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Introduces briefly a variety of common flowers including the dandelion, columbine, wood sorrel, rose, and others.
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Book Description Doubleday, 1976. Condition: Fair. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Seller Inventory # GRP78055230
Book Description Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York, 1976. Hard Back. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Smith, Susan Carlton (illustrator). First Edition. 44 Pages. White boards with green and red lettering and flower decorations. Six inked-lines inscription signed by the Illustrator Susan Carlton Smith. No other marks and remaining pages are flawless. Dust jacket is price clipped and has light wear to top of spine area. Here is a small child's guide to some of the common flowers of the countryside. Daisies and dandelions, thistles, buttercups, and violets are here, along with mallows, which gave their name to the marshmallows we eat, fireweed that quickly covers burned-out landscapes, and tiny wild strawberries that belong to the same family as apples, pears, and roses. These and many others are described in simple language, with a warmth and whimsey that in no way detracts from the meticulous accuracy of the text and the exquisite drawings by Susan Carlton Smith that illustrate each flower. Contents: A Note About Names, Flowers and How They Grow, Daisies, Black-eyed Susan and Oxeye Daisy, Sunflower, Asters, Goldenrod, Garden Flowers, Dandelion, Chicory, Thistle, Heather, Clover, Roses, Buttercups, Violets, Orchids, A Spring Bouquet, Mallows, Water Lily, Butter-and-eggs (Toadflax), Mullein, Bellflower (Harebell), Fireweed (Rose Bay Willow Herb), Columbines, Wild Strawberry, Morning Glory and Bindweed, Iris, Poppies, Queen Anne's Lace, Honeysuckle, Forget-me-not, Wood Sorrel, and Scientific Names of the Flowers in This Book. Size: 6" x 8 1/2". Seller Inventory # 17628
Book Description Doubleday,, Garden City:, 1976. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Illustrated by Susan Carlton Smith (illustrator). First printing (library binding - NOT ex-library). Brief gift inscription on front free endpaper, else near fine in a near fine (age toning) dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 58140
Book Description Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, NY. Hard Cover. Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. "Introduces briefly a variety of common flowers including the dandelion, columbine, wood sorrel, rose, and others." NOT EX-LIB. The book is very lightly shelf worn, otherwise the illustrated boards are very clean, the pages are crisp and unmarked, tightly bound and in near fine condition. The dustwrapper is very lightly edgeworn, otherwise clean, unclipped, in mylar and in near fine condition. Illustrated by Susan Carlton Smith. (NF/NF.) 44pp. Seller Inventory # 22066