By Pen & By Spade: An Anthology of Garden Writing from Hortus





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Edited by David Wheeler. Foreword by Roy Strong. 

Summit Books, 1990. Near Fine in dust jacket.

Founded by Wheeler in 1987, “HORTUS is a privately published quarterly journal which addresses itself to intelligent and lively-minded gardeners throughout the English-speaking world. The beautifully printed and bound issues, each of 112 pages, contain articles on gardens, plants, people and books; history design and ornament. There are conversations with the great figures of present-day horticulture, essays, notes and thorough reviews of new and reissued books.”