New York: Orange Judd & Company, 1867. Item #476
8vo. 190 x 120 mm., [7 ½ x 5 inches]. 276 pp., plus 12 pp. ads. Illustrated with over one-hundred woodcuts. Green publisher’s cloth, gilt image of a stem of berries on upper board, title gilt in copper ink on spine. Near Fine Copy.
First edition. Wonderful copy of Fuller’s second book, focusing on all varieties of berries, including grapes, bayberry and cranberry. Fuller includes a final chapter on the preparation of gathering fruit, with a discussion of the proper baskets and boxes that are required for various fruits. Instructions are included on how to construct a box.
Fuller was the one-time editor of Woodward’s Record of Horticulture and author of four other books on the propagation, planting and cultivation of fruits, vegetables, and flowers. He lived in Ridgewood, New Jersey.
Kirk, Supplement to Allibone’s Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors, Supplement Vol. I, p. 637,