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The book of vegetables

By WYTHES, George and Dr Harry Roberts

subjects: vegetables, cooking with,

  • 1. The book of | vegetables | by | George Wythes, V.M.H. | Head Gardener to the Duke of Northumberland, K.G. | together with chapters on | the history and cookery of | vegetables: by the editor
    London and New York: John Lane, The Bodley Head; 1902
    18.5 x 12.5 cm   Pp [i-vi] vii-ix [x] xi-xii, 1-106, [i-ii] publ ads   [2s 6d in publ ad]   Green cloth with image of house and garden on front
    Can:   BVaUB  
    GB:   *LB   LoEN   OB   OPo(F)  
    US:   DLC   CU   NNBG   OCl   OU   MH   PPL   ICJ   MBH   NN  

    The title-page is printed in red and green. The plates are included in the pagination.
    The text is in two parts: "The culture of vegetables" on pages 1-71 which is arranged alphabetically by vegetable from cabbages to runner beans, and "History and cookery of vegetables" on pages 72-106.
    For information about the series and its editor, see the series title, "Handbooks of practical gardening", and Roberts, Dr Harry.