The Horticultural Repository, containing delineations of the best varieties of the different species of English fruits:

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The Horticultural Repository, containing delineations of the best varieties of the different species of English fruits:

By Brookshaw, George

SKU# 12209

$ 5,750.00

Pp. (v) vi-vii, (3), 1-96, plates 1-50; pp. (iv), 97-199, plates 51-104 – altogether 104 fine hand-colored plates (7 of which folding, 6 of which numbered as 2 plates in the text – as called for). Contemporary half brown morocco over marbled boards, spine with 4 raised bands with gilt-decorations and gilt titles, lg 8vo (10 x 6.5 inches). This work was issued in parts beginning in 1820 and ending in 1823; the title pages of both volumes lists the date as 1823. A classic early book on English fruits with magnificent hand-colored plates.

Publisher Sherwood, Jones, & Co
Publisher Place London
Date Published [1820]-1823
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First
Number of Volumes
Reprint No
Condition Very Good
Condition Description Very slight rubbing to the marbled boards, plates and text are bright and clean; a tight, very good copy.
ISBN
Limited Edition