GARDENING FOR FUN AND PROFIT, Peter Henderson 1st / 1st 1867 ILLUSTRATED FLORALS
GARDENING FOR FUN AND PROFIT: A GUIDE TO THE SUCCESSFUL CULTIVATION OF THE MARKET AND FAMILY GARDEN; ILLUSTRATED ~ By Peter Henderson ~ First Edition / First Printing 1867
Publisher Orange Judd & Co. New York 1867
Very rare first edition, first printing from 1867 of GARDENING FOR FUN AND PROFIT: A GUIDE TO THE SUCCESSFUL CULTIVATION OF THE MARKET AND FAMILY GARDEN; ILLUSTRATED. By Peter Henderson and in very good condition. A step-by-step guide to the cultivation and marketing of fruits, vegetables and flora from a Victorian perspective. Brown embossed boards with gilt decorations and writing; 243 pages and illustrated. A fascinating work. The boards and binding are well preserved save for some chipping to the spine ends and general wear. The pages and illustrations are crisp and clean save for some light foxing on the first and last blank pages.