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Hoffy, Alfred: The Orchardist's Companion A Quarterly Journal Fr
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Hoffy, Alfred: The Orchardist\'s Companion A Quarterly Journal Fr
Hoffy, Alfred; The Orchardist's Companion A Quarterly Journal Fruits of the United States DEVOTED TO THE HISTORY, CHARACTER, PROPERTIES, MODES
PHILADELPHIA, A. HOFFY, EDITOR & PROP, 1841 , HARD BACK
Overall Condition is: POOR
THE ORCHARDIST'S COMPANION. A QUARTERLY JOURNAL, DEVOTED TO THE HISTORY, CHARACTER, PROPERTIES, MODES OF CULTIVATION, AND ALL OTHER MATTERS APPERTAINING TO THE FRUITS OF THE UNITED STATES. VOLUMES I & II. 2 volumes in one, quarto. (11 5/16 x 8 5/8 inches). front & back covers detached, spine missing, very worn, all the plates are intact with tissue guard still present. Title page Vol 1 s torn from the book but present. Beautiful plates, embellished with richly colored designs of the natural size, painted from the actual fruits when in their finest condition and represented appended to a portion of the branch, with leaves and other characteristics as seen when on the tree. Also, the flowers, cut fruits and stones, 48 full-page color plates present. Plate 1. American Pippin 3/4 tear across page affecting 3 inches of the bottom of the Colored Apple. Remaining 47 plates have varing degrees minor foxing of edges of the wonderful vibrant color Illustrations. the only thing missing is the fragrance on the fruit to make each picture real. 48 COLOR ILLUSTRATED PLATES APPLES 1 American Pippin 2 Bevan's favorite 3 Carthouse or Gilpin 4 Codlin or English Coldin 5 Early Harvest 6 Esopus Splitzenburg 7 Hagloe Crab 8 Large Newton Pippin 9 Maiden's Blush 10 Summer Pearmain 11 Turn of the Lane APRICOTS 12 Early Apricots 13 Peach Apricots CHERRIES 14Black Tartarian 15 Englsih morello 16 Oxheart GRAPES 17 Black Frontignac 18 Chasselas de L'eau 19 Isabella PEARS 20 Ah! mon Dieu! 21 Bartlett or William's Bon Chretien 22Brown Beurre' 23 Beurre' d'Amanlis 24 Duchess of Angouleme 25 Julienne 26 Large Yellow Butter 27 Napolean 28 Robinson's Washington 29 Seckle 30 Steven's Genessee PEACHES 31 Early York : freestone 32 Eastburns Choice : Freestone 33Heath:clingstone 34 Large rareripe: Clingstone 35 Melacoton Freestone 36 Orange Cling 37 Oldmixon Clingstone 38 Pine Apple Cling 39 Rodmans Cling 40 tippecanoe Clingstone 41 White Raripe freestone PLUMS 42 Bolmers Washington 43 Bingham 44 copper plum of kensington 45 market 46 october or Frost gage 47 Red mirabelle or miser STRAWBERRIES 48 Keen's seedling plates
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