Nurseryman’s Plant Catalog

Rochester, NY: [1880]. Full leather. Oblong 8vo. Contemporary black morocco; border tooling on boards, later spine, gilt on front; wear to corners and edges. Collation: circa 90 plates, mostly fruit and flowers, a few trees at end. Plates are signed J. W. Thompson & Co’s Fruit and Flower Plates. A number of the plates are trimmed, affecting image. The last plate of a “Properly Trimmed Honey Locust Hedge” is from D. M. Dewey. Each Thompson plate has the common name of the fruit, flower or tree and information about properties, some with origin, size, flavor and time of year for maturation for fruit or fragrance and time of flowering. Exceptional sample book. Very good. Item #0000808

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