New York Agriculture Society 1865 illustrated 20 floral color plates & more bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Civil War Era, New York State, Agriculture, Farming, Rural Homes, Illustrated Books).
Transactions of the New York State Agriculture Society for the Year 1865.
Published 1865, Albany by Cornelius Wendell.
726 pages. Text in English. with 20 color lithographed floral plates, plus two hand colored garden plans, plus numerous wood engraved plates.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering embossed spine and cover decorations. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, small minor chipping at spine ends. Interior contents display light to moderate age toning, largely free of age spotting.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Monumental book with endless contents relating to agricultural issues around this mid-century post-Civil War date.
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Book Measures c. 9 1/4" H x 6" W.