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Books on Horticulture

    Naturevolume 135pages991992 (1935) | Download Citation



    MESSRS. WHELDON AND WESLEY, LTD., of 2, 3 and 4 Arthur Street, New Oxford Street, London, W.C.2, have rendered a valuable service to gardeners by compiling a “Comprehensive List of Books on all Branches of Modern Horticulture, and a Selection of the Early Literature” (New Series, No. 39, 1935). More than 1,000 titles are included in the forty-four pages of the pamphlet, and they cover every aspect of gardening, both practical and scientific. The section on early literature contains eighty-seven numbers, and includes the rare “Nievve Herball“by Dodoens, the first English edition of which was published in 1578. Sections on soils, manures, diseases, pests and propagation introduce the garden reader to well-chosen books on these subjects, whilst volumes describing vegetables, fruit, greenhouse produce, cagti, alpines, orchids, roses and other flowers are amply represented, as well as works on garden design and general practice.

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