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225 pp., engraved title illustration with tissue guard before printed title page; 8vo; maroon cloth, spine lettered and decorated in gilt; top edge gilt; decoratively engraved title heads throughout with tissue guards; part 1, The Culture of the Rose, and part 2, The Description of the Rose both introduced with full page engravings; other occasional decorations, illustrations in text. Moderate soil to covers with light rubbing at edges; spine ends a bit frayed; bookplate of Charles Walker Andrews front pastedown; tipped-in booksellers catalogue entry for the book.
From the tipped-in catalog entry: This little known book is dedicated to Edward Sprague Rand, Jr., "a horticulturist whose energy and skill have made 'a wilderness to blossom as the rose.' "
Title: The Book of Roses.
Edition: 1st Edition
Publisher: Boston, J. E. Tilton and Co.: 1866
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Good Condition
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: 5914
Keywords: Flowers Botany Horticulture