A Treatise on Planting, Pruning, and on the Management of Fruit Trees, Containing the Preparation for Borders, the Method of Planting, the Proper Soils for All Kinds of Fruit-trees that Grow in the Common Ground in England, Etc
1777 - 88 pages
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