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Book Description

Size 4to, 11 x 9 Inches Binding in Very Good Condition, just slight wear, Spine with 5 raised bands, gilt lettered leather title label & elaborate gilt decoration. Text in very good clean condition, no inscriptions, occasional light foxing. Superbly illustrated with 42 Hand-Coloured Lithographed Plates, with original tissue guards, Complete, as called for.
Dealer Notes
Jane Wells Webb Loudon (1807-1858) was an English author and early pioneer of science fiction, Gothic fiction, fantasy, horror.
She also created the first popular gardening manuals, as opposed to specialist horticulture works, reframing the art of gardening as fit for young women.
Author Loudon, Mrs [Jane, Wells Webb]
Date 1848
Binding Full Black Morocco Gilt
Publisher William Smith
Condition Very Good
Pages xii, 215pp

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