Hints on the Culture of Ornamental Plants in Ireland. Third Edition. Dublin: Ponsonby, 1878. Pp xiii, 136. Publisher's buff cloth boards, title in gilt to upper cover. Covers lightly faded & soiled, browning to endpapers, contents in good condition.
John Adair (1810-1880) was a barrister by profession. He had gardens at Malahide & Dublin and planted sub-tropical plants in Merrion Square in the 1860's.