Reichow, Hans: Alte bürgerliche Gartenkunst. Ein Bild des Danziger Gartenlebens im XVII. und XVII. Jahrhundert.
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Racine, Michel & Françoise Binet
Jardins de Provence.
Aix-en-Provence, Edisud/Arpej, 1987, pp. 173, (1), numerous text-illustrations (photos in colour and plans), large 4to (237 x 300 mm), stiff colour-illustrated wrappers. l'Art des jardins en France.
€ 45
  
Ramaer, H.
De beteekenis van het natuurtekenen voor den tuinarchitect.
Wageningen, 1929, pp. 8, 3 text-illustrations, 8vo, printed wrappers. Offprint Onze tuinen.
€ 25
* Springer p. 144.
Rankin, Reginald
The royal ordering of gardens.
London, etc., Thomas Nelson, [ca. 1926], pp. 55, folding plan in colour, 8vo, gilt-decorated cloth (partly slightly stained and rubbed).
€ 30
Celebrates the tercentenary of Francis Bacon’s death and his famous essay Of gardens (1625). With A list of trees, shrubs, and flowers, arranged in the order of their seasons and colours (pp. 29-55).
Rassegna
La natura dei giardini.
Bologna, 1981, volume 3, no. 8, pp. 88, text-illustrations (partly in colour) with advertisements, translations and original text, small folio, limp boards and dust-jacket. Fine issue of this periodical.
€ 25
Reichow, Hans
Alte bürgerliche Gartenkunst. Ein Bild des Danziger Gartenlebens im XVII. und XVII. Jahrhundert.
Berlin-Westend, Gartenschönheit, 1927, pp. 67, (1, 4, adv.), numerous text-illustrations (photos and drawings), square 4to, cloth-backed gilt pictorial boards. Bücher der Gartenschönheit. Nice copy.
€ 100
Reichow, Hans: Alte bürgerliche Gartenkunst. Ein Bild des Danziger Gartenlebens im XVII. und XVII. Jahrhundert.
Reisinger, Claus
Der Schloßgarten zu Schwetzingen. Fotografien von Ingeborg Klinger, Claus Reisinger, Ferdinand Werner.
[Worms], Wernersche Verlagsgesellschaft, 1987, pp. 79, (1), 23 text-illustrations and 62 fine colour-plates, 4to, boards, dust-jacket.
€ 25
Renard, Edmund
Schloss Brühl. Die kurkölnische Sommerresidenz Augustusburg. Bearbeitet von Franz Graf Wolff Metternich unter Mitarbeit von Wilhelm Dernette.
Berlin, Deutscher Verein für Kunstwissenschaft & Verwaltung der Staatlichen Schlösser und Gärten, 1934, pp. xii, 118, (1), 105 text-illustrations and 34 plates (2 folding, including frontispiece), folio, decorated cloth (slightly soiled and rubbed).
€ 150
Riat, Georges
l’Art des jardins.
Paris, L.-H. May, [1900], pp. 389, 180 text-illustrations, 8vo, uncut, decorated wrappers. Bibliothèque de l’enseignement des beaux-arts.
€ 65
An early and profusely illustrated history of garden design.
* Springer p. 120; Ganay 323.
Riat, Georges: l’Art des jardins.
Riat, Georges
l’Art des jardins.
Paris, Alcide Picard & Kaan, [1900], pp. 389, 180 text-illustrations, 8vo, decorated cloth. Bibliothèque de l’enseignement des beaux-arts.
€ 70
An early and profusely illustrated history of garden design.
* Springer p. 120; cf. Ganay 323 (imprint L.-H. May).
Riat, Georges: l’Art des jardins.
Richter, Margarete
Raumschaffen unserer Zeit. Neue Bilder aus Häusern und Gärten.
Tübingen, Ernst Wasmuth, 1955, pp. 176, numerous photo-illustrations, 4to, cloth, dust-jacket.
€ 40
Rimann, Carl
Die Praxis der Gartentechnik. Lehr- und Handbuch für Berufsgärtner, insbesondere Landschaftsgärtner, Gartenarchitekten und Gartentechniker.
