few b&w design sketches.  An attractive and very scare pictorial study of modern Japanese landscape architecture with the briefest of textual introductions.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Helaine Prentice, THE GARDENS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA.  (San Francisco: Chronicle, 1990)  quarto, 255 pp., index, bibliography, fine color photos by Melba Levick.  an attractive and informative work covering 25 gardens open to the public; a useful work supplement Victoria Padilla's 1969 book.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Michel Racine and Ernest J.-P. Boursies-Mougenot, JARDINS DE LA COTE D'AZUR [GARDENS OF THE CITE D'AZUR].  (La Calade, France: Edisud Arpeg, 1987)  quarto, 181 pp., index, notes, bibliography, appendices; well ill. with color photos and b&w plans and drawings.  an outstanding French-text work that is a sequel to The Gardens of Provence and the French Riviera. This very scarce work was not issued in an English language edition.  very good copy in d.j.  $85

"Miss Read" [Dora Saint], THE ENGLISH VICARAGE GARDEN.  (London: Michael Joseph, 1988)  large format, 175 pp., most attractive decorative end-papers, ill. with color photos,  copies of old b&w photos, a few garden plans and charming chapter-head drawings.  an interesting and surprisingly scarce work covering 30 English vicarage gardens, including those of Gilbert White, S. Reynolds "Dean" Hole and Henry "Canon" Ellacombe.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Yvonne Rees, THE ART OF BALCONY GARDENING.  (London: Ward Lock, 1991)  large format octavo, 144 pp., index, plant lists, ill. with color photos and b&w sketches.  The first book to date specifically on the use of balconies for gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Richard O. Reisem, 200 YEARS OF ROCHESTER ARCHITECTURE AND GARDENS.  (Rochester, NY: Landmark Society of Western New York, 1994)  large quarto, 144 pp., index, ill. with the fine color photos of Andy Olenick.  A well illustrated study of the development of architecture and gardens in this western New York city from the 1790s to the 20th century.  very good copy in torn d.j.  $10

Lanning Roper, THE GARDENS IN THE ROYAL PARK AT WINDSOR.  (Garden City: Doubleday, 1959)  quarto, 128 pp., index, well ill. in color and b&w;  an excellent work on an important modern garden created from the 1930's to the 1950's.  very good copy in worn d.j.  $10

Miriam Rothschild & Kate Garton & Lionel De Rothschild, THE ROTHSCHILD GARDENS.  (NY: Abrams, 1997)  small square quarto, 190 pp., index, ill. with reproductions of old illustrations and with contemporary color photos by Andrew Lawson.  The first work to provide an overview of both gardens and parks owned or created by the renowned Rothschild family.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Vivian Russell, GARDENS OF THE RIVIERA.  (NY: Rizzoli, 1993)  quarto, 166 pp., index, bibliography, well. ill. with color and b&w photos.  an attractive study of the interesting variety of gardens that have been established on the Riviera since the 1830's.  as new in d.j.  $10

[John Sales, General Editor, with various authors], THE GARDENS OF BRITAIN.  (London: Batsford, 1976-1979)  a series of 7 matching volumes, issued separately.  They consists of: Patrick Synge, THE GARDENS OF BRITAIN (1): DEVON & CORNWALL.  (1977)  158 pp.; Alan Paterson, THE GARDENS OF BRITAIN (2): DORSET, HAMPSHIRE AND THE ISLE OF WIGHT.  (1978)  176 pp.; Richard Bisgrove, THE GARDENS OF BRITAIN (3): Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, and Hertfordshire.  (1978)  208 pp.; Tom Wright, THE GARDENS OF BRITAIN (4): KENT, EAST AND WEST SUSSEX, SURREY.  (1978)  256 pp.; Kenneth Lemmon, THE GARDENS OF BRITAIN (5): Yorkshire & Humberside.  (1978)  207 pp.; John Anthony, THE GARDENS OF BRITAIN (6): Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, and Nottinghamshire.  (1979)  175 pp.; and Peter Verney, THE GARDENS OF SCOTLAND.  (n.d. [1976])  160 pp.  Each has an index and is well illustrated with b&w and color photos, garden plans, and maps.  This excellent series of six books, published under the auspices of the Royal Horticultural Society, provides the most complete and comprehensive coverage of gardens in different regions of the England.  They are rarely available as a complete set.  All are very good copies in d.j.'s with the slightest of wear and fading.  $35

Michael Saudan & Sylvia Saudan-Skira, FROM FOLLY TO FOLLIES: Discovering the World of Gardens.  (Hohenzollernring, Germany: Taschen, 1997)  small folio, 237 pp., index, bibliography, notes, decorative end-papers, ill. with 242 photos and drawings in color and b&w.  A fascinating study of European gardens through their buildings, ornament and statuary.  very good copy in d.j.  $20

