Haines, Jennie Day. Ye Gardeyne Boke: A Collection of Quotations Instructive and Sentimental. San Francisco, CA: Paul Elder, 1906. Printed by the Tomoye Press, under the direction of Harry Nash, in two colors on watermarked deckle-edged paper. Decorative black and white line drawings by Spencer Wright, in the margins surrounding the text, representing people working in gardens. Bound in full brown calf with a modeled leather design of two flowering plants in pots--subtly colored with green & red--below the title of the book in Olde English script. Top edge gilt, yellow-green mottled endpapers. Measures 6.5" x 9.75". Significant rubbing and wear to edges, spine, and corners. Spotting and fading to covers. Bookplate removed from ffep.
A collection of thoughts on gardens and gardening that includes quotations from Joseph Addison, Oliver Wendell Holmes, John Milton, Margaret Deland, John Keats, William Blake, and Shakespeare.