Berlin, Paul Parey, 1937, 2. edition, pp. x, 376, (2, adv.), 256 text-illustrations and 4 folding plans, large 8vo, illustrated cloth. Pareys Handbücher des praktischen Gartenbaues. Well preserved copy.
€ 80
Rimann, Carl: Die Praxis der Gartentechnik. Lehr- und Handbuch für Berufsgärtner, insbesondere Landschaftsgärtner, Gartenarchitekten und Gartentechniker.
Rohde, Eleanour Sinclair
Garden-craft in the Bible and other essays.
London, Herbert Jenkina, 1927, 1. edition, pp. 242, (6, adv.), frontispiece and 16 plates with 25 figures, 8vo (133 x 212 mm), cloth-backed boards with printed label on spine.
€ 35
  Rohde, Eleanour Sinclair Garden-craft in the Bible and other essays.
Rohde, Eleanour Sinclair
The story of the garden. With a chapter on American gardens by mrs. Francis King.
London, The Medici Society, 1932, 1. edition, pp. xii, 326, (1), 5 colour-plates (incl. frontispiece), 30 plain plates and 2 text-illustrations, large 8vo, top-edge gilt, others uncut, cloth with gilt-decorated spine (slightly rubbed). Some foxing in places. Fine book-plate of Nancy Goldsmid.
€ 95
Rohde, Eleanour Sinclair: The story of the garden. With a chapter on American gardens by mrs. Francis King.
Rohde, Eleanour Sinclair
Gardens of delight.
London, The Medici Society, 1934, 1. edition, pp. xii, 308, 32 photo-plates, large 8vo (163 x 233 mm), top-edge gilt, others uncut (partly unopened), cloth with gilt-decorated and lettered spine, dust-jacket with mounted plate. Fine copy.
€ 45
  Rohde, Eleanour Sinclair Gardens of delight.
Roussel, R.
Comment réaliser son jardin. Introduction par M. Fuchs.
Paris, C. Massin, [n.d.], pp. [viii], 36 leaves of thick paper with photos and designs by the author (partly full-page in colour), 4to, boards, dust-jacket.
€ 30
Rubbens-Franken, E.
Geef de jeugd speeltuinen!
Bussum, A. Voorhoeve, 1950, pp. 132, text-illustrations and (folding-)plates, 8vo, illustrated cloth, dust-jacket. Ontwikkelingsmogelijkheden voor dorp, stad en land.
€ 30
Saintenoy, Paul & Henry Vaes
Avant-projet d’une Exposition Universelle et Internationale à Bruxelles 1907. À la population Bruxelloise. Les documents relatifs à cet avant-projet ont été adressés par les initiateurs à M. le sénateur Georges Dupret, pour être soumis aux autorités et aux delibérations du Comité exécutif de la future Exposition Universelle et Internationale de Bruxelles 1907.
Bruxelles, Émile Bruylant, 1903, pp. 29, (1), text-illustrations (some tinted and full-page), folding plan and 3 double-page plans of the exposition and double-page plan of Brussels, large 8vo, illustrated wrappers.
€ 100
Well designed publication, illustrated by the architects Paul Saintenoy and Henry Vaes. The frontispiece by Privat Livemont, as called for in the colophon, not present.
Saintenoy, Paul & Henry Vaes: Avant-projet d’une Exposition Universelle et Internationale à Bruxelles 1907. À la population Bruxelloise. Les documents relatifs à cet avant-projet ont été adressés par les initiateurs à M. le sénateur Georges Dupret, pour être soumis aux autorités et aux delibérations du Comité exécutif de la future Exposition Universelle et Internationale de Bruxelles 1907.
Saint-Sauveur, Hector [pseud. of Charles Massin]
Les beaux jardins de France. Introduction de R. Éd. André.
Paris, Ch. Massin, [1921], pp. 23, 44 plates (320 x 448 mm) with photos and plans, looose as issued in large gilt-lettered half cloth portfolio with mounted picture and ties (slightly rubbed).
€ 300
* Ganay 407.
  
Saint-Sauveur, Hector [pseud. of Charles Massin]
Architecture et décor des jardins. Introduction de Henri Clouzot.
