Tomasina Hodgson. Illustrated by Joan Charleton.
London. Nicholas Kaye. 1963. First edition. Green cloth-bound hardback, dust jacket. 72 pages. Numerous text illustrations and 5 b&w plates. 225 x 190mm (8¾ x 7½"). 0.35kg. . English. Very good, in very good dust jacket; light shelf wear to jacket, spine lightly browned, surface marks to white rear jacket, not price-clipped; occasional spotting to pages, no inscriptions.
A light-hearted but practical vintage guide to flower arranging, with chapters such as 'Show Etiquette', 'Both Sides of the Table' and 'Christmas Frenzy'. The text is accompanied by Charleton's amusing illustrations and the whole is wrapped in her exquisite dust jacket.