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A Treatise on the Culture of Peach Trees, to which is added, a Treatise on the Management of Bees; and the improved treatment of them.
pp.[ii], 5, [viii], 125, [i], 78, vi with one fold-out plate. Two-title pages. Crown 8vo. Contents fine. Contemporary full-calf , neatly rebacked with most of original spine label, all in thor. vg. condition. With armorial bookplate of William Gilstrap to front pastedown. Very scarce. ?Treatise on the Culture of Peach Trees? is an english translation of the highly respected ?Traite de la culture des pechers?, first published in Paris in 1745 (Henrey 1438). Thomas Wildman?s writings on beekeeping ?shows culture and an unusual knowledge of continental beekeeping? (Harding 119). Maltster and philanthropist William Gilstrap (1816-1896) was given his Baronetcy in Queen Victoria?s Golden Jubilee Hounours on 28th July 1887.
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