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Provides "An exposition of the nature and action of soils and manures and the structure and growth of plants; directions for the forming a (sic) garden; description of implements and fixtures; instructions for sowing, transplanting, budding, grafting, and cultivating vegetables, fruits, and flowers; with a chapter on Ornamental Trees and Shrubs." A title from the publisher's Rural Hand-Books series, this being the first. Red cloth w/gilt lettering/decoration to front cover/spine, title blind-stamped to back cover, rule in blind to both covers, 166 pages (including appendix), 8 pages of advertisements for other titles by Fowler and Wells (and damn funny some of them are, too), illustrated. Bumped/worn corners, edge/cover soil, previous owner's pencil signature to front end paper, previous owner's name in small, neat letters to title page, tanning, a bit of internal soil.
Title: THE GARDEN: A Pocket Manual of Practical Horticulture; or, How to Cultivate Vegetables, Fruits, and Flowers.
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: New York, Fowler and Wells: 1858
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: No Jacket (as issued)
Size: Duodecimo -- from 6.75" to 7.75" tall
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 016345