1914 Scarce Gardening Book - ROSES AND ROSE GARDENS by Walter P. Wright. Illustrated.
Author: WRIGHT, Walter P.
Title: Roses and Rose Gardens.
Publisher: London, Headley Brothers, 1914. Second Edition (stated).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 9 " X 7 ".
Pages: 299 pages + (1) catalogue.
Binding: Attractive and very good decorated full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown, very small bump to the front cover lower hinge - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and very clean, light pencil name of a previous owner on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with more than 60 illustrations and photographs (many tipped-in in color). Beautiful!
Estimate: (Scarce with few other copies available worldwide).
The book: Scarce and very attractive edition of this book about Roses and Rose Gardens by Wright, Walter P. (Walter Page), 1864-1940.
Including The Story of the Rose; Types of Roses and Their Classification; Where Roses May Be Grown; Rose Gardens; Soils, Manures, Stocks; Planting; Pruning; The Rose Under Glass; Enemies of the Rose; Town Gardens; Sweet Roses; Roses and Nations; Grower's Calendar amongst others. It also has a full list of roses varieties.
A rare find in such a nice condition!
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