The illustrations by Osbert Lancaster in this book capture the essence of the gardening styles of 2000 years, from the Roman villa through the grand French 18th century style to the London patio. In the accompanying text Anne Scott-James writes about the manner and motives of the garden-makers.
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Anne Scott-James is the author of a string of successful books including several gardening classics.
Sir Osbert Lancaster produced several books on architecture, and from 1939 onwards he produced cartoons for the Daily Express, using his character Maudie Littlehampton to satirise upper-class preoccupations. He died in 1986.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1979. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140050515