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An Account of Various Experiments for the Production of New and Desirable  Grapes, and a Description of Forty Varieties Obtained by Hybridization by  George Haskell - Paperback - 1877 - from Old Saratoga Books and Biblio.com

An Account of Various Experiments for the Production of New and Desirable Grapes, and a Description of Forty Varieties Obtained by Hybridization

by Haskell, George

Condition: Very Good; Wraps toned and soiled, longitudinal crease, edges chipped.


Ipswich, MA: Self Published. Very Good; Wraps toned and soiled, longitudinal crease, edges chipped. 1877. Softcover. Original printed gray wraps. 6 x 9 inches. 1952 typed book purchase receipt laid in from Mass. Horticultural Society with offsetting to inside cover and title page. Bound in at rear is printed slip advertising Haskells selection of 30 grape vine cuttings for $100. The author describes his efforts to grow and hybridize grapes on his coastal Massachusetts estate, including his efforts to collect wild grape specimens, grafting native and foreign vines, and cross-fertilization. Also describes forty of his successful varieties. Gabler 23350. Amerine & Borg 1656. OCLC locates 15 copies. Only one other copy noted for sale in the trade at time of listing. ; 18 pages .
  • Bookseller: Old Saratoga Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 42073
  • Title: An Account of Various Experiments for the Production of New and Desirable Grapes, and a Description of Forty Varieties Obtained by Hybridization
  • Author: Haskell, George
  • Format/binding: Softcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good; Wraps toned and soiled, longitudinal crease, edges chipped.
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Self Published
  • Place: Ipswich, MA
  • Date published: 1877
  • Keywords: Grapes, Grape Growing, HORTICULTURE, Viticulture
  • Bookseller catalogs: Cooking and Gastronomy; Botany and Gardening;
  • Subjects: COOKING / General;


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