Paris, Ch. Massin, (1925), pp. 12, 36 plates (324 x 448 mm) with photos and designs, looose as issued in large gilt-lettered half cloth portfolio with mounted picture and ties (slightly rubbed).
€ 300
* Ganay 423.
  
Scharroo, Pieter Wilhelmus & Jan Wils
Gebouwen en terreinen voor gymnastiek, spel en sport. Handleiding voor den bouw, den aanleg en de inrichting. Met een voorwoord van Pierre de Coubertin.
Amsterdam, Prometheus, 1925, pp. xv, 266, (6, adv.), vignettes and 176 text-illustrations, folio (220 x 283 mm), finely bound gilt-decorated cloth.
€ 120
Probably the first edition with the preface by Pierre de Coubertin, which is not present in the undated edition published by J. Ahrend.
Scharroo, Pieter Wilhelmus & Jan Wils: Gebouwen en terreinen voor gymnastiek, spel en sport. Handleiding voor den bouw, den aanleg en de inrichting. Met een voorwoord van Pierre de Coubertin.
Schaum, C.L.J.
Geschiedenis der tuinkunst.
Zwolle, W.E.J. Tjeenk Willink, 1916, pp. [iv], 188, text-illustrations, 8vo, decorated cloth.
€ 65
Schaum, C.L.J.: Geschiedenis der tuinkunst.
Schou, Axel
Atlas of Denmark Text and photographs. I. The Landscapes.
Copenhagen, The Royal Danish Geographical Society, 1949, pp. 129, numerous text-illustrations, 4to, uncut, printed stiff wrappers (slightly worn). Unobtrusive library stamps.
€ 65
Schultze-Naumburg, Paul
Gärten.
München, Kunstwart & Georg D.W. Callwey, [1904], 1. edition, pp. [x], 252, (4, adv.), 170 text-illustrations (photos), square 8vo, gilt-lettered cloth (slightly rubbed). Kulturarbeiten. Band II.
€ 60
* Springer p. 128.
Schultze-Naumburg, Paul
Gärten.
München, Georg D.W. Callwey, Kunstwart-Verlag, (1905), 2. edition, pp. [vi], 250, (4, adv.), 171 text-illustrations (photos), square 8vo, decorated cloth. Kulturarbeiten. Band II. Library stamps on title-page.
€ 55
* Springer p. 128.
Schultze-Naumburg, Paul
Gärten.
München, Georg D.W. Callwey, Kunstwart-Verlag, (1905), 2. edition, pp. [vi], 250, (4, adv.), 171 text-illustrations (photos), square 8vo, gilt-lettered half cloth with marbled boards (private binding). Kulturarbeiten. Band II.
€ 60
* Springer p. 128.
Schultze-Naumburg, Paul
Hausbau. Einführende Gedanken zu den Kulturarbeiten.
München, Kunstwart & Georg D.W. Callwey, 1912, 4. edition, pp. [xi], 200, (4, adv.), photo-frontispiece and 136 full-page text-illustrations (photos), square 8vo, cloth-backed decorated boards. Kulturarbeiten. Band I.
€ 50
Schultze-Naumburg, Paul
Kleinbürgerhäuser.
München, Kunstwart & Georg D.W. Callwey, 1911, 2. edition, pp. [iv], 5, (4, adv.), 149 photo-plates, square 8vo, cloth-backed decorated boards. Kulturarbeiten. Band V.
€ 50
Scully, Vincent
French royal gardens. The designs of André le Nôtre. Photographs by Jeannie Baubion-Mackler. Foreword by Simone Hoog. Epilogue by Claude Roy.
New York, Rizzoli, 1992, 1. edition, pp. 144, map and fine full-page photos in text, oblong 4to, cloth, dust-jacket.
€ 35
Seghers, Nestor
De korfvormige bloemperken (corbeilles-parterres). Verhandeling over de musiefcultuur. Geschiedenis en algemeene beschouwingen, plaats, vorm der bloembedden, verbindingen, bereiding van den grond, onderhoud en verzorging der bloemperken, overeenkomst en tegenstelling der kleuren, gebruik, beschrijving, hardheid en vermenigvuldiging der planten. Werk versierd met talrijke platen en vermeerderd met 170 mozaïekteekeningen, met uitleggende legenden. Door Nestor Seghers. Vertaald door Albert Bollansée en Achille Van Lede.
