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Title: THE LADIES COMPANION TO THE FLOWER GARDEN. Being an Alphabetical arrangement of all the ornamental plants usually grown in Gardens and Shrubberies; With full directions for their culture.
Description: William Smith. London.,1846. Fourth Edition, with considerable additions and corrections. 8vo. (6.6 x 4.4 inches). Hand finished colour printed frontispiece and several small engravings throughout the text. Neat previous owners inscription, dated 1848, on the front paste down endpaper. A very good copy in an attractive early fine leather binding. Full dark green morocco. Spine with raised bands, each with gilt decoration. Compartments ruled, lettered and fully decorated in gilt. Double gilt ruled borders, with floral corner pieces, on boards. Floral gilt decoration on inner boads. Yellow endpapers. All edges gilt. Edges of the binding just a little rubbed but overall a lovely copy in a fine quality early Victorian binding.:


Price: GBP 200.00 = appr. US$ 285.60 Seller: Paul Foster Books
- Book number: 8168

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