First edition. An exceptional copy with a few minimal cosmetic flaws. 1921 Large Hardcover. xi, , 636 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 1/2. Original green cloth, gilt titles. Includes stunning full color plates depicting numerous types of pears. An extensive survey of many varieties of pear grown in New York, the aim of which - according to the preface - is to make... a complete record of the development of the pear wherever cultivated up to the present time... [and to give] an account of the history and uses of the pear; to depict the botanical characters of cultivated pears; to describe pear growing in thi... View More...
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