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  1. 114624
    FORSYTH, William. A Treatise on the Culture and Management of Fruit-Trees; in which a new method of pruning and training is fully described.

    London : 1802

    First edition. Forsyth (1737-1804), for whom the forsythia was named, was superintendent of the royal gardens at St. James and Kensington. The Observations on the Diseases, Defects, and Injuries of Fruit and Forest Trees had been separately published in 1791. The "particular method of cure" was a "plaister", or paste, whose application would, Forsyth... Learn More

    Stock Code: 114624

  2. 115764
    FORSYTH, William. History of the Captivity of Napoleon at St. Helena;

    London : 1853

    First edition. Forsyth sought to conclude that "by mere force of facts he had proved that neither the British government nor Lowe were in fault as regards the treatment of Napoleon at St Helena" (p. x). Lowe was Napoleon's gaoler during his exile on St Helena, and soon became exasperated with the intransigence of his captive, apparently unaware that... Learn More

    Stock Code: 115764

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