Roses For English Gardens.

JEKYLL, GERTRUDE AND MAWLEY, EDWARD.

£30.00

Publisher

'Country Life' 20, Tavistock Street, Covent Garden W.C./George Newnes, Ltd. 7-12, Southampton Street, Covent Garden, W.C.

Place

London

Date

1902

Item Description

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 6 x 9.25 inches. xvi +166 pp. Title page in red and black. Bound in original brown cloth, gilt. A little wear to extremities, sunning of board edges and some foxing, largely confined to preliminaries and margins; otherwise a very good copy. 1902 signature on half title. Illustrated by 191 pages of plates, including frontispiece. Decorated by title page vignette and by printer's device on verso of half title. One of the classic texts of the famous gardener and garden writer, Gertrude Jekyll (1843-1932), co-authored by Edward Mawley (1842-1916), meteorologist and horticulturist, who was Secretary of the National Rose Society, 1877-1914 (President 1915.

[Stock No. 26001]

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