Diana Saville, GARDENS FOR SMALL COUNTRY HOUSES.  (London: Viking, 1988)  208 pp., index, appendix, ill. in color and b&w, list of plants.  An interesting work carrying the approach of the earlier Jekyll/Weaver work with the same title into modern times.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Diana Saville, WALLED GARDENS: Their Planting and Design.  (London: Batsford, 1982)  168 pp., index, well ill. with b&w photos, the only recent work on the subject, and rather scarce.  a very good copy in d.j.  $15

Claire E. Sawyers, THE AUTHENTIC GARDEN: Five Principles for Cultivating a Sense of Place.  (Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2007)  large format octavo, 285 pp., index, bibliography, well ill. with color photos.  A study of the basic design elements behind creating a truly traditional American garden.  very good copy in d.j., nicely inscribed by the author, with information the author's 2008 lecture at the New York Botanic Garden included.  $10

Irmtraud Schaarschmidt-Richter and Osamu Mori, JAPANESE GARDENS.  (NY: William Morrow & Co., 1979)  translated by Janet Seligman. quarto, 324 pp., index, maps, garden plans, bibliography, glossary, notes.  well ill. with  b&w and color photos.  One of the most thorough and well-produced works on Japanese garden history ever published, and now rather scarce.  very good copy in d.j.  $25

 

Marina Schinz & Susan Littlefield, VISIONS OF PARADISE: Themes & Variations on the Garden.  (NY: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1985)  small folio, 272 pp., index;  Covers cottage, herb, rose, kitchen, perennial, naturalized, Italian Renaissance and French Baroque gardens, the quality of the photos by Marina Schinz and their reproduction is marvelous; for lighting, detail and brilliancy of colors these are unmatched, even in an era where publishing technology allows for full color photographic illustrations as a matter of course.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

R. Terry Schnadelbach, FERRUCCIO VITALE: LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT OF THE COUNTRY PLACE ERA.  (NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 2001)  Foreword by Horace Havemeyer III.  large oblong quarto, 326 pp., index, bibliography, notes, chronology, ill. with color and b&w photos and plans.  The first detailed study of an important American landscape architect in a beautifully produced work.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Warren Schultze & Rebecca W. Atwater Briccetti & Rick Darke, GARDEN FAVORITES: Designing with Herbs, Climbers, Roses and Grasses.  (NY: Metro Books, 1999)  square quarto, 288 pp., index, well ill. with color photos.  A profusely illustrated study of the selection of distinctive ornamental plants in garden design.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Andrew Sclater [Editor], THE NATIONAL BOTANICAL GARDEN OF WALES.  (London: Harper Collins, 2000)  large square quarto, 192 pp., index, bibliography, well ill. with color and b&w photos, maps and plans.  Quite different from other works on botanical gardens, covering one of modern creation, and including poems by Gillian Clarke.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Frank J. Scott, THE ART OF BEAUTIFYING SUBURBAN HOME GROUNDS OF SMALL EXTENT.  (NY: John Alden, 1886 [1870])  618 pp., ill. with over 200 engravings, some showing garden plans; an important early work on suburban gardening by a pupil of Downing's, with especially valuable information on the use of trees and shrubs in late 19th century landscaping.  original green cloth binding, trifle edge wear, neat owner's inscription on front free end-paper, tiny tear tape-repaired on corner of one leaf, but in general a clean, tight, copy of a significant work of its era often encountered in poorer condition.  $75

Frank J. Scott, THE ART OF BEAUTIFYING SUBURBAN HOME GROUNDS OF SMALL EXTENT.  (NY: American Book Exchange, 1881 [1870])  618 pp., ill. with over 200 engravings, some showing garden plans; an important early work on suburban gardening by a pupil of Downing's, with especially valuable information on the use of trees and shrubs in late 19th century landscaping.  original reddish brown cloth with gilt decoration (the cover title reads Beautiful Homes), neat owner's name in front and pencil annotation on blank leaf near rear of book, a little wear at top and bottom of b.s., minor stain on bottom edge (not affecting pages), but in general a clean, tight, bright copy of a significant work of its era often encountered in poorer condition.  $75

Anne Scott-Janes, SISSINGHURST: THE MAKING OF A GARDEN.  (London: Michael Joseph, 1981 [1974])  160 pp., indices, ill. in color and b&w; the fascinating story of Vita Sackville-West and her famous garden very good copy in d.j.  $10

Carol Seebohm & Christopher Sykes [photographer], PRIVATE LANDSCAPES: Creating Form, Vistas, and Mystery in the Garden.  (NY: Potter, 1989)  square quarto, 251 pp., index, bibliography, appendices; ill. with color photos & garden plans by Perry Guillot.  This book teaches by example, by covering in detail 19 special private American and English gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Charlotte Seeling & Carina Landau, GARDENS OF MALLORCA.  (Berlin, Germany: Feierabend Verlag, 2003)  small square folio, text in English, French & German.  280 pp., appendix, ill. with color garden plans and spectacular color photos.  a stunning production covering gardens not depicted in most other works.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Kiyoshi Seike & Masawobu Kudõ & David Engel, A JAPANESE TOUCH FOR YOUR GARDEN.  (Toyko: Kodansha International, 1982 [1980])  quarto, 80 pp., index, ill. with color photos and b&w drawings.  An information work concentrating on specific design elements and their use.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

