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Wright, John
THE FRUIT GROWER'S GUIDE 3 Volumes Bound in 6 Divisions
J. S. Virtue & Co., London, 1891. Original green cloth binding, front boards highly decorated in black, bright gilt lettering to spine, binding in near fine condition, bevelled edges, corners sharp, very little wear. "The Fruit Grower's Guide" was published in instalments between 1891 and 1894 and includes 43 fine chromolithographic tissue guarded plates of fruits by May Rivers, and 3 colour vignettes to title pages Complete in 6 divisions,/volumes, each division consists of 176 pages, with adverts to rear, the text in each volume is preceded by 7 or 8 plates; there are further engravings in the text. The contents are clean and tight, original patterned endpapers, all edges gilt, a few plates and tissue guards have a very small amount of spotting. Notwithstanding this it would appear this set has hardly been opened - a near fine set. Size: 4to [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: LOE BOOKS [Launceston, United Kingdom]
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