WOODCOCK, H. Drysdale & William T. STEARN. Lilies of the World. Country Life Limited. 1950.
8vo. Oriignal cloth and wrapper; pp. 431, illustrated throughout in b&w; head of spine of wrapper chipped with some loss not affecting lettering, otherwise very good. Provenance: front pastedown inscribed by Drysdale Woodcock to his 'dear friends' Arthur and Dorothy.
Frist edition. This was the principal botanical work of the county circuit judge and amateur botanist Hubert Bayley Drsydale Woodcock, who cultivated lilies in his garden at Lypiatt Park in the Cotswolds. He was 83 when this book was published.