Fruit Propagating, Management and Culture Books Including First Editions
|Title and Author/Editor:||A Description and History of Vegetable Substances, Used in the Arts, and in Domestic Economy: Timber Trees: Fruits (1829), Fruit Culture for the Amateur (W. F. McKenzie, 1947), Fruit=Culture for Amateurs: An Illustrated Practical Handbook on the Growing of Fruits in the Open and Under Glass (S. T. Wright, 1898), The American Fruit Book; Containing Directions for Raising, Propagating, and Managing Fruit Trees, Shrubs and Plants, with a Description of the Best Varieties of Fruit, Including New and Valuable Kinds (S. W. Cole, 1858), Diary of a Scotch Gardener at the French Court at the End of the Eighteenth Century (Thomas Blaikie, 1931), Harvesting and Storing Garden Fruit (Raymond Bush, 1947), The Scottish Gardener: A Magazine of Horticulture and Floriculture: Volume III (1854), Home-Grown Fruit (Jane Eastoe, 2007), Soft Fruit (Roy Genders), The Plant Hunters; or, Adventures Among the Himalaya Mountains (Captain Mayne Reid, 1889), A Treatise on the Culture and Management of Fruit Trees; In Which a New Method of Pruning and Training is Fully Described (William Forsyth, 1818)|
|Genre:||Home and Garden, Reference, Biography, Autobiography and Memoirs|
|Type of Illustration:||Engraving, Halftone, Offset Lithograph|
|Binding:||Leather, Half leather with marbled boards, Cloth on board|
|Dust Jacket:||Yes, No|
|Period:||Late 19th/ Early 20th Century, 20th Century, 2000s|
|Edition Statement:||First Edition, Later Edition, Garden Book Club Edition, Revised Edition|
|Number of Books:||11|
- wear to covers and dust jackets with chipping, fraying, bumped corners, rubbed edges and soiling; graphite and ink writing to endpapers, flyleaves and title pages; split gutters, bowing, cocked spines, cracked hinges and loose pages; missing cover, detached pages, loose binding thread and stamping to A Treatise on the Culture and Management of Fruit Trees; tanning, fading and foxing to text edges and text blocks; condition varies per volume.
- measures Diary of a Scotch Gardener.