By Charles M'Intosh; Charles McIntosh
London   Wm. S. Orr and Co
7" by 5" [2], viii, [2], 420pp
A beautiful work on pomology, vividly illustrated with striking hand-coloured plates.
By Charles M'Intosh; Charles McIntosh

1847 The Orchard: Including the Management of Wall and Standard Fruit Trees

London   Wm. S. Orr and Co
7" by 5" [2], viii, [2], 420pp
A beautiful work on pomology, vividly illustrated with striking hand-coloured plates.
£250.00
: 0.5kgs / : 884P10

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Description

Colour Plates, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

Illustrated with a hand-coloured frontispiece, a hand-coloured title page, and sixteen 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, complete.

A reprint, title page dated 1839, the engraved title dated 1847.

Condition

In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, generally smart. Torn label to the spine. Light bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities, with a small tear to the head of the rear joint. Spine is a little faded. A few light marks to the boards. Front hinge is a little strained but remains firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with the occasional spot and handling mark. Stamp and label to the title page.

Good

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