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PLANTER'S GUIDE;

OR,

A PRACTICAL ESSAY

ON THE BEST METHOD OF

GIVING IMMEDIATE EFFECT TO WOOD,

BY THE REMOVAL OF

LARGE TREES AND UNDERWOOD;

BEING AN ATTEMPT

TO PLACE THE ART, AND that of genERAL ARBORiculture,
ON PHYTOLOGICAL AND FIXED PRINCIPLES;

INTERSPERSED WITH

OBSERVATIONS ON GENERAL PLANTING,

AND THE IMPROVEMENT OF REAL LANDSCAPE;
ORIGINALLY INTENDED FOR THE CLIMATE

OF SCOTLAND.

BY SIR HENRY STEUART BART.

LL.D. F.R.S.E. &c.

Imitetur ars Naturam, et quod ea desiderat inveniat,

quod ostendit sequatur.

CIC. AD HERENN. III.

SECOND EDITION.

GREATLY IMPROVED AND ENLARGED.

EDINBURGH:

JOHN MURRAY, ALBEMARLE STREET,

LONDON.

M.DCCC.XXVIII.

TO

THE KING;

THE MUNIFICENT AND LIBERAL PATRON OF ALL THE ARTS,

AND OF THE ART OF

CREATING REAL LANDSCAPE

IN PARTICULAR,

IN WHICH HIS MAJESTY HAS GIVEN

SO SPLENDID AN EXAMPLE IN HIS OWN PRACTICE;

THIS TREATISE,

BEING AN ATTEMPT TO APPLY

THE PRINCIPLES OF PHYSIOLOGY

ΤΟ

GENERAL AND PRACTICAL ARBORICULTURE,

IS APPROPRIATELY AND RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED,

BY HIS MAJESTY'S MOST FAITHFUL

SUBJECT AND SERVANT,

THE AUTHOR.

DIRECTIONS FOR PLACING THE PLATES.

PLATE I. View in the Park at Allanton House-to face the Titlepage.

PLATE II. Specimen of a Tree, removed on the Preservative Principle-to face page 141. PLATE III. View of the Machine in Motion, and of a Tree during Transportation-to face

page 251.

PLATE IV. Transplanting Machine used at Allanton House-to face page 258.

PLATE V. Entrance-Gate to the Park at Allanton,

from the East, as wooded in March

1826-to face page 352.

PLATE VI. Entrance-Gate to the Park at Allanton, from the West-to face page 503.

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