A Treatise on the Culture & Management of Fruit Trees 1803 Forsyth, William

By: William Forsyth

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A Treatise on the Culture & Management of Fruit Trees: In which a new method of pruning and training is fully described Together with Observations on Diseases, Defects & Injuries; In All Kinds of Fruit & Forest Trees; 1803 Printed & Sold by D. & S. Whiting at The Albany Book Store, No 45 State Street. by William Forsyth (Author); 280 pages; clean copy; all fold-out illustrations intact; handsome brown leather hardcover with bright red & gilt titles; square solid copy; small nick to title edge; contemporary signature to ffep, half-title and title page top edge; Small neat library plates from 1803 to inside covers; An outstanding copy in Near Fine/Very Good+ condition; scarce. the famous horticulturalist William Forsyth (c. 1737-1804) gives an exhaustive guide to the cultivation of fruit trees and advises on pests and diseases. Forsyth was appointed superintendent of the Royal Gardens of St James and Kensington in 1784, and was also one of the founders of the (now Royal) Horticultural Society. The work is divided into two parts: in the first, various kinds of fruit trees, including soft fruit and nuts, are described in detail.

Title: A Treatise on the Culture & Management of Fruit Trees 1803 Forsyth, William

Author Name: William Forsyth

Categories: Nature, Rare and Collectible,

Publisher: Printed & Sold by D. & S. Whiting at The Albany Book Store, No 45 State Street: 1803

Binding /Other: Hardcover

Item Condition: Very Good

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