Title The Fruit Grower’s Guide. With illustrations by Miss May Rivers and numerous illustrative diagrams by Worthington G. Smith and George Shayler. In Six Volumes.
Publisher London, J. S. Virtue and Co. Ltd., n.d. ca 1890.
Seller ID 78002
Six volumes. Hardback. Size approx 11.5 x 8.5 inches. In dark green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and black /green illustration to front board. All edges gilt. Floral patterned endpapers. Beveled edge boards. In good conditions. Covers worn with soiling to cloth an rubbing to edges and corners. Front hinge cracked between endpapers vol.1.Colour plates clean and bright. Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. Else a clean and tight set. --- Includes sections on growing plums and damsons, raspberries, strawberries, construction of orchard houses, fruit-growing for profit, fruit preservation, jam making, packing and marketing, fruit plantations, and others. Beautifully illustrated set with chromolithographic plates at the front of each volume. With 42 coloured plates and 3 title pages with line drawings in text.
Horticulture JOHN WRIGHT, Fruit Grower’s Guide, May Rivers, Worthington G.Smith, George Shayler, Six volumes, plums, damsons, raspberries, strawberries, orchard houses, fruit preservation, jam making, packing, marketing, fruit plantations, chromolithographic plates,