Loudon, John Claudius

An encyclopaedia of gardening

Comprising the theory and practice of horticulture, floriculture, arboriculture, and landscape-gardening, including all the latest improvements; a general history of gardening in all countries; and a statistical view of its present state, with suggestions for its future progress, in the British Isles
By J. C. Loudon, F. L. S. H. S. &c., author of "A treatise on forming and improving country residences." llustrated with many hundred engravings on wood by Branston
The second edition, much enlarged
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and GreenLondon1824