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Plants for the South; Bean crop in California; The tulip poppy; The fair sex; Christmas compliments of Vick’s Magazine, Mrs. Harrison’s funeral; Lettuce in the greenhouse; Notes from California, Tomatoes under glass. . . In: Vick’s Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Vol. 15, No. 3; Vol. 16, No. 2-3.

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Plants for the South; Bean crop in California; The tulip poppy; The fair sex; Christmas compliments of Vick’s Magazine, Mrs. Harrison’s funeral; Lettuce in the greenhouse; Notes from California, Tomatoes under glass. . . In: Vick’s Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Vol. 15, No. 3; Vol. 16, No. 2-3.

by [GARDENING -- NEW YORK]. VICK, James & Charles H

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Rochester, NY: James Vick’s Sons, 1892-1893. Three issues. 4to. pp. [2], [32]-48, [2]; [2], [15]-32, [2]; [2], [33]-48, [2] pp. With over 100 woodcut-engraved text illustrations, illustrated ads, decorations. All issues preserved in original printed wrappers (some creasing, edgewear, some w/ minor closed tears, illustrated ads on back covers and front covers), still G set from the library of Mrs. F. Eicher, 2219 Andover St. First editions of this group of gardening monthlies issued by one of Rochester, NY’s leading 19th-century nurserymen recognized that the city’s proximity to the Erie Canal prolonged the growing season, and shortened the cost and time of freight delivery. By the 1880s, James Vick’s sons employed over 100 people to handle the 300 orders, and 3000 letters received daily.

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Zephyr Used & Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
54009
Title
Plants for the South; Bean crop in California; The tulip poppy; The fair sex; Christmas compliments of Vick’s Magazine, Mrs. Harrison’s funeral; Lettuce in the greenhouse; Notes from California, Tomatoes under glass. . . In: Vick’s Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Vol. 15, No. 3; Vol. 16, No. 2-3.
Author
[GARDENING -- NEW YORK]. VICK, James & Charles H
Book condition
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Publisher
James Vick’s Sons,
Place of Publication
Rochester, NY:
Date published
1892-1893.
Keywords
Gardening, Garden Books, Seed Catalogues, Catalogue, catalogs, Catalog, Rochester, Vick’s Illustrated Monthly Magazine, New York, Botany, Natural HIstory, Hawaii, Jamaica, India, Alaska, Southwestern americana, Periodicals, Magazines, Journals, James Vi

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We are an independent bookseller, established in 1994, who exhibit at numerous book fairs and antique shows throughout the year, including Christine Palmer Antique Expos in Portland, OR & Vancouver, WA, The Rose City Book & Paper Show in Portland, the Custer Antique Show in Spokane, the Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair, the Sacramento Antiquarian Book Fair, the Pasadena Book & Paper Show, and others. We specialize in 19th-century imprints, Technical Books, History, Children's Literature, and much more. In addition we offer appraisals for insurance and tax purposes.

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