HEREFORDSHIRE POMONA FOLIO SOCIETY LIMITED EDITION

HEREFORDSHIRE POMONA FOLIO SOCIETY LIMITED EDITION

HOGG, Robert & Henry Graves BULL(Ed)

The Herefordshire Pomona Containing Coloured Figures and Descriptions of the most Esteemed Kinds of Apples And Pears

Folio soxciety 2014

2 Volumes. folio. pp. xvi, 157; [ff. 9]. 77 colour plates after drawings by Alice Ellis and Edith Bull. numerous text illus. 4 additional colour plates loose in paper sleeve. plate volume in quarter goatskin over gilt-stamped cloth, t.e.g.; text volume in full gilt-stamped cloth. matching cloth clamshell box. Facsimile Edition Limited to 980 numbered copies no. 234. Originally issued in 1876-1885, the Herefordshire Pomona was "one of the finest fruit books ever issued" (Great Flower Books) and the most comprehensive study of the apples and pears grown in Britain ever published, with 432 different varieties all beautifully illustrated on 77 chromolithographed plates

 

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