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THE GENTLEMAN AND GARDENER'S KALENDAR; CONTAINING AMPLE DIRECTIONS FOR THE CULTIVATION OF THE KITCHEN AND FLOWER GARDEN, GREEN HOUSE, NURSERY, ORCHARD, &c. FOR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
New York. . 1821 - 132pp. Modern cloth, photocopied labels affixed to front cover and spine. Leaves cockled and lightly stained from dampness; some spotting from mildew, heavier in front and rear leaves. Good. Third edition, with new material. The author, Grant Thorburn, was a Scottish immigrant who began his career in New York selling flowers and seed. His business quickly developed into a popular greenhouse and garden center, eventually becoming a small Manhattan landmark. Thorburn retired in 1834 and devoted the remainder of his life to writing memoirs and reminiscences of New York life in the early 1800s. The present volume is devoted primarily to the cultivation of vegetables and fruits; it also contains an advertisement and other text related to Thorburn's establishment. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 6970. RINK 1665. SABIN 95611. APPLETON'S CYCLOP├ćDIA. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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