Taylor's Encyclopedia of Gardening Edited by Norman Taylor is a 1329-page cloth-bound hardcover published by Houghton Mifflin Company, first published in 1936, this copy is the fourth edition, sixth printing of 1961. No dust jacket present. The spine has light bumping and wear. Inside, the pages are clean and unmarked. The binding is tight. The pages toward the end of the book are wavy at the edges, signifying possible dampstains but there is no discoloration.
The preparation of this new edition falls into several categories, the most important of which are New Plants, New Methods, Plant Enemies, and Nomenclature.