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W.H. and L. Collingridge

Amateur's Rose Book / Rare Victorian Gardening / 1894

Amateur's Rose Book / Rare Victorian Gardening / 1894

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By Shirley Hibberd; George Gordon

James Shirley Hibberd (1825-1890) was one of the most popular and successful gardening writers of the Victorian era. He was a best-selling editor of three gardening magazines. In addition, he wrote over a dozen books on gardening and several more on natural history and related subjects.

Book Condition: Good+. Dust Jacket: None.

Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and front. Rose design to front board and spine. The publisher has colored text-block edges to complement the boards. The covers, corners, and spine have shelf wear, rubbing, and edgewear. The front joint is partially cracked and has some mild cracking throughout. There is foxing to the endpapers, text-block edges, and text-block page margins. On page 35, there are two tears, but the text is still readable. There is a colored frontispiece with b/w illustrations.

Publisher: W.H. & L. Collingridge
Place of Publication: London
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good+
Publication Date: 1894
The number of pages: 294pp + adverts + index.

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