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1957 First Edition Vintage Horticulture Book 'The World in Your Garden'

1957 First Edition Vintage Horticulture Book 'The World in Your Garden' in gardening
1957 First Edition Vintage Horticulture Book 'The World in Your Garden' in gardening
1957 First Edition Vintage Horticulture Book 'The World in Your Garden' in gardening
1957 First Edition Vintage Horticulture Book 'The World in Your Garden' in gardening

$24.75




Classic vintage gardening book featuring exotic plants from around the world and how they came to America. Beautifully illustrated in color. Excellent!

National Geographic Society, 1957. Hardcover. Very good copy with fair dust jacket. Else Bolstelmann (illustrator). Stated First Edition on copyright page. 7.25 inches by 10.25 inches tall, 232 pages. Green cloth boards with red cloth spine. Gilded title and Member's Edition on mint condition cover, gilded rose illustration on spine. Pages are clean and bright with 80 beautiful watercolor illustrations by Else Bolstelmann of plants, flowers and fruits from around the world. There are also numerous full color lithographs and line drawings. End papers are printed in brown and green inks, showing a map of the world. The beautifully illustrated dust jacket has considerable edge wear and a few small tears at the tops and bottoms, and scratches on the back.

Overall, this is a fantastic horitculture book that takes you on a world tour, revealing the exotic origins of our gardens and orchards.

#BKg 0109

 

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