Page images
PDF
EPUB
[ocr errors][merged small]
[ocr errors][graphic][merged small][ocr errors][ocr errors][merged small][ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

EMBRACING THE HISTORY OF THE ROSE, THE FORMATION OF THE ROSARIUM,
AND A DETAILED ACCOUNT OF THE VARIOUS PRACTICES ADOPTED IN THE
SUCCESSFUL CULTIVATION OF THIS POPULAR FLOWER : ILLUSTRATED WITH

NUMEROUS ENGRAVINGS ON WOOD.

DIVISION II.

CONTAINING AN ARRANGEMENT, IN NATURAL GROUPS, OF THE MOST ESTEEMED
VARIETIES OF ROSES RECOGNISED AND CULTIVATED IN THE VARIOUS ROSE
GARDENS, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN; WITH FULL DESCRIPTIONS AND REMARKS

ON THEIR ORIGIN AND MODE OF CULTURE.

Η Σαπφώ του ρόδου έρα, και στεφανοι αυτό αεί τινι εγκωμίω τας καλάς των

παρθένων εκείνω ομοιουσα. .
Sappho was enamoured of the Rose, and bestows upon it always some distinguished praise :

she likens it to the most beautiful of maidens. — PhilostRATUS, Ep. 73.

BY WILLIAM PAUL,
NURSERY MAN, CHESHUNT, HERTS.

LONDON:
SHERWOOD, GILBERT, & PIPER, 23 PATERNOSTER ROW.

EDINBURGH: MACLACHLAN AND CO.

AND TO BE HAD OF ALL BOOKSELLERS.

MDCCCXLVIII.

« PreviousContinue »