This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 Excerpt: ...2. Hogg Fruit Man. 460. 1884. 3. Bunyard Cat. 36. 1913-14. Salway. 4. Horticuiturist N. S. 8:168. 1858. 5. Gard. Chron. 944. 1861. 6. Mas Le ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 Excerpt: ...2. Hogg Fruit Man. 460. 1884. 3. Bunyard Cat. 36. 1913-14. Salway. 4. Horticuiturist N. S. 8:168. 1858. 5. Gard. Chron. 944. 1861. 6. Mas Le Verger 7:51, 52, fig. 24. 1866-73. 7. Am. Hort. Ann. 80, 81 fig. 38. 1870. 8. Am. Pom. Soc. Rpt. 56. 1871. 9. Downing Fr. Trees Am. 1st App. 122. 1872. 10. Horticulturist 27:248. 1872. 11, Am. Pom. Soc. Cat. 30. 1875. 12. Mich. Sta. But. 169:225. 1899. 13-Kan. Hort. Soc. Rpt. 48, 49. 1901. 14. Budd-Hansen Am. Hort. Man. 3:355. 1903. 15. Cat. Cong. Pom. France 114 fig. 1906. Salwey is one of the two European peaches cultivated on a commercial scale in America, Rivers being the other. Both find their greatest usefulness in extending the peach-season, this variety being one of the latest and Rivers one of the earliest sorts. It is a yellow-fleshed, freestone peach of attractive appearance and of good quality, neither handsome enough nor good enough in quality, however, to be considered a first-class dessert fruit. On the other hand it is one of the best sorts for canning, preserving and evaporating. The trees are vigorous, hardy, healthy and very productive but unfortunately ripen their crop so late in New York that the variety cannot be depended upon. Early freezes often destroy the fruit and cold, wet weather usually hinders maturity so much that the peaches are seldom at their best in this State. Possibly no other peach is more widely grown than Salwey. It is a standard sort in France, England and in peach-regions in America from the Atlantic to the Pacific and from Canada to the Gulf. This uncommon adaptability to diverse soils and climates ought to make it a valuable sort in peach-breeding. It has the reputation of coming true to seed but we do not find that many varieties have come from it. The history of Salwey is ...
Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Green spine with gilt text; Boards have shelfwear, corners and spine are slightly rubbed, brown spots on front pastedown and FFEP; Textblock is aged, musty smell, edges sunned and edgewear; 541 pp. Rockville.
Good. A voluminous compendium of virtually everything there is to know about all varieties of peaches grown (not only in New York) but also in North America and in Europe. Green cloth with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Many lovely color-plates throughout. Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Illustrated. xiii, 541pp., index. Solid copy. Binding is age-toned with spots and lightly worn. Full refund if not satisfied.
Good. Hardcover; report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the y ear 1916, State of New York – Department of Agriculture 24th annual report, volume 2, part 2; surplus library copy with the usual stampings; reference number written on spine; fading and shelf wear to exterior; cover cloth to rn where rear cover board meets top of spine; otherwise contents in good co ndition with clean text, firm binding.
94 Illustrations, 88 in full Color. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. 541 p. Includes: illustrations, diagrams, maps, bibliography. The Peaches of New York, The 24th Annual Report, Part 2 4to, Black Cloth Covers with Gold Enbossed type. Covers show lot's of use and some pages are loose, however, all the contents are good and could be rebound if so desired. The color plates themselves if framed, are worth 10 times what the book is worth. If you dare to do so. This book is becomming very rare with the plates in it. A great piece of work at a very good price.
VG interior with some scuffing to covers. Stamp inside front cover from member of NY Assembly. Green cloth/boards with gilt lettering. 541 pp. with 92 color plates. Volume 2, Part II of the 24th Annual Report of the State of New York's Dept. of Agriculture, "the 5th in the plan of the NY Agricultural Experiment Station to make a more or less complete record of all the different fruits grown in the region." Contents include an account of the history and uses of the peach; botanical characters of the species of cultivated peaches; statistics of peach-regions and peach-growing in NY; and the synonymy, bibliography, economic status, and full descriptions of all the most important cultivated peaches, with brief literature on those no longer grown. With stunning color plates, a few facsimiles of statistics, and a map or two. Hedrick was a NY state horticulturist. The Zeese-Wilkinson Company provided the color plates, but the artist's name is not mentioned.
Very Good. Green cloth-covered boards with gold titling to spine and cover boards, minor bumping to corners, wear at edges. Previous owner's bookplate pasted to front pastedown, another previous owner's name in ink on first free endpaper. Interior clean and bright with full-page color plates throughout of the different peach varieties of New York State at the time. An important reference work.
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