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The florist's directory :
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Title

The florist's directory : or, A treatise on the culture of flowers ; to which is added a supplementary dissertation on soils, manures, &c.

Title Variants

Alternative: Florist's directory

Alternative: Maddock florist's directory

Alternative: Treatise on the culture of flowers

By

Maddock, James, 1763-1825
Maddock, James, 1718-1786 , author

Maddock, James , 1764-1825 editor
Couchman, Stephen, active 1779-1824 , printer
B. White and Sons , bookseller
G. G. J. and J. Robinson (Paternoster-Row, London, England) , bookseller
T. & J. Egerton , bookseller

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

London :Printed for the author & sold by B. White & Sons, Fleet Street, G.G.J&J Robinson, Paternoser Row; and T&J. Egerton, Charing Crofs,1792.

Notes

Signatures: A-Mm [superscript 4], 6 leaves of plates.

Engraved title page

Copy inscribed.

Engraved plates with hand-coloring; woodcut tail-pieces

Signatures: A-2M⁴

Colophon: Printed by Stephen Couchman

Henrey, B. British botanical and horticultural literature before 1800, | 1002

Posthumous publication was overseen by the author's son, also James Maddock (1764-1825). The florist's directory is of the culture of the-then main eight florists' flowers with chapters on "bulbous-rooted flowers" and "dissertation on soils, manures, etc"

Subjects

Agriculture , Early works to 1800 , Floriculture , Flowers , Inscriptions (Provenance) , Soils

Language

English

Identifiers

LCCN: agr19000938
OCLC: 3212830

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.16498

 

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