THE WOODLANDS: or, A Treatise on the preparing of ground for planting; on the planting; on the cultivating; on the pruning; and on the cutting down of Forest Trees and Underwoods; Describing the usual growth and size and the uses of each sort of tree...
London: Printed and published by William Cobbett, 1825. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good+ condition. Item #008850
341 pages of text (unpaginated) in 601 numbered paragraphs; includes an index. Original green half leather with cloth covered boards; minor rubbing to extremities. Contains two woodcut illustrations. Title continues "...the seed of each, the season and manner of collecting the seed, the manner of preserving and of sowing it, and also the manner of managing the young plants until fit to plant out; The Trees being arranged in Alphabetical Order, and the List of them, including those of America as well as those of England, and the English, French, and Latin name being prefixed to the directions relative to each tree respectively." Previous owner's bookplate affixed neatly to front pastedown endpaper.