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A Treatise on the Insect Enemies of Fruit and Fruit Trees.

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A Treatise on the Insect Enemies of Fruit and Fruit Trees.

by TRIMBLE, ISAAC P., M.D

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New York: William Wood,, 1865. New York: William Wood & Company, 1865. 4to, dark blue cloth with ornamental lettering in gilt on front cover and in blind on back cover. Little discolored, small nick at s pine; internal crack. Plates bright with original tissue guards.A practical manual for fruit-growers to aid in identifying harmful insects. Eleven lithographic plates: nine colored and two tinted of i nsect-ravaged fruit. Fine plates by Hochstein showing fruits at various stages of maturity and decay.The pla tes are attractive in a somewhat morbid way. Hedrick, page 529: "The plates are rather horrifying examples of all the problems from insects which faced the fruit grower."B ennett, American Nineteenth C entury Color Plate Books, page 106. Not in Reese, Nineteenth Century American Color Plate Books. An in-depth study of the Curculio (Beetle) and apple moth that attack the young fruits of the apricot, plum, nectarine cherry and apple in an effort to eradicate them. Cloth. About Fine.. 4to.

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Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
A Treatise on the Insect Enemies of Fruit and Fruit Trees.
Author
TRIMBLE, ISAAC P., M.D
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - About Fine.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
William Wood,
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1865
Keywords
AMERICANA NATURAL HISTORY AMERICANA, AMERICAN COLOR PLATE, INSECTS, FRUIT
Size
4to

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