FIRST EDITION. 8vo, pp. xii, 104, [4 adverts for Mr. Melrose’s Catalogue: Books for Girls], title page printed in red and green + halftone frontis and plates. Original green illustrated cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Green ribbon marker. Spine slightly cocked, gentle rubbing and bruising to extremities, dents to bottom board. POI to ffep, some faint spotting, else, clean and tight. A very good copy of an attractive little book.
"This little book ... is written for girls,—girls living at home, & specially with a view to helping those in the suburbs of a large city, whose time is their own, whose gardens & purses are small, but who have a real love for flowers..." (Preface, p.viii)
Author RANKIN, Margaret M.
Publisher London: Andrew Melrose
Condition Very good