THE NEW AMERICAN ORCHARDIST; OR, AN ACCOUNT OF THE MOST VALUABLE VARIETIES OF FRUIT, OF ALL CLIMATES, ADAPTED TO CULTIVATION IN THE UNITED STATES.

Kenrick, William.

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Boston: Otis, Broaders, and Company, 1842. 450 pages. Twelvemo (7 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches); embossed dark green cloth with pictorial gilt design on spine; some foxing. A fine, bright copy. With a contemporary stamp and ink signature for Benjamin Sears, 1844. (Item ID: 2053)


The Fifth edition, originally published in 1833. A classic American text on fruit and ornamental tree cultivation. For more on the author and his family's work as pioneer nurserymen, see the Dictionary of American Biography, volume X, pages 341-342.


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