AMERICAN AGRICULTURIST. Designed to Improve All Classes Interested in Soil Culture. Orange A. Judd, editor and proprietor.
New York, Nov 1859, Feb 1. Item #96-7826
Illust, 12.5 x 9.5, 1/4 leather with marbled boards, 321-352, 33-64, 225-378. Covers worn, rubbed, stained, slightly warped, leather scuffed, corners bumped & worn, spine torn near bottom, some worming, inner hinges cracked, small pin holes, staining, spotting, tears else good. All kinds of useful information, not just for the farmer. Articles on Italian bees, apiaries, building parlor conservatories, barn plans, strawberry varieties, making the best cider, varieties of seeds that can be ordered, sheep husbandry, growing grapes, cooking hints and much more. Ads for nursery stock, nurserymen, farms for sale, livestock, guano (loads of ads), agricultural reference books, etc. BOUND WITH: The Book of Genesis, chapters 1-18, and THE OHIO VALLEY FARMER Nov. 1859, vol. 4 no. 11 (161) - 176. Good solid information and a chance to research antique varieties of plants.