A study of the history of the Veitch nurseries botanical plant collecting explorers, and hybridization, of orchids, trees, shrubs, conifers, climbing plants, ferns, greenhouse and insectivorous plants, and fruit and vegetables.
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Book Description Caradoc Day., 2006. Book Condition: Very Good. Limited 268/1000. Hard Cover. Book- VG+. Dj- VG, protective covered. 10x6.5. 542pp. Frontis, some b/w plates. This is a facsimile edition of a classic work, published to mark the centenary of its original publication. It charts the rise and progress of the nurseries of Messrs. James Veitch and Sons, together with an account of the botanical collectors and hybridists employed by them and a list of the most remarkable of their introductions. Bookseller Inventory # 1896924
Book Description Caradoc Doy, Exeter, 2006 Reprint. Hardback. Dust Jacket., 2006. 8vo. pp 542. Original publisher's burgundy cloth covered boards with gilt lettering at spine. Beige DJ with burgundy emblem and text. Number 168 in a limited edition of 1000. Includes fifty black and white illustrations.Facsimile edition published to mark the centenary of the original publication. Laid in typed compliments slip from the publisher.ISBN-10: 0955351502ISBN-13: 9780955351501 Very light creases at top edge of DJ. Fine/about fine. Bookseller Inventory # C6261
Book Description Caradoc Doy, 2006. hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. hardback, thick tall 8vo, burgundy cloth lettered gilt to spine, limited edition facsimile reprint of the 1906 edition, this being No 194 of 1,000, a very good copy in a very good dust wrapper, b&w plates, 542pp, ISBN:0955351502. Bookseller Inventory # 153301