The Rock Garden by Reginald Farrer with Eight Colored Plates No Date Found published by T.C.& E.C Jack Edinburgh

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Step into the lush world of rock gardens with this vintage gem of a book by Reginald Farrer. A cornerstone in the genre of garden literature, this book doesn't just offer guidelines on rock gardening; it takes you on a vivid, colorful journey through carefully curated plants and landscapes. 


  • Title: The Rock Garden by Reginald Farrer
  • Publication Date: No Date Found
  • Publisher: T.C.& E.C Jack Edinburgh
  • Format: Hard Cover with Green Pictorial Paper-Covered Boards
  • Pages: 118
  • Dimensions: 8x7x1
  • Condition: Wear on book boards; two color plates are loose but all other pages are firmly attached.

Key Features:

  •  Comprehensive guide on rock gardening, perfect for both the casual reader and the avid gardener.
  • Reginald Farrer, a pioneer in rock gardening, brings his expertise and passion to every page.
  •  This book is a cornerstone in garden literature, representing a community of garden enthusiasts.
  • A must-have guide for garden exhibitions, workshops, and personal garden projects.
  •  The hard cover ensures durability and makes it a long-lasting addition to any library.
  •  With its green pictorial paper-covered boards and color plates, the book itself is a piece of art.


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The vintage items I share with you have been previously owned and loved. They may show some wear, as is typical for vintage pieces. Please use the pictures as a guide. If you have any questions or need more photos, feel free to ask.

In Summation:

Whether you're an experienced gardener or new to the realm of rock gardens, this vintage book offers a rich tapestry of knowledge and visual delight. Perfect for enthusiasts of both gardening and vintage books, this piece is more than just a guide—it's a journey through a forgotten world brought back to life through its pages.

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