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by Waterfield, Margaret

Condition: Good

London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. Cloth. xiii 237 pp, clr frontis, 56 fine col plts with captioned tissue protectors, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, original cream cloth binding with gilt titling and decoration to frt brd and spine, gilt vignette to frt brd, brds somewhat faded and rubbed, spine a little browned and marked, joints good and binding strong and tight, internally clean and tight, no foxing, a good to very good copy. If you would like further information or a digital image of this book, do not hesitate to contact us - we would be very pleased to help you. In many instances we can offer a discount on the list price depending on payment method - please enquire. To browse our books on natural history, plants and gardening by catalogue - please click LOE below and follow the link to our homepage. . Good. 1907. First Edition.


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