GARDENING FOR CHILDREN. by (Children's gardening) JOHNS, Rev. C.A.

GARDENING FOR CHILDREN. by (Children's gardening) JOHNS, Rev. C.A.

GARDENING FOR CHILDREN.

London: George Cox, n.d. (ca. 1849). An unusually well preserved copy of this 19th century English children's gardening book. Second edition, "seventh thousand;" with the same number of pages as the first edition. This children's gardening narrative includes illustrations and definitions of garden tools with instructions for their use; illustrated introductions to annuals, biennials and perennials; and chapters on the fruit garden, the kitchen garden, and general gardening operations. Johns wrote several volumes of natural history for children. Small 8vo (13.1 x 10.5 cm); viii + 182 + (2) pp. with over 50 text illustrations from wood engravings.

Original blind stamped cloth with gilt lettering on upper cover, gilt lettering on spine; a.e.g.; original endpapers and attractive small bookplate.; a very well preserved copy, near fine, with a small and neatly penned Christmas 1858 presentation inscription from an aunt to her niece.
Book ID: 16608
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