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The Ladies' Companion to The Flower Garden

£90.00

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The Ladies' Companion to The Flower Garden - Mrs Loudon
London, William Smith. Fleet Street. Fourth edition 1846. pp 351.

No jacket. Green cloth boards, damp stained and faded, especially to spine, which has turned brown with time and reaction to light. Gilt titles to front enclosed within floral frame. Simple tooled borders. Corners excellent, given the age of this book; only light fraying. Likewise spine ends. All edges gilt - nicely bright.
Bookseller's plate: Sims & Son, Bath. Front matter foxed but main block just has tanning throughout.
Excellent colour frontispieces image of wild flower display. Owner signature to title page (J H Phipps)
Bindings are nice and strong but there is a gaping gutter when book is opened. Occasional line drawings.

Grand appendix with suggested layouts for the gravel garden and a few nice engravings, followed by a publisher's gazette.

Mrs Loudon (alias Jane Wells Webb Loudon) the wife of John Caludius Loudon, father of the English park garden found gardening manuals inaccessible for entry level gardeners especially women and proceeded to write not only this book but also a series of popular gardening manuals.

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Author(s):
Loudon, Mrs
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
4th
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
351
Publisher:
William Smith
Title:
The Ladies' Companion to the Flower Garden

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The Ladies' Companion to The Flower Garden - Mrs Loudon
London, William Smith. Fleet Street. Fourth edition 1846. pp 351.

No jacket. Green cloth boards, damp stained and faded, especially to spine, which has turned brown with time and reaction to light. Gilt titles to front enclosed within floral frame. Simple tooled borders. Corners excellent, given the age of this book; only light fraying. Likewise spine ends. All edges gilt - nicely bright.
Bookseller's plate: Sims & Son, Bath. Front matter foxed but main block just has tanning throughout.
Excellent colour frontispieces image of wild flower display. Owner signature to title page (J H Phipps)
Bindings are nice and strong but there is a gaping gutter when book is opened. Occasional line drawings.

Grand appendix with suggested layouts for the gravel garden and a few nice engravings, followed by a publisher's gazette.

Mrs Loudon (alias Jane Wells Webb Loudon) the wife of John Caludius Loudon, father of the English park garden found gardening manuals inaccessible for entry level gardeners especially women and proceeded to write not only this book but also a series of popular gardening manuals.

Author(s):
Loudon, Mrs
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
4th
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
351
Publisher:
William Smith
Title:
The Ladies' Companion to the Flower Garden

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