A Manual of the Coniferae, containing a general review of the order; a synopsis of the hardy kinds cultivated in Great Britain; their place and use in horticulture, etc., Etc


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Chelsea: James Veitch & Sons, 1881, 1881. First edition. 8vo; 350 pp.; 74 illustrations from woodcuts, some folding. Front hinge starting; owner's stamp to half-title; else a good copy or better in original gilt-stamped brown cloth. A treatise on the coniferous genera and a revision of an earlier publication by Veitch's predecessors, refelcting the popularity of conifers in 19th-century landscape design. Also perhaps a catalogue of the Veitch stock in conifers, with historical information, dates of introduction to England, etc. (Item ID: 002371)

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