The Tree Planter And Plant Propagator [together With] The Tree Pruner..
Bound in original quarter red morocco, gilt over green cloth boards; spine decorated with gilt blocks of plants. Extremities a little worn and front hinges and joints starting to crack; otherwise a very good copy. Two small labels with symbols on front pastedown; 1924 gift inscription on verso on first free endpaper and signatures on half title and at head of title.
Crosby Lockwood and Co. 7, Stationers' Hall Court, Ludgate Hill.,
The tree planter...being a practical manual on the propagation of forest trees, fruit trees, flowering shrubs, flowering plants, pot-herbs, etc. with numerous illustrations of grafting, layering, budding, cuttings, useful implements, houses, pits, etc.
the tree pruner being a practical manual on the pruning of fruit trees including also their training and renovation, with the best method of bringing old and worn-out trees into a state of bearing. also treating of the pruning of shrubs, climbers, and flowering plants. with numerous illustrations.
(weale's rudimentary series. 209. 210).
12mo. 4.75 x 7 inches. xii + 188 pp.; xi + [i] + 153 pp. + 32 + 16 pp. publisher's catalogues.
Illustrated by 42 + 65 text figures. Decorated by publisher's devices on title pages.
Two volumes in one, also published as separate titles. Practical guides to propagating trees, hardy and climbing plants, greenhouse and herbaceous plants, fruits and seeds; to the pruning and training of fruit trees, and to the pruning and renovation of park and avenue trees and of flowering and other shrubs, including roses, evergreens, hardy climbers and pot plants, etc. The two volumes were numbered in Weale's Rudimentary series continued by Crosby Lockwood (see the catalogues at the end for an extensive list of titles).
[Stock No. 24843]