FLORIST'S GUIDE CONTAINING PRACTICAL DIRECTIONS T. Bridgeman, 1840 BOTANY PLANTS
The Florist's Guide; Containing Practical Directions For The Cultivation of Annual, Biennial and Perennial Flowering Plants of Different Classes ... Including The Double Dahlia: with A Monthly Calendar, Containing Instructions for the Management of Greenhouse Plants — by Thomas Bridgeman, 1840
Publisher: Thomas Bridgeman, New York (1840)
From a pioneer in the early florist and horticultural industry, Thomas Bridgeman provides detailed instructions on the cultivation of flowering plants. Published in 1840. The boards and binding are solid and tight. Some shelf-wear and chipping to spine and board edges. The pages are crisp and generally clean clean save for library stamps on the inside board and first blank page with small tear as well as very light moisture stain on the top corner of pages 2-4, a small moisture stain pages 60-78 at very bottom and last two blank pages. The text pages are clear, crisp and easily legible. Interesting charts throughout, including information on the phases of the moon in relation to growing plants. A great, scarce 180-year-old historical resource with unique and forgotten techniques on the cultivation of flowering plants.