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A wonderfully eclectic treatise on all things sundials and roses — jam-packed with photographs, illustrations, and diagrams….more
Featuring artwork by Lucien Pissarro, this is a beautiful art nouveau edition of an essay on gardens by the Renaissance philosopher Francis Bacon (1561-1626)….more
This charming book from 1917 presents a manual training in what the author William S. Marten terms constructive-play, full of how-to guides for making all manner of…more
Selected illustrations from the German architect and engineer Georg Andreas Böckler’s Architectura Curiosa Nova (1664)….more