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Sutton's Amateur's Guide and Spring Catalogue for 1878
Sutton's Seeds, Reading 1878 - NB Image of cover is of REAR cover:sadly Front cover missing, otherwise a fascinating clean antique gardening publication of 140 years ago. Thread sewn binding.4 page, (3 foldout + 1) fully detailed illustrations (engraving?) of the factory and departments of grounds of Sutton's Seeds business in Reading, England in 1878 at front of catalogue. 3 beautiful tissue guarded colour plates/engravings, very many more engraved illustrations in text. Loose insert contemporary reprint from the British Trade Journal, dated Feb. 1, 1877, on thick art paper of engraving of Mr Martin Hope Sutton, and account of his life to date.Many articles on plants, seeds, the year's work in the garden, price lists of seeds and plants all beautifully illustrated in the text by full page detailed engravings. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
      [Bookseller: Matilda Mary's Books]
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