Beatrix Farrand's Plant Book for Dumbarton Oaks
Farrand, Beatrix. edited by Diane Kostial McGuire

Washington DC Dumbarton Oaks 1980 First edition Thin octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. xxiii, 148 p. w/ illus, map of grounds. Originally written in 1941, this work is the "cornerstone" (from the foreword) on which the garden's preservation is based. A detailed and thoughful look at garden art and planning. Very good Hardcover in full cloth (Item ID: 17289)


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