THE BOOK OF ASPARAGUS: With Sections Also on Celery, Salsify, Scorzonera, and Seakale. Together with Chapters on the History, Decorative Uses and Cookery of These Vegetables by the Editor. (Vol. I. Handbooks of Practical Gardening series)

London & NY: John Land: The Bodley Head, 1901. First edition. Hardcover. xii, 108 pp. + publisher's 4-page catalog at rear; illustrated with frontispiece and 16 b/w drawings and plates; small 8vo, original pale green pictorial cloth with cover illustration in dark green. Mild wear to covers, contemporary owner name to front fixed endpaper, else very good. Good+. Item #19816

The first title in the series edited by Harry Roberts. Catalog at rear projects 4 additional titles for publication in the Spring. Handsome cover design by Edmund H. New.

Price: $75.00

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