Brussel, Alfred Castaigne, 1902, pp. viii, 126, (1, adv.), text-illustrations and 86 plates with designs, large 8vo (157 x 252 mm), uncut, Illustrated wrappers (some imperfections).
€ 175
  
Seifert, Alwin
Italienische Gärten. Ein Bilderbuch.
München, Georg D.W. Callwey, 1950, pp. 110, 90 photo-illustration, small 4to, cloth-backed illustrated boards.
€ 25
Seifert, Alwin
Vom Gartenzaun zur Gartenlaube. Holzarbeiten für den Gartenfreund.
Frankfurt an der Oder & Berlin, Trowitzsch, 1931, pp. 72, (4, adv.), text-illustrations, large 8vo, stiff printed wrappers with mounted photo-plate.
€ 25
Serdakowska, Sophie de
Les jardins suspendus de Sémiramis.
Lausanne & Paris, Bibliothèque des Arts, 1965, pp. 188, (1), text-illustrations (mostly mounted pictures), large 8vo (180 x 243 mm), stiff illustrated wrappers.
€ 40
  
Serdakowska, Sophie de
Les jardins Vaudois et leurs secrets. XVIIIe et XIXe siècles.
Lausanne, Groupement des Paysagistes Romands, 1970, pp. 157, (1), text-illustrations (partly in colour), large 8vo (178 x 242 mm), illustrated wrappers.
€ 20
  
Sitwell, George
On the making of gardens. With an introduction by Sir Osbert Sitwell.
New York, Charles Scribner & London, Gerald Duckworth, 1951, pp. xix, 76, 16 photo-plates, 8vo. Front of dust-jacket inserted.
€ 30
A classic essay, dealing with Italian garden design. First published in 1909.
Sitwell, Sacheverell
The Netherlands. A study of some aspects of art, costume and social life.
London, etc., B.T. Batsford, [1948], 1. edition, pp. viii, 168, line-drawings, plates (partly in colour) and folding map of The Netherlands, 8vo, cloth, dust-jacket.
€ 30
With a chapter on Dutch gardens.
Smienk, G. (editor)
Nederlandse landschapsarchitectuur. Tussen traditie en experiment.
Amsterdam, Thoth & Academie van Bouwkunst, 1993, pp. 96, numerous text-illustrations (partly in colour), folio, colour-illustrated stiff wrappers.
€ 30
Contributions by A. Geuze, R. van Leeuwen, D. Louwerse, W. Reh, D. Sijmons, C. Steenbergen and H. Warnau.
Smit-Kremer, Kitty de & Arend Jan van der Horst (editors)
Tuinen in Nederland.
Amsterdam, Nederlandse Tuinenstichting & Zutphen, Terra, (1982), pp. 200, text-illustrations (colour-photos and plans), 4to, cloth, dust-jacket.
€ 35
Snow, Marc
Modern American gardens - Designed by James Rose.
New York, Reinhold, (1967), 1. edition, pp. 224, text-illustrations (numerous photos, mainly by William Barksdale), illustrated cloth, dust-jacket. Well preserved copy.
€ 100
"… is one of the 20th c.'s most influential yet enigmatic American garden designers. … (Jellicoe).
* Jellicoe pp. 483-484.
Späth, L.
Gärten, Sport- und Spielplätze. Aus dem Arbeitsgebiet der Firma L. Späth. Mit einem Textbeitrag von Walter Baedeker.
Berlin, L. Späth, 1926, pp. 80, finely illustrated with 12 colour-photos and 81 plain photos and designs, large square 4to, decorated cloth (partly a bit faded). Referenzen-Liste enclosed.
€ 90
Spens, Michael
The complete landscape designs and gardens of Geoffrey Jellicoe. Foreword by Geoffrey Jellicoe. Special photography by Hugh Palmer.
London, Thames and Hudson, 1994, pp. 212, 243 text-illustrations (designs and photos, some fold out and mostly in colour), large 4to, decorated boards, dust-jacket.
€ 40
Springer, Leonard A.
