Henderson's Picturesque Gardens and Ornamental Gardening Illustrated.
by Henderson, Charles.
New York,: Peter Henderson & Co. nd (1908). Oblong 8vo, ornamental wrappers, side-stapled under cloth spine. Pp. 168. Illustrated with halftone photos. A little dog-eared and marginally worn, a few marginal archival tape repairs; a very good copy. A scarce, cheaply produced but wide-ranging guide to ornamenting public and private grounds, issued by the succeeding generation of one of America's chief horticultural establishments; with brief, profusely illustrated chapters on statuary and fountains, lawns and elaborate bedding, topiary; aquatic, Japanese, wild and sunken gardens, rockgardens, rose gardens, herbaceous borders, etc. First published in 1901, this edition is the first to include eight full-page ornamental bedding diagrams at the end. Hedrick/Woodburn, p. 562.. (Inventory #: 616)