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Click for further information on A Guide to the Gardens of ScotlandPolicies and Pleasaunces
A Guide to the Gardens of Scotland
by Katie Campbell

A wonderfully informative and fascinating guide for anyone exploring Scotlandís heritage. Whether you are a casual tourist, dedicated gardener or garden historian, Katie Campbellís vivid descriptions, her understanding of the rich historical and social background to the gardens and her inclusion of the practical details make this an essential touring companion.

ISBN 1 899 531 08 0
A5 format 210 x 148
paperback with wraparound colour photo and flaps
256 pages
5 maps
Price £12.99
Published MARCH 2007

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Click for further information on the Knot Gardens and Parterres bookKnot Gardens and Parterres
A history of the Knot Garden and How to Make One Today
by Robin Whalley and Anne Jennings
with an introduction by Lady Salisbury

A sumptuous combination of intriguing history and practical gardening. Robin Whalley unravels the story of the knot garden from Tudor times, through the magnificent embroidered layouts of the 17th century, to its re-emergence in the 19th century in the flamboyancy of the Victorian parterre. Anne Jennings then tells you, step by step, how to design and plant your own, showing how they can be brashly exuberant or romantically nostalgic as they move through the seasons.

'...beautifully produced and stuffed with precious information' Patrick Taylor in The Sunday Telegraph.

Beautifully illustrated throughout with 200 colour and black-and-white illustrations
ISBN 1 899 531 04 1
casebound 160 pages 260 x 260mm
Price £25.00

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Click for further information on the Pergolas, Arbours and Arches bookPergolas, Arbours and Arches
Their history and how to make them
by Paul Edwards and Katherine Swift

Since the earliest civilisations these structures have been used for shade and pleasure and to support climbing plants. Five experts describe their fascinating history from Roman times to the present day. Katherine Swift then takes us on a vivid tour of five of Britain's most dramatic pergolas and their plantings. Finally Paul Edwards shows how to design and build pergolas, arbours and arches in brick, stone, metal and wood and how to plant and maintain them.

'Superb photography' (The Times) illustrates the subject throughout with over 200 illustrations in colour and black and white

ISBN 1 899531 06 8
casebound 172 pages 254 x 226mm
Price £28.00

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Click for further information on the Alexander Pope: The Poet and the Landscape bookAlexander Pope:
The Poet and the Landscape
by Mavis Batey

The foremost poet of the new Augustan age, Alexander Pope was responsible for a profound change in attitudes to nature and landscape. Mavis Batey explores Pope's writings and his garden and grotto at Twickenham, expertly unravelling his connections with the leading garden makers of his time who were working at Stowe, Chiswick House, Marble Hill and Rowesham.

Special photography and historical images of these beautiful gardens vividly illustrate her argument throughout. There are over 100 illustrations in colour and black and white.

ISBN 1 899531 05 X
casebound 140 pages 234 x 234mm
Price £25.00

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Click for further information on the The Privy Garden at Hampton Court bookThe Story of the Privy Garden at Hampton Court
by Mavis Batey and Jan Woudstra

A lively account of the history and spectacular restoration of King William III's private garden at Hampton Court Palace. As a handsome, square format paperback the generous illustrations and expert text take this well above the usual handbook for visitors and it is selling nicely on the gardening shelves in the UK.

Beautifully illustrated with 30 colour illustrations and 12 black-and-white illustrations
ISBN 1 899531 01 7
paperback 36 pages 210 x 210mm
Price £4.50

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Click for further information on the Arcadian Thames: The River Landscape from Hampton to Kew bookArcadian Thames
The River Landscape from Hampton to Kew
by Mavis Batey, Henrietta Buttery, David Lambert and Kim Wilkie

This book derives from a pioneering study of past and contemporary landscape. Fine illustrations, sensitive design and intelligent integration of text and pictures has ensured excellent sales in the UK.

Now in paperback
Many full page illustrations in both colour and black and white
ISBN 1 899531 07 6
paperback 132 pages 224 x 240mm
Price £9.99

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Click for further information on the Jane Austen and the English Landscape bookJane Austen and the English Landscape
by Mavis Batey

A fascinating description of how landscape and landscaping were lively and emotive issues during the lifetime of Jane Austen and how her novels reflect the new Georgian ideas on nature and the environment manifest in literature, painting, gardening and the Picturesque discovery of Britain. Published October 1996.

Beautifully illustrated throughout with 42 colour and 64 black-and-white illustrations
ISBN 1 899531 02 5
casebound 144 pages 260 x 260mm
Price £19.99

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Click for further information on the The Flowers of William Morris bookThe Flowers of William Morris
by Derek W. Baker

An absorbing account of William Morris's passion for flowers and gardens and their effect on his designs, with lengthy extracts from his rich writings on the subject and a detailed description of the houses and their gardens in Essex, London and Oxfordshire in which he lived. Published May 1996.

Beautifully illustrated throughout with 30 colour and 40 black-and-white illustrations
ISBN 1 899531 03 3
casebound 96 pages 240 x 240mm
Price £8.00

 

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