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Brown, Jane

Vita’s other world. A gardening biography of V. Sackville-West.

Harmondsworth, Penguin Books Ltd 1985.

Reference: 11168
Price: £20 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. 239+(1)pp, incl. 98 photo text ills, 29 colour photo ills on plates. Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper. David Allibone’s copy, with his bookplate and presentation inscription to him from his daughter.

A well-researched biography of Vita Sackville-West, best known as a poet but also an accomplished gardener. This book traces Sackville-West’s development in this field, which culminated in her transformation of the gardens of Sissinghurst Castle.