24 col plates, text illus, 2 vols, 8vo, orig. dec. cloth, gt, minor wear to extremities, small, faint, marginal stain to top edge affecting only prelims and first plate of the 1869 volume, and the whole of the 1870 volume. Some scattered light foxing. A very good set in handsome binding.
Shirley Hibberd (1825-1890), British journalist and writer on horticulture, was one of the most popular and successful gardening writers of the Victorian Britain. In 1858 he became the first editor of the newly established magazine Floral World, which he managed until 1875 with considerable success.
Author SHIRLEY HIBBERD
Binding Orig. dec. cloth
Publisher Groombridge and Sons: London
Condition Very good
Pages viii, 376; viii, 376