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Vol. I. - The Book of Asparagus. With Sections on Celery, Salsify, Scorzonera, and Seakale; and a chapter on their cooking and preparation for the table. By Charles Ilott, F.R.H.S., Lecturer on Horticulture to the Cornwall County Council.
The Speaker. - "The work of a specialist. Mr. Ilott gives us - for a matter of half a crown - the ripe experience of a life-time.
Vol. II. - The Book of the Greenhouse. By J. C. Tallack, F.R.H.S., Head Gardener at Shipley Hall
The Outlook. - "A serviceable handbook for the practical gardener, written with exceptional knowledge of horticultural work. A special chapter deals with the little town greenhouse."
Vol. III. - The Book of the Grape. Together with a chapter on the History and Decorative Value of the Vines. By H. W. Ward, F. R. H.S., for twenty-five years Head Gardener at Longford Castle.
The St. James's Gazette. - "A mine of useful information."
Vol. IV. - The Book of Old-Fashioned Flowers. By Harry Roberts, Author of "The Chronicle of a Cornish Garden."
The Bookman. - "All who wish for a real old-fashioned garden should certainly study this most excellent and practical book."
Vol. V. - The Book of Bulbs. By S. arnott, F.R.H.S., of Carsethorne, near Dumfries. Together with an introductory chapter on the Botany of Bulbs by the Editor.
The Scotsman.- "Skilled and instructive. It notably enriches the series in which it appears."
Vol. VI. - The Book of the Apple. By H. H. Thomas, Assistant Editor of The Garden, late of the Royal Gardens, Windsor. Together with chapters by the Editor on the History and Cooking of the Apple and the Preparation of Cider.
The Spectator. - "This is a most useful volume, which every grower, whether for his own use or for the market, should consult"
Vol. VII. - The Book of Vegetables. By George Wythes, V.M.H., Head Gardener to the Duke of Northumberland.
Together with chapters on the History and Cookery by the Editor.
The Morning Post. - "Thoroughly practical. The book can be highly recommended."
Vol. VIIL - The Book of Orchids. By W. H. White, F.R.H.S., Orchid Grower to Sir Trevor Lawrence, President of the Royal Horticultural Society.
The Scotsman. - "There are few writers so well qualified to write with authority upon these flowers."
Vol. IX. - The Book of the Strawberry. With chapters on the Raspberry, Blackberry, Loganberry, Japanese Wineberry, and Allied Fruits. By Edwin Beckett, F.R.H.S., Head Gardener at Aldenham Park.
The Morning Post. - "Mr. Beckett deals with his subject in a thorough practical manner,. . . and fully maintains the general excellence shown in the previous volumes of this series."
Vol. X. - The Book of Climbing Plants. By S. Arnott, F.R.H.S., Author of "The Book of Bulbs."
The Scotsman. - "This is a concise, practical, and well-informed exposition of skilled knowledge as to the training of creepers, etc."
Vol. XI - The Book of Pears and Plums. By the Rev.
E. Bartrum, D.D.
The Scotsman. - "The witter knew as much about the growing of Pears and Plums as Doan Hole knows about the cultivation of Roses."
Vol XII - The Books of Herbs. By Lady Rosalind Northcote.
Vol. XIII. - The Book of the Wild Garden. By S.W. Fitzherbert.
The Scotsman says - " Mr. Fitzherbert indicates very clearly how the moat satisfactory remits may be brought about, and how the most charming effects may be produced. The volume has a number of very beautiful illustrations."
Vol. XIV. - The Book of the Honey-Bee. By Charles Harrison.
This book will be of great assistance to the beginner as showing the practical side of bee keeping. The handbook contains numerous illustrations which will be of interest to experienced bee-keepers as well as to the novice.
Vol. XV. - The Book of Shrubs. By George Gordon.
V.M.H., Editor of The Gardener's Magazine.
A special feature of this book lies in the distinction which It makes between shrubs and trees peculiarly suited to garden cultivation, and those appropriate to the park and woodland. The author desires to encourage the culture of shrubs in gardens, and indicates those most suitable for various purposes and situations.
Vol. XVI - The Book of the Daffodil. By the Rev. S. Eugene Bourne.
The author supplies valuable Information on the cultivation of dafodills gained by the results of his own personal experience. " It is to be hoped," he says in his introduction, "that the information may help the lover of Daffodils, not only to grow good flowers, but also to maintain his collection at a high standard, and generally to hold his own with other Daffodil people."
Vol. XVII. - The Book of the Lily. By W. Goldring.
A description of, and a practical guide to, the cultivation of all the lilies usually found in British gardens.
Vol. XVIII. - The Book of Topiary. By Charles H.
Curtis and W. Gibson, Head Gardener at Levens Hall - A textbook of the topiary art, together with some account and famous examples of the application of that art.
Vol. XIX. - The Book of Town and Window Gardening. By Mrs. F. A. Bardswell.
A handbook for those lovers of flowers who are compelled to live in a town. The book should be helpful even to those who are quite ignorant in the art of growing plants, and advice is given as to the most suitable plana to grow under the various adverse \ conditions which town gardens afford.
Vol. XX. - The Book of Rarer Vegetables. By George Wythes, V.M.H., Head Gardener to the Duke of Northumberland, and Harry Roberts.
This work deals with a number of vegetables possessing choice flavour, that are little grown in modern gardens. Not only does the book explain the best methods of cultivation, but also describes the ways in which the several vegetables should be cooked and dressed for the table.
Vol. XXI. - The Book of the Iris.
A practical guide to the cultivation of the Iris, and also a description of and key to all the garden species and varieties. The book will interest equally the botanical student, the practical gardener, and the lover of beautiful flowers.
Vol. XXII. - The Book of Garden Furniture. By Charles Thonger.
A practical handbook to the selection, construction, and arrangement of the various buildings, trellises, pergolas, arches, seats, sundials, fountains, and other structures which necessity or taste may suggest as additions to our garden ornaments.
John Lane, Publisher, London: Vigo Street, W.
New York: 67, Fifth Avenue.