SKU: 011276 Category:


The Forest Pruner; or, Timber Owner’s Assistant
ISBN: n/a
Book #: 011276

Author: Pontey, William
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: T. Inchbold
Place: London
Year: 1826
Edition: Fourth Edition

Book Cond.: Good Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Hardcover
Size: Octavo (standard book size)
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, bar chips to top and/or bottom section of spine. Previous owner’s book-plate laid in on front paste down.. Brown gilt-stamped leather spine and corners with marbled paper over boards, frontispiece image “The Woburn Beech,” showing a tall tree and two people, (xxiii), 248 pages, (vii), Index, illustrated with 8 plates, some of which fold out. Corners and spine ends bumped and worn, spine and covers rubbed, back cover torn on bottom edge, edges worn, edges of spine chipped, edges of text block soiled, hinge cracked at front flyleaf, title page offset by frontispiece, pages facing plates offset by the images, small random stains throughout. Spine title: Pontey’s Forest Pruner. Full title: 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. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 1 oz. Category: Science & Technology; Botany; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 011276.