(1)Roses: Their History, Development and Cultivation (2) Sir William Temple upon Gardens of Epicurus, with other Seventeenth-Century Garden Essays

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    (1)THE English literature of the rose ranks higher, and is more abundant, than that of any other florist's flower. By general consent the most popular book on the subject was the late Dean Hole's work, entitled “A Book about Roses,” which is read with interest even now for the personal reminiscences it contains. “The Rose Garden,” by the late William Paul, is a standard work with invaluable illustrations, and “The Book of the Rose,” by the Rev. Foster Melliar, of which a new edition was published shortly before the author's death, is an eloquent expression of the views and ideas of an enthusiast in respect to the qualities of the exhibition rose, and the methods of cultivation by which the plants may be induced to produce the most perfect flowers.

    (1)Roses: Their History, Development and Cultivation.

    By Rev. J. H. Pemberton. Pp. xxiv + 336. (London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1908.) Price 10s. 6d. net.

    (2) Sir William Temple upon Gardens of Epicurus, with other Seventeenth-Century Garden Essays.

    Pp. lxxii + 272. (London: Chatto and Windus, 1908.) Prico 1s. 6d. net.

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    (1)Roses: Their History, Development and Cultivation (2) Sir William Temple upon Gardens of Epicurus, with other Seventeenth-Century Garden Essays . Nature 78, 75–76 (1908). https://doi.org/10.1038/078075a0

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