THE FLORIST'S MANUAL,; or, hints for the construction of a gay flower-garden: with directions for preventing the depredations of insects. With observations on the treatment and growth of bulbous plants, curious facts respecting their management, and directions for the culture of the Guernsey Lily Amaryllis Sarniensis by the authoress of Botanical Dialogues and Sketches of the Physiology of Vegetable Life. Illustrated with (six hand colored aquatint plates including one folding and four double page). Maria Elizabeth JACKSON.
THE FLORIST'S MANUAL,; or, hints for the construction of a gay flower-garden: with directions for preventing the depredations of insects. With observations on the treatment and growth of bulbous plants, curious facts respecting their management, and directions for the culture of the Guernsey Lily Amaryllis Sarniensis by the authoress of Botanical Dialogues and Sketches of the Physiology of Vegetable Life. Illustrated with (six hand colored aquatint plates including one folding and four double page).

THE FLORIST'S MANUAL,; or, hints for the construction of a gay flower-garden: with directions for preventing the depredations of insects. With observations on the treatment and growth of bulbous plants, curious facts respecting their management, and directions for the culture of the Guernsey Lily Amaryllis Sarniensis by the authoress of Botanical Dialogues and Sketches of the Physiology of Vegetable Life. Illustrated with (six hand colored aquatint plates including one folding and four double page).

London: Henry Colburn, 1822. Second enlarged edition. 8vo, pp. [vii], 136. Upper joint cracked and partially repaired, o/w a fine uncut copy in original rose paper boards and paper label. Henrey II, pp. 583-4; Abbey, Life, 17. Item #17419

Jackson's Botanical Dialogues was written for children and was much praised by Erasmus Darwin who listed it in his Plan for the conduct of Female Education ... (1797) although this present work was much more popular.

Price: $725.00

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