London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1847. First Edition. 8vo, pp. xx, 372 + adv. Bound in blind stamped green cloth (faded patch on the rear cover, spine little faded) o/w a fine copy. Item #48212
Jane Loudon (1807-1858) was an early writer of science fiction, who after the death of her husband the horticulture writer John Loudon, established her own reputation as a writer of books about gardening.