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(Agriculture) John H. Klippart. The Wheat Plant: its Origin, Culture, Growth, Development, Composition, Varieties, Diseases, etc., etc., Together with a Few Remarks on Indian Corn, its Culture, etc.

706 + [6] ad pp. Illus. with wood engravings, some full-page. Original blindstamped royal blue cloth, gilt-lettered & dec. spine. First Edition. Cincinnati: Moore, Wilstach, Keys & Co., 1860.

A Civil War-era tome on American wheat, by far the most important and widespread crop at the time (with corn a close second). Over 700 pages of knowledge, scientific analyses, experiments, and the latest agricultural advice on the subject. Minor discoloration to front cover, else very good and tight.


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