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Garden Ornament, Five Hundred Years of Nature, Art, and Artifice, 1st Ed



Garden Ornament: Five Hundred Years of Nature, Art, and Artifice by George Plumptre. New York: Doubleday, 1990. Stated first U.S. edition hardcover with dust jacket. 256 pp. A book on the history of ornamental features throughout the Western garden, from the formal gardens of Italy and France to the more intimate modern gardens and shows how these grandiose designs can be adapted to the more modest scale of a contemporary garden. Included is a section on the great variety of ornaments which can still be found and are well within reach of the present-day gardener. NPT Books a division of N.P. Trent Antiques has a large collection of used and out of print books on art, architecture, decoration and antiques with a focus on 1st editions, signed and limited editions.


  • Creator
    George Plumptre (Author)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 12.25 in. (31.12 cm)Width: 9.25 in. (23.5 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
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  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. dust jacket shows very small signs of age.
  • Seller Location
    valatie, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: NP-733-1st1stDibs: LU2605110091131

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