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Fruit Propagating, Management and Culture Books Including First Editions

Item Details

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
Publication Year: 1818–2007
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

Condition

- 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.

Dimensions

1.0" W x 8.75" H x 6.0" D

- measures Diary of a Scotch Gardener.

Item #

ITMG596598

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