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Page 92 - Founded by Judge Thomas Hughes, QC (Tom Brown), John Ruskin, Edwd. Vansittart Neale, Lord Mount Temple, and other distinguished friends of purity.
Page 95 - Vol. IX. — The Book of the Strawberry. With chapters on the Raspberry, Blackberry, Loganberry, Japanese Wineberry, and Allied Fruits. By EDWIN BECKETT, FRHS, Head Gardener at Aldenhara 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.
Page 95 - THE BOOK OF THE APPLE. By HH 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.
Page 94 - An Illustrated Series of Practical Handbooks dealing with Country Life. Suitable for the Pocket or Knapsack EDITED BY HARRY ROBERTS Price 3s.
Page 94 - THE BIRD BOOK. By AJR ROBERTS. A guide to the study of bird life, with hints as to recognising various species by their flight or their note.
Page 94 - THE MOTOR BOOK. By RT MECREDY. With numerous illustrations. An invaluable handbook that should find a place in the library of every motorist, or even in the car itself.
Page 92 - All" in a garter. Each packet has an imprint of signature of the Managing Director. Each packet is dated with the year of issue. "ONE & ALL GARDENER'S CALENDAR AND GUIDE.
Page 94 - DALE. With numerous illustrations. THE FISHERMAN'S HANDBOOK. By EDGAR S. SHRUBSOLE. With numerous illustrations and diagrams. THE SAILING HANDBOOK. By CLOVE HITCH. With numerous illustrations. THE KENNEL HANDBOOK. By CJ DAVIES. With numerous illustrations. THE GUN ROOM. By ALEXANDER INNES SHAND, Author of "Shooting" in "The Haddon Hall
Page iii - A garden is a beautiful book, writ by the finger of God ; every flower and every leaf is a letter. You have only to learn them — and he is a poor dunce that cannot, if he will, do that — to learn them and join them, and then to go on reading and reading, and you will find yourself carried away from the earth to the skies by the beautiful story you are going through.