A Treatise on Forest-Trees: Containing Not only the best Methods of their Culture hitherto practised, but a variety of new and useful Discoveries, the result of many repeated Experiments. William Boutcher.
A Treatise on Forest-Trees: Containing Not only the best Methods of their Culture hitherto practised, but a variety of new and useful Discoveries, the result of many repeated Experiments

A Treatise on Forest-Trees: Containing Not only the best Methods of their Culture hitherto practised, but a variety of new and useful Discoveries, the result of many repeated Experiments

Edinburgh, Scotland: J. Murray, 1778. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Title page continued: "As also, Plain Directions for removing most of the valuable kinds of Forest-Trees, to the height of thirty feet and upwards, with certain success; and, On the same principles, (with as equal success) for transplanting Hedges of sundry kinds, which will at once resist Cattle; To Which are added, Directions for the Disposition, Planting, and Culture of Hedges by observing which, they will be handsomer and stronger Fences in five years, than they now usually are in ten . . . Printed for the Author; and sold by J. Murray." 4, xlviii, 259, [5] p.; 27 cm. 4to. Full tree calf. Six spine compartments between raised bands. The Second Edition. ESTC T113532. Armorial bookplate of I. Hungerford, esqr., on the front fixed endpaper. Includes an extensive list of subscribers. Ex-library: bookplate of the Reading Public Museum and Art Gallery on the front fixed endpaper and the verso of the front free endpaper; stamp of the same institution at the foot of the title page and the back fixed endpaper; call number written in white at tail of the spine. In Very Good Condition: modern archival repair to front hinge and spine (restorer's report available on request); slight loss of leather at ends of spine; edges rubbed; a second bookplate has been removed from the front fixed endpaper, leaving the lower part of the Hungerford bookplate and part of the endpaper darkened; one vertical crease in the title page; light marginal soiling; otherwise pages are clean and tight. Very Good. Item #000975

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