PIPER, JOHN

£145.00

On the Making of Gardens

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London:L the Dropmore Press, 1949.

By Sir George Sitwell. Introduction by Sir Osbert Sitwell BT. Number 120 of 900 (1000) copies with 6 coloured lithograph plates by John Piper, 3 double page. Set in 14 pt. Bembo type and printed on hand-made paper. First edition. 9 X 5.75 ins. xvi, 113 pp. Full green buckram with gilt garden device on upper cover and gilt Dropmore Press device on lower cover. Previous owner’s bookplate, engraved by Reynolds Stone, on front paste-down. A fine copy in near fine dust-jacket.

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