The Orchard: The Management of Wall and Standard Fruit Trees, and the Forcing Pit; with Selected Lists and Synonymes of the Most Choice Variety. Charles McIntosh.
The Orchard: The Management of Wall and Standard Fruit Trees, and the Forcing Pit; with Selected Lists and Synonymes of the Most Choice Variety

The Orchard: The Management of Wall and Standard Fruit Trees, and the Forcing Pit; with Selected Lists and Synonymes of the Most Choice Variety

London: Wm. S. Orr & Co., 1839. 1st. Full-Leather. The 1839 1st edition of this lovely study of fruit trees of the orchard. Including 18 beautiful full-page, hand-colored plates. 1 plate at the frontispiece, 1 a "vignette in title" and the remaining 16 complementing the text. (All 18 of the plates also include their original tissue guards.) Bound in a full dark-blue leather, with 6 fine-tooled compartments, gilt-lettered spine label and gilt-ruled panels. Solid and VG, with light scuffing to the panels and very light wear along the panel edges. Thick 12mo, all edges gilt. Tasteful former owner bookplate at the front pastedown. Collectible; Very Good. Item #9943

Price: $650.00

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