E[dward] T[errie] H[endrie] Shaffer, CAROLINA GARDENS.  (NY: Devin Adair, 1963 [1937])  326 pp., index, ill. with b&w photos.  a highly readable account of travels visiting a number of interesting gardens, with considerable historical background included.  a refreshing alternative to the works on regional gardens which are largely books of color photographs and little reading material.  very good copy in worn d.j.  $10

Sarah Chase Shaw, NEW GARDENS OF THE AMERICAN WEST: Contemporary Gardens and Inspiring Landscape elements.  (NY: Watson Guptill, 2003)  small oblong folio, 143 pp., well ill with color photos by D.A. Horchner and garden plans.  An impressive work showcasing modern western gardens designed by Residential Landscapes of Design Workshop.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Louise Shelton, BEAUTIFUL GARDENS IN AMERICA.  (NY: Scribners, 1924)  revised edition [the 1st was 1915]. quarto, 561 pp., ill. with 8 color plates and 247 b&w photographic ills.; pictorial ill. mounted on cover;  the best work to illustrate a variety of American gardens of the period.  end-papers darkened, o/w a very good, clean, tight copy in olive green cloth binding with mounted photo on front cover.  $30

Kanto Shigemori, JAPANESE GARDENS: Islands of Serenity.  (Toyko & San Francisco: Japan Publishing, 1971)  quarto, 251 pp., index, glossary, well ill. with 223 b&w and few color photos.  The innermost meaning of  Japanese gardens is revealed through study of 82 famous gardens.  a very good copy in attractive green buckram binding with white cloth b.s. with gilt lettering in slightly worn d.j.  $35

Paul C. Siciliano, LANDSCAPE INTERPRETATIONS: History, Techniques, and, Design Interpretations.  (Clifton Park, NY: Thomson/Delmar Learning, 2005)  quarto, 310 pp., index, bibliography, ill. with color photos and garden plans.  This is a unique source book for landscape architecture drawing on remarkable surviving gardens in Western Europe.  near fine copy in pictorial boards.  $5

Barbara Simms, JOHN BROOKES: Garden and Landscape Designer.  (London: Conran Octopus, 2007)  small square folio, 208 pp., index, notes, appendices, ill. with color and b&w photos and drawings by Brookes.  The long overdue work on the career and work of today's possibly most influential garden and landscape designer.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

John Simonds, LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE: A Manual of Site Planning & Design.  revised edition.  (NY: McGraw Hill, 1983)  large quarto, 331 pp., index, appendices, profusely illustrated; first issued in 1961, this is the desirable revised edition of the standard work on the subject for the layman.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $15

O[ssian] C[ole] Simonds, LANDSCAPE GARDENING.  (Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2000 [1920])  lvi, 338 pp., with an excellent new introduction by Robert Grese, which precedes a reproduction of the 1920 original work.  The Introduction contains additional photos and plans of Simonds, his homes and gardens.  Simonds (1855-1931) was a very important American landscape architect who now receives the recognition he deserves from this excellent reprint of his classic work in the ASLA Centennial Reprint Series.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Mary Riley Smith, THE FRONT GARDEN: New Approaches to Landscape Design.  (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1991)  large square format, 192 pp., index, bibliography, appendices.  ill. with color photos & excellent monochrome plans.  Since Johnson's Foundation Planting (1927-1937), no other book has been published on the important subject of gardens for the fronts of houses, where the first impression of one's property is made.  a very good copy in d.j.  $10

Dan Snow, LISTENING TO STONE: Hardy Structure, Perilous Follies, and Other Tangles with Nature.  (NY: Artisan, 2008)  145 pp., well ill. with b&w and color photos and b&w line drawings.  An intriguing work on the use of contemporary stonework in landscaping in the mountains of southeastern Vermont.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Robin Langley Sommer, TRADITIONAL GARDEN DECOR.  (San Diego, CA: Thunder Bay Press, 2001)  quarto, 256 pp., index, bibliography, decorative end-papers, ill. with many attractive color photos.  an interesting new work on a wide variety of garden structures, ornament and decor of "garden rooms."  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Michael Spens, GARDENS OF THE MIND: THE GENIUS OF GEOFFREY JELLICOE.  (Woodbridge, UK: Antique Collectors' Club, 1992)  quarto, 191 pp., decorative end-papers, index, appendices, well ill. in color and b&w, with photos, plans and drawings.  The definitive biography of the master landscape architect, Geoffrey Jellicoe (1900-1996), in an attractive format work.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Michael Spens, JELLICOE AT SHUTE.  (London: Academy Editions, 1993)  quarto, 96 pp., bibliography, notes, list of designs, ill. in color and b&w with photos & sketches.  A detailed and well illustrate account of his 20-year project creating the marvelous gardens at Chute, and their relationship to the entirety of his work.  The scarce hardcover edition.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Cindy Spicer, CAROLINA EDENS.  (Winston-Salem, NC: John Blair, 1995)  square format, 176 pp., index, bibliography, ill. with color photos by Al Spicer.  a little-known but attractive and useful guide to gardens open to the public in North and South Carolina.  fine copy in d.j.  $5

