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Budding Life:  A Book of Drawings by  Jessie M King - Paperback - Third Printing - 1907 - from Old Saratoga Books (SKU: 47436)

Budding Life: A Book of Drawings

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Budding Life: A Book of Drawings

by King, Jessie M

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  • paperback
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Good in Good dust jacket; Japon paper cover is waterstained and soiled, glassine jacket is tattered.
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London and Glasgow: Gowans and Gray. Good in Good dust jacket; Japon paper cover is waterstained and soiled, glassine jacket is tattered. 1907 Third Printing. Softcover. A finely detailed and delicate book of botanical illustrations by Jesse M. [Marion] King (1875-1949) , one of the Glasgow Girls, an influential group of Scottish artists active at the turn-of-the-century. This volume features three different images of women outside next to blossoming plants on the front cover, half-title and title page, followed by fourteen full-page illustrations of various flowering trees and shrubs. The front cover image is printed in color on translucent Japon paper, while the remaining illustrations are in black and white and printed on cream-colored laid paper. The original glassine jacket bears a price stamp of 1/- NET on front panel. Budding plant illustrations include Sallow Catkins, Apple Blossom, Daphne, Chestnut Tree, Lilac, Whin Blossom, Honeysuckle, Bramble Blossom, Blackthorn/Sloe, Wild Rose, Cherry Blossom, Cydonia Japonica, Elder Flower, and Dandelion. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall .

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Bookseller
Old Saratoga Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
47436
Title
Budding Life: A Book of Drawings
Author
King, Jessie M
Format/binding
Softcover
Book condition
Used - Good in Good dust jacket; Japon paper cover is waterstained and soiled, glassine jacket is tattered.
Quantity available
1
Edition
Third Printing
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Gowans and Gray
Place of Publication
London and Glasgow
Date published
1907
Keywords
Jessie M. King, Glasgow Girls, Botanical Illustration
Bookseller catalogs
Art; Botany and Gardening;

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About Old Saratoga Books

Old Saratoga Books owners Dan and Rachel Jagareski have been selling books since 1996. After running an open shop for twenty years in the historic village of Schuylerville we now sell books online and at book fairs. We are members of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA). Our specialties include books about history, science, cooking, children's books, and the arts. Rachel is a graduate of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar and has attended Rare Book School in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]
title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...[more]
soiled
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jacket
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