Craftsman’s Plant-Book, The
Pictures from The Craftsman’s Plant-Book by Richard George Hatton, Chapman and Hall, London, 1909.
Richard Hatton’s dates are 1864-1926; the book fell out of copyright at the end of 1996.
The images are mostly redrawn from old herbals.
Front cover from “The Craftsman’s Plant-Book.”
Bookplate of James Hall
There is a bookplate or “ex libris” pasted inside the front cover of this book; it includes the words, “EX LIBRIS JAMES HALL and a styilized pine tree or feather-based design. [more...]
322.—Apple Tree. Pyrus Malus. C. S.
The apple tree makes a rounder head than the pear-tree and is not so erect. The flowers are in umbels, whereas those of the Pear are in corymbs. Nevertheless the corymbose formation is often present, but less straggling than in the Pear. The leaf is more oblong ,and i bluntly serrated. The stipules are long and tepering, and produce a ragged effect. [...] [more...]
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