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[Gardening]. Prince, William.
A Short Treatise on Horticulture: Embracing Descriptions of a Great Variety of Fruit and Ornamental Trees and Shrubs, Grape Vines, Bulbous Flowers, Green-House Trees and Plants, &c., Nearly all of which are at present comprised in the collection of the Linnaean Bontanic Garden at Flushing, near New-York . . .
New York: T. and J. Swords, 1828. First edition.. Spine somewhat sunned, label somewhat rubbed; some light staining and foxing and general light wear; a good to very good copy.. 12mo, original pink linen spine, drab boards, printed paper label, x, 196 pages, untrimmed. An important early American horticultural manual from this prominent early American professional nursery family. Early institutional bookplate partially removed from the front free endpaper, with an early autograph note to the front pastedown, "Discarded from the Jackson Library." Rink 1693; American Imprints 34887. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Garrett Scott, Bookseller (ABAA) [United States]
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