Self published, 1938, Hardcover (Full Leather), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Early
J.C. LOUDON. The Suburban Gardener and Villa Companion, London: self-published, 1838. Octavo, priority unknown here, pp. xvi, 752, green morocco boards with gilt lettering and decoration to spine, fillets to both panels, brown speckled edges, illustrated with engravings and plans, faint penciled note on title page. For the wealthy Londoner looking to establish a country estate, starting from scratch, "and more particularly for the use of ladies," says the title page. Author had numerous books in garden design and villa architecture. This one not in Avery cat. Condition of this book: Rubbed at edges, foxed endpages, very good and sound. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Architecture; England; 19th century; Gardening. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54398.