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Name    Barry, P.

Title   BARRY'S FRUIT GARDEN

Binding   Hardcover

Publisher   New York Orange Judd Company 1885

Seller ID   6088

This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket, but with an acetate overlay (removable, see-through, and archival) . This book states New Edition on the title page with a date of 1885. The copyright date is 1883. The frontispiece is a layout diagram of a fruit garden. There are line drawings in black ink within the text throughout the book. There are three parts to the book - General Prnciplies, The Nursery, and Varieties of Fruits, Gathering and Preserving Fruits, Diseases, Insects, Implements in Common Use. The covers have some wear at the top and bottom of the spine and a light touch at the corners. The covers are brown cloth with beveled edges, gilt decoration on the front, blind stamped border design and a gilt title with decoration on the spine. The end papers are coated brown with former owner writing in pencil and a hand written piece of paper with a number and writing. There is another former owner name, place, and date in pencil on the first blank page. There is more writing in pencil on the rear blank page and the reverse of the end paper. The pages appear to be unmarked and are still very clean. The front inside hinge has been repaired and there is a chip in the end paper. The binding is firm, the covers are clean. ; 8vo; 516 pages

Botany Gardens Fruit Gardening Nursery

Price = 35.00 USD



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