Author:Johnson, George W

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The Cottage Gardener and Country Gentleman's Companion

By: Johnson, George W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Wm. S. Orr & Company: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14483

Condition: Very Good-


Quarterbound black leather with blue and gold patterned paper with gilt titles in black panels on spine. Some flaking of black panels which affects two or three letters. Overall the volume has some edge, corner and surface wear but is still quite attractive. See scan. Some interior and exterior aging, but nothing out of the ordinary. Square and securely bound. This is a solid copy of Volume XIII of this influential publication. Johnson was one of the leaders in the cottage garden movement in England which was a reaction against the idea of formal gardens which had prevailed for many decades. ;... View more info

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The Pestalozzian School Song Book, etc.

By: Pratt, George W. and J. C. Johnson

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, George P. Reed & Co.: 1856

Edition: 1856 Printing

Seller ID: 15382

Condition: Good+


Blue paper over boards with leather spine strip. Much edge, corner and surface wear though the covers are more complete than most music books of this sort. Front endpapers before title page and all rear endpapers are missing. Blank endpapers were often used for stationery. The hinges have some tearing but the binding is firm and secure. Former owner's name on front and rear pastedowns, actually her name is doodled several times in the rear, showing that the "scholars" in 1856 were pretty much like the "scholars" throughout history. Pratt and Johnson were music teachers in the B... View more info