The Family Kitchen Gardener. By Robert Buist. [1856].

The Family Kitchen Gardener, containing plain and accurate Descriptions of all the different species and varieties of Culinary Vegetables; with their botanical English, French, and German Names, alphabetically arranged, and their best mode of cultivating them, in the garden or under glass; with a description of implements and medicinal herbs in general use.  Also, descriptions and characteristics of the most select fruits, their management, propagation, etc.  NY:  C. M. Saxton & Co., 1856.  By Robert Buist.  8vo.  216pp., 25 text illustrations, including figure drawings of suggested implements and pruning techniques.  Original brown & gilt pebbled cloth, gilt decoration on front cover, lettering on spine.  Covers worn, interior shows the usual foxing, generally Fair condition.  The author is known for his seed and nursery business in Philadelphia.