232 page hard cover with colour illustrations, first edition in great pre-loved condition. David Bateman Ltd 1994.
Original Hardcover with original dustjacket. Wonderful publication. All edges gilt. Excellent condition with only minor signs of wear. A selection of significant roses of the last 150 years of New Zealand gardening are represented in beautiful original colour plates, painted by Vivian Ward. These superb paintings, along with colour and black and white illustrations, contribute to this fine record of the rose and its special New Zealand story.