Roses of Yesterday With 18 Watercolors Author:Dorothy Stemler and Nanae Ito This hardback book with dust jacket brings us more than cuttings. The fragile blossoms reproduced here from her renowned California gardens are living antiques, the flowers of history, legend, literature and the arts. — Among 18 magnificent color plates are delightful portraits of La Reine Victoria; the original American Beauty rose, darling of ... more »the Gay Nineties and the Duchesse de Brabant, often worn as a boutonniere by Teddy Roosevelt.
Roses of Yesterday is a tribute in water color to the Queen of Flowers. It is a book to enchant dedicated rosarians and enrich lovers of beauty everywhere.« less