THE WOODLANDS: Or, A TREATISE on the preparing of ground for planting; on the planting; on the cultivating; on the pruning; and on the cutting down of Forest Trees and Underwoods; DESCRIBING The usual growth and size and the uses of each tree, the seed of each, the season and manner of preserving and of sowing it, and also the manner of managing the young plants until fit to plant out; THE TREES Being arranged in Alphabetical Order, and the List of them, including those of America as well as those of England, and the English, French, and Latin name being prefixed to the directions relative to each tree respectively. William COBBETT.

THE WOODLANDS: Or, A TREATISE on the preparing of ground for planting; on the planting; on the cultivating; on the pruning; and on the cutting down of Forest Trees and Underwoods; DESCRIBING The usual growth and size and the uses of each tree, the seed of each, the season and manner of preserving and of sowing it, and also the manner of managing the young plants until fit to plant out; THE TREES Being arranged in Alphabetical Order, and the List of them, including those of America as well as those of England, and the English, French, and Latin name being prefixed to the directions relative to each tree respectively.

London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, Paternoster-Row. 1825. First Edition, First Impression. . Tall octavo, rebound in plain greenish-grey boards sympathetic to the original, red leather label on spine titled in gilt. Unpaginated [169 leaves, 338 pp], 2 plates, Index at rear followed by [2] pp ads (one page for seeds, one for Mr. Cobbett's books). Also bound in at the rear is an additional 4-pages of supplemental ads for "THE COBBET-LIBRARY"; advertising 26 distinct titles, with commentary and reviews by Cobbett himself. Untrimmed. Stamp of "Morden College Library, Blackheath" on title leaf, plus another signature, partially erased; browning to title leaf and a few other leaves; marginal notes in pencil on two leaves. Overall a very good copy. Very Good. Item #311606

Price: $125.00

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