Cindy Spicer, PEACH STATE PARADISE: A Guide to the Gardens and Natural Areas of Georgia.  (Winston-Salem, NC: John Blair, 1997)  square format, 175 pp., index, bibliography, ill. with color photos by Al Spicer.  a little-known but attractive and useful guide to gardens and arboreta open to the public in Georgia.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Fletcher Steele, GARDENS AND PEOPLE: A Book About the Art of Harmony Between Man and His Land.  (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1964).  first edition.  221 pp.  From a worldwide perspective, this unassuming-looking work covers many interesting aspects of the subject, and has become a scarce classic in its genre.  a very good copy in d.j.  $25

Guy Sternberg & Jim Wilson, LANDSCAPING WITH NATIVE TREES.  Edition for the Northeast, Midwest, Southeast and Midsouth.  (Shelburne, VT: Chapters, 1995)  quarto, index, extensive bibliography, list of sources, ill. with color photos and b&w tree outlines.  By far the best work ever produced on the subject.  fine copy in pictorial boards.  $10

David Stevens, THE GARDEN DESIGN SOURCEBOOK: The Essential Guide to Garden Materials and Structures.  (London: Conran Octopus, 1995)  square quarto, 191 pp., index, ill. with color photos & drawings.  The best encyclopedia of garden design elements since the House of Boughs.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Roy Strong, A SMALL GARDEN DESIGNER'S HANDBOOK.  (Boston: Little Brown, 1987)  square quarto, 144 pp., index, bibliography, ill. with color photos and very useful color drawings.  Covering various garden features and garden ornament, this is one of the best of the "small garden" books.  This is the identical work as Creating Small Gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Roy Strong, CREATING SMALL GARDENS.  (NY: Villard Books, 1987)  square quarto, 144 pp., index, bibliography, ill. with color photos and very useful color drawings.  Covering various garden features and garden ornament, this is one of the best of the "small garden" books.  This is the identical work as A Small Garden Designer's Handbook.  very good copy in torn d.j.  $5

Roy Strong, ORNAMENT IN THE SMALL GARDEN.  (Buffalo, NY: Firefly Books, 2000)  square quarto, 144 pp., index, ill. with color photos and garden plans.  one of the few works on garden ornament intended for the owner of the small garden and covering both traditional antique and modernistic ornaments.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Roy Strong, THE LASKETT: The Story of a Garden.  (London: Transworld/Bantam Press, 2003)  large format octavo, 271 pp., decorative end-papers, appendices, profusely ill. with color photos and b&w photos and sketches.  The highly personal story of the author's creation of a remarkable garden in Herefordshire.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

David Stuart, CLASSIC GARDEN FEATURES.  (London: Conran Octopus, 2000)  quarto, 160 pp., index, list of suppliers, well ill. with color photos.  an attractive modern sourcebook for garden structures and ornaments.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Faith Swanson & Virginia Rady, HERB GARDEN DESIGN.  (Hanover, NH: University Presses of New England, 1984)  quarto, 155 pp., indices, bibliography, glossary, ill. with a few b&w photos and many plans.  The only work on the subject written for the American gardener.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Grace Tabor, THE LANDSCAPE GARDENING BOOK.  (NY: McBride, 1911)  first edition.  180 pp., index, ill. with b&w photos.  An important work in the history of American garden design, featuring mostly examples from larger contemporary American gardens.  bookplate, a little wear to top and bottom of b.s., internally a very good copy in blue cloth binding with gilt decoration with applied color photo to the front cover.  $35

Grace Tabor, THE LANDSCAPE GARDENING BOOK.  (NY: McBride, 1911)  first edition.  180 pp., index, ill. with b&w photos.  An important work in the history of American garden design, featuring mostly examples from larger contemporary American gardens.  one small spot damaged on b.s., internally a very good copy in blue cloth binding with gilt decoration with applied color photo to the front cover.  $40

