Search by author, title, keyword or ISBN :
    View Basket View your basket
Return to home page
In the search for Garden cities, we found: 3 perfect matches, 0 partial matches and 74 other matches.
 
Next | Previous | View Basket | Checkout Viewing page 1 of 8.
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8
Hill, Octavia.
Thirty Years' Work:
(Privately Printed). Octavia Hill's Letters to Fellow Workers were printed for private circulation to her supporters. She preferred to write to supporters individually, but by the 1870s the scope and scale of her work made this impossible. The importance of the Letters is that they cover the whole range of her activities: housing (including her work for the Ecclesiastical Commissioners), open spaces (including the founding of the National Trust), cultural philanthropy, the Women's University Settlement, the Poor Law Commission and the founding of the Cadets. Octavia disliked publicising her work, except in so far as she had to appeal for funds. The Letters therefore contain detailed information about way in which she handled the various aspects of her work that are not available elsewhere. The volume Thirty Years' Work is a bound collection of all of Octavia Hill's Letters to her Fellow Workers between 1872 (the first letter) and 1900. There are twenty-eight letters as one letter covers 1884 and 1885. All letters contain the accounts for the year apart from that for 1877. Also included in the volume are the two accounts of the Walmer Street Industrial Experiment (1871 & 1872). Copies of the Letters are extremely rare and copies of the reports of the Walmer Street Industrial Experiment even rarer. The letters take the form of simple paper pamphlets of between eight and twenty pages. A number of the letters are inscribed in Octavia's hand to her sister Gertrude who in 1875 had married Charles Lewes, the son of George Henry Lewes and stepson of George Eliot. Page size: 185mm x 120mm. Volume bound in attractive blue boards 190mm x 120mm. Further details and images available on request. Hardback. A small number of sheets - three or four - have become detached from the stitching. Internally, the spine is pulling away / partially detached - otherwise good, in blue boards. . Order No. NSBK-C15626
Keywords: social history, housing, Octavia Hill, dwellings, philanthropy, the poor, poverty, Victorian, England, town planning, urban history, open spaces, Britain, England, British, English, history, Octavia Hill's letters, nineteenth century, papers, works, garden cities, period sources, pamphlets, booklets, Women's University Settlement, Cadets, Poor Law Commission, Walmer Street Industrial Experiment, Gertrude Hill, Gertrude Lewes, inscribed, inscriptions, association items, antiquarian
Price £1500.00. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET

View Image
Hill, Octavia.
Our Common Land:
(Macmillan, 1877). Hardback. Ex library with usual library stamps and markings, some wear to spine, spine ends, edges and corners. Cloth a little marked / rubbed -else good / solid. vi + 206pp. Order No. NSBK-C6431
Keywords: B001P1SGF4, housing, Octavia Hill, dwellings, philanthropy, the poor, poverty, Victorian, England, town planning, urban history, open spaces, countryside, Britain, England, British, English, history, Octavia Hill's essays, nineteenth century, papers, works, garden cities, period sources, contemporary comment, district visiting, volunteer visitors, commons, charity, charities, COS, C.O.S., Charity Organisation Society
Price £120.00. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Watkins, Micky.
Henrietta Barnett in Whitechapel: Her First Fifty Years
(Micky Watkins, 2005). Paperback. Very good. 160pp. Order No. NSBK-C15630
Keywords: 9780954979805, Henrietta Barnett, Octavia Hill, social history, housing, biography, slums, garden suburbs, garden cities
Price £26.95. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
King, Peter.
Women Rule the Plot: The Story of the 100 Year Fight to Establish Women's Place in Farm and Garden
(Duckworth, 1999). Hardback. New book, fine in dustwrapper. 160pp. Order No. NSBK-C5406
Keywords: 0715629492, women's history, Britain, British, England, English, history, gardens, gardening, plots, unions, unionists, Women's Farm and Garden Union, earth, land, World War 1, World War One, Great War, wars, First World War, rural, country, countryside, agrarian, Lady Warwick, Gertrude Jekyll, Brend Colvin, Madeline Agar, suffrage, suffragettes, Women's Farm and Garden Association, associations, organisations, feminism, feminists, WFGA, Folly Farm, Highgrove, Chenies Manor, women and work, women's work, farming
Price £8.00. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET

View Image
Schwarz, Hans.
Painting in Towns and Cities:
(Studio Vista, 1980). Paperback. Light edge wear, otherwise good. 104pp. Order No. NSBK-A14345
Keywords: 0289709733, painting, towns, cities, city, town, urban, art, oils, drawings
Price £5.00. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Ordish, George.
The Living Garden: the 400-Year History of an English Garden
(Houghton Mifflin, 1985). Paperback. Very good. 263pp. Order No. NSBK-A4150
Keywords: 0395637708, gardens, garden, history, England, English, Britain, British, nature, natural, Weald of Kent, Thomas Barton, Joseph Munroyd, Robert Dunchester, gardening
Price £5.00. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Hamilton, Catherine.
The West Country is a Garden: A Wayfarer's Companion
(Bracken, 1993). Select Editions in association with David Bateman. Hardback. Front endpapers slightly spotted, otherwise very good in slightly marked dustwrapper. 72pp. Order No. NSBK-A6540
Keywords: 185891034X, gardens, gardening, West Country, England, English, gardeners, horticulture, horticultural, horticulturalists, British, Britain, flowers, sketching, drawing, art, artists, plants
Price £4.50. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Anon, .
Beauties and Wonders of Vegetable Life: Or, Rambles in Parks, Forests, Conservatories, Orchards, Gardens, Fields and Heaths
(The Religious Tract Soc, n.d., Victorian). With numerous illustrations. Hardback. Some foxing, some pages loosening at binding, cloth lightly rubbed, otherwise good. vi + 276pp. Order No. NSBK-A2869
Keywords: flora, vegetable, botany, walking, ramble, nature, natural world, horticulture, horticultural, gardens, garden, gardening, parks, park, forest, forests, wood, woodland, woods, trees, agrarian, agriculture, orchard, orchards, field, fields, heath, heaths
Price £4.00. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Colborn, Nigel.
The Container Garden:
(Conran Octopus, 1990). Photographs by Marijke Heuff. Hardback. Very good in slightly creased dustwrapper. 160pp. Order No. NSBK-A5444
Keywords: 1850292450, Marijke Heuff, Nigel Colburn, garden, gardening, gardeners, garden history, horticulture, horticulturists, flowers, plants, terraces, roof gardens, pots, tubs, hanging baskets, trees, fruit, shrubs, herbs, Britain, British
Price £10.00. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Thacker, Christopher.
England's Historic Gardens: An Illustrated Account of One Nation's Garden Heritage
(McGraw-Hill Ruerson, 1989). Foreword by Lord Montagu Beaulieu. Photographs by John Bethell. Hardback. Oversized book, very good in dustwrapper. 160pp. Order No. NSBK-A11888
Keywords: 0747201102, gardens, gardening, horticulture, heritage, Britain, British, England, English, history, United Kingdom, UK, twentieth century, 20th
Price £10.00. Convert to US$ EURO YEN
ADD THIS ITEM TO MY BASKET
Next | Previous | View Basket | Checkout | Top Viewing page 1 of 8.
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8


To contact us, email: enquiries@naomisymes.com
Click to browse by topics relating to:
Garden cities
Housing
Octavia Hill
Works
Nineteenth century
Period sources
Philanthropy
Papers
Dwellings
Social history
Poverty
Victorian
Urban history
The poor
Town planning
Open spaces

View Other Categories