Item #101813 Four Hedges - A Gardener's Chronicle. Clare LEIGHTON.
Four Hedges - A Gardener's Chronicle.

Four Hedges - A Gardener's Chronicle.

Victor Gollancz, 1935.

First edition, first printing. Small 4to. Green boards with gilt titles. Pictorial duswrapper. A near fine copy with fresh boards. A few small spots to rear board. Internally clean and fresh with no inscriptions. A few small spots to topedge. The very good dustwrapper has wear to extremities with no loss. Some occasional spots to front wrapper panel, some old tape strenghtening to rear & light toning to spine. Original price of 10/6net to front flap. An uncommon title in dustwrapper.

The author was the first lady to produce a book about wood engraving. In this title she describes creating a garden between four hedges on the windswept, chalky soils of the Chilterns. The precision of her writing is portrayed through a series of woodcuts - a treasure of country life & the Arts & Crafts movement.

Item #101813

Price: £150.00

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