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A SHORT TREATISE ON SEVERAL IMPROVEMENTS, RECENTLY MADE IN HOT-HOUSES: By which from four-fifths to nine-tenths of the fuel commonly used will be saved; time, labour and risk greatly lessened and several other advantages produced
Edinburgh, printed for the author (by John Turnbull, 1805.. And which are applicable to hot-houses already erected, or to the construction of new hot-houses. FIRST EDITION 1805, 8vo, approximately 225 x 140 mm, 9 x 5½ inches, pages: (i)-x, (2), (9)-271, 9 folding plates, bound in modern plain green boards with cream spine and black title to spine, new endpapers, fore-edges and lower edges untrimmed. 20th century signature on original preserved endpaper, half-title and title page lightly dusty, occasional pale foxing and/or pale browning, some pages unopened, small chip to top inner corner of R3, due to careless opening, no loss of printed area, 5 plates lightly foxed mainly to edges. A good tight copy. John Claudius Loudon (1783 – 1843) was a Scottish botanist, garden and cemetery designer, author and garden magazine editor. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE. FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.
      [Bookseller: Roger Middleton]
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