Florist's Guide 1840 T. Bridgeman 3rd edition old gardening guide bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Gardening, Florist's Guide, Growing Calendar).
The Florist's Guide; Containing Practical Directions for the Cultivation of Annual, Biennial, and Perennial Flowering Plants, of Different Classes, Herbaceous and Shrubby, Fibrous and Tuberous Rooted; Including the Double Dahlia, with a Monthly Calendar Containing Instructions for the Management of Greenhouse Plants Throughout the Year, by T. Bridgeman.
Published 1840, New York.
180 pages. Text in English.
Publisher's cloth binding, embossed bands, gilt title lettering.
Book is physically old, well read and consulted and shows some clear signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, joints slightly scuffed, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, moderate to heavy scattered age spotting, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this antique book survives. The asking price reflects the scarcity and condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 7 3/4" H x 5" W.