1857 - THE AMERICAN ROSE CULTURIST - SAXTON'S COTTAGE & FARM LIBRARY - FLOWERS
THE AMERICAN ROSE CULTURIST; BEING A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON THE PROPAGATION, CULTIVATION, AND MANAGEMENT OF THE ROSE ; IN ALL SEASONS; WITH A LIST OF CHOICE AND APPROVED VARIETIES, ADAPTED TO THE CLIMATE OF THE UNITED STATES TO WHICH ARE ADDED FULL DIRECTIONS FOR THE TREATMENT OF THE DAHLIA — By Saxton's Cottage and Farm Library, Early Edition 1857
Publisher: C.M Saxton and Co. New York (1857)
96 pages, with illustrations and index. The boards and binding are solid and tight save for some shelfwear; please see pictures. The pages are crisp and clean save for some darkening to the inside front board and corresponding first blank page as well as a few random spots of foxing. Previous owner's name on first blank page. A wonderful treatise on the cultivation techniques of roses from a mid 19th-century perspective.