Peter Loewer is a longstanding writer of (and botanical artist for) many gardening and natural history books, including The Evening Garden and Jefferson's Garden. His book The Wild Gardener was chosen as one of the best 75 gardening books of the 20th century by the American Horticultural Society. He is the contributing editor to Carolina Gardener magazine and a popular speaker.Arthur Martine nbsp;is the author of several civli-war era etiquette guides. He first published this book under the title ofnbsp;Martine's Hand-Book of Etiquette, and Guide to True Politenessnbsp;in 1860. He resided in New York, New York.