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The Herefordshire Pomona. Containing coloured figures and descriptions of the most esteemed kinds of Apples and Pears. by  R. (Tech. Ed.)  (Gen. Ed.) and Hogg - 1st. Ed. - 18761885 - from C.Arden Bookseller (SKU: 46414)

The Herefordshire Pomona. Containing coloured figures and descriptions of the most esteemed kinds of Apples and Pears.

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The Herefordshire Pomona. Containing coloured figures and descriptions of the most esteemed kinds of Apples and Pears.

by Bull, Henry Graves, (Gen. Ed.) and Hogg, R. (Tech. Ed.)

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Jakeman and Carver. -, 18761885. 1st. Ed.. Two volume set. Folio. Some minor foxing otherwise the contents are in fine condition. Complete with 77 fine colour chromo-lithographed plates. Handsomely bound in contemporary green half-morocco which is in fine condition. TEG. A lovely provenance - this set has the armorial bookplate of 'John Hopton of Can-Frome in the County of Hereford' on the front paste-downs of both volumes. Only 600 sets of this work were ever produced - a super set of this scarce work. The plates were by Edith Bull, Alice B. Ellis and W.G. Smith (plate 1 only). They were lithographed by G. Severeyns. Published under the auspices of the Woolhope Club. This is one of the finest fruit books ever issued [Great Flower Books, pp.59-60; Nissen 294].

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C.Arden Bookseller GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
46414
Title
The Herefordshire Pomona. Containing coloured figures and descriptions of the most esteemed kinds of Apples and Pears.
Author
Bull, Henry Graves, (Gen. Ed.) and Hogg, R. (Tech. Ed.)
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Edition
1st. Ed.
Publisher
Jakeman and Carver. -
Date Published
18761885
Keywords
Fine illustrated and antiquarian Gardening
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Around 10,000 books for sale through our bookroom on Forest Road, Hay-on-Wye. We're happy to view and buy books in our specialisms.Located in Hay-on-Wye, the ‘Town of Books’, our focus is on natural history, including the Collins' New Naturalist series, zoology, entomology, ornithology, gardening, botany, bees & beekeeping.We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association (ABA), the senior trade body for dealers in antiquarian and rare books.Opening hours: - Mon. to Fri. 9.30am to 5.00pm - Sat 9.30am to noon

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