COLLECTOR'S 1947 first edition vintage horticulture hardcover book - Woman's Home Companion Garden Book - For All Sections of United States & Canada.
All the elements of gardening, horticulture, landscape design, flowers, botany, climate, and the science behind it in this encyclopedic gem. Written by Fifty Horticultural Specialists. Edited by John Wister. Publisher: Doubleday & Co, Copyright, 1947. Not ex-library. No isbn. Not ex-library.
GORGEOUS color plates, 24 full page, many halftone plates, beautiful photographs and black & white illustrations to numerous to count.
Foreword: The home and house will expand into the garden. Garden will be one with the family. Children will love it. They will learn to be one with growing things. The paradise or the garden provides diversion and occupation. It is occupation in which every member of the household may partake. One may contribute not only to family joy but to community welfare. No other area can take its place in the affections.
Geographic & Climactic Garden Regions–Southwest, Southern Atlantic & Gulf, Pacific Northwest, Making Gardens, Hardy Trees, Shrubs & Vines, Perennials & Biennials, Plant material, Special Gardens, Birds, Design, Lawns, Color, Plant Science and much more. Glossary, Biographies of Authors, Acknowledgments & Index.
Woman's Home Companion, highly successful American magazine published from 1873 to 1957. Focused on crochet, embroidery instructions, serialized fiction, home, cookery, crockery, housekeeping and fashions.
Octavo, heavy hardcover, maroon buckram, leatherette boards, spine decorative illustration imprint garden tools and flowers, lovely illustrated endpapers, 1024pp. Photo does not fully capture exact colors on cover. Binding tight. Excellent vintage condition.
Cover fine/bright/clean-minimal shelfwear-light corner bumping. Pages very good++/bright/mostly clean-some buckling/few pp top creasing/slit-not cut through/some pp top edge thin pink bleed-not on text or illustrations.
Do not pass up this extraordinary gem; will make a FABULOUS gift!!!