Sun-Dials and Roses of Yesterday. Garden Delights Which are Here Displayed in Very Truth and are Moreover Regarded as Emblems.

New York: Macmillan & Co, 1902.

Thick, stout octavo, 461 pages. First edition, trade issue, of this thorough survey of sundials and roses (there was also simultaneously issued limited printing of 100). Thoroughly illustrated with black and white photographs of dials in various garden settings. The author was an amateur historian who wrote frequently on the Puritans and colonial America. Earle was a passenger on a ship headed for Egypt which was shipwrecked on Nantucket. She fell ill as a result of the ordeal, never recovering her health and dying two years later. A near fine copy, in publisher's gold, white and green decorated cloth.

Price: $150.00