SCHABOL, Abbé Roger. La Pratique du Jardinage.
Paris, Debure père, 1772.
Two volumes 12mo (170x105 mm), Frontispiece-xxiii-(1)-364-(4) pages / (4)-430 pages and 18 engravings. binding : Contemporary full sheep, spine gilt in six compartments. Few foxings, booklets on volume I misaligned. Rubbed, caps slitghly worn, corners bumped.
Posthumous work written according to the notes of Father Schabol by his nephew La Villehervé.
Originally from Montreuil, a town famous for its peach walls, Schabol devotes the majority of his book to the cultivation, pruning and grafting of peach trees. Tree taken as a model for other fruit trees.
Price : 200 €