General Subject of the book:
The book is about oriental gardening, especially Chinese Gardening. They’re compared to European Gardening. Sir William Chamber about Chinese Gardening in the beginning of the dissertation: „Gardening in China is held in much higher esteem than it is in Europe. Their Gardeners are not only Botanists but also Painters and Philosophers.
Organisation of the book:
The book starts with a Preface which is from page 1 to 13
The dissertation is from page 14 to 107
And after the dissertation there an explanatory discourse by Tan Chet-qua, from page 112-163
There’s no table of contents.
Size of the book:
The book has a height of 295mm, a width of 235mm and a breath of 20mm.
Compared to the standard book sized the book is a Quarto with the size letter F.
Total Number of pages and number of illustrations:
In total the book has 163 pages. There’s only one picture in the whole book.