This special re-print edition of Robert Buist's book "The Rose Manual" is considered one of the most authorative guides on roses and their cultivation during the 19th Century. Written in 1844 by one of the top experts of the day, this classic text on roses sheds light on everything a person might wish to know about growing and caring for roses in the garden. Chapters include The Boursault Rose, The Evergreen Rose, The Lady Banks Rose, The Multiflora Rose, Hybrid Climbing Roses, The Prairie Rose, The Sweet Brier, The Yellow Austrian Rose, The Sscotch or Burnet Rose, The Provins or Cabbage Rose, The Moss Rose, The Rose of France, The White Garden Rose, The Damask Rose, Hybrid Chinese Roses, Planting Roses, Growing From Seeds, Propagation by Budding, Propagation by Grafting, The Tea Scented Rose, The Miniature Rose, The Bourbon Rose and much more. A classic on growing roses. Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As a result, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.