New York. D. Appleton & Co., 1870.
Numerous black and white plates and in-text illustrations, top edge gilt, 618 + 3 pp, index, 9 1/2 x 7 inches, decorative gilt embossed pictorial cloth-covered boards (hardbound). Very good condition: light discoloration to upper spine, light rubbing to extremities, interior clean and tight. GILT COVER DECORATION IS UNUSUALLY BRIGHT AND ATTRACTIVE. Continued from title page, "The Advantages of Suburban Homes Over City or Country Homes; The Comfort and Economy of Neighboring Improvements; the Choice and Treatment of Building Sites; and the Best Modes of Laying Out, Planting, and Keeping Decorated Grounds. Illustrated by Upwards of Two Hundred Plates and Engravings of Plans for Residences and Their Grounds, of Trees and Shrubs, and Garden Embellishments; with Descriptions of the Beautiful and Hardy Tees and Shrubs Grown in the United States." Item #35233