Oude Nederlandsche tuinen. Verspreide stukken uit verschillende weekbladen bijeenvergaard.
Haarlem, Joh. Enschedé, [1937], pp. 48, text-illustrations, folio (225 x 308 mm), illustrated limp boards (spine-ends rubbed). Corner of title-page cut out.
€ 80
Stuart, David
The garden triumphant. A Victorian legacy.
London, Viking, 1988, 1. edition, pp. 317, text-illustrations and colour-plate illustrations, large 8vo, boards, dust-jacket.
€ 25
Sudell, Richard
Landscape gardening. Planning, construction, planting.
London & Melbourne, Ward, Lock, 1948, 5. impression, pp. 480, (4, adv.), 8 colour-plates and over 300 text-illustrations, large 8vo, dust-jacket. Fine copy.
€ 50
Tatsui, Matsunosuke
Japanese gardens.
Tokyo, Maruzen, 1934, 1. edition, pp. 111, colour-frontispiece, text-illustrations (photos) and 4 plates (line-drawings), small 8vo, stiff wrappers with mounted colour-plate (slightly soiled). Tourist library.
€ 25
Tatsui, Matsunosuke
Japanese gardens.
[Tokyo], Japan Travel Bureau, 1947, 4. edition, pp. 71, colour-frontispiece, plates (some on rice-paper), small 8vo, stiff wrappers with mounted colour-plate. Tourist library.
€ 25
Taylor, G.C.
Garden making by example.
London, Country Life & New York, Charles Scribner, 1935, 2. augmented edition, pp. viii, 172, some photo-plates and numerous text-illustrations (photos and line-drawings), large 8vo, cloth (spine faded).
€ 25
Taylor, G.C.
The modern garden.
London, Country Life & New York, Charles Scribner, 1946, 3. edition, pp. 224, ca. 350 photo-illustrations, 4to, cloth.
€ 30
Taylor, G.C.
The modern garden.
London, Country Life & New York, Charles Scribner, 1937, 2. edition, pp. 224, photo-frontispiece and ca. 350 photo-illustrations, 4to, cloth.
€ 40
Uilkens, Theodorus Frederik
Aanleg van parken. Bloemtuinen.
Amsterdam, Weijtingh & Van der Haart, 1854, pp. [i], 93, 8vo (ca. 133 x 210 mm), unopened, printed wrappers. Well preserved copy. Rare.
€ 140
Uilkens, Theodorus Frederik: Aanleg van parken. Bloemtuinen.
Valentien, Otto
Gärten. Beispiele und Anleitungen zur Gestaltung.
Tübingen, Ernst Wasmuth, 1954, (2. edition), pp. 208, text-illustrations (drawings and photos), 4to (216 x 267 mm), decorated cloth, dust-jacket. Fine copy.
€ 65
  
Valentien, Otto
Gärten. Beispiele und Anleitungen zur Gestaltung.
Tübingen, Ernst Wasmuth, 1961, 3. edition, pp. 208, line-drawings by the author and photo-ill., 4to, decorated cloth, dust-jacket.
€ 40
* Jellicoe p. 578.
Valentien, Otto
Neue Gärten.
Ravensburg, Otto Maier, 1949, 1. edition, pp. 136, 112 drawings by the author and 8 photo-plates, 4to, cloth-backed boards, dust-jacket (partly stained). Text and drawings by the author printed in suites of different colours.
€ 35
* Jellicoe p. 578.
Valentien, Otto
Neue Gärten.
Ravensburg, Otto Maier, 1949, 1. edition, pp. 136, 112 drawings by the author and 8 photo-plates, 4to, printed limp boards, dust-jacket (slightly worn). Text and drawings by the author printed in suites of different colours.
€ 30
* Jellicoe p. 578.
Valentien, Otto (editor)
Zeitgemässe Wohn-Gärten. Eine Sammlung alter und neuer Hausgärten.
München, F. Bruckmann, 1932, pp. 92, 72 photos and 10 plans in text, 4to, printed stiff wrappers (back slightly stained).
€ 60
Villiers-Stuart, Constance M.
Spanish gardens. Their history, types and features.