Carla Tagliaferri, GREEN PLACES: CREATIVE GARDEN DESIGN.  (Rome, Italy: Accademia Degli Incolti, 1991?)  small oblong quarto, 364+ pp., bibliography, appendix, profusely ill. in b&w and color with photos, plans, drawings, and engravings from all ages.  A very scarce and well-produced work on the history of Italian garden design.  This English language edition is limited to 1300 numbered copies, signed by the author, this being # 822.  very good copy of a quality softbound work in stiff wraps in a mylar protector.  $50

Gisei Takakuwa, INVITATION TO JAPANESE GARDENS.  (Kyoto: Mitsumura Suiko Shoin, 1960)  the scarce original bilingual edition.  large format octavo, 157, 83 pp., glossary, list of gardens, ill. with many b&w photos by Kiichi Asano.  a brief history accompanying examples of many types of gardens.  neat owner's ink stamp on fly-leaf, o/w a very good copy in  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $20

Judith Tankard, THE GARDENS OF ELLEN BIDDLE SHIPMAN.  (Sagaponack, NY: Sagapress, 1996)  large format octavo, 230 pp., index, bibliography, notes, client list, ill. with sepia reproductions of period photos and designs.  A most thorough work on an important American designer, who created over 650 gardens between 1914 and 1946.  very good copy in d.j.  $20

Ogden Tanner & Adele Auchincloss, THE NEW YORK BOTANIC GARDEN: an Illustrated Chronicle of Plants and People.  (NY: Walker, 1991)  quarto, 190 pp., index, appendix, ill. with striking color photos by Allen Rokach.  covers not only the history and layout of the gardens, but also the garden's work in plant exploration, conservation, outreach and education.  copy # 454 of limited slipcased edition.  very good copy in d.j. in protective box.  $5

Ogden Tanner, GARDENING AMERICA: Regional & Historical Influences in the Contemporary Garden.  (NY: Viking, 1990)  square quarto, 255 pp., index, bibliography, appendices, ill. with 300 color photos showing 50 gardens;  an interesting work showing how various garden owners/designers have used indigenous materials and respected the vernacular in their work.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $5

Thomasina Tarling, TRULY TINY GARDENS.  (London: Conran Octopus, 1995)  square quarto, 96 pp., index, ill. with color photos and plans.  A useful addition to the many works on small gardens, for use by persons with a very small city lot.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $5

George C. Taylor, GARDEN MAKING BY EXAMPLE.  (London: Country Life Ltd., 1935 [1952])  revised and enlarged edition.  180 pp., filled with b&w photos and excellent garden plans.  an important work for small garden design, intended to instruct the owner of the modest garden in garden design, basically through these photos and plans.  a very good copy in green cloth binding.  $10

Jane Taylor [with Andrew Lawson], THE ENGLISH COTTAGE GARDEN.  (London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1994)  large oblong format octavo, 159 pp., decorative end-papers, index, ill. with the wonderful color photos of Andrew Lawson.  a rather scarce work showcasing an excellent selection of gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Patrick Taylor, MAKING GARDENS: An Essential Guide to Planning and Planting.  (Portland:: Timber Press, 1998)  large format octavo, 244 pp., index, plant lists, ill. with color photos and very useful color plans illustrating various kinds of small gardens.  An ingenious work designed to approach garden planning from the design of small garden components that for a unified whole.  very good copy in d.j.  $2

Patrick Taylor, PERIOD GARDENS.  (London: Parkgate Books, 1998 [1991])  square quarto, 216 pp., index, bibliography, gazetteer of gardens, ill. with color photos and b&w garden plans.  A very interesting work  on 12 important English gardens that have painstakingly been restored.  very good copy in d.j. over pictorial boards.  $5

Graham Stuart Thomas, [Editor], RECREATING THE PERIOD GARDEN.  (Boston: Godine, 1985)  192 pp., index, color and b&w ills.; sponsored by the National Trust, its other contributors include Paul Edwards, Kay Sanecki & Brent Elliott.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Elspeth Thompson & Melanie Eclare, NEW DECORATED GARDEN: Transform Your Garden with Contemporary Elements.  (NY: Ryland, Peters & Small, 2002)  square quarto, 144 pp., decorative end-papers, list of sources, well illustrated with color photos.  an interesting work on the use of various objects and materials: garden art, furniture, containers, etc. for adding unique touches to modern gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Patricia Thorpe, AMERICA'S COTTAGE GARDENS.  (NY: Random House, 1990)  square quarto, 192 pp., index, ill. with color photos by Eve Sonneman; an interesting study, the first and only to date, of American renditions of cottage gardens; some examples, interestingly enough, are from this region of New York State.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Bonnie Tinsley, VISIONS OF DELIGHT: The Singapore Botanic Gardens through the ages.  (Singapore, Malaysia: Singapore Botanic Garden, 1989)  small oblong quarto, decorative end-papers, 95 pp., bibliography, ill. with color photos and drawings, plan of the garden.  The only work on a fascinating 130-year old botanic garden.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

