Garden Craft Old and New by SEDDING J D(ando):(1838-91)

Garden Craft Old and New With a memorial notice by Rev E F Russell

London Kegan Trench Trübner & Co., Ltd . 1891

xxvi + 211pp illustrated with b/w plates. Original gilt lettered cloth .Cloth slightly faded, a little worn at head and base fo spine else a good copy of a hard to find text. The book was published in 1891 soon after Sedding's death. Another edition in was published in 1895. Sedding was an Arts and Crafts movement Architect and member of the Art Worker's Guild. His book reveals his preferences for the formal style of gardening. It discusses the wild garden preferred by Robinson and outlines his more formal style and shows his love of topiary and clipped hedges. One of the few contemporary arts and crafts movement garden texts. With Colin Amery bookplate on front paste down.

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