HOGG, Robert (author). The Fruit Manual: containing the descriptions & synonymes [sic] of the fruits and fruit trees commonly met with in the Gardens and Orchards of Great Britain, etc. London: Journal of Horticulture and Cottage Gardener Office. 1862.
Crown 8vo., 175 x 111mm, publisher's blind-stamped crimson cloth lettered in gilt to spine and upper cover, top edge rough, others untrimmed; pp. [iv] + , unpaginated; a very bright and fresh copy, both exterrnally and internally, with faded spine and slight cracking to inner upper hinge.
Second edition. A comprehensive, while condensed, manual of fruit found in British gardens and nurseries for the benefit of fruit-growers, nurserymen, and professional gardeners. Favoured growing areas are analysed and listed and a fulsome list of the varieties of fruit described, with their merits, including apples, apricots, cherries, currants, gooseberries, grapes, nectarines, peaches, pears, plums and strawberries.