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Cactus Culture for Amateurs

£39.99

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The book contains descriptions of the various cactuses grown in this country at the time of publication with full and practical instructions for their successful cultivation. Profusely illustrated with detailed b/w drawings.

The book has some general wear and marks to the covers including a surface score, approx. 3.1cm to the front. Corners and spine ends are bumped with surface wear. Text block edges browned; margin notes on one or two pages; Former owners name written neatly in black in on the front end paper.

From the preface: "The idea that Cactuses were seldom seen in English gardens, because so little was known about their cultivation and management, suggested to the Publisher of this book that a series of chapters on the best kinds, and how to grow them successfully, would be useful. These chapters were written for and published in The Bazaar, in 1885 and following years. Some alterations and additions have been made, and the whole is now offered as a thoroughly practical and descriptive work on the subject."

Item details

Author(s):
W Watson
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
8vo - 8 - 10
Edition:
1889
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
246
Publisher:
L Upcott Gill, London
Title:
Cactus Culture for Amateurs

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The book contains descriptions of the various cactuses grown in this country at the time of publication with full and practical instructions for their successful cultivation. Profusely illustrated with detailed b/w drawings.

The book has some general wear and marks to the covers including a surface score, approx. 3.1cm to the front. Corners and spine ends are bumped with surface wear. Text block edges browned; margin notes on one or two pages; Former owners name written neatly in black in on the front end paper.

From the preface: "The idea that Cactuses were seldom seen in English gardens, because so little was known about their cultivation and management, suggested to the Publisher of this book that a series of chapters on the best kinds, and how to grow them successfully, would be useful. These chapters were written for and published in The Bazaar, in 1885 and following years. Some alterations and additions have been made, and the whole is now offered as a thoroughly practical and descriptive work on the subject."

Author(s):
W Watson
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
8vo - 8 - 10
Edition:
1889
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
246
Publisher:
L Upcott Gill, London
Title:
Cactus Culture for Amateurs

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