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A Manual of The Coniferae. Containing; a general review of the order; a synopsis of the hardy kinds cultivated in Great Britain; their place and use in horticulture, etc, etc. With numerous woodcuts and illustrations. by James Veitch & Sons; - First Edition - from The Antique Map & Bookshop (SKU: 77514)

A Manual of The Coniferae. Containing; a general review of the order; a synopsis of the hardy kinds cultivated in Great Britain; their place and use in horticulture, etc, etc. With numerous woodcuts and illustrations.

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A Manual of The Coniferae. Containing; a general review of the order; a synopsis of the hardy kinds cultivated in Great Britain; their place and use in horticulture, etc, etc. With numerous woodcuts and illustrations.

by James Veitch & Sons;

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London, Chelsea, James Veitch & Sons, 1881 1st edition.. Hardback, approx 10 x 6 inches. In dark brown cloth covers with decorative gilt lettering and pictorial decoration/vignette to spine and boards. With gilt tree to front and monogram to rear cover, black embossed border decor to boards. Dark blue endpapers. In very good condition. Rubbing to edges and corners, corners a little bumped/nicked. Some rubbing to ends of spine. Small nick to edge of front endpaper. Some mild foxing/darkening to frontis plate. A couple of small, spots to title (tissue guard is doing its job here.) Some occasional small marks and foxing spots. Small tear to fold of plate at p100. Else a very clean and tight copy. --- Comprehensive guide to conifers, their varieties and care. 342pp. With many b&w illustrations and large fold-out plates.

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77514
Title
A Manual of The Coniferae. Containing; a general review of the order; a synopsis of the hardy kinds cultivated in Great Britain; their place and use in horticulture, etc, etc. With numerous woodcuts and illustrations.
Author
James Veitch & Sons;
Book condition
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London, Chelsea, James Veitch & Sons, 1881 1st edition.
Keywords
Horticulture Manual, Coniferae, order, hardy kinds, Great Britain, 1881, first edition, Containing; a general review of the order; a synopsis of the hardy kinds cultivated in Great Britain; their place and use in horticulture, etc, etc., With numerous wo

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The Antique Map & Bookshop was established in 1976 and has been in Puddletown since 1978. PUDDLETOWN is situated just outside DORCHESTER in the county of DORSET, on the A35 to BOURNEMOUTH. The village has a by-pass now which means there is easy access to the village and ample space for parking. Our shop is directly on the main road through the village.

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