Sutton's at Reading
Colchester and London Spottiswoode, Ballantyne & Co nd c 1910
4th edition. 98 + xiiipp illustrated with b/w plates. 8vo. Wrappers with chromolithographic, colour plates of the gardens on the upper wrapper and lower wrappers. Good copy but spine chipped. Centre fold shows further images of the nursery gardens, the remaining illustrations in back and white show the plants grown and documentary photographs of the processes of growing, their shops, packaging rooms and mail rooms [ very early mail order] show exhibits etc. A history of this firm founded in 1806. Very useful item.