Beauty By Design. Inspired Gardening in the Pacific Northwest
(n.p.), (Touchwood), (2013). Square octavo. Photography and text focusing on 11 gardeners and their gardens in the Pacific Northwest. Inscribed by the authors, Terry and Bates, to Peter and Maria [Matthiessen]. Additionally inscribed to the Matthiessens by the Batemans, who are the subjects of one of the book's chapters and longtime friends of the Matthiessens. Birgit's photographs illustrated one of Peter's books, and Bateman's paintings appeared in others. Also laid in is a photo from the Bateman Centre Gift Shop, showing a shelf displaying Matthiessen's books for sale. Fine in self-wrappers. A nice double association. [#032533] $450

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