Martin, Alice A., Houghton Mifflin Co., 1976, c1976, 1st Edition, cloth, decorated endpapers, vg w/dj, 173 pp w/index, B & W illus. by Brown Brothers, tall 8vo, "The apple tree: neither the magnificance of the oak..."
Very Good-in Very Good-dust jacket. Very minor wear on the clean, sound binding. Minor edge foxing. Lengthy gift note on front flyleaf. Flyleafs are lightly foxed. The margins of the photos & their facing pages are very lightly foxed, othewise contents are almost as new. 1" taped tear on DJ's bottom edge, otherwise very minor wear and soil on the complete DJ.; 9-1/8" Tall, 174pp. Red cloth, bright gold lettering. A livery account of the relationship between apples and humans. The Chapters: The apple as symbol-legends and lore; The apple comes to America; The golden age of apples; Cider; The modern apple-growth of an industry; To grow a tree (helpful information on how to grow apples); A modest selection; Apples are for eating (recipes). Coda: The Old Trees. General Index. Recipe Index. Illustrated endpapers. 8-page b/w illustration section. Small drawings throughout.
FINE IN FINE DUST JACKET. BOOK IS FINE WITHOUT ANY MARKS TO THE BINDING OR THE TEXT. D.J. IS FINE WITH JUST A TRACE OF CORNER RUB, AND IS NOT PRICE-CLIPPED. A BEAUTIFUL CLEAN, BRIGHT, UNFADED COPY WITH NO REMAINDER MARK.
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