xiii, 541 pages; green cloth-covered boards with gilt spine and front titles; black & white frontispiece with tissue guard; 92 botanical color chromolithographs, map of New York; mild wear to extremities of boards, small amount chipping to sides of spine, small dampstain area to upper front corner; minor foxing to edges; textblock tight; a very good plus copy; lovely example of this classic work on peaches, including history of the fruit in this country; due to size/weight, additional shipping may be required. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Peaches of New York, Report of the New ...
Publisher: State of New York, Department of Agriculture
Publication Date: 1917
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Book Description J.B. Lyon Co., 1917. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Large Hardcover. (12 1/4 x 9 3/4) Bound in original green cloth with gilt-stamped titles, borders to front and spine. Pages: xiii, 541 pp. With 92 color chromolithographs of peaches, peach blossoms. + b/w portrait frontis of Andrew Jackson Downing with tissue guard; a coloured map showing peach regions in New York; and b/w chart titled, and "description of a peach" - mild wear, some rubbing to edges of covers. slight edge wear to some pages. Otherwise, very clean, tight, square, and unmarked. A VG Copy. Seller Inventory # mon0001309841
Book Description J.B. Lyon Company, Albany, 1917. Large Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. First edition. Boards rubbed (common with titles from this series), binding tight & square, no foxing. 1917 Large Hardcover. xiii, 541 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4. Original green cloth, gilt titles. An extensive survey of many varieties of peaches grown in New York, including according to the preface an account of the history and uses of the peach; a discussion of the botanical characters of the species of cultivated peaches; an account of the peach-regions and of peach-growing in New York with the most important statistics relating to this fruit; and, lastly and in greatest detail, the synonymy, bibliography, economic status, and full descriptions of all the most important cultivated peaches, with briefer notices of varieties of minor importance and of those appearing in peach-literature which are now no longer grown.' Includes stunning full color plates depicting numerous types of peaches. Seller Inventory # 2078086
Book Description Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1917., 1917. Hardcover. First edition. 4to., orig. green cloth, (xiv), 541pp. With 92 full page colour plates, a frontis in black & white, 1 chart and a map. Some minor foxing to a few plates, trace of rubbing to spine ends but in fact a fine copy. Seller Inventory # 23312