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Beautiful Garden Flowers for Town and Country

By John Weathers

1904

Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, & Co : London

8" by 5.5"

vi, [2], 152pp

 

 

 

DETAILS

An uncommon copy of this beautifully and vibrantly illustrated book on garden flowers.

An uncommon copy of this work. 'Beautiful Garden Flowers' is an interesting guide to the growing of English flowers in both town and country gardens. The book answers the questions of when is best to plant the seeds, how to prepare the ground, and the best kinds of manure to use. It also looks at the issues of insects, the propagation of flowers, and how to weed them. It follows with an in-depth look at individual follows, with a concise and helpful guide to how to care for them. John Weathers was a lecturer of Horticulture to the Middlesex Country Council. He also wrote 'Practical Guide to Garden Plants', 'Beautiful Roses', and 'Fruit and Flower Farming'. With thirty-three coloured plates throughout, illustrated by John Allen, who had worked with Weathers previously on some of his other books. Undated, dated using Copac. Collated, complete.

CONDITION

In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, smart. Minor shelfwear and rubbing to the boards. Light bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Very light sunning to the spine and to the joints. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with the odd spot. Light offsetting to pages facing the plates.

Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed

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