TREES & SHRUBS FOR ENGLISH PLANTATIONS: A Selection and Description of the Most Ornamental Trees and Shrubs, Native and Foreign, which will Flourish in the Open Air in our Climate; with Classified Lists of the Several Species...
London: John Murray, 1870. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Good+ condition. Item #008848
xii, 388 pages of text including an index. Original cloth binding is moderately sunned on spine, with small chips to top of spine and overall minor soiling and shelfwear. Illustrated with two fine color chromolithographs and 29 black & white woodcuts. In several places the textblock is beginning to crack, but it remains intact and functional. Title continues "...under the Heads of Size and Habit, Peculiarities of Foilage and Flowers, Season of Blooming, Soils, Situation, etc., for the purposes of Practical Application." Three previous owners' bookplates affixed neatly to front endpapers, including Philarete Chasles.