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Hortus Veitchii: A History of 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, etc. by  JAMES VEITCH - First Trade Edition, First Printing - 1906 - from Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA and Biblio.co.uk

Hortus Veitchii: A History of 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, etc.

by VEITCH, JAMES

Condition: Front and rear endpapers browned, occasional light spotting in the text, else a near fine copy in original maroon cloth ruled in


London: James Veitch and Sons, Limited, 1906. First Trade Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Front and rear endpapers browned, occasional light spotting in the text, else a near fine copy in original maroon cloth ruled in blind on the covers and lettered in gilt on the spine, top edge gilt, fore-edge untrimed.. Thick quarto. 8.25 x 11.25 in. 542 pp. Illustrated with 50 black-and-white plates. Uncommon history of the James Veitch and Sons Nurseries.



  • Bookseller: Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 11514
  • Title: Hortus Veitchii: A History of 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, etc.
  • Author: VEITCH, JAMES
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Front and rear endpapers browned, occasional light spotting in the text, else a near fine copy in original maroon cloth ruled in
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Trade Edition, First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: James Veitch and Sons, Limited
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1906
  • Bookseller catalogs: HORTICULTURE;
  • Subjects: SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Horticulture;

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