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Garden History the Journal of the Garden History Society volumeVII, numbers 2 and 3 1979
Title: Garden History the Journal of the Garden History Society volumeVII, numbers 2 and 3 1979
Author: Various authors
Publisher: Garden History Society
Year Published: 1979
Our Price: £17.60 GBP ($22.18 USD)
Description: The Garden History Society 1979 , volume V11 numbers 2, and 3. buff paper covers with pictorial fronts , list of contents to backs : approximately 20 x 25.5 cm tall: No 2 , Summer 1979. 106 pages, No 3, winter 1979, 67 pages : black and white photographic illustrations, diagrams and plans. Synopsis: Voume 1V, 1979, numbers 2 and 3 of the Garden History Society Journal , a generously illustrated, scholarly publication founded in 1965 for those interested in Garden History, aimed at 'including garden and landscape design and their relation to architecture, art, literature, philosophy and society; plant introduction, propagation and taxonomy; estate and woodland planning and maintenance and other related subjects'. Contents Number 2: – Editorial. Recent events. Coming events. Further notes. Book reviews. Articles as follows: – Irish Horticulturalists, 1, W H Crawford by T Crawford and E C Nelson. Spas and Pleasure Gardens of London from the 17th to the 19th centuries by James Stevens Curl. Early Rockeries and Alpine Plants by Richard Gorer and John H Harvey. Wooburn Farm in the 1760s by James Sambrook. The Chinese Alcove at Stourhead: a Contemporary Sneer by James Turner. ' See Weed Basket'. Membership of the Society and Subscriptions. Contents-. Number 3 :- Editorial.. Recent events. A survey of gardens and parks. Notes and queries. Book reviews. Articles as follows: – Galilei's Greenhouse,by Terry Friedman. Joseph Spence of Byfleet, part 11 by RW King. Early Chelsea/ Cambridge Association in Botany by Hazel le Rougetel. Irish Horticulturalists, 11, William Edward Gumbleton (1840 – 1987) , Connoisseur and Bibliophile by B D D Morley and E C Nelson. That Tomb Again. The Societies Publications. Membership of the Society and subscriptions. Condition: smallgreen ink stain lower long edge pages 59 – 68 and back cover of number 3 , otherwise very clean and good.
Condition: See Above
Type: Used Books
Keeping Your Horse Healthy the prevention and cure of illnesses
Title: Keeping Your Horse Healthy the prevention and cure of illnesses
Author: Fritz Sevelius, Harry Pettersson, Lennart Olsson.
Publisher: David and Charles
Year Published: 1985
Our Price: £13.20 GBP ($16.63 USD)
Description: David and Charles 1985, fourth impression of the 1978 edition: decorative board cover: approximately 18.5 x 26 cm tall: 176 pages including index: black and white and colour photographic illustrations, black and white diagrams. Synopsis: Translated from the Swedish by Richard Fleming this comprehensive guide to the well-being of horses was written for a wide spectrum of readers including new owners, grooms, animal hospital staffs, farriers, riders, drivers, and horse racing and show jumping professionals. Diagrams of the skeleton and muscular and internal organs of the horse precede sections on breeding, pregnancy, the newly born and growing foal, feeding, hoof care, parasites including a suggested worming programme, infectious diseases, wounds, lameness, hoof diseases, bone diseases, muscular diseases, respiratory system diseases, skin diseases, eye diseases, heart diseases, disease of the genito-urinary tract, castration, malformations, vices, and buying and importing etc. Each section is comprised of clear description, comprehensive advice, and relevant photographs and diagrams. Condition : upper edge of cover slightly rubbed: overall very clean and good.
Condition: See Above
Type: Used Books
The Grey Horse the true story of Desert Orchid
Title: The Grey Horse the true story of Desert Orchid
Author: Richard Burridge
Publisher: Pelham Books
Year Published: 1992
Status: Sold - We are currently out of stock for this title