Good. No Jacket. Ex-Library Original olive colored cloth with gilt titling and minor illustration. 256 pp. With black and white photos throughout. Relying primarily on photos, this work presents thirty gardens in the U.K., U.S., France, Spain, Italy, India, Mexico, Corfu, and ancient Rome, with accompanying text descriptions of the layouts of the gardens and houses GOOD condition, ex-museum library. With the usual library markings: bookplate, stamps and a card pocket. Very faint evidence of a removed spine label. Minor uneven fading and some scuffing. Minor soiling, with a few small areas of faint discoloration/staining. Spine ends frayed, corners bumped with the cloth splitting. Front hinge starting. Minor scattered soiling to the interior.
Very Good. 4to. Spine ends and corners are lightly bumped and rubbed. Light rubbing and soil to cloth along edges. "Palaces, Castles, Country Places and Gardens of Old and New worls described by Several writers, Illustrated with plans and photographs"
Near fine in original green cloth, ornately titled in gilt and decoratively stamped in white, dark green, and blue. Minor rubbing to bottom edge. Large quarto. 25 x 31 cm. [ix], 256 pp. Fully illustrated with reproductions of black-and-white photographs and plans. Lovely copy.
Good. OSBORNE, CHARLES FRANCIS, Editor. Historic Houses and Their Gardens: Palaces, Castles, Country Places and Gardens of the Old and New Worlds Described by Several Writers, Illustrated with Plans and Photographs. Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co., House & Garden, 1908. Introduction by Frank Miles Day. 4to, pp.256, illustrated with half-tone photographs and plans. Orig. dec. cloth. Some spots and a small scrape on front cover.
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