The Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening, Division IV, Nicholson
The Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening; A Practical and Scientific Encyclopaedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists. Division IV - LAW to ODO. (book four in the Series). Edited by George Nicholson, A.L.S., Curator, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Published by L. Upcott Gill, London. Undated, but c. 1880s.
A good green cloth hardback with gilt and impressed printed design to cover. Some shelfwear and bumping. Some cracking to endpapers at joint showing webbing with a little give in the binding. Text is very good. Gilt edges to text block.
A beautifully illustrated series of books. Each volume with a few lovely full page colour plates, and intricate black and white illustrations throughout.
Prelims + 241-472pp.
Approximately 258mm high x 200mm wide and 23mm deep.
Weight approximately 878g unpacked.