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Garden Colour

By C. W. Earle; Eleanor Vere Boyle; Rose Kingsley; Vicary Gibbs

1906

J. M. Dent & Company : London

10.5" by 8"

xvi,195pp

 

 

 

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A charming copy of this profusely illustrated work on gardens throughout the year, written by various authors, and illustrated by Margaret Waterfield.

The third edition of this work. 'Garden Colour' is a charming work about gardens throughout the year. Each season is dedicated a section in this work, with various authors describing the aspect of gardens in that season. C. W. Earle wrote the section 'Spring', Eleanor Vere Boyle wrote the section 'Summer', Rose Kingsley wrote the section 'Autumn', and Vicary Gibbs wrote the section 'Winter'. C. W. Earle, otherwise known as Maria Teresa Earle, was a horticularity and wrote many books on gardening, including writing about Gertrude Jekyll. Rose Kingsley was an author who also wrote 'A History of French Art, 1100-1899', and 'Roses and Rose Growing.' Eleanor Vere Boyle was a Victorian artists who is best known for her watercolour illustration in children's works, strongly influenced by the Pre-Raphaelites. Illustrated by Margaret Waterfield. Waterfield was a botanical painter, best known for her illustrations contributed to gardening books. With a coloured frontispiece and a further fifty coloured plates. In a signed binding by Bumpus. Collated, complete.

CONDITION

In a signed Bumpus half morocco binding with cloth to the boards. Externally smart. Light fading to the spine and to the joints. Minor marking to the boards. A little rubbing to the raised bands and to the head and tail of the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with the odd scattered spots, heavier to the first and last few pages. Ribbon marker is detached but present.

Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed

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