Manual of Cultivated Broad-Leaved Trees & Shrubs, 3 Volumes


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Manual of Cultivated Broad-Leaved Trees & Shrubs, Gerd Krüssmann, Translated by Michael E. Epp, Technical Editor Gilbert S Daniels, Timber Press, Beaverton, OR, 1984.

Hardcover, quarto, very good.

Green boards with gold lettering on spine, green dust jackets, faded dust jacket spines and tops, Volume 1 back cover faded more, covered in archival mylar, some scuffing and bumps on bottom and corners, volume 1 dustjacket has minor tear on the back.

Vol. 1 contains a guide to botanical terminology, with illustrations. Vols. 1-3 include a guide to botanical terms in English, Latin, German, French and Dutch; an abbreviated temeprature conversion chart; and hardiness zone maps for Europe, North America and China. Vol. 3 includes addenda and errata for Vol.1; a taxonomic outline and alphabetic list of the families and genera covered; an index of the authors of the plant names with brief biographical notes; and a list of registration authorities for cultivar names of woody ornamentals. Plant entries include hardiness zone, light abd soil/moisture requirements and geographical distribution.