London’s pride. The glorious history of the capital’s gardens. Introduction by Sir Roy Strong.
London, Anaya Publishers Ltd 1990.
Folio. 224pp, many photo ills (some colour). Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. David Allibone’s copy.
Despite the volume’s populist title, it provides useful essays on aspects of London’s garden history by thirteen separate scholars, including a good essay by John Harris on the mid-eighteenth century gardens of Greater London as shown on John Rocque’s contemporary map.