By Charles M'Intosh; Charles McIntosh
London   Wm. S. Orr and Co
7.5" by 5" [2], viii, [2], 420pp
The first edition of this beautiful and educational work on pomology, illustrated with vivid hand-coloured plates.
By Charles M'Intosh; Charles McIntosh

1839 The Orchard: Including the Management of Wall and Standard Fruit Trees, and the Forcing Pit

London   Wm. S. Orr and Co
7.5" by 5" [2], viii, [2], 420pp
The first edition of this beautiful and educational work on pomology, illustrated with vivid hand-coloured plates.
£150.00
: 0.75kgs / : 884P8

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Description

Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

The first edition. 

Illustrated with a hand-coloured frontispiece, a hand-coloured title page, and fourteen hand-coloured plates, as well as some in-text engravings.

A vivid horticultural work on the cultivation on fruit trees in orchards.

This work focuses on pomology, with chapters dedicated to the growing and health of twenty-five different fruit trees. These included almonds, apples, chestnuts, cucumbers, melons, ulberrys, pomegranates, quinces, and more.

Written by Charles M'Intosh, or McIntosh, who was the head gardener to the Duke of Buccleuch at Dalkeith.

Collated, bound without plates facing pages 85 and 325.

Condition

In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, generally smart, with light marks to the boards and spine, a little heavier to the rear board. Minor rubbing to the joints and extremities. Spine is a little faded. Rear hinge is starting but firm. Lacking the rear endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very lightly age-toned and clean with the occasional scattered spot. Bound without two plates.

Good

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