The Old Rose Advisor, Volume I

Updated, Enlarged, and Revised Second Edition

by Brent C. Dickerson



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/6/2001

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 684
ISBN : 9780595172931

About the Book

This is the improved, enlarged Second Edition of the breakthrough classic work on reblooming old roses, known internationally in its First Edition for its fresh research and accuracy. It provides the most complete listing of all of the existing or otherwise important or interesting varieties of those opulent reblooming old roses, with chapters on Bourbons, Hybrid Perpetuals, Damask Perpetuals, Chinas, and Teas. The author has obtained the most complete and varied collection of descriptions ever, often providing the original descriptions by the actual breeder! This Second Edition has been augmented with many more listings and many more descriptions, and has been re-formatted to increase the ease of use by the reader. This improved edition of a modern classic will be a welcome addition to the reference collection of any lover of roses, horticulture, or horticultural history!

About the Author

Brent C. Dickerson is the internationally-known author of the most influential modern works on old roses. This is the enlarged second edition of his acclaimed first book The Old Rose Advisor; also in print are his definitive works The Old Rose Adventurer, Roll Call: The Old Rose Breeder, and The Old Rose Informant, the latter two books also being available from iuniverse.