The Independent Corporation: NY, 1917. Item #97-8850
Color and b&w illust, 14 x 10, library buckram with orig covers bound in, 402 pp. Ex-lib w/usual markings, covers moderately worn, rubbed, soiled and scratched, corners bumped, edges have small dents, contents have light soiling, creasing and small tears. Many articles on gardening, both flower and veg and also on war gardens, landscape architecture, beekeeing, animal husbandry. In addition to gardening there are articles on architecture, house plans, interior design, tennis, camping on wheels, motoring, etc. Poetry by Aline Kilmer, a story on John Burroughs by his friend, Dr. Clara Barrus. Many ads: Columbia Records, A.G. Spalding and Bros., Kissel Motor Car Company, King Motor Car Company and several in color: Burpee, Southern Pacific Lines, Murad Turkish Cigarettes, Shredded Wheat Company and two other gardening companies, Conrad & Jones and Bobbink & Atkins. Lovely front cover illustr by Paul Bransom and Willard Fairchild. INCLUDES ONE FULL PAGE COLOR ILLUSTR BY MAXFIELD PARRISH FOR DJER-KISS PERFUME WHICH HAS A LITTLE SOILING AND SMALL PIECE MISSING OUT OF SIDE MARGIN.