Published by Waterstone
Stock no. 1818228
1st thus. 1985. Hardback. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Originally published as 'The Book of the Peony' in 1917. A thorough work covering all aspects of cultivation, including purchasing and soil preparation, mythology and history, including a map of the plant's origins, and a look at the tree peony in ancient China. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w plates.
Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper has the remains of a price label to front flap and is lightly browned to spine.
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