American Fruit Culturist
John Thomas's 1871 compilation is a thorough source of information on the culture of fruit and includes descriptions of the principal American and foreign varieties cultivated in the United States in the late 19th century.
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The American Fruit Culturist: Containing Directions for the Propagation and ...
John J Thomas
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