Katherine Everett. Jacket design by Barbara Jones.
Constable. London. 1949. First edition, first impression. Hardback; green cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. x, 253 pages. Frontispiece and 10 b&w hors-texte plates. English. 225 x 150mm. 0.5kg. . Very good, in fair dust jacket; front panel good, wear to forecorners and base of spine with slight loss, wear to head of spine with light loss, three large tears to rear panel with creasing, a couple of small nicks, slight fading to spine; tears, forecorners and spine ends repaired with tape to verso, price-clipped; dustiness to top edge, some spotting to edges.
The autobiography of Katherine Everett, an Anglo-Irish designer of houses and gardens. Everett lived an itinerant life, studying at the Slade, bringing up two sons by herself and living in various locations including Ireland, Italy and Sussex. She restored and built several houses and gardens for herself and others. Scarce in the dust jacket designed by Barbara Jones.
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