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Seeds, garden and farm supplies, planting information Forty-Sixth Annual Catalog; Forty-Eighth Catalog; Golden Anniversary Catalog; 52nd Annual Catalog. . . .

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Seeds, garden and farm supplies, planting information Forty-Sixth Annual Catalog; Forty-Eighth Catalog; Golden Anniversary Catalog; 52nd Annual Catalog. . . .

by [GARDEN -- SEED CATALOGUES]. AGGELER, [Edward Augustine] & MUSSER, [Henry L.]

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Los Angeles, CA: Aggeler & Musser Seed Co., 1939-1945. 4to. 80; [2], 80, [2]; [2], 80, [2]; [4], 80, [4] pp. With 100s of text illustrations, photo illustrations, colour-printed order forms, colour plates in the 2nd-4th catalogues. 1st vol. w/ blue-gray textured softcovers, silver lettering & illustration; 2nd vol. w/ textured beige softcovers, burgundy-coloured illust. & lettering; 3rd vol. w/ pale yellow softcovers, cover art in gold & red; 4th vol. w/ Statue of Liberty standing above the globe and vegetables, printed in green & brown (occasional minor toning, couple vols. w/ spotting on covers), still a VG set. First edition of this remarkable collection of World War II-Era Southern California-based Aggeler & Musser Seed Co. seed catalogues featuring vegetable, grass, flower & tree seeds, which provided seeds and supplies for Home Front Victory Gardens across the U.S. Aggeler (1863-1928) Swiss-American agronomist and Henry Musser (b. 1866), originally set up the company in 1893, and their store at 620 South Spring St. in Los Angeles by 1896. They developed the California Pearl Cauliflower, the Los Angeles Market Lettuce, Casaba Melons, White Rose Potatoes, Anaheim Chili, Pimiento Peppers, and many other varieties of Western vegetables such as Special Utah celery, dwarf Golden Self Blanching Celery, Chayote, Green Mexican Pickling Jalapino peppers, and more. Worldcat locates 1 copy of each (National Agricultural Library); See: Early Fruit & Vegetable Seed Catalogs of Southern California: Aggeler & Musser Seed Company, The Arboretum, Los Angeles County (2019).

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Bookseller
Zephyr Used & Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
56797
Title
Seeds, garden and farm supplies, planting information Forty-Sixth Annual Catalog; Forty-Eighth Catalog; Golden Anniversary Catalog; 52nd Annual Catalog. . . .
Author
[GARDEN -- SEED CATALOGUES]. AGGELER, [Edward Augustine] & MUSSER, [Henry L.]
Book condition
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Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Aggeler & Musser Seed Co.,
Place of Publication
Los Angeles, CA:
Date published
1939-1945.
Keywords
Agriculture, Gardening, Seed Catalogues, Catalogues, Natural History, Herbs, Herb Gardening, Farming, Vegetables, Vegetable, Horticulture, Floraculture, Agriculture, Printing, Illustrated Books, Aggeler & Musser Seed Co., Edward Augustine Aggeler, Henry L

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