Plant propagation and botany vintage book stack - 6 vintage 1960s horticulture books
Six vintage plant propagation and botany texts for the serious plant person. Includes:
"The Ball Red Book" Vic Ball, editor. 1960 tenth edition. Black and white photos and illustrations. Break in spine after title page. Rest of binding is tight. Some foxing on the endpapers. 389 pages.
"Textbook of Botany" Revised Edition. E. N. Transeau, H. C. Sampson, L. H. Tiffany. 1953 hardcover. Harper & Brothers. 817 pages. Black and white photos and illustrations, color plates. Good condition. Some bent pages. Pencil marks on text. Tight binding. Shelf wear on cover. 817 pages.
"Plant Propagation" John P. Mahlstede, Ernest S. Haber. 1959 second printing. Hardcover. John Wiley & Sons. Good condition. Pencil underlining on text. Illustrations and photographs. Tight binding. Shelf wear on the cover. 413 pages.
"General Horticulture" James Sheldon Shoemaker. 1956 second edition. J. B. Lippincott Company. Black and white photographs and illustrations. Pencil and pen underlining on text. Shelf wear on cover. Tight binding. 264 pages.
"Commercial Flower Forcing: The Fundamentals and their practical application to the culture of greenhouse crops" Alex Laurie, D.C. Kiplinger, Kennard S. Nelson. 1958 sixth edition. McGraw-Hill Book Company. Pen and pencil underlining on text. Tight binding. Shelf wear on cover. 509 pages.
"Poinsettias: Culture and Use as Potted Plants" Public information Series 5, Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station. Extension Bulletin S.B. 15 Agricultural Extension Series, The Ohio State University. January 1963. Comb binding. Paper cover. Some damage to the cover. Pen underlining on some text. 110 pages.
Note: these books belonged to a plant scientist. How good is she? She has a geranium variety named after her. We could tell you which one, but then we'd have to kill you.
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