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, light browning to jacket, ruffled at head of spine, small mark at base of spine, not price-clipped; 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.