Boston: Shepard and Gill, 1872. First edition. Original Green Decorated Cloth. 12 mo (5 X 7 1/2), pp. 411, indexed, richly illustrated by John Andrew and A. C. Warren (at the beginning and end of each chapter, plus decorative initials.) Chapters include: Greenhouse and Conservatory, Plants for Window Gardening, Cape Bulbs, Dutch Bulbs, Hanging baskets, Balcony gardening, Winter Gardens, Aquarium and Water Plants, Small Trees and Shrubs, etc. Very Good. Item #5003
The first important American work on the subject which was immensely popular and very influential.