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Lot 144: Sitwell, Sir George. On The Making of Gardens with an Introduction by Sir Osbert Sitwell and Decorations by John Piper. The Dropmore Press, 1949. Original buckram binding in slightly browned dust wrapper

To be sold at our Fine Art and Antiques Sale on 10th Jul 2013

Catalogue Description

Sitwell, Sir George. On The Making of Gardens with an Introduction by Sir Osbert Sitwell and Decorations by John Piper. The Dropmore Press, 1949. Original buckram binding in slightly browned dust wrapper

One of a limited edition of 1,000 numbered copies. Hunt, John Dixon and Willis, Peter. [Ed's.] The Genius of the Place. The English Landscape Garden 1620-1820. 1975. Together with a small collection of books about gardening, most in their original cloth bindings, many with their dust wrappers. Various formats and sizes. (A quantity)

Value

Price Achieved: £65.00

Sale Details

This lot was presented at at our Fine Art and Antiques Sale on the 10th Jul 2013

Further Information about the sale:

This sale includes a fine collection of 4 Albrecht Dürer engravings from the collection of Sir Clifford Curzon and Lady Curzon. Another great treasure to be offered in the sale is a copy of the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (1570), the Theatre of the World. This vellum bound collection of 70 engraved maps on 53 double page map sheets is the work of Abraham Ortelius, and the work is considered to be the first modern atlas.

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