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DICKSONS & CO.. A Catalogue of Fruit and Forest Trees, Flowering, American, and Evergreen Shrubs, Herbaceous Plants, Bulbous Flower Roots, &c. Also Garden, Flower, Tree, Shrubs, and Agricultural Seeds, Garden Utensils, &c. Sold by Dicksons & Co. Nursery, Seedmen, and Florists, Waterloo-Place, Edinburgh.1827

Edinburgh: Printed by P. Neill, 8vo (185 x 115 mm), iv, 121, [1]pp., very clean internally, cont. calf, boards with gilt rolled tool border, marbled endpapers, a little scuffed and rubbed, the spine dulled, a.e.g. One of the leading nursery gardens in Scotland, originally founded around 1729 by Robert Dickson of Hassandeanburn and later moving to Edinburgh. This catalogue is of particular interest "both for the extraordinary number of plates listed and also for those named which are still considered as rarities, many of them America". Provenance: Ownership signature of Lady Hope of front-free endpaper. JISC locates copies at the BL, National Library of Scotland and Kew; Not listed on OCLC. Cox, A History of Gardening in Scotland. p.166.

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