George Tobey, A HISTORY OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE: The Relationship of People to the Environment.  (NY: Elsevier North Holland, 1973)  quarto, 302 pp., bibliography, appendices, ill. with b&w maps, drawings, and charts.  An excellent history of landscape architecture in the western world that has become rather scarce, tracing trends from one era to another.  minor cover wear and spotting, internally a very good, clean, tight copy in blue cloth binding.  $20

Alan Toogood, SECRET GARDENS.  (North Pomfret, VT: Trafalgar Square, 1987)  quarto, 128 pp., index, ill. with color photos & monochrome garden plans.  A useful work on visual features to enhance the modern small garden.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Alan Toogood, THE SHELTERED GARDEN.  (Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1989)  large format octavo, 160 pp. index, ill. with color photos by John Glover & excellent line drawings.  an especially useful work for gardeners who wish to cultivate plants of borderline hardiness.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Norman Track [Editor], CANADA'S ROYAL GARDEN: Portraits & Reflections.  (NY: Viking, 1974)  oblong quarto, 150 pp., index, ill. with color photos and wood engravings by Gerard Brender a Brandis.  an attractive work with short essays relating to the Royal Botanic Gardens, Hamilton, Ontario, established in the 1940's.  very good copy in d.j.  $2

James Grayson Trulove, 40 LANDSCAPES.  (San Diego, CA: Thunder Bay Press, 2003)  square quarto, pictorial boards, 350 pp., appendix, ill. in color and b&w with photos and garden plans.  an excellent detailed study of works by six prominent modern garden designers from across the globe.  fine copy in d.j.  $5

James Grayson Trulove, POCKET GARDENS: Big Ideas for Small Gardens.  (NY: William Morrow, 2000)  square quarto, 208 pp., well ill. with color photos and design plans.  interesting ideas for imaginative (many of them modernistic) small gardens from an American landscape architect.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

James Truscott, PRIVATE GARDENS OF SCOTLAND.  (NY: Harmony, 1988)  quarto, 160 pp., index, 170 photos by Hugh Palmer; covers 23 gardens not widely known or covered in previous works.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Roger Turner, BETTER GARDEN DESIGN.  (London: Dent, 1986)  189 pp., index, appendices, ill. with color photos and line drawings; a useful work intended to show the application of design principles and planting techniques on the smaller garden.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Marie-Francoise Valery, FRENCH GARDEN STYLE.  foreword by Penelope Hobhouse.  (NY: Crescent Books, 1995 [1990])  small folio, 240 pp., index, 250 outstanding color photos by Georges Leveque; an excellent and attractive work highlighting the various elements which run as a common thread through French gardens of all ages.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $10

Arend Van Der Horst, GARDEN ORNAMENTS.  (Rebo Publications, 1996 [printed in the Netherlands])  translated by Suzanne Walter, quarto, pictorial covers, 144 pp., ill. with color photos.  a comprehensive work stressing ornaments for use in modern gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Rupert Van Der Werff & Jackie Rees, GARDEN ANTIQUES: HOW TO SOURCE AND IDENTIFY.  (London: Octopus, 2003)  large format squarish octavo, 144 pp., index, glossary, list of sources, well ill. with color photos.  an excellent work supplementing the recent books on garden ornament by including useful information for collectors.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

James Van Sweden, GARDENING WITH WATER.  (NY: Random House, 1995)  large format octavo, 205 pp., index, bibliography, ill. with color photos and b&w drawings.  a very useful work showing water garden design and construction based on examples of fountains, swimming pools, lily pools, ponds and water edges designed by Van Sweden and Wolfgang Oehme.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

James Van Sweden [with Thomas Christopher], ARCHITECTURE IN THE GARDEN.  (NY: Random House, 2002)  Foreword by Penelope Hobhouse.  quarto, 264 pp., index, select bibliography, ill. with excellent color photos and b&w drawings.  a useful study of many creative uses of garden architecture, including garden art.  The book is devoted equally to specific Van Sweden gardens and to treatment of the various architectural elements.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Gabrielle Van Zuylen, THE GARDENS OF RUSSELL PAGE.  (NY: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1991)  small folio, 255 pp., index, chronology; ill. with 250 excellent color photos by Marina Schinz; Page (1906-1985) designed innumerable gardens around the globe, and their essence was captured not only by many visits to them by the author and photographer, but also research into Page's private papers brought much new information to light in a book which has become surprisingly scarce.  very good copy in d.j.  $25

Gabrielle Van Zuylen and Gilles de Brissac, APREMONT: A French Folly.  (NY: Vendome Press, 1999)  78 pp., ill. with color photos by Claire de Virieu and garden plans.  a attractive work in the Small Books of Great Garden series outlines this historic garden park with notable structures.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Collin Varner & Christine Allen, GARDENS OF VANCOUVER.  (Vancouver, Raincoast Books, 1999)  small folio, 192 pp., index, ill. with color photos and especially useful color plans of all the gardens described.  An attractive new work covering 26 private gardens not covered by any other published works.  very good copy in torn d.j.  $15

