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Handbook of Hardy Herbaceous and Alpine Flowers.  by  William Sutherland - First Edition - 1871 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: biblio166)

Handbook of Hardy Herbaceous and Alpine Flowers.

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Handbook of Hardy Herbaceous and Alpine Flowers.

by Sutherland, William

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William Blackwood and Sons. Edinburgh and London. 1871. Octavo. 4 (ads), lxvi, 321, 16 (ads)pp. Original green decorative cloth, gilt, bevelled edges. Rubbed and worn to extremities. Hinges cracked, but firm. Pages untrimmed, occasional spotting.

William Sutherland (1833-1920) Scottish horticulturalist (Herbaceous) at Kew, Florence Court and Minto Roxburghshire, home of the Earl of Minto (subject of the conservation scandal of 1992). Correspondence held at Sissinghurst.

Provenance: Signature of "J Fraser Kew" to ffep and following page. John Fraser (1854-1935) FLS, VMH, Scottish horticulturalist and expert on the genus Mentha and Salix, RHS Chiswick 1880-1882, Kew 1882-86 & 1897-1909; editor of Gardener’s World Magazine.


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Handbook of Hardy Herbaceous and Alpine Flowers.
Sutherland, William
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William Blackwood and Sons.
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Edinburgh and London
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Victorian Gardens, Kew, Horticulture, Alpine
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Natural HIstory; Gardening; Provenance, Bookplates and Associations; Christmas gift ideas; Scottish Enlightenment Soillseachadh na h-Alba;

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Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.


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