Historic Gardens of Herefordshire (Timothy Mowl & Jane Bradney) soon to be presented for sale on the special BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: Bristol: Redcliffe Press, 2012, Paperback.
Signed by the author, without dedication, on the title page unverified and reflected as such in the lack of premium. Contains: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Maps; Gazetteer; Plans;
From the cover: Herefordshire is a secretive border county of Marcher castles, small manor houses, farms, lush orchards, scattered villages and meandering rivers.
It is the epitome of rural England before the onset of industrialisation. Evidence of the designed landscapes of its castles is best preserved in the fifteenth-century walks, moat and park that surround atmospheric fragments of Bronsil Castle at Eastnor. By the seventeenth century a national renaissance in cider production had brought the clergyman turned landscape fancier, John Beale, to Backbury Hill. The view from…
In the Historic Gardens of England series.
303 pages. Index. Trade Paperback (9¾” x 6¾”).
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I woo you with the cream of the crop in my Gardening catalogue?