Tomasina Hodgson. Illustrated by Joan Charleton.
Nicholas Kaye. London. 1963. First edition. Hardback, small quarto; green cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 72 pages. Numerous text illustrations and 5 b&w plates. English. 225 x 190mm. 0.35kg. . Near fine, in near fine dust jacket; slight shelf wear to jacket, light marks to rear jacket, not price-clipped; small light mark to rear endpaper.
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.