London 1824. 4to. 560 pages plus appendix. Cloth (new spine). With 10 b/w plates (10 color plates missing). Includes articles on: different species, races and varieties of the Genus Brassica (Cabbage) and the Genera allied to it which are cultivated in Europe; observations on horizontal espalier training; on the state of Chinese Horticulture and agriculture with an account of several esculent vegetables used in China; house management of peaches and nectarines; further account of chinese chrysanthemums with descriptions of several new varieties; instructions for packing living plants in foreign countries, especially within the tropics; and directions for their treatment during voyage to Europe by John Lindley; on the variation in the colour of peas occasioned by cross impregnation by John Gross; on the culture of mesembryanthemums by William Mowbray; on the cultivation of the English cranberry; method of securing the scion when fitted to the stock in grafting; on the cultivation of horse radish; modes now practised in Austria of cultivating asparagus; cultivation of asparagus during the winter; classification of peaches and nectarines by George Lindley; and many more Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Transactions of the Horticultural Society of...
Publication Date: 1824
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good-
Edition: 1st Edition.
Book Description ReInk Books, 2017. Softcover. Book Condition: NEW. Reprinted from 1812 edition. Volume: v.5 (1824) Language: UND. NO changes have been made to the original text. This is NOT a retyped or an ocr'd reprint. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes then this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This print on demand book is printed on high quality acid-free paper. Original Publisher: London : M. Bulmer & Co., 693 pages Volume: v.5 (1824). Bookseller Inventory # 453696531
Book Description London; printed by W Nicol, 1824. 4to [text block 298 x 235mm], untrimmed and partly unopened, engraved vignette title-page, text figures, 22 plates (10 hand-coloured plates, of which 2 are folding), [ii], viii, xvi, 560, 7 , pp, 20th century brown buckram, gilt. Title-page slightly foxed; some scattered, mostly very light, foxing; monochrome plates a little browned and offset to text; the splendid hand-coloured plates are clean. Bookseller Inventory # 57015