A Complete Manual for the Cultivation of the Cranberry, with a Description of the Best Varieties. B. Eastwood.
A Complete Manual for the Cultivation of the Cranberry, with a Description of the Best Varieties
INCLUDES A DISCUSSION OF THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE CRANBERRY AND THE MANY MARKETS FOR SELLING THE CROP

A Complete Manual for the Cultivation of the Cranberry, with a Description of the Best Varieties

New York: C. M. Saxton & Co., Agricultural Book Publishers, 1857. Item #471

8vo. 195 x 130 mm., [7 ¾ x 5 ¼ inches]. 120 pp., plus 12 pp. ads. Lithographic frontispiece and 11 plates. Original brown publisher’s cloth; spine faded, text lightly foxed, ex-library copy.

Lithographic title-page with date of 1856, printed title dated 1857. Nicely illustrated manual which begins with a discussion of the difficulties of cultivating cranberries, the failure of many farmers to produce successful crops, and tip on how to build a successful business of cranberry growing.

Price: $100.00

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