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Pomona's Harvest. An Illustrated Chronicle of Antiquarian Fruit Literature. by  H. Frederic Janson - First Edition - 1996 - from Ravenroost Books (SKU: 773)

Pomona's Harvest. An Illustrated Chronicle of Antiquarian Fruit Literature.

Pomona's Harvest. An Illustrated Chronicle of Antiquarian Fruit Literature. by  H. Frederic Janson - First Edition - 1996 - from Ravenroost Books (SKU: 773)

Pomona's Harvest. An Illustrated Chronicle of Antiquarian Fruit Literature.

by Janson, H. Frederic

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0881923362
ISBN 13
9780881923360
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Portland, Oregon: Timber Press, 1996. 8vo. 433 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Green cloth, jacket illustrations: 1885 silk and wood tapestry Pomona, jacket back is frontis of Traite des arbres fruitiers. Illustrated endpapers, black and white engravings, illustrations and color plates throughout text. An in-depth review of European literature dealing with fruit from antiquity to the Industrial Revolution. Contains a detailed bibliography of over 600 fruit-related works. Contents include: fruit texts of antiquity and the Middle Ages, organization of fruit literature, Renaissance printings of old and new fruit texts, literary reflectons of a growing fruit interest, early books with woodcuts of fruit, emergence of literary fruit fanciers, fruit literature following the thirty-years war, orchardist-authors to Louis XIV, fruit books generated by commonwealth and restoration, fruit-a topic of connoisseurs, clerics and gardeners, the Jeffersonian literary approach to fruit, writings about unusual and special fruit aspects, fruit literature of the enlightenment and revolution, ushering in scientific fruit literature, evolution and masters of fruit illustration, fruit books for the bourgeoisie: conclusions and outlook. ISBN 0881923362. #773.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Bradley, Regensburg. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Ravenroost Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
773
Title
Pomona's Harvest. An Illustrated Chronicle of Antiquarian Fruit Literature.
Author
Janson, H. Frederic
Illustrator
Bradley, Regensburg
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0881923362
ISBN 13
9780881923360
Publisher
Timber Press
Place of Publication
Portland, Oregon
Date published
1996
Keywords
Pomona's Harvest. An Illustrated Chronicle of Antiquarian Fruit Literature, H. Frederic Janson, Pomona, Non-Fiction, Reference, Botany, Fruit, Antiquarian, Botanical , Pomology, Illustrated, Woodcuts, botany, Bibliography, Antiquarian Fruit Literature
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COMPLETE CATALOG; NON-FICTION, TEXT AND REFERENCE BOOKS; BOTANY, GARDENING, HORTICULTURE; HERB AND PLANT LORE, ETHNOBOTANY; History, The Arts, Art, Illustrators; First Editions, Collectible;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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