London, 1929, 1. edition, pp. xii, 139, (1), (32, adv.), fine text-illustrations (line-drawings) and 80 photo-plates and 6 colour-plates (including frontispiece after paintings), large 8vo, pictorial cloth in colour (partly discoloured). Library stamp in margin of title-page.
€ 90
* Springer pp. 16 + 107.
Villiers-Stuart, Constance M.: Spanish gardens. Their history, types and features.
Weaver, Lawrence
Houses and gardens by E.L. Lutyens.
London, Country Life & George Newnes, 1914, 2. impression, pp. xl, 344, (16, adv.), mounted colour-frontispiece, 27 and 580 (mainly) photo-illustrations, folio 265 × 390 mm), gilt-lettered white buckram-backed boards with printed label, top-edge gilt. Spine slightly browned and covers a bit rubbed, but a well preserved copy.
€ 250
* Springer, p. 103 (1. edition, 1913).
Weaver, Lawrence
The "Country Life" book of cottages.
London, Country Life & George Newnes & New York, Charles Scribner, 1919, 2. edition, pp. xiv, 267, (2, adv.), frontispiece and 302 text-illustrations, 8vo, cloth. Nice copy.
€ 45
Weddle, A.E. (editor)
Techniques of landscape architecture.
London, Heinemann, 1967, pp. xx, 226, numerous text-illustrations (photos and drawings), 4to, cloth, dust-jacket.
€ 45
Wessels, Veronica
Tuin-ontwerp.
Kaapstad, M. Miller, 1951, pp. vii, 131, colour-frontispiece and plain photo-illustrations by John de Villiers, large 8vo, cloth, dust-jacket.
€ 25
Whitaker, Ben & Kenneth Browne
Parks for people.
New York, Winchester Press, 1971, 1. American edition, pp. 144, 104 text-illustrations (photos, drawings, etc.), square 8vo, boards, dust-jacket.
€ 25
Wimmer, Clemens Alexander
Geschichte der Gartentheorie.
Darmstadt, Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 1989, pp. xiv, 486, 100 text-illustrations, small 8vo, illustrated boards.
€ 35
Yoch, James J.
Landscaping the American dream. The gardens and film sets of Florence Yoch: 1890-1972.
New York, Harry N. Abrams/Sagapress, 1989, 1. edition, pp. xvi, 228, text-illustrations and colour-plate illustrations, 4to (215 x 263 mm), cloth, dust-jacket.
€ 20
  
Zahn, Fritz
Anleitung zum Gärtnerischen Planzeichnen.
Berlin, Paul Parey, 1930, pp. 19, 88 text-illustrations and 10 plates (drawings; partly in colour), oblong folio (400 x 282 mm), cloth-backed printed boards.
€ 175
* Springer p. 145.
  Zahn, Fritz: Anleitung zum Gärtnerischen Planzeichnen.
Zijlstra, Bonica
Nederlandse tuinarchitectuur tussen 1850 en 1940. Waard om beschermd te worden! Dit rapport bevat deelstudies naar het werk voor particulieren van Henri Copijn, Leonard A. Springer, Hugo A.C. Poortman, Dirk F. Tersteeg en John Bergmans.
Amsterdam, Nederlandse Tuinenstichting 1986, pp. [iv], 233, text-illustrations, 4to, colour-illustrated stiff wrappers. Printed typescript.
€ 30
Zijlstra, Bonica
Nederlandse tuinarchitectuur II tussen 1850 en 1940. Waard om beschermd te worden! Dit rapport bevat deelstudies naar het werk voor particulieren van Carl Eduard Petzold, Dirk Wattez, Petrus Hermannus Wattez en Samuel Voorhoeve.
Amsterdam, Nederlandse Tuinenstichting 1987, pp. [iv], 64, text-illustrations, 4to, colour-illustrated stiff wrappers. Printed typescript.
€ 25
Zijlstra, Bonica
Nederlandse tuinarchitectuur 1850 en 1940.
Zutphen, Walburg Pers & Amsterdam, Nederlandse Tuinenstichting, 1991, 2. edition by Lucienne van Ek, pp. 160, text-illustrations (partly in colour), large 4to, boards, dust-jacket.
€ 30