The Forest Pruner: or Timber Owner's Assistant: Being a treatise on the training or management of British Timber Trees; whether intended for use, ornament or shelter: Including and 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 defects of the old and the outlines of a new system for the management of Oak woods.
Edition: First Edition
Huddersfield: Printed for the author by T. Smart, 1805. Original blue paper covered card with cream paper spine. green label to spine. rough cut pages. Frontis, title, dedication, preface & text. 8 plates (incl. frontis). some folding and coloured. Frontis & 7 further plates. (one folding; 2 double page; 4 tinted). The author was `planter and forest pruner` to the Duke of Bedford 1-277. [v]. pp.50
Condition: A very nice copy in its original, unrestored and unbound state. The blue boards are clean and tidy. The paper spine is a little darkened and rubbed, with a little cracking to the edges, but still sound. The label is chipped. Internally clean and tidy throughout. Owner's name to inside board and another contemporary name to the title page.