The Apples of New York, Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1903, in Two Volumes
Albany: J.B. Lyon Company, Printers, 1905. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good / No Jacket. Item #2329952
First edition. Edges of first volume a bit foxed, front and end matter of second volume foxed, vol. 2 binding shaken with point midway through weakening, boards a bit scuffed.
Complete in two volumes. 8vo. xx, 409; iv, 360 pp. Green cloth, gilt titles and decorations, numerous color plates of various apple species throughout. Part of a larger series commissioned by the New York Agricultural Department, still valued today for their detailed descriptions and images. Modern attempts to reproduce this set have not successfully captured the quality of illustration achieved in the original.