Fifth Edition; green end-papers; 11 pages to front containing tissue-guarded b/w. frontispiece illustration from a photograph; titles; prefaces, notes on illustration; contents & press reviews. Illustrated by 3 further b/w. plates(2 lacking tissue guards); line drawings in the text & 12 beautiful full-page coloured plates. At the rear is an illustrated advertisement page for a Horticultural Decorator & Garden Furnisher, a 4-page list of books by the same author & a 32-page publisher's list of titles. Rear end-papers also bear adverts. Binder's small label inside rear cover.
Octavo (standard book size); Previous owner's book-plate laid in plus small address label inside front cover; All edges gilt in good condition; Includes index.
Author Heath, Francis George
Binding Olive green cloth with gilt titles & black fern design to spine & front cover
Publisher Sampson Low Marston Searle & Rivington
Illustrator illustrated by a b/w. photo. frontis. plus 15 pages of plates (13 in colour)
Condition Very Good Condition (light wear to edges)
Pages 459 + 32