Rosemary Hill, 5 December 1991
Show More Gertrude Jekyll by Sally Festing.
Viking, 323 pp., £17.99, October 1991, 0 670 82788 6Show More
People’s Parks by Hazel Conway.
Cambridge, 287 pp., £49.50, August 1991, 0 521 39070 2Show More
The History of Garden Design: The Western Tradition from the Renaissance to the Present Day edited by Monique Mosser and Georges Teyssot.
Thames and Hudson, 543 pp., £45, May 1991, 0 500 01511 2Show More
“... 8000 pots of hydrangeas’, even if one is not on such intimate terms with her and her legend as Georges Teyssot supposes. Non-sequential reading is made possible by the generally high standard of translation from five languages and by an important unity of approach among the sixty or so authors, all of whom take for granted that, beyond their aesthetic ...”