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 3 Pamphlets- How to Treat Seed Corn,Seed Potatoes and Truck and Garden Crops with Bayer Dipdust and Disinfectants.
3 Pamphlets- How to Treat Seed Corn,Seed Potatoes and Truck and Garden Crops with Bayer Dipdust and Disinfectants.
Price: $45.00

Three (3) different 2-fold promotional brochures for Bayer seed treatment products, each with illustrations of the product or products being treated.  They include How to treat Seed Potatoes with Dipdust, How to treat Truck and Garden Crops with Dipdust and How to treat Seed Corn with Seed Corn Disinfectant.  Each guaranteed to produce larger yields with cleaner and better crops.  The pamphlets includes images from photographs and illustrations along with narratives explaining usage and promoting the products. Each measures 6" x 3 1/2" when folded.  Surface wear.
Vase of Flowers. G W Cottrell.Boston.1851
Vase of Flowers. G W Cottrell.Boston.1851
Price: $45.00

96 pp, Decorated green cloth binding, with gilt edges. Miniature book. Edited by Anna Elizabeth, this pocket book details the language of flowers. On each page, it denotes a flower, what it looks like, its meaning and then a poem or verse. For example: Daffodil - Native of Spain, Magnificent flowers of golden yellow - Uncertainty - The flowers that smiles today, Tomorrow dies; All that we wish to stay, Tempts and then flies. What is this world's delight? Lightening that mocks the night, Brief as bright. Stereotyped: Hobart & Robbins Measures 3 1/8" x 2 1/4". Minor edge wear due to rubbing (mostly on the back strip). There is an inscription by a previous owner on one page. Interior pages are soiled and stained throughout (particularly in the first half of the book), but nothing that effects the readability of the text. Page 15/16 is out of order, and is in fact before the Preface.
Jennie Day HainesYe Gardeyne Boke: A Collection of Quotations Instructive and Sentimental Gathered and Arranged by Jennie Day HainesPaul Elder & Co.San Francisco1906
Jennie Day HainesYe Gardeyne Boke: A Collection of Quotations Instructive and Sentimental Gathered and Arranged by Jennie Day HainesPaul Elder & Co.San Francisco1906
Price: $50.00

72 pp. Printed cloth cover, illustrated end pages, illustrated decorative borders in black and green. A collection of garden related writing, quotes, instructions, and poetry collected by author Haines. 9 1/2" x 6 1/2"
 The Greely Plum, printed in plum colored ink.. ..
The Greely Plum, printed in plum colored ink.. ..
Price: $65.00

A single fold 11" x 8 1/2" circular promoting The Greely Plum, presented by O.K. Gerrish. Large illustration of plums on front page accompanied by Gerrish's promotion.  Followed by an attestation that Gerrish is the agent for the Greely plum, with the remainder of the inside and back pages are testimonials by satisfied customers.. Light wear and letter folds
 The Baltimore Cactus Society with Cacti Bill of Fare. ..Jan. 20th, 1897
The Baltimore Cactus Society with Cacti Bill of Fare. ..Jan. 20th, 1897
Price: $100.00

A 7" x 4 1/2" heavy stock menu card for the Annual Banquet of The Baltimore Cactus Society.  The first course includes Ostreum Virginica - Univalvea and Pulque - Extra Dry. Virtually all menu items either include flesh or extract from cactus or a tongue in cheek reference. It concludes with Mescal Button - for those who haven't all their buttons. Reverse is blank..
Edith Loring Fullerton Small Gardens for Small Folks . W. Atlee Burpee & Co.1912.
Edith Loring Fullerton Small Gardens for Small Folks . W. Atlee Burpee & Co.1912.
Price: $110.00

A 32 pp booklet on how to construct a garden with children.  Images from photographs throughout of children in their gardens, mostly with resulting produce.  Contents includes: The Garden The Vegetable Garden The Flower Garden The seed company recommend children grow  Oxheart Carrot, Hollow Crown Parsnip, Kleckley's Favorite Okra, Prolific Extra Early Peas, Prize-Taker Onions and Gold Coin Potatoes.  Charming image of child a top a giant pumpkin she had grown. Meaures 7 3/4" x 6"..
 Journal of Flowers and Poetry, Reinterpretations of Old Tales. ..c1880
Journal of Flowers and Poetry, Reinterpretations of Old Tales. ..c1880
Price: $525.00

68 pg. journal filled with poetry and watercolors of flora. There are a total of 25 poems in the journal, as some cover multiple pages, however this is a watercolor piece on every page depicting various flowers. At times one can see the pencil the artist used to sketch the flowers before using paint. The poems are reinterpretations of old stories, for example "What the Old Man Does is Always Right" by Hans Christian Anderson. On the front inside cover, it album has been self -titled, "Monty, Getty, with the Author's Love." The artist has number each page themselves and created an index at the back of the book listing each poem and its corresponding page. Some of the poems included are "The Tame Seagull", "The End of Two Black Beetles", and "The Story of a Greedy Crow". 9" x 7 1/2".
Herbarium Journal with Watercolors. .England.c1900
Herbarium Journal with Watercolors. .England.c1900
Price: $550.00

A charming herbarium journal that can be read in two different directions. If you open the book one way, the reader finds a herbarium with 59 pressed specimens, mainly flowers, taped to the pages. When the reader flips the book and reads it in the opposite direction, instead of specimens, there are watercolors illustrating each entry. There are 43 entries in this section, however only 33 pages of watercolors, because in 10 instances the artist doubled- up on a single page. With each specimen/illustration the author lists the plants common name, scientific name, family genus, a brief description and where and when (month only) the author found the plant. The owner of the journal most likely lived in England, as several of the descriptions of the locations the flowers were found mention the River Exe which is near Devon, England on the Bristol Channel Coast. The water colors were done first on a sketch paper which was then pasted into the journal. Similarly the specimens were pressed and dried and then secured by several small pieces of tape on a separate sheet of paper before being pasted into the journal. Of the 59 specimens, 3 have been inserted loose into the blank pages between the two sides of the journal with no identifying information. Additionally, there is 1 specimen pasted in with no description and 2 descriptions of flowers with no corresponding specimen (the latter of which was not included in the  count). Some of the flora illustrated are: Primrose, Speedwell, Lady's Smock, and Hedge Wound Wort. Some of the specimens included are: Water Forget Me Not, Penny Royal, Long Stalked Crane's Bill, and Scarlet Pimpernel. Black covers, 137 leaves. Measures 7 3/4 x 6 1/2.