The Forest Pruner; or Timber Owner's Assistant. A Treatise on the Training or Management of British Timber Trees; whether intended for Use, Ornament or Shelter, including an Explanation of the Causes of their General Diseases and Defects, with the Means of Prevention, and Remedies, where practicable. Also, an Examination of the Properties of English Fir Timber, with Remarks on the Old and Outlines of a New System for the Management of Oak Woods. William PONTEY.
The Forest Pruner; or Timber Owner's Assistant. A Treatise on the Training or Management of British Timber Trees; whether intended for Use, Ornament or Shelter, including an Explanation of the Causes of their General Diseases and Defects, with the Means of Prevention, and Remedies, where practicable. Also, an Examination of the Properties of English Fir Timber, with Remarks on the Old and Outlines of a New System for the Management of Oak Woods

The Forest Pruner; or Timber Owner's Assistant. A Treatise on the Training or Management of British Timber Trees; whether intended for Use, Ornament or Shelter, including an Explanation of the Causes of their General Diseases and Defects, with the Means of Prevention, and Remedies, where practicable. Also, an Examination of the Properties of English Fir Timber, with Remarks on the Old and Outlines of a New System for the Management of Oak Woods

London, printed for J. Harding, J. White and J. Mawman, 1810 [third edition].

Octavo, xii, [9]-277, [3], 36 (publisher's catalogue) pages plus 8 plates (including 3 folding tinted plates; one of the other plates is also tinted).

Contemporary full polished tree calf with a contrasting spine title-label; expert restoration to the head of the spine; leather a little rubbed at the extremities, with moderate wear to the top corners; edges a little marked; endpapers and binder's blanks at each end discoloured and offset, with both flyleaves slightly chipped; light creases to the top corners of some leaves; a very good copy (internally excellent).

The author was 'Planter and Forest Pruner to the Late and Present Duke of Bedford'.

Item #81954

Price (AUD): $400.00

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