A Concise and Practical Treatise on the Growth and Culture of the Carnation, Pink, Auricula, Polyanthus, Ranunculus, Tilip, Hyacinth, Rose, and other flowers. Including a Dissertation on Soils and Manures, and Containing Catalogues of the Finest and most Esteemed Varieties of Each Flower. Thomas Hogg.
A Concise and Practical Treatise on the Growth and Culture of the Carnation, Pink, Auricula, Polyanthus, Ranunculus, Tilip, Hyacinth, Rose, and other flowers. Including a Dissertation on Soils and Manures, and Containing Catalogues of the Finest and most Esteemed Varieties of Each Flower.
THOMAS HOGG, THE FLORIST FROM PADDINGTON GREEN

A Concise and Practical Treatise on the Growth and Culture of the Carnation, Pink, Auricula, Polyanthus, Ranunculus, Tilip, Hyacinth, Rose, and other flowers. Including a Dissertation on Soils and Manures, and Containing Catalogues of the Finest and most Esteemed Varieties of Each Flower.

London: Whittaker, Treacher, and Co., (1832). Item #593

8vo.  190 x 110 mm., [7 ½ x 4 ½ inches].  xxxi, 275 pp. plus 2pp. ads.  Illustrated with six color plates.  Contemporary cloth; expertly rebacked preserving spine, new endpapers.  One plate loose in text.


Fifth edition with additions. With faults an attractive copy of a standard book, well-illustrated with hand tinted color lithographic plates by Alfred Ducôte. Tyman writes that Ducôte was one of the leading practitioners of tinted lithographic process in London during between 1830 and 1840.  The National Portrait Gallery has over 400 examples of his work. 


Twyman, Lithography, 1800-1850, p. 209.  

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Price: $200.00

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