Gardening Books on Roses, Chrysanthemums and Other Plants
|Title and Author/Editor||The Gardener’s Assistant: Practical and Scientific. A Guide to the Formation and Management of the Kitchen, Fruit, and Flower Gardens, and the Cultivation of Conservatory, Greenhouse, and Stove Plants; with a Copious Calendar of Gardening Operations, and Select Lists of Plants, Fruits, and Vegetables (Robert Thompson; revisions by Thomas Moore, 1886), Roses (H. R. Darlington, 1911), Chrysanthemums (Thomas Stevenson, 1912), A Rose Odyssey: Reminiscences of Many Trips to European Rose Centers (J. H. Nicolas, 1937), The National Rose Society’s Handbook on the Fungus and Insect Pests of the Rose: The Enemies of the Rose (George Massee and Fred V. Theobald, 1910), Climbing Roses Old and New (Graham Stuart Thomas, 1966)|
|Genre||Home and Garden, Travelogue|
|Type of Illustration||Photograph, Offset Lithograph, Halftone|
|Dust Jacket||Yes, No|
|Period||Late 19th/ Early 20th Century, Early to Mid 20th Century|
|Edition Statement||Revised Edition, First Edition|
|Number of Books||5|
- glue and tape repairs to spine and hinges of The Gardener’s Assistant; discoloration, scuff marks, dings, bumped corners and edge wear to covers; chipping, damp staining and tears to dust jacket; writing to endpapers; browning, foxing and fading to text blocks and text edges; generally tight text blocks and clean pages; conditions vary per volume.
- measures The Gardener’s Assistant.