A Concise and Practical Treatise on the Growth and Culture of the Carnation,Pink,Auricula,Polyanthus,Ranunculus,Tulip,Hyacinth,Rose, and other flowere; Including Disertations on Soils and Manures...
title continues ...and containing catalogues of the finest and most esteemed varieties of each flower. A nice copy in the original boards of the expanded Second edition Crown.8vo. [Twelve-page publishers catalogue] xxvii.304pps Coloured frontispiece and 5 hand-painted lithographic plates. Rose.Carnation, Picotee, Auricula, Polyanthus, Tulip. Thomas Hogg was originally a schoolmaster & his first florist shop was at Paddington Green in Middlesex his book has always been of particular interest to Auricula growers for his detailed description of their cultivation. It also contains The Rules & Regulations of the Florists Society inc a list of the best Gooseberry varieties.
Author HOGG, Thomas 1771-1841
Binding Original Boards
Publisher London: G and W,B. Whittaker Ave-Maria Lane 1822