Publisher: London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. And Sold by the Author at the Botanic Garden, 1816 [&] Ludlow: Printed by H. Procter; and Sold by Messrs. Longman, 1809.
Edition: First edition of the Salisbury; third edition of the Knight.
Condition: Edges rubbed; some light damp-stains and smudges; very good, untrimmed copy.
Book ID: 28055
Description2 vols in 1, 8vo, contemporary quarter calf, marbled boards, gilt decorations and lettering, untrimmed. Two folding plates in the first title.
CommentsTwo treatises on fruit trees, the first by William Salisbury on insects and diseases that adversely affect orchards, with two folding plates containing images of caterpillars, butterflies, beetles, grubs, and other insects; and the second title is a general work on pear and apple trees. From the library of William Stackhouse with his name on the title-page of each work and the name of Charlotte Stackhouse, dated 1861, on the title-page of volume one. Interesting notes by Stackhouse in the margin of Salisbury's Hints.