[NURSERY SPECIMEN BOOK FROM CHASE BROTHERS NURSERY IN ROCHESTER].

[Nursery Specimen Book]: [Fruit Color Plates]:

Published by Rochester, N.Y. [ca. 1880].
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164 leaves consisting of 157 chromolithograph plates and seven photomechanical plates (one handcolored, one with text on verso). Oblong 12mo. Later 20th-century calf, boards and spine gilt, "The Chase Nurseries" gilt on front cover. Some plates abraded with slight loss due to earlier adhesion of leaves, some plates lightly worn at edges. A few plates cracking near inner gutter, one plate torn (bottom half lacking). A good copy. A specimen book of fruits and flowers compiled for the Chase Brothers Nursery Company of Rochester, consisting primarily of chromolithograph plates printed by two firms in that city, the Rochester Lithography Company and the Stecher Lithography Company. The volume also includes seven photomechanical plates showing the nursery's buildings, orchards, and specific products. There is no titlepage, but the first two leaves are both photomechanical reproductions with the caption "The Chase Nurseries The R.G. Chase Company." Other photomechanical plates also include the firm's name. A good copy of a turn-of-the century nursery specimen book, displaying examples of both chromolithographic and photographic reproduction techniques. Bookseller Inventory # WRCAM 37566

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Title: [NURSERY SPECIMEN BOOK FROM CHASE BROTHERS ...
Publisher: Rochester, N.Y. [ca. 1880].

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Nursery Specimen Book]: [Fruit Color Plates]
Published by Rochester, N.Y. (1880)
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Book Description Rochester, N.Y., 1880. 164 leaves consisting of 157 chromolithograph plates and seven photomechanical plates (one handcolored, one with text on verso). Oblong 12mo. Later 20th-century calf, boards and spine gilt, "The Chase Nurseries" gilt on front cover. Some plates abraded with slight loss due to earlier adhesion of leaves, some plates lightly worn at edges. A few plates cracking near inner gutter, one plate torn (bottom half lacking). A good copy. A specimen book of fruits and flowers compiled for the Chase Brothers Nursery Company of Rochester, consisting primarily of chromolithograph plates printed by two firms in that city, the Rochester Lithography Company and the Stecher Lithography Company. The volume also includes seven photomechanical plates showing the nursery's buildings, orchards, and specific products. There is no titlepage, but the first two leaves are both photomechanical reproductions with the caption "The Chase Nurseries The R.G. Chase Company." Other photomechanical plates also include the firm's name. A good copy of a turn-of-the century nursery specimen book, displaying examples of both chromolithographic and photographic reproduction techniques. Seller Inventory # WRCAM37566

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