First Edition Points and Criteria for The Art and Craft of Garden Making

Year Published: 1900
Author Last Name: Mawson
Author First Name: Thomas
Publisher: Batsford, London
Original Price: N/A
Pages: 224

The first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden Making was published in 1900 with 15 Chapters; 32 "Perspective and Photographic Views"; 24 "Plans"; and 84 "Sections, Sketches, and Details". Four more editions with more pages, and additional illustrations and plates were published between 1900 and 1926.

The title page say Published by B. T. Batsford MDCCCC on the bottom with not other dates. On the reverse of the title page there is a single statement that says William Holmes Printer Ulverston MDCCCC. MCDCCCC means that the book was published in 1900.

Boards are green cloth with gilt lettering on the front and spine; and with top-edge gilt. Book is oversized measuring 12.75 inches tall and 10 inches wide.

Miscellaneous Information:
The title page states"Illustrated with perspective views drawn by Mr. C E. Mallows, and others, and also with numerous plans, sections and details of Gardens, and Garden Ornament, and further illustrated with chapter headings specially designed by Mr. D. Chamberlain."

Picture of the 1900 first edition dust jacket for The Art and Craft of Garden Making.
Picture of the 1900 first edition dust jacket for The Art and Craft of Garden Making.

Picture of the first edition copyright page for The Art and Craft of Garden Making.
Picture of the first edition copyright page for The Art and Craft of Garden Making.

Picture of the back board from the first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden Mak
Picture of the back board from the first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden Making.

Picture of the first edition spine for The Art and Craft of Garden Making.
Picture of the first edition spine for The Art and Craft of Garden Making.

Picture of the title page from the first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden Mak
Picture of the title page from the first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden Making.

Picture of the gilt top-edge from the first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden
Picture of the gilt top-edge from the first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden Making.

The dedication page from the first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden Making says "To
The dedication page from the first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden Making says "To Colonel Thomas Myles Sandys, M.P., of Graythwaite Hall, North Lancashire, whose early encouragement and generous commands have made me his debtor, this work is respectfully dedicated."

Picture of the preface page from the first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden M
Picture of the preface page from the first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden Making.

From the preface page of the first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden Making -
From the preface page of the first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden Making - "Throughout this work I have endeavored to make it clear that whilst I consider a formal treatment the one most likely to give satisfactory results, I do not think the "Art and Craft of Garden-Making" is advanced by a slavish adherence in style or tradition."

The first illustration entitle "A Country House and Gardens" found before the preface in
The first illustration entitle "A Country House and Gardens" found before the preface in the first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden Making.

The first page of the table of contents from the first edition of The Art and Craft of
The first page of the table of contents from the first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden Making shows chapters 1 through 9.

The second page of the table of contents from the first edition of The Art and Craft of
The second page of the table of contents from the first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden Making shows chapters 10 through 15.

The first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden Making contains 32 "Perspective and
The first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden Making contains 32 "Perspective and Photographic Views" listed after the table of contents.

The first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden Making contains 24 "Plans"; and 84
The first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden Making contains 24 "Plans"; and 84 "Sections, Sketches, and Details".

The 84 "Sections, Sketches, and Details" are listed on two pages in The first edition of
The 84 "Sections, Sketches, and Details" are listed on two pages in The first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden Making.

Each chapter in the first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden Making begins with an
Each chapter in the first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden Making begins with an illustration. This is the illustration from Chapter I: Garden Making Old and New.

This is an example of the plans found in the first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden
This is an example of the plans found in the first edition of The Art and Craft of Garden Making. It is a Plan of Gardens Cuerdon Hall near Warrington.

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