Rosemary Verey, THE MAKING OF A GARDEN.  (NY: Holt, 1995)  square quarto, 192 pp., index,ill. with color photos by Tony Lord and watercolor garden plans by Hilary Wills.  a beautifully illustrated work covering many interesting facets of garden planning and design.  fine copy in d.j.  $5

Peter Verney & Michael Dunne, THE GENIUS OF THE GARDEN.  (London: Webb & Bower/Michael Joseph, 1989)  square quarto, 120 pp., index, notes, bibliography; ill. with sketched & attractive color photos; an interesting work revealing eight important concepts of garden design, such as the mixed border, the vertical dimension and the outdoor room.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Christina von Hantelmann [Editor], GARDENS OF DELIGHT: The Great Islamic Gardens.  (London: DuMont Monte, 2001)  small folio, 233 pp., bibliography, list of gardens open to the public in five countries.  ill. with striking color photos.  an attractive overview of Islamic gardens of all era emphasizing those that are accessible today.  very good copy in torn d.j.  $15

Rosamund Wallinger, GERTRUDE JEKYLL'S LOST GARDEN: The Restoration of an Edwardian Masterpiece.  (Woodbridge, UK: Garden Art Press, 2000)  quarto, 216 pp., indices, bibliography, decorative end-papers, ill. with contemporary color and historic b&w photos and plans.  The fascinating detailed story of the documentation and reconstruction of a garden created at Upton Grey in 1908 by Jekyll for editor and architect, Charles Holme.  fine copy in d.j.  $5

William Warren, BALINESE GARDENS.  (London: Thames & Hudson, 1995)  quarto, 190 pp., index, ill. with fine color photos by Luca Tettoni.  an attractive work, and the only one to date on the subject.  minor damage to rear end-paper, o/w a very good copy in d.j.  $10

John Watkins, GARDENS OF THE ANTILLES.  (Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1952)  244 pp., index, ill. with a few interesting b&w photos, extensive list of plants; an interesting overview of gardens in the West Indies from a historical perspective, becoming quite scarce.  very good copy in worn, darkened d.j.  $10

Frank A. Waugh, TEXTBOOK OF LANDSCAPE GARDENING: Designed Especially for the Use of Non-Professional Students.  (NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1922)  346 pp., index, bibliography, ill. with b&w photos and plans (one colored).  An important summary (and surprisingly scarce) early text on American landscape gardening by a very influential American practitioner, nontechnical and covering all aspects of the subject.  rear cover a bit wrinkled, o/w a very good copy in olive green cloth binding with gilt decoration.  $35

Frank A. Waugh, BOOK OF LANDSCAPE GARDENING.  (NY: Orange Judd Publishing, 1926)  third edition.  236 pp., index, bibliography, ill. with b&w photos.  An important overview of the subject at that time.  end-papers darkened, a little b.s. wear, o/w a very good copy in blue cloth binding with gilt decoration.  $10

Jane Waymark, MODERN GARDEN DESIGN: Innovation Since 1900.  (London: Thames & Hudson, 2001)  large format octavo, 256 pp., index, bibliography, notes, well ill. with color and b&w photos.  An excellent overview of different trends in modern garden design from a unique perceptive.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Jacob Weidenmann, VICTORIAN LANDSCAPE GARDENING: A Facsimile of Jacob Weidenmann's `Beautiful Country Homes.'  (Watkins Glen, NY: American Life Foundation, 1978)  Introduction by David Schuyler,  folio, 8, 40, 48 pp., reproducing the 24 plates of the original in b&w, and 4 of them in color.  A valuable quality reprint of a very important (and extremely rare) work by a significant but not well known landscape architect, with examples of his work from parks, gardens and cemeteries in New England and New York State.  very good copy in original wraps.  $10

Michael Weishan and Cristina Roig, FROM A VICTORIAN GARDEN: Creating the Romance of a Bygone Age Right in Your Own Backyard.  (NY: Viking Studio, 2004)  large format squarish octavo, 143 pp., pictorial boards, index, bibliography, appendices, ill. with color photos by Susan Seubert, and reproductions of period photos and engravings.  An imaginative work with many ideas of use by contemporary gardeners.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

George Whitehead, GARDEN DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION: An Illustrated Guide.  (London: Faber & Faber, 1966)  252 pp., index, brief bibliography, appendices.  ill. with b&w photos and line drawings.  A useful and surprisingly scarce work intended for the owner of a small garden, based on the author's years of experience.  a very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $5

