Hedrick, U. P.|
The Cherries of New York.
A Very Good copy. Quarto (9.5 x 12 in., 241 x 305 mm). Green cloth. Front cover edges frayed. Gold embossed lettering on spine and cover. Small stamp on front paste down. Pp. 371 with fifty-seven colored photogravure plates on coated stock. Frontispiece- B/W photogravure portrait of Charles Downing, with tissue guard intact. The plates are exceptionally bright and clean. This book contains an historical account of cultivated cherries, the botany of the fruit and descriptions of all known varieties of cherries. It is the fourth monograph on the fruits of New York State prepared by the New York Agricultural Experiment Station. This is the Twenty Second Annual report- Vol. 2-Part II. Ulysses Prentiss Hedrick (1870-1951) was a Fellow of A.A.A.S. (American Association for the Advancement of Science) and the New York Historical Association, and a member of both the American Pomological Society and the American Society for Horticultural Science. Professor Hedrick taught Horticulture at the Agriculture Colleges of Michigan, Utah and Oregon between the years of 1893 -1905.
J. B. Lyon Company, State Printers,
Albany, New York:
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