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Gertrude Jekyll and the Country House Garden: From the Archives of Country Life Hardcover – 25 May 2011

4.4 out of 5 stars 8 customer reviews

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Product details

  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Aurum Press; UK ed. edition (25 May 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1845136241
  • ISBN-13: 978-1845136246
  • Product Dimensions: 21.5 x 2.9 x 28.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 8 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 324,800 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Review

‘One to get your hands on…packed with rarely seen images of her work’.



‘Well written, thoroughly researched, beautifully produced and illustrated, it is full of insights - some quite unexpected’



‘This gorgeous book will become the definitive volume of her gardening legacy’



‘ One to get your hands on… packed with rarely seen images of her work’ .

‘ Well written, thoroughly researched, beautifully produced and illustrated, it is full of insights - some quite unexpected’

‘ In a book for scholars and students alike, Miss J could have hoped for no better advocate’

‘ Marvellous book… well laid-out, engagingly written and beautifully illustrated… succinct, informative text’

'Full of interesting anecdotes’

‘ This handsome volume is a fine summation of her work to date. There have been several books on Jekyll over the years but this is certainly the most attractive yet.’

‘ Wonderful pictures’ - Gardening Books of the Year

‘ This gorgeous book will become the definitive volume of her gardening legacy’

About the Author

Judith B. Tankard is a distinguished landscape historian, author and preservation consultant. She received an M.A. in art history from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University and taught at the Landscape Institute, Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University for twenty years. Her articles and book reviews have been published in a wide range of magazines, including Hortus, Apollo and Country Life, and she is the author of many books on landscape history, including most recently Beatrix Farrand: Private Gardens, Public Landscapes and Gertrude Jekyll and the Country House Garden.


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