Title The American Home Garden, being Principles and Rules for the Culture of Vegetable, Fruits, Flowers, and Shrubbery to Which are Added Brief Notes on Farm Crops with a Table of Their Average Product and Chemical Constituents
Book Condition VG
Type ix, 531+ ads
Edition Early Printing
Publisher New York HARPER & BROS 1860
Seller ID 24343
A comprehensive survey and manual on the home garden in the mid 19th Century. Extensively illustrated with wood engravings in the text. Bound in gilt and blind stamped brown cloth with gilt vignette of floral basket on front board. Misssing FFEP, sticker remains on blank preliminary, newspaper clipping pasted to rear of dedication page. There is a tear in the middle of the spine, otherwise a solid copy showing overall light wear.