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The Garden Oracle 1896 The Garden Oracle and Floricultural Yearbook was published annually by the Editor of The Gardeners' Magazine, 1896 being its 38th year of publication. 276 pages plus 38 pages of adverts, including 45 pages of new plants introduced in 1895. A fascinating glimpse of gardening as it was over 100 years ago. An excellent copy in unusually good condition. £65.00

Gorer, Richard. 1975 The Flower Garden in England. 1st edn. Batsford. 178 pages, b/w illustrations. A detailed analysis of the horticultural development of English flower gardening from Elizabethan times. VG in dustjacket. £11.50

Hyams, Edward 1968 The English Garden. Book Club Associates. 288 pages, 146 illustrations, 4 in colour. A fascinating work tracing the development of the garden in England from Roman times to the present day. A very good copy in repaired dustjacket. £11.50

Rockley, The Lady. (Alicia Amherst) 1938 Historic Gardens of England. 1st edn, Country Life, London. 261 pages with many b/w photos. An important historical survey. A good copy in damaged dust jacket. £15.00

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