ROBINSON, William. My Wood Fires and their story. Showing the beauty and use of the wood fire: of the way to secure good draught and combustion: of the native woods best for fuel: of the abolition of the fender: and of the economy and value of wood as fuel. Country Life. 1917.
4to. Original white cloth, gilt lettering to upper; pp. 54, 15 plates; previous owner's pencil signature to ffep, binding somewhat marked, endpapers browned, internally very clean, very good.
First edition. This is a quirkily charming book by William Robinson, the gardener and author of horticultural works such as The English Flower Garden and the journal Flora and Sylva. It is also extremely practical and full of tips that are of help in our own time of oil price hikes and fuel poverty.