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SKU: 300153|~CSV~|John Abercrombie|~CSV~|Abercrombie's Practical Gardener or Improved System of Modern Horticulture.|~CSV~||~CSV~|T Cadell and W Davies|~CSV~||~CSV~|1817|~CSV~|A scarce early example of the Cloete Crest is pasted on the front paste-down. Daniel J Cloete (1800-1879) was probably the first to use it. Browning, toning, scattered foxing throughout. Missing tail-band. The author (1726-1806) was a Scottish horticulturist. He found employment in the Kew Royal Gardens and later set up as a market gardener at Hackney. He was asked by Lochyer Davis, a publisher, to write a work on practical gardening. His initial success was followed by a work of practical guides that achieved much popularity - his "Gardeners Pocket Journal" reached a 35th edition.|~CSV~||~CSV~|700|~CSV~|History|~CSV~|Gardening|~CSV~|a|~CSV~|History;Gardening|~CSV~||~CSV~|600gm|~CSV~|London|~CSV~|Hardcover. Marbled boards with leather spine and corners. Boards rubbed and corners bumped with fraying.|~CSV~|Book|~CSV~|Fair. Fragile. Spine has split. Book is in two halves. Contents in good readable condition.|~CSV~||~CSV~||~CSV~||~CSV~|N|~CSV~|2nd edition|~CSV~|N|~CSV~||~CSV~||~CSV~|N|~CSV~||~CSV~|