The British Fruit-gardener: And Art of Pruning: Comprising, the Most Approved Methods of Planting and Raising Every Useful Fruit-tree and Fruit-bearing-shrub: Etc., the True Successful Practice of Pruning, Etc., and Full Directions Concerning Soils, Situations, and Exposures
W. & H. Whittestone, 1781
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