The Art & Craft of Garden Making
London: B.T. Batsford: 1900. First edition. Ex-library copy in special green cloth and leather spine, library binding. Title page states: Illustrated with perspective views drawn by Mr. C. E. Mallows, and others, and also with numerous plans, sections and details of Gardens, and Garden Ornament, and further illustrated with chapter headings specially designed by Mr. D. Chamberlain. Has William Holmes Printer Ulverston MDCCCC on reverse of title page. Full of lovely b/w illustrations - one double page. xvii, 224 pp. 305 x 245 mm (12 x 9¾ inches).
Condition: The spine leather is rubbed and the back board has signs of water splash. Usual library stamps and bookplate to front. Library stamps dated April 1900. Pages are age toned, and some have been repaired at edges. Page 9 /10 has been rebuilt. Finger marks to many pages, but not affecting plates and illustrations. Overall a good copy of the scarce First Edition.