Agriculture of New York: Comprising an Account of the Classification, Composition and Distribution of the Soils and Rocks, and the natural Waters of the Different Geological Formations;
By Emmons, Ebenezer
Together with a Condensed View of the Climate and the Agricultural Productions of the State, Volume III, in two volumes (text + color plates of fruit)
First volume, text): Pp. viii, 340; numerous numbered text-figures (outline drawings of fruit); (Second volume, plates): Pp. viii, 81 full-page hand-colored plates of fruits. Elaborately blind-stamped and gilt-decorated cloth with gilt spine illustration of wheat and corn, 4to. This two volume set covers the fruits grown in 19th century New York. There are excellent hand-color plates of fruits. This is volume three of the Agriculture of New York published in two volumes (text + plates). No ownership marks.
|C. Van Benthuysen
|Albany, New York
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|Light foxing to some pages in the text volume, the hand-colored plates shows some foxing and light discoloration in the halo outlines around some fruits, the brown cloth bindings are bright and clean, overall a very good copy.