Craftsman’s Plant-Book, The (page 1/2)

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[picture: Front Cover]

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.

Title: Craftsman’s Plant-Book, The

Author: Hatton, Richard G.

Published by: Chapman and Hall

City: London

Date: 1909

Total items: 6

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Front Cover]

Front Cover

Front cover from “The Craftsman’s Plant-Book.” [$]

[picture: Book Inscription]

Book Inscription

Opposite the bookplate there is a hand-written inscription: [more...] [$]

[picture: Bookplate of James Hall]

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...] [$]

[picture: Title Page Detail: Basket of Flowers]

Title Page Detail: Basket of Flowers

This woodcut of a basket or tub of chrysanthemums and I think roses is in a mediaeval style, and appeared as a page decoration on the title page of the book. [more...] [$]

[picture: 322.---Apple Tree. Pyrus Malus. C. S.]

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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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.


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