Item #8892 The Story of Gardening. Penelope Hobhouse, Ambra Edwards.

The Story of Gardening

New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2019.

Hardcover. 10 1/4" X 9 3/4". 511pp. Mild wear to pictorial paper over boards with rubbing to covers and gentle bumps to corners and edges. Surface paper loss to last page at hinge. Small tear to half-title page at hinge due to publisher's error. Pages are bright, clean, and unmarked. Binding is sound.

Penelope Hobhouse, the legendary authority on garden history, composes a beautifully crafted, lavishly illustrated history of gardening over millennia. From the cooling fountains of the Alhambra to the clean lines of the French parterre, The Story of Gardening draws fascinating connections among gardens across time and place. Hobhouse addresses styles and techniques from all over the world, revealing the origins of the world's most magnificent gardens. Award-winning journalist and garden historian Ambra Edwards worked alongside Hobhouse to bring this comprehensive classic up-to-date with today's most recent garden developments and trends. Very good. Item #8892
ISBN: 9781616899196

Price: $35.00