Guilford, CT: OPUS Publications, 1988. Reprint, limited edition. Original Green Cloth w/gilt title and design on cover. 12 mo (5 3/4 X 8 3/4), pp. 288, illustrated with reproductions of the 73 hand-colored engravings. This OPUS edition is a republication of the work orig. published by Munroe and Francis, Boston MA 1833. Describes the mix of exotic plants and New England field flowers that were cultivated in comtemporary gardens. This is copy 477 of 1000. As New. Item #1594
A high quality and rather scarce reprint of an important and little known early work on the cultivation and folklore of ornamental flowers.