Annuals and Biennials
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Country Life Ltd and George Newnes Ltd, London.
Green cloth boards.
Good, signs of wear and fading to spine. Colour and black and white plates and inside pages all very good.
1916 Country Life edition.
Three colour plates, including frontispiece, mounted on grey card. Forty black and white plates. Also, a fold out tissue planting chart. 175 pp and a 16 page publishers' catalogue at the back.
Presented in three sections, part one covers the propagation of plants, and their various uses and positioning in the garden. Part two contains an alphabetical list of annuals and biennials, with descriptions and advice on their cultivation. Lastly, a chart of colour and height and selections for various aspects and purposes. A fascinating historical volume by the famed garden designer that would still be of great use today.