The Cottage Garden: Margery Fish at East Lambrook Manor (Susan Chivers & Suzanne Woloszynska) soon to be presented for sale on the super BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: John Murray, 1991, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Signed by the author, without dedication, on the title page unverified and reflected as such in the lack of premium. Contains: Colour photographs; Appendix; Plans;
From the cover: The garden that Margery Fish made at East Lambrook Manor caught the spirit of the age. It had an intensely personal style, the quintessence of cottage gardening, and it became one of the most influential and best-loved gardens in England. Through her many books and articles Mrs Fish became, after Vita Sackville-West, the most admired gardener and garden writer of her day.
Her garden involved no rigid scheme or preconceived plan, but was built up gradually to form an artful natural garden in which the habitat of each plant was more important than any theory of design. She had an eagle eye for a good plant, recognising the pr…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Previous owners’ name to the first blank.
Black boards with Silver titling to the Spine. [X] 124 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.
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