Vita’s other world. A gardening biography of V. Sackville-West.
Harmondsworth, Penguin Books Ltd 1987.
8vo. 239+(1)pp, incl. 98 photo text ills, 29 colour photo ills on plates. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers, a little worn. David Allibone’s copy.
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.