Lawns and How to Make Them / Together With the Proper Keeping of Putting Greens

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1914. Later printing. Hardcover. 7 1/2 by 5 inches; 194 by 130 mm. 174 pages. Hardcover in good condition. A little wear to head and tail of spine; minor whitish scuff mark at lower edge of front board; cloth separated at rear joint (where the spine and rear board meet) from the bottom edge to about halfway up, but with no apparent weakening of the binding; some pages mildly foxed; previous price in ink on front free endpaper. Bound in gray cloth with black lettering and decorations on spine and front board. Top edge gilt. Lawn care for your country estate, with discussion of choosing among hiring "an expert scytheman," using a reel mower, described as "a tool for the million--anyone can use it," or going with a motor lawn mower, either self-propelled or horse-drawn. P. 120: ". . . if a horse is kept at all the purchase of a horse mower should be decided on at once. It takes very little time to hitch up the horse of an evening and run over the lawn." Illustrated with 31 black-and-white plates, including frontispiece. Item #102

Price: $15.00

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