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THE CLASSIC HORTICULTURIST, Buchan, Ursula & Colborn, Nigel

Author Name    Buchan, Ursula & Colborn, Nigel

Title   THE CLASSIC HORTICULTURIST

Binding   Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition   Very Good +

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Size   4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Publisher   Sydney, N.S.W., Australia William Collins 1988

ISBN Number    0732200180 / 9780732200183

Seller ID   010876

160pp., recto-page colour botanical art, plus smaller colour and b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Pale yellow boards very good. Mild foxing to endpapers and text-block edges, else leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very good. "Opening with a section devoted to the history of gardens and the great horticulturists, the main part of the book is a A to Z directory of herbaceous plants, shrubs, trees and alpines. Each entry is accompanied by a full colour, specially commissioned watercolour, the history of the plant, its habitat and detailed growing instructions, while the artists (Kate Osborne, Marilyn Leader and Nigel Bancroft-Hunt) have concentrated on botanical accuracy and true colouration . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 700g.

HORTICULTURE, HISTORY, DICTIONARY, BOTANY, HORTICULTURISTS, BOTANICAL ART

Price = 15.04 AUD



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