Albany: Tucker, Vick, 1858. Hardcover. Devoted to horticulture, landscape gardening, rural architecture, botany, pomology, entomology, rural economy, & c. Edited by A. J. Downing, considered to be America's first great landscape architect, The Horticulturist was a highly influential American periodical on landscape gardening, horticulture and architecture. Topics here include: the California Fruit Growers' Convention; Cranberry culture; A Trip to Cuba and the Southern States; Fruit Growers' Society of Western New York; Greek Ideals of Gardening; and a series on the design of rustic wood outdoor furniture.
Tall 8vo, ix, (9), 536pp. With 12 lithographic plates and many illustrations in text throughout. Three quarter brown leather and marbled boards. Spine lacking, boards detached. Good condition. Item #20091