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A Complete Manual for the Cultivation of the Strawberry; with a Description of the Best Varieties. Also, Notices of the Raspberry, Blackberry, Currant, Gooseberry, and Grape; with directions for their cultivation, and the selection of the best varieties.

144 + 10 ad pp. Illus. with wood engravings of bush fruit varieties. Blindstamped brown cloth, gilt-lettered spine. First Edition. NY: C.M. Saxton, 1854.

An important early work on American cultivation of strawberries and other berries, with in-depth advice for choosing the best varieties for climates and soil of the East Coast. Minor chipping to spine head, faint spot to front cover, else very good. 




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