The Complete Book of Lawns by F. F. Rockwell & Esther C. Grayson (Hardcover) USED
Used - Acceptable
American Garden Guild & Doubleday, Garden City, 1956. Hardcover. Condition: Acceptable-. Dust Jacket Condition: See Pictures. First Edition. Minor wear on the clean, sound binding. Very minor-to-minor edge foxing. Handwriting in pencil on inner cover. Very light foxing on endpapers and first/last few pages. Contents are clean, however staining of pages noted, with no writing or other entries in the text. First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 1956. 8-1/2" Tall, 190pp. Map endpapers, medium green cloth, yellow spine lettering. GARDENING. "Sure-fire methods for constructing and maintaining your lawn, lawn grasses (and grass substitutes) for all sections of the United States, and their particular requirements, with more than 64 photographs, 10 in full color, and 11 line drawings. " .
The Contents: The lawn makes the place; Fitting the lawn to your own uses; A good foundation; Grass species and varieties; Lawns for special purposes and locations; Substitutes for grass turf; Grading and drainage; Soil preparation; Seed sowing and other methods of planting; First-season care; Maintenance; Watering; Operation renovation; Weed control; Pests and diseases; Tools, equipment, materials and their care; Index. See Pictures. Great collector piece.