Jan Kowalczewski Whitner, GARDENING WITH STONE: Using Stone Features to Add Mystery, Magic, and Meaning to Your Garden.  (NY: Macmillan, 1999)  square quarto, 212 pp., index, glossary, ill. with fine color photos by Linda Quartman Younker.  An excellent new work covering a wide variety of uses of stone, from natural and traditional gardens to bold modern designs.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Keith Wiley, ON THE WILD SIDE: Experiments in New Naturalism.  (Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2004)  large format octavo, 256 pp., ill. with wonderful color photos.  a fascinating worldwide study of all kinds of natural landscapes.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Keith Wiley, ON THE WILD SIDE: Experiments in New Naturalism.  (Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2004)  large format octavo, 256 pp., ill. with wonderful color photos.  a fascinating worldwide study of all kinds of natural landscapes.  very good copy in d.j., signed by the author.  $15

Elizabeth Wilkinson & Marjorie Henderson [Editors], THE HOUSE OF BOUGHS: A Sourcebook of Garden Ornament, Structures and Suppliers.  (NY: Viking, 1985)  quarto, 226 pp., bibliography, profusely illustrated with color and b&w photos and ills. from older works; attractive white cloth binding with gilt decoration and stylish decorative end-papers; a most useful modern dictionary of garden ornament, showing a sampling of each of many types of ornaments and structures, becoming quite scarce.  very good copy in faded (as usual) and slightly worn d.j.  $15

Elizabeth Wilkinson & Marjorie Henderson [Editors], DECORATING EDEN: A Sourcebook of Garden Ornament, Structures and Suppliers.  (San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1992 [1985])  quarto, 226 pp., bibliography, profusely illustrated with b&w photos and ills. from older works; attractive white cloth binding with gilt decoration and stylish decorative end-papers. Originally issued as The House of Boughs, this most useful modern dictionary of garden ornament, shows a sampling of each of many types of ornaments and structures.  very good copy in d.j.  $15

Marjorie Wille, PATTERNS ON THE GARDEN.  (Capetown, SA: Howard Timmins, n.d. [1959])  large format octavo, 65 pp., ill. with b&w line drawings by the author.  A very scarce and somewhat unusual work showing specific design elements and emphasizing their importance in the garden.  very good copy in clipped d.j.  $10

Andrew Wilson, GARDEN STYLE SOURCE BOOK: Design Themes For Every Type of Garden.  (Secaucus, NJ: Chartwell, 1989)  square quarto, 191 pp., index, ill. plant list, and ill. with color photos & garden plans.  A little-known but useful work intended for owners of modest size gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $5

Jim Wilson, LANDSCAPING WITH WILD FLOWERS: An Environmental Approach to Gardening.  (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992)  large format octavo, 244 pp., index, appendices, ill. with color photos.  a very useful and well presented work covering all regions of the country and dealing with the creation of a variety of natural gardens: woodland, prairie, meadow and wetland.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Jim Wilson, LANDSCAPING WITH HERBS.  (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994)  large format octavo, 220 pp., index, appendices, ill. with color photos.  a very useful and well presented work covering all regions of the country and dealing with the use of herbs in various kinds of gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Wauneta Wine, GARDENS FOR ALL SEASONS: The Public Gardens and Arboreta of Maryland.  (Arlington, VA: Vandamere Press, 1988)  large format octavo, 151 pp., appendices, ill. with color photos and b&w garden plans and maps.  A useful work covering some gardens not described elsewhere.  very good copy in torn d.j.  $15

Bernard Wolgensinger and Jose Daidone, THE PERSONAL GARDEN: Its Architecture and Design.  (NY: Van Nostrand, 1975)  square quarto, 160+ pp., 94 color and 94 b&w photos, and 23 garden plans; translated from the French by J.A. Underwood; an interesting book on design of small modern gardens, using examples of garden elements found in Europe, Japan and the U.S. and now becoming quite scarce.  very good copy in slightly worn d.j.  $5

Stephen Woodhams, PORTFOLIO OF CONTEMPORARY GARDENS.  (Gloucester, MA: Rockport Publishers, 1999)  quarto, 192 pp., index, lists of suppliers and plants.  well ill. with many useful color photos by Andrew Wood.  Rather than anther book on noteworthy modern gardens, this book examine current trends in garden design and explains various design elements and features that are typically included in contemporary gardens.  very good copy in d.j.  $10

Joan Woodward, WATERSTAINED LANDSCAPES: Seeing and Shaping Regionally Distinct Places.  (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000)  square format octavo, 221+ pp., decorative end-papers, index, bibliography, plant list, ill. with b&w photos and line drawings.  A highly unusual essay by a professor of landscape architecture on practical rather than theoretic aspects of landscaping.  fine copy in d.j.  $10

Michael Young, COLLINS GUIDE TO THE BOTANICAL GARDENS OF BRITAIN.  (London: Collins, 1987)  large format octavo, 160 pp., index, bibliography; ill. with color and b&w photos.  a good overview of 28 botanical gardens.  a very good copy in d.j.  $10

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