Routledge & Kegan Paul. London. 1982. First edition. Hardback, quarto; oatmeal cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 199 pages. Many photographs and drawings by Hicks. Colour photographs by Derry Moore. English. 290 x 220mm. 1kg. 9780710092281. Very good, in very good dust jacket; slight shelf wear, light yellowing to top edge.
David Hicks' guide to garden design, in which he extends his design principles to the landscape outside the home. Whilst the book does feature large estates from around the world, Hicks also provides tips for the eighties surburban semi. With chapters on 'patience and impatience', small gardens, garden buildings, ornaments, furniture, and 'likes and dislikes'.