Arboriculture: or a practical treatise on raising and managing forest trees and on the profitable extension of the woods and forests of Great Britain.
Edinburgh. Edmonston and Douglas, 1868. First edition.
8vo. xv, , 416pp, . With a half-title and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's blind-ruled dark green cloth, letters in gilt. A trifle rubbed, spine lightly sunned. Occasional spotting.
The first edition of John Grigor's extensive and authoritative guide to the principals of arboriculture. Grigor is notable for establishing the nursery at Forres, Moray in 1826. A second edition appeared in 1881.£ 50.00 Antiquates Ref: 21655