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The Rose Manual; containing accurate descriptions of all the finest varieties of Roses. Robert BUIST.
The Rose Manual; containing accurate descriptions of all the finest varieties of Roses

The Rose Manual; containing accurate descriptions of all the finest varieties of Roses

Philadelphia: For the Author and Messrs. Carey and Hart, 1844. 12mo. (7 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches). [v]-182pp., plus 2pp. publisher's ads in the rear.

Publisher's green cloth, upper cover stamped in gilt, spine lettered in gilt

Provenance: bookplates on the front pastedown

The first edition of the first book devoted to roses to be published in America.

The author was a noted Philadelphia nurseryman and by the time of the publication of this work had assembled what is said to be the largest rose collection in the United States.

Meisel III:p. 438.

Item #30760

Price: $375.00

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