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    Robert Russell; et al. Group of Six Books on North American Agriculture. Various places: Various publishers, 1857-1886. Robert Russell. North America, Its Agriculture and Climate. Containing observation on the agriculture and climate of... Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1857. First edition. Octavo. 390 pages. Illustrated with maps and folding map frontispiece; frontispiece with 1-inch closed tear near gutter. Green pebbled cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Likely recased, corners bumped, minor edgewear, spine sunned, head and foot of spine pushed, somewhat rubbed. Endpapers refreshed, embossed library stamp to front free endpaper. Internally generally clean; top edge untrimmed and darkened, some pages unopened, text block toned in margins, minor thumbsoiling.

    [Together with]: J. J. Thomas. Rural Affairs. A practical and copiously illustrated register of rural economy and rural taste... Albany: Luther Tucker & Son, 1858. 12mo. 355, [1, publisher's ad] pages. Illustrated. Brown pictorial pebbled cloth stamped in blind and gilt. Spine and edges sunned, corners bumped and rubbed, moderate edgewear, head and foot of spine worn with some losses, rubbed and somewhat soiled. Library label to front pastedown, endpapers somewhat soiled and worn. Text block toned in margins, somewhat foxed. Good or better.

    [And]: Thomas Meehan [editor]. The Gardener's Monthly and Horticultural Advertiser. Vol. II - 1860. Philadelphia: no publisher, circa 1860. Octavo. 384 pages. Profusely illustrated. Half-calf over marbled boards with red and black gilt-stamped spine labels. Corners bumped and rubbed, moderate edgewear, chipping to spine, joints starting, somewhat rubbed and worn. Endpapers foxed with some offsetting. Internally generally clean; some foxing and offsetting, edges toned with minor wear. Good or better.

    [And]: Peter Henderson. Gardening for Pleasure. A Guide to the amateur in the fruit, vegetable, and flower garden... New York: Orange Judd Co., no date [1875]. 12mo. 250, [2, publisher's ads] pages. Publisher's pictorial brown cloth stamped in gilt. Minor edgewear, head and foot of spine pushed and worn with some losses. Brown coated endpapers, somewhat worn. Internally clean; text block toned in margins, minor thumbsoiling. Very good.

    [And]: L. R. Dickinson [editor]. The Southern Planter and Farmer. Devoted to agriculture, horticulture, and rural affairs. Richmond: published by the editor, 1879. No. 1-12 bound in one, January to December 1879. Half black leather over marbled boards with gilt-stamped spine; original paper wrappers bound at rear. Corners bumped and rubbed, heavy edgewear, front joint very weak, rear joint starting, chipping and wear to spine with some losses, rubbed and worn. Ink ownership and two binder's tickets to front pastedown, hinges weak. Text block toned, minor foxing and thumbsoiling, some penciled notations. Good.

    [And]: Helen Harcourt. Florida Fruits and How to Raise Them. Louisville: John P. Morton & Co., 1886. Pictorial brick red cloth stamped in gilt and black. Corners bumped and rubber, moderate edgewear, head and foot of spine pushed and worn, rubbed and foxed. Damage to front pastedown from partially removed sticker, rear hinge just starting. Internally generally clean; text block toned in margins, minor thumbsoiling. Very good.

    Sabin 74730. From the A. D. Andrews Collection of Southern and Natural History


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