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Early 19th c Gardening Botanical 74 Full Page Plates 1807 Volume II Horticulture

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 Early 19th century Gardening Botanical 74 Full Page Plates

 A Complete Dictionary of Practical Gardening: Comprehending all the Modern Improvements in the Art; Whether in the Raising of the Various Esculent Vegetables, or in the Forcing and Managing of Different Sorts of Fruits and Plants, and that of Laying Out, Ornamenting, and Planting, Gardens and Pleasure Grounds. With Correct Engravings of the Necessary Apparatus, In buildings and Other Contrivances, As Well As of the More Rare and Curious Plants Cultivated for Ornament or Variety: From Original Drawings by Sydenham Edwards. By Alexander McDonald. Printed for George Kearsley. London. 1807. Volume II. Illustrated (74 full page plates) with 13 plan plates of buildings and implements, and 61 plates of flowers. First Edition. Full Calf. Old repair to hinges with the original spine laid down upon leather repair. Binding rubbed and worn. Old tape inside hinges. Occasional light foxing. Old marginal stain. All page edges marbled, with light wear. Traces of bookplate inside the front cover removed. Volume II only. All plates present. (Flower Plates numbered 1-19; 19-60, there are two plates numbered 19 thus 61 flower plates.) Good condition.


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