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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 and Biblio.co.uk

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.
  • Bookseller: The Antique Map & Bookshop GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 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: Used
  • 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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