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  1. A Treatise on the Culture and Management of Fruit-Trees;

    A Treatise on the Culture and Management of Fruit-Trees;

    in which a New Method of Pruning and Training is fully described. Together with Observations on the Diseases, Defects and Injuries, in all kinds of Fruit and Forest Trees; as also, an Account of a particular Method of Cure, made public by order of the British Government... To which are added, an Introduction and Notes, adapting the rules of the treatise to the Climates and Seasons of the United States of America. By William Cobbett.
    First Albany edition, the second American edition, following that of Philadelphia (1802); this Albany printing adds an 8-page letter addressed to the publishers by a Peter W. Yates in which he discusses his own practical experiences in cultivating fruit trees. "Cobbett added an introduction and notes, intended for the American reader, to the Philadelphia edition of this popular Treatise by William Forsyth (1737-1804), a superintendant of the Royal Gardens. Learn More
    £375

    Date of Publication: 1803

    Published: Albany

    Stock Code: 95457

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