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De l'Art des Jardins du XV au XX Siecle 1911  

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Title:
De l'Art des Jardins du XV au XX Siecle

Author:
Fouquier, Marcel

Place:
Paris

Publisher:
Emile-Paul

Date:
1911

Description:
x, 254 pp. Profusely illustrated throughout with photographs, drawings, and plates. 14¾x10¾, half red calf and cloth, gilt-lettered spine. A scarce work, only 1 copy located by OCLC / Worldcat. With a limitation leaf that reads, "Exemplaire Specialement Tire Pour," but the number line is left blank. Filled with illustrations of various types of architecture and garden ornaments (walks, caves, labyrinths, flowerbeds, waterfalls, fountains, statues, vases, etc.). Spine heel reads, Bliss & Faville in gilt. They were a early 20th century San Francisco architecture firm.

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Condition:
Covers detached, cloth soiled, rubbing and a bit of wear at edges of calf, small contemporary library sticker at spine heel; contents are mostly clean except for blank preliminary leaves; very good.


 
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