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De Bloemen in Onzen Tuin (The Flowers in our Garden - in Dutch)

£24.99

Product description

This book contains a comprehensive guide to garden flowers & plants commonly available in the 1920s, divided into chapters according to flower type (annuals, perennials, alpines etc). Each chapter gives details of each plant shown, and the coloured plant illustrations are on little cards pasted neatly in numbered order, mostly 6 to a page (occasionally just one larger, singly), and provided by a number of artists, their names credited on the title page. Each chapter is headed by a B/W illustration, and in some cases tailed by a small roundel also in black & white. There are 2 or 3 full page B/W illustrations, and a brightly coloured frontispiece.

Jacobus Pieter “Jac P.” Thijsse (1865 –1945) was a Dutch conservationist and botanist, founder of the Society for Preservation of Nature Monuments in the Netherlands. On his 60th birthday in 1925, his friends gave him a wildlife garden in Bloemendaal near Haarlem (Thijsse's Hof) . This was the first wildlife garden in the Netherlands, and one of the oldest worldwide.

Our book is in good general condition consistent with its age, bound in paper-covered boards with dark brown cloth spine bearing the title in ?faded gilt lettering. The illustrated covers are generally scratched and worn at edges & corners, but the design remains bright. The spine has one tiny hole near the bottom, but otherwise shows surprisingly little shelf wear to top & bottom. Front hinge is slightly loose. Inside, the binding is firm with no loose pages; pages are generally clean but a little dulled with age. Free endpapers badly browned & mottled. Contains 138 illustrated colour cards and 10 larger cards of flowers, as well as including a usual multi-lingual "Register" at the back of the book on the names of the flowers on the cards.

Item details

Author(s):
Thijsse, Dr. Jac. P.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
30 x 23.5 x 1.5 cm
Edition:
1926
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
96
Publisher:
Uitgave Verkade's Fabrieken
Title:
De Bloemen in Onzen Tuin

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This book contains a comprehensive guide to garden flowers & plants commonly available in the 1920s, divided into chapters according to flower type (annuals, perennials, alpines etc). Each chapter gives details of each plant shown, and the coloured plant illustrations are on little cards pasted neatly in numbered order, mostly 6 to a page (occasionally just one larger, singly), and provided by a number of artists, their names credited on the title page. Each chapter is headed by a B/W illustration, and in some cases tailed by a small roundel also in black & white. There are 2 or 3 full page B/W illustrations, and a brightly coloured frontispiece.

Jacobus Pieter “Jac P.” Thijsse (1865 –1945) was a Dutch conservationist and botanist, founder of the Society for Preservation of Nature Monuments in the Netherlands. On his 60th birthday in 1925, his friends gave him a wildlife garden in Bloemendaal near Haarlem (Thijsse's Hof) . This was the first wildlife garden in the Netherlands, and one of the oldest worldwide.

Our book is in good general condition consistent with its age, bound in paper-covered boards with dark brown cloth spine bearing the title in ?faded gilt lettering. The illustrated covers are generally scratched and worn at edges & corners, but the design remains bright. The spine has one tiny hole near the bottom, but otherwise shows surprisingly little shelf wear to top & bottom. Front hinge is slightly loose. Inside, the binding is firm with no loose pages; pages are generally clean but a little dulled with age. Free endpapers badly browned & mottled. Contains 138 illustrated colour cards and 10 larger cards of flowers, as well as including a usual multi-lingual "Register" at the back of the book on the names of the flowers on the cards.

Author(s):
Thijsse, Dr. Jac. P.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
30 x 23.5 x 1.5 cm
Edition:
1926
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
96
Publisher:
Uitgave Verkade's Fabrieken
Title:
De Bloemen in Onzen Tuin

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