The American Grape Grower's Guide: Intended Especially For The American Climate. Being A Practical Treatise On The Cultivation Of The Grape-Vine In Each Department Of Hot House, Cold Grapery, Retarding House, And Outdoor Culture…
CHORLTON, WILLIAM

The American Grape Grower's Guide: Intended Especially For The American Climate. Being A Practical Treatise On The Cultivation Of The Grape-Vine In Each Department Of Hot House, Cold Grapery, Retarding House, And Outdoor Culture…

New York C. M. Saxton & Co., 1856 8vo (18.7 x 12.4). Original blind stamped brown cloth. Collation: x, [11]-171, 12 [catalog] pp. This work is illustrated with a frontispiece and 30 in text figures. The binding is sound with sunning on the spine and hinges. The text has some minor foxing being greater for the preliminaries and the catalog in the rear. Very Good Original Cloth (Item ID: 000045)

$275.00

This work was of major influence for American grape growing, particularly under glass. Chorlton provides tabular data for comparing growth, flowering and fruit development for vines in the hot house versus those grown outdoors. He also discusses all aspects of hot-house management, propagation, pruning, and disease. This was a popular work that went through a number of editions. (Gabler, G16)

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