Treatise on The Grape Vine

MEREDITH, Joseph. Treatise on The Grape Vine.

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MEREDITH, Joseph Treatise on The Grape Vine London: George Philip & Son, 1876.

4to., green cloth embossed in black with decorative borders to upper cover, lettering and grape device gilt; gilt lettering and head and tail pieces to spine direct; brown endpapers; all edges gilt; 3/4 trailing vine borders to text throughout; pp. [vi], 7-96; with five plates as called for (four double-page) covers a little rubbed and pushed to extremities of spine; one small splash mark to upper board, else very good; some spotting internally, more heavily to prelims and endpapers; ink stamp to ffep; good to very good.
First edition, dedicated to the Earl of Derby. A comprehensive account of Vineries, which includes chapters on the growth and management of vines, when and how to plant, water and prune them, and how to treat various pests such as mildew, mealy bugs and red spiders. Also containing a weekly calendar of operations.