This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...place in either of these respective lists and to draw the lines exactly. My notes are based more particularly on our ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...place in either of these respective lists and to draw the lines exactly. My notes are based more particularly on our experience at our Bushberg vineyards, and may conflict with the results obtained in other parts of the state. For this due allowance will have to be made and I would only be glad if my remarks should lead to a comparison of notes in this respect. I would further remark that if many varieties, and especially new kinds should not appear in either of my two lists, it must not be inferred that all kinds not mentioned were total failures. To go through the entire list of grapes would occupy too much of your valuable time and would be tedious and tiresome to you. Therefore, I shall refrain from mentioning such old varieties which have either been discarded or possess interest only for the amateur or collector of kinds. As for the numerous new varieties, it would be doing them injustice to judge the failing ones by such a season as the past one has been. I shall therefore mention only such of the newer kinds as appear to me specially worthy and which he passed through the ordeal comparatively unhurt, with ns. FIRST GROUP. Cynthiana.--Gave about a two-third crop, suffered slightly by winter (thermometer thirty degrees below zero). No appreciable damage by rot. None by mildew. Norton's Virginia.--Same report as on Cynthiana. Though never very heavy bearers (both varieties considered almost identical by some); are among our surest and most reliable croppers, and are hardly affected and almost uninjured by rot in the most unfavorable seasons. Their standing as wine grapes, and fair eating-grapes too, for that matter, is established, and they should be planted as largely in. Missouri, as they are now being planted in Virginia and other...Read Less
Very Good+ Leather spine and corners, marbled endpapers and edges, rubbed spine but gilt title print bright. Hinges sound, binding strong, pages clean and tight. No marks., no tears, no wear other than spine edges and corners rubbed. No illustrations. 839 pages; 4 lbs.; 8vo 8"-9" tall; 23922.
Illustrated. Fair. No Jacket. This antique, 6"x9" hard cover book has a blue cover with gilt lettering on the spine of the cover. A tax reports of the government of New York for the year of 1917. 473 pages. Book is in fair condition with foxing, cover soil and stains, edgewear, browned pages, paperclip rust and dent, and soil.
Fair. No Jacket. 6 X 9 Dark Blue hardcover with gold lettering. This antique book is a detailed report of the Division of Forestry to the state of Pennsylvania. It includes many photographs and contains fold-out charts in pockets of the book. About an inch of spine is unhinged from the book, contains edgewear. 361 pages.
Good. No Dust Jacket. Two volumes (complete). A Good set in dark blue cloth lettered in gold, with presentation stamps from SC Congressman Joseph R. Bryson. Both volumes show tanning/foxing at the outer edges of the text block, and are clean within. Volume II has glue-mends to paper tears at the gutters. The bindings are sound.
Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1929. 1st Edition, Fine-, Hard Cover, Size=6"x9.5", 146pgs(Index). A few faint dust foxing specks on top page ends, o.w. clean, tight & bright. NO ink names, bookplates etc. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Very good. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1929. 1st Edition, VG+, Hard Cover, Size=6"x9.5", 229pgs(Index). Dust foxing specks on top & bottom page ends, o.w. clean, tight & bright. NO ink names, bookplates etc. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
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