NICHOLS, Beverley and Compton MACKENZIE, Marion CRAN and V. SACKVILLE-WEST (authors). Nora S. UNWIN (illustrator). How Does Your Garden Grow? London; George Allen & Unwin Ltd. 1935.
8vo. Original cream cloth with full-size illustration to upper cover, vignette to lower cover, and lettering to spine, all in dark green, preserved in pictorial dustwrapper with illustrations to both panels in indigo and green; pp. [vi], 7-127; with decorative title in green alongside chapter-headings and tailpieces in line; a fine copy, both externally and internally with mild and almost unavoidable, toning to cloth and a neat and small inscription, dated 1935, to front free endpaper; genuinely scarce, particularly in this condition.
First edition. A collection of writings by four of the most renowned figures in gardening; Beverley Nichols, Vita Sackville-West, Marion Cran and Compton Mackenzie, who were united in their passion for their cultivated spaces, and for 'creating [of] beauty out of common day things'.