Rustic Adornments for Homes of Taste, and recreations for town folk in the study and imitation of nature

By: Hibberd, Shirley

Price: £175.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


First edition. Small octavo, pp 354, +12 page publisher's advertisements, all edges gilt, clean and sound internally, ornate gilt decorated publisher's binding, (a "signed" binding, initialled by John Leighton), a little rubbed, slightly worn at the corners, the spine slightly more worn and a little faded, strengthened at the head and tail, the lower joint slightly worn, the upper joint splitting a little but no weakness. Illustrated with six fine colour plates, an extra colour title page, and many engravings throughout the text, all printed and engraved by Benjamin Fawcett of Driffield. [The rare first edition]. {Garden ornaments, the rockery, the aviary, the aquarium, the apiary, the Wardian case.]

Title: Rustic Adornments for Homes of Taste, and recreations for town folk in the study and imitation of nature

Author Name: Hibberd, Shirley

Categories: Victorian, Illustrators, Garden History, Design, Beekeeping,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Groombridge & Sons: 1856

Binding: Decorative Cloth

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 016827

Keywords: John Leighton binding. signed binding.Wardian case.,