WILLIAM ROBINSON 1838 - 1935 Father of the Flower Garden

By: ALLAN , Mea , A Gardeners Biographer

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Near FINE H/b & D/j.1st ed.1st print. William Robinson fought uncompromisingly against the artificialities of fshionable Victorian carpet-bedding & geometric gardening. He won his battle & became " the man who changed the face of England". HIs natural rock garden, fo instance, preceded Reginald Farrer by 37 years. - great American influence - he bought Gravetye Manor, Sussex [ left to the nation upon hos death] he was born County Down, Northern Ireland. B/w illus. throughout text, listed, plates & in line.[ green cloth silver titles, No inscsp. book really as new bar 3 wee biro dots ] Dust Jacket not price clipped, minor shelf-edgewear, bright & clean as new. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale

Title: WILLIAM ROBINSON 1838 - 1935 Father of the Flower Garden

Author Name: ALLAN , Mea , A Gardeners Biographer

Categories: Autobiography /Biography, Farming And Horticulture, Hobbies and Pastimes,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London, FABER and Faber: 1982

ISBN Number: 0571118658

ISBN Number 13: 9780571118656

Binding: Hard Back

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 123642

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