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Pomona Herefordiensis

Thomas Andrew Knight

Pomona Herefordiensis

containing coloured engravings of the old Cider and Perry Fruits of Herefordshire : accompanied with a descriptive account of each variety

by Thomas Andrew Knight

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About this Item: Hansebooks Apr , Taschenbuch. Condition: Neu. Neuware - The Herefordshire Pomona - Containing Coloured Figures and Descriptions of the most Esteemed Kinds of Apples and Pears is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hans Elektronisches Buch is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, . Buy Pomona herefordiensis: Containing coloured engravings of the old cider and perry fruits of Herefordshire ; With such new fruits as have been found to possess with a descriptive account of each variety by Knight, T. A (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low Author: T. A Knight.

Books for apple and pear identification. There are many books that help an enthusiast identify which variety an apple is. A few of the popular books ones are listed under books. Here we just give Author and Title; details can be found in our book section. Thomas Arthur Knight – Pomona Herefordiensis. Robert Hogg – Fruit Manual. The Woodcock was one of the oldest described English varieties of cider originated in the West of England in the counties of Herefordshire and Gloucestershire.. Description. Hogg described the apple as medium-sized, oval, with a distinctive fleshy, curved stalk of about three-quarters of an inch in length: the skin was yellow with a soft red flush, deeper on the sunward : England, s.

  The th anniversary of the world's first book cataloguing apples and pears is being celebrated in Hereford. The Pomona Herefordiensis was produced by Herefordshire-born horticulturalist Thomas Andrew Knight. The book contains Knight's own detailed and scientific description of 30 apple and pear varieties, each with a hand-coloured illustration. A pomona is a book which specializes in the description of fruit varieties (like an herbal illustrates and describes herbs). Most of the fruit varieties pictured in here I have never heard of. I didn't buy this because I needed to identify cultivated fruits, though /5.


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Mann Library has scanned many of the images from the Pomona Herefordiensis. Below is a slideshow of plates from the book; to get a better view of a plate, enter its title in the search box above (e.g., "Garter Apple").

A complete scan, including the text, is available through the Biodiversity Heritage Library. Pomona Herefordiensis: containing coloured engravings of the old Cider and Perry Fruits of Herefordshire: accompanied with a descriptive account of each variety by Knight, Thomas Andrew,Pages: Pomona Herefordiensis containing coloured engravings of the old cider and perry fruits of Herefordshire by Thomas Andrew Knight publ.

by the Agricultural society of Herefordshire by Thomas Andrew Knight and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Pomona Herefordiensis: containing coloured engravings of the old Cider and Perry Fruits of Herefordshire: accompanied with a descriptive account of each variety.

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The first illustrated pomology book in Britain and the world was written in by Thomas Knight orchardist and fruit breeder.

Pomona Herefordiensis was published as part of Thomas’ attempt to improve cider orchards. In he published a book called Treatise on Cider, describing the different stages of production, following his work surveying Herefordshire (for a government that was.

Browse and buy a vast selection of Pomona Herefordiensis Heirloom Collections: Art & Collectibles on Pomona herefordiensis. London: Printed for the Agricultural Society of Herefordshire, by W. Bulmer, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /. Browse recent arrivals in Botanical Prints - Fruit - Pomona Herefordiensis from COVID Update May 9, Biblio is open and shipping orders.

Description A Handsome Copy of Knight's Pomona Herefordiensis, with Thirty Beautiful Hand-Colored Plates [Color-Plate Books]. Thomas Andrew Knight. Pomona Herefordiensis; Containing Coloured Engravings of the Old Cider and Perry Fruits of Herefordshire.

London: Printed for the Agricultural Society of Herefordshire, Pomona book publisher aims to produce a classic branding of titles, each of them beautifully presented and immediately identifiable to readers.

We publish the work of stimulating writers and talented authors. Pomona Books. Pomona catalogue. News. Pomona shop. Pomona: Book publishing of the highest order - fiction, football, music, biography. Internet Archive BookReader Pomona Herefordiensis: containing coloured engravings of the old Cider and Perry Fruits of Herefordshire: accompanied with a descriptive account of each variety.

William of Malmsbury A trusted early historian noted around AD that the Severn Valley was “clad with peare and apple trees not set nor grafted by man’s hands but growing naturally of their own accord” These fruits were bitter and made good cider and perry.

The list does not pretend to be exhaustive. It is a selection only out of hundreds of varieties of a few of proved value. I derive the description of the following sorts from the "Herefordshire Pomona" and the late Mr.

Knight's "Pomona Herefordiensis "; from information supplie 5/5(1). out of 5 stars Early Pomona, CA is a great book. Reviewed in the United States on Septem Verified Purchase.

Excellent book on early Pomona, California. I recommend it highly. Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Elizabeth Tso. out of 5 /5(7). While the Pomona may thus have been born as the ultimate coffee table book for upper class households, it performed an invaluable service by documenting the presence of over apple and pear varieties in 19th century England.

Its indexes alone, featuring variety names like Garter Apple, Foxwhelp, Cocc-a-gee, Monstrous Pippin, Jolly Beggar, Bess Pool, Kentish Fill-basket, Peasgood’s. More about Knight's Pomona This groundbreaking masterpiece was originally issued as a ten piece 'part-work' between and by the Agricultural Society of Herefordshire (of which T.A.

Knight was a founder member). The original series was published by W. Bulmer with the subsequent reprint,being published by ight. One of the oldest surviving cider apple varieties is the “Foxwhelp”, which originated in England several centuries ago.

The earliest recorded reference to the cultivar comes from John Evelyn’s Pomona from [2] Though still used for cider making, an aura of mystery surrounds this cultivar, because many apples labeled as “Foxwhelp” today are not true to : Grace Costantino. Thomas Andrew Knight's Pomona Herefordiensis (18 l l), a book about the apples of a great cider county by a man who bred many new varieties of fruit, explains the different qualities of cider apples.

The Herefordshire Pomona was conceived as a successor to Thomas Andrew Knight’s Pomona Herefordiensis ofalthough its scope was soon extended far beyond the county’s boundaries.

The Woolhope Naturalists’ Field Club commissioned the work inhaving noted the sad decline of Herefordshire’s orchards during their Fungus Forays. Pomona Herefordiensis was originally issued in 10 parts between and by the Agricultural Society of Herefordshire (of which Knight was a founder member), and was re-issued in ; the first issue was printed by Bulmer and bears his name on the title as here.Thomas Andrew Knight, born at Wormsley Grange in Herefordshire, became a world-famous 18th century horticulturist, and was ultimately responsible for the ground-breaking work, Pomona Herefordiensis - the first colour illustrated pomona or book of the apple in the world.Pomona Herefordiensis - Thomas Andrew Knight.

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