GOUGH, Kathleen. A Garden Book for Malaya and other Tropical Countries.

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GOUGH, Kathleen. A Garden Book for Malaya and other Tropical Countries. London, H.F. & J.Witherby, [1933].

Original grren illustrated cloth with illustrated dust-wrappers; pp. 422, frontispiece retaining tissue guard, plates after photographs, a little marginal fraying to the rarely seen wrappers, othewise very clean and fresh, the publisher's filing copy (stamp to half-title), publisher's bookplate inside fornt cover.
Second edition (first, 1928, third edition publuished in 1940) of a very useful book on tropical gardening, based on a series of articles published in the Malay Mail. 'I have endeavoured to give the result of my own experience of gardening in Malaya over a number of years. Practically all this experience was gained in my own garden at Kajang, Selangor, which I saw grow from partly cleared jungle land - as it was when I went to it in 1910 - to the garden which I left seventeen years later with many regrets in December, 1926' (Preface).

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