The Parks, Promenades & Gardens of Paris Described and Considered in Relation to the Wants of our own Cities and of Public and Private Gardens
First edition, large 8vo., xxxii, 664pp., 376 illustrations, frontispiece, 48 plates and 3 folding maps. Green pictorial publisher s cloth, front cover and spine embossed with gilt and black foliage designs, back cover blind tooled. Topics cover many aspects of private and public gardens from famous gardens such as the Bois de Boulogne, the Luxembourg Gardens and the gardens of Versailles to plants, implements and market gardens. Some damage to top of spine, some wear to tail, shoulders and edges; previous owner s bookplate on front pastedown - "W. D. Mackenzie, Fawley Court, not to be taken away.".
Author W. Robinson
Publisher John Murray