London: T.C. & E.C. Jack, . First printing. Boards. A Near Fine copy. Very light soiling to prelims, text and plates bright and clean. Octavo (6.25 x 8.25 in). Moss green lettered boards with tinted photographic plate set in dark green surround. Pp. xi,116, eight colored plates.
Edited by R. Hooper Pearson, Managing Editor of the Gardener's' Chronicle, this volume on Lilies is Number 8 in the Present Day Gardening series. A small attractive monograph featuring bright tinted photographic plates by T. Ernest Waltham and preface by Mr. H.J. Elwes, FRS, whose excellent and critical ouvrage de luxe Monograph on the Genus Lilium (1880) was the standard work on the subject. Includes chapters on Lilies in Legend, Books and History, culture, cultivation and management of British, Californian and Japanese Lilies, hybrid Lilies, and Lilies not in cultivation. With appendix. Near Fine. Item #7035