Tandy Clifford R V / War Office
Title Landscape Design in Aden
Book Condition As New
Publisher London War Office 1960
Seller ID 7149
Foolscap, 63pp. Vg. Decorated paper wrappers, stapled report, front wrapper torn and frayed and chipped with some loss, almost detached, a trifle darkened. Stencilled (mimeographed) text; b/w illustrations (photocopies) . This intriguing glimpse into the administration of the Protectorate in the dying days of British rule throws a valuable sidelight onto the history of the times. From the title page: "Report of a visit to Aden in 1960 to consider the particular problems of landscape design which arise from the topographical and climatic conditions of the colony. Specific matters investigated include: types of suitable indigenous plant material and the production of nursery stock; landscape treatment for existing and future development; the particular problems of blown sand, saline soil, and irrigation. "