Gardening for Ladies.

  • Loudon, Mrs [Jane]
  • London: John Murray 1846

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Description

8vo, pp. [xii], 443, [1], [16, ads]. Engraved title page, illustrations within text. Original green cloth, boards bordered in blind, gilt stamp to front board, spine divided by blind rules, lettered in gilt. Rebacked with original spine laid on and modern endpapers, cloth a little faded and marked, extremities bruised. Ink ownership inscription just visible under new endpapers, dated 1858.

Notes

The seventh edition of this manual on gardening, written and illustrated by Jane Loudon (1807-1858). She began writing science fiction after her father died and later devoted herself to making gardening an acceptable hobby for young women.

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