Crosby Lockwood, 1949, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition
16 pages of adverts. to rear. Part I of this book gives an outline of commercial cherry culture in England as practised in the past, and describes some of the new methods that are being developed in the changing conditions of the present day. Part II. giving detailed descriptions of a large number of varieties, forms a comprehensive guide which growers will find invaluable. N0 one will dispute the writer's position as the leading expert on cherries and in his advisory capacity at the East Malling Research Station he has had many opportunities of knowing and appreciating cherry-growers' methods and problems. The book, the outcome of a great expert's life work, is embellished with twelve full-colour plates produced with the same care and accuracy which characterised "Apples of England". Its position as the standard work of reference is thus assured. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 186 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Previous owner's signature in ink. Gilt titles spine. green cloth; illustrated by 12 full-colour plates & 40 b/w. photo's.. Includes general index; index to variety names && list of authorities quoted. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Gardening; Fruit Trees; Fruit; Stone Fruit; Gardening. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3088.