New York: John Wiley & Son, 1870.
Hardcover. 8 5/8" X 6 1/4". xxiv, 1098pp, plus 4pp ads. Rebound in full green leather-grained cloth, with spine lettered in gilt. Bumping to corners of binding, firm and sound. Patterned endpapers. Tape repairs to title page. Foxing to pages throughout, heaviest to introductory pages. A solid 1870 printing of this extensive study of fruit and fruit-trees in American, a standard text of the subject, by founder of American landscape architecture and editor of The Horticulturist magazine Andew Jackson Downing (1815-1852), illustrated in line drawings throughout. Good. Item #4267